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Rouhani, rival to run in Iran’s presidential election; Ahmadinejad barred

Rouhani, rival to run in Iran’s presidential election; Ahmadinejad barred

Agencies Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May’s presidential election by a government vetting body, while former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was disqualified, state media reported on Thursday. The approval of Rouhani, a moderate, and Raisi, a political hardliner thought to have the backing of Supreme Leader […]

Group sues Trump for repealing U.S. wildlife rule in rare legal challenge

Group sues Trump for repealing U.S. wildlife rule in rare legal challenge

  Agencies An environmental group sued President Donald Trump’s administration on Thursday over the repeal of a U.S. rule intended to protect wildlife, in the first court challenge to a law being used by Republicans to ease federal regulation. In February, the Republican-controlled Congress used the Congressional Review Act, or CRA, to dismantle a rule […]

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Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Erdogan faces referendum test as Turkey votes on sweeping reforms bill

Monitoring Desk Ankara, Turkey (CNN)Millions of Turks will vote Sunday on a controversial new draft constitution that would give sweeping new powers to the country’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Voters are being asked to endorse an 18-article reform package put forward by the ruling Justice and Development Party that would effectively replace the system of […]

Sixty aid workers forced to flee S.Sudan fighting: UN

Sixty aid workers forced to flee S.Sudan fighting: UN

By AFP JUBA, SUDAN:  A surge of fighting in eastern South Sudan has forced 60 aid workers to flee, the UN humanitarian agency said on Saturday, hurting efforts to help civilians in the famine-hit nation. An increase in violence nationwide has seen thousands flee in the past two weeks, including more than 16,000 from the […]

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life: Nasa

Saturn moon has necessary conditions to harbor life: Nasa

AFP An ice-encrusted moon orbiting Saturn appears to have the conditions necessary for life, Nasa announced Thursday, unveiling new findings made by its unmanned Cassini spacecraft. Cassini has detected hydrogen molecules in vapour plumes emanating from cracks in the surface of Enceladus, a small ocean moon coated in a thick layer of ice, the US […]

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

Sonam Kapoor reacts to Abhay Deol’s social media campaign against fairness creams

DESK REPORT On Wednesday, Abhay Deol ruffled quite a few feathers in Bollywood when he put out a series of sarcastic posts on Facebook questioning the part Bollywood celebrities play in perpetuating the idea that fair skin is better. He criticised bigwigs like Shah Rukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and John Abraham. But one of his […]

No progress yet in case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri, Zardari’s missing aide

No progress yet in case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri, Zardari’s missing aide

Federal and provincial authorities chose to remain away from Friday’s proceedings in a case pertaining to Ghulam Qadir Marri’s recovery being heard by the Sindh High Court (SHC), even though they had been directed to file their respective replies in the matter by a two-judge bench hearing the case on April 11. The bench expressed […]

Mars spacecraft’s first missions face delays: NASA

Mars spacecraft’s first missions face delays: NASA

By AFP WASHINGTON DC:  NASA will probably delay the first two missions of its Orion deep-space capsule, being developed to send astronauts beyond earth’s orbit and eventually to Mars, the US space agency said on Thursday. A report by NASA’s Office of Inspector General cited technical as well as budget challenges. The first launch of […]

You can’t judge someone’s capabilities based on the language they know, shares Saba Qamar

You can’t judge someone’s capabilities based on the language they know, shares Saba Qamar

DESK REPORT At first, all we knew about Saba Qamar’s Bollywood debut film, Hindi Medium was that “it was a little like Piku”. Now that the trailer is out, we know it tackles issues of elitism in schools. In an interview with Dawn News, the actress shed some more light on her upcoming film and […]

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

Pemra fines private channels for ‘baseless news against Sindh IG’

By News Desk Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) fined on Thursday two private news channels for “airing baseless news” against the Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Allah Dino Khawaja. “In a complaint filed by IGP Sindh AD Khawaja, Pemra Council of Complaints meeting recommended to impose a fine of Rs 200,000 and Rs 300,000 […]

Jude Law will play young Albus Dumbledore in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

Jude Law will play young Albus Dumbledore in next ‘Fantastic Beasts’

British actor Jude Law has been cast to play a young version of Hogwarts’ venerable headmaster Albus Dumbledore, a key character in the second film of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts movie spinoff, Warner Bros. said on Wednesday. Law, 44, best known for his role as Dr. John Watson in the Sherlock Holmes action movies, will […]