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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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Talent needs no introduction: Let us pay tribute to unsung artist fraternity of Pakistan

By Syed Tazmeen Javed In a world where there is just a mere claim to respect the "seniors and accept the Juniors" and no more practical support to endorse the junior,  I thought that it is imperative to introduce few emerging talents who are not credited enough on their achievements. The time has, therefore, come to present before the world...

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Twitter user recalls accidentally ‘getting married’ to Priyanka Chopra prior to Nick Jonas

Global icon Priyanka Chopra’s fans were left startled following a confession by a Twitter user alleging that he had been 'accidentally' married to Priyanka Chopra before Nick Jonas. The social media user was responding to a tweet by Chrissy Teigen asking people their experiences on finding temporary fame. “Have you ever been famous but for like 1 minute? a talking...

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LUMS founder Syed Babar Ali becomes member of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

LAHORE: Renowned Pakistani businessman, philanthropist and educationist Syed Babar Ali has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Art and Sciences in recognition of his efforts for creating Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS). After Dr Abdus Salam, Syed Babar Ali becomes the second Pakistani to earn this honour. The American Academy of Arts and Sciences is...

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British PM Boris Johnson becomes father again

LONDON: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s fiancee, Carrie Symonds, has given birth to a baby boy, PA Media reported. Both mother and child are doing well. Johnson, 55, became the most high-profile world leader to contract COVID-19 one month ago. He spent a week in hospital, including three nights in intensive care, admitting in a video message after he was...

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Tom and Jerry, Popeye director Gene Deitch passes away at 95

The American Oscar-winning illustrator, animator, producer, and director, Gene Deitch, dies at the age of 95. The death was unexpected in his apartment in Prague. His film Munro won the Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film in 1960 and was nominated for the same award in 1964 for his two films, ‘Here’s Nudnik’ and ‘How to Avoid Friendship.’ Deitch...

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A Ghost on lockdown patrol in Malaysia amid coronavirus scare

A ghostly figure with wild hair and a flowing beard is haunting a small Malaysian community in a bid to ensure superstitious residents stay home during the country's coronavirus lockdown. It is not a genuine spirit but local man Muhammad Urabil Alias, who has taken to dressing up in a white robe and mask and going on regular night-time patrols....

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Pak Hindu-Muslim unite in relieving pain via philanthropic works amid Covid-19 era

KARACHI: Compassion is anything that is revered across races and religions. The language of love is universal and easily transcends over the hate and win the people's heart regardless of his socio-economic background. The common denominator where humanity converge is where they join hands in distributing foods and basic necessities of life. Such magnanimous gesture is frequently seen in Pakistan where different...

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Pakistani cab drivers offer free transportation to health workers in Spain

Covid-19 is still on the rise and medical professionals are on the front lines to fight this global pandemic. And they need help. In Spain - which has extremely suffered due to the virus - Pakistani cab drivers are doing their part to help health workers do their duties by providing free transportation. According to a report by DW Urdu, over...

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MD SITE Mehdi Shah passes away from coronavirus in Karachi

KARACHI: Brother-in-law of the Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday passed away in Karachi after suffering from novel coronavirus. According to sources within Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), Syed Mehdi Shah was under treatment at a local hospital in Karachi for three weeks and lost his battle against the deadly virus today. “He contracted the virus soon after...

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Dubai suspends marriage and divorce during virus lockdown

Coronavirus lockdowns may make or break relationships, but in Dubai marriages and divorces have been suspended “until further notice” to avoid gatherings that could spread the disease. Dubai´s justice department said Wednesday that the decision was among the “measures to prevent the spread of the pandemic” rolled out in the emirate which is under a strict lockdown. Justice Khaled al-Hawsni...

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Saqlain Mushtaq gets a makeover from his daughter in quarantine

Every now and then we see some adorable girl dads on social media and it makes our hearts melt. It's especially cute when supposedly 'macho' sportsmen share a special bond with their daughters, just like Saqlain Mushtaq did! The cricketer decided to share the latest makeover he received from his daughter and not only is it adorable, we have to...

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Pakistani celebs are sewing protective suits for medical personnel from home

Pakistan's fashion industry has taken some great initiatives to help out medical professionals during this global pandemic. Designers like Asim Jofa, Maheen Khan and Deepak Perwani are using their resources to create protective gear for those on the frontlines of fighting the coronavirus. And now they have some help from our favourite stars. That's right, our celebs are getting extra...

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In a first, tiger confirmed with coronavirus in US

NEW YORK: A tiger at New York´s Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus, the management said Sunday. It is believed that the animal contracted the virus from a caretaker who was asymptomatic at the time. The four-year-old Malayan tiger named Nadia along with her sister Azul, two Amur tigers and three African lions all developed dry coughs and...

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Chairman, Printer Publisher Jang Group Mir Javed ur Rahman passes away in KHI

KARACHI: Jang Group's publisher Mir Javedur Rehman passed away in Karachi on Tuesday, Geo TV reported. Mir Javed was fighting lung cancer and was undergoing treatment in Karachi, senior anchorperson Hamid Mir told Geo News. https://twitter.com/HamidMirPAK/status/1244890003920093184 The deceased was the older son of Mir Khalilur Rehman, the founder of Jang Group and the brother of Mir Shakilur Rehman, who is the editor-in-chief of...

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Here’s a delightful take by British-Pakistani poetess on coronavirus outbreak

MANCHESTER: A shopkeeper’s funny take on the coronavirus through poetry has gone viral on social media after it was widely shared on the platform. If you have been on social media for the last few days (which we know you are) then you might have come across a video of a lady reading a poem on coronavirus. https://youtu.be/pchIxqcwc7Q Shamshad Ghani,...

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Daro Na Daro Na: DC Hafizabad’s coronavirus song goes viral on social media

With the initial spread of COVID-19 well underway across Pakistan, it's absolutely necessary that everyone knows about social distancing, isolation and hygiene. While Prime Minister Imran Khan finally came on TV this week to tell us once again, ghabrana nahi, some people are taking matters into their own hands. District Commissioner Hafizabad Naveed Shahzad, who we now know has a great...

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