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Rubbish-collecting crows a star attraction at French theme park

FRANCE: Visitors to a theme park in western France this week have a new attraction to enjoy: six crows that have been specially trained to pick up cigarette ends and rubbish. The birds have been in action since Monday at the Puy du Fou park, picking up litter on the site that features shows and rides themed around different periods...

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PTI leader Naeemul Haq says Imran Khan praised him for slapping Daniyal Aziz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Naeemul Haque said party chief Imran Khan appreciated him for slapping Minister of Privatisation Daniyal Aziz earlier on Tuesday. Naeem in a short video claimed that Khan had appreciated him for physically assaulting Minister for Privatization, Daniyal Aziz during a Private news channel TV show. 'Imran Khan appreciated me for slapping Daniyal Aziz,' says Naeem-ul...

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In pictures: Beautiful mosque named after Junaid Jamshed open to public in Karachi

Web Desk: Beautiful mosque named after late Junaid Jamshed was inaugurated in Karachi on Wednesday. The Junaid Jamshed mosque is located at singer chowrangi at J dot unit 2. It combines modern architecture with the Islamic culture making it an extremely beautiful sight to see. The mosque serves as a remembrance to Junaid Jamshed who used to regularly visit mosques...

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China launches relay satellite for far side moon landing

China launched a relay satellite on Monday as part of a groundbreaking program to be the first to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon later this year. The satellite, lofted into space aboard a Long March-4C rocket, will facilitate communication between controllers on Earth and the Chang'e 4 mission, the China National Space Administration said on...

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Russia unveils world’s first floating nuclear power station

Russia unveiled the world's first floating nuclear power station at a ceremony in the port of the far northern city of Murmansk where it will be loaded with nuclear fuel before heading to eastern Siberia. Built in Saint Petersburg, the Akademik Lomonosov arrived in Murmansk on Thursday where it was moored in the port and presented to the media on...

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Barkat e Ramzan, Making Records and Winning hearts against all odds

Web Desk: Newsone's auspicious Barkat e Ramzan transmission has kicked off to a heartwarming reception by it's viewers and attendees. Our moto is one that one could follow and adhere to and follow and also enjoy keeping in mind the sanctity of the holy month, "Keep It Simple". We have kept it simple and dignified under a new host in...

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Hitler definitely died in 1945 according to new study of his teeth

Adolf Hitler definitely died in 1945 in Berlin, from taking cyanide and a bullet, according to French researchers who were given rare access to fragments of the dictator's teeth held in Moscow. "The teeth are authentic, there is no possible doubt. Our study proves that Hitler died in 1945," professor Philippe Charlier told AFP. "We can stop all the conspiracy...

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Work key to a long life, says Mexican who may be world´s oldest man

Ciudad Juárez, Mexico: You wouldn´t know it watching him take care of his chickens on the family farm, but according to his birth certificate and official Mexican ID, Manuel Garcia Hernandez is 121 years old. Garcia, who may just be the world´s oldest man, was born on 24 December 1896, according to his birth certificate from the Mexican state of...

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Dogs born in summer prone to heart disease: study

Dogs born during summer months run a higher risk of heart and artery problems, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Scientific Reports. The seasonal difference was especially marked -- 74 percent higher in July than January -- in breeds not genetically prone to cardiovascular disease, leading scientists to speculate that environmental factors such as air pollution accounted...

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Germany returns grave-plundered artefacts to Alaska

Germany has restituted nine artefacts belonging to indigenous people in Alaska after determining they were plundered from graves. The Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which oversees museums in the German capital, said Wednesday the burial objects were brought to Berlin in 1882-1884 on commission by the then Royal Museum of Ethnology. But "everything shows today that the objects stemmed from a...

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Ramazan moon sighted in Pakistan, holy month to begin from Thursday

KARACHI: The Islamic holy month of Ramazan will commence in Pakistan from Thursday, Chairman of the Central Ruet-i-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman announced. Mufti Muneeb said evidences of moon-sighting were reported from various areas of the country, confirming the commencement of the month of fasting. Muslims all over the world fast during the days of this holy month, and make special...

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World marks Mother’s Day with utmost love, respect

KARACHI: Mother’s Day is being observed today in countries across the world including Pakistan that celebrates the countless sacrifices of the figure who never refrains from going to any length to comfort her offspring.   The day which falls on the second Sunday of May every year, celebrates the mother of the family and her countless sacrifices and devotion. It...

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China’s first home-built aircraft carrier sets out for sea trials

BEIJING: China’s first domestically developed aircraft carrier left its northeastern port to begin sea trials on Sunday, state media said, the latest milestone in the country’s efforts to modernise its military. The still-unnamed carrier was launched this time last year but since then has been undergoing fitting of weapons and other systems and has not yet entered service. The official...

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Get a chance to meet the effervescent Maya Khan this Sunday at Lucky One Mall

Web Desk: We have got a great news for you as Newsone is giving fans an opportunity to connect with the host of Barkat-e-Ramzan transmission, 'Maya Khan' this Sunday May 13th at 7.00 pm, Lucky One Mall, Karachi. During the visit, whole team of Barkat-e-Ramzan will do chit-chat with common people of metropolis. This would be a great chance for...

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Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa included in the list of most powerful people by ‘Forbes’ Magazine

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has been included in the list of the world most powerful people in the world. He was named by Forbes magazine in its annual ranking  for the year 2018-19. https://www.forbes.com/profile/qamar-javed-bajwa/?list=powerful-people COAS Bajwa ranks on 68th number in a list of total 75 powerful individuals. "Although the president is his boss on paper,...

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Pakistan blessed with most talented, vibrant youth: COAS

A group of students from different public schools met Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi on Wednesday. These students apart from education have excelled in different sporting fields, including cricket, football and chess. The Army Chief said Pakistan is blessed with most talented and vibrant youth which is our real defence. He encouraged the youth to...

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SBP releases Rs50 commemorative coin in respect of meritorious service Dr Ruth Pfau

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor on Tuesday, Tariq Bajwa and the German ambassador to Pakistan, Martin Kobler issued a Rs 50 commemorative coin in recognition of the meritorious services rendered by Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau at the SBP Headquarters here. The SBP with the federal government’s approval has issued a commemorative coin of Rupees 50 which will be...

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