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Karbala teaches lesson to never bow before forces of tyranny

Web Desk: Martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) is a lesson for everyone to never refrain from fighting against terrorism, extremism and intolerant ideology and emphasized on promoting affinity and brotherhood. On this day, we will have to shun our sectarian, ethnic and provincial differences and have to inculcate equality, harmony, discipline and the traits of sacrifice in ourselves. The...

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Bollywood Superstar Juhi Chawla in Karachi, Pakistan

Web Desk: Yesteryear Bollywood starlet, Megastar Juhi Chawla has graced Pakistan with her presence as she was seen out and about the metropolis. Juhi Chawla was spotted in Karachi with her girlfriends heading out for what seemed like a 'movie night'. "In Karachi, out for lunch to the Boat Club with family friends... and then to the movies ...a delightful...

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Luka Modric named UEFA player of year

Luka Modric of Real Madrid and Croatia on Thursday received the accolade of UEFA Player of the Year in Monaco after his Champions League exploits. “My father always pushed me to fight for my dreams, I owe him a lot for everything,” said Modric, whose silky midfield skills helped Real to a third straight European crown and then propelled Croatia...

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Malaysia defeats India and Pak loses to Japan, arch rivals to clash for third place

JAKARTA: Malaysia beat India on a penalty shootout to reach the hockey final at the Asian Games. The match was tied 2-2 at the end of regulation with Malaysia sealing the win 7-6 in the shootout. In the second semifinal, Pakistan faced Japan in a losing effort, losing by 1 goal to zero. Pakistan will play against  arch nemesis India...

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Music Ace Xulfi traces Bayaan’s Inception and Discovery

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Veteran Musician and guitar wizard Zulfiqar Jabbar Khan a.k.a Xulfi, a true representative of the golden age of music in Pakistan who has now taken a backseat and is more involved in the music production side of things typed an somewhat emotional post about the much talked about musical reality TV show competition of...

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Beyond controversy, fake degree, secret marriage and hate preaching Aamir Liaquat stands nowhere

By: |Waqas Jawaid Arain|   The self-professed controversial religious scholar and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member is in hot water once again, seems like he loves walking on thin ice. PTI’s disgruntled MNA Hussain had criticised PM Khan for “not listening to anyone”, as he vented out his anger at being given a cold shoulder by the party’s Karachi chapter as well as...

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ACC to continue selling tickets for Indo-Pak encounter

Web Desk: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has announced it will continue to sell tickets for the highly anticipated Pakistan and India clash in the upcoming Asia Cup. After a crushing and historic defeat in their last encounter, Indian board hesitant over playing back-to-back matches against arch nemesis Pakistan, ‘fatigue’ is feared by BCCI and wants their team to function...

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UN invites US and allies for Syria talks next month

GENEVA: UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura has invited the United States and six other countries for talks in Geneva next month, a UN spokeswoman said on Tuesday, as the United Nations continues its push for a new Syrian constitution. He plans to meet senior representatives from the United States, Britain, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on September...

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Asian Games: Pakistan thrashes arch rivals India in volleyball quarterfinal

JAKARTA: Pakistan on Tuesday defeated arch rivals in three sets to one in the quarter-final of the men's volleyball event at the Asian Games 2018 in Indonesia. India gained the upper hand in the match when they won the first set 25-21. Dominating the second set, Pakistan wrapped up the second set 25-21 and kept the pressure on India. Pakistan won the next set...

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Do you know who gave ‘Boom Boom’ title to Shahid Afridi?

Web Desk: Former star all-rounder, Shahid Afridi has revealed that it was former Indian cricketer and current coach Ravi Shastri who gave him the name 'Boom Boom.' During a Q&A session on Twitter, Afridi was asked about the person who gave him the famous ‘Boom Boom’ title. In an answer Afridi revealed that it was former Indian cricketer and current...

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Asian Games: Javelin Thrower Nadeem Arshad wins bronze for Pakistan

Javelin Thrower Nadeem Arshad clinched the third medal for Pakistan at the Asian Games 2018 being held in Nepal. Arshad won the bronze medal in the final of Javelin Throw tournament. He hit the mark of 80.75 , with six attempts of 73.52, 76.73, 72.20, 80.75,77.56,72.20 respectively. With the latest addition to its tally, Pakistan has secured three medals in...

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Mohammad Irfan breaks record by bowling most economical spell in T20 history

Fast bowler Mohammad Irfan — currently playing for Barbados Tridents — bowled the most economical spell in Twenty20 history on Saturday, only conceding a run from his final ball. The giant 7ft 1in (2.16m) left-armer, playing for Barbados Tridents against St Kitts and Nevis Patriots in the Caribbean Premier League, also took the wickets of the usually big-hitting West Indies...

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Serena William laughs off ‘catsuit’ ban at French Open

Serena Williams said Saturday she doesn’t have a problem with the French Open’s new dress code, which would bar her from wearing the skin-tight “catsuit” she donned for her opening match at the event earlier this year. Williams, who says the catsuit helped her deal with blood clots, said she’s found that compression shorts help keep her blood circulating just...

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10th death Anniversary of renowned poet Ahmed Faraz being observed today

The death anniversary of renowned powt Ahmed Faraz is being observed today. His real name was was Syed Ahmad Shah and he was born in Kohat on 12th January in 1931. He was awarded with numerous awards including Adam Jee Literary Award, Sitara-e-Imtiaz and Hilal-e-Imtiaz. Ahmed Faraz did his Masters in Urdu, Persian, and English literature and began his practical...

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Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

THE HAGUE: The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a cartoon contest being organised later this year by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. Wilders “is not a member of the government. The competition is not a government initiative,” Prime Minister Mark Rutte said at his weekly press conference. Rutte’s comments came after angry reactions in Pakistan to the...

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Pakistan foreign exchange reserves satisfactory to pay back foreign loans: Moody’s

NEW YORK: According to Moody's Investors Service, Pakistan’s foreign exchange reserves are satisfactory enough to pay back foreign loans. However, Moody’s stated capability to pay back foreign loan could become weaker if the amount of loan increases further. Although increase in investment in Pakistan is inevitable, Moody’s stated that the country has attracted heavy investment also due to the China-Pakistan...

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Scott Morrison is new Australian PM after bitter coup

Scott Morrison was installed as Australia´s seventh prime minister in 11 years Friday after a stunning Liberal party revolt instigated by conservatives unseated moderate Malcolm Turnbull. Former home affairs minister Peter Dutton, an ex-police officer and right-winger, was the driving force behind the move to oust Turnbull after a party backlash against his more liberal policies. But after a torrid...

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