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Dollar price goes up by Rs 1 in open market

KARACHI – Dollar price went up in the open market by Rs 1 and it closed on Rs 112.50 as there was an increase in buyers of the US currency. According to an exchange company representative, there was a high purchase of the US dollar which resulted in depreciation of Pakistani rupee. It was also opined that the widening US-Pakistan …

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Smokers more likely to need spinal surgery

Smoking increases the risk of lower back pain that needs to be fixed by spinal surgery, a Swedish study suggests. Researchers focused on a common cause of lower back pain known as lumbar spinal stenosis, which occurs when the spinal canal narrows, putting pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. The condition often develops as people age, but nicotine’s constriction …

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London was top destination for tech funding in 2017: PitchBook

LONDON: London was the top city in Europe for technology investment last year, with more funding going into companies in the British capital than into firms based in Paris, Berlin and the next seven cities combined, data showed on Friday. Tech firms in London attracted 2.45 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) in venture capital funding in 2017, about 80 percent of …

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Addictive gaming to be recognised as disease: WHO

(AFP) – “Gaming disorder” will be recognised as a disease later this year following expert consensus over the addictive risks associated with playing electronic games, the World Health Organization said Friday. The disorder will be listed in the 11th edition of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD), to be published in June, WHO spokesman Tarik Jasarevic told reporters in Geneva. …

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Facebook to allow users to post stories on Instagram, WhatsApp simultaneously

(Web Desk) – Facebook plans to roll out a new update which allows users to cross-post their status on both Instagram and WhatsApp simultaneously. The posts will go on Instagram stories and WhatsApp status at the same time as there is an option for cross-posting the updates, according to The Independent. These posts disappear from both platforms after 24 hours. …

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Tech firms battle to resolve major security flaw

PARIS (AFP) – Amazon, Google and now Apple — as the list of digital giants hit by the “Spectre” and “Meltdown” computer security flaws grows longer, the race is on to limit the damage. “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at this time,” Apple — whose devices are usually regarded …

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Shami Kabab (Ground Meat Kebab)

Ingredients Minced meat 1 kg Bengal gram 1 cup White cumin 1 tbsp Salt to taste Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tbsp Yogurt 1 tbsp Whole red chili 10 pieces Whole coriander seeds ½ tsp Black cardamom 4 pieces Cinnamon 1 piece Black pepper 1 tsp Water 2 glasses Egg 2 Coriander handful Mint handful Onion 1 (chopped) Oil for fry …

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Satay (Tikka)

Ingredients Mutton ½ kg (boneless meat, cut into cubes) Honey 1 tsp Red Chili ½ tsp or to taste (ground) White Cumin 1 tsp (ground) Salt to taste Whole coriander 1 tbsp (roasted and ground) Soya sauce 1 tsp Oil 2 tbsp Cooking Directions Marinate the meat with all the above ingredients (except for the oil) for 6 to 7 …

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Legendary musician AR Rahman turns 51

The man who is known to have redefined contemporary Indian music, AR Rahman, turned 51 on Friday. On the occasion, celebrities wished the Oscar-winning composer love and good health. Music composer Salim has wished Rahman good luck for the year. Playback singer Harshdeep Kaur has wished Rahman a happy birthday and expressed her liking for his work. Actor and singer …

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Aishwarya asks hefty sum for upcoming film

(Web Desk) – Aishwarya Rai Bachan has reportedly asked for Rs 100 million cut for playing the lead in Indian remake of 1967 film titled ‘Raat Aur Din’. According to a private telly channel, producer of the film has agreed to the demand and the film will go on floors soon. The film is reported to have borrowed title of …

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