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Negative Fashion: E-Cigarettes On Rise !

Kenny, a high school senior in Weston, Fla, likes to puff e-cigarettes during study sessions with friends after school. James, a senior in Fauquier County, Va, uses them outside at lunch with friends who do smoke tricks. Joe, a senior in Jackson, Miss., uses them in the morning before class as a coffee-flavoured way to pass the time.  E-cigarettes have arrived in the life of the American teenager.  Use of the devices among middle- and high school students tripled from 2013 to 2014, according to federal data released on Thursday, bringing the share of high school students who use them to 13 percent – more than smoke traditional cigarettes.  About a quarter of all high school students and 8 percent of middle school stu...

April 18, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

We made some mistakes in fielding: Azhar Ali

DHAKA: Bangladesh outplayed Pakistan by 79 runs in the first one-day international, skipper Azhar Ali revealed the real cause of the defeat. The current team comprised just four players who took part in the World Cup, giving new ODI captain Azhar Ali a relatively inexperienced bunch of tourists. Azhar led Pakistan´s batting charge with 72 off 73 runs after first two wickets had fallen for 59 runs. “We made some mistakes in the field and dropped catches at the wrong time, but the credit goes to the Bangladesh batsmen,” he said. “I think we conceded 30 to 40 runs more than we should have. “But there were some positives for us too. I thought Rizwan batted soundly in his first match. We will rectify our mistake...

April 18, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Study Reveals Why Being With Our Dogs Make Us Happy

Dogs are called “man’s closest companion” – women’s, as well – and researchers say the bond between individuals and their pooches may be more profound than you may might suspect. Analysts in Japan say oxytocin, a hormone that in addition to a variety of other things helps strengthen bonds between parents and their children, increments in people and their puppies when they associate, especially when investigating each other’s eyes. They portrayed a progression of experiments that propose that individuals and their dogs have commonly built up this instinctual holding component in the great many years since dogs were initially tamed. Some of the time called the “love hormone”, oxytocin i...

April 17, 2015 at 10:55 am | News Desk

Revealing State’s Secrets: China Imprisoned Its Journalist

Chinese writer Gao Yu was sentenced to seven years in prison for spilling state secrets. The 71-year-old, who supposedly passed a procedure paper to an abroad media gathering, has officially put in a year in jail. A court in China has sentenced the writer Gao Yu to seven years in prison. Beijing’s No. 3 Intermediate People’s Court declared by means of social networking she “illicitly gave state insider facts to outsiders.” Yu’s legal advisor reported the sentence. Gao had denied the charges. A customary benefactor to German supporter Deutsche Welle, Gao was confined by police in Beijing in April 2014 blamed for passing records to individuals outside the nation. #China‘s sentencing of respected journalis...

April 17, 2015 at 10:42 am | News Desk

Cyber Security: Wiki-Leaks Published Sony’s Documents !!

Wiki Leaks has published million of emails and documents of Sony Pictures Entertainment that were stolen in a cyber attack last year. These documents apparently include communication of the company with British Prime Minister and Hollywood dignitaries. Sony severely condemned publication of their documents from Wiki Leaks. The company said in a statement: “We absolutely do not agree with this assertion of Wiki-leaks that it is part of the public domain.” Wiki-Leaks has Revealed 70 million emails and more than 20 thousand documents. Wiki-leaks founder Julian defended their Sony- publication of documents by saying that this indicate how a multinational company works and how it became a part of ‘geopolitical’ conflic...

April 17, 2015 at 10:23 am | News Desk

Negotiations With Taliban, Ashraf Ghani Seeks Pakistan’s Help

KABUL: Due to long driven poor law and order situation in Afghanistan, to address these issues its President Ashraf Ghani expressed his willingness to sought help from Pakistan to hold talks with Taliban. Afghan President expressed this wish during a meeting with Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Pervez Khattak in Afghan presidential palace in the met. Khattak, during his two-day visit to Afghanistan, meet with Afghan chief executive Dr. Abdullah Abdullah, ex-President of Hamid Karzai and other. On his visit to Afghanistan, advisors and members of provincial including the 26 officials members of government were also the part of Minister Pervez Khattak’s delegation.  Chief Minister Pervez Khattak visit was part of governmen...

April 17, 2015 at 10:13 am | News Desk

Al Qaeda captures major airport, oil terminal, sea port in southern Yemen

SANAA: Al Qaeda has seized control of a major airport, a sea port and an oil terminal in southern Yemen, local media reported on Thursday. According to Military officials and residents, Al Qaeda fighters clashed briefly with members of one of Yemen’s largest brigades outside Mukalla. The militants then seized control of the Riyan airport and moved to secure their hold on the city’s main sea port, which is also an oil terminal. The security officials, speaking from Sanaa on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief the press, said the leaders of the brigade in charge of protecting the entire area fled. The latest advance marks a major gain for Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, as the Yemeni affiliate i...

April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

LG confirms, QHD display, leather back for LG G4

SEOUL: As LG is eyeing to launch its flagship smartphone LG G4 now company confirmed that the device will have a leather back cover and Quad High Definition (QHD) display. LG has already confirmed the arrival of LG G4 on April 28 at its press event and now company also confirmed leather back for the device similar to the one found in Samsung Galaxy Note 3. On Thursday, LG added another, formally confirming that the G4 will feature a “vegetable-tanned leather cover”. A post on LG’s Facebook page shows a picture of the already-familiar phone with this premium backing. As it turns out, the new picture matches up exactly to the leather we’ve seen on the invitations sent out for the device launch. There are ...

April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Hurriyat leaders house arrested in Kashmir for waving Pakistan flag in Indian-held Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Masarat Alam were house arrested in Kashmir by Indian forces. According to reports, both leaders were house arrested for waving Pakistani flag in the protest rally. The chief minister of Indian-held Kashmir (IHK), Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, termed the waving of Pakistani flag at a Hurriyat rally as ‘unacceptable’, saying “it was illegal and could not be tolerated”, according to reports by Indian media. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, organised a rally in the restive summer capital of Indian-held Kashmir. The rally, which was attended by thousands, was held as a show of strength to welcome Geelani on his return from New Delhi. Masarat Alam was releas...

April 17, 2015 at 10:00 am | News Desk

Annual Margalla Festival Is All Set To Begin

ISLAMABAD: Annual Margalla Festival 2015 is all set to begging on April 16 in Art and Craft Village Islamabad. The festival is organized by the Sports Culture and Tourism Directorate of Capital Development Authority (CDA). The festival will be continuing till April 19. The aim behind the organizing such event is to provide some entertaining and motivating environment to the people in Islamabad and its surroundings. The festival will start at 4pm until late night. Social specialists and people vocalists from each of the four territories including Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), Kashmir and Chitral will enthrall the crowd with the best proficient aesthetic abilities and vocals, while distinctive slows down have additionally been secured. The craft...

April 16, 2015 at 10:52 am | News Desk

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