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  • Hyderabad Police clears Umar Akmal in 'dance party' case

    Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal was cleared by the Hyderabad police on Monday after the 25-year-old was alleged to have been involved in 'unethical activities' at a party in the city...

    The hard-hitting batsman came under fire after he was allegedly involved in an incident that bought 'disrepute to Pakistan cricket' at an event which the police described as a 'dance party'...

  • Nawaz inaugurates Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore, says park not for sit-ins

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Saturday formally inaugurated the Greater Iqbal Park in Lahore and said that the park is not for sit-in as protesters are often on the look out for such venues...

    "We should also post a sign in the park that it is not a place to hold sit-ins, as protesters are often on the lookout for such venues," said the prime minister...

  • Most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane 'Irma' hits Caribbean islands

    The most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricane in recorded history made its first landfall in the islands of the northeast Caribbean early on Wednesday, churning along a path pointing to Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Cuba before possibly heading for Florida over the weekend...

    Heavy rain and howling winds raked the neighboring island of Antigua, sending debris flying as people huddled in their homes or government...

  • Pacific Ocean big enough for China and US, Xi tells Kerry

    BEIJING: China’s relationship with the US is “stable” despite tensions in the South China Sea, President Xi Jinping told top American diplomat John Kerry on Sunday, adding that the Pacific Ocean is “vast enough” for both powers, state media said...

    “The broad Pacific Ocean is vast enough to embrace both China and the United States,” Xi said...

  • Navy hosts meeting of Indian Ocean Naval Symposium working group

    The two-day Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) working group commenced its meetings in Islamabad on Tuesday under the auspices of the Pakistan Navy, according a press release...

    Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff, Rear Admiral Mohammad Fayyaz Gilani highlighted the importance of Indian Ocean region for the global maritime community...

  • Exhibition in London sets sail for glory days of luxury ocean liners

    Next year, some of the cases, with his title stamped in gold, will cross the Atlantic again to feature in a major exhibition at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London devoted to the glory days of ocean liners...

    There will be other contemporary echoes in the exhibition: its curator, Ghislaine Wood, said the concept of an ocean voyage as a desirable leisure activity, rather than an uncomfortable and dangerous necessity, came about...

  • Treats from the ocean!

    Foie gras is a luxury food product made from the liver of a duck or goose, while caviar is a delicacy consisting of salt-cured fish eggs! Wanna try any of these?Namja Town, an indoor amusement park in Japan’s Ikebukuro district, carries dozens of unusual scoops, including beef tongue and shark fin but it is said that oyster ice cream is particularly pungent because of the actual oyster chunks mixed into the cream...

  • Pakistan will push UN to declare Indian Ocean 'nuclear free zone', says Aziz

    ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Thursday informed Senate that Pakistan is considering to move a resolution in United Nations, urging it to declare the Indian Ocean a "nuclear free zone"...

    He announced that Pakistan is planning to highlight the dangerous implications of India's plans to nuclearise the Indian Ocean at all relevant international forums and a proposal is under consideration to move...

  • Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing win Volvo Race

    GOTHENBURG: Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Azzam), skippered by Briton Ian Walker, won the 12th edition of the Volvo Ocean Race on Monday...

    Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing were the most consistent team, however, and secured top-three podium places in all but two of the legs and won two of them...

  • From remote outpost, India looks to check China’s Indian Ocean thrust

    The arrival of the warships at Port Blair earlier this month symbolises how an island chain better known for its beaches and diving is quietly becoming a key plank in New Delhi’s strategy to counter China’s growing naval presence in the Indian Ocean...

    While some of the officials noted that earlier expansion plans had largely faltered, they said there was fresh energy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who wants to reassert New...

  • Ocean world

    Sea Life Bangkok Ocean World is located in the heart of Bangkok, where the streets are lined with tall shopping malls, and pedestrian and vehicular bridges and expressways run along over the roads...

    Looking at the tall shopping mall with designer brands peeking out at you from the shops’ windows, it is hard to imagine that creatures that have homes deep in the ocean can be found in the basement of the building...

  • SpaceX to launch ocean satellite

    Currently, expensive rocket components are jettisoned into the ocean after launch, wasting hundreds of millions of dollars...

    But an ocean landing has proven elusive, with prior attempts ending in failure...

  • Maritime security among Indian Ocean nations stressed

    Rear Admiral Kaleem Shaukat, Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations) expressed these views at the inaugural session of the Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) working group activities being hosted by Pakistan Navy (PN) on Tuesday...

    The theme of the working group is “Information-sharing and interoperability” amongst regional countries of the Indian Ocean...

  • SpaceX lands rocket on ocean platform for first time

    MIAMI: After four failed bids SpaceX finally stuck the landing on Friday, powering the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket onto an ocean platform where it touched down upright after launching cargo to space...

    SpaceX has once before managed to set the rocket down on land, but ocean attempts had failed, with the rocket coming close each time but either crashing or tipping over...

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