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Country To Face Water Shortage

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) predicted that there will be less than the average amounts of rainfall in the next three months and has urged the authorities concerned to use water reserves carefully, so the country does not face a shortage. While talking to The Express Tribune, PMD director general Dr Ghulam Rasul speculated that […]

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Benazir Murder Case’s ATC Verdict Challenged By Zardari

The Lahore High Court’s (LHC) Rawalpindi bench on Thursday ordered that the record in the Benazir Bhutto murder case be provided to the court by the end of November, after it approved PPP-Parliamentarian’s president asif Ali Zardari’s three appeals against the verdict given by the Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) in August. An LHC bench — comprising […]

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Dar’s Arrest Warrant Issued, Assets Seized

The Natio¬nal Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday seized the bank accounts and properties of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar as an accountability court initiated proceedings against him in a corruption reference. The Lahore NAB wrote to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), reminding the banking regulator that since a reference was pending against Mr Dar, “the […]

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Malala And PM Abbasi Met At UN

As world leaders, dignitaries and activists gather in New York for the 72nd United Nations General Assembly, Pakistani Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi as the two met to discuss promotion of female education in Pakistan. During the meeting, Malala reinforced her commitment to raise awareness about education, particularly female […]

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Pakistan Has Short-range Nuclear Weapons; Premier Warned India

Pakistan has developed short-range nuclear weapons as a counter to the ‘Cold Start’ military doctrine adopted by Indian armed forces, claimed Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. Addressing an event organised by the Council on Foreign Relations, PM Abbasi, who is currently in New York for the UN General Assembly, said, “We [Pakistan] have a very […]

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PPP Asks LHC To Award Punishment To Musharraf

The PPP on Monday filed three appeals before the Lahore High Court’s Rawalpindi bench, challenging the verdict passed by an anti-terrorism court (ATC) in the Benazir Bhutto murder case. The appeals, filed by Barrister Latif Khosa on behalf of PPP Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari, ask the court to announce a punishment for retired Gen Pervez […]

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IHC TO Hear A Contempt Of Court Petition Against Nawaz

The Islamabad High Court has accepted a petition alleging former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has committed contempt of court. According to Express News, the petition was accepted by IHC judge, Mohsin Akhter Kiyani. The petitioner, Makhdoom Niazi Inqalabi, has maintained that Nawaz, in his August 25 speech in Lahore, committed contempt of court. The petition […]

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Fawad Is In 100 Most Handsome Face’s List

Fawad Khan entered entertainment industry almost two decades ago with his pink-rock band called EP as a vocalist. He made his acting debut with a Pakistani movie Khuda Ke liye. But he gained popularity with his unforgettable role in a drama serial Humsafar. Now he is also famous in Bollywood. The EP heartthrob boasts yet […]

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Jennifer Lawrence’s “Mother” Fails To Impress

Jennifer Lawrence starrer “Mother” failed to impress the movie goers upon its release. The story is all about a couple whose life is challenged by an uninvited stranger as a guest. The stranger brings violence in the otherwise calm life of Jennifer Lawrence. So she throw him out. However that stranger revitalized Lawrence’s poet husband. […]

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Provinces Striving For The Control Over Resources

The provinces are seeking the implementation of powers, granted to them under the 18th Amendment, to exercise joint, equal and individual control over oil, gas and mineral reserves inside their respective boundaries, and want a review of the federal government’s petroleum policy that they claim is ‘stagnating investments’. A senior federal government official told Dawn […]

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Pakistan To Adopt Tough Diplomatic Policy

Pakistan-US relations are off to a bumpy ride. Pakistan has decided that if now any sanctions are imposed on it and if it is questioned about its ally status it will deal with it tough diplomatic policy. In this regard, the federal government has prepared a three-option ‘toughest diplomatic policy’. According to federal sources on […]

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Aishwarya’s Popularity In Her College Days

It’s safe to say that Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has made a mark in everyone’s heart. Her breath-taking beauty, stunning red carpet looks and blockbuster movies have made us fall in love time and again. However, not many know about her humble beginning. Worry not – we’ve got our hands on a testimonial which has let […]

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US Drone At Pak-Afghan Border Killed 3 Militants

US drone strike near Pak-Afghan border killed three militants including their commander. Maulana Muhibullah was killed along with other militants in the strike in the Charmanak area, linked to the Afghan district of Paktika. Political administration told The Express Tribune that the drone had been flying over the agency since morning. “Two missiles were dropped […]

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Jennifer Is Slaying In Red Sparrow Trailer

Jennifer Lawrence is back with a bang. This time she is not just killing with her looks but she is actually playing a killer. The trailer of “Red Sparrow” is out and it has gotten us wow. Jennifer Lawrence looks amazing as always and trailer starts off with her sitting in a red knee length […]

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Christian Sentenced To Death Over Blasphemy

A Pakistani Christian man has been sentenced to death for blasphemy after he allegedly sent a Muslim friend a poem on WhatsApp that insulted Islam, a lawyer said Friday. Nadeem James was charged in July last year after his Muslim friend Yasir Bashir complained to the police that he received a poem on the messaging […]

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Panama Case Verdict; Review Petitions Dismissed

Supreme Court dismissed petitions of review against Panama Papers case verdict. Petition was filed by deposed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his children and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar. The court had reserved its verdict on the review petitions after the lawyers for all petitioners completed their arguments earlier in the day. A five-judge SC bench headed […]

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Rs.20 Cash Prize Forced A Shopkeeper To Slit Throat Of A Boy

A seventh grader in Bahawalpur met his death on demanding a prize which was Rs.20 Only Rs.20 can get a 12 year old in this country. This is our mentality. Every time we think how low can a society get? Every day there is a story about something so gross that it blew away our […]

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Selena Gomez Had A Kidney Transplant

American singer and actress Selena Gomez has undergone a kidney transplant. She posted a picture on social media on a hospital bed beside her friend who over the summers donated her a kidney. In the post, shared on Thursday, the Good For You singer said that fans had been wondering why she had been “laying […]

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Indian Deputy High Commissioner Summoned By Pakistan

Indian deputy high commissioner has been summoned by Pakistan over the ceasefire violations on Line of Control (LoC) which resulted in the death of three civilians and injured three others. The Director General (SA & SAARC) Dr Mohammad Faisal, summoned Indian Deputy High Commissioner JP Singh and condemned the violations in Phuklian sector on Wednesday, […]

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Diverse Nuptial Traditions Around The Globe

There are so many wedding traditions around the world. Below are the five interesting rituals people from different countries follow on their big day. Germany The couple cut a log together as it signifies winning over a very first obstacle with you partner by you side. Germans can make even make log cutting romantic. Philippines […]

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Arrest Warrants For Imran Khan

Imran Khan’s bailable arrest warrants are issued by the Election Commission Pakistan (ECP) due to his failure to show up for the proceeding of contempt of court case. He has also been ordered to submit surety bonds of woth Rs0.1 million. The commission, while hearing the contempt of court case against Imran Khan filed by […]

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Punjab Nahi Jaungi; Tries But Fails To Portray Opinionated Women

Punjab nahi jaungi is a Pakistani movie trying to depict strong female characters. Female lead played by Mehwish Hayat is a girl who is opinionated and knew what she wants. This type of character is rarely given to heroines here and Mehwish Hayat pulled it like a pro. But character has some major flaws as […]

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I Will Save The Rohingya Muslims: Meera

Our very own Meera ji has given a statement that she herself want to go to Burma and help Rohingiya Muslims. Well Meera if it is just another statement to grab media attention then we feel sorry for you. No one should get so low to use this for popularity. But if you mean it […]

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Nawaz And Sons Summoned By Accountability Court

An Islamabad-based accountability court has issued summons for deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his sons Hussain and Hassan Nawaz for September 19 in the reference regarding Flagship Investments (an offshore firm owned by Nawaz’’s children) filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) over alleged corruption of the ruling family. The development came on Wednesday […]

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Kangana’s Take On Gender Bias In Bollywood

Kangana has once more caused the stir in the B-town. Her new video is amazing and she has pointed out some real issues but in a fun way. The main idea of the video is gender bias which still dominates the Bollywood. Her video is basically a parody of various iconic moments in the history […]

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All Five Judges Agreed On Disqualifying Nawaz: Justice Khosa

Head of the five member Supreme Court bench that issued the Panama Case verdict, Justice Asif Saeed Khosa made it clear once again that all the judges of the bench agreed on the verdict disqualifying Nawaz Sharif. The content of the minority judgement of April 20 [where the verdict was 3-2] and majority judgement of […]

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Fifty Shades Freed Toys With Guns And Chases This Time

The fifty shades freed; trailer is out and it has everything which makes any movie a box office hit. As indicated in the previous movie fifty shades darker the couple Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) and Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) decided to settle down and got engaged. In this movie they tie the knot. It is […]

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Father Hoaxed; Got Teenage Lovers Electrocuted

Another story of tragic love, another story of ignorance, another story of denial, and another couple lost their lives because of Jirga system. This time Karachi, the city of lights witnessed the darkest crime. This is a story of a 17 year old boy and a 16 year old girl. They lived in the same […]

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How Blue Whale Game Is Financing Its Curators

The blue whale game is talk of the town nowadays. People are confuse why anyone would make a game which asks players to jump to their death? There are several theories circulating about the reason behind this game. One theory is related to the red rooms. Now what actually are red rooms? There are three […]

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14 Passengers Lost Lives As Ill Fated Van Caught Fire

A passenger van rammed into a trailer and caught fire, consequently killing 14 people including 4 children. The Rawalpindi-bound Hiace van caught fire after crashing into a trailer from behind, National Highways and Motorway Police (NH&MP) Inspector Mahmood Khokhar told DawnNews. Firefighters doused the fire before rescuing the injured. Three children were among the five […]

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Waziristan IED Blast Claimed One Life And Injured Four

An old improvised explosive device (IED) went off in North Waziristan which killed one person and injured four others. According to officials, the explosion occurred at a time when the repatriation of the displaced persons – after the army initiated the military operation Zarb-e-Azb in 2014 to counter terrorism in the region – was already […]

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Pacer Becomes Father: Muhammad Amir Welcomes A Daughter

Pakistan’s pacer Muhammad Amir and his wife welcomes their angel in the world and the duo is more than happy. Muhammad Amir took to twitter to share his proud moment with his fans. He captioned a picture with his cute little daughter in the most adorable way possible. He Captioned it “Shukar Allhumdulilah blessed with […]

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History Will Be Made On September 17: Maryam Nawaz

Maryam Nawaz said people’s JIT will give its verdict on September 17 during NA-120 by-poll, a National Assembly seat which fell vacant after disqualification of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. “History will be made on September 17 as the people’s JIT will give their verdict that day which ‘they’ will have to submit to,” Maryam […]

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Baldia Factory Fire; 5 Years Of Tragedy

It’s been five years since Baldia factory fire, the progress is very little compared to the promises made by various authorities to provide compensations and relief. The association of the affectees of the Baldia factory fire and the National Trade Union Federation (NTUF) will jointly hold a rally outside the Ali Enterprises factory in SITE […]

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PML-N Leaders Not So Happy With Nisar

Some PML-N politicians close to ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday took exception to Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan’s recent TV interview and questioned its timing, making it clear that Mr Sharif cannot be `intimidated’ and he would continue to strive for the sanctity of the ballot. Although some senior PML-N leaders told Dawn that […]

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Plessis Desires To Leave A Footprint In Pakistan

World XI captain Faf du Plessis is ambitious to leave a mark on the Pakistani soil. Du Plessis, who is South Africa’s captain in Tests and is poised to take over leadership in the shorter format as well, while talking to the media in Lahore, said that in a few years’ time he wants to […]

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SSGC Denies The Loss Of Rs17 Billion

Sui Southern Gas Company is seemingly not satisfied and raised questions over the investigations carried out by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) production case as NAB believes that national exchequer has suffered a loss of over Rs17 billion. According to SSGC documents, NAB has wrongly calculated the loss at […]

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5th Nuclear Plant At Chashma Inaugurated By PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Friday inaugurated the country’s fifth nuclear power plant C-4 at Chashma, Mianwali area. The C-4 plant is capable of generating 340MW electricity. Addressing the inauguration ceremony, PM Abbasi said that the project would help the country’s energy problem. The Chashma nuclear power projects units, C-1, C-2 and C-3 have […]

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Radd-ul-Fasaad’s Progress Discussed By The Corps Commander: ISPR

Internal and security situation of the country and the operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’s progress has been discussed by the Pakistan Army, statement released by the Inter-Services Public Relations. The 204th Corps Commanders’ Conference was held at General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi, presided over by army chief Qamar Javed Bajwa. The development came a day after Pakistan hinted at […]

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Pakistan Should Be Given Credit For Counterterrorism Role: China

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif arrived in China on Friday at the start of his regional outreach for consultations on the new US policy on Afghanistan and South Asia. Addressing a joint press conference after his meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Beijing, Asif said that the two countries agreed that the solution to […]

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Hijab Conquer The NYFW This Year

This year Indonesian designers has looted the New York Fashion Week by kicking off a diverse version of fashion. This year hijab and abaya set the stage on fire. Hoping to change preconceptions within the west, the hijab and abaya have taken centre stage on the New York runway. “We’re not oppressed and we just […]

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Premier Set Up A Cabinet Committee On CPEC

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has set up a Cabinet Committee on China-Pakistan Economic Corridor for the implementation of the strategic $55 billion project, completely overhauling the existing institutional arrangement and bypassing the planning ministry. The move will further consolidate the premier’s grip on power. He has already taken complete control of all cabinet committees […]

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Respect Not Criticism For Pakistan: Jeremy Corbyn

United Kingdom’s Labour Party chief Jeremy Corbyn believes that when it comes to Pakistan a policy of respect should be followed rather than criticism. The comments referred to US President Donald Trump’s August 22 speech in which he accused Pakistan of providing safe havens to terrorists while unveiling the new US policy for Afghanistan and […]

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We Don’t Have A Lot Of Time: Khawaja Asif

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has said that Pakistan will have to swiftly change its direction while keeping the current situation in view. Envoys to some major countries and multilateral institutions participated in the three-day conference which deliberated on changes unfolding in the geopolitical environment. “We are undergoing a seismic shift,” Asif said during a press […]

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Death Toll Reaches 164 Due To Rains: NDMA

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has said that rains, flash and urban flooding killed 164 people across the country this monsoon season. According to the latest situation report issue by the authority, “From June 26 till September 6, a total of 164 people have been reported killed, including 39 children, while 167 people injured […]

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A.D. Khowaja To Continue As Police Chief, Rules SHC

A.D. Khowaja will continue to function as the provincial police chief, Sindh High Court ruled, which ultimately end the legal war between civil rights campaigners and the Sindh government. The court in its judgement restored Inspector General Police (IGP) Khowaja’s powers of transfers and postings within the police department. The Sindh government had in June withdrawn Khowaja’s […]

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PML-N Due To Elect President But Party’s Leadership Missing

Pakistan Muslim League-N is due to elect its permanent president and the party’s leadership is missing from the country. On August 17, PML-N’s Central Working Committee (CWC) appointed Sardar Yaqoob Khan Nasar as the party’s acting president and decided to elect a ‘regular’ president on September 7. However, due to personal commitments of ousted Prime […]

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If Pakistan Hasn’t Done Enough Then No Country Has: Army Chief

Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa told the wolrd that if Pakistan fails in countering terrorism the whole region would be destablished. In a speech delivered at General Headquarters in Rawalpindi to mark Defence Day, the chief of army staff (COAS) forcefully defended Pakistan’s gains against terrorism while vehemently dismissing allegations of double-crossing anyone. “If […]

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Karachi’s Plight

This eid was all about meat and blood, sadly for Karachiites it is not over yet. The foul stench has taken over the city after Eid-e-Qurban as the offal are still lying on the streets and at every corner. Remains of the sacrificial animals are now emitting bad smell along with God knows how many […]

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ECP Warned PML-N Leader Over Violation Of Code Of Conduct

Punjab Food Minister Bilal Yasin has been warned by the Election Commission Pakistan (ECP) of issuing a show-cause notice if he violates code of conduct during the campaign for Kulsoom Nawaz who is a candidate for the NA-120 by-election. The election for Lahore’s NA-120 constituency is set to take place on September 17. Headed by […]

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