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Hafeez becomes 16th Pakistani batsman to hit 10 or more Test hundreds


October 7, 2018

DUBAI: Veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez has become the 16th Pakistani to score ten or more centuries in Test cricket when he blasted his first Test hundred against Australia here at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Sunday. Making a magnificent Test comeback, the 37-year-old allrounder made 126 runs off 208 balls with fifteen boundaries. This was Hafeez’s tenth Test hundred …

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Kangana Ranaut accuses ‘Queen’ director of sexual harassment


October 7, 2018

With Bollywood presently having its #MeToo moment, Kangana Ranaut has stepped forward alleging that director Vikas Bahl has on numerous occasions made her feel uncomfortable. India’s #MeToo moment: Tanushree Dutta alleges Nana Patekar of sexual harassment The 31-year-old actor bringing back one of Bollywood’s long buried cases of assault has stepped forward in an interview with India Today claiming that …

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Salman Sufi nominated for Mother Teresa Award 2018


October 7, 2018

Former director general of Punjab’s Strategic Reforms Unit, Salman Sufi, who spearheaded various pro-women reform initiatives in the province, has been nominated for Mother Teresa Award 2018. The Public Policy and Development Specialist, who was denotified as SMU member in July this year, has been named along with Nobel laureate Nadia Murad Basee. Mr Sufi took to Twitter to announce …

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That´s wife! Century maker Hafeez reveals Test return inspiration


October 7, 2018

DUBAI: Veteran Pakistan star Mohammad Hafeez celebrated his recall with a century in the first Test against Australia on Sunday and revealed his wife had persuaded him not to quit the sport. Hafeez, 37, capped his return to the Test team after a gap of two years with a brilliant 126, helping his team to 255-3 on the first day …

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Walking Dead star Scott Wilson dead at 76


October 7, 2018

American star Scott Wilson, having completed fifty years in his acting career, passed away on Saturday. The Walking Dead franchise took to announce the sad demise of the veteran actor on Twitter; however no immediate details followed the report. Scott Wilson, The Walking Dead’s regular in 2010 through 2014, was slated to appear in the upcoming ninth season despite his …

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Women who speak uncomfortable truths are called insane, says Pooja Bhatt


October 7, 2018

MUMBAI: Indian actor-turned-filmmaker Pooja Butt feels that women speaking “uncomfortable truths” in a world of lies are dismissed or looked upon as “insane”, advising them to fight their own battle if they believe in their own truth. “Violence and abuse come in various forms. When a woman feels rage about it, it is also held against her. They take away …

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Meeting you will be a privilege, Shah Rukh Khan tells Malala


October 7, 2018

MUMBAI: Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan said that it would be a privilege to meet Pakistan’s Nobel laureate and education campaigner Malala Yousafzai. The Indian star was responding to a tweet by Malala who invited Khan to talk at Oxford University. Alan Rusbridger, Principal of theOxford University, had initially invited the Bollywood icon to deliver a lecture to his students …

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Villain Venom is box office hero in North American theaters


October 7, 2018

LOS ANGELES: Superhero blockbuster “Venom” saved the day at the North American box office this weekend, pulling in an estimated $80 million in ticket sales, industry tracker Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. The first movie in Sony´s Marvel Universe, it stars Tom Hardy as a journalist who becomes the host for an alien symbiote that gives him superpowers as the popular …

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Pakistan 255/3 at day end of first Test against Australia


October 7, 2018

Pakistan were at 255/3 as they ended the first day of the first Test against Australia in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday. The Green Shirts won the toss and decided to bat today. The team were off to a steady start with Mohammad Hafeez and Imamul Haq firmly planted at the crease as the teams break for tea. The …

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New York tourist-spot crash kills 20: police


October 7, 2018

A crash involving a limousine at an upstate New York tourist spot killed 20 people, officials said Sunday. A person with knowledge of the investigation told The Associated Press that 18 of the victims were in the limo and two were bystanders. The person was not authorized to discuss the preliminary information publicly and spoke Sunday on the condition of anonymity. Local …

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