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Millions of woman in Pakistan are at risk of breast cancer

Web Desk: Genetic disposition along with environmental factors, mainly linked to lifestyle, has presently exposed one out of every 8 to 9 woman in Pakistan at risk to be inflicted with breast cancer. October is celebrated as breast cancer awareness month globally and Pink Ribbon observes it in Pakistan as Pinktober. The theme of this year’s campaign is #SaveThe9th which...

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Generational Warfare for dummies: Pakistan’s inefficiency to understand and tackle

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   The concept of four "generations" in the history of modern warfare was created by a team of United States analysts, including William S. Lind, for the purpose of an argument for "the changing face of war" entering into a "fourth generation". First-generation warfare refers to Ancient and Post-classical battles fought with massed manpower,...

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The Need for Acceptance of Love Marriage in Our Society

By: |Areesha Anwer| (Department of International Relations, University of Karachi) Doesn't it sound bizarre if one day a stranger comes to you and asks if you both could live together for the rest of your lives as partners? Well, astonishingly I am talking about one of the most common norms of our society prevailing since forever – arranged marriage. As children,...

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The Enigma of Dr. Abdus Salam

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Published on: Jan 29, 2017    “I was born in the country town of Jhang, then part of British India, now Pakistan, in 1926. My father was a teacher and educational official in the Department of Education and my mother was a housewife. I had 6 brothers and 1 sister. My family was by...

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Newsone welcomes Maya Khan as host of “Barkat-e-Ramzan” transmission  

By:  |Waqas Jawaid|   Barkat e Ramzan aims to win the hearts and minds of its viewers and listeners yet again. Famous Anchor, trend setter, elegant Maya Khan will host the 'Barkat-e-Ramzan' transmission, this year on your very own Newsone channel. She is known in this industry for a long time, and has undoubtedly made the name for herself with...

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The plight of ‘Hazara’ community persists amid two competing narratives

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| While penning down this brief article of mine,  I chose to display a picture from the Facebook history archive, January 2013, showing a child protesting against the targeted persecution against the Hazara community, calling upon the former  eighth Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon from January 2007 to December 2016, to address the inhumanity committed continuously...

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ICC Champions trophy victory against India last year, just became sweeter

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan & Waqas Arain |   The 180 run mammoth victory by Pakistan over a much stronger India left 1.3 billion people stunned and shattered and on the other side of the border a nation of 200 million danced in ecstasy and were overjoyed on the occasion, Pakistan had defeated their arch nemesis India in a humiliating fashion...

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Barkat e Ramzan: A Kalam touches a million mark, thanks to the great icon Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

By: |Syed Tazmeen Javed| Rahat Fateh Ali Khan an icon, masterpiece, a voice which needs no introduction. A descent of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's family has once again sung the 'Barkat-e-Ramzan' Kalam for NewsOne, before the arrival of the holy month. NewsOne is honored to inform that the Facebook official lyrical OST for Barkat--e-Ramzan has touched the benchmark of a million...

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Can genetically modified mosquitoes eradicate Malaria, Zika, Chikungunya and Dengue?

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Web Desk: The small, dark female mosquito transmits deadly viruses, like dengue fever, chikungunya, malaria and the Zika virus. The Aedus aegypti can be termed the 'Ultimate Pest'. Aedes aegypti, the yellow fever mosquito, is a mosquito that can spread dengue fever, chikungunya, Zika fever, Mayaro and yellow fever viruses, and other disease agents. The mosquito can be recognized by white markings on its legs...

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Fawad Alam robbed of comeback as PCB’s nepotism continue

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | People say good things come to those who wait but this is neither accurate nor applicable in Fawad Alam’s case. He must wonder what he has done to be on the receiving end of such treatment from Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) selection committee. A sixteen member squad for Pakistan's tour of England and Ireland...

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Thar gets Airport instead of food, water

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | Tharparkar district basically is one of the twenty nine districts of Sindh province in Pakistan. It is largest district of Sindh by land area. The region derives its names from Thar and Parkar. The name Thar is from Thul, the general term for sand region or sand ridges and Parkar literary means “to cross...

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Pashteen champions Pashtun Long March against oppressors

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   "I urge professional soldiers not to follow the command of the generals and brigadiers. Refuse to obey their orders because they (generals) can get you killed like they did with people of Waziristan and other parts of the country", shouted an impassioned slender young man in his address to a large gathering, The...

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#BringingPopBack Pakistani artists take initiative to revive the Goldern Era of ‘POP’

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   The years between 1987 till the early 2000’s constitute the golden age of Pakistani pop and rock music. In these 14 years more pop/rock artistes emerged, albums were recorded and released, and concerts were held than in any other period of the country’s embattled history. The young melodic powerhouse Abbas Ali Khan has...

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Everything to know about the controversial ‘Dabangg Khan’

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain | Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, son of celebrated screen writer Salim Khan, has been jailed for five years for shooting endangered wildlife nearly two decades ago. They came together to shoot – a film. They allegedly then went together to shoot - the blackbuck. But in the end, while Salman gets ready to spend a...

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Players to look out for in the PSL Final

BY: | Waqas Jawaid Arain |   As we are just hours away before the start of the much awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) finale between defending champions Peshawar Zalmi and Islamabad United on Sunday, here are some players to watch out for who can do the damage. It will be a contest between best Bowling attack vs best Batting...

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Shahid Afridi, last of the Mohicans

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Legendary Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi on Sunday (25th March 2016) played his final international match, ending an illustrious and sometimes controversial 21-year career. The 36-year-old star had already quit Tests in 2010 and ODI cricket after the 2015 World Cup but still skippered the Pakistan T20I team at the 2016 world championships in...

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Hum Zalmi: Sea of Yellow ready to flood National Stadium Karachi

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan | Karachi: The clash of the titans is set to take place in Karachi tonight, 22 gladiators are set to entertain with their skill, class, hitting prowess, flair and flamboyance, the largest city of Pakistan has been decorated with fairy lights on the main roads which would become the traveling routes of the teams set...

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