From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at massive Indian festival

PRAYAGRAJ, India - In a desert tent guarded by armed police and a thick-set bouncer, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi is blessing a constant stream of pilgrims, who garland her with marigolds and kneel to touch her feet. Tripathi, a tattooed transgender leader and a former reality TV star, has become an unlikely icon at India’s Kumbh Mela, a huge religious festival...

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Mexico illegal fuel pipeline blast kills 73

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico - At least 73 people were killed after a pipeline ruptured by suspected fuel thieves exploded in central Mexico, authorities said on Saturday, as President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador defended the army despite its failure to clear the site before the blast. Forensic experts filled body bags with charred human remains in the field where the explosion occurred...

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Sahiwal Incident: Will take prompt action in light of JIT findings, says PM Khan

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan vowed swift action against the personnel of the Counter-Terrorism Department if found guilty by a joint investigation team formed to probe Saturday’s alleged encounter in Sahiwal that left four people dead. In a series of tweets on Sunday, the premier expressed his shock at the incident and said the state will look after the children...

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First robotic surgical procedure performed at Civil Hospital Karachi

KARACHI: On the concluding day of the three-day international multidisciplinary robotic surgery workshop at the OT Complex Civil Hospital Karachi and the Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT) on Saturday, a “successful” robotic surgical procedure was performed for the first time in Pakistan on a female patient. Hailing from Balochistan, the woman had intractable bleeding acquiring multiple transfusions. The...

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Neighbours and relatives of the Sahiwal shootout victims continue protests

LAHORE: Scores of people including relatives of the family killed by a team of the Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Sahiwal took to the street and vent their anger over the incident. They blocked Ferozepur Road at Chungi Amar Sidhu and raised slogans against the CTD officials demanding action against them. The deceased had been living in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat area....

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First ODI: Imam, Hafeez guide Pakistan to win against South Africa

PORT ELIZABETH: Pakistan beat South Africa by five wickets in the first one-day international played at St George's Park on Saturday, taking a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. After opting to bat first, South Africa managed to post a competitive total of 267-2 in their allotted 50 overs. Match Summary! Pakistan win the first #SAvPAK ODI by 5 wickets. Scorecard:

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