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Gardening may help cancer survivors eat better, feel greater ‘worth’


January 19, 2018

For cancer survivors, three seasons of home vegetable gardening may increase physical activity, fruits and vegetables in the diet and also enhance feelings of self-worth, researchers say. Possibly as a result of these healthy behaviors, gardeners in the small study also tended to gain less weight around their waists compared to their counterparts on a waiting list for the gardening …

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Pakistan economy maintains momentum despite external headwinds


January 19, 2018

(Web Desk) State Bank of Pakistan has released its First Quarterly Report for FY18 on the State of Pakistan’s Economy today. According to the Report, preliminary data on key macroeconomic indicators suggest that growth momentum remained strong in the first quarter of current fiscal year. Several coincident indicators point to a further strengthening of aggregate supply and demand in the …

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Craving carbs? Blame your brain, Japan study finds


January 19, 2018

TOKYO (AFP) – Under pressure and gobbling pizza or chocolate? It may not be your fault, according to Japanese researchers who have isolated the neurons that drive a craving for carbs. The team at Japan’s National Institute for Physiological Sciences found that activating neurons known to respond to social stress increased the appetite in mice for carbohydrates. Rodents with the …

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Apple to release software update to resolve iPhone slowdown


January 19, 2018

Reuters) – Apple Inc will release a software update that will allow users to turn off a feature that slows down iPhones when batteries are low on charge, Chief Executive Tim Cook told ABC News. Apple will release a test version of its iOS software next month that shows users the health of their batteries and will let them turn …

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Google, Tencent eye collaboration on new technologies


January 19, 2018

SHANGHAI (AFP) – Internet titans Google and Tencent on Friday signalled possible future collaboration on developing new technologies as the the US and Chinese firms announced a long-term patent-sharing agreement. The companies gave no details on the scope or nature of the potential cooperation but said in a joint statement that they “are open to deeper collaboration in the future …

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Instagram ‘Last Active’ feature can be turned off using this button


January 19, 2018

(Web Desk) – Instagram had recently launched its update in which friends and followers of a person can view their last active status. The feature called Last Active is automatically turned on in all devices which is creepy for some people. A number of people have been wondering on how to turn the Last Active feature off. It was recently …

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Is Hrithik Roshan marrying his ex-wife Sussanne, again?


January 19, 2018

Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan – once the power couple of Bollywood Once the power couple of Bollywood, Hrithik Roshan and Sussanne Khan went through a shocking divorce in 2013 after more than a decade of marriage. But if media reports are to be believed, a marriage may be on the cards for the two good friends, again. A close …

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Vidya expresses wish to work with Shah Rukh Khan in ‘Ijazat’ remake


January 19, 2018

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan has expressed wish to work with Shah Rukh Khan in the remake of movie ‘Ijazat’. In a statement, Balan said that she likes Shah Rukh among all the Khans and is really fond of working with him. She said that she would love to work with Dilwale actor in the remake of movie ‘Ijazat’. “My role …

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Woody Allen has ‘been lying for so long’ about molestation: Dylan Farrow


January 19, 2018

NEW YORK: Dylan Farrow — the estranged, adopted daughter of Hollywood director Woody Allen — trashed her father’s statement discrediting the claims that he molested her. “He’s lying and he’s been lying for so long,” Farrow told CBS This Morning in the interview that aired Thursday, breaking down into tears when watching a clip of Allen denying the alleged assault. …

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Ranveer Singh deeply amused by Deepika Padu’cone’ meme


January 19, 2018

Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh couldn’t hide his amusement when co-star and purported girlfriend Deepika Padukone shared a meme, making fun of her last name. The meme, compared Deepika’s surname ‘Padukone’ and an icecream cone, evoking a series of ‘hahahhahas’ from her alleged beau. Recently, the fortune smiled upon costars Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh and Shahid Kapoor as their upcoming film …

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