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January 10, 2019 3:42 PM COAS Gen. Bajwa, Air Chief Mujahid Anwar witness firepower display by Pak Army

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa and Chief of Air Staff (CAS) Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan witnessed the firepower display by Pakistan Army Air Defence. Inter Services Public Relations, the media wing of the military, says Pakistan Army Air Defence displayed its fire power capability at Air Defence firing ranges 1

January 7, 2019 12:00 AM FDE to set up new model colleges, schools in federal capital

Islamabad: Federal Directorate of Education (FDE) has principally decided to expand the project of establishing new educational institutions including three model colleges and six schools in the federal capital. Talking to APP, an official of the FDE said that the overhauling work in the already established educational institutions would also be initiated

January 4, 2019 12:00 AM Guptill, Neesham show six appeal as NZ thrash SL

TAUNRANGA, New Zealand: Jimmy Neesham made a dream return to international cricket Thursday, crushing Sri Lanka with bat and ball as New Zealand won the opening One-day International by 45 runs in Tauranga. Neesham, recalled after 18 months in the wilderness as New Zealand look to trial all-rounder options before the World Cup, flayed the Sri Lankan

December 20, 2018 12:00 AM KU awards 30 PhD, 23 MPhil degrees

The Board of Advanced Studies and Research (BASR) of Karachi University (KU) on Wednesday awarded 30 PhD and 23 MPhil degrees in various disciplines. According to the KU spokesman, the BASR recently held its meeting under the chairmanship of Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Muhammad Ajmal Khan. In the meeting, the varsity’s high-ups decided to confer degrees 9

December 20, 2018 12:00 AM China warns US against ‘weaponising’ space

BEIJING: China said on Wednesday it opposed the "weaponisation" of space as it criticised US President Donald Trump’s orders to create a new command centre for controlling military space operations. "China has consistently proposed the peaceful usage of space, and opposes the weaponisation of space and a space arms race," said Chinese foreign ministry 6

December 6, 2018 2:12 PM UN: Pakistan highlights middle-income countries' role in achieving SDGs

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has highlighted middle-income countries' leading role in achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly those related to poverty, and called for helping them attain long-term debt sustainability and financial inclusion. "Middle-Income countries contribute almost half of the global GDP (Gross Domestic Product), but they are also home to 73% of the world''s 4

December 5, 2018 12:00 AM Earth needs climate ‘reality check’, space pioneer warns

KATOWICE, Poland: The world needs a "reality check" on the threat posed by climate change, Nasa astronaut Mae Jemison said on Tuesday at a UN summit to chart mankind’s path away from runaway global warming. Jemison, the first African-American woman in space, brought a little galactic perspective to the COP24 talks in Poland, calling on delegates from nearly 9

December 4, 2018 12:00 AM Soyuz successfully launched into orbit

Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said on Monday the first manned Soyuz flight to the International Space Station since a failed launch in October was proceeding according to plan. The Soyuz was "successfully launched into orbit," Roscosmos wrote on Twitter. Russian cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko, Anne McClain of Nasa and David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian 6

November 30, 2018 1:36 PM Pakistani rupee firms to 136 per dollar

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistani rupee firmed to 136 to the dollar in volatile trading on Friday, market participants said, after the currency plunged to 143 in the morning. The rupee was trading at about 136 per dollar at 3.45 p.m (1045 GMT), down about 1.5 percent from its 134 level open, dealers said. In the morning session, the rupee was down more than 6 percent 3

November 19, 2018 10:54 AM Lesson for Pakistani leaders who appeased US: Shireen Mazari on Trump statement

ISLAMABAD: Minister for human rights Shireen Mazari responding to Donald Trump’s recent statement concerning Pakistan stated that it should be a lesson for Pakistani leaders who appeased the US after 9/11. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf stalwart said that Pakistani leaders who had continued appeasing America especially after the 9/11 attacks, should learn 10