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  • Rallies took place across the capital on Tuesday in support of a Delhi University student who claimed she received rape threats after making controversial remarks over a row at Ramjas College before wading into the Pakistan issue. Student Gurmehar Kaur, 20, criticised the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi ...

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  • Senior White House adviser Kellyanne Conway has sparked a social media storm after pictures emerged of her kneeling on the sofa in the Oval Office with her shoes on. Ms Conway is seen clutching her phone as US President Donald Trump poses with leaders of historically black colleges and ...

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  • CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory could get renewed for two more seasons if Warner Bros. TV can reach an agreement with the cast over salaries for seasons 11 and 12. While the original five stars earn $1 million an episode, actresses Mayim Bialik and Melissa Rauch who joined the show in season ...

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  • In testament to the fact exes always come back (even after 10 years), newly single Brad Pitt is now texting his first ex-wife Jennifer Aniston, a source close to Aniston tells Us Weekly. Pitt and his second wife Angelina Jolie, the woman widely seen as the reason Pitt ended things with Aniston in ...

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  • At least 11 police force members were shot dead in their check post in Lashkargah, the capital city of Helmand province on Monday night, sources told TOLOnews. The incident took place in Soorgudar area in Lashkargah's PD2 after a policeman opened fire at his colleagues at the check post. The check ...

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  • In a significant sign that India is finally responding to Islamabad's peace overtures, the Indian government has decided to release 39 Pakistan's nationals currently languishing in Indian jails. These included 21 prisoners who have served out their sentence in India and 18 fishermen. Speaking to ...

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  • On his 89th birthday Google honored 'Angel of Mercy' Abdul Sattar Edhi by a doodle. One of the greatest humanitarian from Karachi was famous for his charity work, network of ambulances, adopting and raising the orphans, passed away on July 8, 2016.  Edhi was born in India but moved to Karachi ...

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  • A Muslim American activist has vowed to help a Jewish cemetery where hundreds of headstones were vandalised.  Approximately 500 tombstones were targeted in an attack at the Mt Carmel Jewish cemetery in Philadelphia.   Tarek-El-Messidi, who is from the state, had previously ...

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  • Sunset and Vine, the UK-based production house that handles the broadcast of the Pakistan Super League, has withdrawn its services for the league's final which will be played in Lahore on March 5. ESPNcricinfo understands that a Dubai-based company, Innovative Production Group, will handle ...

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  • WASHINGTON:  Sarfaraz Bugti, Balo­chis­tan’s minister for home and tribal affairs, said in an interview to the Voice of America radio that thousands of Afghan Taliban are still studying in religious seminaries across the province.  “There are many seminaries where ...

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  • A report published by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) revealed that Pakistanis have consumed tea worth Rs5.028 billion in January-2017. During the same period of the previous fiscal year, the figure for tea imports stood at Rs4.833 billion. The report states that tea imports have swelled by ...

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  • At the 2017 Oscar ceremony, Mahershala Ali received an Oscar for best supporting actor for his performance in Moonlight. Ali beat out Lucas Hedges, Michael Shannon, Jeff Bridges and Dev Patel.  Although he doesn't have a ton of screen time in Moonlight, Ali gave one of this year's most ...

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  • BENGALURU: A six-year-old tribal boy happily played with two cubs (baby leopards) for two days mistaking them for cats. He found them in the nearby bushes two days ago and brought them home carrying in his arms. Feeding them milk and food, he did not let them go out of his vicinity. His parents, ...

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  • It has been decided that the remaining parts of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight PK-661 plane ATR-42, will be sent abroad for investigation. The parts will be dispatched to Canada and France in two days. Furthermore, parts of ATR-42 are also being examined by the maker of this ...

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  • Afghan officials and the Taliban say a senior commander of the militant group has been killed in northern Afghanistan. Interior Ministry spokesman Sediq Sediqqi said on February 27 that Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund was killed in a "special operation." He gave no details. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah ...

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  • The social giant on Monday announced plans to lay nearly 500 miles of fiber cable in Uganda by the end of the year, infrastructure that Facebook believes will provide internet access for more than 3 million people. Facebook is not, however, providing its own wireless network. The company is ...

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  • A former Sindh Police constable and his son were arrested on Monday for possessing cash money in millions, 39 tola gold and 10 cars, Waqt News reported. The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) officers carried out raids in Lateefabad area of Hyderabad to arrest the culprits. Millions of rupees in ...

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  • The Oscars have forever been the fashion Olympics for Hollywood's brightest stars. Style chameleons like Cate Blanchett and Nicole Kidman regularly steal the show, while risky contenders like Björk still live in our hearts (and memes). Ahead, the most iconic red carpet looks in Academy Awards ...

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  • QUETTA: A bomb had been found earlier today in a bucket on Arbab Karam Khan Road in Quetta. According to Quetta police, bomb disposal squad has defused the bomb placed in bucket. Police said the bomb weighed five kilogrammes and it has a remote controlled device installed in it.

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  • Corps Commander Lahore Lieutenant General Sadiq Ali met with Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif today to discuss prevailing security concerns. The meeting between the two high level military and civilian leaders was centered around security arrangements in Punjab and the current situation of the ...

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  • New Delhi: A 20-year-old student of a DU college was allegedly gang-raped by five people, including three of her friends, in Faridabad. Later, she filed a complaint at the Lajpat Nagar police station, following which the accused were arrested on Friday. The survivor told cops that on February 3, ...

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  • Game Of Thrones star Neil Fingleton has died at the age of 36, it has been reported. Once named as Britain's tallest man, the 7'7" star played Mag The Mighty in the fantasy series and also took on roles in X-Men: First Class and Jupiter Ascending. According to reports, he passed away following ...

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  • The investigation authorities who are in charge of solving Sehwan Blast case have now sought help from the Federal Investigation Agency. The results obtained in this investigations reveal that Abdullah Brohi, of the Hafeez Brohi group, brings terrorists to Pakistan while Maulvi Naseer provides ...

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  • AZERBAIJAN: Azerbaijan's president on Tuesday appointed his wife as the first vice president of the ex-Soviet nation — the person next in line in the nation's power hierarchy. Ilham Aliyev, 55 named his wife Mehriban, 52, to the position created after a constitutional referendum in ...

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  • PESHAWAR: People who are suffering from burns have to tolerate their pain as the burn centre in Peshawar is not functional and treatment cannot be provided to the burn victims on time and the hospitals don’t have enough resources to treat the burn victims. A special burn centre was built in ...

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  • AHMEDABAD: A Muslim police constable has moved the Gujarat high court after the police department asked him to shave off his beard. Justice Sonia Gokani has admitted Shaikh's petition last week and scheduled final hearing on the issue for April 25.Mohammed Sajid Sabirmiya Shaikh from Sarkhej, 25, ...

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  • Two Muslim-Americans activists launched a crowdfunding campaign Tuesday to raise money to repair a historic Jewish cemetery in St. Louis that was vandalized over the weekend. Within two hours, the fundraising campaign started by Linda Sarsour and Tarek El-Messidi had already surpassed its goal of ...

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  • The world’s first transgender doll is being unveiled at the New York toy fair this weekend, modelled on the US teenager and LGBTQ campaigner Jazz Jennings. Sixteen-year-old Jennings was propelled to fame as one of the youngest people ever officially documented as transgender. She has ...

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  • Sikh community in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has over 1,000 members which is deprived of basic facilities including health and education. There are only two gurdwaras (worship places) for Peshawar’s Sikh community. Chairman of Pakistan Sikh community Radesh Singh Tony told, “Plazas have ...

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  • ISLAMABAD: A man allegedly broke into a house and raped the woman present in the house on gunpoint near Koral on February 13. The victim's husband told police that he was invited by his friend that day over tea and it made him dizzy. He returned home and quickly fell asleep. Following day the ...

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