JIddat Web Desk ::Aishwarya Rai Bachchan made her debut on Instagram on the 11th of May for promoting her Cannes 2018 appearances. Within minutes she made thousands of followers. Presently, she has more than 663,000 followers and the number has been rising ever since. She started her social media journey by uploading a close-up picture in which she was seen holding on to her six-year-old daughter Aaradhya Bachchan. On Mother’s Day alongside many other pictures posted by the well-loved actress with her daughter, there was one such picture in which she was seen kissing her daughter on the lips. She captioned the image with the title of “Love you Unconditionally. Happiest Mama in the World.
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‘Game of Thrones’ Test version , smartphone game released.
Jiddat Web Desk ::BEIJING/SHANGHAI: China’s Tencent Holdings has released a test version of a third-party developed smartphone game in China based on US hit television show Games of Thrones.
"I was born to rule the Seven Kingdoms, and I will”- Daenerys Targaryen Will Daenerys be one of the heroes you choose to recruit in your bid to become ruler of the Seven Kingdoms?
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Pakistani Company ‘MPCL’ Ranked Amongst World’s Most Profitable Companies
Jiddat Web Desk ::Pakistani company Mari Petroleum Company Limited (MPCL) has been included in the world’s most profitable companies list. A UK based known international firm Plimsoll has revealed the rankings of the most profitable companies and MPCL was ranked as the 29th most profitable firm in the world.
330 large companies in oil and gas sector were analyzed by Plimsoll. It was revealed that due to unstable global oil prices the sales growth and profit margins of E&P companies reduced.
A ‘Strong’ rating was given to MPCL which was only given to some other companies whose growth substantially increased overtime. The total value of MPCL is worth $1,137.4 million, as per the analysis by Plimsoll.
The total sales of MPCL were analyzed which increased six times in 2018 in comparison to other leadings companies. MPCL’s pretax profit margin has been rated at 37.5% in comparison to -0.4% globally. Furthermore Plimsoll stated that the profit of MPCL rose by 70% in 2018.
MPCL Managing Director Lt Gen (r) Ishfaq Nadeem Ahmad at this occasions congratulated the employees of his company on working hard to ensure that MPCL stands at this position as the best E&P Company around the globe.
World’s Coffee is under threat as 60 percent of species threatened with extinction
Jiddat Web Desk ::60% of the 124 known coffee specifies are under threat of extinction. According to the first full assessment of the world’s coffee plants, scientists are worried that coffee is on edge of extinction.
Around 100 different types of coffee trees grow in the forests naturally. 2 of them are used in the coffee that we consume.The first full assessment of risks to the world’s coffee plants shows that 60% of species are on the edge of extinction.
Dr Aaron Davis of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew said, “If it wasn’t for wild species we wouldn’t have as much coffee to drink in the world today.Adding, “Because if you look at the history of coffee cultivation, we have used wild species to make the coffee crop sustainable.”
According to research published in Science Advances journal the conservation steps were inadequate” for wild coffees. The study revealed that 75 wild coffee species are under threat of extinctions, 35 are not under threat and no much is known about the left 14 species.The study found that 75 wild coffee species are considered threatened with extinction, 35 are not threatened and too little is known about the remaining 14 to make any judgement.
Dr Tadesse Woldemariam Gole, of the Environment and Coffee Forest Forum in Addis Ababa said, “Given the importance of Arabica coffee to Ethiopia, and to the world, we need to do our utmost to understand the risks facing its survival in the wild.”
Worldwide one in five plants is on edge of extinction in comparison to the 60% of coffee. Even wild tea and mangoes are threatened with extinction along with hazelnuts and pistachios.
Face Detection technology implements in Federal schools PTI government
Jiddat Web Desk ::Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf-led federal government has installed the face detection biometric system in all federal educational institutions, the Parliamentary Secretary for Federal Education and Professional Training, Wajiha Akram informed the National Assembly of Pakistan on Wednesday.
She further said that the government implemented this system to ensure the timely attendance of the teachers.While responding to a question on the floor of the house, she said that the Federal Directorate of Education has a mechanism of supervision of all the federal educational institutes through the field officers.
While responding to another question during the Question Hour, she said that the proposal of curriculum revision was in the phase of implementation by the ministry through the National Curriculum Council. The field officers are duty bound to pay visits to the federal educational institutes to assess the academic activities and administrative affairs of the institutions.
Huawei Honor 8C is expected to launch in Pakistan in the first week of February 2019.
Jiddat Web Desk ::Honor 8C will incorporate high specs at an affordable price. The expected price of the phone in Pakistan will be PKR 28,000. Huawei Honor 8C is a mid-range phone having an amazing battery. The phone has non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery.
The phone has a sleek body, powered by Artificial Intelligence technology equipped by a powerful lens to take some amazing selfies. Honor phones are now known for their front camera quality.The phone has a large display with amazing colors. With its fast processor chip, Honor 8C can compete with any high-end phone in the market.
The phone has a 6.26 inches screen size, Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system, 720 x 1520 pixels screen resolution and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors screen type.Honor 8C is an entry-level phone with all the specs available in any expensive high-end phones.
The battery of the phone is claimed to last for two days without the need for re-charging. This means that users can get their hand on an affordable yet battery efficient phone by February 2019.
Qatar taken the decision of becoming a part of the CPEC—China Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Jiddat Web Desk ::As per the report Qatar wishes to make an investment in Gwadar, which is the significant route of CPEC. The Gulf state has shown interest to make investment in the Frozen Food sector.
By making this investment, Qatar would not just be meeting its intrastate needs however would also be playing an active role in the progress and development of the region.
According to the reports, the Gulf state would also be working closely with the National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK). Additionally, it would be collaborating with Engro Polymer & Chemicals Ltd. for the installation of the polythene and polymer plants. Qatar is targeting to play an active and leading role in the region. With this investment it would be like a step towards its aim. Besides, this the investment would further be strengthening the ties between the two nations.
This is not just one agreement that has been suggested recently. As per the reports of local media, Pakistan is also looking for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) credit facility from Qatar and also requires a revision in the already agreed gas prices from the Gulf country for cushioning its balance of payments.
The annual LNG import bill of Pakistan is nearly $4billion. The country is in search for securing a credit facility for a year.It has been informed by the Petroleum Minister—Ghulam Sarwar Khan that Pakistan would continue the former long-term LNG supply deal with Qatar.
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Try Simply amazing aloo puri recipe.
Jiddat Web Desk ::Try Simply amazing aloo puri recipe.
-Aalo (Potato) boiled 200gms
-Maida (All-purpose flour) 2 cups
-Sufi cooking oil 1 tbs
-Zeera (Cumin) roasted and crushed 1 tsp
-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp
-Lal mirch (Red chili) powder 1 tsp
-Turmeric (Haldee) powder ¼ tsp
-Hara dhania (Fresh coriander) 2 tbs
-Water ¼ cup or as required
-Sufi cooking oil as required
-In a bowl add boiled potatoes and mash them. The potatoes must be on room temperature.
-In the mashed potatoes add all-purpose flour, sufi cooking oil, roasted and crushed cumin, salt, red chili powder, turmeric powder and fresh coriander and kneed the puri dough while gradually adding water until firm dough is formed. Leave to rest for 15 minutes.
-Grease dough with oil, cover the bowl with lid and leave the dough to rest for a few minutes.
-Make small dough balls and rest for maximum 4-5 minutes and then roll them out. Make sure to keep the puri thicker from the center or it would not puff up.
-Now deep fry the puris in properly heated oil and while frying gently press them so that they may puff up. -Serve with your choice of sauces.