COAS raises cross-border attacks in meeting with CENTCOM commander

COAS raises cross-border attacks in meeting with CENTCOM commander

RAWALPINDI: United States Central Command (CENTCOM) chief General Joseph L Votel called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday. According to the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), the discussion of the two commanders focused on the regional security situation with regards to Afghanistan, Pak-Afghan border...

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Why are hidden messages appearing inside Zara garments in Turkey

Why are hidden messages appearing inside Zara garments in Turkey

“I made this garment that you are going to buy but they did not pay me for it!” That is the curious message that shoppers find in Zara stores in Istanbul, Turkey, on labels that accompany garments, hidden in the crease of some pants or in the pocket of a...

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IHC orders religious group to end sit-in

IHC orders religious group to end sit-in

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered a religious group to end its sit-in on the Faizabad intersection — the main link between the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi, Express News reported on Thursday. Around 2,000 protesters led by a Lahore-based firebrand cleric, Khadim Hussain Rizvi, have kept Faizabad blocked since...

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How to use your browser’s password manager and what are the risks and benefits

How to use your browser’s password manager and what are the risks and benefits

Remembering all the passwords we use on the internet is not always easy. The Facebook account, the email account, the online banking … every time there are more services and it is becoming more complicated to memorize the keys we use. Experts advise using a different password at each site. How...

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How to deal with annoying coworkers

How to deal with annoying coworkers

  If you work in an office, you will probably have to meet people who are not the most suitable to enjoy the work environment. And this is something that we have all gone through, at least once. It seems that this type of companions only strives to make things more difficult,...

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“The whale that explodes”: the curious story behind one of the most viral videos in internet history

“The whale that explodes”: the curious story behind one of the most viral videos in internet history

The news seemed surreal and, for years, many thought it was an urban legend: a whale starring in an “explosion” in the middle of an American beach. But it really happened. It was in 1970. And two decades later, thanks to the internet, the story went viral … and it became an...

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Acid attack convict sentenced to 60 years in jail

Acid attack convict sentenced to 60 years in jail

LAHORE: A young man who ruined the life of his ex-fiancée in a revengeful acid attack was awarded a collective imprisonment of 60 years in a ruling announced by an antiterrorism court here on Wednesday. Asmatullah had thrown acid on the girl after she rejected his marriage proposal in a...

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NAB set to proceed against Dar in Hudaibya case

NAB set to proceed against Dar in Hudaibya case

ISLAMABAD: The noose seems to be tightening around incumbent Finance Minister Ishaq Dar after the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) decided to reopen the Rs1.2 billion Hudaibya Paper Mills reference against him. This will be the second ‘mega-corruption’ case against Mr Dar being investigated by NAB, following the reference filed against him...

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‘RAW running $500 million cell to sabotage CPEC,’ says Gen Zubair Hayat

‘RAW running $500 million cell to sabotage CPEC,’ says Gen Zubair Hayat

The Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Gen Zubair Mahmood Hayat, on Tuesday alleged that India’s Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) had established a cell in 2015 dedicated to sabotaging China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects in Pakistan. While addressing a seminar in Islamabad, Gen Hayat revealed that: “RAW established a...

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National Security Committee decides to benefit from available energy import options

National Security Committee decides to benefit from available energy import options

ISLAMABAD: The National Security Committee (NSC) on Wednesday affirmed that Pakistan would fulfil “bilateral commitments” with other countries and benefit from available energy import sources in the region for bolstering national energy security. The major decision that reflected realignment of foreign policy interests and priorities has come in the midst...

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CJP dismisses Nawaz’s in-chamber appeal to club NAB references

CJP dismisses Nawaz’s in-chamber appeal to club NAB references

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar on Thursday dismissed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s in-chamber appeal to merge three references filed by the National Accountability Bureau . During the hearing, CJP Saqib Nisar maintained the objections raised by the registrar office. He remarked that the option to review verdict...

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Families, friends mourn loved ones killed in Turbat tragedy

Families, friends mourn loved ones killed in Turbat tragedy

SIALKOT: The coldblooded murder of 15 illegal border-crossers left their families, relatives and friends in mourning after their bodies arrived in various cities of Punjab, ARY News reported on Thursday. Blank stares, hushed whispers and tears characterized the victims’ residences as the distraught families received the bodies. Two friends Ghufran and...

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Opinion: Donald Trump, the false giant

Opinion: Donald Trump, the false giant

By far he said a lot and in Beijing he was soft. Trump’s first trip to Asia showed, above all, that the president of the United States. UU can hardly oppose the future world power in China, says Thomas Latschan. That the president of China, Xi Jinping, read the German children’s books is...

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Grace Mugabe, the controversial first lady of Zimbabwe at the center of the struggle for power in the African nation

Grace Mugabe, the controversial first lady of Zimbabwe at the center of the struggle for power in the African nation

Zimbabwe’s first lady Grace Mugabe said in early November of Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa that it was “a poisonous snake” that “must be hit on the head”. Just one day later, President Robert Mugabe, dismissed Mnangagwa, who was accused of disloyalty and left the country. The presidential marriage was then...

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Russia 2018: Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 and qualify for a World Cup after 36 years

Russia 2018: Peru beat New Zealand 2-0 and qualify for a World Cup after 36 years

The tears of Jefferson Farfán and Christian Cueva give an idea of how long the wait was. After 36 years, the Peruvian team will play a World Cup. The Blanquirroja returns to the maximum soccer appointment after winning this Wednesday 2-0 to New Zealand in repechaje. With that result he...

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