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  • Minister offers support for enhancing broadband, internet provision

    ISLAMABAD: Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry on Thursday offered support to the Ministry of Information and Technology to enhance the provision of broadband and internet services across Pakistan...

    Mr Chaudhry also posted on Twitter that the Engineering Council and the Drug Regulatory Authority Pakistan (Drap) have received new designs for ventilators...

  • Broadband complaints

    I INSTALLED my PTCL landline and Broadband services on July 31 from Landhi 89 Exchange, it worked well and smoothly initially, but from Aug 2, till now I have been facing a Broadband connectivity problem...

  • India calls satellite 'gift to South Asia', Pakistan says no thanks

    India launched a communications satellite on Friday for its smaller neighbours to share, part of its efforts to build goodwill in the region and counter Chinese influence, but arch-rival Pakistan said it would stay away from the project...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who came to office promising to strengthen ties with neighbours such as Sri Lanka, Nepal and even Pakistan, has called the satellite a gift to south Asia...

  • FO explains why Pakistan quit Saarc satellite project

    ISLAMABAD: India’s unwillingness to allow other Saarc countries to participate in the development of a Saarc satellite made Pakistan quit the project...

    Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria, while explaining Pakistan’s absence from the South Asian Satellite launched by India on Friday, said: “As India was not willing to develop the project on a collaborative basis, it was not possible for Pakistan to support it as a regional...

  • 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...

  • Pakistan to launch observatory satellite next month

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Sunday announced the launch of Pakistan’s indigenously developed 285kg PakTES-1A observatory satellite in July...

    Known as the Remote Sensing Satellite (RSS) it can be used to study various features of Earth, determine mineral deposits, and depending on the kinds of sensors and gadgets fitted, the RSS technology can also help study impacts of climate change such as recession of melting...

  • Russia ‘busts satellite spy ring’

    MOSCOW: Russia has uncovered a group of spy satellites, the head of its space command said in a film broadcast on Sunday, which warned of “enemy” satellites that could masquerade as space junk...

    “Very recently, specialists of the department of space intelligence centre uncovered a newly created group of space satellites
  • Nasa launches next-generation weather satellite

    LOS ANGELES: Nasa on Saturday launched a next-generation satellite into space designed to monitor weather around the world and help improve forecasts...

    The satellite, called the Joint Polar Satellite Sys­tem-1 (JPSS-1), is a joint venture between the US space agency and the Nat­ional Oceanic and Atmos­pheric Administration (NOAA), which provides weather reports and forecasts...

  • ‘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...

  • Russia loses Mexican satellite after rocket failure

    MOSCOW: Russia on Saturday lost a Mexican satellite on launch just hours after a glitch with a manoeuvre involving the International Space Station, the latest in a string of embarrassing failures for its troubled space programme...

    Russia’s Roscosmos space agency said the Proton-M rocket carrying a Mexican MexSat-1 satellite fell back to Earth and burnt up in the atmosphere after suffering an engine problem on launch early on...

  • Satellite and text messages: Pakistani farmers' new irrigation tools

    ”The text messages are sent by the Pakistan Council of Research in Water Resources (PCRWR), a government agency that carries out water research...

    “We started with 700 farmers in April 2016, all across Pakistan, and since January this year the number of farmers receiving the messages has increased to 10,000,” says Ahmed Zeeshan Bhatti, deputy director of PCRWR...

  • Japan launches satellite for better GPS system

    TOKYO: Japan on Saturday launched the third satellite in its effort to build a homegrown geolocation system aimed at improving the accuracy of car navigation systems and smartphone maps to mere centimetres...

    3 satellite about 30 minutes after launching...

  • India set to launch heaviest satellite

    India will launch a communication satellite on Monday using its most powerful rocket, in a further advance of its space programme aimed at winning a bigger share of the $300 billion global space industry...

    The rocket, named Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV) Mk III, will lift off from the Sriharikota space centre in southern India at 5...

  • Iran claims launch of satellite-carrying rocket into space

    Iran successfully launched its most advanced satellite-carrying rocket into space, the country's state media reported on Thursday, in what is likely the most significant step yet for the launch vehicle...

    Iranian state television said the rocket, whose name means “phoenix” in Persian, is capable of carrying a satellite weighing 250 kilograms (550 pounds)...

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