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Twitter rejects complaint against President Alvi’s tweet on Kashmir crisis


August 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Microblogging giant Twitter rejected a complaint it received against President Dr Arif Alvi’s account, where the Pakistani head of state has been vocal against India’s ongoing atrocities in occupied Kashmir. Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari shared a screenshot of an email received by President Alvi from Twitter, in which the company said it had received a …

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‘Subjective video’ of Judge Arshad Malik is original, Maryam Nawaz tells FIA


August 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Amid speculations whether the “subjective video” of judge Arshad Malik was original or tempered, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif disclosed before the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) team that the video was “original” and neither edited nor tempered or doctored in any way. Maryam Nawaz, in her written response dispatched to the FIA investigation team, made many …

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Milk price issue worsens in Karachi


August 26, 2019

KARACHI: The issue of increased milk prices in the city has aggravated after the associations involved in the milk trade said they are ready to face any action for increasing the prices as they responded to Karachi Commissioner Iftikhar Shallwani’s decision to initiate a crackdown against the hike. The price of milk in the city was increased after the associations …

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Rain forecast in Karachi on August 28, 29


August 26, 2019

KARACHI: Another spell of rain is expected in Karachi on August 28 and 29, the Met Office said on Monday. A low pressure area is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal that may cause light rain in Karachi and other areas in lower Sindh. Earlier this month, at least 12 people were killed due to electrocution and various other rain-related …

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‘Subjective video’ is original, Maryam tells FIA team


August 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Amid speculations either the “subjective video” of Judge Arshad Malik is original or tempered, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Sharif disclosed before the investigation team that it (video) was “original” and neither edited nor tempered or doctored. Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her written response dispatched to investigation team of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA), made many shocking …

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US, Taliban resume push for peace at Doha talks


August 26, 2019

DOHA: US and Taliban representatives held negotiations in Doha on Sunday, an American source close to the process said, as potentially decisive talks to enable Washington to draw down its military in Afghanistan stretched into the evening. “Talks resumed late morning today,” the US source said. The third day of the two sides’ ninth round of dialogue, which continued until …

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Pakistani staff safe as blast near consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad wounds four: FO


August 26, 2019

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani staff were safe after a bomb exploded Sunday night near the Pakistani consulate in Afghanistan’s Jalalabad city, Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said. At least four people were wounded in the late night bomb blast, television channels reported. According to Dr Faisal, “IED exploded outside holding area of our Consulate General in Jalalabad. All Pakistani staff are …

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Australia captain Paine to review DRS role after stunning defeat


August 26, 2019

LEEDS: Australia captain Tim Paine said he would be putting someone else in charge of the team´s reviews following his side´s extraordinary one-wicket defeat by England in the third Ashes Test at Headingley. Paine´s men were on the brink of retaining the Ashes only for Ben Stokes´s remarkable 135 not out to see England home to a victory target of …

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England star Stokes travels rocky road from zero to hero


August 26, 2019

LEEDS: Many sporting careers contain their share of ups and downs but few can match the highs and lows that have come the way of England’s Ben Stokes. He became a national hero for the second time in just over a month when his astounding 135 not out saw England to an incredible one-wicket win in the third Ashes Test …

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