Samsung Galaxy S9 will be released in February- Leaks

Samsung Galaxy S9 expected to be released in February

The pictures, which allegedly show the S9 and larger S9+ in a range of smartphone cases, were supplied to retailer Mobile Fun by case maker Olixar. As per Leaks Samsung Galaxy s9 will be released in February 2018. Specifications of S9 are;

  • Samsung Galaxy S9 – Specifications
  • General

    • Device TypeSmartphone
    • ModelGalaxy S9
    • StatusRumored
    • Price100,000 PKR
    • Display

    • Display TypeSuper AMOLED capacitive touchscreen,
    • Size5.8 inches
    • Resolution2160 x 3840
    • Display Colors16M colors
    • Pixel Density~570ppi pixel density
    • Touch ScreenYes, Multitouch
    • Display ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 6Sound
    • Alert TypesVibration, Ringtone
    • LoudspeakerYes
    • 3.5mm jack3.5mm Audio Jack
    • Camera

    • Primary16 MP + 16 MP Dual Camera
    • Video2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@240fps, HDR, dual-video rec.
    • Secondary8 MP Camera
    • Software

    • Operating SystemAndroid 7.1 (Nougat)
    • Java SupportYes
    • Facebook
    • Youtube
    • Hardware

    • ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 845Samsung Exynos
    • CPUOcta Core Processor
    • GPUAdreno 550
    • RAM (Memory)6/8 GB
    • Internal Storage64/256/512 GB
    • Card Slotno
    • Connectivity

    • Bluetooth5.1, A2DP, LE, aptX
    • Wi-fiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct
    • Wi-fi Hotspot
    • USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
    • NFC
    • HDMI
    • Features

    • Java SupportYes
    • SMSYes (threaded view)
    • MMS
    • EmailYes
    • IMYes
    • Battery

    • Battery TypeLi-Ion (Lithium Ion)
    • Capacity4200mAh
    • Placement


Seven Earth-sized planets Discovered in 2017 Research

Discoveries of planets around distant stars have become almost routine. But finding seven exoplanets in one go is something special. In February, a team of planet seekers announced that a small, cool star some 39 light-years away, TRAPPIST-1, hosts the most Earth-sized exoplanets yet found in one place: seven roughly Earth-sized worlds, at least three of which might host liquid water.

These worlds instantly became top priorities in the search for life outside the solar system. “TRAPPIST-1 is on everybody’s wish list,” says exoplanet astronomer Lisa Kaltenegger of Cornell University. But the planets and their dim star have also stoked a raging debate about what makes a planet habitable in the first place.

Astrophysicist Michaël Gillon of the University of Liège in Belgium and colleagues found the family of worlds orbiting the ultracool dwarf star, dubbed TRAPPIST-1 for the small telescope in Chile used to discover its planets. 

The number of worlds alone makes the TRAPPIST-1 system a good spot to look for life. An alien observing our solar system would think Venus, Earth and Mars all fall in the habitable zone. But only one is inhabited. The fact that TRAPPIST-1 has so many options increases the odds that the system hosts life, Seager says.

As an ultracool dwarf, TRAPPIST-1 rides the edge of what counts as a star. Such stars burn through their nuclear fuel so slowly that they can live for many billions of years, which gives any life on their planets a long time to grow and evolve. This star’s habitable zone is also incredibly close in, offering astronomers many chances to observe the planets orbiting their star.

Future space-based observatories will have the capacity to see starlight sifting through the planets’ airs, if the planets have climates. Gillon and partners are searching for indications of getting away hydrogen, a flag that a climate may be there. “We’re as of now setting he up,” says.

In any case, ultracool smaller people are likewise surly. They have a tendency to radiate continuous, intense stellar flares, which could tear away a planet’s environment, undermining any potential forever. The planet-chasing Kepler space telescope as of late watched TRAPPIST-1 for 80 days and saw it flare 42 times. One of those flares was as solid as Earth’s 1859 Carrington Event, among the most grounded geomagnetic storms at any point watched.

In any case, there are other promising frameworks. As of late, a comparative star, Ross 128, just 11 light-years from Earth and significantly more quiet than TRAPPIST-1, was found to have an Earth-mass planet, improving it a place to search forever, scientists announced in November in Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Regardless of whether such stars are great or awful forever is an old and open inquiry (SN: 6/24/17, p. 18). TRAPPIST-1’s favorable position is in its numbers. “We can check it, not simply with one planet but rather with numerous planets,” Kaltenegger says. “You have more sizzling than Earth, similar to Earth and colder than Earth. In the event that you needed Goldilocks, this is the perfect situation.”

TRAPPIST-1 is only an opening demonstration. A greater, more touchy observatory called SPECULOOS is relied upon to be completely operational in the Chilean betray in mid 2019, Gillon says. SPECULOOS will look for planets around 1,000 ultracool small stars more than 10 years. “We are at the edge of possibly recognizing life around another star,” he says. “It’s extremely a plausibility.”

Australia win Ashes with squashing win in third Test

Australia won back the Ashes after bowling England out cheaply despite rain delays and a pitch controversy to secure an innings win on the final day of the third Test in Perth on Monday.Having confirmed his status as the world´s best batsman with a match-winning double century, Steve Smith added victorious Ashes captain to his ever-expanding resume as England were dismissed for 218 in their second innings in the last Ashes Test to take place at the WACA Ground.

Josh Hazlewood took 5-48 for Australia, who won by an innings and 41 runs despite play being delayed by three hours because of a wet patch on the pitch.

Water got under the covers during overnight rain and meant ground staff had to dry the surface with leaf blowers.

Hazlewood bowled Jonny Bairstow with his first delivery of the day and had Dawid Malan caught down the leg side for 54, before Pat Cummins wrapped it up by having Chris Woakes caught behind.

This is Australia’s seventh win in eight Ashes series down under and a regaining of the urn after England’s triumph on home soil in 2015.

Australia have also won eight consecutive home Tests against England, equalling a record that goes back to the 1920s.

They will now target a second successive 5-0 whitewash in Australia – and third in 11 years – with matches in Melbourne and Sydney still to come.

Army chief to brief Senate on security situation Today



ISLAMABAD: In a break from the past tradition, army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa will brief the Senate’s Committee of the Whole on the security situation today (Tuesday), as legislators last week wanted to know the terms of reference (ToRs) of the Saudi-led Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) that met in Riyadh recently.As per a declaration by the Senate Secretariat, Gen Bajwa will brief the whole House, to be changed over into a House board of trustees, in an in-camera sitting at 10am on December 19 on “the rising national security worldview for Pakistan as for late visits/advancements”.Director Senate Mian Raza Rabbani, Leader of the House Raja Muhammad Zafarul Haq, Leader of the Opposition Aitzaz Ahsan, individuals from the Senate and Minister for Defense Khurram Dastagir Khan will go to the meeting. Chief General Military Operations (DGMO) Major General Sahir Shamshad Mirza will go with the COAS.

Bangladesh appoint Shakib as Test cricket captain


DHAKA: Bangladesh on Sunday appointed all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan as Test captain, removing Mushfiqur Rahim from the post ahead of the two-Test home series against Sri Lanka starting January.

Shakib, who took the helm of the national Twenty20 side from Mashrafe Mortaza in South Africa, takes charge of the Test squad for the second time, having led the side in nine Tests between 2009 and 2011.Tamim Iqbal was removed as vice-captain of the Test side but Hasan said the opening batsman would continue as Shakib´s deputy in the Twenty20 squad.Mortaza remained at the helm of one-day international side but the BCB president indicated they would make a few other changes in near future.”Overall, we are willing to make a plan for next four to five years and the decision is just the beginning of the new plans,” he said.

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woman Killed Her own sister after months of blackmailing

KARACHI: Police have resolved the mystery behind murder of a teenage girl  that took place in Malir’s Saudaabad area on December 5  and was initially seen as an incident of robbery.

Alwina confessed to killing her sister with the help of her finance Mazhar after what she said suffering months of blackmailing and sexual abuse at the hands of her sister’s friend who had also obtained sexually explicit material against her.

Alwina said she continued requesting that her sister persuade her companion to erase the photos yet without much of any result .She said Ahsan would force her into meeting outside the home and subject her to sexual manhandle.She said she at that point educated her mom about her scrape however she would beat her into hush.Alwina said she looked for help of her life partner Mazhar, who went to their home on December 5 and endeavored to persuade Aleena to erase the photos.

Chinese citizens in Pakistan warned of terror attacks

China has warned its citizens in Pakistan to be on alert after receiving intelligence reports about possible attacks targeting Chinese nationals.

The Chinese Embassy in Islamabad issued a travel advisory on Friday, stating it had information about a “series of terror attacks” planned against Chinese organisations and personnel, without giving details. It urged its citizens to stay indoors and avoid crowded places.

A large number of people from China are working in Pakistan under various projects of the Belt and Road Initiative. Parts of the initiative underway in Balochistan have come under attack time and again.

source: Geo News

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrives in Lahore, meets CM SS Punjab

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan arrived in Lahore on Wednesday via the Wagah Border.

The mayor was received by officials from the Punjab government upon his arrival and is currently holding a meeting with Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif in Model Town.

During his time in Pakistan, Khan will also visit Islamabad and Karachi. Khan has said that his trip seeks to “strengthen the links that exist between London and these great cities of Pakistan”.

He arrived in Lahore after a three-day visit to India. 

During his stay there, Khan had visited Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar and met with politicians and celebrities. Meanwhile, the chairman of Pakistan Super League franchise Peshawar Zalmi, Javed Afridi, also met the London mayor and presented him with a Zalmi t-shirt and a bat signed by team’s players.

Pak Reaction on Trump plan for recognising Jerusalem as Israel

Pakistan has expressed its concern over proposed move by the Trump administration to shift US embassy to Jerusalem, according to a statement issued by the Prime Minister’s Office on Wednesday.

The decision would alter the legal and historical status of the city, it added.

Islamabad has already endorsed the recently adopted Final Communique of the OIC on this issue.

While reaffirming solidarity with the Palestinian people, the government of Pakistan has renewed its call for establishment of a viable, independent and contiguous State of Palestine, on the basis of internationally agreed parametres, the pre-1967 borders, and with Jerusalem as its capital.