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Read why pomegranate powerhouse of health!

Read why pomegranate powerhouse of health!

NOV, (DNA): Pomegranate is a rich red fruit embedded with juicy and glossy seeds like jewels puckered with white membrane walls and tightly covered with a leather-like coat. It does not just look exotic from outside but it is also densely loaded with nutrition like vitamins, potassium, folic acid and iron, while antioxidant, antiviral, phytochemical, tannins and antitumor are its compulsory properties. You should eat it when it is fully ripe to taste the best. You can also extract its juice and use its juicy seeds in sweets. Furthermore, theRead More


You must avoid re-heating these four foods

You must avoid re-heating these four foods

NOV, (DNA) : It’s become a customary for office workers in particular to intake food stored in plastic packets and most of them heat them in a microwave…but is it the safe way? Moreover health experts are of the view but that not all foods respond well to heating – either because of how they react with bacteria while they are stored, or because of the proteins that are broken down during cooking. And you can’t certainly ignore scare stories shared by the experts. Here are five more foods areRead More


202 militants surrendered in Quetta

202 militants surrendered in Quetta,

QUETTA, (DNA) : Around 202 militants along with commanders surrendered their arms to the provincial authorities and joined mainstream on Monday in Quetta. A ceremony was held honoring the act by the militants who laid down arms at the Chief Minister Secretariat. During the ceremony, the militants waved national flag and presented their weapons to Chief Minister Balochistan Sanaullah Zehri. Commander Southern Command Lt Gen Aamir Riaz, IG FC Major General Sher Afgan and other provincial ministers were also present along with political and tribal leaders. At the occasion, theRead More


‘Afghan girl’ Sharbat Gula to be deported in two days

'Afghan girl' Sharbat Gula to be deported in two days.

PESHAWAR, (DNA) :  Nat Geo’s Afghan girl, Sharbat Gula will be deported from Pakistan after two days, as her punishment for holding an illegal Pakistani computerised national identity card will end on Tuesday. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government wanted to keep Sharbat Gula for some time in Pakistan and tried to stop her deportation, but Gula expressed her wish to return to Afghanistan. The Afghan girl, who garnered international fame due to her mesmerizing eyes, will most likely be returned to Afghanistan on Wednesday. On Friday, Sharbat Gula was sentenced toRead More


Smoking pack a day causes 150, research shows

Smoking pack a day causes 150, research shows

LONDON, (DNA) : Scientists have found that smoking a pack a day of cigarettes can cause 150 damaging changes to a smoker’s lung cells each year. The findings come from a study of the devastating genetic damage, or mutations, caused by smoking in various organs in the body. Publishing in the journal Science on Thursday, the researchers said the findings show a direct link between the number of cigarettes smoked in a lifetime and the number of mutations in the DNA of cancerous tumors. The highest mutation rates were seenRead More


Inquiry committee constituted for Newsgate scandal probe

ISLAMABAD, November 07 (DNA): The government on Monday constituted an inquiry committee tasked to probe Newsgate scandal.   According to our correspondent, Justice (retd) Amir Raza has been named as head of the committee, while one member each from Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), Military Intelligence (MI) and Intelligence Bureau (IB) are part of the committee.   Director of Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Usman Anwar has also been included in the committee.   Last month, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif removed Information and Broadcasting Minister Pervaiz Rashid from his cabinet over OctoberRead More