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DAWN.com - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: After facing criticism over the quality of magnetised ink used in last year's general elections, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has decided to introduce electronic voting machines in two years and use them in next polls, due in 2018.

US sanctions ex-Harkatul Mujahideen chief, two other Pakistanis

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON: US Treasury Department on Tuesday added three Pakistani nationals and one Pakistani entity to its terror lwatch ist, including Harkatul Mujahideen founder Fazlur Rehman Khalil.
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Government Has No Business Being in Business, PM Modi Tells US Investors

NDTV - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Prime Minister Narendra Modi ended his five-day US trip by reaffirming his pledge to cut down unwanted laws and usher in a friendlier business environment in front of a gathering of over 300 members of the US-India Business Council (USIBC).
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Hong Kong protesters brace for holiday test

MarketWatch - ‎7 minutes ago‎
A student hold a sign as protesters gather around the Golden Bauhinia Square before an official flag-raising ceremony to commemorate the Chinese National Day in Hong Kong.
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Wave of car bombs, mortar attacks in Baghdad's Shi'ite areas kill 35

Daily News & Analysis - ‎22 minutes ago‎
At least 35 people were killed in a wave of car bomb and mortar attacks in mainly Shi'ite Muslim districts of Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police and medical sources said.
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Intl. conference on Palestine held in Mecca, Saudi Arabia

Press TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
The issue of Palestine is a thorny problem the Muslim world has been trying to resolve for decades. But the attempts in this regard have failed so far due to many reasons.
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Media, police forensic experts leave Koh Tao

Phuket Gazette - ‎41 minutes ago‎
PHUKET: Forensic police yesterday pulled out of Koh Tao after completing their task collecting DNA samples from a large number of men, both Thai and migrant workers, in their hunt for the killers of two British citizens.
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Govt to hold donors moot to seek funds

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD - Pakistan would hold a donors conference soon to seek international financing for the rehabilitation of the flood affected areas of the country, as the floods have destroyed the crops, livestock and infrastructure.
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MNAs come to blows over 'Go Nawaz, Go' slogan

The Express Tribune - ‎5 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: A fight broke out between two lawmakers from the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) during a meeting of the National Assembly Standing Committee on Communications on Tuesday when a PTI MNA ...
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Dialogue with militants underway: Malik

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Do you believe that Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be able to successfully reinvigorate the PPP? Yes. No. Don't know. Do you believe that Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari will be able to successfully reinvigorate the PPP?
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FBR misses Sept target by Rs4b due to floods

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has missed the monthly revenue collection target by Rs4 billion in September mainly due to the devastating floods in different parts of the country.
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Govt has strong realisation of textile sector hardships

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
LAHORE - Governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar on Tuesday said that the government has strong realization of textile industry hardships and it has never desired mistreatment to the textile industry.
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Stock market bounces back despite profit-taking

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
KARACHI - The stock market staged strong rebound on Tuesday despite profit-taking ahead of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. Positive sentiment supported the index while buying in UBL and NBP also supported share prices of banking sector.
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US dollar breaks 110 yen for first time in six years

The Straits Times - ‎51 minutes ago‎
TOKYO (AFP) - The US dollar broke the 110 yen barrier for the first time in more than six years on Wednesday, following a string of generally upbeat US data and expectations of more Bank of Japan monetary easing.

Regulating cyberspace: Call for legislation on cyber security

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Speaking on the legal framework that should be constituted to protect a country's cyber space, former law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi said there is a need for cyber laws at the domestic and international level.
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Windows 10: Microsoft's apologia for Windows 8 blends new with familiar

Christian Science Monitor - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Although the current, wildly unpopular version is called Windows 8, Microsoft is skipping ahead to Windows 10 to emphasize the scope of the redesign.
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Samsung presents Galaxy Gear-2 Smart-watches to fitness trainers

Business Recorder - ‎1 hour ago‎
Samsung Electronics Co, Ltd has recently gifted Galaxy Gear2 smart-watches to the fitness trainers at "Gold Spa" - a famous Health & Fitness Club in Lahore.
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StealthGenie 'stalker app' maker arrested over its alleged privacy violation

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎7 hours ago‎
US federal officials have announced the arrest of the maker of a smartphone app marketed as a tool for catching cheating spouses by eavesdropping on their calls and tracking their locations, a system that critics have dubbed "stalker apps".
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Pakistan to clash with India for hockey gold

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lacklustre Pakistan made it to the final of the Asian Games men's hockey, after edging resilient Malaysians 6-5 on sudden death plenty shoot out, in the second semifinal played at Seonhak Hockey Stadium, Incheon, Korea Tuesday.
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Waqar questions ICC crackdown on chucking

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has questioned the timing of cricket authorities' crackdown against chucking just months away from the World Cup, and suggested that rules on bowling actions be relaxed for spinners.
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Marsh, Hogg knock Lions out

The Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
BANGALORE- A must-win pressure-cooker contest for a team, an improbable equation from the outset, then a lost toss, a batting collapse, a seriously underwhelming total of 124, followed by an even more challenging task - to hold the opposition to 78.

Coke Studio's 2nd episode of Season 7 a huge success!

Daily Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
Following Coke Studio Season 7 Episode 1, the second episode aired on Sunday across all leading broadcast networks nationwide featuring “Washmalay” by Komal Rizvi, Akhtar Chanal Zahri and Momin Durrani, “Phool banro” by Humera Channa and ...
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Sindh sets up emergency centre amid polio cases surge

DAWN.com - ‎9 minutes ago‎
KARACHI: Declaring that 16 polio cases in Karachi is already the city's highest tally in the past one decade, the provincial authorities have established an emergency operation centre (EOC) as demanded by the World Health Organisation (WHO) to deal with ...
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Day one: Over 100 parents refuse polio vaccine

The Express Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
Urooj further said that for carrying out the anti-polio drive, Islamabad is being divided in to 16 zones which are further divided into 88 sectors for which 408 mobile teams have been mobilized.
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Pakistan and CERN

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Apropos the editorial, “Pakistan and CERN”, published in The Express Tribune on September 25, it is necessary to highlight some facts.

Downtown festival brings awareness of importance of the Cape Fear River

WECT-TV6 - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Weekend festival pays tribute to economic value of the Cape Fear River to Wilmington.(Source: WECT). WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) -. Thousands gathered in Wilmington over the past weekend for the 275th birthday celebration of the Port City.
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