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Pakistan Set to Launch Communication Satellite on May 30
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Pakistan Set to Launch Communication Satellite on May 30

Pakistan is set to launch its second communication satellite, Paksat MM1, on Thursday, marking a significant milestone for the country's space and communication technology.  This advanced satellite, created by Pakistani scientists and engineers, represents a major step forward in improving internet connectivity throughout the nation. The launch will occur on May 30 from a satellite launch center in China. The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (Suparco) has led this ambitious project. Their goal is to bring reliable internet services to every part of Pakistan. Paksat MM1, the second space mission for Pakistan this May, is also expected to provide a crucial boost to the country’s digital infrastructure. Paksat MM1 will enhance TV broadcasting, cellular phone service, a...
PM Announces Public Holiday on May 28
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PM Announces Public Holiday on May 28

PM Shehbaz Sharif declares May 28 as a public holiday in Pakistan. He announces this on Monday to honor Youm-e-Takbeer, a significant day in Pakistan’s history.  On May 28, 1998, Pakistan conducted successful nuclear tests in the Chaghai hills, marking the country's entry into the nuclear club. PM Shehbaz emphasized the importance of Youm-e-Takbeer, stating that it symbolizes the unity and determination of the Pakistani nation to protect the country’s defense. He stressed that this day serves as a reminder that the nation will never compromise on its defense despite any external pressure. He highlighted the unity of political and defense forces under the green crescent flag, aiming to strengthen national defense. The Prime Minister also paid tribute to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sh...
FPSC Announces CSS 2023 Result, Pass Ratio Stands at 2.96%
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FPSC Announces CSS 2023 Result, Pass Ratio Stands at 2.96%

The Federal Public Service Commission (FPSC) has announced the results of the Central Superior Services (CSS) exams held in 2023. This result reveals a modest 2.96% pass rate, which is much better than the 1.85% pass rate of the previous year.  Details show that a total of 13,008 candidates appeared in the written test, but only 401 managed to pass it. After a thorough assessment, 210 candidates received the recommendation for an appointment. Adil Riaz secured the first position, followed by Shaher Bano in second place. While Okash Abrar Rana stood in the 3rd spot.  Position Holder Students Among the successful students, 46 were medically deferred. Notably, the top eight candidates are from Punjab. Sohail Khan from Balochistan claimed the ninth position, and Muhammad Ab...
Pakistan Launched Its First Mission To the Moon Today!
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Pakistan Launched Its First Mission To the Moon Today!

Pakistan launched its very first mission to the moon earlier today! Their tiny satellite, called iCube-Q, hitched a ride with China's Chang'e 6 mission. iCube-Q will orbit the moon and take pictures of the lunar surface. This is a big step for Pakistan's space program! Today, Pakistan achieved a remarkable milestone as it successfully launched its very first mission to the moon! This groundbreaking endeavor, called iCube-Q, soared into space aboard China's Chang'e 6 probe. It's like a tiny space box, packed with cameras to capture amazing images of the moon's surface. The iCube-Q is a result of collaboration between Pakistan's Institute of Space Technology, China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), and Pakistan's national space agency, SUPARCO. Together, they've worked hard to m...
Rain Washes Out Pak Vs. NZ First T20I
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Rain Washes Out Pak Vs. NZ First T20I

On Thursday, the first t20I match between Pakistan and New Zealand was cancelled due to heavy rain in Rawalpindi. The highly anticipated first T20I fixture of the five-match series Pak vs NZ faced a damp start because of heavy rain in Rawalpindi. Due to weather conditions, initially the match was shortened to just five overs for each side. However, there was a brief resumption of play, during which Shaheen Afridi took an early wicket for Pakistan. He took this wicket by bowling a skillful delivery to Tim Robinson, which knocked down his stumps.  Unfortunately, the rain started again, which led the umpires to stop the match for safety reasons. Before the rain interruption, New Zealand won the toss, and they decided to bat first. Pakistan gave debut caps to three new players: Usman Kh...