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Gabol's resignation accepted - ‎6 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq accepted on Thursday the resignation of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) MNA Nabil Gabol.
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Andre Russell dismissed for 8 by Ravindra Jadeja against India in ICC Cricket ...

Cricket Country - ‎18 minutes ago‎
West Indies power-hitter batsman, Andre Russell was dismissed for mere eight by all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja after being comfortably taken by Virat Kohli at long off against defending champions, India in their Pool B encounter, match 28 of the ICC Cricket ...
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Govt committed to bring economic stability, end load shedding : PM - ‎1 hour ago‎
MEDINA: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the government was committed to bring economic stability, end load shedding and terrorism from the country, so that peace and prosperity returns to Pakistan.
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Mob storm prison in India, kidnap alleged rapist, drag him naked and beat him to ...

Metro - ‎38 minutes ago‎
A mob stormed a prison in north eastern India, dragged away a man accused of rape and beat him to death. Several thousand people overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday, said police constable Sunep Aier.
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Indian govt threatens BBC over broadcast of Delhi rape film

The Express Tribune - ‎8 minutes ago‎
The Indian government threatened to take action against BBC for broadcasting the documentary, India's Daughter, in which a gang-rapist and murderer blamed his victim for the attack, The Telegraph reported on Friday.
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Head of UN Women: No country has reached gender equality

Washington Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
UNITED NATIONS - The head of the United Nations agency promoting equality for women is lamenting that a girl born today will be an 81-year-old grandmother before she has the same chance as a man to be CEO of a company.

ATC dismisses petition against black warrants of two death row convicts

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Friday dismissed a petition filed against the black warrants of two death row prisoners.
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Pakistan Blocks Baloch Activist from US Trip

Big News - ‎4 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan slammed the government Thursday for stopping three human rights activists from leaving the country to attend a conference in New York.
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Rs2.810 trillion revenue target won't be met: IPR flays govt for 'missing' economic ...

Customs Today Newspaper - ‎5 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Institute for Policy Reforms (IPR), an independent think-tank led by former finance minister Dr Hafiz Pasha, has criticised the government's economic policies and said that the PML-N-led government would miss most of targets of economic ...
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KSE continues upward rally, gains 53pts, 100-index rises to 33422pts

Customs Today Newspaper - ‎57 minutes ago‎
KARACHI: The Karachi Stock Exchange benchmark KSE-100 index continued its upward rally and gained 53 points to reach 33422 points with total volume of 44,639,420 shares till midday on Friday, the last trading day.
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Rupee slightly down

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
The rupee marginally fell against the dollar in the currency market on Thursday, a dealer said. In the interbank foreign exchange market, the rupee closed at 101.85 against the greenback, down five paisas as compared to the previous closing of 101.90.
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Mobile web transforming house-hunting - ‎Mar 4, 2015‎
KARACHI: Pakistani house-hunters are shifting from traditional methods to mobile Internet, thanks to growing usage of 3G and 4G. The country boasts 30 million Internet users, 15m phone users and around 12.8m active monthly Facebook users, more than ...
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SIM users disappoint on lose of connections, credit on large scale

Customs Today Newspaper - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE: SIM users have to lose their connections in a great number due to lack of co-operation between NADRA and cellular companies.
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Cricket-Opening woes continue to haunt Pakistan at World Cup

Reuters Africa - ‎1 hour ago‎
March 6 (Reuters) - A pair of comfortable wins after two losses to start the World Cup have given a more settled look to Pakistan but the 1992 champions still seem to have no clue as to how to solve their opener problem.

Pakistan lose again - ‎6 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Pakistan suffered a third straight defeat ahead of their preparations for the next week's 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Yemen when they lost 2-0 to the Thailand U-23 team on Thursday.
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Art on a sidewalk: Dubai launches region's first 3-D pavement art fest

Malay Mail Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
A picture taken though a magnifying lens shows an artist working on his chalk 3-D artwork on March 4, 2015 near the Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) in Dubai during the Canvas Festival, a three-dimensional pavement art event.

International Theatre Day to be marked on March 27

The News International - ‎1 hour ago‎
The International Theatre Day is to be celebrated under the banner of the “I am Karachi” campaign, announced Zain Ahmed, one of the consortium members, while briefing the media on Thursday afternoon.
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Documentary on Samina Baig screened

Daily Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: In May 2013, Samina Baig made headlines around the world when she sumitted Mount Everest. Her brother, Mirza Ali, who had accompanied her on the trek to Everest, stayed back at the Everest Basecamp while she conquered the mountain, ...
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Facing a determined opposition, Pakistani officials tell parents to vaccinate their ...

WGBH NEWS - ‎9 hours ago‎
A girl cries before receiving polio vaccine drops at a government children's hospital in Peshawar on March 3, 2015. Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio.
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Diabetes epidemic spreading alarmingly in Pakistan

Daily Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Diabetes is national issue which is emerging at alarming level in continent of South Asia including Pakistan with nearly 7 million patients have been diagnosed so far, said Sir Michael Hirst President International Diabetes Federation (IDF).
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Rs150,000 worth a turtle: Customs seizes 4342 dried body parts of turtles at ...

Customs Today Newspaper - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI: Customs authorities have foiled a bid to smuggle dead turtles and seized over 4,000 dried body parts of Indian narrow-headed softshell turtles, an endangered reptile, at Karachi port from a Hong Kong-bound consignment.

Light-based tech helps rid diseases: Tanveer

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
Islamabad - Two-day international workshop on Gallium Nitride (GaN)-based LEDs and Laser Diodes started here jointly organised by the Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences (PIEAS) and National Institute of Laser and Optronics (NILOP).
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Ministry gets go-ahead on Climate Change Policy

The Nation - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has given go-ahead to newly-inducted Federal Minister for Climate Change, Mushahid Ullah Khan for the implementation of first Climate Change Policy and taking the provinces into confidence in this regard, The ...
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Our ancestors arrived much earlier than thought

Business Standard - ‎30 minutes ago‎
A fossil lower jaw found in Ethiopia has pushed back evidence for the earliest human genus -- Homo -- to 2.8 million years ago, around 400,000 years earlier than previously thought.
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Martian ocean had more water than Arctic - ‎1 hour ago‎
An ancient ocean on Mars held more water than the Arctic Ocean on Earth, NASA scientists found. The scientists used ground-based observatories to measure water signatures in the Martian atmosphere.
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