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One of the best-loved animated films of all-time, "The Jungle Book" boasted iconic songs and a cast that ensured it would be revered as a milestone in Hollywood history. But for all its virtues, Disney's 1967 version of Rudyard Kipling's tale of an orphan raised by wolves lacked the one thing you'd be sure to find in the jungle - the female of the species.
A Technicolor scientist surrounded by the latest virtual reality technology inspects a vial containing a few droplets of water - and one million copies of an old movie encoded into DNA.
One Direction star Zayn Malik is finding renewed success in his own right, with his solo debut album opening at number one in both the United States and Britain.
Suit management is an arduous task for any Bridge player who wishes to tackle it for maximum results. Of course the Bridge odds propounded by experts do give a helping hand but still the subject is for too hazy with a large canvas to cover, which makes a lot of Bridge players suffer from lack of confidence in how to handle a particular combination. Of course other factors gathered at the Bridge table do play a part in allowing a sharp declarer to pick the right inferences both from the opening load, the defence offered etc.
For the Pakistani Muslim immigrants in the US though, especially the Urdu speaking among them, the aching nerve hurts more painfully than Donald Trump might ever realise. It is rather a deep cut wound that bleeds since long. His warning came as a cruel reminder of the destruction attached to dislocation that they have been so familiar to, for at least three generations now.
All in the course of one day, the capital was ransacked allegedly by Mumtaz Qadri's supporters; 70 innocent souls enjoying Easter in Lahore's Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park were killed in a suicide blast carried out by a Taliban faction in Lahore; journalists and the Press Club were attacked in this city. How does this happen now when the army, rangers, police and government claim success in their anti-terrorist operations?
The rate of carbon emissions is higher than at any time in fossil records stretching back 66 million years to the age of the dinosaurs, according to a study last Monday that sounds an alarm about risks to nature from man-made global warming.