May 25, 2022

Supreme Court orders: Shehbaz govt should provide PTI ground for Azaadi March 

What happened: As the uncertainty arises across Pakistan, specifically in the capital, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has ordered the government to allow the PTI to organise their long march at a ground between H-9 and G-9 areas of Islamabad. The hyped-up Khan’s caravan left from Lahore early morning, as road blockages and containers were […]

May 25, 2022

Indian beggar earns Rs 1000 daily saved up to gift Rs 234,000 motorbike to wife 

What happened: An Indian beggar from Madhya Pradesh claimed that he earned 400 Indian rupees daily and saved up to buy a motorbike for his wife. The Indian man was identified as Santosh Sahu, who, in a bid to express love for his wife, bought her the motorbike, as he claimed that he had been […]

May 25, 2022

Far-right groups in Israel call for ‘demolition’ of Masjid Al Aqsa 

What happened: The leader of an Israeli far-right group called for the demolition of the Dome of the Rock Mosque or the Masjid Al Aqsa in the occupied East Jerusalem. The founder of Lehava, Benti Gopstein, posted the announcement that Yahoo News quotes as “Israeli settlers should unite on Jerusalem Day May 29 to break into […]

May 25, 2022

Phones not safe anymore: iPhone can be hacked even when it is switched off, reveals a report

What happened: A new report quoted by EuroNews revealed, “It is possible to load malware onto an iPhone even when it is turned off.” The study was from the researchers of the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany, who found out that only a chip can enable Bluetooth, which can then be hacked and exploited to hack […]

May 25, 2022

Amid political unrest, PCB seeks government guidelines as Windies series approaches 

What happened: As the PTI leads their Azaadi March in the capital, the Pakistan Cricket Board has called the government to lay out guidelines to decide the future of the West Indies series that is scheduled to start on June 8 in Rawalpindi. However, amid the unrest, Pakistan Cricket Board has decided to have the […]

May 24, 2022

Could Pakistan default? As the economic uncertainty and foreign exchange reserves continue to deplete

What happened: Since Khan’s ouster in April, a continuous uncertainty prevails in the Pakistani government, as well as; it has been reported that the foreign reserves of the country continue to deplete, and it is said that the country is left with only two months of reserves. At the same time, it has been reported […]

May 24, 2022

Time to buy an Android? WhatsApp to stop working on selected iPhones

What happened: From October 24, 2022, WhatsApp announced that they had dropped the support for two versions of iOS, specifically iOS 10 and iOS 11. The information was gathered via WABetaInfo, a considered reliable source of information for all things related to WhatsApp. Which iPhones won’t have WhatsApp? Only iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c would […]

May 24, 2022

Banned from Pakistan cricket, Salman Butt appointed coach of Singapore cricket team 

What happened: The former test captain of Pakistan and banned from cricket for a spot-fixing case Salman Butt has been appointed to a coaching role with Singapore’s national team. The 37-year-old former cricketer has been appointed as the consultant coach to the Singapore Cricket Association. Details: Singapore Cricket Association, in a press release, said, “Salman Butt […]

May 24, 2022

Khan rejects governments ban, plans to go ahead with Pakistan history’s biggest March 

What happened: The interior minister of Pakistan, Rana Sanaullah, has announced that the cabinet has decided not to allow Imran Khan’s Azaadi march as Sanaullah termed, “We have not given permission to Khan’s March and they will be stopped. Khan would not be allowed to divide the nation further.”  What does Khan say: Imran Khan, in […]

May 23, 2022

Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandia named in TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2022 

What happened: The current CJP Umar Ata Bandia was named the 100 Most Influential People of 2022 by the Times Magazine, as Aitzaz Ahsan penned down CJP’s profile. Umar Ata Bandial’s profile read, “He is widely respected for his personal integrity, as he, the Columbia and Cambridge-educated jurist, bears the heavy mantle of not just delivering […]

May 23, 2022

After economic crisis, water crisis seems imminent in Pakistan as Tarbela dam hits dead level 

What happened: Pakistan is already on the verge of an economic crisis, and now due to the low flows into the Indus River, the water level at Tarbela Dam has reached its dead level at 1398 feet. Due to the unusually low inflows during the summer months, the water crisis in the lowlands seems to aggravate.  Details: […]

May 23, 2022

Decisions were made on dreams! Strangely, dreams became the pivotal point for the party’s decisions and country’s, as the dreams decided everything 

What happened: Imran Khan’s close aide and once a close friend Aun Chaudhary has made a few rather shocking revelations in his interview with senior journalist Saleem Safi. Aun Chaudhary opened up about Bushra Bibi being the one making the party’s decisions as Chaudhary said, “I was asked not to attend the oath-taking ceremony, and when […]

May 23, 2022

Imposter apprehended for creating PM Shehbaz Sharif’s fake account on Twitter 

What happened:  In the past week, a Twitter account came to light, which was claimed to be Shehbaz Sharif and was tweeting and joining different Twitter spaces. However, now the imposter behind the account has been arrested, as the Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Digital Media announced on Twitter. Whereas, it is pertinent to mention […]

May 23, 2022

To conserve fuel, the Shehbaz government plans to reduce working days 

What happened: As Pakistan is on the verge of an economic crisis, and the interior ministry blames the previous government for this shortfall, the Shehbaz-led government has now considered reducing working days to four. It is pertinent to mention that previously Shehbaz Sharif had announced Saturday as a working day, but now it looks like […]

May 23, 2022

‘Love beyond borders’ American doctor travels to Pakistan to marry Gujranwala-based tailor 

What happened: As it has been said that love has no boundaries, and nothing can keep two lovers apart. This story has proven the quotation as an American gynaecologist travelled all the way from America to meet her social media friend in Pakistan’s city of wrestlers, Gujranwala. The doctor was identified as Dr Med, who […]

May 23, 2022

Differently-abled man beaten to death by BJP workers over suspicion of being Muslim 

What happened: A 65-year-old man in India’s Rajasthan state was beaten to death by a BJP worker as he suspected that he was a Muslim. The older man was identified as Bhanwarial Jan, and he was reported missing as he was nowhere to be seen after a religious function in Rajasthan. Subsequently, Rajasthan police issued […]

May 21, 2022

Spanish national Pakistani girls murdered by in-laws in Gujrat ‘they were unable to get their husbands’ visas’ 

What happened: On May 21, Dawn and senior journalist Omar Qureshi reported and tweeted that two Spanish national sisters of Pakistani origin were murdered by their in-laws in Gujrat’s village of Nathia, “precincts for failing to take their husbands to Spain.” The sisters were identified as Arooj Abbas and Aneesa Abbas, aged between 20 and 23. It […]

May 21, 2022

Taliban leader issues directives refraining govt officials to marry more than once 

What happened: The Afghan Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada has issued a directive that barred the interim government officials from marrying more than once. Tolo News has shared a decree from the Taliban-led Afghan government regarding the marriage. Details: Afghanistan’s Official news network Tolo News shared, “A new decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate […]

May 21, 2022

Covid-19 aid aimed at spending on health was spent on gambling by an unemployed Japanese man

What happened: The 24-year-old unemployed Japanese man received 360,000 dollars as his Covid-19 aid, which was intended as a pandemic relief for the low-income households, but Sho Taguchi had other plans and gambled most of the money. $360,000 were wired to Taguchi’s personal bank account as a pandemic relief aid, but the Japanese police have […]

May 21, 2022

Love has no boundaries: Electrician cut village’s electricity to meet girlfriend in India 

What happened: In what has been termed a one of its kind incident, an electrician in India’s Bihar state cut down the whole village’s electricity for three hours in the evening just to meet his girlfriend. However, he was finally caught by the people of Ganeshpur village, as the residents felt that something was going […]

May 21, 2022

Rising crime rate forces Karachi police to use tracker bands on habitual offenders 

What happened:  Karachi police’s chief, Ghulam Nabi Memon, has claimed that the city has over 12,000 habitual offenders who are often involved in crimes, and now to monitor the offenders, the city police have announced to use of tracker bands on them. The tracker would be tied to the offenders’ wrists or ankles to the […]

May 21, 2022

‘A serious concern’ Over 85% of Balochistan’s deprived of clean drinking water

What happened: A health emergency has been declared in the mountainous region of Pirkoh and other areas of Balochistan as cholera spreads widely throughout the province. Six people from Balochistan’s Dera Bugti died within hours of cholera diagnosis, and nearly a hundred were taken to the hospital. It is pertinent to mention that there have […]

May 20, 2022

The PPP supporter Nazim Jokhio murdered in Sindh; What’s the update on the case? 

Details: Nazim Jokhio, a man in his 20s as he, approached his bid to digitally record the alleged rare bird hunting by the influentials of Sindh; he was murdered for the video, that’s the opinion of social media. However, the case was last delayed scheduled hearing in April due to the change in the federal […]

May 20, 2022

Did PM Shehbaz Sharif really spend Rs.75 million to repair his house’s swimming pool?

What happened: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf’s worker Imran Ismail had earlier, during a speech, claimed that Shehbaz Sharif allegedly spent 75 million rupees on his PM House swimming pool. However, it irked a controversy, and netizens started calling out the current Prime Minister for spending the amount on the PM House swimming pool when the country […]

May 20, 2022

‘There’s no age for studying’ Grandfather completes PhD at the age of 91 

What happened: Hailing from Multan, the grandfather Mohammad Hanif Chaudhary completed his PhD doctorate at the age of 91, proving that there is no age to study. Subsequently, Mohammad Hanif Chaudhary said that he has not stopped after his PhD; he is now researching for his upcoming books, which specifically focus on the 20th century […]

May 20, 2022

‘Kartarpur Corridor helps bridging gaps’ Sikh man reunites with his sister after 75 years

What happened: Mumtaz Bibi and her brother reunited after a gap of 75 years, as the Kartarpur Corridor helped bridge the two lost siblings. How it happened is an interesting story as Express Tribune quotes, “At the time of independence, a man found a six-month-old baby girl cuddling her mother who had been dead.” Mumtaz Bibi was […]

May 20, 2022

‘Not up for discussion’: Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover faces on air 

What happened: In a string of bans, the Taliban-led Afghan government has now announced that female TV anchors and presenters to cover their faces when on air. The Taliban have also told the television broadcasters to ensure that the female presenters working in local stations cover their faces when on air. Details: AlJazeera quoted the […]

May 19, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif led-government imposes ban on import of luxury items, including; Chocolates, juices and mobile phones

What happened: The political commentators predicted a ban on the import of luxury items in Pakistan, alongside the dissolving of assemblies as it has been termed as “the last-ditch effort to save the government.” The decision came at a time when the dollar is at a record high, and the information ministry has termed it an emergency economic […]

May 19, 2022

Pakistan’s annual debt increases due to the rising tobacco consumption

What happened: A report by TheNews stated that currently, Pakistan is facing an annual deficit of 615 billion rupees due to the diseases that are caused by tobacco consumption in the country. On the other hand, the revenue generated from tobacco production is much less than the deficit, as the revenue from production is 120 […]

May 19, 2022

‘Basic necessities out of reach’ KP govt plans to launch Insaf Food Card

What happened:  In a bid to provide relief to the low-income households of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the government has decided to launch the Insaf Food Card, which would provide citizens having less than 25,000 rupees per month money for purchasing essential food items. An MOU between the KP Food Department and the Bank of Khyber has […]

May 19, 2022

‘Heatwave in Pakistan is not only caused by climate change but other factors too’

What happened: As the scorching sun, especially in South Asia, has killed several and hospitalised others, the researchers are now investigating how much human-caused climate change is causing the surge in the heatwave. As the temperature across the country is soring up to record highs, power outages have become a norm in Pakistan, but the […]

May 19, 2022

New Zealand pays compensation for cancelling Pak tour, confirms T20i tour in October 

What happened: Previously, the Black Caps had abruptly cancelled their tour to Pakistan an hour before the scheduled start of the first test at the Rawalpindi stadium. However, now the New Zealand Cricket Board has paid the compensation to the PCB, but the amount has not yet been disclosed. Details:  On the other hand, it […]

May 19, 2022

Why are WhatsApp & Facebook the most frequently used apps to harass women in Pakistan?

What happened: A recent survey by the Digital Rights Foundation (an NGO in Pakistan) has revealed that the most frequently used applications to harass the women in Pakistan are WhatsApp and Facebook, primarily. IN PAKISTAN, the DRF NGO has published their five-year cyber harassment annual report, revealing that the cyber harassment helpline has received more […]

May 19, 2022

Rare fish catch helped the Baloch fishermen become millionaires in a single day 

What happened: The fishers group of Baloch people caught 18 large croakers, also known as Kir, in the Jiwani waters. The Baloch fishers caught the largest croaker fish in the waters of Jiwani and sold it for nearly five lakh rupees and sold the smaller ones for one lakh each. Details: The boat that had […]

May 18, 2022

UK school receives backlash for serving pork instead of vegetable sausage to Muslim students 

What happened:  It has been alleged that a school in the UK is serving pork in lunch to the Muslim students of the school. StarNews reported, “UK school mistakenly served pork meat in lunch to Muslim children, which infuriated parents.” The incident took place at a primary school in Brimmigham’s West Bromwich area, where Muslim students served […]

May 18, 2022

Why did Saudi Arabia authorities ban passengers from carrying Zamzam water in baggage? 

What happened: The Saudi General Aviation Authority has now directed all the concerned airlines to restrict passengers from carrying Zamzam water in their luggage. They have banned the passengers’ who have checked-in-luggage ahead of Zil Hajj as they introduce new guidelines. Details: A Pakistani publication quoted the development as, “All the airlines operating in Saudi Arabia […]

May 18, 2022

Virat Kohli to feature in Pakistan’s initiated Kashmir Premier League?

What happened: The President of KPL, Arif Malik, and the former Pakistan wicketkeeper, as well as the director of operations for the league, Rashid Latif, have both hinted at inviting the former Indian captain Virat Kohli for the 2nd edition of KPL. While, conversing with the local media, Rashid Latif said, “We should send an invitation […]

May 18, 2022

Finally? Government to invite PayPal to launch service in Pakistan coming week 

What happened: Pakistan, one of the biggest freelance markets and a hub for freelancers, might just finally get an online payment service. Different publications have quoted sources close to Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, “Shehbaz will attend the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. He will also meet with PayPal representatives and invite the […]

May 18, 2022

‘Mango production down by 60% in Pakistan’ Who is responsible; DHA Multan or the recent heatwaves? 

What happened: Right before the season’s start, the DHA Multana administration allegedly started a tree-cutting drive, which affected the mango trees in Pakistan’s hub of mango production. TheNews and other publications earlier reported that more than 100,000 trees were cut down in Multan to pave the way for the DHA Multan. Senior journalist Rauf Klasra […]

May 18, 2022

Newborn declared dead by doctors was found alive during funeral by the family

What happened: A newborn baby girl in India was reportedly declared dead by the doctors at a local hospital, but reports claimed that she was later found alive during the funeral. The incident was reported in India’s Karnataka district near the Turuvihala village, and Erappa and Amaramma gave birth to the baby girl at the […]

May 18, 2022

Everlasting arrest warrants issued for Ishaq Dar in assets-beyond means case 

What happened: An accountability court in Islamabad has issued constant arrest warrants for the former finance minister Ishaq Dar’s arrest in a corruption case, as NAB had earlier filed a reference against the former finance minister. The National Accountability Bureau in Pakistan had also declared Ishaq Dar an absconder claiming he missed hearings of his cases as […]

May 17, 2022

Imran Khan kou wouhi security hasil hai jou prime minister kou hai. Khan is now trying to divide the nation through his speeches

What happened: In an interview with Shahzeb Khanzada, Pakistan’s interior minister Rana Sanaullah said, “At this point, Khan is just trying to divide the nation by his speeches, and wouh sirf jhoot bol rha, Kabhi Americi saazish ki baat krrha, Kabhi kuch aur.” However, Rana Sanaullah has confirmed that Khan currently has the security of FC, Rangers […]

May 17, 2022

Police officer suspended for making ‘kissing’ gestures and harassing a commuter on Lahore Mall Road 

What happened: A Twitter user shared in a tweet that she and her daughter were standing on the signal before the GOR 1 on Lahore’s Mall Road when the police officer made inappropriate signals and allegedly harassed the mother-daughter duo on one of Lahore’s busiest roads. The Twitter user also shared the pictures of the […]

May 17, 2022

Taliban terms Human Rights Commission as ‘unnecessary’ before dissolving it 

What happened: The Taliban led Afghan government has now dissolved five major departments of the former US-backed government, including the Human Rights Commission, as they termed it to be unnecessary, while it is pertinent to mention that Afghanistan is facing an economic crisis. More importantly, the Taliban government is facing a budget deficit of 500 million dollars.  […]

May 17, 2022

Does Bitcoin really have no future? 

What happened: Recently, Bitcoin has seen a descent as it was recorded at its lowest, and the Financial Times reported that the cryptocurrency exchange FTX’s founder has claimed that the digital currency has no future as a payment network, as the people are widely criticising it for its inefficiency. Reuters has quoted the development as, “An […]

May 17, 2022

Study claims intermittent fasting may help fight cancer and slow the ageing process 

What happened: With new variations to diets every day, a study by the Professor of Neuroscience at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine has revealed that intermittent fasting may well help in fighting cancer and contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Neuroscientist Mark Mattson is quoted by a publication, “A switch occurs when cells use up […]

May 16, 2022

Lahore police to wear body cameras at check posts for protection against misconduct

What happened: In a recent development, the Lahore Police have decided to use body cameras at the police check posts at the city’s entry and exit points. Dawn quotes the Senior Superintendent of Police, Capt Mustansir Feroze, “This initiative will ensure law and order in the city and prevent the complaints of misconduct.”  Details: The body […]

May 16, 2022

Khan’s life in danger? Shahbaz Sharif orders best foolproof security for the PTI Chairman 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, had claimed that his life was in danger and he knew about the people who were conspiring to kill him and claimed that he had video proof. On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her jalsa on Sunday, […]

May 16, 2022

Laborers in Pakistan demand an increase in monthly wages and to protect their rights 

What happened: The provincial president of the Muttahida Labour Federation in Peshawar, Iqbal, claimed that the current surge in the prices has forced his union to demand an increase in wages and an increase in the living condition of the workers as he claimed, “the government had remained silent.” At the same time, Muhammad Iqbal, while laying […]

May 16, 2022

Two Sikh men shot dead by ‘anti-state elements’ in Peshawar 

What happened: The murder of two Sikh men in Peshawar’s Bata Tal bazaar of Sarband forced the Sikh community to stage a protest, demanding rights. The two men were shot dead on Sunday early morning when they were riding a motorcycle and owned spice shops in the Bata Tal Bazaar. Details: The two deceased were […]

May 16, 2022

Two 16 & 17-year-old Muslim boys arrested for listening to Pakistani songs in India 

What happened: The Indian media reported on early May 15 that two people were arrested in India for allegedly trying to disrupt the status quo by playing pro-Pakistani music on their phones in India’s village located in the South. Major Surendra Poonia shared the video of the alleged incident in which the shopkeeper at the […]

May 16, 2022

Spicy food and meat should be avoided during the recent heatwave 

What happened: As Pakistan faces a severe heatwave, contributing to the climate change taking place worldwide, the temperatures are soaring up across the country. Subsequently, Pakistani physicians and health experts have advised stopping eating meat and spicy food during the heatwave. The health experts in Pakistan claimed that eating spicy food would add to the deadly impact […]

May 15, 2022

Lahore reported the most traffic accidents in comparison to other cities in Punjab 

What happened: A local publication shared data from the Punjab Emergency Service Department that dealt with more than a thousand accidents across Punjab on May 15. During the 1,115 accidents in Punjab, 11 casualties were reported and 1161 injuries were reported in these car accidents. Lahore alone had 272 road accidents, impacting more than 280 […]

May 14, 2022

Be kind and giving as an actor… You have come a long way baby… but the road to peoples’ hearts is unending… stride forth and make as many smile s you can 

Details: @iamsrk has penned down a heartfelt note to her daughter @suhanakhan2 on her first acting gig in a Netflix show. The Bollywood superstar shared what has been termed as an inspirational note for her daughter Suhana Khan as she prepares for her acting debut in the Netflix show The Archies.  Also: Sharing his heartfelt note […]

May 14, 2022

Would sending a defamation notice to the kid’s family help the mall’s (already) tarnished image?

Details:  It has been brought to attention via a YouTube video that different social media pages were allegedly threatened with a defamation suit, as @dialoguepakistan released a video showing the defamation suit and said, “The defamation case was directed towards us for running the interview of the child’s(victim) mother where she explained the incident in detail.”  […]

May 14, 2022

Dropping an atomic bomb would have been better than handing the country to thieves 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has made rather shocking statements about the conspirators behind his ouster, saying that Pakistan would have been better if nuked rather than giving the country to the hands of thieves. Khan shared his statements with a group of journalists at his Bani Gala residence, and […]

May 14, 2022

‘App humsey nahi lar skty’ Mall administration sent a defamation suit of Rs 50 crore to injured 3-year-old’s family 

What happened: @dialoguepakistan released a video stating that they were also threatened as soon as they released the video of the injured three-year-old stuck in the escalator’s mother interview. The host claimed, “We were threatened to take down the video, and we did not, just to support the voice. Later, we were given a defamation suit […]

May 13, 2022

With no rain prediction and heatwave in Sindh; Emergency imposed across hospitals 

What happened: Pakistan has seen a severe rise in temperatures across the country as part of what has been termed a climate change effect. Despite the MET Department’s prediction of rain in the coming week in parts of the country, it has predicted higher temperatures in Sindh. At the same time, the heatwave in Sindh […]

May 13, 2022

Series of bans: Taliban restricts women and men from dining together in Herat 

What happened: Riazullah Seerat, the Taliban official at the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Ministry, announced that the authorities had instructed men and women to be segregated in restaurants. Subsequently, the Taliban officials have also announced a ban on the women and men from visiting parks together in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat. […]

May 13, 2022

After Punjab, the Sindh government has announced to launch Rescue 1122 service; for emergency assistance 

What happened: The Sindh government has hinted at launching the Rescue 1122 emergency response service in the province, as previously Punjab had launched it nearly 18 years ago in 2004. Sindh has also acquired 288 new emergency ambulances, with a loan of seventy million dollars from the World Bank, as they aim to provide emergency […]

May 13, 2022

Despite the downtrend, Emirates announcess to accept Bitcoin payment and NFT trading on website 

What happened:  It is pertinent to mention that Bitcoin and digital currency witnessed a sharp fall in the past weeks. However, the United Arab Emirates national airline announced its plans to add Bitcoin as a payment service on its website. Along with the Bitcoin payment service, the company has also anounced the feature of NFT […]

May 13, 2022

Amid the heatwave, MET department predicts heavy rain coming week 

What happened: Different cities in Pakistan face severe temperatures, which have been credited to climate change, and throughout the last week, temperatures in different parts of the country sored up to 47 degrees Celsius. However, the Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall starting in the coming week, as Pakistanis hope that this will end […]

May 13, 2022

How safe are ride-hailing apps for women? Lahore commuter shares ‘traumatising’ Uber experience

What happened: Filza wanted her voice to be heard and wanted everyone to refrain from using the application as she said, “Boycott Uber.” Filza shared, “Their customer service is also shi**y. There is no helpline or customer care office.” Whereas, she also complained, “They still haven’t provided me with any satisfactory answer as to what measures will be taken. We […]

May 13, 2022

The art community needs to take action: Aspiring artist calls out Ali Xeeshan for plagiarising her artwork

What happened: In an interview with ProperGaanda, the rising Pakistani artist Ayesha Shaikh shared that her sculptures made by sheer hard work got copied and stoled by Ali Xeeshan, another renowned name in the Pakistani industry. Whereas, it is pertinent to mention that in March, Ali Xeeshan held an art exhibition by the name of “Exquisite […]

May 12, 2022

Here’s what you need to know about why Ocean Mall Karachi was under scrutiny as parents alleged their 3-year-old was injured due to faulty escalator

What happened: With what has been termed criminal negligence, Ocean Mall administration’s head of operation department posted a statement claiming their escalator was not faulty. Ocean man had been on the receiving end after the parents of a three-year-old alleged that their son had to get his leg amputated because of the faulty escalator. However, […]

May 12, 2022

A week of social media is all you need to improve your mental health

What happened: Now, British researchers have come up with research proving that to yield better results, increase productivity, and improve mental health, all you need is a week off social media. The study by British researchers was published in Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking, claiming that a week off would also help in reducing depression and anxiety.  Details: The […]

May 12, 2022

Since the start of 2022, 50 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces

What happened: As the ‘brutality’ continues against the Palestinians, TRT World published a report regarding the details of Palestinians killed in the country and termed it “four times more than the same period last year.” Palestinian ministry, in a statement, reported, “Israeli forces have killed at least 50 Palestinians since the start of this year.”  Details: At the same time, […]

May 12, 2022

No more amnesty: Holding multiple passports in Pakistan banned by government 

What happened: In a meeting with eh prime minister Shehbaz Sharif shared that after consultation with the cabinet, the government has decided to revoke multiple foreign passports under the Passport Act. Subsequently, the last date for cancelling passports was set as December 31, 2022.  Details: In a press briefing, Shehbaz Sharif is quoted as, “Cabinet approved the revocation […]

May 12, 2022

‘Great Mosque of Massy’ becomes France’s 1st environmentally friendly mosque 

What happened: Mosque’s imam is quoted by AA.com as, “Mosque built based on the teaching of Prophet Muhammad, Quran.” The mosque is known as France’s first eco-friendly mosque, and it stands out with its energy savings and effective use of natural resources. The mosque is built in Massy, which is a suburb of Paris in the Southern part, […]

May 12, 2022

External debt forces the government to impose ban on import of luxury goods 

What happened: As Pakistan faces a declining economy, the federal government has hinted at a ban on importing luxury goods. It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan’s foreign reserves are depleting as a climbing trade deficit counters the country. A local publication quoted the development as, “However, the federal government remained silent on what could be considered […]

May 12, 2022

Ministry clarifies rules out trade with India; ‘There is no change in Pakistan’s policy on trade with India’ 

What happened: Pakistan’s commerce ministry, in a statement quoted by Dawn, claimed that there is no change in the trade policy of the country, as the trade with India remains discontinued. It is pertinent to mention that despite a difference in the federal government and Khan’s ouster as Shehbaz was appointed the prime minister.  Details: […]

May 12, 2022

Minor raped inside a madrassah located in Quetta’s Samalani Town 

What happened: A seven-year-old boy was raped allegedly by the son of a seminary teacher, as his father alleged. The incident was reported inside a madrassah in Quetta’s Samalanai Town near Bakra Mandi, and the victim’s father has filed an FIR. As stated by Samaa, the victim’s father claimed that his son went to a […]

May 11, 2022

Bride ‘accidentally’ married her sister’s groom due to a power outage in India 

What happened: Two sisters in India’s Madhya Pradesh State married the wrong grooms when a power cut caused a blackout during their joint wedding. The marriage ceremony took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Aslana village, and as DailyMailUK quotes, “The unfortunate blackout wreaked havoc with the proceedings.”  Details: The development was further quoted as, “In the confusion of […]

May 11, 2022

Climate change might cause global temperatures to rise by 1.5 Celsius by 2026 

What happened: The World Meteorological Organization has notified that there is a 50/50 chance that the annual average global temperature might reach 1.5 Celsius above the levels in the coming five years. At the same time, WMO has warned that at least one year between 2022-2026 would be the hottest year on record. Details:  Global […]

May 11, 2022

Yay mujhay namaz bhi nahi prhny deita tha, Aamir Liaquat Hussain jiasay banday apni maa ki bhi izzat nahi krskty, meri family kay baarey mein ghalt baatein krty thay

What happened:  Dania Shah, the 3rd former wife of Aamir Liaquat Hussain, has come up with rather shocking revelations and accused Aamir Liaquat Hussain of forging her documents to marry her. In an interview, Dania said, “Mein 15 saal ki houn, 18 ki nahi, usnay mery documents change krwaien that.”  Details: In the same interview, Dania […]

May 11, 2022

The self-proclaimed religious scholar Aamir Liaquat’s alleged obscene video leaked; internet calls him a ‘pervert’

What happened: On May 10, the self-proclaimed religious scholar of Pakistan, Aamir Liaquat Hussain, came under fire after an alleged leaked video of him showing Hussain doing cocaine on a black plate as music was heard in the background. The member of the National Assembly’s ‘leaked’ video has raised questions, and eyebrows as Hussain’s third […]

May 11, 2022

Capitalist approach? North Korea bans tight jeans, dyed hair and other western fashion 

What happened: As various international reports suggested that the North Korean president has reportedly banned tight jeans in a bid to target the North Korean women in their 20s and 30s. Yahoo News quotes the socialist patriotic youth, “The young league’s patrols are cracking down on young people who wear long hair down to their waists, […]

May 11, 2022

Rare wild goats population rise in Sindh due to a ban on hunting 

What happened: The wild goat, which is considered to be rare in Sindh, is now rising in numbers as Pakistan’s Sindh province announced a ban on hunting in the province. Once, the rare wild goats were considered endangered all over Pakistan, and the Sindh ibex and Turkman wild goats have now seen a rise in […]

May 10, 2022

Country’s first hand-drawn film, ‘The Glassworker’ selected for an international award

What happened: The film by Mano Animation Studios, “The Glassworker,” is now among th eight films that have been selected in the Work In Progress category at France’s Annecy International Animation Festival 2022. The film’s director is quoted by Dawn Images, “It is truly an honor to represent Pakistan at Annecy 2022. To have our first feature film, […]

May 10, 2022

Mrbeast might just get Twitter for free if Musk dies ‘mysteriously’ 

What happened:  In a series of tweets, Elon Musk wrote that he died under mysterious circumstances and that he would give the recently bought social media platform to Mr. Beast. Elon Musk has been known for his cryptic tweets since he took over the platform and the latest one being a conversation with the YouTuber […]

May 10, 2022

Farmers urge Shehbaz Sharif’s government to increase tobacco-related product prices in Pakistan

What happened: The farmers in Swabi have asked the government and tobacco companies to increase the prices of cigarettes and other tobacco-related products to ensure tobacco production in proportion, as reported by TheNews. This increase on related products would mean a subsequent rise in cigarette prices in Pakistan. As the Swabi farmers demand, “the newly elected […]

May 10, 2022

The renowned Marilyn silk-screen painting sold for a record $195 million at an auction 

What happened: The pop artist Andy Warhol, who made the famed 1964 silkscreen portrait of Marilyn Monroe, was sold at an auction in America, noting it to be a record auction sale at 195 million dollars. It has also become the most expensive 20th-century artwork ever sold at a public auction, as Shot Sage Blue […]

May 10, 2022

Labour safety? Suffocation and inhaling poisonous gas caused the death of two laborers at Karachi Port 

What happened: Two laborers at the Karachi port Trust died of inhaling poisonous gas released from a cargo ship, as the ship carried 62,000 tonnes of soybean. The incident at the Karachi port Trust occurred when the labourers were entering the hatch by mistake, where they died of suffocation. The body of one of the […]

May 10, 2022

Festivities to start in the Kalash valley with the ‘Chilam Joshi festival’

Details: From May 13, Kalash Valley will host a 4-day Chilam Joshi festival. The festival commemorates the arrival of summer and celebrates the abundance of dairy products during the season in Kalash Valley. An annual Chilam Joshi Festival marks the beginning of summers in Kalash, as the people pray for the valley’s safety.  What you […]

May 10, 2022

We have a number of tools that can be used if the Taliban does not remove restrictions on women 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the Taliban-led Afghan government had announced that women in the country would cover their head and face with a veil, as this was noted to be among the latest restriction on Afghan women. Reuter’s report earlier this week also noted that the United States government has announced […]

May 10, 2022

Still no Paypal? Pakistani freelancers demand the new government bring PayPal 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan is in the top 10 countries with the highest numbers of freelancers, as 4th most numbers of freelancers reside in the country. But, as Fuschia quotes, “For months now, Pakistanis have been demanding PayPal to come to Pakistan. A Pakistani resident can make an account on the […]

May 10, 2022

Digital Pakistan: E-stamping system launched by the government Sindh 

What happened: Sindh’s Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah launched the e-stamping system in the province in collaboration with the PITB, the Board of Revenue Government of Sindh and the National Bank of Pakistan. At the same time, the stamp duty has been reduced from 2% to 1%, as Murad Ali Shah termed a milestone […]

May 10, 2022

Pak Religious ministry establish the Hajj helpline to accommodate and facilitate intending pilgrims 

What happened: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony of Pakistan has established a dedicated helpline for prompt guidance, registration, and resolution of complaints of the intending Hajj pilgrims of 2022. All the Hajj-related queries of the pilgrims would get answers when they call on phone numbers; 051-9216980 and 051-9205696. Details:  Pakistan this year […]

May 10, 2022

Did you know? That an Android user is more humble than an iPhone user 

What happened: According to a study quoted by various publications, Android phone users are much more humble than iPhone users. Subsequently, the study claimed that Android users are also better drivers than iPhone ones. The study was based on analyzing the behaviour of 20,000 phone users, and the driving study was collected after the drivers […]

May 9, 2022

The government wants to arrest me, but their plans will backfire. My campaign is jihad, not political moves

What happened: Imran Khan, in his speech, has claimed that he is now not doing any politics but is doing jihad against the government. While addressing the PTI workers, Khans aid that the Sharifs are a family of liars, and they can not be trusted. Whereas, the former prime minister claimed that before the Islamabad March government wanted […]

May 9, 2022

PEMRA issues a warning; ‘TV channels must avoid airing content against armed forces and judiciary’

What happened: The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority has warned all the private electronic media against airing content against state institutions. PEMRA issued the latest directives on their Twitter handle, “It has been observed that a few satellite TV channels are airing content which tantamounts to casting aspersions against state institutions, i.e. armed forces and judiciary.” The […]

May 9, 2022

Only individuals with designated visas would be allowed to perform Hajj 

What happened: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, in a statement from Riyadh, clarified that Hajj could be performed by those who have a designated visa for Hajj. Saudi Gazette quoted, “Hajj rites for this year can only be performed by those who hold a visa that is designated for Hajj, or by those who […]

May 9, 2022

‘I believe people should know everything,’ Aleem Khan calls for a live TV debate with Imran Khan 

What happened: After Imran Khan had alleged that Aleem Khan was involved in illegal land grabbing during the podcast, the former PTI member called out the former prime minister for a live TV debate. Earlier, Imran Khan had claimed that Jahangir Khan Tareen and Aleem Khan wanted benefits from his government, and Aleem Khan allegedly […]

May 9, 2022

Imran Khan has challenged the state, Constitution and national institutions. We will not allow Imran or anyone to create anarchy in Pakistan.

What happened: Imran Khan’s speech in Abbottabad received backlash after he allegedly called out the institutions of Pakistan. On the other hand, in his statement, Pakistan’s prime minister Shehbaz Sharif claimed, “Khan is hatching a conspiracy against Pakistan, and we would initiate legal action against him.” In his earlier speech, allegedly, Khan related Mir Jafar and Mir […]

May 9, 2022

‘Wear masks and gloves’ 1st case of Omicron sub-variant detected in Pakistan 

What happened: Pakistan’s National Institute of Health stated that the first case of Omicron sub-variant had been detected in Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that sub-variant cases have seen a rise in other countries; however, NCOC was formally shut down in Pakistan. Details: NIH’s statement quoted, “The best preventive measure is Covid-19 vaccination. W strongly […]

May 9, 2022

Concerning: Bitcoin falls to lowest since January, as Stock Markets shows a downtrend 

What happened: With the unpredictability of cryptocurrency, the Bitcoin fell to its lowest since January, as the equity market’s slump continues to hurt digital currencies. The Bitcoin dropped to as low as 33,266 dollars; a fall below this level would be its lowest since July 2021. Details: The COO of Singapore-based crypto platform Stack FUnds, […]

May 9, 2022

No fraud? Private operators barred from collecting advance payments from Hajj pilgrims

What happened: The Pakistani authorities have stopped the private tour operators and the individuals from collecting the money from Hajj pilgrims in advance, as they vow no fraud. It is pertinent to mention that the annual Hajj pilgrimage for Muslims worldwide has been resumed after the pandemic hit. And Pakistan will be sending 81,132 pilgrims […]

May 9, 2022

The metropolitan city of Karachi witnessed significant decline in street crimes after Eid: Police 

What happened: According to several reports by local publications, Karachi has witnessed a decline in street crime incidents, as the Karachi police shared data. The data was collected from all the eight districts of Karachi and, as TheNation quotes, “Showed a decline in street crime incidents in the metropolis during the month of April.” The data cited […]

May 9, 2022

Nowhere in the world you will see a prime minister who is on bail, a chief minister who’s on bail. They are both money launderers

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan is, yet another jalsa, said that “The boot polisher Shehbaz Sharif has been made the prime minister of Pakistan.” Subsequently, Khan claimed, “A country like Pakistan is destroyed when criminals like Shehbaz are made the PM….”  Details: On the other hand, in his latest jalsa, Imran Khan […]

May 9, 2022

‘Stay hydrated’ Pakistan monitor issues heat warning amid heatwave predictions 

What happened: Pakistan and India have been facing intense heatwave, since late April, with temperatures rising to nearly 50 degrees Celsius in some parts of the country. The Pakistani regional monitor has recorded March as the hottest month in Pakistan since 1961 as they warn of a severe heatwave, especially in Pakistan’s northwest. At the […]

May 9, 2022

The humanitarian Bilquis Bano Edhi declared ‘Mother of Humankind’ 

What happened: On the occasion of the International Mother’s Day, the Asia-Oceania PostDoctoral Academia and SAARC-ASEAN Postdoctoral Academia May 8 announced to give the title of Mother of Humankind to Pakistan’s humanitarian Bilquis Edhi. In a bid to honor the work of welfare by Bilquis Edhi, the organization announced to honor Bilquis Edhi.  Details: TheNews quoted Bilquis […]

May 9, 2022

Karachiites owe their heritage to this Jewish architect

Who was Moses Somake? He was an Iraqi Jewish architect who was born in Lahore on June 6, 1875. He lived in Karachi for much of his life until moving to England in the mid-1940s. No one knows where he learned his craft, but he was a member of the Society of Architects during the […]

May 8, 2022

DHA security takes all the money they want but fail to provide security: claims Instagram user whose house was robbed

What happened: In a rather shocking incident, Maimoona Saud, a digital content creator’s house, was robbed at midnight when she was out of town, but her gardener called to alert them. Maimoona further claimed, “It has been hours; police did come, but DHA failed, and they never came.” Subsequently, Maimoona said that they pay thousands to the […]

May 7, 2022

500 kilos of cocaine found inside a coffee factory in Switzerland 

What happened: A renowned coffee company, Nespresso’s factory, was raided as the authorities found more than 500 kilograms of cocaine in bags of coffee beans imported from Brazil. After finding a suspicious substance at the factory site, the Nespresso employees had already alerted the Swiss police. It is reported that the cocaine is 80% pure […]

May 7, 2022

Taliban government plans to ‘force’ Afghan women to wear veil 

What happened: In a recent development, as BBC reported that the Taliban-led Afghan government now has plans to force a face veil on Afghan women. BBC quotes, “Afghan women will have to wear the Islamic face veil for the first time in decades under a decree passed by the country’s ruling Taliban militants.”  Details: It is […]

May 7, 2022

FIA announces to take strict legal action against people sharing fake videos 

What happened: Different publications quote the Federal Investigation Agency’s spokesperson as he announced taking strict action against individuals sharing fake videos on social media. The Nation quotes the development as, “FIA Spokesperson said that strict legal action, in the shape of imprisonment and fines, would be taken against the persons involved in making and spreading fake […]

May 7, 2022

Cowardly actions of a handful of people, Mustafa Nawaz Khohkar, demands an end to enforced disappearances

What happened:  A recent trend has been witnessed in different parts of Pakistan, where students from different universities are allegedly abducted, especially the Baloch people are allegedly kidnapped from different universities across Pakistan. Najeeb Rasheed, Bebagr Imdad, Fayyaz Ali, Mudassir Mahmood Naaru, and the list of enforced disappearances continue.  Details: State’s failure to provide justice […]

May 7, 2022

UK Company is offering 2 lakh rupees to eat at McDonald’s for free 

What happened: A company named MaterialsMarket.com is looking for people to work as Takeaway testers at fast-food restaurants such as Subway, McDonald’s and Greggs. They are also offering an opening to six people who will be paid one thousand pounds for the job and would have to test food for free. The company’s tagline is Turning dreams into […]

May 7, 2022

Now the Taliban government has stopped issuing driving licenses to women in Afghanistan 

What happened: Recent reports from international publications claimed that the Taliban-led Afghan government had barred women from driving licenses. As The Independent UK quotes, “The Taliban in Afghanistan has reportedly stopped issuing driving licenses to women in capital Kabul and other provinces.”  Details:  However, the Taliban authorities have yet to comment on the matter, but local […]

May 7, 2022

Severe heatwave might cause casualties; Met Office warns Pakistanis 

What happened: The Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasted severe heatwave conditions across the country and urged the population to take good care. As Dawn quotes, “During the next week, high pressure was likely to grip the upper atmosphere from May 8.”  Details:  The MET Department predicted, “Due to this high pressure, day temperatures are likely to increase gradually from Sunday […]

May 7, 2022

Since July, I have known about the conspiracy and knew that PMLN was planning to topple my government. That’s why I did not want to change my Army Chief 

What happened: Imran Khan made his first-ever appearance in a podcast, alongside @talhaahad313, @ganjiswag and @thoughtbehindthings; candid questions were asked regarding the ‘conspiracy’ to topple his government and his views about JKT and Aleem Khan. Subsequently, Khan talked about the allegations and rumours of changing the Army Chief and claimed that his move was misinterpreted.  Details: However, […]

May 6, 2022

We will not allow someone to use social media to humiliate someone. Immoral content on social media will not be tolerated!

What happened: Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah, in a Twitter thread, has announced that a crackdown will be done against those involved in sharing immoral content on social media. Rana Sanaullah announced that those involved in defaming people on social media would be dealt with by law, and “We will not tolerate them.”  Details:  It is pertinent to […]

May 6, 2022

Over 7 years, CPEC has attracted $25 billion in investments in Pakistan

What happened: The Chinese Foreign Ministry, in a statement, has acknowledged the efforts put in by the Pakistanis for the CPEC project in the country. As a publication quotes, “The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor has achieved major progress since its launch seven years ago..” In a briefing, the foreign ministry spokesperson, Wang Wenbin, stated that many projects started […]

May 6, 2022

PTI official account tweets about Khan meeting accused sexual abuser Zia Chishti at Bani Gala, deletes later 

What happened: On May 5, Imran Khan’s meeting pictures with Zia Chishti surfaced on social media. Now, who is Chishti, founder of the software company Afiniti and was accused of sexually abusing Tatiana Spottiswoode and his friend’s daughter; he also stepped down as the CEO of the company immediately after the allegations.  Details: However, Khan’s meeting with […]

May 6, 2022

Biwi appki khush hai toh app bhi zindagi mein khush hain, warna ghr mein azaab ajata hai

What happened: In his interview with Shaan Shahid, a renowned Pakistani actor, Imran Khan noted, “Ghr mein home minister biwi hit hoti.” While replying to a question, Khan said, “Mery ghr ki foreign policy biwi hi chlati.” Shaan Shahid added, “Mtlb mein aur app Khan shb aik hi kashti pr beithy hain.”  Reaction: Twitterati had a hilarious response as one […]

May 6, 2022

Danish Kaneria has brought disrepute to Pakistan, our cricket team, his family and colleagues

What happened: In a rather sizzling interview, former Pakistani test cricketer Danish Kaneria accused the stalwart Afridi of forcing and bullying him to convert to Islam. Subsequently, in Kaneria’s interview with an Indian channel, he said, “Afridi and I were never friends, and Afridi had a negative attitude towards me.” On the other hand, Shahid Khan Afridi, in an […]

May 6, 2022

Imran Khan claims, ‘I never wanted to appoint Gen Faiz as next COAS’ 

What happened: In a unique appearance of, former prime minister Imran Khan shared that he had a very cordial relationship with the Pak Army, and “I couldn’t even think about appointing an Army Chief against the rules of merit.” Subsequently, Khan claimed that he never wanted to control the military, as “I always had a clean record and […]

May 6, 2022

Gravediggers arrested for stealing bodies from graves in Karachi 

What happened: In what has been termed a shocking revelation, a gravedigger in Karachi has been arrested for stealing bodies from a cemetery in Karachi. The gravedigger stole bodies from Karachi’s Mominabad graveyard, including a child’s body. Details: Karachi police acted upon a complaint from the parents of the deceased child about the desecration of […]

May 6, 2022

Mohammed Salah wins Footballer of the Year award for the second time 

What happened: Liverpool’s star footballer Mohamed Salah has just won the prestigious Football Writers’ Association, Footballer of the Year award for a second time, as the 29-year-old got 48% more votes than Manchester City’s midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. On the other hand, Chelsea striker sam Kerr won the women’s Footballer of the Year award.  Details: […]

May 6, 2022

Crimes against Muslims: Pakistani worker shot in the head in Greece 

What happened: Express Tribune and Gulf Today reported that a 26-year-old Pakistani worker was shot dead in Athens in a suspected hate crime. Express Tribune quotes an anti-racism group of Athens Keerfa group as, “Ali Riaz, 26, had been repeatedly fired at bypassing taxi driver in central Athens as he and other Muslims were returning from Eid prayers.”  […]

May 5, 2022

Sharif family is preparing to launch a smear campaign for my character assassination

What happened: Former prime minister Imran Khan in an interview with Shaan Shahid claimed that a campaign against him his going to start initiated by the Sharif family. Khan further stated that fifth-generation warfare has been commenced against him, as he claims, “PMLN and PPP have hired companies to produce fake videos to tarnish my reputation.” Talking […]

May 5, 2022

Pakistanis urge the PMLN-led federal government to abolish taxes on food items 

What happened: The Tehreek-i-Istaqlal president Rehmat Khan in a presser urged the government to finish all the taxes on food and increase the wages of small industrialists. Rehmat Khan has further noted that food items should be made affordable for all the segments of Pakistani society. As he is quoted by Dawn, “While increasing oil prices, […]

May 5, 2022

‘Even called emergency, no one helped’ two boys drown at Karachi’s Seaview beach 

What happened:  A group of 11 boys from Karachi’s Gulshan-e-Hadeed arrived at the Seaview with plans of a picnic at the beach on Eid’s 2nd day. However, as ARY News quoted, “The rescuers retrieved a body of two persons reported drowned at the Seaview beach of Karachi..”  Details: The 11 boys from Karachi’s Gulshan area went […]

May 5, 2022

Global Warming: Climate change minister warns of heatwave and calls for taking climate crisis seriously 

What happened: Sherry Rehman, the federal minister for Climate Change, stated that Pakistan is now facing a never before seen heatwave across the country, with unprecedented high temperatures, “creating clime emergencies from north to south of the country.” Senator further urged that “our northern mountain ranges and glaciers anticipate Global Lake Outburst Floods, where glacial lakes first form […]

May 5, 2022

Pakistan kou Madina bnana that, Madina kou Pakistan nahi bnana tha

What happened: The renowned Pakistani actress and model Iffat Omer took to her Twitter handle and criticized Imran Khan for his policies and governance. At the same time, in an interview with Muneeb Farooq, she said, “Khan shb nay toh prove krdia wouh selected that elected nahi.” Subsequently, Iffat Omer made Khan responsible for the Madina incident […]

May 5, 2022

Beat the heat: Driver grows garden on his rickshaw roof

What happened: A rickshaw driver in New Delhi grew a garden with numerous plants on his rickshaw’s roof just to beat the scorching summer heat. On his yellow and green autorickshaw, Mahendra Kumar planted various plants on his rickshaw to keep the passengers cool during the hot summer season. TheNews quote Mahendra Kumar, “The thick patch […]

May 4, 2022

Prhnay ki koi umar nahi: 58 year old Indian lawmaker appears for class 10 exam

What happened: A 58-year-old Indian member of the Legislative Assembly from Odisha appeared for his grade 10 examinations. Angada Kanhar discontinued his education in 1978 due to family issues but has vowed to continue it now, as he said, “There is no age barrier to appear for exams or to get educated.” At the same time, another […]

May 4, 2022

Highest ever, Bored Ape NFT Company raised $285 million of crypto in virtual land sale 

What happened: The company behind the Bored Ape series of NFTs has raised nearly 285 million dollars worth of cryptocurrency by selling tokens that represent land in a virtual world game that it is developing. Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs was created by the US start-up Yuga Labs and is a blockchain-based token representing a […]

May 4, 2022

Wife allegedly gang-raped by relatives for dowry in India 

What happened: Different publications reported that an Indian woman filed a case of rape in which her husband and two relatives were involved. The alleged incident of gang rape took place in India’s Rajasthan area, where a wife was raped by her relatives after her family “failed” to pay him a dowry of 1.5 lakh rupees.  Details: […]

May 3, 2022

Only when the decision is in Sharifs’ favor the courts open at night, and when there is any case against them, it takes years to decide

What happened: The PML-Q leader Moonis Elahi in his interview on Naya Pakistan, claimed that courts only open when the decision is in favor of any of the Sharifs. At the same time, the PML-Q leader on Naya Pakistan, Shehzad Iqbal, said, “Yay court humeisha Sharifs kay liaye hi kholtay hain, humaray liaye nahi.”  Details: Subsequently, […]

May 3, 2022

Holy Quran exhibition held at Makkah Sheraton Hotel received over 40,000 visitors

What happened: Arab News and other international publications shared the news of the Holy Quran Exhibition held at the Makkah Sheraton hotel, which received more than 40,000 visitors from different countries since it was inaugurated 12 days ago. The General Secretariat organized the Holy Quran Exhibition for Conferences in cooperation with the King Fahd Complex […]

May 2, 2022

Appka haq hai piasay kamana, leikin Farah Khan amnesty scheme ka faida utha kar piasay nahi kama sakti thi 

What happened:  Senior journalist Shahzeb Khanzada, in an exclusive interview with Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, the husband of accused Farah Gogi, stuttered throughout the interview as he failed to answer the questions put forward by Khanzada regarding the money laundering accusations against his wife. Ahsan Jameel Gujjar, in the interview, said, “App apni awaz neechay krein, and […]

May 2, 2022

Imran Khan blames US President Joe Biden for regime change in Pakistan

What happened: From a slip of the tongue to taking names, the former prime minister of Pakistan has blamed the US President for a regime change in Pakistan. Khan, in his tweet, has stated that by the regime change in Pakistan, has America gained “Anti-American sentiment in Pakistan?”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that previously, […]

May 2, 2022

Bollywood star SRK plans to build a high-class cricket stadium in Los Angeles 

What happened: The Bollywood king Shah Rukh Khan and the Kolkota Knight Riders Group owner, had hinted at building a world-class cricket stadium in LA, USA. KKR has teamed up with the Major Cricket League for the development projects in the US, as King Khan announced the news of the Los Angeles cricket stadium. Details: […]

May 2, 2022

Heroin-soaked yarn worth Rs 10 billion seized in India 

What happened: The Independent UK reported that a yarn consignment containing 90kg of heroin derivative worth 58 million dollars soaked in it had been seized by the Indian authorities. The authorities seized the container at the Pipavav port; and it weighed 9,760 kilograms and had been at the port for five months with paperwork declaring […]

May 2, 2022

US couple found McDonald’s meal hidden in their wall during renovation

What happened:  Home renovations can always bring out a few interesting things and often something that would leave everyone shocked. The US couple, as CNN reported, found a bag of McDonald’s food which is believed to be from 1959. They were able to find the bag hidden in one of their Chicago homes during a […]

May 2, 2022

Amnesty schemes were provided to realtors, Farah Khan was one: sources 

What happened: The former prime minister Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Maneka’s alleged best friend has come under fire for allegedly money laundering and scamming millions, alongside buying property through illegal means. Previously, it is pertinent to mention that Imran Khan had announced an amnesty scheme for realtors, which was noted to be a scheme for […]

April 30, 2022

The Coca-Cola Company and Rizq Partner Up for a Hunger-Free Pakistan

According to the World Food Program, 80 million people in Pakistan are estimated to be food-insecure. This had been made worse during the pandemic, as the livelihoods of some of these individuals was negatively impacted. Coca-Cola Pakistan & Afghanistan, and Rizq, a local non-profit, have partnered to distribute three million meals across multiple cities by […]

April 30, 2022

Pakistan is now facing a lengthy ban after Talha Taliba and five others tested positive in the doping scandal 

What happened: The Pakistani star weightlifter Talha Talib has been caught in a doping scandal alongside five other weightlifters, and as Dawn reported, “It’s taken barely nine months for the bubble to burst.” Talha’s performance had provided hope, but the doping scandal has now shattered it. However, the Pakistan Weightlifting Federation is now facing a lengthy ban […]

April 30, 2022

Concerning? Pakistan reports two cases of wild poliovirus in 2022

What happened: The National Polio Laboratory of Pakistan stated that the country had reported its second case of wild poliovirus in 2022 after new type-1 wild poliovirus was confirmed in a 2-year-old girl from North Waziristan. However, the current health minister has said, “I will be visiting the province myself to monitor the situation on the […]

April 30, 2022

It was a consequence of their own actions. We are not asking people to come out and it is their own pain and anger 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan spoke about the incident in Madina during an interview with Arshad Sharif on ARY program Power Play. Khan’s statement came two days after the incident of Madina, where PMLN leaders were subjected to hooliganism by alleged PTI workers. Imran Khan termed the incident at Masjid-e-Nabqi a public reaction, “It was […]

April 30, 2022

PTI leaders: Imran Khan, Arif Alvi and Qasim Suri, will face Article 6(treason) case, claims government 

What happened: Article 6 states that any person who subverts or abrogates or suspends or holds in suspension the Constitution shall be guilty of high treason. Various local publications reports suggest that the PMLN-led coalition government would file a high treason case against the PTI supremos for violating the Constitution and Supreme Court’s orders. Details: […]

April 30, 2022

Not only the Covid patients suffer, but families also suffer from PTSD, reveals a study 

What happened: It has been two years since Covid-19 first came to the scene worldwide, and hundreds of studies have since come. However, a study by the Columbia University experts claimed that the family members of Covid-19 patients also have post-traumatic stress disorder. The survey by Columbian University quoted several families who have PTSD. Details: […]

April 29, 2022

Lawyer who performed Dua Zehra’s nikah claims, ‘wouh apni marzi sey ai thi, uski jaan kou khatra tha’ 

What happened: In an interview with @urdupoint_com, the lawyer who performed Dua Zehra and Zaheer Ahmed’s nikah, Rai Khurram Kharral, claimed, “Un donou ki dousti PUBG si huwi, and sb kuch as per law huwi.” At the same time, Kharral stated, “Dua nay hr Dafa kaha kay meri age 18 saal hai ussey kam nahi hai, aur uskay […]

April 29, 2022

Pakistani pilgrims arrested for ‘raising slogans’ & ‘violating sanctity’ of Masjid-e-Nabwi 

What happened: On April 29, the Saudi authorities apprehended the Pakistani pilgrims. They chanted slogans of “ghaddar ghaddar and chor chor” at federal cabinet members at the Masjid-e-Nabwi in Madina. Saudi EMbassy spokesperson in Islamabad confirmed, “Some of the Pakistani protestors were arrested for violating the regulations and disrespecting the holy place.”  Details: At the same time, names […]

April 29, 2022

Pakistan can not afford enmity with the US due to a faulty foreign policy of the previous government

What happened: Pakistan’s Prime Minister, Shehbaz Sharif, during a dinner gathering in Islamabad, said, “Pakistan can not afford to have enmity with the US at all.” At the same time, Shehbaz Sharif vowed to have cordial relations with allies and friends of Pakistan, as he claimed that the PTI-led previous government’s foreign policies were faulty. Details: Dawn quoted […]

April 29, 2022

Shariat Court has now declared interest-based banking against Islam and cannot be allowed

What happened:  The Federal Shariat Court has announced the verdict on a long-pending case on interest(Riba). The Shariah Court has stated, “Prevailing interest-based banking system as against the Sharia and directed the government to facilitate all loans under an interest-free system.” At the same time, the Shariah Court has directed that provincial and federal governments must amend […]

April 29, 2022

Children should have both of their parents’ last names as surname, rules an Italy court 

What happened: The tradition of inheriting only the father’s name as a surname may soon be finishing in Italy, as Italy’s Constitutional Courts ruled that the children should instead inherit both of their parents’ last names. Reuters and The Guardian reported, “In the wake of the principle of equality and in the child’s interest, both parents […]

April 29, 2022

“Party plans canceled” Customs seized liquor worth Rs. 6 million in Karachi 

What happened: Pakistan Customs personnel seized a large quantity of imported liquor worth more than six million rupees during a raid on the outskirts of Karachi. The News quotes pak Customs spokesperson Irfan Ali as, “After the Customs Enforcement Collectorate received information that liquor was being smuggled into Karachi from Balochistan, the vigilance mounted at the […]

April 29, 2022

Federal government plans to impeach President Arif Alvi on charges of ‘violating the Constitution’ 

What happened: PML-N-led federal government has hinted at impeaching President Arif Alvi, “On charges of violating Pakistan’s Constitution and it would be a solid case.” MNA and member of PMLN, Mohsin Shahnawaz Ranjha, in an interview with Express Tribune, claimed that the impeachment proceedings would start after Eid.  Details: Barrister Moshin Ranjha also claimed, “Government would move ahead […]

April 29, 2022

Study claims: Less meat and dairy products could reduce global warming by 80% 

What happened:  A study from a team of Finnish researchers at the University of Helsinki claimed that replacing meat and dairy consumption with vegetable or insect-based protein and cultured milk can reduce global warming, land usage, and water by more than 80%. Furthermore, the study highlighted those optimal dietary combinations to meet the nutritional needs could also […]

April 29, 2022

Man stabbed his roommate to death when he asked him to wash dishes

What happened: An Indian man allegedly murdered his flatmate when he was asked to do the dishes. Hindustan Times reported that a 21-year-old Indian man was later arrested for allegedly murdering his flatmate over a mere disagreement. The accused has been identified as Anil Kumar Saratkumar Das, and the victim is a 28-year-old native Indian, […]

April 29, 2022

Rain and windstorm predicted in Pakistan during Eid holidays 

What happened:  As the country faces strong heatwaves and cautions have been given out for possible heatstrokes, the MET Office has predicted rains during the week-long Eid holidays. Pakistan’s Meteorological Department has claimed that light rain, with wind storms across the country during Eid holidays, is predicted under the westerly weather system, which would enter […]

April 29, 2022

Skardu Airport to handle its first-ever international flight on May 13

What happened: The Skardu airport, which is located in one of Pakistan’s most picturesque locations among the mountains in the north, is set to handle its first international flight after renovation. The Skardu Airport was previously being renovated to handle international flights, and now according to CAA’s letter, it will host a chartered flight from […]

April 29, 2022

Hate her all you want but Mariyam Aurangzeb’s composure won against trolls at Madina

What happened: On the eve of the 27th, Ramazan, Pakistan’s Information Minister, Mariyum Aurangzeb, alongside other cabinet members, landed in Saudi Arabia and in one of the holiest places of worship for Muslims, they have chanted hatred slogans. In a viral video of the PML-N worker, she said, “There was a specific group here in Saudi […]

April 28, 2022

“Crowd puller” Khan prepares to call 2 million for his Islamabad March 

What happened: The PTI Chairman and former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has issued a call for two million people in tha capital when he calls to his party’s supporters, though the date is unspecified. In a speech, Khan said, “I want two million people to come to Islamabad when I give the call. I […]

April 28, 2022

SHO Chichawatni suspended for using foul language against Maryam Nawaz on social media 

What happened: What happened: On April 28, Dawn reported that Sahiwal’s DPO suspended Chichawatni Saddar Station’s house Officer for using derogatory language against Maryam Nawaz Sharif on his social media platform. The SHO of Saddar Police Station Chichawatni has been identified as Shaheen, and he uploaded a post on his Facebook account. Details: Dawn reported, […]

April 28, 2022

Pakistan to host over-40 cricket World Cup in 2023, with England and Australia participating 

What happened: Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association announced that the country would host the inaugural edition of the over-40 World Cup, and 14 out of the 12 registered teams would participate in the event. However the venue for the matches is yet to be decided, but it would be played across Karachi, and an innings would have […]

April 28, 2022

US YouTuber crashed his own plane for views, reveals an Agency 

What happened: A US YouTuber that goes by the name of Trevor Jacob filmed himself crashing his own plane over California Los Padres national forest and has now lost his pilot license, revealed Guardian’s report. The development was quoted as, “In the video, Jacob can be heard I am over the mountains and I… have an […]

April 28, 2022

Relatives murder 9 year old boy after a dispute with boy’s mother in Mandi Bahauddin 

What happened: On April 27, ARY News reported the murder incident in Pakistan’s Mandi Bahauddin city, where his uncle and his brother murdered a nine-year-old boy after the relatives had a dispute with the victim’s mother. At the same time, it was reported that the relatives then took the minor boy’s body and threw it […]

April 28, 2022

Country’s biggest Aitekaaf with more than 10,000 people, at Karachi’s Faizan e Madina

Details: In a viral video on social media, videos from inside the mosque were shared, and Times of Karachi’s reporter claimed, “Faizan E Madina is the biggest Mosque in Karachi, and it now has 10,000 people for Aitekaaf.” In the interview, a person from Zanzibar shared, “It’s an honor for me to stay at the Faizan E Madina, […]

April 28, 2022

This Lahore-based artist can turn miniature paintings into incredibly cool tattoos

Recently, Team Propergaanda reached out to a self-taught tattoo artist based in Lahore named Iman Sara. She is an NCA graduate who got her degree in fine arts and miniature painting.  In her interview she expressed how great it feels to be a female tattoo artist in Pakistan, “In the past two years, demand for […]

April 27, 2022

Renowned activist and motivational speaker in India, Sabarimala embraces Islam 

Details: Sabrimala Jayakanthan, now Fatima, has embraced Islam as GlobalVIllageSpace quotes, “Amid growing hostility and persecution toward Muslims in India.” After reading the Holy Quran, the Indian human rights activist, Sabrimala Jayakanthan, embraced Islam. It is pertinent to mention that she is also a prominent South Indian motivational speaker and social activist.  Also:  Subsequently, after embracing Islam, […]

April 27, 2022

The Karnataka state of India has now banned Azaan through loudspeakers 

What happened: On April 25, Karnataka’s Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai announced that there would be a strict implementation of a ban on Azaan through loudspeakers. A publication quoted the development as, “The move is likely to add to the existing social unrest in the state.” At the same time, Karnataka’s DG, CM, and IGP Praveen Sood had […]

April 27, 2022

Punjab man left shocked after he bought a black horse for Rs22.6 lakh, showered it only to see that it was a Desi Stallion

What happened: A man in India’s Punjab was cheated by a horse trader who deceived him into buying a shiny black horse for Rs. 22.65 lakh. However, after buying the horse, the customer identified as Ramesh Singh bathed that horse, only to see its true colors, which were Dark red, and the horse was not […]

April 27, 2022

Customer killed for eating samosa without permission 

What happened: An allegedly drunk 40-year-old man was killed after he tried eating the samosa that was displayed at the shop without permission. NDTV reported, “The 40-year-old Indian man entered a shop and ate a samosa without the shop owner’s permission.” The incident occurred in the Madhya Pradesh Area of India, and the local police station identified […]

April 26, 2022

Here’s why Nida Kirman thinks that ‘banning’ social media would help free press

What happened:  A professor from LUMS and sociologist Nida Kirmani(@nidkirm), in a Twitter thread, revealed her opinion on why social media should be banned in the country? In a Twitter Space, Khan had said that he watches social media, instead of the mainstream media, to stay updated.  Details: In Nida’s opinion, a ban on social […]

April 26, 2022

“It has been five years since I last saw my son, kidnapped only for the love of Ahlul Bayt,” says a father from Karachi 

What happened: In an interview with @sochvideos, the 70-year-old “ailing” father expressed displeasure over his son’s abduction nearly five years ago, and as he claims, “My son is being punished for the love of Ahlul Bayt.” A resident of Karachi’s Hassan Colony was allegedly abducted by the forces, as claimed by the family, quoting the father, “I have been seriously […]

April 26, 2022

A female football tournament held right at the hub of right-wingist in Karachi

What happened: On February 18, Pakistan’s Peace and Development Organization held a female football tournament, as claimed it was held right at the hub of right wingist in Karachi’s Baldia Town. The spokesperson of the Organization, Safina Javed, said, “It is a momentous occasion to hold this female football tournament at the Graceful Grammar School in […]

April 26, 2022

3 year old video of Hina R Khar surfaces, “I was not in the room,” while discussing drone attacks, PTI resorts to trolls 

What happened: A three-year-old interview of former foreign minister Hina Rabbani Khar surfaced on social media, in which she is heard saying, “I was not in the room while the drone attacks were condemned with(the then President) Zardari.” At the same time, the #I_Was_Not_In_The_room trended on Twitter, and the former SAPM Shahbaz Gill tweeted, “I was pretty much […]

April 26, 2022

“Dreams shattered” 20 year old Palestinian killed by Israeli forces in Jericho 

What happened: On April 26, a 20-year-old Palestinian, Ahmed Ibrahim Oweidat, was killed by the Israeli forces in the refugee camp of Aaqbat Jabr near Jericho. The Palestinian youth was shot with a live bullet in the head earlier and was killed as a result of critical wounds sustained by Israeli bullets in the southwest. […]

April 26, 2022

Peshawari Kaptan Chappal among top sellers during Eid Shopping 

What happened: With less than 7 days away from Eid, the shoppers take to the streets of Peshawar, selecting appropriate readymade shoes for themselves and their near dear ones that goes matching with their eid dresses. As Covid-19 has drastically decreased nationwide, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has also opened up Peshawar Chappal outlets, attracting shoppers in large […]

April 26, 2022

Nawaz Sharif has been advised against Umrah travel to Saudi Arabia by doctors

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, has been advised against the Umrah pilgrimage to the Saudi Arabia Kingdom, as the reports in ARY suggested. Quoting sources ARY’s report read, “The London doctors of Nawaz Sharif have advised him not to visit the holy land owing to his health condition.” Previously, it was reported […]

April 25, 2022

Conflicting reports: Dua Zehra was not found in Lahore but her alleged nikahnama was 

What happened: On April 25, a local publication broke the news of Dua Zehra being found by the police in Lahore, though; later, her father refuted the claim and stated that only the nikah nama was surfaced. Karachi police claimed that Dua was found in Lahore, but the local police refuted the claim and stated […]

April 25, 2022

First Suraj Girhan of 2022 on May 1, but Pakistan won’t be able to see it 

What happened: Pakistan’s Meteorological Department has predicted that the 2022 first solar eclipse will take place on April 30 and May 1. This would be the first time in 2022 when Pakistan would witness the solar eclipse, and the Meteorological department said that the phenomenon wouldn’t be visible from Pakistan, though, as it would occur […]

April 25, 2022

Elderly woman raped after being abducted from rickshaw in Karachi 

What happened: On April 24, a 40-year-old woman was allegedly raped before being abducted by two men from a rickshaw near Karachi’s Super Highway, considered to be a major leading entry and exit to the city. Karachi Police have registered a case against the unidentified suspects on the woman’s complaint, and the police claim that […]

April 25, 2022

The renowned YouTuber Mr. Beast came up with yet another initiative ‘$10,000 a day to live in a prison’ 

What happened: The famous YouTuber Mr. Beast, aka Jimmy Donaldson, came up with a unique idea of asking his video editor Josh Rock to spend a day in prison, with no windows, lighting, and in a confined space for 100 days, and he was to be given 10,000 dollars each day that he spends in […]

April 25, 2022

Forced child marriage could also be a case of ‘strict liability rape’ reveals Jibran Nasir 

Details: In a timely Twitter thread, the social activist and lawyer @mjnasir narrated the definiton of child marriage and its uncertainties. Jinram wrote, “If the girl in question is a minor & she has been subjected to Child Marriage then this may potentially also be a case of strict liability rape (if a girl under 16).” There […]

April 25, 2022

“22 cror Pakistani but 1 lakh Netflix subscriptions” Netflix finally going after password 

What happened: As famously said, “Pakistan mein loug tv apna liaye leity pr umar guzar jaiyegi leikin Netflix nahi khareedyngy.” However, now Netflix has plans to change primary account holders an extra fee for every sub-account or password sharer to make up for lost revenue. Netflix has indeed surprised the world with the move, saying that it […]

April 25, 2022

India has warned nationals that studying in Pakistan won’t get them employed in India

What happened: The Indian education regulators have warned the nationals that those who study in Pakistan will not be eligible for employment or further education in India. Subsequently, in a statement, the Indian Higher Education Authority has said, “All concerned are advised not to travel to Pakistan to pursue Higher Education.”  Details: At the same time, […]

April 23, 2022

Shan Masood makes history by becoming the first batter to hit consecutive double centuries in County

What happened: The 32-year-old Pakistani batter entered the record books while representing the English County Derbyshire and became the first-ever Pakistani to score two back-to-back double centuries in the county championship. The Pakistani opener, while representing Derbyshire, played a knock of 219 off 268 against Leicestershire to score his second consecutive double-century. Record check:  Shan […]

April 23, 2022

Taliban ordered a ban on PUBG and TikTok claimed “immoral material leading Afghan youths astray” 

What happened: On April 23, Afghanistan’s Taliban administration enforced a ban on TikTok and PUBG in the country, saying that the content of these apps misleads the younger Afghan generation. Taliban spokesperson of the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology shared the ban on Twitter, “TikTok’s filthy content was not considered with Islamic laws.”  Details: It […]

April 23, 2022

US welcomed the NSC statement that read, “no truth to a foreign conspiracy allegations” 

What happened: On April 23, the US State Department Spokespersons said that the United States has always viewed a democratic and strong relationship with Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that previously the National Security Committee ruled out the claim of a foreign conspiracy for Khan’s ouster and stated, “The NSC, after examing the contents of […]

April 23, 2022

Imran Khan has destroyed Pakistan’s economy, but now we will have to repair the damage done to the economy

What happened:  The former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Sharif, in a press conference after meeting Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, said that Khan’s government had completely ruined the country’s economy and then claimed that a foreign conspiracy ousted him? Subsequently, Nawaz Sharif said, “Khan had broken the back of Pakistan’s economy, so there was no reason for […]

April 23, 2022

Pakistani philanthropist and founder of Akhuwat nominated for Nobel Peace Award 

What happened: On April 23, Dr. Amjad Saqib, a philanthropist and the founder of Pakistan’s largest interest-free microfinance program Akhuwat, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for his humanitarian work. Dr. Amjad Saqib is being recognized for his humanitarian work in poverty alleviation, and his program Akhuwat has also grown into Pakistan’s largest microfinance […]

April 22, 2022

Iron Mike loses cool and punches man in the face after he annoyed him 

What happened: A viral video on social media showed the boxing legend Mike Tyson, punching another passenger allegedly after he got “annoyed.”  The former world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson punched the man repeatedly in the face on a San Francisco-bound plane. The video was obtained from TMZ, showing the 55-year-old boxer hitting the man in a seat […]

April 22, 2022

“To look cool among ladies, and I love being called charsi by the ladies” 

What happened: The Indian actor Sanjay Dutt opens up about his addiction and cancer journey in an interview. Dutt recalled the time he first found out about his cancer diagnosis during the Covid-19 pandemic when Priya Dutt broke the news of cancer to him. In conversation with the YouTuber Ranveer Allahbadia, the Bollywood actor said, “I […]

April 22, 2022

The NSC claims, “There was no conspiracy to topple the Imran Khan government”

What happened: The National Security Committee on April 22 said that there was “No foreign conspiracy to topple Imran Khan-led government,” according to Dawn’s latest report. Dawn further quoted the statement, “The NSC discussed the telegram received from the Pakistan Embassy in Washington. Pakistan’s former ambassador to the US briefed the committee on the context and content of […]

April 22, 2022

Two Punjab teachers suspended for ‘misusing social media for political posts’

What happened: On April 21, the Punjab School Education Department suspended the primary school teachers of Government Primary School Akhtarabad, Bhawalpur city, under section 6 of PEEDA Act 2006. It is pertinent to mention that previously the Punjab government had barred the government employees from using social media to voice their views about any political […]

April 22, 2022

Did you know? Oldest tortoise alive turns 190 in 2022

Details: The Guinness World Records is giving the title of the oldest living animal on land to the tortoise that was named Jonathan and was born in 1832, spending nearly two centuries on the planet earth. Previously the oldest turtle was Tu’i Malila, who lived for nearly 188 years. Also: At the same time, the […]

April 22, 2022

After Apple Store, Google Play store bans call-recording apps 

What happened: Google has been on the road of third-party android apps to record calls for a while. However, now from May 2022, the developers changed their program policy to ban the final method by which third-party Google Play store apps could record calls. At the same time, the change will go into effect on […]

April 22, 2022

Over 6.5 million TikTok videos filmed in Pakistan removed for violating community guidelines

What happened: Pakistan now ranks third in the world for the largest number of videos taken down from the short video-making platform TikTok. Currently, TikTok has taken down more than 6.5 million videos in Pakistan for violating the community guidelines, making Pakistan the third-ranked country globally for the largest number of videos taken down. Details: […]

April 21, 2022

Criticism makes no difference if there are people believing in the constitution. The courts’ doors are also open for critics as we have to provide justice to everyone

What happened: On April 21, Senator Raza Rabbani argued before the court, “A malicious campaign launched against the institutions because they stood for the constitution.” During the hearing of the case pertaining to the interpretation of Article 63-A, Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial said, “The courts’ doors are also open for critics as we have to provide justice […]

April 21, 2022

Pakistani woman caught smuggling $65,000 via Karachi airport to Doha

What happened: On April 21, the Pakistan Customs Officials apprehended a woman passenger for allegedly smuggling more than allowed foreign currency to another country. A local publication reported, “Approximately 12 million rupees were recovered from the baggage of a” Doha-bound passenger at the Jinnah International Airport.  Details: The Pakistan Custom Officials recovered the amount from the Doha-bound […]

April 21, 2022

Electric chopsticks developed by Japanese researchers to enhance taste buds 

What happened: A group of Japanese researchers has developed computerized chopsticks that enhance the tastebuds of those people who need to reduce sodium intake in their diets. The Meiji University professor Homei Miyashita and Kirin Holdings Co. developed the electric chopsticks and an electrical stimulator and mini-computer worn on a wrist. Details: The electrical chopsticks […]

April 21, 2022

Imran Khan’s travel to Office via helicopter cost nearly Rs. 550 million

What happened: Pakistan’s current Finance Minister, Miftah Ismail, on April 21, disclosed the details of Khan’s traveling to the PM Office via helicopter, and a shocking figure of 550 million rupees was quoted in the media. Miftah Ismail subsequently claimed, “Imran Khan’s helicopter commute from his Bani Gala home to the PM Secretariat cost the national […]

April 21, 2022

Ramadan Gift: Saudi Arabia sends 100-ton dates to Pakistan

Details: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on April 20, sent a hundred tonnes of dates to Pakistan as their annual tradition and continuation of their Ramadan Gift trend. The Royal Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia also issued a statement that read, “The government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is pleased to provide a […]

April 21, 2022

Indian man hangs from the balcony after a quarrel with his wife 

What happened:  A video of a man from India’s Ghaziabad has gone viral in which he is seen hanging from the balcony with the help of a cloth. ARY News quoted the incident as “The man was rescued by his family and neighbors. The video being shared widely over social media shows a man hanging from […]

April 20, 2022

NA claims Security Forces allegedly involved in killing of peaceful Baloch protestors, is ‘agenda’ killing and should be held responsible

What happened: On April 16, the Baloch peaceful protestors were murdered by the local security forces, and the issue was highlighted on social media before the National Assembly members raised their voices for the victims. Whereas, tweets read, “Complete shutter down strike in #Chagai against firing on protestors by SFs, Nukundi incident & extrajudicial killing of […]

April 20, 2022

“No escape”: IHC orders to public details of gift received by Imran Khan 

What happened: On April 20, the Islamabad High Court directed the Cabinet Division to provide details of the gifts received by former prime minister Imran Khan by different dignitaries. The IHC Judge Justice Miangul Hassan remarked during the hearing, “State gifts belong to the office. These gifts can not be taken home.” Subsequently, Justice Miangul Hassan stated […]

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