Tuesday, 17 September 2019

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Sajid Javid Appointed Chancellor Of UK

LONDON: Sajid Javid makes history after appointed as chancellor of UK by the incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Sajid Javid is the first ethnic minority politician to be appointed at the post of Chancellor of the Exchequer. He is a former banker and ex-home secretary after his new role Priti ...

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Afridi as brand ambassador for T10 Cricket League QPL

DOHA: The Qatar Cricket Association has announced the Qatar Premier T10 Cricket League (QPL) to be played in the Gulf state with 4-6 teams this year. Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi has been taken on board as brand ambassador for the matches. “I would like to announce that the Qatar Cricket ...

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Irish finance minister says no-deal Brexit more likely

DUBLIN: Irish finance minister Paschal Donohoe said on Tuesday that the prospect of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal was more likely than it had been. Both candidates to replace Theresa May as prime minister, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have said that they would be prepared to ...

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Huawei offers money-back guarantee in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Amid growing concerns over access to different Google apps for Huawei phones, the distributor of the Chinese smartphone-maker has offered its customers a full money-back guarantee if the application fails to work on Huawei phones and tablets. “This guarantee shows Huawei smartphone users of being able to access Google ...

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Yahya Jammeh ‘handpicked’ women for rape: Human Rights Watch

BANJUL: Former Gambian president Yahya Jammeh “handpicked” women whom he would rape or sexually coerce, offering cash, gifts and other privileges in exchange, international rights groups said. “Yahya Jammeh treated Gambian women like his personal property,” said US attorney Reed Brody of Human Rights Watch (HRW). “But rape and sexual ...

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Foolproof security to be deployed in Indo-Pak WC match

LONDON: The British authorities have decided to deploy foolproof security during the much anticipated clash between India and Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in Manchester, UK. According to British media, the armed police will ensure the security to prevent any unforeseen incident during the clash of the arch-rivals in ...

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US, Afghan forces killed more civilians than insurgents: UN

NEW YORK: Afghan civilians are for the first time being killed in greater numbers by US and pro-government forces than by the Taliban and other insurgent groups, a UN report released Wednesday revealed. The bloody milestone comes as the US steps up its air campaign in Afghanistan while pushing for ...

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Taapsee teases first look at ‘Saand Ki Aankh’

BOLLYWOOD: The makers of Bhumi Pednekar, Taapsee Pannu-starrer Saand Ki Aankh have been keeping the audience intrigued by sharing small clips and behind-the-scenes pictures from the film’s sets. Taapsee shared the news on her Twitter handle along with a clip, which features the two leading ladies with the film’s team ...

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Yasir Shah’s TikTok video goes viral

DUBAI: A TikTok video of Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah lip-syncing to a love song has gone viral on social media. In the video, the leg-spinner is seen standing next to a woman and lip-syncing to Oh Humsafar. The song was originally sung by Neha Kakkar and Tony Kakkar and is ...

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Court rejects Ayyan Ali’s plea

LAHORE: The Lahore High Court on Wednesday rejects model Ayyan Ali’s plea filed for cancellation of her arrest warrants. Ayyan through her counsel submitted a plea for cancellation of her arrest warrants issued by the honorable court. Registrar LHC said that the case cannot be fixed for hearing as the ...

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