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 2020-01-25 21:54 

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Corruption index report and beyond...

Corruption index report and beyond Instead of criticising the recent Transparency International (TI) corruption report that ranked Pakistan 120th on a list of 180 countries, the government had better improve its working. According to the TI, "This yea...

 2020-01-25 21:54 

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First electric vehicle...

First electric vehicle The first electric three-wheeler (rickshaw) has hit the road. The good news for environment and fuel consumption comes from the effective implementation of government's Electric Vehicle Policy, unveiled by Prime Minister Imran K...

 2020-01-25 21:50 

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Textile industry, CPFTA — II and new trends...

Textile industry, CPFTA — II and new trends Textile industry contributes 57% percent of total export volumes and around 9% of the GDP of Pakistan. It employs almost 40% of industrial labor force both skilled and un-skilled workers. Pakistan Bureau o...

 2020-01-25 21:50 

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Oppressive taxes & rich-poor divide...

Oppressive taxes & rich-poor divide The world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet's population-Oxfam';s report, 'Time to Care', published on 20 January 2020. In Pakistan...

 2020-01-25 21:46 

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 2020-01-25 21:45 

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 2020-01-25 21:44 

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Coronavirus: the need to be proactive...

Coronavirus: the need to be proactive Diseases have had an incredibly significant role in shaping our history. When Europeans invaded the Incas and Aztecs in sixteenth century smallpox, measles were as much a potent weapon (in some cases even more) as the...

 2020-01-25 21:41 

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From defeat comes victory...

From defeat comes victory The Cambridge Dictionary explains the meaning of 'defeat' as "to win against someone in a fight, war or competition." For example: "Napoleon was defeated by the Duke of Wellington at the battle of Waterloo....

 2020-01-25 21:39 

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Land grabbing, Vawda and corruption...

Land grabbing, Vawda and corruption It's the kind of thing that has been happening for centuries and usually doesn't raise eyebrows. Someone sees a plot of land lying vacant for a long time, finds out that the owner is poor, or dead or out of the ...

 2020-01-25 21:24 

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Pakistan thrash woeful Bangladesh by nine wickets to clinch T20I series...

Pakistan thrash woeful Bangladesh by nine wickets to clinch T20I series LAHORE: Captain Babar Azam and veteran batsman Mohammad Hafeez struck half centuries as Pakistan crushed woeful Bangladesh by nine wickets in the second Twenty20 international at Gadd...

 2020-01-25 20:59 

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Bollywood director shares throwback photo with Mahira to mark 3 years of 'Raees'...

Bollywood director shares throwback photo with Mahira to mark 3 years of 'Raees' Bollywood director Rahul Dholakia shared a throwback photo featuring Pakistani actor Mahira Khan on Saturday to mark three years of film Raees. He took to Twitter and...

 2020-01-25 20:58 

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Meera Ji plans to join politics...

Meera Ji plans to join politics Film actress Meera said due to the absence of a good team her intent to construct a hospital still remains undone. While talking to journalists at the Art Council of Pakistan, Karachi, Meera said she's hopeful for the f...

 2020-01-25 20:58 

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Iqra 'loving every second' of married life with Yasir Hussain...

Iqra 'loving every second' of married life with Yasir Hussain Actress Iqra Aziz has stated that she is loving every second of her married life with husband Yasir Hussain. The Suno Chanda actress took to Instagram and shared an emotional story. Iqr...

 2020-01-25 20:58 

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What's hot with Hasan Rizvi!...

What's hot with Hasan Rizvi! In a hustling bustling world where competition is at an all-time high with each brand trying to make their space in a concentrated market to be noticed amongst the clutter someone steps in with his skills. The public relat...

 2020-01-25 20:57 

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Pakistan won't travel to India for T20 World Cup unless they come for Asia Cup: PCB...

Pakistan won't travel to India for T20 World Cup unless they come for Asia Cup: PCB Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Wasim Khan on Saturday said they would not send their team to India for the 2021 T20 World Cup if the Indian...

 2020-01-25 20:53 

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Jessica Simpson reveals she took diet pills for 20 years...

Jessica Simpson reveals she took diet pills for 20 years Jessica Simpson drops another bombshell in her upcoming memoir: She popped diet pills for two decades after being told by a powerful male record executive to lose weight. The 39-year-old singer and ...

 2020-01-25 20:47 

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Mehwish is disgusted by Karachi airport's toilets...

Mehwish is disgusted by Karachi airport's toilets Tamgha-e-Imtiaz recipient and actor Mehwish Hayat wants everyone to clean up their acts before leaving public toilets at the Karachi airport. Hayat had the 'misfortune' of using the women's...

 2020-01-25 20:44 

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Gwyneth Paltrow's new series 'The Goop Lab' slated by critics...

Gwyneth Paltrow's new series 'The Goop Lab' slated by critics Gwyneth Paltrow's new series The Goop Lab has been savaged by reviewers who have branded it boring and self-indulgent. The Netflix show named for Paltrow's lifestyle brand G...

 2020-01-25 20:41 

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US rapper YG arrested on suspicion of robbery just days before Grammys perfomance...

US rapper YG arrested on suspicion of robbery just days before Grammys perfomance Rapper YG has been arrested at his Los Angeles home on suspicion of robbery just two days before he is scheduled to perform at the Grammy Awards, officials said. Los Angeles...

 2020-01-25 20:40 

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Saudi crown prince responsible for journalist's murder, filmmaker believes...

Saudi crown prince responsible for journalist's murder, filmmaker believes The Saudi Crown Prince was responsible for the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the director of a film about the death believes. In a killing that sparked worldwi...

 2020-01-25 19:32 

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Qasim Ali Khan maintains lead in 2nd Chairman WAPDA Golf...

Qasim Ali Khan maintains lead in 2nd Chairman WAPDA Golf As the prestigious 2nd Chairman WAPDA Amateur Golf Tournament moved into the final phase at the par 72, Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course here Saturday, Qasim Ali Khan of Gymkhana was at top on the leader...

 2020-01-25 19:32 

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Rain spoils Pakistan's brilliance with the ball against Bangladesh...

Rain spoils Pakistan's brilliance with the ball against Bangladesh An outstanding bowling effort by Pakistan bowlers went in vain as rain and a wet outfield forced a premature end of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup Group C clash at the JB Marks Oval, Po...

 2020-01-25 19:23 

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Nadal, Halep win amid shock defeats at Australian Open...

Nadal, Halep win amid shock defeats at Australian Open MELBOURNE: World number one Rafael Nadal and Wimbledon champion Simona Halep dodged an exodus of seeded players as the shocks kept rolling at the Australian Open on Saturday. A day after Serena Willia...

 2020-01-25 19:19 

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Stress-free Zverev cruises past Verdasco into fourth round...

Stress-free Zverev cruises past Verdasco into fourth round MELBOURNE: Seventh seed Alexander Zverev credited a stress-free life off court for his strong run at the Australian Open after marching into the fourth round with a 6-2 6-2 6-4 win over Spanish ve...

 2020-01-25 19:18 

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Brad Pitt confirms he turned down The Matrix before it went to Keanu Reeves...

Brad Pitt confirms he turned down The Matrix before it went to Keanu Reeves Brad Pitt recently gave us a taste of his fighting skills when he came toe-to-toe with Bruce Lee (not the real one, obviously) in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. But if his career ...

 2020-01-25 19:17 

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Palmer surges into lead, Tiger battles back at Torrey Pines...

Palmer surges into lead, Tiger battles back at Torrey Pines SAN DIEGO: Ryan Palmer's birdie blitz vaulted him into a two-stroke lead while Tiger Woods recovered from a terrible start in the second round of the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines on...

 2020-01-25 19:17 

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India look to maintain supremacy as 2nd New Zealand T20I today...

India look to maintain supremacy as 2nd New Zealand T20I today "It's definitely getting closer and closer to landing at the stadium and playing straight. That's how compressed the game has become." This is how Virat Kohli described the cra...

 2020-01-25 19:15 

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Jordan to host Olympic boxing qualifier shifted from virus-hit China...

Jordan to host Olympic boxing qualifier shifted from virus-hit China An Olympic boxing qualifier, which was cancelled in China following the outbreak of a deadly virus that has claimed 26 lives, will be held instead in Jordan, officials said Friday. The I...

 2020-01-25 19:14 

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Celebs join in as US country singer Dolly Parton launches viral meme...

Celebs join in as US country singer Dolly Parton launches viral meme Celebrities from Mark Hamill to Miley Cyrus as well as some surprising Twitter users such as the Israel Defense Forces have joined in after US country singer Dolly Parton launched a meme...

 2020-01-25 19:13 

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Denmark's Eriksen set for Inter Milan move...

Denmark's Eriksen set for Inter Milan move MILAN: Danish international Christian Eriksen is poised to complete a move from Premier League club Tottenham to Serie A side Inter Milan, according to reports in Italy on Saturday. Eriksen will have a medica...

 2020-01-25 19:12 

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Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for 340 million...

Saudi wealth fund in talks to buy Newcastle United for 340 million Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is in talks to buy English soccer club Newcastle United for about 340 million, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday, citing people familiar...

 2020-01-25 19:11 

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Argentine club makes throne for coach Maradona...

Argentine club makes throne for coach Maradona His nickname is God but Diego Maradona is being treated as a king by his club, who have made a special throne for the 59-year-old coach to use on the sidelines of each home game. Gimnasia y Esgrima will aucti...

 2020-01-25 19:11 

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Sarri says jeers would be a sign of affection for him...

Sarri says jeers would be a sign of affection for him Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri will consider it a sign of affection if he is jeered when the Turin side face his former club Napoli on Sunday, his first return to the San Paolo stadium since his acrimon...

 2020-01-25 18:19 

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Straight Talk: 2020 Davos theme — save the earth...

Straight Talk: 2020 Davos theme — save the earth Davos, Switzerland is where the rich, powerful and famous come together and rub shoulders with each other every year at the World Economic Forum (WEF). It was started in 1971 by Klaus Schwab, a busine...

 2020-01-25 18:17 

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Pakistan at Davos: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020...

Pakistan at Davos: World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2020 The hashtag #PakistanatDavos2020 trended at the top at number one in Pakistan. PM Imran Khan has attended the World Economic Forum 2020 (WEF). The official speech that followed with an interview ...

 2020-01-25 18:14 

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Imperative for peace...

Imperative for peace Bertrand Russell focused on intellectual and moral aspects of human life. It is important to learn to put things across based on verified and verifiable facts. That is intellectual base. Moral base suggests differentiating love from h...

 2020-01-25 18:12 

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Drug addictions in youngsters...

Drug addictions in youngsters Sir: With the onset of the new generation, numerous changes have been made in our ever-changing society. One such issue experienced by our youngsters today is drug abuse. Teenagers and young adults abuse drugs as they are eit...

 2020-01-25 18:08 

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The breaking Davos Breakfast...

The breaking Davos Breakfast Imran Khan is instrumental, charismatic and influential. He has a heart that truly beats for and with the people. But he is in a wrong business with wrong people. Imran Khan is above Pakistani fashioned politics. He is meant f...

 2020-01-25 18:07 

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Karo Kari — The murder of honour in Sindh...

Karo Kari — The murder of honour in Sindh Honor killing is a cultural reality in Pakistan as according to the UN about more than 1,000 women are killed in Pakistan every year in the name of honor. These are the cases that are reported whereas thousa...

 2020-01-25 18:00 

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President Xi visits Myanmar...

President Xi visits Myanmar China and Myanmar have recently concluded 33 agreements pertaining to the development of China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC); the corridor connecting the Kyaukpyu seaport (Western Myanmar) with Kunming, capital of Yunnan pro...

 2020-01-25 17:54 

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'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight than ever...

'Doomsday Clock' closer to midnight than ever The Doomsday Clock on Thursday ticked down to 100 seconds to midnight, symbolizing the greatest level of peril to humanity since its creation in 1947 as the threat posed by climate change and a growing...

 2020-01-25 17:53 

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'New evidence' shows how acute stress can lead to grey hair...

'New evidence' shows how acute stress can lead to grey hair Scientists believe they have uncovered "new evidence" that shows how acute stress can cause hair to turn white prematurely. Mice experiments have revealed that extreme levels of s...

 2020-01-25 17:52 

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First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven...

First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less normal, the best cookies required two hours of baking time last month up at the Intern...

 2020-01-25 17:33 

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Pakistan to provide assistance to quake-hit Turkey: FM Qureshi...

Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi in a phone call on Saturday to his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu offered his country's assistance in the rescue...

 2020-01-25 17:23 

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Study links impeachment beliefs to regular news diets...

Study links impeachment beliefs to regular news diets For many Americans, how they feel about issues raised during President Donald Trump's impeachment has much to do with where they get their news. A study released Friday by the Pew Research Center i...

 2020-01-25 17:21 

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McGregor says 'Star Wars' TV series still on despite reports...

McGregor says 'Star Wars' TV series still on despite reports Ewan McGregor says any delay in completing work on in his new Obi-Wan Kenobi "Star Wars" streaming series will be brief and is aimed at making it better. McGregor addressed trade...

 2020-01-25 16:57 

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Lawsuit over popular 'S-Town' podcast headed to mediation...

Lawsuit over popular 'S-Town' podcast headed to mediation A lawsuit over the hit podcast "S-Town," which tells the story of a man's troubled life and death in rural Alabama, is headed to mediation. WIAT-TV reported that lawyers for the...

 2020-01-25 16:55 

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June release set for book by the late Rep. Elijah Cummings...

June release set for book by the late Rep. Elijah Cummings A book by Rep. Elijah Cummings, nearly finished in his lifetime and worked on by his widow after his death, will be published this summer. Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced...

 2020-01-25 16:48 

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Coming soon — the smartphone that promotes 'Russian values'...

Coming soon — the smartphone that promotes 'Russian values' Smartphones and other devices sold in Russia must be pre-installed with software that is morally sound and espouses traditional Russian values, according to new draft rules. Preside...

 2020-01-25 16:43 

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'The Words I Never Wrote'...

'The Words I Never Wrote' What is it about historical novels that open against the backdrop of Europe on the brink of World War II? We know what crisis looms, even if the characters do not, and yet we cannot get enough of the tales of destruction ...

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