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Swiss digital asset exchange buys US wallet maker in all-bitcoin deal

    Swiss digital asset exchange buys US wallet maker in all-bitcoin deal

    Swiss digital currency exchange ShapeShift AG said on Wednesday it has acquired Seattle-based KeepKey Holder LLC, a maker of devices known as digital wallets, in an all-bitcoin deal.

    Financial terms were undisclosed. KeepKey’s wallet, which sells for about $100, stores digital currencies.

    As bitcoin and other crypto-currencies have gained in

    Three Punjab districts witnessed 111 cases of sexual assault


      ISLAMABAD: The three regions of Punjab – Nankana Sahib, Sheikhupura and Kasur – have recorded 111 cases of sexual assault against minors in the ongoing year, the highest in the country.

      Relatives, neighbours and street vendors were found to be involved in majority of the cases.

      The horrific details of sexual assaults against minors were shared

      Atif Aslam to spread message of peace in Dubai


        Atif Aslam and Indian rapper Badshah are all set to join hands at scoring the spotlight in Dubai – and all for a good cause. Both musicians will be seen spreading a message of peace through their tuneful vocals when they perform live in the emirates on September 7, reported Khaleej Times.

        The icons from India and Pakistan will perform in The

        How PTV aired ‘contemptuous’ speeches, asks PEMRA

          How PTV aired ‘contemptuous’ speeches,  asks PEMRA

          ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf has sought an ‘explanation’ from the PEMRA chief for allowing state-run television to broadcast ‘contemptuous’ speeches of the ‘disqualified PM’ Nawaz Sharif during his GT Road rally.

          A letter sent by MNA Murad Saeed to PEMRA chief Absar Alam stated that PTV aired all speeches of the former PM where he

          Corruption: BOK terms MPA’s allegations ‘politically motivated’

            Corruption: BOK terms MPA’s allegations ‘politically motivated’

            PESHAWAR: The Bank of Khyber (BOK) management on Wednesday refuted the allegations made by former Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf minister regarding appointment of the bank’s managing-director

            Levelling corruption charges against Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak and Finance Minister Muzafar Said, MPA Ziaullah Afridi on Tuesday declared the appointment

            Mission impossible: Shujaat attempts to unify Muslim leagues

              Mission impossible: Shujaat attempts to unify Muslim leagues

              KARACHI: A day-long visit to Karachi by Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) leader Chaudhry Shujaat ended with the formation of a committee to work for uniting various Muslim League factions.

              The committee, comprising former Sindh chief minister Ghous Ali Shah, former Punjab chief minister Parvez Elahi, Pakistan Muslim League-Functional

              ‘Ailing’ Asim requests SC for early hearing

                PHOTO: EXPRESS

                ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples Party leader Dr Asim Hussain has requested the Supreme Court to fix for August 18 his plea, seeking removal of his name from the Exit Control List (ECL) and the return of his passport so that he could travel to the UK for a heart surgery.

                “On account of the nature of disease, the matter needs urgent hearing. The d

                Islamabad tells Kabul it’s willing to go an extra mile

                  Tehmina Janjua. PHOTO: FILE

                  ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has conveyed to Afghanistan’s top leadership that it is willing to go the extra mile to overcome the current hiccup in ties but also urged Kabul to use official channels for communicating its concerns instead of indulging in a blame game in the media.

                  The message was conveyed by Foreign Secretary Tehmina Janjua, who

                  Five-year plan: Fata schools of to be rebuilt on priority

                    PHOTO: REUTERS

                    SHABQADAR: Fata Education Department has devised a five-year plan to boost literacy rate in the tribal areas, reconstruct and rehabilitate education institutions damaged or destroyed due to militancy, end disparity between male and female enrollment and promote higher education.

                    Giving details of the 2015-20 plan for Fata education, Fata

                    Horoscope: August 17, 2017

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                      Horoscope: August 17, 2017

                      Last Sunday, the planet of ideas and communication, Mercury, went retrograde. This cycle of reverse motion lasts until early September, and during this period changes and unexpected twists are inevitable. Knowing that, you’re urged to regard whatever you arrange as tentative and, ideally, to organise p

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