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Punjab-University

Two student groups clashed in Punjab University over ‘Cultural Festival’

LAHORE: Two groups have clashed in Punjab's university over a cultural event on Monday. According to Media reports one group of the Students attacked the other group for pioneering festival in Electrical Engineering Festival. The student torched the chemical laboratory using batons and pelting stones,  also causing damage to windows and car parked in University premises. Following clash, a group...

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Punjab-University

Two student groups clashed in Punjab University over ‘Cultural Festival’

LAHORE: Two groups have clashed in Punjab's university over a cultural event on Monday. According to Media reports one group of the Students attacked the other group for pioneering festival in Electrical Engineering Festival. The student torched the chemical laboratory using batons and pelting stones,  also causing damage to windows and car parked in University premises. Following clash, a group...

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FIR lodged against Ex-Ambassador Hussain Haqqani for anti-Pakistan speeches

KOHAT: Ex-Ambassador to United States of America Hussain Haqqani has been booked as the FIR was lodged against the former envoy for delivering hate speeches, and writing article which defamed Armed forces and against the state interest. Now a days Hussain Haqqani is living in Washington and famously involved in "Memomgate scandal" which became the point of rift between the...

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Bangladesh says Rohingya return to Myanmar is delayed

GUNGDUM, Bangladesh - Bangladesh said that the repatriation of Muslim Rohingya refugees to Myanmar will not happen on Tuesday as planned because arrangements were incomplete. ”There are many things remaining,” Abul Kalam, Bangladesh’s refugee relief and rehabilitation commissioner, told Reuters by phone on Monday. “The list of people to be sent back is yet to prepared, their verification and setting...

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Rao Anwar fails to appear in front of IGP Sindh, Human Right Commission

KARACHI: Rao Anwar, the former Malir SSP who is under critical scrutiny over his alleged involvement in the extrajudicial killing of South Waziristan native Naqeebullah Mehsud, failed to appear before Sindh Inspector General of Police AD Khowaja and the National Commission for Human Rights on Monday. A day earlier, a notification was issued by SP Investigation East Abid Qaimkhani summoning...

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Global stocks, dollar sag after U.S. government shutdown

MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan eased 0.1 percent while Japan’s Nikkei was down 0.15 percent. U.S. S&P500 mini futures dipped 0.1 percent in early trade while U.S. Treasuries price fell, pushing up the benchmark 10-year yield to as high as 2.672 percent, its highest level in 3-1/2 years. Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate held...

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Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

BRUSSELS: Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc. The US company - which has faced regulatory pressure in Europe over issues ranging from...

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Scandal, the show that Twitter built, bows out

LOS ANGELES: ABC's prime-time political soap Scandal launched mid-season with little fanfare in the spring of 2012, to tepid reviews and disappointing ratings. Following the exploits of Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington as Washington, DC crisis manager Olivia Pope and her team of problem-solving "gladiators," the show didn´t immediately take off and it looked destined to be strangled at birth. As it nears its...

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T20

New Zealand beats Pakistan by 7 wickets in first T20

WELLINGTON: New Zealand beat Pakistan in first T20 today at Weelington Regional Stadium. Earlier today, New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl. Unfortunately, Pakistani team was all out at 105 runs, and set target of 106 runs for New Zealand. However, in second innings, Rumman Raees performed well, he bagged two wickets, providing only 5 runs in 17...

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At least 30 dead in overnight battle at Kabul hotel

KABUL: Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel late on Saturday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed more than 30 people and wounded many more, although the final toll of dead and wounded may still be higher. Wahid Majroh, a spokesman for the ministry of public health, said that 19 bodies had been brought into...

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Facebook to open digital training hubs in Europe

BRUSSELS: Facebook said on Monday it will open three new centers in Europe to train people in digital skills and committed to training one million people over the next two years, part of the social media giant’s drive to show its contribution to the bloc. The US company - which has faced regulatory pressure in Europe over issues ranging from...

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Three civilians killed in southern Thailand market bomb: police

BANGKOK: A motorcycle bomb killed three civilians and wounded 19 others on Monday morning at a market in Thailand´s insurgency-hit south, a policeman said, the first such attack in the Muslim-majority region for months. A rebellion against Thai rule in the culturally distinct Thai "Deep South" bordering Malaysia has left nearly 7,000 dead -- the majority civilians -- since 2004....

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Buttler serves up series success for England against Australia

A scintillating century from Jos Buttler brought England a 16-run win and a one-day international series victory against Australia in Sydney on Sunday. The hosts, set 303 to win by England after winning the toss and choosing to bowl, were always struggling in their chase and eventually managed only 286 for six. The result gave England an unbeatable 3-0 lead...

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PAT’s joint rally with PTI and PPP on Mall Road was nothing more than a mere ‘circus’: CM Punjab

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday lashed out at opposition parties for staging a ‘circus’ at Mall Road earlier this week. He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of Bab-e-Pakistan project in Lahore. Taking a jibe at PTI Chairman Imran Khan, Shehbaz said that Khan is habitual of lying and leveling allegations against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leaders but...

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Assailants gunned down ex-cop in Quetta

Quetta: A former Station House Officer (SHO) was gunned down by unidentified persons in a targeted attack on Masjid Road of the provincial capital, NewsOne reported on Sunday. Former SHO of Airport Police Station Fazlur Rehman Kakar was sitting outside his car showroom on Yat Road when unidentified gunmen shot him dead, police reported. Kakar’s body was taken to the Civil...

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Zainab Murder case: SC gives JIT 72 hours deadline to arrest killer

LAHORE: The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Sunday has given 72 hours deadline to the joint investigation team (JIT) head to arrest killer and bring the investigation to its logical conclusion. The Supreme Court (SC) of Pakistan on Sunday conducted a suo moto hearing on case pertaining to Zainab’s rape and murder in Lahore Registry The head of the...

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Saudi energy minister urges oil producers to extend cooperation beyond 2018

MUSCAT: Saudi Arabia’s energy minister urged global oil producing nations on Sunday to extend their cooperation beyond 2018, but said this might mean a new form of deal rather than continuing the same supply cuts that have boosted prices in recent months. It was the first time that Saudi Arabia had publicly raised the possibility of a new form of...

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