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Imran Khan’s ‘provocative’ speech is condemnable: MQM

02 February, 2015 9:12 pm 9:12 pm

KARACIH (Web Desk) – Responding aggressively to PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s recent presser, the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) Coordination Committee stated that Imran Khan’s pre-planned speech has hurt sentiments of Altaf Hussain’s supporters, 92 News reported on Monday. Imran Khan’s press conference is pre-planned like PTI’s sit-in, MQM leader Haider Abbas Rivzi told media in … Read More

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Imran Khan lashes out at Altaf Hussain

02 February, 2015 8:27 pm 8:27 pm

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – While severely criticising Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan stated that his party will not become part of any forum where the MQM will be present, 92 News reported on Monday. During a press conference in Islamabad, the PTI chief said that the … Read More

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Eating chilli really can help you lose weight

02 February, 2015 5:34 pm 5:34 pm

It’s long been thought that chillies can help us lose weight. Now, new research has proved the fiery food can aid weight loss by speeding up metabolism. A study found capsaicin – the ingredient that gives chilli peppers their heat – could help burn off fat in the body. The temptation to eat fatty foods … Read More

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Blueberries may help to control blood pressure

02 February, 2015 5:30 pm 5:30 pm

A new study has found that women who ate freeze-dried blueberries for two months had lowered blood pressure and increased levels of a chemical that relaxes blood vessel walls. “This tells us that blueberries may improve the health of blood vessels in addition to reducing blood pressure,” said Sarah Johnson, a nutrition and exercise researcher … Read More

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Afghanistan drone strike ‘kills IS commander Abdul Rauf’

02 February, 2015 5:05 pm 5:05 pm

A drone strike in Afghanistan has killed a militant commander who recently swore allegiance to Islamic State (IS), officials say. The police chief of Helmand said that former Taliban commander Mullah Abdul Rauf had died in the strike. It emerged last month that Rauf had sworn allegiance to IS after falling out with the Taliban. … Read More

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U.S. banks say soaring dollar puts them at disadvantage: WSJ

02 February, 2015 5:04 pm 5:04 pm

(Reuters) – Big U.S. banks say that a proposed Federal Reserve rule on higher capital requirements would penalize them if the dollar remains strong against the euro, as it would make their dollar-denominated assets and operations look larger relative to their European peers, the Wall Street Journal reported. Last December, the U.S. Federal Reserve proposed … Read More

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IS threat pushes Afghanistan out of US priority list

02 February, 2015 5:03 pm 5:03 pm

WASHINGTON: The war against the Islamic State militants has pushed Afghanistan out as US President Barack Obama seeks congressional authorisation to use military force against the IS militants. The first indication that the focus has moved away from Afghanistan to the Islamic State came earlier this week when Nato ministers met in Brussels to discuss … Read More

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Anti-money laundering law amid security problem

02 February, 2015 5:01 pm 5:01 pm

Pressed by the IMF and other international agencies, the government is seeking amendments to anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) laws for effective deterrence against terror financing, tax avoidance and corruption. The IMF has asked Pakistan for a broader tax administration reform strategy, including the use of technology, to improve tax compliance and … Read More

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Canada demands Egypt free journalist

02 February, 2015 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

Canada is pushing Egypt to immediately release Al-Jazeera journalist Mohamed Fahmy, an Egyptian-Canadian who is set to be retried this week while also awaiting deportation. ‘Canada is deeply concerned with the announcement that a retrial date has been set despite assurances that Mr Fahmy would be released along with his colleague, Peter Greste,’ said Lynne … Read More

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IHK on strike to mark separatist’s hanging

02 February, 2015 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

SRINAGAR: Hundreds of armed police and paramilitary soldiers patrolled the disputed region of Kashmir on Monday where separatists called a strike to protest the secret execution two years ago of a former Kashmiri rebel. Streets in the main city of Srinagar were near deserted as shops and offices stayed closed to mark the anniversary of … Read More

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