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Drone kills 15 ‘Qaeda’, 3 civilians in Yemen: security

SANAA: A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen´s central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. The jihadists were travelling in a vehicle towards the southern Shabwa province, witnesses … read more

Pakistan

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Two local UN staffers kidnapped in Karachi

ARACHI: Two local employees of United Nations (UN) have been kidnapped from Gulshan e Maymar area of the metropolis in the wee hours of Saturday, police said. According to the police, unidentified gunmen abducted the UN staffers, identified as Sami … read more

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Faisal Raza Abidi

Faisal Raza promises fiery speech before Senate resignation

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Faisal Raza Abidi has said that he would resign as senator after making a final fiery speech in the Senate today (Thursday). Speaking to media here, Abidi said he would clearly discuss all issues … read more

News

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Khurshed Shah says “Tahafuz-e-Pakistan” bill is the conspiracy of PML-N against innocent nation

Mansoor Pirzada GHOTKI/ISLAMABAD: Opposition leader Syed Khursheed Shah visits Ghotki on Friday. Talking to the media persons at Daharki he said that “Tahafuz-e-Pakistan” bill is the conspiracy of PML-N against innocent nation, all parties are together on a platform to … read more

Business

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ZonG and UNICEF Join Hands to Defeat Polio in Pakistan

ZonG and UNICEF use mobile phone messaging service to help eradicate polio in the high risk areas of Pakistan Sameer Nazir KARACHI: As the number of polio cases in Pakistan reached 49 so far this year more partners come forward … read more

Sports

Peterson

Pieterson declared unfit for Delhi’s opener

SHARJAH: Delhi Daredevils captain Kevin Pietersen has been ruled out of their IPL campaign opener against Royal Challengers Bangalore in Sharjah on Thursday as his finger injury is yet to heal completely, according to a report. Pietersen, who was bought … read more

Sci & Tech

Ahusha Rehman

Four companies qualify for 3G, 4G auction: PTA

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) announced on Thursday that four cellular companies had qualified for the 3G and 4G auction scheduled to take place on April 23. PTA officials said no foreign cellular company had expressed interest in the … read more

Health

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Death toll in Ebola outbreak rises to 121

DAKAR:An outbreak of Ebola in West Africa has been linked to the deaths of more than 120 people, according to the latest World Health Organization count. There is no vaccine and no cure for the deadly virus, and its appearance … read more

Interviews

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Exclusively: Saman Khalid opts for is market penetration strategy

Saman Khalid started off on a small scale by designing clothes for her friends and family. Her enthusiasm for originality pushed her further; hence she then decided to launch her own brand by the name of ‘Sammy K’ to cater … read more