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Record-breaking England beat Pakistan in 3rd ODI

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎3 hours ago‎
England beat Pakistan by 169 runs to take an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series. NOTTINGHAM (AFP) - Alex Hales s stunning century provided the platform for England to post the highest ever one-day international total of 444 for three as they ...
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Power load shedding to be history after 2018: Nawaz

Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that significant addition of power to the national grid with the completion of the ongoing projects will eliminate load shedding in Pakistan for all times to come.
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U.S., India to discuss business ties, tensions with Pakistan

Business Insider - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker began two days of talks on Tuesday with the Indian government to boost business ties, and to encourage dialogue with Pakistan over the disputed region of ...
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Enforced disappearances: 'Endless Misery for thousands of families

The Express Tribune - ‎46 minutes ago‎
Advocate Mohsin Hamdani demanded that the government probe cases of enforced disappearances and take notice of the plight of families whose loved ones had been missing for years.
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Pakistan gets a US-India smackdown amid Kashmir unrest

Times of India - ‎1 hour ago‎
WASHINGTON: Among the many snarky exchanges on social media in recent days between hypernationalist Pakistanis and Indians: Forget about sending 22 special envoys to lobby on Kashmir, Islamabad may want to check if they can get visas to go ...

Long road to children rights

Daily Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
No doubt Pakistan has made progress in passing laws, but it lags behind in the implementation of these statutes for one reason or the other.
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Key Islamic State leader killed in apparent US strike in Syria

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT/WASHINGTON: Islamic State said on Tuesday one of its most prominent and longest-serving leaders was killed in what appeared to be an American air strike in Syria, depriving the militant group of the man in charge of directing attacks overseas.
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US, European markets split as Apple hit with $14.5 bn tax bill

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎1 hour ago‎
NEW YORK (AFP) - European and US equities markets went in opposite directions on Tuesday, with Wall Street in negative territory after European officials ordered Apple to pay $14.5 billion in back taxes.
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Three hurt in suicide blast at China's Kyrgyzstan embassy

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎6 hours ago‎
BISHKEK: A van driven by a suicide bomber exploded after ramming through a gate at the Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, injuring three people, authorities said.
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Burkinis? Here's why we should fight them on the beaches - ‎11 hours ago‎
On a bathing platform in Turkey, I found myself sunbathing next to a Muslim family. The father strutted about in a pair of teeny red trunks, just visible beneath the landslide of his vast belly.
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Talking points: Amir Haider Hoti slams Imran Khan

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
MINGORA: Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa former chief minister Amir Haider Hoti has accused Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan of turning a blind eye to poor governance in K-P.

Things heat up between Nisar, Kh Asif over NA-110 report

Daily Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The ongoing rift between Defence Minister Khawaja Asif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan over the report of the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) regarding NA-110 ballots has further deepened.
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United front: Political parties oppose pro-FCR tribesmen

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sajid maintained that the only remedy is to abolish FCR and the FATA Reforms Committee has taken feedback from the youth for its proposals.
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Speaking truth to power

The Express Tribune - ‎6 hours ago‎
Farewell Marc-Andre Franche. You did your best for Pakistan, but sadly Pakistan did not do its best for you. By Editorial. Published: August 30, 2016.

Conducive environment: Govt must take steps to promote rice exports, says REAP

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
Association underlines need to strengthen relations with China, Indonesia; exempting rice machinery from tax. PHOTO: FILE. ISLAMABAD: The Rice Exporters' Association of Pakistan (REAP) has urged the government to take fiscal and diplomatic measures ...
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Possible acquisition: Shanghai Electric Power expresses intention to acquire K-Electric

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
The Abraaj Group in partnership with Al-Jomaih Group of Saudi Arabia and National Industries Group of Kuwait, holds a total shareholding of 66.4% in K-Electric.
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Market watch: Index dips below 40000 after volatile session

The Express Tribune - ‎4 hours ago‎
KARACHI: The benchmark-100 index closed marginally lower after the market failed to find a clear direction and traded volatile amid selective interest.
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Coast is clear: No Bollywood film releasing on Eidul Azha

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
Janaan, Actor in Law and Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai will compete for top box office spots over Eid holidays. PHOTOS: FILE. LAHORE: With no Bollywood movies coming out on Eidul Azha, Pakistani film-makers finally have little to complain about.
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Tekken 7: "eSports and Fighting Games are a Good Match," Harada

SegmentNext - ‎10 hours ago‎
The heart and soul of Tekken series, Katsuhiro Harada, recently discussed Tekken 7 and its eSports elements. He explained that eSports wasn't always named eSports but even than, fighting games had their own competitive events.
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Apple Leak Says The iPhone Home Button Will Be Eliminated In 2017

Forbes - ‎1 hour ago‎
This year, Apple AAPL -0.77% is reportedly going to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of a thin design for the iPhone 7. Headphones that ship with the iPhone 7 are expected to use the Lightning port instead of the 3.5mm jack.
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Pandora Will Soon Support Xbox One Background Music

Twinfinite - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Xbox One Pandora app will soon be updated to support background music, according to a Tweet from lead Xbox engineer Mike Ybarra.
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Injured batsman Hafeez returns from London

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎Aug 29, 2016‎
Mohammad Hafeez was ruled out of the remainder of England tour due to left calf injury. LAHORE (Dunya News) - Pakistan top order batsman Mohammad Hafeez reached Lahore from London on early Tuesday morning, Dunya News reported.

Egypt, Malaysia eager to play Test Series with Pakistan

The Nation - ‎8 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Squash Federation (PSF) on Tuesday said their Egyptian and Malaysian counterparts have shown eagerness to play a bilateral Test Series with the Pakistani players.
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Contador concedes Vuelta defeat

Daily Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
GIJON: Three time former champion Alberto Contador has given up on winning this year's Tour of Spain saying Tuesday he has fallen too far behind overall leader Colombia's Nairo Quintana.
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Humaira Arshad and Ahmed Butt set to divorce

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Both of them in the past had accused each other of fraud in public forums but didn't file for the divorce until today. PHOTO: FILE.
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Princess Diana remembered on her death anniversary

DunyaNews Pakistan - ‎4 hours ago‎
LAHORE (Web Desk) - Diana Spencer was born on July 1, 1961, in Sandhringham, UK. Diana is not only remembered for the controversies surrounding her marriage with Prince Charles but is widely acclaimed for her efforts towards making betterment in the ...

PC-1 okayed for cancer hospital

Daily Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The ministry of health has approved PC-1 to the tune of Rs 21 billion for the construction of a 500-bed cancer hospital in the federal capital.

Drug addiction: a social problem of Pakistan

Daily Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cannabis is the most commonly used drug in Pakistan, with nearly four million people listed as users. Opiates, namely opium and heroin, are used by almost one percent of the total drug users, with 860,000 chronic heroin users.

Congo fever death toll rises to six in Paks Karachi

India Today - ‎8 hours ago‎
Karachi, Aug 30 (PTI) The death toll from a possible outbreak of Congo fever in Pakistans Karachi city has risen to six after an Afghan national died of the virus, triggering panic among residents ahead of the Eid festival next month.
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Zika around the world: Where do we stand?

CNN - ‎13 hours ago‎
(CNN) Zika continues its march around the world. Moving from Africa to French Polynesia to Central and South America, the disease is now active in the United States and Asia, and is likely to continue to spread.

Pictures of the day: August 30, 2016

The Express Tribune - ‎12 hours ago‎
A farmer checks hot peppers laid out on a road to dry under the sun before selling them to factories producing pepper products in Kilis province, Turkey.
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Seismic 'weather bomb' lights up Earth's interior - ‎8 hours ago‎
A new type of rare deep-Earth tremor, created by fast-developing ocean storms, has been detected by researchers from Japan. The signals from this kind of faint Earth tremor - known as an "S-wave microseism" - may provide geophysicists with a new tool ...

British backpacker's funeral to include passage from the Qur'an

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
A British backpacker murdered in Australia will have a reading from the Qur'an at her funeral to counter the “misrepresentation” of her killing as an act of terrorism, her mother has said.
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Dogs can tell when praise is sincere - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new study suggests that man's best friend probably understands more than we thought when we talk to them. Helen Shen. 30 August 2016.