European Parliament to withdraw Pakistan's GSP status

Brussels [Belgium], July 26 (ANI): Amid abuse of the blasphemy laws and cases widely reported across Pakistan, the European Parliament has moved to withdraw Islamabad's GSP status. Philippe Jeune, writing in EU Political Report said that the European Parliament has criticised Pakistan's controversial blasphemy laws and called for a review...
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Berlin’s cricket revolution

Sunday morning in Tempelhofer Feld. Amid the usual sights and sounds of joggers, cyclists and yogies rolling out their mats sits a more lively scene. Gathered in the north-western corner of the park are some 300 or so men scattered around two slightly wonky-looking playing fields marked out in bright orange cones.
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Middle Names That Start With U

New Baby On The Way? Smart parents are realizing there a few important items they MUST get before their baby comes. After speaking with hundreds of parents, we've narrowed down the list in a FREE report you may access by clicking here. How many of these items do you have, and which should you get TODAY before your baby is here?
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Salar Shamas, a Lahore Based Singer, accused of sexual harassment

Salar Shamas, a musician from Lahore, has been accused of sexual harassment on social media, which he has categorically denied. Salar Shamas is a Lahore-based musician and a Beaconhouse National University Lahore graduate. Shamas, a songwriter, producer, filmmaker, and entrepreneur, rose to prominence in Pakistan after releasing the song “Ayyy Teray Bin” on SoundCloud.
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Biden nominates LA Mayor Eric Garcetti to be ambassador to India

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti accepted his nomination to be the next ambassador to India. President Joe Biden nominated Garcetti to the office July 9. The full process of confirming his nomination will likely take several months, said Brad Fingard, the west area representative for Garcetti’s office, at the July 14 North Westwood Neighborhood Council meeting.
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Poem: Pieces of My Heart

I am a writer. My passion is poetry. I feel words connect people together and help us to understand the feelings we share. When one begins a relationship a certain magic lets you enjoy each moment. Soon the pieces of your heart remember the broken promises of the past and make you wonder if you can fully trust anyone again. You wish your heart would mend so you could truly love once more.
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Digitizing the Hajj

Saudi Arabia is witnessing a great leap at all levels in the process of organizing the hajj, the annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, while hosting Muslims from all over the world to perform their sacred duty. Through the use of cutting-edge technology, Saudi authorities are enabling pilgrims to overcome many of the hurdles that used to be a part of the pilgrimage, while making access to the holy sites easier and smoother than ever before. Many different solutions have been implemented this hajj season, which is limited to 60,000 pilgrims due to the onset of COVID-19. One of the most helpful inventions is the Hajj Card: an electronic card that contains all of the pilgrim’s personal, medical, and residential information and allows him to access the religious sites and facilities around Saudi Arabia. The card relies on NFC technology that enables the pilgrim to enter and exit different sites through self-service kiosks, without having to rely on local personnel or a tour guide. This year’s hajj season also saw the introduction of the Smart Bracelet, which will be distributed to and worn by 5,000 pilgrims. By scanning the bracelet, Saudi authorities can gain access to all relevant information pertaining to the pilgrim’s health status, including vaccination status and date of vaccine administration. Moreover, the bracelet tracks the pilgrim’s heart rate and oxygen level and can be used to request immediate medical assistance. In preparation for the hajj season, the kingdom also released an updated version of the Naqel mobile application, which allows visitors to book rides to and from holy sites, thereby making it easier for pilgrims – especially those with limited mobility or disabilities – to perform their religious duties. There is also the Al-Maqsad application, which allows pilgrims to search for any location inside the Grand Mosque through real-time GPS location. In order to facilitate the performance of rituals and to introduce pilgrims to the holy sites, the Ministry of Hajj and Umrah launched the upgraded version of its Manasikana (“our rituals”) application for smartphones. The app is designed to educate pilgrims on the rituals of hajj while offering them a wide host of electronic services available in seven languages, including Arabic, English, French, Urdu, Turkish, Malay, and Bengali. This extensive digitization of the hajj experience is not coincidental. Rather, it is a result of a direct plan to implement the kingdom’s Vision 2030, which seeks to improve and streamline the services offered to residents and visitors alike. It represents a new era of public service, in which everyone can gain easy and intuitive access to transportation, healthcare, education, employment, and worship opportunities throughout the kingdom. –Mohammed Al-Hamza (translated by Asaf Zilberfarb)
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Drama serial ‘Parizaad’ looks promising

After the super hit serial Raqs-e-Bismil, Hashim Nadeem has geared up for another drama serial, ‘Parizaad’ starring an impressive cast, which includes Ahmed Ali Akbar, Yumna Zaidi, Noman Aijaz, Ushna Shah, Saboor Aly, Mashal Khan and Urwa Hocane. Ahmed Ali Akbar appeared as the lead character named “Parizaad”. The first...

Pakistan sets up new call centre in Dubai Consulate

DUBAI: The Pakistan Consulate-General in Dubai has established a new call centre to help citizens in the northern emirates and advised Pakistanis to use the services through their already available app, according to a press statement by the Pakistan Consulate. According to available reports, the new call centre can handle...

Quotes in Urdu | Famous Love and Inspirational Quotes

Quotes are beautiful inspiring words uttered by powerful personalities. These are the words spoken by vision-oriented minds that motivate others to achieve their goals and fulfill their dreams. Quotes are not just words but the experiences and different phases of life that describes in the form of phrases and sentences. Quotes in Urdu help people to understand the better gist of the saying and enhance the inference of the quote.