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Chinese moon missions delayed by rocket failure: report

Two Chinese lunar missions will be delayed by the failed launch of a powerful rocket in July, a state-run newspaper said, in a setback for the country’s ambitious space programme. Beijing sees its multi-billion-dollar forays into space as a symbol of China’s rise and the success of the Communist Party in turning around the fortunes of the once poverty-stricken nation. …

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Scientists make first video call using ‘unhackable’ quantum network

Scientists in Austria and China made the first video call using quantum encryption, which is dubbed as “ impregnable” by experts. A statement issued by the Chinese Academy of Sciences said that its president, Chunli Bai, made a video call to his counterpart at the Austria Academy of Sciences in Vienna, Anton Zeilinger, in the “first real-world demonstration of intercontinental …

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Rabi Pirzada lauds women’s role in society

LAHORE (APP): Famous film artist and singer Rabi Pirzada has said women are working shoulder to shoulder with men in all sections of society. Talking to APP, she said now women’s role was not limited to showbiz as it had expended to other walks of life. She said women were working on equal basis in government departments, including judiciary, and …

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Udta Punjab star Shahid Kapoor injured while Padmavati shooting

(Web Desk) – Shahid Kapoor has injured his ankles while shooting for an action scene at the sets of his upcoming film Padmavati, according to Indian reports. The 36-year-old is known to give his best performance in every movie. He was lauded for his acting skills in Udta Punjab, Rangoon, Haider, and others. This time, he went all in to …

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Begum Jaan actress Vidya Balan escapes deadly car crash

(Web Desk) – Vidya Balan has escaped a deadly car accident, receiving minor injuries as her car was struck by another vehicle on the highway to Bandra, Indian media said today. The car of Begum Jaan actress is completely dented due to the unfortunate accident. She escaped unhurt from the scene, but received small injuries. It was reported that the …

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That’s not a helmet: Ticket for ‘Ravana’ this Dussehra

(Web Desk) – Indian actor Mukesh Rishi who played the evil embodiment in this year’s leading Ramlila performance in New Delhi at the Red Fort Grounds was ticketed INR 100 over a helmet objection, NDTV reported on Saturday. Rishi who has played a number of villains in Hindi and Telugu films among other regional cinemas of India, played Ravana this …

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Sharapova digs deep in China Open epic

BEIJING (AFP) – Maria Sharapova got her revenge over Latvian 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova with a gutsy 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 7-6 (9/7) victory in the China Open first round on Saturday. It was the five-time Grand Slam winner s first appearance since she was beaten by Sevastova at the US Open in early September and gets her stop-start return from …

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Tennis: Barty crushes Ostapenko, sails into Wuhan final

WUHAN (AFP) – Australia s Ashleigh Barty crushed French Open winner Jelena Ostapenko of Latvia 6-3, 6-0 on Friday, cruising into the final at the Wuhan Open. Barty, who began the year ranked outside the top 300, will face Caroline Garcia in her first ever Premier 5 tournament final after the French player toppled Greece s Maria Sakkari 6-3, 6-2 …

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Golf: Fourball romp puts US in control of Presidents Cup

JERSEY CITY (AFP) – A record equalling win for Phil Mickelson helped the United States seize an unprecedented second-day lead against an over-matched International team at the Presidents Cup on Friday. With an 8-2 lead over captain Nick Price s Internationals, the Americans are more than halfway to the 15.5 points they need to win the biennial match play competition …

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PML-N is breaking into blocks from within, claims Fawad Chaudhry!

Fawad Chaudhry claimed that MNA’s from the ruling party are infuriated over the motion of appointing the ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as head of the PML-N again and are going to move for a forward block within the party. He said that a total of 35 Members of the National Assembly belonging to the PML-N are going to form …

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