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  • Mind exercises and false memories

    Research participants who had undergone a 15-minute ‘mindfulness’ exercise, focusing on breathing and judgment-free thoughts, were subsequently nearly twice as likely as others to inaccurately recall having seen a word (‘trash’) on a list, says a team led by Brent M...

    This and other experiments suggest that mindfulness meditation may make it more difficult for people to decide whether past experiences were real or only imagined... ...

  • Hockney presents ‘Bigger Book’ at world’s largest book fair

    FRANKFURT: David Hockney presented the largest book ever devoted to his art on Tuesday, a limited-edition volume costing $2,500 that spans more than 60 years of work by one of the most influential British artists of the 20th century...

    “David Hockney: A Bigger Book” — a collaboration with publisher Taschen —weighs 35 kg (77 pounds), measures 50 by 70 cm (20 by 28 inches) when closed and comes with its own custom-made stand...

  • Broadcast of Altaf Hussain's images, speeches banned by LHC

    LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday directed the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) and Additional Attorney-General Naseer Ahmed Bhutta to implement a ban on the broadcast of images and speeches of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) chief Altaf Hussain across all electronic and print media till further orders...

    A three-judge LHC bench headed by Justice Syed Mazahar Ali Akbar Naqvi and comprising Justice...

  • Karachi astronomer’s moon images feature on Nasa website

    KARACHI: An NED graduate and young amateur astronomer from Karachi, Talha Zia’s composite of 12 single images documenting the full moon has been displayed on the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (Nasa) Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...

    ”As all the consecutive full moons are captured at the same scale, the images highlight the changes in its apparent size...

  • Rare images of Dhaka’s gurdwara

    I also visited the cosmopolitan cities of Karachi and Lahore...

    I was particularly enamoured of Lahore, once a fabled city of the grand Mughals, Sikhs and later on of the British Raj where Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims and other ethnic minorities once coexisted amidst great harmony and amity...

  • HONY: The deleted images from Pakistan

    According to sources, Brandon Stanton, who was recently in Pakistan publishing heart-warming images from the country on HONY’s Facebook page, had deleted a few sets of images...

    While the pictures that have been published on the HONY page are being praised for promoting an alternative Pakistan, these unseen images give us even more insight into the country’s hidden treasures...

  • Past present: Images of reconstruction

    But the past can be viewed from political, social and ideological perspectives so that historical events and personalities appear in varied shades...

    This approach transforms history into a dynamic tool that can fulfil the aspirations and needs of a particular set of people...

  • Space probe grabs rare images as comet skirts Sun

    During its run before the Sun the probe collected particles and gas put off by the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko as it delivered a solar heat-driven fireworks show of gas jets and shed about a tonne of dust per second...

    The samples as well as images Rosetta took of the comet as it came within 186 million kilometres of the Sun at about 0200 GMT will be analysed in the coming weeks and months, the European Space Agency said...

  • Enemy images

    Members of Congress dress themselves in righteous indignation and confuse leadership with generating headlines...

    The United States, like Pakistan, is prisoner to a repetitive news cycle loop filled with hot air, loose talk and the constant drip of poisonous insinuation...

  • Iran releases images of new missile defence system

    IRAN released images of its first domestically built long-range missile defence system on Sunday, a project started when the country was under international sanctions...

    The system was designed to intercept cruise missiles, drones, combat aircraft and ballistic missiles, according to earlier statements by Dehghan...

  • Satellite images confirm Palmyra temple destruction: UN

    GENEVA: Satellite images confirm the destruction of the Baal Shamin temple in Syria's Palmyra, the United Nations said on Friday, after international condemnation of the act claimed by the self-styled Islamic State (IS) group...

    The UN Training and Research Agency (UNITAR) said its satellite programme had compared images of the site taken on June 26 and again on August 27...

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