Monthly Archives: March 2016

Moon used to spin ‘on different axis’

BBC News : The Moon used to spin on a different axis and show a slightly different face to the Earth, a new study suggests. Using data collected by Nasa’s Lunar Prospector mission in the late 1990s, scientists spotted two hydrogen-rich regions near the Moon’s poles, probably indicating the presence of water ice. The icy patches are opposite each other ...

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India beat Bangladesh by one run in nail biter

BENGALURU (Reuters): Host India snatched victory from the jaws of defeat to keep alive their hopes of reaching the World Twenty20 semi-finals with a dramatic one-run win over Bangladesh on Wednesday. Bangladesh, chasing 147 for victory in the Group Two match, needed 11 runs off the last over bowled by seamer Hardik Pandya and made the perfect start as Mushfiqur ...

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What is Pakistan’s problem with Qandeel Baloch

Dawn.com : The infamous social media personality had her Facebook page suspended then reinstated because of mass complaints This morning, many of us thought she was gone. Qandeel Baloch, notorious for her risqué videos on social media, appeared to have amassed enough haters to get her 400,000 follower-strong Facebook page temporarily blocked. Qandeel shot to new heights of infamy this ...

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Investigation against Pakistan-friendly diplomat ends with no charges

WASHINGTON (Dawn.com): The US Justice Department has closed its espionage investigation into former US diplomat Robin L. Raphel with no charges, her lawyer said. In November 2014, the FBI raided Ms Raphel’s home and reportedly confiscated some documents she brought home from office. Reports in the US media claimed that the FBI had also intercepted a conversation she allegedly had ...

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نمک کا زیادہ استعمال جان لیوا

ہم میں سے بیشتر افراد کھانے کو زیادہ ذائقہ دار بنانے کے لیے نمک کی مقدار میں اضافہ کردیتے ہیں مگر یہ عادت مختلف جان لیوا امراض کا باعث بن سکتی ہے۔ یہ دعویٰ برطانیہ میں ہونے والی ایک طبی تحقیق میں سامنے آیا ہے۔ پبلک ہیلتھ انگلینڈ کی تحقیق کے مطابق نمک کی روزانہ 6 گرام مقدار کا استعمال ...

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