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2012-07-09 17:24:09

Resting in the Karakoram Range between northern Pakistan and western China, the Karakoram glaciers are stumping scientists.

Pakistan's National Mammal Is Making A Comeback
2012-07-03 10:53:52

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) announced today that the markhor – a majestic wild goat species – is making a remarkable comeback in Pakistan due to conservation efforts.

2010-01-11 08:43:00

BRUSSELS, January 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of Members of the European Parliament are extremely disappointed to note that the Pakistan media has reported the newly elected Chief Minister of Gilgit Baltistan as saying that his government would constitute a legal committee within a month to determine whether the region could be given the status of Pakistan's fifth province. They would like to emphasise that Gilgit Baltistan has, for the first time, been finally given a modicum of...

2006-01-01 05:42:11

By Robert Birsel MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Snow and rain across northern Pakistan grounded relief flights on Sunday, giving earthquake survivors and rescuers their first big test of the winter.

2006-01-01 02:25:48

By Robert Birdsel GANTAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Villagers in the remote Allai Valley in the high mountains of northern Pakistan are used to hard winters and this year they need to be. Most of their homes were destroyed in the October 8 earthquake.

2005-12-31 23:54:11

By Robert Birdsel GANTAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Villagers in the remote Allai Valley in the high mountains of northern Pakistan are used to hard winters and this year they need to be. Most of their homes were destroyed in the October 8 earthquake.

2005-10-18 23:51:30

By Faisal Aziz MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Strong aftershocks rocked earthquake-shattered northern Pakistan on Wednesday morning, but there were no immediate reports of more deaths or injuries. A 5.8 magnitude quake at 7.33 a.m. (10:33 p.m.

2005-10-18 23:47:35

By Faisal Aziz MUZAFFARABAD, Pakistan (Reuters) - Strong aftershocks rocked earthquake-shattered northern Pakistan on Wednesday morning, but there were no immediate reports of more deaths or injuries. A 5.8 magnitude quake at 7.33 a.m. (10:33 p.m.


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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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