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Social networking site Twitter has announced its top trends for 2019, publishing lists of key events, sports teams, celebrities and more which dominated conversation on the platform. The most retweeted tweet worldwide in 2019 was K-Pop sensation BTS band member Jungkook?s Bad Guy dance video. Initially, this was second on the list behind World Record Egg, but it took the BTS army an hour to leapfrog it to the top spot.
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan once again deputed Defence Minister Pervez Khattak to rope in the opposition and the allied parties over issues relating the extension of Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa?s office term and appointment of the chief election commissioner (CEC). The decision was taken at a meeting with PM Khan in the chair.
Britain?s feuding party leaders criss-crossed the country on Wednesday in a frantic push for votes on the eve of a highly-charged general election aimed at finally settling the Brexit crisis. Polls open on Thursday for the third time in four years in what is widely seen as a re-run of the 2016 referendum in which a narrow majority opted to pull Britain out of the European Union.
ISLAMABAD: Asian Development Bank (ADB) has planned to invest $2 billion in the energy sector of Pakistan during the coming three years. This was stated by a high-level ADB team headed by Director General for Central and West Asia Department, Werner Liepach which called on Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to PM on Petroleum Nadeem Babar here in Islamabad.
LAHORE: Azad Jammu Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has said that after articles 370 and 35-A, India had altered article 367 also, which was very important in determining constitutional powers between the Indian regime and the occupied Jammu and Kashmir government. He expressed these views while speaking at a seminar on ?Kashmir issue-Revocation of Articles 35 and 370 of Indian Constitution: Implications for Regional and Global Security? organized by the National Institute of Maritime Affairs at the Pakistan Navy War College in Lahore on Wednesday, Radio Pakistan reported.
WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during their meeting that Moscow’s meddling in America’s elections is unacceptable, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday, contradicting Lavrov’s account that the two didn’t discuss elections. Trump on Tuesday met with Lavrov at the White House, a visit that revived questions about whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election that brought Trump to power and whether it might do so again in 2020.
ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Asad Umar on Wednesday lauded Asian Development Bank?s support to the government in various sectors, ARY News reported.     Talking to ADB Central West Asia Department Director General Werner E. Liepach, who called on him in Islamabad, Asad Umar said that apart from the power and communications sector, which receive the bulk of foreign financing, housing, agriculture, tourism, IT and SMEs sectors are being given priority by the government.
LAHORE: Azad Jammu Kashmir President Sardar Masood Khan has said that after articles 370 and 35-A, India had altered article 367 also, which was very important in determining constitutional powers between the Indian regime and the occupied Jammu and Kashmir government. He expressed these views while speaking at a seminar on ?Kashmir issue-Revocation of Articles 35 and 370 of Indian Constitution: Implications for Regional and Global Security? organized by the National Institute of Maritime Affairs at the Pakistan Navy War College in Lahore on Wednesday, Radio Pakistan reported.
ISLAMABAD: Russia has expressed willingness to expand cooperation with Pakistan in different sectors including the industrial, agricultural, energy, medicine and railways. Russian Trade Minister Denis Valentinovich, while addressing a joint press conference along with Hammad Azhar in Islamabad, has said that Pakistan Steel Mills (PSM) was established with the cooperation of Russian experts.
MUMBAI: As onion prices in India have soared tenfold this year, Mukesh Thoke, a restaurant owner on the outskirts of Mumbai, faces a dilemma ? raise prices or take a hit on margins. Widely used in Indian cuisine, onions have hit record high prices of 200 rupees ($2.79) per kilogram in some Indian cities this year after untimely rains damaged crops, sparking a nationwide outcry, questions in Parliament, onion thefts in India.