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UK to let foreign students stay two years after graduation post-Brexit

LONDON: Britain's government on Wednesday announced new post-Brexit immigration plans that will allow international students to work in the country for two years after graduating. Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom said the change was aimed at attracting the "brightest and the best from around the world" and a sign of "the UK´s ambition once we have left the European Union". "Instead...

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Eminent author Stanley Wolpert, writer of ‘Jinnah of Pakistan’ passes away

WASHINGTON: Author Stanley Wolpert, popular in Pakis­tan for his books on Quaid-i-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, died in California last night. He was 91. In his long career as an author, teacher and political commentator, Prof Wolpert published 15 books, including four novels, but the one that made him a must read in Pakistan is Jinnah of Pakistan,...

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Canadian couple builds world’s largest snow maze

A-maze-ing: a snow labyrinth in the frigid, windswept prairies of Western Canada has broken the record for the world´s biggest. According to Guinness World Records, the whopping 2,789.11 square meters (30,0021.73 square feet) of terrain dwarfs the previous Canadian record holder at the Fort William Historical Park in Thunder Bay, Ontario. For years, farmers Clint and Angie Masse would ring...

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India’s defeat in aerial dogfight with Pakistan has left them vulnerable: NYT

India’s defeat to the Pakistan Air Force in last week’s aerial dogfight has exposed its “vintage” military, a New York Times report published on Sunday said. “The aerial clash, the first by the South Asian rivals in nearly five decades, was a rare test for the Indian military — and it left observers a bit dumbfounded. While the challenges faced by the...

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Pakistani Sikhs come out in support of Pakistan against Indian adventurism

TAXILA: Sikhs attended a rally on Thursday outside Gurdwara Punja Sahib in Hassanabdal protesting Indian intrusion at the Line of Control and to express solidarity with the armed forces whilst celebrating Pakistan's act of self defense and dignified stance for peace and reconciliation. Sikh leaders addressing the rally condemned the violation of Pakistani airspace by Indian forces, saying every Sikh...

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Vatican Treasurer Pell found guilty of abusing two choir boys 22 years ago

MELBOURNE: An Australian court has found Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican Treasurer and a former top adviser to Pope Francis, guilty on five charges of child sexual offences committed more than two decades ago against 13-year-old boys. The verdict was made public on Tuesday following the lifting of a suppression order on the case. A jury in the Country Court...

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‘Flying bulldog’: world’s largest bee refound

PARIS: The world´s largest bee -- a giant insect roughly the size of a human thumb -- has been rediscovered in a remote part of Indonesia in its first sighting in nearly 40 years, researchers said Thursday. Despite its conspicuous size, no one had observed Wallace´s giant bee -- discovered in the 19th century by British naturalist Alfred Russel Wallace...

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44 killed in the name of cows, BJP complicit: HRW report

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is increasingly using communal rhetoric to spur a violent vigilante campaign against religious minorities, reveals a report by the New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW). The 104-page report titled, “Violent Cow Protection in India: Vigilante Groups Attack Minorities,” states that between May 2015 and December 2018, at least 44 people – including 36 Muslims...

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Punjab to administer polio vaccine and drops to children up to 10 years

LAHORE: The Punjab government on Sunday announced that children till the age of 10 years will be administrated polio drops after two new cases of polio surfaced in Lahore after two years. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar was briefed about the new cases of polio in the province and told the children were administered polio drops under the polio campaign, however,...

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Pakistani student Raadeyah Aamir selected for NASA internship

Twelve-year-old Raadeyah Aamir has been selected by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for a one-week internship in United States. Raadeyah is a student of class eight and is among a group of 26 students from across the world, who have been selected for NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre’s seven-day program. According to the statement released by the US Embassy...

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Harrison Ford attacks leaders who deny climate change

Hollywood veteran Harrison Ford on Tuesday attacked US President Donald Trump and other world leaders who deny climate change saying they were "on the wrong side of history". Ford, who famously played the title role of Indiana Jones and also Han Solo in the Star Wars franchise, was in Dubai to address climate change at the World Government Summit. "Around...

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Government lists ‘salient features’ of 2019 Hajj policy

ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan has highlighted the salient features of its latest Hajj policy, for the year 2019, a memo released on Monday read. Issued by the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the document lists 27 important features of the Hajj Policy 2019. They are as follows: 1. Hajj quota allocated to Pakistan is 179,210 + 5,000. 2. Government Hajj...

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First death anniversary of human rights activist Asma Jahangir today

Today marks the first death anniversary of renowned Human Rights Activist, Asma Jahangir who passed away on 11th February, 2018. Late Pakistani human rights lawyer Asma Jahangir had also been been awarded the UN Human Rights Prize 2018. “Many remember Pakistani lawyer Asma Jahangir as ‘a giant’ in the global human rights movement. Learn about her fearless contributions to human...

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CM Balochistan announces massive tree plantation drive in province

QUETTA: Balochistan Chief Minister Mir Jam Kamal has announced that 1.2 million trees will be planted across the province this year. Speaking to media in Quetta, Kamal said that under a five-year project of tree plantation, more than 250 million trees would be planted throughout the province. He said that a new Forest Act will also be imposed soon to...

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Study dismisses that eating breakfast can help with weight loss

The idea that skipping breakfast contributes to weight gain doesn’t mean that eating breakfast can help with weight loss, a research review suggests. Researchers examined data from 13 studies in which some participants ate breakfast and others skipped it. The people who ate breakfast consumed more calories and weighed more than individuals who skipped this morning meal, a research review...

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Karl Marx grave memorial in London damaged in hammer attack

LONDON: A memorial to German philosopher Karl Marx at Highgate Cemetery in north London has been vandalized, the Friends of Highgate Cemetery Trust said on Tuesday. The Grade-I listed monument appears to have been attacked by a hammer, the Trust added on Twitter. Images of the defaced memorial, which attracts tens of thousands of visitors each year, show what appears...

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World Cancer Day observed

The World Cancer Day was observed today (Monday). The theme of the day this year is “ “I can, we can”. Cancer Day is the one singular initiative under which the entire world can unite together in the fight against the global cancer epidemic. It takes place every year on 4 February. The Day aims to save millions of preventable...

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