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 2022-08-19 10:38 

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13 dead,1059 injured in 1025 accidents in Punjab...

LAHORE: At least 13 people were killed and 1059 injured in 1025 accidents in Punjab during the last 24 hours. According to the Rescue 1122, 500 drivers,35 underage drivers,130 pedestrians and 442 passengers were among the victims of the accidents. The sta...

 2022-08-19 10:34 

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Indian comedian, Raju Srivastava declared brain dead...

Indian actor-comedian Raju Srivastava who was hospitalized following a cardiac arrest earlier this month has been declared brain dead by doctors. For those unversed, the 'Toilet: Ek Prem Katha' actor suffered a cardiac arrest on August 10 and has ...

 2022-08-19 10:15 

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Erdogan warns of 'another Chernobyl' after talks in Ukraine...

Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Thursday of a nuclear disaster in Ukraine during his first face-to-face talks with President Volodymyr Zelensky since Russia's invasion began, echoing pleas from the UN's chief. A flare-up in fighting aro...

 2022-08-19 10:09 

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Apple warns of flaw that lets hackers into iPhones, Macs...

Apple warns of flaw that lets hackers into iPhones, Macs. Apple is warning of a flaw that is allowing hackers to seize control of iPhones, iPads and Mac computers, and is urging users to install emergency software updates. Patches were released Thursday a...

 2022-08-19 09:58 

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Two WAPDA employees kidnapped...

SADIQABAD: Two WAPDA employees are kidnapped. Unknown men on Friday have 'kidnapped' two Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) employees in Sadiqabad, Punjab. According to the local police, the WAPDA went to restore electricity on the comp...

 2022-08-19 09:52 

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Coke Studio hit song 'Pasoori' finds a new home in regions of Africa...

The popularity 'Pasoori' has gained in the past year alone is unmatched. Ali Sethi and Shae Gill's hit song, which originated from the 14th season of Coke Studio, has crossed borders and making waves all across the globe. The song, upon its re...

 2022-08-19 09:50 

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How CPEC acquired no investment?...

Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Prof Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday commend China's keep up help for Pakistan, saying Beijing had been helping base progress since President Xi Jinping during his stay to Islamabad in 2014 is...

 2022-08-19 09:43 

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Gill, Dhawan help India cruise to 10-wicket rout of Zimbabwe...

HARARE: Opening batters Shubman Gill and Shikhar Dhawan starred as India recorded a comfortable 10-wicket victory over Zimbabwe in the first of three One-day Internationals here at the Harare Sports Club on Thursday. Gill (82) and vice-captain Dhawan (81)...

 2022-08-19 09:25 

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UK Trip Could Endanger Prince Harry and his family...

UK Trip Could Endanger Prince Harry and his family. The Duke of Sussex, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle's next trip might potentially be not the safest. A trip planned for the UK, both husband and wife could possibly become the target of an at...

 2022-08-19 09:24 

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Rupee slightly strengthens against US Dollar...

The US dollar came down against the Pakistani rupee on Friday, and the price of the US dollar decreased by 45 paisas. According to forex dealers, the rupee trades at Rs214.70 in the interbank as the banks are selling the greenback at Rs215.20. In the open...

 2022-08-19 09:22 

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Traffic policeman dies after being hit by a vehicle...

LAHORE: Traffic policeman dies after being hit by a vehicle. A traffic policeman was run over and killed by a speeding vehicle near Lahore's Shimla Hill, on Friday, while quoting police. According to details, an over-speeding vehicle hit the on-duty t...

 2022-08-19 08:39 

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ECP orders preparation for next general polls...

Islamabad: ECP orders preparation for next general polls. Heading up its preparations for the next general polls, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed its officials to prepare the lists of polling staff and stations. It has also sought t...

 2022-08-19 08:01 

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Jameel Ahmad appointed as SBP's new governor...

KARACHI: The federal government on Friday appointed Jameel Ahmad as the new governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). He was previously the central bank's deputy governor. "In exercise of powers conferred under Section 11A(1) read with Section...

 2022-08-19 07:49 

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Brad Pitt-Katrina reach $20.5 million settlement...

Brad Pitt-Katrina reach $20.5 million settlement. Brad Pitt and his Make It Right Foundation have reached a $20.5 million settlement with 107 New Orleans residents, who sued the Oscar-winning actor's foundation over defective homes they built for them...

 2022-08-19 05:42 

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PTA says internet connectivity problems due to 'issue' in data networks...

PTA says internet connectivity problems due to 'issue' in data networks: On Friday MORNING, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) said internet connectivity problems that have been reported by the Pakistan Telecommunication Company Ltd (PTCL)...

 2022-08-19 04:59 

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18th P@SHA ICT Awards to recognize diverse capabilities: minister...

Federal Minister for IT & Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque has acknowledged the fact that Annual ICT Awards have been playing a strong, catalytic role in driving innovation and growth for the past 17 years by recognizing youth leaders in the industry....

 2022-08-19 04:59 

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Pakistan to follow Chinese model of economic development: Ahsan Iqbal...

Federal Minister for Planning Development and Special Initiatives, Professor Ahsan Iqbal on Thursday said Pakistan would follow the Chinese model of economic development, which he said was a miracle of modern times. According to the Chinese, modern econom...

 2022-08-19 04:59 

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Exports up by 32.49pc to Rs494.7b in July...

The exports from the country in rupee term witnessed an increase of 32.49pc during the first month of current fiscal year (2022-23) as compared to the corresponding month of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. The exports during July ...

 2022-08-19 04:59 

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PSX loses 195 points...

The KSE 100-index of the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) witnessed bearish trend on Thursday, losing 195.06 points, a negative change of 0.45 percent, closing at 43,481.50 points against 43,676.56 points on the last working day. A total of 621,216,462 share...

 2022-08-19 04:59 

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Gold price declines by Rs2800 to Rs142,600 per tola...

The price of 24 karat per tola gold witnessed a decrease of Rs2800 on Thursday and was sold at Rs142,600 in the local market against its sale at Rs145,400 the previous day. The price of 10-gram 24 karat gold also decreased by Rs2397 and was sold at Rs122,...

 2022-08-19 04:58 

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EFU Life and First Women Bank Limited partner to launch Bancassurance Proposition...

EFU Life Assurance Ltd., the country's leading private life insurance provider, has recently expanded its Bancassurance business through a strategic partnership with First Women Bank Limited. The Agreement signing ceremony was held at the EFU Head off...

 2022-08-19 04:58 

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The latest addition on the map of Sargodha: Hotel One...

With 23 hotels in 16 locations across Pakistan, Hotel One opened its doors to the beautiful city of Sargodha on 16th August 2022. Located in the heart of the city, Hotel One Sargodha is surrounded by Airforce Club, Golf course, Mall of Sargodha, Daewoo an...

 2022-08-19 04:58 

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Pak-Iran FTA to be finalized in six months: Naveed Qamar...

Fderal Minister for Commerce, Syed Naveed Qamar Thursday said that Iran and Pakistan would give final shape to the proposed bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) in the coming six months. After signing the FTA between the two countries, free trade would in...

 2022-08-19 04:57 

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Pak, EU to boost economic cooperation: Mian Kashif...

Chairman of UK-Pakistan Business Council Mian Kashif Ashfaq Thursday said frequent exchange of Pak-EU high level delegations would boost exports, besides strengthening economic cooperation and trade relations. Talking to a delegation of importers and expo...

 2022-08-19 04:55 

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Stocks mostly up as markets digest Fed rate signals...

US and European stock markets mostly rose on Thursday as investors digested US economic data and Federal Reserve signals that it will maintain its aggressive monetary-tightening policy to combat inflation. European equities closed higher after seesawing e...

 2022-08-19 04:00 

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 2022-08-19 03:59 

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Fury within PML-N...

It's difficult to make out just why Finance Minster Miftah Ismail's decision to raise petrol prices the other day, just when Brent had dropped for the week in the international market, caused such a rift within the PML-N. If the party supremo and ...

 2022-08-19 03:59 

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Justice for Khadija...

Throwing a nouveau riche predator for a distasteful video laced with brazen torture of a girl old enough to be his daughter behind bars does not even remotely come close to serving justice to the hapless Khadija in Faisalabad. Till now, as many as 15 susp...

 2022-08-19 03:57 

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Politics of Confusion and Contradiction!...

The political approach of our former premier, Imran Khan, appears to be riddled with contradictions and confusion. But upon closer inspection, it is motivated by a single objective: to maintain his base of support in a perpetual state of mobilization in p...

 2022-08-19 03:57 

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Gwadar Then and Now...

If compared with the past, Gwadar is passing through a positive change in terms of its outlook and public life. It is still in the phase of transformation with flying colours. On the whole people of Gwadar are witnessing a pragmatic and promising change i...

 2022-08-19 03:56 

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University Education in Pakistan...

There are two broad functions of university education in the world. One is the manifest function, which can be termed as to produce students for the competitive market economy to compete in society. The other is the latent function, which means teaching t...

 2022-08-19 03:54 

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Digital Media's Gatekeeping is the Future!...

Much is said for digital media rights, but no one accentuates any minimum qualification required for a content creator to get going. They rebuff any legislation aimed to keep digital content under checks, tout de suite, but pretend to be stoic if the mora...

 2022-08-19 03:17 

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Shame on us!...

PPP Senator Mustafa Nawaz Khokhar Thursday lambasted the coalition government for the 'physical torture' of PTI leader Shahbaz Gill in police custody. "Have seen very disturbing pictures of physical torture of Shahbaz Gill. No matter how much ...

 2022-08-19 03:17 

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'Authority with responsibility'...

PTI Chairman and former premier Imran Khan Thursday told the "neutrals" to review their policies, as there was still time left to make changes and the decisions taken behind closed doors were not in the country's interests. Addressing a semina...

 2022-08-19 03:15 

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Under observation...

A four-member medical board constituted by the PIMS has unanimously recommended that PTI leader Dr Shahbaz Gill be monitored further and assessed by specialists. Gill is at the Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences, where he is under treatment after bein...

 2022-08-19 03:15 

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'Playing mind games'...

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif Thursday said Imran Khan was confusing people by distorting facts, playing mind games and insulting intelligence of people through deceitful speech. In a tweet on social media platform Twitter, he said, "This is what self...

 2022-08-19 03:13 

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Rallies across country...

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Thursday announced the schedule of its public meetings to be held in 17 major cities across the country in order to mobilize the masses. According to the PTI Central Media Department, Imran would address a grand public m...

 2022-08-19 03:08 

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Govt lifts ban on import of luxury items...

Finance Minister Miftah Ismail Thursday announced scrapping the import ban three months after the restriction was imposed as the country's economy sees a breather after positive cues. The finance minister, in a press conference alongside members of th...

 2022-08-19 03:08 

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US Centcom commander discusses defence cooperation with COAS...

Commander US Centcom along with delegation visited the General Headquarters on Thursday The Centcom commander had one-on-one meeting with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa during which matters of mutual interest, regional security situa...

 2022-08-19 03:06 

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Heavy rains continue to wreak havoc in Balochistan...

The devastating incessant rains and deluge have continued to wreak havoc in Balochistan claiming six more lives, inundating several more villages and cutting off the province with rest of the country through road and rail links. The fresh spell of monsoon...

 2022-08-19 03:06 

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Imran's talk about media freedom not less than a joke: Marriyum...

Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb on Thursday mocked the PTI Chairman Imran Khan for talking about media freedom, terming it "not less than a joke". Recalling that during PTI's tenure journalists were tortured and pr...

 2022-08-19 03:06 

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Pakistan slams India's attempts to portray Kashmiris' freedom struggle as terrorism...

Pakistan has told the United Nations Security Council that India was suppressing the Kashmiris' struggle for freedom, as no effort has been made to distinguish terrorism from the pursuit of peoples' legitimate right to self-determination and natio...

 2022-08-19 02:30 

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Fake news create misperception about Xinjiang's life, prosperity...

Fake and planted media reports have created misperception about Xinjiang's cultural beauty and its socio-economic rise. This was stated here by Wang Shengjie, a senior diplomat of Chinese Embassy while addressing a dialogue on 'China's Xinjian...

 2022-08-19 02:29 

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Burkina Faso lashes 'ethnic cleansing' calls on social media...

Burkina Faso's government on Thursday lashed calls on social media to attack the country's Fulani minority, describing them as a campaign for "ethnic cleansing" similar to the Rwanda genocide. Audio postings, mainly disseminated on WhatsAp...

 2022-08-19 02:29 

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Hadraawi, 'Shakespeare of Somalia', dies aged 79...

Award-winning Somali poet Mohamed Ibrahim Warsame, better-known by his pen name Hadraawi, died Thursday aged 79, prompting a flood of tributes to the "Shakespeare of Somalia". Hadraawi died in a hospital in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway r...

 2022-08-19 02:28 

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Counsel allowed to meet Shehbaz Gill...

The Islamabad High Court (IHC) Thursday allowed the PTI leader Shahbaz Gill's lawyers to meet him and sought a report from the IG Islamabad on his alleged torture during custody. IHC Acting Chief Justice Aamer Farooq took up Gill's plea against hi...

 2022-08-19 02:28 

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Zelensky hails Turkish leader's visit as Russian strikes batter Kharkiv...

Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday hailed a visit to his war-ravaged country from Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan as Russian strikes battered the eastern region of Kharkiv, leaving several dead and dozens injured. In a separate mee...

 2022-08-19 02:28 

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Kenya's outgoing president promises smooth transition...

Kenya's outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta pledged Thursday that there would be a smooth transition of power after a hotly disputed election whose outcome could be challenged in court. Kenyatta had backed his erstwhile foe Raila Odinga in the August 9 ...

 2022-08-19 02:28 

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Nine miners rescued after collapse in Colombia...

Colombian emergency crews on Thursday rescued nine miners from an illegal coal mine that collapsed the previous day, officials said. The nine were brought to the surface from the pit in El Bosque in central Cundinamarca department. "The nine workers w...

 2022-08-19 02:26 

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Death toll in Kabul mosque blast rises to 21: police...

A blast that ripped through a mosque packed with worshippers in the Afghan capital killed at least 21 people and wounded more than two dozen others, police said Thursday. The number of bombings across Afghanistan has declined since the Taliban returned to...

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