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Family of Trump son-in-law in $4 bn deal with Chinese company

WASHINGTON: A company owned by the family of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is set to receive

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Trump gives CIA authority to conduct drone strikes: WSJ

President Donald Trump has given the Central Intelligence Agency new authority to conduct drone attacks against suspect

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Turkey suspends top ties with Netherlands in escalating crisis

Turkey on Monday said it was suspending top-level ties with The Netherlands and blocking the return of its ambassador i

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23 countries to attend Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: A cabinet committee session of the Asian Parliamentary Assembly is underway where representatives of 23 coun

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Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad: Over 100 suspects detained in raids across Punjab

KARACHI: More than 100 suspects were taken into custody on Tuesday by law enforcement personnel in a fresh crackdown ac

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Maryam Nawaz lauds contribution of Malala, Sharmeen

ISLAMABAD: Maryam Nawaz Sharif, the Prime Minister’s daughter, on Monday said the Women Parliamentary Caucus (WPC

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Du Plessis surprise at ICC ‘inaction’ over India spat

DUNEDIN, New Zealand: South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said Sunday he was surprised no one had been charged by the IC

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VIDEO: ‘Security in Pakistan is top-class, cricket should return there’, says Samuels

The Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s second edition kicked off with a fanfare and ended on a success note, in particular af

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Silence over sledging: Warner hopes to let his bat do the talking

NEW DELHI: Australia´s David Warner is refusing to take the bait after being publicly sledged by India´s cr

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Business Trends

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Feel the Market – Unleash the Potential

—Canada was in the top ten exports destinations of Pakistan’s IT companies during 2015-16. Canada’s Tech Sector contribu

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Thar-coal projects: Nepra decides to re-determine tariff

National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has decided to re-determine tariff for upcoming Thar-coal power pro

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Facebook bars developers from using data for surveillance

CALIFORNIA: Facebook Inc barred software developers on Monday from using the massive social network’s data to crea

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Watch: Shilpa doing a ‘naagin’ dance

Photo: FILEIt was Holi yesterday and all the b- town stars were in the mood to make the best out of it. Social media was

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Disney’s lucrative live-action production line rolls on

-Soup“Rudyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book” — 1994 (based on “The Jungle Book” –

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Aamir Khan’s six famous movies with social messages

-TechStoryWEB DESK: Aamir Khan, a big name of B-town started off his career back in 1985 and continued to entertain us w

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B vitamins may have ‘protective effect’ against air pollution

B vitamins may offer some protection against the impacts of air pollution, a small scale human trial suggests.Researcher

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Social media linked to feelings of isolation in real life

Young adults who spend more time on social media may end up feeling more isolated in their daily lives, a recent study s

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Parenthood linked to longer life: study

PARIS: Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewa

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IMF’s Lagarde warns G20 to avoid ‘self-inflicted’ wounds

—Photo by AFPWASHINGTON: IMF chief Christine Lagarde on Tuesday warned the world’s largest economies to avoid dama

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EU headscarf ban ruling sparks faith group backlash

—Photo by ReutersBRUSSELS: Companies may bar staff from wearing Islamic headscarves and other visible religious symbols

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Smart condo conundrum: Talk to appliances, or text them?

In today’s so-called smart home, you can dim the lights, order more toothpaste or tell the kids to go to bed simpl

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Parenthood linked to longer life

PARIS: Parents, take courage. If you survive the sleep deprivation, toddler tantrums and teenage angst, you may be rewar

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Trump will donate his salary ‘by year’s end’

WASHINGTON: Donald Trump will donate his annual presidential salary of $400,000 to charity by year’s end, spokesm

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Elephant whacks and kills trainer at Japan zoo

Tokyo: An elephant whacked a trainer with its trunk and killed him at a Japanese zoo on Sunday, police said.Wichai Madee

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