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Pakistan TV channel returning to air after negotiations with military: sources

KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest TV station has been allowed back on the air at some major cable operators after talks with the military on demands it make changes in political coverage, two officials who work for the channel’s media group told Reuters on Wednesday. After Geo TV, Pakistan’s most popular station, was taken off the air across much of the country...

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Pakistan TV channel returning to air after negotiations with military: sources

KARACHI: Pakistan’s largest TV station has been allowed back on the air at some major cable operators after talks with the military on demands it make changes in political coverage, two officials who work for the channel’s media group told Reuters on Wednesday. After Geo TV, Pakistan’s most popular station, was taken off the air across much of the country...

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Heckled Nawaz on behest of RAW: Baloch Activist

LONDON/WASHINGTON: A prominent Baloch activist has claimed that he heckled former Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif during his speech in October 2015 in Washington on the behest of Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). Ahmer Mustikhan, a senior journalist from Balochistan who has worked in newsrooms in Pakistan, United Arab Emirates, and the United States and is now...

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Diet before conception affects child’s health

PARIS: A child's health can be compromised not only by a mother who smokes or drinks during pregnancy but by the obesity and poor diet of both parents well before the act of procreation, researchers said Tuesday. What a mother and father eat, and whether they are seriously overweight, in other words, can have "profound implications for the growth, development...

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Malnutrition, viral infection takes 10 more lives of infants in Mithi

According to a private news channel report at least ten more children lost their  precious lives in Sindh's Tharparkar district over the past 24 hours due to the malnutrition and outbreak of viral infections in the region. According to sources in Mithi Civil Hospital-- the children who have lost their lives were hospitalized are identified as: They include Nashad, 1...

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Asifa Bano: Horrific tale of rape, murder, racism and discrimination in IOK

The brutal gang rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Indian-administered Kashmir has put the restive state on edge. The investigation has split the region along religious lines. On 23 January, six days after Asifa's body was found, the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti, ordered a investigation by the crime branch, a special unit of the state...

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Pregnant singer shot dead in Larkana during performance

Larkana: Samina Sindhu, was shot dead in Kanga village area of Larkana for refusing to perform while standing during a festive ceremony. The singer was taken to Chandka Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was declared dead. Singer had reportedly refused to oblige 'request' by a man named Tariq Jatoi that she stand up while she sang. The...

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CJP Saqib Nisar orders arrest of 70 years old man for reportedly marrying a minor girl

Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has ordered  on Wednesday to apprehend within 10 days and present in court a 70-year-old man who has been accused of attempting to forcibly marry a minor girl in Balochistan’s Qila Abdullah district. The ruling came as a three-judge bench headed by CJP Nisar heard the underage marriage case at the Quetta...

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Eight-year-old girl burnt alive after rape

CHICHAWATNI: After Zainab another eight-year-old 'Noor Fatima' was burnt alive after being raped in Muhammadabad village near Chichawatni, NewsOne reported on Tuesday. According to details, minor girl went to buy some sweet from a shop but did not return home. Her family found her in unconscious condition after three hours search having burn wounds on 90 percent of her body. Noor...

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Girl commits suicide in Peshawar after her boyfriend leaks private video

Web Desk: A 19-year-old female student 'Maryam Afridi' has allegedly committed suicide after her MMS scandal was leaked on internet by her boyfriend. According to details, Maryam Afridi hanged herself after her boyfriend uploaded the private video on Social media platforms. As per details the boy recorded the video through hidden camera. The deceased was the student of private college...

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Chinese man jailed by Dutch court for smuggling rhino horn

A Dutch court Friday sentenced a Chinese man to a year in jail for smuggling five rhino horns and four other horn objects worth about 500,000 euros ($613,000) in his luggage. The man was caught by customs officials at Schiphol airport in December, as he transited through Amsterdam on his way from South Africa to the eastern Chinese metropolis of...

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CJP Saqib Nisar praises Lalu Prasad Yadav for converting Indian railway into profitable service

LAHORE: On Saturday, Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar has showered praises on Indian Politician Lalu Prasad Yadav while taking up a suo motu notice on the 60 billion losses that Pakistan Railway is currently going through. The Chief Justice observed in Supreme Court Lahore's registry that Lalu was an uneducated person, but the way he managed the Indian...

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Chinese double amputee to climb Everest after ban revoked

A Chinese climber who lost both legs to frostbite on Everest four decades ago is hoping to finally reach the summit after Nepal's top court overruled a controversial government ban on blind and double amputee climbers. Xia Boyu is the first double amputee to be given a permit to climb the world's highest mountain after the ban was revoked. The...

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Watch: Chinese engineers brawl with police officials in Khanewal

Web Desk: A fight broke out between police officials and Chinese engineers after the latter attempted to leave camp without security. In a video, Chinese citizens were trying to leave their camp without security and were advised against it. Security officials tried to stop the engineers and the situation escalated into a brawl. The engineers attacked a police mobile and...

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Dozens Of Taliban, Civilians Killed In Afghan Air Strike

An Afghan air strike on a suspected Taliban gathering in the northern province of Kunduz has caused dozens of casualties, including among civilians, officials said. Abdul Hameed Hameedi, a local police official, said the strike in the Dasht-i Archi district outside Kunduz city on April 2 hit a gathering of Taliban fighters preparing an operation, killing at least 15 and...

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Dubai’s Head Of Security attacks Pakistanis with racist tweets, “national duty to stop hiring Pakistanis”

Dhahi Khalfan, Lieutenant General and Head Of General Security in Dubai, has unleashed a wave of racist remarks on Twitter in which he attacks Pakistanis. These tweets came right after the Dubai authorities arrested a gang of Pakistanis for smuggling drugs. It seems the Dubai official has taken a stand to hold all Pakistanis worldwide responsible for the gang’s actions.  On...

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Martin Luther King: a life in dates

Here are key dates in the life of US civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., the pastor, Nobel Peace Prize winner and preacher of non-violence who was assassinated 50 years ago. - January 15, 1929: King is born in Atlanta in the southern state of Georgia. - June 18, 1953: He marries Coretta Scott and they go on to...

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