Sunday, 22 September 2019

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Pakistani CEO in Silicon Valley

PARIS: A Pakistani female entrepreneur has been selected to represent her startup at Blackbox Connect this year, a two-week residential programme for startup founders across the globe being held at the accelerator in Silicon Valley. Sana Farooq, founder and CEO of The e-Learning Network (ELN), is the first female entrepreneur ...

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Pakistani Man survives 25 years eating trees and leaves

GUJRANWALA: We are often told to have a balanced diet, comprising of grains, legumes, vegetables, fruits and nuts, etc. However, a man in Pakistan seems to have rubbished all such dietary guidelines. 50 year old Mehmood Butt, who lives in Punjab province of Pakistan, has been surviving on eating fresh ...

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Paris train station panic as man arrested with knife

PARIS: A man holding a knife provoked panic at Gare du Nord station in Paris on Saturday afternoon before being quickly arrested by French police, who played down the seriousness of the incident, as false rumours spread online. According to reports the man was reportedly “walking with a knife” but ...

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General election 2017 – No cut to UK aid spending: PM May

LONDON: Theresa May has ruled out cuts to the UK foreign aid budget if she wins the election but doubts have been cast on other existing Conservative pledges. The prime minister said the commitment to spending 0.7% of national income on aid “will remain” although it must be spent “in ...

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Queen celebrates her 91st birthday

LONDON: The Queen marks her 91st birthday today – her “real” birthday, as the monarch traditionally has two. Celebrations will be more subdued than last year, when her 90th was marked by national festivities. But she can still expect royal gun salutes from the King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery and ...

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Shooting in Paris leaves one police officer killed, two injured

PARIS: One police officer was killed and two others wounded on Thursday in a shooting at Paris’ famed Champs Elysees, just days ahead of France’s presidential election, police said. France’s interior ministry said the gunman was killed after opening fire on the officers at around 9:00 pm (1900 GMT) on ...

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Panama Papers verdict: SC establishes JIT to probe evidence

LONDON: Supreme Court of Pakistan has issued orders to form a Joint Investigation Team (JIT) to probe the Panama Papers evidence, and asked Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and sons Hassan and Hussain to appear before it. The five-judge bench, featuring Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, Justice Gulzar Ahmed, Justice Ejaz Afzal ...

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Police hunt Ferne McCann’s boyfriend after nightclub acid attack

LONDON: Police are searching for the boyfriend of reality TV star Ferne McCann over an acid attack in a London nightclub on Monday morning which left 20 people with burns. Detectives have warned the public not to approach Arthur Collins, 25, and have released two photographs of him, including one ...

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