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CPHGC $2 billion project achieves financial close


January 27, 2018

Important milestone has been achieved today when the Financial Close of the China Power Hub Generation Company Pvt. Limited (CPHGC), a Project of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), was achieved. The requisite final notification by the Government of Pakistan was issued for Financial Close for the USD 2 billion CPHGC Project 2×660 imported Coal Powered Plants and a dedicated …

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Leaked images show Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ design


January 27, 2018

(Web Desk) – Leaked images of the design of Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ have surfaced over the internet prior to its big launch at Mobile World Congress next month. The claimed design was published at VentureBeat and it was told that the shipping and selling of the latest smartphone through retail will commence from March 16 onwards. There are …

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Ariane 5 satellites in orbit but not in right location


January 27, 2018

KOUROU: Two commercial satellites have been placed in orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket but have yet to reach their correct position, Arianespace said Thursday, after mission control briefly lost contact with the craft. The European space workhorse blasted off at 7.20 pm (2220 GMT) from the Kourou Space Centre in French Guiana carrying satellites for Luxembourg´s SES and the …

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Cryptocurrencies fall after hack hits Japan’s Coincheck


January 27, 2018

TOKYO: Cryptocurrencies fell Friday after Japan-based digital exchange Coincheck suspended client deposits and withdrawals for virtual currencies except for bitcoin, saying it had been hacked. Coincheck said it was investigating “unauthorised access” of the exchange that appeared to result in a loss worth half a billion US dollars of NEM, the 10th biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalisation. “At 3 am …

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FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs


January 27, 2018

The US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a radioactive drug to treat the ultra-rare type of digestive tract cancer that killed Steve Jobs in 2011. The approval for Advanced Accelerator Applications SA’s Lutathera comes just days after Swiss giant Novartis AG closed its $3.9-billion acquisition of the French company. Lutathera is unusual in that it harnesses the same …

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Tennis: More Slam glory beckons for ageless Federer


January 27, 2018

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Only Marin Cilic stands between Roger Federer and a 20th Grand Slam title as an injury-ravaged Australian Open staggers to its Sunday final at Melbourne Park. The 36-year-old Swiss marvel continues to defy the years and attrition rate to reach his 30th Grand Slam decider and a shot at his sixth Australian crown while his long-time rivals …

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Serena ‘so proud’ of friend Wozniacki after Australian Open success


January 27, 2018

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Serena Williams says she is “so proud” of her long-time friend Caroline Wozniacki after the Dane succeeded her to become the Australian Open champion on Saturday. Williams, who has not played a competitive match since capturing the title at Melbourne Park exactly a year ago, was too on edge to watch. “I got too nervous to watch …

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Ronaldo double helps ease Real problems


January 27, 2018

MADRID (AFP) – Cristiano Ronaldo converted two penalties as Real Madrid battled to a hard-fought 4-1 away win at Valencia in La Liga on Saturday, lifting the gloom of recent poor results for the defending Spanish and European champions. Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema all started together for the first time in 279 days, but this was no walk …

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CCTV video shows model shot dead in Guatemala


January 27, 2018

(Web Desk) – A former contestant for beauty pageant Miss Guatemala and model was gunned down after she dropped her daughter at the school. The 32-year-old Rosa Otilia Ramirez was gunned down in bright daylight near her daughter’s school by armed man. CCTV video of the incident showed that the unknown person walked up to her and opened fire from …

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Ranbir Kapoor’s parents praise Deepika’s performance in Padmaavat


January 27, 2018

Bhansali’s epic were in awe of Deepika Padukone’s stupendous act. Deepika Padukone and Ranbir Kapoor were in a committed relationship for a long time. The couple called it quits after Deepika apparently caught Ranbir cheating on her. While they were together, the rumours were rife that Ranbir’s mother Neetu Kapoor did not approve of the relationship. On the other hand, …

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