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  • Departure of Misbah, Younis hands Pakistan testing transition

    ROSEAU: As Younis Khan and Misbah-ul-Haq head off into the sunset after long and illustrious careers, Pakistan begins a tricky period of transition looking for a new wave of players ready to fill a huge void left by the retired batting greats...

    In a fitting finale, Younis, Pakistan’s most prolific Test run-scorer, and Misbah, the country’s most successful captain, bowed out together in a blaze of glory on Sunday with the team...

  • Pakistan needs to upgrade DNA testing facilities

    The Dec 7 crash of an Islamabad-bound Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight from Chitral, PK-661, in Havelian which left 47 people dead has raised questions about future strategies and policies to identify the dead in incidents such as plane crashes and fires such as the 2012 Baldia factory fire in Karachi that killed more than 250 people...

    However, in this case, he said the PIA and the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences...

  • Health experts urge massive testing for virus in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: While the government on Thursday decided to lift the lockdown in phases, health experts believe that the time has come to start testing at the community level to isolate areas which have become the hotspot of coronavirus...

    Executive Director of the National Institute of Health Maj Gen Prof Dr Aamer Ikram said the testing capacity had been improved and now 30,000 tests could be conducted daily...

  • Pakistan records 30pc increase in testing capacity

    Expressing satisfaction over Pakistan’s increasing testing capacity, the federal minister said that from two laboratories in mid-March to 70 labs across the country till date, the testing capacity witnessed over 30 times increase during the last two months...

    “The testing capacity of the country has favourably increased and over 14,000 tests have been carried out in the country which is encouraging and should be increased further,” he...

  • US backs WADA testing takeover amid Russian doping scandal

    An International Olympic Committee (IOC) plan to hand over all drug testing to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) will have the support of the United States Olympic Committee (USOC), chairman Larry Probst said on Tuesday...

    IOC president Thomas Bach has been pushing a plan that would see testing and results management taken away from sports organizations and handed over to WADA while bans and appeals would be handled by the Court of...

  • Petrucci fastest in crash-filled Sepang testing

    KUALA LUMPUR: Italian Danilo Petrucci topped the timesheets on Tuesday in an incident-packed second day of pre-season MotoGP testing at Malaysia’s Sepang circuit featuring a dramatic high speed tyre blow-out involving Frenchman Loris Baz...

    Lorenzo, the 2015 MotoGP world champion who is chasing a fourth championship title, fell at Turn 5 while Honda’s Dani Pedrosa crashed at the same place in the final 30 minutes of testing...

  • Google expanding self-driving vehicle testing to Phoenix

    Phoenix (Arizona, USA): Alphabet Inc is expanding its testing of self-driving cars to the Phoenix, Arizona metro area, the company said on Thursday, making it the fourth US city to serve as a proving ground for the autonomous vehicles...

    The company’s Google unit has conducted driverless vehicle testing for six years in Mountain View, California, where it is based, and expanded testing to Austin, Texas last summer...

  • Labs provided equipment for testing fortified foods

    LAHORE: A two-day international workshop that concluded here on Tuesday provided laboratory equipment and training to eight public laboratories for testing fortified foods...

    Training was provided to lab staff of Pakistan and Afghanistan by German expert Dr Anna Zhenchuk...

  • FDA testing Nestle’s Maggi noodles after India recall

    ZURICH: The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is testing samples of a Nestle instant noodle brand that was recalled from stores across India last week, a spokeswoman for the Swiss food group said on Thursday...

    “We have been made aware that the FDA has taken samples of Maggi noodles manufactured in India from third-party importers’ containers for testing, and we have asked the importers to advise us of the outcome of the FDA...

  • Testing times for MQM

    Also read: Altaf's remarks on army to be legally pursued: ISPRIndeed, the past few weeks have been testing times for the MQM, with its headquarters raided by the Rangers, a number of its workers arrested and serious accusations hurled in its direction...

  • Govt told to give dengue testing kits to private labs

    Representatives of several private laboratories appeared before the bench and said if the government provided them with the dengue testing kits at the rate of Rs320 each, they would charge Rs350 per test...

    PHC also orders fixing of uniform testing ratesThe bench fixed Oct 31 for the next hearing into a petition of lawyer Saifullah Muhib Kakakhel seeking orders for the respondents, including provincial government, health secretary,...

  • ‘CNG vehicles fitness testing likely to be outsourced’

    KARACHI: Several safety issues linked to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) vehicles were highlighted at a workshop on ‘Safety rules and procedures of CNG transport’, jointly organised by Pakistan Sustainable Transport Project (Pakstran) Sindh, CNG Owners Association of Pakistan and CNG Dealers of Pakistan on Wednesday...

    “For the sake of creating a clean environment Pakistan became the number one CNG user in the world...

  • China moves to expand DNA testing in Muslim region

    Observers from Human Rights Watch said they've seen evidence of almost $3 million in additional purchases related to DNA testing...

    Explore: Islamophobia in China and Pakistan’s vow of silenceIn one of the most recent attacks, eight people, including three assailants, were killed in a February knife attack in southern Xinjiang's Pishan County, which borders Pakistan...

  • Home comfort makes Tests even more testing for tourists

    LONDON: Home advantage has always counted for something in Test cricket but, after England wrapped up the Ashes series with a match to spare, is it now counting for too much?England’s innings and 78-run win, on a typical seaming English pitch, in the fourth Test at Trent Bridge last Saturday gave them an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the five-match Ashes series — just 18 months after they had been whitewashed 5-0 in Australia...

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