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Nazia’s Unforgettable Niche

The Disco Dewanae fame girl Nazia Hasan's 19th death anniversary will be marked today. The sultry sensational lass lost her life due to cancer as it is commonly known. Hasan, who performed most of the songs with her brother Zohaib was Pakistan's first teen music sensation, after having worked on a project produced by Biddu (who composed all the tracks...

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Starc can take 300 test wickets, if fit, says Lehmann

MELBOURNE: Australia paceman Mitchell Starc can take 300 test wickets and join the ranks of the nation's great seamers if he can stay fit for long enough, coach Darren Lehmann said. Left-armer Starc, who has 91 wickets from 25 matches, has replaced the retired Mitchell Johnson as Australia's pace spearhead but a succession of foot injuries have stifled the 26-year-old's...

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Death toll in IHK clashes rises to 32

ISLAMABAD: Indian-Held Kashmir (IHK) continued to face a bloodbath on the third straight day on Monday as the death toll mounted to 32 with 444 injured after Indian soldiers fired on mourners protesting the killing of iconic rebel commander Burhan Wani. Protesters on Monday continued to target police posts and the paramilitary CPRF’s installations seen as symbols of tyranny and...

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Islam is the most peaceful religion of the world: UNESCO

UNITED NATIONS: UNESCO has declared that Islam is the most peaceful religion of the world. In a statement released today, UNESCO said it had carried out joint study with International Peace Foundation to review all religions of the world and find out which was most peaceful amongst all. After six months of study and analysis, they have concluded that Islam...

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Bin Laden’s son threatens revenge for father’s assassination: Monitor

MARYLAND: The son of slain al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has threatened revenge against the United States for assassinating his father, according to an audio message posted online. Hamza bin Laden promised to continue the global militant group's fight against the United States and its allies in the 21-minute speech entitled "We Are All Osama," according to the SITE...

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Solar plane leaves Spain for penultimate leg of world tour

Seville: The Solar Impulse 2 left southern Spain on Monday on its way to Egypt for the penultimate leg of the solar-powered airplane´s landmark round-the-world journey. The experimental aircraft took off from Seville at 6:20 am (0420 GMT) for a flight that should last about 50 hours and will take it over the Mediterranean Sea. Swiss national Andre Borschberg was...

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Tropical storm kills six in China, eight missing

Beijing: A tropical storm in China left six people dead and at least eight more missing, reports said, after it lashed Taiwan with typhoon-grade winds and rain. Super Typhoon Nepartak brought chaos to Taiwan Friday, forcing more than 15,000 people to flee their homes as part of the island saw its strongest winds in over a century. It had weakened...

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Muzaffargarh: Poisonous sweets land 14 people in hospital

MUZAFFARGARH: According to details, condition of at least 14 persons of the same family, including 12 children, was deteriorated after eating poisonous sweets in village Mirwal near Jatoi on Sunday. The affected persons were shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital, Jatoi from where 10 seriously ill patients were shifted to Nishtar Hospital, Multan. Two shopkeepers were arrested on the instruction of...

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Actor Damon promises plenty of action in ‘Jason Bourne’ movie

SEOUL: Hollywood star Matt Damon on Friday promised some "great action" in the highly-anticipated upcoming "Jason Bourne" film, citing fight scenes and a huge car chase as he reprises the role of the super spy. Damon starred in box office hits "The Bourne Identity," "The Bourne Supremacy" and "The Bourne Ultimatum." He is joined in the latest production by British...

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Masterful Murray claims second Wimbledon title

Britain's Andy Murray put the finishing touch to an almost faultless fortnight to claim a second Wimbledon title with a 6-4 7-6(3) 7-6(2) defeat of big-serving Canadian Milos Raonic in the Centre Court sunshine on Sunday. The world number two, champion in 2013, was in control throughout the two hour 48 minute contest as the power game that sixth seed...

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Death toll from fighting in South Sudan capital Juba climbs to 272 people: government source

The death toll from fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba has climbed to 272 people, including 33 civilians, a source at the country's ministry of health told Reuters on Sunday. The fighting broke out last week between troops loyal to President Salva Kiir and vice president Riek Machar. Both men have said they did not know what had triggered the...

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Afghan forces’ casualties climbing in 2016, says top US commander

KABUL: Afghan forces are suffering rising levels of battlefield casualties this year after unprecedented numbers of police and soldiers were killed and wounded in 2015, the top US commander in Afghanistan said. US Army General John Nicholson, in some of his first remarks since the United States last week scaled back its withdrawal plans, told a small group of reporters...

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FO condemns India’s killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Sunday condemned what it termed the 'extra-judicial' killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant commander Burhan Wani by government forces in India-held Kashmir (IHK) as the death toll from clashes between Indian troops and protesters in the region rose to 15. Wani, the Hizbul Mujahideen chief of operations, was killed in fighting on Friday after Indian troops, acting on...

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Edhi’s Soyam held at Karachi’s Memon Masjid

KARACHI: Renowned humanitarian Abdul Sattar Edhi’s Soyam prayers were held on Sunday at Karachi’s Memon Masjid. The Soyam function was scheduled to be held at 930 AM. According to the Edhi Foundation spokesman, preparations were made for recitation of Quran and (Fateha) prayers to be offered for Edhi’s departed soul on the occasion. Sindh Home Minister Suhail Anwar Siyal had...

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Iraqi forces recapture airbase south of Mosul: military sources

BAGHDAD: Iraqi government forces on Saturday took control of an airbase they plan to use as a launchpad for an offensive on Mosul, the de-facto capital of the Islamic State group, military sources said. Regular and special forces of the Iraqi army entered the Qayyara airbase from the south, under air cover from the U.S.-led coalition, they said. "It's a...

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Two killed in Kurdish militant car bomb attack in Turkey: sources

DIYARBAKIR, Turkey: Kurdish militants carried out a car bomb attack on a military outpost in southeast Turkey and then opened fire on the facility on Saturday, killing a soldier and a civilian and wounding seven soldiers, security sources said. The military and Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) rebels have clashed on a daily basis since a two-year-old ceasefire between them collapsed...

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Fatima Jinnah’s 49th death anniversary being observed today

LAHORE: The forty-nine death anniversary of Madre Millat Mohtarma Fatima Jinnah is being observed with reverence and respect today (Saturday). Various political parties and women wings of many organizations have arranged conferences and seminars to highlight the services rendered by Fatima Jinnah. The radio, TV channels and newspapers, on the other hand, are addressing her struggles for the formation of...

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