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

    Airline passengers have meanwhile been asked to arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights and three hours for international routes, and to limit their baggage...

    “The primary threat to Australia still remains lone actors, but there’s still the ability for people to have sophisticated plots and sophisticated attacks still remain a real threat,” he told reporters on Sunday...

  • 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...

  • Telenor Pakistan granted 4G license for $395m

    KARACHI: Norwegian telecom giant Telenor has been awarded a $395 million 4G license, as Pakistan seeks to capitalise on a booming domestic mobile market some two years since broadband Internet arrived in the country...

    In 2014, Pakistan auctioned its first 4G broadband license to China’s Zong for $210 million, along with 3G licenses to Zong, the UAE’s Ufone, and domestic Mobilink...

  • Art fiendPoetic license

    She places herself outside the ‘mainstream’ or current discourse of art in Pakistan, and looks away and outside the parameters of what Raza Rumi describes as ‘liberating art from topical obsessions’ (The Friday Times, Jan, 2015)...

    For an artist who defies the ‘contemporary’, she aspires a resistance, as she inspires the viewer to move outside the picture into their conscience, into the wisdom of a collective history...

  • Altaf media blackout: Lawyers demand cancellation of Asma Jahangir's license

    LAHORE: Lawyers protesting in the Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday called for the immediate suspension of the license of rights activist and former Supreme Court Bar Association President Asma Jahangir for representing the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in a case relating to a media blackout against party chief Altaf Hussain...

    The protests organised by Advocate Aftab Virk and others alleged that the MQM was involved in the murders...

  • DTH license auction: Pemra directs chairman Absar Alam to take up LHC verdict in SC

    A meeting of Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra) officials on Monday, taking notice of a delay in action against the Lahore High Court's (LHC) move to set aside the direct-to-home (DTH) license auction held last year, directed Pemra Chairman Absar Alam to file an appeal in the apex court against the decision...

    Pemra had held an auction for three DTH programming licences in Nov, 2016...

  • Huawei in early talks with US firms to license 5G platform

    Take a look: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?The idea of a one-off fee in exchange for access to Huawei's 5G patents, licenses, code and know-how was first floated by CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei in interviews with the New York Times and the Economist last month...

    For his part, Pang declined to predict whether any deal might be signed...

  • 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...

  • Four killed in gun battle in India-held Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Police in India-held Kashmir on Monday claimed that four suspected militants were killed during a sixteen-hour gun battle with Indian army personnel which ended late on Sunday, foiling an attack on a military base...

    The army is searching for two militants who may have escaped, he said...

  • Indian teen shoots himself in head taking selfie with gun

    NEW DELHI: An Indian teenager accidentally shot himself in the head with his father's gun while trying to take a “selfie “photograph, police said Sunday, the latest in a series of such accidents...

    “The boy's father and family said that he was trying to take a selfie with his gun,” he said...

  • Gun battle kills four in India-held Kashmir

    SRINAGAR: Fighting in India-held Kashmir killed two soldiers and two suspected rebels Friday, as representatives from India and Pakistan met to discuss security on the disputed frontier...

    Several rebel groups have battled hundreds of thousands of Indian forces deployed in the region for independence or a merger with Pakistan in a conflict that has killed tens of thousands mostly civilians...

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