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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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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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The drones are back to haunt the Af-Pak region

US drones on Friday fired missiles near Pak-Afghan border, killing at least 12 people and destroying six militant hideouts. It was the fifth such attack in as many days. At least 41 people including Jamaat-ul-Ahrar chief Umar Khalid Khorasani have been killed in the drone attacks. Senior militant commander Asad Afridi has emerged as the favorite to become the new...

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Ankara orders arrest of 110 suspects over Gulen links: media

ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities issued arrest warrants for 110 people from a seized company over alleged links to the US-based cleric who Ankara says orchestrated last year’s attempted coup, Dogan news agency and other media said on Friday. It said the police operation to seize the suspects, who were managers, partners and employees of the publishing group Kaynak Holding and related...

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Verna Trailer Released Starring Mahira Khan-The Yay or Nay Review

A lot of hype is trolled over the success of Shoaib Mansoor’s movies due to his previous successful directions of BOL and Khuda K Liye. With the recent release of Verna’s trailer we can depict that the film revolves around the issue of female oppression. The film casts Mahira Khan and Haroon Shahid as the lead roles with Zarrar as...

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Accountability of the Sharifs amid unfolding events

By each unfolding event, it is becoming apparent that the Sharifs are in intense pressure. Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz and her spouse famously known for his inflammatory speech against Ahmedis,  Captain(R) Safdar is in jeopardy as the accountability court indicted them for Aveneue Field references and Azzezia Paper Mill. Nawaz managed to escape the proceedings as his wife Begum Kulsoom...

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A decade after the Karsaz tragedy

THATTA - Millions of people would show up at Pakistan People’s Party’s (PPP) public gathering in Hyderabad to pay their tributes to those killed in Oct 18 twin suicide attacks at Karsaz, Karachi. These views were expressed by senior PPP leader and Senator Sassi Palijo, while addressing public gatherings at Jang Shahi and Kohistan Thatta on Tuesday. Sassui said that...

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Khamenei slams Trump tirade against Iran as “rants and whoppers”

TEHRAN: Iran´s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed US President Donald Trump´s aggressive criticism as the "rants and whoppers" of a "brute" in a speech on Wednesday. "I don´t want to waste my time on answering the rants and whoppers of the brute US president," Khamenei said in a speech to students in Tehran, published on his Telegram channel, in...

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Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’s 200th birthday

Today marks Sir Syed Ahmad Khan’s 200th birthday. Sir Syed, was an Indian Muslim pragmatist, Islamic reformist and philosopher of nineteenth century British India. Born into a family with strong ties with Mughal court, Syed studied the Quran and sciences within the court and later studied law from the University of Edinburgh. In 1838, Syed Ahmad entered the service of...

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Microsoft responded after 4 years quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

Microsoft Corp’s secret internal database for tracking bugs in its own software was broken into by a highly sophisticated hacking group more than four years ago, according to five former employees, in only the second known breach of such a corporate database. The company did not disclose the extent of the attack to the public or its customers after its...

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Kohli praises speedstar Mohammad Amir, ranks him to be the greatest bowler ever faced

Indian Skipper Virat Kohli has praised Pakistan speed star Mohammad Amir for outplaying him in numerous occasions. During the talk show with the Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan over the weekend, Kohli was asked about the'best bowler' he faced?, The reply was abrupt "Mohammad Amir". “In the recent times, Mohammad Amir of Pakistan. He is in the top two or three...

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Harvey Weinstein: From Hollywood honcho to sexual fiend and Pakistan’s sexual harassment woes

'Sexual harassment '  in any form is unwanted and undesirable sexual behavior  that is intimidating, offensive and unpleasant . It affects people in many ways  and it's against the law. Both men or women can become sufferers of sexual harassment. If you feel  intimidation, fear, or pain when someone is harassing you then this will be considered as sexual assault....

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Japan zoo mourns death of love-struck penguin

An elderly penguin who shot to fame in Japan after falling in love with a cardboard cut-out of a cartoon character has died, at the ripe old age of 21. Officials at Tobu zoo in Saitama, north of Tokyo, said Grape passed away after a brief illness with the object of his desire right by his side. He would have...

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The Panama Limbo

Just as the court judge  Muhammad Bashir  came into the courtroom, all the lawyers that linked with PML-N 's party entered the room and encircled the judge's bench, their argument was that the security forces that were outside the court,  stopped the lawyers from entering the room. The lawyers tried to disrupt the court proceedings by blatant vandalism in turn...

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