Bitcoin declines 17% as doubts grow over valuations

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says bitcoin is extremely inefficient at conducting transactions and is a highly speculative asset Critics say the cryptocurrency’s high volatility is among reasons that it has so far failed to gain widespread traction as a means of payment Cryptocurrency markets have been running hot this year as big money managers […]

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Peshawar Zalmi beat Multan Sultans by six wickets

Peshawar Zalmi´s Tom Cadmore Kohler (L) plays a shot as Multan Sultans´ captain wicketkeeper Mohammad Rizwan looks on during the Pakistan Super League (PSL) T20 cricket match between Peshawar Zalmi and Multan Sultans at the National Stadium in Karachi on February 23, 2021. — AFP KARACHI: Peshawar Zalmi chased a huge target of 194 and […]

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Jameela Jamil opens up about having suicidal thoughts

Jameela Jamil has admitted to being suicidal after she was accused of having Munchausen’s syndrome. Speaking on a virtual body confidence conference, The Good Place star shared that she was left with dangerous thoughts after she “mocked for her disability and mental health”. Jameela said that it was on her birthday last year when she was left […]

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Australia introducing legislation asking Google, Facebook to pay for news

A smartphone with a Google app icon seen in front of the Australian flag. Photo: Reuters Australia to introduce landmark Google, Facebook legislation in parliament next week Google says legislation will be “unworkable” Software giant Microsoft Corp says it is confident its search product Bing can fill gap in Australia if Google withdraws CANBERRA: Australia […]

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Gold rates in Pakistan at opening of market on February 12

A trader showing gold bars. KARACHI: A single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan was sold for Rs111,000 on Friday, February 12, at the closing of the bullion market. Likewise, 10 grams of 24k gold was sold for Rs95,165 at the closing of trading. Meanwhile, 10 grams of 22k gold was traded for Rs87,234. The […]

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Taylor Swift releases new version of ‘Love Story’ ahead of ‘Fearless’ album

Taylor Swift releases new version of ‘Love Story’ ahead of Fearless album Taylor Swift has released new version of Love Story (Taylor’s Version) on Friday ahead of her Fearless album that will be coming out soon. The Back to December singer took to Instagram and announced the release of new version of the Love Story ahead of her fully re-recorded album Fearless. She wrote, […]

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Taylor Swift, beau Joe Alwyn to rent £5.5million house in London

Taylor Swift and her man Joe Alwyn are taking their relationship to the next level as the couple is reportedly renting a home in London together. According to The Sun, the lovebirds, of four years, have decided to stay in England amid the Covid-19 lockdown as the 30-year-old singer “doesn’t think jetting around is the right […]

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Pakistan achieves fastest internet data rate in first 5G test

IT Minister Amin ul Haque says 5G technology will enable an emerging technological environment  5G test carried out by PTCL The 5G trial was conducted in a limited environment on a non-commercial basis KARACHI: Pakistan achieved its fastest internet data rate with download speed reaching 1.685 gigabits per second during a 5G trial, IT Minister […]

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China releases space probe’s first image of red planet Mars

The first image of Mars taken by China’s Tianwen-1 unmanned probe is seen in this handout image released by China National Space Administration (CNSA), February 5, 2021. CNSA/Handout via REUTERS China’s space agency says first image of the red planet come some six months after the probe left Earth Probe now around 184 million km […]

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