Saturday, 27 May 2017

Features

Making India beg for its own money

Narendra Modi’s arbitrary and unprecedented trashing of 86 percent of high denomination notes has not just brought the world’s fastest growing economy to a grinding halt, it has also landed a billion people in a tizzy, sending them on an endless chase for a fistful of notes. India’s worst enemies ...

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Junaid Jamshed: Pakistan’s pop icon turned preacher

The story of Junaid Jamshed’s public life begins with one air crash and ends with another. The August 1988 air crash in Bahawalpur that killed Pakistan’s military ruler Gen Ziaul Haq was widely hailed in Pakistan as the end of an era when religious obscurantism reigned supreme. Though the roots ...

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We now date six people at once, study claims

Any young person who’s tried to explain the concept of “seeing” someone to their parents will be able to testify that the dating arena has changed enormously over the past couple of decades. It’s no longer as simple as going for dinner and a movie and instantly becoming boyfriend and ...

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7 Mind-Blowing Psychological Facts You Didn’t Know About Yourself

These psychological facts will definitely blow your mind! Psychologists and neuroscientists are constantly finding out fascinating new psychological facts about the brain – and some of them have significant implications for your manifestation potential. Here’s the science behind 7 mind-blowing psychological facts, along with explanations of how you can use these facts ...

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Seven strange laws around the world

WEB DESK: Rules and laws are made to follow religiously and they are also made to restrict people from committing severe crimes. People are taught not to violate any rule since childhood which portrays its significance. Here seven strangest laws are presented. Finland Traffic fine in Finland is the strangest ...

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Meet the new boss

ALTHOUGH he styles himself as a chief executive who can turn the country around, Donald Trump is an outsider in the world of American business. His commercial operation is tiny by the standards of the country’s mega-firms and few of their bosses have ever viewed the president-elect as an equal ...

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Diabetes is no longer a rich-world disease

EVERY six seconds a person somewhere in the world dies as a consequence of diabetes, according to estimates by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). In 2015 5m lives were lost to the disease, more than were claimed by AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Moreover, the toll is rising faster than ...

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The US in shock, the rest in awe

Donald Trump, the next president of the United States, addresses his supporters in New York How will Trump’s victory impact US politics? The Republican Party is in serious doubt, with several viable ways in which the transformation could play out. A Donald Trump victory makes this issue easier to call: ...

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Inwards investment

International organisations and companies are willing to make a stake in Pakistan

There is a discernible rise in inwards investment. International organisations and companies are willing to make a stake in Pakistan. French car-maker Renault are the latest such to announce that they are to start assembling cars in Pakistan by 2018. This was announced by the Board of Investment (BOI) and ...

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