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At least 16 Maoist rebels killed in central Indian gunfight

NEW DELHI: At least 16 suspected Maoists have been killed in a firefight with security forces in central India, police

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Arundhati Roy calls Indian aggression in Kashmir ‘shameful’

  NEW DELHI: Human rights activist Arundhati Roy has called the Indian aggression in the Kashmir ‘shameful&r

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Afghan forces retake district from Taliban near Kunduz

KABUL: Afghan security forces have regained control of a district centre close to the northern city of Kunduz that fell

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No load-shedding at Sehri, Iftar and Taraweeh times in Ramazan: power ministry

ISLAMABAD: The federal government on Tuesday announced not to carry out power load-shedding during Sehri, Iftar and Tara

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Security forces unearth huge arms caches in Waziristan

RAWALPINDI: Security forces on Tuesday recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition from North and South Waziristan,

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Kamal, others booked for unrest at Karachi rally

KARACHI: Police have booked top leadership of Pak Sarzameen Party for unrest during a rally held in Karachi on Sunday,

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Maria Sharapova denied French Open wild card

PARIS:  Two-time champion Maria Sharapova will not play at Roland Garros this year after the French tennis federat

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‘It was not my decision to make Azhar Ali ODI captain’: Chairman PCB

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Shahryar Khan has admitted that the decision to make Azhar Ali ODI skipp

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Wasim Akram and wife Shaniera’s Twitter banter is all you need to read today

Pakistan cricket legends Wasim Akram and Shoaib Akhtar have been making hilarious headlines all over promoting their up

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Business Trends

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IMF tells Berlin to act now to reduce trade surplus

Germany must act to reduce the massive trade surplus that has stoked friction with European neighbours and the United S

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PSX achieves another milestone

KARACHI: Morgan Stanley Capital International has upgraded the status of Pakistan Stock Exchange from Frontier Market to

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Global stocks hit records as oil prices rally

NEW YORK: Equity markets in Frankfurt, London and New York ended at fresh records Monday, lifted by a rally in oil price

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Wasim Bhai, Rawalpindi Express making waves as Geo Khelo Pakistan`s teaser is out!!

KARACHI: Former speed star Shoaib Akhtar shared a teaser of a Geo News show showing him along with former Pakistan capt

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´King Arthur´ falls on its sword with dismal debut

LOS ANGELES: "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword" proved an epic failure in its opening weekend, taking a calamitous $15.

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Priyanka Chopra to shoot a desi song with The Rock?

If you`re a Bollywood fan and WWE buff then this is definitely for you. Bollywood beauty and Fashion star Priyanka Chop

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Third Bioresonance Therapy centre opens up in Karachi

KARACHI: With the aim to provide easy access to health facilities to the poor, Dr Muhammad Khalid started a Bioresonanc

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Cholera death toll in Yemen reaches at least 180: Red Cross

Cholera has killed at least 180 people in Yemen in recent weeks, the International Committee of the Red Cros

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IMF austerity has consequences for children’s health: study

WASHINGTON: Austerity policies imposed by the International Monetlocal channel Fund may harm parents’ ability to c

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Facebook adds Snapchat-like camera filters to Instagram

Facebook’s Instagram has souped up its camera tool with quirky face-tracking filters, adding another feature simil

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Facebook fined 150,000 euros by French data watchdog

Facebook has been fined 150,000 euros ($166,000) by France’s data protection watchdog for failing to prevent its u

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‘Too early’ to say who is behind cyberattacks: Europol

THE HAGUE: The European police agency said Tuesday it was still too early to determine who was behind a massive cyberatt

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Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

MONTREAL: An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was p

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Bald men are more intelligent and successful: study

Do you know what’s common among Steve Ballmer, Dwaynne Johnson and Vin Diesel. They are tremendously successful. And als

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25-year-old scientist becomes Miss USA

WASHINGTON: A 25-year-old scientist representing the District of Columbia was crowned winner of the Miss USA pageant on

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