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UAE warns rebels unconditional´withdrawal from Yemen port

DUBAI: The UAE, a key player in the coalition battling Huthi rebels in Yemen, on Monday warned the insurgents to withdraw unconditionally from the flashpoint port city of Hodeida, after UN peace efforts fizzled. "There can be no conditions in any offers to withdraw," the United Arab Emirates´ minister of state for foreign affairs Anwar Gargash told a press conference...

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Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed remembered on 46th Martyrdom anniversary

Gallant officer of Pakistan Army, Major Shabbir Sharif , who received top military award, Nishan-e-Haider for his bravery in 1971 war against India was remembered on his 46th martyrdom anniversary. Born on April 29, 1943, in Kunjah, Gujrat District, Major Shabbir Sharif is the brother of the former chief of army staff Raheel Sharif, who is the Islamic Military Counter...

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Complete Inquiry report of Model Town incident

The Government of Punjab, following orders by the Lahore High Court, on Tuesday issued the Justice Baqir Najfi commission report on Model Town incident. The report says that Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri announced a long march from Rawalpindi to Lahore on June 23, 2014. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said they would not let Qadri achieve his...

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Panama Scandal: Pakistan ignores German Police offer in assisting Panama probe

According to the German Journalist who was one of the investigative Journalist, unearthing Panama scandal claimed that German Police department offered Pakistan authorities in assisting them to probe Panama Paper, which Pakistan did not entertain. The Journalist named Bastian Obermayer tweeted that 10 governments sought German’s police assistance and data but Pakistan was not among those countries. Sad & ridiculous:...

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Sea view killing: Police granted Physical remand of prime suspect

KARACHI: In another heartbreaking incident at Sea View, a judicial magistrate on Monday granted police a two-day physical remand of the prime suspect in the Sea View killing case. Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have taken into custody the primary suspects involved in an incident of firing at Karachi’s Do Darya a day earlier in which one youth was killed and...

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Bosnian Croat general dies after drinking poison in courtroom

ZAGREB: The wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces, Slobodan Praljak, died after he drank poison seconds after United Nations judges turned down his appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims, Croatian state television reported. The broadcaster quoted sources close to Praljak as saying he had died in a hospital in The Hague on Wednesday. Appeals judges...

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Film on Junaid Jamshed’s life to be release on Dec 1

LAHORE:A documentary film on 30 years career of singer turned religious scholar Junaid Jamshed will be released on December 1. According to APP, Pakistani American Imran Ahmad Khan, producer and director of the film ‘Ansoo’, told that his film will show the secret aspects of Junaid Jamshed’s life as a kind person. He said that last conversation of Junaid Jamshed...

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Legendary poetess Parveen Shakir remembered on her 65th birth anniversary

ISLAMABAD: The 65th birth anniversary of renowned poetess Parveen Shakir was observed on Friday. Parveen Shakir was born on November 24, 1952 in Karachi. Parveen Shakir started writing at an early age and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu (Fragrance), in 1976. Her famous poetry books include "Khushbu", Mah-e-Tamam "Sad-Barg ", Khud''kalaami" and Inkar. “Khushbu” gave her a dream...

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Fatty liver linked to a shrinking brain

Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say. The reduced brain volume linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is equivalent to an extra 4.2 years of ageing for people in their 60s and early 70s, researchers report in JAMA Neurology, or an extra 7.3...

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16 foreigners among 18 hostages recovered in FC Turbat operation

ISLAMABAD: The Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, on Tuesday conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat, on a terrorist hideout. Two terrorists were apprehended. During the operation, 18 hostages, including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered, who were kept hostages by these terrorists, said a press release issued by the ISPR. A large quantity of...

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Mass killer, former cult leader Charles Manson has died

Mass murderer and former cult leader Charles Manson has died, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. On his release from prison on March 21, 1967, Manson received permission to move to San Francisco, where, with the help of a prison acquaintance, he moved into an apartment in Berkeley. In prison, bank robber Alvin Karpis had taught him...

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Myanmar imposing ‘apartheid’ on Rohingya: Amnesty

YANGON: Myanmar's suffocating controls over its Rohingya population amount to "apartheid", Amnesty International said Tuesday in a probe into the root causes of a crisis that has sent 620,000 refugees fleeing to Bangladesh. Scenes of dispossessed Rohingya in Bangladeshi camps have provoked outrage around the world, as people who have escaped Rakhine state since August recount tales of murder, rape...

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Differentiate on finger Tips between ‘Religious Scholars’ and ‘Religious Elite’

Religion is the name of cleaning impurities. It is a mere reflection of how it renders a transformation in human mind, soul. But Alas! in Pakistan our so called 'Religious Elite' has used  religion in demonising  the weak, and distributing certificates of who is more holy. This Religious Elite enjoys a position in the Media, political platforms and more importantly ...

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Confusion prevails over Ishaq Dar’s resignation

ISLAMABAD: Confusion has prevailed over the resignation of Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, as there are high speculations that Dar might resign following an indictment in corruption references, and issuance of non-bailable arrest warrants. Many confidential sources within Pakistan Muslim League(Nawaz) have claimed that Dar would resign, as he is not able to discharge his duties. Ishaq Dar has been in...

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Special Needs Children Abused By Bus Driver and Conductor

A child recorded a bus driver who went by the name of Muzammil and conductor Mazhar Hussain who have been seen to be violently abusing special children. The video depicts very little of what had happened and sheds more light upon the lack of empathy in our society. This cruel incident took place in Sambrial,Gujanwala this Thursday. The footage was...

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1.1 billion rupees worth of street crimes reported in Karachi in last 10 months

CPLC (Citizens-Police Liaison Committee) has released a report of street criminal activities in the economic hub of Pakistan for the past 10 months. from the beginning of January till the end of October the metropolis of Pakistan, Karachi has seen street criminal activities worth a whopping 1.1 billion rupees in reported crimes. The activities included car snatching, mobile snatching, dacoity,...

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Elections on time as CCI breaks deadlock on delimitation

ISLAMABAD: According to leading Newspapers it is learnt that Counsel of Common Interest has broken deadlock on the delimitation process, as Sindh agreed to hold elections on the basis of provisional Census Data, following assurances from the federal Government for conducting third's Party audit of certain population blocks. The breakthrough could pave way for the timely polls, as the deadlock...

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