Robot breadmakers – The new big thing?

Robot breadmakers – The new big thing?

The robot breadmaker came to Las Vegas this week, aiming to bring some freshness to a sector that may be ready for disruption. Wilkinson Baking Company unveiled its BreadBot at the Consumer Electronics Show, a machine that mixes and bakes up to 235 loaves a day. Chief executive Randall Wilkinson...

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Aishwarya Rai reveals much about her relation with Abhishek

Aishwarya Rai reveals much about her relation with Abhishek

Former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has recounted how her ‘roka’ (engagement) ceremony with husband Abhishek Bachchan happened “really suddenly” after he proposed. Rai has revealed that she and husband Abhishek Bachchan, who tied the knot in April 2007, are still figuring out the fine line between polite discussion and...

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Government aims at achieving 5.8% GDP growth

Government aims at achieving 5.8% GDP growth

ISLAMABAD: The federal government, as part its 12th five-year plan, aims at achieving 5.8% Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth during the next five years from 2018 to 2023. This growth has been projected on the basis of 3.6% growth in agriculture, 6.1% in industry and 6.8 percent in services sector...

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The first working Monday of the year is when most people think about divorce!

The first working Monday of the year is when most people think about divorce!

Are you married or married and this Monday you are thinking about divorce more than usual? Maybe your partner too. It is normal. The lawyers of the United Kingdom consider this Monday as the “day of divorce”. The first Monday back to work after the Christmas and New Year holidays typically registers...

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Saudi Crown Prince Salman soon to visit Pakistan

Saudi Crown Prince Salman soon to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to arrive in Pakistan for a brief trip in a few weeks, sources disclosed on Monday. According to the diplomatic sources, the dates of the Kingdom’s de-facto ruler are currently being discussed and considered for finalization. Further, sources also said it was...

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Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

Saudi government collaborates with HEC, likely to provide scholarships to 583 Pakistani students

ISLAMABAD: Saudi government in collaboration with Higher Education Commission (HEC) will provide fully-funded scholarships to 583 Pakistani students this year, Radio Pakistan reported on Monday. The commission has invited applications from talented students of Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir for studying opportunities in Saudi Arabia. Under these scholarship opportunities,...

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PFA announces its inspection schedule

PFA announces its inspection schedule

LAHORE: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has announced its yearly schedule in order to check various food items, media news reported. The PFA director general has constituted special teams for water, meat, dairy and food safety. According to the plan, most of the things would be checked thrice or twice a...

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Weather to remain chilly and dry in parts of Pakistan

Weather to remain chilly and dry in parts of Pakistan

KARACHI: Mainly cold and dry weather is expected in most parts of the country while partly cloudy in upper Punjab on Tuesday (today), according to the Pakistan Metrological Department. The weather department said continental air is prevailing over most parts of the country as a shallow westerly wave is likely to affect...

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Urdu Bazaar shopkeepers stage protest ahead of anti-encroachment operation despite the deadline

Urdu Bazaar shopkeepers stage protest ahead of anti-encroachment operation despite the deadline

KARACHI: The shopkeepers and road-side merchants in Karachi’s Urdu Bazaar staged a protest Monday evening against the metropolis’ municipal services body, which gave a three-day deadline to vacate the area before they commence the latest chapter of their anti-encroachment drive. The 3-day deadline, which ends on midnight, Tuesday, started on...

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