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 2020-02-18 23:20 

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Panic as death toll from toxic gas leak rises to 14...

Panic as death toll from toxic gas leak rises to 14 A purported gas leak in Karachi has killed 14 people and sickened hundreds more, health officials said Tuesday, as panic gripped in the affected area and the authorities called in chemical and nuclear sp...

 2020-02-18 23:16 

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Kartarpur a 'glaring example' of Pakistan's desire for peace: UN...

Kartarpur a 'glaring example' of Pakistan's desire for peace: UN United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday appreciated Pakistan for its efforts and effective measures to restore peace and promote interfaith harmony in the re...

 2020-02-18 23:15 

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PM orders countrywide crackdown to check smuggling of food items...

PM orders countrywide crackdown to check smuggling of food items In a major decision to check smuggling of food items and other goods, Prime Minister Imran Khan Tuesday ordered the authorities concerned to immediately launch a mega crackdown across countr...

 2020-02-18 23:13 

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Ashraf Ghani re-elected amid fears of turmoil...

Ashraf Ghani re-elected amid fears of turmoil Ashraf Ghani has secured a second term as president of Afghanistan, according to final results of the September 28, 2019 poll released on Tuesday by the country's election commission. "The election com...

 2020-02-18 23:12 

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Pakistan holds flight test of cruise missile Ra'ad-II...

Pakistan holds flight test of cruise missile Ra'ad-II Pakistan on Tuesday conducted successful flight test of 600-kilometer range air launched cruise missile 'Ra'ad-II9;. The Ra'ad-II missile will significantly enhance air delivered str...

 2020-02-18 23:10 

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Pakistan hails UN offer for mediation on Kashmir...

Pakistan hails UN offer for mediation on Kashmir Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi Tuesday said Pakistan welcomes UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres' offer of using his good offices in resolving the outstanding issues between Pakistan and India...

 2020-02-18 23:08 

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Bombing kills cop assigned to anti-polio team...

Bombing kills cop assigned to anti-polio team A roadside bombing targeted a police vehicle in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Tuesday, killing a policeman and wounding three others, officials said. The police were assigned to escort health workers during an anti-po...

 2020-02-18 22:57 

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WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868...

WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868 The World Health Organization has warned against a global over-reaction to the new coronavirus epidemic following panic-buying, event cancellations and concerns about cruise ship travel, as Ch...

 2020-02-18 22:53 

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WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human coronavirus cases outside China...

WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human coronavirus cases outside China There have been 92 cases of human-to-human spread of the coronavirus in 12 countries outside China but the World Health Organization does not have the data to make comparisons with Chi...

 2020-02-18 22:45 

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Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses...

Misguided virus fears hitting Asian American businesses In Arizona, a burgeoning Asian American community fields xenophobic calls about a planned night market featuring Asian street foods. In New York, a dim sum restaurant owner worries he won't make ...

 2020-02-18 22:24 

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UN Chief's remarks about Kashmir is victory of Pakistan's stance on issue: Dr Firdous...

UN Chief's remarks about Kashmir is victory of Pakistan's stance on issue: Dr Firdous Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan has said that United Nations Secretary General's remarks abo...

 2020-02-18 22:23 

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UNSG terms his Kartarpur visit 'A welcome symbol of interfaith harmony'...

UNSG terms his Kartarpur visit 'A welcome symbol of interfaith harmony' United Nations (UN) Secretary General Antnio Guterres, who is in Pakistan on a four-day visit, visited the Kartarpur Corridor on Tuesday said that this is a welcome symbol of ...

 2020-02-18 22:10 

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UPSIGN Network, UKRI to hold global development workshops next month...

UPSIGN Network, UKRI to hold global development workshops next month The UK Pakistan Science Innovation Global Network (UPSIGN), a UK- based charity, has partnered with UK Research & Innovation (UKRI) through the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) to ...

 2020-02-18 22:09 

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Visiting the dazzling Andalusian city...

Visiting the dazzling Andalusian city Ever fancied a trip to Morocco but weren't quite sure how you'd cope with the hustle and bustle? Then a trip to Spain's Granada could be your perfect test run. This city feels like the illegitimate child o...

 2020-02-18 22:08 

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HEC, Microsoft Pakistan announce 'imagine cup' winner...

HEC, Microsoft Pakistan announce 'imagine cup' winner Microsoft Pakistan announced the Pakistan winners of Imagine Cup 2020 at Pak-China Friendship Center, Islamabad. Imagine Cup is a Global competition for students aged 16+. For nearly two decade...

 2020-02-18 22:04 

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The Handmaid's Tale takes the reader a while to digest it...

The Handmaid's Tale takes the reader a while to digest it It took me a while to digest Margaret Atwood's novel The Handmaid's Tale. When I first start reading this novel, I had no clue what world I was about to discover and let me tell you it ...

 2020-02-18 22:03 

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Netherlands reaffirms support to Pakistan at FATF...

Netherlands reaffirms support to Pakistan at FATF Netherlands has reaffirmed support to Pakistan at the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Ambassador of Netherlands to Pakistan Willem Wouter Plomp extended the support during a meeting with Speaker Nation...

 2020-02-18 22:02 

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'Love Aaj Kal 2' — you can give this film a safe miss...

'Love Aaj Kal 2' — you can give this film a safe miss Tum Mujhe Tang Karne Lage Ho' is my takeaway from this complex, emotional jigsaw puzzle which is far away from the 2009 namesake (Love Aaj Kal). Can't agree more with Saif Ali Kha...

 2020-02-18 22:02 

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CM Punjab orders strict action against dealers, shopkeepers...

CM Punjab orders strict action against dealers, shopkeepers Chief Minister Punjab has directed heads of Agricultural Department they must take strict action against dealers and shopkeepers who were selling substandard fertilizer and pesticide. The Agricul...

 2020-02-18 22:00 

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Billie Eilish's understated Bond theme is a song you need to know...

Billie Eilish's understated Bond theme is a song you need to know What does James Bond sound like in 2020? Judging by "No Time to Die," Billie Eilish's new theme song for the 25th Bond film, he's a little exhausted. And doesn't tha...

 2020-02-18 21:29 

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Youth, academia role crucial in setting up tolerant society: moot...

Youth, academia role crucial in setting up tolerant society: moot Speakers at two separate seminars here underlined the need for promoting peace, tolerance and interfaith harmony among people of various religions and sects to build an inclusive society in...

 2020-02-18 21:26 

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IIPS constitutes its advisory board...

IIPS constitutes its advisory board Iqbal Institute of Policy Studies (IIPS) has constituted its advisory board to provide thoughtful leadership and strategic oversight. The inaugural session of the board was held in Islamabad, attended by people from aca...

 2020-02-18 21:26 

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Remembering the contributions of Muhammad Zubair Ahmad towards Punjabi poetry...

Remembering the contributions of Muhammad Zubair Ahmad towards Punjabi poetry Muhammad Zubair Ahmed is a fine Punjabi poet cum writer. I do not see the difference as to why he kept his pen name as Zubair Ahmad. Both names have the same connotations. He wa...

 2020-02-18 21:24 

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Rehman Malik to write, produce feature film on IHK...

Rehman Malik to write, produce feature film on IHK Politician Rehman Malik of Pakistan People's Party announced on Tuesday to produce a full-length film on the plight of Indian-Held Kashmir. The senator apprising the media about the idea said that whi...

 2020-02-18 21:23 

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Serena brings Swiss hospitality executive education to Pakistan...

Serena brings Swiss hospitality executive education to Pakistan Serena Hotels have partnered with one of the world's leading hospitality management schools, Ecole htelire de Lausanne (EHL) Switzerland, to launch a premium hospitality executive educati...

 2020-02-18 21:22 

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Grisly inhumane incidents in society a big challenge for state: Afridi...

Grisly inhumane incidents in society a big challenge for state: Afridi State Minister for Narcotics Control Shehryar Afridi on Tuesday said that occurrence of grisly inhuman incidents in society had become a big challenge for the state, government and civ...

 2020-02-18 21:20 

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PPP UC chairman murdered Shahnaz Ansari: Haleem Adil...

PPP UC chairman murdered Shahnaz Ansari: Haleem Adil Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf (PTI) Central Vice President and parliamentary party leader in Sindh Assembly Haleem Adil Sheikh has said that the performance of the PPP government in Sindh is zero, adding the...

 2020-02-18 21:20 

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Lahore celebrates 34th International Book Fair...

Lahore celebrates 34th International Book Fair At a time where modern technology has begun to reshape our very lives, where paperbacks and hardcovers have been replaced by smartphone and laptop screens, and text messages have replaced the art of heartfelt...

 2020-02-18 21:19 

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Only PSP can give people their legitimate rights: Mustafa Kamal...

Only PSP can give people their legitimate rights: Mustafa Kamal Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) Chairman Syed Mustafa Kamal on Tuesday asked the youth to eliminate racism and prejudice from within before joining the PSP, saying his party's manifestation rej...

 2020-02-18 21:16 

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Women empowerment in Pakistan...

Women empowerment in Pakistan How well a society treats its women is one of the strongest indicators of the success and health of that society. It is no secret that despite the media uproar regarding this pertinent issue, women are constantly being harass...

 2020-02-18 20:31 

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Salman Khan may not host next season of 'Bigg Boss'...

Salman Khan may not host next season of 'Bigg Boss' 'Bigg Boss' host Salman Khan may not return as host next season because he is apparently unhappy with Sidharth Shukla winning season 13 of the show, according to the buzz. While netizens ...

 2020-02-18 20:29 

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Bollywood make-up artist Pandhari Juker passes away...

Bollywood make-up artist Pandhari Juker passes away Iconic Bollywood make-up artist, Pandhari Juker, who worked with some of the best in the movie business breathed his last on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. He was 88. The film industry is saddened and shock...

 2020-02-18 20:28 

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 2020-02-18 20:27 

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 2020-02-18 20:27 

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'Love Aaj Kal 2' flops at the box office...

'Love Aaj Kal 2' flops at the box office Sara Ali Khan and Kartik Aaryan's Valentine's Day-special release 'Love Aaj Kal' has failed to spread its magic at the box office as the film 'collapsed' on Monday. Despite the star ...

 2020-02-18 20:26 

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Kemari gas leak...

Kemari gas leak On Sunday evening the residents of Kemari area of Karachi were suddenly exposed to a strange gas leak. Soon after, person after person started passing out, raising alarm bells at hospital given the influx of the affected people. At least 1...

 2020-02-18 20:26 

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Kabbadi World Cup win...

Kabbadi World Cup win Though every match was hotly contested and watched by charged crowds of thousands, the Kabbadi World Cup played in Pakistan remained a low key affair for the mainstream media. This says something about their attachment to traditional...

 2020-02-18 20:26 

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Welfare state: (Part-I)...

Welfare state: (Part-I) Khalid works as a driver in a private firm. He gets a monthly salary of twenty-five thousand rupees.His old mother, wife and two children depend on him for food, shelter, clothing and for other material needs. They share a single r...

 2020-02-18 20:26 

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Indian military spending...

Indian military spending What is India upto lately on defence spending front? The feverish Indian spending on defence without a clear and present danger to its security is indicative of its regional megalomania and global narcissism. Mired in poverty and ...

 2020-02-18 20:24 

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Filmfare page on Wikipedia vandalised over 'Gully Boy' win...

Filmfare page on Wikipedia vandalised over 'Gully Boy' win Discontent over "Gully Boy" winning big at Filmfare Awards raged on social media all through Monday and a netizen, not happy with merely trolling the awards function, vandalised th...

 2020-02-18 19:26 

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Manchester United win 2-0 at Chelsea amid VAR controversy...

Manchester United win 2-0 at Chelsea amid VAR controversy LONDON: Headed goals from Anthony Martial and captain Harry Maguire earned Manchester United a hard-fought 2-0 win at toothless Chelsea on Monday amid more VAR controversy, putting them back in the...

 2020-02-18 19:24 

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Messi, Hamilton joint winners of Sportsman of the Year at Laureus Awards...

Messi, Hamilton joint winners of Sportsman of the Year at Laureus Awards BERLIN: Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi were declared joint winners of the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award in Berlin on Monday, with ...

 2020-02-18 19:21 

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Pep Guardiola to stick with Manchester City despite ban...

Pep Guardiola to stick with Manchester City despite ban LONDON: Pep Guardiola has told friends he is going to remain as manager of Manchester City even if the appeal against their two-year European football ban is rejected by the Court of Arbitration for ...

 2020-02-18 19:19 

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Buffalo runner turns down sprint trial...

Buffalo runner turns down sprint trial NEW DELHI: A buffalo jockey in India has refused to take part in a track and field trial after his record-setting performance in a traditional footrace drew comparisons with Olympic sprint legend Usain Bolt. Srinivas...

 2020-02-18 19:18 

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First openly gay British football player Fashanu makes Hall of Fame...

First openly gay British football player Fashanu makes Hall of Fame MANCHESTER: Britain's first and only openly gay footballer, Justin Fashanu, is to be posthumously inducted into the Hall of Fame at the National Football Museum in Manchester this wee...

 2020-02-18 19:14 

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Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham in new 'Hundred' tournament...

Moeen Ali to captain Birmingham in new 'Hundred' tournament LONDON: Moeen Ali will captain Birmingham Phoenix in English cricket's new Hundred competition, it was announced Tuesday. The England all-rounder, who grew up near Edgbaston, the venu...

 2020-02-18 19:13 

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Vitoria launches investigation into Marega racist abuse...

Vitoria launches investigation into Marega racist abuse LONDON: Portuguese club Vitoria Guimaraes have launched their own investigation and released an anti-racism video after Porto striker Moussa Marega was subjected to racist insults at their stadium du...

 2020-02-18 19:10 

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Holden brand retirement stuns Australian motor sport...

Holden brand retirement stuns Australian motor sport MELBOURNE: The future of Australia's Supercars series is under a cloud following the decision by U.S. auto maker General Motors to scrap the iconic Holden brand that has underpinned the touring car ...

 2020-02-18 18:55 

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Smog veils Central Asia cities as smoky stoves choke locals...

Smog veils Central Asia cities as smoky stoves choke locals Snow-capped peaks used to be clearly visible from the streets of Almaty and Bishkek, two of the largest cities in Central Asia that both lie in plains surrounded by mountains. But now a heavy clo...

 2020-02-18 18:55 

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Turkish mother fights to free cadet son from life sentence...

Turkish mother fights to free cadet son from life sentence Wearing a colourful headscarf and long coat to guard against a bitter Ankara frost, Turkish mother Melek Cetinkaya would not usually catch the attention of the police. But when she dons a vest cal...

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