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Another suspect set to turn approver in fake accounts case


April 30, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Another accused on Monday sought the accountability court’s permission to become an approver in a reference against former president Asif Zardari and his sister Faryal Talpur. Sher Mohammad offered to stand in the witness box rather than defending himself as an accused three weeks after two women accused expressed their willingness to become approver in the case. On April …

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Dr. Mike Ghouse describes the essence of Islam in his latest book of American Muslim Agenda


April 29, 2019

Dr. Mike Ghouse describes the essence of Islam in his latest book of American Muslim Agenda By: Raja Zahid A Khanazada WASHINGTON – With Islamophobia happening in today’s society, Dr. Mike Ghouse pens “American Muslim Agenda” (published by Xlibris) to offer Muslims and non-Muslims alike an understanding of the essence of Islam. At its core, the book aims to open people’s hearts and …

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Driver shot at in apparent road rage incident after minor crash


April 29, 2019

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A driver says he ducked for cover when another driver opened fire on him near downtown Houston. Police say the two vehicles got into a minor crash in the parking lot on St Emanuel and Lamar around 3 a.m. Monday. One driver fled and opened fire while taking off. The other driver ducked for cover and …

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18-year-old girl shot in leg amid hail of gunfire in Katy area neighborhood


April 29, 2019

KATY, Texas (KTRK) — An 18-year-old was shot amid a hail of gunfire in a Katy area neighborhood overnight. Deputies said dozens of rounds were fired on Harris Mill Drive near Westfield just after 10 p.m. Bullet holes could be seen on the cars and evidence markers litter the street where several shell casings were found. Deputies said it started …

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Re-enter the ‘Dragon’: China´s Ma Long captures third world title


April 29, 2019

BUDAPEST: China´s Ma Long captured a third world table tennis title on Sunday, completing a dream comeback after six months on the sidelines with a knee injury. The 30-year-old, nicknamed the ´Dragon´, defeated Sweden´s Mattias Falck 4-1 in the final. Ma is only the third man to claim three world titles after Victor Barna, who claimed four between 1932 and …

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Liverpool´s Van Dijk wins PFA player of year award


April 29, 2019

LONDON: Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk was named as England´s PFA Player of the Year for 2019 on Sunday. Van Dijk succeeded Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah in winning the award, voted for by his fellow players and saw off competition from Manchester City striker Raheem Sterling. But Sterling, 24, was named the Professional Footballers´ Association Young Player of the Year, …

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Shoaib Malik to return home due to ‘domestic issue’


April 29, 2019

LAHORE: The Pakistan cricket team management has given leave to Shoaib Malik so that he can return home to deal with a domestic issue, a PCB statement said Monday. He is expected to rejoin the team in 10 days’ time, it added. The board will not be making any further comments and fully expects all concerned to respect Shoaib’s privacy, …

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Scot Pakistani Imtiaz Dharker to be poet laureate


April 29, 2019

LONDON: A Lahore-born Pakistani Scottish Muslim is expected to be named next month as the new poet laureate, replacing Carol Ann Duffy. Imtiaz Dharker, 65, would be the first Asian, Muslim or Pakistani person and second woman to become poet laureate in the position’s 350-year-long history. She has written about religion, identity, culture and feminism. She was born in Lahore …

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Govt in need of support for providing health facilities to masses: Secretary Health


April 29, 2019

KARACHI: Sindh Secretary Health Saeed Awan on Saturday said tha the government was facing immense difficulties in hiring trained and qualified medical specialists for its tertiary-care hospitals in the province therefore it needs cooperation and support from private health sector and NGOs to provide quality health facilities to the people of Sindh. “Provision of health facilities and services to people …

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