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  • Pakistan pushes for efforts to prevent weaponisation of outer space at UN

    Pakistan's permanent representative to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva Ambassador Tehmina Janjua has called for steps to prevent the weaponisation of outer-space, saying it would adversely affect regional and international peace and security...

    "Weaponisation of outer space is not science fiction anymore," Janjua told the UN General Assembly's Disarmament and International Security Committee on Wednesday...

  • Pakistan’s largest telescope brings outer space down to Earth

    The telescope observatory is on the roof of the Institute of Space Technology building, in an unassuming area that is an unlikely home to Pakistani scientists and students researching outer space...

    4 meter mirror, and observes outer space, the Milky Way and adjoining galaxies,” said Waqas Zubairi, a research assistant at the Institute of Space Technology...

  • Rs4bn earmarked for Ring Road Project land acquisition

    5 kilometre ring road from Channi Sher Alam to Islamabad International Airport...

    The Rawalpindi Development Authority’s (RDA) proposal to Punjab’s Planning and Development department for final approval for the allocation of funds to acquire land for the Ring Road Project has been accepted and included in the next annual development programme...

  • Work on Pindi Ring Road project to start in March

    RAWALPINDI: A Project Management Unit (PMU) to supervise construction of the Ring Road will be formed within a month so that work at the site would be launched in March...

    This was stated by Commissioner Rawalpindi retired Capt Mohammad Mehmood during a meeting held to review the Ring Road, Daducha dam and Leh Expressway projects...

  • LHC vacates Bahria Town's stay on construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III

    Vacating a stay on the construction of Lahore Ring Road's Southern Loop-III, which had been issued on property developer Bahria Town's plea, the Lahore High Court (LHC) has given the Punjab government permission to begin construction on the project...

    The stay was issued in January 2016 after Bahria Town petitioned the courts since the said road was to pass through an under-construction housing scheme owned by the property...

  • Punjab ‘cancelled Ring Road contract’ awarded to Kamran Kayani

    LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif said on Tuesday that his government had cancelled the Ring Road contract awarded to Kamran Kayani for his failure to honour the commitment...

    “When the PML-N came to power in Punjab in 2008, I found that Kamran Kayani (brother of former army chief retired Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani) was awarded the Ring Road construction contract by the previous government...

  • Ring Road southern loop to take old route

    LAHORE: The chief minister was briefed about the Orange Line (Lahore metro train) project here on Thursday as the groundbreaking ceremony of the Rs160 billion infrastructure scheme is most likely to be held during the current month...

    To be financed by Norinco and China Rail, the project will be implemented in multiple packages involving various local construction firms in it as well...

  • Russia ‘busts satellite spy ring’

    MOSCOW: Russia has uncovered a group of spy satellites, the head of its space command said in a film broadcast on Sunday, which warned of “enemy” satellites that could masquerade as space junk...

    “Very recently, specialists of the department of space intelligence centre uncovered a newly created group of space satellites
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