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Swedish intellectuals form new literature prize in Nobel protest

What do you do when this year’s Nobel Literature Prize, the world’s most prestigious accolade of its kind, is postponed because of a sexual assault scandal? You create your own award. More than 100 Swedish intellectuals have joined forces to form a new prize-giving body …

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Nawaz, Maryam decide to appeal against conviction

ISLAMABAD -UNS: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam Nawaz have decided to approach the Islamabad High Court challenging their conviction at the hands of an accountability court in the Avenfield properties reference. The former premier on Saturday discussed the legal recourse after …

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Curfew, arrests ahead of Burhan Wani’s second martyrdom anniversary

SRINAGAR -UNS – Indian authorities have imposed curfew in Tral town of Pulwama district on Saturday on the eve of the second martyrdom anniversary of popular youth leader, Burhan Muzaffar Wani, to prevent a march towards his native town, tomorrow. Burhan Wani was killed along …

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Peace, stability top priority in region: Naval Chief

KARACHI -UNS – Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi on Saturday has said that Pakistan wants peace and stability in the region. Addressing the 109th passing-out parade of Pakistan Navy Midshipmen at Pakistan Naval Academy in Karachi, chief guest Navy admiral said that …

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NAB again asks interior ministry to put Sharif family on ECL

ISLAMABAD -UNS – National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday once again requested interior ministry to put names of Nawaz Sharif, Maryam Nawaz, Capt (retd) Safdar and two others on Exit Control List (ECL). Earlier, NAB had asked interior ministry on February 11 and then again …

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Nawaz sentenced to 10 years, Maryam 7,Safdar one year in Avenfield reference

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Friday in the Avenfield properties reference while his daughter Maryam was sentenced to seven years. Accountability Court-I Judge Mohammad Bashir announced the sentence today after several delays since morning. …

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PCB must focus on 2019 WC: Qadir

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Former leg-spinner Abdul Qadir Thursday said Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) must focus on preparing green-shirts for 2019 World Cup instead of playing Pakistan against below-par teams. Talking to APP, Qadir, who was also former PCB chief selector, said 2019 World Cup is …

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Dollar falls as US tariffs kicks in

LONDON -UNS : The dollar fell on Friday as U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports took effect, but a muted reaction in currency markets suggested the escalation had largely been priced in by investors focusing on a U.S. jobs report due later in the day. The …

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Ex-navy diver dies on oxygen supply mission in Thailand cave rescue

A former Thai navy diver has died while taking part in efforts to rescue 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand. Petty Officer Saman Gunan lost consciousness on his way out of the Tham Luang cave complex, where he …

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CJP Saqib Nisar deposits Rs 1 million for construction of dams

ISLAMABAD -UNS – The Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar has deposited Rs 1 million as donation in the account of “DIAMER BASHA AND MOHMAND DAM FUND-2018” from his personal account. In pursuance of Supreme Court Order dated 04.07.2018 in the Constitution …

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