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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 2, 2018 12:00 AM Belgium edge Pakistan in fifth place match

KARACHI: Belgium edged Pakistan 2-1 in their match for the fifth position in the Champions Trophy in the Netherlands on Sunday. The match seemed to be going in Belgium’s way as they were leading 2-1 but in the last four minutes, Pakistan laid siege to the opponents’ goal. They had replaced the goalkeeper with an outfield player. First Abu Bakr shot out and then Ali Shan, the star of the day, tested 1

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 3

June 25, 2018 12:00 AM Australia pip improved Pakistan in Champions Trophy

KARACHI: World’s No 1 hockey nation Australia edged out Pakistan 2-1 in a thrilling contest of the Champions Trophy in the Dutch city of Breda on Sunday. Pakistan, ranked 13th, produced an improved show after being hammered by India 4-0 in their opening match of the event on Saturday.It could have been anyone’s game. However, an Australian goal in the dying 3

June 20, 2018 12:00 AM Chandimal suspended for one Test

GROS-ISLET, Saint Lucia: Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal has been suspended for the third and final Test of the series against West Indies after he was found guilty of changing the condition of the ball during the second Test. He could miss between two to four further Tests, after being charged with “conduct contrary to the spirit of the game” after 3

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM AIOU to hold national graduate conference

Islamabad: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold a National Graduate Conference soon to provide a platform to young researchers to promote their research-based work that helps the society to solve socio-economic issues. This is the part of the University’s regular activities to promote creativity and innovations in the academic pursuits, said a press

June 19, 2018 12:00 AM Trumps orders Pentagon to create US ‘space force’

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump on Monday ordered the Pentagon to create a new US “space force,” which he said would become the sixth branch of the American military.“I’m hereby directing the DOD (Department of Defense) and Pentagon to immediately begin the process necessary to establish a space force as the sixth branch of the armed forces,” Trump 2

June 10, 2018 12:00 AM Economists warn Macron over rich-friendly policies

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron´s economic policy is viewed as favouring the rich and must change to address inequalities, according to a memo written by three economists who worked on his campaign programme, Le Monde newspaper said on Saturday. The criticism is the latest sign of the trouble created by Macron´s economic reforms among the centre-left 3

June 5, 2018 12:00 AM Smith ‘spent four days in tears’ after scandal

SYDNEY: Australia’s former captain Steven Smith has revealed that he “spent four days in tears” as the magnitude of the Newlands ball-tampering scandal and its penalties dawned on him. On the day that he and David Warner were picked up by teams in the forthcoming Global T20 Canada tournament, as part of their plans to return to competitive action while 3

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Australia say no to NZ demands for Samu release

WELLINGTON: Canterbury Crusaders flanker Pete Samu appeared to have lost his chance to play for Australia against Ireland this month after New Zealand Rugby said Saturday its demands for his release have not been met. In a trans-Tasman tug-of-war, neither country has officially revealed New Zealand’s stipulations to release Samu, but it is believed they sought 2