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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Bill Gates developing stink free toilets The worlds richest man Bill Gates is funding development of an odour-blocking perfume for toilets as part of an ambitious project to develop stink-free toilets and improve poor sanitation across India and Africa.According to latest media reports, The billionaire philanthropist's 'The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation' partnered with a Swiss-based perfume company Firmenich to create a poop smell blocker with the hope to make smelly toilets a thing of past and make a difference in communities with poor sanitation.Noting that one billion people had no access to toilets and defecate in the open, 61-year-old Gates said three billion have toilets but their waste is dumped untreated, seeping into water and food supplies, leading to many diseases and slow economic growth.According to Mirror, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation have a proud history of donating to projects that aim to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty. The project, led by family-owned ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

High-end running shoes be hurting you New research suggests that runners who wear padded running shows are more prone to injuries as opposed to health aficionados who opt for minimal trainer shoes.Runners, wearing cushioned joggers or running shows land on their heels instead of the balls of their feet resulting in sudden vertical impact force each time a foot lands on the ground. According to various media reports, researchers compared the two differencing samples as to how swiftly the force would ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Shah Rukh Khan reveals his biggest dream ever MUMBAI: Indian screen icon Shah Rukh Khan has starred in dozens of Bollywood blockbusters and is adored by millions, but there's a movie he still dreams of making -- one that's a truly global hit. "I would like to be a part of that one Indian film, as an actor, as a producer, as a gaffer, as a sound recordist, as a production manager, whatever, which becomes famous all over the world," Khan told AFP ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Promo out; Hamza Ali Abbasi all set to talk politics on Bol TV  Pakistani actor Hamza Ali Abbasi who is known for his outspoken nature, is all set to host a TV show on Bol TV. It seems like the popular Pakistani celebrity will talk politics rather than entertainment in his upcoming show. In the latest video posted on his Facebook, he says, "It is time to get rid of the notion that being political or talking about politics is taboo if you are not a politician Being ...

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'Lahore Se Aagey' fails to create the same impression as 'Karachi Se Lahore' The release of Lahore Se Aagey came as a breath of fresh air for cinemagoers as the Pakistani audience was waiting for something exciting after the ban on Bollywood films. However, the latest Pakistani release didnt live up to the expectations. "Lahore Se Aagey has already done fairly well and that is all it could do. Its performance was lower than expected but now its done. And Dobara Phir Se is releasing this week so ...

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Selena Gomez touching speech at AMA will leave you in tears Pop icon Selena Gomez has touched a lot of hearts on Sunday night at American Music Awards (AMA) when she opened up about the struggles that have kept her out of the public eye for several months.She made her much awaited return to the public eye after two and a half months, as she took a break and checked into rehab to focus on her mental health. She won the award for 'Favourite Pop/Rock Female ...

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Nepal's quake-damaged Boudhanath stupa reopens KATHMANDU: Nepal's newly restored Boudhanath stupa reopened to the public Tuesday after it was damaged by the deadly 2015 earthquake that left much of the country's cultural heritage in ruins.The white-domed golden stupa -- the country's largest and one of the holiest sites of pilgrimage in Tibetan Buddhism -- was left with deep cracks after the powerful 7.8-magnitude quake hit in April last year, devastating the Himalayan nation and killing nearly 9,000 people.Restoration work began ...