Pakistan to host its first Golf tournament with the Asian tours in 11 years

Pakistan to host its first Golf tournament with the Asian tours in 11 years

KARACHI: Pakistan will host its first golf tournament with the Asian Tour in 11 years, organizers announced Tuesday, as international sports gradually returns to a terror-hit country where security has improved. The Chief of Naval Staff Open Golf Championship is set to tee off from July 24 to 27 in...

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And they say ‘I do not deserve to be a mother’…

And they say ‘I do not deserve to be a mother’…

Mathieu knew a country without capital is no country. He knew my capital was my son, that the spark in his eyes were enough to serve as the sole reason for my survival. He knew what being stabbed in the chest felt like. He had felt the pain after all. If he...

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One killed as protests erupt in Karachi over rape, killing of minor

One killed as protests erupt in Karachi over rape, killing of minor

KARACHI: One individual was killed and another twelve injured on Tuesday in Karachi as police attacked Orangi Town residents staging a demonstration against the rape and killing of a six-year-old girl. Abdul Rehman died after police fired at the protesters. The injured, including a DSP and nine other policemen have been taken to Abbasi...

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Arranged Marriage: Strangers to spouses

Arranged Marriage: Strangers to spouses

I grew up with a mother who constantly wondered what her life would have been like if she hadn’t gotten married at 23. What if her college days were spent in Delhi instead of in her own small town? Would the lap of a big city nurture a strong independent...

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People can now choose when to die using a suicidal machine – SARCO: A major tech advancement

People can now choose when to die using a suicidal machine – SARCO: A major tech advancement

A new, yet, controversial suicide machine ‘Sarco’ has been invented to transform how we die. The pod enables its occupant to kill themselves with the press of a button. “Sarco”, short for sarcophagus, the 3D-printed machine invented by Australian euthanasia activist Philip Nitschke and Dutch designer Alexander Bannink comes with a detachable coffin, mounted...

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Huawei signals a change and rolls out a software update

Huawei signals a change and rolls out a software update

Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2016. Year-on-year growth was reflected in HUAWEI’s rise as a globally recognized premium brand. In 2017, HUAWEI was ranked...

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Pakistan in talks with Malaysia for sale of JF-17 Thunder aircraft

Pakistan in talks with Malaysia for sale of JF-17 Thunder aircraft

The Malaysian government is in preliminary talks with Pakistan for the export of JF-17 Thunder fighter aircraft, reported Janes.The disclosure was made by an official from Pakistan Aeronautical Complex on the sidelines of the Defense Services Asia 2018 exhibition in Kuala Lumpur. According to the British publication, the governments of the two...

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Salman Khan files petition to visit four countries, Indian Court grants permission

Salman Khan files petition to visit four countries, Indian Court grants permission

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Salman Khan has been granted permission by an Indian court to travel abroad shortly after he filed a petition seeking consent to visit four countries. Dabangg Khan was granted bail in the 1998 blackbuck poaching case on April 7 after being sentenced to five years of imprisonment for killing...

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John Cena Nikki Bella part ways, announce split 3 weeks prior to their big day – 6 years journey marks an end

John Cena Nikki Bella part ways, announce split 3 weeks prior to their big day – 6 years journey marks an end

WWE superstar John Cena and his fiancée Nikki Bella have announced their uncalled split, while their wedding was due to take place just 3 weeks away on the 5th of May. The couple got engaged in April 2017 and were set to marry on May 5 this year. BREAKING NEWS: @JohnCena...

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Saudi stock market surges, hits 32-months high

Saudi stock market surges, hits 32-months high

RIYADH: The Saudi stock market hits a 32-month high as analysts claim higher oil prices, and easing anxieties helped fuel confidence. The Tadawul All-Shares Index (TASI) added 1% to close trading on 8,050.30 points, rising above the psychologically important 8,000-point mark for the first time since August 2015. “It’s a...

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Tayyaba’s torture case: Judge Khurram and wife Maheen behind the bars for a year

Tayyaba’s torture case: Judge Khurram and wife Maheen behind the bars for a year

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) announced its final verdict today in the Tayyaba torture case after over a year-long period of proceedings. IHC Justice Aamer Farooq ruled that suspended Additional District and Sessions Judge Raja Khurram Ali Khan and his wife Maheen Zafar would serve a year each in prison...

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Ever-increasing rape crimes: 6-year-old found dead, Karachiites stage a protest

Ever-increasing rape crimes: 6-year-old found dead, Karachiites stage a protest

KARACHI: Seeking justice for the minor who was strangled to death after being allegedly raped in Karachi’s Manghopir area, her family members accompanied by area residents staged a protest Tuesday morning, blocking the road to Katti Pahari. The protesters, who had also brought the body of the minor to the...

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“Old mistakes should not be repeated”: Nawaz

“Old mistakes should not be repeated”: Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif exclaimed that the world has changed and so should we. “Old mistakes should not be repeated,” he said while talking to reporters inside the accountability court. Referring to the Lahore High Court’s Monday verdict banning ‘anti-judiciary’ speeches by Nawaz and others, the...

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What is pulmonary arterial hypertension and why is it important that the genes that cause it have been discovered?

What is pulmonary arterial hypertension and why is it important that the genes that cause it have been discovered?

Scientists said on Monday they discovered the genes that cause pulmonary arterial hypertension, a disease that kills 50% of patients who suffer from it in less than five years. According to the researchers, although the consequences of the disease were known, very little was known about what caused this condition...

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Indians are searching for Asifa’s rape video on porn sites

Indians are searching for Asifa’s rape video on porn sites

Remember that eight-year-old victim in the Kathua gangrape and murder case? She was kidnapped, kept in a temple, drugged, raped by several men for several days, mutilated and finally, brutally killed in January. How could you forget? The filthy mentality of a section of this country is exposed once again...

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‘Pre-Planned’ Fire At Rohingya Camp In Delhi Destroys Hope For Refugees

‘Pre-Planned’ Fire At Rohingya Camp In Delhi Destroys Hope For Refugees

On Sunday morning, a major fire broke out in Delhi’s only Rohingya refugee colony in Kalindi Kunj. More than 225 Rohingyas now have nowhere to go. The fire broke out at about 3.30 am allegedly due to short circuit. The eye-witnesses reported that men were running around naked as their...

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How Forget.me works, the free tool that facilitates the process to erase your past in Google and Bing

How Forget.me works, the free tool that facilitates the process to erase your past in Google and Bing

Being “forgotten” on the Internet is a right recognized by Google, but putting it into practice is not an easy task. Some are successful, as the businessman who won last Friday a historical ruling against the technology in a court in the United Kingdom. Judge Mark Warby determined that the...

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“Weaving the carpet”: Iran’s strategy in Syria in support of the government of Bashar al-Assad

“Weaving the carpet”: Iran’s strategy in Syria in support of the government of Bashar al-Assad

The recent attacks by the United States, the United Kingdom and France against Syria for the alleged use of chemical weapons by the government of Bashar al-Assad have further tensed the confrontation between the West and Russia. Moscow has been a faithful international ally of Damascus in its fight against...

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Inflation rate brought down from over 11pc to 4pc, says Miftah Ismail

Inflation rate brought down from over 11pc to 4pc, says Miftah Ismail

ISLAMABAD: Speaking about the government’s achievements in the last five years, Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance Miftah Ismail on Monday said that inflation had been brought down from over 11 percent to under 4 percent while energy crisis had largely been resolved. Addressing a Round Table Conference titled ‘Pakistan...

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Protest held against forcible eviction of retired professor in Quetta

Protest held against forcible eviction of retired professor in Quetta

QUETTA: The professors of educational institutions and civil society on Monday protested against the forcible eviction of retired professor Shagufta Iqbal and her family from government property by the police. In a video that went viral on social media on Sunday, former Government Girls College Jinnah Town principal Shagufta Iqbal accused...

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PM Abbasi to fly to London for CHOGM 2018

PM Abbasi to fly to London for CHOGM 2018

LONDON: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will arrive here in the city later, on Tuesday, to lead Pakistan’s delegation to the 25th Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) 2018 being held from April 18-20, 2018. The main theme of the conference, of which Pakistan is one of the founding members, is...

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