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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...

  • Pakistan’s ‘middle-class’ future

    -based Urban Institute hosted a discussion on Pakistan’s emerging middle class...

    There is a broad agreement among those on the panel, as well as within the larger research and policy community, that Pakistan has witnessed considerable growth in its middle-income population...

  • US hands over 50 'world class' explosive detectors to Pakistan Army

    The United States (US) Embassy announced the provision of over 50 "world class" Fido X3 explosive device detectors to the Pakistan Army on Wednesday...

    The Fido ? a hand-held device allowing Pakistani soldiers to determine in less than 10 seconds whether an item contains explosive material ? was delivered to the army by the US Embassy’s Office of the Defence Representative Pakistan (ODRP), an embassy handout stated...

  • Has Pakistan overeducated its middle class?

    The mushroom growth of colleges and universities across Pakistan has produced a large cohort of young graduates belonging to working class families...

    Take a look: A few hard facts for unemployed PakistanThese numbers could be misleading for the following reasons:First, the labour force statistics underreport female workers in Pakistan...

  • Pakistan Navy launches third Azmat-class fast attack craft

    KARACHI: Pakistan Navy on Saturday launched the third Azmat-class Fast Attack Craft-Missile (FAC-M) and layed the keel for a 600 ton Maritime Patrol Vessel (MPV) in Karachi...

    The launching ceremony of FAC-M, built for Pakistan Navy, and the keel laying of the MPV, being built for Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA), was held at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering works (KS&EW)...

  • Explainer: Decoding Pakistan's prison class system

    KARACHI: The recent accountability drive has seen a number of high-profile prisoners — including former president Asif Ali Zardari and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — demanding that they be provided better class facilities in jail...

    However, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government in its latest move has decided to withdraw provision of ‘A class’ jail facilities to these under-trial prisoners...

  • 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...

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