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FM Qureshi congratulates UAE on Mars mission

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has congratulated the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the successful launch of the first Arab interplanetary mission. During a telephonic conversation with his UAE counterpart Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the foreign minister

UAE launches historic Mars mission

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates celebrated in the early hours of Monday morning the launch of its “Hope” probe to Mars, the first interplanetary mission by an Arab nation. The long-anticipated blast-off of the unmanned spacecraft at 6:58 am local

WHO sends team to China on coronavirus origin mission

GENEVA: World Health Organisation (WHO) has sent an epidemiologist and an animal health specialist to China to try and identify the animal source of the new coronavirus pandemic. The WHO said the advance team would be in Beijing for the

Iran’s satellite mission fails in blow to space program

TEHRAN: Iran said that launched satellite on Sunday as “successfully,” but failed to put it in orbit, in a blow to its space program that the US claims to be a front for missile production. Long-standing animosity between Tehran and

PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Shorkot

JHANG: Pakistan Air Force (PAF) spokesperson on Friday has said that a trainer aircraft crashed near Shorkot, in Jhang district Punjab, the pilot was safe in the incident. The PAF spokesperson said, the Mirage plane was on a training exercise

Christina Koch to return to earth after one year of space mission

ALMATY: U.S. astronaut Christina Koch is expected to return to Earth on Thursday, having broken the space flight record for female astronauts after spending nearly a year at the International Space Station. The 41-year-old Michigan research engineer broke the previous

PAF jet crashes while on training mission near Mianwali

MIANWALI: PAF spokesman said on a training mission on Tuesday that two pilots embraced martyrdom as a plane from Pakistan Air Force (PAF) crashed near Mianwali. “Pakistan Air Force regrets that a PAF FT7, aircraft crashed near Mianwali while on

Army Chief Gen Bajwa practises F-16 combat simulation mission

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday visited Pakistan Air Force (PAF) Base Mushaf in Sargodha, the military’s media wing said. The Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said General Bajwa was taken into the squadron and