New Zealand beat Pakistan by 15 runs to seal series sweep

New Zealand beat Pakistan by 15 runs to seal series sweep

New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 15 runs in the fifth One Day International in Wellington on Friday to complete a rare series whitewash over the tourists. Set a target of 272, Pakistan were all out for 256 with one over remaining. It is only the third time Pakistan have been...

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The Fall of Education System in Pakistan – Rava Special Report

The Fall of Education System in Pakistan – Rava Special Report

It is mandated in the Constitution of Pakistan to provide free and compulsory education to all children between the ages of 5-16 years and enhance adult literacy. With the 18th constitutional amendment the concurrent list which comprised of 47 subjects was abolished and these subjects, including education, were transferred to...

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Raising Your Kids Differently – Parenting 101 (Rava Special Report)

Raising Your Kids Differently – Parenting 101 (Rava Special Report)

Whether you can truly re-write the parenting handbook you were subjected to “is a question that in many ways almost every parents asks,” child and family therapist Dr. Ron Taffel. “How can I be the parent that I would like to be, some of which I will take from my own...

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L’Oréal Paris features a hijab-wearing model for its new hair campaign

L’Oréal Paris features a hijab-wearing model for its new hair campaign

“Whether or not your hair is on display,” Amena Khan says in the ad, “doesn’t affect how much you care about it.” Here’s to L’Oreal Paris starting off 2018 by making history and a hijab-wearing woman in a hair campaign. The video for L’Oreal’s new haircare line, Elvive features a...

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Rare sighting: Malala Yousufzai shows support for Akshay Kumar’s ‘PadMan’

Rare sighting: Malala Yousufzai shows support for Akshay Kumar’s ‘PadMan’

Askshay Kumar, Sonam Kapoor’s upcoming venture, Padman, is all set to come out on January 25 and taboos surrounding the topic of menstruation. The producer of the movie and Akshay’s wife Twinkle Khanna was recently invited to Oxford University to discuss PadMan and all the taboos attached to the subject, reported The Indian Express. [email protected]: I...

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5 entertaining moments from Miss Veet 2017 grand finale

5 entertaining moments from Miss Veet 2017 grand finale

KARACHI  : Another year, and another Miss Veet season came to an end. Miss Veet 2017 grand finale, held at Expo Center on Thursday, saw the conclusion of several journeys and perhaps the beginning of a few. Among the top three finalists, Nimra Khan, Hira Khan and Nafia Sahar, Hira was crowned...

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Diplo to raise funds against child sexual abuse

Diplo to raise funds against child sexual abuse

KARACHI: Any diehard fan of electronic music has heard of Mad Decent, a record label founded by American DJ and record producer Diplo. He also holds a series of concerts around the globe called Mad Decent Block Party, and it is finally set to make its debut here in Pakistan next...

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Karachi can Learn from New York: 4 reasons that explain the drastic fall of crime in New York, the city that went from “violent nightmare” to security model

Karachi can Learn from New York: 4 reasons that explain the drastic fall of crime in New York, the city that went from “violent nightmare” to security model

The shootings in Manhattan or the assaults in Central Park are increasingly a thing of the past or fiction: New York is at its best in decades in terms of security. The phenomenon is corroborated by figures: the most populous city in the United States had 290 homicides in 2017...

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Pressure builds on SSP Rao Anwar as SC takes suo motu notice of Naqeebullah’s death in ‘encounter’

Pressure builds on SSP Rao Anwar as SC takes suo motu notice of Naqeebullah’s death in ‘encounter’

The Supreme Court of Pakistan on Friday took suo motu notice of the alleged extrajudicial murder of Naqeebullah Mehsud in Karachi. Taking notice of the issue, Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar asked the Sindh IGP to submit a report within seven days. Naqeebullah, a 27-year-old hailing from...

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Germany begins to recover to normal after storm, with eight dead

Germany begins to recover to normal after storm, with eight dead

Germany began today to return to normal with the restoration of rail traffic after the passage of the storm “Friederike”, which caused the death of at least eight people. The railway company Deutsche Bahn, which yesterday (Thursday 18.01.2018) suspended all long distance trains leaving thousands of passengers stranded at stations,...

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CJP takes suo motu notice of Axact fake degree scandal

CJP takes suo motu notice of Axact fake degree scandal

Chief Justice Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, on Friday, took suo motu notice of the Axact fake degree issuance scandal case which was first exposed by New York Times in 2015, and further investigated by BBC last week. “Our heads are hanging in shame,” CJP remarked. “Those who cause defamation to Pakistan will not...

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United States: Donald Trump denies that his vision of the wall with Mexico has changed

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, denied that he has changed his vision about the wall he wants to build on the border with Mexico. His remarks came after White House chief of staff John Kelly said in an interview with US broadcaster Fox News that the president’s...

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PPP not to resign from Parliament

PPP not to resign from Parliament

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) says it will not resign from parliament to show solidarity with Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) and its allied parties. PPP also refused to dissolve the assembly as PAT seemed unsuccessful in wooing the parties to adopt a joint strategy for ending PML-N government at federal and...

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US asks Pakistan to convince Haqqanis for talks

US asks Pakistan to convince Haqqanis for talks

ISLAMABAD: Just days after President Donald Trump’s tweet slamming Pakistan for ‘not doing enough’ in the fight against terrorism, a top US commander, who is overseeing the campaign in Afghanistan, reached out to the Pakistani military leadership. The telephone call by General Josph Votel, the Centcom chief, to army chief General...

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Parliament is a supreme institution for us: CJP

Parliament is a supreme institution for us: CJP

Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar said on Friday the Supreme Court respects the Parliament and considers it a supreme institution. CJP, during hearing of a case pertaining to Katas Raj temple, said it did not matter what was being said about the parliament by others, the SC believes...

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LHC asked to remove encroachment from Buddhist site

LHC asked to remove encroachment from Buddhist site

TAXILA: The Lahore High Court is set to hear a petition challenging encroachments that have blocked access to an ancient Buddhist site near Taxila. The road leading to the Dharmarajika Stupa, which is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site and protected under the Antiquities Act 1975, has been blocked...

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Govt accused of playing politics with water resources

Govt accused of playing politics with water resources

ISLAMABAD: A former Senate chairman on Thursday accused the government of tampering with the country’s fragile water resources by initiating projects “for political point scoring” and not following through. The remarks came when an official from the Ministry of Water Resources told the Senate Forum for Policy Research (SFPR) that...

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Trucks loaded with food items denied clearance at Torkham

Trucks loaded with food items denied clearance at Torkham

LANDI KOTAL: The trucks loaded with fresh fruits, vegetables and dry fruits imported from Afghanistan via Torkham border were denied custom clearance after a representative of National Food Authority refused to issue them quality certificates. The local traders and clearing agents said that an official of Food Authority came to...

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Accountability court resumes Dar’s trial

Accountability court resumes Dar’s trial

ISLAMABAD: The stalled trial of former finance minister Ishaq Dar resumed on Thursday. The accountability court in which the case is being heard directed the prosecution to produce more witnesses against Mr Dar. Accountability Judge Mohammad Bashir is conducting ex-parte proceedings against the former minister due to his absence. However,...

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Mansha Pasha and Shahroz Sabzwari team up for drama ‘Parwarish’

Mansha Pasha and Shahroz Sabzwari team up for drama ‘Parwarish’

After their respective film debuts with Chain Aye Na and Chalay Thay Saath, Shahroz Sabzwari and Mansha Pasha are now returning to the small screen. Parwarish, which is a working title of the show, is being directed by Owais Khan and also stars Firdous Jamal, Ali Khan, Sonia Nazir and Tara Mehmood to name...

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