Mayweather’s exhibition vs. Japanese kickboxer back on

Floyd Mayweather’s match against a Japanese kick boxer is once again on for New Year’s Eve as an exhibition fight with knockouts allowed but likely no decision granted on a win or a loss. Nobuyuki Sakakibara, the head of Rizin Fighting Federation, which is putting on the three-round exhibition, told …

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Foreign Minister Qureshi calls on UAE counterpart in Abu Dhabi

Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi met with his United Arab Emirates (UAE) counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, on the sidelines of Sir Bani Yas Forum in Abu Dhabi, Media reported on Saturday. During the meeting, matters pertaining to bilateral cooperation and regional issues of mutual interest came under …

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Nepal’s first robot waiter is ready for orders

“Please enjoy your meal,” says Nepal’s first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to a table of hungry customers. The poor Himalayan nation is better known for its soaring mountain peaks than technological prowess, but a group of self-taught young innovators are seeking to change …

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PBS revises inflation reading downwards to 6.8%

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) has slightly revised the October inflation reading downwards to 6.8% after the Ministry of Finance and independent experts objected to the methodology of calculating price changes. The national data collecting agency has “rationalized” the headline inflation to 6.8% against the earlier reading of 7%, …

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PM Imran to leave for Malaysia on Nov 20

Islamabad : Prime Minister Imran Khan will be paying an official two-day state visit to Malaysia on November 20, Foreign Office Spokesperson Dr Muhammad Faisal confirmed on Thursday. PM Imran will be accompanied by a high-level delegation on the visit which would be the first state visit by any foreign leader since …

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