Feb 28, 2011

Lahore Snow Hailstorm

The provincial metropolis was dressed to kill in bridal white on Saturday as visiting cold westerly winds sucked in moisture, taking it places at high altitudes before letting it loose in the shape of hailstorm on Lahorites as winters prepare to kiss goodbye, with March knocking at the door.
It fell like confetti over uptown Lahore for over an hour. So intense was the storm that it looked as if the city had worn a white sheet within minutes. The pleasantly surprised residents stood numb, enjoying every bit as the weather unfolded different moods within a few hours.

Feb 26, 2011

Gentle and Powerful Exercise 'Tai Chi' to Lose Weight

The University of Queensland, Australia has released an exciting study for anyone looking to lose weight.  Researchers found that the gentle, yet powerful, exercise known as tai chi helps with obesity and excess weight, in a number of ways.  The scientists discovered that tai chi:

Coincidences are like road flares

We cannot even imagine the complex forces behind every event that occurs in our lives. There’s a conspiracy of coincidences that weaves the web of karma or destiny and creates an individual’s personal life–mine, or yours. Usually we see only cause-and-effect relationships: This causes that, which causes this, which causes that–linear trajectories. Yet beneath the surface, something else is happening.

The more lies you tell, the more multiple realities you create

Can you identify someone in your life who uses language carelessly, who agrees to things readily but then never seems to be able to show up for his or her agreements? Do you know individuals who spend a lot of their time speaking about things they have no experience with — who have plenty of opinions but little real, applicable knowledge to back it up?

The effect of yoga develops over a period of time

When the Breath wanders, the mind is unsteady, but when the Breath is still, so is the mind still. — Hatha Yoga Pradipika
Now yoga is a household name and most people have tried it at least once. And yet it is essentially very misunderstood. Although some forms of yoga are taught as an energetic exercise, I was taught yoga as a meditative flow of movement.

NEC unveiled Contactless hybrid finger scanner

NEC has commercially unveiled the world’s first Contactless Hybrid Finger Scanner that can simultaneously acquire fingerprint and finger vein characteristics without any physical contact. Hailed as HS100-10’s, the device makes it difficult for impostors to circumvent the authorization system.

Thunderbolt Arrives - Apple updates MacBook Pro family

As predicted, Apple today revealed the details of its five new MacBook Pro updates – although the actual details are a little different to the rumors preceding the official announcement. The new line is said to be up to twice as fast as the previous generation, thanks to the inclusion of next generation quad and dual core processors and high performance graphics.

The world’s first wireless electric bike

Got a problem with the various gear and brake cables winding their way around your bike frame? If you're riding a standard pedal-powered bike, the answer is probably 'no.' But if you're one of the increasing numbers of people getting around town on an electric bike than your answer may be different, with faulty wiring one of the most common sources of failures found in such vehicles.

Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 review

Samsung has announced its brand new mid-range Samsung Galaxy Gio S5660 Android Powered Smartphone, just in time for official unveiling of the same at forthcoming Mobile World Congress 2011,  that is powered by Qualcomm QCT MSM7227-1 Turbo 800 MHz processor and runs Android 2.2 Froyo.

Feb 24, 2011

Vegetables are one of the most nutrient rich foods

If you’re like most people who have a love-hate relationship with vegetables. Maybe you were forced to eat everything on your plate; including the Brussels sprouts. But take heed, because veggies don’t have to be gross to be good for you. Read on for the top three tips for meeting your daily veggie quota. And get ready to fall in love with vegetables for the very first time.

Salman jumps from 10, 000 feet

Salman Khan. 10
Bollywood's "Dabangg" actor Salman Khan will be seen doing a daredevil stunt in PepsiCo's new Mountain Dew ad - he jumps from 10, 000 feet in a "wingsuit" from which a parachute springs open. "Everyone is afraid of something or the other at some point of his or her life. But if you try to run away from fear, you'd be tired and eventually fear will win. So the best way to overcome fear is to face it, run through it because 'Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai'," Salman said in a statement.

The most fascinating Leepa Valley

This is the most fascinating & loveliest valley. A metaled road branches off for Leepa from Naily, 45 kms from Muzaffarabad, climbs over the Reshian Gali (3,200 m) and then descends to 1,677 m on the other side into the Leepa Valley. The valley remains open for domestic tourists from May to November. Places of tourist interest in this valley are: Leepa , Dao Khan, Chananian etc.

Gul Ahmed Lawn Collection 2011

Gul Ahmed always take in mind the current color trend that's why in Spring - Summer 2011 Gul-Ahmed introduced natural color pattern in the market for chic girls. These floral and colorful lawns Salwar Kameez have latest stylish designs for semi-formal, Parties and holiday wear. These types of dresses are mostly used for out-door parties like Water Town, Beach or any hill station.

Feb 22, 2011

Device to revolutionise the blood pressure monitoring

A device which can be worn like a watch could revolutionise the way blood pressure (BP) is monitored in the next few years, scientists say. Researchers at the University of Leicester and in Singapore have developed a device to measure pressure in the largest artery in the body. Evidence shows it gives a much more accurate reading than the arm cuff. The technology is funded by the Department of Health and backed by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley.

Shah Rukh Khan's Don 2 look leaked on Internet

Shah Rukh Khan's carefully-guarded look for the much-awaited film Don 2 has been revealed. Reports say his new look was leaked on the Internet by production people of the film. In the previous Don film, SRK had acquired a metrosexual look, and in the sequel, he will be seen in a completely ragged one. The small picture, which was leaked on the Internet, has created a furore of sorts among his fans.

Salman Khan wants to work in Joker

Fascinated by the 3D technology that Shirish Kunder will use for his next superhero flick, Joker, the actor wants a role in the film too. First it was a cameo in a song in Om Shanti Om, then another in a song in Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif starrer Tees Maar Khan. For husband wife duo Shirish Kunder and Farah Khan, Salman Khan's presence seems to be lucky.

Teen's Royal Wedding hunger strike

A Mexican teenager has gone on hunger strike in a bizarre bid to secure an invitation to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Estibalis Chavez, 19, is camping in a blue tent outside the British Embassy in Mexico City and says she hasn't eaten for eight days, according to media reports. "Are they going to let me die just because they wouldn't give me an invitation to the royal wedding?

Grantham grows world's hottest chilli

Grantham, Lincolnshire, best known as Maragaret Thatcher's birthplace, now boasts the world's hottest chilli. Measuring 1.17 million on the Scoville Scale - an official measure of spicy heat - the Infinity chilli is so hot that it carries a health warning. It made it to the Guinness Book of Records after out-spicing the previous title holder, the Bhut Jolokia, from India, reports the Daily Telegraph.

Obaku V140G, the slimmest sports watch

You may have seen some major timepieces get enough flab to weigh your hands down, even if they're sports devices. So, are you going to concentrate on your game or handling the bulk on your wrist? Now, get your hands feel lighter with the Obaku 7140G that claims to be the slimmest sports watch ever.

Review of Smartphone HTC 7 Pro

HTC have designed a range of Windows Phone 7 Smartphone's which includes this attractive slide opening & touch screen designed HTC 7 Pro Smartphone. The 7 Pro is a compact Smartphone due to its touch screen being a practical size & its compact slide out designed keyboard. Included in this high profile Smartphone range are other handset such as the HTC 7 Mozart & the HTC 7 Trophy which all support Microsoft Windows Phone 7 operating systems.

NOTEBOOK is quite opposite that of the LAPTOP

Most of the people do not the difference between a laptop and a notebook. Both are the personal computer designed for mobile use. A laptop integrates most of the typical components of a desktop computer, including a display, a keyboard, a pointing device (a touchpad, also known as a trackpad, and/or a pointing stick) and speakers into a single unit.

Madhuri wants no romance with Rajnikanth

Madhuri Dixit’s comeback as Jhalak Dikhla Ja judge has just once again proved how popular she is. Madhuri was getting loads of offers for films, but she said that she will do it only if she feels that the script is right for her. The Jhalak Season is about to get over now, and Madhuri has already started missing her kids.

Movie Review - How Do You Know

How Do You Know is a romantic comedy involving Reese Witherspoon and Paul Rudd. Reese Witherspoon plays Lisa, a former athlete whose career (and subsequent Olympic dream) is abruptly brought to an end because of an age cut-off. On the other end of the spectrum is George (Paul Rudd), a corporate executive who works for his dad (Jack Nicholson).

The shooting of Dabangg 2 starts in December 2011

Abhinav Kashyap had not expected the success of Dabangg to have a flip side too. The director was caught in Bollywood crossfire - that between the industry's biggest rivals, Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, as both actors were eager to work with him in their next projects. Salman wished Kashyap would start work on Dabangg 2 while Khan wanted him to start a film for Red Chillies Entertainment.

Healthy Body Helps you Prevent from Stress

Release stress through healthy habits. It’s time for women to pay attention to these health care tips. With the entire work load and the house management the ladies tend to get stressed out. They forget to follow the basic health care tips. It time to focus on the greatest health care tips to release the stress. The main idea is to detect the reasons of stress and then cure this very disease that becomes a hurdle in our daily life.

Ready to Wear New Designs at SHEEP

A ready to wear casual clothing outlet designed to cater to the modern day woman who values real quality over perceived value. SHEEP™ offers a retail experience of warmth, wit, comfort & lighthearted indulgence. SHEEP™ is established by iTextiles, a leading textiles trading company representing premium textile products in Pakistan from international companies including INVISTA, Celessence and others.

Feb 20, 2011

Five HTC phones unveiled in Barcelona

As you might expect, Taiwan's HTC didn't just bring a new tablet to the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. A brood of five new phones also managed to break away from the nest, including a couple with one-touch Facebook access. The company's popular Desire, Wildfire and Incredible models also get a new lease on life.

Genius reveals portable speakers – SP-i170, SP-i177 and SP-i300

Portable speakers – SP-i170, SP-i177 and SP-i300
Portable speakers – SP-i170, SP-i177 and SP-i300
Genius has unveiled three more portable speakers to the market in the coming days, where they are the SP-i170, SP-i177 and SP-i300. All three of them are stated to deliver the ability to resonate superb sound from popular electronic devices, and are a snap to recharge. Featuring a built-in battery,

The Internet for Kids - KidZui

A man came home and his 8 year old daughter told him that she was on youtube.com and watched a naked man with his stuff jiggling. He tried to appear unconcerned, while his face flushed with color. Luckily he asked her to show it to him, and the “stuff” to which she had referred was his enormous unclothed belly, which prevented you from being able to tell if he had pants on or not.

Feb 19, 2011

Salman Khan spots another beauty

Salman Khan

Salman Khan has an eye for spotting beauty and promoting it in films. Katrina Kaif and Sonakshi Sinha have been the beneficiaries of Salman’s large-heartedness, and now we hear a British model named Hazel has caught the super star’s attention. Salman met Hazel on the sets of brother-in-law Atul Agnihotri’s film Bodyguard,

Movie Review - I Am Number Four

Hot up and comer Alex Pettyfer’s American accent is authentic enough to fool this reviewer. The English actor, who starred in Alex Rider: Stormbreaker and will soon appear in Beastly, is the kind of young actor who could make a career out of just looking into the camera. This time, Pettyfer’s taken his angsty dark self to Middle America, starring in this sci-fi melodrama, based on the book of the same title by James Frey and Jobie Hughes as Pittacus Lore.

Feb 18, 2011

VOTE TO WIN with Oscars 2011 - Best Movie?

oscars 2011Wateen is proud to offer the Oscar 2011 SMS competition! This Campaign is exclusive for W Network Customers in association with Wateen.net, where you can vote for your choice for the best director, movie, actor or actress nominated for Oscars this year and win FREE Wateen Broadband Connection and with one month TOP UP. So take part and win with Wateen Oscar 2011 SMS competition to get connected to the world.

Multi-Touch Desktop

The way a Windows desktop behaves, has not been changed since thirteen years. It is all the same, rough and rigid icons lying dumbly at the cold desktop. Now is the time you can give your desktop a little extra. Bring your desktop to real 3 Dimensional life like. Arrange icons in a pile or groups. It takes just a few clicks or your finger movements to do with all the data at your desktop to arrange it in the way you want it in a real 3D environment.

Buffalo Chicken Tacos - Recipe

8 Whole Wheat Tortillas
1 cup Guacamole Flavored Dip
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast
3 tablespoons cayenne pepper hot sauce
Non-stick cooking spray to coat
1 green bell pepper, cut into thin strips
1/2 red onion, cut into thin strips
1/2 cup cilantro leaves
Garnish:12 baby carrots, rinsed
12 celery sticks
1 cup prepared blue cheese dressing

Duke Nukem Forever - Upcoming

Put on your sunglasses and prepare to step into the boots of Duke Nukem, whose legend has reached epic proportions in the years since his last adventure. The alien hordes are back and only Duke can save the world, again. Pig cops, alien shrink rays and enormous alien bosses won't stop our hero from accomplishing his one and only goal:

Beyonce shows off her hairstyle and a lighter skin tone

Beyoncé Knowles would have to go to some lengths to avoid being recognised. But she almost managed it while shopping in Hollywood this week thanks to a new fairer look – and not just her newly bleach-blonde hair. The 29-year-old singer’s skin also looked much lighter than usual as she showed off her long, bare legs in a pair of £635 jade suede Daffodile heels by Christian Louboutin.

New Mobile with Medical Help

You probably have good reason to worry if you get a call on your mobile phone with the following message: "Sir, an ambulance is on the way." That's the worst call you can receive if you buy a new EPI Life mobile phone, which comes complete with mini electrocardiogram.

Summit HD video camera makes good goggles too

Their HD video recording glasses hog up some exciting 720p video and serve those skiing maniacs well, as they collide, land up as a heap and then get carted to a health center nearby. All of this can be viewed from their eyes, if you go in for the Summit HD video camera. The glasses also add anti-fogging technology, 5-megapixel still shooting, LED indicators on the inside to check your shooting mode, a wide angle lens and a wind proof mic. There’s an onboard microSD card that can scale up to 32GB as well as USB connectivity for mass storage.

A vending machine for ... golf lessons

It seems you can get just about anything from vending machines these days. From shoes to flowers and ice cream to gold it can all be had by slotting a bit of cash into a machine – or in the case of the gold vending machine, a lot of cash or a credit card with a decent limit. Now there’s another unlikely vending machine offering in the form of the RoboPutt, a robotic vending machine that will dole out a five minute putting lesson for the cost of a decent golf ball.

Priyanka turned into an old lady in 7 Khoon Maaf

It takes an elaborate make-up session to change any actor’s age on screen, but to portray an aged character convincingly requires more than just right looks. Priyanka Chopra understood this well while playing a middle-aged woman in 7 Khoon Maaf. In the movie, Priyanka’s character ages from 20 to 65 as she marries seven husbands in the course of her life.

Aamir Khan - Mr. Perfectionist

Many producers and directors just dream of working with Aamir Khan, a Khan of few films, who is known to do just one film a year. But this year it’s two films for Aamir: Reema Kagti’s untitled suspense thriller to be produced by Farhan Akhtar and Aditya Chopra’s action-thriller Dhoom 3. So, what to expect from Aamir in these two films?

Film Review - In Their Sleep

A stripped-down thriller film, Caroline and Eric Du Potet's 'In Their Sleep' is an engaging and visceral ride albeit not bringing anything new to the genre. The main character is Sarah skillfully played by Anne Parillaud of 'Nikita' and 'Innocent Blood' fame. Ms. Parillaud has aged gracefully and her weather-worn face is one of the absolute delights of the film.

Feb 15, 2011

Orange launched a low-cost tablet computer an alternative to Apple's iPad.

Boasting a seven-inch (16.8 centimetres) screen and running Google's Android operating system with 3G mobile connectivity, the "Orange Tablet offers portable, touch screen computing at a competitive price," the company said.
The number three European mobile operator, owned by France Telecom, announced the launch at the mobile phone industry's annual gathering in Barcelona, with the Orange Tablet going on sale in Spain, Romania, Poland and Slovakia.
Manufactured by the Chinese company Huawei, the Orange Tablet will be offered as an entry-level model compared to the more expensive Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy Tab, which the operator also offers customers.

HTC launches social smartphones with Facebook

The smartphone maker collaborated with Facebook in the design of two models, the HTC Salsa and HTC Chacha, which were launched at the mobile phone industry's annual get-together in Barcelona.
With just one touch, users can immediately share what they have written or photographed on the social network.
GPS also allows them to show their friends their location and localise information posted.

Apple unveils a subscription service

Music and video subscriptions will also be available through the App Store, Apple said, and will be subject to the same terms and conditions as newspaper and magazine subscriptions.
While struggling newspapers and magazines have been searching for new ways to charge for digital content, Apple's terms and conditions are not likely to sit well with all publishers and came in for criticism even before they were announced by the European Newspaper Publishers' Association (ENPA).

Al Pacino to play Henri Matisse in new movie

LOS ANGELES: Veteran US actor Al Pacino is to play Henri Matisse in an upcoming film about the French artist and his relationship with his nurse and model, industry daily Variety reported.

"Masterpiece," about the pioneering painter's relationship with his nurse and model Monique Bourgeois, will be directed by Deepa Mehta, whose previous work includes 2003's "Bollywood Hollywood" and "Water" in 2006.

Kareena or Vidya

MUMBAI: In part one of Once Upon A Time in Mumbai, Amy Kingston's resemblance to Mandakini, won her the role, as a one-night partner of Dawood, played by Emraan Hashmi.

A source close to the film tells us, "The second part of Once Upon A Time In Mumbai is going to be on a much bigger canvas and hence Balaji is looking at a top actress to play the female lead. It would be either Kareena or Vidya.

'The King's Speech' sweeps board at BAFTAs

LONDON: "The King's Speech" continued its regal progress through the awards season, winning the Best Film award at the BAFTAs, as Colin Firth, who plays the film's stammering monarch, picked up Best Actor.

The dramatisation of the true-life relationship between King George VI and his speech therapist won seven awards at the ceremony held in central London's Royal Opera House.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan released

NEWS DELHI: Pakistan’s internationally acclaimed singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan who had been detained in India for over 25 hours was released on Monday, Geo News reported.

Rahat Fateh Ali was detained here at Indira Gandhi airport on Sunday for possessing 124,000 US dollars, higher than the permissible limit, when he arrived at the airport to board for a flight to Karachi.

Adam Sandler's romantic farce boasts secret weapon

LOS ANGELES: As generic as its title, "Just Go With It" aims at two different constituencies, Adam Sandler's rude-guy-humor fans and Jennifer Aniston rom-com loyalists and just partially hits both targets.

Labored, repetitive and lacking a single moment of surprise in the course of its indulgent two hours, this Sony release nonetheless has one ace to play in the beauteous form of Brooklyn Decker, the slo-mo sight of whom striding out of the sea during Super Bowl commercials last weekend no doubt guaranteed that guys won't object too strenuously to this as a Valentine's Day weekend date-night choice.

Heat Changing Love Mug

Heat up those tender moments in your life with the Heat Changing Love Mug, where it comes dots with plenty of small hearts that aren’t too clear to look at first glance, but upon making your spouse’s favorite hot beverage, the heat from within will have a message made up to the mentioned tiny hearts appear as though by magic – saying the three words that will be extremely popular today – “I Love You”.

Everything in the free will list sounds attractive

The question of free will versus determination is huge, of course. In the one reality, every pair of opposites is ultimately an illusion. We’ve already blurred the division between good and evil and life and death. Is free will going to turn out to be the same as determinism? A lot seems to ride on the answer.

Falling in love isn’t accidental

In our culture we are not taught to see falling in love as a spiritual event, yet for centuries that was the accepted interpretation.
When the question “Where does love come from?” was asked, the universal answer was God. The lives of saints of every religion have demonstrated love in its spiritual dimension; at the same time the humblest person who fell in love also realized he was treading on sacred ground. Over the centuries, particularly in the West, the divine connection was lost.

The Beautiful Valley of Abbottabad

Abbottabad is a city located in the Hazara region/division of Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa province, formerly NWFP, of Pakistan. The city is situated in the Orash Valley, 150 km north of Islamabad and 200 km east of Peshawar at an altitude of 4,120 feet (1,260 m). The city is well-known throughout Pakistan for its pleasant weather, high standard educational institutions and military establishments.