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Pakistan riskiest place to be born, India safer, but not by much: Unicef

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


TweetPakistan is the riskiest country to be born in, with one in 22 babies born die before they turn one month old, according to a Unicef report released on Tuesday. India’s neonatal mortality rate (deaths per 1,000 live births) is 25.4, which ranks it at 12 among 52 “lower middle-income countries” in terms of risk […]


Hundreds of KFC outlets in UK remain closed due to shortage of chicken

Tuesday, February 20, 2018


Tweet“The chicken crossed the road, just not to our restaurants.” So said an announcement Saturday that tried to find humor in KFC’s chicken shortage, which has prompted the fast-food chain to temporarily close hundreds of its restaurants in the United Kingdom. KFC said the shortage was caused by “a couple of teething problems” with its […]


Third time is the charm? Imran Khan marries his spiritual adviser

Monday, February 19, 2018


TweetPakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan married spiritual guide Bushra Maneka, as announced by his party on Sunday, ending weeks of speculation about this marriage. Imran Khan, a cricketer-turned-politician, married Bushra Bibi (also known as Pinki Pir) in a simple ceremony held in Lahore, said the reports. The ceremony was held at Bushra Maneka’s brother’s home […]


Israeli airstrike kills two Palestinians in Gaza

Monday, February 19, 2018


TweetJerusalem: At least two Palestinians in Gaza have been killed in airstrikes conducted by Israel in response to a blast that wounded four Israeli soldiers. According to CNN, the Palestinian Ministry of Health and the Palestinian news agency WAFA said Salem Sabah and Abdallah Abu Sheikha, both 17 years old, were killed on Saturday night […]


Amsterdam-bound flight had an emergency landing after passenger’s excessive flatulence

Sunday, February 18, 2018


TweetAn Amsterdam-bound flight from Dubai was forced to land in an emergency for a strange reason. Dutch daily De Telegraaf reports that four men were deplaned after they got into a fight. De Telegraaf reports that the Amsterdam-bound flight from Dubai was forced to land in an emergency due to a passenger’s continuous flatulence that led […]


Iranian passenger plane crashes into mountains, more than 60 people on board feared dead

Sunday, February 18, 2018


TweetAn Iranian passenger plane has crashed into the country’s Zagros mountains killing at least 66 people on board, including an official of the airline operating the flight, reports Iranian media on Sunday. The passenger plane ATR-72, which has a twin-engine turboprop used for short-distance regional flying, was reportedly flying from capital Tehran to the small town of Yasuj […]


Pakistan court gives death sentence to serial killer who raped, murdered seven year old girl

Saturday, February 17, 2018


TweetA Pakistani anti-terrorism court on Saturday gave the death sentence to a suspected serial killer for the rape and murder of a seven-year old girl, a crime that had led to protests all across the country earlier this year. This assault that took place in Kasur town, located a short distance from the border of […]


Former Playboy model breaks silence; alleges affair with Donald Trump

Saturday, February 17, 2018


TweetFormer Playboy model, Karen McDougal made allegations of an affair with President Donald Trump that they had a sexual relationship in 2006, months after Melania Trump gave birth to their youngest son. Nobody immediately replied to the allegations, but in a statement to NBC a spokesperson said that the President had previously denied having a relationship with […]


Justin Trudeau enroute to India

Saturday, February 17, 2018


TweetThe Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau has embarked on his first visit to India along with his family. He kick-started the visit with an adorable picture of the Trudeau family embarking on the plane to India on his Twitter handle. The Canadian PM took to Twitter to not only post the picture but also informing that his […]


13 Russians indicted for interfering in US elections

Saturday, February 17, 2018


TweetIn what is being discussed as a breakthrough in the Russian meddling in the US elections probe, the United States Special Counsel, Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals for allegedly interfering in the 2016 United States (US) elections. According to reports in the US media, along with the 13, three Russian organizations were also […]


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