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Teacher breaks arm of five-year-old in Okara

OKARA: A teacher broke the arm of a five-year-old-student in Okara. The teacher of a private school flogged the child over not learning a chapter. He escaped from the school after torturing the child. The child was taken to a hospital for immediate medical treatment. Deputy Commissioner Okara took notice of the incident and formed…

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April 12, 2018


Women break Asian teenage girl’s arm in racist attack in London

NEWS DESK: Police are hunting for two women who broke a teenage girl’s arm in a racist attack in London, reported The Independent. The 15-year-old victim, of Asian appearance, was eating with friends in a branch of KFC in Waltham Forest when the pair threw food at her. When the girl turned around to speak…

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January 18, 2018


Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

SYRIA: Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said Thursday he had “no doubt” that Turkey and the United States would work out any differences arising from the US decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria.

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May 12, 2017


Shehzad hurts arm in WC practice session

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s key opener Ahmed Shehzad is reported to have been slightly injured during a practice session in Adelaide city of Australia where the Green Shirts will face India in World Cup opening match Sunday, Samaa reported on Friday. According to Samaa correspondent, Shehzad hurt his arm when a bouncer of his own teammate, Ahsan…

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February 13, 2015


Argentine prosthetic arm 1st in region to read muscle impulses

SANTA FE: A laboratory in the Argentine farm province of Santa Fe has developed what it calls the first prosthetic arm in Latin America to use sensors to respond to nerve impulses at a price that could radically expand the use of such devices. The bionic skeleton of the prosthetic has a flexible claw-like hand…

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December 23, 2014


Some Koreans would give right arm to dodge holiday chores

SEOUL: Fake casts for pretending you have an injured arm to evade having to help prepare holiday meals have become brisk sellers in South Korea ahead of the Chuseok festival. “We have been selling this for 10 years now, but sales increased drastically starting last week,” said a sales manager at an online vendor who…

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September 5, 2014


Arm break signals Johnson's intimidating form

SYDNEY: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson is continuing his fearsome reputation ahead of the next Ashes series after breaking a South African batsman's arm during the ongoing one-day tri-series in Zimbabwe. Johnson, 32, who destroyed England in Australia's 5-0 Ashes sweep at home last southern summer, left allrounder Ryan McLaren with a hairline fracture in his…

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September 5, 2014


'Margaret Thrasher' the iron lady in US arm wrestling

WASHINGTON: Signature bottle of bourbon in one hand, “Amy Smackhouse” sticks out the other one and slams down her opponent's arm, her latest victory in a Washington women's arm-wrestling tournament. The tongue-in-cheek event aims at humor and to raise money for charity, but there is a competitive edge of sorts. In regular life, Smackhouse is…

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June 29, 2014


Pakistan’s Shamshad Akhtar to head UN Asia-Pacific regional development arm

Web Desk UNITED NATIONS: Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has appointed seasoned economist Shamshad Akhtar of Pakistan as the new head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). Ms. Akhtar will succeed Noeleen Heyzer of Singapore, who will continue to serve as Special Adviser of the…

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December 11, 2013


Russia, West at odds over plan to rid Syria of chemical arm

MOSCOW: Russia and the United States put aside bitter differences over Syria this month to strike a deal to remove President Bashar al-Assad's chemical arsenal and avert U.S. military action against him.But efforts to forge a U.N. Security Council resolution endorsing that plan have run into difficulties due to disagreements between Russia on one side…

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September 24, 2013


Standard Chartered appoints MENA CEO as head of Islamic arm in Pakistan, ME, NA

DUBAI: Standard Chartered Plc appointed its Middle East, North Africa and Pakistan Chief Executive, Christos Papadopoulos, to head its Islamic banking arm, the emerging markets-focused lender said on Wednesday.Papadopoulos will continue to based in Dubai and take over additional role as the chairman of Standard Chartered Saadiq Islamic Banking unit, the bank said.He will lead…

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September 11, 2013


US right to arm Syrian rebels, says Israeli president

JERUSALEM: Israeli President Shimon Peres has thrown his weight behind U.S. plans to arm Syrian rebels, shrugging off fears the weapons could be turned on Israel and exacerbate the conflict.In a wide-ranging interview with Reuters before his 90th birthday, Peres dismissed the idea that Israel could launch a unilateral military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities…

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June 18, 2013


Putin warns West not to arm organ-eating Syrian rebels

LONDON: Russian President Vladimir Putin questioned on Sunday why the West would want to arm Syrian rebels who he said ate human organs, saying plans to give them weapons contradicted basic human values. Speaking after meeting Prime Minister David Cameron in London ahead of a G8 summit on Monday, Putin said both the Syrian government…

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June 16, 2013


EU faces Syria sanctions crunch over push to arm rebels

BRUSSELS: The European Union may end this week either helping Syrian rebels or the Damascus government they detest, depending on how EU ministers resolve differences over a package of sanctions on Syria that is about to lapse. At a meeting in Brussels on Monday, the main EU military powers, Britain and France, will argue forcefully…

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May 26, 2013


Haripur girl suicide: Number found on her arm belongs to mother

Staff ReportHARIPUR: Police have identified that phone number, found on arm of suicide committing girl in Haripur, as a number of deceased girl’s own mother, SAMAA reports.According to the DPO, Najib Khan, the fellow students had informed their teacher that Naqasha has brought a pistol and when the principal went closer to the girl for…

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April 11, 2013


Bharti Airtel plans stake sale in satellite TV arm – sources

MUMBAI: Bharti Airtel Ltd is looking to sell up to a quarter of its satellite TV services arm and is in talks with several potential suitors, two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said.Bharti Airtel, India's top telecommunications carrier, is looking at a valuation of little over $1 billion for the unit that had…

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March 7, 2013


Mind-controlled robotic arm gets closer than ever to human limb

LONDON: Researchers in the United States have developed a robotic arm controlled directly by thought with a level of agility closer than ever to a normal human limb.Jan Scheuermann, a 52 year-old woman who was diagnosed with a degenerative brain disorder 13 years ago and is paralyzed from the neck down, was able operate the…

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December 17, 2012


Murdoch's Italy TV arm buys F1 rights

LONDON: Sky Italia, part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, has bought the Italian live rights to Formula One races from next year, gaining the upper hand over state broadcaster RAI in a new agreement that blends pay and free-to-air TV coverage.Sky Italia will show every race live, while a second, free-to-air, broadcaster will have live…

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June 7, 2012


Oman's Bank Muscat to launch Islamic banking arm

DUBAI: Bank Muscat, Oman's largest bank by assets, will set up a sharia-compliant banking arm, it said in a statement, becoming the latest financial institution to announce plans to operate in the sultanate's fledgling Islamic finance sector.Operating under the Meethaq brand name, the bank will function independently from the conventional arm and has appointed a…

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December 20, 2011


Pietersen falls to left-arm spinner on return

LONDON: England batsman Kevin Pietersen made 30 for Surrey against a Cambridge student side on Wednesday in his first match since a hernia injury forced him to return home early from the World Cup. Pietersen hit two sixes and two four before his perceived weakness against left-arm spin saw him edge teenager Zafar Ansari, on…

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May 11, 2011


Bangladesh's left-arm spin trio stifle Netherlands

CHITTAGONG: Bangladesh boosted their chances of improving their negative net run rate as their trio of left-arm spinners skittled Netherlands for just 160 in a World Cup match on Monday.With the exception of Ryan ten Doeschate (53 not out), Dutch batsmen struggled to score against Bangladesh's miserly spin attack on the slow track at the…

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March 14, 2011

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