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  • Australia claims foiling ‘terror plot’ to bring down aeroplane

    Airline passengers have meanwhile been asked to arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights and three hours for international routes, and to limit their baggage...

    “The primary threat to Australia still remains lone actors, but there’s still the ability for people to have sophisticated plots and sophisticated attacks still remain a real threat,” he told reporters on Sunday...

  • Solar-powered aeroplane lands in New York City

    THE solar-powered aeroplane on a globe-circling voyage that began more than a year ago in the UAE reached a milestone on Saturday, completing a trip across the US with a Statue of Liberty fly-by before landing in New York...

    Pilots Andre Borschberg, who flew the plane to New York, and Bertrand Piccard, who will start the next leg of the journey, expect to leave “soon” to cross the Atlantic Ocean for Europe or South Africa on their way...

  • Sindh lacks mechanism to control sale of fake medicines, PA told

    KARACHI: The Sindh legislature was told on Wednesday that the province was seriously deficient in the mechanism that could help the provincial government control the sale of fake medicines...

    Lawmaker Naila Munir had asked about some 14 posts of drug inspectors lying vacant for want of recruitment for which requisition had been sent to the Sindh Public Service Commission Hyderabad...

  • Properties’ sale, purchase: LDA, Nadra to work jointly on fraud control

    LAHORE: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) and the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) joined hands on Monday to control frauds in sale/purchase of residential and commercial properties in various parts the metropolis, including Johar Town, Gulberg, Township, Garden Town, Faisal Town and Muslim Town...

    Nadra will charge fee according to the processing category for bio-metric verification, family verification and...

  • Pakistan to launch remote-sensing satellite in 2018: president

    ISLAMABAD: As space technology is being used in the planning and monitoring of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects, the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmo­sphere Research Commission (Suparco) will launch the country’s first remote-sensing satellite in March, 2018...

    The ultimate aim of launching the remote-sensing satellite will be giving a boost to the national development activities, President Mamnoon Hussain said here on...

  • House call 2.0: Women GPs bring remote care to rural Pakistan

    In a remote Pakistani village surrounded by lush green hills, Mohammad Fayyaz brings his two-year-old son to a clinic so that a female doctor sitting hundreds of kilometres away can examine him...

    Healthcare in rural Pakistan and the careers of women doctors are being revolutionised as internet access grows across the country, allowing people with limited mobility because of geography or culture to interact online...

  • 'Witch' killings haunt India's remote villages

    The teenager remembers breaking free of the attackers and fleeing his rural village home in Orissa state to a nearby forest where he hid alone in the dark for hours...

    The knife-wielding villagers targeted the family because Ganita's mother had been branded a witch, blamed for a recent outbreak of illness among local children...

  • Outfall Road blast was remote-controlled

    LAHORE: The blast on the Outfall Road was triggered by a remote control device, the probe into the explosion has revealed...

    He said the terrorists had parked the vehicle in a parking lot and installed a remote control device in it to target the rally...

  • ‘Country’s first optical remote sensing satellite launching next year’

    KARACHI: Pakistan’s first optical remote sensing satellite PRSS-1 is set to be launched in 2018 with which the country will become self-reliant in multi-spectral imaging, announced a senior official of the Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) while addressing the inaugural ceremony of World Space Week (WSW) celebrations at the National Centre for Remote Sensing and Geo Informatics, Suparco headquarters, on...

  • What brings PTI chief to a remote town?

    SAHIWAL: At a time when Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf faced the media onslaught after ‘startling revelations’ by its MNA Ms Ayesha Gulalai on Tuesday evening, the party chairman who skipped the all-important National Assembly session the same day, travelled all the way to Pakpattan in the dark of night...

    Mr Khan has been a regular visitor to the ancient town for the last two years...

  • ‘Govt to support solar projects in remote areas’

    SWABI: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government is ready to support installation of solar system in those remote areas of the province where Wapda could not supply electricity to the poverty-stricken people...

    Country director of KfW Wolfgang Moellers, Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund chief executive officer Qazi Azmat Isa and local government representatives attended the ceremony...

  • People of remote Kohat area yearn for basic facilities

    KOHAT: The social and political circles have demanded reinstatement of Alizai feeder and a basic health unit for the mountainous Gabro area of Sherkot union council, which was inhibited some 40 years ago by the tribes from Orakzai Agency...

    He said that due to absence of roads and a bridge on the stream, which raged during rainy season, and melting of snow coming from Orakzai Agency for months they had to carry their patients on...

  • Soldier killed as remote-controlled bomb hits SWA security forces' convoy

    A convoy of the security forces on routine patrol in the area was hit by a remote-controlled bomb, a security official said, killing one soldier and injuring two...

    Pakistan has been battling an insurgency since 2004, following the United States-led invasion of neighbouring Afghanistan in 2001 and the subsequent spillover of militants across the border...

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