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Six WhatsApp features that users may not know


January 13, 2020

  WhatsApp is one of the largest messaging application with more than one billion users across the world. The application consistently goes through updates and adds new features for the convenience of its users. Here’s a look at six major features that are very useful for every smartphone user. Reply to person in group privately The popular messaging app now …

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Sindh, Balochistan to join hands over gas shortage


January 13, 2020

KARACHI: After Islamabad again rejected Sindh’s claim to the gas it produces, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf government at the centre may face another challenge in the shape of a likely partnership between the Pakistan Peoples Party government in Sindh and the Balochistan government over gas shortage in the two provinces. Both governments are mulling over a joint strategy over the gas …

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Efficiency standards for lighting products to be enforced from 15th


January 13, 2020

ISLAMABAD: The government has decided to introduce efficiency standards for all lighting products and equipment on Jan 15 as part of an aggressive energy conservation plan for all sectors of economy to reduce energy costs to consumers and be competitive in the market. The Managing Director of the National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (NEECA), Dr Sardar Mohazzam, told Dawn that the …

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Djokovic steers Serbia to ATP Cup glory


January 13, 2020

SYDNEY: Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal and then went back on court within an hour and won the deciding doubles encounter to secure Serbia’s victory over Spain in the inaugural ATP Cup final. Second-ranked Djokivic had a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) win over world number one Nadal on Sunday night to level the final after Roberto Bautista Agut had given Spain …

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Thousands pour onto streets to take part in Karachi’s second marathon


January 13, 2020

KARACHI: The weather was perfect for the city’s mega event. A cool breeze was blowing and the sun was playing hide and seek in the thin layers of cloud. Thousands of men, women, boys and girls had poured onto the road in front of the DA Sports Club, better known as Moin Khan Academy, ready to start a marathon. It …

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‘Intense competition for opening slot great for Indian cricket’


January 13, 2020

MUMBAI: In Rohit Sharma, K L Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan, India are spoilt for choice at the top of the order, and batting coach Vikram Rathour on Sunday called it a “good dilemma” to have. Sharma had a phenomenal 2019, having struck five centuries in the World Cup. Dhawan, who made a comeback in the Twenty20 side in the just-concluded …

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Malinga ready to quit after India T20 debacle


January 13, 2020

COLOMBO: Veteran paceman Lasith Malinga said Sunday he was ready to stand down as Sri Lanka’s Twenty20 skipper after the team’s humiliating 2-0 Twenty20 International loss to India in their latest foreign tour. Returning from the series, the 36-year-old told reporters that Sri Lanka was just not good enough to make an impact in the 20 over game. He said …

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The benefit of tape-ball cricket


January 13, 2020

THE more Haris Rauf is propelled towards stardom, the more the curiosity to deconstruct the base which he says got him where he is today: tape ball cricket. For many a years, this unorthodox and unstreamed channel has acted as a parallel talent feeder of sorts, a theatre to many an amazing bowling stories. One look at Haris Rauf’s action …

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BCB willing to play only T20s in Pakistan


January 13, 2020

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has stuck to its earlier stance of sending team for only the three-match Twenty20 International series to Pakistan. The BCB president Nazmul Hassan informed reporters of the decision after the board’s first meeting of the new year at the home of cricket in Dhaka on Sunday. Bangladesh’s tour to Pakistan was top of the …

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Angelina Jolie impresses ‘The Eternals’ co-star Salma Hayek as a mother


January 13, 2020

LOS ANGELES: Angelina Jolie, who shares six children with ex-husband Brad Pitt, has impressed Salma Hayek as a mother. She is quite excited about working with Angelina Jolie on Marvel’s upcoming film The Eternals. Hayek, during her appearance in a show, shared her experience of working with Jolie, praising her co-star’s acting skills, the actress also praised her as a …

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