Talking to a private news channel, Secretary transport department KP Hamid Gigyani said that the KPK government wanted to reduce pollution in the province and particularly in the capital city Peshawar and that was the reason the electric and solar rickshaws were being introduced.
He said that a number of companies had submitted their proposals to the KPK transport department to introduce rickshaws run by electricity and solar technology.Read More »Solar, electric rickshaws to run in Peshawar soon
Aquila, Facebook’s lightweight, high-altitude aircraft, flew at a few thousand feet for 96 minutes in Yuma, Arizona, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a post on his Facebook page.
The company ultimately hopes to have a fleet of Aquilas that can fly for at least three months at a time at 60,000 feet and communicate with each other to deliver internet access.
Google parent Alphabet Inc has also poured money into delivering internet access to underserved areas through Project Loon, which aims to use a network of high-altitude balloons to made the internet available to remote parts of the world.Read More »Facebook’s solar-powered internet drone makes first successful test flight
Mehmood Ul Hassan Khan World has changed after “Cold War”. Now means and modes of “soft image” projection have totally been changed. Use of diplomacy has become paramount in international relations. It promotes constructive dialogue… Read More »Sports Diplomacy: A Turkmenistan’s Perspective
By Muhammad Javed
PAKISTANI NEWS OR BAHRAINI NEWS VERSION?
- I am a senior citizen in the stage called the “bonus life”. My father 96, died four years ago. Till his death he sighed about the “Gora Raj” when life of a commoner was really easy, cheap and safe. Government statements were blindly trusted and taken as guaranteed word. My Grands always wished “Gora Raj” to come back. In my old age, I freshly remember how easy and safe life I enjoyed till the end of Ayub Khan’s era. I saw the deliberately created start of indiscipline in every field both individually and collectively making it a national habit from day one, Zulfiqar Bhutto, the world’s first civilian martial law administrator took the rule. Progress to this indiscipline, chaos, national turmoil, cheating with masses, with each passing time marched past fast. Came Nawaz Sharif the first time, twisted-facts, lies, daylight white lies, false achievements/claims, both from the elite and the functionaries became the coin of the time.
KARACHI: The federal budget 2016-17 and an amendment to the Income Tax Ordinance 2001 have begun to impact the real estate sector.
Pakistan’s real estate market has witnessed bullish trend for last four years and a drastic price hike in the last one year. Estate agents believe that after the budget announcement 2016-17 and the amendment, the scenario has changed and the market is cooling down.Read More »New rules spark slump in Pakistan real estate market