Happiness Revealed! Pakistan Ranked Happiest Among Neighboring Countries

Happiness Revealed! Pakistan Ranked Happiest Among Neighboring Countries

Pakistanis are the happiest among all their bordering nations, a 2018 United Nations report on happiness revealed. According to the sixth World Happiness Report, Islamabad is 58 points ahead of its arch-rival India, 11 points ahead of all-weather friend China, 31 of Iran, and 70 points ahead of Afghanistan on the ranking...

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Mutton Stew

Mutton Stew

Ingredients: Mutton with bones 1 kg Cumin 1 tsp Cinnamon 2 sticks Green cardamom 4 Cloves 4 to 5 Onions 2 (finely chopped) Black pepper 6 Tomato 1 (chopped) Green chilies 5 to 6 (slit into two) Mint leaves few Coriander leaves 2 tbsp Coconut powder 1 cup Salt to...

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Smoking Induces Hearing Loss. Cupping Ears Already?

Smoking Induces Hearing Loss. Cupping Ears Already?

TOKYO: Smokers may be more susceptible to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers conducted a survey of almost 50,000 Japanese workers, between the range of 20 to 64 years of age, in particular...

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It Rained Gold at Russia’s Runaway During Takeoff

It Rained Gold at Russia’s Runaway During Takeoff

A Russian runway was left enveloped with sheaths of gold bars after a plane lost its cargo during takeoff.  As it was taking off from Yakutsk in Siberia, the aircraft’s hold unbolted and 200 bars of the precious metal fell onto the tarmac.  “As it gathered height, the cargo door became damaged due...

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Pakistan’s First Clinical Transplant Immunology Lab Inaugurated At SIUT

Pakistan’s First Clinical Transplant Immunology Lab Inaugurated At SIUT

KARACHI: Pakistan’s first clinical transplant immunology laboratory aimed to bring advancement in the field of transplant sciences was inaugurated at Sindh Institute of Urology and Transplantation (SIUT). Professor Medhat Askar who is an internationally acclaimed transplant immunologist inaugurated the newly set up laboratory, said the SIUT officials. The new facility...

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Irrfan Khan: I have been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour

Irrfan Khan: I have been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour

Irrfan Khan released a statement revealing the disease he has been suffering from. The actor is diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumor. In a statement, he wrote, “The unexpected makes us grow, which is what the past few days have been about. Learning that I have been diagnosed with Neuroendocrine Tumour as of...

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Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated as new Chief of Air Staff

Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan designated as new Chief of Air Staff

ISLAMABAD: Air Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan is all set to take up the office of the chief of air staff after serving Chief of Air Staff Sohail Aman retires on March 18. The announcement was made by the government on Friday. Earlier the Ministry of Defence had sent a list of...

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Piggy Chops Does Not Just Want to Splutter in The West but In Bollywood As Well. Comeback Expected?

Piggy Chops Does Not Just Want to Splutter in The West but In Bollywood As Well. Comeback Expected?

The glamor damsel ‘Piggy Chops’ has made a spectacular mark on the American soil and worldwide receiving rave reviews for her performance in the film-industry. Though tied up with a tough schedule, she recently announced that she has wrapped up for season three making it official on International Women’s Day, that...

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The 18-year Old Priya Prakash Is Not Allowed to Use Her Phone

The 18-year Old Priya Prakash Is Not Allowed to Use Her Phone

The new overnight star ‘Priya Prakash Varrier’ requires no detailed introduction, thanks to her famous wink and the 26-second clip, which made her gain all the fame. The 18-year old won a million hearts with her wink in the song ‘Manikya Malaraya Poovi’ from her first film ‘Oru Adaar Love’. She entertains...

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8 Men And 2 Women from The West Midlands Have Been Charged Over A Large-Scale Conspiracy Plot

8 Men And 2 Women from The West Midlands Have Been Charged Over A Large-Scale Conspiracy Plot

Ten people have been accused and charged over “a large-scale plot to smuggle drugs and phones” into prisons across England. The eight men and two women, all from the West Midlands, have been charged with three counts of conspiracy for being involved in supply of drugs, psychoactive substances and other...

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3rd PGF Women’s Exclusive Golf Championship Tees Off Today

3rd PGF Women’s Exclusive Golf Championship Tees Off Today

ISLAMABAD: The 3rd PGF Women’s Amateur Golf Championship will tee off at the Islamabad Club Golf Course here on Friday (today) and for the next three days from March 16 to 18, a highly competitive championship will continue to be in progress. This will be the third time that Pakistan’s exclusive...

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Kamran nailed an ebullient knock as Zalmis knocked down Kings

Kamran nailed an ebullient knock as Zalmis knocked down Kings

SHARJAH: Kamran Akmal nailed an ebullient knock as Peshawar Zalmi knocked down Karachi Kings by 44 runs in the 27th fixture of the Pakistan Super League III at Sharjah Stadium here on Thursday. After deciding to bat first, Peshawar posted 181 for the loss of six wickets, courtesy Kamran’s 75 off...

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Merlin Network Has Struck Licensing Deals for Its Members to Enter the Chinese Market

Merlin Network Has Struck Licensing Deals for Its Members to Enter the Chinese Market

Digital rights agency Merlin Network has said it has signed agreements for its members to distribute music on China’s major streaming platforms. The firm announced deals with NetEase Cloud Music, Xiami Music, and Tencent Music Entertainment Group, which includes QQ Music, Kugou and Kuwo. Merlin said the firms cater for about...

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Classes Commence at Malala-Funded KKF Model School

Classes Commence at Malala-Funded KKF Model School

A school established by Nobel Laureate Malala Yousufzai in her hometown of Shangla, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has begun operations. The youngest Nobel Peace Prize winner took to Twitter to congratulate students of the school on their first day on Thursday.  “Congratulations to students at KKF Model School in Shangla on your...

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If Iran gets nuclear bomb, Saudi Arabia will follow suit: crown prince

If Iran gets nuclear bomb, Saudi Arabia will follow suit: crown prince

WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia’s crown prince warned in a US television interview that if Tehran gets a nuclear weapon, his country will follow suit. “Saudi Arabia does not want to acquire any nuclear bomb, but without a doubt, if Iran developed a nuclear bomb, we will follow suit as soon as...

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FIFA: Mission Set to Arrive Pakistan

FIFA: Mission Set to Arrive Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Now that the ban on the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) has been nullified, the FIFA confirmed on Thursday they will be sending a mission to Pakistan shortly. The PFF has been courting controversy for the past three years, and Pakistan has not competed in any international event since March 2015....

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BlackBerry and Android Devices Have Been Tied to Criminal Activities in One Way or Another

BlackBerry and Android Devices Have Been Tied to Criminal Activities in One Way or Another

The CEO of a renowned company, Phantom Secure was known to create highly reliable and secured smartphones allegedly used by some of the most notorious criminals has been impeached. Police forces tasked with catching criminals have been onto the process for quite some time. Canadian-based Phantom Secure yielded “tens of...

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4 warnings from Stephen Hawking on the dangers that threaten humanity

4 warnings from Stephen Hawking on the dangers that threaten humanity

The academic fame of Stephen Hawking, the British physicist who died Wednesday at age 76, is based on his research on black holes and Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity. But, as a scientific disseminator, he used to leave his research area, using his recognition to highlight what he considered...

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HSBC spots a the Biggest Gender Pay Gap for Its UK Operations, Fewer Women Assigned to Senior Roles

HSBC spots a the Biggest Gender Pay Gap for Its UK Operations, Fewer Women Assigned to Senior Roles

HSBC has a median gap of 61% for bonus payments between both genders; male and female employees. Apparently, the bank claimed it had appointed fewer women in senior management roles, while many top global roles were based in the UK, where its group head office is located. Elaine Arden, team...

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Help arrives to Guta Oriental while thousands leave the region

Help arrives to Guta Oriental while thousands leave the region

The people were transferred through the border crossing of Hamuria to temporary refugee camps near the capital, Damascus. Meanwhile, the fighting continued in the area. More than 12,500 people left on Thursday the Syrian rebel enclave of Guta Oriental, according to the director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami...

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Artificial intelligence, the great promise

Artificial intelligence, the great promise

The dizzying advances in computerization arouse much interest; There is a hunger for opportunities. But even technology enthusiasts can end up being overwhelmed by their wheels in motion. In 2013, researchers Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael A. Osborne published the study The future of employment: how vulnerable are jobs for computerization? One of its...

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The 8 diseases that are a global risk to health, according to WHO (and why one of them does not yet exist)

The 8 diseases that are a global risk to health, according to WHO (and why one of them does not yet exist)

The World Health Organization (WHO) reviewed its priorities as it has periodically since 2015 and set the list of 8 diseases in which, given their harmful potential, scientists should focus their research work. The list was captured in a document published last February known as Plan of Action 2018 R...

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At least 4 dead in the collapse of a newly constructed pedestrian bridge over a busy avenue in Miami

At least 4 dead in the collapse of a newly constructed pedestrian bridge over a busy avenue in Miami

At least 4 people were killed and several were injured when a pedestrian bridge collapsed in western Miami (southeastern US) on Thursday, near the International University of Florida (FIU), local authorities said. At least nine people were taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Downey...

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Karachi police arrest four over sexual assault charges

Karachi police arrest four over sexual assault charges

KARACHI: Four members of a gang allegedly involved in the sexual abuse of college students were apprehended from the Samanabad area of the metropolis on Friday, police said. DIG West Amir Farooqi said police also recovered videos of the alleged abuse from the suspects, adding that the gang used to...

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SC to hear multiple cases at Karachi Registry today and tomorrow

SC to hear multiple cases at Karachi Registry today and tomorrow

KARACHI: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar will resume today (Friday) contempt of court proceedings against former Malir SSP Rao Anwar for not surrendering before the top court despite being granted time. The Supreme Court (SC) will also resume suo motu proceedings related to the killing of Naseemullah Mehsud,...

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Govt gets go-ahead to suspend Musharraf’s passport, CNIC

Govt gets go-ahead to suspend Musharraf’s passport, CNIC

ISLAMABAD: In an unprecedented move, the special court hearing high treason case against General (retd) Pervez Musharraf has given the federal government the go-ahead to suspend passport and CNIC of the former military ruler. “In case the accused fails to submit his written request as mentioned hereinabove the ministry of interior...

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NAB summons Pakistan’s envoy-designate to US in embezzlement case

NAB summons Pakistan’s envoy-designate to US in embezzlement case

The National Accountability Bureau’s (NAB) Lahore office has summoned Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to the United States Ali Jahangir Siddiqui on March 22 over an embezzlement allegation. A notice issued to Siddiqui accuses him of causing losses of Rs40 billion to investors. Among the charges is that Siddiqui, as director of investment...

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Four killed in blast inside house in Killa Abdullah

Four killed in blast inside house in Killa Abdullah

At least four people were killed and a dozen others were injured in an explosion inside a house in Killa Abdullah, Balochistan on Thursday. The cause of the blast is yet to be ascertained. Police have started an investigation into the matter. Balochistan is a volatile province as explosive devices...

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