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Senate elections: deadline to submit nomination papers ends

ISLAMABAD: The deadline to submit nomination papers for a seat in the Senate from provincial assemblies ended today. Nine candidates, including three each of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), have submitted their nomination papers from Punjab, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) claimed. One Pakistan …

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Bangladesh ex-PM Khaleda Zia found guilty of corruption

DHAKA: A court in Bangladesh sentenced opposition leader Khaleda Zia to five years in jail on Thursday after convicting the two-time former premier of embezzling money meant for an orphanage. Prosecutors were seeking life imprisonment for Zia — a two-time former prime minister and head of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party …

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India’s top court demands answers on Taj Mahal protection efforts

India’s top court demanded a detailed plan for the future of the Taj Mahal on Thursday, warning the state government’s “ad hoc” approach jeopardised the centuries-old monument to love. Smog has been slowly yellowing the Taj’s brilliant marble and conservationists have long fought to close polluting industries near the 17th-century …

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How great Dow art not

We’re guessing that President Trump won’t be gloating about the stock market in upcoming speeches the way he did during last week’s State of the Union Address. After losing 666 points on Friday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,175 on Monday, the largest one-day point drop in Dow history. …

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iPhone 6 Plus review

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