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Five Pakistani Firms On Forbes ‘Asia’s Best 200 Under A Billion’ List

Forbes has released the list of 200 Asia-Pacific public companies with under $1 billion in revenue and consistent top- and bottom-line growth. Five Pakistani companies are featured in the list that Forbes issued. Pakistan’s representation of 5 on the list is down from 7 last year. The number of Indian companies on the list is […]

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Newlyweds Held At Los Angeles Airport For 26 hours, Deported Because ‘Groom Is Muslim’

A newlywed British couple was detained at Los Angeles International Airport and deported to London, “because the groom is Muslim”. Natasha Politakis, 29, and Ali Gul, 32, from West London had spent £7,000 for a two-week honeymoon to Los Angeles, Hawaii and Las Vegas. However, upon arriving in Los Angeles, the couple was held for […]

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Man Buys 11-Year-Old Girl For Rs.130,000 In Umerkot And Marries Her

KARACHI: A man who bought an 11-year-old girl and married her in Umerkot, Sindh has been arrested along with his and the child’s father. They were presented before a judicial magistrate on Tuesday. The mother of Ahmed Aresar, 33, told the police that they had bought the girl for Rs130,000 from her parents. She added […]

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‘Sell Your Wife If You Cannot Afford To Build A Toilet At Home’

A district magistrate in India’s Bihar state has courted controversy by allegedly asking a villager to “sell his wife” if he could not arrange money to build a toilet at home, The Times of India reported. District Magistrate (DM) Kanwal Tanuj purportedly made this comment while addressing a ‘Swachchata Mahasabha’ programme at Jamhor block on […]

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Christian Man Prays With Jerusalem Muslims In Act Of Solidarity

Religious tensions have risen in Jerusalem as Israeli police have barred men under 50 from entering Jerusalem’s Old City for Friday Muslim prayers. Israeli police put metal detectors at entrances to the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, following an attack nearby that killed two policemen. In the midst of […]

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Medical Technician Held For ‘Sexually Abusing’ Unconscious Patient At Peshawar Hospital

PESHAWAR: A medical technician at the Lady Reading Hospital (LRH) in Peshawar has been arrested for sexually abusing an unconscious female patient. The patient Sidra* was brought to the LRH after she fell unconscious at her home in Batkhela. Sidra was first rushed to a Batkhela health facilit. However, she was referred to the LRH […]

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Driver Held For Masturbating In Front Of German Woman In India

NEW DELHI: An Indian chauffeur was arrested Saturday after a German woman accused him of masturbating in front of her in an upscale New Delhi neighbourhood, police said. Police arrested 32-year-old Tarun Kumar from neighbouring Haryana state after the doctorate scholar accused him of unzipping his trousers and masturbating while she was walking her dog […]

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Private School Head Confesses To Sexually Abusing Women

PESHAWAR: The principal of a private school, arrested on charges of sexually abusing several women and making their objectionable videos, has confessed to his crime before the court of a local magistrate. Magistrate Asghar Khan recorded statement of the suspect, Attaullah Khan Marwat, under Section 164 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, following which he […]

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Rape Suspect’s Death In Police Custody Sparks Riots In India

A man accused of the gang rape and murder of a girl in northern India has been killed in police custody, an official said Thursday, sparking angry riots in the usually tranquil Himalayan region. Hundreds of protesters furious over the police handling of the case chanted “we want justice” in the popular tourist hill resort […]

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Qandeel Baloch Is A Martyr And So Are Other Honour-Killing Victims: Mufti Qavi

MULTAN: A year after popular social media star Qandeel Baloch’s death, Mufti Abdul Qavi, dubbed ‘selfie cleric’ after he appeared in pictures with her, has said Baloch and all other honour-killing victims were martyrs. Addressing journalists in Multan on Wednesday, Qavi, whose selfies with the rising starlet went viral last year drawing ire from various […]

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‘World Has Become A Global Village’: LHC Lifts Pemra Ban On Airing Of Indian plays

The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday lifted a ban imposed by Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) on the airing of Indian teleplays, declaring it null and void as the federal government had no objections regarding the same. Pemra had issued a notification imposing a blanket ban on all Indian content on Oct 19, […]

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WhatsApp Will Soon Let You Watch YouTube Videos Within The App

We all know how irritating it is when you receive a YouTube link in WhatsApp and upon clicking it the app opens the YouTube app to play the video. However, this toggling between apps is about to change with the latest WhatsApp feature. WhatsApp’s latest update includes a hidden feature that lets you view YouTube […]

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Militants Only Want ‘Women And Sex’, Tell Former ISIS Brides

The former brides of ISIS fighters find themselves appalled on learning the reality of ISIS. They claim that they were lured into the alleged caliphate and are now finding it difficult to loosen the militants’ stronghold on them while also worrying that their home countries might not take them back, reported CNN. Among these women […]

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Saudi Girl Draws Ire After Posting Video of Herself Wearing Miniskirt In Public

A young Saudi woman has sparked controversy after she posted a video of herself wearing a miniskirt and crop top in public. While some have rushed to her defence, some Saudis are calling for her arrest. Saudi websites on Monday reported that officials in the Kingdom are looking into taking action against the woman because […]

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Syria War Has Claimed More Than 330,000 Lives Since 2011: Monitor

More than 330,000 people have been killed in the Syrian conflict since it started six years ago, around a third of them civilians, a monitor said on Sunday. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it has documented the deaths of 331,765 people across Syria since the conflict erupted in mid-March 2011 with anti-government […]

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Chinese American Given 10 Years Jail For Espionage In Iran

A Chinese American accused of “infiltration” in Iran has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, local media reported on Sunday. The man was identified as Xiyue Wang, a 37-year-old researcher at Princeton University, according to Mizanonline, the official news agency of Iran’s judiciary. Wang, who was born in Beijing according to the report, was […]

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Karachi Home To Second Highest Number of IDUs Living With HIV: Study

‘Concentrated epidemic’ of HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) infection has been found in 22 of the 23 recently surveyed cities, with Karachi having the second highest number of injecting drug users living with HIV after Kasur, it emerged on Sunday. According to experts, a concentrated epidemic is one in which HIV or any other infection has […]

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Landlord Arrested For Killing Boy

A landlord arrested on the charges of killing a boy, 9, was remanded in police custody for two days by a local court on Thursday. The suspect named Miskeen, who was arrested on Wednesday after the occurrence in Kangar Mera village, was produced in the court of a judicial magistrate that ordered that he should […]

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Deepika Padukone Body-Shamed For Latest Vanity Fair Photoshoot

Deepika Padukone worked hard to get her body ready for her Hollywood debut xXx: Return of Xander Cage and long after the film’s release, she has maintained that body. However, her latest Instagram upload of her Vanity Fair On Jewellery photoshoot has many fans worried – one even asking her to chow down KFC to […]

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Two Men In London Carry Out Five Acid Attacks In 90 Minutes

A teenager was arrested by British police after a spate of acid attacks across northeast London left at least one person with life-changing injuries and critically injured several others, BBC reported. Metropolitan Police say the 90-minute spree of five attacks began late Thursday. Authorities have appealed to the public for more information on the perpetrators. […]

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Cow Vigilantes Assault Muslim Man Associated With BJP In India

A Muslim man associated with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was assulated on Wednesday in India’s Maharashtra state by Hindu cow vigilantes who, at the time, did not know that he was associated with the ruling party, Hindustan Times reported. Ismail Shah, 36, was hospitalised with serious injuries after he was assaulted by members of […]

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Teen Bride Forced To Prove Virginity Kills Herself

Rajabbi Khurshed, 18, was married off to Zafar Pirov, 24, in May, and 40 days after her wedding she killed herself when her husband accused her of not being a virgin after multiple tests and demanded to be allowed to take a second wife, Radio Free Europe reported. Khurshed’s parents arranged for her wedding in […]

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Shell Pakistan Agrees To Pay Rs 257Mn As Fine For Bhawalpur Oil Tanker Fire

A Pakistani subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday agreed to pay a fine of about 257 million rupees ($2.4 million) in compensation for a tanker truck explosion that killed more than 200 people last month. The fiery blast on June 25 was one of the worst accidents in Pakistan’s history. A tanker carrying fuel […]

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‘Gangnam Style’ Dethroned As Top YouTube Video

Gangnam Style, the quirky South Korean video that spawned a global dance craze and went so viral that it nearly broke YouTube, has finally been dethroned as the most watched video. After four and a half years as YouTube’s most seen video, Gangnam Style slipped late Monday to number two, replaced by See You Again […]

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Indian Man Rapes Eight-Year-Old In Front Of Teenage Daughter

A man was arrested on Monday from a market area in central New Delhi for allegedly raping an eight-year-old girl in front of his daughter, police said. The 36-year-old accused was a widower, who lived in the victim’s neighbourhood with his two daughters, Scoop Whoop reported. Advertisement Police said the man had gone to a […]

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What Is Calibri, Calibri ??

The Calibri font has gained immense popularity in Pakistan after Panama JIT highlighted its use in the documents dated back to 2006 while the font was presented in 2007. Panama JIT used it as a proof against the PML-N government forging documents. Haahahah – this is gold. Supposed ‘declaration letters’ from 2006 typed in Calibri […]

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17 Billionaires Who Started Out Dirt Poor

Some of the world’s wealthiest people started out dirt poor. These 17 rags-to-riches stories remind us that through determination, grit, and a little bit of luck anyone can overcome their circumstances and achieve extraordinary success. 1. Russian business tycoon and Chelsea Football Club owner Roman Abramovich was born into poverty and orphaned at age 2. […]

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Life in an Imaginary Cage: Being a Prostitute in Bangladesh

Fifty miles west of Dhaka, lies the town of Daulatdia. Surrounded with typical Bangladeshi landscape, the town has a rather embarrassing world fame under its name. This is home to world’s largest brothel. Daulatdia orates horrifying tales of abuse and misery. Bangladesh is the only Muslim country that qualifies prostitution as legal. Though the country’s […]

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Shahid Hayat Recovering After Lungs Collapse

Shahid Hayat, the Federal Investigation Agency’s Director South, is on the road to recovery after doctors said he contracted pneumonia and fell critically ill. According to a statement issued by Director FIA Sindh Asim Qaimkhani, Hayat is suffering from fever and contracted double pneumonia while on a training course in Kenya, Nairobi. “Considering the severity […]

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Nawaz Sharif Resigns

The Dawn Leak has finally proven fatal for the three-time Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Expected to resign in coming days, the premier is all set to exit from the back door with no silver brass salutes and no drums and trumpets playing. Nawaz Sharif who assumed power in June 2013 after his party was able […]

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Murder Case: Ayyan Ali Appears Before Court

A local court on Wednesday adjourned the hearing of the currency smuggling case against model Ayyan Ali till September 20th. The proceeding of the case started late after the model arrived late in the court. Her lawyer informed the court that his client’s flight was delayed due to which she could not reach for the […]

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Pervez Rasheed Takes Nap During Kashmir Conference

Federal Information Minister Pervez Rasheed was caught sleeping during Kashmir Round Table Conference.

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14 August 2016 Independence Day Parade

Independence day parade 14 August 2016.

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Smart Body Scale

Many people try to cut down weight in order to get healthier. The truth is, however, there is much more to know than just body weight to determine one’s health status. Body Cardio, a smart digital scale, is created by Withings. It can provide a wide range of information about the users’ body, so they […]

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