Co-education prodigy reconsidered beyond divide

Co-education prodigy reconsidered beyond divide

Co-education is a system of educating boys and girls together which has always been heavily debatable between the elder masses in some countries. In ancient times, co-education was prevalent in Greece only. Today, this system of education is present, and typically the norm, in almost all the countries of the...

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Empowering the elder through social media platforms to eliminate isolation

Empowering the elder through social media platforms to eliminate isolation

Using social networking sites such as Facebook could help encourage older adults interact with one another and feel more empowered and less isolated, according to new research. Carried out by researchers from the National University of Singapore and Penn State University, USA, the new study looked at 202 participants aged...

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Insights of Sonam Kapoor’s much awaited wedding grandeur

Insights of Sonam Kapoor’s much awaited wedding grandeur

All those who had been wondering about whether or not Sonam Kapoor would be getting married to her long-time beau, Anand Ahuja, well we definitely have a news for you! In an official confirmation released by the Kapoor and Ahuja family, it has been confirmed that the stunning duo would...

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Inflation perks up to 3.7% in April primarily because of an upsurge in prices of perishable items

Inflation perks up to 3.7% in April primarily because of an upsurge in prices of perishable items

ISLAMABAD: Inflation crawled up to 3.7% in April from 3.2% in the preceding month mainly because of increase in prices of perishable food items. The inflation, measured through Consumer Price Index (CPI), perks up in April after witnessing a downward trend in the past three months, according to data released...

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Dust Storm kills at least 72 people in India; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan badly affected

Dust Storm kills at least 72 people in India; Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan badly affected

At least 72 people have been killed and more than 130 injured in the deadly dust storm which hit several parts of western and northern India on Wednesday. While as many as 45 people have died and at least 38 injured in different parts of Uttar Pradesh, the toll in Rajasthan...

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KJo’s “K3G” is all set for its TV remake by Ekta Kapoor

KJo’s “K3G” is all set for its TV remake by Ekta Kapoor

Media reported that Ekta Kapoor is making a TV adaptation of Dharma Productions hit film “Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham”. Last month she tweeted about working on a “family soap after years” and if the Indian publication is to be believed then K3G is probably it. A family soap after years !!!...

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Football: Debatable introduction of safe-standing scheduled for 25th June in British Parliament

Football: Debatable introduction of safe-standing scheduled for 25th June in British Parliament

LONDON: A possible introduction of safe-standing section in the Premier League and Championship will be discussed in British Parliament on June 25. The decision follows a successful petition, signed by over 110,000 people, to the British government. All-seater stadiums became obligatory in England’s top two divisions following the Hillsborough disaster in...

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In addition to the two Koreas, these powers are also technically at war

In addition to the two Koreas, these powers are also technically at war

In July 1953, after three years of a bloody war on the Korean peninsula, North Korea and South Korea ceased fire and signed an armistice treaty. But never a peace agreement was signed and both countries continue, technically, at war. A few days ago Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader,...

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ICC T20 rankings, Pakistan aces the list

ICC T20 rankings, Pakistan aces the list

Pakistan manages to ace the top spot in the annual International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 cricket rankings after delivering stellar performances in T20 tournaments over the past year. The top two spots on the rankings remain unmoved, with Pakistan leading the pack with 130 points and Australia close behind with...

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Saudi prince pays $50m bride price for new wife

Saudi prince pays $50m bride price for new wife

Saudi prince, Sultan Bin Salman, has allegedly paid the sum of $50m (about N18bn)  as bride price for his new wife, a 25-year-old woman. It was gathered that the bride, who is believed to be a national of  United Arab Emirates, received numerous gifts for her elaborate wedding, aside from the...

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KSE-100 index loses 292 points amid dull and depressed trading

KSE-100 index loses 292 points amid dull and depressed trading

On Wednesday, bulls continue to dominate the Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) as the benchmark KSE-100 index lost 292 points to close at 45,196. The index opened lower and continued on a downward trend, hitting the day’s low of 45,161 points towards the day’s close. Trading remained dull and depressed as...

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3-month budget to be announced on 10th May FY’18-19

3-month budget to be announced on 10th May FY’18-19

KARACHI: On Wednesday, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah announced that he would present the budget for the next financial year 2018-19 on May 10. The chief minister was addressing media at Kakri Ground in Lyari where he attended the third death anniversary of Akbar Nagori, brother of MPA...

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Forgotten favors: Nawaz mocks Khan

Forgotten favors: Nawaz mocks Khan

On Wednesday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif mocked Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan saying that he has “forgotten all the favors” done to him by the Sharif family back in the day. Addressing a rally of his supporters in Sadiqabad, Sharif, who was last year deemed unfit to hold public office...

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ATC indicts three accused in Imran Farooq’s murder case, confessions revealed, arrest warrants issued

ATC indicts three accused in Imran Farooq’s murder case, confessions revealed, arrest warrants issued

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, an Anti-Terrorism Court (ATC) accused three suspects in the murder case of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader Dr Imran Farooq. ATC judge Shahrukh Arjumand issued the charge sheet to the accused under various sections of the Pakistan Penal Code (PPC) and Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA), 1997, related to...

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Nation’s toll of sexual assaults rise: Two suspects arrested for molestation and murder of a 9-year-old girl, Larkhana

Nation’s toll of sexual assaults rise: Two suspects arrested for molestation and murder of a 9-year-old girl, Larkhana

On Wednesday, Larkana police confirmed that they have successfully arrested two suspects involved in the murder of a nine-year-old minor, whose dead body was found last week. The arrests were made after Larkana’s Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Abdullah Sheikh and SSP Tanweer Tunio were issued notices by the Sindh High Court...

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Can the full moon affect the quality of sleep?

Can the full moon affect the quality of sleep?

For many years the Moon has been blamed for everything from madness to increases in crimes and pregnancies. But could I also be responsible for some people not being able to sleep? Is there scientific evidence to support this suspicion? Researchers from the University of Basel, Switzerland, found evidence of a “lunar influence” during...

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Pakistan to release Indian prisoner suffering from “debilitating blood disease” on humanitarian grounds under official agreement

Pakistan to release Indian prisoner suffering from “debilitating blood disease” on humanitarian grounds under official agreement

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is releasing an ailing Indian prisoner named Jitendra on humanitarian grounds as he is suffering from “debilitating blood disease”, the Foreign Office said in a statement on Wednesday. FO spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal said that Jitendra was arrested in 2014 and, even though he was given instant consular...

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CM Murad Ali Shah on uncalled late-night spree to various areas of Karachi

CM Murad Ali Shah on uncalled late-night spree to various areas of Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh’s chief minister, Syed Murad Ali Shah visited various areas of the metropolis on Wednesday night, observing numerous under-construction projects. His uncalled late-night tour concluded with dinner at a well-known restaurant. The chief minister, paid visit to the following areas; Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Azizabad, and Liaquat Ali Khan Chowk and its surroundings....

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16 dead in attack of Islamic State against Libyan Electoral Commission

16 dead in attack of Islamic State against Libyan Electoral Commission

The assailants would have activated explosive devices attached to the body, but before they managed to set fire to the building and shoot three agents. At least 16 people died and another 19 were wounded today (02.05.2018) in a supposedly suicide attack perpetrated against the headquarters of the Electoral Commission...

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National ramadan moon sightings scheduled on 16th May

National ramadan moon sightings scheduled on 16th May

KARACHI: The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has predicted that the Ramadan moon is likely to be sighted on May 16 (Wednesday). Scientifically, the first day of the holy month will be on May 17 (Thursday), the Met Office said on Wednesday. Moreover, it said Ramadan’s new moon will be born...

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