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Saudi Arabia denies funding ‘extremist mindset’ in Pakistan

02 February, 2015 4:48 pm 4:48 pm

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Arabia on Monday denied funding of what it called the extremist mindset through its financial support of religious seminaries in Pakistan. “A section of the media has been propagating a false impression that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is funding the extremist mindset in Pakistan through its financial support for religious seminaries,” a … Read More



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30 killed in clashes at football match in Egypt

02 February, 2015 4:36 pm 4:36 pm

At least 30 people were killed and several others injured in clashes between police and Egyptian soccer fans who were trying to force their way into a stadium here for a match, in one of the deadliest game-related incidents in the soccer-crazy country. The Ministry of Interior said the incident took place outside the Air … Read More



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Launch of NASA’s £223m deep-space weather probe called off minutes b...

02 February, 2015 4:28 pm 4:28 pm

The NASA launch of a £223 million deep-space weather satellite was called off just minutes before launch. The SpaceX rocket was supposed to take off at 11.10pm last night (UK time) from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. But about two-and-a-half minutes before liftoff, a problem cropped up with an Air Force radar system … Read More



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E-cigarette vapours can damage lung cells

02 February, 2015 4:26 pm 4:26 pm

A new study by University of Rochester suggests that e-cigarettes are likely to be a toxic replacement for tobacco products. Emissions from e-cigarette aerosols and flavourings damage lung cells by creating harmful free radicals and inflammation in lung tissue. “Several leading medical groups, organisations and scientists are concerned about the lack of restrictions and regulations … Read More



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Best of BAFTAs: Winners from UK film night

02 February, 2015 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

From a wheelchair-bound Stephen Hawking taking to the stage to an emotional tribute for late director Richard Attenborough, it was a memorable night at the BAFTA awards ceremony. Here are some of the highlights as up-and-coming actors joined Hollywood heavyweights for the event at London’s Royal Opera House. Award presenters this year included Hawking, the … Read More



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Mobile broadband subscribers to reach 79 million by 2025

02 February, 2015 4:21 pm 4:21 pm

ISLAMABAD – Mobile broadband subscribers in the country are expected to reach 47 million by 2020 and 79 million by 2025, putting a direct and positive impact on human well-being. The promotion of mobile broadband will also help raise penetration of 35 pc by 2025 in this area. The current number of mobile broadband subscribers … Read More



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PM calls for reforms in civil bureaucracy

02 February, 2015 4:18 pm 4:18 pm

ISLAMABAD: Expressing concern and dissatisfaction with the performance of the civil bureaucracy, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday directed that a detailed report must be submitted to him within four months’ time in order to bring about holistic reforms in the structure of the civil service, including in the accountability mechanism for civil servants. “It … Read More



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Tirah Valley IDPs threaten sit-in outside Parliament

02 February, 2015 4:16 pm 4:16 pm

PESHAWAR: Internally Displace Persons (IDPs) from the Tirah Valley have threatened to hold a sit-in outside Parliament House over the government’s failure to take adequate steps for their repatriation. Heads of numerous families belonging to the Jamrud Tehsil held a jirga on Sunday said it was an injustice that despite having to leave their homes … Read More



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‘I Am Malala’ audio book bags Grammy for Best Children’s ...

02 February, 2015 3:23 pm 3:23 pm

The children’s audio book “I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up For Education And Changed The World” won the award for Best Children’s Album at this year’s 57th Annual Grammy Awards. This audio book is aimed towards the younger readers, aged 10 and older. The original book is titled “I Am Malala: The Girl … Read More



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Madonna’s matador look at Grammys creates Twitter furore

02 February, 2015 3:17 pm 3:17 pm

London: Madonna definitely managed to grab everyone’s eyeballs when she hit the Grammys’ red carpet in the matador look but it also created a furore on Twitter. The matador look was made by Riccardo Tisci for Givenchy, with a very tight leather corset, thigh high boots and a net hat, creating a character straight out … Read More



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Pak can break WC jinx against India this time: Zaheer Abbas

02 February, 2015 3:13 pm 3:13 pm

New Delhi: Batting great Zaheer Abbas feels that considering India’s recent dismal show in Australia, Pakistan has a golden chance this time to break the jinx of not beating the defending champions in a World Cup match. Pakistan could never win against arch rivals India in the last five meetings of the World Cup. They … Read More



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Inappropriate of MQM to question JIT’s credibility, says Sharjeel Mem...

02 February, 2015 3:10 pm 3:10 pm

KARACHI: Sindh Information Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Monday said that the criticism on Baldia factory fire’s Joint Investigation Team (JIT) report was not appropriate. Speaking to reporters outside the Sindh Assembly building, Memon said: “JIT has joint representatives of several institutions such as police, Rangers, Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI) and Intelligence Bureau … Read More



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