Made my day. So to put our Vedas and scriptures and scientific outlook in some kind of dichotomy wouldn't be right , I presume. "For this Hindutva hates him even more than it hates India’s Muslims and Christians" What is the need to compare to modi and Nehru. Dr Hoodbhoy once again nails a controversial issue right on the head. He was responsible for setting up Indian Institutes of Technology, Indian Institutes of Management, and many other institutions of brilliance and excellence. Very insightful but bringjng in Modi to the discussion us unwarranted. @Ravi Pankaj, for that he needs to visit India, but right now there are no visas for pakistanis. This guy did not do his research well and should not write any further. @kb sodaoperwalla, You are TOTALLY RIGHT.It was a metaphysical exercise and not Physics as it is understood today. FATF: Pakistan’s chances of exiting the gray list? As we reach for the stars, it is vital that we do everything we can, using the same determination and ingenuity that allowed us to go to the Moon, to take care of humanity’s home world. Ironically Suparco is seen dominated by military headed only by Generals. (DAWN), Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry while launching a website based on moon-sighting calendar on Sunday said that Eid ul Fitr this year will fall on June 05, ARY News reported. @Amir Khan, I admit that this is being looked into by the police and government. Belittling the present Indian leadership may give Pakistan’s elite some satisfaction but they are way off the mark. Hoodbhoy!!! A photographic map of the equatorial region with pan and zoom capability, showing locations of the Apollo landings. There is no reason to keep comparing themselves with India. Why someone would look for Vimana? Sometimes learn about it. (ARY NEWS), The government of Pakistan will soon going to launch a mobile application for moon-sighting, to halt the moon sighting controversy in the country (TECHNOLOGY TIMES), Each year the country is subjected to the frustrating exercise of “moon sightings” by religious clerics wielding unmerited power to decide when the nation observes a certain religious holiday (PAKISTAN TODAY), In a cryptic tweet on Saturday, the minister proposed appointing imams, or prayer leaders, as government servants between Grade 14 and Grade 16 instead of spending resources on a small group of people (SAMAA TV), Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry Saturday said his ministry was preparing mobile application for sighting of the moon to end the moon sighting controversy in the country (BUSINESS RECORDER), © 2020 Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of Pakistan.1-Constitution Avenue, G-5/2 ,Islamabad. It was the culmination of a decade of intense effort in which the world’s two superpowers, the United States and the (erstwhile) Soviet Union, competed in the Space Race to land a man on the Moon. That's what staying in a non secular country can do to you. We encourage our writers to be respectfully irreverent and our readers to be tolerant. With more than half a billion people watching on television, he climbs down the ladder and proclaims: "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind."