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July 17, 2018 8:45 PM Google pays homage to Mehdi Hassan on 91st birthday with doodle

KARACHI: Google is paying tribute to Pakistan’s legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan with its doodle feature on his 91st birthday (July 18) . Google honours prominent personalities and occasions with special logos that it calls 'doodles'. In the past, Google also paid tribute to Pakistan’s prominent personalities, Nusrat Fateh Ali khan, Abdul Sattar

July 16, 2018 12:00 AM Khamenei calls state to support Rouhani

DUBAI: Iran’s supreme leader on Sunday called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rouhani in fighting looming US economic sanctions, saying America´s “conspiracy” could be defeated, according to his official website. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei used a speech to members of Rouhani´s cabinet to call for support for the government and action

July 12, 2018 12:00 AM BBC says its best-paid TV and radio stars are all men

LONDON: The BBC´s 12 best-paid stars are all men, according to figures published late on Tuesday by Britain´s public broadcaster, which is grappling with a gender equality scandal in which one of its most senior correspondents resigned from her role. The BBC issued a public apology last month to former China editor Carrie Gracie, who quit that job in January 3

June 17, 2018 8:09 PM Imran seeks removal of NADRA chief Usman Mobin for allegedly providing data to PML-N

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan has decided to move Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) against NADRA Chief Usman Mobin for helping Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz. Geo News citing sources reported said Imran Khan has prepared a petition, to be submitted before the ECP, against Usman and directed the party leaders to raise 3

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Qantas A380 gets rare jolt

SYDNEY: Australia´s Qantas Airways Ltd said on Thursday one of its Airbus SE A380 jets had experienced a rare "jolt" from wake turbulence after flying 20 nautical miles behind another one of its super-jumbos this week. Wake turbulence is a disturbance in the atmosphere that forms behind an aircraft as it passes through the air, and air traffic control 7

June 6, 2018 12:00 AM Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

TEHRAN: Iran said Tuesday it has launched a plan to boost uranium enrichment capacity with new centrifuges, raising the pressure on European diplomats scrambling to rescue the crumbling nuclear deal after Washington pulled out. “If conditions allow, maybe tomorrow night at Natanz, we can announce the opening of the centre for production of new centrifuges 3

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Australia say no to NZ demands for Samu release

WELLINGTON: Canterbury Crusaders flanker Pete Samu appeared to have lost his chance to play for Australia against Ireland this month after New Zealand Rugby said Saturday its demands for his release have not been met. In a trans-Tasman tug-of-war, neither country has officially revealed New Zealand’s stipulations to release Samu, but it is believed they sought 2

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Vaughan warns Broad ‘you haven’t won yet’

LEEDS, England: Michael Vaughan warned Stuart Broad he was not beyond criticism after the England paceman was angered by his former captain’s comments prior to the ongoing second Test against Pakistan at Headingley. England came under fire after a shambolic display in a nine-wicket defeat by Pakistan in the first Test at Lord’s left them 1-0 down in a two-match 3

May 27, 2018 12:00 AM Imran Series’ novelist Mazhar Kaleem laid to rest

MULTAN: A famed Urdu novelist and lawyer Mazhar Kaleem MA, known for his spy novels ‘Imran Series,’ passed away after a prolonged illness, here on Saturday. He was 75. His funeral prayers were offered at Abdali Mosque here which were attended by numerous renowned personalities belonging to different segments of the society including poets and lawyers 7

May 26, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Eyes and ears’ unique telescope launched in S Africa

SUTHERLAND: Scientists in South Africa on Friday launched the world’s first optical telescope linked to a radio telescope, combining “eyes and ears” to try to unravel the secrets of the universe. The device forms part of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) project in the remote Karoo desert, which will be the world’s most powerful radio telescope system 8