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Ahsan Khan begins work on his short film “Chashm-e-Num”

LAHORE – Renowned actor Ahsan Khan has begun work on his latest production “Chashm-e-Num”. It is an enthralling romantic drama whose story circles around two visually impaired people. They fall in love with each other but come across lies and deceits ahead. Through his production, Ahsan wants to change the ...

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Farhan Zaman, Farhan Mehboob set up all-Pakistan final

ISLAMABAD: Taking quite a huge step towards regaining the lost glory in the sport, Pakistan’s Farhan Zaman and compatriot Farhan Mehboob on Sunday overcame their high-ranked opponents in their respective semi-finals of the Chief of Air Staff International Squash Championship here at Mushaf Squash Complex to set up all-Pakistan final. ...

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Australia axe six, induct uncapped quartet for third South Africa Test

ADELAIDE: Crisis-hit Australia included English-born opener Matt Renshaw among six changes to their revamped Test squad on Sunday for this week’s crucial third day-night Test against South Africa in Adelaide. Selectors named the 20-year-old Queensland opener Renshaw alongside two other batting debutants, Peter Handscomb and Nic Maddinson, in a 12-man ...

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‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

ISLAMABAD: Around 20pc of total wood production in Pakistan which makes for about 2.5 million tonnes, is burnt for tobacco roasting, which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD). In a presentation, available with Dawn, CADD has claimed that tobacco industries contribute ...

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Egypt closes Rafah border crossing after 5-day opening

Egypt has shut the Rafah border crossing, the only passageway to the outside world for the besieged Gaza Strip, after a five-day humanitarian opening. The Palestinian Border and Crossing Committee said in a statement on Sunday that Egyptian authorities closed the border crossing on Saturday morning, adding that the gateway ...

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Egypt court sentences 3 journalists to prison

An Egyptian court has sentenced the chairman of a journalists’ union along with two board members to two years in prison, after six months of trial, for harboring two “fugitive” journalists inside the union’s headquarters. A court in Cairo announced its verdict in absentia against Yehia Qalash, the head of ...

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South Korean president colluded with aide: prosecutor

SEOUL: South Korean prosecutors said on Sunday that President Park Geun-Hye colluded with her close confidante in a corruption and influence-peddling scandal that has sparked massive nationwide protests and calls for her impeachment. Park’s friend Choi Soon-Sil was charged on Sunday with coercion and abuse of power, as was one ...

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Scores killed as train derails near Kanpur, India

At least 119 people have lost their lives and more than 150 others sustained injuries in a train derailment accident in India’s northern state of Uttar Pradesh. The tragedy happened in the early hours of Sunday when most passengers were sleeping. 14 coaches of the Patna-Indore express train came off ...

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Russia did not impact US presidential election: McCain

Senior US Republican Senator John McCain has ruled out Russia’s impact on the outcome of the US presidential election, rejecting American officials’ claims against Moscow. Speaking at the Halifax International Security Forum in Washington on Sunday, the head of the Senate Armed Services Committee said the American people did not ...

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