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Margot pictured as Sharon Tate


August 8, 2018

LOS ANGELES-Margot Robbie has shared the first photo of herself playing murdered actress and model Sharon Tate in Quentin Tarantino’s new film. Robbie will portray Tate, who was killed by members of the notorious Manson Family while heavily pregnant in 1969, in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Tate’s sister initially criticised the film but has now given it her …

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Hockey players dues cleared, claims PHF president


August 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Hockey Federation President Brig (R) Khalid Sajjad Khokhar Tuesday said the federation has cleared all the dues of the players and team management. Khokhar revealed that he has arranged the funds through his own resources to fulfill his commitment as he had promised the players and management to clear their dues before the departure of the team …

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Tayyab eyes double gold in Asian Games Squash


August 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s top squash player Tayyab Aslam Tuesday said he was highly optimistic about his chances in the individual event as well about Pakistan team’s chances in the Asian Games Squash starting in Jakarta. Pakistan Squash contingent will depart for the Asian games on 17th of this month. Tayyab also showed satisfaction over the team’s training schedule ahead of …

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Roadside bomb kills eight Afghan civilians: officials


August 8, 2018

Eight civilians, including women and children, were killed in northern Afghanistan on Wednesday when a roadside bomb apparently targeting security forces ripped through the vehicle in which they were travelling, officials said. Another six people were wounded in the early morning blast in Sholgara district in Balkh province, Abdul Razaq Qaderi, deputy provincial police chief, told AFP. “They were travelling …

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Caretaker PM appreciates POF’s valuable contributions


August 8, 2018

Caretaker Prime Minister (PM) Justice (r) Nasirul Mulk visited the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) on Wednesday and appreciated the valuable contributions of the POF in catering to the defence requirements of the country. The PM said that the POF held a pivotal position in view of the multifarious defence and security challenges that the country was confronted with. He also …

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GDA withdraws support for MQM-P in Sindh


August 8, 2018

Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) on Wednesday suffered a major blow in Sindh as Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA) withdrew their support for former’s nominee as opposition leader in Sindh Assembly (SA). As per details gathered, GDA have put their weight behind Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) for the same cause. Sources privy to GDA told that the party has taken decision …

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Ushers Pakistan Into New Industrialization Phase: China Daily


August 8, 2018

BEIJING:Pakistan, under China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), has entered the industrialization phase and with renewed conviction, the country can rely on the successful experience of China in the establishment of special economic zones Even though in the past, pakistan wanted to establish such zones and tried to set up special economic zones but the attempts were not particularly successful back then, …

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Exercise May Reduce Irregular Heartbeat Risk In Obese People


August 8, 2018

Atrial fibrillation is a condition that can make your heart race and put you at risk for stroke. But people who are obese are more prone to it and can reduce it if they exercise regularly. According to a study, people with a body mass index (BMI) greater than 30 have a significantly higher risk of developing atrial fibrillation than …

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Soy diet may increase bone strength in women


August 8, 2018

ISLAMABAD:Soy diet may increase bone strength in women facing serious health concerns including osteoporosis, decreased physical activity and weight gain,a new study said. Researchers,in a new animal study, from the University of Missouri now have discovered that soy protein found in food might counter the negative effects of menopause on bone and metabolic health,reported health news. Moreover, the researchers believe …

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8 Out Of 10 Households Have Internet Access In Turkey


August 8, 2018

ANKARA:Eight out of 10 households have Internet access in 2018, Turkish Statistical Institute’s (TurkStat) research showed on Tuesday. Households’ internet access in the country rose 3.1 percentage points to 83.8 percent in 2018, versus the last year, according to the Information and Communication Technology Usage Survey. Individuals’ computer and internet usage (aged 16-74) was 59.6 percent and 72.9 percent, respectively, …

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