Aircraft was not certified for passengers’ flight, Bhoja Air Crash report reveals

Aircraft was not certified for passengers’ flight, Bhoja Air Crash report reveals

ISLAMABAD: The report on the 2012 crash of Bhoja Air was submitted to the Supreme Court on Monday which claimed that the defunct Bhoja Air committed criminal negligence and made several violations of the Civil Association Authority’s (CAA) license during the operation of Boeing 737–236 aircraft. A three-member bench of...

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Things you can relate to if you belong to a ‘desi’ family

Things you can relate to if you belong to a ‘desi’ family

Desi families are a hit when it comes to desi specialties’. There is absolutely nothing in the world more complicated than a desi lifestyle. It’s like every day you discover new stuff regarding yourself and regarding the world. However, the fun part is that you discover it through others and...

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The Epidemic of Broken Marriages – The Psychology of Trust Issues in Pakistan

The Epidemic of Broken Marriages – The Psychology of Trust Issues in Pakistan

Trust—the act of placing confidence in someone or something other than yourself—is social superglue. It is the binding for the deepest love, the strongest friendships, and the world’s communities. Modern society is built on trust, and in the absence of trust, fear rules. With this in mind, it is easy to understand...

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Water in Pakistan’s dams recorded to be at its lowermost point in history due to deficiency of rains this year

Water in Pakistan’s dams recorded to be at its lowermost point in history due to deficiency of rains this year

ISLAMABAD: The combined water storage capacity in the country’s dams is at its lowermost point in history, media reported on Monday citing authentic sources. According to officials of the Indus River System Authority, the country’s dams are facing an acute water scarcity due to the deficiency of rains this year....

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Why after 105 years humans are more likely” to survive

Why after 105 years humans are more likely” to survive

The human mortality index grows exponentially until it reaches 80, but then slows down and stagnates, says a study. If you survive the dangerous 80 and 90 and reach 105 years, it is quite likely that you will also do so until 110. That is what the results of a...

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Power of eloquence: How to stop saying “Um” and “Err” while communicating

Power of eloquence: How to stop saying “Um” and “Err” while communicating

Have you ever listened to a recording of yourself speak? It’s one of the most horrifying experiences any human has to stand. Invariably, the sound of our own voice makes us cringe. But then, once you get past that, you realize how many times you said “um” or “err” or...

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Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau dig in for long trade fight over NAFTA

Donald Trump, Justin Trudeau dig in for long trade fight over NAFTA

U.S. President Donald Trump is laying the groundwork for a long trade battle with Canada, announcing he will not sign a new North American free-trade agreement ahead of the midterm elections in November. In an interview on Fox News on Sunday, Mr. Trump showed his displeasure with the results of...

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Croatia knocks Denmark out in penalty shootout to face Russia on Saturday

Croatia knocks Denmark out in penalty shootout to face Russia on Saturday

NIZHNY NOVGOROD: Croatia came back after conceding in the opening minute to earn a World Cup quarter-final berth after edging Denmark 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the two sides drew 1-1 in the round of 16 match on Sunday. They could have wrapped up the result five minutes from the...

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Four design tricks that make us addicted to devices

Four design tricks that make us addicted to devices

If you ever got up late because you could not download your cell phone here we explain what causes your addiction. It’s ten p.m. You are sleepy and you proposed to go to bed early. You put on your pajamas, brush your teeth, lie down and check your cell phone one last...

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Mansha Pasha turns sensitive, slams fairness ads for using her image without consent

Mansha Pasha turns sensitive, slams fairness ads for using her image without consent

The Angaan sensation and dusky beauty Mansha Pasha expressed sheer anger towards a well-known Pakistani fairness cream brand. A local whitening product Faiza beauty cream misused Mansha Pasha’s picture in the brochure for their latest campaign to promote the fairness product without her permission. Let the wind play with your hair. Upcoming...

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6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

6 Truths About Exercise That Nobody Wants to Believe

Success in the gym, as with most things in life, comes down to mastering the basics. With that in mind, here are 6 exercise tips, weightlifting basics, and training essentials that nobody wants to believe, but everyone should follow. Take these ideas to heart and you’ll reap major benefits. While...

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5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

5 Common Mental Errors That Sway You From Making Good Decisions

I like to think of myself as a rational person, but I’m not one. The good news is it’s not just me — or you. We are all irrational, and we all make mental errors. For a long time, researchers and economists believed that humans made logical, well-considered decisions. In...

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Mother-to-be Sania Mirza gets body-shamed by keyboard warriors

Mother-to-be Sania Mirza gets body-shamed by keyboard warriors

The internet is full of savage keyboard warriors who are always ready to troll anyone anytime! And this time, it’s Sania Mirza who has fallen prey to these savages! The gorgeous tennis champion is all set to welcome her firstborn with her better half and cricket star husband, Shoaib Malik!...

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Mufti Menk’s humorous response to Reham Khan’s ‘bearded’ Twitter photo

Mufti Menk’s humorous response to Reham Khan’s ‘bearded’ Twitter photo

ISLAMABAD: A top Zimbabwean Islamic cleric took a jibe at Imran Khan’s ex-wife Reham Khan after she posted a beard-wearing photo of her on micro-blogging website Twitter. “So a while ago I was offered to join a party. I said I might not be able to cover my face but...

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Amnesty Scheme extended for a month, Rs50bn collected so far, says minister

Amnesty Scheme extended for a month, Rs50bn collected so far, says minister

ISLAMABAD: Caretaker Information Minister Syed Ali Zafar states Rs50 billion being collected so far in taxes under the Federal Board of Revenue’s (FBR) tax amnesty scheme. In an interview, he is reported to have said that this scheme is aimed at documenting undeclared assets of Pakistani citizens in the country...

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Traders condemn bitter decision of hiked petroleum prices in July, demand immediate withdrawal as it upsets many

Traders condemn bitter decision of hiked petroleum prices in July, demand immediate withdrawal as it upsets many

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government on Sunday announced an increase in the prices of petroleum products for the month of July was inevitable, media sources reported. Ali Zafar, the caretaker information minister, explained that the bitter decision to approve a hike in the petroleum prices had to be taken. On Saturday,...

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ADC to plan T20 tournaments ahead of time at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, featuring 6 teams

ADC to plan T20 tournaments ahead of time at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, featuring 6 teams

Abu Dhabi Cricket (ADC) is set to put itself on the growing list of boards with T20 tournaments, launching one of its own, which will apparently boast six teams – one each from the domestic circuit of the following: Pakistan South Africa Australia Afghanistan England A team from the UAE....

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Pakistan to face red-hot Australia in T20 tri-series today

Pakistan to face red-hot Australia in T20 tri-series today

HARARE: Pakistan will be looking to continue their impressive form in T20 cricket when they face Australia in the second match of the tri-series today. It cruised to a 74-run win on Sunday over their hosts in the opening match of the Zimbabwe T20 Tri-Series. Australia will be facing an...

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The world loses its forests faster than ever

The world loses its forests faster than ever

The last two years recorded the largest global loss of forest area. The tropical forests in South America and Central Africa are disappearing with alarming speed. Bad news for everyone.      Forests give us shelter, food, energy security and water. About 80 percent of the world’s animal and plant species are in the...

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Election campaign schedule for PTI announced, Imran Khan’s visit due across cities

Election campaign schedule for PTI announced, Imran Khan’s visit due across cities

ISLAMABAD: On Sunday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf announced the complete schedule of chairman Imran Khan’s whirlwind election campaign tours across the country. Imran Khan started the campaign in Mianwali last week and addressed the general worker’s convention in Islamabad on Saturday, followed by that. After the election campaign in Bannu on Sunday,...

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Asad gains ground with his offensive in southern Syria

Asad gains ground with his offensive in southern Syria

Since the start of the Damascus offensive on Deraa, on June 19, at least 132 civilians have died.      Syrian government forces continued on Sunday (01.07.2018) their offensive in the southern province of Deraa, where the army of Damascus extended its control to 58% of the territory, thanks to an...

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Lahore’s Expo Centre set aflame, officials doused fire an hour later

Lahore’s Expo Centre set aflame, officials doused fire an hour later

LAHORE: A blaze that flared up here Sunday night in Lahore’s Expo Centre was doused approximately an hour later, media officials reported, citing sources of the emergency response team. The prime cause of the fire was a short circuit in a hall on the convention center’s first floor, where various exhibition-related...

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Lyari people welcome Bilawal’s convoy by pelting stones, 2 injured, Bilawal takes it to Twitter

Lyari people welcome Bilawal’s convoy by pelting stones, 2 injured, Bilawal takes it to Twitter

KARACHI: A first information report (FIR) was filed Sunday night against  as many as 400 unidentified and 13 identified people for allegedly disrupting Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari’s rally in the party stronghold Lyari by pelting it with stones, with the case including the clause of terrorism as well....

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Zardari predicts 2018 elections won’t restore political stability even after the elections

Zardari predicts 2018 elections won’t restore political stability even after the elections

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Peoples’ Party Co-Chairman Asif Ali Zardari denied having a secret meeting with former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, in an interview with a ‘talk show’. The interview is scheduled to be aired on Monday at 8:03pm Responding to a query, the former president, Asif said that he wants to...

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MQM’s primary election cell inaugurated in Karachi’s North Nazimabad area

MQM’s primary election cell inaugurated in Karachi’s North Nazimabad area

KARACHI: The leading official of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) inaugurated the political party’s primary election cell Saturday night in Karachi, North Nazimabad area, media officials reported. On the occasion, Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, the MQM-P’s convener, stated that all those who believe that the political party has been weakened would concurrently...

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