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Trump proposes $54bln increase in defense spending: official

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump’s first budget proposal includes a substantial $54 billion dollar increase in d

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Milan’s fashion week wraps up with Armani’s expressive colors

MILAN: Once again Italian designer Giorgio Armani stunned with bright and eloquent colors in his autumn and winter colle

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Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US

TEHRAN: Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as t

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Minor girl raped and killed in Islamabad, suspects arrested

ISLAMABAD/WAH CANTT: Police on Wednesday arrested two suspects alleged of kidnapping, rape and murder of a minor girl,

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ECO sets example of regional cooperation: PM

ISLAMABAD: The 13th summit of Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) concluded on Wednesday with the adoption of

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Nawaz Sharif has changed as a person: Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: My father has changed with time and it continues to surprise many, said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s

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Teenage wrestler takes transgender rights to the mat in Texas championship

-ReutersHigh school athlete Mack Beggs and many of his opponents want him to wrestle against boys, but the transgender b

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Cousins rips Kings, calls trade to New Orleans ‘coward move’

-Reuters(The Sports Xchange) – All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins lashed out at Sacramento Kings management, terming

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De Villiers’ record sets up thumping win over New Zealand

WELLINGTON: A record-setting innings by AB de Villiers set South Africa up for a resounding 159-run win in the third one

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Business Trends

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Chinese, Pakistani businesses build ties as Beijing splurges on ‘Silk Road’

Chinese companies are in talks to snap up more businesses and land in Pakistan after sealing two major deals in recent m

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After Punjab, Careem and Uber banned in Karachi

KARACHI: Ministry of Transport Sindh issued notice today (Tuesday) to ban Careem and Uber Taxi services in the province.

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Tax-free days ending for Saudis after oil slump

Tax-free living will soon be a thing of the past for Saudis after cabinet on Monday approved an IMF-backed value-added t

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Veteran actor Farooq Zameer Passes away

-Daily PakistanWEB DESK: The famous name of Pakistan drama industry Farooq Zameer has passed away on Thursday, Aaj News

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Harvard names Rihanna its humanitarian of the year

-SalonNEW YORK: Rihanna may be best known as an R&B superstar, but on Wednesday she was named the 2017 Harvard Unive

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Vienna zoo culls 20 pelicans after bird flu virus found

An Austrian zoo culled 20 pelicans on Friday after it found the entire group was infected with the highly contagious H

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Depression may be biggest cause of lost productivity with sinus problems

Pain and other symptoms of chronic sinus problems might cause sufferers to miss work or school but depression is their

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Balochistan residents get advance medical equiment at Civil Hospital

Now the people of Balochistan will not have to travel far and wide as the Civil Hospital offers the facility of conduc

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Secrets from smart devices find path to legal system

Washington: An Ohio man claimed he was forced into a hasty window escape when his house caught fire last year. His pacem

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Snap shares drop 4 percent, fall below $20 for the first time

SAN FRANCISCO: Snap Inc shares tumbled below $20 on Thursday for the first time since the company’s $3.4 billion p

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Facebook to send delegation to Pakistan over blasphemy row

ISLAMABAD: Social media giant Facebook will be sending a delegation to Pakistan, the interior ministry said Thursday.The

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British man convicted of killing rare butterflies

LONDON: A British man has been convicted of capturing and killing two of Britain’s rarest butterflies, the endange

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First fluorescent frog found in Argentina

            BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA: The first naturally flu

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US model dies during railway track photo shoot

TEXAS: A pregnant model died after she was struck by a train while attempting to do a photo shoot on a railway line in T

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