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Beyonce in brief superstar collaboration

NEW YORK (AFP) – Two of music s top-selling stars have come together, however briefly, as Drake put out a new song featuring Beyonce. Drake, the Canadian rapper who has found massive commercial success thanks in part to surprise releases, brought in the pop superstar on a song entitled “Can I?” ...

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Shoaib Malik breaks into Test squad after five years

All-rounder Shoaib Malik’s fine form in ODIs and T20s have earned him a call up in the Test side for Pakistan’s upcoming series against England, chief selector Haroon Rashid announced on Tuesday. The 33-year-old Malik, who last played Test cricket in 2010 incidentally against the same opponents, has scored 500 ...

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Backchannel Pakistan-India efforts for talks collapsed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and India were hoping that their frosty relations could thaw as their prime ministers Nawaz Sharif and Narendra Modi kept running into each other in New York last week. It has now emerged that both sides secretly explored chances of bilateral talks on the sidelines of the 70th UN ...

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UK hacked routers to monitor Pakistan communications data: Snowden

Documents leaked by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden appear to show that the UK government acquired vast amounts of communications data from inside Pakistan by secretly hacking into routers manufactured by US company Cisco. In an interview with the BBC’s Panorama programme, the whistleblower said that British spies can ...

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CM Shahbaz directly involved in Nandipur scam, alleges Imran

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Giving his remarks on Nandipur power project scam, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Tuesday claimed that the investigation into the Nandipur scam is going to be a cover-up like Model Town inquiry. He said that Shahbaz Sharif was also involved in Model Town tragedy but ...

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NEPRA refuses to undertake cost audit

ISLAMABAD: The National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (Nepra) has refused to conduct an energy audit of inefficient independent power producers (IPPs), a move that will encourage power companies to collect more revenues from consumers on account of higher cost. The disinterest from the power sector’s regulator came in response to a ...

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