Chinese air chief attends PAF passing out parade at Asghar Khan Academy

Chinese air chief attends PAF passing out parade at Asghar Khan Academy

NOWSHERA: The Pakistan Air Force (PAF) held the passing out ceremony of cadets at Asghar Khan Academy in Risalpur on Friday where 109 cadets were handed badges.  Among the graduating cadets were two Saudi nationals. The chief guest for the ceremony was Chinese Airforce Lieutenant General Ding Laihang who observed the parade...

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Nawaz doesn’t need any formal office to continue guiding his party, people: Shehbaz

Nawaz doesn’t need any formal office to continue guiding his party, people: Shehbaz

Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president and Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Friday said former premier Nawaz Sharif does not need “any formal office to continue guiding his party and serving his people”. Shehbaz in a series of tweets commented on the historic Supreme Court ruling that lawmakers disqualified under...

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Fate of politicians should be decided by people of Pakistan: Bilawal responds to SC ruling

Fate of politicians should be decided by people of Pakistan: Bilawal responds to SC ruling

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday said the fate of politicians should be decided by the people of Pakistan. “I am of the belief that it’s the people of Pakistan who should make such decisions about the fate of politicians,” Bilawal tweeted after a historic Supreme...

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Zinger Chicken Broast

Zinger Chicken Broast

Ingredients: Steamed Chicken (with skin) 1 Lemon juice 2 tbsp Salt 1 tbsp Egg 1 Milk 2 tbsp Paprika 1 tsp Flour 2 cup Chinese salt 1 tsp Mustard powder 1/2 tsp Sauce: Yogurt 1/2 cup Potato (boiled) 1 Garlic paste 1 tsp Green chili 2 Salt 1/2 tsp Mayonnaise...

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How Syria can be the scenario that intensifies the conflict between the United States, Russia, Iran and Israel

How Syria can be the scenario that intensifies the conflict between the United States, Russia, Iran and Israel

The conflict in Syria is mainly a bloody civil war that, according to United Nations estimates, has caused some 400,000 deaths and forced the displacement of around five million people. However, it is also the scene of several “proxy” wars , those that face great powers through third countries . A complex panorama in which...

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Keema Mattar Aaloo

Keema Mattar Aaloo

Ingredients: Beef mince 1/2 kg Tomatoes chopped 2 Onion large sliced 1 Steamed Peas 1 cup Whole mixed spices 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp Turmeric paste 1/4 tsp Red chili powder 2 tsp All spice powder 1/2 tsp Salt 1-1/2 tsp Green chilies 6 whole Dill (chopped) 1/2...

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Not a Hindu Not a Muslim. Not an Indian Nor a Pakistani. A rapist is a rapist.

Not a Hindu Not a Muslim. Not an Indian Nor a Pakistani. A rapist is a rapist.

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has put the restive state on edge. The rape of an eight-month-old baby in Delhi by her 27-year-old cousin was picked up by Pakistan’s leading newspaper within minutes of it being reported in India. In India, a child...

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Thai woman, 39, initiates #DontTellMeHowToDress and #TellMenToRespect Campaign

Thai woman, 39, initiates #DontTellMeHowToDress and #TellMenToRespect Campaign

When a Thai government official told women to dress carefully to prevent harassment at the Songkran festival, it brought back painful memories for model Cindy Sirinya Bishop. The Thai-American was just 17 when she was sexually harassed at the New Year celebrations. Dressed in a loose black t-shirt and three-quarter...

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Seasick woman toppled over a cruise, maritime authorities called off hunt after 15 hours

Seasick woman toppled over a cruise, maritime authorities called off hunt after 15 hours

Australian authorities have called off a search for a woman who fell overboard from a cruise ship in the Coral Sea. The passenger fell from the Pacific Dawn 04:00 P.M. local time on Thursday, about 300km (186 miles) west of New Caledonia. The ship, bound for Brisbane, turned around immediately...

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PTCL profits slashed by 10%

PTCL profits slashed by 10%

KARACHI: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) posted consolidated profit after tax on Thursday for the first quarter ended March 31, 2018 at Rs1.007 billion. Compared to the corresponding period of last year, the bottom line dropped 10.02% while earnings per share sharply fell from Rs0.22 to Rs0.2. The group revenue...

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What type of friend are you?

What type of friend are you?

Friends are the family we choose for ourselves. Take the quiz and find out what type of friend you really are!

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Financial Crisis: Government liable to pay back in debt servicing: $3.3 billion by the end of June this year

Financial Crisis: Government liable to pay back in debt servicing: $3.3 billion by the end of June this year

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, State Mini­ster for Finance and Revenue Rana Mohammad Afzal said that his government has to pay back $3.3 billion on account of debt servicing by end June 2018. Mr. Rana was one of the speakers of a pre-budget seminar at the National Press Club. He was accompanied...

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Nawaz and Tareen disqualified for life, rules SC

Nawaz and Tareen disqualified for life, rules SC

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Friday announced the much-awaited verdict, ruling that disqualification of public representatives, including two high-profile political leaders – Nawaz Sharif and Jahangir Tareen – under Article 62(1)(f) is for life. A five-member bench of the top court, headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar,...

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Kashmir’s rape-slay case arouses outrage amongst celebrities

Kashmir’s rape-slay case arouses outrage amongst celebrities

The ruthless gang rape and assassination of 8-year-old Asifa Bano in Indian-occupied Kashmir has apparently left the entire subcontinent bewildered to its core. The little girl was kidnapped for a week and recurrently raped inside a temple. Later, she was beaten to death and dumped in a forest. This inhuman...

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Nawaz-Maryam duo get due exemption from appearing in Avenfield’s case hearing

Nawaz-Maryam duo get due exemption from appearing in Avenfield’s case hearing

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court in the federal capital on Friday exempted former premier Nawaz Sharif, and Maryam Nawaz from appearing in today’s hearing for the Avenfield case. As Judge Muhammad Bashir resumed hearing of the case, the Sharif family’s lawyer informed the court that Sharif and his daughter couldn’t make...

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Iraq: 16 people die at funeral, explosive devices at the grave site

Iraq: 16 people die at funeral, explosive devices at the grave site

SAMARRA: Almost 16 people reportedly died in a bomb attack on Thursday during funerals in a northern village for Iraqi fighters killed by the militant Islamic State group, the mayor stated. Salaheddin Shaalan said that a bomb targeted a funeral procession in Asdira, near the town of Sharqat, for fighters...

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KSA’s first fashion week marks a major turnaround for the nation

KSA’s first fashion week marks a major turnaround for the nation

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has finally kicked off its first-ever fashion week with top-notch designs by Middle Eastern, Brazilian, U.S. and Russian designers, as well as shows by internationally renowned labels, namely; Roberto Cavalli and Jean Paul Gaultier. In accordance with Saudi cultural norms and rules on gender segregation, the catwalks...

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‘IT: Chapter 2’ scheduled for production in July, starring James McAvoy and Bill Hader

‘IT: Chapter 2’ scheduled for production in July, starring James McAvoy and Bill Hader

James McAvoy and Bill Hader are in talks to star in “It: Chapter 2” alongside Jessica Chastin. According to reports in Variety, James McAvoy is in talks for the role of Bill Denbrough, who was played by Jaeden Lieberher in the first instalment, while Bill Hader is in talks for the...

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Strong winds destroy Taj Mahal’s minarets as pillars topple down

Strong winds destroy Taj Mahal’s minarets as pillars topple down

A forceful storm has smashed two ancient pillars at the entryways to the Taj Mahal, an official claimed on Thursday, underscoring the fragility of the centuries-old marble monument to love. The four-meter high sandstone minarets topped by ornate spires were left in fragments after being felled by strong stormy winds...

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Asia Cup 2018 moves from India to UAE owing to the complexities between Pak-India

Asia Cup 2018 moves from India to UAE owing to the complexities between Pak-India

On Tuesday, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) accepted Pakistan’s reservations against playing in India and decided upon moving the Asia Cup 2018 to United Arab Emirates. The decision was mutually taken with consent during the annual session of the ACC chaired by its president and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman...

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Opposition Leader Sherry Rehman bashed government, opposes Money Bill

Opposition Leader Sherry Rehman bashed government, opposes Money Bill

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday, Senate Opposition Leader Sherry Rehman bashed government over the proposed Money Bill just weeks before the next budget. “There is no precedence for an ordinance to pass in a money bill. That too, two weeks before the budget!” Rehman stated on the floor of the House. The...

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Cotton prices stabilize, demand for premium quality high in demand

Cotton prices stabilize, demand for premium quality high in demand

KARACHI: On Thursday, revived buying interest helped cotton prices stabilize overnight as needy spinners looked for quality lint to meet the seasonal demand. With the current season coming to an end, inconsistent behavior is being witnessed in the market owing to the uncertainty of cotton stocks with ginners. Limited supply...

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About the Prophet’s Miracle of The Isra Night – Shab e Miraj

About the Prophet’s Miracle of The Isra Night – Shab e Miraj

The history of Islam is rich with all kinds of miracles, which took place in the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Although Muslims believe in the miracles of other Prophets before Muhammad (PBUH) as well, however, for them Muhammad (PBUH) is the prime personality who in His every action and...

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Foreign reserves slashed by $164 million

Foreign reserves slashed by $164 million

KARACHI: Total liquid foreign reserves of the country account for $ 17.63908 billion during the week ended April 6, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) reports on Thursday. The foreign reserves held by SBP have substantially dropped by $164 million to $11,438.3m owing to external debt servicing and other official payments....

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Fire breaks out in Khaadi & Al Karam, Karachi

Fire breaks out in Khaadi & Al Karam, Karachi

Karachi: Fire broke out in a multi-storey building in Bahadurabad on Thursday evening, according to KMC officials. The KMC’s Fire Brigade official told mdia that the blaze erupted in shops located on ground floor of the multi-storey building near the very popular Char Minar roundabout. As many as 10-12 fire tenders were...

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The baby that was born four years after the death of their parents

The baby that was born four years after the death of their parents

Tiantan was born in December, four years after his parents died in an accident. His case is unprecedented in China and resulted in a long and complex legal battle for the four grandparents involved. It all started when Shen Jie and Liu Xi, who had been married for two years,...

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How it affects life on the planet that the Gulf Stream registers its lowest speed in 1,000 years

How it affects life on the planet that the Gulf Stream registers its lowest speed in 1,000 years

The Gulf Stream, the system that circulates the waters of the Atlantic Ocean to the northern hemisphere, has become much slower over the last 150 years and is at its weakest point in a millennium. According to a study published in the journal Nature, the flow has been reduced by 15% in a...

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“They locked me up, beat me and then forced me to marry”: the drama of the men in India who are forced to marry

“They locked me up, beat me and then forced me to marry”: the drama of the men in India who are forced to marry

“They kidnapped me, beat me and forced me to marry.” The revelation is from Roshan Kunar , who in 2017, when he was 17 years old, was kidnapped by a group of men in the Bihar region of northern India and forced to marry a young woman. “Ten men pointed a gun...

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4 things that Mark Zuckerberg promised to change Facebook after the scandal by Cambridge Analytica

4 things that Mark Zuckerberg promised to change Facebook after the scandal by Cambridge Analytica

More than two days, maybe 10 hours. If you analyze every moment of the appearance of Mark Zuckerberg in front of the Congress this week, you will hear again and again the following sentence: “I will make my team respond”. Some of the details were things that Zuckerberg did not...

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The hidden crisis of college students who are hungry and have nowhere to sleep

The hidden crisis of college students who are hungry and have nowhere to sleep

When Supraja Sridhar was studying at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, she encountered a problem she never imagined: one of her classmates was going hungry. “She had three jobs (…) and it was difficult for her to feed herself, to have the food she needed,” laments the young woman in conversation....

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Who is served by a US attack against Syria?

Who is served by a US attack against Syria?

The threat of a US attack has little to do with the use of poisonous gas in Syria. Trump’s real motive lies in completely different problems, says Matthias von Hein. War is the continuation of politics by other means, said German strategist Carl von Clausewitz in the 19th century. Clausewitz probably thought...

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Russia warns at the UN that “we can not exclude” the possibility of a war with the United States if Trump attacks Syria

Russia warns at the UN that “we can not exclude” the possibility of a war with the United States if Trump attacks Syria

Tension between the United States and Russia is growing because of the possibility of an attack in Syria. The Russian ambassador to the United Nations, Vasili Nebenzia, warned on Wednesday that he does not rule out the possibility of an armed conflict between his country and the United States, if...

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Minor’s rape, murder escalates communal tensions in occupied Kashmir

Minor’s rape, murder escalates communal tensions in occupied Kashmir

In January, eight-year-old Asifa Bano was grazing her horses in Harinagar district of Indian occupied Kashmir when she lost track of some of her horses. She enquired about their whereabouts from people nearby, when a man offered to help and took her to a nearby forest. The man also called...

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COAS warns against attempts to hurt Pakistan’s integrity, pays tribute to martyrs

COAS warns against attempts to hurt Pakistan’s integrity, pays tribute to martyrs

RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Thursday warned those attempting to hurt the integrity of Pakistan, assuring the nation that no harm would come to the country as long as they stand behind the armed forces. “It has only been a short period of time...

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