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Cricket: England edge out South Africa to win one-day series

SOUTHAMPTON: England beat South Africa by just two runs to win the second one-day international at Southampton on Saturday to take an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. South Africa, set 331 to win, finished on 328 for five. The Proteas needed 10 runs to win off the last 10 balls of the match…

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Spokesman clarifies media reports on President’s salary increase

ISLAMABAD: The spokesperson of the President’s House Saturday contradicted media reports which said that after proposed increase in the federal budget, President’s salary would go up to Rs 1.6 million per month. Rejecting the news item appeared in a section of press, the spokesperson said that at present, the President drew monthly salary of Rs…

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Video: French PM swerves out of Trump’s way to meet Merkel first

 French President Emmanuel Macron was seen walking towards Trump, then turned to Germany Chancelor Angela Mekel  at the last minute at the NATO summit. The French President greeted Merkel and others before shaking hands with Trump. Watch the video.  Brilliant. Macron walks towards Trump then swerves to greet Merkel. Handshakes others before finally greeting Trump. pic.twitter.com/Ij4zVzP8VM — Marie-Ann…

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Pakistan defeat Bangladesh by 2 wickets in thrilling match

BIRMINGHAM: After suffering a batting collapse, Pakistan were able to pull off a last over win over Bangladesh by 2 wickets as the two sides clashed in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 warm-up match on Saturday.  Fahim Ashraf and Hasan Ali were no doubt the heroes of the game at the end as their stand…

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Video: Ronaldinho records another video message for Pakistani fans

  Football icon Ronaldinho greets his Pakistani fans at the advent of the holy month of Ramazan in this new video message.  The professional footballer and current club ambassador for Spanish club FC Barcelona is an attacking midfielder or forward. He is the winner of FIFA World Player of the Year award in 2004 and…

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BA cancels all Saturday flights from London: spokesman

LONDON: British Airways said it had cancelled all flights out of major London airports Heathrow and Gatwick for the rest of Saturday after an IT systems failure. The airline had earlier said all flights from the two airports had been cancelled up to 6.00 pm (1700 GMT), but a spokesman later told AFP that all…

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Two killed on US train after defending Muslim women

A man fatally stabbed two Muslims and injured a third on a commuter train in Oregon’s largest city Friday as people confronted him for “yelling a gamut of anti-Muslim and anti-everything slurs,” a Portland police spokesman said, according to CNN. Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, was on a Metropolitan Area Express (MAX) light-rail train in Portland late…

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Video: Trump scolds European leaders who react by snickering

BRUSSELS: Donald Trump’s address to NATO leaders in Brussels a couple of days ago went viral on the internet after it was seen that the European leaders were snickering among themselves as the US President urged them to contribute more to the alliance.  Donald Trump’s first foreign visit as the President of the United States…

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Cache of weapons, arms, ammo recovered in Dera Bughti, Sui

RAWALPINDI: The Frontier Corps Balochistan with the assistance of intelligence organizations have recovered a sizable cache of weapons, arms and ammunition from the areas of Dera Bughti and Sui. According to Inter Services Public Relations here on Saturday,as part of the operation Raddul Fasaad, the FC Balochistan with assistance of intelligence outfit conducted raids at…

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PM Sharif extends Ramzan greetings

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has extended his greetings to the Muslims on the onset of the holy month of Ramazan and urged his countrymen to inculcate in them the characteristics of unity, tolerance, sincerity and human respect to fight the negative mindset. The prime minister, in his message to the nation on the…

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Security tight for ‘Wonder Woman’ movie premiere in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES: The U.S. premiere of superhero movie “Wonder Woman” went ahead with extra security in Los Angeles, including bomb sniffer dogs and a heightened police presence on the red carpet, after the cancellation of the film’s London event after this week’s British suicide bombing. Media and fans underwent extra bag checks for the open…

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Weather forecast for first day of Ramzan

KARACHI: A Met Office official said Saturday that the maximum temperature is expected to remain between 35 to 37 degrees Centigrade on Sunday- the first of Ramzan. The Met Office, however forecast fair/partly cloudy weather for Karachi during the next 24 hours. He stated that the maximum temperature in the metropolis on Saturday was recorded…

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Ramazan moon sighted, Pakistani Twitterati wish each other

ISLAMABAD: As the Ramazan moon was sighted on Saturday, Pakistani Twitterati took to the micro-blogging site to wish each other a blessed month. Prominent personalities took to Twitter as well to wish their fans and followers as the blessed month of Ramazan starts in Pakistan from Sunday. Ramazan Mubarak. This is a time for introspection…

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Pakistan calls on UN, international community to stop bloodshed in IoK

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan strongly condemning killing of 12 Kashmiri youth in Indian occupied Kashmir (IoK), Saturday called upon the United Nations and international community to stop bloodshed in the held valley. Adviser to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs SartajAziz, in a statement issued here by Foreign Office, strongly condemned the killing of 12 Kashmiri youth…

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Sector wise relief in Federal Budget 2017-18

ISLAMABAD: Following are the salient features of sector wise relief in the budget for fiscal year 2017-18: Relief Measures: – Reduction of duty from 11% to 3% and removal of 5% RD on grandparent and parent stock of chicken – Reduction of duty on import of hatching eggs from 115% to 3% – Reduction of…

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Cricket: England 330-6 against South Africa in 2nd ODI

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom: England made 330 for six against South Africa after losing the toss in second one-day international at Southampton on Saturday. Ben Stokes’s 101, his joint-highest total at this level, was the cornerstone of an England innings that also saw Jos Buttler return to form with a dashing 65 not out. England lead…

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Dar stresses for evolving consensus on Vision 2018-23

ISLAMABAD: Stressing the need for evolving consensus on Vision 2018-23, Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar Saturday reiterated government’s resolve that macroeconomic gains would not only be saved and consolidated but would be built further to ensure entry of the country into Group 20 (G20) countries by 2020. Addressing the post-budget press conference here, the…

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, China hold trilateral talks in Beijing

ISLAMABAD: The first round of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan trilateral Practical Cooperation Dialogue was held in Beijing on May 27. The three sides exchanged in-depth views on trilateral cooperation in a friendly atmosphere and agreed to promote practical measures for cooperation, said a press released. The Dialogue was co-chaired by Director General (DG) Mansoor Ahmad Khan ofPakistan’s Ministry…

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PIT MNA, MPA arrested for ‘ransacking’ PESCO Office

PESHAWAR: PTI MNA Junaid Akbar Khan and Adviser to the Chief Minister KP Shakeel Khan were arrested on charges of ransacking the PESCO Office situated in Batkhala area of district Malakand on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Malakand Zafar Ali Khan has confirmed arrest of two PTI leaders. Khan said that the situation is now under control and…

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Khursheed Shah incited farmers to protest at D-chowk: report

ISLAMABAD:  A report prepared by intelligence agencies stated that Leader of the Opposition Syed Khursheed Shah and other PPP leaders instigated the farmers to protest and clash against police at D-Chowk on Friday.  According to details, a report was prepared by intelligence agencies which stated that Pakistan Peoples Party incited farmers to protest and clash…

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T20: Pakistan to play Afghanistan in Kabul

LAHORE: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) have agreed in principle to organize two triendly T20 matches between the two countries with each side touring the other country for the same in the near future. A delegation led by Chairman Afghanistan Cricket Board (ACB) Shukrullah Atif Mashal called on Chairman Pakistan Cricket…

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