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From pariah to demi-god: transgender leader a star at massive Indian festival

PRAYAGRAJ, India - In a desert tent guarded by armed police and a thick-set bouncer, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi is blessing a constant stream of pilgrims, who garland her with marigolds and kneel to touch her feet. Tripathi, a tattooed transgender leader and a former reality TV star, has become an unlikely icon at India’s Kumbh Mela, a huge religious festival...

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Pakistani Taliban faction claims attack on Christian area

PESHAWAR: The Pakistani Taliban faction Jamaat-ur-Ahrar on Friday claimed responsibility for a suicide attack on a Christian neighborhood in northwestern Pakistan where at least one security guard was killed. Taliban spokesman Ehsanullah Ehsan said there were "several deaths" in the attack on the neighborhood near Warsak Dam, in the Khyber tribal region, 20 km (12 miles) northwest of the city...

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Two bomb blasts in Mardan, 12 martyred, 52 injured

PESHAWAR: At least 12 people were killed and 52 others injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the entrance of Mardan's district and sessions court on Friday. The suicide blast comes just hours after gunmen attacked Peshawar's Christian Colony. District Police Officer Mardan said the attacker detonated a hand grenade before exploding his suicide vest. Rescue 1122 sources...

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Where’s Zika going next? Maybe China, India, or Nigeria

LONDON: Scientists trying to predict the future path of Zika say that 2.6 billion people living in parts of Asia and Africa could be at risk of infection, based on a new analysis of travel, climate and mosquito patterns in those regions. Some of the most vulnerable countries include India, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Nigeria, Vietnam, Pakistan and Bangladesh, according...

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Terrorists attack Peshawar’s Christian Colony: security sources

PESHAWAR: At least one civilian and four suicide bombers were killed after terrorists attacked Peshawar's Christian Colony on Friday morning and exchanged fire with security forces, security sources said. Director General Inter-Services Public Relations Asim Bajwa confirmed "all four suicide bombers were killed" and a clearance operation is underway. Terrorist attacked Christian Colony Warsak Road, Peshawar.Sec forces Promptly responded,all 4...

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We are aware of your nefarious designs: COAS warns India

GILGIT: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Thursday warned India’s premier and its spy agency that Pakistan knows its enemies and is fully aware of their nefarious designs. Making a special mention of Indian PM Narendra Modi and the country's intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Gen Raheel assured the nation that the country’s frontiers are...

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Pakistan announces T20I team for one off against England

LAHORE: Pakistan Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq, in consultation with the National Selection Committee and team management, has finalised the 13-member team for the one-off T20I against England. The match will be played on September 7 in Manchester. This would be the first time Sarfraz Ahmed would lead the national T20 side. The selected players are: Sarfraz Ahmed (captain), Khalid Latif,...

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MQM without Altaf not acceptable: Wasay Jalil

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement leader Wasay Jalil on Thursday said a minus-1 formula on Altaf Hussain was not acceptable. In a tweet, Jalil said the party was nothing without its founder. He added that a resolution against the party founder in the National Assembly would not be accepted. "Altaf Hussain is MQM and MQM is Altaf Hussain," Jalil tweeted. We...

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Turkish air strikes kill three PKK militants in southeast Turkey

ISTANBUL: Turkish jets killed three Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) militants in southeastern Turkey near the border with Iraq in air strikes on Thursday, the military said. The strikes near the town of Cukurca in a mountainous part of the border province of Hakkari come after a series of attacks launched by the PKK, which has fought a three-decade insurgency for...

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Delhi women’s minister sacked for ‘sex tape’

NEW DELHI: The Delhi women’s minister has been sacked after a ‘sex video’ showing him kissing two women was leaked to the media, in the latest scandal involving the Indian capital’s government. Women’s and children’s minister Sandeep Kumar was removed from his post by the Delhi chief minister late Wednesday shortly after the “objectionable” tape was sent to him and...

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CPEC has entered its implementation phase, Chinese FO claims

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has entered its implementation phase, the Chinese Foreign Minister said in a press conference held on Wednesday. China wants to move forward with Pakistan so that the people of both countries can benefit from the project, Hua Chunying said. Answering a question on CPEC she said that the project was launched after consensus was...

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‘Zarb-i-Azb an indiscriminate operation’: DG ISPR

RAWALPINDI: Director-General (DG) Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Asim Bajwa while briefing the media on progress made during Zarb-i-Azb said the operation was an indiscriminate one. "The salient operational guidelines for Zarb-i-Azb were that it would be an indiscriminate operation, it would avoid collateral damage and it would be mindful of human rights," Bajwa said. "In 2014, the security environment when...

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US, others agreed ‘secret’ exemptions for Iran after nuclear deal: Report

The United States and its negotiating partners agreed "in secret" to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year's landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a report reviewed by Reuters. The report is to be published on Thursday by the Washington-based Institute for Science and...

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JUI-F leader Khalid Soomro’s case to be tried in military court

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah gave directive to try JUI-F leader Khalid Soomro’s murder case in military courts. The Sindh government will write a letter to the federal interior ministry today, advisor to the provincial law minister said. The decision came as JUI-F set off for a rally to Karachi. The rally participants had two demands; send Khalid...

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Six terrorists arrested in Faisalabad

FAISALABAD: Security forces conducted a combing operation in Faisalabad and surrounding areas at midnight and arrested atleast six terrorists. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), various areas were searched during the operation and six terrorists were taken into custody. ISPR has said that some of the held terrorists were on the watch list since 2014. The terrorists include handlers of...

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Nadal completes ‘roof’ double at US Open

NEW YORK: Rafa Nadal boasted after his first-round U.S. Open match that he had a video recording of being the first player to hit a ball in practice under the new roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium. On Wednesday, the fourth-seeded Spaniard achieved the double as he hit the first ball in competition under the $150 million roof after rain briefly...

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‘Ring of fire’ eclipse for African stargazers

PARIS: Stargazers in south and central Africa will be treated to a spectacular solar eclipse Thursday when the Moon wanders into view to make the Sun appear as a "ring of fire", astronomers say. The phenomenon, known as an annular solar eclipse, happens when there is a near-perfect alignment of the Earth, Moon and Sun. But unlike a total eclipse,...

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