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Landmark Achievement: 10 million views on Barkat E Ramzan OST, Massive praise from world over

Earlier, the official lyrics and audio version of the OST was released to massive praise and approval and the much awaited video too was received in the same token. Like previous years, this year too, the listeners and viewers are left flabbergasted and on the edge of their seats for what is to come in this year’s mammoth Ramzan transmission...

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Traumatised bears, wolves find solace at Greek sanctuary

Orphaned as an infant, three-year-old Patrick takes a wary view of visitors. He crouches low, licks his claws and starts humming -- a bear's equivalent of thumb-sucking. "It soothes him when he's stressed," says Melina Avgerinou, a caretaker at the Arcturos bear sanctuary in northern Greece. Patrick's tale is typical of many bears that have found refuge in the Arcturos...

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Sindh government announces summer vacations 2018

Karachi: Government of Sindh on Monday has announced the early summer vacations owing to extremely hot weather and Ramazan. According to a notification issued by Sindh government states that, "summer vacations for all public and private educational institutions in Sindh" have been rescheduled to May 14 to July 16. "All the educational institutions shall open on July 17," the notification...

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After death, Hawking cuts ‘multiverse’ theory down to size

With a science paper published after his death, Stephen Hawking has revived debate on a deeply divisive question for cosmologists: Is our Universe just one of many in an infinite, ever-expanding "multiverse"? According to one school of thought, the cosmos started expanding exponentially after the Big Bang. In most parts, this expansion or "inflation" continues eternally, except for a few...

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50 live crocodiles from Malaysia seized at London airport

British officials have seized an illegal shipment of 50 live crocodiles at London Heathrow Airport, the UK Border Force said Friday. The year-old juvenile saltwater crocodiles were found crammed into five boxes coming from Malaysia. The were bound for a farm in Cambridgeshire, eastern England, where they were to be bred for their meat. The animals had not been packed...

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‘Stadium surfing’ — a sneak preview of Olympic future?

A perfect wave, again and again, made to order? It's the sort of thing that surfers all over the world might dream of as they bob about in the ocean, waiting in vain for the next foaming ticket to ride. But while Mother Nature may be unreliable, a machine on display in this sun-baked corner of rural California this weekend,...

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MQM-P leaders and Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar visit Newsone

Web Desk: Esteemed guests oh honor, Senior MQM-P leaders Amir Khan, Amin Ul Haq and Mayor Karachi Waseem Akhtar visited the Newsone offices in Karachi today, Friday. They were cordial and met the staff, MQM-P is set to hold a massive show of power at the fame "Tanki Ground" tomorrow after the recent patch-up between MQM-P (PIB) and Bahadurabad. It...

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Football: Mexican factory churning out Messi, Neymar masks

A Mexican factory is churning out rubber Neymars, Messis and Ronaldos ahead of the World Cup, racing to meet demand for life-like masks of a dream team of football giants. An eclectic lineup rounds out the roster of 12 famous football faces being immortalized in latex at the Grupo Rev factory in the city of Jiutepec, in central Mexico: retired...

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World Press Freedom Day being observed worldwide

World Press Freedom Day is being observed on Thursday, May 3, with the aim to pay tribute to the journalists around the world sacrificing their lives in the line of duty, reported by Radio Pakistan. Theme of the Day for this year is 'Keeping Power in Check: Media, Justice and The Rule of Law'. UN SECRETARY-GENERAL'S MESSAGE In his message on the Press Freedom...

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Nawabshah might set hottest ever April temperature recorded on Earth

NAWABSHAH: Temperatures soared to 50.2° Celsius in Nawabshah, Sindh on Monday in what might just be the highest temperature ever reliably measured on Earth during April. A meteorologist at Meteo France, Etienne Kapikian, posted the observation on Twitter. Kapikian’s tweet claimed that it was the warmest April temperature ever recorded in Pakistan and the entire Asian continent.   🌡🔥Exceptionnel 50.2°C...

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Shab-e-Barat being observed tonight with religious zeal

Shab-e-Barat is being observed tonight across the country with religious fervor. The devotees would spend the night at mosques and homes offering prayers and seeking blessings of Almighty Allah. On the occasion of Shab-e-Barat, Muslims believe, Allah Almighty showers infinite mercy and blessings upon human beings. The mosques in Karachi, Lahore and other megapolis have already been specially decorated with...

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Pakistan planning to curb urban air pollution after top court ruling

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan’s environmental protection agency is installing air quality monitors and warning factories to add pollution filters after a panel of the country’s top judges ordered the government to detail its efforts to control worsening air pollution. The court ruling earlier this month followed a lawsuit by a Karachi man challenging the government’s failure to control air pollution in that...

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World Labour Day observed across the globe

World Day Against Child Labour is being observed across the globe including Pakistan on Tuesday to raise awareness of the plight of child laborers worldwide. The Day is being observed to focus attention on the global extent of child labour and the action and efforts needed to eliminate it. Pakistan’s first labour policy was devised in 1972, in which May...

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World’s oldest known spider dies in Australia by wasp sting

The world's oldest known spider has died at the ripe old age of 43 after being monitored for years during a long-term population study in Australia, researchers said Monday. The trapdoor matriarch comfortably outlived the previous record holder, a 28-year-old tarantula found in Mexico, according to a study published in the Pacific Conservation Biology Journal. The spider did not die...

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Thrifty at 50: Pakistan keeps ageing Mirages flying

KAMRA: The sprawling complex at Kamra, west of Islamabad, reverbates at the thundering take-off of a Mirage Rose-1, the latest ageing fighter jet to have been gutted and reassembled by the Pakistani Air Force. Fifty years after Pakistan bought its first Mirages, many planes in the venerable fleet are still being patched up, overhauled and upgraded for use in combat,...

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Subway dig unearths secrets of ‘city under the city’

Shovels and brooms in hand, some two dozen workmen trudge around the remains of an ancient villa, deep beneath the bustle of modern-day Thessaloniki. Suddenly, one of them breaks away to deliver the latest find -- a small clay head of a hook-nosed, bearded man with an ugly grin. "Probably a votive offering," notes the junior archaeologist on duty. A...

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Barkat e Ramzan OST Surpasses 1 million views on Facebook

By: | Muhammad Ali Azlan |   Carrying forward the tradition of past years, this year too NewsOne aims to bring to you a Ramzan transmission unlike any other. Previous OST of the transmission sung by the mellifluous voice of Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, serenaded the listeners yet again baring with the zeal and zest of the auspicious occasion...

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