World

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Obama lands in Saudi Arabia for talks with new king

RIYADH: US President Barack Obama landed in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday to shore up ties with new King Salman and offer condolences after the death of his predecessor Abdullah. Air Force One touched down at King Khalid International Airport in … read more

Pakistan

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Pakistan Bar Council to challenge 21st amendment in SC

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has decided to challenge the controversial 21st constitutional amendment in the Supreme Court and would hold a country-wide strike and a day of mourning on Jan 29 against the legislation. The apex court has already … read more

Top Stories

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Indo-US nuclear deal will be detrimental for South Asia: Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s top national security and foreign affairs adviser said on Tuesday that a new nuclear deal signed between the US and India during President Barak Obama’s recent trip to New Delhi will be detrimental to stability in South Asia. … read more

News

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CM Sindh calls MQM’s protest outside CM house an attack

KARACHI: Chief Minister Sindh Syed Qaim Ali Shah claimed the MQM’s protest outside the CM House in September 2014 was an attack and not a protest. The MQM had protested against a raid on one of other party offices while … read more

Business

Global portal forecasts fast growth in Pakistan’s real estate sector

Safety and security are the top priorities for house-hunters, report shows KARACHI: Safety and security drive house-hunters’ decisions about where to live, with these factors outplaying other concerns, such as location and affordability, according to a new report on Pakistan’s … read more

Sports

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Pakistan’s player Haris Sohail changes hotel room after ‘supernatural encounter’

WELLINGTON: Pakistan team management says cricketer Haris Sohail was left “visibly shaken” after a ghostly encounter in a Christchurch hotel room. Sohail fled what he believed was “a supernatural presence” which shook his bed at the Rydges Latimer hotel, taking … read more

Sci & Tech

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Soon, autonomous helicopter drone for Martian exploration

Washington: NASA has revealed that it is working on a small helicopter that could fly ahead of future Mars rovers to improve surveillance and navigation abilities on the alien planet. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has proposed the idea of Mars … read more

Health

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Genetic links found to size of brain structures

Washington: In a significant finding, an international team of scientists has discovered five genetic variants that influence the size of structures within the human brain. Nearly 300 researchers analysed genetic data and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans from 30,717 individuals … read more

Photo

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Pakistan Snooker players in Jubilee Insurance 2nd Asian & 3rd 6-Red Championship 2014

KARACHI: Pakistan Snooker players in Jubilee Insurance 2nd Asian & 3rd 6-Red Championship 2014. The appearance money of Rs.10,000 each player received which was announced by the Jubilee Insurance for participating Pakistan Snooker Team Players in Jubilee Insurance 2nd Asian … read more