Corporate timings for the month of Ramadan revealed

Corporate timings for the month of Ramadan revealed

With the Holy month of Ramadan being just days away, Ramadan 2018 office working hours for offices that operate 5 days a week and for those who follow a 6-day week schedule have now been revealed. Offices That Operate 5 Days A Week: Those offices that operate 5 days a week will...

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Silver prices likely to surge this year

Silver prices likely to surge this year

NEW YORK: The price of silver will rely heavily on trends in investment demand in 2018 but could get a boost from international political and economic risk purchases, according to CPM Group on Tuesday. “The enormous range of economic, financial and political issues facing the world and individual investors seems...

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Germany allocates one billion additional euros to Syria and neighboring countries

Germany allocates one billion additional euros to Syria and neighboring countries

The German government said it would “continue with its same high level of commitment” with humanitarian aid to Syria. The German foreign minister, Heiko Maas, announced on Wednesday (25.04.2018) upon his arrival in Brussels to participate in the international donor conference that Berlin will allocate an additional one billion euros...

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Much-awaited book, “The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch” to hit the shelves on 10th May

Much-awaited book, “The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch” to hit the shelves on 10th May

Journalist and author Sanam Maher’s upcoming book on Qandeel Baloch is set to hit the shelves on May 10. Titled The Sensational Life and Death of Qandeel Baloch, the book has been tipped as one of the most-awaited reads. In 2016, Qandeel was murdered by her brother in a case of...

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Pakistan Pacer Amir to fly out today, all set for The UK tour

Pakistan Pacer Amir to fly out today, all set for The UK tour

LAHORE: Paceman Mohammad Amir was due to leave for London via Dubai on Wednesday to join the Pakistan squad after getting his visa on Tuesday. A PCB spokesman said that there was no issue over issuing Amir’s visa as he got it in 14 days, a day before the specific...

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SC orders PFA to be held at Lahore’s Olympic House on 5th May

SC orders PFA to be held at Lahore’s Olympic House on 5th May

LAHORE: The elections of the Punjab Football Association as per the orders of Pakistan’s Supreme Court will be held at Lahore’s Olympic House on May 5. The Election Committee head appointed by the Apex court Ali Raza has issued the schedule of the elections. The nomination forms have been sent...

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Sugar prices depress and plunge down to its lowest level recorded in 9 years as supplies increase globally

Sugar prices depress and plunge down to its lowest level recorded in 9 years as supplies increase globally

LONDON: On Tuesday, raw sugar futures on ICE slid to a 2-1/2 year low while white sugar fell to its weakest level in more than nine years as the market extended its prolonged fall driven by global oversupply. May raw sugar was down 0.17 cents, or 1.5%, at 11.04 cents...

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Trump in hope to refrain Iranian influence in the country

Trump in hope to refrain Iranian influence in the country

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to dial back a promise to withdraw US troops from Syria immediately, saying it was important to refrain Iranian influence to grow within the country. Stating that troops would be coming home soon, Trump nonetheless said that the United States wanted to...

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The problem with our society is; “We know the price of everything but the value of nothing” – It’s a war!

The problem with our society is; “We know the price of everything but the value of nothing” – It’s a war!

I once learnt a lesson in Dubai that I won’t forget in a hurry. Of itself that isn’t very surprising. I am always learning things – I need to. But on this occasion, it was from a young 20-year-old and until it happened I had not realized how wise he...

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Meesha not dumb to level baseless allegations against Ali: Nadia Hussain

Meesha not dumb to level baseless allegations against Ali: Nadia Hussain

ISLAMABAD: Veteran model Nadia Hussain spoke up Tuesday night in favour of Meesha Shafi, saying Ali Zafar’s accuser was a “wise woman” who “definitely understands repercussions” of false claims. Speaking on Geo News’ programme Capital Talk, the style diva lent her support to Meesha and stressed that if she has evidence, “then...

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A guide to healing: Spousal bereavement in later life, grieving and growing

A guide to healing: Spousal bereavement in later life, grieving and growing

NEW YORK: Older adults who lose a spouse may be more susceptible to cognitive decline in subsequent years and require extra support and nursing, researchers say. In the study of approximately 7,000 middle aged and older men and women, cognitive functioning degenerated over time for everyone, but it degraded considerably more and...

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Two Indian security men, ‘militant’ killed in India-held Kashmir

Two Indian security men, ‘militant’ killed in India-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: An Indian soldier, a counterinsurgency police official and a suspected militant were killed in a gunfight on Tuesday in India-held Kashmir, police said, triggering anti-India protests and clashes. The fighting began early on Tuesday when militants attacked raiding government forces with gunfire in a forest in the southern Tral...

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KSA aims to generate 35-40 billion revenue in riyals through its privatization programme

KSA aims to generate 35-40 billion revenue in riyals through its privatization programme

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia aims to generate 35 to 40 billion riyals ($9-11 billion) in non-oil revenues from its privatization programme by 2020 and create up to 12,000 jobs, according to a document published by the official news agency on Tuesday. The initiative targets 14 public-private partnership investments worth 24 to...

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Provision of milk now made easy: Pakistan’s first automated milk dispenser to launch next month, Punjab

Provision of milk now made easy: Pakistan’s first automated milk dispenser to launch next month, Punjab

LAHORE: Pakistan’s first automated dispenser unit is going to launch next month for the provision of pure and cheap milk, said Punjab Livestock and Dairy Development Board Chief Executive Officer Saira Iftikhar. “The basic idea behind introducing this automated milk dispenser unit, built locally at a cost of around 0.6 million,...

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An indian convert who embraced Islam and married a Pakistani national granted 6 months visa extension

An indian convert who embraced Islam and married a Pakistani national granted 6 months visa extension

LAHORE: The Home Ministry has extended the visa of an Indian woman, Kiran Bala, for the next six months. Approval for the visa extension of the woman who had married a Pakistani national and had converted to Islam has been christened Amna, was granted on Monday. The Pakistani husband of the woman...

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Ajoka Theatre founder Madeeha Gauhar passes away

Ajoka Theatre founder Madeeha Gauhar passes away

LAHORE: Ajoka Theatre founder, playwright, actor and director of social theatre Madeeha Gauhar passed away in Lahore on Wednesday after a prolonged battle with cancer. Her funeral prayers will be held on Thursday evening, according to Geo News. Madeeha was suffering from cancer for the past three years. The actor, director...

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Indian government barred 200 Hindu pilgrims from visiting Pakistan for a religious festival

Indian government barred 200 Hindu pilgrims from visiting Pakistan for a religious festival

The Indian government has barred around 200 Hindu pilgrims from coming to Pakistan to participate in a religious festival. Addressing a press conference at the Krishna Mandir in Lahore, Hindu leader Dr.  Muawar Chand said the pilgrims had to arrive Pakistan to attend the Maha Shivaratri, but the New Delhi prevented them...

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Six labourers suffocate to death in Fata coal mine

Six labourers suffocate to death in Fata coal mine

PESHAWAR: Six labourers suffocated to death Tuesday night when a coal mine in Kala Khel area, situated on the border of FR Kohat and FR Peshawar overfilled, with gas. According to sources, gas produced from the coals filled mine number 10 with gas when labourers were working inside. Since, they...

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Karachi doctor, cronies assault patient and family

Karachi doctor, cronies assault patient and family

KARACHI: A doctor of a state hospital here in the city allegedly assaulted a patient who had come in for treatment Tuesday night, Geo News reported, adding that it had obtained the closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the incident. The doctor, who has been identified as Dr Usman of the Jinnah...

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The 6,000 million cockroaches that China grows in giant farms every year

The 6,000 million cockroaches that China grows in giant farms every year

Although for many the cockroaches are unpleasant insects, for the Chinese industry they are a business opportunity due to their supposed medicinal properties. Fried cockroaches have been consumed in China and other Asian countries for years, but now they are produced on a large scale. A farm operated by a pharmaceutical...

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Samsung continues to grow as it expands across Pakistan, grand opening ceremony at Peshawar

Samsung continues to grow as it expands across Pakistan, grand opening ceremony at Peshawar

Samsung Electronics, a global technology pioneer and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, telecommunications and home appliances, is expanding across a number of cities of Pakistan, by setting up ‘Samsung Brand Shops’. It inspires the world and shapes the future with transformative ideas and technologies. The company is redefining the worlds of...

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With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

With what type of exercises do you get the strongest bones?

Larger muscles, more defined legs, flat abs. In the world of exercises are countless routines and tips to improve fitness and contribute to a healthier life given the benefits of physical activity to the heart, lungs and brain. But there is a part of our body that is often forgotten:...

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The effects of comparing your physical activity with that of your friends

If you have already failed in your New Year’s purpose to exercise, try not to focus on all the routines you should have done. New research reveals a surprising connection between people’s beliefs and their health: by being too negative about their physical activity, some may “think they are not...

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Peshawar: Hospital staff accused for negligence as baby dies

Peshawar: Hospital staff accused for negligence as baby dies

PESHAWAR: The father of a baby that died in Peshawar’s local hospital after having drunk acid, claims his daughter’s death was caused by the negligence of the staff, media reported. Riaz, a resident of Peshawar’s Kohat Road, explained that he had brought his five-month-old kid to Lady Reading Hospital after...

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Canada: how the Toronto “hero” police managed to stop without killing the man who killed 10 people in a massive hit

Canada: how the Toronto “hero” police managed to stop without killing the man who killed 10 people in a massive hit

His action or, better said, his contention in acting has earned him the status of “hero”. The Canadian press has dubbed him “the policeman who did not shoot.” His name has not been made public, but the agent who on Monday faced Alek Minassian, the alleged responsible for a massive...

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Russian forces’ chief acknowledges Pak Army’s contributions for regional peace

Russian forces’ chief acknowledges Pak Army’s contributions for regional peace

MOSCOW: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday met Commander Russian Federation Ground Forces Colonel General Oleg Salyukov at Kremlin Palace, while on an official visit to Russia. Upon arrival, the COAS was presented guard of honour. He also laid wreath at the Tomb of an...

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‘PM met fugitive in London’: CJP on Abbasi-Dar meeting

‘PM met fugitive in London’: CJP on Abbasi-Dar meeting

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed former finance minister Ishaq Dar, who is said to be undergoing treatment abroad, to appear before it on May 8. Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar, who was heading a three-judge bench of the apex court, observed that the case will not proceed...

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Champions League: Liverpool thrashed Rome 5-2 in the semifinal

Champions League: Liverpool thrashed Rome 5-2 in the semifinal

Liverpool, five times champion of Europe, thrashed this Tuesday (24.04.2018) to Rome in the first leg of the Champions League semifinals by 5 to 2. It took an important step towards the final of Kiev next 26 of May. Led by the Egyptian Mohamed Salah, author of two goals and...

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Macron suggests Trump “new concept” to deal with Iran: Nuclear Deal

Macron suggests Trump “new concept” to deal with Iran: Nuclear Deal

On the second day of his state visit to Washington, Macron said he is not in favor of breaking the current nuclear agreement, but said he wants to build “something new” that satisfies everyone’s concerns. Can Merkel and Macron save Iran’s nuclear deal? During the talks that will be held...

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Amir Khan, Faryal Makhdoom welcome a baby girl!

Amir Khan, Faryal Makhdoom welcome a baby girl!

Boxer Amir Khan and his wife Faryal Makhdoom have been blessed with a baby girl! Khan shared a selfie with his newborn on Instagram and captioned it: “Welcome to the world.” They have named the baby Alayna Khan. She weighs 8 pounds. This is the couple’s second child after two-year-old...

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Five policemen martyred in series of blasts in Quetta

Five policemen martyred in series of blasts in Quetta

QUETTA: Five policemen embraced martyrdom while eight Frontier Corps personnel were injured after a series of blasts in Balochistan province’s Quetta city, ARY News reported on Tuesday. According to ARY News correspondent, at least two terrorists attacked a FC checkpost in Mian Ghundi area of the Balochistan capital leaving eight...

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