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Americans waster 150,000 tons of food in a day

TAMPA: Americans waste nearly 150,000 tons of food per day, amounting to about one pound (422 grams) per person, and fruits and vegetables are mostly what gets tossed, said a study Wednesday. The amount of land used annually to grow food that ends up in the garbage in the United …

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Musharraf should return to face charges, says Bilawal | Pakistan

PPP Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari. Photo: File  Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari has questioned why former president General (retd) Pervez Musharraf does not return to Pakistan and face the charges levelled against him. While speaking to the BBC, Bilawal said Musharraf threatened his mother Benazir Bhutto. He added they even presented …

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War of words intensifies between K-Electric, SSGC – Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The war of accusations intensified between the two Karachi-based public utilities — privatised power firm K-Electric (KE) and state-owned Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) — as consumers continued to suffer extended power outages in hot and humid weather. Both firms are publicly listed companies on the country’s stock exchange …

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Man tips $2000 in Chicago restaurant

CHICAGO: What is a reasonable tip at a restaurant? For most Americans, the answer is likely — at most — 20 percent. But how about 260 percent? For one patron at a Chicago restaurant, a normal tip was not enough to show his appreciation after a meal Sunday night. Identified …

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Three female students attacked with acid in Gujrat | Pakistan

The girls were taken to Aziz Bhatti Shaheed Teaching Hospital while the search for the perpetrators is underway. Photo: Geo News GUJRAT: Three motorcycle-riding men threw acid on two sisters and their friend in the Dang district of Gujrat on Thursday morning.  According to reports, the three girls  who are said …

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Journalists sign petition against curbs on media – Pakistan

LAHORE: More than 50 journalists, including editors and columnists, media persons and media freedom organisation representatives in Pakistan and abroad have signed a petition against curbs on media in the country in recent days. Initiated by journalist Beena Sarwar, the petition states that the signatories were seriously concerned over some …

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NA-56: A victim of Imran Khan’s neglect

Report by: Sadaqat Ali Rawalpindi’s NA-56 is the National Assembly constituency where Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chairman Imran Khan beat PML-N’s Hanif Abbasi in general elections of 2013. But since then, the PTI chief has never bothered to pay heed to public issues in the area. Watch this report… Story first published: …

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Hazara shopkeeper gunned down in Quetta – Pakistan

A shopkeeper belonging to the Shia Hazara community was killed in a drive-by shooting in Quetta on Wednesday, police said. Quetta Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Abdur Razzaq Cheema said gunmen riding on a motorcycle opened fire at an auto parts shop on Wednesday, killing the shopkeeper on the spot. DIG …

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