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The art of pigeon-keeping in Kashmir

Hobby flies in the face of class snobbery

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August 5, 2019


Lahore airport flight operations resume after runway cleared of birds

They presented a ‘safety hazard’

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July 17, 2019


Pigeon pie anyone? Thai town hosts cook-off of culled birds

A Thai district chief has clipped the wings of his town’s pigeon population by paying residents to trap the birds and organising a cook-off to build support for the cull. The campaign to go after hundreds of thousands of pigeons started earlier this week in a district of Lop Buri province – a region better…

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May 4, 2018


Cats kill 1 million birds a day in Australia

SYDNEY: Feral and pet cats kill more than one million birds in Australia every day, new research showed Wednesday, with the staggering slaughter driving the decline of many species, reported AFP. The study, published in the journal Biological Conversation, estimated that wild cats wiped out 316 million every year, while pets killed 61 million annually….

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October 4, 2017


Video: Islamabad’s ‘Bird Town’ is a sight for sore eyes

ISLAMABAD: Witness the spectacle of birds making their nests and feeding their own at a house in Islamabad.

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May 31, 2017


66th Annual Flower Show

By Iqra Junejo It wouldn’t be wrong if i say flowers are the most beautiful creation by Allah Almighty on planet earth. Flowers define nature without words but their beauty speaks. Flowers are the silent message of love, care, peace and tranquility. Flowers carry hidden treasure of mental relaxation for human beings which can only be…

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March 2, 2017


Exotic pet trade sends Florida bird rescues soaring

MIAMI – In this small animal hospital perched on Miami’s sun-splashed harbor, some of the most exotic creatures fly in and out of Carla Zepeda’s life. From peacocks to pelicans, opossums to owls, Zepeda is part of a six-member staff that cares for both the furry and the feathered at the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station,…

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June 22, 2016


Park that gets you close to nature

There is a park in the federal capital that will settle you right in the middle of nature with all its soul-stirring scenes. What is this place? Know the answer in Abid Ali’s report.

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April 22, 2016


In dangerous tradeoff, birds ally with alligators: study

MIAMI: In the swampy Florida Everglades, egrets and herons build nests that hang precariously close to alligators swimming beneath, ready to swallow any weak chicks that fall into the murky waters. This game of survival — while dangerous for the birds — brings benefits to both, according to researchers who published their work this week…

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March 5, 2016


Why students are feeding birds?

The students, as the examinations have drawn near, have started feeding birds. Watch Shahnaz Mehmood’s report about why these students are doing this.

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January 24, 2016


Global marine populations slashed by half since 1970: WWF

GENEVA: Populations of marine mammals, birds, reptiles and fish have dropped by about half in the past four decades, with fish critical to human food suffering some of the greatest declines, WWF warned Wednesday. In a new report, the conservation group cautioned that over-fishing, pollution and climate change had significantly shrunk the size of commercial…

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September 16, 2015


Babbler birds use primitive language

MIAMI: A bird in Australia is able to string together sounds and mix them up in order to communicate different meanings to others, a skill previously attributed only to humans, researchers said Monday. The study in the journal PLOS biology focuses on the chestnut-crowned babbler, found in the Australian Outback. Researchers have long known that…

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June 30, 2015


Beautiful birds affected by intense heat

The seething summer temperature have unsettled not only human beings but also animals including delicate and pretty birds. Samia Rasheed captured some images of these beautiful creatures in camera. Watch in this report.

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May 23, 2015


Beautiful nests of birds in Islamabad

Watch this report about the beautiful nests of birds in Islamabad.

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May 15, 2015


Rare birds jammed inside water bottles recovered

SURABAYA, Indonesia: Indonesian police have arrested a suspected wildlife smuggler after discovering nearly two dozen rare birds, mostly yellow-crested cockatoos, jammed inside plastic water bottles in his luggage. The 37-year-old man was stopped by police on Monday as he alighted from a passenger ship in Surabaya, a city on the man island of Java. Photographs…

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May 6, 2015


Angry Birds wing it, go 3D

STOCKHOLM: Finnish entertainment company Rovio, creator of the hugely popular Angry Birds brand, on Thursday said it was betting on a new 3D release to swoop back from a massive loss in profit. A few months after the viral game's 2009 release, Angry Birds became the number one downloaded app of all time, according to…

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March 19, 2015


Birds’ traditional nests on rooftops in Lahore

Saman Iqbal shows us some traditional nests of birds on rooftops of old homes in Lahore.

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November 30, 2013


New animated movie ‘Free Birds’ ready for release

This report shares with us trailer of new animated movie ‘Free Birds’. This movie is ready for release in November.

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October 15, 2013


Pet lovers convert favorite birds, animals into mummies

Ghayasuddin informs us how pet lovers take help of taxidermist to preserve their favorite birds and animals in shape of mummies.

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June 28, 2013


PIA's two planes land safely after hit by birds at Lahore airport

Staff ReportLAHORE: Pakistan International Airlines had a lucky day on Tuesday after its two flights escaped disaster when birds hit its two planes, SAMAA reports. PIA flight returning from Kuwait was hit by a bird when it was approaching to land at the Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore. However, pilot managed to safely land the…

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June 25, 2013


Love-birds escape thrashing by relatives

A boy and girl turned up at Lahore High Court (LHC) to legalize their bond of marriage. Meantime, the relatives of the two also arrived to intercept; however, the love-birds took to heels as soon as they received the letter.

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May 23, 2013