Category: Lifestyle

UAE, Ministry of Possibilities

UAE launches ‘Ministry of Possibilities’

Story by AFP The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday unveiled a new branch of government, a Ministry of Possibilities, three years after launching a department in charge of...

Americans, religion

Half of Americans back stronger role of religion in society: study

Around half of Americans favor religion playing a greater role in US society, while 18 percent oppose that idea, according to a Pew Research Center study published...

World's smallest baby, Japan

‘World’s smallest baby boy’ set to go home in Japan

Story by AFP The world’s smallest baby boy, who was born in October in Japan weighing as much as an apple, is now ready for the outside world, his doctor said...

Pepsi, space billboards, orbital billboard, Sky, StartRocket

Is Pepsi considering space billboards to light up its logo on sky?

The Pepsi may revolutionize the future of advertising after reports emerged that one of the world’s top soft drink brands is in talks with a Russian firm for space...

Women 'better hiding infidelity'

Women ‘better at hiding infidelity’, reveals new study

The results were "not as expected", the scientists admitted. Men were able to spot potential poachers among other men but even when other women were judging, the female...

Mount Everest

Team appointed, given 15 days to ‘clean’ Mount Everest

Story by AFP Nepal will send a dedicated team to Mount Everest this climbing season to collect garbage and retrieve bodies littering the world’s highest peak,...

Scientists, pandemic, amphibians

Scientists warn of pandemic endangering amphibians

Story by AFP A deadly disease affecting amphibians has descended into a global pandemic that has already wiped out 90 species, a prominent US biologist warned Thursday...

Global life expectancy, Study

Global life expectancy increase 5.5 years since 2000: WHO

Story by AFP Global life expectancy grew by 5.5 years between 2000 and 2016, the World Health Organization said Thursday, warning though that unequal income and access...

Shab-e-Mairaj

What is Shab-e-Mairaj, and why do Muslims observe it?

One of the revered religious nights, Shab-e-Miraj, the night when the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) ascended to the highest levels of heavens, will be marked...

Maulana Tariq Jameel, YouTube, Golden Button

YouTube awards ‘Golden Button’ to Maulana Tariq Jameel – Here’s why

Renowned religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel was presented a Golden Play Button by YouTube on reaching 1 million subscribers on his official channel. The channel –...