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Karachi hospital confirms 28 cases of H1N1 seasonal influenza


January 9, 2018

KARACHI: A private hospital in Karachi has confirmed 28 cases of the H1N1 (seasonal influenza A), with several other patients complaining of symptoms similar to that of the deadly disease. Director Health Karachi Dr Tahir Aziz told Geo News on Monday that up till now 28 cases have been reported of the seasonal influenza at the city’s Aga Khan Hospital. …

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Google being sued for ‘male discrimination’


January 9, 2018

(Web Desk) – A lawsuit has been filed against tech giant Google by two former engineers accusing the company for discriminating against conservative white men. According to BBC, the former staff stated that the lawsuit against Google is not only representation of them but they also want to represent all the staff which feels discriminated due to their “perceived conservative …

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Human muscle tissue grown from stem cells: study


January 9, 2018

(AFP) – Working human muscle has been grown from stem cells in the lab in a breakthrough that holds promise for sufferers of degenerative muscular diseases, scientists said on Tuesday. The team from Duke University in North Carolina said they were the first to achieve this feat using adult skin or blood cells which were “reprogrammed” into a juvenile, versatile …

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Company registration: 44 percent growth witnessed in first half of current FY


January 9, 2018

In the first half of current financial year, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) registered 4,954 new companies, raising the total number of companies to 83,879. As compared to the corresponding month of last financial year, it represents a growth of 44 percent. The massive increase in number of new companies is the result of the SECP’s various …

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Smart robot falls dumb as LG touts ‘connected life’


January 9, 2018

(AFP) – A cute, table-top robot packed with digital smarts fell dumb on stage at an LG Electronics event touting “connected” lifestyles where machines obey spoken commands and anticipate needs. The ignoble demo failure came before an audience packed with journalists and analysts on the eve of the official opening of the annual Consumer Electronics Show gadget extravaganza here on …

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moking iPhone battery causes evacuation in Zurich store


January 9, 2018

GENEVA (AFP) – An overheated and smoking iPhone battery forced the evacuation of about 50 people from an Apple Store in Zurich on Tuesday and left an employee slightly injured, police said. Staff at the store near Zurich s central train station called police after noticing the smoke and sprinkled the battery with quartz powder, a statement from police in …

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Katrina Kaif says she will get married soon


January 9, 2018

After Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma’s wedding with Indian cricketer Virat Kohli, her best friend Katrina Kaif is also all set to get married soon. During an interview, Katrina Kaif the actress shared her views about getting hitched, saying “Yes, of course, I have. I’m no different. All that doesn’t matter. But what does matter is I know that when you …

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Bollywood star Mallika Sherawat evicted from Paris flat over unpaid rent


January 9, 2018

PARIS: A French court has ordered that Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat be evicted from an apartment in a posh part of Paris for failing to keep up with the rent. In a December 14 ruling seen by AFP on Tuesday, the court told Sherawat and her French husband Cyrille Auxenfans to pay 78,787 euros ($94,000) in rent owed and expenses, …

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Mehwish Hayat brings anti-harassment #Timesup movement to Pakistan


January 9, 2018

Pakistani model and actress Mehwish Hayat took to social media to bring to Pakistan the infamous #time’sup movement which has ruled the Hollywood red carpet this year at Golden Globes. The actress posted a picture of herself wearing all black, in line with the black dress code that the celebrities chose for this year’s event. In the caption, Hayat wrote …

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