ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Dr Asim Thursday said that all the CNG stations will have to be closed in January as the country was mired by acute gas shortage.
WASHINGTON: The United States wants to “turn the page” of its relationship with Pakistan in the New Year, after a “difficult and complex” phase in 2011, a State Department spokesperson said Thursday..
LAHORE: The government of Punjab has announced to close all the educational institutions in Lahore as a safety measure against dengue pandemic that has killed many in the Punjab and mostly in Lahore. All institutions will be sprayed with the dengue insecticide, which will be completed in 10 days.
LONDON: Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Chief Altaf Hussain has said that international powers were hatching conspiracy for the division of Pakistan, Geo News reported.
TEHRAN: Al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden was a prisoner in US custody for “sometime” before he was killed by the American military, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday.
ISLAMABAD, Dec 27 (APP): Pakistan will launch its first indigenously developed communications satellite on August 14, 2011, from a facility in China and its life span will be 15 years.According to sources in Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco), the satellite would be launched at a longitude of 38 degrees in geostationary orbit on the equatorial plane at an altitude of 36,000km above the earth’s surface.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama Monday gathered top national security and intelligence staff for his regular review of Afghan and Pakistan strategy, amid signs of fresh tensions with Islamabad.