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Internet, cellular services to be suspended in some areas

The Sindh government has decided to suspend the internet and cellular services in different cities from September 19 to 21 as a security measure during Ashura, SAMAA TV reported Tuesday. The services will remain inactive between 7am and midnight in various cities, including Karachi. The Sindh chief secretary has confirmed …

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Some weird cricket terms and their meaning

Like every game, cricket has its own technical terms and phrases, some amusing, some downright weird. We take a look at some of the weirdest terms in cricket and what they mean. Cow Shot A “cow shot” is played when a batsman hits the ball towards the “cow corner”, which is …

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Sharjeel Memon named as suspect in liquor case challan

Incarcerated PPP leader Sharjeel Memon on Tuesday was listed as one of the accused in a challan submitted to the judicial magistrate by the investigation officer (IO) in a liquor case against the politician. The report said that one of the bottles recovered from Memon’s room in Dr Ziauddin Hospital, …

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Parliamentary body to investigate 2018 election ‘rigging’

National Assembly has approved the formation of a parliamentary committee for investigation of alleged rigging in the July 25 general elections, SAMAA TV reported on Tuesday. The parliament’s lower house passed a motion authorising the speaker to constitute the committee. The members and chairman of the committee will be selected …

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India play Hong Kong in Asia Cup 2018

A win for India will take the side to Super Four stage. Photo: AFP India will begin their Asia Cup 2018 campaign against Hong Kong in Dubai on Tuesday. The match will begin at 4:30pm Pakistan time. India will qualify for the Super Four stage if they secure a victory …

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Inconsistent appointments in NAB can’t be ignored, says SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday said that the matter of illegal recruitments in the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) cannot be ignored. “NAB files references against other departments that make illegal appointments,” remarked Justice Azmat Saeed Sheikh, who was part of the SC bench hearing the case. “How can it …

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma says US-China trade friction could last 20 years

Photo: Alibaba Group co-founder and executive chairman Jack Ma attends the WAIC (World Artificial Intelligence Conference) in Shanghai, China, September 17, 2018,/ REUTERS Alibaba chairman Jack Ma said on Tuesday that trade frictions between the United States and China could last for two decades and would be “a mess” for …

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PM Imran Khan leaves for Saudi Arabia on official two-day tour

Prime Minister Imran Khan has left Islamabad for a two-day visit to Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) — his first foreign tour as prime minister. The premier is accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, Finance Minister Asad Umar, Information Minister Fawad Hussain and the prime minister’s adviser …

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