Deadlock persists as Sattar, Rabita Committee nominate separate Senate candidates

Deadlock persists as Sattar, Rabita Committee nominate separate Senate candidates

KARACHI: Deadlock between the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan convener Dr Farooq Sattar and members of the party’s highest-decisionmaking body further intensified as both sides refused to budge in favour of the other. Negotiations between both the camps have yielded no breakthrough on the inclusion of Kamran Tessori as MQM-P’s Senate candidate...

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Jeetendra faces sexual harassment charges from cousin

Jeetendra faces sexual harassment charges from cousin

Veteran Bollywood actor Jeetendra was on Wednesday accused of sexually harassing his cousin, who has come forward to file a police complaint 47 years after the alleged incident. Jeetendra has dubbed the charges as “baseless”, and a “miserable effort by a jealous competitor to disrupt his business activities”. Rubbishing the...

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Two detained after hidden cameras found in changing room of Faisalabad store

Two detained after hidden cameras found in changing room of Faisalabad store

FAISALABAD: Police raided a women’s clothing store in People’s Colony area of the city after a customer alerted authorities over alleged discovery of hidden cameras in the store’s changing (trial) room. According to sources, police detained two of the store’s employees during the raid on Wednesday, and registered a case...

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King Abdullah II of Jordan arrives in Islamabad

King Abdullah II of Jordan arrives in Islamabad

King Abdullah-II of Jordan arrives in Islamabad today on a two-day visit to Pakistan on the invitation of President Mamnoon Hussain.He will hold talks with President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Radio Pakistan reported. Bilateral, regional and international matters of mutual interest will be discussed. The visit will provide...

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Types of People on Valentines Day

Types of People on Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day really messes with us as a society. Whether you’re just starting a relationship or you’ve been together for basically forever, there’s a lot of pressure on making Feb. 14 one of the most memorable days of the year.  For some people, Valentine’s Day is the greatest time of...

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The mysteries that hide the moment before falling asleep

The mysteries that hide the moment before falling asleep

How do you fall asleep? It happens to us every night, but it’s still a deeply mysterious process. A group of international researchers from the University of Cambridge is trying to discover what happens in that moment of drowsiness , as we go through the transition from being awake to asleep. For that,...

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Murphy and Aamir Liaquat: Graduates of Ashwood University

Murphy and Aamir Liaquat: Graduates of Ashwood University

Students sometimes claim that their dog ate their homework. One pet owner, however, can be proud of his good boy, who has his own degree. A few years back, a man came forward to claim that his dog Murphy received an acceptance letter for admission for a bachelor’s degree in...

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“Human Uber”, the strange technology invented in Japan to replace people with masks with screens

“Human Uber”, the strange technology invented in Japan to replace people with masks with screens

What comes next may look like a chapter in the award-winning futuristic Black Mirror series . .. but is not. It is a new technology known as “Human Uber” (human Uber) that allows a person to “replace” another in events and other social situations by placing a screen on his face and a device that projects...

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Why using words like “always”, “never” and “absolutely” can be an indication of depression

Why using words like “always”, “never” and “absolutely” can be an indication of depression

The words we use daily spontaneously could be an indication of depression. This conclusion was reached through the use of technology that allowed us to analyze the linguistic patterns of 63 internet forums in English , with more than 6,400 members. The study was conducted by Mohamed Al-Mosaiwi and Tom Johnstone, of...

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Market watch: KSE-100 gains 211 points, settles over 44,000

Market watch: KSE-100 gains 211 points, settles over 44,000

KARACHI: Stocks rebounded sharply following Tuesday’s panic selling as the benchmark index gained to close above the 44,000 mark. The KSE-100 Index shot up as soon as trading began, increasing 414 points to hit an intra-day high of 44,299.87. The positivity came on the back of recovery in international markets, which...

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Fake Indian doctor infects 33 people with HIV

Fake Indian doctor infects 33 people with HIV

MUMBAI: At least 33 people have tested positive for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) in the northern Indian town of Bangarmau after an unqualified medical practitioner injected some of them with an infected syringe, a government official said. The 33 were confirmed from among 566 people tested at government-organised HIV screening camps on...

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Why does not the United States hold large military parades and what message would it send to the world if Donald Trump organizes one in Washington?

Why does not the United States hold large military parades and what message would it send to the world if Donald Trump organizes one in Washington?

An unusual image of tanks sweeping the streets of central Washington raised by Donald Trump sparked intense debate on Wednesday in the United States. Supporters and detractors argued about this idea of the US president, who asked the Pentagon to organize a large military parade in the capital . The newspaper The Washington Post, which...

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Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

Maxwell century powers Australia to T20 win over England

HOBART: Glenn Maxwell slammed a last-ball six to score a masterful century and lead Australia to a five-wicket victory over England in the second tri-series Twenty20 international in Hobart on Wednesday. Maxwell, who earlier took three wickets in two overs, was man of the match with an unbeaten 103 as...

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MQM-P rift intact as two separate party sessions remain inconclusive

MQM-P rift intact as two separate party sessions remain inconclusive

KARACHI: The deadlock and difference of opinions within Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) top leadership remained intact over issuance of Senate ticket to Kamran Tessori The party held  two separate party meetings are being held in PIB Colony and Bahadurabad areas of the city. MQM-P chief Farooq Sattar called a party meeting...

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