Raza Haidery

Forty percent of Americans want Trump impeached: poll

NEW YORK: Four out of every 10 Americans now support the impeachment of US President Donald Trump, a new poll has found.        A survey by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) shows that 40 percent of Americans  “including almost 75 percent of Democrats and seven percent of Republicans”  back impeaching the President…

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PTI has no political future: Fazl-ur-Rehman

ISLAMABAD: Emir Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman claimed that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) has no political future. He said that that foreign funding inside Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) has come to a halt. He stated that people change their tactics when elections approach. Fazl said that the people of KP rejected the efforts of introducing western culture…

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Bollywood actress says all girls in India love Fawad Khan

MUMBAI: A Bollywood actress has said that all girls in India have fallen in love with Pakistani actor/singer Fawad Khan. In an interview, Bollywood diva Esha Gupta  said that all girls in the neighbouring country fell in love with Fawad Khan after watching Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. She said, ‘After Ae Dil Hai Mushkil every…

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Ties with US one of most important for Pakistan: Aizaz Chaudhry

WASHINGTON: Describing relationship with the United States as one of the most important for Pakistan, Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry has expressed the hope that the long-standing partnership the two countries enjoy will be further cemented in the years to come. He was speaking to a group of 96 Pakistani students, who arrived in Washington DC this…

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Sore left arm keeps Sharapova out of Cincinnati event

CINCINNATI: Five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova withdrew Saturday from next week’s WTA tournament in Cincinnati with a left forearm injury. The move came a week after the former world number one from Russia withdrew from a WTA event in Toronto from the injury she suffered in a second-round match at Stanford, where she withdrew…

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India bid to reinstate Sreesanth fixing ban

MUMBAI: India’s cricket board will appeal against a court order that lifted fast bowler Shanthakumaran Sreesanth’s life ban for match-fixing, a senior official told AFP on Friday. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) does not agree with the Kerala state high court order that acquitted Sreesanth for lack of proof, the official…

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PML-N distributing pamphlets against judiciary: Shafqat Mahmood

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shafqat Mahmood claimed that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) is distributing pamphlets against the judiciary, Samaa reported. In his statements on Thursday, Mahmood stated that PML-N has a history of pointing fingers at the judiciary. ‘The former premier is ridiculing the constitution and the law,’ Mehmood said. He said that ousted prime…

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Haddin joins Australia’s coaching staff

SYDNEY: Former Test wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has joined the Australian team support staff as fielding coach until the end of 2019, Cricket Australia said Thursday. Haddin replaces former Australia batsman Greg Blewett, who has taken up a position with the South Australian Cricket Association. Haddin, 39, has coached the Australia A side and was an…

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Twitter tirade: Imran Khan once again targets Mir Shakil

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chief Imran Khan once again criticized Jang Group Owner Mir Shakil-ur-Rehman. In a tweet, Khan wrote that it was criminal that Rehman – in his newspapers – has referred to one of his certifications of how much was he paid for the Kerry Packer World Series as a Qatari letter. Criminal…

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Salman Khan reimbursing distributors for Tubelight failure

NEWS DESK Salman Khan is reimbursing his film Tubelight’s distributors following the flick’s failure at the box office. According to an Indian news website, several distributors and producers of the flick asked for their money back after Tubelight flickered out on the silver screens. Khan has reportedly agreed to pay INR. 55 crores to the…

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Palestinian President grieved over life loss in oil tanker incident

ISLAMABAD: President of Palestine Mahmoud Abbas telephoned Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Thursday and expressed grief over the heavy casualties in the recent oil tanker inferno in Bahawalpur. During the telephonic conversation, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif termed the Bahawalpur incident a very tragic accident that had occurred on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr that…

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Women’s World Cup: Bates, Huddlestone power NZ to win over Sri Lanka

BRISTOL: Unbeaten century by Suzy Bates and a five-wicket haul by Holly Huddlestone helped Black Caps thrash Sri Lanka by nine wickets in their Women’s World Cup match at Bristol, Samaa reported. Sri Lanka, batting first, scored 188/9 in their 50 overs with Chamari Jayangani scoring 53 runs from 66 balls with seven boundaries to…

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Bilawal pays moving tribute to Benazir Bhutto on her birthday

KARACHI: Chairman of Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid a moving tribute to his mother Benazir Bhutto on her birthday, Samaa reported. He posted the picture on his mother’s birth anniversary which is being observed today. Bilawal tweeted, “On my mother’s birthday, I pray to fulfill her aspirations for Pakistan. Her dream for…

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Two officials of Pakistan Consul General Jalalabad missing

ISLAMABAD: Two officials of Pakistan Consulate General Jalalabad are missing since 16th June, while commuting to the country by road, foreign office said here Sunday. The matter has been raised with the relevant Afghan authorities for their safety and recovery, at the earliest, a statement of the foreign office said. The Afghan authorities have informed…

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Rishi Kapoor spews venom against Pakistan ahead of Champions Trophy final

MUMBAI: Indian actor Rishi Kapoor continue to spew venom against Pakistan on his Twitter ahead of Pak-India Champions Trophy 2017 final, Samaa reported. In a tweet, Kapoor had mockingly asked the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to send its cricket team to play the finals as they had send their hockey team or a kho kho…

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Ten Pakistan celebrities who worked in Hollywood

We have heard about Pakistani stars working in Indian films and earning tremendous fame but many known Pakistani stars have also worked in Hollywood projects. Here are 10 Pakistani celebrities who have worked in Hollywood films and programmes. Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Arguably the greatest musician Pakistan has ever produced, Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali…

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Country population to reach 242 mln by 2030: Economic Survey

ISLAMABAD: The population of the country is expected to reach 242 million by 2030 and half of the population will live in urban areas. The facts and figures shows that the estimated population in the rural areas decreased from 62.1 percent in 2013 to 59.46 percent in 2017. According to data available on Economic Survey…

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Ten deadly air crashes in history

The very thought of air travel puts people on tenterhooks for fear of imminent air crash. Witnessing or surviving an air crash is one of the most painful and traumatic experience a human being can endure in his life. If the person survives the predicament, he is able to tell the whole world about his…

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Eight natural juices to help beat the heat

Summer is here and we will be feeling the heat especially in the humid months of June, July and August. Here are eight popular beverages which are highly refreshing and great for beating the heat. Mango Juice The “King of Fruits” can be either eaten as a delicious dessert or be used as a beverage. The…

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When crazy cricket crowds brought shame to the gentlemen’s game

Cricket is one of the most followed sport in the world and the crowd in several countries watch the cricket fixtures with passion. There have been incidents in which crowds went out of control and brought shame to the sport. Matches have been called off and authorities and match officials had to step in to…

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Salient features of the Panama Case judgment

Supreme Court of Pakistan on Thursday announced the verdict of the high profile Panama Case against Sharif. Here are some salient features of the judgment. Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to appear before a joint investigation team which will be formed to probe the Panama Papers scandal. The bench has…

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