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Pakistan's ruling PML-N appoints Shahbaz Sharif as new chief

While speaking to the media, Kaira said Shehbaz was on good terms with the bureaucracy but had been disrespectful towards PPP. Shahbaz Sharif is now the c...


Rest In Peace, Our 1st Female Superstar Sridevi!

She started her career with Tamil films at the age of 13 with Moondru Mudichu and was part of several popular hits including 16 Vayathinile, Sigappu Rojakkal...


Quotable moment: Billy Graham played a round with JFK in Palm Beach

He will lie in repose until Tuesday night at the Billy Graham Library before he lies in honor Wednesday and Thursday in the Rotunda at the U.S. Capitol. "He rea...


Premier Notley doesn't believe BC legal challenge has merit

Horgan and his cabinet knew that Alberta couldn't take the ongoing actions by the B.C. NDP government to stop the approved Kinder Morgan pipeline lying down. ...


Researchers say cave art may have been pioneered by Neanderthals

This means that the paintings must have been created by Neanderthals - Europe's sole known humanoid inhabitants at the time."This is an incredibly exciting ...


BJP may send Jaitley to Rajya Sabha from UP

The opposition in the Rajya Sabha may lose its edge in the numbers game and the power to stall any government bill, as the ruling BJP-led NDA coalition is set t...


New Australian Deputy Prime Minister elected

He will remain in parliament, safeguarding Turnbull's shaky one-seat majority. He denied any wrongdoing but acknowledged the allegation had hastened his decis...


Terrorists strike in Budgam and Srinagar,Two police personnel killed

Kultar Singh was shifted to a hospital where he died. He was injured after unknown terrorists attacked a police post guarding the revered shrine this afternoon....


Move to safer places: Pakistan Army tells Uri residents amid intense shelling

Refusing to mend its ways amid reports of worldwide terror watchdog FAFT putting it on the grey list, the Pakistan Army on Saturday again violated the ceasefi...


White House shelves tentative plan for Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's visit

President Nieto had planned to visit Washington later this month or in early March. "The two leaders agreed now was not the immediate right time for a vis...


Needville ISD threatens to suspend protesting students who disrupt class

Needville High School junior Maddy Lambright said she and a few friends had planned to organize a 17-minutes walkout to honor the 17 victims of the mass shooti...


105 girls still missing after Dapchi school attack - Parents

Parents said they have set up a committee in the village, which is around 100 kilometres (62 miles) from state capital Damaturu. A mix of tension and mourning...


India ranks 81st in global corruption index, Pakistan 117th

The global watchdog described this poor performance as "nothing new", given that the majority of countries and territories ranked on the index were moving too s...


West Virginia Teacher's Strike Closes All Public Schools

Mine workers also joined striking teachers on Thursday. But teachers and school service employees decided that in this case, any school employee could vote-whet...


Iran threatens to withdraw from nuclear deal

The report further noted that Iran has continued to inform IAEA of reserves of heavy water and allowed it to monitor the reserves. A total of $100bn in frozen I...


Taliban kill 18 soldiers in attack on Afghan army base

Government officials confirmed the attack. Omar Zwak, a spokesman for Helmand's provincial government, said an explosive-laden vehicle killed two soldiers and...


Dropbox Files for IPO, and Other 'Unicorns' Are Watching

The smaller question: Which company can we compare it to? On Feb. 23, Dropbox announced its plans to raise $500 million through an IPO on Nasdaq (pdf) under t...


Isle Of Wight Council's Cold Weather Warning As Temperatures Fall

London and the southeast are likely to feel particularly cold as polar continental air brings freezing weather from Siberia, the Met Office has said. Top temp...


Police Find $62 Million Worth of Cocaine in Russian Embassy

The cocaine with a £40 million black market was immediately replaced with flour by Argentine law enforcement, and the bags fitted with tracking devices. A D...


Bangladesh Embassy observes Martyrs' Day & Mother Language Day

There are now about 6,000 languages in the world; nearly half of them face the danger of extinction. Punjabi Adabi Board President Parveen Malik told The Exp...