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  • Clinton claims Kentucky, Sanders takes Oregon in Democratic duel

    WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton claimed a narrow victory in Kentucky Tuesday as she sought to put away Bernie Sanders, but her resilient rival for the Democratic presidential nomination bounced back to snatch a win in Oregon...

    With the Kentucky race too close for most US networks to call a winner, Clinton declared victory shortly after Kentucky's secretary of state Alison Lundergan Grimes announced on CNN that Clinton was the unofficial...

  • Clinton wins in Kentucky and Sanders in Oregon

    WASHINGTON: Hillary Clinton has scraped out a narrow victory in Kentucky’s Democratic primary, but rival Bernie Sanders scored a win in Oregon, dragging down her race for the White House...

    The mixed outcomes of Tuesday’s primaries highlighted Clinton’s difficulties in uniting her party’s left wing, even as she prepares to do battle in the general election with presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump...

  • Nyquist favourite to win Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs

    LOUISVILLE: Unbeaten Nyquist was rated the 3-1 early favorite for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville after drawing the 13th gate on Wednesday for the Run for the Roses...

    Nyquist has won seven times at four different tracks and has some positive vibes on his side with trainer Doug O’Neill and jockey Mario Gutierrez having teamed up for a Kentucky Derby win in 2012 with I’ll Have Another... ...

  • Fruit market traders protest entry fee, new licence

    ISLAMABAD: Fruit and vegetable market traders on Saturday held a protest against the market committee for directing them to get new licences and pay an entry fee on goods at the rate of 50 paisa per kilogramme...

    The traders termed the decision another form of extortion...

  • Mall relaxes Rs100 entry fee stipulation after online criticism

    ISLAMABAD: Following a barrage of criticism on social media, the management of Islamabad’s largest shopping mall has apparently relented in its decision to impose a Rs100 entry fee...

    The management of Centaurus is now saying that the Rs100 requirement will only be implemented from 8pm onwards and insists that amount is adjustable with any purchases made during visits to the mall...

  • Mountaineers denied entry into Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: Several mountaineers who have travelled to Pakistan regularly for climbing have been denied entry into Pakistan this summer, according to Alpine Club of Pakistan...

    “The Ministry of Interior did all three [of the aforementioned] things...

  • 'Whose orders is Rangers following?' Ahsan Iqbal lashes out at force for blocking entry to court

    Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday lashed out at the Rangers for barring PML-N leaders, lawyers and supporters of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif from entering an accountability court in Islamabad where the former premier had appeared for a hearing regarding several graft cases opened against him...

    Speaking to reporters before he departed from the court in protest, Iqbal said courts are "open spaces" which supporters and...

  • Singapore bans Islamic scholar Mufti Menk's entry into country for 'promoting religious discord'

    Singapore has banned Islamic preacher and scholar Mufti Ismail Menk from entering the city-state, saying that his views promote religious discord, reported Al Jazeera on Tuesday...

    Menk, who hails from Zimbabwe and has more than two million followers on Twitter, as well as Haslin bin Baharim, a Malaysian scholar, were barred from entering Singapore by the government ahead of their lectures on a "halal cruise" scheduled for late...

  • Indonesia seeks answers from US as top general denied entry

    The Indonesian government has sought clarification from the United States after its military chief was denied entry to the country, an official said on Sunday...

    Indonesian Foreign Ministry spokesman Arrmanatha Nasir said the Indonesian Embassy in Washington had sent a diplomatic note to the US State Department...

  • Thousands take entry test for admission on SU campuses

    HYDERABAD: A total of 21,075 candidates appeared in pre-entry test for admission to bachelor’s degree programme in various disciplines at the University of Sindh main campus in Jams­horo and other campuses in Badin, Mirpurkhas, Dadu, Th­a­­tta and Larkana on Sunday...

    According to the breakup, 19,789 candidates, including 15,368 boys and 4,421 girls, sat the test at the main campus, 249 in Laar campus in Badin, 465 in Shaheed...

  • Over 5,000 take QUEST entry test

    NAWABSHAH: More than 5,000 students took pre-entry test for admission to various disciplines in Nawabshah and Larkana campuses of the Quaid-i-Awam University of Eng­ineering, Science and Technology (QUEST) at the university campus here on Sunday...

    QUEST admission committee chairman Prof Dr Abdul Fateh Chandio told journalists that a total of 5,450 candidates appeared in the admission test for 998 seats in the departments of...

  • Indian entry could tighten global LNG markets

    LAUNCESTON: India is planning to join the Asian rush to boost the use of natural gas over coal, a further sign that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) market will tighten faster than previously expected...

    India’s state oil refiners Indian Oil, Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum aim to raise the contribution of natural gas to between 5 per cent and 15pc of their incomes over the coming years, up from virtually zero currently... ...

  • MSCI mulls Pakistan re-entry in EM index

    KARACHI: The announcement of Market Classification review 2015 by the Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) brought cheer to the Karachi Stock Exchange on Wednesday...

    The words in the review released by Geneva-based MSCI that caused all the euphoria were: “In today’s announcement, MSCI also said that it will include the Pakistan Index in its 2016 Annual Market Classification Review for a potential reclassification to emerging...

  • Woman gives birth on Lahore hospital's stairs after being denied entry

    A woman gave birth on the stairs of Lahore's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on Friday after being denied entry for not possessing the required hospital card...

    After she was turned away from the labour room, Shabana Riaz ? who was accompanied by her husband ? gave birth to a baby boy on the stairs nearby within hospital premises, the family of the woman claimed...

  • PBC member seeks to regulate entry to law colleges

    ISLAMABAD: A senior member of the Pakistan Bar Council (PBC) has highlighted the need to regulate entry to the country’s law schools, in the wake of the growing number of incidents of intimidation and violence by lawyers’ groups against judges, police officers and the media...

    In a set of proposals that may be taken up at the next PBC meeting, Advocate Raheel Kamran Sheikh fears that if the worsening situation — such as the...

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