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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav case: PM Imran hails ICJ’s verdict rejecting Indian plea
    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the verdict handed down by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) rejecting India’s request to ‘acquit, release and return’ Kulbhushan Jadhav.The United Nations’ top court in its final verdict on Wednesday after two-year-long proceedings ruled an effective review and reconsideration of the... Read more »
  • Kulbhushan Jadhav shall be treated in accordance with laws of Pakistan: FM Qureshi
    ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav shall remain in Pakistan.The Foreign Minister turned to Twitter shortly after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Wednesday rejected India’s request to ‘acquit, release and return’ its national Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was sentenced by Pakistan on... Read more »
  • FIR registered against Mian Tariq, five others in Judge video scandal
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    Cybercrime wing of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has registered a case against Mian Tariq and five others in Judge Arshad Malik video blackmailing scandal. The FIR has been registered against Mian Tariq and others on the complaint of Judge Arshad Malik in the cybercrime wing. The FIR states that Video shown by... Read more »
  • PM Imran to pay a day-long visit to Lahore today
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    Prime Minister Imran Khan will pay a day-long visit to Lahore today. He will meet representatives of the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry and review progress on the steps being taken for the promotion of industry in the province.     The Prime Minister will also chair an important meeting to review different... Read more »
  • PM Imran Khan appreciates ICJ’s decision in Kulbhushan Jadhav case
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    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday appreciated the International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) decision in Kulbhsuhan Jadhav case, ARY News reported. The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in its verdict in Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav’s case rejected most of the remedies sought by India. In his tweet, PM said, “Appreciate ICJ’s... Read more »
  • NAB summons Shahid Khaqan in LNG case today
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    ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) summoned former prime minister and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) contract case on Thursday (today), ARY News reported. The former prime minister is facing charges of corruption and awarding a LNG import contract at exorbitant rates in... Read more »

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Business

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  • Government's top priority to enhance exports: Razak Dawood
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    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood has said it is top priority of the government to enhance exports. He said the national would be strengthened by decreasing imports and increasing exports. Abdul Razak Dawood said efforts are being made to increase export of rice... Read more »
  • Dollar reaches new all time high against Pakistani Rupee
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    US Dollar registered another increase against the Pakistani Rupee in the Interbank and Open market trading, on Tuesday. The greenback rose to Rs 160.20 against the PKR increasing 34 paisa in overall value. Yesterday the dollar in the interbank market was recorded at Rs 159. 86 against the PKR. The open bank market... Read more »
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Sports

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  • Inzamam ul Haq to step down as chief selector
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    Inzamam ul Haq on Wednesday announced his decision to step down from the post of the chief selector for Pakistan cricket team. "I realised that I did all I could and will resign after my tenure is up on July 30," Haq told a news conference. Inzamam said he would be willing... Read more »
  • Six or five runs for Ben Stokes? Overthrow controversy in last over of World Cup final
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    One of the biggest turning points of the World Cup final humdinger between England and New Zealand was the overthrow on the fourth ball of the final over bowled by Trent Boult. Needing nine runs from three balls to win their first-ever men’s World Cup crown, England were handed an unlikely... Read more »
  • Pak-India West Asia Baseball semifinal today
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    LAHORE: India qualified to meet Pakistan in the West Asia Baseball Championship when they defeated Nepal in Group A in Colombo on Wednesday.According to information available here after beating Nepal, India finished 2nd in Group A and will now be pitted against Group B leaders Pakistan in the semifinal. Sri... Read more »
  • Wasim asks Pak team to improve in all 3 departments
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    LAHORE: Pakistan’s legendary fast bowler and former captain Wasim Akram has advised the national team to concentrate now on improving their game in all the three departments.“Now that the ICC World Cup 2019 has ended, and the national side should concentrate on improving their fielding standards if they want to... Read more »

Life Style

  • Netflix deletes suicide scene from popular youth show, '13 Reasons Why'
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    Netflix Inc. is removing a controversial graphic scene depicting a youth suicide from its popular young adult drama “13 Reasons Why”, following advice from medical experts, the company said on its Twitter account early on Tuesday. The show, based on a book of the same name, depicts the suicide of the... Read more »
  • Child Marriage: Sharmeen Chinoy s' latest series
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    Pakistani Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy tackles child marriage and released the third part from the animated series Shattering the Silence, a project aimed at creating meaningful dialogue around issues of child abuse. The third animated short film titled Child Marriage is told through the eyes of a young girl and... Read more »
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Health

  • Britain tells Canada and France to pull their weight on Ebola
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    Britain’s international development minister Rory Stewart called on France and Canada on Monday to offer more help in tackling the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. Stewart, who visited the Ebola zone earlier this month, told a U.N. meeting that Britain had donated $45 million towards a previous Ebola outbreak... Read more »
  • Study finds possible link between sugary drinks and cancer
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    People who drink a lot of sugary drinks have a higher risk of developing cancer, although the evidence cannot establish a direct causal link, researchers said on Thursday. The findings of a large study in France do suggest, however, that limiting intake of sugar-sweetened drinks may help to cut the number... Read more »

Tweets

اہم خبریں

  • چاند پر کمند:سنہ 1969 کا اپالو 11 مشن کیا تھا؟
    نصف صدی ہونے کو آئی ہے جب امریکہ چاند پر جانے والا پہلا ملک بنا تھا مگر سوال یہ ہے کہ آخر امریکہ چاند پر انسان بھیج کر کیا حاصل کرنا چاہتا تھا اور اس مشن کی وجہ کیا تھی؟... Read more »
  • چاند پر لینڈنگ کیسے ناکام ہوتے ہوتے رہ گئی
    اپالو 11 مشن میں ایک وقت ایسا بھی آیا تھا جب جاند پر اترنے کا سارا عمل ناکام ہونے والا تھا۔ بی بی سی نے اس بارے میں اُن لوگوں سے بات کی جو اس مشن کا حصہ تھے۔... Read more »
  • قبائلی اضلاع میں انتخابات: ’اب سرداروں کی جگہ نوجوان نمائندگی کریں گے‘
    صوبہ خیبرپختونخوا میں ضم ہونے والے قبائلی علاقوں میں صوبائی اسمبلی کے انتخابات میں شریک نوجوان امیدوار پرامید ہیں کہ نئی نسل کے نمائندے علاقے کے لیے بہتر ثابت ہوں گے۔... Read more »
  • آرمی پبلک سکول حملہ: ’مجھے چہرے پر چھ گولیاں لگیں، مگر میں بچ گیا‘
    پشاور میں آرمی پبلک سکول پر حملے میں ولید خان کو آٹھ گولیاں لگی تھیں مگر اب وہ صحت یاب ہو چکے ہیں۔اس دن کیا ہوا اور اب وہ برطانیہ میں کیا کر رہے ہیں جانیے انھی کی زبانی۔... Read more »
  • کلبھوشن کی سزا پر ’نظرِثانی‘ کس فورم پر ممکن ہے؟
    عالمی عدالتِ انصاف نے پاکستان سے مبینہ انڈین جاسوس کی سزائے موت پر نظرِثانی کو کہا ہے تاہم ماہرینِ قانون نظرِ ثانی کی ہدایت کی تشریح کے معاملے پر اختلاف رائے کا شکار ہیں۔... Read more »
  • محمد حنیف کا کالم: شیخ رشید کو جینے دو
    خان صاحب سے گزارش ہے کہ وہ شیخ رشید سے کوئی ڈیل کریں، ریلوے کے مسافروں کو تھوڑی ڈھیل دیں،عید سے پہلے قربانی دیں اور شیخ صاحب کو بھی افاقہ ہو گا اور قوم کو بھی: محمد حنیف کا کالم۔... Read more »
  • نیل آرمسٹرانگ: چاند پر پہلے خلاباز کی کیا قابلیت تھی؟
    اپالو 11 کے خلاباز مائیکل کولنز اُس دن کے واقعے کو یاد کرتے ہیں جب نیل آرمسٹرانگ کو چاند کے مشن کی راہنمائی کے لیے منتخب کیا گیا تھا۔... Read more »
  • جج ارشد ملک کی مبینہ ویڈیو بنانے والا شخص گرفتار
    ایف آئی اے نے اسلام آباد کی احتساب عدالت کے سابق جج ارشد ملک کے ویڈیو سکینڈل کی تحقیقات کے سلسلے میں ویڈیو بنانے کے الزام میں میاں طارق نامی شخص کو گرفتار کر لیا۔... Read more »
  • سی ٹی ڈی نے جماعت الدعوۃ کے سربراہ حافظ سعید کو گرفتار کر لیا
    سی ٹی ڈی پنجاب کے ترجمان کے مطابق حافظ سعید کو گوجرانوالہ میں محکمۂ انسدادِ دہشت گردی میں درج مقدمے میں گرفتاری کے بعد عدالت نے جوڈیشل ریمانڈ پر جیل بھیج دیا ہے۔... Read more »
  • سر جڑی پاکستانی بہنوں صفا اور مروہ کی علیحدگی
    یہ کوئی معمولی آپریشن نہیں۔ ٹیبل پر موجود دو بچیوں صفا اور مروہ کے سر آپس میں جڑے ہوئے ہیں۔ کیسے ڈاکٹروں نے ان کے جڑے ہوئے سر علیحدہ کرنے کا پیچیدہ عمل مکمل کیا۔... Read more »
  • اپالو 11 کی 50ویں سالگرہ پر جزوی چاند گرہن
    انسان کی چاند پر تاریخی خلائی پرواز کی 50 ویں سالگرہ کے موقع پر ستاروں کا مشاہدہ کرنے والوں نے ’سرخ‘ چاند کا نظارہ کیا۔... Read more »
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Islamabad

  • Sector I-12 allottees resent denial of plot possessions
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    Islamabad: Fed up with the attitude of Capital Development Authority (CDA), scores of allottees of Sector I-12, who have been denied possession of their plots... Read more »
  • Departments ordered to focus on cleanlines
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    Rawalpindi: Additional Deputy Commissioner (Headquarter) Saima Younis stressed to focus attention on outdoor and indoor activities amid this peak season.She directed all allied departments to... Read more »

Karachi

  • KUBS announces admissions for MBA specialised programme
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    The Karachi University Business School on Wednesday announced admissions to specialised degree programme 2019 fall intake.The admissions are available in Masters of Business Administration (18-month... Read more »
  • CITY PULSE: Malawi
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    The VM Art Gallery is hosting Laurence Savary’s solo exhibition, titled ‘Malawi’ and featuring a series of photographs exploring wildlife, nature and culture from the... Read more »

Lahore

  • Distinction
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    Affan Ahmad, Roll No 241649, stood first getting 1064 marks in annual matriculation examinations 2019 in Laurel bank Public School, Daroghawala Campus. Affan Ahmad is... Read more »
  • Transferred
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    LAHORE: The Punjab government Wednesday issued notification regarding transfer and posting of the following officers. According to the notification, Umar Alvi has been posted as... Read more »

Peshawar

  • Eight private health facilities sealed during inspection
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    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Healthcare Commission sealed seven private clinics and one lab during the inspection of health facilities in Peshawar on Wednesday.The commission in... Read more »
  • Five held with narcotics
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    PESHAWAR: The local police during an action foiled a bid to smuggle drugs and arrested five people, including two women on Wednesday. According to an... Read more »

Technology

  • US firms may get nod to restart Huawei sales
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    The US may approve licenses for companies to re-start new sales to Huawei in as little as two weeks, according to a senior US official, in a sign President Donald Trump’s recent effort to ease restrictions on the Chinese company could move forward quickly. A woman walks in front of the... Read more »
  • Facebook co-founder says Libra could shift monetary clout to private companies
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    Facebook Inc's Libra cryptocurrency would hand over much of the control of monetary policy from central banks to private companies, the company’s co-founder Chris Hughes said in an opinion piece on Friday. "If global regulators don’t act now, it could very soon be too late," Hughes said. Hughes also said the corporations... Read more »