People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday.  The 33-year-old said in an interview last week that she wanted to “represent the people...

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Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan in CPEC

Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan in CPEC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan appea­red to have been pushed hard by the Chinese side to give in more than it secured in kind amid the as of late held seventh joint participation board of trustees (JCC) meeting of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).   This is apparent from the minutes of the...

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The secret of Norway to have the three youngest billionaires in the world

The secret of Norway to have the three youngest billionaires in the world

21, 22 and 24 are their ages and all three are Norwegians. It’s about two women and one man who top the list of the 20 youngest billionaires (under 40) in the world of Forbes magazine . The first, Alexandra Andresen, is not new to this list. In 2016, at 19 years old, he...

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Imran Khan arrives in Karachi on four-day visit

Imran Khan arrives in Karachi on four-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Wednesday reached Karachi on a four-day visit, ARY News reported. According to sources within the party, Khan will hold a meeting with representatives of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry today afternoon, besides attending a party’s membership camp in Malir area of...

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Trump signs nearly $700b US defence bill; Pakistan to get $700m under CSF

Trump signs nearly $700b US defence bill; Pakistan to get $700m under CSF

WASHINGTON: President Donald on Tuesday signed a massive defence policy bill that he said would help America bolster its military might and modernise the services. The National Defense Authorisation Act (NDAA) calls for nearly $700 billion of military spending for the coming fiscal year, but Congress has yet to fully...

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Top court asks why idols not provided to temples

Top court asks why idols not provided to temples

ISLAMABAD: The top court has expressed its anger over the Punjab government’s failure to ensure the presence of idols at Hindu temples in Katas Raj, Chakwal. The court on Tuesday observed that the provincial administration was showing negligence since members of the Hindu community from the world over were visiting the...

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CM Shehbaz meets Istanbul mayor on sidelines of OIC summit

CM Shehbaz meets Istanbul mayor on sidelines of OIC summit

ISTANBUL: Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif was welcomed to the city by Istanbul mayor Mevlut Uysal on the sidelines of the ongoing special summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which seeks to rally leaders of the Muslim world for a coordinated response to US recognition of Jerusalem as...

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Pakistani rupee devaluation raises fuel price hike fears

Pakistani rupee devaluation raises fuel price hike fears

KARACHI: In backdrop of the falling value of Pakistani rupee against the US dollar in local market, prices of petroleum products are feared to increase in the coming days. The repercussions of Pakistani rupee’s falling value on the economy were expressed by economists, fearing a rise in petroleum products’ prices....

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The art of extreme selfie

The art of extreme selfie

The diversity of images that fall into the “extreme selfie” category is as wide as the imagination and creativity of those who pose in front of the lens. Here we show you a selection of “extreme selfies”. While some put themselves in danger by making their own portrait together with wildlife (marine or...

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Israeli Ambassador: “We should calm down in the Middle East”

Israeli Ambassador: “We should calm down in the Middle East”

Donald Trump’s statement about Jerusalem causes unrest in the world. In Berlin they are burning Israeli flags. The Israeli ambassador to Germany, Jeremy Issacharoff, condemns the events in an interview. Q: A lot has happened since, last week, Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. How does it feel to hear...

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Why no country sent a person back to the Moon since the United States launched the Apollo XVII in 1972

Why no country sent a person back to the Moon since the United States launched the Apollo XVII in 1972

It was, in the words of Neil Armstrong, a small step for man, but a huge leap for humanity. On July 21, 1969 at 2:56 (GMT), a human being (Armstrong), stepped on the Moon for the first time. The news shook the world. Five other American expeditions arrived there in the...

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How to eliminate what Google knows about you

How to eliminate what Google knows about you

Know what you are looking for, what interests you and the places you visit, among many other things. We are talking about Google, the most used internet search engine in the world. “When you use Google services, you trust us with your information.” This is how the technological giant tells...

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Threat of more resignations worries ruling party

Threat of more resignations worries ruling party

LAHORE: While three legislators belonging to the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) have formally submitted their resignations in protest against what they call government inaction to sack Law Minister Rana Sanaullah for his ‘controversial’ remarks about Khatm-e-Nabuwwat, threats from many more to follow suit have left the party leaders in Punjab fretting....

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Tiger Zinda Hai new still: Salman Khan is pitted against a deadly wolf. Will he return victorious?

Tiger Zinda Hai new still: Salman Khan is pitted against a deadly wolf. Will he return victorious?

Tiger Zinda Hai: In the new still from the action-thriller, Salman Khan is pitted against a deadly wolf. The film also starring Katrina Kaif releases on December 22. Salman Khan is known for taking his performance a notch higher every time he comes with something new on the silver screen....

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Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan In CPEC.

Chinese drive a hard deal with Pakistan In CPEC.

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan appea­red to have been pushed hard by the Chinese side to give in more than it secured in kind amid the as of late held seventh joint participation board of trustees (JCC) meeting of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). This is apparent from the minutes of the seventh...

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CPEC long-term plan to be made public on Dec 18: Ahsan Iqbal

CPEC long-term plan to be made public on Dec 18: Ahsan Iqbal

KARACHI: Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal has announced that the long-term plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Econo­mic Corridor (CPEC) that was signed on Nov 21 will be made public on Dec 18. Making the LTP public was a commitment given by the minister back in June. In his...

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PM Abbasi arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem

PM Abbasi arrives in Istanbul to attend OIC summit on Jerusalem

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi arrived in Istanbul on Tuesday to attend the special Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on Jerusalem scheduled to be held on Wednesday. The premier is accompanied by Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif, Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and other officials. The PM Abbasi delegation was...

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People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

People hope ‘I break my neck’ after Trump comments: Vonn

Social media users have told American skier Lindsey Vonn they hoped she broke her neck after the Olympic champion made comments they deemed to be critical of U.S. President Donald Trump, she said on Tuesday. The 33-year-old said in an interview last week that she wanted to “represent the people...

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Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Iran

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake hits Iran

TEHRAN: A 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Iran’s southeastern province of Kerman on Tuesday, the Iranian seismological centre reported, though media said there were no immediate reports of damage. “The rescue teams present in the region have not reported any casualties or damage yet,” the head of rescue operations for the Red...

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Bangladesh police question New York bomber’s wife

Bangladesh police question New York bomber’s wife

DHAKA: Bangladeshi counter terrorism officers on Tuesday questioned the wife of New York bomber Akayed Ullah and said he had visited the family in Dhaka in September. Police said Akayed Ullah, an immigrant from Bangladesh who set off a crude bomb strapped to his body in a crowded New York subway passage...

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NAB team in London fishing for evidence against Sharifs

NAB team in London fishing for evidence against Sharifs

ISLAMABAD/LONDON: A team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) reached London on Tuesday night to meet with the Home Office officials in relation to the Avenfield flats owned by Hasan and Hussain Nawaz in a clear suggestion that the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) was unable to produce any actionable evidence...

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