Late Om Puri once spoke about Indo-Pak partition in his last days: What message is there for the nation?

Late Om Puri once spoke about Indo-Pak partition in his last days: What message is there for the nation?

Legendary actor Om Puri, who passed away in January 2017, spoke about the India-Pakistan partition in his last interview which has finally been released. Six days before he passed away, Puri had wrapped up shooting for Lashtam Pashtam which is set to hit theatres on August 10. The movie is...

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Singapore to scan travelers’ eyes at checkpoints

Singapore to scan travelers’ eyes at checkpoints

SINGAPORE; Singapore will scan travelers’ eyes at some of its border checkpoints, local media reported on Monday, in a trial of expensive technology that could one day replace fingerprint verification. It is the latest in a series of high-tech initiatives in the city-state, some of which have stoked privacy concerns...

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PCB announces contracts for listed players for the upcoming season

PCB announces contracts for listed players for the upcoming season

KARACHI: Pakistan’s experienced right-handed batsman, Mohammad Hafeez demoted from Category A to B as the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Monday announced its centrally contracted players’ list for the 2018-19 season with an increase in monthly remuneration and match fees for players. In the new Central contracts, the PCB has...

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Red Sea Alert: Shark attacks Czech tourist

Red Sea Alert: Shark attacks Czech tourist

CAIRO: A Czech tourist was killed by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, authorities said Sunday. The man died 20 kilometres north of Marsa Alam city as “a result of an attack by a shark”, city council chairman General Atef Wagdy told AFP....

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Police fire tear gas as students in Bangladesh stage protests

Police fire tear gas as students in Bangladesh stage protests

DHAKA: Police in Bangladesh’s capital fired tear gas and rubber bullets Monday to disperse hundreds of demonstrating students, while a prominent human rights group demanded the release of an activist arrested for criticizing the government during more than a week of protests. Shahidul Alam, a well-known photographer, and activist was...

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Saudi state airline suspends series of flights to and from Canada

Saudi state airline suspends series of flights to and from Canada

DUBAI: Saudi state airline Saudia said in a post on its official Twitter account that it was suspending flights to and from Toronto, the latest in a series of measures the kingdom announced on Monday in its diplomatic row with Canada. The kingdom early Monday gave Canada’s envoy Dennis Horak...

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Pepsi’s first female CEO, Nooyi, likely to leave the role in October

Pepsi’s first female CEO, Nooyi, likely to leave the role in October

Indra Nooyi is stepping down as the chief executive officer of food and beverage giant PepsiCo Inc., handing the reins to a top lieutenant in a transition that will draw attention to the dearth of prominent female CEOs in corporate America. Nooyi, 62, will leave the role in October and...

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Zainab’s culprit gets four counts of death penalty in the rape-cum-murder case

Zainab’s culprit gets four counts of death penalty in the rape-cum-murder case

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court on Monday handed Zainab rape and murder case convict Imran Arshad a total of five counts of the death penalty and Rs5.75million in fines in two more cases of child sexual abuse, ARY News reported Imran Arshad, who was already awarded four counts of the death...

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NDRF soon to be launched country-wide to tackle with nation’s catastrophic situations

NDRF soon to be launched country-wide to tackle with nation’s catastrophic situations

ISLAMABAD: National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is in the offing to specifically tackle and deal with the catastrophic situations arising across the country in addition to the other departments and agencies being called out by the government. National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was working out on a plan to raise...

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Brawl amongst family claims life of five people

Brawl amongst family claims life of five people

PHULARWAN: An uncalled dispute amidst two families turned out to be the cause of death of five members of the same family in the city of Phularwan on Monday. According to reports, both the members of the families were armed. the brawl turned into a deadly fight as the firing...

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