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  • Campriani seizes 10m air rifle gold

    RIO DE JANEIRO: Italian Niccolo Campriani, silver medallist in London 2012, went one better here on Monday when claiming gold in the men’s 10m air rifle at the Rio Olympics...

    Campriani’s luck was finally in at the third attempt in the Olympic 10m air rifle after his second in London and 12th in Beijing...

  • Napoleon’s rifle, silver soup spoon go under hammer

    PARIS: A silver soup spoon that belonged to Napoleon Bonaparte during his exile on St Helena and a hunting rifle owned by the French emperor were sold at auction in France on Sunday...

    Engraved with Napoleon’s coat of arms, the silver soup spoon sold for 8,375 euros ($9,700) while the rifle, originally owned by King Louis XVI, went for 80,000 euros in the sale held by the Osenat auction house at Fontainebleau...

  • Air India stake sale plan shelved, alternatives being worked on

    NEW DELHI: India has shelved a plan to sell a 76 per cent stake in state-owned carrier Air India due to lack of interest from bidders, a government official said on Wednesday, marking the latest setback in its ambitious efforts to rescue the ailing airline...

    Air India is now reviewing its funding needs and weighing ways to remain competitive, Junior Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha told reporters at a briefing, adding the...

  • 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...

  • UAE air force instructed 'not to escalate' Qatar air dispute

    The air force of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been ordered “not to escalate” a civil aviation dispute with regional rival Qatar, a military official said on Tuesday...

    “From the beginning of the Qatari provocations, we were given instructions from our superiors not to escalate in this area as part of our commitment to the principle of regional security and peace, and also for the safety of these planes and those on board,”...

  • 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...

  • England top gun Joe Root on Pakistan's radar, reveals Misbah

    Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has identified England middle order batsman Joe Root as the biggest threat to the hosts in the upcoming Tests series against the Three Lions...

    He has scored runs at home and abroad and he is equally good against pace and spin,” said Misbah in a column for Cricket Australia's official website...

  • Pakistan raises issue of F-16 sale with visiting US commander

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Monday raised the unresolved issue of F-16 sale to Pakistan and expressed concern with the visiting commander of US Central Command (Centcom) General Joseph Votel...

    Secretary Defence Gen (r) Alam Khattak reiterated Pakistan’s need for the F-16 jets, and impressed upon the visiting Centcom commander the jet’s utility in the war against terror...

  • PPP to resist sale of Pakistan Steel Mills land

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peo­ples Party Senator Taj Haider on Friday said that he will resist the sale of Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) land under the garb of clearing its liabilities...

    “I will set up a protest camp there and not allow the sale of land this way,” he said during a meeting of Senate Standing Com­m­ittee on Industries which was discussing issues related to PSM including nonpayment of gratuity and provident fund to 3,500...

  • Pakistan Steel for sale again

    PAKISTAN Steel Mills, the country’s largest industrial complex, is again on the priority list for privatisation, with the transaction scheduled to be finalised by the end of December...

    The previous attempt to sell Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) by then-Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz to a Saudi-led consortium for Rs21...

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