Multiple marriages: Strength in numbers?

Five brothers from Okara wed five sisters from Kahror Paka and set a world record. The previous Guinness World Record was held by four Bangladeshi brothers who were married to four sisters.

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Adorable and Ambitious: Ayesha Omar

Ayesha Omar: visions and dreams but with a heart

I am a simple, honest and fun loving individual who likes to live for the moment. “That does not mean I am not organised or do not have a plan for the future. I love the outdoors, can eat at anytime of the day and . . . → Read More: Adorable and Ambitious: Ayesha Omar

DiCaprio donates $1 million to save tigers

Leonardo DiCaprio

LOS ANGELES: Leonardo DiCaprio on Tuesday donated $1 million toward efforts to save tigers from extinction as he arrived in Moscow to take part in an international ‘tiger summit.’

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Cyber Monday attracts an estimated 107 million shoppers

That’s a 10% increase from last year, the National Retail Federation says. About 70 million shopped online at work.

An estimated 107 million shoppers went online on Cyber Monday, capping a five-day spending spree that raised retailers’ hopes that consumers would deliver the best holiday season in four years, a retail group said. . . . → Read More: Cyber Monday attracts an estimated 107 million shoppers

Anne Hathaway talks of Love and Other Drugs

Anne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway teams up again in a romantic comedy drama Love and Other Drugs with her Brokeback Mountain costar Jake Gyllenhaal. Her performance as Maggie, a sexually overt free spirit who meets a pharmaceutical sales rep and finds herself surprisingly falling in love, has garnered Oscar talk heading into the Hollywood awards season.

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Primary school teachers want their jobs back

A constitutional petition was filed by Nazir Ahmed Noonari and 58 other primary school teachers against the Education Department for restraining teachers from performing their duties. The petitioners were appointed in 1995 with the recommendation of the District Selection Committee as BPS 7, but were later told to stop working. . . . → Read More: Primary school teachers want their jobs back

Policing deviant thought

The SIC wants the blasphemy law to stay

The Sunni Itehad Council says that letting Aasia Bibi live is going to plunge the country into chaos. “Anarchy” will reign, as the boundaries of right and wrong are forever altered – all due to the unthinkable idea of allowing discretion in religion.

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Miandad to assist Pakistan cricket as batting consultant

Former captain Javed Miandad is ready to assist the team following Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) offer to appoint him as a batting consultant.

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Girls win two-thirds of medical college seats

Female candidates have won two-thirds of the open seats in the 18 public medical and dental colleges in the province for the next academic session, according to the merit list issued by the University of Health Sciences (UHS) on Monday.

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Graft charges: SC seeks reply from private firms

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court has asked private power companies to submit their responses by December 6 on allegations of massive corruption in rental power projects leveled by the Transparency International in one of its reports.

A three-member bench of the apex court, headed by Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, was hearing a suo motu case along with . . . → Read More: Graft charges: SC seeks reply from private firms