Want to lose weight? Eat protein-rich meals

WASHINGTON: Protein-rich meals may help dieters shed extra kilos by making them feel fuller, according to researchers, including one of Indian-origin. The recent popularity of lowcarb, high-protein diets can partially be attributed to the fact that dieters often feel fuller when protein intake is high, even if they are consuming fewer calories overall. Researchers, including […]

Pakistan team arrives in India amid high security

KOLKATA: The Pakistan cri­cket team arrived in India on Sat­urday evening amid tight sec­­urity to take part in the World Twenty20 championship, ending days of uncertainty over their participation in the tournament. The team first travelled from Lahore to Abu Dhabi and rested there for some time before boar­ding an Etihad flight for Kolkata. Pakistan […]

T20 Fervour: Users changing profile pictures in support of Pakistan Cricket Team

Srinagar: As the big guns in world T20 Cricket Tournament are yet to take on each other, Pakistan cricket team supporters have started changing their profile pictures on social networking site facebook expressing their support to the Shahid Afridi led Pakistan team for the international tournament that is being held in India.    The sixth […]

Rouhani: Islamic Shrines Iran’s Red Line

TEHRAN: President Hassan Rouhani Saturday said Iran will not tolerate terrorist attacks on holy Islamic shrines in Iraq and Syria, and that the revered sites are a “red line” to the Islamic Republic. “It is not a matter of whether they are based in Iraq, Syria or in other countries. We will not tolerate attempts […]

UN calls for Syria election in 18 months

BEIRUT:- The UN envoy for Syria called Friday for elections in the war-ravaged country in 18 months, as the opposition announced it will attend fresh peace talks next week. But in a worrying development ahead of the negotiations, government raids were reported to have killed five civilians in Syria’s second city, Aleppo, despite a ceasefire. […]

Israel facing a more complex Intifada: Paper

JERUSALEM: Israel is facing the third Palestinian Intifada (uprising), with preventive measures taken by Tel Aviv having failed to contain tensions, the Ha’aretz daily writes. Israel “won’t call it this, but there’s no denying that Israel is facing a third Intifada,” the Israeli newspaper wrote on Saturday.   The daily referred to tensions as a […]

Iraq, Lebanon Nix Hezbollah Blacklisting

LONDON: Iraq and Lebanon have refused to go along with a decision by fellow Arab League members to declare Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement a “terrorist” group. “The resolution of the League’s council (of foreign ministers) includes the designation of Hezbollah as a terrorist group,” the body said in a statement read out at a news […]

London ‘more Islamic’ than Muslim world: Pakistani scholar

LONDON: London is a more Islamic city than much of the Muslim world put together, a leading Pakistan-born Muslim scholar has said. “There are many different communities living together in peace and harmony, giving respect to others and loving others and that is what Islam is all about – and unfortunately [much] of the Muslim […]

How Saudi Prince Requested for France’s Legion d’Honneur

PARIS: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef himself requested to be honored with the prestigious award of Legion d’Honneur, a French magazine has revealed. Causette published this week a series of email exchanges between French officials showing they accepted a request by the Saudi prince to award him the prestigious award earlier this month. “No […]

Trump puts human species in deep trouble: Chomsky

 Prominent American scientist and political activist Noam Chomsky has warned that Donald Trump’s presidency would put humanity in deep trouble for five reasons, ranging from human rights to the environment. “Trump says all sorts of things,” Chomsky said in an interview this week with the AlterNet news service. “Some of them make sense; some of […]

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