Asma rape-murder case: Suspect’s DNA matches sample

Asma rape-murder case: Suspect’s DNA matches sample

LAHORE/PESHAWAR: DNA sample from one of the suspects has been found to match the remains collected from the body of three-year-old Asma, sources said on Tuesday – the latest development in the ongoing investigation into the rape and murder of the minor girl. According to sources privy to the matter,...

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5 algorithms that are already making decisions about your life and that maybe you did not know

5 algorithms that are already making decisions about your life and that maybe you did not know

A video showing how a passenger was taken from a United Airways plane at O’Hare Airport in Chicago, United States, became a viral phenomenon last April. The video was bad publicity for the US airline, whose employees wanted the man in question, a doctor named David Dao, to vacate his...

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Court extends physical custody of prime suspect in Zainab’s murder

Court extends physical custody of prime suspect in Zainab’s murder

LAHORE: The prime suspect in the Kasur rape and murder cases, Imran, was presented before the anti-terrorism court on Tuesday.  Police requested the judge to extend his initial 14-day physical remand, which was due to end on Wednesday (tomorrow).  The court approved the police’s custody request and ordered the suspect’s...

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3 paradoxes that make mathematicians and philosophers lose sleep

3 paradoxes that make mathematicians and philosophers lose sleep

This sentence is false. This is one of the most popular and illustrative paradoxes: if it is really false, what the sentence enunciates is true, but if the falsehood enunciated is real, the sentence can not be false. Paradox comes from the words in Latin and Greek that mean ‘the opposite...

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5 exercises to be happier according to Laurie Santos, the teacher who gives the most popular course in the history of Yale University

5 exercises to be happier according to Laurie Santos, the teacher who gives the most popular course in the history of Yale University

“Science has shown us that being happy requires an intentional effort,” says psychologist Laurie Santos. “It’s not easy, you have to dedicate time”. Santos is a professor at Yale University in New Haven, United States, where she teaches the course “Psychology and Good Life”. With more than 1,200 students enrolled, their...

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White Helmets accuse the Syrian Government of using poisonous gas

White Helmets accuse the Syrian Government of using poisonous gas

The group of rescuers White Helmets accused the Syrian government of having used poison gas again in the city controlled by the insurgents of Sarakeb, in the northwest of the Arab country.  The White Helmets indicated this Monday (05.02.2018) that at least twelve people were injured when inhaling chlorine gas...

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Simple techniques for getting a good night’s sleep on an airplane and preventing your flight from being a nightmare

Simple techniques for getting a good night’s sleep on an airplane and preventing your flight from being a nightmare

Brian Kelly is one of the rare among frequent travelers, as he enjoys sleeping at 9,000 meters. Also known as The Points Guy (the points guy), Kelly is an influential blogger from New York who left Wall Street to write about the rewards programs offered by airlines. Each year it accumulates around 300,000...

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United States: 5 keys to understanding why the main Wall Street index suffered the biggest drop since 2011

United States: 5 keys to understanding why the main Wall Street index suffered the biggest drop since 2011

The New York Stock Exchange experienced a black Monday that made investors and brokers chill cold in the parquet floors. The collapse in the quotations ignited all the alarms in the United States. The Dow Jones Industrial Index ended the session at 24,345.75 points, 4.6% less than the previous day. The...

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Turkey: 573 arrested for protesting against war in Syria

Turkey: 573 arrested for protesting against war in Syria

The Turkish government has banned any public protest against the military operation “Rama de Olivo”. Turkish authorities have arrested 573 people in the last two weeks for protesting, on social networks on the Internet and on the streets of the country, against Turkish military intervention in the Afrin enclave in...

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What would the world be like if the Earth were really flat, according to science?

What would the world be like if the Earth were really flat, according to science?

Is the Earth round or flat? Maybe for many the question is ridiculous and the answer obvious. Or maybe not? The theory that the Earth is flat has been gaining followers in recent years, with the first conference of “terraplanistas” held late last year in the United States. There are even Hollywood...

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The dangers of illegal tooth whitening and the terrible side effects it has

The dangers of illegal tooth whitening and the terrible side effects it has

“I can only describe it as a penetrating and terribly aching pain that lasted about 45 minutes,” says Richard Grieveson, who underwent a tooth-whitening procedure that went awry. The problem was that in their treatment they used levels of a bleaching agent much higher than those legally allowed. And Richard’s...

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The New York Stock Exchange loses 4.6%, the biggest percentage decline on Wall Street since 2011

The New York Stock Exchange loses 4.6%, the biggest percentage decline on Wall Street since 2011

Wall Street closed on Monday with heavy losses when the Dow Jones index fell by 4.6%, which is its biggest percentage decline since 2011. The main indicator of the US stock market sank 1,175 points to finish with 24,345.75 whole. It is the strongest drop in points experienced in the history of the New York Stock...

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Nawaz Sharif thinks an elected PM is above the law: Imran Khan

Nawaz Sharif thinks an elected PM is above the law: Imran Khan

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday criticised deposed prime minister Nawaz Sharif for his ‘anti-democratic’ remarks, saying the latter seemed to think that an elected person is above the law. “Yesterday, Nawaz Sharif made clear his idea of democracy and of a prime minister heading a democratic government was where the PM...

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Civil-military relationship evolving after turbulent year: PM Abbasi

Civil-military relationship evolving after turbulent year: PM Abbasi

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that there was a lot of friction institutionally that built up over the last year between the civil-military leadership, but after frank discussions, there is a consensus on most issues now. “There was a lot of friction institutionally that built up over the...

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Reham Khan leaves Pakistan after receiving threats

Reham Khan leaves Pakistan after receiving threats

KARACHI: Reham Khan, former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan, has left the country citing threats to her by unknown individuals. Speaking to Geo News’ anchorperson Muneeb Farooq, Reham confirmed that she left Pakistan on Sunday night and that she was receiving threats through phone calls made to...

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MQM-P rift deepens: Rabita Committee revolts against Sattar over Senate tickets

MQM-P rift deepens: Rabita Committee revolts against Sattar over Senate tickets

KARACHI: Rifts in the Muttahida Quami Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) over Senate tickets deepened further late Monday, as the Rabita Committee suspended Kamran Tessori in a press talk termed by party chief Farooq Sattar as “unconstitutional”. In his address to media late night, Sattar said the party members were invited to Bahadurabad...

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Corruption hearing against Nawaz, family adjourned till 2pm

Corruption hearing against Nawaz, family adjourned till 2pm

ISLAMABAD: The accountability court conducting corruption proceedings against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family had to adjourn its proceedings today owing to the absence of the defence counsel.  As the hearing went under way, Nawaz, daughter Maryam and son-in-law MNA Capt (retd) Safdar appeared in court but the...

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Noted journalist Siddiq Baloch passes away in Karachi

Noted journalist Siddiq Baloch passes away in Karachi

KARACHI: Famed journalist Siddiq Baloch passed away Monday night here in the city, his family said. A renowned name in Balochistan, Baloch was the editor of English-language newspaper Quetta-based Balochistan Express and Urdu daily Azaadi. The deceased will be laid to rest later today, in Karachi, the family sources added.

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