Swapping old notes with new this Eid

Swapping old notes with new this Eid

With Eid being just around the corner, one thing that we can’t eagerly wait for is Eidi! Who doesn’t love pocketing those big bucks and then comparing among friends who managed to get the most Eidi? And you know what’s even better? When you are handed those fresh and new...

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Here are the 9 Tech brands you have been pronouncing wrong all your life. Fix it!

Here are the 9 Tech brands you have been pronouncing wrong all your life. Fix it!

We all know that life without technology feels incomplete! To be honest, we have summed our entire existence and universe into a single Smartphone which we heavily rely on! From routes to delicious finger-licking recipes, we depend on technology for almost everything. However, did you know that you are probably...

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Kashmir Grenade Attack Caught On Camera. Two Cops Among 10 Injured

Kashmir Grenade Attack Caught On Camera. Two Cops Among 10 Injured

The terrorists threw a grenade at a police party stationed at Batapora Chowk. The grenade missed its target and exploded on the street.  This is the 10th grenade attack in the last four days in Kashmir The grenade missed its target and exploded on a street in Shopian Jaish-e-Mohammed has...

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General Elections: ECP starts collection of nomination papers from candidates

General Elections: ECP starts collection of nomination papers from candidates

LAHORE: The Election Commission of Pakistan has started collection of nomination papers from the aspiring candidates of the upcoming general elections from Monday (today), after the Supreme Court suspended a ruling of the Lahore High Court (LHC). Following the court decision, the ECP announced revised dates for collection of nomination...

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22-year-old robber killed by citizen in Karachi’s Clifton area

22-year-old robber killed by citizen in Karachi’s Clifton area

KARACHI: A suspected robber was killed by a citizen in the upscale neighbourhood of Clifton on Sunday. Police officials said that an exchange of fire took place near Schon Circle in Clifton where armed motorcyclists were trying to loot a camera from a citizen, while men travelling on an SUV tried...

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Singapore Airlines soon to offer longest flight duration, direct flights to Los Angeles soon to launch

Singapore Airlines soon to offer longest flight duration, direct flights to Los Angeles soon to launch

SINGAPORE: Singapore Airlines said on Wednesday that it will relaunch the world’s longest commercial flight in October, a journey of almost 19 hours from the city-state to New York, but it will not be available to economy travelers. The daily, non-stop journey from Changi to Newark Airport will cover about...

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Swara Bhasker being schooled by Pakistani-Indian citizens and celebrities alike for calling Pakistan a “failing state”

Swara Bhasker being schooled by Pakistani-Indian citizens and celebrities alike for calling Pakistan a “failing state”

Bollywood’s latest female-centric flick, Veere Di Wedding is the most recent film to be banned by the Censor Board of Film Censors (CBFC) from releasing in Pakistan. According to their findings, the film had “vulgar language” and “questionable content”. From the looks of the trailer, Veere Di Wedding is Bollywood’s closest remake of Sex and...

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Blood test offers hope of finding cancers before symptoms develop

Blood test offers hope of finding cancers before symptoms develop

Promising new research enables scientists to use a blood test to screen for different types of cancers at early stages. The test, known as a liquid biopsy, is used to screen for DNA from cancer cells and was able to detect 10 different cancers with good accuracy. Dr. Eric Klein...

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Philanthropy that never dies in our country Pakistan, specially in Ramazan

Philanthropy that never dies in our country Pakistan, specially in Ramazan

As the country enters the election wheel and dreads disruption in the democratic order recede, people heave a sigh of relief and focus on their religious and societal obligations in the holy month. Living up to their reputation generous Pakistanis are donating liberally this Ramazan. The magnitude of charitable giving in Pakistan...

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Heavy metals are becoming aggressive to birds

Heavy metals are becoming aggressive to birds

A study with common coalfish shows that exposure to cadmium and lead takes away vitality and, at the same time, causes them aggressiveness.   The Great Tit ( Parus major ) is a small insectivorous bird whose live yellow plumage can be seen throughout Spain and much of Europe. The abundance and defined character traits...

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India can’t crush Kashmir freedom struggle: Nawaz

India can’t crush Kashmir freedom struggle: Nawaz

MUZAFFARABAD: Prime Minister of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) Raja Frooq Haider Khan on Sunday called the leader of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) Nawaz Sharif and thanked him on behalf of the people of AJK for playing an important role in bringing amendment in the state constitution. “Prime minister called and...

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Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was remembered on his second death anniversary on Sunday

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was remembered on his second death anniversary on Sunday

Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali was remembered on his second death anniversary on Sunday. Muhammad Ali — widely known as “the greatest boxer” — was born Cassius Marcellus Clay Jr. on January 17, 1942, in Louisville, Kentucky. He made his professional debut on October 29, 1960, at the age of 12...

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Free education still way off despite legislation

Free education still way off despite legislation

ISLAMABAD: Punjab, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) and Balochistan have spent five years without even notifying rules about the free and compulsory education laws virtually making the legislation pointless, leaving the future of 22.8 million out of school children in jeopardy. It was in April 2010 when parliament passed the 18th Amendment. It also...

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National policy aims to end religious terrorism

National policy aims to end religious terrorism

ISLAMABAD: Religious terrorism tops the list of four terrorism types pointed out in the National Internal Security Policy (NISP) 2018-2023 by the Ministry of Interior. Other terrorism types included sectarian terrorism, ethno-political terrorism and sub-national terrorism. The security policy was released by the outgoing government on May 31, the last day...

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Fehmidaa and Zulfiqar Mirza join Grand Democratic Alliance, deprecate PPP’s performance

Fehmidaa and Zulfiqar Mirza join Grand Democratic Alliance, deprecate PPP’s performance

KARACHI: Disgruntled Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) members Zulfiqar and Fehmida Mirza on Sunday announced to join the Grand Democratic Alliance, an alliance of various parties in rural Sindh formed last late year to rival PPP. Addressing a press conference here along with GDA leader Pir Pagara, Fehmida slammed PPP’s performance...

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Why putting the screen of your phone in black and white can help you to depend less on your cell phone

Why putting the screen of your phone in black and white can help you to depend less on your cell phone

Cell phone dependence is becoming more common among adults and young people around the world. Although seeing the world in color through the screens was one of the great advances in technology, more and more people prefer it in black and white. At least, on your phone. And is that every...

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Six terrorists killed as Pakistan Army repulse cross border raids: ISPR

Six terrorists killed as Pakistan Army repulse cross border raids: ISPR

ISLAMABAD: Security forces killed at least six terrorists who launched raids and physical attacks from the Afghan side of the border to disrupt border-fencing work in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan, said Pakistan Army on Sunday. The cross border raids were carried out by terrorists in Bajaur Agency and Balochistan’s Qamar Din Qarez,...

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FIR lodged against Hamza Shehbaz

FIR lodged against Hamza Shehbaz

LAHORE: An FIR has been registered against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz leader Hamza Shehbaz over complaint of the alleged ex-wife of the former MNA, Ayesha Ahad. The report has been filed in the Islampura police station on orders of the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar under sections  354 (Assault or...

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Pakistan Railways likely to operate special trains to facilitate passengers on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr

Pakistan Railways likely to operate special trains to facilitate passengers on the occasion of Eid ul Fitr

KARACHI: Pakistan Railways is likely to operate special trains to facilitate passengers on the festive occasion of Eid ul Fitr. Special Eid trains will plan routes between Karachi and Peshawar and Quetta and Rawalpindi. Railways would also run a special Eid train ‘Thal Express’ from Rawalpindi to Multan via Kundian,...

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The surprising and little-known story of Eliza, the first conversational bot in history

The surprising and little-known story of Eliza, the first conversational bot in history

Weizenbaum was clear that big decisions could never be left to computers. At what time does the nearest supermarket close? Do you need to leave today with an umbrella? What action movies are you now giving in the cinema? You may be used to asking your voice assistant these kinds of questions...

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At least 25 dead due to the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala

At least 25 dead due to the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala

At least 25 people died this Sunday (03.06.2018) because of the eruption of the Volcán de Fuego in Guatemala, according to new data provided to the press by David de León, spokesperson of the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction (Conrad). ). On the other hand, the executive secretary of the...

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4 killed as coal mines in Quetta cave in

4 killed as coal mines in Quetta cave in

QUETTA: Four miners were killed when a coal mine collapsed in Sulangi area near Quetta on Sunday. All the four miners belonged to Swat district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and arrangements were made for dispatching their bodies to their ancestral villages. According to Levies’ sources some miners were still trapped in...

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Visa suffers interruption in Europe, although they rule out hacking

Visa suffers interruption in Europe, although they rule out hacking

Visa company reported on Friday (01.06.2018) that its payment system has returned to work in Europe “at levels close to normal”, after suffering an interruption this afternoon that affected some transactions, and ruled out that the failure has been due to a computer attack. “The problem was the result of...

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Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

Are sweeteners healthier than sugar?

Too much sugar is harmful, but are sweeteners healthier? Seven tablespoons of sugar. That is the maximum amount that we should consume per day, according to nutritionists, to avoid health problems. If we take into account that a single can of some of the most popular soft drinks or sodas already...

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War of Syria: the strategy game that Israel, Russia and Iran execute on the Middle East war board

War of Syria: the strategy game that Israel, Russia and Iran execute on the Middle East war board

There are clues that Benjamin Netanyahu entered into a pact with Vladimir Putin to carry out his operations against Iran in Syria. The long dispute between Israel and Iran that is unfolding in Syria reached a dramatic moment at the beginning of May. The launching of Iranian rockets against positions...

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Why a lot of people have a huge pleasure stealing small things from the office

Why a lot of people have a huge pleasure stealing small things from the office

When one starts a new job, the employer tends to make a series of promises that are not necessarily included in the written contract. Have you ever taken things from the office to your home? Have you stolen some pens and paper from your employer for your children’s art and craft...

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The obsession of Hitler, Mussolini and Saddam Hussein with the ancient civilizations and the delirious projects that caused

The obsession of Hitler, Mussolini and Saddam Hussein with the ancient civilizations and the delirious projects that caused

Determined to pair his government with ancient Babylon, Saddam Hussein commissioned this mural. The silhouette of the palace is drawn on the horizon, all angled facades and large windows, almost so bright that you can not look under the hot Iraqi sun. You have to drive little by the spiral...

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Two wounded in Berlin cathedral shooting

Two wounded in Berlin cathedral shooting

Berlin Cathedral was today (03.06.2018) cordoned off after a shooting inside the temple between a man and police forces, with a provisional balance of two injured, according to the Der Spiegel.      According to that medium, one of the injured is a policeman, who previously shot a man who apparently...

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