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  • Japan’s space agency finds ample soil, gas from asteroid

    TOKYO: Officials from Japan’s space agency said on Tuesday they have found more than the anticipated amount of soil and gases inside a small capsule the country’s Hayabusa2 spacecraft brought back from a distant asteroid this month, a mission they praised as a milestone in planetary research...

    The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency said its staff initially spotted some black particles sitting on the bottom of the capsule’s sample...

  • OGDCL finds oil, gas in Hyderabad

    ISLAMABAD: The state-run Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) has struck a new oil and gas discovery in an area of Hyderabad, Sindh, raising hopes of fresh hydrocarbon openings...

    The discovery at exploratory well Chhutto-1 is the first hydrocarbon find in Bulri Shah Karim Tando Muhammad Khan in District Hyderabad...

  • OGDCL begins shale gas drilling in Hyderabad

    ISLAMABAD: State-run Oil & Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) on Monday announced to have started drilling of first shale gas well in Hyderabad for exploration of unconventional hydrocarbon deposits...

    This is the “first well being drilled to explore unconventional shale gas and estimated chance of success (COS) for commercial hydrocarbon production at this point in time is about 10pc,” the company said apparently for expectation...

  • NAB to file corruption reference against former PM Raja Pervez Ashraf?, others

    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) during an Executive Board Meeting (EBM) on Friday decided to file a corruption reference against former premier Raja Pervez Ashraf in a case pertaining to rental power projects (RPPs) Naudero-I...

    Read: SC strikes Raja with lightning boltAccording to a statement issued by NAB's spokesman Nawazish Ali Asim, the accused allegedly awarded RPP contracts of 51 megawatts without open...

  • Chaotic traffic in Raja Bazaar belies RMC’s claims

    RAWALPINDI: Despite tall claims made by the Rawalpindi Municipal Corporation (RMC) to purge the city of encroachments and ensure smooth flow of traffic, visitors to Raja Bazaar still face troubles even walking in the area...

    During the rush hours, it takes a motorist over an hour to reach Raja Bazaar from Murree Road - hardly a distance of a kilometre...

  • Raja Zafarul Haq committee report on controversial amendment comes to light

    A three-member committee, comprising Raja Zafarul Haq, Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal and Minister for Climate Change Mushahidullah Khan compiled the report on the directives of PML-N chief Nawaz Sharif...

    Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui in the order issued on Nov 24, while hearing petitions filed by religious parties, had directed the secretary ministry of interior to ensure production of the report of the...

  • Pakistan cricket at lowest point in international history: Ramiz Raja

    Cricket commentator and former Test captain Ramiz Raja has described Pakistan's hammering at the hands of Bangladesh as "embarrassing" and the "lowest point in our international history"...

    In an interview with ESPNCricinfo, Ramiz Raja expressed his disappointment in the "lack of direction" and the lack of "fresh ideas" from the Pakistan Cricket Board which had rendered the national cricket team as a "rudderless ship"...

  • Ex-PM Raja, eight others indicted in NAB case

    LAHORE: An accountability court on Tuesday indicted former prime minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf and eight others in a National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reference on the charge of making illegal appointments in the Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco)...

  • IN MEMORIAM: THE RAJA OF CRICKET

    Imagine travelling back in time … there you are, sitting in one of the stands of Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados and there is Wasim Raja sans helmet showing his class and grit as he scores an unbeaten 117 against the deadly West Indian bowling attack...

        Wasim Raja played most of his cricket in the ‘Bob Marley era’ in which his batting style and demeanor fit like the proverbial glove; reminiscent of Marley, Raja had (still...

  • Ramiz Raja asks ICC to set aside two-month window solely for Test matches

    Former Pakistan batsman Ramiz Raja has urged the International Cricket Council to set aside a two-month window solely for Test matches in a bid to preserve the longest form of the game...

    While crowds for Tests in countries such as England remain strong, Raja, a member of the influential MCC world cricket committee, fears interest in Asia is “dwindling” thanks partly to the rise of lucrative domestic Twenty20 competitions such as the...

  • Comment: Raja who ruled the West Indies

    However, the one player who constantly took the West Indies on and was a thorn in their side was Wasim Hassan Raja, the lanky left-hander with an unbelievable repertoire of strokes...

    Born on 3rd July 1952 in Multan, Wasim Raja was a former under-19 captain with a reputation of being a ruthless batsman on his day...

  • PSL: Akram, Raja to be ambassadors as Gayle and KP appear on radar

    Former Pakistan captains Wasim Akram and Ramiz Raja have been named as the ambassadors of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) aims to boost the profile of the twice-postponed Twenty20 tournament...

    Former pace bowling great Akram, who recently supervised a camp for up and coming Pakistani pacers, and Raja will bring their experience of working in the popular Indian Premier League (IPL) to the table as...

  • Castle of last Hindu king Raja Gira in Swat crumbling

    MINGORA: The castle of Raja Gira, the last king of the Hindu Shahi period before the advent of Muslims in Swat, is crumbling down due to the government’s lack of interest and constant neglect...

    Perched on a rocky spur of a hillside overlooking the plains of Udigram village, the Raja Gira’s castle with its jutting towers and privileged position guaranteed total control of the city below as well as the entire valley...

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