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 2020-11-26 09:06 

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MANIFEST DESTINY OR LEBENSRAM...

"If the persona of the world is Donald Trump, do we really want to be like that", David Harvey inquires. "Is that the kind of human being we want to be" if so, "as species being, we are transformed into something ugly". Does Donald...

 2020-11-26 08:51 

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Biden is first candidate in US history to cross 80M votes...

President-elect Joe Biden surpassed 80 million votes, the most votes a candidate has received in U.S. history. He exceeded President Barack Obama's record by more than 10 million votes, when the former president won the 2008 election with more than 70...

 2020-11-26 08:43 

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Latest Gold Rate For Nov 26, 2020 In Pakistan...

Today Gold rates in Pakistan, 26 Nov 2020 are being sold for Rs 92,600 per 10 grams, and the price of Gold is Rs 108,000 per Tola in Pakistan today. Below is the table providing the latest gold rates for the cities of Karachi, Lahore, Rawalpindi, Peshawar...

 2020-11-26 08:36 

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The day when it happened...

It began like any other morning in Peshawar's Army Public School. Students were busy with their books while teachers delivered lectures. At least 132 students and nine teachers were killed in the assault with around the same number injured. Following ...

 2020-11-26 08:22 

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Today, all political roads are leading to multan...

Scripts go awry. Plans go astray. Events make their own way. Today, all political roads are leading to Multan where the opposition holds its next jalsa on November 30. The roads are bumpy. The opposition alliance Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) venture...

 2020-11-26 08:12 

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Four members of Shehbaz Sharif's family declared proclaimed offenders...

A court has declared four members of Shehbaz Sharif's proclaimed offenders in a money laundering case. During the hearing, the accountability court judge remarked that after 30 days, the accused did not appear in court. The court remarked that all the...

 2020-11-26 07:59 

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Pakistan to raise Kashmir issue in OIC meeting today...

The 47th meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) will be held today in the capital of the Republic of Niger. Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi arrived in Niger to attend the OIC Summit. The foreign minister an...

 2020-11-26 07:58 

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SC issues contempt of court notice to CM Sindh Murad Ali Shah...

ISLAMABAD: Supreme Court on Thursday issued a contempt notice to Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah over failure to implement orders pertaining to Karachi Circular Railways. A three-member bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Gulzar Ahmed heard...

 2020-11-26 07:49 

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Four Kashmiris go missing in New Delhi...

Four Kashmiris have been missing in Indian capital city New Delhi. The families of the missing youth told media men that they have not been able to contact their dear ones since Tuesday and have lodged missing reports in police stations of South Kashmir&#...

 2020-11-26 07:41 

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Only 1 Pakistani university among Asia's top 100 rankings...

National University of Science and Technology (NUST) is the only Pakistani university to be ranked among the top 100 universities in Asia, according to the QS Asia University Ranking 2021. The 2021 edition for the annual ranking released on Wednesday feat...

 2020-11-25 05:56 

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Collaboration in diverse sectors imperative for tapping immense economic potential...

Ambassador of Jordan Major General (Retd) Ibrahim Yala Al Madani called on Speaker National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Parliament House, this afternoon. Issues of mutual interest and enhancing bilateral relations came under discussion. Speaker Asad Qaiser sa...

 2020-11-25 05:26 

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PESCO installs 76,562 new connections in last 6 months...

Peshawar Electric Supply Company (PESCO) has given 76,562 new connections in various circles during last six months. Sharing the details, official sources told APP here that out of total, 15,635 connections were given in Peshawar, 13,723 in Khyber, 10,024...

 2020-11-25 05:19 

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Speculative heat keeps copper market bubbling...

The copper price hit a fresh 2020 high on Tuesday morning. London Metal Exchange (LME) three-month metal extended its remarkable recovery from the March lockdown lows of $4,371 to $7,331 per tonne, the highest trade since June 2018. The strength of China&...

 2020-11-25 05:18 

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Biden transition and vaccine hopes drive up stocks, oil and bitcoin...

Stocks, oil and risk currencies, including bitcoin, gained on Tuesday as US President-elect Joe Biden got the formal go-ahead to begin his transition to the White House. The world's most popular cryptocurrency rose 3% to near its record high, leading ...

 2020-11-25 04:52 

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Consumer Confidence improved in 2020...

Dun & Bradstreet Pakistan and Gallup Pakistan have issued their third report on 'Pakistan Consumer Confidence Index (CCI)' for Q3 2020. The CCI report has been developed by assessing Consumers' Confidence about the economy as well as their per...

 2020-11-25 04:50 

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Hotel industry booming in Faisalabad...

Faisalabad has become the most lucrative city for new and quality hotels and the future of this sector is very bright in the near future with the revival of industrial and business activities, said Tehmina Pasha, President, Faisalabad Women Chamber of Com...

 2020-11-25 04:49 

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Bank of England's policymaker warns no-deal Brexit threatens the economic outlook...

A Bank of England interest rate setter has cheered "extremely positive" vaccine developments but became the latest to warn a no-deal Brexit may pose a bigger long-term threat to Britain's economy. Jonathan Haskel an external member of the Bank...

 2020-11-25 04:49 

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Japan to resume business travel with China...

Japan and China agreed on Tuesday to restart coronavirus-hit business travel this month and to continue talks on disputed isles in the East China Sea, in the first high-level dialogue since Japan picked a new leader in September. The two-day visit to Toky...

 2020-11-25 04:49 

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Dollar Tree announces plans to dip into higher-priced items...

Dollar Tree Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results on Tuesday, as the discount store operator benefited from higher demand for cheaper groceries and household items during a coronavirus-induced economic downturn. Shares of Dollar Tree gained ...

 2020-11-25 04:48 

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Tiffany beats profit estimates on soaring China demand...

Tiffany & Co, which is being bought by French luxury giant LVMH, beat Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit on Tuesday as the US jeweller benefited from an over 70% rise in sales in China and a recovery in demand at home. The results bode well...

 2020-11-25 04:48 

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For holiday travel, England uses tests to reduce quarantines...

In a boost to holiday travel that will be cheered by families and businesses, the British government has laid out a plan to reduce England's 14-day quarantine requirement for travellers from destinations not deemed safe to as little as five days if th...

 2020-11-25 04:38 

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Army ready to deal with all types of challenges: COAS...

It is the Armed Forces' duty to transform challenges, faced by the country, into opportunities for stability and prosperity of the nation. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday said this while presiding over the 237th Corps C...

 2020-11-25 04:35 

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'Covid-19 figures to touch June levels in two weeks if SOPs not followed'...

Pakistan would face the same situation as in June within two weeks when the country saw a peak in Covid-19 cases unless the public changed its attitude. Planning Minister Asad Umar told a press conference on Tuesday after a meeting of the National Command...

 2020-11-25 04:28 

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Anti-rape ordinance gets federal cabinet approval...

The cabinet on Tuesday approved the anti-rape ordinance to tackle the growing number of rape incidents in the country through the inclusion of stringent punishments in the contemporary laws. Addressing a post-cabinet press briefing, Minister for Informati...

 2020-11-25 04:03 

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IHC may declare Nawaz Sharif proclaimed offender on Dec 2...

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Tuesday adjourned the hearing of appeals in the Avenfield and Al-Azizia cases against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif. A division bench comprising Justice Aamir Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akhtar Kiyani heard the case. O...

 2020-11-25 03:59 

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Pakistan condemns missile attack at Saudi Aramco station...

Pakistan has strongly condemned the missile attack by Houthi militants at Saudi Aramco oil company's distribution station in Jeddah. In a statement, Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri said that Pakistan calls for immediate cessation of ...

 2020-11-25 03:56 

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Transfer of NAB cases to Karachi: SC admits Zardari's plea for hearing...

The Supreme Court on Tuesday admitted for hearing a plea of former president Asif Ali Zardari, seeking transfer of corruption cases filed against him in Islamabad's accountability courts to Karachi. After an initial hearing in his chamber, Justice Uma...

 2020-11-25 03:51 

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CTD foils attack at police station; suicide bomber killed...

The Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Tuesday foiled a terrorist attack on CTD police station Burki Road in Lahore, killing a suicide bomber. The attacker reportedly tried to enter the police station and opened fire at security personnel after he was ...

 2020-11-25 03:40 

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Wafaqul-Madaris says seminaries not to be closed...

General Secretary of Wafaqul Madaris Al-Arabia, Muhammad Hanif Jalandhari said on Tuesday that religious seminaries would not be closed as the largest federation of seminaries in the country was not consulted by the government on the issue. The government...

 2020-11-25 03:36 

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After weeks of delay, formal transition of power to Biden begins...

US President-elect Joe Biden focused on building his incoming administration and offered a message of healing on Tuesday as his transition team began contacting federal agencies to prepare for a handover of power in January from President Donald Trump. Th...

 2020-11-25 03:33 

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Turkish court adds new Saudi defendants in Khashoggi trial...

A Turkish court on Tuesday added new defendants to the case against Saudi officials charged over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, state media reported, in a trial that Ankara says is needed to reveal the full truth behind the killing. Khashoggi, ...

 2020-11-25 03:31 

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Supreme leader dismisses talks as Iran looks to post-Trump future...

Iran's supreme leader dismissed the prospect of new negotiations with the West on Tuesday, even as the Tehran government spoke optimistically about the return of foreign companies in "the absence of Trump" and his sanctions. President-elect Jo...

 2020-11-25 01:57 

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Masood seeks release of political prisoners languishing in Indian jails...

The Azad Jammu & Kashmir (AJK) President Sardar Masood Khan on Tuesday expressed his grave concern over the prolonged unlawful detention of Kashmiri political leaders and demanded their immediate release from Indian jails. "We call upon the internatio...

 2020-11-25 01:52 

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LADIESFUND MomBoss workshop...

Work life balance is a continued challenge and has been spotlighted and discussed for generations. However, during the time of Covid-19, the stresses and tensions amplified and working mothers were largely working from home, being schoolteachers for their...

 2020-11-25 01:48 

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Escaping from Guantanamo Bay...

My weight last Tuesday was 37.2 kg. I was 77 kg when I was free in my home in Karachi, in 2002, so this means that 52 percent of me has escaped from this horrible prison. I have a plan where I will get down to 34 kg. If I reach 30 kg then that [...]...

 2020-11-25 01:41 

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Indoor restaurants closed amid rising virus cases: Asad...

Federal for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Asad Umar has said that the government has decided to close indoor restaurants across Pakistan to prevent spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. Briefing the media persons about decisions taken by the Na...

 2020-11-25 01:36 

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PPP announces to continue protest against GBA-2 results...

Refusing to accept the recount decision in the Gilgit Baltistan constituency, GBA-2 (Gilgit II), the Pakistan Peoples Party on Tuesday announced to continue its protest against the alleged rigging in the polls. PPP Gilgit President Amjad Hussain said that...

 2020-11-25 01:33 

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Surf Excel Daaghon Ka Champion partners with PSL 2020 champions: Karachi Kings...

Surf excel brought an exciting challenge to the Karachi players during the PSL final Kon banega Daaghon Ka Champion (Who will be the champion of acquiring stains. Among 3 Karachi players namely Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ali and Mohammad Amir. Surf Excel is the...

 2020-11-25 01:33 

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PANAH wonders why health levy bill has not been implemented...

Despite written assurance given by the Ministry of Finance to the Federal Ombudsman, the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is continuously delaying to implement Health Levy Bill which may enhance the economic crisis caused by COVID 19 pandemic. General Secre...

 2020-11-25 01:30 

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BankIslami CEO stresses collective efforts to mitigate Covid-19's impact...

The President and CEO of BankIslami, Syed Amir Ali stressed upon the stakeholders in the financial and banking sector to develop the solutions, models, and procedures for overcoming the economic challenges in wake of the pandemic, while addressing the 4th...

 2020-11-25 01:30 

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2.5 million Shopaholics visited Daraz in the first 24 hours of 11.11 sale campaign...

Daraz concluded the annual and biggest to date e-commerce shopping extravaganza of Pakistan with -11.11 (Gyara Gyara) with great success. The flagship sale brought a plethora of discounts worth Rs.50 Crore on over 15 million local and international produc...

 2020-11-25 01:28 

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Gwadar port gets China's support for greater role in region...

China has reiterated its full support to the Gwadar Port's project for its greater role in the regional cooperation on trade and goods transition. Chinese Foreign Ministry's Spokesperson Zhao Lijian during a media briefing in Beijing on Tuesday sa...

 2020-11-25 01:15 

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Pakistan's exports to UK increase by 30pc, imports down by 23pc...

Trade volume between Pakistan and the UK during October 2020 remained $248 million compared to $216 million during October 2019, depicting an increase of 15 percent. According to the Economic Trade and Investment Wing of Pakistan High Commission London, P...

 2020-11-25 01:15 

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Two-year degrees after academic year 2018 not to be recognised: HEC...

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) has announced that it will not recognise two-year bachelor degrees, BA/BSc, undertaken after the 2018 academic year. A notification issued by the HEC on Tuesday stated that universities must immediately stop offering ...

 2020-11-25 01:15 

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DRAP approves Covid-19 rapid testing kit...

The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) on Tuesday approved the Covid-19 rapid testing kit. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DRAP, Dr Asim Rauf confirmed that a foreign pharmaceutical company has registered the coronavirus rapid testing kit which...

 2020-11-24 22:02 

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Biden to name Yellen to Treasury to lead US from sharp economic downturn...

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to nominate former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen as US Treasury secretary, breaking a 231-year gender barrier and putting a seasoned economist and labor market expert in charge of leading the country out of the s...

 2020-11-24 22:02 

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US holiday travelers voice dread, determination as they defy COVID-19 warnings...

Millions of Americans appeared to be disregarding public health warnings and traveling ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, likely fueling an alarming surge in coronavirus infections before a series of promising new vaccines are expected to become widely av...

 2020-11-24 21:56 

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Spains mortuary workers endure the daily march of death...

When Marina Gmez and her fellow mortuary worker enter a room at a nursing home to remove the body of a COVID-19 victim, they work methodically and in silence. They disinfect the mouth, nose and eyes to reduce the risk of contamination. They wrap the body ...

 2020-11-24 21:55 

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Poland awaiting developments in US before recognising Biden...

Poland will wait to see how the political and legal situation develops in the United States before recognising Joe Biden as the new president, Foreign Minister Zbigniew Rau said on Tuesday. Biden's victory on Nov. 3 is awkward for Warsaw's right-w...

 2020-11-24 21:55 

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US charities raise millions in wake of Beirut port blast...

When Manal Saab heard that a massive explosion had struck Beirut, she grabbed her phone, frantically trying to reach loved ones there. The news she received was good: Her mother-in-law and sister-in-law, both of whom live not far from the Lebanese capital...

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