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Afghanistan’s election commission has named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner of the presidential election on September 21, 2014, but chose not to reveal the final vote figures. The announcement comes hours after Ghani Ahmadzai signed an agreement for power sharing with opponent Abdullah Abdullah, said a report on Times of India. Abdullah will be fill the position of government chief executive. Reportedly, Halim Fidai, a supporter of Ghani Ahmadzai,...

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Shoaib Malik hosts Lahore Lions with Biryani at Sania Mirza’s place

It was not a perfect day for Lahore Lions on field, with the squad succumbing in their opening group stage match. On the other hand, Shoaib Malik, who plays for of Hobart Hurricanes, has also been going through a bad patch after failing to generate much with the bat or ball. But things were different off the field as they seemed to enjoy  a nice time at Indian tennis ace Sania Mirza’s place. Pakistan...

2014 Asian Games day three brings more bronze to the India kitty

After a fairly prosperous opening day at Incheon, Indian athletes have grabbed two Bronze medals on day three of Asian Games 2014 to take the total medal tally to 6. Indian icon Dipika Pallikal settled for the number three spot in the semis. Heena Siddhu, Rahi Sarnobat and Anisa Sayyed made the...

Indian PM Narendra Modi to fast on Navratri during U.S. visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been fasting for the last four decades on the festive eve of Navratri, and as it may seem, the same remains for the current year, as well, when he will be in US on September 28, 2014. By now the world knows that PM Modi will...

‘Make in India’ campaign launches Thursday; 3000 global companies to participate

The campaign that sprouted from the PM’s speech on Independence Day launched into bigger space with Narendra Modi spelling out that the nation will be placed among the global manufacturing hubs. Delhi would be the venue for discussions with the CEOs of 300 top companies...

Cricketer Chris Cairns Cleaning Bus Shelters And Driving Trucks

Chris Cairns Cleaning Bus

As unfortunate as it can get, renowned cricketer Chris Cairns from New Zealand has taken to the job of cleaning bus shelters and driving trucks to make both ends meet. Reportedly, he is getting just $17...

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Shahid Afridi And Fawad Alam Racing For T20 Skipper Hat For Pakistan!

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The Pakistan Cricket Board has some serious thinking to complete for the post of T20 skipper of the team as both Faward Alam and Shahid Afridi are in the running. PCB has backed both Faward Alam and Shahid Afridi, however there are dark clouds over retaining Misbah-ul-Haq as the skipper for ODIs. The confusions seem more apparent as Shaharyar Khan, the...

England vs India: India win 3rd ODI at Nottingham

India take on England in the third ODI at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on Saturday, 30 Aug, 2014. The match is scheduled to begin at 10:30 local time (09:30 GMT) i.e. 15:00 IST. Indian captain MS Dhoni would surely like to win the match and...

Funny tweets after India win 2nd ODI against England by massive 133 runs

After measly performance in the Test format, India bounced back in ODI format. Helped by Suresh Raina’s 100 off 75 balls and Jadeja’s 4 wickets for 28, India defeated England by a huge margin of 133 runs in the 2nd ODI at...

M S Dhoni under pressure after Ravi Shastri appointment

Former Indian cricket captain Ravi Shastri has been appointed as the director of Team India for the One-Day International (ODI) series against England, starting from August 25 at Bristol. After captain M S Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher...

IFC makes $67 million Investment in Pakistan Bank Alfalah

Pakistan Bank Alfalah

Karachi based Bank Alfalah has released a statement regarding their recent tie-up with the International Finance Cooperation that would result in an investment of $67 million in the bank by the latter. The...

After Flipkart’s $1 billion funding, Amazon to invest $2 billion in India

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Just a day after India’s biggest online retailer Flipkart has raised $1 billion fresh capital, e-commerce giant Amazon announced on Wednesday that they are going to invest $2 billion in India. Earlier...

Microsoft announces more than 6,000 job cuts

Software major, Microsoft Corp is expected to announce the biggest round of job cuts in five years. Microsoft is reportedly looking to integrate Nokia Oyj’s handset unit and more than 6,000 job cuts...

General Motors announce new recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles

General Motors announced on Monday that it is announcing a recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles which may experience sudden loss of electric power steering. This is second time that GM is recalling...

Google’s damage continues as China clamps internet!

Google’s damage continues as China clamps internet!

As a part to better and internal security, the government of China has opted for more covering over internet communications in the last weeks- something that has made things difficult for Google and its...

Google’s Android One Series Review: Budget, But Not Game Changing!

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Google finally launched its Android One smartphone series in India in association with Micromax, Spice and Karbonn, where each model is priced below Rs. 6,500. The three new Android One models- Karbonn...

Apple Unveils New iPhone 6 and iWatch

Apple has unveiled its latest creations including a wallet technology – ApplePay, the Apple Watch and the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. The devices were unveiled on Tuesday morning including the much...

Moto G2 with better features launched for Rs 12999

Motorola has just launched ‘Moto G2′ (‘The New Moto G’) – the successor Moto G. The smartphone supports dual-SIM and will be available in 8GB and 16GB variants with the 16GB...