The World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed on 10 November

The World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed on 10 November 2013 across the world to raise awareness on the role of science in the development of sustainable societies. The Theme for the year 2013 is Science for Water Cooperation: Sharing Data, Knowledge and Innovations. The World Science Day for Peace and Development is also known…

Israel carries out missile test

Israel tested a USbacked missile system in the Mediterranean on Tuesday but did notannounce the launch in advance, prompting a disclosure by Russia that kept the world on edgeas the US weighed an attack on Syria. The launch was first reported by Moscow media that quoted Russian defense officials as sayingtwo ballistic “objects” had been fired eastward from the center of the sea – roughly in thedirection of Syria. The news ruffled financial markets until Israel’s Defense Ministry said that it had carried out atest-launch of a Sparrow missile. The Sparrow, which simulates the long-range missiles of Syriaand Iran, is used for target practice by Israel’s US-backed ballistic shield Arrow. http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/cndy/2013-09/04/content_16941975.htm

Iqbal Pins hopes on PM’s visit to China

  ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Thursday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s upcoming visit to China has great significance and both countries would sign several MoUs to increase cooperation in various fields. Speaking to media representatives outside the Parliament House, he said this would be the first foreign trip of the…