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Pakistan hands over Holy relics to Sri Lanka ISLAMABAD: Pakistan government on Thursday handed over Holy Relics of Lord Buddha to Sri Lanka, where they would be exhibited on the occasion of Vesakh Festival from 21st May to 30th June, all over Sri Lanka.Advisor to Prime Minister on National History and Literary Heritage Irfan Siddiqui on behalf of Pakistan government handed over the Holy Relics to Sri Lankan Minister for Sustainable Development and Wildlife, Mr. Gamini Jayawickrama Perera here at Taxila Museum.Chief Incombent Nalandramaya, Nugegoda Ven ThiniWala Palitha Thero, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to Pakistan Maj. Gen (R) C.P. Lokuketagodage, Secretary Ministry of Buddhasasana Wasanatha Ekanayae, High Commissioner of Pakistan to Sri Lanka Gen. (R) Shakeel and Secretary National History and Literary Heritage S. Mohsin Haqqani, Joint Secretary NH&LH Mashood Mirza and other senior officials were also present on the occasion.Speaking on the occasion Advisor to Prime Minister said that "today we are here to renew our ...

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Salman Khan’s Wedding Date Announced It has been reported earlier that Bollywood’s most eligible bachelor Salman Khan will soon tie a knot with alleged girlfriend Iulia Vantur later this year. Though, the actor didn’t make any official announcement yet but some of the media outlets have already disclosed the wedding date of the superstar. A report on Spotyboye.com suggests that the Khan household has already fixed a wedding date for the duo. And unsurprisingly, the actor's close friends told the ...

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Protest against Popular Comedy Show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’ Stand-up comedian Kapil Sharma has now become one of the household names in TV industry. After a great success of his previous show ‘Comedy Nights with Kapil’ he is now back with another comedy show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. His new show has courted several controversies from its inception but this time it is something really serious. According to Indian media reports, nursing staff from different medical colleges and hospitals staged protest at Guru Nanak ...

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Pictures; Apple CEO Tim Cook Parties with Bollywood Biggies Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hosted a dinner party for Apple CEO Tim Cook who is currently on a business trip to India. Celebrities including Bachchans, Aamir Khan, Madhuri Dixit, AR Rahman and Sania Mirza attended the celebration at SRK’s Mumbai residence ‘Mannat’.Tim, who is on his first official visit to India, is planning to set up a software laboratory in India to help Indian startups and developers working on the company's iOS platform. The ...

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Rare blue diamond aims for record price at Geneva auction GENEVA: A dazzling blue diamond once owned by mining magnate Philip Oppenheimer could fetch a record sale price Wednesday, with auction house Christie's hoping it tops the staggering $48.4 million mark set last year.The 14.62-carat "Oppenheimer Blue" is the largest stone in the exceptionally-rare Fancy Vivid Blue category ever to go under the hammer, according to Christie's, which has valued the gem between $38 million (34 million euros) and $45 million. But experts said it ...

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International Museum Day marked today ISLAMABAD: International Museum Day was marked in Pakistan like other parts of the world on Wednesday to acknowledge role of museums in enrichment and promotion of rich cultural heritages.The day was marked under the theme "Museums and Cultural Landscape" to convey the message that museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among people.National History & Literary Heritage Division (NH&LH) arranged a function at ...

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Women fined and deported for checking  husband's mobile An Arab woman, who went through her husband's phone after suspecting that he was cheating on her, has been found guilty by a court in Ajman UAE, and has fined AED150,000 and ordered her to be deported for invading into husband’s privacy.According to Gulf Digital News, the wife checked into her husband mobile phone and transferred his photos to her own mobile through WhatsApp without his permission, reported local Arabic daily Al-Ittihad.The man soon after ...