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Almost blind former boxer helps troubled kids to win the combat of life

In some ways, says Portuguese ex-boxer Jorge Pina, the loss of most of his sight was the making of him. "I didn't lose my sight, I just see things differently," he says. Forced to abandon his world title dreams, Pina devotes his time to helping troubled kids from rough neighborhoods stay on the right path by channeling their energy into sport. "Before, I was a selfish and troubled person from a difficult neighborhood," he says. "But now I want to help young people, win the combat of life." His sight problem…

Whoever laid his life for Pakistan is estimable, says DG ISPR

KARACHI: Spokesperson for Pakistan armed forces, Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Thursday said anyone who laid his life for Pakistan was respectable, ARY News reported. He said every martyr regardless of any field he had been serving -- whether he was a doctor, lawyer, journalist or a common man, all of them were highly esteemed.  "Whoever has laid his life for the sake of the country is respectable. We cannot pay back their favor," he said while exclusively…

Man who encouraged attack on Prince George gets life in jail

LONDON: A British man who suggested militants should target four-year-old Prince George - destined to be Britain’s future king - was sentenced to life in jail on Friday. Husnain Rashid, 32, from Nelson in northwest England, will serve a minimum of 25 years. Rashid posted information on the messaging platform, Telegram, to encourage militants to carry out attacks around the world, along with information about possible targets. Prosecutors said this included posting a picture of Prince George, son of Queen Elizabeth’s…

New Cassini findings suggest Saturn moon could support life

BERLIN: Complex organic molecules have been discovered originating from one of Saturn’s moons, Enceladus, adding to its potential to support life, researchers said on Wednesday. The Cassini spacecraft first flew close to the ice-covered moon in 2005 as part of a mission to gather data on Saturn that will be analyzed for years to come. A team led by Frank Postberg and Nozair Khawaja of the University of Heidelberg in Germany said they had identified fragments of large organic molecules in ice grains that were ejected…

Michael Jackson life to be turned into musical

The life of Michael Jackson will be coming to Broadway in a musical incorporating the King of Pop's tunes penned by a leading US playwright. Producers of the musical announced the project on Tuesday without revealing a title and said they aimed for a premiere in 2020. The musical, which is being co-produced by the late King of Pop's estate, will be written by Lynn Nottage, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Nottage, a professor in the theater department of Columbia University, most recently won acclaim for…