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July 17, 2018 12:00 AM ShFE launches new fuel oil contract

BEIJING: The Shanghai Futures Exchange (ShFE) launched 380-centistoke bonded fuel oil contract on Monday, the exchange said in a press release. Trading volume of the futures by market close reached 59,658 lots, at 1.8 billion yuan ($269.80 million), according to the exchange. Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) among other oil and chemical

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Panel to discuss BS programme in Islamabad colleges

Islamabad: The Board of Faculty of Social Sciences will meet tomorrow (Tuesday) at the Quaid-i-Azam University to discuss the recommendations for the launch of four-year Bachelor of Studies programme in Islamabad's government college. The public sector graduate and postgraduate colleges of Islamabad Capital Territory have been affiliated with the QAU since

July 11, 2018 12:00 AM Israel plans first moon launch in Dec

YEHUD, Israel: An Israeli organisation announced plans Tuesday to launch the country’s first spacecraft to the moon in December, with hopes of burnishing Israel’s reputation as a small nation with otherworldly high-tech ambitions. The unmanned spacecraft, shaped like a pod and weighing some 585 kilogrammes (1,300 pounds) at launch, will land on the moon on February 1

July 9, 2018 1:11 PM PIA to launch Air Safari once again

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has commenced its Air Safari flight services yet again that will take travelers atop the snowcapped peaks in the north of Pakistan. The national flag carrier of the country, publicized the news of Air Safari returning once again for mountain enthusiasts that will take sightseer atop the second highest peak in the world

July 9, 2018 10:33 AM China launches two satellites for Pakistan

JIUQUAN: China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China at 11:56 a.m. Monday. The PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan and the 17th satellite developed by the China Academy of Space Technology (CAST) for an overseas buyer. A scientific 4

July 9, 2018 12:00 AM World’s largest aircraft lands at New Islamabad airport

ISLAMABAD: In a first for Pakistan, world’s biggest passenger airplane — Airbus A380 — landed at the New Islamabad International Airport Sunday, Geo News reported. The Emirates’ special one-off A380 flight to Islamabad took off from Dubai Sunday morning with celebrities, officials and journalists on board. In a landmark for Pakistan’s aviation history

July 8, 2018 2:15 AM Emirates’ A380 special flight lands at IIA today

RAWALPINDI: The Dubai-based Emirates Airlines will operate one of the world’s largest double-deck passenger airplanes – A380 – to the new Islamabad International Airport (IIA) on July 8, the airlines announced. A press release issued by the airlines said the one-off A380 flight EK-2524 would depart from Dubai on July 8 at 8am and arrive at the IIA at 1210pm. Emirates 1

July 6, 2018 12:39 PM PML-N President Shahbaz Sharif rejects Avenfield reference verdict against Nawaz, Maryam

Lahore: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz has rejected Accountability court verdict in Avenfield corruption reference against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and captain (retd) Safdar. Reacting to the verdict during a press conference, Shahbaz Sharif said, “PML-N reject Accountability Court verdict against Nawaz Sharif, Maryam 4

July 5, 2018 12:00 AM Global wrestling stars to fight in Karachi, Islamabad

KARACHI: Karachiites and the people of Islamabad will be able to witness global wrestling stars as the Ring of Pakistan (ROP) is going to stage a big professional wrestling show in Karachi and Islamabad next month. This will be the second successive year when around 20 wrestlers will be entertaining the public of both the cities. The organisers on Wednesday 5

June 29, 2018 6:58 AM Javed Hashmi withdraws from Election 2018 race

ISLAMABAD: Senior politician Javed Hashmi has withdrawn his nomination papers from two National Assembly constituencies, Geo News reported on Friday. According to Geo News, Hashmi had submitted nomination papers from NA-155 and NA-158. Today is the last day for candidates to withdraw their nomination papers submitted to contest the general election 4