Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Four elephants for Karachi zoo arrive from Tanzania

Four elephants from Tanzania have arrived here for Karachi zoo, Geo news said on Monday.

According to Geon news correspondent, two couples of elephants have landed at old terminal of Jinnah international airport after months of delay as Karachi zoo had turned deserted following death of cow Anarkali.

People were long demanding elephants for children’s amusement in zoo and now it is a great sigh of happiness for them, he added.

KBCA demolishes illegal structures

On the directives of Karachi Building Control Authority (KBCA) chief controller Manzoor Qadir, a demolition squad took action against some illegal constructions in Liaquatabad Town and razed third floor roof, partition walls and columns at plot No.1, Block 3-D and Plot No 19/20, Block 3-D. It also demolished third floor parts, walls, columns and shuttering at plot No.17/6, Block 3-F. KBCA team also demolished a portion of second floor roof at plot No.6/9, Block 2-K, Nazimabad.