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PIA plans to increase flights to Saudi Arabia, China

The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) is planning to introduce new destinations and increase its flights to Saudi Arabia and China. This decision has been taken after comprehensive analysis and detailed evaluation of existing network, as said by PIA Spokesperson. He said we have prepared a detailed business plan with focus on reduction in operating losses by minimizing the cost structure …

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Anti-aging field ´explodes´ in pursuit of healthy old age

WASHINGTON: Experts on the forefront of anti-aging medicine say the field is booming, with therapies on the horizon to target illnesses like cancer and Alzheimer´s and make for a healthier, older population in the years to come. Such remedies are increasingly important because of the world´s aging population. Growing old, experts say, is a leading risk factor for most human …

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Modern medicine infected by the virus of mistrust

PARIS (AFP) – A rising tide of suspicion amplified by social networks has eroded public trust in modern medicine, leaving scientists and health officials scrambling for ways to shore up its credibility, experts say. Especially in rich nations, faith has waned in vaccines that have saved millions from the ravages of polio, tetanus, small pox, influenza and many other once …

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Better than holograms: A new 3-D projection into thin air

WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the enduring sci-fi moments of the big screen — R2-D2 beaming a 3-D image of Princess Leia into thin air in “Star Wars” — is closer to reality thanks to the smallest of screens: dust-like particles. Scientists have figured out how to manipulate nearly unseen specks in the air and use them to create 3-D …

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Ariane 5 satellites in orbit but not in right location

KOUROU (AFP) – Two commercial satellites have been placed in orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket but have yet to reach their correct positions, Arianespace said Thursday, after mission control briefly lost contact with the craft in a rare malfunction. The usually reliable European space workhorse blasted off at 7.20 pm (2220 GMT) from the Kourou Space Centre in French …

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Soros to Google and Facebook: ‘Your days are numbered’

DAVOS (AFP) – Billionaire investor George Soros launched a scathing attack on tech giants at the Davos summit on Thursday, calling them monopolies that could be manipulated by authoritarians to subvert democracy. During an annual dinner he hosts at the World Economic Forum, held this week in the Swiss alpine resort, Soros turned his sights on a host of subjects …

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Enrique Iglesias sues Universal over streaming royalties

(Reuters) – The Latin pop star and actor Enrique Iglesias on Wednesday sued Universal Music Group in the United States, claiming that his former label short-changed him out of millions of dollars of streaming royalties. In a complaint filed with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Iglesias said Universal had paid only a “small fraction” of the 50 percent royalty …

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Is Hrithik casting Sara Ali Khan in his new film?

Sara Ali Khan the daughter of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh will make her film debut with Kedarnath in December 2018. Even before her debut, Sara has been making news for new movie offers. First, it was a film opposite Arjun Kapoor and now it seems even Hrithik Roshan is interested in the young actress for Super 30. According …

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Steven Spielberg to remake ‘West Side Story’

NEW YORK: It’s one of the most beloved movies in musical cinema and now Steven Spielberg is giving “West Side Story” a makeover – except this time, he is recruiting Latino talent to play the lead roles. The original film version of Leonard Bernstein’s musical – Shakespeare´s “Romeo and Juliet” reimagined in the world of warring New York gangs – …

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Deepika responds to rumours of engagement with Ranveer Singh

Rumours have been rife about Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone getting engaged in Maldives ever since the two left for holidays there. But Deepika recently denied the reports when she made an appearance on Neha Dhupia’s show BFFs with Vogue. When questioned on the engagement rumours, Deepika said, “I was not engaged.” The Padmaavat star was on the show with …

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