Saudi King Salman embarks on an unprecedented domestic tour as Khashoggi’s mysterious killing grips the country

Saudi King Salman embarks on an unprecedented domestic tour as Khashoggi’s mysterious killing grips the country

RIYADH: Saudi King Salman embarked on an unprecedented domestic tour on Tuesday as the country grapples with an international crisis over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The 82-year-old monarch was joined by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the central province of Qassim, according to state television, as he...

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Government decides to compensate those exposed to vandalism amid Aasia’s case

Government decides to compensate those exposed to vandalism amid Aasia’s case

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Wednesday decided to compensate those who suffered losses owing to the country-wide protests which took place last week following a Supreme Court verdict acquitting Aasia Bibi. Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed that an assessment be carried out of the property belonging to citizens that...

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SC indicts MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain in contempt of court case

SC indicts MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain in contempt of court case

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Wednesday indicted TV anchor and MNA Aamir Liaquat Hussain in contempt of court case. The indictment came as a top court bench heard a contempt of court case against Liaquat and rejected the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) MNA’s unconditional apology. “I seek an unconditional apology and...

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Quin Series T20: Lahore Qalandars to face Sydney Thunder

Quin Series T20: Lahore Qalandars to face Sydney Thunder

SYDNEY: Lahore Qalandars’ development squad has qualified for the playoff to the final of five-team Quin Series T20 Mike Hussey Trophy, after finishing second on the table at the conclusion of the first stage of the tournament. Qalandars’ last match, against Hobart Hurricanes Academy, was washed out by rain and...

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Retired scientist recovers Rs2.7mn amid cybercrime in Pakistan

Retired scientist recovers Rs2.7mn amid cybercrime in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: A retired scientist from whose account Rs2.7 million had mysteriously vanished earlier this week was given the money back on Wednesday. Dr Yousuf Khilji was given the money after the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) sent a notice to the concerned bank. On Monday, the retired scientist was left searching...

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Festival of Lights: Hindu community celebrates Diwali today

Festival of Lights: Hindu community celebrates Diwali today

The Hindu community residing in Pakistan and around the world is celebrating the Diwali festival today with traditional religious zeal and fervor. Known as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali – or Deepavali – symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. According to...

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Here’s how you can play safe with credit/debit cards amid grave security concerns

Here’s how you can play safe with credit/debit cards amid grave security concerns

The head of the Federal Investigation Agency’s (FIA) cyber-crime division Captain (retd) Mohammad Shoaib has revealed that customers data from “almost all major Pakistani banks” was stolen in a recent security breach. The statement from Mohammad Shoaib comes after Group-IB, a global cybersecurity firm released a report on a new dump of...

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Historic victory: 2 Muslim women elected in US Congress 2018 for the first time ever

Historic victory: 2 Muslim women elected in US Congress 2018 for the first time ever

WASHINGTON: In a historic result on couple of seats in the US midterm polls, a pair of districts in the Midwest will add Muslim women to the ranks of the US Congress for the first time. Palestinian-American Rashida Tlaib and Somali-American Ilhan Omar have become the first Muslim women elected to...

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Health News Roundup: secrets of parasitic worms revealed

Health News Roundup: secrets of parasitic worms revealed

LONDON: The largest study to date of the genetic makeup of parasitic worms has found hundreds of new clues about how they invade the human body, evade its immune system and cause disease. Even as alcohol and tobacco use continue to decline among pregnant women in the U.S., a new...

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Reasons why guys should be into cooking

Reasons why guys should be into cooking

Some guys I know don’t consider cooking a worthwhile venture. Besides the occasional stint behind the grill, they’d rather bask in blissful ignorance than feed themselves in more than 3 steps: stab, chew, swallow. But ask any woman (or man that already knows how) why it is better to be...

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