Kohli Equals Brian Lara’s Double Century Record In Nagpur Victory

Kohli Equals Brian Lara’s Double Century Record In Nagpur Victory

New Delhi: Skipper Virat Kohli put on a man of the match performance in the second Sri Lanka Test at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, as his double ton on the third day of the match guided the hosts to a mammoth win, on Monday. Kohli struck a...

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A Complete Timeline of Faizabad Dharna (Rava Special Report)

A Complete Timeline of Faizabad Dharna (Rava Special Report)

Supporters of the recently propelled religious political party Tehreek-e-Labbaik-Ya-Rasulallah (TLYR), outfitted with sticks and iron bars, obstructed the fundamental access to Islamabad since a week ago demanding the resignation of the country’s law minister and a strict adherence to blasphemy laws.  Driven by Khadim Hussain Rizvi of, no less than...

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Funniest Tweets on Faizabad Dharna

Funniest Tweets on Faizabad Dharna

Pakistani nation is emotional, energetic, lively and above all humorous. We as a nation have faced extreme dilemmas and set backs but one thing that has kept us going is our will to find hope and positivity in every situation. By now, almost every child and adult in Pakistan is...

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Faizabad Dharna in Pictures

Faizabad Dharna in Pictures

At least 139 people were injured on Saturday as clashes erupted between security agencies and religious groups who have held an 18-day-long sit-in at Islamabad’s Faizabad Interchange despite repeated requests by the government to clear the area. The crackdown ordered by the Islamabad High Court was launched after the last...

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All-female police motorbike squad to fight gender crimes in Delhi

All-female police motorbike squad to fight gender crimes in Delhi

NEW DELHI: An all-female police motorbike squad is set to take to Delhi’s streets next month, a senior police official said, as reports of violence against women rise in the Indian capital. The ‘Raftaar’ or ‘Speed’ squad of 600 policewomen will ride in pairs through the streets on state-of-art motorbikes,...

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IHC lashes out at Army’s role ‘as mediator’ in government’s agreement with protesters

IHC lashes out at Army’s role ‘as mediator’ in government’s agreement with protesters

The Islamabad High Court on Monday lashed out at the government as well as the Army for the role assigned to the military “as the mediator” in the agreement to to end the sit-in at Islamabad’s Faizabad Interchange. “Who is the Army to play the role of mediator?” Justice Shauqut...

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Islamabad protesters ordered to disperse following agreement with government

Islamabad protesters ordered to disperse following agreement with government

ISLAMABAD: Following the voluntary resignation of Federal Law Minister Zahid Hamid, the government and Faizabad protesters reached an agreement on Monday to end the sit-in. Khadim Hussain Rizvi, the leader of Tehreek-e-Labbaik Ya Rasoolullah made the official announcement to end the sit-in around 10:30am. He said they have been given 12...

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Sit-ins will end today, interior minister assures IHC

Sit-ins will end today, interior minister assures IHC

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal assured the Islamabad High Court on Monday that the weeks’-long protest will end today after a press conference between the two sides. The minister had been summoned today on a contempt notice over the government’s failure to implement court orders directing the shifting of the...

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Opinion: The “crocodile” Mnangagwa is no sign of hope

Opinion: The “crocodile” Mnangagwa is no sign of hope

In Harare, thousands have been cheering the new president of Zimababue, Emmerson Mnangagwa. But he is not better than his predecessor Robert Mugabe, says Ludger Schadomsky. Emmerson Mnangagwa in Harare In the middle of this week, the first “chitenges” began to appear with a new motive. These colorful cloths often worn by...

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The long imprint of terror in Sinai

The long imprint of terror in Sinai

The attack on the faithful of a mosque in Egypt, this November 25, is the most brutal escalation of violence, to date. The history of barbarism is long and has a religious dimension, but also a social one. More than 300 dead and 120 injured, visitors of a religious service. When the...

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At least 57 killed by airstrikes in northeastern Syria

At least 57 killed by airstrikes in northeastern Syria

Among the fatalities there are at least 15 minors. In the last 12 days more than 100 people have died. At least 57 civilians died on Sunday (26.11.2017), including 15 children, because of attacks by Syrian troops and their allies, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. The president of...

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South African self-defense trainer crowned Miss Universe

South African self-defense trainer crowned Miss Universe

LAS VEGAS: A South African woman who helps train women in self-defense was crowned Miss Universe on Sunday at the pageant held in Las Vegas, with Miss Colombia and Miss Jamaica also making it to the final three. Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, 22, who unleashed a big smile when she won, hails...

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Pope Francis begins tour of Myanmar and Bangladesh in the midst of the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya

Pope Francis begins tour of Myanmar and Bangladesh in the midst of the humanitarian crisis of the Rohingya

Although nothing is planned on the agenda for the first day, the Argentine pontiff could surprise with a last minute visit. Pope Francis will begin this Monday (27.11.2017) his first visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh, where he will remain until December 2. The Supreme Pontiff will first arrive in Rangoon (Myanmar)...

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Saudi-led coalition to assist member countries in counter-terrorism operations: Gen Raheel

Saudi-led coalition to assist member countries in counter-terrorism operations: Gen Raheel

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Sunday opened the first high-level meeting of a kingdom-led coalition of Muslim nations against terrorism in Riyadh.   The inaugural meeting of the Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition (IMCTC) Ministers of Defence Council is being held under the theme of ‘Allied Against Terrorism’....

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Law minister Zahid Hamid resigns after govt’s cave-in to Islamabad protesters

Law minister Zahid Hamid resigns after govt’s cave-in to Islamabad protesters

After the weeks-long protest that virtually paralysed the capital and saw several people losing their lives, the government has finally given in to the demands of protesters camped out at Faizabad Interchange with Zahid Hamid resigning as the Federal Law Minister. The minister’s resignation comes in the aftermath of Saturday’s bot­ched...

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Faizabad crackdown: We can’t use force against our own people, says COAS

Faizabad crackdown: We can’t use force against our own people, says COAS

ISLAMABAD / LAHORE: A top-level security huddle on Sunday decided that troops would not be directly engaged to launch an operation against the sit-in of a religious group that has crippled life in parts of the twin cities and ‘peace would be given another chance’. After failed attempts to disperse the...

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A law enforcement, administrative failure

A law enforcement, administrative failure

ISLAMABAD: The government failed spectacularly in removing the protesters from Faizabad on Saturday, and despite using thousands of officials from law enforcement agencies, the protest site was occupied by more protesters than before hours after the ‘operation’. For many, this proved that the halwa-eating maulvis proved better at planning a...

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