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Home Bittersweet Home: A Compromise Between Dignity and Despair

Every one of us has heard of old age homes abroad, but none of us anticipated the day we would get to see them in Pakistan.  It was something that we thought would never penetrate our society. Our cultural values and ethics were too strong to let this practice sink...

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Fiber: the food that can improve and lengthen your life. Are you eating enough?

Fiber: the food that can improve and lengthen your life. Are you eating enough?

Do you have something in your kitchen cupboard that can extend your life? If I offered you a super food that could extend your life, would you be interested? This reduces the chances of suffering heart attacks and debilitating strokes, as well as chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes....

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History and future of e-commerce in Pakistan

History and future of e-commerce in Pakistan

This article is the start of a series which will aim to provide the reader with an understanding of the e-commerce industry in Pakistan, with a special emphasis on the online retail market. We will start by looking at the genesis of the industry, its key players and where all...

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‘Game of Thrones’ sets official date for beginning of the end

‘Game of Thrones’ sets official date for beginning of the end

The wintry wait for “Game of Thrones” isn’t over, but fans at least officially know when the suspense will end. HBO announced Sunday that its signature series will begin its final season on April 14. The service had previously said only that the show will return in April. Just six...

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Life-Savers for new parents: You can now monitor your new born babies health through phone

Life-Savers for new parents: You can now monitor your new born babies health through phone

We’re likely stressed and sleep deprived because we’re hovering over the baby all night to make sure she’s OK. Here are some of the “smart” devices available to track their vitals: a swaddle, a chest band, a sticker, sock, and a onesie. There are also cameras that can track breathing...

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Holy Family Hospital allegedly reported for having rude staff and shortage of medicines

Holy Family Hospital allegedly reported for having rude staff and shortage of medicines

RAWALPINDI: A woman on Sunday complained the federal Minister for Health Services Aamir Mehmood Kayani about the rude staff and shortage of medicines at the Holy Family Hospital in Rawalpindi. The woman told the minister, who was on the visit to monitor the healthcare facilities in the hospital, that she...

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Jeddah’s ‘Citrus Campaign’ kicks off from 16th January

Jeddah’s ‘Citrus Campaign’ kicks off from 16th January

ISLAMABAD – Commercial Section of the Consulate of Pakistan in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia will hold the citrus promotional campaign (Pakistan citrus week) from January 16-23 which would include in-store promotion and display of citrus at the MANUEL super store. Besides displaying the products, the tasting campaign will also be held...

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Food prices escalate ahead of mini budget that is to be announced later this month

Food prices escalate ahead of mini budget that is to be announced later this month

KARACHI: Retailers have pushed up prices of essential food items including sugar and vegetables prices ahead of the mini-budget which will be announced on Jan 23. Sugar now costs Rs60 per kg versus Rs55 per kg a few days ago following an increase in the wholesale price to Rs57-58 per...

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The man behind President Trump’s Twitter

The man behind President Trump’s Twitter

Donald J. Trump has published more than 40,000 tweets.   The story began in 2011. It was on that date that Justin McConney, who had graduated just three years before in cinematography, became the first director of social networks of the Trump Organization, led by the current US president, Donald...

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“Pakistan is in the Middle East”, says Trump

“Pakistan is in the Middle East”, says Trump

TEXAS: In what is being seen as a geographical faux pas, US President Donald Trump appeared to suggest during a meeting with border patrol officials that Pakistan is located in the Middle East. It happened when a border official from South Texas told Trump that officials had apprehended two Pakistanis...

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