updated 2:07 PM GMT, Dec 19, 2014

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Mobile tower radiation: No telling proof of adverse health impact

Seeking to allay fears among people about adverse impact of electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation from mobile towers, an expert has said there is no convincing scientific evidence that the weak RF signals from base stations and wireless networks cause adverse health effects.   “Considering the very...

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Sydney Siege leads to a movement

Sydney Siege leads to a movement

The recent 15th December, 16-hour siege in Sydney, Australia gave rise to a revolution which has taken the world by storm. Instead of having a negative impact on the Muslim community, the siege has given birth to new hope for Muslims through a movement...

Health

Fetal Echo: A window to the unborn heart

One in every 120 children in India are born with a heart defect and about a third of them have serious defects.   Congenital heart defects or birth defects of hearts have emerged a major cause of infant mortality, with other causes like diarrhea and pneumonia...

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Peshawar attack: a war against God

Peshawar attack: a war against God

Indeed, the penalty for those who wage war against God and His Messenger and strive upon earth (to cause) corruption, is none but that they be killed or crucified or that their hands and feet be cut off from opposite sides or that they...

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Kashmir: will Sagar retain Khanyar?

Kashmir: will Sagar retain Khanyar?

National Conference's Ali Muhammad Sagar, who has been representing Srinagar's Khanyar constituency for the past 18 years, is locked in a fierce political battle with Peoples Democratic Party's Muhammad Khurshid Alam. What makes this Old City Srinagar assembly constituency interesting is not only that the...

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Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

Photo feature: down the Afarwat slopes

In the famous tourist resort Gulmarg, less than six miles from the volatile ceasefire line that divides Jammu and Kashmir between India and Pakistan, skiers from across the world have started to camp in Afarwat, some 3,950 metres above from the sea level, for...

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Ex PCB chief blames negligence for Ajmal, Hafeez's 'chucking' suspension

Former Pakistan cricket boss Nasim Ashraf laments that a failure to have a proper system to deal with bowlers having suspect actions had led to the loss of ace spinners Saeed Ajmal and all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez. Ashraf said that it was a great loss to...

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In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

In pics: attack on army camp in Kashmir

Three days ahead of the Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the contested Kashmir region, a group of rebels stormed an army base in a northern border town killing eleven government forces. Six militants were also killed and the operation has ended while...