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F*** the Pakistani’s, says White House Adviser Richard Clarke

Web Desk: Former White House Adviser Richard Clarke who served under Ronald Reagan, Bush Senior, Bill Clinton and Bush Junior administrations was caught swearing in a tv show when Pakistan came under discussion. The former white house adviser was in a popular TV show hosted by the controversial American comedian, political commentator and television host, Bill Maher. Talking on a bevy of...

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Get Hyped: Official team anthems of PSL 2018 ranked

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Every year for the past 3 years PSL has proven to truly be in a 'League of its own' may it be the level of competition, spirit of the game, excitement in the air and breathtaking performances by possibly the best raw talent on display which makes it for a mouth watering prospect. Since...

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Staying back due to ‘Queer Politics’, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Junior

Grandson of former Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, and son of assassinated Mir Murtaza Ali Bhutto expressed his pleasure for performing 'Drag Dance', and the only reason for him to stay in U.S was because he fears that he might not carry out his art in Pakistan, where he would face resentment. "People are not ready to hear our story,...

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US drone strike in Afghanistan kills two, including notorious TTP commander Sajna Mehsud

Afghanistan: At least two people died, including the deputy commander of a banned-outfit, in a US drone strike on Thursday night near the Pak-Afghan border Margha Area of Barmal in Afghanistan. Among those killed was Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) deputy commander Khalid Mehsud aka Khan Saeed Sajna. The TTP confirmed Sajna's killing and the appointment of Maulvi Khatir as his successor....

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At least 66pc Pakistani journalists face ‘online insecurity’: DRF report

Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) conducted a nationwide survey on the state of security of journalists to shed light on the threats and concerns journalists face online, which runs parallel to the harassment journalists face offline. This report, titled “Digital (In)Security of Journalists in Pakistan” seeks to map and understand the digital risks that journalists face in Pakistan and suggests policy...

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Pakistan, Iran to resume fortnightly passenger train service before Muharram

LAHORE: Pakistan Railways and Iranian Railways have decided to restart a fortnightly passenger train between the two countries before Muharram. The decision was taken in a joint meeting of railway authorities of the two countries. It was decided that train would go to either Mashhad or Qom in Iran. The regular running of 15 freight trains, on the demand of...

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Goodbye, Facebook Newsfeed: The Newsfeed Armageddon

Earlier today, Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, announced the end of the Facebook News Feed as we know it. Earlier today, Facebook announced the end of the Facebook News Feed as we know it. In a Facebook post, Mark Zuckerberg today wrote: "Recently we've gotten feedback from our community that public content -- posts from businesses, brands and media --...

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Remembering youngest IT professional Arfa Karim on her 6th death anniversary

LAHORE: Today is the sixth death anniversary of the world’s youngest Microsoft Certified Professional Arfa Karim Randhawa. People from all walks of life paid rich tribute to tech prodigy Arfa Karim on her death anniversary. Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Chairman Dr Umar Saif paid tribute to World's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional Arfa Karim. “Arfa will be remembered as a...

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Trump, Hot and Cold over the years when it comes to Pakistan

Present United States President Donald Trump has a history of accusing and attacking foreign governments on several issues when he notoriously logs in on his twitter like a cowboy getting on his saddle. His major tweets about Pakistan before and after his presence in Politics are: 'Pakistan is not a friend' The US raid in Abbottabad, 2011,after the arrest of...

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US considering withholding $255m in aid for Pakistan over Haqqani network operative access

Detailing one of the causes of the ‘rift’ between Pakistan and US, a report in the New York Times claims that relations between the two countries soured after Pakistan refused to give access to the United States to one of the abductors of the American-Canadian couple, who were recovered earlier in October. According to The New York Times When Pakistani...

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Tripartite summit: CPEC has no connection with existing territorial disputes in region, says China

BEIJING: China on Wednesday reiterated that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was an economic cooperation project and it should not be politicized as it had no connection with the existing disputes in the region. “We have already expressed our position on many occasions on this issue and the economic corridor does not target at third parties and hopes to benefit entire...

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Benazir Bhutto’s 10th Death Anniversary

Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto was born on 21st June, 1953 in Karachi, Pakistan. She belonged to a Sindhi family and had three siblings. She is known as the first ever woman who ruled over a Muslim majority in the history of the world. Her father Zulfiqar Bhutto was the most prominent leader. Benazir had studied Law from abroad, so, she assisted...

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Israel Seeks to Ban Bitcoin Companies From Its Stock Exchange

Earlier this month, the chairman of the Israel Securities Authority (ISA), Shmuel Hauser, said that bitcoin-based companies wouldn't be included in TASE indexes, adding there was a need for a regulatory framework for such instruments. He announced that he would propose to the ISA board next week to ban companies based on any cryptocurrency, including Bitcoin, from trading on the...

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Despite SHC clear order, over 9,000 Christian workers not paid for Christmas celebrations

KARACHI: More than 9,500 Christian workers of the civic agencies could not get their salaries before their annual Christmas festival to celebrate it properly with their families, according to Media report The workers, as a protest, have announced that they would celebrate Christmas on the road along the Karachi Press Club. These workers are associated with the district municipal corporations...

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Indians stake claim on Jerusalem, Jesus was a Tamil Hindu, Shiva worshiper

Mumbai: Ganesh Damodar (Babarao) Savarkar, the elder brother of Vinayak Damodar (Veer) Savarkar, had claimed in his book Jesus Christ was born a Tamil Hindu. The book written by one of the founders of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1946 is now being re-issued by a Mumbai-based right-wing trust. As per the book `Christ Parichay`, Jesus was a Vishwakarma Brahmin...

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India Launches $8 Billion Program to Make Its Own Fighter Jet

India has officially launched a program aimed at creating its own single-engine combat aircraft that will require no technology from abroad. New Delhi seeks to procure 83 combat aircraft produced by the state-owned Hindustan Aeronautics LTD (HAL) in an attempt to free its air force from dependence on imported technologies, Defense One reports. According to the report, the airplane, designated...

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Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s Army chief could face genocide charges: UN

UNITED NATIONS: Mya­­­n­mar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and head of the armed forces, Gen Aung Min Hlaing, could potentially face genocide charges in the fut­ure, United Nations human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told the BBC. “Given the scale of the military operation, clearly these would have to be decisions taken at a high enough level,” he...

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