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Corruption is not Bearable

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An anti-terrorism court in Karachi on Thursday handed over Dr Asim Hussain, a close aide of former president Asif Ali Zardari, to police on a four-day remand. Earlier on Wednesday, an FIR was registered against Dr Asim at North Nazimabad police station under Clause 7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act. Names …

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Strong 7.2 quake strikes

An earthquake measuring 7.2 magnitude struck Tajikistan on Monday, shaking buildings as far away as the Indian capital of New Delhi and in Pakistan, the U.S. Geological Survey and witnesses said. A spokesman for Tajikistan’s Emergencies Committee said it had no information so far on any casualties or damage from …

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Sonia, Rahul Gandhi ordered to appear in court

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The Delhi High Court ordered the torchbearers of the Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty to appear in court over alleged misuse of party funds, in a new blow for the family that lost power to Prime Minister Narendra Modi last year. Sonia Gandhi, president of the opposition Congress party, and her son, …

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Japan pushes new policies to reboot startup sector

When asked to name globally recognized Japanese firms founded within the last decade, many people would be hard-pressed to list any. Toyota Motor Corp., Sony Corp. and Nintendo Co. are all more than half a century old, with a lack of new firms reflecting the tough situation for startups. Industry …

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British astronaut to run a marathon in space

Tim Peake will run on a treadmill as he orbits Earth, at the same time as more than 37,000 people run in the race on the ground in London. To combat weightlessness, the 43-year-old Peake will wear a harness that tethers him to the treadmill as he runs. He will …

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Adobe Is Finally Ready To Say Goodbye To Flash

After a very long time, Adobe has finally decided to abandon Flash. During an announcement that took place last night, the company stated that since there were better alternatives available for users besides Flash, it was going to be encourage content creators to build experiences online with newer web standards. …

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Bad Charger Affects Mobile

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The chargers present within our smartphone bundles also deserve our attention. Taking care of your chargers is as important as taking care of your smartphone. It’s generally observed that many people settle for a third-party charger that costs less, which can prove to be detrimental to your smartphone in most …

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Facebook $45 billion Donation

Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max in this image released on December 1, 2015. REUTERS/Courtesy of Mark Zuckerberg/Handout

Mark Zuckerberg will put 99 percent of his Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares, currently worth about $45 billion, into a new philanthropy project focusing on human potential and equality, he and his wife said Tuesday in a letter to their newborn daughter. The plan, which was posted on the Facebook founder …

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Sometimes Sending Message is costly

Lamborghini smashes into pedestrians as street race goes wrong in East Java.

A young driver was caught on camera hanging out of his wrecked Lamborghini to send a text moments after he mowed down three people, killing one. Wiyang Lautner, 24, allegedly lost control of his supercar while racing a Ferrari in Surabaya, East Java, and hit a couple, 41-year-old Srikanti and …

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Too much TV as a young adult may harm brain in mid-life:

People who reported watching more than three hours of television per day as young adults were twice as likely to suffer from poor cognition down the road, compared to those who were more active and reported less screen time. The research tracked 3,247 adults, aged 18-30 when they enrolled in …

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