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  • NEW YORK - Pakistani actress Meera performs at New York’s Times Square to collect funds for the relief of flood victims in Pakistan. Meera, who is currently in New York, took the streets to showcase her talent and use it for the relief of flood victims. She staged a dance performance at New York ...

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  • NEW YORK - The Duchess of Sussex says she upset the “dynamic of the hierarchy” of the Royal Family “just by existing”. In an interview with US magazine The Cut, Meghan, 41, talks about her life when she was a royal and why she and the Duke of Sussex moved to the US. Talking about her exit ...

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  • ISLAMABAD - Pakistan’s famous musician, actor and YouTuber Bilal Khan, rose to fame from his smash hit ‘Bachana’, flash the internet by storm as the heartthrob announced live concert in Toronto via social media. The vocal powerhouse known for his acoustic ballads, youth anthems, electrifying ...

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  • MEXICO - A Mexican woman who served time in jail for her links to drug trafficking is suing Netflix and TV channel Telemundo. Sandra Ávila Beltrán argues that the TV series Queen of the South is based on her life, her lawyer told the Mexican newspaper Milenio. Ávila Beltrán says her story was ...

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  • HONIARA - The Solomon Islands has temporarily halted all naval visits after failing to grant access to US and UK ships earlier this month. Honiara said the vessels had not sought access in time, and this prompted a review of arrival procedure. But the move marks a departure from routine and has ...

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  • SHARJAH - A fine performance from the spinners and an impactful cameo from Najibullah Zadran helped Afghanistan record a seven-wicket win over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup here on Tuesday. Afghanistan’s star spinners Mujeeb Ur Rahman (3/16) and Rashid Khan (3/22) ran through a reckless Bangladesh ...

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  • LAHORE - Pakistan No.1 Omar Khalid will be at the helm of a three-member national golf team which will participate in the prestigious World Amateur Team Golf Championships in Paris later this week. According to information made available here, Omar, 18, will be joined by Salman Jahangir and Yashal ...

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  • NEW YORK - Serena Williams delayed her farewell to tennis on an electrifying opening night at the US Open on Monday as the sporting icon battled to victory in front of a star-studded crowd. The 23-time Grand Slam winner -- who earlier this month signalled she plans to retire from tennis after the ...

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  • LAHORE - Rising star Bilal Asim of SICAS stunned seasoned campaigner Heera Ashiq by 2-1 to clinch the men’s singles title in the Punjab Open Tennis Championship 2022 that concluded here at State-of-the-Art Tennis Courts, Nishtar Park Sports Complex on Tuesday. In the highly-charged men’s ...

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  • MUZAFFARGARH - Deputy Commissioner Muzaffargarh Ali Anan Qamar has said that keeping in view the cricket fever, district administration has installed big screens in public places in the district for showing all matches of the Asia Cup. He said all-out efforts will be made to promote sports ...

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  • LAHORE - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Tuesday announced ticket prices for the seven-match T20I series between Pakistan and England to be played in Karachi from September 20-25 and September 28 to October 2 in Lahore. Tickets will be available online on Wednesday at 1000 PST at ...

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  • LAHORE- The Kingdom Valley National T20 Cup 2022-23 was off to a sparkling start on Tuesday with match two between Central Punjab and Balochistan going down the wire and the former coming out victorious on the last ball. Irfan Khan Niazi’s epic 31-ball 57* went in vain as Central Punjab fell just ...

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  • BAGHDAD - Shelling targeted Baghdad’s high-security Green Zone on Monday, a security source said, after Shiite cleric Moqtada Sadr said he was quitting politics, sparking chaos in which 15 of his supporters were killed. Tensions have soared in Iraq amid a political crisis that has left the ...

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  • ANTANANARIVO - Eighteen people died Monday after police in Madagascar opened fire on what they called a lynch mob angered at the kidnapping of an albino child, a senior doctor told AFP. Dozens were wounded, some of them seriously. “At the moment, 18 people have died in all, nine on the spot and ...

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  • KYIV - As Ukraine ramps up its offensive to retake Russian-occupied territory in the country’s south, its forces have regained four villages and broken through Russian defenses at multiple points of the frontline in the Kherson region, according to Ukrainian officials. Ukraine’s President ...

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  • SUKKUR -Central President, Tehreek-e-Istqlal (TI), Rehmat Khan Wardag on Tuesday said the nation was going through a great tragedy and it was the duty of everyone to play a role in helping the flood-affected people. In a statement issued here, he urged all political parties to work together for ...

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  • SUKKUR - Former advisor to Sindh Chief Minister, Barrister Arslan Shaikh on Tuesday said that Sindh CM, Syed Murad Ali Shah was making sincere efforts for the rescue and relief of flood affectees. He said that Sindh Government had considered increase in the financial assistance for the family ...

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  • KARACHI -Pakistan Meteorological department on Tuesday forecast light rain in the coastal areas of Sindh province including Karachi during the next 24 hours. However, mainly hot and humid weather is likely to prevail in most parts of the province during the said period.

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  • HYDERABAD - The Deputy Commissioner Fuad Ghaffar Soomro has dismissed the fears of possible floods in Hyderabad district and said that the situation was under control. According to official statement, Soomro said that there was no danger of floods in Hyderabad at present. The DC said that all the ...

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  • KARACHI - As anticipated, Karachi has started receiving thousands of people displaced by recent floods in different parts of Sindh and a provincial government estimate suggests more than 50,000 people have already arrived and are currently living in camps set up by local administration in the ...

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  • KARACHI - Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has collected about one trillion 30 billion rupees from the United Nations member countries in just one hour. After the appeal of Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the United States has given assistance of six and a half billion rupees to ...

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  • KARACHI - The Sindh High Court (SHC) has issued notices to National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) and K-Electric on the petition against the collection of fuel adjustment charges and taxes in the electricity bills. According to details, a hearing was held in the SHC on the ...

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  • KARACHI -Sindh Chief Secretary Dr Muhammad Sohail Rajpoot on Tuesday said that under the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Human Resource and Research Board, more than 470,000 youth had been trained in the province since 2008. He said this during a certificate distribution ceremony held at Institute of ...

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  • LARKANA - During the recent rains in Larkana district, there has been extensive damage and the Sindh government has established relief and medical camps at various places for the rehabilitation and immediate assistance of the people affected by the rains where all the facilities and free medicines ...

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  • HYDERABAD - Provincial Minister for Information, Transport and Mass Transit Sharjeel Inam Memon on Tuesday directed the officers of Municipal Corporation, Sindh Solid Waste Management Board and WASA to immediately drain out the rainwater accumulated in the streets and other low lying areas. While ...

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  • LARKANA - The shopkeepers of famous Jelus Bazaar continued their protest on the second consecutive day here on Tuesday and staged a massive sit-in at Anaj Mandi Road, demanding draining out stagnant rainwater from the bazaar. Shopkeepers, including Masood Ahmed Shaikh, Ashraf Shaikh, Jabbar Shaikh ...

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  • SUKKUR - Sukkur Commissioner, Ghulam Mustafa Phull on Tuesday said that police had carried out action against agents making illegal deductions from the amount allocated for women under BISP. On the directives of Sindh Chief Minister (CM) Syed Murad Ali Shah,the action has been taken and three ...

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  • KARACHI - Karachi Administrator, Sindh government’s Spokesman and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Tuesday said that the hindrance in the construction work due to the rains would be removed as soon as possible. Strategy has been devised for timely completion of development projects ...

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  • KARACHI - Additional Inspector General of Police, Javed Alam Odho on Tuesday appealed to the senior police officers to donate generously for the flood victims.  The Karachi Police chief held a meeting with senior police officers to discuss the relief and rehabilitation efforts for flood affected ...

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