CM Sindh chairs top-level meeting on PSL arrangements

CM Sindh chairs top-level meeting on PSL arrangements

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over a high-level meeting today to discuss arrangements for the final of the Pakistan Super League third edition, scheduled to be held at the National Stadium on March 25. The meeting was attended by Inspector General Sindh Police A.D. Khawaja, Mayor...

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“Cuter than all the other girls”: Ilay Dyagilev, the man who reached the final of a women’s beauty contest

“Cuter than all the other girls”: Ilay Dyagilev, the man who reached the final of a women’s beauty contest

A male model from Kazakhstan managed to reach the final of a women’s beauty contest held over the internet. Ilay Dyagilev, 22, enrolled in Virtual Miss Kazakhstan with the name of Arina Aliyeva and eventually won more than 2,000 votes. This led her to be crowned as the virtual queen of Shymkent,...

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ECP informs Imran attending Lodhran by-poll rally will violate rules

ECP informs Imran attending Lodhran by-poll rally will violate rules

LODHRAN: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has informed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairperson Imran Khan not to participate in a rally related to the NA-154 by-poll as it is in violation of rules.  ECP letter to Imran. Photo: Geo News District Returning Officer Hammad Ijaz wrote to the PTI chief...

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Rift in MQM-P continues: Rabita Committee fails to wrest signing authority from Sattar

Rift in MQM-P continues: Rabita Committee fails to wrest signing authority from Sattar

KARACHI: The Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) seems to have undergone a failed internal coup. While party chief Dr Farooq Sattar had announced he would visit the party headquarters in Bahadurabad later on Friday, the party’s Rabita Committee in the meantime wrote a letter to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP)...

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11 of the big cities in the world most likely to run out of drinking water like Cape Town

11 of the big cities in the world most likely to run out of drinking water like Cape Town

Cape Town faces the unenviable situation of being able to become in a few weeks the first great city of the modern world to run out of drinking water. However, the drought facing this South African city is just one of the extreme examples of a problem that many experts...

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Zainab murder suspect’s trial to be held in jail, court informed

Zainab murder suspect’s trial to be held in jail, court informed

LAHORE: The trial of the prime accused in the rape and murder case of Zainab, Imran Ali Naqshbandi, will be held inside the jail, the Punjab prosecutor general informed the anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday.  Moreover, the prosecutor general informed that the next proceedings will take place inside the jail.  Imran...

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What would happen to you if you went into a black hole?

What would happen to you if you went into a black hole?

What’s in a black hole? Could we get into a spaceship in one of them? Jorge Luis Álvarez asked recently from Mexico when we invited the readers of BBC Mundo to send their scientific questions. We rained questions from all over Latin America (thanks!). The mathematician Hannah Fry and the geneticist Adam...

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The Baby that helps Prevent Bullying in a School in Canada

The Baby that helps Prevent Bullying in a School in Canada

Naomi is only seven months old, but she has a serious job: she regularly visits a class of 10-year-old boys and girls to teach them to be more loving and less aggressive. As part of a program called Roots of Empathy , Noemi and her mom go to school regularly. Relating to someone...

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The “Beauty Team” – Korea’s attempt to win the hearts by showing pretty faces as Pyeongchang Winter Olympics cheerleaders

The “Beauty Team” – Korea’s attempt to win the hearts by showing pretty faces as Pyeongchang Winter Olympics cheerleaders

North Korea will be at the Winter Olympics to be held in its southern neighbor. And he will do it with athletes, artists, officials, fans, reporters … and his exclusive team of cheerleaders. Pyongyang announced on Tuesday during the historic thaw meeting held by both Koreas, after a year marked by tensions and...

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Hairfall? Try McDonald’s Fries!

Hairfall? Try McDonald’s Fries!

McDonald’s ‘world famous fries’ may be the cure for more than just hunger. A Japanese stem cell research team may have found a way to eliminate baldness by using an ingredient in McDonald’s french fries, reported the New York Post. The scientists from Yokohama National University discovered the chemical dimethylpolysiloxane, a...

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Degree from Axact cost $5,000 and given in an hour: DG FIA

Degree from Axact cost $5,000 and given in an hour: DG FIA

ISLAMABAD: Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Director General Bashir Memon appeared before the Supreme Court on Friday as it resumed hearing the suo motu notice of the Axact fake degree scandal. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar asked Memon about the nature of Axact’s business and registration, to which the DG FIA informed...

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Why New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world

Why New Zealand has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world

If we think of New Zealand, it is likely that what comes to mind is a beautiful nature, with fjords, mountains and vast landscapes, empty and infinite. But for years the country has been fighting against another form of isolation: depression and suicide . A new UNICEF report contains an alarming fact:...

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How experts explain the increase in suicides that occurred in the United States after the death of the actor Robin Williams

How experts explain the increase in suicides that occurred in the United States after the death of the actor Robin Williams

The suicide rate in the United States increased in the months following the suicide of actor Robin Williams in 2014, according to new research. Within 5 months after the death of Williams they recorded 1.841 l suicides above to average expected , representing an increase of 10% ,according to reports the magazine of the Public Library of...

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The blockade of Republican senator “anti-debt” Rand Paul forces a new closure of government in the United States

The blockade of Republican senator “anti-debt” Rand Paul forces a new closure of government in the United States

The United States government again ran out of funds and had to order the closure of the administration. The second time this happens under President Donald Trump. This time by the blockade of the “anti-debt” senator Rand Paul to the budget agreement to endow funds to the Executive who had arrived...

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Why H&M is in crisis, the second largest fashion company in the world

Why H&M is in crisis, the second largest fashion company in the world

For H & M, the second largest fashion company in the world, 2018 started on the wrong foot. During the first week of the year, the company had to apologize for an image posted on its website that featured a black boy wearing a sweatshirt with a sign on his...

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6 things you should know to enjoy the Olympics of PyeongChang 2018

6 things you should know to enjoy the Olympics of PyeongChang 2018

With the promise of raising adrenaline to the highest level, this Friday will be the official opening of the 23rd Winter Olympic Games in the South Korean city of PyeongChang. There will be more countries than in previous editions, four new disciplines and even a unified team of two countries...

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Trump’s tweet was deeply hurtful to Pakistanis, Bilawal tells American news outlet

Trump’s tweet was deeply hurtful to Pakistanis, Bilawal tells American news outlet

Appearing on Wednesday on American news outlet Fox Business in the show ‘After the Bell’, PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari criticised US President Donald Trump’s New Year’s tweet as “deeply hurtful” to the people of Pakistan, particularly to those people like himself “who have lost loved ones in the fight against extremism.” He was talking to...

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‘What measures have been taken to bring back Husain Haqqani?’ SC asks

‘What measures have been taken to bring back Husain Haqqani?’ SC asks

The Supreme Court, while hearing the Memogate case on Thursday, asked what measures the government had taken to bring back Husain Haqqani, a former Pakistani ambassador to the United States. Last week, during the hearing of a case concerning the voting rights of overseas Pakistanis, Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar...

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MQM-P rift: Sattar, coordination committee submit nomination papers of separate Senate candidates

MQM-P rift: Sattar, coordination committee submit nomination papers of separate Senate candidates

Candidates from Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) chief Farooq Sattar and the party’s coordination committee — who are both at odds with each other over candidates for Senate seats — have separately submitted their nomination papers to the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), DawnNews reported on Thursday. As the time for candidates to submit their...

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Punjab govt not giving up records, says NAB chief

Punjab govt not giving up records, says NAB chief

LAHORE: National Acco­untability Bureau (NAB) chairman retired Justice Javed Iqbal appears unhappy with the Punjab government’s “non-cooperation” with the bureau on various investigations it has initiated against the chief minister, his cabinet and senior officials. Expressing his concerns, he urged the heads of various government departments, the Lahore Develop­ment Authority...

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