Farhan Saeed to sing  PTI’s official song for elections 2018

Farhan Saeed to sing PTI’s official song for elections 2018

ISLAMABAD: Singer-cum-actor Farhan Saeed will sing the official song for Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s General Election 2018 campaign. The singer met the PTI chairman at his residence in Bani Gala a day earlier and took to Twitter to share photos of their meeting and announce the news. I am thankful to @ImranKhanPTI...

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Bahria University continues to surprise public with another fiasco

Bahria University continues to surprise public with another fiasco

Bahria University has landed itself in yet another controversy by announcing the ban on mixed gatherings at the university cafeteria. According to the university, students of the opposite gender who are seen eating in the café together will face disciplinary action. The main purpose behind this move seems to be...

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India the most dangerous country to be a woman, US ranks 10th in survey

India the most dangerous country to be a woman, US ranks 10th in survey

India is the most dangerous country in the world to be a woman because of the high risk of sexual violence and slave labor, a new survey of experts shows. The Thomson Reuters Foundation released its results Tuesday of a survey of 550 experts on women’s issues, finding India to be...

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A dwarf computer that makes a grain of rice look huge!

A dwarf computer that makes a grain of rice look huge!

Researchers at the University of Michigan in the US have developed the “world’s smallest computer” with sides measuring just 0.3 mm, the device is dwarfed by a grain of rice. Although the jury’s still out on whether it can technically be defined as a “computer,” this miniature device features a...

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Why do not we need as many proteins as we consume (and what consequences does that excess)?

Why do not we need as many proteins as we consume (and what consequences does that excess)?

Do you know how many proteins your body needs? At the beginning of the 20th century, the Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent five years eating only meat. 20 years later, in 1928, he repeated the experiment for a year. Stefansson wanted to refute those who argued that humans can not...

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UAE to host Pakistan’s Cricket Series after fruitful talks

UAE to host Pakistan’s Cricket Series after fruitful talks

DUBAI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has announced to continue scheduling major tournaments and events in the United Arab Emirates. The PCB released a statement on Tuesday stating that it held fruitful discussions with the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) on matters of mutual interest. Furthermore, the ECB also agreed to...

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Why cyan blue can make you sleepy

Why cyan blue can make you sleepy

Researchers say that cyan color can be added or removed from screens to prevent or stimulate sleep. This color is so powerful that it can modify your sleep. This is the cyan, ent r and the green and the blue, which has a hidden factor that can alter your desire or not to sleep. According to biologists...

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Amaxophobia: what it is and how it can be overcome

Amaxophobia: what it is and how it can be overcome

Some people can give you even decades after driving. Worst of all, as in any phobia, is “the fear of fear,” Francisco Javier Díaz Calero, who for more than two decades works helping people with amaxophobia to overcome his fear of driving, explains to me by telephone. More than fearing...

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The country that turned off the internet so that students did not cheat on exams

The country that turned off the internet so that students did not cheat on exams

Internet stopped working for a few hours in Algeria. Neither fixed connection nor cellular. For anyone and in a whole country. Blackout so that what seems to have become a habit among high school students does not happen: cheating. This is the extreme measure taken by the Algerian government not to...

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Meesha and Zafar’s case suspended, Judge grants stay order in favor of the Plaintiff, Ali Zafar

Meesha and Zafar’s case suspended, Judge grants stay order in favor of the Plaintiff, Ali Zafar

Following the case filing of Ali Zafar’s defamation suit against Meesha Shafi for her defamatory allegations on Twitter on 19 April 2018, Ali Zafar has been granted a permanent stay against Meesha Shafi until the final decision of the case. The court, however, has also granted a status quo. On...

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Russia 2018: tears and relief on and off the court in a match in which Argentina suffered until the last minute

Russia 2018: tears and relief on and off the court in a match in which Argentina suffered until the last minute

Argentina got it. Suffering until the last minute, the albiceleste team reached its qualification to the second round in the World Cup in Russia. Argentina beat Nigeria 2 to 1 with a goal by Lionel Messi and another providential by Marcos Rojo in the 87th minute. The tension was experienced both inside...

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Mobile phones import mark a considerably upward trend from 2017-2018

Mobile phones import mark a considerably upward trend from 2017-2018

ISLAMABAD: Mobile phones imports signify a marvelous growth trend of 19.28% in the first eleven months (July-May) of 2017-18 as it remained US $ 759.969 million. During the same period that lasted from July-May 2016-17, the imports reportedly registered were US $ 637.14 million. Mobile phone imports in May 2018,...

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Holland approves ban on burka and veil

Holland approves ban on burka and veil

The First Chamber (Senate) of Holland approved today (26.06.2018) by majority and after a debate of years a ban on the burka, the veils or helmets that cover the face. The Second Chamber (low) had approved the bill already in 2016. According to the law, burkas, veils and helmets that cover...

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Uber secures London licence on probation for 15 months tenure

Uber secures London licence on probation for 15 months tenure

LONDON: Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned an earlier decision and granted the ride-hailing app a 15-month permit. The capital’s transport authority stripped the American firm of its license last September amid safety concerns, but Uber appealed the...

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US court orders immigrant children separated from their parents in 30 days

US court orders immigrant children separated from their parents in 30 days

The sentence, from a federal court in San Diego, imposes a term of 14 days for children under 5 years of age. However, it can still be appealed by the administration.      Honduran family waits on the Mexican side of the international bridge between Brownsville and Matamoros after being denied entry...

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Sharmila Faruqui and other ex-officials of Sindh government fail to return official vehicles

Sharmila Faruqui and other ex-officials of Sindh government fail to return official vehicles

KARACHI: Former information advisor Sharmila Faruqui — along with other ex-officials of the Sindh government — has failed to return official vehicles, media sources reported on Tuesday. Caretaker Information Minister Jameel Yousuf has stepped up his efforts to get back his department’s vehicles, which are being used by former officials...

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Another foreigner hits a 24-year-old man, victim’s brother pressurized to sweep the incident without taking any legal action

Another foreigner hits a 24-year-old man, victim’s brother pressurized to sweep the incident without taking any legal action

ISLAMABAD: A young man was wounded Tuesday night when a vehicle driven by a foreigner bumped into his motorcycle in Islamabad’s F7 area, new sources reported, citing authorities, in an incident almost eerily similar to two prior ones that had left the people hit dead. Police said they took into custody...

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Rain in Lahore leaves 1 dead and 14 injured

Rain in Lahore leaves 1 dead and 14 injured

LAHORE: Rain poured in numerous areas of the city Tuesday night, resulting in multiple casualties and power outages in various areas of the city, media sources reported last night. At least one person, a minor, was killed last night in a rain-related accident, while 14 others suffered injury. On the...

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PPP candidate Manzoor Wassan’s nomination papers rejected for PS-27

PPP candidate Manzoor Wassan’s nomination papers rejected for PS-27

SUKKUR: On Monday, an appellate tribunal on Monday rejected Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) candidate Manzoor Wassan’s nomination papers for PS- 27 Khairpur. Mir Zaheer Talpur, a member of Grand Democratic Alliance (GDA), had filed an appeal against Wassan’s nomination papers with the returning officer over undeclared assets in Dubai. According...

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