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  • Astronomy: The summer night sky

    AT any time of the night, in any season, when the sky is free from pollution, mist droplets or city lights — or glow of any other kind (even the lunar) one can see around three thousand stars of variant brightness...

    This of course does not include those multitudinous stars that lie embedded in that arm of the Milky Way, our own parent galaxy that passes far overhead from the north of the sky and snakes across the southerly...

  • Britain eyes wider probe on Sky takeover

    LONDON: Britain on Tuesday said it may widen its probe into the planned takeover of pan-European satellite TV giant Sky by Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox entertainment group...

    While the blockbuster deal has already raised concerns about the influence of the Australian-born US tycoon over Britain’s media landscape, industry observers are also worried that the controversial reporting style of Murdoch’s Fox News channel could be...

  • Crime rate sky-high

    THE crime rate in my town is now beyond description...

    The life of the people has become miserable due to crimes like car snatching, robbing money on gunpoint, etc
  • Froome in control despite Sky’s near miss

    On Sunday, BMC Racing clocked 32 minutes 15 seconds to beat Sky by one second and Froome now leads American Tejay van Garderen by 12 seconds overall and Belgian rider Greg Van Avermaet — another BMC rider — by 27 seconds...

    The battle between BMC and Sky was neck-and-neck for 20km with the two level at the first time check and then Sky ahead by 1sec at the second...

  • Froome extends Team Sky deal

    LONDON: Britain’s two-time Tour de France champion Chris Froome has extended his contract with Team Sky until 2018, the British team said on Tuesday...

    “Team Sky have been fundamental to my success to date, so it was a very easy decision to commit to the team until the end of 2018,” Froome said...

  • Students study under open sky

    RAHIM YAR KHAN: On Wednesday when the temperature soared to 47 degrees Celsius, children as young as five to eight years old were found studying under the open sky in Maktab School, Nazirabad village of Liaquatpur tehsil, 86km from the district headquarters...

  • Soundcheck: Sky high

    Falak Shabbir is a versatile artist with Bollywood hits to his credit, has collaborated with Bohemia and other international acts and his Ijaazat video has so far received over one million hits on YouTube...

    Here, the Lahore-based singer talks to Images on Sunday about work, the science of collaboration and live performances
  • The eyes in the sky over North Korea

    SEOUL: Global concerns over North Korea's latest nuclear test and long-range rocket launch have shone a spotlight on the perennial, high-tech game of hide-and-seek played around Pyongyang's advanced weapons programmes...

    On the seeking side are analysts using high-resolution images from a circling constellation of commercial satellites to pick up whatever data they can on the North's fast-developing nuclear and ballistic missile...
  • Artists around the world ‘share the same sky’

    ISLAMABAD: The Satrang Gallery inaugurated an exhibition on Thursday, titled ‘Sharing the Same Sky,’ featuring printmakers from three countries who had participated in the Zaira Zaka Residencies programme...

    Asma Rashid Khan, the director of Satrang, said: “‘Sharing the Same Sky’ is part of our effort to bring the best contemporary art to our audience...

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