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  • 2005 quake lessons should be applied to entire country: UN

    ISLAMABAD: Recalling the earthquake of 2005 that took thousands of lives, the United Nations said on Friday that if lessons learned by Pakistan during the disaster could be applied to the whole country, the Sustain­able Development Goals would be achieved...

    “Coming disasters may derail development,” UN Pakistan said in a statement...

  • 2,000 employees have applied for voluntary separation: PIA

    RAWALPINDI / ISLAMABAD: With the sun setting on the tumultuous year of 2020 on Thursday, the management of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) closed its Voluntary Separation Scheme (VSS) and began tallying the total number of employees availing the facility and generating final settlement and release letters for them...

    Some 2,537 employees have so far applied for the scheme, according to the PIA’s human resource department...

  • No judge applied for allotment of plot: IHC registrar

    ISLAMABAD: The registrar of the Islamabad High Court has informed the law secretary to communicate to the activists of Women Action Forum (WAF) that neither IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah nor any sitting judge of the high court has ever applied to any government authority or agency for the allotment of a plot and that no plot has been allotted to the judges...

    A source told Dawn that the information was conveyed to the law secretary...

  • US trio wins physics Nobel for detection of waves from black hole collisions

    US astrophysicists Barry Barish, Kip Thorne and Rainer Weiss were awarded the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for the discovery of gravitational waves ? a phenomenon that opens a door on the extreme Universe...

    The physics prize is the second of the 2017 Nobels awarded, after the medicine prize on Monday went to three American geneticists ? Jeffrey C...

  • Proton smasher set to expand physics horizon

    “We are exploring truly fundamental issues, and that’s why this run is so exciting,” physicist Paris Sphicas said last week at Europe’s physics lab Cern...

    The LHC, housed in a 27km tunnel straddling the French-Swiss border, has shaken up physics before...

  • Trio earns Nobel Physics Prize for ‘strange states’ of matter

    STOCKHOLM: The study of “strange states” of matter, which may one day yield superfast and small computers, earned British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday...

    The trio’s pioneering work “boosted frontline research in condensed matter physics, not least because of the hope that topological materials could be used in new generations of electronics and superconductors, or...

  • CII decries naming QAU physics centre after Dr Abdus Salam

    Chairing the last session as the head of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) on Thursday, Maulana Mohammad Khan Sherani decried the proposal to rename the Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre after Professor Abdus Salam...

    The council discussed the proposal after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif forwarded a summary to President Mamnoon Hussain of his approval to rename the National Centre for Physics at QAU the “Professor Abdus...

  • PM Nawaz orders QAU's physics centre to be renamed after Dr Abdus Salam

    Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif approved, in principle, the renaming of Quaid-i-Azam University's (QAU) physics centre to the Professor Abdus Salam Center for Physics on Monday, according to a Press Information Department (PID) statement...

    The Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training was directed to draw up a formal summary of the renaming of QAU's National Centre for Physics for President Mamnoon Hussain's approval... ...

  • Black holes dissolving like aspirin: how Hawking changed physics

    Considered controversial at first, Hawking’s black hole theory pointed to a possible bridge between the two mainstay physics theories — general relativity and quantum mechanics...

    “Stephen Hawking discovered that when the quantum laws governing the physics of atoms and elementary particles were applied to black holes, the surprising outcome was that black holes actually must emit radiation,” physicist Raymond Volkas of the University...

  • Teachers, scholars protest renaming of QAU physics dept

    ISLAMABAD: Former and current teachers at the Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) on Friday staged a protest against the National Assembly’s resolution for changing the name of the physics department at the university...

    Nayyar, Sarwar Bari and Dr Sajid Awan, protested against the resolution which was passed on Friday calling for naming the physics department after Muslim scientist Abu Al-Fath Abd-Al Rahman Mansour-al-Khazini...

  • Laser pioneers from US, France and Canada win Nobel Physics Prize

    Three scientists on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize, including the first woman to receive the prestigious award in 55 years, for inventing optical lasers that have paved the way for advanced precision instruments used in corrective eye surgery...

    Strickland is just the third woman to win a Nobel Physics Prize since it was first awarded in 1901, while Ashkin, 96, is the oldest person to win a Nobel, beating out American Leonid...

  • Nobel Physics Prize honours climate work

    STOCKHOLM: US-Japanese scientist Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann of Germany and Giorgio Parisi of Italy on Tuesday won the Nobel Physics Prize for climate models and the understanding of physical systems, the jury said...

    what we are saying is that the modelling of climate is solidly based in physics theory,” said chair of the Nobel Committee for Physics, Thor Hans Hansson...

  • ‘Italy aware of investment scope in Pakistan’

    ISLAMABAD: Italian Deputy Minister for Economic Development Ivan Scalfarotto has called for establishing an inter-governmental framework to boost trade relations between Italy and Pakistan...

    Speaking at the Italy-Pakistan Trade and Business Investment on Tuesday, he said Italian investors are well aware of the investment scope and potential in Pakistan...

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