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  • This life is like a swimming pool. You dive into the water, but you can’t see how deep it is. –Dennis Rodman Kristin Otto is considered to be one of the best swimmers of all time. She entered a special sports school at the age of 11 and was identified as a swimming prospect early on. She ...

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  • In a new report titled ‘Narrowing the Disaster Risk Protection Gap in Central Asia’, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) determined that Pakistan suffers a loss of $2.244 billion annually due to poor management and a weak financing approach. Every few years, we experience a destructive ...

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  • The Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan, Mohammad Ali Hosseini has stated that the Iranian government is ready to complete the Pak-Iran gas pipeline in order to enhance cooperation in the energy sector. The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline (IP Gas) is an under-construction 2,775-kilometre pipeline to deliver ...

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  • The constant bickering and inability of our politicians, especially at the Punjab Assembly level, has not just damaged the morale of the nation, and political ethics and sportsmanship; it has had a very real monetary cost as well. More specifically, since June 2022, one session of the Punjab ...

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  • In this hustling bustling life, travelling is a great escape to get rid of a robotic life and learn something interesting. Through vivid exposure, it reaches various experiences of life. People travel for various purposes, such as enjoyment, education, employment and exploring the niceties of ...

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  • Social media has become an inevitable part of our daily life. It is one of the major tools of engagement through which people can instantly communicate with each other and came to know about global affairs. Whether we like it or not, it is supposed to stay with us forever. With its growing ...

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  • Ameliorating writing skills has been the greatest challenge for plenty of students that demands some extra effort among all skills and language. Many aspirants often ask about the way in which English can be polished. I myself have been asked by many times. The method and the strategy that I ...

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  • The ongoing wave of unrelenting rain has engulfed the entire country and left people in a state of irreparable loss, collateral damage, and casualties. With no end in sight and the prediction of yet another spell of moderate to heavy rain, it has sent a tide of shock and fear to vulnerable ...

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  • Federal Minister for Defense Khawaja Asif on Wednesday said than even members of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) are reluctant to defend statements of their party chairman. Addressing a press conference along with Federal Minister for Finance Miftah Ismail, Khawaja Asif said that it was a ...

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  • At least eight suspected drug peddlers were killed while two other sustained injuries during an exchange of fire with police at City Nala near Quetta’s Jinnah Road on Wednesday. According to details, the police carried out operation at City Nala against the drug peddlers considering the increase ...

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  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Wednesday said unprecedented floods in the country had caused heavy losses to lives and infrastructure and emphasized putting in place a sustainable system to cope with the challenges of climate change. The prime minister said trillions were required to carry out ...

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  • Truck driver and father-of-seven Mureed Hussain was planning for his daughter’s October wedding when floodwater inundated his home, taking away the entire back wall and, with it, her hard-earned dowry. "I had been collecting her dowry for almost three years," Hussain told AFP from the ...

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  • The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Wednesday set September 9 as the date of hearing of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Shahbaz Gill’s bail plea in sedition case. The IHC registrar office issued the cause list. IHC Chief Justice Athar Minallah will conduct hearing on the bail plea. It ...

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  • Pakistan Businesses Forum (PBF) Central Punjab, Vice Chairman Waheed Khaliq Raamay said almost 50 to 75 processing mills closed and almost 10 printing mills are closed in Faisalabad region. Similarly fifty thousand looms mills closed due to high price of electricity. Talking to media on Wednesday, ...

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  • "Home appliance in Pakistan is a huge market of 200 million people while its industry size is not big enough as compared to the market, "said Faisal Afridi, President, JW Group(partner with Haier & MG) in Pakistan. The electrical appliance industry in Pakistan is growing rapidly with an output ...

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  • A newly married couple was allegedly shot dead by unidentified armed men in Dhok Kashmirian area in the jurisdiction of Sangjani Police Station, Islamabad, late on Tuesday night. Police said the couple is suspected to have been "killed for honour". They said that murder victims Nisar and his wife ...

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  • The US dollar on Wednesday continued its upward trajectory against rupee despite receiving a loan tranche of US$1.16 billion from the IMF. According to forex dealers, the US dollar rose by Rs1.08 in the interbank against the rupee and traded at Rs222.50 while the banks are selling it at ...

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  • 50 feet wide breach at Pakistan’s largest freshwater lake has submerged over 500 nearby villages including ancestral union council of Chief Minister of Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah. Two cuts were administered to lake by the provincial government but despite that water level remained at dangerously ...

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  • The federal cabinet increased the size of cash assistance to flood victims from Rs28 billion to Rs70bn on Tuesday and stressed the need for strict adherence to zoning regulations all over the country to avoid illegal construction on the river bed to avert Swat-like destruction caused by flash ...

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  • “When life gives you lemons, chunk it right back.” –Bill Watterson Back in 1919, Grigg was working for a manufacturing company owned by Vess Jones where he invented and marketed his first soft drink, Whistle. It was orange flavored. The second drink he invented was with another company ...

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  • In response to an alarming rise in crime, Karachi’s additional inspector general of police has announced the launch of a “Shaheen Force”. Karachi police chief Jawed Alam Odho said the Shaheen Force would comprise around 200 policemen, including sharpshooters. However, the promise of reducing ...

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  • After many denials and evading any responsibility for the killing of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, Israel has now stated that there is a “high possibility” that the journalist was “accidentally hit” by Israeli army fire. However, it also added that it will not be launching a ...

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  • To limit noise and air pollution, the Islamabad Traffic Police (ITP) fined over 3767 vehicles in the last three months. The crackdown began after the directives of the DIG of Police (Ops) to take strict action against those who are contributing to climate change and causing health risks for the ...

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  • Rain has furnished many benefits in the agriculture sector. However, rain can be disastrous in those sectors which do not have powerful constructions to insulate themselves. Sindh Monsoon-22 has caused damage to many areas due to unsuitable drainage systems. Sukkur, Khairpur, Ghotki, small ...

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  • Political instability, crippling economy and confused social set-up are erecting profusion of obstacles for the destitute plebs of Pakistan. The country is facing crucial problems at this time like political instability and social morass conditions. These exquisite degree of issues are ...

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  • It is time to deal sternly, instead of mere condemnations, with this repetitive impulsive disorder by immoral men to harass women in public places on Independence Day. The latest being at Islamabad’s Shakarparian where two foreign women accompanied by a male were molested. Incidences of ...

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  • China and US are going to be at loggerheads due to rising differences over Taiwan’s status. Burgeoning tensions between the island and the mainland are ringing a bell of stressed relations between China and the US. In changing world order when global power is shifting from the West to the ...

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  • Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday said that those trying to draw a wedge between masses and armed forces of the country are not loyal to Pakistan. PM Shehbaz chaired a meeting of federal cabinet to discuss future strategy over PTI Chief Imran Khan’s anti-army statements. Interior Minister ...

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