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  • 105 illegal housing societies dot Islamabad

    ISLAMABAD: Though Islamabad is considered to be one of the most planned cities of the world, members of the National Assembly standing committee on cabinet secretariat were on Friday informed that there were 105 illegal housing societies in the city...

    During a meeting of the committee, officials of the Capital Development Authority (CDA) informed the lawmakers that the housing societies never submitted their layout plans to the civic...
  • 1,800-year-old dot is first ‘zero’, say researchers

    LONDON: A black dot on a third-century manuscript has been identified by Oxford University as the first recorded use of the mathematical symbol for ‘zero’, 500 years earlier than previously thought...

    Scroll containing the mathematical symbol was found in a village that is now in Pakistan“The creation of zero as a number in its own right, which evolved from the placeholder dot symbol found in the Bakhshali manuscript, was one of the...

  • Spot-fixing probe: Dean Jones not suspicious about dot balls played by Sharjeel

    Islamabad United coach Dean Jones on Wednesday testified at a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan, saying two dot balls played by the batsman during a Pakistan Super League match were not suspicious from a cricketing perspective...

    Sharjeel's lawyer Shaigan Aijaz, who is representing him at a closed-door tribunal, said: “Jones has told the tribunal that Sharjeel played dot balls on merit and that he has no...

  • Yousuf defends Sharjeel's dot balls in PSL fixing scandal

    Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf on Monday told a tribunal hearing spot-fixing charges against Sharjeel Khan that the batsman did not deliberately play two dot balls during a Pakistan Super League match...

    The allegation relates to a match between Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi in Dubai in February, in which Sharjeel scored a single off four deliveries including two dot balls (balls off which no run is scored)...

  • Sindh govt to make tracking devices compulsory for all motorcycles

    The Sindh government has announced that tracking devices should be installed on all motorcycles across the province, in an attempt they claim will help curb the menace of street crimes...

    The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Home Minister Sohail Anwar Siyal and attended by tracking companies, motorcycle manufacturers, Sindh police, excise department, Rangers and Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC)...

  • ‘Sindh govt mulling over introducing tracking devices in motorcycles’

    KARACHI: The Sindh government is set to make it mandatory for bikers to install tracking devices in their motorcycles by introducing necessary legislation — a decision which many stakeholders believe is “ambitious” and “technically impossible” for a host of reasons...

    “The Sindh government has decided to amend the laws dealing with street crimes,” said Mr Siyal...

  • NON-FICTION: TRACKING BIN LADEN

    It has been more than six years since Osama bin Laden was killed in a raid conducted by the United States Navy Seals on his compound in Pakistan’s garrison city of Abbottabad, just a stone’s throw away from the military academy...

    But it took almost a decade for the US intelligence agencies to track down the world’s most wanted terrorist after he fled the Afghan city of Kandahar in October 2001
  • Nasa launches last of its longtime tracking satellites

    CAPE CANAVERAL: Nasa launched the last of its longtime tracking and communication satellites on Friday, a vital link to astronauts in orbit as well as the Hubble Space Telescope...

    The end of the era came with a morning liftoff of TDRS-M, the 13th satellite in the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite network...

  • Tracking extremism

    THERE is apparently no direct link between the brutal lynching of Mashal Khan, the arrest of Naureen Leghari, a convert to the so-called militant Islamic State (IS) group, and the surrender of Jamaatul Ahrar (JuA) leader Ehsanullah Ehsan...

    Together, however, these incidents may depict varying expressions of tendencies in extremism and terrorism
  • Sound bytes: Haj pilgrims to have tracking devices

    This year, the federal ministry of religious affairs is already concerned about possible accidents during Haj and is considering various steps, including a digital tracking system, for better coordination with the pilgrims...

    One of them is introduction of a tracking system...

  • Deal at UN meeting opens way for satellite tracking of jets

    GENEVA: A UN conference agreed on Wednesday to dedicate part of the radio spectrum to a global flight tracking system, to avoid a repeat of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 in March last year...

    “The allocation of frequencies for reception of ADS-B signals from aircraft by space stations will enable real-time tracking of aircraft anywhere in the world,” said Franois Rancy, head of the ITU’s Radio­communication...

  • India to build satellite tracking station in Vietnam that offers eye on China

    NEW DELHI: India will set up a satellite tracking and imaging centre in southern Vietnam that will give Hanoi access to pictures from Indian earth observation satellites that cover the region, including China and the South China Sea, Indian officials said...

    ”The state-run Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will fund and set up the satellite tracking and data reception centre in Ho Chi Minh City to monitor Indian satellite...

  • Tracking the footprints: All roads lead to South Punjab

    THE year witnessed a significant de-escalation in terrorist and sectarian attacks in south Punjab as militant violence mostly shifted elsewhere, mainly to the northern cities, in the province...

    Apart from a deadly attack on a gathering at the election office of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) legislator Amjad Farooq Khosa in Taunsa near DG Khan in mid-October and a suicide raid in Multan, no other significant incident of violence...
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