Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:32:12 GMT
Pakistan releases smuggled turtles into wild
Pakistani officials and environmentalists today released some 200 rare turtles into the River Indus after the reptiles were retrieved from a southwestern Chinese town where they were seized by customs officials. The Black Pond Turtles, which are listed as a ...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:22:32 GMT
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KARACHI: Pakistani officials and environmentalists on Monday released some 200 rare turtles into the River Indus after the reptiles were retrieved from a southwestern Chinese town where they were seized by customs officials. The Black Pond Turtles, which ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:20:05 GMT
Pakistan releases smuggled turtles into the wild
Pakistani wildlife officials in August travelled by road to bring the turtles back home to a sanctuary in the town of Sukkur 470 kilometres (294 miles) north of Karachi in Sindh province, where they were held in quarantine. "It is like we rescued a ship from the ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:35:52 GMT
200 smuggled turtles back into Indus River
There turtles were being smuggled to China but the Chinese officials returned these turtles to Pakistan. These turtles have now been put back into the Indus River at various points of the river near Sukkur. These turtles were from a breed that is found in Indus ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 10:22:58 GMT
Smuggled turtles taken back from China released into Indus
The turtles were handed over to Pakistan in a friendly ceremony conducted at the Pak-China Border at Khunjerab Pass. The rescued turtles after one-month rehabilitation period at Wild Life department in Sukkur were released in Indus river near Pannu Akil.
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:07:23 GMT
Water experts to inspect Himachal project
"The delegation, led by Pakistan''s Indus Waters Commissioner Mirza Asif Beg, would visit the 120-MW Miyar hydropower project near Udaipur town in Lahaul-Spiti district on Monday," Central Water Commission regional director P. Dorje Gyamba, who is ...
Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:44:39 GMT
Nationalism, In Spate
In August 2013, Pakistan's Indus Waters commissioner, Mirza Asif Ali Baig, tried to clear the matter by saying that, “The news of India releasing water without warning is baseless.” According to sections 6 and 7 of the Indus Waters Treaty of 1960, India is bound ...