Two teams of scientists on Monday unveiled a "missing-link" species of spider with a scorpion-like tail found perfectly preserved in amber in Southeast Asia's forests after at least 100 million years. In studies published side-by-side in Nature Ecology and Evolution, one team argued that male sex organs and silk thread-producing teats link the creature to living spiders. The other team pointed to the long tail and a segmented body to argue that Chimerarachne yingi belongs instead to a far more ancient and extinct…
PESHAWAR: Authorities on Saturday ended the search for 23 people buried by a landslide in the north, after last week's heavy rains that authorities said killed 117 people.
RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) on Friday airlifted more than 500 tourists stranded in Gilgit and adjoining areas to Rawalpindi through C-130 jets as part of an emergency fight operation, ARY News reported.
PESHAWAR: Rescuers were struggling Wednesday to reach 23 people buried by a landslide in the north after heavy rains on the weekend that authorities said have killed at least 92.
CHITRAL: Rescuers on Sunday found the bodies of two schoolchildren hit by an avalanche in Chitral, while nine more remain buried beneath the snow.
HYDERABAD: Ranjhan has spent 40 years working in a Pakistani brick kiln as a bonded labourer, tied to his employer by a debt his pitiful salary will never enable him to repay.
KHATMANDOU: Nepalese emergency workers Tuesday retrieved the bodies of two porters killed in a massive Himalayan snowstorm that has left at least 43 dead, as the government vowed to reform the trekking industry.
THATTA: The bodies of two labourers of the total four who were trapped in a coal mine in Thatta have been recovered, ARY News reported Monday. The incident occurred in a coal mine in Jhimpir where labourers working in a mine trapped beneath debris. Rescue teams were immediately called in to the site. The rescue officials pulled out bodies of the two labourers, however search for the other two was still underway. Those who were injured in the incident were shifted to a local hospital in Thatta.