Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Dr Abdus Salam’s bust unveiled to place at IAEA Headquarters

ISLAMABAD Sep 21: Pakistan's first Nobel Laureate, physicist Dr Abdus Salam's bust was unveiled to place at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Headquarters...

Rare sperm whale spotted in Pakistan for the first time

GWADAR Sep 12: A living sperm whale has been spotted for the first time in Pakistan by fishermen in the Jeevani area of Gwadar,...

Millions in US get set for once-in-a-life solar eclipse

WASHINGTON Aug 12: Skygazers across the United States awoke in excited anticipation Monday of witnessing the Sun briefly disappear, with the first total solar...

Lunar eclipse to be visible in Pakistan today

KARACHI Aug 07: This year's second lunar eclipse will take place between August 7 and 8, the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said. The eclipse will...

Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win mathematics’ Fields medal, dies at 40

WASHINGTON Jul 16: Maryam Mirzakhani, a Stanford University professor who was the first and only woman to win the prestigious Fields medal in mathematics,...

Russia launches 73 satellites into orbit

MOSCOW Jul 15: An imaging satellite and 72 micro-satellites were launched into orbit Friday from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Russian space agency...

China launches its first X-ray space telescope

BEIJING Jun 16: China has launched an X-ray space telescope to study black holes, pulsars and gamma-ray bursts, Chinese media reported. A Long March-4B rocket carried the...

US military intercepts a mock-up of an intercontinental ballistic missile

WASHINGTON May 31: The American military has intercepted a mock-up of an intercontinental ballistic missile in a first-of-its-kind test that comes amid concerns over North Korea’s...

Pakistan becomes first foreign nation to benefit from China’s BeiDou system

BEIJING May 19: Pakistan has become the first foreign nation to benefit from China’s BeiDou system. BeiDou Navigation Satellite (BDS) system to be fully...

SpaceX makes first US military launch, then lands rocket again

MIAMI May 02: SpaceX on Monday blasted off a secretive US government satellite, known only as NROL-76, marking the first military launch for the...

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