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North Korea launches ballistic missile

North Korea launches ballistic missile

Seoul (News Agency)North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the northwestern part of the country early Sunday, the South Korean Joints Chief of Staff said. This is the first provocative move from North Korea since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office last week. Moon has advocated dialogue with North Korea to denuclearize. The US […]

SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

SpaceX successfully launches first recycled rocket booster

RETURES A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket recovered at sea from its maiden flight last year blasted off again from Florida on Thursday in the first successful launch of a recycled orbital-class booster, then capped the feat with another return landing on an ocean platform. The unprecedented twin achievements of re-launching a used rocket and salvaging […]

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat

Taiwan launches submarine project in face of China threat AFP Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen waves from a Dutch-made Sea Tiger submarine at the Tsoying navy base in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan on March 21. Taiwan formally launched an ambitious project to build its own submarines as the island faces growing military threats from China as relations […]

China launches new electronic intelligence naval ship

China launches new electronic intelligence naval ship

China’s Navy has launched a new electronic reconnaissance ship, state media said on Thursday, the latest addition to an expanding fleet and as Beijing’s new assertiveness to territorial claims in the South China Sea fuels tensions. The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) now operates six electronic reconnaissance vessels, the official English-language China Daily newspaper said, noting […]

Railways launches special Christmas train

Railways launches special Christmas train

Minister for Railways Khuwaja Saad Rafique on Thursday inaugurated a special purpose ‘Xmas Peace Train’ ahead of Christmas festivities in the country. The minister, while addressing the inauguration ceremony, hailed the role of minority groups, especially Christians, in the development and prosperity of Pakistan. “The white colour of our national flag denotes minority groups, and […]