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Friday, May 23, 2014

Pakistan has become the first foreign country to use China based GPS system made by BeiDou.

Chinese-GPS can provide positioning with accuracy of up to two centimeters and the accuracy can extend up to five millimeters after post-processing.

In times of war, we can't depend on American GPS for our smart weapons and cruise missiles.

And in times of peace, this is far more useful because of it's unmatched accuracy and stronger signal compared to older American GPS.


Made-in-Pakistan footballs will represent Pakistan's contribution to the world's most-watched sporting event -- the FIFA World Cup.

According to Brazilian Ambassador Alfredo Leoni, there is potential for cooperation between Brazil and Pakistan in terms of football coaching and training -- a transfer of skills that might one day see the Pakistan national team qualify for the world's biggest sporting contest. read more


Thursday, May 22, 2014

A woman in New Zealand called the police after her cat left a bag of drugs on her doorstep worth between $85 and $125 U.S. dollars. "You hear of cats bringing dead birds and rats home, but I've never seen anything like this before," said Sergeant Reece Munro of Dunedin.


Wednesday, May 21, 2014

From winning the heart of your beloved to getting a promotion at work, Pakistan's spiritual healers and practitioners of black magic say there is nothing they can't help you achieve -- for a humble donation.

The centuries-old practice of spiritual healing is rooted in mystic Sufi lore and has traditionally been the domain of pirs, while black magic, a cure-all to some and for others a scam, preys on people's superstitions.

Sorcerers continue to thrive despite the disapproval of religious scholars. read more


Sunday, May 18, 2014

Paleontologists in Argentina's remote Patagonia region have discovered fossils of what may be the largest dinosaur ever.

The creature is believed to be a new species of Titanosaur, a long-necked, long-tailed sauropod that walked on four legs and lived some 95 million years ago in the Cretaceous Period.

Researchers say the plant-eating dinosaur weighed the equivalent of more than 14 African elephants, or about 100 tonnes, and stretched up to 40 meters (130 feet) in length.


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