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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Adele signs to Sony for £90mn LONDON: British singer-songwriter Adele has signed a new contract with Sony worth up to £90 million (117 million euros, $131 million), in one of the biggest ever record deals, British media reported.The 28-year-old was the biggest selling artist in the world last year, and broke sales records in Britain and the United States with her third album "25" and its hit track "Hello".Adele has been at London-based independent label XL Recordings since she was a teenager.It appears the Grammy-award-winning singer has now moved to music giant Sony, signing the deal through one of its US labels, Columbia.An industry source quoted in The Guardian on Tuesday did not specify the number of albums required under the contract but said it "gives Sony the rights to release her future music exclusively around the world".The deal is similar to the $100 million, multi-album deal that Whitney Houston agreed with Arista Records in 2001, ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Regular curry consumption may help protect against dementia ISLAMABAD: Eating curry at least once a week may help ward off dementia,a study says.The research shows that curcumin, the key chemical in the curry spice turmeric, boosts brain power, protects against memory loss in old age, and is thought to delay or prevent dementia symptoms, Health news reported.The findings add to evidence that older people living in cultures where curry is a staple food have better cognitive function and a lower prevalence of dementia.Over ...

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Eating fat is  GOOD for you, says experts It may sound strange, but cutting down on fatty foods and switching to low-fat diets are having “disastrous health consequences”, experts have warned.According to The Guardian, the National Obesity Forum and the Public Health Collaboration is calling for “major overhaul” that challenges the common dietary guidelines. The report suggests that the low-fat diets are not overcoming obesity crisis, whereas eating between meals (snacks) are making people fat.The report was of the view added, “Eating a ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

First Look; Saba Qamar, Irrfan Khan Looks Adorable Together Famous Pakistani actress and ‘Manto’ star, Saba Qamar is all set to make her Bollywood debut with India’s critically acclaimed actor Irrfan Khan. First look of both the stars is out and sparks a rocking chemistry. Director Saket Chaudhry who has been credited with the hits like ‘Pyar k side effects’ and ‘Shadi k side effects’ is directing a situational comedy based on social issues.Saba revealed about her debut in an interview to a local ...

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Pakistani Mathematician solved one of the biggest Maths problems Pakistan has been fortunate in producing some of the best minds in the world today. Despite odds generation after generation have dwelled into education and has received accolades from around the globe.Haris Aziz, is one such bright Pakistani from LUMS, previously making the country proud when his name was published, this year in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering’s (IEEE) ‘AI’s 10 to Watch” list, is back in the news, this time it is ...

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First Look of Emma Watson as Disney Princess ‘Belle’ The first teaser trailer for the live action adaptation of Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beauty’ is out and fans are going crazy over it. The brief minute and a half long teaser showed the new look of the film's Gothic castle as well as the first glimpse of Emma Watson as Disney princess, Belle. The ‘Harry Potter’ actress appears in the final moments of the trailer as she reaches out to the Beast's forbidden red ...

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Ranbir Kapoor’s Alleged Girlfriend Breaks Silence on Dating Rumours For A-listed actors, rumours or gossips might be a part of their big star-studded life, however not for common people who get affected when their names get falsely linked with a star. Previously, a Delhi-based girl had been linked up with actor Ranbir Kapoor which causes a stir all over the internet. Finally, the ‘mystery girl’ has opened up about the dating rumours with the ‘Rockstar’ actor. The Delhi-based make-up artiste whose name got dragged ...