Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

About a fifth of all women will have a UTI in their life, with many experiencing recurring infections. Here are steps you can take to reduce the risk of getting one  Eating cranberries has long been recommended as a way of avoiding getting a UTI. But does it work? Go...

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99-yr-old retired principal sexually assault 10-yr-old girl in Chennai

99-yr-old retired principal sexually assault 10-yr-old girl in Chennai

Chennai: A 99-year-old man, a father of seven children, was arrested in Chennai for allegedly sexually assaulting a 10-year-old girl on Saturday. Accused, K Parasuraman, is a retired government school principal. Parasuraman had constructed five homes, next to his house and rented out. The girl lives with her family in one...

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ASMR: the millionaire business of uploading videos with supersoft sounds to YouTube

ASMR: the millionaire business of uploading videos with supersoft sounds to YouTube

These videos seek to create a sound environment that causes tickling in the listener. Olivia Kissper creates videos that make you shiver. She speaks in whispers, taps her nails on various objects, wrinkles paper bags and even eats in front of the camera. Seeing them is strange and, sometimes, even a bit...

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Money laundering scam: Asif Zardari barred from traveling abroad

Money laundering scam: Asif Zardari barred from traveling abroad

ISLAMABAD:  PPP chief Asif Zardari, his sister Faryal Talpur and five others have been placed on  the ‘stop list’ by the Federal Investigation Agency  as they were among the beneficiaries of a multi-billion rupee money laundering scam.The apex court had on Sunday ordered to place the names of heads of...

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How to pretend joy at work can be bad for your health

How to pretend joy at work can be bad for your health

“Emotional work” is a term that refers to the handling of emotions that need to be done during the workday when interacting with clients or colleagues. Imagine that you are at 10,000 meters altitude, pushing a cart down a narrow corridor surrounded by restless passengers. A child blocks his way. A...

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Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala jail

Captain (r) Safdar shifted to Adiala jail

ISLAMABAD:  Captain (retd) Safdar was sent to the Adiala jail on Monday (today) after being produced in the same accountability court of Islamabad which had declared him guilty in the Avenfield  reference and awarded him one year imprisonment. As per details, a three-member team of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB)...

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London: Fiercely enraged protestors attempt to break into Nawaz’s residence

London: Fiercely enraged protestors attempt to break into Nawaz’s residence

LONDON: The conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in the Avenfield case has thrown the PML-N supremo in a bind, not only back home, but also in London where he is currently staying. On Sunday, the balloon started going up for the Sharifs after a couple of protesters mustered...

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Flossing: Seeking a dentist’s advise?

Flossing: Seeking a dentist’s advise?

For decades dentists have recommended flossing as an essential part of oral hygiene. But how useful is it really? An investigation by the Associated Preess has revealed there is insufficient proof to back up this claim. The US Department for Health and Human Services and Agriculture admitted in a letter...

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At least 24 dead when derailing a train in Turkey

At least 24 dead when derailing a train in Turkey

At least 24 people were killed and about 318 injured on Sunday when a passenger train derailed in northwest Turkey.      Railway accident near Tekirdag, Turkey. (8.07.2018). This was confirmed on Monday (9.07.2018) sources of the Ministry of Health, cited by CNNTürk. Five wagons of a convoy with 368 passengers left...

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Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The cause of Parkinson’s Disease is unknown, but researchers speculate that both genetic and environmental factors are involved. Some genes have been linked to the disease. Unfortunately, more than 10...

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What Nordic walking is and why it is so beneficial to your health

What Nordic walking is and why it is so beneficial to your health

Nordic walking requires an appropriate technique. It is much more than walking holding a cane. For those who are not used, Nordic walking can have a somewhat absurd air … after all it’s like skiing without snow. But more and more experts highlight their health benefits. Nordic walking, or Nordic walking,...

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United States-North Korea, can the world sleep peacefully?

United States-North Korea, can the world sleep peacefully?

Can the world sleep well, as Trump said after meeting with Kim Jong-un? After all, Washington and Pyongyang are talking. But nothing is still clear about nuclear disarmament, says Peter Sturm.      For Donald Trump, everything was clarified on the night of June 12 in Singapore, as always happens, thanks to him. The...

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China launches two satellites for Pakistan to monitor billion-dollar CPEC project

China launches two satellites for Pakistan to monitor billion-dollar CPEC project

JIUQUAN:  On Monday, July 9, 2018, China launched two satellites for Pakistan on a Long March-2C rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwest China, reportedly to monitor billion-dollar China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project. According to XinHua, the PRSS-1 is China’s first optical remote sensing satellite sold to Pakistan...

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What is the 5th dimension and where is it hidden?

What is the 5th dimension and where is it hidden?

Physicists have been looking for it for a long time, and will continue to do so until they find it. “What is the 5th dimension? I know that the 1st is height, the 2nd, width, the 3rd, depth, and the 4th, time, but nobody seems to know what is the...

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Children trapped in Thailand: this is the “extremely difficult” rescue operation for minors and their trainer

Children trapped in Thailand: this is the “extremely difficult” rescue operation for minors and their trainer

The rescue operation was launched on Sunday. “An extremely difficult task”. This is how Exbuzo and British ex-Rescuer Geoff Crossley defined the operation to rescue the 12 children and their trainer trapped in a cave in Thailand two weeks ago. The risky mission began on Sunday and four of the young...

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Zimbabwean team complains about the poor hotel conditions and its mismanagement, opted to sleep on the streets instead

Zimbabwean team complains about the poor hotel conditions and its mismanagement, opted to sleep on the streets instead

The Zimbabwean men’s rugby team arrived on July 2 in Béja, Tunisia, ahead of a Saturday match against the Tunisian national team as part of elimination rounds for the 2019 World Cup. But they ended up spending the night sleeping on the pavement. Since the morning of Tuesday, July 3,...

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Love is in the air: Justin Bieber gets engaged to Hailey Baldwin

Love is in the air: Justin Bieber gets engaged to Hailey Baldwin

LOS ANGELES: Pop singer Justin Bieber, 24, got engaged to model Hailey Baldwin, 22, over the weekend, according to US media reports on Sunday. The couple dated in 2016 but had later broken up. Last month, they appeared together publicly, leading to speculation from fans that they had rekindled their...

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Petroleum prices dip as GST gets reduced by 5%

Petroleum prices dip as GST gets reduced by 5%

ISLAMABAD: In order to provide some relief to people, the caretaker government has slashed prices of petroleum products by lowering the general sales tax on them. The government has reduced the GST from 17% to 12% on motor spirit and kerosene oil, from 31% to 24% on high-speed diesel and...

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Imran Khan to announce PTI manifesto at 1 PM today

Imran Khan to announce PTI manifesto at 1 PM today

ISLAMABAD: Sixteen days prior to 2018 elections, one of the major political parties Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is set to announce its party manifesto later today at 1:00pm. PTI chief Imran Khan will officially declare party manifesto in Islamabad, after which he will fly to Sukkar, where he is scheduled to address...

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NAB takes Captain (retd) Safdar into custody, shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi

NAB takes Captain (retd) Safdar into custody, shifted to Adiala jail in Rawalpindi

ISLAMABAD: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Monday shifted Captain (retired) Safdar Awan to the Adiala jail in Rawalpindi, after he was earlier presented in an accountability court. He was awarded one-year imprisonment in the Avenfield properties references, was shifted to Adiala jail on Monday. Moreover, he is also accused...

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Nawaz duo to return to Pakistan on Friday to challenge Avenfield verdict

Nawaz duo to return to Pakistan on Friday to challenge Avenfield verdict

ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and daughter Maryam are set to challenge the accountability court’s verdict against them in the Islamabad High Court today. The father-daughter duo was sentenced on Friday to 10 and 7 years in prison having been imposed with £8-million and £2-million fines, respectively, in relation...

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Dead body recovered from Old Sabzi Mandi, identity of the deceased and cause of murder remains unknown

Dead body recovered from Old Sabzi Mandi, identity of the deceased and cause of murder remains unknown

KARACHI: A dead body was recovered Sunday night from the Old Sabzi Mandi area here in the metropolis, media officials reported, citing rescue sources. The body is said to be eight days old, rescue officials added. It is, however, yet to be identified. On the other hand, a firing incident...

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