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Trump Sec of State Talks About Troops Withdrawal

USSecretary of State, Mike Pompeo elaborated President Trump’s plan in reducing the number of troops deployed in Afghanistan to 2,500 by mid-January giving a rationale on the subject, saying that the mission is, getting American troops out of “harm’s way” in Afghanistan. (is the mission set) as quoted by Pompeo. “President Trump has been very very clear we’re going to...

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International Day of Democracy being marked worldwide today

LAHORE - The International Day of Democracy is being observed across the globe today (Tuesday) with an objective to provide an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. International Day of Democracy is observed globally on 15th September every year. The International Day of Democracy provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. Democracy is as...

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Forbes names Pakistan-born Shahid Khan as 66th richest man in US

Pakistan-born Shahid Khan has been featured as the 66th richest man in the United States (US) with a net worth $7.8 billion in the Forbes list of 400 richest Americans – published on Tuesday. The 39th Forbes list ranks CEO and founder of Amazon, Jeff Bezos, as the richest man of the US for the third consecutive year. Bezos’ fortune...

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Pakistan Navy releases special documentary film ‘Surkhru’ on Naval Day

Pakistan Navy on Tuesday released a special documentary film “Surkhru” on the occasion of Pakistan Naval Day in recognition of the unflinching resolve and courage of valiant warriors defending the country. The documentary revolves around the successful operation by Pakistan Navy to prevent Indian submarines from entering Pakistani waters. On 4th March last year, Pakistan Navy whilst intercepting an Indian...

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95 per cent of those with coronavirus in Karachi show no symptoms, reveals study

KARACHI: A new study by Aga Khan University (AKU) researchers reveals that more than 9 out of 10 people infected with coronavirus in Karachi experience no symptoms of the disease although the metropolis has been reporting the most COVID-19 cases in the past. The study – which was conducted by AKU faculty to investigate COVID-19’s prevalence in parts of the...

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International Literacy Day 2020: History, importance and theme of the UNESCO designated day

At the 14th session of UNESCO’s general conference in 1966, the first-ever International Literacy Day was declared and since then it has been celebrated annually on September 8, in an effort to highlight the importance of literacy to individuals and communities around the world. According to recent consensus, about 775 million adults lack the minimum education that is required to...

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HomageTo Fighters: Pak Navy Releases Promo Of Documentary Film ‘Surkhro’

Pak Navy’s documentary film ‘Surkhro’ is soon to be released. Directorate General Public Relations of Pak Navy has released a promo of the special documentary film ‘Surkhro’. DGPR (navy) shared the promo on the official Twitter account. It said that the film has been made to mark Navy Day on 8th September. Brave sons of the soil will be paid...

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56th Birth Anniversary: Junaid Jamshed, the legacy lives on

On December 7, 2016, PIA aircraft ATR-42 turboprop plane, operating flight PK-661, crashed near Havelian with 47 passengers and crew members on-board. Renowned Naat Khwan and former pop singer Junaid Jamshed along with his wife were also aboard the plane. The plane took off from Chitral around 3:50pm and PIA said the plane crashed at 4:42pm local time in the...

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Veteran Indian poet Rahat Indori succumbs to coronavirus

Renowned Indian poet and lyricist Rahat Indori, 70, passed away on Tuesday hours after testing positive for the coronavirus. According to Times Now, the veteran poet was under treatment at a local hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Indore. "He (Indori) suffered two heart attacks today and could not be saved... he had 60% pneumonia," ANI reported citing Dr Vinod Bhandari. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1293155431486038016 Earlier in the...

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US athlete Carl Lewis says aspiring Pakistani long jumper has ‘perfect mindset’

Multiple Olympic award-winning athlete Carl Lewis, on Monday lauded an aspiring Pakistani long jumper whose video went viral on social media after he jumped over 12 parked motorcycles. Lewis — who has nine gold and one silver Olympic medals, as well as 10 World Championships medals, to his name — tweeted about the young man, praising him for "his lack of fear". https://twitter.com/Carl_Lewis/status/1290266847451836418...

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Senior Waseb TV anchor MD Gull passes away

Senior Waseb TV anchor MD Gull passed away on Saturday in Karachi. Longtime associate of Waseb TV, Gull hosted famous show 'MD Gull De Naal'. His funeral prayers will be offered on Monday in Karachi.

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Pakistani artist pays tribute to George Floyd with truck art mural

The death of George Floyd, an African American, has set off protests against racism triggered and have inspired art around the world, from murals in Syria and Pakistan to graffiti in Nairobi. The May 25 incident, captured on video, prompted widespread protests across the United States and in other countries. The case was ruled a homicide by medical examiners, and...

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Famed Lyricist Shakeel Sohail passes away at 55

Songwriter Shakeel Sohail passed away last night. According to reports, the lyricist suffered a heart attack. He was 55. His nephew shared the tragic news. https://twitter.com/Shaloom_Sarfraz/status/1271120202349117440 Shakeel Sohail was known as one of the most sought after songwriters in the country; his work included tracks such as Superstar's 'Ghalat Fehmi' and Parwaaz Hai Junoon's 'Thaam Lo'. He penned quite a...

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‘Man-eater’: India sentences tiger to lifetime in captivity

Indian officials have sentenced a tiger blamed for killing three people to a life in captivity saying it was "too dangerous" to be allowed to roam free. The five-year-old male predator, also blamed for attacking cattle, had embarked on a trek more than 500 kilometres (310 miles) long from western Maharashtra state to central India's Betul district in Madhya Pradesh...

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J.K. Rowling lifted sprits of disappointed Pakistani kid by layering acclaim on her art

British author of the famed Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling made the day of 10-year-old Leila from Pakistan after showering praises on her art inspired by her new book The Ickabog. The vibrant drawing by ‘bummed out’ Leila was brought under the writer’s notice by her mother with the help of her friend. The two took to Twitter with Leila’s art...

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British-Pakistani woman becomes first hijab-wearing deputy district judge in the UK

LONDON: British-Pakistani Raffia Arshad has become the first ever, hijab-wearing deputy district judge in the United Kingdom, marking a feat, given that there are hardly any hijab-wearing judges in the entire western world. After gaining her law degree from Oxford Brookes University, Arshad worked as a barrister at a firm specialisng in family law. She has also written a book...

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Pop queen Nazia Hassan’s father Basir Hassan passes away in Karachi, says Zohaib

Late Pakistani pop singer Nazia Hassan’s father Basir Hassan passed away in Karachi, his son Zoheb Hassan has confirmed. Zoheb turned to Facebook and shared a childhood photo with his father and wrote a farewell note, “Goodbye my hero, my friend and the wind beneath my wings. Farewell until we meet again.. your son, Zoheb". Currently, Zoheb is in London...

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