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Quranic calligraphy exhibition on Friday FAISALABAD: Faisalabad Arts Council (FAC) has arranged a Quranic calligraphy exhibition here at the FAC auditorium on Friday.According to Director FAC Tariq Javaid, Divisional Commissioner Momin Agha will inaugurate the exhibition and master pieces of work by renowned calligraphists will be displayed.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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Facebook just changed its Like button The social media platform, Facebook iconic ‘Like’ button just got a major revamp. The move came as the company own research was of the view that people favored the thumbs up logo as opposed to the stylized F logo.The old stylized F logo would now be making way for a thumbs-up instead. "Our hypothesis was that more people would understand the thumbs-up icon on the Like button, so we conducted qualitative and quantitative tests to ...

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How a hacker make a fool out of Facebook Who says that hacking requires a list if sophisticated software and tricks to break into other people systems, all you need is to call the customer support and provide a couple of deceptive answers to easy security questions and that’s it.It seems hard to swallow, however, that is, how a hacker got access to 23-year-old Aaron Thompson’s Facebook account. As Fusion reports, Thompson found out on Monday that he couldn’t log into his Facebook account ...

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Why garlic leaves such a bad breath… Garlic is one of the most beneficial vegetables one can take, i.e. it fights against common cold and flu, and is also great for cutting excess fat.However, despite its numerous benefits it carries a notorious reputation for leaving behind an awful breath, why is it that? New York Post reports that when you consume a garlic clove, it releases an enzyme called allyl methyl sulfide, which is the source behind the garlic’s aroma and its ...

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Sindh govt to establish Amjad Sabri Sufi Music and Qawwali Institute ISLAMABAD: Sindh government will establish a Shaheed Amjad Sabri Sufi Music and Qawwali Institute besides promoting Sufi teachings in educational institutions.In this regard, Chairman Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had formed a three members Ministerial Committee.The committee members comprises senior Minister for Education Nisar Ahmed Khuhro, Special Assistant/Minister for Religious Affairs Dr Qayum Soomro and Sharmila Faruqi, said a press release issued by party secretariat.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016 ...

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This machine converts food, waste into free energy Since the usual sources of energy i.e. oil and gas continues to deplete, scientists and companies alike have been actively seeking newer alternatives to energy.‘HomeBiogas,’ an Israeli based firm, has introduced a biogas system, which converts food and other organic waste into clean cooking gas, whereas, its byproduct can be used as liquid plant fertilizer. And the best part is yet to come, i.e. it is easy to assemble and operates without the need of ...

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UAE-based Careem hit by harassment allegation Taxi hailing app Careem, which entered the Pakistani market a year ago was able to become quickly popular despite the various issues such business posses.This was true until, the appearance of a harassment case, which is making waves on social media. According to local media reports, the allegations came from an unnamed girl based in Lahore, who has accused a Careem driver for harassing her on the phone. “He first asked me if I used ...