Science and technology in Pakistan Current Affairs, GK & News
The Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) is an executive and bureaucratic space agency of the Government of Pakistan. It is responsible for the nation’s public and civil space programme and for aeronautics and aerospace research. It is in news because the space agency has recently announced that it will send its first astronaut ..
Topics: Aerospace • Chandrayaan programme • Chandrayaan-2 • Comparison of Asian national space programs • Exploration of the Moon • Government of Pakistan • Lunar rovers • Pakistan Mission Control Centre • Science and technology in Pakistan • Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission • Space research • Spaceflight
India has been ranked 130 among 189 countries in the latest Human Development Index (HDI) report 2018, which is released by the United Nations Development Programme. As per report, between 1990 and 2017, India’s HDI value saw a 50% increase from 0.427 to 0.640, an indicator of the country’s remarkable achievement in lifting millions of ..
Topics: Academic disciplines • Countries • Demography • Development economics • Economy • Human Development Index • Life expectancy • Science and technology in India • Science and technology in Pakistan • Sudan
Pakistan successfully test-fired a short-range Hatf 9 (Nasr) missile Range: 60 km Capable of carrying nuclear weapons Pakistan’s 3rd ballistic missile test since April 2012, after India successfully test-fired the inter-continental Agni 5 missile Pakistan already has nuclear-capable Hatf-IV with a range of 1000 km, nuclear-capable Hatf-III, with a range of 290 km
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Topics: Abdali-I • Agni • Ghaznavi • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Missiles • Nasr • Pakistani missile research and development program • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons
‘Hatf-II’ a nuclear capable short range ballistic missile test fired by Pakistan Pakistan test-fired the Hatf-II: Nuclear capable Short range 180 Kms (113 Miles) Surface-to-surface ballistic missile The Hatf-II will furnish an operational level capability to Pakistan’s Strategic Forces in addition to the strategic and tactical level capability already possessed by Pakistan. The short range ..
Topics: Abdali-I • Ballistic missile • Ghaznavi • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Missile defense • Missiles • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • Surface-to-surface missile • Tactical ballistic missiles • Weapons
Pakistan test fired nuclear-capable Hatf-7 cruise missile with a range of 700 km. The test of the indigenously developed multi-tube cruise missile system was successful. Hatf-7 or Babur missile has stealth capabilities and can carry nuclear and conventional warheads. The test of the “multi-tube indigenously developed” missile, which has stealth capabilities, was successful. The Hatf-7 ..
Topics: Babur • Cruise missile • Guided missiles • Hatf-I • Hatf-VIII • Missiles • Pakistani missile research and development program • Science and technology in Pakistan • Short-range ballistic missiles • TERCOM • Weapons