Plea to disqualify me was filed by a ‘drug dealer’: Imran

Plea to disqualify me was filed by a ‘drug dealer’: Imran

Soon after coming out as a winner after the Supreme Court verdict was announced in his favour, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan claimed a “drug dealer” filed a petition against him which was rejected on Friday. “It has been proved today that I was a cricketer who just owned a flat and...

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K-P tops in district education rankings

K-P tops in district education rankings

PESHAWAR:  Despite challenges, the Haripur district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa topped the rankings with the best education score from all the districts of the country. However, the Malakand district secured the highest scores for middle schools with infrastructure and facilities, with the province leading the rankings.   This was announced in the...

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Fall of Dhaka 1971

Fall of Dhaka 1971

The creation of Bangladesh is one of the most sensitive and tragic chapters in the history of Pakistan. While the trauma of partition may now be behind us, stories of 1971 still raise hackles among anyone who lived through that era. While there are two, very forceful narratives on what...

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PTI ‘lauds’ SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case

PTI ‘lauds’ SC verdict in Imran, Tareen disqualification case

ISLAMABAD: Reacting to much-awaited verdict of the Supreme Court in Imran Khan and Jahangir Tareen disqualification case, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf appears unfazed with the decision that retains Khan’s position to contest elections but disqualifying Tareen. Talking to media after announcement of disqualification verdict, PTI spokesperson Fawad Chaudhry however lauded the Supreme Court’s decision. The...

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Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains ‘not out’

Jahangir Tareen disqualified by Supreme Court, Imran remains ‘not out’

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has announced its much-awaited verdict, rejecting plea to disqualify Imran Khan and declared  PTI’s key party leader Jahangir Tareen disqualified on the petitions filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi. Abbasi had filed the petition seeking disqualification of PTI chief and party’s secretary general Tareen for not disclosing...

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China calls for independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital

China has officially stated that it supports the establishment of an independent state of Palestine based on pre-1967 borders with East Jerusalem as its capital. “China understands the concerns of Islamic countries on the status of Jerusalem, supports the resolution of the status of Jerusalem in accordance with the relevant...

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Supreme Court has passed its Verdict: Imran Khan safe

Supreme Court has passed its Verdict: Imran Khan safe

The verdict is out! The apex court, on Friday, rejected petitions seeking the disqualification of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and general secretary Jahangir Tareen on different grounds. A three-member SC bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Ata Bandial and...

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FBR deadline to file income tax today

FBR deadline to file income tax today

ISLAMABAD: The deadline set by the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will expire today (December 15). The deadline was extended on November 30 for filing the returns of 2016-17. All those whose annual salary from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 is above Rs.400,000 are required to file their...

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Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar, Chitral

Earthquake tremors felt in Peshawar, Chitral

An earthquake measuring 4.6 on the Richter scale shook parts of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa during peak hours on Friday, Express News reported. Tremors were felt in parts of Peshawar, Chitral and surrounding areas. The earthquake struck 186 kilo metres deep in the Hindu Kush region of Afghanistan. No casualties or damage to...

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Sharma has right stuff for constrained-overs game

Sharma has right stuff for constrained-overs game

MUMBAI: Rohit Sharma has been not able bond his place in India’s Test side yet the right-gave batsman keeps on demonstrating he has the correct stuff for constrained overs designs. In the wake of making his introduction in the shorter type of the diversion in 2007, Sharma was hailed as...

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Supreme Court to rule on Imran, Tareen’s political fate shortly

Supreme Court to rule on Imran, Tareen’s political fate shortly

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court is all set to announce Friday (today) the much-awaited verdict on the petitions filed by PML-N leader Hanif Abbasi seeking disqualification of PTI chief Imran Khan and secretary general Jehangir Tareen for not disclosing their assets and ownership of the offshore companies. Headed by Chief Justice...

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An Attack that Ripped our Hearts Out & United us as a Nation: APS School Attack (Rava Special Report on 144 stories)

An Attack that Ripped our Hearts Out & United us as a Nation: APS School Attack (Rava Special Report on 144 stories)

On this day, two years ago, Pakistan saw one of its toughest times as terrorists carried out an attack in Peshawar’s Army Public School (APS), killing 144 people, mostly children. Considered as one of the blackest day in the history of the country, the wounds of that tragedy are still fresh...

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Rajkummar Rao’s Newton out of 2018 Oscars race

Rajkummar Rao’s Newton out of 2018 Oscars race

Rajkummar Rao starrer Newton, which was India’s official entry in the Foreign Language Film category at the 2018 Oscars, couldn’t make it to the final list of nominations. The official website of the Oscars released the list of nine features which have advanced to the next round of voting in...

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PAKISTANI BEAUTIES ARE ATTENDING MASALA AWARDS IN DUBAI

PAKISTANI BEAUTIES ARE ATTENDING MASALA AWARDS IN DUBAI

Masala Awards held in Dubai were attended by Pakistani starlets Mahira Khan,Saba Qamar and Mawra Hocane. The event was attended by many stars from across the border too including Sridevi, Govinda, as well as the designer Manish Malhotra. The awards honored bloggers, actors and other prominent personalities from the entertainment industry. The Pakistani...

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Companies that promise to cure you of your addiction to social networks like Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat (and how they do it)

Companies that promise to cure you of your addiction to social networks like Facebook, Twitter or Snapchat (and how they do it)

It is an assistance that, in recent years, has appeared for users who can not stay away from their devices , even if they wanted to. Thus, there are therapists that offer advice, mindfulness trainers that organize retreats to detoxify and start – ups that promote corporate welfare, all competing to help you spend the day, without being in...

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The young woman who died in Japan after working 159 extra hours in a month and whose death reopened the debate on the “karoshi”

The young woman who died in Japan after working 159 extra hours in a month and whose death reopened the debate on the “karoshi”

A 31-year-old journalist died in Japan as a result of heart failure after working 159 extra hours a month and only two days off in the month before her death. The labor authority of Tokyo established in 2014 that Miwa Sado, journalist of the public chain NHK, died a year...

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Bitcoin: “It’s for people with nerves of steel”

Bitcoin: “It’s for people with nerves of steel”

What happens with the bitcoin digital currency? Oliver Flaskämper, founder of the commercial platform Bitcoin.de, says in an interview  about the current demand for this currency. Q: Everyone talks about bitcoin currencies. Is it worth getting into the business? Oliver Flaskämper: Although I am a bitcoin fan, I have not recommended it...

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Africa, the new best friend of Israel?

Africa, the new best friend of Israel?

A good part of Africa has been in solidarity with the Palestinians for a long time. Now, Israel and some States of that continent strengthen their ties with very specific interests in mind. The approach has its price. In 2016, when he visited Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Rwanda, Benjamin Netanyahu became the...

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Sanjay Dutt biopic: Interesting facts about the Ranbir Kapoor starrer

Sanjay Dutt biopic: Interesting facts about the Ranbir Kapoor starrer

kapoor, rajkumar Hirani, manisha koirala and team pose together after wrapping up sunjay dutt biopic’s cape town schedule  > Ranbir Kapoor has been going the distance with director Rajkumar Hirani for their upcoming film, the untitled Sanjay Dutt biopic. After a short break, the star headed over to Cape Town...

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‘Currency closer to equilibrium’ as rupee hits record low

‘Currency closer to equilibrium’ as rupee hits record low

ISLAMABAD: In the first public interaction after the Pakistani rupee started to lose ground against the US dollar, State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa said that the country’s exchange rate was now “closer to the equilibrium”, ironically on a day the currency closed at its record low. His statement comes...

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Documentarian Morgan Spurlock steps down after admitting misconduct

Documentarian Morgan Spurlock steps down after admitting misconduct

LOS ANGELES – Award-winning U.S. documentary maker Morgan Spurlock stepped down from his production company on Thursday after saying on social media that he had engaged in sexual misconduct. The “Super Size Me” director posted a message through his Twitter account on Wednesday saying that he had in the past...

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Trump and Putin discuss by telephone how to resolve the conflict with North Korea

Trump and Putin discuss by telephone how to resolve the conflict with North Korea

On the same day, the Russian president praised the US economy in his traditional end of the year press conference. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, spoke on Thursday (14.12.2017) by telephone about solutions to face the “very dangerous situation” with North...

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What consequences will the end of Internet neutrality have in the United States (and how will it affect the rest of the world)?

What consequences will the end of Internet neutrality have in the United States (and how will it affect the rest of the world)?

The digital world shuddered this Thursday in the United States. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) of that country announced the total repeal of the Internet neutrality standards approved by the Barack Obama government in 2015, which prevented providers from charging additional fees for access faster to certain content on the...

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The secrets of the largest storm in the Solar System that is more than Earth and has been active for more than 150 years

The secrets of the largest storm in the Solar System that is more than Earth and has been active for more than 150 years

Scientists are beginning to uncover the secrets of the Great Red Spot on Jupiter, the largest storm in the Solar System. This spectacular phenomenon is wider than Earth and has existed for more than 150 years. One of the great mysteries of this storm has been the depth of its roots . NASA’s Juno...

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Judgement Day: Court to announce decision on Imran and Tareen case

Judgement Day: Court to announce decision on Imran and Tareen case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court is all set to decide the political fate of the top leadership of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Friday (today), which, according to experts, will play an important role in shaping the future of the country’s politics. The three-judge bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP)...

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Opposition shares speaker’s pessimism, PM begs to differ

Opposition shares speaker’s pessimism, PM begs to differ

ISLAMABAD: A statement from National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq that he does not see assemblies completing their full term, received mixed reaction in parliament on Thursday where the opposition lamented that the incumbent government had been conveniently conceding its space. The main opposition party in the house, the Pakistan People Party...

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