Poland: Roads engulfed with chocolate due to a major spillage, traffic blocked

Poland: Roads engulfed with chocolate due to a major spillage, traffic blocked

Rescue officials in Poland are working efficiently to clear one of the country’s highways. The roadway is engulfed with a sticky brown substance; chocolate! It is blocking traffic from both directions. The problems began early Wednesday, after a huge chocolate-loaded vehicle carrying many tons of liquid chocolate upturned, and chocolate...

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Ramadan Alert: The ten best times to make an effective dua

Ramadan Alert: The ten best times to make an effective dua

Want your du’aas to be accepted but not sure when to make it? These times will help you make sure you are making your supplication at the best time to ensure it will be answered. Last third of the night Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: In...

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Unlocking the power of sleep

Unlocking the power of sleep

Feeling a little bleary? Kickstart your day by having coffee -The first thing in the morning to jolt yourself into alertness? Maybe you aren’t getting sufficient hours of sleep. When we don’t get enough shut-eye, we have trouble concentrating, focusing, working, making decisions, remembering things, and being our best selves....

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Why the language we speak affects the way we see colors

Why the language we speak affects the way we see colors

The human eye can perceive millions of colors, but not all of us recognize them in the same way. There are those who can not see differences in tone – the so-called color blindness – due to a defect or absence of cells in the retina that are sensitive to...

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Powerful Militaries in the World According to Global Firepower 2018

Powerful Militaries in the World According to Global Firepower 2018

Historically; from the dawn of civilization, clans and small towns used to have small army to protect their food stockpile from other clans. Even after thousands years, we (humans) still find ourselves and our assets unprotected. And that’s the reason we always need to have a powerful armed force. Modern...

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Gold remains resilient and gains in moderation, while dollar weakens

Gold remains resilient and gains in moderation, while dollar weakens

LONDON: On Thursday, gold rose as the US dollar backed away from 2018 highs after weaker-than-forecast US inflation data and as tensions between the United States and Iran also paved way for the valuable metal. The US dollar slid from a 4-1/2-month peak after US data showed the Consumer Price...

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Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s health appears to be radically improving

Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s health appears to be radically improving

LAHORE: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal’s health appears to have been gradually improving as the minister was witnessed waving to security personnel from the window of his hospital room on Thursday. This was Iqbal’s first appearance ever since he survived an assassination attempt in Narowal. He walked up to the window...

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Sonam-Mahira excited to roll out at the much awaited ‘Cannes’ event: “Can’t wait to hang-out together”

Sonam-Mahira excited to roll out at the much awaited ‘Cannes’ event: “Can’t wait to hang-out together”

After Sonam Kapoor tied the knot with swain Anand Ahuja, the superstar received wishes from across the globe, including her family, co-stars and fellow celebs. Amongst them was Mahira Khan. The Humsafar actor gave Sonam a shout out on Twitter, wishing the couple heaps of happiness. The next day, Sonam responded with...

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Sarfraz Ahmed charged with corruption for breaching ICC codes

Sarfraz Ahmed charged with corruption for breaching ICC codes

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has charged former employee of Sharjah cricket stadium and cricket organizer Irfan Ansari owing to the anti-corruption code for approaching Pakistan cricket team captain Sarfaraz Ahmed during the ODI against Sri Lanka in UAE last year in 2017. According to sources, Ansari had reportedly...

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Actors dressed like ISIS jihadists spark backlash in shopping mall

Actors dressed like ISIS jihadists spark backlash in shopping mall

IT WAS supposed to be a harmless public prank, but it had people screaming and running away in terror. When does a quest for publicity go too far? NOTE TO self-proclaimed innovative marketing folks: if you’re going to stage a publicity stunt, leave terror-related gimmicks out of it. Earlier this...

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