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Two rickshaws burnt to protest rise in LPG prices

LAHORE: Rickshaw drivers on Tuesday protested against the increase in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) prices by burning their rickshaws. The Awami Rickshaw Union set alight two rickshaws in protest including one at Bund Road and another at Thokar Niaz Baig Road. They announced that the movement will continue until their demands are not fulfilled. The protesters blocked the Babu Sabu Chowk and the Thokar Niaz Baig-Multan Road and demanded the rise in LPG prices be withdrawn immediately. They said the price of LPG has…

Iran lawmakers burn US flag in parliament

TEHRAN: Iranian lawmakers burned an American flag and cried "Death to America" in parliament on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the multi-party nuclear deal.  Images shown on various Iranian media showed an MP brandishing the paper flag and burning it in the centre of the parliament chamber. A conservative lawmaker, Mojtaba Zolnour, joined him and burned a copy of the nuclear agreement. Several dozen deputies joined them in shouting "Death to America", a favoured slogan of…

VIDEO: This book can only be read if you burn it

An institute for fine art and design in Holland has come up with an innovative yet experimental edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451, which can only be read once you nearly burn it. The Jan van Eyck Academie has released an experimental edition of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. The ingenuous idea was formulated by a French graphic firm Super Terrain and the video was shared by The Jan van Eyck Academie. The pages of the book are completely black till you bring heat close to the paper. The sooty layer then…