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US judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban

US judge extends order blocking Trump travel ban

By: AFP  LOS ANGELES: The US federal judge who halted President Donald Trump’s revised ban on refugee resettlement and arrivals of people from six mainly Muslim countries has extended his order blocking its implementation. US District Judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii said Wednesday he had turned his original temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction. Such an […]

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

Chinese President Xi to meet Trump in Florida next week

By: Reuters  BEIJING: Chinese President Xi Jinping will travel to the United States to meet President Donald Trump at his Mar-a-Lago retreat in Florida on April 6-7, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, its first official confirmation of the highly anticipated summit. It will be Xi’s first meeting with Trump, whose presidency began on Jan. 20, […]

Pak-India cricket series not possible in current scenario: Indian Home Ministry

Pak-India cricket series not possible in current scenario: Indian Home Ministry

By: Web Desk NEW DELHI: The Indian Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir, has responded to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) letter seeking permission for cricket series with Pakistan at a neutral venue, saying that cricket ties with the neighbouring country are not likely to resume any time soon. According to […]

Pakistani man becomes first muslim to join NYPD’s emergency unit

Pakistani man becomes first muslim to join NYPD’s emergency unit

A man of Pakistani origin on Wednesday made history as he became the first Muslim to join the New York City Police Department’s (NYPD) Emergency Services Unit. ─Twitter Sergeant Ali Javed became not only the first Muslim but also the first Pakistani to be became a member of the elite force, NYPD Muslim Officers Society […]

Some Pakistani power firms stuck in slow lane on China’s Silk Road

Some Pakistani power firms stuck in slow lane on China’s Silk Road

REUTERS A worker operates crane at copper wire unit at Pakistan Cables in Karachi.─Reuters Kamal Amjad Mian thought China’s decision to invest $36 billion in the Pakistani power sector would benefit his electricity cable business, and, anticipating increased demand, his family spent nearly $30 million on a second plant to double output. But Mian’s Fast […]

Pakistani immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race

Pakistani immigrant to join California lieutenant governor race

APP Dr. Asif Mahmood announces he is joining the 2018 race for California’s lieutenant governor in front of the downtown federal building that houses a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement field office.—AP A Pakistani-born doctor announced Wednesday that he is joining the 2018 race for lieutenant governor of California, US on a platform of saving […]

ICC Champions Trophy arrives at Edhi home in Karachi

ICC Champions Trophy arrives at Edhi home in Karachi

A month after the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 tour was launched in Dubai, the trophy arrived at the Edhi home in Karachi on Thursday. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who attended the launch ceremony in Dubai, was present at the event at Edhi Home where the trophy was displayed to honour the services of Abdul […]

Cousin of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam gunned down in Nankana Sahib

A prominent local leader of the Ahmadi community and a relative of Nobel laureate Abdus Salam was gunned down in Nankana Sahib on Thursday morning, police said. Advocate Malik Saleem Latif, a leader of the Jamaat-e-Ahmadiya in Nankana Sahib, was on his way to a local court on a motorbike along with his son Advocate […]

Internet freaks out over Ed Sheeran’s Doppelgänger baby

Internet freaks out over Ed Sheeran’s Doppelgänger baby

Web Desk ENTERTAINMENT Are you still busy listening to Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’? Then you should pause the song for a minute now. via GIPHY Because Ed Sheeran has a Doppelganger baby with an absolute shape of Ed Sheeran! (Ed must be in love with her shape too) via GIPHY Few days ago, the photo […]

One killed, at least 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

One killed, at least 14 wounded in Ohio nightclub shooting

REUTERS One person was killed and at least 14 people were wounded in a shooting at a nightclub in Cincinnati, Ohio, early on Sunday, police said.The shooting took place at Cameo Night Club, the Cincinnati Police Department said on Twitter.A spokeswoman for the department would not confirm the shooting or provide any details.At least 15 […]

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

Communal strife in home state of India’s Modi kills one, 14 hurt

REUTERS One person was killed and about 14 injured when violence erupted following a scuffle between Muslim and Hindu school students in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, a senior administrative official said on Sunday. A crowd of about 5,000 people attacked Muslim residents and set dozens of homes and vehicles on […]

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

Uber grounds self-driving cars after accident

AFP A self driving Uber car.—AP/File Uber has grounded its fleet of self-driving cars pending an investigation into the crash of an Uber autonomous vehicle in Arizona, a spokesperson for the car-hailing service said Sunday.No one was seriously injured in the accident which occurred Friday in Tempe, Arizona while the vehicle — a Volvo SUV […]

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