Tuesday , 20 March 2018

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Roads leading upto US Consulate in Karachi closed for security reasons

Karachi’s Traffic Police on Sunday closed the roads leading up to the United States Consulate for security reasons, Samaa reported. According to details, Mai Kolachi and Moulvi Tamizuddin Khan havebeen sealed by the traffic police. The citizens have been advised to take alternative routes for reaching their destinations. The decision to close the roads have been take in the wake ... Read More »

Lawsuit accuses Google of stealing data of 5m UK users

A consumer activist launched on Thursday a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally collecting data on more than five million British iPhone users, who could possibly see a payout reaching into the hundreds of millions. A campaign group dubbed ‘Google You Owe us’ says the tech giant owes consumers “trust, fairness and money” after unlawfully placing cookies on mobile phones between ... Read More »

This rendition of PTV’s iconic Durood Shareef is a beautiful dose of nostalgia

Patari and Chand Tara Orchestra announced the release of a new devotional track titled Durood Shareef on the auspicious event of the birth anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him). Produced and directed by Babar Sheikh and performed by Sherry Raza of Chand Tara Orchestra, the recital is a beautiful rendition of the iconic Durood Shareef that charmed ... Read More »

Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) is being celebrated today (Friday) with religious zeal and fervor across the country.

The day dawned with thirty-one gun salute in the federal capital and twenty-one gun salute in all the provincial capitals to pay homage to the last Prophet (PBUH). There is a public holiday today. Special prayers were offered in the mosques after Fajr prayer for peace, prosperity and development of the country. Special conferences, events and Mehafil-e-Milaad are being arranged ... Read More »

Wasim Akram, wife Shaniera spend day at NICH for diabetes awareness

The National Institute of Child Health (NICH), in collaboration with The Akram Foundation, observed the World Diabetes Day earlier this week – an event marked by the presence of cricket legend Wasim Akram who was accompanied by his wife Shaniera and other members of the Foundation. Akram, on the occasion, spoke about his fight with diabetes, which he was diagnosed ... Read More »

Red Cross admits $6-million fraud during Ebola crisis

The Red Cross has uncovered several cases of fraud by officials during efforts to combat the Ebola outbreak that struck West Africa in 2014-2016, estimating losses of $6-million (5.2 million euros). In a statement, the Geneva-based International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) said it was “outraged”, and said it would “ensure any staff involved are held ... Read More »

Turkish ambassador calls on army chief at end of tenure

Turkish Ambassador to Pakistan Sadik Babur Girgin called on Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Friday to bid farewell at the end of his tenure in Pakistan, the military’s media wing Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said in a statement. Matters of mutual interest including regional security issues were discussed during the meeting. The two dignitaries noted ... Read More »

Medical ‘pen’ can detect cancer in 10 seconds

It might look like a stylus, but it’s capable of much more than just writing. Researchers at the University of Texas at Austin created a medical “pen” that can detect cancer in roughly 10 seconds. The MasSpec Pen is a handheld device resembling a stylus, and can identify cancerous tissue during surgery. Tests performed by researchers on tissues removed from ... Read More »

Gene Therapy Skin Grafts Save Boy With Rare Disease

Seven-year-old Hassan was dying. An infection had destroyed most of his skin, he was too weak to eat, and he was in agony. Doctors in Germany were planning to provide palliative care — keeping the child as comfortable as possible while he died. But there was another option: an experimental skin graft made using gene therapy to correct the faulty ... Read More »

How Intermittent Fasting Changed the Way I Spend My Money

The parallels between the way we consume food and the way we spend money are pretty striking. If I had to name one thing that gets me in the most trouble as the editor of a money website, it would have nothing to do with wasteful things I’ve spent on, or embarrassing work habits, or even the times (and there ... Read More »