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Actor Mehwish Hayat recently revealed some grand career aspirations during an interview with a local news outlet. Hayat, who has solidified her position in the entertainment industry, is now looking to broaden her horizons by opting for a rather different career path. The actor shared during the interview that she would like to make a debut in the political arena soon but she does not wish to stop there. Hayat has her eyes set on the Premier’s seat. The Punjab Nahin Jaungi actor explained during a Q&A segment that she is becoming more interested in politics with time. “It is something I want to…

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Celebrities and long-time lovers Aima Baig and Shahbaz Shigri got engaged on Eidul Azha with their pictures leaving netizens enamored. Unlike the intimate ceremonies hosted by celebrities during the course of this pandemic, Baig and Shigri’s was a grand affair surrounded by family and friends. While it is irresponsible to be hosting an event of such a scale even now, especially with the fourth wave having emerged and corona Delta cases rising as we speak, expecting certain public figures to rise to the occasion feels like a lost cause.  Baig donned a maroon sari paired with a green blouse, both…

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MUMBAI: In a case that has shocked the country, popular 90s actor Shilpa Shetty’s husband, businessman Raj Kundra, was arrested on Monday by the Mumbai police in a case related to the alleged creation of pornographic films and publishing them through some apps, a senior official said. Shetty was at home during the raid, with her spouse being transported to the residence as well. In a recent development, after the couple’s Juhu home was raided by the Mumbai police for over six hours, Crime Branch officials left the residence with a recorded statement from Shetty, according to Mid-Day. It was further reported…

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LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and all six franchises of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) have unanimously decided to hold the next edition of league in January and February next year, with all fixtures planned on home soil, while also ensuring that maximum matches should be included in the home series against Australia who are due to tour the country in February and March. A joint meeting of the PCB officials with the franchise owners was held via Zoom on Friday and cleared January and February as the ideal window to stage the PSL-7. According to sources in franchises,…

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BEIRUT: Lebanon’s deepening economic crisis has piled pressure on hospitals, leaving them ill-equipped to face any new wave of the coronavirus, a top hospital director has warned.Already struggling with shortages of medicine and an exodus of staff abroad, the country’s health facilities are now also having to contend with almost round-the-clock power cuts.“All hospitals… are now less prepared than they were during the wave at the start of the year,” said Firass Abiad, the manager of the largest public hospital in the country battling COVID-19.“Medical and nursing staff have left, medicine that was once available has run out,” and ever…

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LONDON: An entire network that planned and executed a suicide bombing in Sadr City which killed dozens of people on Monday has been arrested, Iraq’s prime minister said on Saturday. A suicide bomber targeted shoppers in a crowded market in the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad on the eve of Eid Al-Adha, killing at least 35 people and wounding more than 60. Announcing the arrests on Twitter, Mustafa Al-Kadhimi wrote that the “cowardly terrorist network” would be “presented in front of the law and our people today,” and will be made an “example to every evil and unjust aggressor.” Al-Kadhimi invoked…

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ISLAMABAD: The interior ministry has been asked to place the name of the suspect in the murder of former Pakistani envoy’s daughter Noor Muqaddam on the Exit Control List (ECL). On Tuesday, 26-year-old Noor, daughter of the former ambassador to South Korea, was killed in Islamabad allegedly by Zahir Zamir Jaffer, son of Zakir Jaffer, whose family was the ex-diplomat’s acquaintances. The ministry will add the name to the ECL after approval by the federal cabinet. The summary to the ministry has been sent by Islamabad Chief Commissioner Amir Ali Ahmad on the recommendation of the federal police. An investigation team will…

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LAHORE: The top 25 textile companies have alone contributed over $5.361 billion, or 21 per cent, to the country’s overall exports of $25bn in 2020-21. “It is a matter of great pleasure that the exports of the textile sector alone soared by 19.23pc to $15.5bn in 2020-21 compared to $13bn the preceding year,” Aptma (North Zone) Chairman Abdul Rahim Nasir told Dawn on Friday. “It is really unprecedented,” he added. Dawn reported. According to a list shared by trade bodies, Style Textile (Pvt) Ltd exports remained $428.76 million in 2020-21, followed by Interloop Ltd with $331.54m, Artistic Milliners (Pvt) Ltd $329.63m, Yunus…

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ISLAMABAD: PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has lambasted both Prime Minister Imran Khan and PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz for dragging each other’s children into politics and said Kashmir does not need such type of politics. “Kashmiris need development, employment and decency in politics. There is only one party which can provide Kashmiris with what they want and that is the PPP,” Bilawal said on Friday while addressing an election gathering in Bagh district of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK). Reportedly, PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz delivered an “anti-Semitic” statement against the children of Prime Minister Imran Khan after the premier…

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Several ministers from the ruling PTI strongly criticised PML-N supremo and former prime minister Nawaz Sharif for meeting Afghan National Security Adviser Hamdullah Mohib, saying it “proved his connections with Pakistan’s enemies”. The previous night, Afghanistan’s National Security Council’s Twitter account shared a picture of Mohib and Afghan State Minister for Peace Sayed Sadat Naderi meeting Nawaz in London, where the former prime minister has been staying since 2019, to “discuss matters of mutual interest”. While commenting on the meeting, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said “this is why sending Nawaz Sharif abroad was dangerous because such people…

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