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  • South Korea's Moon seeks to 'normalise' ties with China in first state visit

    South Korean President Moon Jae-In hopes to “normalise” ties with giant neighbour China on his first state visit to the country this week, his office said on Monday, after Beijing was infuriated by a US missile system deployment...

    Seoul and Washington decided to install the powerful US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system in the South earlier this year to guard against threats from the nuclear-armed North...

  • Will repatriate peacekeepers over sex abuse: Ban Ki-moon

    UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations (UN) chief is taking aim at sexual abuse by peacekeepers, calling it "one of my greatest disappointments" and saying he will repatriate the troops of countries that don't act on allegations...

    The UN has already started to suspend payments to countries when allegations are credible...

  • Mir Hamza over the moon after Test camp call-up

    KARACHI: Since the legendary Wasim Akram’s golden era, Pakistan seldom have been in dearth of quality left-arm pace bowlers...

    Mohammad Amir is now carrying the bastion as the country’s spearhead in international cricket while there have been several upcoming youngsters who are striving to make the grade...

  • ‘Speechless’ Khurram over the moon after World T20 call-up

    KARACHI: Recalled opening batsman Khurram Manzoor admitted being ‘speechless’ after he was named in the Pakistan squad for the next month’s ICC World Twenty20 in India despite never having represented the country in the shortest form of cricket...

    The 29-year-old right-hander, who was unceremoniously discarded after playing the last of his 16 Tests during the tour of Sri Lanka in August 2014, told Dawn on Thursday that the frustration...

  • REVIEW: Song of love and loss: Over the Moon by Imtiaz Dharker

    LAST winter, the Lahore-born poet Imtiaz Dharker consolidated her reputation as a mainstream British poet with her powerful and moving sixth collection, Over The Moon, which won her the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry...

    The award, which was established in 1934 for Commonwealth writers, has been given to eminent poets ranging from Robert Graves and Derek Walcott to Ted Hughes and Fleur Adcock, but Dharker is the first recipient of...

  • Over the moon

    KARACHI: An exhibition of artworks by two young artists — Mahbub Jokhio and Syed Safdar Ali — A thousand times to the moon and back home — opened at the Indus Valley School Gallery on Monday evening...

    It is difficult to decipher as to what the title under which the show has been arranged implies...

  • China aims to land probe on dark side of the moon

    BEIJING: China is planning to land a lunar probe on the far side of the moon, state media reported, the latest step for Beijing’s ambitious space programme...

    The mission will be launched before 2020 and aims to land a probe on a part of the moon never visible from earth, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing officials at the Chinese Academy of Sciences...

  • Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on September 13

    KARACHI: The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 13, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced after no reports were received of credible sighting of the Zilhaj moon on Friday...

    "We have reached a consensus that the moon for Zilhaj was not sighted, and Eidul Azha will now be celebrated across the country on September 13," said the chairman of Ruet-i-Hilal Committee... ...

  • Muharram moon sighted, Ashura on October 1

    The Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee, presided over by its Chairman, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, announced on Thursday that the Muharram moon had been sighted in Islamabad...

    The 10th of Muharram will consequently be observed in Pakistan on Sunday, October 1...

  • Putin, Moon urge swift end to North Korea crisis

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and South Korean President Moon Jae-In agreed Wednesday that resolving the North Korea crisis as soon as possible was the top priority...

    “It is more important than anything else to resolve the North's nuclear and missile issues, which are the most urgent and gravest challenges facing this region, at an earliest date,” said Moon as the pair met on the sidelines of an economic forum in Vladivostok on...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    The 12 full moons captured by Zia, according to Nasa’s website, represent “every lunation from 2016 November through 2017 October, as imaged from Pakistan...

  • Zilhaj moon not sighted, Eidul Azha on Sept 2

    The first day of Eidul Azha will be celebrated across Pakistan on September 2, Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Chairman Mufti Muneebur Rehman announced saying no credible reports of the sighting of the Zilhaj moon were received on Tuesday...

    The announcement was preceded by meetings of the moon-sighting committee and other zonal committees in all provincial capitals of the country...

  • Moon village the first stop to Mars: European Space Agency

    Setting up a permanent village on the moon is the first step towards exploring Mars, the European Space Agency said on Thursday as plans to reach and colonise the Red Planet gathered pace...

    At an annual gathering of 4,000 global space experts in Adelaide, the ESA said the Moon was the “right place to be” as humans expand economic activities beyond low-Earth orbit, even while Mars remained the “ultimate destination”...

  • Rabi-ul-Awwal moon sighted, Eid Milad will be celebrated on Dec 1

    The Rabi-ul-Awwal moon has been sighted and Monday will be the first day of the new month, furthermore, Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) will be celebrated on Dec 1 (Friday), DawnNews reported...

    The sighting of the moon was announced by Ruet-i-Hilal Committee chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, following a meeting attended by committee members...

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