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Terrorists involved in Sri Lankan cricket team attack killed in Lahore raid

The Express Tribune - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Younus Khan walks past the bullet-ridden team bus in Lahore on March 3, 2009. PHOTO: AFP. Three terrorists, who were allegedly involved in the attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in 2009, were killed in a police encounter in Lahore on Sunday, Express ...
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Pak envoy approaches US to seek support for NSG bid

Business Standard - ‎48 minutes ago‎
Pakistan's Ambassador to the United States Jalil Abbas Jilani has approached the White House, the State Department, important Congress leaders and significant think-tanks and opinion makers in the United States to support Pakistan's bid for membership ...
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Top court to take up Aasia Bibi's appeal in October

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The top court will take up Aasia Bibi's final appeal against her death sentence in a blasphemy case in October. The Christian woman has been on the death row since November 2010 but her case gained prominence after then Punjab governor ...

LHC moved to place MQM leaders' names on ECL

Business Recorder (press release) (registration) (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
A bar member has approached the Lahore High Court against three MQM leaders Dr Farooq Sattar, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui and Khwaja Izharul for placing their names on Exit Control List (ECL).
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Fire sweeps through Russian warehouse, killing 17 workers

messenger-inquirer - ‎1 hour ago‎
MOSCOW - A fire swept through a Moscow printing plant warehouse on Saturday, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan, Russia's emergency services said.
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Yemen's exiled government welcomes US plan for restart of peace talks

Reuters - ‎4 hours ago‎
People inspect damage at a house after it was destroyed by a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa, August 11, 2016. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi.
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Suspected mastermind of deadly Bangladesh cafe siege is killed in police shootout

The Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
DHAKA, Bangladesh - Police in Bangladesh killed three suspected militants in a shootout Saturday morning, including the Canadian citizen identified as a key organizer of the deadly terrorist attack on a Dhaka cafe last month.
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Accountability should start with PM: Siraj

The News International - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
RAWALPINDI: Ameer Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) Pakistan, Senator Sirajul Haq, has said that corrupt rulers had deprived the masses of the fruits of the creation of Pakistan.
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Nobody will be allowed to create wave of fear in Karachi, says CM

The News International - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the implementation of ther National Action Plan (NAP) and the restoration of law and order are his top priorities, and indiscriminate action against criminals and terrorists must therefore be ...
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Kashmir in lockdown: Mirwaiz arrested as death toll climbs to 68

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
A Kashmiri protester holds a placard as others chant slogans during a protest in Srinagar. PHOTO: AFP. SRINAGAR: Police in Indian-administered Kashmir arrested All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, his aide told AFP on ...
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Preparedness tested: Rain disrupts life in city

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
Heavy rain on Saturday morning flooded the road leading to Kalma Chowk near Barkat Market (L); A rickshaw driver pushes the vehicle through water standing on Abbot Road.

SECP issues corporate governance rules for PSEs

The News International - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) on Saturday issued the draft of amendments to the Public Sector Companies (Corporate Governance) Rules, 2013, to get feedback from the stakeholders and the public.

IP gas pipeline the most viable project, says former finance minister

The Express Tribune - ‎2 hours ago‎
Apart from the gas pipeline, the economist suggested, Pakistan should also try to sign a trade agreement with Iran with special focus on the export of rice and textile products and import of petroleum products and other goods.
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Pakistan welcomes expansion of China's AIIB

The Nation - ‎14 hours ago‎
BEIJING: Pakistan has welcomed expansion of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and hoped it would have major role in boosting infrastructure network for common development in the regional countries.
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Textile Asia 2016: Sector has great potential to create jobs, says Rashid

The Express Tribune - ‎11 hours ago‎
“Textile is the only sector which contributed $12.6 billion (60%) in exports for the year 2015-16 and $13.5 billion (57%) in exports for the year 2014-15”.
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Singaporean couple invents roti-making robot

The Straits Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
When she got married 10 years ago, Ms Pranoti Nagarkar Israni, co-founder of automatic roti- maker Rotimatic, would painstakingly make chapati, an Indian flat bread, for her husband.
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Neon stickers on cattle horns preventing accidents in Madhya Pradesh

The Indian Tribune - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
By sticking radium stickers on the horns of the cattle, police have found a solution to the rising problem of motorists crashing into stray animals in Madhya Pradesh.
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NETWORK SECURITY Official: FBI Probing Cyberbreach of NY Times Journalists

Top Tech News - ‎Aug 26, 2016‎
The FBI is investigating cyber intrusions targeting reporters of The New York Times and is looking into whether Russian intelligence agencies are responsible for the acts, a U.S.
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Resilient Root delighted over England's win

Geo News, Pakistan - ‎2 hours ago‎
LONDON: Joe Root showed plenty of Yorkshire grit in making 89 as England beat Pakistan by four wickets in Saturday´s second one-day international at Lord´s after a collision with team-mate Adil Rashid.
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Misbah-ul-Haq and Younis Khan: Two equals No.1

The Indian Express - ‎10 hours ago‎
Misbah-ul-Haq has calmed down young men, and moulded this team while Younis Khan has been its emotional loadstar. Written by Sriram Veera Published:Aug 28, 2016, 2:07.
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Christian Dior slammed for running Johnny Depp Sauvage campaign in Australia

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎16 hours ago‎
Christian Dior is under fire in Australia for an advertising campaign fronted by Johnny Depp. Billboards, store fronts and bus stops around Sydney and Melbourne are covered in images of Depp emblazoned with the word "Sauvage", a French term meaning ...
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Tough new conditions for concerts in Tehran

The Express Tribune - ‎21 hours ago‎
TEHRAN: The Tehran prosecutor recommended strict new rules on Saturday for concerts in the capital, the latest in a tug of war between moderates and conservatives that has already seen live music banned in Iran's second city Mashhad.
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MQM in time and space

The News International - ‎7 hours ago‎
Much praise has been heard from different quarters to the effect that the Rangers-led operation has been undeniably successful in reducing violence in Karachi.
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Safe and sound: Regional Blood Centre to become functional

The Express Tribune - ‎9 hours ago‎
RBC's director also confirmed that a law is being processed at the provincial law department and will be tabled before the provincial assembly in next session so that the safe blood transfusion act is promulgated.
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Public asked to be cautious on Eidul Azha

Daily Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
LAHORE: Post Graduate Medical Institute (PGMI) Principal and Lahore General Hospital Prof Ghiasun Nabi Tayyab has asked the public to be cautious while purchasing sacrificial animals for Eidul Azha because of the Congo virus threat.
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Kashmir violence: 'Alternative' to pellets already in use, says CRPF affidavit

The Indian Express - ‎2 hours ago‎
The committee was asked to submit its report within two months, but Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Thursday that the committee will submit its report within a few days.

Congo fever: WHO representative calls for stringent precautions

The Express Tribune - ‎7 hours ago‎
When patients with Congo fever are admitted, healthcare providers must ensure that they are kept in isolated ward and cared for using protective infection control measures.
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Nasa spacecraft Juno skims Jupiter's clouds in record-breaking mission

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
A spacecraft has skimmed the clouds of Jupiter in a record-breaking close approach to the giant planet. Juno activated its whole suite of nine instruments as it soared 2,600 miles above Jupiter's swirling cloudtops, travelling at 130,000mph, on Saturday.
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Obama establishes world's largest marine reserve in Hawaii

The Nation - ‎5 hours ago‎
MIAMI-President Barack Obama on Friday burnished his environmental legacy by establishing the world's largest marine reserve, home to thousands of rare sea creatures in the northwestern Hawaiian islands.
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Donald Trump says his border wall will be 35 to 45 FEET high

Daily Mail - ‎Aug 25, 2016‎
Donald Trump has answered a key question about his flagship Mexican wall policy: how high will it be? 'I think the height could be 35 to 45 feet.
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Trump's border wall plan is unrealistic and useless, experts say

The Express Tribune - ‎3 hours ago‎
WASHINGTON DC: Even as Donald Trump vacillates between toning down his harsh anti-immigrant rhetoric and reaching out to minorities, he remains unshakable on one central campaign promise: building a wall on America's southern border with Mexico.