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 2021-01-26 20:04 

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Fourteen wickets fall on thrilling day one of first Test at NSK...

KARACHI: Fourteen wickets fell on a thrilling opening day of the first Test between Pakistan and South Africa at National Stadium Karachi here on Tuesday. At close, hosts Pakistan were struggling on 33 runs for the loss of four wickets after restricting S...

 2021-01-26 20:03 

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Imran Farhat retires from professional cricket after successful career...

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has congratulated Imran Farhat on a successful 24-year-long career. The top-order batsman, who represented Balochistan in the domestic season 2020-21, retired from professional cricket on the completion of his side...

 2021-01-26 20:01 

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ICC finds UAE players Naveed and Anwar guilty of corruption...

LAHORE: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has found United Arab Emirates players Mohammad Naveed and Shaiman Anwar guilty of offences relating to attempted match-fixing during the 2019 Twenty20 World Cup qualifying tournament. The verdict follows a ...

 2021-01-26 20:00 

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Bangladesh's Shakib likely to miss New Zealand series...

DHAKA: Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan is a major doubt for Bangladesh's tour of New Zealand next month because of injury and personal reasons. Shakib returned to international cricket, after a one-year ban for failing to report corruption approaches...

 2021-01-26 19:59 

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Rashid helps Afghanistan secure whitewash vs Ireland in ODI series...

ABU DHABI: A brilliant all-round display from Rashid Khan helped Afghanistan secure a series clean sweep against Ireland on Tuesday with a 36-run victory in the third one-day international at Abu Dhabi. Rashid's swashbuckling 48 helped Afghanistan rec...

 2021-01-26 19:58 

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South Africa thrash Pakistan by 32 runs to seal ODI series 3-0...

ISLAMABAD: South Africa women defeated Pakistan women by 32 runs in the third and final One-day International at Kingsmead Cricket Stadium in Durban on Tuesday and sealed the series 3-0. In pursuit of 202, the tourists were bowled out for 169. Pakistan we...

 2021-01-26 19:58 

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Northern and Central Punjab qualify for Pakistan Cup semis...

KARACHI: Northern and Central Punjab joined table-toppers Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Pakistan Cup One-day Tournament 2020-21 semifinals after beating Southern Punjab and Sindh respectively in the tenth-round matches here on Tuesday. Sindh will pl...

 2021-01-26 19:57 

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Late goal flurry earns Tottenham FA Cup win at Wycombe...

HIGH WYCOMBE: Harry Winks and Tanguy Ndombele struck late goals as Tottenham Hotspur survived an FA Cup scare to reach the fifth round with a 4-1 victory at Wycombe Wanderers on Monday. With 86 minutes on the clock and the score at 1-1 Spurs were struggli...

 2021-01-26 19:56 

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Sports face vaccine dilemma ahead of Olympics, Euros...

PARIS: As Olympic organisers deny reports that the Tokyo Games this summer will be postponed again, they, and other sports bodies, are wrestling with the issue of vaccinating participants for Covid-19 at international events. On Tuesday, Denis Masseglia, ...

 2021-01-26 19:56 

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Italy staves off threat of Olympic sanctions with decree...

BERLIN: Italy on Tuesday approved a decree guaranteeing the autonomy of the country's Olympic committee, a day before the IOC was due to discuss imposing sanctions on the host of the 2026 winter Olympics over perceived government interference in sport...

 2021-01-26 19:41 

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'Bridgerton' fans are calling out this modern mistake in opening scene...

It's a Bridgerton blooper. Eagle-eyed fans recently spotted an on-screen slip-up that seemed to give flashbacks to that Game of Thrones coffee cup. In the first few minutes of episode one, viewers see horse-drawn carriages on a cobblestone road. While...

 2021-01-26 19:40 

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Nora Fatehi's sensuous avatar in Abu Jani-Sandeep Khosla organza sari hits Internet...

The Moroccan beauty Nora Fatehi is a popular name on social media. Fans love to follow her dance moves and are keen to know more of her upcoming projects. The diva recently shared a few pictures from her recent photoshoot for ace designer jodi of Abu Jani...

 2021-01-26 19:40 

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Tiger Shroff's mother Ayesha lifts 95kg weights...

Fitness runs high in Tiger Shroff's family, it seems. Recently, his mommy Ayesha Shroff lifted a heavy 95 kg weights and the video was shared on social media. We did spot super-fit son Tiger watching his mother ace up the weights. After the video was ...

 2021-01-26 19:38 

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 2021-01-26 19:33 

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PDM's dilemma...

In its fourth month, the alliance of 11 opposition parties, the Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM), is struggling to move past underlying tensions to force Prime Minister Imran Khan out of Islamabad. The differences were obvious, to begin with. With Pakis...

 2021-01-26 19:33 

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PEMRA and Workers' rights...

The electronic media has been shielded from a big stick by Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (Pemra), for now. On Monday, Senate rejected a bill giving teeth to the media watchdog body to look into the complaints regarding contractual violati...

 2021-01-26 15:58 

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Serenity at the Heart of Destruction: Lessons from Islam's Great Philosophers...

"The Flying Man," Aristotle, and the Philosophers of the Golden Age of Islam: Their Relevance Today The great American author James Baldwin said, "History is not the past. It is the present. We carry our history with us. We are our history....

 2021-01-26 13:20 

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Life beside the waste water streams...

An issue that has met neglect for decades is the struggle of those living in slums, located along the wastewater streams. They face a plethora of problems, including but not limited to losing homes and possessions when the fury of monsoon rains hit. Islam...

 2021-01-26 11:51 

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Tractor rally: Indian farmers hoist Khalistan flag on Red Fort...

Police agreed to allow Tuesday's rally after several rounds of talks on the condition that it would not interrupt the annual Republic Day parade, which takes place in central Delhi. They gave farmers specific routes for their rally, which would largel...

 2021-01-26 11:44 

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Court sentences couple to death for for raping, filming minor girls...

RAWALPINDI: Justice Jahangir Ali Gondal of District and Session Court Rawalpindi on Monday awarded death sentence and life imprisonment to Qasim Jahangir, Kiran Jahangir for abducting, sexually assaulting, and blackmailing nearly 45 girls. Qasim Jahangir ...

 2021-01-26 11:23 

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Pakistan opposes new permanent seats in UNSC...

UNITED NATIONS: Pakistan has warned that attempts by aspirants of permanent seats on the UN Security Council — India, Brazil, Germany and Japan, known as G-4 — to railroad efforts to reform the 15-member body would kill the consensus-based pro...

 2021-01-26 11:19 

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Grindr faces $11.7 million fine in Norway for breach of data privacy...

Norway's Data Protection Authority said on Tuesday it plans to fine dating app Grindr 100 million Norwegian crowns ($11.7 million) for what the regulator said was illegal disclosure of user data to advertising firms. US-based Grindr, which describes i...

 2021-01-26 11:11 

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India to impose permanent ban on 59 Chinese apps, including TikTok...

India's ministry of electronics and information technology has issued fresh notices to make permanent a ban imposed on video app TikTok and 58 other Chinese apps in June, Indian media reported late on Monday. When it first imposed the ban, the Indian ...

 2021-01-26 11:05 

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High time: Nepali climbers step out of the shadows for K2 triumph...

KATHMANDU: Nepali mountaineers have for decades toiled in the shadows as foreign climbers win accolades for conquering the world's most treacherous peaks, but now a team has carved the Himalayan nation a place in history by achieving the first-ever wi...

 2021-01-26 10:57 

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Ch Fawad asks serious leadership in opposition should come forward...

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain Tuesday said politically immature people had taken the opposition hostage. In a series of tweets, the federal minister said serious leadership of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz an...

 2021-01-26 10:54 

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Foreign exchange rates...

KARACHI: The Exchange Rates Committee of Financial Markets Association of Pakistan issued the following exchange rates bulletin, here on Tuesday. LIBOR FOR CALCULATING INTEREST ON SPECIAL US DOLLAR BONDS VIDE SBP F.E. CIRCULAR NO.42 & 21.07.98 & 04.08.98 ...

 2021-01-26 10:43 

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Pakistan pins big hopes on small dams to help Sindh farmers beat droug...

ISLAMABAD: For years, Nangji Mal struggled to scrape together a living growing pulses and pearl millet on his farm in Nagarparkar, a desert area in Pakistan's southeastern Sindh province. But these days his land is lush and fertile, after the governme...

 2021-01-26 10:38 

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Chaos in New Delhi as protesting farmers hoist Khalistan flag on Red Fort...

NEW DELHI: The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi failed to stop protesting farmers despite police crackdown who entered the historic Red Fort complex in the capital and hoist Khalistan flags. Growers, angered by laws they say help large, private ...

 2021-01-26 10:22 

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'Spread love, not Rona': Dubai eateries have a surprise for customers vaccinated against COVID-19...

DUBAI: Dining establishments in the tourist city of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have started offering a unique incentive to patrons if they get vaccinated against COVID-19, the deadly disease caused by the novel coronavirus, which has affected more tha...

 2021-01-26 10:20 

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People of Kashmir observed Black Day on Indian Republic Day...

Black day was observed near Cease Fire Line under the aegis of Pasban-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir on the Indian Republic Day. Hundreds of people carrying black flags and wearing black ribbons participated in the rally. Effigies of Indian Prime Minister N...

 2021-01-26 09:54 

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"Tractor Parade" on Indian Republic Day...

Thousands of Indian farmers riding tractors drove through New Delhi after Republic Day parade to protest against new agriculture laws. Protestors who have been demanding to repeal the law for about two months, planned a peaceful show of power on the day t...

 2021-01-26 09:49 

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PTI's Haleem Adil becomes new Opposition Leader in Sindh Assembly...

The Sindh Assembly secretariat notified on Tuesday Haleem Adil Sheikh as the new opposition leader in the provincial assembly, the notification came after the resignation of PTI's Firdous Shamim Naqvi resigned. On Monday, Sindh Assembly Speaker Agha S...

 2021-01-26 08:59 

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House Democrats deliver Trump impeachment charge to Senate...

The U.S. House of Representatives delivered to the Senate on Monday a charge that former President Donald Trump incited insurrection in a speech to supporters before the deadly attack on the Capitol, setting in motion his second impeachment trial. Nine Ho...

 2021-01-26 08:53 

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U.S. Senate votes overwhelmingly to confirm Yellen as first female Treasury chief...

Janet Yellen won overwhelming Senate confirmation as the first woman to lead the U.S. Treasury on Monday, setting her quickly to work with Congress on coronavirus relief, reviewing U.S. sanctions policy and strengthening financial regulation. The Senate v...

 2021-01-26 08:47 

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Indonesia escorts seized Iran, Panama-flagged tankers to dock for investigation...

The Iranian and Panamanian-flagged vessels seized by Indonesian authorities for suspected illegal oil transfers are making their way to dock at Batam island in the country's Riau Islands Province for further investigation, a Indonesia coast guard spok...

 2021-01-26 08:06 

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Foreign Minister's telephone call with Foreign Minister of Afghanistan...

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi had a telephone call with Foreign Minister Hanif Atmar Monday. During the call, matters of mutual interests came under discussion. Highlighting Pakistan's policy to strengthen trade between the two countr...

 2021-01-26 07:56 

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WFP & TF launch cash distribution program for Covid-19 affected areas in Balochistan...

In this difficult and challenging time of Covid 19, World Food Program (WFP) has launched a massive package to provide relief to 4'741 affected families of District Lasbela, Balochistan. Through "unconditional relief assistance" for this initi...

 2021-01-26 06:02 

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Pakistan, South Africa begin their Test rivalry after 13 years at National Stadium today...

LAHORE: Pakistan and South Africa resume their Test rivalry after almost 13 years when the first contest of the two-match series commences at the National Stadium in Karachi on Tuesday (today). This will be Pakistan's first home Test series against So...

 2021-01-26 06:00 

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England thrash Sri Lanka by six wickets to sweep Test series 2-0...

GALLE: Dom Sibley scored an unbeaten half century as England chased down a target of 164 to secure a sweep of the series on Monday, beating Sri Lanka by six wickets in the second Test on a day of drama at Galle International Stadium. England scored 164-4,...

 2021-01-26 06:00 

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Aliya hopeful of finishing South Africa ODI series on a high note...

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan women cricket team faced another marginal defeat on Saturday against South Africa as the hosts went 2-0 up in the three-ODI series. In their pursuit of 253 under at sweltering Kingsmead Cricket Stadium, Pakistan, led by all-rounder Ali...

 2021-01-26 05:58 

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Chelsea sacks manager Lampard with club ninth in standings...

LONDON: Chelsea have sacked manager Frank Lampard after a run of five defeats in eight league games left the London side ninth in the Premier League standings, the club said on Monday. Lampard, who led Chelsea to a top-four finish and the FA Cup final in ...

 2021-01-26 05:58 

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England confirms two-Test series against New Zealand for June...

LONDON: England will play a two-Test series against New Zealand this summer, with the ECB confirming fixtures at Lord's and Edgbaston in June. New Zealand will be the fourth touring country hosted by England in 2021, with limited-overs series against ...

 2021-01-26 05:57 

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Shabbir Iqbal wins Sindh Open Golf Championship...

KARACHI: Ahmed Baig tried his best but there was simply just no stopping Shabbir Iqbal. The defending champion had a look of resignation on his face as he birdied the final hole here at the Arabian Sea Country Club on Sunday, about to relinquish his Sindh...

 2021-01-26 05:56 

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Bangladesh sweep ODI series 3-0 against West Indies...

CHITTAGONG: Bangladesh completed a 3-0 sweep of West Indies by securing a 120-run victory in the third and final one-day international here on Monday. Skipper Tamim Iqbal (64), Mushfiqur Rahim (64), Mahmudullah (64) and Shakib Al Hasan (51) all hit half-c...

 2021-01-26 05:49 

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Fernandes strikes knockout blow on Liverpool, Chelsea safely through...

MANCHESTER: Manchester United deepened Liverpool's January gloom as Bruno Fernandes's pinpoint free kick earned his side a 3-2 win in a blockbuster FA Cup fourth-round clash at Old Trafford on Sunday (Jan 24). The Portuguese, on as a substitute, s...

 2021-01-26 05:49 

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McGregor knocked out by Poirier in stunning UFC upset...

ABU DHABI: American underdog Dustin Poirier shook up the world of mixed martial arts Sunday, beating up the legs of Irish superstar Conor McGregor before knocking him out at UFC 257 in Abu Dhabi. "I'm happy but I'm not surprised. I put in the ...

 2021-01-26 05:48 

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Napoli lose at Verona as Juventus move into top four...

MILAN: Hirving Lozano scored after just nine seconds but Napoli lost 3-1 at Hellas Verona on Sunday, allowing Juventus to climb into the Serie A top four after beating Bologna. Juventus, chasing a 10th straight Scudetto, won 2-0 earlier Sunday to move sev...

 2021-01-26 05:20 

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Borders tighten around world as coronavirus curfew fury spills over...

Border restrictions were being tightened around the world Monday in the face of an unrelenting coronavirus threat, after a weekend in which anger at social distancing rules bubbled over into fiery clashes in the Netherlands. The United States was set to j...

 2021-01-26 05:20 

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Splintered coalition reflects fate of Egypt's uprising a decade on...

Ten years ago protesters surged onto Egypt's streets, emboldened by the success of Tunisia's Arab Spring uprising. Some young activists formed the Revolution Youth Coalition to draw together the uprising's disparate strands and give the protes...

 2021-01-26 05:19 

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Mexican president says he has Covid-19...

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced Sunday that he was infected with the coronavirus, but said his symptoms were mild. "I regret to inform you that I am infected with Covid-19. The symptoms are mild but I am already undergoing medi...

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