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Survey shows elections too close to call

Survey shows elections too close to call

A PUBLIC opinion survey conducted by the Herald magazine shows that the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) enjoys a slim lead at the national level over the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PMLN). This lead of four percentage points, however, is outside the survey’s national margin of error — + 1.3 percentage points — and does not take into account the […]

West Indies too strong for World XI in charity match

West Indies too strong for World XI in charity match

LONDON ;Evin Lewis s quickfire fifty and economical bowling from spinner Samuel Badree saw the West Indies to an emphatic 72-run victory over the World XI in the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 Challenge at Lord s on Thursday.Lewis struck 58 off 26 balls, including five first two overs for the reigning World Twenty20 champions before finishing with figures […]

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

Teenager died after drinking caffeine too quickly, says coroner

By Reuters A South Carolina teenager who collapsed in a high school classroom last month died because he drank several highly caffeinated drinks too quickly, a coroner said on Monday. Davis Allen Cripe, 16, drank a latte from McDonald’s, a large Mountain Dew soda, and a highly caffeinated energy drink in just under two hours, […]

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

It’s not just Khursheed Shah, these women in the national assembly encourage sexism too

DESK REPORT During National Assembly proceedings this Thursday, Leader of the Opposition Khursheed Shah was criticised by Speaker Ayaz Sadiq when he made a sexist remark about his female peers. What wasn’t immediately obvious is that Shah had the support of several female MNAs. The issue arose when Speaker Ayaz Sadiq asked women lawmakers to […]

Father sues daughter for taking too long to graduate

Father sues daughter for taking too long to graduate

Father, sues, daughter, for, taking, too, long, to, graduate Agency A father in Austria who had enough of paying his daughter’s tuition fees took her to court to have his debt repaid. The man claimed his daughter studying architecture at the University of Vienna had taken too long to complete her degree. He successfully sued her […]

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

LAHORE: Veteran TV actor Farooq Zameer passed away on Thursday after a protracted illness,  The famous TV actor had been suffering from illness for six months. His funeral prayer will be held in Lahore. Farooq Zameer has performed pivotal roles in scores of dramas including ‘Rani’, ’93 Shumali’ and ‘Gadarya’. He has also acted in a […]