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 2019-06-20 09:07 

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Skin deep: Japan's 'washi' paper torn by modern life...

Skin deep: Japan's 'washi' paper torn by modern life Once an indispensable part of daily life in Japan, ultra-thin washi paper was used for everything from writing and painting to lampshades, umbrellas, and sliding doors, but demand has plunge...

 2019-06-20 09:00 

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Ethiopia's capital to ban motorbikes in bid to curb crime spree...

Ethiopia's capital to ban motorbikes in bid to curb crime spree Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa plans to ban motorcycles in the city from July in a bid to curb a spree of muggings and robberies, local authorities said on Wednesday. Addis Ababa Mayo...

 2019-06-20 08:58 

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Zardari addresses the House for the first time, after arrest...

Zardari addresses the House for the first time, after arrest As the session of the National Assembly (NA) resumed on Thursday, Mr. Zardari addressed the House for the first time, after his arrest by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Rawalpindi, fol...

 2019-06-20 08:56 

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Meat-loving Brazil joins the search for plant-based alternatives...

Meat-loving Brazil joins the search for plant-based alternatives Beef-crazy Brazil, with its all-you-can-eat steak houses, world-leading meatpackers and more cattle than people, is not the first place you might look for plant-based alternatives to meat. B...

 2019-06-20 08:53 

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Ready to provide security assistance to Iraq: COAS...

Ready to provide security assistance to Iraq: COAS Rawalpindi Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has said that Pakistan would be honoured to provide any assistance in development or security-related fields to Iraq, said a statement i...

 2019-06-20 08:50 

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Captive beluga whales make epic journey from China to Iceland sanctuary...

Captive beluga whales make epic journey from China to Iceland sanctuary Two beluga whales from a Shanghai aquarium arrived in Iceland on Wednesday to live out their days in a unique marine sanctuary that conservationists hope will become a model for rehom...

 2019-06-20 08:35 

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Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh...

Vietnam calls in Russian experts to help preserve corpse of Ho Chi Minh Vietnam has formed a special team of experts, including four Russian scientists, to help preserve the embalmed body of the Communist-ruled state's founding leader, Ho Chi Minh, ac...

 2019-06-20 07:53 

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PPP ready to talk with govt for forming economic policy: Asif Zardari...

Former president and Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari said on Thursday that there was no sincerity in a claim that the Budget (2019-20) was...

 2019-06-20 06:49 

The Nation

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Iran claims US spy drone shot down over Hormuzgan province...

The report comes amid increased tensions between Iran and the US, with Washington announcing a new deployment of additional forces to the Middle East, including a...

 2019-06-20 06:33 

The Nation

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Industries continue to remain without power as K-Electric resort to unannounced loadshedding...

Various industrial areas of Karachi, in the midst of scorching heat of summer, continue to remain without power for several hours as K-Electric resorted to unannounced...

 2019-06-20 03:30 

The Nation

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US envoy to Iran refuses to rule out military action...

The Trump envoy to Iran dodged questions as to whether the White House would use Washington's 2001 Authorization of Use of Military Force (AUMF) to go to war with...

 2019-06-19 21:08 

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CJP dismayed over ruckus in NA, economy being in 'ICU'...

CJP dismayed over ruckus in NA, economy being in 'ICU' Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa on Wednesday expressed his disappointment over the continued ruckus in the National Assembly by the treasury and opposition members, a private TV channel reporte...

 2019-06-19 21:06 

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Opposition rejects PTI govt's budget for fiscal year 2019-20...

Opposition rejects PTI govt's budget for fiscal year 2019-20 After a few days of continuous ruckus in the National Assembly, Leader of the Opposition and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday finally got an opportunity to deliver an uninterrupte...

 2019-06-19 21:03 

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UK won't sign any politically motivated extradition treaty...

UK won't sign any politically motivated extradition treaty British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Wednesday the United Kingdom would not sign any extradition treaty that allowed politically-motivated extradition. Speaking at a joint press conferen...

 2019-06-19 21:00 

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PML-N calls for opp unity to give tough time to PTI...

PML-N calls for opp unity to give tough time to PTI Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Vice President Maryam Nawaz Wednesday said the opposition parties are not adequately raising voice for the people, calling for unity among their ranks to give a '...

 2019-06-19 20:59 

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Nawaz seeks IHC permission to submit extra medical reports...

Nawaz seeks IHC permission to submit extra medical reports Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has filed an appeal seeking permission from the Islamabad High Court (IHC) for submission of additional medical reports as the court resumed hearing of his bail ...

 2019-06-19 20:58 

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Balochistan presents Rs 419 bn budget...

Balochistan presents Rs 419 bn budget The Balochistan government on Wednesday presented its Rs 419.92 billion budget with a Rs 41.71 billion deficit. The session was delayed for over two hours as opposition members protested over not receiving copies of t...

 2019-06-19 20:56 

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NA speaker issues Zardari, Kh Saad's production orders...

NA speaker issues Zardari, Kh Saad's production orders National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaisar Wednesday issued production orders of former president Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader Khawaja Saad Rafique. Both the leaders...

 2019-06-19 20:48 

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Opp protests as PTI MPA seeks inquiry against Sharifs...

Opp protests as PTI MPA seeks inquiry against Sharifs Pandemonium broke out in the Punjab Assembly on Wednesday when a treasury MPA demanded an inquiry into the properties owned by the Sharif family. MPA Sadia Sohail Rana criticised the Sharif brothers an...

 2019-06-19 20:48 

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Govt taking all steps to support media: Firdous Ashiq...

Govt taking all steps to support media: Firdous Ashiq Special Assistant to the PM on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Wednesday said that those supporting Prime Minister Imran Khan were supporting Pakistan. Addressing a press conferen...

 2019-06-19 20:45 

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UN report sees credible evidence linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi murder...

UN report sees credible evidence linking Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi murder Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior Saudi officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi since there is credible evidence t...

 2019-06-19 20:17 

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Russia-China ties and the new world...

Russia-China ties and the new world In June, 2019, the Chinese President Xi Jinping made his historic visit to meet President Vladimir Putin in St. Petersburg, Russia. While on a cruise along the Neva River, next to St. Petersburg, both leaders gave a new...

 2019-06-19 20:15 

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Raja Pervaiz's exemption plea approved in Gepco case...

Raja Pervaiz's exemption plea approved in Gepco case An Accountability Court of Lahore on Wednesday approved the exemption plea filed by former Prime Minister Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in Gujranwala Electric Power Company (Gepco) illegal appointments case. ...

 2019-06-19 20:15 

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'Avengers — Endgame' dominates the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards...

'Avengers — Endgame' dominates the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Box office-busting 'Avengers Endgame' dominated the MTV Movie & TV Awards on Monday, as 'Captain Marvel' star Brie Larsen led tributes to real-life heroines by ced...

 2019-06-19 20:15 

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Religious harmony linked to freedom of expression: Farhatullah Babar...

Religious harmony linked to freedom of expression: Farhatullah Babar True religious harmony is spiritual in nature. It can best be achieved by building intellectual infrastructure in an environment of freedom of expression instead of administrative orders...

 2019-06-19 20:15 

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Simmons outburst exposes troubles in Afghanistan camp...

Simmons outburst exposes troubles in Afghanistan camp Afghanistan look in disarray on and off the field at the World Cup with coach Phil Simmons' Twitter outburst on Wednesday revealing signs of troubles within the team. Gulbadin Naib's men suffer...

 2019-06-19 20:14 

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Rescue Taapsee in India's first interactive promotional film...

Rescue Taapsee in India's first interactive promotional film Phantom Films' latest, the Taapsee Pannu starrer, 'Game Over', in which she plays a gamer, hit the theatres recently and has received a very positive response from the audiences ...

 2019-06-19 20:14 

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Injury ends Dhawan's World Cup, Pant to replace him...

Injury ends Dhawan's World Cup, Pant to replace him SOUTHAMPTON: Shikhar Dhawan's World Cup was prematurely ended after the India opener was ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a fractured thumb, the Indian cricket board said on Wedn...

 2019-06-19 20:14 

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'Pretty Woman' originally had a dark ending: Julia Roberts...

'Pretty Woman' originally had a dark ending: Julia Roberts Actress and producer Julia Roberts has recalled that the original ending of her 1990 romantic hit 'Pretty Woman' was quite dark and hard hitting. The film is considered a classic a...

 2019-06-19 20:13 

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Sarfaraz Ahmed captain by accident: Aaqib Javed...

Sarfaraz Ahmed captain by accident: Aaqib Javed Former Pakistan fast-bowler Aaqib Javed believes that the Men in Green captain Sarfaraz Ahmed became captain by accident and has no authority over the side. Javed, who was part of Pakistan's triumphant 1...

 2019-06-19 20:13 

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Shahidi shrugged off bouncer blow to stop mum worrying...

Shahidi shrugged off bouncer blow to stop mum worrying Afghanistan's Hashmatullah Shahidi has said he disregarded medical advice and kept on batting after taking a bouncer to the helmet in Tuesday's World Cup defeat by England because he did not w...

 2019-06-19 18:16 

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TODAY'S CARTOON...

TODAY'S CARTOON Daily Times then DailyTimes.pk...

 2019-06-19 18:15 

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Our population explosion...

Our population explosion People and populations have long been treated in our country as only a political issue. Rather than worrying about the shocking results of the 2017 census and trying to make them the basis of future planning, political parties and...

 2019-06-19 18:14 

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The production orders fiasco...

The production orders fiasco In acting on partisan considerations and toeing the line preferred by hawks on the Treasury benches, National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser has risked degrading his august office. Successive speakers in the past have been issui...

 2019-06-19 18:13 

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Women in Politics...

Women in Politics Now that the third elected government has resumed charge of affairs of the country, at least at the de jure level, in the continuation of 'transitional democracy' since 2008; and women have been continuing to get elected on reser...

 2019-06-19 18:12 

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The war in the Gulf: will sanity prevail...

The war in the Gulf: will sanity prevail All countries apparently involved in the current US-Iran standoff claim that they do not want war in the region but are inexorably moving step by step towards a military clash. Notwithstanding the recent statements...

 2019-06-19 18:10 

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Is violence ever justified? (Part II)...

Is violence ever justified? (Part II) Forty years later, tragically, the statement is still true. The U.S. war on Iraq in 2002 caused over 1 million more deathsin Iraq than the casualties of the preceding decade. All this was done by the American leaders ...

 2019-06-19 18:09 

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Sun finally starts to shine on renewables...

Sun finally starts to shine on renewables Renewable energy technologies (RETs) have finally come of age and are nowbeginning to compete with conventional power generation options. Their successful march appears unstoppablenow. But leavingthem to market al...

 2019-06-19 18:08 

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Pakistan's misfortune at Old Trafford...

Pakistan's misfortune at Old Trafford The defeat of the Pakistan cricket team by the hands of arch-rivals India during the 2019 Cricket World Cup was inevitable, to say the least. India has now beaten Pakistan for the seventh consecutive time in Crick...

 2019-06-19 18:07 

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Locusts, a threat...

Locusts, a threat Sir: Pakistan was declared as agrarian economy-based country but our agriculture is declining as it has some serious threat since the day one and one of the threats is Locusts. Locusts' outbreak appears to be the worst in many part o...

 2019-06-19 18:05 

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Girls' school in our area...

Girls' school in our area Sir: Ballnigwar is big village of Dasht in Balochistan that lacks basic facilities and teachers. Many natives are unable to send their girl children to school because of unmanaged school. Just imagine it is a girl high school...

 2019-06-19 15:55 

The Nation

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Court allows Zardari to meet children...

An accountability court of Islamabad has Wednesday allowed former president Asif Ali Zardari, arrested in mega money laundering case, to meet his children....

 2019-06-19 12:39 

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Japan: G20 summit to debate trade including WTO reform...

Japan: G20 summit to debate trade including WTO reform Substantial discussions on trade, including reform of the World Trade Organization, will likely take place at a summit of Group of 20 major economies next week in Osaka, a senior Japanese finance mini...

 2019-06-19 12:34 

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Paris Air Show: After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce...

Paris Air Show: After Boeing showstopper, Airbus seeks order bounce Airbus, reeling from the potential loss of a major customer for its best-selling A320neo as British Airways owner IAG placed a lifeline order for the grounded 737 MAX, prepared to hit bac...

 2019-06-19 12:04 

The Nation

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Brazil draw with Venezuela in Copa America after disallowed goals...

Hosts Brazil had three goals disallowed in a 0-0 draw with Venezuela in the Copa America here on Tuesday. READ MORE: Services trade deficit contracts over...

 2019-06-19 12:01 

The Nation

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Rocket lands on Iraqi military base housing US troops in Mosul...

A Katyusha rocket landed Tuesday near a military base in the eastern side of the city of Mosul, where U.S. trainers are present, the Iraqi military said. READ...

 2019-06-19 12:00 

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California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide'...

California governor apologizes to Native Americans, cites 'genocide' California Governor Gavin Newsom on Tuesday apologized to Native Americans for violence and other wrongdoings they suffered during the state's history and called their mistre...

 2019-06-19 11:53 

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Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage...

Quake shakes NW Japan, causes 21 injuries and minor damage A powerful earthquake jolted northwestern Japan late Tuesday, causing minor injuries to 21 people and a brief evacuation of coastal homes until the risk of a tsunami passed. Store floors were litt...

 2019-06-19 11:50 

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MH17 crash probe set to name suspects...

MH17 crash probe set to name suspects International investigators are on Wednesday expected to announce charges against several suspects in the shooting down of flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine five years ago in an attack which killed all 298 people on bo...

 2019-06-19 11:47 

The Nation

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Services trade deficit contracts over 36.2%...

The country's services trade deficit narrowed by 36.2 per cent during the first ten months of the current fiscal year compared to the corresponding period of last...

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