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Facts about one of world’s earliest major cities, Mohenjo-Daro

Mohenjo-Daro was an accidental discovery by an Indian archeologist in 1920. Mohenjo-Daro literally means “Mound of the Dead Men” but it is just a term used to describe the 5000-year-old city. Its original name still remains unknown. Bullock carts were mainly used as a mode of transport. Girls in Mohenjo-Daro are said to have worn bangles from their upper arm. While men during the dressed up wearing a toga kind of a thing. With 1,500 sites of the Indus Valley Civilisation, no evidence could be found of weapons or…

Immigration in Italy: facts and myths ahead of election

ROME: A right-wing coalition shepherded by ex-prime minister Silvio Berlusconi is capitalising on anti-immigrant feeling in the lead up to Italy’s general elections on March 4. Here are four sets of facts about common complaints, misconceptions and other aspects of immigration in Italy: ‘Too many of them’ Italy’s national statistics institute Istat says that there are five million foreigners legally resident in Italy. That’s 8.3 percent of the country’s population of 60.5 million. More than 690,000 migrants, most…

Shehbaz Sharif vows to expose NAB with facts

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif on Sunday vowed to expose the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) before masses with facts. "The NAB has never summoned those whose money embezzlement is well-known from Karachi to Gilgit and Baltistan," he said pointing towards former president Asif Ali Zardari while inaugurating the project of Bab-e-Pakistan in Lahore. This project will be built on 117 acres at a cost of more than four billion rupees. Shehbaz Sharif has to appear before a NAB team on Monday to…

5 shocking facts you want to know about ‘death’

No one wants to talk about death. In fact, just by saying the word death, you can get goosebumps. However, researchers across the world in their own fields have studied it from their own perspectives. Following are five research results that you would want to know about death. 1-Decaying human body smells (sickly) sweet What the stench of death is like? A latest study found that the smell of human decomposition resembles five esters, organic compounds that react with water to produce alcohols and acids.…

Clairvius is a real ‘Dead Man Walking’

We have often heard stories of people claiming to come alive again after their death, stories of people turning to zombies, but this is one story which you can’t just call fiction. A Haitian man Clairvius Narcisse claimed that he was alive all these years even while he was being buried alive. The story goes that in 1962, Clairvius Narcisse went to the hospital to get a checkup after feeling extremely sick. Doctors diagnosed him with disorders including hypo-tension and pulmonary edema. Clairvius later said that he…

Five Interesting Facts about Moon

Here on planet earth, the moon is something of a superstar. After all, some planets have more than one moon, like Jupiter, which has at least 16 moons! Imagine looking up into the night sky and seeing four or five moons. Our moon certainly gets its share of attention considering that songs have been written about it, it’s been used in countless movie and book titles, and some people even believe there are magical powers associated with it. There may be no real way to prove whether the moon has anything to do with magical…

Five Shocking Facts about Dreams

Almost everyone is at least slightly interested in the mystery dreams hold. Some enjoy reading about this stuff more than others, while some people become obsessed and try to look for a message in every single dream that they can remember.