The famous painter died 29 hours after taking a bullet to the abdomen in a wheat field near Paris in 1890. On his death bed he supposedly revealed that he had shot himself Now, forensic evidence brings this detail into question.
Doubt about the claim that Van Gogh killed himself seems to have first originated from art historian John Rewald, who spoke . . . → Read More: Could Van Gogh have been murdered?
(By Robert Foyle Hunwick) Did you know that in America, workers toil for a lowly $3 to $5 an hour? And that’s hardly enough to live on when “a meal at a roadside cafe costs $20-$40 per person.”
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By Maseeh Rahman
Narendra Modi gives examples of Karna and Ganesha to support view that cosmetic surgery and reproductive genetics used thousands of years ago.
Hindu nationalists have long propagated their belief that many discoveries of modern science and technology were known to the people of ancient India. But now for the first time an . . . → Read More: PM Modi believes ancient Indian scientists created their god Lord Ganesha using genetic science and plastic surgery
The whisky distillers of Scotland are in revolt over an ‘alcohol free’ creation.
ArKay (pictured) is being promoted as delivering the ‘exceptional taste of whisky without the alcohol content’ and ideal for teetotallers or those worried about drinking and driving.
Significantly, it has been declared as Halal certified, which opens up the possibility of huge . . . → Read More: Hilal Whisky is here – Party without alcohol
A compilation of memes created and posted by NFP on Facebook and Twitter during the PTI and PAT dharnas.
TUQ arriving from Canada …
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To understand the nuances, complexities and frivolities of the prevailing crisis in Pakistan, one must have a handle on the increasingly sophisticated lexicon that best describes the situation and the characters who shape it. Pakistan’s Twitterati, while small in number, are a loud and boisterous lot, and without understanding their language, Pakistan’s already infuriating politics . . . → Read More: What happens when you have “Coke” with Nihari?
A giant panda slated to be the star of the first-ever live broadcast of the birth of panda cubs has lost the role — after it was discovered the bear is not pregnant after all, Chinese state media reported.
Not only was it a phantom pregnancy, but zookeepers suspect . . . → Read More: Panda fakes pregnancy to get preferential treatment
Lookalike of Imran Khan in Azadi March by dawn-news
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1. Mumbai-based fashion photographer Raj Shetye released his photo series The Wrong Turn last week. It depicts a lone Indian woman surrounded by men on a bus, fending off their advances.
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A single-bench of Peshawar High Court on Monday adjourned hearing in a case pertaining to a controversy between the Hindu and Sikh communities in Peshawar over a centuries old Hindu temple a portion of which the latter claimed was a gurdwara where they had worshiped for many years.
The bench comprising Justice Mussarat Hilali asked . . . → Read More: Peshawar High Court advises minority communities to respect each other’s religious sentiments