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Ariana Grande announced as new face of Givenchy


May 13, 2019

French fashion house Givenchy on Friday named pop princess Ariana Grande as the face of its fall/winter campaign, calling her “a strong, independent woman of refreshing character and style.” “A modern muse and the voice of a generation, Ariana has emerged as one of the most influential forces in pop culture today,” Givenchy, which is owned by the luxury goods …

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IMF approves $6 billion agreement with Pakistan for 3-years


May 13, 2019

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has reached staff-level agreement on economic policies with Pakistan for a 39-month Extended Fund Arrangement (EFF) for about US$6 billion. The IMF, in its press release issued on Sunday, said that the Extended Fund Facility arrangement aims to support Pakistan’s strategy for stronger and more inclusive growth by reducing domestic and external imbalances, removing impediments …

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Pakistan: Foreign remittances grow 8.45 percent to 17.9 billion in 10 months


May 13, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $17,875.23 million in first 10 months (July to April) of FY19, showing a growth of 8.45% compared with US $16,481.82 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During April 2019, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1,778.90 million,which is 2% higher than March 2019 and 6% higher than April …

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Pakistan growth to hit eight-year low as IMF bailout looms


May 13, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s growth rate is set to hit an eight-year low, a government report predicted Friday, with all major indicators down as the country continues negotiating its 22nd bailout from the International Monetary Fund. A report by the National Accounts Committee, released late Thursday, forecast growth of a mere 3.3 percent in the current fiscal year against a projected target …

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50 US coal power plants shut under Trump


May 13, 2019

WASHINGTON: Fifty coal-fired power plants have shut in the United States since President Donald Trump came to office two years ago, an environmental organization said Thursday. The Sierra Club counted 50 closures, along with 51 announcements of closure, since Trump was sworn into office in January 2017. The numbers are distinct because it sometimes takes years between an announcement and …

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I am glad Pakistan put up a good fight: Fakhar Zaman


May 13, 2019

Fakhar Zaman says  it is good sign that Pakistani side  put up a great fight against England, expressing the hope that the green-shirts would play in the same manner in the next games. In a post-match media talk, the left-handed batsman said although he was happy to play a good innings, it would have been much batten if Pakistan had …

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Shahid Afridi addresses backlash of forbidding daughters from playing cricket


May 13, 2019

Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi after facing backlash over his statement of not letting his daughters play cricket, came forth on Sunday, defending his stance. The former captain of the Pakistan team turned to Twitter addressing the criticism that came his way following his remarks of forbidding his daughters from playing the sport owing to ‘social and religious reasons.’ “My daughters …

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Sana Mir becomes most successful women’s ODI spinner in the world


May 13, 2019

LAHORE: Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir bagged the title of the most successful women ODI’s spinner in the world after she dismissed Sune Luus from South Africa in the third ODI of ICC Women’s Championship on Sunday. After taking the 147th ODI wicket in her 118th appearance, the former Pakistan women’s team captain has jumped to top sending West Indies’ player …

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Man City on brink of Premier League glory, but Liverpool keep dreaming


May 13, 2019

A thrilling Premier League title race comes down to the final day of the season on Sunday when Jurgen Klopp´s Liverpool will have to make history if they are to overtake leaders Manchester City and end their 29-year domestic title drought. City lead by a single point, so to get their hands on the trophy Liverpool will have to become …

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