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UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication

UNESCO has achieved many milestones in the fields of education, culture, science and communication despite facing many challenges. This was stated by the Ambassador of Pakistan to France and Pakistan’s Permanent Delegate to UNESCO Moin ul Haque in his country statement at the 202nd session of UNESCO Executive Board held in Paris yesterday. Ambassador Moin […]

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

Child obesity grows tenfold since 1975: study

By AFP PARIS:  The world had 10 times as many obese children and teenagers last year than in 1975, but underweight kids still outnumbered them, a study said Wednesday.Warning of a “double burden” of malnutrition, researchers said the rate of increase in obesity far outstripped the decline in under-nutrition. “If post-2000 trends continue, child and adolescent […]

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

Unsent text message passes for will in Australia

By AFP YDNEY:  A dead man’s unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji has been ruled a legitimate will by an Australian court.The draft message, addressed to the man’s brother, was found on his phone after he took […]

TOP 5 FASTEST ANIMALS ON EARTH , AMAZING INFORMATION

TOP 5 FASTEST ANIMALS ON EARTH , AMAZING INFORMATION

TOP 5 FASTEST ANIMALS ON EARTH. FASTEST ANIMALS TOP 5 FASTEST ANIMALS ON EARTH. THE TOP 5 FASTEST RUNNING ANIMALS IN THE WORLD, AND THE FASTEST FLYING AND SWIMMING ANIMALS – MAMMALS, INSECTS, FISH AND BIRDS ARE ALL INCLUDED 5. BLUE WILDEBEEST A DISTINCTIVE , HIGH SHOULDERED ANTELOPE, WITH ALONG BROD MUZZLE, THE WILDEBEEST IS […]

PM Nawaz addresses media as he leaves judicial academy

PM Nawaz addresses media as he leaves judicial academy

News Desk ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Thursday made his maiden appearance before a joint investigation team (JIT) probing Sharif family’s offshore properties in line with the apex court’s verdict in Panamagate case. The premier who arrived amid tight security was accompanied by his brother Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif and one of his sons. Television […]

Baskin-Robbins finally comes to Pakistan

Baskin-Robbins finally comes to Pakistan

The ice cream franchise will start from Lahore and spread out to 35 locations within the country! We’re baskin’ in happiness as Baskin-Robbins comes Pakistan. While many stores have imported products from the world’s largest ice-cream chain, the brand itself hadn’t come to Pakistan, until now. AHG Flavours (PVT) Limited is bringing Baskin-Robbins to 35 […]

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

Brad Pitt met Shah Rukh Khan and a whole lot of Bollywood secrets came out

By IANS Indian superstar Shah Rukh Khan says Hollywood could, someday, take over Bollywood if the latter doesn’t work on skills like screenplay, marketing and use of technology. “If we don’t hone up a few areas, especially script writing, screenplay, marketing, professionalism and technology, we will be taken over by Hollywood,” Shah Rukh said. Shah […]

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

Cannabis extract cuts seizures for epilepsy patients: study

By AFP MIAMI:  The first large-scale clinical trial of a cannabis derivative known as cannabidiol shows it was able to cut the frequency of severe epileptic seizures by 39 per cent, researchers said Wednesday. Cannabidiol, or CBD, is derived from cannabis plants, but does not cause users to get high. The study in the New […]

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

By News Desk Indian national Uzma who alleged she was forced and duped into marrying a Pakistani man was repatriated to her country on Thursday following court orders. Indian external affairs ministers Sushma Swaraj welcomed Uzma as she returned to India via the Wagah border. “Uzma – Welcome home India’s daughter. I am sorry for […]

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

Taiwan’s gay marriage ruling raises hopes across Asia

By AFP BEIJING, CHINA:  Taiwan’s giant step towards allowing same-sex marriage has reverberated across Asia, but activists warn the fight for equality isn’t over in a region where gay sex remains illegal in some countries. Challenges to an Asia-wide embrace of same-sex unions were highlighted by this week’s caning of two Indonesian men as punishment […]

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

Most smart parents know that too much curiosity is a bad thing. Raising a child, especially an inquisitive one, is quite a challenge. We want our child to grow up to be a practical, well-to-do individual with an aura of respect and prestige. We don’t want them to become writers, artists or — Allah-na-keray — philosophers. Here are a […]

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