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  • With a sweep off spinner Roston Chase in the minutes after tea on the third day at Sabina Park, Younis Khan became the first Pakistan batsman to score 10,000 runs in Test cricket. He got there in his 208th innings - averaging a shade over 53 - the sixth fastest among the 13 batsmen to have passed ...

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  • NEW DELHI: Times of India reported, it appears singer Sonu Nigam absolutely loves to court controversy, or to be in the spotlight, or both. Early in the morning today, he posted on Twitter a recording of an 'azaan', the morning prayer of Muslims, which like devotional songs of other religions ...

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  • Musa Gilani, the son of former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and 11 others were indicted in the ephedrine quota case today. The case was being heard by the special court judge, Irum Niazi. The case has been adjourned till May 12. The Anti Narcotics Force had alleged that Musa was involved in ...

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  • According to The Hindu, The Indian Supreme Court on Friday said it could not pass an order for reclaiming the Kohinoor from the United Kingdom or to stop it from being auctioned. Disposing of a plea seeking directions to bring the treasured diamond back to India, a Bench headed by Chief Justice J. ...

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  • Two men stabbed a Gopalpura resident in iIndia on Wednesday evening, after a disagreement on singer Sonu Nigam’s social media rant against the azaan turned violent, it has been reported by Hindustan Times. Sources said one of the victims, Shivam Rai, had spoken in favour of Nigam’s ...

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  • KUALA LUMPUR: It has been reported by Malay Mail Online, Datuk Dr Asyraf Wajdi Dusuki lamented today that Muslims here care more about the halal status of their food, compared to the status of their source of income. The deputy minister in charge of Islamic affairs said the public perceives Islam ...

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  • The Independent reported, Former England international Ugo Ehiogu has died after suffering a suspected heart attack at the age of 44, Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed. The Aston Villa, Middlesbrough and Sheffield United defender, who retired in 2009, collapsed at Tottenham’s training centre ...

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  • HBO has released the first photos from Game of Thrones Season 7, featuring all your favorite main characters and then some. According to Marie Claire, the stills seem to offer hints and raise questions about what happens next season. Where is Arya? Why are Sansa and Petyr Baelish hanging out again? ...

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  • Freelance press photographer Abid Bhat used to hotspot the 4G internet on his mobile, connect it to his laptop and send pictures to international publications, reported Hindustan Times.  His work stopped since 3G and 4G mobile internet services were suspended in Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) from ...

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  • The PPP chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari took a decision late yesterday that Rangers of Sindh would be given the same powers as Punjab Rangers possess. According to the reports, both chairmen called upon a meeting where the decision took place. CM Sindh Murad ...

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  • Tej Bahadur Yadav, an Indian soldier who complained of poor quality of food, has been dismissed from service by the Border Security Force (BSF), reported India. A video had gone viral on social media where Tej Bahadur had alleged bad quality food was given to Indian soldiers. Indian BSF had ...

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  • In a recently released list, Business Insider has mentioned Pakistan’s Special Services (SSG) among the top eight of world’s elite forces. The list also includes seven other top forces from states around the world. The Special Services Groups (SSG) is also known as ‘Black ...

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  • According to Wall Street Journal, a Saudi-led coalition force of 41 countries is now taking shape and has found a focus: protecting member nations against the threat from Islamic State as the militant group’s strongholds in Iraq and Syria disintegrate.  The coalition, sometimes referred ...

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  • We have all heard of ‘the girl who was shot by the Taliban’. But the phrase – used as shorthand for Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, youngest ever UN Ambassador of Peace and the most famous schoolgirl in the world – only tells half the story of that fateful ...

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  • British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says London will most probably support Washington in the event of further missile strikes on Syria, reports Press TV. In an address to British MPs on Tuesday, Johnson said the UK government has not taken any decision yet but would find it “very ...

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  • The Indian Supreme Court today ruled that Lal Krishan Advani and several other senior Bharatiya Janata Party leaders will face conspiracy charges in the Babri Masjid demolition case, it has been reported by India Today.  The court also ordered a time-bound trial, ordering that the judge ...

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  • NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in an address to the people of diamond hub Surat that he's soon going to Israel on their behalf, reported Times of India.Surat is a large diamond-trading hub and Israel is a world player in producing cut diamonds. "I'm soon going to Israel, in fact I'm ...

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  • It's been less than 100 days since President Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, and already his wife Melania Trump has been an unorthodox First Lady. She hasn't moved into the White House with their son Barron yet, for one thing. She copped to bathing Barron in caviar ...

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  • RIYADH: According to Arab News, Abdulrahman Al-Rashed, head of Shoura Council’s committee on economy and energy, said he is in favor of women driving “as long as there is a clear system to enable them to drive.”He said in an interview with Okaz newspaper that Shoura Council ...

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  • NEW DELHI: According to Times of India, The Indian government has decided to stand by the Indian Army officer who took the decision to use an alleged stone-pelter as a "human shield" tied to a jeep to steer his unit and Jammu and Kashmir officials and paramilitary personnel on election duty to ...

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  • Oh, Orlando. When will you find your one true love to paddleboard shorts-less with? Things didn't work out with Katy Perry or Miranda Kerr. But perhaps Nina Dobrev will be a better fit. According to People's sources, Nina and Orlando may be dating, but they're keeping things "super ...

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  • A 26-year-old shawl maker Farooq Ahmad Dar has said that he is not going to vote again after he was paraded through various villages by being strapped infront of an Indian military jeep, reported Scroll.in. Dar is a resident of Chil village. He left his home early on the Election Day to cast his ...

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  • Anger has boiled over among social media users over allegations by a former employee -- which Snapchat strongly denies -- that its CEO once dismissed India as a "poor" country that wasn't a priority for the app, reported CNN. The claims emerged last week when documents were made public from a ...

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  • MUMBAI: According to Times of India, Indian Airport security agencies have received a specific tip off about a plan to hijack aircraft departing from Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad airport simultaneously on Sunday. The hijacks, which according to the information received will be carried out by a ...

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  • According to Hindustan Times controversial Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a far right organisation of India,leader Pravin Togadia said on Friday that India should bomb Pakistan to secure the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav and carpet bomb Kashmiri “jihadis” to stop the spread of ...

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  • LAHORE: A grade 9 student from Punjab has had his sexual organ chopped off, along with his eyes pricked in the name of honor. The 15-year-old boy was inhumanely attacked by a man who is allegedly the father of boy's girlfriend. The young boy was kidnapped by the girl’s father, who he was in a ...

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  • First, there was Leggings Gate. Then, there was "Holy Crap, This Bleeding Man Is Being Dragged off a Plane Against His Will Gate." And now, we give you Scorpion Gate—the latest in a string of PR nightmares for United Airlines. While flying from Houston to Calgary on a United flight, passenger ...

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  • Pakistani cricketers Sharjeel Khan and Khalid Latif will appear in the hearing of spot-fixing allegations against them before the Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) anti-corruption tribunal at the National Cricket Academy here today. The tribunal, set up to hear the alleged corruption ...

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  • A video showing a Kashmiri youth being tied on the Indian army in held-Kashmir, took the internet by storm today. The clip shows a young man tied in front of an Indian army vehicle in what seems to be an apparent attempt to shield the Indian army from protestors. In the background, an ...

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  • According BuzzFeed, In an interview on Fox Business with Maria Bartiromo, President Trump revealed that he was eating the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake, while US forces bombed Syria. Trump described the moment last week when he gave the go-ahead to launch 59 missiles against a Syrian ...

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