“I do not remember how to play anymore”: the BBC’s investigation into sex trafficking that Rohingya girls and teenagers are victims of

“I do not remember how to play anymore”: the BBC’s investigation into sex trafficking that Rohingya girls and teenagers are victims of

They try to escape in search of a new life but in many cases they end up subjected by mafias of prostitution. Teenage girls of the Rohingya ethnic group, who are in refugee camps in Bangladesh, are falling into the hands of traffickers of people who force them into prostitution,...

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Stuffed Parmesan Chicken

Stuffed Parmesan Chicken

Ingredients: 3 chicken breasts, boneless and skinless Salt, to taste 1 cup mozzarella 2 cups flour 6 eggs, beaten 2 cups bread crumbs 1 cup oil, for frying 3 cups tomato sauce ½ cup parmesan 2 tablespoons basil Preparation: Cut a pocket into each chicken breast. Stuff the pockets evenly...

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Pakistan most likely to initiate e-payment system

Pakistan most likely to initiate e-payment system

LAHORE: Pakistan is most likely to initiate an e-payment system as almost 97% work in that regard had been completed, announced Punjab Finance Minister Dr. Ayesha Ghaus Pasha. Speaking at the ‘Doing Business Reforms Exhibition’, organized by the Punjab Planning Department in collaboration with the World Bank on Monday, she said,...

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Star-dom at Feroze Khan’s Mehendi night

Star-dom at Feroze Khan’s Mehendi night

The young Pakistani star Feroze Khan who is all set to tie the knot later this month had his grand mehndi function on Saturday. The Khaani and Gul-e-Rana star is rumoured to be marrying an industry outsider. Earlier, Khan’s sister Humamima Malik had taken to social media thanking fans for their immense “love and...

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Uber to sell its operations to Grab

Uber to sell its operations to Grab

SINGAPORE: Ride-hailing firm Uber has fervently agreed to sell its Southeast Asian business to the region’s bigger competitor ‘Grab’, a source with direct knowledge addressed on Sunday. As part of the agreed upon transaction, company would get a stake of as much as 30% in the combined business, the source stated. He...

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PCB announces squad for T20I series against West Indies in April

PCB announces squad for T20I series against West Indies in April

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday announced the fifteen-member T20 International squad for the three-match series against West Indies. The national selection committee headed by Inzamam-ul-Haq made the decision after consultation with captain Sarfraz Ahmed and coach Mickey Arthur. The three match T-20 series will be played on April 1,...

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Farhan Akhtar deletes Facebook account for good

Farhan Akhtar deletes Facebook account for good

The talented Bollywood actor-cum-director Farhan Akhtar has joined the list of celebrities who have deleted their Facebook accounts in the wake of a data breach row involving the social media giant. Good morning. This is to inform you all that I have permanently deleted my personal Facebook account. However, the...

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‘Orange snow’ baffles eastern Europeans

People in eastern Europe have been wondering at the appearance of orange-tinted snow. Pictures of the snow have been posted on social media from Russia, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Romania and Moldova. Meteorologists say the phenomenon is caused by sand from Sahara desert storms mixing with snow and rain. It occurs roughly...

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Sergei Skripal case: what does it mean for Russia the expulsions of diplomats ordered by the United States and a score of countries allied with the United Kingdom?

Sergei Skripal case: what does it mean for Russia the expulsions of diplomats ordered by the United States and a score of countries allied with the United Kingdom?

It is on track to become the most serious diplomatic crisis between Russia and the West since the annexation of Crimea in 2014. Despite Moscow’s denials, UK allies have clearly accepted the London version that the use of a military nerve agent against ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in...

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“I am old enough to decide alone what I do with my body”, woman sells virginity to a ‘Hollywood actor’

“I am old enough to decide alone what I do with my body”, woman sells virginity to a ‘Hollywood actor’

Jasmin, a 26-year-old Londoner auctioned off her virginity for €1.2 million (approximately $1.5m) to a ‘Hollywood actor’ on Monday, news agents reported. She enlisted herself on an escorts site back in 2017 in the hope of raising enough money to set up her own business. The final and most genuine bidder was...

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UAE commemorates its first ever first nuclear power plant

UAE commemorates its first ever first nuclear power plant

On Monday, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) celebrated the completion of its first-ever nuclear power plant not only in the country but across the Gulf region. The $20 billion Barakah plant west of Abu Dhabi has been constructed by a consortium led by Korea Electric Power Corp in nine years....

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We will divert water flowing to Pakistan, says Nitin Gadkari

We will divert water flowing to Pakistan, says Nitin Gadkari

Union Minister for Transport and Water Resources Nitin Gadkari said on Monday that the Centre would take steps to stop the unutilised Indian share of water flowing to Pakistan through three rivers. “The issue of three rivers whose water was given to Pakistan is a separate issue, but the water of our...

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K-Electric’s fate remains an unanswered question

K-Electric’s fate remains an unanswered question

ISLAMABAD: A summary was sent to the concerned authority last week regarding the status of the National Security Clearance Certificate that was to be issued to Shanghai Electric to reach a successful conclusion of the K-Electric deal, said Aziz while addressing the media. “We did our job and it is now...

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Government to not introduce new taxes in upcoming budget

Government to not introduce new taxes in upcoming budget

KARACHI: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Finance Haroon Akhtar Khan on Monday said the government is considering to increase burden through enhancing withholding tax rates for non-filers in upcoming budget 2018/2019. Addressing a pre-budget seminar organised by the Institute of Chartered Accounts of Pakistan (ICAP), he said that with...

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Sattar wants public to decide on disqualification as MQM-P convener

Sattar wants public to decide on disqualification as MQM-P convener

KARACHI: The former convener of MQM-P Farooq Sattar late Monday evening said he wanted the public to decide on the issue of his disqualification. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) had ruled on Monday that Farooq Sattar would no longer serve as the convener of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P). A five-member bench of...

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Police take custody of most wanted suspect Raees ‘Mama’ at Karachi airport

Police take custody of most wanted suspect Raees ‘Mama’ at Karachi airport

KARACHI: Korangi police took custody of most wanted suspect Raeesuddin alias ‘Mama’ at the Quaid-e-Azam International Airport in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. The suspect, a former sector in-charge of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) in Korangi, was wanted for in multiple murders, extortion, and China cutting. Raees is...

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Lady health workers’ protest continues on second day

Lady health workers’ protest continues on second day

LAHORE: The lady health workers from different districts of Punjab continued to protest near Lahore’s Chairing Cross for the second consecutive day on Tuesday. More than 250 LHWs camped on Mall Road overnight for the protest and claimed that they will not budge till their demands are met. The LHWs...

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