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PSNT hosted a grand Pakistan day celebration with national fervor and fanfare


April 2, 2019

PSNT hosted a grand Pakistan day celebration with national fervor and fanfare By: Raja Zahid A Khanazada  Dallas: Overseas living Pakistanis are always waiting to celebrate their national days and festivals. Pakistani Americans largest organization in Dallas Fort Worth, Pakistan Society of North Texas hosted a grand Pakistan day celebration with national fervor and fanfare. US congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson …

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Jamal Khashoggi children receive million-dollar houses, ‘blood money’ in Saudi Arabia


April 2, 2019

RIYADH: The children of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was murdered in Saudi consulate in Turkey, have received million-dollar houses in the Kingdom besides monthly five-figure payments as compensation for the killing of their father. Indian media quoted Saudi officials that slain journalist’s two sons and two daughters may also receive much larger payouts – possibly tens of millions of …

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Whatsapp targets fake messages ahead of India mega-election


April 2, 2019

WhatsApp launched a hotline Tuesday allowing Indians to flag rumours circulating ahead of the upcoming election, a major concern in a country where fake news has fuelled violence. It comes a day after WhatsApp´s parent company Facebook removed hundreds of pages promoting India´s ruling and opposition parties for violating rules around spam and “coordinated inauthentic behaviour” online. The spread of …

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E-cigarettes haven’t made teen smoking cool again: study


April 2, 2019

The rapid spread of e-cigarette use among young teenagers has not slowed the decline in smoking in the same age group, much less reversed it, according to a new study. Nor has vaping caused 13-to-15 year olds canvassed in Britain to see tobacco use in a more positive light, researchers reported Tuesday. The findings, published in the BMJ journal Thorax, …

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Pakistan under threat of Super flood in 2019: NA body told


April 2, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Chairman Federal Flood Commission (FFC) Ahmad Kamal on Tuesday warned that monsoon pattern has extended to other parts of the country and it could cause super flood this year during monsoon season. Briefing the National Assembly Standing Committee on Water Resources which met with Nawab Yousuf Talpur in Chair, the FFC chairman said that an addition of 25 districts …

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MQM worker identified in Baldia factory fire case by another eyewitness


April 2, 2019

KARACHI: One more significant eyewitness testified on Tuesday in an anti-terrorism court that Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) worker Zubair Charya was present when Baldia factory was set ablaze. As per reports, the key eyewitness who had gone into hiding in fear of being killed, had appeared before the ATC to record his statement against the MQM member, stating that he …

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Ayyan Ali’s Karachi property to be auctioned off upon court orders


April 2, 2019

RAWALPINDI: Model Ayyan Ali’s flat in Karachi is to be confiscated and auctioned off with money going into the national treasury, upon the orders of a special customs court on Tuesday. As per reports, it was announced on Tuesday by Customs Judge Arshad Hussain Bhutta that the model’s property -Flat no. 804 will be getting seized and will be auctioned …

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President Arif Alvi writes to CII, saying it has unique role to play


April 2, 2019

President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), being a constitutional organ, has the unique role to play towards the propagation of such important social issues as cleanliness, inheritance, malnutrition, stunting, spacing of childbirth, environment, water conservation, and clean and green Pakistan. The president in a message to CII has directed it to realize the true …

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PM Imran Khan addresses Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Jahangir Tareen conflict


April 2, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan addressed the conflict between Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leaders Shah Mehmood Qureshi and Jahangir Tareen on Tuesday, saying internal differences should be kept away from media, reported Geo.tv. Geo News citing sources reported that the premier has halted ministers from making statements while urging them to keep internal conflicts of the party away from media. As …

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