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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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Symbol of pride: Fifth martyrdom anniversary of Aitzaz Hassan observed today

Web Desk: The fifth martyrdom anniversary of Aitzaz Hassan was observed today, who was martyred while preventing a suicide bomber from entering his school in Hangu in 2014.      Born in Hangu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in 1998, Aitzaz not only saved hundreds of his school fellows, teachers and staff but also won the hearts of people across the country. Aitzaz Hassan was...

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91st Birthday of PPP founder Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto

Today 5th January marks the 91st birthday of assassinated ex- prime minister of Pakistan, ‘Quaid-e-Awam’ Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto. On 4th April, 1979 Bhutto was hanged into gallows which turned out to be the ‘judicial murder’ later confessed by the head judge. Bhutto rose to the prominence in Military Dictator General Ayub Khan’s rule, as the former resigned from his kitchen...

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Social media linked to higher risk of depression in teen girls

Teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to show depressive symptoms linked to social media use — mainly due to online harassment and disturbed sleep, as well as poor body image and lower self-esteem, researchers said on Friday. In a study analyzing data from nearly 11,000 young people in Britain, researchers found that 14-year-old girls were heavier users of...

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Indian father and son battle for billion-dollar empire

Vijaypat Singhania thought he was keeping his billion-dollar Indian textile empire in the family when he gifted control of the Raymond Group to his son Gautam three years ago. But their relationship has disintegrated spectacularly since, with the father accusing the son of cheating him out of a exclusive apartment and of unceremoniously kicking him out of the company offices....

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New Year’s Eve: Police unveils detailed traffic plan

KARACHI: The traffic plan for New Year' eve has been released by Sindh police as Karachi is just few hours away to enter in 2019. A statement issued from Traffic DIG Javed Ali Mehar’s office on Sunday has provided the public and DHA residents the routes and diversions to use for the night. There will be 4,000 police officers on...

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New York City street to be named after Quaid-e-Azam

NEW YORK: A section of a Brooklyn Avenue, a borough of New York City has been named after the founder of Pakistan Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah, the Pakistani-American Youth Organization (PAYO) said. A resolution was adopted on December 26 by the New York City Council, designating a part of the Coney Island Avenue where the Pakistani-American community is concentrated as...

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Gone but not forgotten

Notable Personalities who left us in 2018 [gallery ids="426849,426850,426851,426852,426853,426854,426855,426856,426857,426858,426859,426860,426861,426862,426863,426864,426865,426866,426867,426868,426869,426870,426876"] January 4 – Zubaida Tariq, 72, chef January 14 - Dr Hasan Arif, prominent politician, educationist January 5 – Asghar Khan, 96, politician and military officer, Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force (1957–1965). January 5 – Rasa Chughtai, 89, Urdu poet. January 5 – Sardar Ahmed Ali Khan Pitafi, 74, politician, cancer....

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Forbes enlists Pakistan among 10 cool tourist destinations

Forbes has named Pakistan among 10 cool places to visit in 2019 as part of their annual list. Compiled by travel blogger Ann Abel, the list names must visit places from around the world after speaking to leading travel agents. According to Sara Barbieri a specialist with GeoEx, Explore the valleys of Hunza, Shigar and Khaplu via the renowned Karakoram...

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Christmas celebrations all around the world today

ISLAMABAD: Christmas on Tuesday is being celebrated all around the world. In Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan extended greetings to the Christian community on Christmas Day. "Wishing all our Christian citizens a happy and peaceful Christmas," the prime minister said in a tweet as the Christian community celebrates the festive occasion. President Dr Arif Alvi extended his warmest greetings to...

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Fake accounts case: Read complete Text of JIT report

A joint investigation team (JIT) report submitted in the Supreme Court has held former president Asif Zardari and Omni Group responsible in the mega money laundering and fake accounts case. A two-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard the suo motu case at the SC’s Lahore registry on Monday.On December 19, the JIT probing...

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Concept of Ali Arman Baltistani: First ever Muslim-Christian Christmas song released

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| In a surprising move, as we near to the Christmas Celebrations around the world, for the first time ever in Pakistan's history a Christmas song sang by both Muslim and Christian artists has been released on Saturday. However, this was not possible without the maestro, hard working and creative Ali Arman Baltistani who came up with...

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‘Justice’ named Merriam-Webster’s 2018 Word of the Year

“Justice” is what most people sought on Merriam-Webster, among the world’s most popular dictionaries, as the US publisher named that principle of being fair as the Word of the Year for 2018. Users looked up the word 74 percent more often than in 2017, said spokeswoman Meghan Lunghi for the website, which claims to be “America’s most trusted dictionary”. The...

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Israeli PM’s son blocked on Facebook for anti-Muslim posts

JERUSALEM: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu´s eldest, Yair, tweeted on Sunday that Facebook blocked his page for 24 hours over apparent anti-Muslim posts and called the leading social network a "dictatorship". In a message posted Thursday on his Facebook page, Yair Netanyahu had called for "all Muslims (to) leave" Israel. "Do you know where there are no attacks? In Iceland and...

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Google lists PM’s wife Bushra Bibi as top trending person in Pakistan

Web-Desk: Google has unveiled the annual Year in Search which highlights the top searches in Pakistan in the outgoing year 2018. Google’s Year in Search provides a snapshot of the trends, people, and happenings that captures the nation’s interest during the year. Below is the list of most googled persons of 2018 in Pakistan. 1- Bushra Maneka Bushra Bibi is...

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Fighting climate change in the shadow of Mount Everest

Formed in the shadow of Mount Everest, the turquoise depths of Nepal´s Imja glacial lake would be a breathtaking miracle of nature to behold — were they not a portent of catastrophic floods. Scientists warn that as climate change causes Himalayan glaciers to melt at an alarming rate, lakes like Imja could swell further and eventually collapse, triggering a terrifying...

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International Human Rights Day observed

ISLAMABAD: International Human Rights Day was observed today (Monday) to uphold human rights and throw light on the plight of the people being denied those basic rights. This year, Human Rights Day marks the 71th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.The day was commemorated in Pakistan and across the globe. on the occasion of international human rights day...

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