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  • Edgar Mitchell, astronaut who walked on Moon, dies at 85

    MIAMI: US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of just 12 people to have walked on the Moon, has died aged 85, his family and Nasa said on Friday, calling him a “pioneer”...

    Nasa paid glowing tribute to Mitchell, who died in Florida after a brief illness late on Thursday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar landing...

  • Mitchell Starc keeps eye on kid brother in Rio

    COLOMBO: Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc swelled with family pride Monday after his kid brother Brandon earned a spot in the final of the men's high jump at the Olympics...

    Mitchell, who is currently on tour with Australia in Sri Lanka, will have to get up early to catch Brandon in the final in Rio which will begin before dawn in Colombo on Wednesday morning — the last day of the third and final Test...

  • Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson retires

    PERTH: Searing Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson Tuesday announced his retirement from all international cricket at the end of the ongoing Test against New Zealand, joining a host of fellow veterans who recently called it quits...

  • Mitchell's Fruit Farm prepares for sale

    KARACHI: Mitchell’s Fruit Farms Ltd on Thursday announced that it has shortlisted two firms for a strategic sale of shares along with transfer of management control...

    “The board of directors was informed of the bidding process and firm intentions received from Waves Singer Pakistan Ltd and Bioexyte Foods Pvt Ltd,” the company said in a filing with the Pakistan Stock Exchange...

  • Pakistan sees major drop in polio cases

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has seen a major fall in polio cases this year, officials said Thursday, as a military operation has allowed vaccinators to reach areas previously off-limits because of militant attacks...

    Pakistan is one of only three countries where polio remains endemic and last year saw 306 cases of the highly infectious, crippling disease — a 14-year record...

  • Major among 4 Pakistan Army personnel martyred during operation in Upper Dir

    Four personnel of the Pakistan Army, including a major, lost their lives while attempting to foil a terrorist attack in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Upper Dir district in the early hours of Wednesday, said an Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) press release...

    Major Ali Salman, who belonged to an intelligence agency, along with his team carried out an intelligence-based operation (IBO) against a terrorist hideout in in Sheratkal village...

  • US bill seeks to revoke Pakistan’s major ally status

    WASHINGTON: Two US lawmakers have introduced a bipartisan bill in Congress, seeking to revoke Pakistan’s status as a major non-Nato ally (MNNA)...

    The movers also argue that since Pakistan has failed to effectively fight terrorism, it no longer deserves US economic and military assistance...

  • Uncontrolled population growth termed major threat to Pakistan

    UMERKOT: Uncontrolled population growth is a major threat to Pakistan while absence of prior consultations and institutional set-up, highly centralised approach, inadequate progress measurement and monitoring mechanism are the key factors for the failure and poor implementation of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...

    It was organised by a local NGO in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme...

  • Pakistan to become major LNG importer by 2022

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan says it could become one of the world’s top-five buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG), with Petroleum Minister Shahid Abbasi predicting imports could jump more than five-fold as private firms build new LNG terminals...

    Outlining Pakistan’s ambitious plans ? which, if fully implemented, could shake up the global LNG market – Mr Abbasi said that imports could top 30 million tonnes by 2022, up from just 4...

  • World T20: Fitness, fielding major concerns for Pakistan, says Afridi

    DUBAI: Pakistan must dramatically improve their fitness and fielding before they can be considered serious contenders at next year's World Twenty20 Championship in India, captain Shahid Afridi says...

    Pakistan went down by three runs in a last over thriller in Dubai on Friday, handing England an unassailable 2-0 lead with the final match in Sharjah on Monday...

  • Corruption, tax rates major problems in Pakistan: report

    ISLAMABAD: Ranking 126 among140 countries in the Global Competi­tiveness Index, Pakistan faces corruption and tax rates as the most problematic factors for doing business, a new report published by the Davos-based World Economic Forum said on Wednesday...

    According to the Global Competitive Report 2015-2016, Pakistan jumped three spots to number 126 out of 140 economies on the Global Competitiveness Index...

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