Coffee and caffeine: blues and hues

Coffee and caffeine: blues and hues

The health effects of coffee are controversial. Despite what you may have heard, there are plenty of good things to be said about coffee. It’s high in antioxidants and linked to a reduced risk of many diseases. However, it also contains caffeine, a stimulant that can cause problems in some...

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Secret military technique could put you to sleep in just two minutes

Secret military technique could put you to sleep in just two minutes

It may even put an end to insomnia. Secret US military technique revealed in a book published in 1981 could hold the answer to ending sleep issues millions face, the Daily Mail reported. The book titled Relax and Win: Championship Performance contains information about a method that can put you to sleep in just two minutes....

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Remembering Junaid Jamshed on 54th birthday

Remembering Junaid Jamshed on 54th birthday

Junaid Jamshed was a Pakistani recording artist, television personality, fashion designer, occasional actor, singer-songwriter, preacher and a televanglist. After graduating with a degree in engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshed briefly worked as a civilian contractor and engineer for the Pakistan Air Force before focusing on a...

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Taming Superstitions – The Science of a Puzzled Brain

Taming Superstitions – The Science of a Puzzled Brain

What is superstition? Although there is no single definition of superstition, it generally means a belief in supernatural forces – such as fate – the desire to influence unpredictable factors and a need to resolve uncertainty. In this way then, individual beliefs and experiences drive superstitions, which explains why they are...

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Middle East: USA proposed Jordanian-Palestinian confederation

Middle East: USA proposed Jordanian-Palestinian confederation

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas revealed the idea, which was rejected by the Palestinian National Authority, in a meeting with lawyers and parliamentarians. The United States negotiating team for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict offered the president of the Palestinian National Authority (PNA), Mahmoud Abbas, a plan based on a Jordanian-Palestinian confederation. This was...

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SC nullifies appointment of PIA CEO Musharraf Rasool Cyan, Apex Court declares illegal

SC nullifies appointment of PIA CEO Musharraf Rasool Cyan, Apex Court declares illegal

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday declared the appointment of Pakistan International Airlines’ (PIA) chief executive officer illegal and suspended his role within the national carrier, reported media. Chief Justice Saqib Nisar headed the three-member bench which issued the order on Musharraf Rasool Cyan’s appointment as CEO. The bench further...

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Priyanka and Jonas to tie the knot in the US next year

Priyanka and Jonas to tie the knot in the US next year

Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra and American singer Nick Jonas will tie the knot in the United States next year, according to reports. A source close to Priyanka informed Filmfare that the two will exchange vows in presence of their close friends and families. “Priyanka and Nick have plans of getting married in...

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Sharmeen Obaid teams up with LeBron James for an upcoming movie that is set to grace TV screens next month

Sharmeen Obaid teams up with LeBron James for an upcoming movie that is set to grace TV screens next month

NEW YORK: Pakistani Oscar-winning director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy pairs up with American Basketball star LeBron James for a new film. The film which is titled “Student-Athlete” is directed by Chinoy and produced by LeBron. The film is set to grace the television screens via HBO on October 2nd. On October 2nd HBO will air Student Athlete...

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Fashion Week: Sneak peek at the fashion offenders from Bollywood

Fashion Week: Sneak peek at the fashion offenders from Bollywood

As long as you work on it, take cues from the trends and trust your instincts, you can hardly go wrong with your attire. As most celebs will vouch, less is always more when it comes to fashion. But when you have choices, we understand that it must be easy...

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Top 5 exceptional athletes at the Asian games

Top 5 exceptional athletes at the Asian games

From swim sensation Rikako Ikee to giant-killer Anthony Ginting, AFP takes a look at five athletes who proved to be an exception in the Sports industry during 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia: Rikako Ikee  Teenage star Rikako Ikee, Japan’s new golden girl scooped a Michael Phelps-esque six gold medals for...

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