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January 16, 2019 12:00 AM Eight, including bride-to-be, killed in house fire

RAWALPINDI: Eight people, including five young women and a bride-to-be, were killed when a fire broke out in a house at around 12.30pm where mehndi celebrations were on. The deceased also included three children who were asphyxiated by smoke on the first floor. The unfortunate incident occurred in a Satellite Town house on the Sixth Road. As per reports 17

January 11, 2019 12:00 AM 10 held for flying kites

GUJRANWALA: Police Thursday arrested 10 accused persons for violating the Kite Flying Act and recovered hundreds of kites and string rolls from them. Reportedly, Kotwali police conducted raids in different areas and arrested nine persons for flying kites and recovered 400 kites and 68 chemical rolls from them. The Satellite Town police also conducted 16

January 1, 2019 12:00 AM 3 commercial buildings sealed

GUJRANWALA: The Anti-Corruption Establishment (ACE) teams Monday sealed three commercial buildings for not fulfilling legal requirements and also having no NOC from the competent authority on Monday. ACE Regional Director Fareed Ahmed said that the owners of commercial buildings, including Ajwa Centre Satellite Town, Plot-4 in front of the accounts office 16

December 18, 2018 1:59 AM Pemra approves grant of licences through open bidding

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority [Pemra] has approved the grant of licences to new satellite TV channels through open bidding. The authority approved two non-commercial FM radio licences for Punjab Food Authority (PFA), Lahore, and Beaconhouse National University (BNU), Lahore. The regulator reviewed the status of DTH licensing 19

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 17

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 5

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 22

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 15

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 13

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 34