Karachi: Woman gives birth to 6 legged baby

By Mukhtar Alam

KARACHI: A baby boy, now four days old, born with extra limbs on his lower abdomen at a government hospital in Sukkur was on Monday brought to the National Institute of Child Health, where senior doctors described him a rare and complicated case.

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Iqbal’s irrelevance

By Ahmad Sultan

In our national conscience, Sir Allama Muhammad Iqbal occupies that lofty post of being the first person to have conceived the idea of Pakistan. The second thing that we know about him is that he wanted an Islamic Pakistan.

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SRK clears ‘questioning’ at airport

Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan who co-owns the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchise and runs a film production house, said he was not an entrepreneur but an actor who endeavours to make a difference with his acting, reports IANS.

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Uth records’ disappointment

The year 2011 marked the discovery of various musical gems through the emergence of Pakistani talent shows like “Uth Records”. The show played a key role in turning raw Pakistani talent into seasoned musicians and singers of today. Every episode had a unique flavour and charm; as it showcased a different musician, singing a different . . . → Read More: Uth records’ disappointment

225 things to do before you die

By Michael Bock

The essence of any good bucket list consists of overcoming fears, achieving goals, realizing dreams and even simple pleasures. Whether it’s an exotic adventure half-way around the world or something simpler, like spending more time with your family or friends, what matters is that you experience all the good . . . → Read More: 225 things to do before you die

Dutch man fathers 82 children, helping childless women

In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free “baby making” service nine years ago.

The man had sex with 15 women every month, and has fathered 82 children so far.

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Bridal couture week, Karachi

By Saadia Qamar

The Pantene Bridal Couture Week (BCW) failed to wow the audience for a second night in a row. The  second day of the event was, however, saved by Zainab Sajid, the Indian duo Rabani & Rakha and by some parts of Hijab’s collection.

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Karachi University: Teacher plagiarizes student’s thesis

Higher Education Commission (HEC) has received a case of plagiarism in which a student of Karachi University has alleged that her teacher stole her thesis and got it published with her name to get financial benefits, Dawn has learnt reliably.

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The aesthetics of cluttering your closet

I would love to de-clutter, but whenever I think of organization, I imagine clear plastic bins with labels attached. I guess that works, but it’s just so boring … and ugly. Besides, some beauty products are actually fun to look at, like perfume bottles and colorful eyeshadow palettes. Why hide them in a drawer or . . . → Read More: The aesthetics of cluttering your closet

Norwegian gunman claims he acted in self defense

The Norwegian right-wing militant who admitting to killing 77 people in attacks last July has pleaded not guilty in court to terror and murder charges, saying he was acting in self-defense.

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