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US drone strike in Afghanistan kills two, including notorious TTP commander Sajna Mehsud

Afghanistan: At least two people died, including the deputy commander of a banned-outfit, in a US drone strike on Thursday night near the Pak-Afghan border Margha Area of Barmal in Afghanistan. Among those killed was Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) deputy commander Khalid Mehsud aka Khan Saeed Sajna. The TTP confirmed Sajna's killing and the appointment of Maulvi Khatir as his successor....

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100 years of Israel, The Balfour Decleration

This year marks one hundred years since the Balfour Declaration was issued and set in motion the process which led to the displacement and dispossession of millions of Palestinians over the course of ten decades. Theresa May has said that Britain is “proud of our pioneering role in the creation of the state of Israel” at a gala dinner in...

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Today marks Badsha’s 52nd Birthday-HBD Shahrukh Khan!

On November 2nd Everyone’s favourite bollywood hero was born.  Shahrukh Khan was born in Dehli and step foot into the Film industry in 1992 with his first debut hit ‘Raju bungaya Gentleman’, he further took lead roles in a number of movies. From being a lover boy to every one’s favorite ‘Raj’ in DDLG (Dilwale Dulhaniya Lejayenge) and 'Rahul' in...

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PIA ‘Forgets’, Leaves behind 2 Coffins in New York

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been apprehended on the basis of them leaving behind two coffins in New York City. The two coffins were supposed to be delivered to Lahore on 28th October but were unfortunately left behind at JFK airport due to PIA’s lack of attention. PIA claims that it was their last New York flight, as it just...

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No Strings Attached -Strings Says “Goodbye” To Coke Studio

Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia (Strings) recently announced in a Facebook post that they will no longer be taking part in Coke Studio. The executive producers of CS described their 4 year long journey to be a fantastic experience. They wrote, "Coke Studio Season 10 will be the last season produced by Strings. It has been a fantastic journey for...

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Akshay Kumar as the Superhero ‘That Cares About Menstrual Hygiene’-Padman

A new super hero is in town and, he’s here to break the concept of Mensrtual hygiene, tampons, pads as taboo. The martial arts expert Akshay becomes every women’s favorite superhero “Padman”. Akshay sets foot into a true story revolving around the overcoming female issues related to bearing the expenses of sanitary pads. He plays the role of a man...

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Food a ‘weapon’ in War torn Yemen: WFP

RIYADH: Beyond air raids, gun battles and port blockades, food is now a "weapon of war" in Yemen, the UN´s World Food Programme said on Sunday, as millions face impending famine. "Yemen is on the brink of famine. Cholera is compounding a dramatic food crisis. Food is being used as a weapon of war," WFP assistant executive director Elisabeth Rasmussen...

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Muniba Mazari – Frida Kahlo’s Soul Lives On

Muniba Mazhari - The Iron Lady of Pakistan https://youtu.be/LIF5BnugxYM I was emotionally wrenched after listening to Muniba’s story, I managed to hold in my tears and ponder over her strength and courage on the verge of tears, I realized that the details to her story resemble one of my favourite painters: Frida Kahlo. I was astonished on how two women’s...

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Bilquis and Faisal Edhi fearful over Edhi Centre shutdown, allege land grabbing

ISLAMABAD: Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal on Thursday took notice of the Edhi Foundation Thatta centre being shut down over a property dispute. He directed the Sindh home secretary to call for a report from Inspector General of Police (IGP) A.D. Khwaja seeking an explanation as to why the centre has been sealed with the help of Thatta police....

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Investigative Journalist Ahmed Noorani attacked in Islamabad

In a country where every one claims to be a protector, flag bearer for freedom of expression, brutal attacks on Journalists speaks otherwise. Ahmed Noorani, who is famously known for his investigative stories for 'The News" daily Publication was attacked by unidentified attackers at Islamabad, near Zero Pint Area. The attacker assaulted Noorani and his driver with knives, causing him...

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A New Arabia, evolving Persia: Friendships, trade, ‘moderate’ Islam and espionage

Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has vowed to "return" the country to “moderate Islam” and asked for global support to transform the hardline kingdom into an open society that empowers citizens and lures investors. Welcome to a new Islam being created in the Saudi kingdom. A country where dance parties are now halal. In an interview with an...

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72 years of United Nations

The United Nations feeds 80 million people, vaccinates 45 percent of the worlds children, protects 65 million people forced to flee, tackles climate change, keeps peace with 117, 000 peacekeepers, fights poverty, promotes human rights, prevents conflict through diplomacy and works for a more peaceful world. Today, 24th is the UN Day which marks the anniversary of the entry into...

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Sweet ‘Chai’ of Mine

You’re definitely a Karachite if your banyan is drenched in sweat and your face carries a harsh expression which maybe translated to "Why me?" . After decently describing the lovable weather of Karachi,let’s take an imaginary ride to a concrete island we like to call Saddar. The busy streets with donkeys parked at regular intervals, the sounds of verbal abuse...

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The Crypto Bitcoin Boom, Fact from Fiction

What is Bitcoin? It is a digital currency that is not backed up by the government. It uses peer to peer network. Bitcoin is used through digital wallets and it is not linked to any bank. Bitcoin is a risky investment, its price increases and decreases. The rising price of bitcoins is leading to a lot of questions that if...

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Trump tone ‘made me cry’: widow of dead US soldier

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump struggled to remember the name of the US soldier killed in an ambush in Niger when he called the man’s widow for condolences, the woman told ABC on Monday. "Yes, the president said that he knew what he signed up for but it hurts anyways and I was -- it made me cry because I was...

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It’s about power, not sexuality. It’s an isolating feeling: Priyanka on Weinstein Controversy

The 35 year old Bollywood and Hollywood actress who is currently busy shooting the third season of Quantico finally comes forward with her views on sexual harassment and confirms that you can find a 'Weinstein' wherever you turn your head. "There is not just 'a Harvey Weinstein' in Hollywood, there are many. It happens everywhere." Priyanka Chopra is a strong...

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Rishi Kapoor wants to act in JPNA-2 but can’t

Did you enjoy the previous cast of Jawani Phir Nai Ani Part 1? Well the good news is that Mawra Hocane will be doubling the fun. The bubbly and stylish Mawra Hocane grabs her chance in the upcoming sequel Jawani Phir nahin Ani 2 after signing on Hum TV’s upcoming Drama “Angan.” If you aren’t aware of the previous story...

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