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Unexpectedly and without any strong scientific reason, cyclone Nilofar was caught by a strong wind shear hammering Nilofar before it could hit Karachi

Unexpectedly and without any strong scientific reason, Cyclone Nilofar was caught by a strong wind shear hammering Nilofar before it could hit Karachi

Unexpectedly and without any strong scientific reason, cyclone Nilofar was caught by a strong wind shear hammering Nilofar before it could hit Karachi Monitoring Desk: Unexpectedly and without any strong scientific reason, cyclone Nilofar was caught by a strong wind shear hammering Nilofar, displacing thunderstorms away from the center of circulation moving fast to Karachi,

Life and Style

L’Oréal Pakistan announces launch of its second edition of Brandstorm

L’Oréal Pakistan announces launch of its second edition of Brandstorm

KARACHI: After the success of L’Oréal Brandstorm 2014, where Team Pakistan secured second position among 44 countries at the International Finals in Paris, L’Oréal Pakistan proudly announces the launch of its second edition of Brandstorm. Indeed, Brandstorm is L’Oréal’s renowned business and innovation competition, which has attracted over 70,000 participants globally in its 23 years

Entertainment

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 trailer out

Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 trailer out

The film will be released in Pakistan on November 21 Countdown to the new Hunger Games movie started when trailer for Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 was released on Wednesday evening, much to the excitement of fans of the franchise. Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence is seen reprising her role as Katniss Everdeen displaying a mix of

Technology

Twitter, IBM Form Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Decisions

Twitter, IBM Form Global Partnership to Transform Enterprise Decisions

SAN FRANCISCO and ARMONK, NY: Twitter and IBM (NYSE: IBM) on Thursday announced a landmark partnership that will help transform how businesses and institutions understand their customers, markets and trends – and inform every business decision. The alliance brings together Twitter data that distinctively represents the public pulse of the planet with IBM’s industry-leading cloud-based analytics,

Blogs

Defence Budget 2014-15

Defence Budget 2014-15: Critical Analysis

The defence budget of any nation is subjected to its security needs, challenges and strategic vision. There is no doubt that the priority should be given to the socio-economic development but it is undeniable fact that socio-economic prosperity largely depends upon the state’s capacity to ensure the traditional as well as non-traditional security threats. Pakistan

Sports

Politics

Federal govt still ready for dialogue with PTI: Saad Rafique

Federal govt still ready for dialogue with PTI: Saad Rafique

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: In order to strengthen the democracy in the country, the federal government’s doors are still open for dialogue with the protesting Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). These remarks were made by the federal minister for railway Khawaja Saad Rafique while speaking on a TV channel. The minister said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) wants

World

China to provide assistance of $244 million to Afghanistan in three years

China to provide assistance of $244 million to Afghanistan in three years

BEIJING, China: The Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has said that his country will provide non-reimbursable assistance of $244 million in the upcoming three years to Afghanistan. In his address at the opening ceremony of the fourth ministerial conference of the Istanbul Process on Afghanistan held in Beijing on Friday, Li said that China will

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Number of polio cases in Pakistan rises to 231

Number of polio cases in Pakistan rises to 231

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: The number of polio victims in the country during the current year has climbed to 231 after four new polio cases were confirmed by the polio virology laboratory of the national institute of health. The new polio cases were reported from the volatile Khyber tribal region and Peshawar, according to an official of

Business

Nawaz Sharif announces reduction in petrol price by Rs 9.43 per litre

Nawaz Sharif announces reduction in petrol price by Rs 9.43 per litre

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday announced reduction in petrol prices by Rs 9.43 per litre in order to provide relief to public. In his address at the special meeting of the federal cabinet in Islamabad on Friday, the prime minister said that price of Kerosene oil has been reduced by Rs 8.16

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