Asma Jahangir’s funeral prayers held at Gaddafi stadium

Asma Jahangir’s funeral prayers held at Gaddafi stadium

LAHORE: The funeral prayers for Asma Jahangir were led by Farooq Haider Maududi, son of Abul Ala Maududi at the Gaddaffi Stadium in Lahore. The body was brought to the stadium and a massive crowd gathered to offer funeral prayers of the human rights icon. Women particularly are among those attended...

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Govt approves 24 projects worth Rs185 billion

Govt approves 24 projects worth Rs185 billion

ISLAMABAD: The government sanctioned on Monday two-dozen development schemes costing Rs185 billion including over half a dozen projects, which were not part of the original development programme that the National Economic Council (NEC) had endorsed in May. Headed by Deputy Chairperson of Planning Commission Sartaj Aziz, the Central Development Working Party...

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ATC decision to exonerate 26 suspects in Mashal lynching case challenged in PHC

ATC decision to exonerate 26 suspects in Mashal lynching case challenged in PHC

PESHAWAR: A petition has been filed in the Peshawar High Court on Tuesday challenging an anti-terrorism court’s decision to exonerate 26 suspects in Mashal Khan lynching case. The request was filed on behalf of Aimal Khan, Mashal’s brother, who prayed to the court to reopen the case against the exonerated suspects....

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SC grants Rao Anwar protective bail till Friday, gives deadline for appearance

SC grants Rao Anwar protective bail till Friday, gives deadline for appearance

A Supreme Court bench, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar, on Tuesday granted protective bail to former SSP Rao Anwar until February 16. The three-judge bench ordered Anwar to appear in court on February 16. Police officials of Sindh and Islamabad were instructed to provide him...

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5 Questions that will get you a spot in Oxford

5 Questions that will get you a spot in Oxford

The University of Oxford, one of the most prestigious in the world, has opened the deadline to receive applications for admission this year. In addition to the applications and their declarations of interest, to enter some of the most competitive courses there are also interviews. To tear down myths about...

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PyeongChang 2018: the spectacular comeback of the Norwegian skier Simen Hegstad Kruger, who won the gold after a spectacular fall that had relegated him to the last place

PyeongChang 2018: the spectacular comeback of the Norwegian skier Simen Hegstad Kruger, who won the gold after a spectacular fall that had relegated him to the last place

The Norwegian Simen Hegstad Kruger achieved a remarkable comeback with which he won the gold medal in the skiing competition at the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. At the start of the race, Kruger, 24, fell after colliding with another competitor. Copyright of the GETTY image Image caption Due to the...

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Where could President Donald Trump go in the event of a nuclear attack on the United States?

Where could President Donald Trump go in the event of a nuclear attack on the United States?

From Harry Truman to Donald Trump, the presidents of the United States have had safe places to take shelter in the event of a nuclear war. In the case of Trump, faced with a nuclear threat, the commander in chief would be immediately transferred to one of the many bunkers...

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The “deodorant challenge” and other deadly challenges that Internet children imitate: what can parents do to avoid them?

The “deodorant challenge” and other deadly challenges that Internet children imitate: what can parents do to avoid them?

The death of a 7-year-old girl in Brazil has aroused alarm over the “challenges” that circulate in Internet videos. Adrielly Gonçalves died in a hospital in São Bernardo do Campo, in the state of Sao Paulo, after suffering a cardiac arrest at home. According to a text that one of...

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Turkey: party of the pro-Kurdish left renews its dome

Turkey: party of the pro-Kurdish left renews its dome

The pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey elected a new leader, following the resignation of the charismatic politician Selahattin Demirtas, who has been jailed for more than a year by government order. The pro-Kurdish People’s Democratic Party (HDP) of Turkey today (11.02.2018) in Ankara elected two new leaders, Pervin...

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Prince Henry and Meghan Markle reveal more details about their wedding

Prince Henry and Meghan Markle reveal more details about their wedding

Prince Henry and his fiancee, Meghan Markle, revealed on Monday (12.02.2018) more details about their wedding, scheduled for May 19, as they will be married by the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and that the event will begin at noon . As announced on Monday the palace of Kensington-official residence...

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United Kingdom: London airport closes due to discovery of World War II bomb

United Kingdom: London airport closes due to discovery of World War II bomb

The discovery of a World War II bomb in a nearby area on the River Thames has forced the closure of the London City Airport, which will remain on Monday (12.02.2018) closed with all its flights canceled, a spokeswoman confirmed. The closure of the east airport of the British capital...

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7 different (and curious) ways in which workers eat lunch in the world

7 different (and curious) ways in which workers eat lunch in the world

There is a lot to learn about the working culture of a country from how people take their lunch. But how are l a s lunch are in different parts of m orld? We ask people from various countries what their lunch is like. 1. Makul Paraekh – Bombay, India “Today there is less time for...

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Army chief in Kabul for high-level conference

Army chief in Kabul for high-level conference

RAWALPINDI: Chief Of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday arrived in Kabul to attend Chief of Defence (CHOD) conference, informed a press release issued by ISPR. The COAS is expected to meet Commander USCENTCOM, Commander Resolute Support Mission( RSM ) and Afghan Army Chief in the CHOD...

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NADRA chairman’s fate to be decided today

NADRA chairman’s fate to be decided today

ISLAMABAD: The Sindh High Court (SHC) is likely to decide the fate of newly appointed NADRA Chairman Usman Yousaf Mobin on Tuesday (today) as it will resume hearing into a case where maximum age-limit restriction introduced by the federal government for the post was challenged by an applicant. On February 8,...

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NA-154 by-polls: PML-N beats PTI by nearly 25,000 votes

NA-154 by-polls: PML-N beats PTI by nearly 25,000 votes

LODHRAN: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged victorious in a by-election held on a National Assembly seat (NA-154) in Punjab’s Lodhran district on Monday, unofficial and provisional results show.  According to unofficial results from all 338 polling stations, PML-N’s Peer Iqbal Shah secured 1,16, 950 votes as compared to the...

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