NATIONAL

BISP

BISP releases Rs328 mln for Thar people

ISLAMABAD: Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) has released Rs. 328 million for approximately 51,000 beneficiaries of Thar as a special compensation amounting to additional…

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Lawyers clash with police in Quetta

QUETTA: Lawyers in Quetta clashed with police on Wednesday during a protest against alleged police torture on their colleague. The law practitioners claimed that…

WORLD

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Russia, Afghanistan discuss expanding ties

KABUL: Russian Special Envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Zamir Kabulov has met with President Hamid Karzai to confer on expanding ties between the two…

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8 killed in Taliban attacks in Kandahar

KANDAHAR: Eight people, including four civilians, were killed as Taliban insurgents launched two attacks in southern Afghan province of Kandahar sources said on Wednesday….

SPORTS

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Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova turns 27

WASHINGTON: Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova celebrated her 27th birthday by visiting the annual Stuttgarter Fruehlingsfest, a spring festival and biergarten in Stuttgart, on…

ENTERTAINMENT

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Rani Mukerji and Aditya Chopra tie the knot

Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji and famous director-producer Aditya Chopra, son of late iconic filmmaker Yash Chopra, were wed yesterday in a secret ceremony in…

BUSINESS

LAHORE

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Mother, daughter strangulated in Lahore

LAHORE: A mother and her daughter were strangulated to death in Johar Town area in Lahore on Wednesday. According to SP Saddar division Awais…

ISLAMABAD

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Ban imposed on renewal of rental agreement

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting of the Committee on Allotments in New Secretariat Block at the Finance…

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RBISE’s Inter exams from April 30

RAWALPINDI: The intermediate examinations of Rawalpindi Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (RBISE) will start from April 30. According to the board sources, roll…

KARACHI

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Karachi violence claims five lives

KARACHI: At least five people were killed in separate incidents of violence on Wednesday in Karachi. Two bodies were discovered in Mewashah Graveyard near…

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Two kidnapped UN officials recovered

KARACHI: Police on Monday got released two UN officials kidnapped from Karachi four days back. Fahim and Sami, working for the U.N. Children’s Fund,…

CRIME

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Gas pipeline blown up in Dera Bugti

QUETTA: Suspected militants blew up a 16 inch gas pipeline in Balochistan’s volatile Dera Bugti district on Wednesday. A security official who requested anonymity…

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2 injured in landmine explosion

ZHOB: Two shepherds were critically injured when they stepped on a landmine planted near Killi Wiyala area here on Tuesday, sources said. According to…

HEALTH

UNUSUAL

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Youngest parents in Britain

A 12-year-old girl last week in London gave birth to her 13-year-old boyfriend’s baby girl became the youngest parents in Britain. The youngest mother…

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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3G and 4G Spectrum Auction to be held today

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has finalized all arrangements for the Spectrum Auction for Next Generation Mobile Services (NGMS) to be held on…

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Apple, Google fight for Exclusive Game apps

WASHINGTON: Apple and Google are vying for game companies to gain exclusivity on imminent potent titles. According to the Verge, publishers like Electronic Arts,…