WoW: Women On Wheels hit the road in Lahore

LAHORE: About 150 women motorcyclists after completing training with the collaboration of Special Monitoring Unit on Law & Order and City Traffic Police participated in the Women on Wheels (WoW) rally in Lahore. The rally, a move to encourage female bike riding, was also attended by Austrian Ambassador Brigitta Balaha, prominent lawyer and human rights…

How women criticise themselves at least EIGHT times a day (and yes, wanting to lose weight is the number one topic)

The average woman criticises herself at least eight times a day, a study has found. A worrying trend of negativity among women was revealed by a survey of 2,000 women – with one in seven women admitting to criticising themselves regularly throughout their day. Most of those surveyed wanted to lose weight, and image-based criticisms…

Obesity in women ‘as dangerous as terror threat’

Obesity poses as big a risk to the nation as terrorism, says the Chief Medical Officer. Dame Sally Davies wants the obesity crisis in women to be classed alongside flooding and major outbreaks of disease – as well as the threat from violent extremism. Her extraordinary claim comes as she warns today that being overweight…

Top 10 ‘Sexist Asian women’

Mahira Khan makes headlines once again as she makes it to a list of this year’s 50 ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ in the world. According to a poll conducted by UK-based newspaper Eastern Eye, Mahira ranked 10th, while Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra topped the list. Mahira — who will be making her Bollywood debut alongside megastar Shah Rukh…

Scientists discover the key to SLIMNESS

We’ve long been told that an apple a day keeps the doctor away. But now, researchers have discovered that having a pear everyday keeps you healthy and slim. A new study found that pears are associated with lower body weight. People who consume pears are 35 per cent less likely to be obese, scientists discovered.…