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Nigerian military rescue 234 girls, women from Boko Haram

ABUJA: Nigeria’s military rescued 234 more girls and women from a Boko Haram forest stronghold in the country’s northeast, an announcement on social media said Saturday. It brings the number of females declared rescued this week to more than 677. … read more

Pakistan

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ATC summons 50 accused in Model Town incident

LAHORE: An anti-terrorism court (ATC) on Saturday heard the Model Twon incident case in which at least 14 Pakistan Awami Tehreek workers were shot dead Accused including Inspector Amir presented themselves in the court hearing. ATC summoned 50 more accused … read more

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Imran vows to make LRH world’s best medical facility

PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan has vowed to turn Peshawar’s Lady Reading Hospital into a ‘model’ facility within a period of three months. Imran Khan, whose party governs the northern province of Pakistan, visited the facility unannounced Tuesday … read more

News

Sabeen Mahmud’s murder case lodged

No development in murder investigation of Sabeen Mahmud

KARACHI: There has been no headway in the murder investigation of Director The Second Floor (T2F) Sabeen Mahmud who was gunned down by unknown armed assailants in DHA Phase II on April 24. According to investigators, forensic tests of Sabeen’s … read more

Business

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World Bank okays $50 million for Punjab Skills Development Project

LAHORE: The World Bank has approved $50 million for ‘Punjab Skills Development Project’ for the youth and graduate trainees of Punjab according to press release of the World Bank. The purpose of the project is to improve the skills and … read more

Sports

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Australia crush Pakistan 6-0 in hockey opener

HOBART: Pakistan begun their campaign in the four-nation hockey series with a worst defeat against Australia here on Saturday. Australia crushed Pakistan scoring six goals whereas the Green Shirts could not make any goal in the inaugural match of the … read more

Sci & Tech

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NASA officially launches project to find alien life

Washington: The US space agency has launched an ambitious project to hunt for signs of life beyond our solar system. The Nexus for Exoplanet System Science (NexSS) project will not only expand the network of researchers collaborating on exoplanets but … read more

Health

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Swap one daily sugary drink for water to cut type 2 diabetes risks

Washington: If you want to stay away from type 2 diabetes, choose water instead of sugary drink everyday, as per a new study. The research indicated that for each 5 percent increase of a person’s total energy intake provided by … read more

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Station Commander Lahore visits polling stations

Station Commander Lahore Brigadier Khalid Latif and CEO Lahore Cantt Board Umar Saeed Chaudhary visiting various polling stations to review security and administrative arrangements during local body polls in Lahore read more