Shahid Khaqan Abbasi’s attire at the UN meetings states a lot LAHORE: Since ancient times rulers have used clothing and style to communicate their wealth, power and authority – from the red-heeled shoes worn by Louis XIV to Jinnah’s favoured caps to Chairman Mao’s simple worker’s uniform. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi attended the United Nation […]

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Pakistan breaks own record of making Twitter account removal requests Government’s requests to Twitter for account information and removal of accounts in the first half of 2017 was all time high since the social media platform started publishing transparency report in 2012 detailing take-down requests from governments around the world. According to the Twitter Transparency […]

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Latest Gmail feature will make your life easier Gmail is finally rolling out one of the most basic and long-awaited features. With the latest update, Google is converting addresses, phone numbers, and contacts into to links in Gmail and Inbox to save users time. “Gmail users often exchange information like addresses and phone numbers with […]

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Most amazing thing that’s happened to me was the breaking of my band Jal: Atif Aslam ISLAMABAD: Pepsi Battle of the Bands (BoB) rose above its co-operate patronage; proving to be an innovative and much-needed boost for the melodious fabrication in Pakistan. The televised music competition brought together an accomplished jury, comprising Meesha Shafi, founding member […]

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Priyanka Chopra bats for girl empowerment at UN General Assembly Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra, a UN Goodwill Ambassador, spoke up for girl empowerment and felicitated an Indian woman working towards supporting acid attack victims, at the Global Goals Awards at the UN General Assembly. Priyanka Chopra’s wardrobe to the Emmys was so understated, it actually […]

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Pakistan, US agree to stay engaged as PM Abbasi meets Mike Pence Pakistan and the United States have agreed to stay engaged with a constructive approach to achieve shared objectives of peace, stability and economic prosperity in the region. The consensus was reached during a meeting between Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and US Vice President Mike Pence […]

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Two govt officials convicted of corruption, get six years jail term SARGODHA: Two government officials were awarded six years imprisonment each for their involvement in embezzling millions of rupees in Sargodha on Tuesday. The judgment was announced by Anti-Corruption Court Judge Muhammad Azam Saroya. The prosecution told the court that anti-corruption officials arrested a senior medical […]

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PPP MPA, 20 others booked for assaulting Karachi corps commander’s guards KARACHI: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) lawmaker Tariq Masood Arain and 20 others were booked on Tuesday for attacking army men deployed for the Karachi corps commander’s security and snatching their weapons. Hawaldar Fahimullah Jan, who serves with Karachi Corps Commander Lt General Shahid Baig Mirza, complained […]

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Condom ad featuring ex-porn star Sunny Leone stokes anger in India AHMEDABAD, INDIA: Indian authorities tore down dozens of billboards Tuesday after a slew of complaints over an advertisement depicting a former porn star promoting condoms ahead of a major Hindu festival. The image of Sunny Leone, a Canadian actress of Indian origin, advertising contraceptives ahead […]

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Pakistan Army most battle-hardened in the world: Gen Qamar Pakistani soldiers are the most battle-hardened army in the world and it is due to highest standard of physical fitness, professionalism and motivation of our officers and men, said Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Tuesday. According to the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Gen Qamar visited […]

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