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A day earlier, Mir told BBC Urdu he had been informed by the Geo News management that he would “not go on air on Monday” to host his five-days-a-week show ‘Capital Talk’. In a statement, the Geo/Jang Group said that the veteran journalist had made a speech “that has resulted in backlash from different segments of society”. “The editorial committee and lawyers will check for violation of policy and law. Meanwhile, ‘Capital Talk’ will be hosted by a temporary host,” it said. “We would like to remind our viewers and readers that Geo and Jang Group were shut down, our journalists were beaten up as they faced…

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ISLAMABAD: The polio-virus found to be vanished in most parts of the country in recent tests of the sewage samples, quoting sources ARY News reported on Wednesday. According to sources, 93 percent sewage samples collected from four provinces of the country found clear of the polio-virus. It is second instance in two months when over 90 pct sewage samples are found free from the virus of the crippling disease. The extensive environmental surveillance established by the Pakistan Polio Eradication Programme collects sewage water samples to detect the polio-virus across the country. The sewage samples were collected and tested in the…

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday sought the government’s stance over verification of the degrees of judicial officials while hearing a case related to fake degrees of lawyers, ARY News reported. “What is your stance if the court wants verification of the degrees of judicial officers,” A bench of the high court posed question. The Punjab University today submitted its written reply summoned by the court. The bench also summoned vice chancellors and controllers of examinations of Multan, Rawalpindi and Bahawalpur universities. The Vice Chairman of Punjab Bar Council informed the court that the law degrees of the…

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The World Health Organisation revealed the new names on Monday amid criticism that those given by scientists to strains such as the South African variant — which goes by multiple names including B.1.351, 501Y.V2 and 20H/501Y.V2 — were too complicated. Since the pandemic began, the names people have used to describe the virus have provoked controversy. Former US President Donald Trump called the new coronavirus “the China virus” and other monikers, raising concern he was using the names as a political weapon to shift blame to a rival nation. The WHO, which has urged people not to use language to…

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan on Wednesday underlined the need for peace in Afghanistan for trade between Pakistan and Tajikstan, ARY News reported. https://www.facebook.com/plugins/video.php?height=314&href=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Farynewsasia%2Fvideos%2F874824610044979%2F&show_text=false&width=560&t=0 “Chaos in Afghanistan will ultimately increase the menace of terrorism,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said while addressing a joint presser along with the visiting Tajik President Emomali Rahmon in Islamabad after signing various MoUs between both the countries. PM Imran Khan said trade between both the countries will become easier through Gwadar. Peace in Afghanistan imperative for the Pak-Tajik trade, he added. Commenting on the withdrawal of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) troops from…

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Malala is the youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner in history but that’s not her only accomplishment, she has published a moving memoir, spent her 16th birthday addressing the UN, established her own namesake fund and is an activist who campaigns for safe education for girls across the world. She announced the exciting news on social media.”I know the power that a young girl carries in her heart when she has a vision and a mission — and I hope that every girl who sees this cover will know that she can change the world,” Yousufzai posted on Twitter.Shot beautifully by…

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To understand the new smart watched and other pro devices of recent focus, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement. Apple’s Watch records exercise, tracks our moves throughout the day, checks the amount of time we are stood up and reminds us to get up and move around if we have been sat for too long – let’s not forget Tim Cooks “sitting is the new coolness” line. To its detractors, love at first sight must be an illusion – the wrong term for what is simply infatuation, or a way to sugarcoat lust. Best Chromebook: Google…

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To understand the new smart watched and other pro devices of recent focus, we should look to Silicon Valley and the quantified movement. Apple’s Watch records exercise, tracks our moves throughout the day, checks the amount of time we are stood up and reminds us to get up and move around if we have been sat for too long – let’s not forget Tim Cooks “sitting is the new coolness” line. To its detractors, love at first sight must be an illusion – the wrong term for what is simply infatuation, or a way to sugarcoat lust. Best Chromebook: Google…

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