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Arkansas college student wins Miss America beauty pageant WASHINGTON: An Arkansas business student who once kicked so high she gave herself a black eye was crowned Miss America 2017 late Sunday.Savvy Shields, 21, wore an elegant strapless black evening gown as she accepted the crown from the 2016 winner, Betty Cantrell of Georgia.Shields then waved to the crowd at the auditorium in Atlantic City, New Jersey as the pageant's classic theme song "There she is, Miss America," played over the loudspeakers. The event was broadcast live on the ABC network.Shields is a senior at the University of Arkansas where she studies Art with a minor in Business, according to her official biography.For the talent portion of the contest Shields performed a jazz dance to a song from the TV series "Smash."This year's judges - which included Olympic gold medal-winning gymnast Gabby Douglas, pop singer Ciara, and celebrity tech billionaire Mark Cuban - posed tough questions to the finalists ...

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23.9mn adults using tobacco in Pakistan ISLAMABAD: Around 23.9 million adults in Pakistan currently use tobacco in any form, out of which six per cent are women.According to a report, 15.6 million people smoke tobacco. Men between the ages of 15-49 are more likely to use tobacco as compared to women in the country.Tobacco use is the world's leading cause of preventable death. "Tobacco kills six million people around the world from which 80 per cent deaths occur in middle and ...

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Evolving tradition of buying animal online reduces charm among children ISLAMABAD: The evolving tradition of buying sacrificial animal online to mark Eid-ul-Azha has made the sacrifice ritual more convenient for most of the people but lessened theenthusiasm and jubilation among the children.Surveying cattle markets for finding a suitable and healthy sacrificial animal in less price, bringing it home, giving it bath and embellishing it with stunning designs using `Mehndi' and ornaments were all the activities which allure the children.The children most of the time share ...

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Make your Eid feast extra special with Mutton Chops Eid-ul-Azha recipes are very special because of its traditional and delicious taste; these recipes are very common & most favorite of all the people in Pakistan.Ingredients1 kilogram of Mutton Ribs • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour (Maida) • ¼ tsp. of Baking Powder (Soda) • 1 tbsp. Ginger (Adrak) (chopped) • 1 (2" piece) of Cinnamon Stick (Dal Cheeni) • 1 tbsp. Fennel seeds (Sounf) • Salt (to taste) • 2 tbsp. Plain Yogurt • 250 ...

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Public uproar led a major shift in Facebook Facebook, was once again in headlines all thanks to its controversial censor policy to censor an iconic Vietnam War photo of a naked girl escaping a napalm bombing.However, this time the social media giant has to backtrack from its decision, the move came after Facebook erased the photograph of the napalm bombing girl , from its pages of several Norwegian authors and media outlets on Friday, but has to reverse its decision bowing to public ...

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Spice Up Your Eid with These Unique Hunter Beef Pakistani Hunter Beef is a very popular dish made with spicy beef and whenever the event of Eid ul Azha (Bakra Eid) comes, people rush for making it with qurbani meat.Ingredients• Salt Lahori, to taste • Vinegar White 1 cup • Lemon JuIce 1/4 cup • Garlic 10 Cloves • Crushed Black Pepper 2 tsp • Beef 2kg(whole piece of undercut) • Butter 3 tbsp Method * Make small holes in beef with a small ...

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The case of exploding smartphone batteries… Explained! Samsung recently made headlines after it recalled its freshly released Galaxy Note7 smartphone in the wake of reports of dozens of its phones exploding, obviously risking the lives of its user in process.However, the question is why these batteries explode in the first place. The answer may surprise you, as one might simply suggest that the exploding battery is all fault of the manufacturer, however, the bigger answer is that the ever improving technology itself ...