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Slain governor, Oscar winner honoured on Pakistan Day

Slain Punjab governor Salmaan Taseer, Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and Interior Minister Rehman Malik were among those who were awarded the country's highest honour on Pakistan Day......

'Pakistan is not ready for a democracy yet'

Sharmeen Obaid is busy. The Pakistani filmmaker, inMumbai recently for the screening of her documentary Terror's Children, which focuses on the plight of Afghan children in Pakistani refugee camps......

Pakistan adopts new law to tackle honour killings

Pakistani men who kill their female relatives in the name of honour will no longer be able to evade punishment after the country’s parliament finally passed long-promised legislation. The......

NIA continues crackdown, 14 more Islamic State supporters arrested

National Investigation Agency and central security agencies have arrested 14 people who were allegedly planning to carry out attacks ahead of Republic Day, as the crackdown continued for the second......

Pakistan test-fires nuclear ballistic missile

Pakistan on Thursday successfully test-fired a ballistic missile capable of carrying nuclear and conventional warheads to targets as far as 1,500 kilometres, bringing many Indian cities under its......

WEF, CII to host India Economic Summit in Nov

More than 800 participants are expected to attend the India Economic Summit in New Delhi in November, an event to be hosted by the World Economic Forum along with Confderataion of Indian Industry.......

UAE perplexed by high crude prices

Major oil producer UAE has expressedconcern over the crude prices striking historic peaks despite its production exceeding demand."Oil prices are rising too fast too high. We do not have a good......

No NoC to expats' new jobs: UAE

The UAE has said expatriate workers who have completed their contracts with their current employers need not furnish no-objection certificates for taking a new sponsorship. Obaid Rashid al-Zahmi,......

70,000 illegal Indian workers leave UAE

Out of the 286,000 illegal workers in the UAE, 70,000 Indians have left and the remaining 40,000 have found jobs or adjusted their job status in the country under the recently concluded amnesty......

UAE to issue temporary work permits

In a bid to meet the shortage of expat workforce, the UAE will start issuing temporary work permits for a six-month period from October 1.All companies can now seek temporary work permits to......

The first Pakistani to win an Oscar jazzes it up

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's next film is about aging Pakistani musicians who get a second chance because of jazz. Karachi-based Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is the first Pakistani to have won an Oscar, for......

Here's how Pakistan's first Oscar-winning film happened

In conversation with Aseem Chhabra, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Daniel Junge discuss the challenges of making a film like Saving Face in a country as complex and......

'In Pakistan, a woman's face is her greatest asset'

Here's a closer look at the Pakistani Oscar-winning film Saving Face, and it's director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy.A story of survival and hope, the Oscar winning documentary for short subject, Saving......

What you MUST know about Pakistan's first Oscar star!

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy. That name may be vastly unfamiliar to Indian viewers but those who watched the 84th Annual Academy Awards on February 26, wide-eyed and with avid interest, would find an......

The Revenant, Mad Max, Star Wars sweep Oscar nominations

The nominations for the 88th Annual Academy awards were announced by Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, directors Guillermo del Toro and Ang Lee, and actor John Krasinski at the Academy's......

Advani outclasses Obaidly

Pankaj Advani continued his excellent performance as he outclassed Khamis Al Obaidly of Qatar 4-0 in his third league match in the juniors' section at the IBSF World Under-21 and Seniors Snooker......

Under-19 One-Dayer: Indian colts trounce Afghans to finish on top

Centurion Rishabh Pant (118) led India to a spectacular 104-run win over Afghanistan to progress to the final of the Under-19 tri-series One-day cricket tournament in Kolkata on Friday. India......

Ranji Trophy round-up: Chauhan fifty keeps Jammu & Kashmir afloat

A round-up of the second day's play of the Ranji Trophy matches being played in different parts of the country. A gritty 50 by Ian Dev Singh Chauhan and some lower-order resistance helped Jammu &......

Ranji round-up: Uthappa blasts century, Yuvraj fails with the bat

Hubli: Robin Uthappa's 16th first-class century helped Karnataka take a big first-innings lead of 263 to take the home side to a strong position on second day of their Ranji Trophy Group A match......

Ranji Trophy: Dinda, Veer Pratap rock Karnataka

Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda intimidated the batsmen with a four-wicket burst before Karnataka staged a recovery to be 237/7 on a curtailed day 1 of their Group A Ranji Trophy fixture at the Eden......
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King starts Gulf tour with UAE visit

Riyadh : Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman arrived in Abu Dhabi on Saturday, kick-starting his tour of four Gulf states. During this... ...

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First baby boy born on UAE National Day in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, Dec 4 (emirates247): The first baby boy born on the 45th UAE National Day at Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children was born at... ...

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Suspected Taliban Terrorists Attack Bank in Afghanistan as Pak Army Chief Visits Kabul After Peshawar Attack

Suspected Taliban suicide bombers and gunmen attacked a bank in the Helmand province of Afghanistan on Wednesday and engaged in a gun battle with... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/breaking-hostage-crisis-kabul-suicide-bombers-gunmen-attack-bank-617468
Farhat Hashmi, San Bernardino and why Donald Trump is hitting home with his anti-Muslim rhetoric

By Tarek Fatah For years Islamists have argued that there is no evidence to prove private Islamic schools — madrassas — are factories... ...

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Global ICT community Converges in Bangkok for ITU Telecom World 2016

ITU Telecom World 2016 haslaunched proceedings, welcoming influential participants from public and private sectors and across the ICT industry,... ...

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