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Pakistan kills Lahore attack mastermind

Punjab News Express
RAWALPINDI: Conducting targeted strikes across the Afghan border, Pakistan army has succeeded in killing two high-profile terrorists affiliated with terrorist group Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, including the Lahore attack mastermind, media reports said.

Hindus urge all US performing arts centers to offer free yoga classes like Kennedy Center

Punjab News Express
NEVADA: Hindus have welcomed Kennedy Center in Washington DC, claimed to the nation's busiest performing arts center, offering free all-levels vinyasa yoga classes in its Grand Foyer, starting March four.

Three suicide bombers killed in Pakistan

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD: Three suicide bombers who tried to enter a court in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province were killed on Tuesday, authorities said.About 10 others were injured in the ghastly incident in Charsadda district, The News International quoted police as saying.

Pakistan moves heavy artillery to Afghan border

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Army has moved heavy artillery towards the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, security officials said on Monday. The move came just two days after the military "decimated" camps of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar group on the Torkham border opposite Mohmand and Khyber tribal regions, Geo News reported.

New US entry bar order will likely exempt green-card holders

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trumps revised executive order temporarily barring citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering America will be phased in and will likely exempt green-card holders, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said.

Pakistani Senate passes Hindu marriage bill

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Hindu community will have a personal law for the first time as the Senate has passed 'The Hindu Marriage Bill 2017'. The bill, approved by the National Assembly on September 26, 2015 and passed on Friday, will likely get presidential assent next week to become a law, Dawn online reported.

Hundreds of Afghans stranded as Pakistan seals Torkham border

Punjab News Express
TORKHAM : Hundreds of Afghans were on Friday stranded at Torkham since early morning as Pakistan sealed off the border crossing hours after a terror attack at a crowded shrine in Sindh province which left 75 persons dead.

35 militants die in crackdown after Pakistan shrine blast

Punjab News Express
KARACHI : At least 35 terrorists were killed as the law enforcement agencies launched a security crackdown across Pakistan on Friday.

Australia orders Uber drivers to pay service tax

Punjab News Express
SYDNEY :
 A court here in Australia ruled Friday that drivers of taxi-service Uber must pay the goods and services tax (GST) just like other cab drivers, a media report said.

Immigrant workers take protest to White House

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : Nearly 200 people demonstrated in front of the White House as part of the "Day without Immigrants" movement against the immigration policies of US President Donald Trump, a media report said.

Australia's Church paid $213mn to abuse victims

Punjab News Express
SYDNEY  : The Australian Catholic Church has paid $213 million to victims of sexual abuse since 1980, an inquiry heard on Thursday.

Italy: Exploring a glorious legacy of art and architecture

Punjab News Express
MUMBAI : Italy has lived through a rollercoaster of fascinating eras, right from its ancient origins to the Renaissance and now the center of fashion and architecture. With a past so diverse and rich, it would take a while if one had to check them all out. That’s why, we have come up with a list of places that you can check out on your Italian adventure!

Six die in Pakistan suicide bombing

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : At least six persons were killed and many injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan on Wednesday.

8 killed in knife attack in China

Punjab News Express
BEIJING : At least eight persons, including three knife-wielding assailants, were killed in a knife attack in China's Xinjiang region, the authorities said on Wednesday.

Pakistani court allows channels to show Indian movies

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : The Lahore High Court has allowed private channels to show Indian movies as per their terms of agreements with Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra).

An Award for Sister Norma for her dedicated service to community

Punjab News Express/Balbir Singh
INDIANAPOLIS: Indianapolis Mayor Joseph H Hogsett presented Sister Norma Rocklage the presgtigious Center of Interfaith Cooperation 2017 Interfaith Ambassador of the Year Award amidst loud cheers and standing ovation at the third Interfaith Banquet at the Columbia Club, Momument Circle here on Sunday night.

Pakistan court bans Valentine's Day celebrations

Punjab News Express
ISLAMABAD : The Islamabad High Court on Monday imposed a ban on Valentine's Day celebrations across Pakistan.

188,000 evacuated over California dam erosion

Punjab News Express
WASHINGTON : At least 188,000 people were evacuated from several northern California counties after authorities warned an emergency spillway in the countrys tallest dam was in danger of failing and unleashing uncontrolled flood waters on towns below.

17 Romantic Things to do perfect For Valentine’s Day in San Francisco

From fine dining to picnics in the park to sailing the bay at sunset, San Francisco offers romantic experiences to help couples feel the love this Valentine’s Day.

Trump called 'President Agent Orange' during Grammys

Punjab News Express
LOS ANGELES : US President Donald Trump was yet again a target at an award show and this time it was the 59th annual Grammy Awards when he was referred to as "President Agent Orange".

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