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natural disasters

Natural disaster losses hit $72 bn in first half 2022: report

Total economic losses caused by natural disasters hit an estimated $72 billion in the first half of 2022, fuelled by storms and floods, Swiss reinsurance giant Swiss Re...

Hijab discrimination, Hijab, Delaware, Muslim women

Women with hijab face job discrimination, study finds ‘strong evidence’

In a study published in European Sociological Review, researchers conducted a field experiment proving veiled Muslim women face public backlash from clients and...

Internet Explorer, Microsoft, retirement

Internet Explorer bidding farewell for good on June 15

Internet Explorer will shut down on June 15, announced Microsoft. “The Internet Explorer (IE) 11 desktop application will end support for Windows 10 semi-annual...

Northern Ireland, same-sex marriage, Robyn Peoples, Sharni Edwards

First-ever same-sex marriage takes place in Northern Ireland

Story by Reuters Northern Ireland’s first same-sex wedding took place on Tuesday after the government lifted a ban on gay marriage in the province, marking...

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Survey claims 1 in 3 women watch ‘vulgar videos’ at least once a week

More than a third of women watch pornography at least once a week, a survey has found, which was conducted by Spain-based firm. According to a survey report published by...

Journalists, murdered, 2019

49 journalists murdered in 2019

Story by AFP Forty-nine journalists were killed across the world in 2019, Reporters Without Borders said, the lowest death toll in 16 years. The “historically...

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Was Pakistan-India 2011 World Cup semi final at Mohali ‘fixed’? British journalist says ‘yes’

As Pakistan and India are set to face off each other in yet another World Cup encounter on June 16 (Sunday), we take you to one of the fierce clashes of the arch-rivals...

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Pakistani TV anchor angrily responds to ‘taunt’ by another female journalist

In a bizarre happening, senior Pakistan’s correspondent for Reuters, Mehreen Zahra-Malik and known TV anchor Saadia Afzal indulged in an Twitter exchange showing an...

Life after death, soul, Scientists, brain

REVEALED: What happens to your soul after you die, according to scientists

One may have different perceptions about life after death, but scientists have found that consciousness continues even when a heart stops working. Earlier, scientists...

Sindh Assembly, marriage, Sindh marriage, Sindh marriage bill, perfect age, get married, Pakistan

Marital therapists reveal ‘the perfect age’ to get married

Everyone gets married at some stage in their life, but little do they know the scientifically-recommended age to enter the nuptial knot – the martial therapists from...