Karachiites to embrace sweltering weather as they welcome the holy month of Ramadan

Karachiites to embrace sweltering weather as they welcome the holy month of Ramadan

Scorching heat is likely to persist in Karachi during the first week of Ramadan, according to the Pakistan Meteorological (Met) Department. The temperatures are expected to soar up to 38°C to 40°C, the Met department stated, adding that winds could probably blow from the south-west. The challenge of self-restraint is...

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Trees along Abdullah Haroon Road chopped down in Karachi

Trees along Abdullah Haroon Road chopped down in Karachi

KARACHI: On Tuesday night, there were dozens of trees cut down in the metropolis’ Baldia South jurisdiction, media officials reported, adding that many lining the Clifton Road were also downed. The act of cutting down the trees was undertaken late last night, perhaps to make effective of late hours and...

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Public enraged at Kim Kardashian “appetite suppressing” lollipop promotion

Public enraged at Kim Kardashian “appetite suppressing” lollipop promotion

It’s another day and another drama for Kim Kardashian, who’s once again on the receiving end of backlash from fans. This time people are mad because Kim just promoted “appetite suppressant lollipops” on Instagram. #ad You guys… @flattummyco just dropped a new product. They’re Appetite Suppressant Lollipops and they’re literally...

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11 qualities that only a weird gross girl can relate to

11 qualities that only a weird gross girl can relate to

When you feel like you’re failing at working out. I think I’m gonna give up on my New Years resolution honestly I can’t go up 3 flights of stairs without a 20 minute breathing break please help #comics #animation #girls #fitness A post shared by ~ Erotic Cartoon Lady ~...

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Twitter steps up, spots offenders and trolls to encourage healthy conversations

Twitter steps up, spots offenders and trolls to encourage healthy conversations

On Tuesday, Twitter said it was stepping up its long-running battle against online trolls, trying to find offenders by looking at “behavioral signals.” The new approach pays heed to behavioral patterns of users in addition to the content of the tweets, allowing Twitter to spot and mute online bullies and...

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Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgan to shares screens for an upcoming release

Ranbir Kapoor and Ajay Devgan to shares screens for an upcoming release

Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety was a massive hit but director Luv Ranjan is showing no signs of just riding high on this wave of success. Ranbir Kapoor is gearing up for the release of arguably his most anticipated film, Sanjay Dutt’s biopic Sanju. Ajay Devgan on the other hand was last...

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Ramadan Deals 2018: A Complete Buffet Guide

Ramadan Deals 2018: A Complete Buffet Guide

Brace yourself! Ramadan deals 2018 and offers are on their way to entice you throughout the Holy month! From quirky cafes, fast food chains, roadside dhabas to lavish restaurants; all eateries roll out tempting Iftar and Sehar deals for foodies to enjoy with their family and friends. Check out all these irresistible...

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ECB proposes a new 100-ball competition to lure youth into sports

ECB proposes a new 100-ball competition to lure youth into sports

LONDON: The English and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) proposal for a new 100-ball competition was created to lureyounger people to the sport, according to Colin Graves; the organization’s chairman. Last month, however, the ECB unanimously backed a proposal to add an eight-team tournament to their domestic schedule from 2020. The...

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Senate to pass GIDC amendment to recover Rs12bn arrears from CNG stations under a negotiated agreement

Senate to pass GIDC amendment to recover Rs12bn arrears from CNG stations under a negotiated agreement

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Senate passed the Gas Infra­structure Development Cess (GIDC) amendment bill to recover approximately Rs12 billion arrears from CNG stations under a negotiated agreement, amid opposition from the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and allegation of a behind-the-scenes doubtful deal that brought bounties for a senator. The PTI’s parliamentary leader stated that...

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7 Afghan militants and 3 children found dead at the Turkish coast

7 Afghan militants and 3 children found dead at the Turkish coast

ISTANBUL: On Monday, seven Afghan migrants, including three children die as their boat sank off Turkey’s northwest province of Canakkale, the Turkish coastguard said. The boat was loaded with 20 people when it sank, they said in a statement, adding that 12 other Afghan migrants and an Iranian national had...

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Japan’s female journalists team up to combat sexual harassment and abuse, #MeToo movement

Japan’s female journalists team up to combat sexual harassment and abuse, #MeToo movement

TOKYO: On Tuesday Female journalists in Japan said they were teaming up to combat sexual harassment on media, which they believed had become widespread in a country where the #MeToo movement has been slow to take off. An aggregate of 86 women journalists have mustered together to form the Women...

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Palestinians withdraw top representative to the US over Israel embassy move

Palestinians withdraw top representative to the US over Israel embassy move

RAMALLAH, Palestinian Territories: On Tuesday, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas withdrew his top representative to the United States, the foreign ministry announced, a day after the US moved its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. Husam Zomlot, the head of the Palestine Liberation Organization’s office in Washington, would be returning to the Palestinian...

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VIPs, VVIPs travelling through Benazir airport await security clearance from security agencies

VIPs, VVIPs travelling through Benazir airport await security clearance from security agencies

RAWALPINDI: Despite the fact that the new green field airport had become operational for international and domestic flights, VIPs including former president and prime ministers continue to travel through Benazir Bhutto airport. According to authentic sources, on Tuesday former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam flew to Lahore...

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Traffic plans to be effectively formulated to maintain the influx of traffic during Ramadan

Traffic plans to be effectively formulated to maintain the influx of traffic during Ramadan

KARACHI: Authorities have formulated a traffic plan to maintain the influx of traffic in Karachi during the holy month of Ramadan, a senior traffic police official told media on Tuesday. All the prime thoroughfares of the megapolis have been segmented in five sectors under the traffic plan, according to Deputy...

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Ramadan to commence on 17th May in most nations, official announcement awaited

Ramadan to commence on 17th May in most nations, official announcement awaited

No moon sightings were reported in multiple countries to mark the commencement of Ramadan, signaling that the Muslims’ holy month is likely to be effective from May 17, 2018. Announcements from at least nine countries signified that the moon warranting the start of Ramadan was not sighted Tuesday night and, therefore, the...

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Power outages to be curbed by 20th May, vows KE

Power outages to be curbed by 20th May, vows KE

KARACHI: A K-Electric (KE) spokesperson stated that the Bin Qasim power plant will be repaired by May 20 with the required all-important spare part, that weighs 41 tonnes, expected to be flown in from Holland today. Having Ramadan just around the corner, the unscheduled power shortage in Karachi continues adding to...

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