Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Ingredients: 1 medium Lauki (bottle gourd) 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 big onion, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 green chilies finely chopped 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3/4 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp garam masala powder...

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Achari Baingan

Achari Baingan

Ingredients: 8 baby aubergines (small sized baingan, slit), lightly dabbed on the inside with some salt and turmeric powder Oil to deep fry For the masala: 2 Tbsp coriander seeds, dry roasted 1 Tbsp saunf (fennel seeds), dry roasted 1 tsp zeera (cumin) seeds, dry roasted 1 1/2 tsp methi...

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KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has confirmed it was behind the air strike that killed the number two leader of Yemen’s Houthi militants last week. “The heroes of the Royal Air Force were able to successfully target the leader of the Huthi militia Saleh al-Sammad,” Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States,...

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Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

A female farmer from Spain rolls out an uncanny resemblance with The US President Donald Trump which has gone incredibly viral on the internet with countless retweets. Dolores Leis Antelo, a Spanish potato farmer, is taking the internet by storm after she was described as Donald Trump’s female doppelganger. A photo...

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IHC disqualifies foreign minister Khawaja Asif

IHC disqualifies foreign minister Khawaja Asif

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif has been disqualified by the Islamabad High Court under Article 62 of the Constitution for concealing facts about holding an Iqama . The bench headed by Justice Athar Minallah and comprising Justice Aamer Farooq and Justice Mohsin Akther Kiyani announced the verdict. On April 10, a larger...

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Uttar Pradesh: School bus hits train, 13 students expire

Uttar Pradesh: School bus hits train, 13 students expire

13 innocent children expired as their school bus collided with a train in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, police reports. The bus had been travelling across an unmanned railway crossing when the accident occurred. The incident comes weeks after 24 children died when their bus fell into a...

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Sana Safinaz under fire for an offensive/racist campaign!

Sana Safinaz under fire for an offensive/racist campaign!

One very popular clothing brand, Sana Safinaz has just released their 2018 Lawn campaign and wow, they messed up. The company has taken a hundred steps back with their offensive new campaign and the exploitation is derogatory. The campaign shows models in their designer lawn suits roaming around Kenya. Sounds...

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Best formula to crunch numbers on your hotel bills this summer

Best formula to crunch numbers on your hotel bills this summer

After crunching the numbers, analysts at TripAdvisor have come up with the best formula for saving money on your hotel bill this summer. Travelers planning a summer staycation in the US are being advised to book within a month of their trip, to see savings of up to 40% off their hotel...

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Pakistani, Indian troops to conduct first-ever military drills together

Pakistani, Indian troops to conduct first-ever military drills together

Pakistani and Indian forces will conduct military drills together for the first-time ever in August this year. According to a report in an Indian newspaper, the two arch-rivals will participate in a multi-nation military exercise to be held in in Russia’s Ural Mountains. The exercise, Peace Mission 2018, is a...

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Blood Pressure remedies: Soothe your heart with medicines and ‘music’ together, researchers say

Blood Pressure remedies: Soothe your heart with medicines and ‘music’ together, researchers say

NEW YORK: If you are suffering from high blood pressure every now and then, then listening to classical music in addition to taking your medicines may give you some additional advantage as researchers have found that it significantly boosts the multiple effects of anti-hypertensive drugs. Music improves the beneficial effects of...

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Sonam Kapoor responds to wedding rumors, set to tie knot on 7th May

Sonam Kapoor responds to wedding rumors, set to tie knot on 7th May

While Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor is reportedly set to marry her boyfriend Anand Ahuja in May. Contrary to rumors, a source close to the Khoobsurat starlet revealed it was becoming extremely difficult for the Kapoor family to make arrangements for a wedding in Geneva, reported Pinkvilla. “It was becoming too cumbersome to manage...

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Rupee becomes dull and depressed

Rupee becomes dull and depressed

KARACHI: The rupee found no place to stay against the greenback in the open market on Wednesday as the dollar attracted a record high price of Rs119.50. The development comes only days after the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) held an emergency meeting with exchange companies after a similar downward...

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Cotton prices become invincibly high as demand rises

Cotton prices become invincibly high as demand rises

KARACHI: Spinners vying for quality lint has kept prices stagnant, yet high, on the cotton market on Wednesday amid fears of delay in arrival of next crop. Reports indicate that many parts in lower Sindh are still not getting irrigation water causing delay in cotton yield. Consequently, some spinners resorted...

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MCB’s profit goes down by 22.3% compared to last year

MCB’s profit goes down by 22.3% compared to last year

KARACHI: MCB Bank Ltd earned profit after tax of Rs4.78 billion in the first quarter of 2018, registering a dip of 22.3% compared to the corresponding period of last year. On Wednesday, the bank’s board met under the chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha on Wednesday and approved the first quarter...

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Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Much has been said about bullying and cyberbullying, but experts in adolescent behavior have identified a new phenomenon, still little known, according to which some young people harass themselves online. Those who study it consider it a form of “self-injury”: a digital aggression towards oneself. It consists, as described by...

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BCCI reflects optimism, tax issues won’t hamper ICC events

BCCI reflects optimism, tax issues won’t hamper ICC events

  KOLKATA: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday ruled out losing the 2021 Champions Trophy and the 2023 World Cup over tax issues, saying they remain confident of getting government exemptions for both the events. The International Cricket Council (ICC) suffered a revenue deficit after...

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Boeing company’s profit trend expected to go forward as earnings and sales grow

Boeing company’s profit trend expected to go forward as earnings and sales grow

NEW YORK: Boeing Co’s quarterly profit surged past Wall Street estimates and booming demand for commercial jets pushed the company to raise its forecasts for cash flow and earnings for the year. On Tuesday, the world’s biggest plane maker played down concerns around rising costs of metals, after manufacturer Caterpillar...

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Scrutiny of PTI’s foreign funding by the ECP to reveal financial details

Scrutiny of PTI’s foreign funding by the ECP to reveal financial details

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the ongoing scrutiny of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) foreign funding by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) took a major twist when the PTI was asked to produce accounts and other financial details of funding from the US as an initial step. The scrutiny committee is authorized by...

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False News and War: 3 false news that led to wars and conflicts around the world

False News and War: 3 false news that led to wars and conflicts around the world

“If a story is too emotional or dramatic, it is probably not real, the truth is usually boring,” Ukrainian journalist Olga Yurkova said during the inaugural TED 2018 talk that took place this month in Vancouver, Canada. In her lecture, the anti-fake news activist – co-founder of the StopFake site – said the fraudulent information...

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How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

If there is something that makes us human, it is our minds, thoughts and emotions. However, a new and controversial theory is emerging that holds that intestinal bacteria alter our brain invisibly. Science is seeking to understand how the trillions of microbes that live inside and outside our microbiome affect our physical...

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NADRA revises fee structure ahead of elections; swell in prices for the electoral tussle, SC directs for rationalized rates

NADRA revises fee structure ahead of elections; swell in prices for the electoral tussle, SC directs for rationalized rates

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, The National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) said that the subsidy on providing computerized national identity cards (CNICs) to local applicants had now been partially withdrawn. NADRA said in a statement that it did not yield profit on the issuance of ID cards. The fee for national...

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Human Rights prone to progression as SC establishes branches at Karachi and Lahore

Human Rights prone to progression as SC establishes branches at Karachi and Lahore

ISLAMABAD: The Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP), Justice Mian Saqib Nisar, has successfully established two branches of human rights cells at Karachi and Lahore to ensure better access to justice for the deprived, needy and vulnerable segments of society. Earlier there was only one office of the human rights cell...

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Inauguration of Islamabad’s new airport scheduled for 1st May

Inauguration of Islamabad’s new airport scheduled for 1st May

RAWALPINDI: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will inaugurate Islamabad’s new airport on 1st May, however, according to official sources the facility will become operational on May 3. They said that Mr. Abbasi would inaugurate the airport later this week during morning hours, but flight operations are likely to begin on...

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The anti-nationalist speech of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, before the United States Congress

The anti-nationalist speech of the French president, Emmanuel Macron, before the United States Congress

After days of tuning between Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump, came the speech of the French president before the United States Congress. And their differences seem clear. Despite the personal closeness with Trump that he has shown in his state visit to Washington, Macron harshly charged against nationalism and isolationism , and his...

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3 ways in which food technology is transforming what we eat

3 ways in which food technology is transforming what we eat

The meat industry is one of the largest contributors in the world to carbon dioxide emissions, deforestation and massive consumption of water. But more and more companies offer tasty and ecological alternatives. Impossible Foods, in Silicon Valley, USA, is one of them. The startup founded by Patrick Brown in 2011 was one of...

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