Pak’s first RSS, TES satellites become operational, control transferred

Pakistan’s first Remote Sensing Satellite (RSS), the PRSS-1, and the country’s Technology Evaluation Satellite (TES), PakTES-1A, were made operational. PRSS-1’s control was transferred successfully to Pakistan’s ground control stations, according to a statement issued

Sattar, others appeal to CJP, COAS to take notice of rigging

Say ready to produce evidence, witnesses  Allege disappearance of POs on election night Claim that rigging was targetted to favour PTI KARACHI: Leaders of Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) Dr Farooq Sattar and


Crude weaponry

‘Oil is always the answer’ Not that oil is ever not smack at the centre of global politics, but three recent developments serve as a crude reminder of the underground puppeteer’s clout.


On spicing up probes

Expanding the accountability net “Maybe the members of ISI and MI were included in the Panama Papers leaks case to spice up the probe,” Chief Justice Saqib Nisar remarked, rather curiously, during




Media Watch: Damn the dams

There is something alluring about dams that is quite firmly affixed on our national imagination. I learnt at school that Tarbela was the largest earth-filled dam in the world much, much before





Arts / Entertainment

Junoon gives their classic ‘Khudi’ a new look

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of their immensely popular Azaadi album, three of Junoon’s former members namely Ali Azmat, Brian O’ Connell and Salman Ahmad, have come together for a new video