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Leader of India’s biggest state boosts Hindu right agenda

BISHARA: When India’s prime minister named a hardline Hindu known for his anti-Muslim speeches to head its larges

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Trump taps son-in-law to head bureaucracy overhaul: report

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has tapped son-in-law Jared Kushner to lead a new White House office, that aims t

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Donald Trump’s presidency could be finished

Donald Trump could be forced to leave office over the investigations into his administration’s links with Russia, a form

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U.S., Britain, France, others skip nuclear weapons ban treaty talks

—File PhotoUNITED NATIONS: The United States, Britain and France are among almost 40 countries that will not join talks

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After healthcare loss, investor faith wavers as Trump turns to taxes

—Photo by ReutersU.S. stocks slid on Monday amid concerns that Republican President Donald Trump may struggle to push a

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Senate panel to question Trump son-in-law on Russia

—Photo by ReutersWASHINGTON: The Senate Intelligence Committee is seeking to interview President Donald Trump’s so

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Australia fast bowler Tait announces retirement

-File PhotoAustralian: Shaun Tait has announced his retirement from all forms of the game on Monday due to persistent el

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Jadeja half-century puts India ahead of Australia

 -File PhotoDHARAMSALA – All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja’s half-century propelled India into a slim first i

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Shadab Khan played a thrilling inning in International T20 debut

-File photoBARBADOS: Shadab Khan a hidden gem from Mian Wali, successfully gained appreciation as he played a thrilling

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SBP clarifies authenticity of Rs. 500 notes

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has clarified the authenticity of Rs 500 Banknotes without OVI.Apropos the ne

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Woman appointed as next President and CEO of UBL

KARACHI: United Bank Limited has appointed Sima Kamil to replace Wajahat Husain as the next President and CEO of the ba

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Bullion rates, March 27, 2017

—File PhotoGold and Silver rates prevailing in different cities on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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Watch Akshay Kumar got a ‘dhobi pachad’ from a girl

Photo: mid dayAkshay shared a video in which he got a dhobi pachad from a girl. Surprising, isn’t it? The actor, along w

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What? Sonam to auction clothes and bags

-DNA IndiaBollywood’s devoted fashion follower, Sonam Kapoor will auction 12 of her stylish garments for the bette

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Jaaved Jaaferi’s daughter Allaviaa is drop dead gorgeous and here is the proof

-thestorypediaBollywood’s ultimate comedian, Jaaved Jaaferi is not only blessed with an prodigious career but  with a st

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Cholesterol-slashing drug does not impair brain: study

WASHINGTON: A new cholesterol-slashing drug that has shown promise for high-risk patients does not impair brain function

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Biometric system in govt hospitals

KARACHI: Sindh Ministry of Health has directed all the government hospitals of the province to install biometric system

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Web-based counseling lowers blood pressure as much as medicines: study

People who received regular lifestyle counseling online were able to lower their blood pressure as much as a medication

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Samsung Electronics says to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7s

—Photo by ReutersSEOUL: Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said on Monday it plans to sell refurbished ve

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A closer look at Sony Xperia XZ premium

-sonymobileSony’s back with a new high-end phoneand we really mean high end. In fact, bar the fact the Sony Xperia XZ Pr

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This new red iPhone 7 looks awesome —video review

-BGRWEB DESK: Tech enthusiasts attention, Apple introduces iphone 7 and iphone 7 plus special red edition and here is ev

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30 minutes walk boosts positivity in advanced cancer patients

-File PhotoISLAMABAD: For patients in advanced stages of cancer, walking for at least 30 minutes thrice a week may boost

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You won’t go near a swimming pool after reading this

-File PhotoThere are two types of people in this world: people who admit they’ve peed in a pool and liars. Okay, so mayb

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WHO issues ethics guidance to protect rights of TB patients

-File PhotoISLAMABAD : World Health Organization (WHO) on Fridaylaunched new tuberculosis (TB) ethics guidance to help e

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