‘World’s oldest man’ expires in Japan

‘World’s oldest man’ expires in Japan

TOKYO: “World’s oldest man” Masazo Nonaka, who was born just two years after the Wright brothers launched humanity´s first powered flight, died on Sunday aged 113, Japanese media said. Nonaka was born in July 1905, according to Guinness World Records — just months before Albert Einstein published his special theory...

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Lunar Eclipse: Cause for chaos or celebrations?

Lunar Eclipse: Cause for chaos or celebrations?

Eclipses are a fascinating astronomical sight to behold. But this wasn’t always the case. Eclipses were often feared. In looking at the mythology, superstitions, and lore surrounding lunar eclipses, it’s clear—our ancient ancestors considered them to be bad omens. Lunar eclipses occur when Earth’s shadow blocks the sun’s light, which otherwise...

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Sahiwal shootout: 4 killed, 2 injured, case registered under terror law

Sahiwal shootout: 4 killed, 2 injured, case registered under terror law

SAHIWAL: Four people including two women were killed and a child was injured during an alleged police encounter by Sahiwal police on Saturday, reported media sources. https://youtu.be/mZVCmf4KOZA According to media correspondent, the child, Muneeba, who was present in the car at the time of the incident said the people killed...

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WhatsApp launches ‘Voice-Typing’ feature

WhatsApp launches ‘Voice-Typing’ feature

WhatsApp has introduced a new ‘Voice typing’ feature that allows you to voice type the message rather than typing. Using the microphone option on the app’s keyboard, users can record and send their messages. To use the feature, both iOS and Android users have to simply press the mic icon and...

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Ambani announces a new online shopping platform, combats Amazon, Walmart e-commerce

Ambani announces a new online shopping platform, combats Amazon, Walmart e-commerce

MUMBAI: Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani announced details of a new online shopping platform Friday that will see his oil-to-telecoms conglomerate take on Amazon and Walmart in India’s burgeoning e-commerce market. Ambani, the chairman of Reliance Industries, said the company’s telecoms and consumer businesses planned to roll out the venture...

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Taiwan’s traditional medical stores on the verge of end

Taiwan’s traditional medical stores on the verge of end

People in Taiwan who are not feeling so well have, for generations, avoided going to a doctor and visited a traditional Chinese medicine shop instead. But thousands of shops have shut down in the past 20 years – an estimated 200 stores a year. The Taiwanese government has not issued any new...

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The largest snake that has ever existed

The largest snake that has ever existed

Plunge the chasm of human mythmaking and you’ll encounter lots of colossal snakes, from cosmic world serpents to malevolent monsters. Today, their fictional descendants continue to enthrall us, whether trying to swallow Mowgli from “The Jungle Book” or simply vomiting up a half-digested Jon Voight in 1997’s “Anaconda.” But outside the...

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Ali Zafar reveals why he took a break from the tradition and did not sing PSL 2019 anthem

Ali Zafar reveals why he took a break from the tradition and did not sing PSL 2019 anthem

Singer Ali Zafar rendered his vocals to the first three editions of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) but in a break from tradition, the latest anthem was sung by Fawad Khan. Fans were left wondering regarding why Zafar did not sing the anthem for this year’s tournament as well. Turns...

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Abhishek and Shweta Bachan reveal love and hate emotions for Aishwarya

Abhishek and Shweta Bachan reveal love and hate emotions for Aishwarya

Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and his sister Shweta Bachchan Nanda appeared on the latest episode of ‘Koffee With Karan’ hosted by Karan Johar. The show began with Karan sharing that the three have been friends since they were children and used to hang out together at birthday parties with other...

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Alarming Practices Pregnant Women Are Forbidden To Do In Different Countries

Alarming Practices Pregnant Women Are Forbidden To Do In Different Countries

Any newly pregnant mom must learn about what activities are permitted to do during pregnancy, as well as what foods and drinks are permitted to be taken in too. That is because as most moms know, drinking adult beverages is never a good idea during pregnancy as it can cause...

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