Ishaq Dar removed as chairman of University of Health Sciences board

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court  ordered the removal of absconder, former finance minister Ishaq Dar as chairman of the board of governors of University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case of the administrative crisis in UHS. The court ordered that Dar be removed from the post of...

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Ishaq Dar removed as chairman of University of Health Sciences board

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Supreme Court  ordered the removal of absconder, former finance minister Ishaq Dar as chairman of the board of governors of University of Health Sciences (UHS) Lahore. Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu case of the administrative crisis in UHS. The court ordered that Dar be removed from the post of...

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Pakistan wins the toss and chooses to bat first against India

DUBAI: In the all important and sought after Indo-Pak clash for the Asia Cup in Dubai, Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat first. The match will begin at 4:30pm Pakistan Standard Time. The game is the first between the sub-continent rivals since Pakistan thumped India by 180 runs in the final of the Champions Trophy at The Oval...

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Pakistan Navy seizes 3 tonnes of hash from boat in Arabian Sea

Pakistan Navy seizes 3 tonnes of hash from boat in Arabian Sea

RAWALPINDI: The Pakistan Navy and Maritime Security Agency seized three tonnes of hashish from a boat in northern Arabian Ocean, said a navy press release on Wednesday. The drug that was seized in a joint anti-narcotics operation by the two forces is worth millions of dollars, according to the Navy spokesperson. The seized narcotics were later handed over to relevant authorities....

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The Sharif’s are free, IHC suspends jail terms

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday suspended sentences of former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar in the Avenfield reference. https://www.newsone.tv/election-2018/incarcerated-sharif-clan-files-appeal-against-avenfield-verdict-in-ihc A two-judge bench comprising Justice Athar Minallah and Justice Miangul Hassan Aurangzeb gave the judgment on petitions filed by former premier Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and son-in-law Capt...

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Twitter to offer users option to go back to ‘chronological’ feed

WASHINGTON: Twitter is preparing an option for users to go back to its original chronological news feed, responding to complaints about its algorithmic system implemented two years ago. In a series of tweets late Monday, Twitter told users it was "working on new ways to give you more control over your timeline." The short-message social network said it still believes...

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Sunil Gavaskar picks Pakistan to beat India

NEW DELHI: Indian cricket great Sunil Gavaskar picked Pakistan as favourites in Virat Kohli's absence on Wednesday ahead of their Asia Cup group stage clash in Dubai. The last time the two arch-rivals played what is always an emotionally charged fixture -- the final of the Champions Trophy last year -- Pakistan thrashed India by 180 runs. On Tuesday, India...

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Netflix announces ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ live-action series

Netflix has announced it will be producing a live-action version of the popular Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender. The streaming giant announced the news via Twitter along with concept art by John Staub. The concept art depicts the protagonist Aang with Appa, his six-legged flying bison who Aang and his friends ride as they travel around the world on their...

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Philippines typhoon toll hits 81, expected to rise

MANILA: The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Mangkhut has climbed to 81 and could hit triple digits as searchers dig through a landslide where dozens are presumed dead, authorities said Wednesday. Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation’s agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains. Since then...

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