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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Fitness trackers won’t help you lose weight Modern fitness trackers have become a must have for anyone who wants to stay in shape and montiro their gains. But, these tech ingrained trackers designed to help people keep in shape are useless when it comes to weight-loss benefit, says a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).“The whole hypothesis was that (wearables) would be helpful, and they worked just the opposite,” says study author John Jakicic of the University of Pittsburgh. “But that makes (the study) even more intriguing,” added Jakicic.The study suggests that instead of motivating users to do more exercise over the day, the survey which was conducted for two years revealed that the devices were actually less effective at encouraging people to lose weight than simply following a diet and exercise plan.The study followed 470 overweight persons, aged between 18 and 35 who were put into a weight loss group ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Mishi Khan reveals reasons behind plastic surgery Plastic surgery is becoming very common nowadays and some Pakistani actors and actresses make themselves beautiful by the help of technology like cosmetic or plastic surgery. Actor-host Mishi Khan is famous Pakistani actress, who is one of those celebrities who had innocence on her face which the fans loved. However, her new look, probably after surgery, made her all different leaving many fans shocked.Talking to the Express Tribune, the actor-host Mishi Khan said, “I think ...

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This device finally tells your emotions! Technology brings you another miracle of modern world, a computer that can understand what you are feeling happy, sad, angry, and so on.The amazing device called the EQ Radio comes from the researchers at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which can detect a person's emotions using wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body to measure human behavior.Developed by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, reported Telegram. ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

LHC allows screening of film 'Maalik'  LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday allowed screening of film "Maalik" after declaring the ban on the film illegal. Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza had reserved the verdict on the petitions,filed by opposition leader in the Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood-ur-Rasheed and Munir Ahmad, after hearing arguments of the parties on June 2 and it was announced today in open court. The petitioners' counsel Shiraz Zaka and Muhammad Azhar Siddique in their arguments submitted that ...

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Pakistan remembers Malika-e-Tarannum Noor Jehan 90TH birth anniversary of legendary singer and actress Madam Noor Jehan is being observed on Wednesday (21 September).Noor Jehan's, was born Allah Rakhi Wasai on September 21‚ 1926 into a family of musicians in Kasur‚ Punjab.She contributed towards the South Asian film industry with her remarkable songs, which to date are popular among the Pakistani and Indian disapora. She worked in many Pakistani films whereas she also sang songs for several Bollywood films including Naadaan, ...

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Fawad Khan teams up with Salman Khan Pakistani heartthrob Fawad Khan is currently in news for his hot appearance in ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’ co-starring Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Anushka Sharma.Fawad Khan has made a huge impact on Bollywood with his smart movie choices like ‘Khoobsurat’, ‘Kapoor & Sons’ and now Karan Johar's ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil’. According to a Pink Villa report, the actor has been focusing mainly on the romance genre. He will next be seen in ‘Raat ...

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Angelina Jolie files for divorce from Brad Pitt LOS ANGELES: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has filed for divorce from Brad Pitt and is seeking custody of their six children, celebrity news website TMZ reported on Tuesday.According to the site, the 41-year-old Jolie filed legal documents on Monday citing irreconcilable differences with Pitt, listing their date of separation as September 15.The A-list couple wed in 2014 but have been together since 2004. Copyright AFP (Agence France-Presse), 2016