Washington: Democrats were on track to capture control of the House of Representatives, while Republicans would retain control of the Senate and may even increase their majority, according to projections based on exit polls and early returns from Tuesdays midterm elections. Democrats captured 13 Republican-held seats early...
Islamabad: Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said that the renewal of ties between Washington and Islamabad were under way and that the two countries would be increasing their engagement in the coming days. "There are indications of opening up. We must remember that the bilateral ties had come to an...
Paris: Six persons have been arrested in France on suspicion of planning to carry out a "violent" attack on President Emmanuel Macron, officials said. The individuals, reported to be five men and a woman, were picked up by the French security services in Brittany, north-east and south-east France, BBC reported on...
Rome: Italy's top diplomat Enzo Moavero Milanesi and his staff are fully committed to helping a Christian woman, Asia Bibi -- amid fears for her safety in Pakistan following her acquittal of blasphemy after eight years on death row -- the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday. "Foreign minister Milanesi and the foreign...
Baghdad: More than 200 mass graves have been uncovered in Iraq in areas formerly controlled by Islamic State militants, the United Nations said on Tuesday. The graves contain the remains of thousands of people, believed to be the victims of the hardline Sunni group, who between June and December 2014, overran large swathes of...
Nothing is more appealing than a sound sleep after a fraught day. In order to make it nourishing, one has to sleep at least 6-7 hours. This habit enhances mental and physical health, repairs heart and blood vessels, rejuvenates muscle and...
Dieting is more than just a fad among a lot of girls today. They are ready to go to any lengths to get a perfect body.  Sometimes this fantasy for great body could lead to compromising behaviours. For example these teenage girls could try...
Survival is not easy. Nowhere is it more evident than in nature, where only the fittest will come up smiling. But humans have never been fit; however, not only have we survived but we dominate the world. That is one of the greatest wonders....
Few people practise the art of letter writing today.  I don’t remember the last time I wrote one. Probably you too. It takes several things to write a good letter: language style, legibility, font consistency, spacing, and flow. Until...
Baobab trees have been around since the time of Jesus Christ and Pharaohs. Looking more like outsized fruits, “they are all between 1,000 and more than 2, 500 years old”, says a BBC report. These proud oldies are fast dying out in...