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Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Finding toilets in Pakistan is no easy task NEW YORK: Pakistan is among the 10 countries where most urban dwellers face scarcity to safe and private toilets, this was revealed by WaterAid, a sanitation charity, in its report on Thursday.The other nine countries with the most urban dwellers lacking access to safe and private toilets are: India, China, Nigeria, Indonesia, Russia, Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Brazil and Ethiopia.With more people than ever before migrating to cities, finding a toilet is not only a chore but a public health issue for hundreds of millions of people around the world, WaterAid, said.Nearly one in five city dwellers, or about 700 million people worldwide do not have access to decent toilets, according to the Britain-based WaterAid.About 600 million people use dirty or crowded communal toilets and pit or bucket latrines, while some 100 million have no facilities at all, it said.Ensuring sanitation for all by 2030 was among the ...

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Kareena Kapoor feels Deepika, Katrina werent good enough for Ranbir Kapoor Bold and fearless Kareena Kapoor has no qualms about saying whatever she wants on everyones face. Kareena was the first one who fearlessly called Katrina Kaif her sister-in-law when she appeared on Karan Johars chat show, Koffee with Karan with cousin Ranbir Kapoor, but, seems like she has changed her mind now.In a conversation with Neha Dhupia on the actors podcast #NoFilterNeha, Neha asked Kareena about who she thinks was a better girlfriend to Ranbir ...

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Movie review; Experience thrill and intense action with Force 2 John Abraham and Sonakshi Sinha starrer Force 2 has just hit the theatres worldwide and early reviews show an impressive start. Sequel to Force (2011), John Abraham returns as ACP Yashvardhan in a faster and more thrilling action.While this sequel might not sweep you off your feet as the story is quite predictable but delivers enough thrills to keep you hooked to the high-octane action unfolding on the screen.According to media reports, Tahir Raj Bhasin ...

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Antibiotics rendered obsolete - world to witness major AMR epidemic Human kind has another epidemic brewing as numerous infections are becoming immune to antibiotics. Minor injuries that were once treatable will once again become the bane of our existence leading to mass-deaths in the time to come.This phenomenon is called Antibiotic resistance or in other words Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) infections, which are expected to kill approximately 300 million human beings globally by 2050, as the misuse of antibiotics has made many organisms immune to them.According ...

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Bird resembling Donald Trump becomes star attraction at Chinese safari park A golden pheasant at the Hangzhou zoo has become an international sensation, since many think it resembles a lot from newly elected US President Donald Trump. Reports state that people are flocking to China's Hangzhou Safari Park in Zhejiang province to take a look at the bird, which looks like Donald Trump.The male bird became an international sensation soon after the pictures of the bird were widely shared on Chinese media. The pictures were originally ...

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Celebration time for Sania Mirza, Shoaib Malik November 18 is a big day for Sania Mirza and her entire family, as her younger sister Anam Mirza will be getting hitched to a Hyderabad-based businessman, Akbar Rasheed in a private ceremony in Hyderabad. A day before the wedding, Sania Mirza along with her husband Shoaib Malik was spotted together after a longtime in a sangeet ceremony.Along with Shoaib and Sania, Bollywood biggies including Salman Khan, Parineeti Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Rana Daggubati, Huma Qureshi, ...

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Bollywood actress attacked in Paris PARIS: Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat was punched in the face and sprayed with tear gas by masked attackers in an upmarket area of Paris, police said Thursday.The 40-year-old star and her partner were attacked by three masked men who tried to steal her handbag.The couple told police the men had ambushed them in the lobby of the apartment building where they were staying in the chic 16th arrondissement of the French capital on November 11.The ...