Samosa vendor’s son tops Pakistan exam

Published on Aug 31 2015 // Uncategorized
A son of a samosa vendor in Pakistan has secured the top position in Class 12 examination, a media report said on Monday. Shah Faisal, like his father, sells samosas — a fried snack with a savoury filling. His hard work and love for education turned him into a brilliant student, The News International...

Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launches first Hajj mobile application prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in three languages

Published on Aug 29 2015 // Featured, Gulf, Uncategorized
Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launches first Hajj mobile application prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in three languages
Riyadh: Renowned scholar of Hadith and King Faisal award laureate Dr. Muhammad Mustafa Azmi launched 2 mobile applications prepared by Dr. Najeeb Qasmi in Urdu, English and Hindi on 28 August 2015. First application has been named “Hajj e Mabroor” and contains 3 books on Hajj and Umrah, 9 speeches,...

Facebook reports 1 billion users

Published on Aug 29 2015 // Uncategorized
Facebook over the years have created and broken many records, setting a series of milestones for websites across the world to follow. The company on Monday it created another record as a reported 1 billion people used the social networking site to connect to their friends. Conforming the news, Mark Zuckerberg,...

Facebook facelifts: Going under the knife for virtual ‘likes’

Published on Aug 28 2015 // Uncategorized
You will scarcely believe this but there are people in India who are undergoing cosmetic surgery and skin treatment to post a perfect picture on Facebook.Facebook facelift”, a term coined by the doctors, is a trend gaining pace in the country with people aiming for more ‘likes’ and...

Goth teens more prone to depression

Published on Aug 28 2015 // Uncategorized
Young people who identify with the Goth subculture could be at increased risk of depression and self-harm, new research claims. Goth is a contemporary subculture that began in England during the early 1980s. Its imagery and cultural proclivities indicate influences from the 19th century Gothic literature...

Indian media in New Zealand in soup over ‘witch doctor’ ads

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Uncategorized
The Advertising Standards Authority of New Zealand is considering a complaint lodged with it against three local Indian media organisations over advertising the services of so-called “Hindu witch doctors” practising here Thakur Ranjit Singh filed the complaint, on behalf of the Indian Media...

Gunman kills police officer, woman in US state of Louisiana

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Uncategorized
A gunman in southeastern US state of Louisiana shot dead a police officer and fatally stabbed a woman, said officials. According to Fox News, the suspect was identified as 35-year old Harrison Riley Jr. Riley was arrested two hours after he crashed into a convenience store about three blocks away, barricading...

Nutrition more important for healthy heart than checking calories, claims Indian scientist

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Uncategorized
Researchers have suggested that shifting focus from calorie counting to nutritional value of foods is good for the heart and could curb the chances of obesity. Aseem Malhotra, a scientist, and other doctors have asserted that simple dietary changes could rapidly improve health outcomes at the population...

Dementia sufferers may have memory impairment up to 3 yrs before onset of disease

Published on Aug 27 2015 // Uncategorized
A new study has revealed that people who suffer from dementia may start to lose their memory up to three years before disease takes hold. Author Robert S. Wilson of the Rush University Medical Center said that their findings suggested that unawareness of one’s memory problems was an inevitable...

Kolkata Uber driver arrested for misbehaving with woman

Published on Aug 26 2015 // Uncategorized
An Uber cab driver was arrested in the city for allegedly misbehaving with a woman passenger, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place on Tuesday night in the Survey Park area. “Following a complaint by the female passenger we have arrested the driver, identified as Mohammad Qurban. He...

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