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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Buses across London to carry "SUBHAN ALLAH" message during Ramadan Buses featuring an Arabic phrase ‘Subhan Allah’ which translates as ‘Glory to Allah’ would run across the streets of London in order to raise awareness during the holy month of Ramadan.According to Express, hundreds of buses across Britian would carry the phrase ‘Subhan Allah,’ as part of a campaign by a charity Islamic Relief. The charity organization states that the posters would help raise funds for victims of war and disasters in countries such as Syria, and would also portray Islam in a positive light. “There is a lot of negativity around Muslims. We want to change the perception of Islam. The campaign is about breaking down barriers and challenging misconceptions,” said Islamic Relief’s UK Director, Imran Madden.As per BT, Subhan Allah would most prominently be featured on buses in the city of London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bradford and Leicester. “We want to celebrate the fact that extreme poverty has been ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Now we know why carrots are orange PARIS: Scientists unveiled Monday the gene in carrots that gives rise to carotenoids, a critical source of Vitamin A and the pigment that turns some fruits and vegetables bright orange or red.Unpoetically dubbed DCAR_032551, the star gene emerged from the first complete decoding of the carrot genome, published in the scientific journal Nature Genetics."Vitamin A deficiency is a global health challenge," the study pointed out. "Its plentiful carotenoids make carrot an important source of provitamin ...

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Now, anyone can access NASA’s technology Well, if one is interested to know what NASA is up to, what kind of technologies have been developed by NASA over the years, now you can access them.According to Tech Times, using the space agency new database, one can now search for thousands of expired patents using it. The reasoning behind this move is to inspire people to launch a new age of entrepreneurship "By making these technologies available in the public domain, we ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Famous Model, Actress Rima Converts To Christianity Rima Fakih is believed to be the first Muslim to win the title of Miss USA when she was crowned the winner in 2010. Now, the famous model/actress and beauty pageant winner has converted to Christianity, recently sharing a verse from Philippians on Twitter. She took this decision for her marriage with Wassim Salibi, a wealthy Christian music producer, Christian Today reported. In 2010, she told the Huffington Post that her family’s religious beliefs have ...

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Excessive use of green tea poses risk to health: Health experts ISLAMABAD: Excessive usage of green tea during any season can pose risk to the health of citizens due to amount of caffeine it contains, according to the health experts.Talking to APP, Medical Expert from Poly Clinic Hospital, Dr Sharif Astori said excessive use of green tea which contained caffeine might have bad impact on people health.He said those who were addicted to green tea after taking meals must limit its use upto only one or ...

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Upen Patel Denies Splitting Up with Sweetheart Karishma Tanna Several media has been reporting that telly sweethearts Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel have parted ways after two years of dating. Fondly called ‘Upma’ by their fans, the pair began dating in 2014, during their stint on the eighth season of reality show, Bigg Boss. However, actor Upen Patel denies all the alleged speculations. The news caught fire when Upen took to Twitter to announce their separation. He tweeted, “Me and Karishma have both agreed ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Pakistan Is In My Blood; Nargis Fakhri Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri who will be seen portraying Mohammad Azharuddin’s love interest Sangeeta Bijlani in his upcoming biopic has recently made some candid confessions to an Indian media which have moved everyone. When asked if she would consider working in the Pakistani industry, Nargis said, “I’m not the one to rule anything out.” “I believe that as actors, we have a phenomenal platform to spread positivity and influence people in the same way. In ...