Monday , 25 September 2017

Spinners wrap up India win over England in second Test

India spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Jayant Yadav claimed three wickets apiece in the second innings to lead the hosts to a comfortable 246-run win in the second Test against England on Monday and a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. England, chasing an improbable victory target of 405, were all …

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Zardari says will return to Pakistan within next few weeks

Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-Chairman and former president Asif Ali Zardari in an interview denied being in ‘exile’ and said he would return to Pakistan within the next few weeks, Geo reported. Speaking to journalist Hamid Mir during Geo News’ ‘Capital Talk’, the PPP leader who has divided his time …

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Chinese company to lift garbage in Karachi

The Sindh government and a Chinese firm have inked an agreement for garbage collection in Karachi, where the solid waste problem has assumed crisis proportions. The agreement in this respect was signed between the Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and Chinese company Wuzung, Radio Pakistan reported. Under the first phase …

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Chehlum procession kicks off, Security ramped up in Karachi

Security in Karachi was ramped up on Monday as Chehlum processions went underway across the city. The main Chehlum procession began moving from Nishtar Park at 1:10pm, police said. MA Jinnah road has been cordoned off from Numaish to Tower in order to facilitate the procession of mourners. All arteries …

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Meesha Shafi and Aamina Sheikh urge viewers to ‘beat me’ in this powerful new video

As some Pakistani legislative bodies debate whether there is a need for a women’s protection bill, we know our fight against domestic violence is far from over. There is a dire need to stand up against patriarchal ideologies in Pakistani society, and that’s exactly what UNWomen set out to do …

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At least 27 killed as suicide bomber attacks Kabul Imambargah

KABUL: A suicide bomber killed at least 27 people and wounded dozens on Monday in an explosion at a crowded Shia mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul, officials said. The attacker entered the Baqir ul Olum mosque during a ceremony, the interior ministry said in a statement. This Muharram, remember …

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India train disaster toll rises to 142, more dead feared

PUKHRAYAN, INDIA: The death toll from India’s rail disaster rose to 142 on Monday after workers toiled through the night removing victims from the wreckage, with grim warnings that more bodies were trapped inside. There was little hope of finding survivors among the mangled remains of 14 carriages, which came …

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Goldberg squashes Brock Lesnar in return match

KARACHI: Shock is the only word that could describe the WWE fans’ reaction when Goldberg pinned Brock Lesnar in mere 85 seconds at Survivor Series. The match, which was in the making for 12 years, ended in what was, by no means, a spectacle that the fans wanted or needed. …

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Sikh man mistaken as Muslim abused, harassed at US store

A Sikh student at Harvard Law School was allegedly abused and harassment at a store near his campus after he was mistaken for being Muslim. Harmann Singh, 22, a first year law student said he was shopping at a store in Massachusetts and talking to his mother over the phone …

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Facebook to open new London HQ, create 500 new UK jobs

LONDON: Facebook will open a new London headquarters next year and create another 500 jobs, the leading social network said Monday, despite uncertainty over Brexit. The group said the move will take its UK workforce to 1,500 staff, adding that Britain “remains one of the best places to be a …

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