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Blasphemy protests: Pakistan court refuses to try Islamists

ISLAMABAD: A Pakistani court has refused to try for treason the Islamist leaders who organized mass protests to oppose the Supreme Court acquittal of Christian woman Asia Bibi in a blasphemy case, the lawyer who filed the petition said on Tuesday.

Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding

MILAN: Singer Harshdeep Kaur's soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy.

Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: HRW

NEW YORK: Pakistan is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country's girls due to the government's under-investment in schools, prohibitive school fees and gender discrimination, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Tuesday.

Djokovic beats Isner at ATP Finals

LONDON: Serbian star Novak Djokovic played like the world No.

Facebook agrees to work with French regulators on hate speech

PARIS: In a first, Facebook has agreed to allow French regulators to monitor what steps the social networking giant is taking to combat hate speech, the media reported.

Indian film fraternity mourns 'forever superhero' Stan Lee's death

MUMBAI: As the news of comic creator Stan Lee's death broke out, a slew of celebrated names from the Indian film fraternity like Shekhar Kapur, Sonam Kapoor, Athiya Shetty and Arjun Kapoor took to social media to pay tributes to the 95-year-old Marvel Comics patriarch.

Stan Lee dead, Hollywood remembers comic legend

LOS ANGELES: Stan Lee, the colourful Marvel Comics patriarch who helped usher in a new era of superhero storytelling, died at the age of 95, with a string of Hollywood personalities including Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds and Robert Downey Jr.

California wildfire kills 9, ravages celebrity homes

SAN FRANCISCO: Two fast-moving wildfires that exploded in the Southern California hills have claimed nine lives and forced thousands to flee their homes, including the entire city of Malibu, a sprawling naval base and many Hollywood celebrity homes.

30,000 evacuated following California wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO: Some 30,000 people were evacuated after a wildfire broke out in California and engulfed houses and public buildings such as churches and schools in the town of Paradise.

Plane crashes after mid-air collision in Canada
OTTAWA: Two aircrafts collided mid-air over Ottawa‘s west end on Sunday, which led to one of them crashing in a nearby field, the police said.
#MeToo is the need of the hour: Karan Oberoi

Face book and Twitter witnessed another rallying cry for women as the words “#metoo’ mushroomed all over the feeds, speaking of the magnitude of the sexual harassment faced by the women all across the world.

Another big rally planned for truck drivers against ELD mandate planned at Yuba City

INDIANAPOLIS : With a view to further continuing their fight against the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, Sikhs Political Action Committee Founder and Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa of Fishers announced that former judge Linda Chezem would address the truck owners on November 4 at 4:00 pm during the Sikh Parade at Yuba City (California).

Taapsee wants women to celebrate their multi-tasking art

New Delhi, Oct 14- Actress Taapsee Pannu has joined a social awareness initiative tp celebrate the multi-tasking potential in women.

Punjab Police officer Deepika Singh asks girls to Equip yourself with decision making power

Punjab Newsline Network
Jalandhar, Oct 13- Assistant Commissioner of Police here Deepika Singh today said that girls should make strenuous efforts for becoming capable of decision-making, which was the empowerment of women in a real sense.

Punajb's lady IAS officer Amrit Singh making her parents proud, earns kudos for herself

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JALANDHAR: Fully convinced that a dedicated IAS officer could make a difference in the lives of millions of people, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Nakodar Ms.

Melania Trump responds to Ivana Trump calling herself 'first lady'

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WASHINGTON: Donald Trump's current wife Melania slammed the US President's first wife, Ivana who called herself "first lady" as "attention-seeking and self-serving noise", the media reported.

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