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Infant industries to boost after implementation of agricultural reforms: experts

PESHAWAR (APP) – All the infant and small industries primarily depended on the agriculture sector will get enormous boost after implementation of the agricultural reforms and projects announced by the government in the budget 2018-19, which will largely benefit farmers and people. The growth of many small industries in Pakistan such as sugar, cotton, leather,

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Five new projects worth Rs480 mln being executed in petroleum sector

ISLAMABAD (APP) – Petroleum and Natural Resources Division has planned to execute five new projects worth Rs480 million to accelerate oil and gas exploration activites under the Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) for the year 2018-19. Mainly, the projects focus on up-gradation of testing laboratories of Hydrocarbon Development Institute of Pakistan (HDIP) to ensure provision

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Serena’s French Open seed denial stirs fresh debate

PARIS (AFP) – The decision by French Open organisers not to grant Serena Williams a seeding on her long-awaited Grand Slam return has prompted renewed focus on the sport s policy towards female players and parenthood. “French Open is punishing Serena Williams for having a baby” read a USA Today headline, arguing an expection for the

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Manchester United named most valuable football team

PARIS (AFP) – Manchester United may have finished second in the English Premier League this season but the club is top of the table in terms of overall value, according to a report by accounting firm KPMG on Wednesday. The Red Devils  overall value increased five percent compared to 2017 to more than 3.2 billion

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‘Fearless’ Pakistan ready to put England under pressure

LONDON (AFP) – Pakistan coach Mickey Arthur believes his “fearless” side have everything to gain when they face an “under the pump” England in the first Test at Lord s on Thursday. England will be looking for some much-needed home comfort after recent winless Test tours of Australia and New Zealand extended their poor away record

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Over 12 thousand students appeared in Zalmi cricket trials

LAHORE (APP) – Over 12 thousands students belonging to KPK government schools appeared in cricket trials for the selection of teams to take part in the Zalmi school cricket league to be played later this year in KPK. “Massive number of students belonging to twenty five thousand government schools of the KPK took part in

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Sri Lanka hikes cricket wages by 34 percent

COLOMBO (AFP) – Sri Lanka s cricket board on Tuesday increased wages for national players by more than a third after making record profits in 2017. A total of 33 players under contract to Sri Lanka Cricket will also see match fees increase substantially despite dismal results on the field last year. “Sri Lanka Cricket raised

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Israeli air strikes target boat moored in Gaza

GAZA (Reuters) – Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city early on Wednesday morning, local residents said. There were no reports of casualties. The Israeli military said aircraft had struck “military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force” and “underground terror infrastructure” belonging to Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip. The

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I hope people stop asking me questions on Pakistan-India relationship some day: Mahira Khan

Sarzameen News – Earlier last week, Mahira Khan was in Cannes to attend the prestigious Cannes Film Festival 2018. While this was a moment of pride for her and of course Pakistan, the Raees starlet also met Bollywood beauties Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan there. A long walk for Pakistan: Mahira Khan prepares for Cannes red carpet debut

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Sonam Kapoor responds to rumours of rivalry with Kareena Kapoor Khan

Web News – Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor Ahuja has responded to rumours of rivalry with her Veere Di Wedding co-star Kareena Kapoor Khan. “There’s no rivalry between us. In fact, Bebo (Kareena), Rhea, me and Lolo (Karisma Kapoor) have a Whatsapp group called The Kapoor Girls. We post each other’s yesteryear pictures on it. Bebo and I

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