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

    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...

    Australian Federal Police Commissioner Andrew Colvin described the plot as “Islamic-inspired” and said four men had been arrested in a series of raids across Sydney on Saturday...

  • Solar-powered aeroplane lands in New York City

    THE solar-powered aeroplane on a globe-circling voyage that began more than a year ago in the UAE reached a milestone on Saturday, completing a trip across the US with a Statue of Liberty fly-by before landing in New York...

    Pilots Andre Borschberg, who flew the plane to New York, and Bertrand Piccard, who will start the next leg of the journey, expect to leave “soon” to cross the Atlantic Ocean for Europe or South Africa on their way...

  • International conference on agriculture, food & animal sciences gets under way

    HYDERABAD: A two-day inter­­­na­tional conference on agriculture, food and animal sciences began at the Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam on Tuesday...

    Around 300 delegates, including scholars, researchers and academics from leading universities of Pakistan and experts from the United States, Germany, China, Malaysia and other countries are participating in the conference...

  • The social sciences in Pakistan: then and now

    KARACHI: In the late 1990s, a group of researchers and academics decided to look at the state of social sciences in Pakistan, at a time when the internet was not considered the bane of many academics’ existence...

    And so began the first-hand account of S...

  • Pakistan steps forward in astronomy and space sciences

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco), which is often criticised by Pakistani scientific community for not being on par with its Indian or Chinese counterparts, sent two satellites in space from a launching facility in China this July...

    A surprise as it may be, one of the satellites launched the PakTES-1A, which was indigenously designed and developed by Pakistani engineers...

  • ‘Students need significant depth of understanding in humanities, social sciences and arts’

    KARACHI: Does your work have an impact on society? That was the question asked and answered by Maria Klawe, one of the world’s leading computer scientists at a lecture at the Habib University on Tuesday as part of their Yohsin lecture series...

    The title of her talk was ‘The importance of a broad education: The story of building an innovative university and impacting society’, and Dr Klawe — the 5th president of Harvey Mudd College —...

  • Diet and nutrition apps

    Diet and nutrition are the key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle and keeping fit...

    For people obsessed with counting calories and perpetually on a diet, there are several apps available to track down what calories, type of proteins and carbohydrates are being consumed...

  • Price hike and nutrition

    CLIMATE change is a threat multiplier for large-scale malnutrition and stunting in Pakistan...

    It is only now that the linkages between climate change and malnutrition have begun to become clearer, even if the experts have long highlighted the climate threats to agriculture and food security...

  • Price hike and nutrition

    CLIMATE change is a threat multiplier for large-scale malnutrition and stunting in Pakistan...

    It is only now that the linkages between climate change and malnutrition have begun to become clearer, even if the experts have long highlighted the climate threats to agriculture and food security...

  • Promotion of social sciences urged

    QUETTA: A two-day special meeting of the Inter-University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS) issued the Gwadar Declaration which called for increasing allocation of funds for socials sciences, establishment of a national academy of social sciences, strengthening of existing social sciences research journals and promotion of inter-provincial collaboration and sharing of expertise in the higher education sector...

    The...

  • Story time: The battle of sciences

    Twelve beakers, five flasks, two thermometers and two burettes had been broken and seven crocodile clips had burned and five graph papers had been reduced to ashes in that fight...

    Now lend your ears to Biology, who was a witness to all that took place and had injured itself too in the fight...

  • Dwindling interest in plant sciences

    plant physiology, plant anatomy, plant genetics, plant ecology, plant distribution, plant classification (taxonomy) and plant economic importance...

    It does not seem possible that the word botany would lose its wider utility and importance...

  • Governor inaugurates centre for genomic sciences

    PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Sardar Mahtab Ahmed Khan on Wednesday inaugurated centre for genomic sciences at the Rahman Medical Institute (RMI) here to facilitate the investigation, research and service provision for genetic diseases...

    Addressing the inaugural ceremony, the governor called upon the medical professionals, researchers and patients to fully avail the unique opportunity offered by the centre for genomic...

  • Sports Sciences clinch inaugural women’s rugby sevens title

    LAHORE: The Lahore Sports Sciences Rugby Club won the inaugural National Women’s Rugby Sevens Championship after the outclassed Lahore Women Rugby Club (LWRC) 15-0 at the Punjab Stadium on Sunday...

    Sports Sciences Club advanced to the final after a sudden death 10-5 win against Rawalpindi Crabs in the quarter-finals before a 12-0 romp over Samundari Crabs in the semis...

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