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  • 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...

  • Hyundai, Al-Haj to assemble vehicles in Pakistan

    KARACHI: Hyundai of South Korea has joined hands with Al-Haj Group to introduce top-of-the-line heavy commercial vehicles (HCV) through a technology transfer contract (TTC) under the subsidiary of Al-Haj Hyundai Ltd...

    The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has the potential to facilitate up to four per cent of global trade by 2020...

  • Over 8,000 vehicles awaiting clearance at Torkham to enter Pakistan

    LANDI KOTAL: More than 8,000 vehicles both loaded and empty are stranded at the Afghanistan side of Torkham border owing to slow process of security checking and clearance by the Pakistani border guards...

    Sources said that the process of security clearance of vehicles entering Pakistan from Afghanistan slowed down since the task was taken from political administration following reopening of the border on March 21 after remaining...

  • Hundreds of Afghan vehicles enter Pakistan as restrictions relaxed

    LANDI KOTAL: Hundreds of vehicles, either empty or loaded with export items, crossed over from Afghanistan into Pakistan on Friday after Pakistani officials relaxed an order regarding a bar on travelling without proper travel documents...

    Officials said that transporters possessing route permits issued by the Pakistani consul general in Jalalabad or his Afghan counterpart in Peshawar had been allowed to bring trade merchandise into...

  • Pakistan strives to raise electric vehicles’ use to fight climate change

    ISLAMABAD: As Pakistan’s first-ever electric three-wheeled rickshaws start to roll off the assembly line, the country is struggling to build momentum for its shift to electric vehicles in efforts to cut air pollution and curb climate change...

    It has been four months since Prime Minister Imran Khan’s cabinet approved the National Electric Vehicle Policy, offering tax exemptions and incentives to manufacturers, importers and buyers of...

  • Pakistan will have 30pc electric vehicles by 2030

    UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has informed the international community that it’s working on a plan to ensure that by 2030 at least 30 per cent of the vehicles used in the country are electronic...

    Along with Denmark and Norway, Pakistan co-chairs a 32-nation Group of Friends on Sustainable Energy, which is committed to a transition from fossil fuel to renewable energy...

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