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Facebook dating service rolling out in Colombia

Facebook said Friday a dating service it teased early this year is being rolled out in Colombia. The social media giant chose the Latin American country as its test lab because Colombians are particularly avid fans of using social networks and websites to find partners. The new feature, rolled out in Colombia this week, allows users to create a separate...

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Virat Kohli, Anushka Sharma all set to get married in December

According to reports, the couple is finally tying the knot in the second week of December this year. Tentative dates are December 9, 10, 11 and 12. Virat might leave for Italy for the wedding tomorrow. Anushka Sharma’s bridal wear is likely to be designed by fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The designer was spotted exiting Anushka’s house last week, leading...

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In US, 57 percent of kids on track for obesity by 35: study

MIAMI: More than 57 percent of children in the United States will be obese by age 35 if current trends in weight gain and poor eating habits continue, researchers warned Wednesday. The risk of obesity is high even among children whose present weight is normal, said the report in the New England Journal of Medicine. “Only those children with a...

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Marriage can make you crazy, but it deters dementia too: study

PARIS: Marriage may test one's sanity, but living into old age with a partner also lowers the risk of dementia, researchers said Wednesday. In a study covering more than 800,000 people, they found that walking through life alone increased the chances of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia by 40 percent. Being widowed after extended co-habitation also took a toll,...

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Stunned surgeons find 263 coins in man’s stomach in India

PUNE: Surgeons treating a man in India were shocked to discover over 263 coins and dozens of nails inside a man’s stomach with suspected food poising. Maksood Khan, 35, was admitted to hospital with abdominal pains and doctors performed an endoscopy to investigate the cause. Mr Khan is believed to suffer mental health problems and did not inform his family...

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The unfortunate side effect of LED lighting

Light pollution has increased worldwide because of the prevalence of energy saving LED lights. However, the problem isn’t with the lights themselves — but the fact that the world is getting brighter because LEDs are illuminating places we didn’t bother to light before. And that has its own environmental cost. The findings were published in the journal Science Advances, and...

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2,000-year-old Roman shipwrecks revealed with stunning gold coins and royal crystal head  

ALEXANDRIA: Egyptian archaeologists have discovered at least three sunken shipwrecks dating back than 2,000 years. Dr. Mostafa Waziri, Secretary-General of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities announced that the discoveries were made during excavation works carried out by the Egyptian mission in collaboration with the European Institute of underwater Archeology in Eastern port of Alexandria. "The excavations indicate that a fourth...

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Sweet ‘Chai’ of Mine

You’re definitely a Karachite if your banyan is drenched in sweat and your face carries a harsh expression which maybe translated to "Why me?" . After decently describing the lovable weather of Karachi,let’s take an imaginary ride to a concrete island we like to call Saddar. The busy streets with donkeys parked at regular intervals, the sounds of verbal abuse...

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Rishi Kapoor wants to act in JPNA-2 but can’t

Did you enjoy the previous cast of Jawani Phir Nai Ani Part 1? Well the good news is that Mawra Hocane will be doubling the fun. The bubbly and stylish Mawra Hocane grabs her chance in the upcoming sequel Jawani Phir nahin Ani 2 after signing on Hum TV’s upcoming Drama “Angan.” If you aren’t aware of the previous story...

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