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Get Hyped: Official team anthems of PSL 2018 ranked

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Every year for the past 3 years PSL has proven to truly be in a 'League of its own' may it be the level of competition, spirit of the game, excitement in the air and breathtaking performances by possibly the best raw talent on display which makes it for a mouth watering prospect. Since...

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Raving in Myanmar as EDM conquers Asia’s frontiers

Lasers cut across the sea of ravers bouncing to the beat at '808 Festival Yangon', as Asia's $1 billion EDM money machine careers into Myanmar, whose youth are at last able to connect with their global peers. With its high-voltage staging and superstar DJs, EDM (Electronic Dance Music) is scooping up devotees with dollars to spend in the poor but...

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Artificial intelligence finds solar system with 8 planets like ours

A solar system with as many planets as our own has been discovered with the help of NASA's Kepler space telescope and artificial intelligence, the US space agency said Thursday. "Our solar system now is tied for most number of planets around a single star," NASA said in a statement. However, none of the planets are expected to be hospitable...

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‘Blade runner’ legs give maimed Thai dog new lease on life

Just over a year after he was maimed for gnawing on someone's shoes, Cola is romping across a beach on new sleek paws: curved "blade runner" prosthetics modelled on those used by Paralympian sprinters. The former street pup nearly lost his life last year after a Bangkok man hacked off his front legs with a sword in revenge for chewing...

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Potatoes for peace: how the humble tuber stopped conflict in Europe

The humble potato -- drought-resistant, able to thrive in diverse soils, and enjoyed fried, steamed or baked -- brought centuries of relative calm and prosperity to Europe after its introduction in the 16th century, a new study says. The crop, discovered in Latin America in the 1400s before eventually sweeping through Europe, greatly boosted productivity, helping lower land costs while...

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Hiroshima survivor accuses West of nuclear disarmament ‘sabotage’

OSLO: A Hiroshima bombing survivor, who is to receive the Nobel Peace Prize on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), Saturday accused Western nuclear powers of “sabotaging” disarmament efforts. While Sunday’s Nobel ceremony in Oslo will bring together several survivors of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki atomic bombings that killed at least 220,000 people 72 years ago,...

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Poachers wreak havoc on Central Africa’s wildlife

Sudan's Janjaweed, Uganda's Lord's Resistance Army and other notorious militias are wreaking havoc on wildlife in central Africa, poaching and trafficking elephants, hippopotamuses, buffaloes and other animals, a monitor said Friday. The threat comes from "highly organised armed groups who are linked to human rights violations and ongoing political instability" as well as state actors, armed pastoralists and poachers, Traffic...

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Three charged in Malta for murder of anti-corruption journalist

VALLETTA: Three men were charged in Malta on Tuesday with murder over a car bomb blast that killed anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, according to a statement read out in court. Caruana Galizia died instantly when her car was blown up as she drove out of her home on Oct. 16, a killing that shocked Malta and raised concern within...

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Major Shabbir Sharif Shaheed remembered on 46th Martyrdom anniversary

Gallant officer of Pakistan Army, Major Shabbir Sharif , who received top military award, Nishan-e-Haider for his bravery in 1971 war against India was remembered on his 46th martyrdom anniversary. Born on April 29, 1943, in Kunjah, Gujrat District, Major Shabbir Sharif is the brother of the former chief of army staff Raheel Sharif, who is the Islamic Military Counter...

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Complete Inquiry report of Model Town incident

The Government of Punjab, following orders by the Lahore High Court, on Tuesday issued the Justice Baqir Najfi commission report on Model Town incident. The report says that Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Tahirul Qadri announced a long march from Rawalpindi to Lahore on June 23, 2014. Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah said they would not let Qadri achieve his...

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Panama Scandal: Pakistan ignores German Police offer in assisting Panama probe

According to the German Journalist who was one of the investigative Journalist, unearthing Panama scandal claimed that German Police department offered Pakistan authorities in assisting them to probe Panama Paper, which Pakistan did not entertain. The Journalist named Bastian Obermayer tweeted that 10 governments sought German’s police assistance and data but Pakistan was not among those countries. Sad & ridiculous:...

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Sea view killing: Police granted Physical remand of prime suspect

KARACHI: In another heartbreaking incident at Sea View, a judicial magistrate on Monday granted police a two-day physical remand of the prime suspect in the Sea View killing case. Law enforcement agencies (LEAs) have taken into custody the primary suspects involved in an incident of firing at Karachi’s Do Darya a day earlier in which one youth was killed and...

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Bosnian Croat general dies after drinking poison in courtroom

ZAGREB: The wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces, Slobodan Praljak, died after he drank poison seconds after United Nations judges turned down his appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims, Croatian state television reported. The broadcaster quoted sources close to Praljak as saying he had died in a hospital in The Hague on Wednesday. Appeals judges...

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Film on Junaid Jamshed’s life to be release on Dec 1

LAHORE:A documentary film on 30 years career of singer turned religious scholar Junaid Jamshed will be released on December 1. According to APP, Pakistani American Imran Ahmad Khan, producer and director of the film ‘Ansoo’, told that his film will show the secret aspects of Junaid Jamshed’s life as a kind person. He said that last conversation of Junaid Jamshed...

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Legendary poetess Parveen Shakir remembered on her 65th birth anniversary

ISLAMABAD: The 65th birth anniversary of renowned poetess Parveen Shakir was observed on Friday. Parveen Shakir was born on November 24, 1952 in Karachi. Parveen Shakir started writing at an early age and published her first volume of poetry, Khushbu (Fragrance), in 1976. Her famous poetry books include "Khushbu", Mah-e-Tamam "Sad-Barg ", Khud''kalaami" and Inkar. “Khushbu” gave her a dream...

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Fatty liver linked to a shrinking brain

Fatty liver disease that is not related to excess drinking is associated with greater brain shrinkage than normally happens with age, researchers say. The reduced brain volume linked to non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is equivalent to an extra 4.2 years of ageing for people in their 60s and early 70s, researchers report in JAMA Neurology, or an extra 7.3...

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16 foreigners among 18 hostages recovered in FC Turbat operation

ISLAMABAD: The Frontier Corps (FC), Balochistan, on Tuesday conducted an Intelligence Based Operation (IBO) in Tump, Turbat, on a terrorist hideout. Two terrorists were apprehended. During the operation, 18 hostages, including two Pakistanis and 16 foreigners (Nigerian and Yemeni) were recovered, who were kept hostages by these terrorists, said a press release issued by the ISPR. A large quantity of...

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