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Trump vows full response to Harvey’s ‘epic’ flooding in Texas

HOUSTON: U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Texas on Tuesday and vowed the federal government would have a complete

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Kazakhstan inaugurates IAEA-backed nuclear fuel bank

ASTANA: Kazakhstan inaugurated on Tuesday a new internationally-controlled uranium fuel bank seen as potentially importa

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North Korea missile did not threaten US: Pentagon

WASHINGTON: The ballistic missile that North Korea fired over Japan Tuesday was a medium-range rocket that did not threa

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Ousted PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London today

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister is set to leave for London today to see his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, ARY News report

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ECP asks PBS to release census results for initiation of delimitation process

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked Pakistan Bureau of Statistics to release census data to initiat

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Pakistan will not accept any unilateral modification of Indus Water Treaty by India: Asif

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Foreign Affairs Khawaja Muhammad Asif says Pakistan is fulfilling its share of responsibility wi

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Sharapova sparkles on return to grand slam stage

NEW YORK: Maria Sharapova proved she will be someone to contend with for the U.S. Open crown after the Russian wild card

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Report reveals high level of drug use in athletics

Over 30 percent of athletes who competed at the 2011 world championships admitted to having used banned substances in th

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Cricket: Brathwaite falls but Windies still have Hope

LONDON: England finally saw the back of Kraigg Brathwaite for 95 but Shai Hope was still at the crease as the West Indie

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Business Trends

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Harvey damage estimated at $42 bn, among most costly US storms

Damage from Hurricane Harvey could put it among the top five most costly US storms ever, with failing dams and levees dr

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Bullion Rates

Due to current political situation of Pakistan bullion rates are affected. Following are the Gold and silver rates in ru

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HBL chief blames ‘human error’ as $630 US fine looms

By: Zamir Husain LaghariKARACHI: Habib Bank Ltd (HBL) President Nauman K. Dar has admitted the bank’s failure to fully c

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Zombies, romance and revenge drive record `Game of Thrones` ratings

A zombie dragon, an illicit romance and satisfying revenge helped drive the season finale of “Game of Thrones” to a view

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India’s most controversial drama serial might go off air

NEWS DESK: Tejaswi Prakash starrer Pehredaar Piya Ki has received a lot of negative attention ever since it first aired

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Deepika Padukone shows concern over heavy Mumbai rains

WEB DESK: Weather is continuously getting worse in different parts of the world. We have seen recent Houston flood and n

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Diet guidelines biased against poor nations: study

PARIS: Widely promoted guidelines to reduce fat intake could be unhealthy for people in low- and middle-income countries

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Scientists launch virtual reality game to detect Alzheimer’s

LONDON: Sea Quest Hero is more than just the usual computer game in which players find their way through mazes, shoot an

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German killer nurse murdered ‘at least 90 patients’: police

BERLIN: A male nurse jailed for life two years ago for killing two hospital patients with lethal drug overdoses murdered

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Uber to end post-trip tracking of riders as part of privacy push

PALO ALTO: Uber Technologies Inc is pulling a heavily criticized feature from its app that allowed it to track riders fo

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Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post

SAN FRANCISCO: co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter – August – to the wor

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Fitbit takes aim at Apple with new smartwatch launch

Wearable device maker Fitbit on Monday launched its newest device, the Ionic smartwatch, with features ranging from fitn

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Secrets of late Princess Diana’s life that were hidden for years

WEB DESK: People’s Princess, Diana (late) is widely liked by everyone even till date. Her sudden and sad demise le

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Do you forget things quickly? here is the cure

WEB DESK: Some of us have this annoying habit of forgetting things and smaller tasks. In most cases, you have an idea wh

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Better use of scarce water key to Middle East’s future: World Bank

WASHINGTON: Political stability and economic growth in the Middle East and North Africa could hinge on better management

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