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 2021-04-19 07:44 

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Need for precautions greater than ever, not following SOPs huge mistake: Asad Umar...

Following the deteriorating coronavirus situation in the country, the National Command and Control Center chief Asad Umar stressed that the need for following safety precautions is greater than ever. Taking it to Twitter, Asad Umar said that we are witnes...

 2021-04-19 07:23 

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PIA to start Karachi-Skardu direct flight operations...

Pakistan International Airlines announced to operate Karachi to Skardu direct flight operations to facilitate tourists, local media reported. According to a PIA spokesperson, the direct flights from Karachi to Skardu will operate twice a week. PIA will us...

 2021-04-19 07:10 

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Pak vs Zim: Pakistan team tests negative, starts practice today...

Ahead of the series against Zimbabwe, the Pakistan cricket team tested negative for the coronavirus today on Sunday. The team after a successful tour of South Africa landed in Harare for their next series. The team will start its practice today. The playe...

 2021-04-19 06:41 

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Mufti Muneeb announces nation-wide strike today...

Addressing a press conference in Karachi along with other ulemas, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced a nationwide shutter down and wheel jam strike following the clashes between police and TLP in Lahore. The opposition stalwart, Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam Maulana...

 2021-04-19 06:27 

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Twelve European football clubs launch Super League despite criticisim...

12 of Europe's most powerful football clubs announced the launch of a breakaway European Super League on Monday in a potentially seismic shift in the way football is run, but faced accusations of greed and cynicism. Six Premier League teams — Li...

 2021-04-19 05:59 

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Policemen held hostage by TLP in Lahore released: Sheikh Rashid...

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister of Pakistan Sheikh Rashid announced that the 11 police officers that were taken hostage by the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan have been released after the Punjab government's successful negotiation today. Taking it to T...

 2021-04-19 01:55 

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Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 19th April 2021...

Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 19 April 2021 is being sold for Rs. 87540 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 102100 per tola in Pakistan today. Gold Rate In Pakistan Today Karachi is the main hub of the gold market, in Pakistan, Karachi is leading ...

 2021-04-19 00:40 

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Stocks likely to remain range-bound this week...

Stocks are likely to remain range-bound during this week due to results season and improving exchange rate despite passive foreign inflows and ongoing third wave of Covid-19. Analysts expect corporate earnings to be the major focus for investors in the we...

 2021-04-19 00:40 

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Impact of current macroeconomic development on stock market...

The fluctuation in macroeconomic indicators causes a very strong influence on the stock market of any country. As Pakistan is a developing country and its stock market is not robust as of developed countries like the USA, UK, China, and many more. Through...

 2021-04-19 00:36 

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Trade deficit balloons by 20pc to $20.8bn in 9 months...

Pakistan's trade deficit has ballooned by 20 percent during the first nine months (July-March) of the current financial year, growing to $20.83 billion from $17.34 billion over the corresponding period of the preceding fiscal year. According to data r...

 2021-04-19 00:34 

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Bitcoin falls to $54,612 as cryptos plunge...

The prices of major cryptocurrencies plunged on Sunday on speculations that the US Treasury is planning to crack down on money-laundering practices carried out via digital assets, among other factors. At 1250 hours GMT, Bitcoin, the world's biggest cr...

 2021-04-19 00:34 

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PTA warns against fake calls for money transfer...

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) on Sunday warned the general public for not sharing their personal details on fake calls because response to those calls may result in loss of money. In a press statement, the PTA cautioned the public to be aware...

 2021-04-19 00:32 

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Huawei plans to launch 6G networks by 2030...

While many countries around the world are only starting to embrace 5G technology, Chinese tech giant Huawei has come forward with plans to roll out its much-faster successor. The plans were revealed by the company's rotating chairman Xu Zhijun at a co...

 2021-04-19 00:32 

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FBR urged to empower commissioner appeals...

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has been urged to authorise commissioner appeals to grant stay up to 90 days instead of existing 15 days. Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) in its proposals for budget 2021-22 said that currently commission...

 2021-04-19 00:22 

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Nissan to focus on fuel-sipping technology and electrification in China...

Japan's financially challenged Nissan Motor Co is expected to show off a new "must-succeed4; car and explain its green-car strategy for China at the Shanghai auto show which starts on Monday, two company officials told Reuters. The car Nissan p...

 2021-04-19 00:22 

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US, China agree to cooperate on climate crisis with urgency...

The United States and China, the worlds two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to cooperate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue. The agreement was reached by ...

 2021-04-19 00:21 

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A tale of two carmakers: GM and Toyota take different electric roads in China...

Toyota pioneered the world's most successful hybrid car but when it comes to pure electric vehicles it has some catching up to do, especially in China. The Hong Guang Mini EV, a tiny, no-frills car made by a General Motors joint venture that costs und...

 2021-04-19 00:21 

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Paradise found: 'Hades' maker takes on gaming goliaths...

No work email after 5:00 pm on Fridays, mandatory vacations: the outfit behind role-playing video game sensation "Hades" doesn't believe you have to go through hell to reach the top. Yet the tiny, independent Supergiant's own-way approach ...

 2021-04-19 00:20 

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Italy risks missing Recovery Plan deadline due to EU concerns, sources say...

Italy risks missing an April 30 deadline for submitting a final version of its Recovery Plan to the European Commission because Brussels is not satisfied with several aspects of the drafts presented so far, two sources close to the matter said. A spokesma...

 2021-04-18 23:38 

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Once again, volcanic Caribbean island looks to recovery...

A group of nervous fish sellers got very close to La Soufrire, the volcano on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent, on the morning of May 7, 1902. "The top of the mountain was covered in mist, and the foremost of them followed the path up to the base o...

 2021-04-18 23:38 

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An intimate, wordless portrait of a pig in 'Gunda'...

The barnyard setting of "Gunda" could hardly be more familiar, but in Russian director Victor Kossakovsky's documentary, a pigsty is rendered an almost alien landscape. Kossakovsky's film is shot in textured black and white and his cameras...

 2021-04-18 23:38 

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Greta Van Fleet spread their wings gloriously...

Greta Van Fleet are back and they're doubling down. The young Michigan rockers whose sound and classic look is reminiscent of Led Zeppelin have returned with "The Battle at Gardens Gate," an album not just rooted in classic 1970s rock but glor...

 2021-04-18 23:38 

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A book celebrating Black American farming history...

Farming would seem to be one occupation that Black Americans could find refuge from discrimination. Consumers choose their fruits and veggies by their size and vitality, unconcerned about the hands that raised them. How different America would be if agric...

 2021-04-18 23:32 

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US parents begin to ask: Should my child get a COVID-19 shot?...

Tristen Sweeten, a 34-year-old nurse in Utah, hopes her three children will receive Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine through its pediatric clinical trial. The sooner the better, she said, for their safety and the greater goal of ending the pandemic. Angie A...

 2021-04-18 23:31 

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Kylie Minogue shares memories of meeting Duke of Edinburgh...

Kylie Minogue shared photographs from her meeting with the Duke of Edinburgh, ahead of his funeral. The Australian singer met the duke at Windsor Castle in 2017, when he presented her with the Britain-Australia Society Award for 2016. Philip, who died las...

 2021-04-18 23:30 

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Why Sarah Silverman regrets decade-old jokes about Britney Spears, Paris Hilton...

Comedian Sarah Silverman has explained why she showed remorse in the past two months about years-old jokes she made targeting Britney Spears and Paris Hilton. The subject came up Wednesday when she appeared on SiriusXM's Comedy Gold Minds with Kevin H...

 2021-04-18 23:29 

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Lou Diamond Phillips on how 'La Bamba' brought him to Hollywood...

Lou Diamond Phillips didn't think he was the right fit to play Frankie Valli. That's not a misprint. It was, however, an error his agent's office made when first alerting the young actor about auditions being held in Dallas for La Bamba &mdash...

 2021-04-18 23:29 

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Colin Firth revisits 'Bridget Jones's Diary' and his 'cowardly' fight with Hugh Grant...

When it comes to onscreen fistfights, it's hard to think of a less bad-ass throwdown than the one between Colin Firth and Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones's Diary. Midway through the hit 2001 rom-com, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, Fi...

 2021-04-18 23:28 

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Roman Kemp reveals Justin Bieber used to be 'wildest' celeb party animal...

Radio DJ Roman Kemp has recalled partying with Justin Bieber, who he describes as being the "wildest" party animal among his celebrity friends. Kemp said the Canadian singer has mellowed and matured in recent years, but was once a fan of raucous n...

 2021-04-18 22:41 

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No meeting planned with Indian FM: Qureshi...

Minister for Foreign Affairs Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Sunday said his visit to United Arab Emirates would strengthen existing bilateral ties of both the countries. Speaking at a press conference here, he said that he would hold a meeting with the Foreign M...

 2021-04-18 22:41 

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SKMT Karachi to open in 2023: PM...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Sunday said Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust (SKMT) Karachi would start functioning in the year 2023. In a tweet, the prime minister said he visited the building site of SKMT Karachi which would have a number of diagnostic and tr...

 2021-04-18 22:40 

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NASA to 'make history' with helicopter's test flight on Mars...

NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet. Landmark achievement...

 2021-04-18 22:39 

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Shaukat Tareen eyeing 6 to 7 percent growth...

Newly appointed Finance Minister Shaukat Tareen held an important meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday-and discussed matters pertaining to economic situation of the country. On the occasion, the Finance Minister said they will have to bring th...

 2021-04-18 22:39 

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Mazari regrets UK's discriminatory attitude towards Pakistanis, Britishers of Pak origin...

Federal Minister for Human Rights Dr Shireen Mazari has expressed regret over the United Kingdom's discriminatory attitude towards the Pakistanis and its nationals of Pakistani origin. The minister, in a tweet, said: "This is a discriminatory appr...

 2021-04-18 22:39 

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Court decisions must not be misinterpreted: Gill...

Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill on Sunday said they always paid respect to the courts with honoring its decisions and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has no influence on the courts. He said Pakistan Mulsim Le...

 2021-04-18 22:32 

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Masood hails UN report on human rights abuses in IIOJK...

Welcoming a letter written by the UN human rights experts to the Indian government regarding the human rights situation in the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), AJK President Sardar Masood Khan Sunday said that the situation is far wors...

 2021-04-18 22:20 

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Massive plantation: Pakistan ahead of its commitment on greenhouse gases emissions...

Pakistan, due to its massive plantation drive, has achieved 9 percent decrease in the greenhouse gas emissions as projected by the international studies and is well ahead of its global commitments made to fight climate change. The country despite having l...

 2021-04-18 22:20 

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TLP and State...

The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) came into existence when after the murder of Governor Punjab, Salman Taseer, the killer Mumtaz Qadri was judicially hanged in 2016. Within two years of its establishment, the TLP, bagged 2.2 million votes in 2018 elect...

 2021-04-18 22:20 

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CPEC — a boon for all-weather Pak-China strategic partnership...

The great initiative, China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), is swiftly exploiting immense potential in industrial cooperation between the two neighbouring countries, and the largest trading partner of Pakistan, China is making huge investment in the en...

 2021-04-18 21:31 

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Colours of UK's educational landscape...

Every year in September, all major Airports of the Great Britain including Heathrow are thronged by huge influx of international students from across the globe who land there together with their dreams and aspiration to discover their destiny. Beyond the ...

 2021-04-18 13:53 

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Commissioner Lahore Capt (r) Muhammad Usman directs AC,s to arrange seating arrangement for Ramzan Bazars...

Commissioner Lahore Division, apt. r Muhammad Usman directed all AC,s to specially get arranged chairs or comfortable seating arrangements on the rushy stalls for Ramzan Bazars visitors in the city. He said that all AC,s must today put reports about seati...

 2021-04-18 13:35 

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FM visits Pakistan pavilion at UAE World Expo...

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Sunday visited Pakistan pavilion at World Expo 2020 to be held in United Arab Emirates (UAE) from October 1. On the occasion, Pakistan ambassador to UAE Afzal Mahmood, Pakistan Consul General Du...

 2021-04-18 13:15 

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Canada reports second case of rare blood clot after AstraZeneca jab...

Canada has recorded the second case of rare but serious blood clotting linked to AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccine, authorities confirmed on Snday. Canadian authorities still recommend people get the vaccine jab. The patient, who lives in the western pro...

 2021-04-18 12:29 

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COVID-19 claims 149 lives, infects 6,127 more people...

ISLAMABAD: The national tally on Sunday of total active COVID-19 cases recorded 80,559 with 6,127 more people tested positive for the deadly virus and 4,527 people recovered from the disease during the last 24 hours. One hundred and twelve corona patients...

 2021-04-18 12:19 

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Government is not negotiating with TLP: Sheikh Rasheed...

Islamabad: Federal Minister for Interior Sheikh Rasheed on Sunday said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government is not negotiating with the outlawed Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP). "No negotiation process is underway with the TLP," said th...

 2021-04-18 12:00 

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Govt allows commencement of physical classes 9-12 from Monday...

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Government on Sunday announced that matriculation and intermediate (9-12) level physical classes would commence in effected districts in a staggered manner and under strict COVID-19 SOPs from Monday (today). This permission has been...

 2021-04-18 01:55 

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Gold Rate In Pakistan Today, 18th April 2021...

Gold Rate in Pakistan today on 18 April 2021 is being sold for Rs. 87540 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs. 102100 per tola in Pakistan today. Gold Rate In Pakistan Today Karachi is the main hub of the gold market, in Pakistan, Karachi is leading ...

 2021-04-18 00:07 

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Pakistan calls on West to criminalise Islamophobia...

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday called upon the western governments to penalize those elements who had been deliberately spreading message of hate against Muslims by using the same standards with which they had outlawed any negative comments on holo...

 2021-04-18 00:05 

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'Secret past': Malik Riaz struggling to sell incredible 50m London mansion...

Pakistan's property tycoon Malik Riaz is struggling to sell one of the UK's most prestigious properties worth a staggering 50m due to its colourful past, according to a report published by The Sun. Overlooking London's Hyde Park, the Grade II ...

 2021-04-17 23:22 

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Tareen wrongly accused of using fake accounts, FIA informs court...

The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) admitted its mistake on Saturday before the banking court judge that it had inadvertently involved dubious transactions made through fake bank accounts in sugar crisis inquiry against estranged PTI leader Jahangir Ta...

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