SECMC, IUCN launches first ever Fauna-Flora survey of Tharparkar

KARACHI: Aiming at long-term biodiversity conservation in an ecologically rich region of Thar, the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) through Thar Foundation and Pakistan’s top environmental body International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has launched a first ever survey of the fauna and flora of Tharparkar. The survey… Continue reading

Thar Foundation organizes Science Festival in Tharparkar

Karachi: Continuing the mission to make quality education accessible for all, the Thar Foundation in collaboration with Pakistan Space Science Education Centre organized a science festival in New Senhri Dars, Jeewan Das campus, some 70 kilometers away from Mithi. Thar’s 1st Maker & Science Expo is the culmination of a… Continue reading

Thar Foundation holds 1st Tri-Lingual Spellathon in Tharparkar

Karachi: Thar Foundation held the first tri-lingual Spellathon for the school children of all Thar Foundation managed schools in Tharparkar. 72 school students between the ages of 04 and 14 from 06 campuses of Thar Foundation competed with one another in a spelling competition to show off their spelling skills…. Continue reading

IUCN declares Gorano in Tharparkar a new habitat for migratory birds

Karachi: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has recently prepared an ecological report on advent of migration of different species of birds. The report says that Gorano pond which is a unique wetland of deep subsoil saline water pumped out from Thar coal mine has attracted various ‘piscivorous’ birds… Continue reading

APBF protests return of power outages on industrial feeders

KARACHI: All Pakistan Business Forum President Ibrahim Qureshi on Mondaystrongly protested against the return of massive power outages, crippling the business activities. He called upon the government to resolve the matter, as industry is presently facing up to 10 hour load shedding. Like several other commitments, the government has failed… Continue reading