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ECP asks overseas Pakistanis for registration by 15th Sept to cast vote in by-elections


August 30, 2018

ECP asks overseas Pakistanis for registration by 15th Sept to cast vote in by-elections ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked overseas Pakistanis to get themselves registered on its website by 15th of September in order to be eligible to cast vote in by-elections, scheduled on 14th October. The electoral body has said that overseas Pakistanis, already in the …

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Film star Nargis hits back at PTI’s Fayyaz Chohan over misogynistic remarks


August 30, 2018

Film star Nargis hits back at PTI’s Fayyaz Chohan over misogynistic remarks PTI leader Fayyaz Ul Hassan Chohan was already under fire until former film and stage actress Nargis decided to hit back at Punjab’s Information and  Culture Minister for his derogatory remarks. In a recent video during a public gathering, the newly-elected minister made misogynistic remarks about the female …

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In US, HPV-related cancers on rise


August 30, 2018

In US, HPV-related cancers on rise WASHINGTON: Despite rising vaccination rates, cancers related to human papillomavirus, a common sexually transmitted infection, are on the rise in the United States, particularly cancers of the head, neck and throat, officials said Thursday. In men, most of the increase was in head, neck and throat cancers, while in women, cases of HPV-related anal …

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Trump renews attack against technology companies


August 30, 2018

Trump renews attack against technology companies. WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump on Wednesday renewed his attacks on technology companies and platforms, including Twitter Inc, Facebook Inc and Alphabet Inc´s Google, saying they were “trying to silence” people and suggesting, without evidence, that their activities may be illegal. “I think that Google and Facebook and Twitter  treat conservatives and Republicans very …

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Bumrah and Shami strike as England collapse again


August 30, 2018

Bumrah and Shami strike as England collapse again Southampton, United Kingdom: India´s Jasprit Bumrah and Mohammed Shami took two wickets apiece to leave England struggling at 139 for six come tea on the first day of the fourth Test at Southampton on Thursday. But after England had slumped to 86 for six, recalled left-handed batsmen Moeen Ali (30 not out) …

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Pakistani man in court over ´plot´ to kill Dutch populist Wilders


August 30, 2018

Pakistani man in court over ´plot´ to kill Dutch populist Wilders The Hague: A man briefly appeared in a Dutch court Thursday on suspicion of wanting to assassinate far-right politician Geert Wilders after he said he planned to stage a Prophet Mohammed cartoon competition. The 26-year-old man “is being suspected of committing a terrorist act, planning to commit murder and …

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Pakistan is destined to rise, says PM Imran Khan


August 30, 2018

Pakistan is destined to rise, says PM Imran Khan   RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that Pakistan is facing external and internal challenges but with support of the nation and through a cohesive national approach, we shall successfully overcome these. Prime Minister said this during his visit to GHQ on Thursday. PM Imran Khan visited GHQ along with …

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Amitabh Bachchan’s recent blog slams back on haters


August 30, 2018

Amitabh Bachchan’s recent blog slams back on haters Lately, Amitabh Bachchan was found vocal on the causes he supports during a media interaction for ‘Kaun Baneyga Crorepati 10 when a journalist confronted Big B with a question about his donations for Kerala flood victims. Explaining why he needed to write a blog on the issue, the Bollywood superstar wrote, “I …

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China-based Forbes Member keen to work with Pak IT firms


August 20, 2018

Chengdu: Mahdi Shariff, an entrepreneur appearing on Forbes 30Under30 List, has said that he wants to work with Pakistan’s IT firms. In a meeting with Pakistan’s Consul General to Chengdu, Shariff said; “We will be delighted to explore Pakistan’s big market” The CG Muhammad Mudassir Tipu underlined that Pakistan was putting a lot of emphasis on strengthening and expanding its …

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Scientists detail full genome of wheat for first time


August 20, 2018

Washington: In a breakthrough that experts say will help feed the growing global population in the coming decades, scientists Thursday revealed they have cracked the full genome of wheat for the first time. Wheat feeds more than a third of the global human population, providing more protein than meat in the human diet and making about one-fifth of calories consumed …

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