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Arts & Leisure - Arts

‘Cure’ discovered for prostate cancer A patient in advanced stages of prostate cancer has been ‘cured’ through an experimental treatment that shocks the cancerous tumors to death with the male hormone testosterone. The disease being at an advanced stage had been immune and irresponsive to previous treatment.Other patients in the control group too showed remarkable progress with amazing responses that astonished the scientists conducting the trial. Their tumors shrank and the progression of the disease ceased in numerous patients.The levels of Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) – a unit or blood marker used to monitor prostate cancer – decreased considerably in the majority of the 47 participants in the trial; with one patient having his PSA levels drop to zero after merely three months. The patient shows no remaining traces of the diseases after 22 cycles of treatment and is believed to be cured according to the researchers. Copyright Business Recorder, 2016

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Sudden climate change; Deserts in Saudi Arabia covered in snow Saudi Arabia, which is known as one of the desert kingdom of the world, has been covered with snow in an unlikely event on Tuesday after temperatures dropped below zero degrees Celsius in central and northwestern regions of the country.Since it is not every winter that this desert experiences snowfall, Saudis were amazed with this sudden climate change. Making most of the unlikely event, Saudis also enjoyed every bit of it. In the central city of Shakra and the northwestern city of ...

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OPPO and Hassan Sheheryar Yasin (HSY) announce partnership Lahore: Leading global technology brand OPPO is set to pioneer a new partnership in Pakistan, introducing powerhouse fashion personality Hassan Sheheryar Yasin [HSY] as the first brand partner of OPPO in the country. Easily recognized as one of the biggest names in fashion and entertainment in the region, Hassan Sheheryar Yasin is a natural fit to the OPPO global legacy of bringing technology and haute design together on one platform.“It gives me immense pleasure to announce Mr. Hassan Sheheryar Yasin as our ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Here’s how Shah Rukh Khan is breaking the internet today A family portrait of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is all you want to see today, it’s going viral all over the social media. The photograph feature Shah Rukh and Gauri Khan with their three children, Aryan, Suhana and AbRam, all sporting the classic white-on-denim look.According to Indian media reports, this photo is a part of the book launched by Gauri in association with Ace Group, a leading real estate luxury corporation. Gauri Khan has established her independent identity which is more ...

Arts & Leisure - Arts

Renowned music director Nisar Bazmi remembered ISLAMABAD: Renowned composer and music director of Pakistan film industry Nisar Bazmi was remembered on his 9th death anniversary here on Tuesday and ceremonies were organized in this connection by concerned organizations.      Nisar Bazmi was born on December, 1924 in Khandesh area of Bombay (today's Mumbai), India. He did not belong to an artistic family and so had no musical background, however legendary musician of his time, Khan Saheb Aman Ali Khan was convinced looking to Bazmi's keen interest and taught him.      ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

What Deepika Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone's love affair has always remained in limelight, whether it's because of their breakup rumours or the couple getting engaged.During the rapid-fire round on ‘Koffee with Karan’, Ranveer Singh was given a choice between Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone in the kill-marry-hook up section. While Ranveer said he would marry Deepika as he thinks she’s marriage material, he chose to kill Anushka as “she’s very mean to him for no reason”.While, many are still confused ...

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Wasim Akram and Shaniera spark fire in Junoon’s latest Pakistani bowling legend Wasim Akram has a heck of repertoire; the ‘sultan of swing’ is a successful businessman, commentator, model and would now appear in a music video, and this time he is seen sharing the limelight with his wife Shaniera.The music video is featured in Junoon famed Salman Ahmed’s latest song “Door Bohat Door.” The music video comes as the Sufi-Rock group celebrates its silver jubilee this month. Beside Wasim and Shaniera, the video also features Pakistan supermodel Rabia Butt.“A beautiful ...