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Arts & Leisure - Arts

NASA offering $30,000 for Nature’s call could be a tricky task when in zero gravity; to help resolve the matter NASA seeks external help to accommodate astronauts take care of their bodily functions.Now, the world’s most esteemed space agency is offering a whooping prize of $30,000 to anyone who can come up with the most practical solution to the ‘space poop’ problem. In light of future-space projects, NASA astronaut Richard Mastrachhio says, “This is an important problem to solve for future mission(s).”In order to successfully pull off future missions, the serious question of waste management is one big hurdle on the way. Inventors have until 20th December to submit designs for a personalized waste-management system that ought to handle everything hands-free for a period of up to six days.According to the competition website, the current solution includes wearing nappies.“However, the diaper is only a very temporary solution, and doesn’t provide a healthy/protective option longer than one day,” the website says.Astronauts need a solution to this problem that works for more than ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Here's why Twitter is making fun of Shilpa Shetty Bollywood diva Shilpa Shetty Kundra has become a new trend on social networking sites after her wrong understanding about work of George Orwell. The Council of School Certificate Examination (CISCE) in India has decided to include JK Rowling's Harry Potter series in the English Literature syllabus for junior and middle school students, starting from 2017-18.The Mumbai Times asked Shetty for her views on the inclusion of characters from popular culture in a new reading syllabus ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Pakistan gets its first cyber harassment hotline A foundation for Digital Rights, has announced Pakistans first cyber harassment hotline that goes live on 1st December and can be reached at 0800-39393.According to the announcement made on DRFs facebook page (Digital Rights Foundation) the hotline would be a free, safe and confidential haven for victims of online harassment; providing legal advice, digital security support, psychological counseling and a referral system to the victims.The soft launch of the helpline will be held at a ...

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Ranbir Kapoor, Ranveer Singh's shocking confessions on 'Koffee with Karan' Koffee with Karan season 5 got little bit hotter with its latest episode where Bollywood's next generation stars Ranveer Singh and Ranbir Kapoor appeared together and talked about everything in their respective lives. From love, sex, career, friendship to their insecurities, the duo spills the beans on the Koffee couch. The entire episode was a crackling one, but here are few high points from it. Ranbir was last seen in Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai ...

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Emirates offers special discounts for Pakistanis The UAE based Emirate airlines on account of National Day celebrations is offering discounted fares for its huge Indo-Pak diasporas to some of its most popular destinations in Europe, the US, Far East and South Asia in Economy Class and Business Class.As per the Emirates news release, the offer is valid for booking until December 8 for outbound travel between December 1 and June 15, 2017. The special fares in Economy Class start from as ...

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Yuvraj Singh's father refuses to attend his wedding Yograj Singh, cricketer Yuvraj Singhs father, has said he will not attend his sons wedding on November 30 with actress Hazel Keech. Speaking to Hindustan Times about his sons marriage, Yograj revealed that he will be attending the mehendi ceremony only and this decision has nothing to do with his strained equation with his ex-wife Shabnam. "It is my misfortune that I will not be attending the traditional wedding of my son. I had told ...

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Arshad 'Chai-Wala' walks ramp at 'Q-Mobile Bridal Couture Week 2016' The blue-eyed tea-seller, Arshad Khan, aka chai wala from Islamabad has reached another milestone as he made his runway debut at the Q-Mobile Bridal Couture Week. The social media sensation walk the ramp at the Bridal Couture Week (BCW) 2016 for Ziggy Menswear held in Lahore Sunday night. Ziggy Menswear is a UK-based brand with the finest and most luxurious groomswear collection, local media reported. Earlier, it was expected that Arshads fame would be short ...