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For the two hundred residents living in the remote mountain village of Amphipolis, the discovery of a marble tomb from the time of Alexander the Great holds the promise of fame and fortune. Every day, the elderly inhabitants wait with bated breath at the village's only cafe? for news from archaeologists working nearby about who the richly decorated tomb, the largest ever uncovered in Greece, was built for.

For celebrated humour writer Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi's fans who enjoy every page and take delight in each sentence he has written the iconic humour writer has now come up with a fifth book an addition to 'Ahd-e-Yousufi'. Yousufi Saheb's previous four books were published after a gap of 10 years ('Charagh Talay' (1961), 'Khakam Badahan' (1969), 'Zarguzasht' (1976) and 'Aab-e-Gum' (1990)).While 'Shaam-i-Shaer-i-Yaraan' saw the light of the day after an interval of 25 years.
Thar, Payas Aur Pani (Thar, Drought and Water) is the latest book authored by Dr Asif Mahmood Jah who is the founder of Customs Health Care Society.
There's many a Facebook user who has sneaked a peek at their account while in the office. Now the social media website is exploring a future where that time spent on the site wouldn't have to be illicit. There's no question that the company has become an everyday feature of many people's lives. Nearly 20 percent of the world's population already uses it.
Anyone diving into the world of shopping for computer keyboards faces the risk of drowning in unfamiliar new terms and concepts. Take heart, there are ways to navigate the confusion. Most shoppers see the keyboard as little more than a tool that doesn't really need any bells or whistles. Few think about how the keys register the taps and pass the signal to the computer, or that there are various technologies to do this.
Most drivers take the car rear-view mirror for granted, and few realise that this simple idea owes its origin to the resourceful Dorothy Levitt, once billed as the Fastest Girl on Earth. Around 100 years ago, British-born Dorothy noted in her pioneering book, The Woman and the Car: A Chatty Little Handbook for the Edwardian Motoriste, that ladies should carry a little reflective hand-mirror in a convenient place when driving.
Veteran stage and film actor Ian McKellen says children want to say hello to him in the street because he plays the wizard Gandalf in the "Lord of the Rings" and "Hobbit" movies, but he knows they know he's not the real thing. "They know you're not really Gandalf, but I know Gandalf, so they want to meet me," McKellen, 75 and looking every bit the wizard he is on screen in "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies", said on Tuesday after the world premiere.


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