Quetta going dry, faces intense shortage of water

Quetta going dry, faces intense shortage of water

QUETTA: Pakistan’s southwestern city, Quetta, the provincial capital of Balochistan is going dry due to dry weather for last five months and lowering graph of ground level water. Recently, the Pakistan Metrological Department warned that nine cities in Balochistan including Quetta, Dalbandin, Nok Kundi, Gwadar, Panjgur, Pasni, Ormara, Turbat and...

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Karachi expected to sizzle at 40°C today

Karachi expected to sizzle at 40°C today

KARACHI: The metropolis will sizzle for a third day today (Monday) as temperature is expected to soar to 40°C. According to the Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD), there will be no sea breeze today resulting in hot and dry weather for another day in the city. “The intensity of heat will...

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What is the D factor that defines the “dark features” of the personality such as selfishness, resentment or psychopathy

What is the D factor that defines the “dark features” of the personality such as selfishness, resentment or psychopathy

According to a new study, the D factor is the common core that share dark features of our personality. More than 100 years ago, Charles Spearman said that intelligence is made up of a general factor: the so-called factor G. According to the English psychologist’s theory, this explains why people...

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Rishi Kapoor suffering from third stage cancer?

Rishi Kapoor suffering from third stage cancer?

MUMBAI: A rumor is in the air that Rishi is suffering from third stage cancer, due to Rishi Kapoor & his family’s absence at his mom Krishna Raj Kapoor’s funeral which was held on Monday. It is reported that they are in USA for Rishi’s medical treatment. Speaking to one of...

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Christian woman in final court appeal against blasphemy execution

Christian woman in final court appeal against blasphemy execution

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court will begin today hearing of the final appeal of a Christian mother on death row for blasphemy, a notorious case which could see her become the first to be executed under the controversial laws. Asia Bibi, a mother of five, has been on death row since...

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DPO Pakpattan case: SC accepts written apologies of Punjab CM, former IGP

DPO Pakpattan case: SC accepts written apologies of Punjab CM, former IGP

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court resumed hearing a case pertaining to the transfer of former Pakpattan District Police Officer (DPO) Rizwan Gondal on Monday. A three-member bench of the apex court headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a suo motu notice of the former DPO’s transfer...

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Remembering nearly 100,000 victims of October 8 earthquake after 13 years

Remembering nearly 100,000 victims of October 8 earthquake after 13 years

The 13th memorial of the devastating October 8, 2005 earthquake, which left nearly 100,000 people killed and hundreds of thousands homeless besides destroying the basic infrastructure, is being observed across the country, including Azad Kashmir and adjoining areas, today (Monday). A memorial was held at Muzaffargarh university’s ground and a...

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The placebo effect: An experiment to test whether our brain can really cure back pain

The placebo effect: An experiment to test whether our brain can really cure back pain

What power does our brain have over how we feel physically? Does taking a placebo, such as a pill that only contains ground rice, really help to cure back pain? Jim Pearce is convinced that yes. And there is a scientific reason that can explain why. When we first met, Pearce was...

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7 simple ways to improve your reflexes (and why it’s good for your health)

7 simple ways to improve your reflexes (and why it’s good for your health)

Improving your reaction times to external stimuli brings benefits for your health, in addition to improving your athletic performance.   Reflexes are an involuntary response to certain stimuli. Many are innate, but others can be learned and improved, with the benefits this brings to our health. Innate reflexes, also called reflex acts ,...

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Why there is a war between eBay and Amazon (and how it can affect consumers)

Why there is a war between eBay and Amazon (and how it can affect consumers)

The giants of e-commerce do not get along very well. There are two giants of online sales in the West that crowd the market: eBay and Amazon. As your business has grown, the commercial war between the two has also escalated. This week the tension reached an unprecedented point: eBay...

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