Press Release: Al-Hamra Foundation

Press Release: Al-Hamra Foundation

LAHORE: The Lahore Arts Council has organized an evening with the performing arts students of Alhamra Performing Art Academy on 16th Aug Thursday, the Mall. The show was the part of the series of Independence Day celebrations, which Alhamra has started, form 12th of August.  In the show, Students from...

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Eye cyst amasses to a lump as doctors spot a 28-year old contact lens in patient’s eye

Eye cyst amasses to a lump as doctors spot a 28-year old contact lens in patient’s eye

LONDON: A woman’s swollen and drooping left eyelid led British doctors to an eye-popping discovery: a rigid contact lens, wrapped completely in a cyst, hidden in the fold of skin. The last time she used such lens? Almost 28 years ago. Doctors detailed the woman’s condition this month in the...

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Nun caught smuggling cocaine inside heels at Australia’s airport

Nun caught smuggling cocaine inside heels at Australia’s airport

MISSOURI: Denise Marie Woodrum, a nun who traveled to Australia last August to visit a man she met online was caught smuggling cocaine inside the heels of her shoes, officials said. Denise Marie Woodrum, 51, was busted while going through customs at the Sydney Airport on Aug. 4 last year. She...

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14-year-old American running for governor in Vermont

14-year-old American running for governor in Vermont

NEW YORK: Most 14-year-old American schoolboys might be fixated on baseball, chasing girls and dodging their homework. Not Ethan Sonneborn. He’s running for governor in Vermont. The teenager is taking advantage of a quirk in the constitution of the bucolic northeastern state that imposes no age limit on running for...

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What are cold purses and why some people use them to protect their money

What are cold purses and why some people use them to protect their money

Some users prefer to print the keys on paper. Earlier this year there was the largest cryptocurrency theft in the world. Coincheck, one of the largest virtual currency exchange houses in Japan, lost assets worth US $ 534 million and froze a large part of the deposits and withdrawals of...

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Another Indo-Pak gaffe pertaining to IMRAN KHAN: This or that?

Another Indo-Pak gaffe pertaining to IMRAN KHAN: This or that?

KARACHI: As Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf chairman Imran Khan gets more recognition across borders khan’s Namesake and Bollywood actor Iman Khan is facing some surprising turn of events. The actor brought the issue to light as he sharted a screenshot on his official Instagram which is of an email that...

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Red Sea Alert: Shark attacks Czech tourist

Red Sea Alert: Shark attacks Czech tourist

CAIRO: A Czech tourist was killed by a shark while swimming in the Red Sea off the coast of Egypt, authorities said Sunday. The man died 20 kilometres north of Marsa Alam city as “a result of an attack by a shark”, city council chairman General Atef Wagdy told AFP....

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Hurricane gathers force as it heads towards the Pacific into Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane gathers force as it heads towards the Pacific into Hawaii’s Big Island

Hurricane Hector gained strength as it headed across the Pacific, threatening to hit Hawaii’s Big Island and possibly its active volcano, officials said early Sunday. Hector grew to a Category 4 hurricane late Saturday with sustained winds of 130 mph as it moved westward at 12 mph Sunday, the National...

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The animal whose diet causes its own death

The animal whose diet causes its own death

The carnivorous marsupial is native to mainland Australia, New Guinea and Tasmania. It is mainly nocturnal and spends most of the day in his lair. The dasyurus of northern Australia is in danger of extinction and much of the fault lies with the same species. Or, at least, his appetite. This carnivorous marsupial feeds...

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King penguins colony declines massively by 90% over the last 3 decades

King penguins colony declines massively by 90% over the last 3 decades

PARIS: The planet’s largest colony of king penguins has shrinked by nearly 90% in three decades, alarmed researchers said Monday. The last time scientists set foot on France’s remote Ile aux Cochons — roughly half way between the tip of Africa and Antarctica — the island was blanketed by two...

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