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  • All things royal: Top 15 photos of Kate Middleton from Pakistan tour
    All things royal: Top 15 photos of Kate Middleton during Pakistan tourKate Middleton and Prince William are enjoying the much-deserved spotlight they are currently basking in during their official visit to Pakistan.While the masses are loving every bit of the royal couple’s tour in the country, they have been left... Read more »
  • Prince William, Kate Middleton arrive in Lahore
    LAHORE: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will spend a busy day in Pakistan’s cultural capital of Lahore on Thursday, attending multiple events in the city.Upon their arrival in Lahore, Prince William and Kate Middleton were received by Governor Punjab Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar and Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at the... Read more »
  • Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrives in Lahore
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    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Prince William and Kate Middleton arrived in Lahore. The couple who are the first royals to officially visit Pakistan since Prince Charles and his wife Camilla visited the region in 2006. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar and Governor Chaudhry Sarwar received at the Lahore airport. Today... Read more »
  • Polling for by-election PS-11, Larkana gets underway
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    Polling for the by-election on Sindh Assembly’s constituency of PS-11, Larkana gets underway, amid tight security measures. Pakistan People’s Party’s Jameel Soomro is contesting with Grand Democratic Alliance’s Moazam Abbasi. The polling that kicked-off at 8 in the morning, will continue till 5pm, without any break. A total of 1,52,614 registered voters including... Read more »
  • Pakistani envoy lashes out at ‘aggressive’ Indian actions, military buildup
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    UNITED NATIONS: In a strongly-worded speech at the United Nations, a senior Pakistani diplomat accused India of “hegemonic pretenses and aggressive actions”, warning that New Delhi’s conduct represents a clear threat to regional peace and security, especially to Pakistan, to which the bulk of its offensive capability is deployed. Speaking in... Read more »
  • Supreme Court turns down acquittal plea of acid attack convict
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    ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the plea for acquittal filed by an acid attack convict, ARY News reported. The court upheld the trial court’s conviction of 10 years’ sentence to offender Ali Awan. Convict Ali Awan had thrown acid on a woman in Islamabad in year 2010 and the trial... Read more »
  • Ladakh Affairs Department headquarters to be shifted to Leh, Ladakh
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct 17 (ANI): Government of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered for shifting of headquarters of Administrative Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department to Leh, Ladakh with... Read more »
  • UAE duo 'stood to make US$272,000' in successful fix
    The two UAE players provisionally suspended for alleged breaches of the ICC anti-corruption code allegedly stood to make up to US$272,000 (approx.) if they successfully corrupted the games in the u... Read more »

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  • FATF expected to meet in Paris today
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    The Financial Action Task Force is expected to decide on Pakistan’s fate during its Paris meeting, which will be held from October 13 to October 18. Pakistan has already prepared its compliance report, which will be presented by Economic Affairs Minister Hammad Azhar. In June, the FATF had given Pakistan four months... Read more »
  • Results of government's difficult decisions now showing: Hafeez Sheikh
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    Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance Dr Abdul Hafeez Sheikh on Saturday reviewed the economic performance of the country during the first three months of the financial year 2020. Addressing a press conference in Islamabad, Sheikh said that two big deficits — foreign trade and fiscal — had been brought... Read more »
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  • Whitewash an eye-opener for us as well as critics: Misbah-ul-Haq
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    Pakistan head coach Misbah-ul-Haq on Wednesday said that the 3-0 whitewash to Sri Lanka in the T20I series was an eye-opener for the team as well as their critics. “We did not play good cricket throughout the series. The result is an eye-opener for everyone. This also tells us what we... Read more »
  • Sri Lanka complete 3-0 Twenty20 whitewash over world number one Pakistan
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    Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan by 13 runs to win the third and final Twenty20 international in Lahore on Wednesday, routing the world number one team 3-0 in the series. Sri Lanka scored 147-7 with debutant Oshada Fernando scoring a brilliant 48-ball 78 not out with three sixes and eight boundaries. For... Read more »
  • Pakistan U19 cricket team leaves for China
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    LAHORE: Pakistan Under-19 team left for Beijing on Wednesday evening to play friendly matches against the hosts and Afghanistan Under-19 squad, says a press release.The 12-player squad will be captained by Mohammad Harris Khan, while Saim Ayub will be his vice captain.Pakistan Under-19 team will play against China on October... Read more »
  • Lyon wants to play in T20 WC
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    SYDNEY: Australia spinner Nathan Lyon, who was overlooked for the upcoming T20I assignments against Sri Lanka and Pakistan, is hopeful of featuring in next year’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup at home.Lyon, who has just made two T20I appearances for Australia, last played a 20-over international game in October 2018.... Read more »

Life Style

  • Pakistan's heartthrob Mahira dances with Lebanese actress Daniella in front of Eiffel Tower
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    Pakistan's heartthrob Mahira Khan set social media ablaze after she posted a video of herself dancing with Lebanese actress Daniella Rahme to an Arabic song in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Rahme, the Lebanese actress who shared the video on Instagram, wrote that she and Mahira decided to... Read more »
  • Coke Studio reveals new season's artist line-up
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    How we've missed the good ol' Coke Studio days and it looks like they're back. The promo for the show's 12th season shows some of the CS roster speaking about what music means to them and why it is so important. The score of the video already gives a glimpse of what... Read more »
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Health

  • Red meat unhealthy? Maybe not, after all
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    Cutting back on red meat is standard medical advice to prevent cancer and heart disease — but a review of dozens of studies has concluded that the potential risk is low and evidence uncertain. In new guidelines published on Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine, a panel of researchers from... Read more »
  • DRAP registration board has decided to curb the production of a cough syrup
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    The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) registration board has decided to curb the production of a cough syrup named ‘Tyno’ with Levomethorphan used as an ingredient. The board has directed all pharmaceutical companies manufacturing cough syrups using Levomethorphan to arrange for facilities to check mixing of ingredients injurious to health.... Read more »

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Islamabad

  • Over 1.5m people registered to get houses
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    Islamabad : Over 1.5 million people have registered with the National Database Registration Authority (Nadra) in different cities of the country to get their own... Read more »
  • Collaboration to improve education sector
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    Islamabad : The Riphah International University has joined hands with Ufone to provide services through its state-of-the-art call centre.The contract signing ceremony was held on... Read more »

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Lahore

  • New water regulatory authority on the cards
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    LAHORE:To regulate and monitor issues pertaining to underground and drinking water, Punjab government has decided to establish a water and sewerage authority at provincial level.All... Read more »
  • New link road for LDA City to be built: minister
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    LAHORE: Housing Minister Mian Mehmoodur Rasheed has said a new two-kilometre long link road will be constructed to provide another route to link LDA City... Read more »

Peshawar

  • ?Azadi March to rid people of PTI govt?
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    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) provincial General Secretary Murtaza Javed Abbasi has said ‘Azadi March’ does not belong to a particular political party as millions... Read more »
  • Couple found dead in Upper Dir
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    DIR: A couple was found dead in Upper Dir district on Wednesday, police said. The sources said the bodies of the couple were found in... Read more »

Technology

  • China's first 5G automatic micro bus to be launched on Oct 20
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    China's first 5G automatic micro-bus mass production vehicle, which has passed the test under the condition of mixed traffic in Wuzhen city's open roads, will be launched globally on the opening day of the 6th World Internet Conference on October 20. Although the appearance of the 5G automatic micro-bus is similar... Read more »
  • Facebook suffers legal blow in EU court over hate speech
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    Facebook on Wednesday was dealt a major blow in the EU's top court, which ruled that national courts in Europe can order online platforms to remove defamatory content worldwide. In a closely watched judgment, the European Court of Justice said EU law “does not preclude” courts from ordering “the removal of... Read more »