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Saboor Aly and Ali Ansari oozed couple goals in their recent dainty exchange on the photo and video sharing platform Instagram. Ali Ansari shared a jaunty photo of himself with the caption of Indian song, “Ounchi hae building, lift teri band hae . Lekin ghabrana nahi hae, mae phir bhi aounga (the building is high, and your lift is not working, But don’t worry I will still come.)” Power couple actors Ali Ansari and Saboor Aly, who recently exchanged rings in an intimate ceremony, are receiving much love from their fans as they make a cute and strong bond together.…

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BEIJING: Chinese short video app Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, said on Saturday that all of its authenticated users below the age of 14 will now access the app in a “youth mode”, in its push to shield the young from inappropriate content. In the youth mode, under-14 users can only access the app for up to 40 minutes a day, and only between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., Douyin, owned by Beijing-based ByteDance, said in a statement. The measure to protect the young was the most stringent in the history of the platform, Douyin said. Chinese regulators have…

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The Tokyo Marathon has been postponed until March and the 2022 edition cancelled due to the COVID-19 state of emergency in the capital, event organisers said. The race was to have been held on Oct. 17 but has now been moved to March 6, the Tokyo Marathon Foundation said on its website on Friday. “I would like to sincerely apologise not only to our runners and volunteers, but to everyone who has been looking forward to our event,” said race director Tadaaki Hayano, according to Kyodo news service. This is the second year in a row the event has been affected by…

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ISLAMABAD: The New Zealand team, which called off its Pakistan tour unilaterally due to “security” issues, will depart today in a chartered plane. According to sources and news agencies, A chartered plane has been arranged for the Kiwis which will take them to UAE and then to New Zealand. Per details, the Civil Aviation Authority has granted landing permission to the aircraft. The New Zealand Cricket on Friday backed out of the much-awaited tour, citing a security alert from their government. The Pakistani authorities had assured the NZC of complete security but they insisted on abandoning the series. The Pakistan…

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Karachi: Cricket Australia (CA) has started expressing reservations over the tour of Pakistan after New Zealand ‘unilaterally decided’ to postpone the tour on security alert. The Kangaroos are scheduled to tour Pakistan in February-March next year for two Tests, three ODIs and three T20Is. According to news agencies, CA’s spokesperson told to New Zealand-based newspaper ‘Stuff‘ that they are monitoring the situation and will ‘talk with the relevant authorities once more information becomes known’. CA supports international cricket returning to Pakistan, but expert safety advice will dictate its decision. The governing body is unlikely to rush to a decision. However,…

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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan called for formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan to strengthen national unity and create long term stability in the war-torn country. In an interview to Russia television he said, “We think that in the interest of Afghanistan and for long term stability an inclusive government should be formed to strengthen unity there.” He said Pakistan was working with the neighbours of Afghanistan to determine what the Afghan government should do so the international community could recognize it. The important step would be establishment of an inclusive government in Afghanistan, he stressed. Afghanistan was a…

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Saturday said the nation was proud of sacrifices of the martyrs who lost their lives in the line of duty for protection of the homeland. Paying homage to Naib Subedar Amir Shakeel Jandran, who hailed from Pindi Saidpur village of Pind Dadan Khan, Tehsil Jhelum District the minister tweeted, https://twitter.com/fawadchaudhry/status/1439110520280334336 he was hit by 17 bullets in his chest while performing his duties in Waziristan.The minister said the graveyards of Jhelum district were fullof blood aroma of such martyrs, adding, “We are proud of them”.

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All 15 members of the Council voted for a resolution extending UNAMA’s mandate till 17 March 2022, and called for the establishment of an inclusive and representative government in Afghanistan. The resolution, stressing the important role that the United Nations will continue to play in promoting peace and stability in Afghanistan, recognizes the need for strengthened efforts to provide humanitarian assistance to Afghanistan and the important coordination role of the United Nations, and reaffirming that the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance requires all parties to allow full, safe and unhindered humanitarian access, for United Nations humanitarian agencies and other humanitarian…

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BEIJING: A group of foreign media based in the Chinese capital and other cities explored historical, cultural and tourist places in Gansu – the Silk Road’s corridor to China. Entrusted by the Press Department of Gansu Provincial Party Committee, “The World and China” Magazine coordinated and organized 12 foreign journalists and photographers from Pakistan, Serbia, Hungary, the United States, Russia, France, Malaysia, Greece and Poland to visit the province. As an important province on the Silk Road, Gansu province has many historical and cultural attractions where you can feel the charm of ancient China. Located at the intersection of the…

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UNITED NATIONS: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said the world is facing an education crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has left nearly 77 million children shut out of the classroom for the past 18 months. The agency said that Bangladesh, the Philippines and Panama are among the countries that kept schools closed the longest. In total, an estimated 131 million students in 11 countries have missed more than three-quarters of their in-person learning. Around 27 per cent of countries worldwide continue to have schools fully or partially closed. “As classes resume in many countries around the world,…

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