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Grieving Asif Ali rejoins Pakistan squad after daughter’s funeral

Grieving Pakistan cricketer Asif Ali on Saturday left for England to join up with his country's World Cup squad following the funeral of his daughter, who he said will continue to be his strength and inspiration. Asif left the team's tour of England and returned to Pakistan following the death last Sunday of 19-month-old Dua Fatima, who had been receiving...

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US, Iran must show ‘restraint’, resolve issue through dialogue: FO

Pakistan on Thursday advocated the United States and Iran to exhibit "restraint" and resolve the issues that have escalated tensions between two nations through negotiations, Radio Pakistan reported. Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal, in a weekly news conference in the federal capital today, dubbed the recent happenings in the Persian Gulf “disturbing.” On the recent deployment of aircraft carrier...

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Pakistani painter Jamil Naqsh passes away in London

Iconic Pakistani painter Jamil Naqsh passed away in London on Thursday after contracting "serious pneumonia" earlier this month. Naqsh, 79, who had been settled in London for the last 10 years, was admitted to St Mary's Hospital on May 7, where doctors did not appear optimistic about his chances of recovery. Jamil Naqsh is of a generation of artists such...

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India martyrs five Kashmiris in State sponsored terrorism

SRINAGAR: Indian troops, in their latest act of state terrorism, martyred five Kashmiri youth in Pulwama and Baramulla districts of occupied Kashmir on Thursday, Kashmir Media Service reported. The youth identified as Naseer Pandit, Umar Mir and Khalid Ahmed were martyred during a cordon and search operation in Dalipora area of Pulwama district in the wee hours of the morning....

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Dollar climbs to historic high PKR 147 in interbank market

KARACHI: On Thursday morning, the US dollar touched an all-time high of Rs147 in the interbank market, a day after bouncing back to Rs144 in the open market. The greenback gained by Rs5.61 – approximately 4 percent – to be sold for Rs147 in the interbank market. It is currently being bought for Rs146 in the interbank market. The dollar...

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Can’t appear for May 17 hearing, reschedule: Bilawal wrote letter to NAB

Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, in a letter, has requested the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) to reschedule the May 17 hearing, Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Information Barrister Murtaza Wahab said on Wednesday. Wahab, in a video message, said in the letter the PPP chairperson explained he will not be able to appear before the...

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New, Clean, Green Pakistan, Ehsaas Prg vision of PM: Awan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan said on Wednesday the new, clean, green Pakistan and the Ehsaas programme is the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. In an official statement on the new asset declaration scheme and the bailout package agreement between International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Pakistan, Awan said the scheme...

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Facebook restricts Live feature, citing New Zealand shooting

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tightening rules around its livestreaming feature ahead of a meeting of world leaders aimed at curbing online violence in the aftermath of a massacre in New Zealand. A lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in the city of Christchurch on March 15 while livestreaming the attacks on Facebook. It...

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Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time

KATHMANDU: A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said. Kami Rita Sherpa, a native of Thame village located in the shadow of Mount Everest, reached the 8,850-metre (29,035-feet) summit via the Southeast Ridge route, accompanied by...

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‘Black Mirror’ to return in June for 5th season with Cyrus among cast

LONDON: Sci-fi series “Black Mirror” will begin a fifth season of technology-fueled paranoia from June 5, Netflix announced on Wednesday, with a cast including pop singer Miley Cyrus, “Avengers” actor Anthony Mackie and “Fleabag” star Andrew Scott. Creators Charlie Brooker and Annabel Jones return with three new stories, some six months after the release of “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch”, an interactive...

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PM Khan, COAS Bajwa discuss regional security

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday met Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa at the Prime Minister Office (PMO). PM Khan and the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) exchanged viewpoints on national security.

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Eoin Morgan suspended for one day match against Pakistan due to slow over rate

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday suspended England captain Eoin Morgan for upcoming one day international against Pakistan in Nottingham for maintaining a slow over-rate during the third ODI against Pakistan on Tuesday. The English captain has also been fined 40 per cent of his match fee, while the rest of the team was fined 20pc of their match...

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K-Electric to be provided 150 MW electricity from national grid

ISLAMABAD: On Tuesday, the Power Division sources said K-Electric will be provided 150 megawatts electricity from the national grid for a period of two years. The move was approved in a Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) session presided by the adviser to Prime Minister on finance, revenue, and economic affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, with an aim to provide relief to...

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US dollar rises at Rs146.25 in open market

On Wednesday, the value of US dollar against rupee rose to all time-high of Rs146.25 in the open market. While on Monday, the US dollar expanded to Rs2 against the rupee in the open market amid speculations of rupee’s significant devaluation post bailout agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The IMF mentioned a “market determined exchange rate” in its...

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Asif Zardari gets interim bail in 6 corruption cases being probed by NAB

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the Islamabad High Court (IHC) granted interim bail to former president Asif Ali Zardari in six corruption cases that are being probed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB). The high court granted Zardari interim bail in the money laundering case until May 30. Moreover, the former president was also granted an interim bail in inquiry pertaining to...

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PTI govt in search for PPP, PML-N support for South Punjab bill

MULTAN: On Wednesday, Foreign Minister of Pakistan, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said the government had introduced the South Punjab bill in the National Assembly and sought the help of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to get it passed. During a news conference, Qureshi said the bill moved by the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would require amendments...

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PM Imran Khan appoints Dr Sania Nishtar special assistant with status of federal minister

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, Prime Minister Imran Khan has appointed Dr Sania Nishtar, a renowned health expert and activist to the post of special assistant to the prime minister on social protection and poverty alleviation with the status of federal minister. Dr Nishtar possesses impressive credentials, with broad-ranging experience in civil society, government, international development, policy and advocacy, humanitarianism and development,...

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