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Girl, boy killed for taking selfie together

12 days ago
KARACHI: A young girl and her male cousin have been murdered allegedly in the name of honour for taking selfie together, ARY News reported. According to details, mother of 19-year-old Marina claimed that her daughter was poisoned to…

‘Sin Tax’ to be imposed on smokers

13 days ago
ISLAMABAD: Taking another revolutionary measure in health sector, the government has decided to impose 'Gunnah Tax' (Sin Tax) on cigarette smokers across the country, ARY News reported. Sources said the federal government was…

How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

15 days ago
PISA: "It's still straightening," said engineer Roberto Cela, gazing at the Leaning Tower of Pisa gleaming in the autumn sunshine of northern Italy. "And many years will have to pass before it stops." The gravitationally-challenged…

New York to erect statue to first black congresswoman

16 days ago
NEW YORK: Determined to erect monuments to a more diverse group of history makers than simply white men, New York announced Friday America's first black congresswoman was getting a statue in Brooklyn. Shirley Chisholm, who was also the…

Incoming members battle it out for best US Congress suites

16 days ago
WASHINGTON: One woman flexed her biceps and performed pushups, another thumbed her rosary beads, and several danced energetic jigs. Incoming members of Congress will try anything, it seems, to win plum office suites on Capitol Hill.…

Unique saloon in Prague operated by robots

17 days ago
PRAGUE: Forget the days of nursing a drink at the bar while pouring out your woes to the bartender. At least if a new establishment in Prague is a sign of the future. The Cyberdog in the Czech capital features a robotic bartender who…

Not enough ketchup: US woman attacks McDonald’s manager

18 days ago
LOS ANGELES: A California woman was behind bars on Wednesday for beating and choking a McDonald's manager after discovering there wasn't enough ketchup in her order, police said. Mayra Berenice Gallo, 24, apparently went into a rage on…