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  • Air conditioner not removed from Nawaz’ room: governor

    “No opposition leader is being unfairly victimised and the IG Prisons has made it clear that air conditioning has not been removed from Nawaz Sharif’s room,” the governor said...

    “Hepatitis is spreading across Pakistan very rapidly and we will have to fight against it collectively,” he added...

  • Low-cost imports fail to bring air conditioner prices down

    KARACHI: Prices of air conditioners (ACs) continue to rise despite low cost of imports on account of a stronger rupee against the US dollar...

    Talking to Dawn about the reasons behind AC price hike, Muhammad Imran Ghani, CEO of Tri-Angels Electronics Pvt Ltd and manufacturer of Hisense in Pakistan, said, “Firstly, the rise in raw material price in the international market is one of the main reasons, in which the major impact is due to...

  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    SYDNEY: Australia has foiled an Islamist-inspired terrorist plot to bring down an aircraft with an improvised explosive device, authorities said on Sunday, after four people were arrested in raids across Sydney...

    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the plot appeared to be “elaborate” rather than planned by a lone wolf, as security was strengthened at major domestic and international airports across the nation
  • Air Marshal Asghar Khan: my role model, father of Pakistan Air Force, and the protégé of Jinnah

    I have many reasons to write in memory of the venerated Air Marshal Asghar Khan — a protégé of Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, he was my role model from the age of 19 when I joined the Royal Pakistan Air Force (RPAF) in 1952...

    I first heard about Asghar Khan, who was at the time a wing commander, from my instructor at the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Academy in Risalpur, who narrated to me the historic event of Jinnah’s visit to...

  • China may be developing new long-range air-to-air missile

    China may be testing a new, long-range air-to-air missile that could take out early warning aircraft and aerial refuelling aircraft, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday, after pictures of the new missile surfaced online...

    Air force researcher Fu Qianshao told the newspaper he believed the missile was designed to hit distant high-value targets, such as early warning aircraft, normally outside actual combat zones...

  • Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated new chief of air staff

    Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan was designated as the new chief of air staff of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) by the federal government on FridayAir Marshal Mujahid Khan will take command on March 19, when incumbent Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman retires from his post...

    Air Marshal Khan was first commissioned in the GD (P) Branch of the PAF in December 1983...

  • Lahore air remains 'hazardous' as Air Quality Index hits 447

    Lahore's air quality remained 'hazardous' with an air quality ranking of 447, according to Air Visual's Air Quality Index (AQI) list on Wednesday...

    The Punjab capital is ranked the second most polluted city in the world, according to Air Visual, which records air pollution levels across the globe in real time...

  • Pakistan Air Force needs to replace 190 planes by 2020

    WASHINGTON: Pakistan Air Force needs to retire 190 planes from its current fleet by 2020, senior officials told Dawn while commenting on a report that the country was seeking another batch of 10 F-16s from the United States...

    Jane’s Defence Weekly reported this week that Pakistan would seek to purchase these additional planes from the United States if the current deal for eight of these fighter jets is successfully concluded...

  • US air strikes to put pressure on Pakistan to do more: experts

    WASHINGTON: The United States has resumed its air strikes on Taliban positions in Afghanistan, as part of a strategy to force the insurgents to negotiate with the Afghan government...

    Defence experts in Washington warn that the new strategy could further increase US pressure on Pakistan to do more against the Afghan Taliban who, the Americans claim, often operated from Pakistani territories...

  • News channels go off air, Facebook and YouTube blocked in parts of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on Saturday afternoon issued a notification prohibiting live coverage of the operation to end the Faizabad sit-in, following which most private news channels were taken off-air in Islamabad and other parts of the country...

    Later, Twitter also acknowledged that the social media website had been blocked in Pakistan by the government and assured its users that the...

  • Pakistan supports peace efforts: air chief

    ISLAMABAD: Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman has that Pakistan being a peace-loving country supports peace in the region, including in the Middle East...

    According to a Pakistan Air Force (PAF) statement, he was speaking at the graduation ceremony of 119 Combat Support Course, held at the PAF Academy, Risalpur...

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