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  • USAID-funded centre for advanced studies in water inaugurated

    HYDERABAD: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) mission director Jerry Bisson and his deputy Denise Herbol, along with Sindh Minister for Education Jam Mehtab Dahar inaugurated the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water at the Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET) on Thursday...

    Speaking at the ceremony, Mr Dahar thanked USAID for its full financial support in the establishment of the...

  • Advanced malaria vaccine gets regulator’s approval

    LONDON: The world’s most advanced malaria vaccine got the nod from European regulators on Friday, despite mixed trial results, for eventual use in children in African countries plagued by the killer disease...

    Mosquirix is the most clinically-advanced vaccine against the mosquito-borne disease that infects some 200 million people and kills about 600,000 every year, more than 75 per cent of them children under five...

  • 'Advanced' cyber attack targets Saudi Arabia

    Saudi authorities said on Monday they had detected an “advanced” cyber attack targeting the kingdom, in a fresh attempt by hackers to disrupt government computers...

    “The NCSC has detected a new Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) that is targeting Saudi Arabia,” the agency said in a statement, adding the attack sought to infiltrate computers using email phishing techniques...

  • China says in advanced talks with US on five graft suspects

    BEIJING: The Chinese government is in advanced talks with the United States (US) on repatriating five of China's most wanted corruption suspects and will hand over whatever evidence is needed by its US counterparts, the state-run China Daily said on Wednesday...

    China is currently seeking US judicial help in repatriating the five, four of whom are still at large, to face trial in China, the official China Daily quoted an unnamed...

  • Russia deploys advanced air missile system to Crimea

    MOSCOW: Russia has deployed its advanced S-400 air defence missile system to annexed Crimea, Russian news agencies reported on Friday, citing a statement from the Russian Defence Ministry...

    Ukraine’s security service has raised its terrorist threat level to the highest around Crimea and the eastern regions of Donetsk and Lugansk, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting government troops for more than two years...

  • Chinese ship with advanced sonar to search for Flight MH370

    CANBERRA: A Chinese ship equipped with advanced sonar equipment will soon join the search for the Malaysian airliner believed to have crashed in the southern Indian Ocean almost two years ago, an official said on Friday...

    The Dong Hai Jiu 101 will leave Singapore on Sunday to join the hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 over a 120,000-square- kilometer expanse of deep seabed by late February, Australian Deputy Prime Minister Warren...

  • Myanmar in 'advanced negotiations' with Pakistan to licence-build JF-17 fighter

    The governments of Pakistan and Myanmar are now in "advanced negotiations" to licence-build the JF-17, a single-engine multi-role fighter jet, IHS Jane's Defence Weekly, an independent defence news agency, reported...

    Read more: Pakistan's tool of war: PAF's rolling thunderThe JF-17 Thunder aircraft, jointly developed by China and Pakistan, can carry 8,000lbs of ordinance on seven external hardpoints, which is an adequate amount of...

  • Toyota works to develop advanced electric-car battery

    Toyota Motor Corp said it aims to develop a more advanced electric-car battery "in a few years" that will allow the Japanese automaker to build vehicles with up to 15 per cent greater range and battery life than they have currently...

    “Lithium-ion battery is a key technology for electrifying cars, and there is a clear need, going forward, for improving this technology and its performance even more,” Hisao Yamashige, a battery...

  • Iran’s advanced air defence system ‘operational’

    TEHRAN: Iran’s advanced S-300 air defence system, delivered by Russia following a July 2015 nuclear deal after years of delay, is now operational, state television reported on Saturday...

    Iran had been trying to acquire the system for years to ward off repeated threats by Israel to bomb its nuclear facilities, but Russia had held off delivery in line with UN sanctions imposed over the nuclear programme...

  • Advanced economies need immigration to boost labour: IMF

    WASHINGTON: Aging populations in advanced economies drain the labour force and could slow economic growth, but allowing an influx of immigrant workers could counteract that decline, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday...

    The report encourages immigration for economic reasons and comes at a time when many developed countries face a surge in anti-immigrant sentiment...

  • Probe into Nandipur scam is at advanced stage, SC told

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) assured the Supreme Court on Saturday that an inquiry into delay in construction of 525MW combined cycle power plant at Nandipur (Gujranwala) was at an advanced stage and relevant record was being minutely scrutinised to conclude the probe...

    The case was initiated when the Supreme Court restored the 2011 petition of former minister for defence Khawaja Asif on alleged corruption in...

  • Turkey to buy advanced Russian air defence system, alarms Nato

    ”In April, Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to speed up the first deliveries of the S-400s, which had previously been scheduled for the end of 2019 or the beginning of 2020...

    Washington has warned Ankara against delivery of S-400s from Russia, saying any such acquisition would inevitably affect the prospects for Turkish military-industrial cooperation with the United States...

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