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September 16, 2018 12:00 AM Nasa blasts off space laser satellite to track ice loss

LOS ANGELES: Nasa’s most advanced space laser satellite blasted off on Saturday on a mission to track ice loss around the world and improve forecasts of sea level rise as the climate warms. Cloaked in pre-dawn darkness, the $1 billion, half-ton ICESat-2 launched aboard a Delta II rocket from Vandenberg Air Force base in California at 6:02 am (1302 GMT). "Three 8

September 12, 2018 12:00 AM Pemra holds bidding for five TV licences

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) conducted bidding for the issuance of five satellite television broadcast station licences. The bidding for the grant of satellite TV licences in different categories: news & current affairs, entertainment, sports, agriculture, health & education was held at Pemra Headquarters Tuesday 1

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM Airbus unveils pioneering solar-powered drone

Farnborough, United Kingdom: European air giant Airbus on Wednesday unveiled a solar-powered drone called Zephyr that will fly at a high altitude and fulfil the same functions as a satellite. The project was presented at Britain´s Farnborough airshow, where Airbus revealed that the Zephyr S took off on July 11 for its maiden flight from Arizona in the United 10

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 8

July 8, 2018 12:00 AM EchoStar drops $3.2bln bid for Inmarsat

LONDON: U.S. satellite group EchoStar dropped a $3.2 billion takeover approach for Inmarsat on Friday after failing with a late attempt to persuade the British company into talks.EchoStar, which is chaired by billionaire entrepreneur Charlie Ergen, said it would not table a formal offer for the UK satellite operator after the FTSE 250 company rejected 5

July 3, 2018 12:00 AM Strict action against election code violations in Lahore ordered

LAHORE: Commissioner Lahore Division on Monday directed all district monitoring officers/DCs to continue crackdown against violations of code of conduct of Election Commission of Pakistan for upcoming general elections 2018. Commissioner Lahore Dr Mujtaba Piracha said to send reference of elected local representatives or government officers if they were found 30

June 25, 2018 6:24 AM Pakistan to launch indigenous remote sensing satellite next month

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is set to launch PakTES-1A, an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite in July this year, said Foreign Office Spokesman Dr Muhmmad Faisal on Sunday. In a tweet, the spokesman said that PakTES-1A was an indigenously developed remote sensing satellite that weighed 285 kg. It will be launched at 610 km sun-synchronous orbit in July 2018, he said and also shared 6

June 16, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi TV drama extolling ‘modern past’ draws awe and ire

RIYADH: A Saudi television drama that glorifies a period before the rise of religious fundamentalism has evoked nostalgia about the kingdom´s "modern past" -- and fury from arch-conservatives sidelined in a much-publicised liberalisation drive. "Al-Assouf", set in the 1970s and aired on satellite broadcaster MBC during the holy fasting month of Ramadan 13

June 2, 2018 12:00 AM 13 illegal buildings demolished in Rawalpindi

Rawalpindi: Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) during a crackdown operation has demolished over 13 illegal constructions near College Road, Nullah Leh, Raja Bazaar and some other localities. The concerned authority has also sealed seven illegal commercial buildings along Sixth Road, Hazara Colony, Satellite Town and Sadiqabad areas in this regard 3

May 19, 2018 12:00 AM Shahbaz T20 Ramazan Cricket begins

ISLAMABAD: As many as 39 teams of Union Councils Rawalpindi are taking part in the 5th Shahbaz Sharif T20 Ramazan Cup Floodlight Tournament 2018 that got under way here at the Government Degree College Satellite Town Ground. Hanif Abbasi, Chairman Steering Committee Sports Punjab, and Sardar Nasim Mayor Rawalpindi, formally inaugurated the tournament 11