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Annual CGs conference: Resolves to achieve excellence in providing consular services and facilitating Pakistani-American community

Washington: A day-long conference of Consuls General at Pakistan Embassy DC was presided over by Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, today. Agenda of this year’s conference was three fold: i) Review of improvements in consular services and facilitation to community; ii) Reach-out to Pakistani-American community for promoting Pakistan-U.S. relations; and iii) …

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Embassy of Pakistan launches new website

Washington:  The new website of the Embassy of Pakistan, Washington D.C. was unveiled at a ceremony held earlier this evening, as part of the public diplomacy efforts of the Embassy. Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said that it was important for the Embassy to adapt to the …

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Jay-Z leads nods as rap-heavy Grammys open

– The Grammy Awards opened Sunday with hip-hop being recognized like never before as rap superstar Jay-Z, who once boycotted the gala as biased, leads the nominations. The music industry s biggest night, taking place in New York after 15 years in Los Angeles, also looks set to rally behind …

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Casey Affleck withdraws as 2018 Oscar presenter

Oscar-winning Casey Affleck, who has been accused of sexual harassment by female crew members on an earlier film, has withdrawn as a presenter at the 2018 Academy Awards, a spokeswoman for the organization said on Thursday. Affleck, 42, who won the best actor Oscar last year for his performance in …

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Steven Spielberg to remake ‘West Side Story’

It s one of the most beloved movies in musical cinema and now Steven Spielberg is giving “West Side Story” a makeover — except this time, he is recruiting Latino talent to play the lead roles. The original film version of Leonard Bernstein s musical — Shakespeare s “Romeo and …

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CCTV video shows model shot dead in Guatemala

A former contestant for beauty pageant Miss Guatemala and model was gunned down after she dropped her daughter at the school. The 32-year-old Rosa Otilia Ramirez was gunned down in bright daylight near her daughter’s school by armed man. CCTV video of the incident showed that the unknown person walked …

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Tennis: Federer ‘no idea’ how long he will go on

Age-defying Roger Federer says after winning his third Grand Slam title in a year he has no idea how long he will continue playing. The 36-year-old Swiss marvel continues to defy the years and attrition rate, reaching his 30th Grand Slam decider and claiming his sixth Australian crown and 20th …

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