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[24 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]

by Stephen Chen in South China Morning Post, June 24, 2017
Chinese scientists claim to have made a major breakthrough in magnetic detection technology that could bring unprecedented accuracy to the process of finding hidden metallic objects – from minerals to submarines.
The Chinese Academy of Sciences, the country’s largest research institute, said in an article on its website on Wednesday that a “superconductive magnetic anomaly detection array” has been developed in Shanghai and passed inspection by an expert panel.
The experts were quoted as saying that the device, which works from the …

Friday Times, Malakand, Mingora, Rah-e-Rast ops, Swat, Taliban, The Herald, Waziristan »

[29 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

by JAMALUDDIN
The Malakand and Waziristan areas, where the Army is conducting its operations to clean up the Taliban, are prohibited areas for journalists and civilians.  The only source of information on `Rah-e-Rast’ operations, therefore, is daily press briefings from the DG ISPR Major General Athar Abbas.  In a briefing on June 22, he said, “the military operation is in its final phase to eliminate terrorists from Swat. Total figure of militants who have been killed is 1592. Military is targeting main leaders. We have information that some of the key …