Remembering the legendary Junaid Jamshed on his second death anniversary

Remembering the legendary Junaid Jamshed on his second death anniversary

The second death anniversary of singer-turned evangelist and Islamic scholar Junaid Jamshed is being observed today. Sitting here, writing a blog that is an obituary for Junaid Jamshed. This is surreal. It is unbelievable. And is an unpleasant and painful task, but one that I must carry out as someone who knew...

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Bomb threat: CNN’s offices evacuated, no explosive found

Bomb threat: CNN’s offices evacuated, no explosive found

CNN’s New York offices were evacuated Thursday night after a bomb threat, but no explosive was found and police later gave the all clear, the network said. The roughly 90 minute drama recalled a similar evacuation in October after an explosive device was discovered at CNN’s New York headquarters. Fire...

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Did you know road accidents kill someone every 24 seconds?

Did you know road accidents kill someone every 24 seconds?

Road accidents kill someone every 24 seconds, with a total of 1.35 million traffic deaths around the world each year, the World Health Organization said Friday, demanding global action. The number of fatalities annually has swelled by around 100,000 in just three years, with road accidents now the leading killer...

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New Zealand close to victory, credits; Somerville

New Zealand close to victory, credits; Somerville

Debutant off-spinner Will Somerville took two wickets off successive balls to bring New Zealand within sight of a series-clinching victory as Pakistan slumped to 55-5 in the third and final Test in Abu Dhabi on Friday. Somerville dismissed Haris Sohail (9) with the third ball of his first over and...

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Google attempts to curb gender bias in translation app

Google attempts to curb gender bias in translation app

Google said Thursday it was tweaking its translation application with the goal of reducing gender bias. The move comes amid criticism that Google Translate often defaulted to masculine names when it converted text to another language. “Over the course of this year, there’s been an effort across Google to promote...

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French investors to invest in Pakistan’s various sectors

French investors to invest in Pakistan’s various sectors

ISLAMABAD: French investors shows enthusiasm to invest and discover potential for investment in various sectors in Pakistan, expressed by French Ambassador Marc Barety France in a meeting with Acting Chairman Senate Senator Saleem Mandviwala on Wednesday. The meeting includes detailed discussion of trade requirements which needs expansion in order to...

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Visa centres being established as Qatari envoy announces 0.1mn jobs for Pakistanis

ISLAMABAD: Qatari ambassador Mr. Saqr bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri announced that his country will give jobs to 0.1 million Pakistanis and for this purpose visa centers are being established. According to details, the Qatari envoy was addressing a ceremony organized to celebrate the national day of Qatar. He highlighted that Pakistan...

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Islamabad’s 3-day Food Festival – cause it’s THAT time of the year!

Islamabad’s 3-day Food Festival – cause it’s THAT time of the year!

Last weekend, the highly anticipated Islamabad Eat came to town for a second time since its debut last year. During the three-day food festival, the city came alive like never before, with cars lined up outside the Jinnah Convention Center and crowds of people in queues to get through security...

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Government imposes ban on certain medical instruments

Government imposes ban on certain medical instruments

ISLAMABAD: Taking another revolutionary step in health sector, the government has decided to impose ban on all the medical instruments containing mercury, a toxic metal, said sources. The sources said that the health ministry on the recommendations of medical expert, has decided to phased out the mercury-based health instruments across...

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Most attractive Asian women of 2018

Most attractive Asian women of 2018

Well acclaimed British Asian newspaper, Eastern Eye has just compiled the list of 50 most attractive Asian women in the entire universe and it looks like a juxtaposition of predictable and surprising names in it. The immensely gorgeous, Deepika Padukone, who is known for her jaunty looks and flamboyant style,...

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