Nawaz duo granted a 4-day exemption from the hearing of corruption cases

Nawaz duo granted a 4-day exemption from the hearing of corruption cases

ISLAMABAD: An accountability court on Tuesday granted four-day exemption to former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz from attending the hearing of corruption cases filed against them by the anti-graft watchdog. Sharif along with his daughter is in London due to the critical condition of his wife Kulsoom...

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Chitrali man harassing women identified as a policeman

Chitrali man harassing women identified as a policeman

CHITRAL: A video has recently emerged of a man seen harassing women in Chitral. In the video, it can be seen that a man is forcefully trying to take pictures and make video of women passing by without their consent. Despite the refusal of the women, the man continued to...

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Husband and in-laws beat wife to death as they part ways and wife demands dowry back

Husband and in-laws beat wife to death as they part ways and wife demands dowry back

LODHRAN: A man bashed his wife to death in Lodhran for demanding back her dowry, media agents reported on Tuesday. Amirpur’s resident Gulnaz was married in 2016 to Burhanpur’s resident Allah Rakha. The couple was reportedly having domestic disputes since almost a year, following which Gulnaz had returned back to...

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Two political figures at odds: Fawad Chaudhry grills Talal Chaudhry during a talk show

Two political figures at odds: Fawad Chaudhry grills Talal Chaudhry during a talk show

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry and former minister of state Tallal Chaudhry deliberately attacked each other with crude words media programme ‘Capital Talk’ aired on Tuesday. The two renowned political figures used such foul words that could not be quoted. Hamid Mir, anchorperson of the show, kept trying...

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Four ‘terrorists’ dead in CTD operation in Balochistan

Four ‘terrorists’ dead in CTD operation in Balochistan

QUETTA: The provincial Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) claimed on Wednesday the deaths of four terrorists in a three-hour-long operation in Dashta area of Balochistan.  According to the CTD spokesperson, a woman is among the deceased terrorists while four security officials were injured in the operation.  It was stated that the CTD...

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The reason why you eat more when you are sad or distressed

The reason why you eat more when you are sad or distressed

Are you one of those who eat the most when it is sad? Or of those who eat junk food when stressed? It’s a recurring scene in Hollywood movies: the depressed or anguished protagonist eating a giant ice cream bottle in front of the television at dawn. Many of us resort...

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The growing demand for air conditioning can heat our planet even more!

The growing demand for air conditioning can heat our planet even more!

The energy consumed by air conditioning systems will triple by 2050, according to estimates from the International Energy Agency. The air conditioning systems that keep houses, stores and offices cool are gaining popularity in an increasingly hot world. But what consequences will the extra electricity they require have? Will it exacerbate...

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The convincing debate between a powerful IBM computer and several humans

The convincing debate between a powerful IBM computer and several humans

None of the speakers knew the subject to discuss in advance or had access to the internet. Discuss with a machine as with a human. Or almost. This is the next step to which artificial intelligence wants to take us. And although we can not yet say that the rhetoric of a...

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Why being distracted can be good for your work

Why being distracted can be good for your work

Alexander Graham Bell, the Scottish inventor who patented the phone, was not a fan of multitasking. In fact, I believed that true creativity came from a total concentration on the subject under consideration and that any distraction would only take us away from our goals. And, until recently, psychological research...

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Russia 2018: the worst start in South America in more than 40 years in a World Cup

Russia 2018: the worst start in South America in more than 40 years in a World Cup

While Argentina and Brazil could not pass the draw, Colombia and Peru fell in their matches. It seemed that the South American teams came with strength to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, determined to be protagonists as it happened four years ago in Brazil. The previous results during the...

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The United States withdraws from the UN Human Rights Council

The United States withdraws from the UN Human Rights Council

The country “leads the world in humanitarian assistance, will not take lessons from hypocrites,” said Mike Pompeo. António Guterres says that the United Nations “would have preferred” that the country remain in the organization. “The United States officially withdraws from the UN Human Rights Council,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki...

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Chief Executive of AUDI, Rupert Stadler alleged for dieselgate attempt

Chief Executive of AUDI, Rupert Stadler alleged for dieselgate attempt

FRANKFURT: Volkswagen’s supervisory boards suspended crisis talks to find a stand-in boss for its Audi brand which was convened after German authorities arrested current Audi Chief Executive Rupert Stadler as part of a probe into emissions test cheating. The directors of Audi and Volkswagen discussed how to run its more...

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“Amnesty scheme cannot be extended after 30th June”: Shamshad

“Amnesty scheme cannot be extended after 30th June”: Shamshad

KARACHI: Caretaker Minister for Finance and Economic Affairs Dr Shamshad Akhtar has directed Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) to form a committee to propose a five-year roadmap for the development of Pakistan’s capital market. During Shamshad’s visit to Pakistan Stock Exchange, the minister held meeting with representatives of PSX board management,...

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Women’s rights activist shot dead in DG Khan

Women’s rights activist shot dead in DG Khan

DERA GHAZI KHAN: A women’s rights activist was shot to death in Dera Ghazi Khan allegedly by her sister’s father in law in a gist to kill for honour on Tuesday. The victim, identified as Asiya Akbar, was traveling to Khanpur when two men forced her to get off her...

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Why medicine treats pain differently in women and men

Why medicine treats pain differently in women and men

In the health system there is a long tradition of dismissing women’s pain. In 2009 my doctor told me that, like “many women,” I was paying too much attention to my body. Telling me that he had no problem, he suggested that I relax and try to ignore the symptoms. The...

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Valar Morghulis: Daenerys bids farewell to Game of Thrones!

Valar Morghulis: Daenerys bids farewell to Game of Thrones!

Park the dragons and straighten the bent knee. The smoldering khaleesi appears to be done filming her GoT scenes. Hold the door! Looks like Emilia Clarke’s officially done being Mother of Dragons/Breaker of Chains/Aunt of a Guy She Has the Hots For.  This weekend, the Game of Thrones star took to Instagram...

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Nomination papers of Imran, Khaqan and Gulalai for NA-53 rejected

Nomination papers of Imran, Khaqan and Gulalai for NA-53 rejected

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has rejected the nomination papers of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader and former prime minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, PTI chairman Imran Khan and Ayesha Gulalai for NA-53 constituency. According to the ECP, the nomination forms were turned down over violation of Section N of...

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Utterly chaotic and pathetic state of hygiene and culinary etiquettes spotted at a renowned restaurant – Public outraged, call for immediate shut-down

Utterly chaotic and pathetic state of hygiene and culinary etiquettes spotted at a renowned restaurant – Public outraged, call for immediate shut-down

Pakistanis’ love for Butlers Chocolate Cafe known no bounds. Foodies love the cozy coffee shop for its delectable food and irresistible desserts. However, no one was prepared to see the “ugly reality” behind this much-loved eatery! Recently, a foodie went to the Lahore branch of Butlers at MM Alam Road...

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Imran Khan fails to satisfy angry party protestors over ‘unfair award of tickets’

Imran Khan fails to satisfy angry party protestors over ‘unfair award of tickets’

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan failed to satisfy protesting party workers on Monday, who had gathered outside his Bani Gala residence to oppose his decision of awarding tickets for the upcoming general elections. Despite his assurance of reviewing the decision, PTI workers continued to stage a protest against...

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Why we always want to eat what fattens us the most?

Why we always want to eat what fattens us the most?

The combination of carbohydrates such as sugar and fat causes a double response in our brain. It’s as if the universe wants to put us to the test. The food that we find most difficult to renounce is frequently the one that is worst for our body. If you are told...

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For better or for worse? The case of marriage for health!

For better or for worse? The case of marriage for health!

PARIS: Even if marriages can be more of a bed of nails than roses, living into old age with a partner may help ward off heart ailments and strokes, researchers said Tuesday. Farr’s was among the first scholarly works to suggest that there is a health advantage to marriage and...

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United States denies having participated in the bombing of Al Bukamal in Syria

United States denies having participated in the bombing of Al Bukamal in Syria

The coalition strives to make it clear that it is not responsible for the attack, which left 52 dead, to avoid reprisals. This, possibly perpetrated with drones, could be the work of Israel, according to unofficial sources. Syrian artillery deployed next to the city of Al Bukamal, next to the border...

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Nomination papers of Farooq Sattar and Pervez Musharraf rejected by ROs

Nomination papers of Farooq Sattar and Pervez Musharraf rejected by ROs

The nomination papers of Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan’s (MQM-P) Dr Farooq Sattar as well as All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf were rejected on Tuesday by returning officers (ROs). Meanwhile, nomination papers of PTI chief Imran Khan, PPP supremo Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari, and PML-N’s Hamza Shahbaz and Maryam Nawaz following...

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Kim Jong-un travels to Beijing to report his meeting with Trump

Kim Jong-un travels to Beijing to report his meeting with Trump

This is Kim’s third visit to China since March. The United States has canceled the joint military exercises with South Korea scheduled for August. Kim Jong-un upon his arrival in Beijing on his trip on May 7. The North Korean president, Kim Jong-un, landed on Tuesday (19.06.2018) in Beijing to meet...

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3 keys to determine if you like a lot of video games or if you have a mental illness, as indicated by WHO

3 keys to determine if you like a lot of video games or if you have a mental illness, as indicated by WHO

The WHO made it clear that it is an addiction that affects a small percentage of those who play video games. The addiction to video games is considered by the World Health Organization, as of now, as a mental illness. This was established by the organization, which decided to include...

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How the policy of separating children from their immigrant parents shelters Trump and generates controversial comparisons with Nazi Germany

How the policy of separating children from their immigrant parents shelters Trump and generates controversial comparisons with Nazi Germany

The head of the United Nations for human rights called it “inadmissible.” Members of the two major parties in the United States reject it. And a former director of the CIA came to compare it with Nazi Germany. The policy of the US government Separating children from their immigrant parents arrested crossing the...

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Irrfan Khan pens down his thoughts as a cancer patient in a script that talks louder than words

Irrfan Khan pens down his thoughts as a cancer patient in a script that talks louder than words

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan pours his heart out about his combat with cancer as he pens a heartfelt letter. The actor who announced earlier in March that he is a victim of neuroendocrine cancer has penned a script about his battle with a rare form of the disease. “It’s been quite some...

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Haris takes back decision to withdraw from Nawaz’s NAB cases

Haris takes back decision to withdraw from Nawaz’s NAB cases

ISLAMABAD: Khawaja Haris, former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s lawyer, on Tuesday moved an application in an accountability court requesting it to quash his earlier application through which he sought to recuse himself from representing the erstwhile premier in three corruption references. Judge Muhammad Bashir granted the lawyer’s request to take...

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Nomination papers’ filing ratio decreases by 24.28% in 2018 elections

Nomination papers’ filing ratio decreases by 24.28% in 2018 elections

ISLAMABAD: The percentage of filing nomination papers for the upcoming general elections has witnessed around 24.28 per cent decrease as compared to the election held in 2013. According to Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), as many as 21,482 candidates have filed nomination papers to contest upcoming elections for national and...

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Croatia sent home from World Cup after refusing to show up as a substitute in the opening session

Croatia sent home from World Cup after refusing to show up as a substitute in the opening session

ROSHCHINO, RUSSIA: Croatia striker Nikola Kalinic has been sent home from the World Cup after refusing to show up as a sub role in the team’s opening game against Nigeria, said coach Zlatko Dalic on Monday. “During the Nigeria encounter, Kalinic was warming up and was supposed to come on...

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Maryam Nawaz’s nomination papers accepted for NA-125

Maryam Nawaz’s nomination papers accepted for NA-125

LAHORE: The nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz for National Assembly constituency NA-125 has been accepted after the returning officer announced the verdict on Monday, rejecting all the objections against the nomination papers submitted by former premier Nawaz Sharif’s daughter. Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf candidate Dr Yasmin Rashid challenged the nomination papers of Maryam Nawaz....

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US ‘will not be a migrant camp. It won’t be!’, vows Trump

US ‘will not be a migrant camp. It won’t be!’, vows Trump

WASHINGTON: On Monday, President Donald Trump vowed that the United States would not become a “migrant camp” as he faced mounting pressure to stop families being separated as a deterrent to illegal immigration. “The United States will not be a migrant camp, and it will not be a refugee holding facility,”...

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13-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in protests

13-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli forces in protests

GAZA: A 13-year-old Palestinian Zakaria Bishbash, was shot recently by Israeli forces in protests on the Gaza border died of his wounds on Monday, the health ministry in the Hamas-ruled territory said. Having hit in the stomach by Israeli army fire several days ago, ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qudra said, without giving...

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Germany vows to refuse migrants from July

Germany vows to refuse migrants from July

MUNICH: Germany’s interior minister vowed Monday to close the border to migrants by July if Angela Merkel fails to reap solutions with European partners, but the chancellor nullified the threat. Merkel said she would seek agreement with European nations at a June 28-29 EU summit, but stressed there was “no...

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Khursheed Shah shares thoughts on Imran Khan’s actions and intentions

Khursheed Shah shares thoughts on Imran Khan’s actions and intentions

SUKKUR: On Monday, former opposition leader Khursheed Shah stated that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan claims to pursue politics for masses but goes on a chartered plane to perform Umrah. “There is a stark difference between his words and actions. He (Imran) just wants to get power,” commented the Pakistan...

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Imran Khan shoots a dare, denies influencing Interior Ministry to remove Bukhari’s name from ECL

Imran Khan shoots a dare, denies influencing Interior Ministry to remove Bukhari’s name from ECL

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan on Monday rejected the news reports that on his phone call Zulfi Bukhari’s name was removed from the Exit Control List. During an exclusive interview, during a talk show, Imran Khan repeated what his party leaders had earlier said about the incident that he didn’t telephone...

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Scrutiny of nomination papers by ECP concludes today

Scrutiny of nomination papers by ECP concludes today

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) is to wrap up today the process of scrutiny of nomination papers submitted by candidates for coming general elections. The general election is expected to be held on July 25. The returning officers will continue the scrutiny process today as a large number...

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Kasur accident leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

Kasur accident leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

KASUR: Monday night, three people were killed and two injured after two motorcycles bumped into each other on Dayalpur road near Nurpur, media sources reported. As per rescue sources, two motorcycles collided which resulted in passengers rolling out on the roads and being run over by an oncoming car. The...

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Domestic dispute: wife laid to rest, while husband commits suicide

Domestic dispute: wife laid to rest, while husband commits suicide

KARACHI: An elderly man committed suicide after laying his wife to rest upon shooting her in Surjani Town area of Karachi early Tuesday morning. According to the police, the man, identified as 70-year-old Haji Mumtaz, shot his 65-year-old wife Hayat Bibi—who was suffering from physical frailties— and then committed suicide...

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Style Alert: Wrap yourself in these trending colors this season for a summery look!

Style Alert: Wrap yourself in these trending colors this season for a summery look!

Take note and get ready: see the ten trendy colors for Spring Summer 2018. Trends will take two opposed directions: on one side towards a strong, vibrant palette, that recalls fauvist pictures, on the other towards pastel hues on light and de-structured garments, for an ethereal look. All nuances going from...

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Talk of the town: After ‘Chaiwala’, another ‘Tarbooz Wala’ surprises Karachiites with his alluring looks

Talk of the town: After ‘Chaiwala’, another ‘Tarbooz Wala’ surprises Karachiites with his alluring looks

KARACHI: After the widely-popular Arshad khan more commonly known as the ‘Chaiwala’ took social media by storm with his blue eyes and handsome killer looks, much to our surprise a new sensation is going rounds on the social media now known as the ‘Tarbooz wala ‘ (watermelon man). Tarbooz Wala😋😻🍉 pic.twitter.com/qGuPQgeosd...

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Mango is the “king of all fruits” for all the right reasons!

Mango is the “king of all fruits” for all the right reasons!

Mangoes have been named the most widely consumed fruit in the world. Termed as the king of fruits mangoes taste spectacular and also have a range of amazing health benefits. There are many different kinds of mangoes. They range in color, shape, flavor, and seed size. While the skin color...

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Eid Al-Fitr Traditions Around The World

Eid Al-Fitr Traditions Around The World

Eid al-Fitr (Festival of the Breaking of the Fast) is one of the most joyous occasions in the Muslim world. It is a three-day holiday that marks the beginning of the 10 month in the Islamic calendar, and thus the end of the month of Ramadan. These days are spent exchanging gifts, visiting family and, of course,...

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SC withdraws nomination papers for Musharraf after he fails to return to Pakistan before deadline

SC withdraws nomination papers for Musharraf after he fails to return to Pakistan before deadline

On Thursday, the Supreme Court (SC) withdrew its directive allowing former dictator Pervez Musharraf to file nomination papers after he failed to appear for a court hearing today, with his lawyer asked for more time for his appearance. Last week, the SC had issued a directive permitting Musharraf to file nomination...

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Samsung vows to use renewable energy sources by 2020

Samsung vows to use renewable energy sources by 2020

Samsung Electronics, the world’s biggest smartphone maker, has vowed to convert its operations in the United States, Europe and China to using only solar and other renewable energy sources by 2020. Following its announcement on Thursday, the tech giant joins Apple and other Silicon Valley companies in delivering such a...

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11 suspected organ traffickers arrested from Faisalabad

11 suspected organ traffickers arrested from Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: Punjab Human Organs Transplantation Authority arrested 11 suspect organ traffickers from Faisalabad on Thursday. According to sources, the 11 suspects—which includes doctors and agents—were arrested after being caught red-handed performing an illegal operation in a building on Seetiana Road. The suspects have been transferred to the Allied Hospital Faisalabad...

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The YouTube fight that stirred the vegan world on the internet

The YouTube fight that stirred the vegan world on the internet

When Anna Scanlon immersed herself in the underworld of veganism on the internet, she did not imagine that messing with another YouTube blogger would end up in a defamation lawsuit and a public scandal. “At one point I searched my name on Google and found the result” Anna Scanlon offers...

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10 hilarious Eid memes every Pakistani can relate to

10 hilarious Eid memes every Pakistani can relate to

From sighting the moon to our tailor woes, Eid in Pakistan comes with its fare share of dilemmas. However, there are moments of joy as well. And these memes perfectly capture what most of us go through/feel on this most important day of the year. 1. The one person who...

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#MeToo allegations steered towards ‘Rocky’; Actor Sylvester Stallone probed for forced sexual assaults

#MeToo allegations steered towards ‘Rocky’; Actor Sylvester Stallone probed for forced sexual assaults

LOS ANGELES: Los Angeles prosecutors said on Wednesday that their sex crimes team was reviewing a case against Rocky actor Sylvester Stallone. The case involves a woman who reported last November that the 71-year-old actor, best known for his roles in the “Rocky” and “Rambo” movies, had assaulted her in 1990. Los Angeles...

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