Iran in the spotlight as Donald Trump, Hassan Rouhani set for UN clash

A showdown looms at the United Nations over Iran on Tuesday as President Donald Trump and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani are set to square off during the world´s biggest diplomatic gathering. On the opening day of the General Assembly debate, Trump and Rouhani are to take their turn at the podium four months after the US president ditched the Iran...

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Chinese industrialists to invest $400mn in Sindh

Web Desk: Industrialists from China's Chongqing Federation of Industry and Commerce will invest four hundred million dollars in several trade and industrial projects in Sindh. This was stated by representative of the federation Zhang Yang at a press conference in Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He said the investment would be made in steel, textile and clothing, real estate,...

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President Alvi expects Pakistan to become polio-free by next year

ISLAMABAD: With the number of polio cases drastically decreasing, President Dr Arif Alvi said Monday that he expected Pakistan to be free from the virus by next year. The president spoke to media after the launch of a three-day nationwide anti-polio campaign and applauded them for serving the country despite facing life threats in certain areas. The president was accompanied...

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Bollywood starlet racially abused by Australian airline staff

Bollywood's yesteryear diva has accused the staff of an Australian airline carrier of racist behavior. The actor took to Instagram and narrated that Australian airline Qantas treated her poorly owing to her skin colour. "Travelling from Sydney to Melbourne and at the check-in counter met a grumpy #Mel (that’s her name) who decided it was “ok” to speak curtly to...

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CJP questions bureaucrats with dual nationality

ISLAMABAD: Chief Justice Saqib Nisar hearing a case on dual nationalities held by public office bearers  today, Monday, reserved it's judgment A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising Justice Umar Atta Bandial and Justice Ijazul Ahsan heard the suo motu notice. As the hearing went under way, Justice Nisar remarked, “We have...

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