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PIA barred from replacing logo of flag with Markhor on planes

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Sunday restrained the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) from using the image of Markhor on its planes till further orders.  Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, who headed a two-judge bench of the apex court, took notice of the national flag carrier’s replacing national flag with endangered species of Markhor on its planes. When asked about the airline planing to paint an animal on the aircraft's tails, the managing director of PIA, Musharraf Rasool, said the picture of…

Star-studded premiere of ‘Gluco Allahyar & the Legend of Markhor’ held in Karachi

A star-studded premiere ceremony of 'Gluco Allahyar and the Legend of Markhor' was held in Karachi at Nueplax Cinemas on Wednesday.  A number of celebrities along with their kids graced the premiere of the latest animation treat by 3rd World Studios in association with ARY Films. Adnan Siddiqui, Faysal Quraishi, Sarwat Gilani, Zhalay Sarhadi, Aamina Sheikh, Hareem Farooq, Ejaz Aslam, Ali Rehman Khan and others attended the premiere and revealed their kids' excitement about the movie. The celebrities' kids also…

American national hunts rare markhor in Chitral

CHITRAL: An American hunter of Pakistani origin, Saeedullah Khan Paracha, hunted a rare specie markhor with 47-inch long horns in Chitral. Paracha hunted the animal under trophy hunting permit issued by the local wildlife department in mountainous terrain of Chitral and paid the licence fee of 120,000 US dollars for the purpose. Markhor is a large specie of wild goat listed as 'near threatened'. It is also the national animal of Pakistan. According to Divisional Forest Office (DFO), Wildlife Chitral, the markhor…