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Pakistani HC Nafees Zakaria briefs British MPs on Kashmir humanitarian crisis

LONDON: Pakistan’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Mohammad Nafees Zakaria has said the continued human rights a

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North Korea says new ICBM puts U.S. mainland within range of nuclear weapons

SEOUL/WASHINGTON: North Korea said it had successfully tested a powerful new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) t

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Britain’s Theresa May heads to Middle East

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to the Middle East this week to lend her support to economic refo

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Pakistan listed as one of the least competitive global tourist destination

Pakistan was ranked 121 out of 140 countries on the Travel and Tourism Competitive Index 2019 released by the World Econ

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Telemedicine unit inaugurated in Karachi’s public sector hospital

KARACHI: The provincial government has set up first ever telemedicine clinic in a public sector hospital to improve heal

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NAB initiates process of declaring Ishaq Dar proclaimed offender

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has initiated the process of declaring former finance minister Ishaq

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Iran beats US in wrestling cup final

TEHRAN: As the US and Iran wrangle over sanctions and missile tests, their athletes grappled in the ring on Friday in wr

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PSL 2017: Zalmi – Gladiators clash abandoned due to rain

SHARJAH: Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 encounter between Peshawar Zalmi and Quetta Gladiators on Friday at Sharjah en

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Tahir spins South Africa to New Zealand T20 win

AUCKLAND: Veteran spinner Imran Tahir was the destroyer as South Africa began their tour of New Zealand with an emphatic

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Golf club brings Trump brand to Dubai

DUBAI: Every few miles another Trump billboard flashes by on the highways of Dubai, the glitzy Gulf city hosting the fir

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Bullion rates, Feb 17, 2017

—Gold and Silver rates prevailing in different cities on Friday, February 17, 2017. 

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Apple to start India manufacturing in coming months with iPhone SE: source

Apple Inc will in the coming months start assembling its lower-priced iPhone SE models at a contract manufacturer’

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Michael Jackson’s ‘Thriller’ tops record 33 million sales mark

LOS ANGELES: Michael Jackson’s “Thriller,” the biggest album in history, on Thursday notched up anothe

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Kajol’s daughter Nysa Devgn teaching social media to her parents?

MUMBAI: Kajol was a known screen face in the B-Town and her film career has many feats to count on fingers. But little d

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Nominations for Nigar Awards 2017 revealed

\nLAHORE: After a hiatus of 12 years, the oldest awards, Nigar Awards, are all set to make a comeback this year on March

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Test can detect HIV within a week of infection: researchers

MADRID: Spain’s top research institution said Thursday it has patented an HIV test that can detect the AIDS-causin

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Home-packed school lunches are healthier: Experts

\nISLAMABAD: Health Experts on Friday recommended to parents for Home-packed school lunches that can be healthier and le

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Baby brain scans may reveal autism risk: study

PARIS: Brain scans of babies may predict which ones will develop autism, a debilitating disorder whose symptoms can be s

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Ethical qualms make UK police cameras a mixed success

\nLONDON: With accusations of police misconduct raging on both sides of the Atlantic, Britain has taken the lead in supp

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Samsung chief Lee arrested in corruption investigation

Samsung Group chief, Jay Y. Lee, leaves for the Seoul Central District Court at the office of the independent counsel in

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India puts record 104 satellites into orbit

India successfully put a record 104 satellites from a single rocket into orbit on Wednesday in the latest triumph for it

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Thirteen smart ways to use sugar

Treat a woundSprinkle a bit of sugar on your wounds. Study showed that pouring granulated sugar on wounds before dressin

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16 quick and effective hacks for Bathroom!

-Good HousekeepingWEB DESK: Your bathroom needs your attention too. Like cleanliness of entire house, cleaning washroom

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ADHD a ‘brain disorder’, not just bad behaviour: study

 PARIS: People with ADHD have slightly smaller brains than those without the condition, according to a study releas

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