ZoneAsia-Pk: Divorcing the Taliban

By Nida Afaque

The long and short of the war in Afghanistan was to eliminate terrorists and reinstall social equality for the locals so that women can have a greater say, children can acquire education and the young Afghans can find a stable source of income. The decade long war has ripped Afghanistan limb from limb; . . . → Read More: ZoneAsia-Pk: Divorcing the Taliban

UNESCO includes slag heaps of France in list of world treasures

By Henry Samuel

The slag heaps of France’s northern mining region have become the latest, unlikely addition to Unesco’s world heritage list, rivalling global wonders like the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and the Pyramids.

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Will Mohenjo Daro disappear before our very eyes?

By Aleem Maqbool BBC News, Mohenjo Daro, southern Pakistan

Pakistani officials say they are doing their best to save one of the most important archaeological sites in south Asia, Mohenjo Daro. But some experts fear the Bronze Age site could be lost unless radical steps are taken.

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Army doctors return to duty

LAHORE: Patients and their relatives saw a ray of hope when out-patient department (OPDs) started to work after Pakistan Army doctors reached different hospitals across Punjab to treat patients in place of young doctors Monday morning, Geo News reported.

Army doctors along with other senior doctors have started treating the patients at Mayo and Services . . . → Read More: Army doctors return to duty

Sprinting will help lose belly fat

SYDNEY: Want to shed that belly fat? Try sprinting, say Australian researchers.

Just 20 minutes of sprints on an exercise bike, three times a week, will do.

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Dieting with the wrong diet food

Check out the top 10 diet foods that could pile on the pounds

You’ve cut back on chocolate, chucked out the biscuits and raided your nearest health food store, so why aren’t you losing those pounds? Unfortunately, even with the best intentions, you could be sabotaging your weight loss with the wrong foods. These foods might . . . → Read More: Dieting with the wrong diet food

Measles outbreak recorded in Torghar

MANSEHRA: An outbreak of measles has claimed the lives of eight children in four villages of Torghar district in the past week, according to locals. Official sources, however, have denied the casualties but confirm reports of the outbreak.

Villagers of Akazai tribe told The Express Tribune over telephone that at least eight children between the ages of 8 . . . → Read More: Measles outbreak recorded in Torghar

Young doctors arrested after negotiations failed to end strike

By Salim Ahmed

Lahore:  Police arrested several young doctors in their crack down here last night.

The Punjab Government’s Health Department had earlier decided to terminate the doctors on strike, along with blacklisting them from taking up any position in public services in the future.

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