Sonam Kapoor responds to wedding rumors, set to tie knot on 7th May

Sonam Kapoor responds to wedding rumors, set to tie knot on 7th May

While Bollywood diva Sonam Kapoor is reportedly set to marry her boyfriend Anand Ahuja in May. Contrary to rumors, a source close to the Khoobsurat starlet revealed it was becoming extremely difficult for the Kapoor family to make arrangements for a wedding in Geneva, reported Pinkvilla. “It was becoming too cumbersome to manage...

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Rupee becomes dull and depressed

Rupee becomes dull and depressed

KARACHI: The rupee found no place to stay against the greenback in the open market on Wednesday as the dollar attracted a record high price of Rs119.50. The development comes only days after the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) held an emergency meeting with exchange companies after a similar downward...

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Cotton prices become invincibly high as demand rises

Cotton prices become invincibly high as demand rises

KARACHI: Spinners vying for quality lint has kept prices stagnant, yet high, on the cotton market on Wednesday amid fears of delay in arrival of next crop. Reports indicate that many parts in lower Sindh are still not getting irrigation water causing delay in cotton yield. Consequently, some spinners resorted...

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MCB’s profit goes down by 22.3% compared to last year

MCB’s profit goes down by 22.3% compared to last year

KARACHI: MCB Bank Ltd earned profit after tax of Rs4.78 billion in the first quarter of 2018, registering a dip of 22.3% compared to the corresponding period of last year. On Wednesday, the bank’s board met under the chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha on Wednesday and approved the first quarter...

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Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Why do some teenagers mistreat themselves on social networks?

Much has been said about bullying and cyberbullying, but experts in adolescent behavior have identified a new phenomenon, still little known, according to which some young people harass themselves online. Those who study it consider it a form of “self-injury”: a digital aggression towards oneself. It consists, as described by...

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BCCI reflects optimism, tax issues won’t hamper ICC events

BCCI reflects optimism, tax issues won’t hamper ICC events

  KOLKATA: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday ruled out losing the 2021 Champions Trophy and the 2023 World Cup over tax issues, saying they remain confident of getting government exemptions for both the events. The International Cricket Council (ICC) suffered a revenue deficit after...

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Boeing company’s profit trend expected to go forward as earnings and sales grow

Boeing company’s profit trend expected to go forward as earnings and sales grow

NEW YORK: Boeing Co’s quarterly profit surged past Wall Street estimates and booming demand for commercial jets pushed the company to raise its forecasts for cash flow and earnings for the year. On Tuesday, the world’s biggest plane maker played down concerns around rising costs of metals, after manufacturer Caterpillar...

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Scrutiny of PTI’s foreign funding by the ECP to reveal financial details

Scrutiny of PTI’s foreign funding by the ECP to reveal financial details

ISLAMABAD: On Wednesday, the ongoing scrutiny of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s (PTI) foreign funding by the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) took a major twist when the PTI was asked to produce accounts and other financial details of funding from the US as an initial step. The scrutiny committee is authorized by...

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False News and War: 3 false news that led to wars and conflicts around the world

False News and War: 3 false news that led to wars and conflicts around the world

“If a story is too emotional or dramatic, it is probably not real, the truth is usually boring,” Ukrainian journalist Olga Yurkova said during the inaugural TED 2018 talk that took place this month in Vancouver, Canada. In her lecture, the anti-fake news activist – co-founder of the StopFake site – said the fraudulent information...

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How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

How bacterias are changing your mood all the time

If there is something that makes us human, it is our minds, thoughts and emotions. However, a new and controversial theory is emerging that holds that intestinal bacteria alter our brain invisibly. Science is seeking to understand how the trillions of microbes that live inside and outside our microbiome affect our physical...

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