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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Facebook want to put a stop on SUICIDES With the today’s fat lifestyle people of all ages, particularly the young generation has become vulnerable to fall into depression, which ultimately leads to suicidal tendencies. Facebook in this regard has taken an initiative to stop this alarming trend.The social media platform has released tools which can hopefully save lives, the company announced yesterday.The ‘Facebook Saftey’ tool developed “in collaboration with mental health organizations and with input from people who have personal experience with self-injury and suicide, these tools first launched in the US with the help of Forefront, Lifeline, and Save.org,” the company said in a post.Now how does it work? Using this tool, Facebook’s 1.65 billion users can now flag alarming comments they consider suicidal with a drop-down menu. After which Facebook will provide users with message templates to communicate with their friends posing suicidal or self harm tendencies, and will provide resources i.e. suicide-prevention hotlines and self-help ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Controversial ‘Udta Punjab’ Leaked Online Two days prior to its official release, Shahid Kapoor’s controversial movie ‘Udta Punjab’ has been leaked online on Torrent websites. Makers of the movie aren’t happy with this act and the complaint has been filed to the cyber crime cell. Phantom Films filed a copyright theft case with the cybercrime cell last night after what they believed that the copy submitted to the censor board found its way into several torrent sites that offered the ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Iulia Vantur, Daisy Shah at War Seems like Salman Khan’s rumoured girlfriend Iulia Vantur and close friend Daisy Shah is at war these days. Some Indian media has been reporting sour relationship between the two actresses who are close to the Bollywood superstar. Iulia has reportedly complained to the other members of Salman Khan’s family about his closeness with Shah. The report quotes a source saying that Iulia asked Salman to maintain distance from Daisy Shah, but Khan didn’t pay much ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Two in five Pakistanis start smoking before age of 10 years of age ISLAMABAD: Health experts on Wednesday said that almost two in five smokers in Pakistan initiate cigarette smoking before the age of 10 years.Quoting a survey research they said that comprehensive warning labels were effective among youth and there was evidence that they were prevented from smoking initiation.They said that research shows that large, graphic warning labels cause smokers to smoke fewer cigarettes, avoid smoking in front of children and pregnant women, and smoke less at ...

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Ibn-e-Insha remembered on 89th birth anniversary ISLAMABAD: Famous urdu poet, humorist, travelogue writer and columnist Ibn-e-Insha was remembered on his 89th birth anniversary on Wednesday.Special programmes were telecast and aired on electronic and broadcast media to eulogize services of Ibn-e-Insha in the field of art and literature.Ibn-e-Insha was born on June 15, 1927 as Sher Muhammad Khan in Phillaur tehsil of Jalandhar District in India.He did B.A. from Punjab University in 1946 and M.A. from University of Karachi in 1953.Insha was ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Diabetes patients asked to take extra care during fasting ISLAMABAD: Health experts on Wednesday said that people with diabetes should take extra care while observing fasting to manage their blood glucose level.According to them, with adopting this practice patients can avoid any unpleasant situation during the Holy month of Ramzan and will remain healthy.Dr Wasim Khawaja from Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) said that patients can encounter some serious health issues while fasting such as an extreme increase or decrease in blood sugar ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Can coffee cause cancer? Only if it's very hot: WHO scientists LONDON: There is no conclusive evidence that drinking coffee causes cancer, the World Health Organization's cancer agency will say as it downgrades its warning, but it will also say all "very hot" drinks are probably carcinogenic. The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) had previously rated coffee as "possibly carcinogenic" but has changed its mind. On Wednesday it will say its latest review found "no conclusive evidence for a carcinogenic effect".At the same time, ...