November 26, 2021

“DHA Security was about to kill these stray dogs before I saved them!” reveals a Lahorite

What happened: An Instagram user Rafae Karim revealed that a few dogs were about to be killed by the DHA security before he rescued them. While talking to Rafae, “The obedient and cute stray dogs were about to be killed by the DHA security.” Rafae also said that the little puppies were packed in a shopping bag […]

November 23, 2021

These 3 Pakistani Yars Came Together to Form the RocknRoll Band YarKhan

Details YarKhan is a local band that plays the genre, heavy rock, rock n roll, blues and progressive rock. Band Members The band includes lead vocalist Isfandyar Khan, guitarist and music producer Shehryar Khan and guitarist Imran Khan Sumbal. Their inspirations include, Led Zeppelin, Porcupine Tree, Tool, Radiohead, Audioslave, Pink Floyd, Deep Purple, The Beatles. […]

November 19, 2021

This far-right group started a hate campaign to deactivate ProperGaanda’s account and this isn’t the first time they’ve done something like this

An Instagram page by the name of “Bhaisaaaab” commented under one of ProperGaanda’s posts and threatened the cultural and communication editor, but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these far-right pages. What happened: Claiming to be the information secretary of “Pakistan Talba Mahaz” the individual behind the account has […]

November 17, 2021

5 places in Lahore serving delicious thin crust pizza that are not Dominos

Who doesn’t crave a delicious slice of pizza every now and then? If you find it too heavy and cheesy the option of thin crust pizza is always a good go-to to keep it light and delicious. Here are a few places that are not your average pizza places serving hot thin crust pizzas fresh […]

November 17, 2021

Noor Mukaddam: The Nation awaits justice

Back-story: On the 21st of July 2021, an outcry for justice arose, from regular citizens to elite class citizens of Pakistan. A gruesome murder became the ‘hot-topic,’ for the political & ordinary commentators of the country. Noor Mukaddam, daughter of Pakistan’s former ambassador, Shaukat Mukaddam, was allegedly murdered by her long known ‘friend,’ Zahir Jaffer, […]

November 17, 2021

5 places selling high quality stylish jeans in under Rs.2500

Jeans that are a perfect fit may just the game changer to your entire outfit! Whether its skinny jeans, wide legged jeans, capris or even ripped jeans it is an essential to find comfortable good quality jeans that look good at the same time. If you’re tired of spending huge sums of money on one […]

November 15, 2021

Here are top 5 places to get activewear that you can lounge in

In winters it’s always great to get comfortable clothing that you can lounge in and activewear is perfect for this job. A number of local brands have started their activewear line, which are available at affordable prices and perfect for that stylish gym look. From sports leggings to track pants they have it all! Here […]

November 15, 2021

Here are 5 activities to do in Lahore other than eating out!

Lahore’s main activity has always been eating out and trying new restaurants. If you’re tired of eating out while also watching your diet, it’s always a good idea to find alternative activities. Here are a few activities you can enjoy with your friends/family:  Go Karting at 2F2F (@2f2f.karting,lahore) has the largest go karting track in […]

November 11, 2021

Here are 5 places in Lahore where you can get a bowl of hot & delicious soup

Winter nights call for a good bowl of soup paired with some crispy fish crackers. The combination of the two is a perfect appetizer or snack, which prevents you from getting sick while keeping your tummy full. Here are top 5 places in Lahore offering the best soup: Café Aylanto (@cafeaylantolahore) offers their ‘Cream of […]

November 10, 2021

Here are 5 electronic accessories from miniso that are easy on the pocket

Do you ever walk into a shop and instantly fall in love with it? Miniso(@minisopakistanofficial) is 100% THAT shop. Not only does it have the cutest and most random items available but the entire concept behind the store is groundbreaking and unlike any other. Once you enter the store you find a hundred things that […]

November 10, 2021

Here are 5 places in Lahore where you can find the perfect winter coat

With winters approaching, everyone’s main goal is to look their best while keeping themselves warm. Coats are the perfect ways to do that since they look stylish, classy and help keep you warm. Many online stores have launched their winter collection and this is the perfect time to invest in a nice coat that’ll last […]

November 9, 2021

Luke Grenfell: The cancer patient on a cycle

In an exclusive interview with ProperGaanda, Luke Grenfell (@bristoltobeijing), a cancer patient on an inspiring journey shared his story with us. Here’s what we were able to find out about his ‘BristoltoBeijing’ drive.  Belonging:  Luke grew up in Bristol, United Kingdom, he got his Bachelor Science degree, from the University of Durham. “I studied Biology, […]

November 8, 2021

This digital marketing service was defrauded by a client

What happened: The anonymous netizen shared with ProperGaanda, “The process for digital marketing of the construction company started in June. In July, both the parties signed legally binding contracts, and the planning process began in August. During August, the planning process consisted of market research. After a few meetings, the client was presented with the […]

November 8, 2021

NY teacher gifted a praying mat by her boss, for praying during work hours

Backstory: Maryam Akram (@kashmirichaiandbooks) is a preschool teacher living in New York City with her husband and daughter. Before she got a job as a preschool teacher she would frequently go to the Masjid to pray. However, once she started work she couldn’t go to the masjid as frequently anymore. She then asked her boss, […]

November 5, 2021

The Baluch Twins are ‘totally shattered and traumatized by PISA’s team’

What happened: The Pakistani twin singers @adilbaluch24 and @asimbaluch11 have alleged that PISA’s team mistreated them and suffered ‘mental distress due to their mistreatment.’ In their Instagram video, @baluchtwins said, “We are traumatizedtraumatized that after getting everything done, our tickets were cancelled, and is this the way to treat your artists?” While the singers also […]

November 5, 2021

Here are 10 essential household items from XimiVogue

Ximivogue (@ximivoguepakistan.official) is a fast fashion Korean merchandise brand which has been launched in Pakistan. Their brand covers various categories that can be usually in various aspects of your life. From fashion to brands to household items, they have almost everything available at affordable prices. It’s hard to resist buying everything once you visit their […]

November 5, 2021

Coca-Cola has created Pakistan’s largest LED skyline in Karachi

Coca-Cola has created magic with their iconic LED display, in what is the largest ever LED display in Pakistan. This bold and big outdoor campaign has boosted their iconic design around the Country 8 towers in Pakistan. Commuters said it was a ‘magical moment’, with the first LED installed at Country 8, Karachi. https://www.instagram.com/p/CVVjptNozLb/ This […]

November 4, 2021

5 places in DHA Lahore selling thandi lassi in under Rs.200/-

Lassi is loved and relished by Pakistanis for its delicious taste and calming feeling. What started off as a plain mixture of yoghurt and sugar has turned into a drink, which incorporates a multiplicity of flavours. Whether its meethi, salty or even mango lassi, lassi is an all time favourite for Lahoris. Here are a […]

November 4, 2021

7 places in Lahore that are offering creamy red sauce lasagna

Lasagna has to be the comfort food of the century! Who doesn’t love a hot plate of creamy, red sauce lasagna every now and then? Here are 8 places in Lahore where you can satisfy your lasagna cravings: Lasagna Girl (@imlasagnagirl) is a home-based business, which specializes in beef, vegetable and boneless chicken lasagna. Each […]

November 4, 2021

5 places in Lahore where you can enjoy a hot cup of chai on a cold winter night

With cold winter nights approaching its always important to keep yourself warm with a hot cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate. A lot of cafes and restaurants have been focusing more on coffee but we have come up with a list for all the chai lovers where you can enjoy a variety of teas […]

November 4, 2021

6 places to visit if you ever take a trip to Sialkot

Sialkot may seem like a small city but with much development over the years, this exporting hub has a lot to offer. The following list includes all kinds of places from indoor trampoline parks, coffee shops, fine dining restaurants to street food that you should definitely visit if you’re in Sialkot: Adventure Planet (@adventureworld.pk) is […]

November 4, 2021

5 local brands where you can find the perfect lip balm for soft pink lips

When winter comes around, many of us experience chapped lips and the answer to this problem is always lip balm. Applying a lip balm twice a day can do wonders when it comes to hydrating your lips. Here are 5 local brands where you can find the perfect lip balm for soft, pink lips: Botanical […]

November 3, 2021

6 local brands selling good quality, plain tees in under Rs. 2500/-

Black, white or coloured, a plain tee has been a staple for any wardrobe for decades. They can be paired with almost everything and can never go out of style. Fashion trends may come and go but the appeal of plain tees will always stay. Plain tees are comfortable, economical and chic so order yours […]

November 3, 2021

5 places in Lahore selling the juiciest, mouth-watering seekh kebabs

Nothing can beat a juicy seekh kebab! When you’re sitting at a restaurant table and the waiter approaches with a sizzling plate of hot seekh kebabs, the tempting smell is enough to draw you towards them. Here are 5 places in Lahore selling the juiciest, mouth-watering seekh kebab,which can be paired perfectly with some raita: […]

November 3, 2021

9 November must-buys from Miniso

Do you ever walk into a shop and instantly fall in love with it? Miniso(@minisopakistanofficial) is 100% THAT shop. Not only does it have the cutest and most random items available but the entire concept behind the store is groundbreaking and unlike any other. Once you enter the store you find a hundred things that […]

November 3, 2021

6 Scented Candle Brands that’ll light up your gloomy winter nights!

A day of self care at home is definitely incomplete without scented candles. Candles are not only the perfect way to create a home sanctuary out of an ordinary place but can relieve you after a stressful day. Candles can transform the entire outlook of a place while adding a lovely smell to a room. […]

November 2, 2021

5 restaurants that serve delicious Haleem in Lahore

If you’re craving a traditional meal, head to Lahore, which serves as a marketplace for Desi cuisine. Who doesn’t love a full plate of hot, thick, creamy Haleem with black pepper, ginger, fried onions, crushed coriander, and juicy lemon slices? Here we have listed down places where you can find deliciously made Haleem. Kozi Haleem […]

November 2, 2021

6 restaurants in Lahore you must try if you are a Thai food lover

We all have to agree that Thai food does not receive the same amount of attention as Chinese or Japanese food. When it comes to taste, Thai food is unexceptionally great. So for all Thai lovers, here we have compiled a list of places where they serve Thai food. 1. Fuschia Kitchen @eatfuchsiakitchen is in […]

November 2, 2021

6 online stores where you can find the perfect dress for any occasion

Whether you’re looking for a casual midi for everyday wear, a figure-hugging mini for a special evening, or a glitzy ballgown for a milestone event, there’s a dress for every occasion these days. Shopping for dresses online has never been easier, with a wide range of styles and shipping options available. Here we have compiled […]

November 2, 2021

Here are 10 sweatshirts from ELO priced under Rs. 1500/-

Export Leftover’s (ELO) website is always worth visiting because you can find the best options of clothing from top quality brands at extremely low prices. When looking at the item as well as the quoted price next to it there’s no stopping your finger from clicking the add to cart option. These low prices may […]

November 2, 2021

7 places in Lahore where you can get all kinds of Khussas

Khussas are the most comfortable shoes ever made, they are the desi version of pumps. They look amazing when paired with both eastern and western attire. Khussas can be worn to work, to lunch, and, of course, to weddings. We can surely say that they are the best footwear available for any occasion! For all […]

November 1, 2021

Here are 7 picks from Outfitters that are essential to have this winter! (Pt 2)

With Outfitters wonderful collection and a variety of options, 7 top picks just wasn’t doing justice to their new collection. We decided to do a second post to show some more of their trendy fits, which are available at such affordable prices. Its always a struggle finding good western wear in Lahore without spending tons […]

November 1, 2021

Here are 7 picks from Outfitters that are essential to have this winter!

Outfitters have launched their winter collection and we absolutely love their pieces! Not only are they warm but trendy and perfect for cold winter nights. Their collection caters to all age groups and has a wide range including printed pieces to monochrome sets. Here are our top 7 picks from their collection:  Break free relax […]

October 30, 2021

Here are 7 restaurants in Lahore serving the best maki rolls for all you sushi lovers

There are a number of Japanese restaurants in Lahore serving delicious, crunchy sushi with a wide range of options. If you aren’t a fan of raw seafood, these restaurants also offer the option of cooked sushi. The sauces, crunch and meat when mixed and prepared as a maki roll burst with flavor and the best […]

October 30, 2021

5 local skin-care brands every beauty lover must know of!

Pakistanis have been skeptical of local skincare products for a long time. The fear is that the companies producing them do not use the right ingredients or formulas that could end up harming our skin. Most of us either get expensive imported skincare products or do some desi totkas. However, times have changed, and so […]

October 29, 2021

7 places in Lahore where you can enjoy a bowl of soup in this chilly weather

With winter around the corner, we all know we will be in desperate need of warm food to save us! Many people would prefer going to their favorite eating spots to dine or have a cup of coffee. And many people are looking for a great place to have a hot bowl of soup. This […]

October 29, 2021

Here are 5 places in Lahore serving warm and fresh cinnamon rolls!

Cinnamon Rolls are also known as edible hugs. Why? Because it gives you that familiar warm comfortable feeling you get when you hug someone you love. Cinnamon rolls are the best kind of desserts to have in winter because not only are they filling but they melt in your mouth and come in a number […]

October 29, 2021

Here are 5 places in Lahore serving the best breakfast platters for all you early risers

Are you one of those people who love waking up early in the morning and enjoy having an early breakfast to start off your day? If so, Lahore has a number of restaurants serving delicious breakfast platters, which will fuel your energy for the rest of your busy day. English tea house (@englishteahousepk) is located […]

October 29, 2021

Shaheens are high ranked, but Afghanistan has a better record in UAE

What happened: Fans of the game have claimed that it would be an interesting clash between the two, and they can’t wait to see how @babarazam tackles spin wizard @rashid.khan19. Pakistan and Afghanistan have the perfect blend of both youngsters and experienced players. Pakistan coming in with an unbeaten record in the current T20 World Cup, […]

October 28, 2021

5 places in Lahore serving delicously spicy green curry!

If you’re a spicy food lover, like most Pakistani’s are, green curry should be added to your must-try list. Thai green curry bursts with flavor with the perfect amount of spice and goes perfectly with some steamed rice. With winters approaching, curry can also be a replacement for soup to keep you warm and is […]

October 28, 2021

5 gola gandas in Lahore ready to satisfy your ice gola cravings!

Ice Gola’s are a summer favourite for Lahoris! In the scorching heat of Lahore, a colourful, icy gola is the perfect way to cool down. Not only does it bring back childhood memories for many but is bursting with flavor which easily melts in your mouth. We’ve put together 5 places in Lahore where you […]

October 28, 2021

8 places in Lahore serving fresh & delicious shawarmas

The visual image of grilled meat, vegetables and sauces wrapped in warm pita bread is mouthwatering enough. Shawarma’s are tasty, healthy and fulfilling! What more could you want from food? The following list includes places serving fresh and delicious shawarmas: Bait ul shawarma (@baitulshawarma) is located in H block DHA and serves deliciously wrapped shawarma […]

October 28, 2021

6 places in Lahore that have gluten-free options for a sweet treat

It’s great to see home-based businesses diversify their menu by adding gluten-free options. A lot of people have made the switch to gluten-free and food businesses are now catering to their needs. Making the switch doesn’t mean you cannot enjoy a scrumptious dessert every now and then! We have put together a list of 5 […]

October 27, 2021

5 candy stores in Lahore for all the midnight snackers

Do you sometimes crave a specific snack and go to the nearest store only to find out they don’t have it? While living in Lahore, it is always a struggle to know for sure which store would have the best snacks at a specific time. We can’t control our cravings, whether its for biscuits, chocolates, […]

October 27, 2021

7 local brands selling screen-printed hoodies to redefine your streetstyle that might cost you an arm

With winters approaching, it’ll soon be time to unpack all the oversized hoodies to stay warm and comfy. The aim is always to fight the cold while looking your best and screen-printed hoodies are the best to way to do that. Get your wardrobe ready by taking a look at these 7 local brands redefining […]

October 27, 2021

5 places in Lahore selling scrumptious red velvet cakes!

Whether its buttercream or fondant, cakes are always enjoyed by individuals with a sweet tooth! If you’re one of those who don’t like overly sweet cakes or chocolately desserts, red velvet cakes are perfect for you! Not only are they deliciously creamy but have that light element with just the right sugar content. Red velvet […]

October 26, 2021

11 places to get Customised Cakes from in Lahore

Image source: Delish.com Cakes have been the universal symbol of joy for the longest time. However, people nowadays are ditching the boring basic cakes and are inclining more towards customized cakes. And who wouldn’t want a cake with their personalized touch? Here we have compiled a list of places in Lahore where you can get […]

October 26, 2021

This Lahore based chef left her corporate job to pursue her passion for cooking all things sweet and savoury

Amna Khan the founder of Chef Monster worked in the corporate sector for three years until one day she had an epiphany that she wanted to be her own boss and run her own business. Since cooking has always been a therapeutic experience for her, she decided to start a food business. Leaving a comfortable […]

October 26, 2021

5 places in Lahore serving authentic Tacos to satisfy your cravings!

Tacos are versatile and perfect for any type of meal! They’re the perfect comfort food for any time of the year. However, it’s hard finding authentic Mexican food in Lahore! Tacos require the perfect amount of crunch, sauce, toppings whether its all wrapped in a soft or hard shell. With winters approaching, we all will […]

October 26, 2021

5 places in Lahore where you can get delicious non-baked lasagna

When you’re craving hot delicious food and get it delivered to your doorstep, half of the time it either gets cold or is not completely fresh. However, you still eat it since you may be too lazy to cook your own food. A solution to this problem is ordering frozen non-baked dishes such as lasagna, […]

October 25, 2021

Here are 5 cold beverages in Lahore for all the chocoholics!

There’s no denying that the best kind of dessert is one, which incorporates chocolate. The same way there is no denying that chocolate flavoured shakes and coffees have no comparison. The delicious taste, rich chocolatey smell and the happy memories associated with it are all part of chocolate’s attraction. The following list contains 5 cold […]

October 25, 2021

Here are 5 places in Lahore where you can enjoy ice cream in the last of summer’s heat

With fall approaching, we’ll be witnessing sunny days and cold nights, which can get confusing in terms of our outfits and food choices. However, these sunny days are perfect to enjoy the end of summer with deliciously cold ice cream. Here are a few ice cream spots in Lahore serving a wide range of flavours […]

October 25, 2021

This local brand is selling face masks for all your specific skin concerns

Local skincare brand Arine has got you covered for self-care sunday, which is a great skincare habit for those who have a busy week and a low maintenance skincare routine. The brand features three face masks, the ‘glow on the go mask’, the ‘rejuvenating mud mask’ and ‘restorative clay mask’, all three created to target […]

October 25, 2021

5 Work-friendly cafés in Karachi with free wifi and cold beverages

Are you sick of working at home with constant distractions and the same four walls surrounding you? A new workspace might just be the answer to this problem. Working with a cold cup of coffee and a quiet environment might just motivate you to be more productive during intense working hours. Here are 5 work […]

October 25, 2021

This Pakistani entrepreneur is breaking gender stereotypes by making it to the Forbes Next 1000 list

“I was an object, with no friends and a diagnosis I didn’t fully understand”, Eesha Sheikh describes her life at the young age of 8 when she was diagnosed with clinical obesity. She recalls it as a time of deep distress as she tried every remedy to lose weight, from milkshake diets to lemonade fasts. […]

October 23, 2021

6 home-made food delivery services in Lahore

Are you tired of ordering restaurant meals? Many people do not have the time to cook their meals, so they order food from outside. Ordering restaurant meals every day can be expensive, and they also include a variety of unhealthy ingredients. With homemade food delivery services on the rise, we can eat homemade healthy food […]

October 23, 2021

6 affordable online stores where you can order Hijabs from

Image source: Souqudesign You all can agree, finding the perfect hijab has always been a quest. It’s impossible to find the perfect-sized hijab in the color you desire. It either has weird patterns on them, or the quality is not up to the mark. For all the hijabis out there, we have compiled a list […]

October 23, 2021

If you want to fight over cheesecake, here are 5 places in Islamabad worth doing so

Who can resist a delectable slice of cheesecake with its crumbly foundation and refreshing cream filling? Some people prefer their topping to be fruity, some like it rich and chocolaty, while others prefer it to be plain vanilla. Finding the perfect cheesecake in Pakistan seems impossible, here we have compiled a list of places that […]

October 23, 2021

Neon Signs to spruce up your room

If you’re looking for room décor options to add a cool element, neon signs are a perfect option! Whether you’re alone or chilling with your friends, listening to music a neon sign can always add to the vibe. The best part is that they come in multiple colours from which you can choose! To get […]

October 23, 2021

Affordable Room Décor

Tired of waking up to the same purple walls and stuffed toys collection you’ve had for the last decade? The childhood bedroom does have a certain charm to it but it might be time for a change. Redecorating can seem like an expensive and time-consuming task but we’re here to ease you into it. Here […]

October 23, 2021

Online pages selling games to spice up your night!

Meeting your friends for the umpteenth time? Want to do something fun but the only options for entertainment around you are food joints or expensive one-time experiences. We’ve been there too which is why we’re pitching something different this time. Let’s take a page out of our childhood books and revive one of simplest and […]

October 23, 2021

5 restaurants in Old Lahore serving delicious food with a mesmerizing view

If you’re tired of visiting the same busy restaurants in Lahore, it’s always a good idea to take a trip to old Lahore and have the full cultural experience! The food street at old Lahore has an amazing view of Badshahi Mosque and a number of rooftop restaurants serving delicious desi food! Towards the end […]

October 23, 2021

Affordable and cute jewellery brands

Minimalism is key when it comes to daily wear jewellery. A gold chain, twisted hoops or a colorful ring might just be the missing piece to your outfit. These pieces can add that extra bling to your overall look without overpowering your outfit and you can never go wrong with a pendant or silver studs […]

October 23, 2021

Places selling ‘to do lists’ to help get your life together

Ever get hit with fast-approaching deadlines and just can’t keep up with them? We’ve been there too. Not everyone can be productive all the time (that’s boring anyway) but we sure can try! We’ve come up with a list of stores selling products to help you keep track of everything in your life.  Blingspot (@blingspot.pk) […]

October 23, 2021

Places selling scented candles to light up your life

A day of self care at home is definitely incomplete without scented candles. Candles are not only the perfect way to create a home sanctuary out of an ordinary place but can relieve you after a stressful today. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a friend or family member who deserves a day […]

October 23, 2021

Local brands selling good quality and affordable notebooks

Are you the kind of person that has a lot of little things you need to remember? Do you fill up post-its on post-its and eventually end up losing all of them? Maybe you’ve considered keeping all your important thoughts in one little book but didn’t want an ugly notebook lying around, cramping your aesthetic. […]

October 22, 2021

Online pages selling the cutest coffee mugs

We asked our writers about their most random obsessions and one particularly struck out to us- mugs. Like many of us in quarantine, our writer also fell down the rabbit-hole of retail therapy this past quarantine. The result was a spectacular mug collection. It’s always relaxing to have a cup of tea or coffee after […]

October 22, 2021

Best Fine-dining experience in Lahore

Are you looking for the perfect place to go to with fresh good quality food and a warm ambiance? Whether you need a break from long hours of work or have a weekend free from studies, a nice dinner out can always help as a breath of fresh air.  Lahore has a number of fine-dining restaurants […]

October 22, 2021

6 steakhouses in Karachi that Gordon Ramsay might just approve of!

There is nothing better than a decent-quality steak. Other than the taste, a steaks platter is also a visual feast. The allure of perfectly grilled meat with oozing sauce is everything you can ask for. For all Karachites, here we have listed down the best steakhouses in Karachi, so you don’t have to think about […]

October 22, 2021

5 online stores selling Affordable & Traditional Jewellery

With gold prices at an all-time high, the majority of women are more inclined to buy artificial jewelry, especially as the wedding season approaches. Artificial jewelry is preferred as it is affordable and they can easily customize and match their jewelry with their clothes. Here we have compiled a list of online stores that have […]

October 22, 2021

5 Local brands selling Sulfate-Free Shampoos

Are you tired of your dry hair and split ends? Well, it is time to switch to a sulfate-free shampoo. Sulfate-free cleansers lock in the natural oils on our scalp and hair which is great for moisturizing hair and sealing split ends. For those who are done with their dry hair and split ends, we […]

October 22, 2021

This magazine promotes artists from all around Pakistan and it’s run by teens!

‘Biscuit Digest’ is a Pakistani arts and literary magazine that is available in print! This is an exciting development in our local art scene and encourages the idea of what can be called a revolution of the arts. The magazine offers a platform to Pakistani artists and creatives where they can share their talent with […]

October 22, 2021

This burger joint has one of the most exciting burgers in Lahore

If you ever find yourself craving a mighty sized burger then visit The Grizzly Burger at their outlets in Askari 10 or AA block DHA Phase 4. These are the biggest baddest burgers in town and they come in various sizes with creative names such as the mighty Grizzly, the polar melt, the black bear […]

October 22, 2021

This local activewear brand was formed by athletes who understand your training needs

Activewear should be empowering so that you feel strong and confident in your body while you work out. Irongear Fitness gives you exactly that by creating high-performance fitness pieces that help you move freely. What is interesting about this brand is the fact that it was founded by athlete Salman Zafar and a group of […]

October 22, 2021

This quirky cafe in Sialkot is breaking barriers by creating an exclusive space for women

The Communal Cafe is a safe haven for the women of Sialkot. Founded by Hamna Imran, it is a non-conformist space where women can come on their own or with their girls and sit for long hours without the fear of being harassed by unknown men. Hamna is a Gender scholar as well as a […]

October 22, 2021

Pakistan’s first sensory play-doh, crafted to give your child an immersive play experience

Play-doh is a useful tool to support the learning of your children. It can be used as a medium for strengthening critical skills and supporting colour, letter and number recognition. Children love to roll, cut or squish play-doh, making it an interactive activity that encourages the exploring of their senses creatively. Dear Doh is a […]

October 22, 2021

This local brand shot its campaign in Deosai in below freezing temperatures

2021 has been a year of experimentation for Lulusar which is why they were literally on top of the world for their latest fashion campaign that was shot in the Deosai plains; considered as one of the highest plateaus in the world. This collection was inspired by elements of the culture in which Baltistan unravels […]

October 21, 2021

6 Online stores selling Trendy Press-on Nails

With time, we can surely see how press-on nails have upped their ‘Game’. So those of you looking forward to giving a makeover to your nails, look no further!We have compiled a list of local brands that sell press-on nails to glam up your nails for a special occasion, festival, or an everyday look. Here […]

September 6, 2021

Cargill and Rizq establish Pakistan’s first ever food bank to end hunger and food wastage in Lyari, Karachi

What happened: Cargill, a global agriculture and food processing corporation, has collaborated with Rizq, a food distribution social service in Pakistan, to establish the country’s first ever Cargill-Rizq Bank in Lyari, Karachi. The Cargill-Rizq ecosystem will work together to create a food secure community, reduce food wastage and serve up to 200,000 meals annually in […]

August 22, 2021

Here’s what a day at this luxurious hotel in Naran looks like

Sunlight streams through the windows and past the curtains, blanketing you in nature’s warmth. The comfort in that moment is unparalleled. The cool, smooth sheets paired with the most heavenly pillows that help you rest easy through the night. The best part about a vacation is how everything feels perfect and comfortable in that moment, […]

August 20, 2021

9 things that happen in your body when you drink coffee in the morning

If you’ve pulled an all nighter, waking up the next morning can be grueling to say the least. Which is why some people absolutely cannot function without a cup of coffee in the morning. And you know what? I think they’re doing it right. A cup of coffee in the morning is sometimes the only […]

August 20, 2021

9 things that happen in your body when you drink coffee in the morning

If you’ve pulled an all nighter, waking up the next morning can be grueling to say the least. Which is why some people absolutely cannot function without a cup of coffee in the morning. And you know what? I think they’re doing it right. A cup of coffee in the morning is sometimes the only […]

August 7, 2021

7 ridiculous myths about coffee debunked

As much as we all love going out to coffee shops to hang out, there are still some apprehensions that cross your mind before you place your order. The concerns range from the effects of drinking coffee at a late hour to how drinking too much of it may impact your body. However, these apprehensions […]

August 2, 2021

This age-old boutique in Islamabad should be your go-to for luxury gifts

Have you ever wanted to get something truly meaningful and luxurious for someone but didn’t know where to go? Everyone knows the feeling of not being able to buy a unique gift or satisfy a shopping craze. However, a Pakistani venture by the name of Shams (@shopatshams) has curated an experience that changes how you […]

August 2, 2021

This Pakistani athletic wear brand uses ‘real people’ as models and it actually makes sense

Having strong core values can entirely alter a brand’s journey, which is exactly why Pakistan’s fastest emerging athletic wear brand, Iron Gear, pays special attention to them. The founders focus on using real-life people for campaigns, earning customer loyalty through different policies, coming up with new products regularly, and trying out new products themselves before […]

July 30, 2021

9 milkshakes in Islamabad for when it’s too early for dessert

The heat of the summer calls for something that’s cold enough to quench your thirst, something that’s sweet enough to fulfill your cravings, and that something could only be milkshakes. Their easy recipe makes it possible to play around with their flavor in a way that they can taste like Nutella, plain vanilla, and everything […]

July 29, 2021

5 local cosmetics brands where you can find the perfect nude lipstick for any and all skin tones

If you’re not an avid eyeshadow fan, lipsticks are the one aspect of your makeup that you can experiment with. From a glittering shade of blue to the darkest matte brown you can think of, there’s a lipstick shade for everyone. However, in Pakistan’s sweltering heat and bustling days in the city, you need makeup […]

July 28, 2021

Jaffer family issues statement condemning actions of Zahir Jaffer

What happened: The murder of the daughter of former ambassador Shaukat Mukadam, Noor Mukadam, on 20th July, left the whole nation in shock. Zahir Jaffer was arrested the very same night, while the parents along with family guards were arrested later. On 26th July, Zahir Jaffer confessed that he brutally murdered the former ambassador’s daughter. […]

July 28, 2021

Second athlete withdraws from Tokyo Olympics 2020 before facing Israeli opponent

What happened: Fethi Nourine, an Algerian judoka, parted ways from the Tokyo Olympics 2020 after he realized, he had to face an Israeli opponent “Tohar Butbul”, only if the two involved athletes advanced to the second round. Fethi Nourine was assigned the 73kg category where it was most likely that two faced each other. Amar […]

July 27, 2021

These 5 places are the best to try out for Khausuey in Lahore

Khao Suey is a one-dish soup meal originally from Myanmar (Burma). It is made with egg noodles and curried beef or chicken with coconut milk and served with a number of condiments. It is a sweet yet spicy make-it-yourself comfort food that people in Myanmar still eat with some variations.  We’ve curated a list for […]

July 27, 2021

Zahir Jaffer says he committed the murder because “Noor cheated on him”

What happened: After the completion of a 5-day physical remand, Zahir Jaffer murderer in the Noor Mukadam case, claimed to have killed Noor for cheating on him. On Monday, Zahir’s physical remand was extended for two more days by the Islamabad court. What’s happening now: Zahir’s parents, Asmat Zakir and Zakir Jaffer along with security […]

July 27, 2021

The man who knifed Khadija 23 times released for “good character” – Fayaz Chohan

What happened: In May 2016, a law student Shah Hussain stabbed fellow classmate Khadija Siddiqui barbarically. A session court in March 2018 commuted the sentence to 5 years. Khadija’s stabber is now released. What’s happening now: According to a video released by Geo news, Fayaz ul Hassan stated that Shah Hussain wasn’t granted release by […]

July 27, 2021

MPA’s security guard shot a Foodpanda rider

What happened: A security guard of MPA Khawaja Izharul Hassan (MQM) shot Foodpanda rider, Nadeem, for ringing Hassan’s doorbell in Karachi’s Defense. The rider was there to deliver food that the politician’s family had ordered through the Foodpanda app. Details: Nadeem had refused to hand over the food parcel to the guard and rung the […]

July 27, 2021

“The truth will be out infront of everyone very soon”,says Salar Shamas

Fatima Ahmed from Propergaanda’s team approached Salar Shamas, the singer who has been accused by an anonymous page for allegedly harassing and assaulting women. Fatima had a few questions for him regarding the allegations. (F) state the questions asked by Fatima Ahmed, (S) state the answers given by Salar Shamas (F) Did you personally know […]

July 27, 2021

Wearing jeans cost a 17-year-old girl her life in India

What happened: Neha Paswan, a 17-year-old girl, from Uttar Pardesh was allegedy killed at the hands of her relatives’ beating for wearing jeans. Details: She belonged to a village in Deoria district, which is one of the poorest developed district in the state. Her mother reported the incident to BBC Hindi, narrating that her daughter […]

July 27, 2021

11 tres leches cakes in Islamabad that are redefining dessert for the better

One of the most desirable cakes right now is the tres leches cake. It comes from Latin America and the name can be broken into 2 parts; ‘tres’ which means three and ‘leches’ which means ‘milk’. It is made by soaking the cake in evaporated milk, heavy cream, and condensed milk. Considering its popularity, it […]

July 26, 2021

Sajid Sadapara finally found his father’s dead body- A legend that was missing.

What happened: Muhammad Ali Sadpara, along with three mountaineers were last seen on 5th February 2020, in an attempt to lay foot on the unforgiving summit. Ali sadpara’s dead body has been found. What’s happening now: Last seen on 5th February 2020, the unspoken gem of Pakistan is found, the dead body, unfortunately. Not by the […]

July 26, 2021

The biggest OOH mural in Pakistan for Garena Free Fire incorporates traditional art forms

Twin murals cropped up in Lahore and Karachi last week; the one in Lahore is more than 3,700 square feet, making it the biggest out of home advertising mural in the country. The murals feature characters from the battle royale game, Garena’s Free Fire which was recognised as the “The Most Downloaded Game” globally in […]

July 26, 2021

Fatima Changezi becomes the first female naval officer from District Gilgit

Who is Fatima: Fatima Changezi belongs to the district Gilgit and has joined Pakistan Navy as a Sub-Lieutenant. She is the first woman to become a Naval Officer from her District. She recently received her rank after completing the 23rd Short-Service Commission. She was exemplary during her training, earning a gold-medal in sports. Growing up: […]

July 26, 2021

Omar Gilani publishes a sci-fi novel set in futuristic Pakistan about street children

Omar Gilani: Omar is a self-taught artist, illustrator, and designer who hails from Peshawar. At university Omar studied engineering and robotics, but decided to make a career out of his passion for arts. His book: Over Eid, Omar published his debut novel, The Lost Children of Paradise : A Pakistani Science Fiction Novel. It is […]

July 26, 2021

‘Save me before I become the next Noor’, pleads woman seeking refuge from husband

What happened: Wishah AbuBakr, wife of Shahzwar Bugti, has been asking for protection from her husband for over three months after he attempted to kill her for running away from his abuse. Shahzwar then proceeded to leak explicit pictures of his wife Wishah. In her pinned post on her Twitter account, Wishah details her account […]

July 26, 2021

Lahore based singer accused of harassment; Shamas says accusations are fabricated and fake chats are being shared

What happened: An account on Instagram, Wall of Shame Pakistan, shared a post detailing reports from multiple women who claimed they have been harassed or assaulted by Lahore based singer, Salar Shamas late on Sunday. What you need to know: The post claimed that Salar had sexually harassed women and used his influence to threaten […]

July 24, 2021

Sheikh Rasheed spends Eid trying recreational activities

This Eid, Sheikh Rasheed has shared on twitter his attempts at horse riding and rowing a boat. He shared a video of himself horse-riding on his official twitter account on the second day of Eid, leaving many viewers amused. He seems to be at an idyllic farmhouse, dressed in sports wear riding a horse at […]

July 24, 2021

Sindh decides to block mobile SIMs of unvaccinated people

What happened: The Sindh health department has proposed to the NCOC to block mobile SIMs of unvaccinated people in efforts to push people to get vaccinated. Details: The department has given a four phase plan to the NCOC for blocking the SIMs. Unvaccinated people will be first issued a warning in the first phase to […]

July 24, 2021

Abid Sher Ali uses crass language in a verbal fight at a restaurant in London

What happened: Abid Sher Ali of PML-N and his family were out at a restaurant in London for a family meal when he was accused of jumping the queue using his political leverage. He was accused by a fellow Pakistani man, who was also at the restaurant with his family. The accusation quickly turned into […]

July 24, 2021

Gandapur shouts violent remarks against Maryam Nawaz while the nation struggles with femicide

What happened: Ali Amin Khan Gandapur, the Federal Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit-Baltistan, has made highly problematic violent remarks against Maryam Nawaz at a public rally in Azad Jammu and Kashmir’s (AJK) Tarar Khal area. Details: Gandapur was criticising the PML-N Vice President Maryam Nawaz when he turned his criticism more personal and violent. […]

July 24, 2021

These 5 places are the MVP’s of churros in Lahore

One of the members of the Instagram-able family of desserts is the ultimate fried dough; The Churro. The dessert is originally from Spain but many cuisines have adopted it since it gained popularity, which explains the many different versions of it available in the market. We have compiled a list of 5 places in Lahore […]

July 24, 2021

Noor’s father, Shaukat Mukadam, talks to media

What happened: Shaukat Mukadam spoke to the media alongside PM’s Special Assistant, Shahbaz Gill. Mr. Shaukat has highlighted crucial details regarding his daughter’s brutal murder while demanding definitive justice from the law as a bereaved father and a Pakistani who has served his country well. The points he highlighted The “I” in PTI stands for […]

July 24, 2021

WhatsApp makes group calls even better for iPhone users

What happened: WhatsApp has updated its calling interface and also offered new settings for “archived chats” for iPhone users. Details: The calling screen looks similar to the FaceTime screen which shows everyone who is on the call. Group calls have been also made easier in this update, if somebody was unable to attend the group […]

July 23, 2021

Pakistan calls on UN to investigate PM Imran Khan’s phone hack by India

What happened: Pakistan, on Friday, has asked the UN to look into India’s use of Pegasus Spyware to spy on PM Imran Khan. Pegasus Spyware is an Israeli software that has been reported by The Washington Post, among others, to be spying on over 50, 000 “persons of interest”. Details: PM Imran Khan’s phone was […]

July 23, 2021

Sindh to re-impose COVID restrictions from Monday

What happened: A provincial coronavirus task force meeting was held on Friday to discuss the response to the quickly rising COVID cases in Sindh. Decisions were taken to re-impose certain certain restrictions from July 26, Monday. The task force meeting was chaired by the Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The restrictions: Indoor and outdoor […]

July 23, 2021

This is why Therapy Works has come under question following Noor Mukadam’s murder

What happened on Tuesday: Noor Mukadam, 27, daughter of former diplomat Shaukat Mukadam, was found murdered at a private residence in Islamabad’s upscale Sector F-7/4 on Tuesday night. The brutal murder has gained national interest, with #JusticeforNoor standing at the number one trend on Twitter as people rally against the murder that was allegedly committed […]

July 23, 2021

Zahir Jaffer was “sound and in his senses” at the murder scene, says SSP Ataur Rehman

What happened: Ataur Rehman, the SSP Investigation, has said at the pres conference regarding the Noor Mukadam murder case that the suspect Zahir Jaffer was completely sound and in his senses when he was arrested from the murder scene. Details: SSP Rehman further clarified that Zahir may have a history of drug abuse but at […]

July 23, 2021

Zahir Jaffer, the murderer in the Noor Mukadam case, is still the Chief Brand Strategist for AJCL

What happened: Zahir Jaffer, who murdered and beheaded Noor Mukadam is still the Chief Brand Strategist for AJCL, the company his father owns. AJCL, a giant, has deep and strong roots in Pakistan. The company has given no official comment on the brutal murder at the hands of its own, Zahir Jaffer. Jaffer’s family owns […]

July 23, 2021

Khadija Siddiqi’s stabber has been released early from jail

What happened: Shah Hussain, who stabbed Khadija Siddiqi 23 times in 2016 has been released from jail before the completion of his prison sentence. He was sentenced to 5 years in jail, but has been released just after 3.5 years. Details: Prominent lawyer and activist Jibran Nasir has questioned the early release of the convict […]

July 20, 2021

5 things you can get for the kids to make sure they get the best learning and play experience out there

Have you ever wondered what life would be like if your talents had been nurtured from a young age? In this ever evolving world, the kids are our future and to ensure that they have a fighting chance to succeed we need to teach them how to take on everything from a young age. The […]

July 20, 2021

Delta variant wreaking havoc in Karachi; positivity rate rises to 25.1

What happened: According to sources at the Ministry for National Health, Karachi has reported 25.1 percent positivity of COVID19. Details: Dr Iqbal Chaudhry, director of KU’s International Centre for Chemical & Biological Sciences, stated: “Our experts at the National Institute of Virology at the University of Karachi analysed 90 Covid samples on July 14 and 15, […]

July 20, 2021

9 fudge brownies in Islamabad that are worth calling a guilty pleasure

When talking about dessert, fudge brownies is often one of the first things that seem to make their way into the conversation. The reason behind this is simple: the crisp layer on top and gooey goodness in all the right places. What makes them even better is the warmth and love that is put into […]

July 20, 2021

Larkana family of nine sets record for being born on same day

What happened: Amir Azad Mangi and his family set Guinness World Record after it was discovered that all nine members of the family, were born on August 1. Details: Mangi, his wife and children were all born on August 1. Moreover, Mangi and his wife got married on the same date, August 1.  The Guinness […]

July 20, 2021

Pakistan will export ventilators this year, says Fawad Chaudhry

What happened: In a tweet, Information and Broadcasting Minister Fawad Chaudhry stated that he’s hopeful that Pakistan will start exporting ventilators this year. The National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) has developed the ventilator “Pakvent-I” while the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission (PAEC) has developed one called “i-LIVE”. Details:  Fawad Chaudhry stated that a fourth firm has been […]

July 20, 2021

India used Israeli spyware to hack into PM Imran Khan’s phone

What happened: According to reports, at least one number used by Prime Minister Imran Khan was targeted by the NSO Group and its Pegasus malware that India used to spy on Pakistan. The malware is capable of switching a phone’s camera or microphone on and attaining its data. Details: According to a report by Israel’s […]

July 20, 2021

Fatima Sana, the rising star of women cricket, triumphs as team earns consecutive ODI wins

What happened: 19-year-old Fatima Sana with her all-round performance spurred Pakistan national women’s cricket team record their second consecutive win in the ODI against West Indies. She was the player of the match and her performance is recorded to be the best ODI haul by a Pakistani in nearly eight years. The team defeated the […]

July 20, 2021

These 5 homegrown businesses are providing the best vegan options in Karachi

Veganism is a healthy way of life that involves cutting out animal products and byproducts. If cutting out meat, dairy and eggs leave you confused about how to eat a healthy, balanced diet, you’re in the right place. As you begin the vegan journey, options get limited and you’re often puzzled over how to plan […]

July 20, 2021

Guantánamo Prison: Pakistani held without charge for 16 years to be released

What happened: Saifullah Paracha, Pakistani who spent 16 years in custody without ever being charged with a crime, is among the ten eligible to be transferred out of the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. At 73, he is the oldest prisoner at the US base in Cuba. He was taken in custody on […]

July 20, 2021

A quest for the best burgers in Lahore: 11 places to visit

I think it’s safe to say burgers are the most loved fast food. Even if you always eat healthy, there’s something about burgers that no one can resist! Maybe it’s the different sauces, the juicy patty, the blend of textures, or the comfort that comes after eating them. Convenient, cost-efficient, and casual –  burgers are […]

July 20, 2021

Ben & Jerry’s will stop selling ice cream in occupied Palestinian territories

What happened: Ben & Jerry’s will end sales of their ice-cream in illegal Israeli settlements on stolen Palestinian land, saying it’s inconsistent with the values of the socially conscious brand. This comes as a huge win for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Details: In a statement on their website, Ben and Jerry’s stated, ” […]

July 19, 2021

Doctors urge for COVID health emergency in Karachi as hospitals run out of space

What happened: Doctors and health experts request the government to impose a health emergency in Karachi over rising COVID cases due to which various hospitals have run out of beds to accommodate COVID patients. Details: The Indus Hospital in Karachi says their COVID ward is filled out with no more space. Dr Bari of the […]

July 19, 2021

Increased police and commandoes to be posted on Railway Stations for Eid

What happened: Inspector General (IG) of Pakistan Railways (PR) Police has announced that ahead of and during the Eid-ul-Adha, security and policing across Railway Stations will be heightened. Police personnel, commandoes, and even bomb squad have been installed across Railway premises. Details: The IG has advised security officials to keep an eye out for suspicious […]

July 19, 2021

Justice for Qurat-ul-Ain: Mother of four brutally murdered by influential husband

What happened: Qurat-ul-Ain Baloch, a mother of four children, was brutally murdered by her husband, Umer Khalid Memon, on Thursday in Hyderabad. The police refused to register a First Information Report (FIR) against the perpetrator since his family is very influential. Details: The incident took place on July 15, Thursday. Qurat-ul-ain was reportedly tortured for […]

July 19, 2021

Aisam Qureshi calls out Abdul Razzak and Nauman Ijaz for making fun of female athletes

What happened: Aisam Qureshi, Pakistan’s star tennis athlete, called out both Abdul Razzak, Pakistani cricketer, and Nauman Ijaz, Pakistani actor, for making fun of female athletes aimed at Nida Dar on a talk-show. Nida Dar is the all-rounder for Pakistan Woman Cricket Team. Details: Aisam Qureshi posted a video on Instagram addressing the sexist remarks […]

July 19, 2021

These 9 places are the vegan hotspots of Lahore

Whether someone believes in veganism or not, it is hard to deny its rising popularity among the masses. Understandably so, there is also a rise in the number of places offering vegan food across Pakistan. The following article takes a look at the vegan options specific to Lahore.  Here are our top picks for vegan […]

July 19, 2021

PPP leader pleads for permission to fly for daughter’s first day of university

What happened: Sharjeel Memon, the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) lawmaker facing charges against him has pleaded to the Sindh High Court (SHC) to have his name removed from the no-fly list so he could travel abroad to attend his daughter’s first day at a foreign university. Details: Memon wishes as a father to drop his […]

July 19, 2021

Airline pilot files a complaint against Careem for calling its drivers ‘captains’

What happened: An airline pilot approached the court complaining to have faced “humiliation and disgrace” over sharing his job title with the Careem’s staff. As a result, a civil court in Rawalpindi has temporarily forbidden Careem from using the word “captain” for its car drivers. Details: The order was issued by Civil Judge Rawalpindi Rao […]

July 19, 2021

Modi government “ensured” Pakistan stayed on the FATF grey list, says Indian FM

What happened: Indian External Affairs Minister Jaishankar credited the Modi government for ensuring that Pakistan stayed on FATF’s grey list while speaking at the training program on the foreign policy of the Modi government. Details: He is reported to have said that “it was due to the Modi government’s efforts” Pakistan was still on the […]

July 19, 2021

World’s richest man Bezos to be launched into space on Tuesday

What happened: Jeff Bezos, the richest man on the planet, is preparing for a rocket-powered, 11-minute 2,300-mph excursion to the edge of space. Details: The world’s richest people are at it again: dedicating large portions of their wealth to rocket development. Blue Origin will launch its first crewed mission on its New Shepard rocket July 20 to […]

July 19, 2021

Bus collision kills at least 27 people in Dera Ghazi Khan

What happened: A passenger bus collided with a truck in Dera Ghazi Khan on the Indus Highway killing at least 27 people and injuring more than 40. The bus was on a route from Sialkot to Rajanpur, passengers travelling back home for Eid-ul-Adha. The Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid expressed his sorrow and offered condolences to […]

July 19, 2021

Scholarships introduced to honor victims of anti-Muslim attack in Canada

What happened: The Wes­tern University of Ontario, Canada, announced two scholarships in honor of Salman Afzaal and Madiha Salman, the couple killed along with two other family members in an attack in Ontario on June 6 in a hate-attack. Details: The awards will help ensure people remember how Madiha Salman and her husband Salman Afzaal […]

July 19, 2021

9 resin trays that are right out of a Pinterest decor board

Art comes in many different forms and one of them is resin art. Not only is it aesthetically pleasing but most art pieces made using resin art have functional uses. The type of resin art that is most readily available in local markets is trays and coasters. We have curated a list of 9 local […]

July 17, 2021

Here’s a round up of super talented henna artists in Lahore that you can book this Eid

With Eid just around the corner, one must follow certain traditions to keep up with the festivities. Henna, being one of the traditions, can be tricky. Finding the right designs, time, and most importantly, finding the right henna artist can be difficult. Here’s a list of the top best henna artists in Lahore that’ll make […]

July 17, 2021

Siyani Sahelian’s animated film CoronaVirus and Mental Health is tackling a crucial topic

What is Siyani Sahelian: It is a program under SOC Films that aims to empower the most marginalized adolescent girls in South Punjab through remedial learning, vocational training and life skills. Until now, the Siyani Sahelian programme has helped over 36,000 out-of-school adolescent girls in South Punjab through post-primary opportunities for learning gains, vocational education […]

July 17, 2021

The new Comfort ad has opened up a #LongLiveClothes trend about lawn

Many are lauding Comfort’s new ad that conveys an interesting message about fast-fashion, by encouraging consumers to take care of the clothes they already have instead of buying news ones to replace them. The reactions: Twitter users reacted to the ad with their own concerns regarding the affordability and durability of branded luxurious lawns. Click […]

July 17, 2021

Vaccination centres across Pakistan will remain closed on first day of Eid

What happened: The NCOC has announced that COVID vaccination centres will remain closed nationwide on the first day of Eid-ul-Adha, which will fall on Wednesday (21st July). Details: The COVID vaccination centres will open on the second day of Eid. The decision to close the centres for the first day of Eid was taken due […]

July 17, 2021

12 Indian Delta variant cases confirmed in Lahore

What happened: The Punjab health department confirmed on Saturday that 12 cases of the Indian Delta COVID variant have been detected through random testing via genome sequencing. Details: 28 samples were randomly picked from three hospitals in Lahore, the Services Hospital, Meo Hospital and Jinnah Hospital. Out of these samples, 12 cases were confirmed for […]

July 17, 2021

These 10 local brands are selling statement clutches that are actually functional

The one accessory that can make or break an outfit is a bag. However, with all the different options available, committing to buying one bag can sometimes be difficult. In order to make shopping for bags just a tiny bit easier, we’ve shortlisted clutch stores that are worth your money. We’ve curated a list of […]

July 17, 2021

WhatsApp will suspend or delete accounts if your phone has these apps

What happened: If there are certain applications downloaded on your phone, WhatsApp will first suspend your account and then delete it in-case of non-compliance. At first, the account will be suspended temporarily and then deleted permanently if the user does not delete the applications that violate WhatsApp’s rules. Details: The applications that violate the terms-of-use […]

July 17, 2021

These 9 businesses making Eid baskets in Karachi might just solve your gift dilemmas

When it comes to finding a present for a loved one, many of us take to Google or Pinterest for gift ideas. During the time around Eid, when you visit a dinner party or BBQ, you’d like to take along a housewarming present for the host. Gift baskets really are the ideal gifting solution, especially […]

July 17, 2021

Asad Umar advises unvaccinated people to avoid going to the Northern areas

What happened: Asad Umar, the NCOC chief, has advised unvaccinated people to avoid going to the North “so that your entertainment does not become the cause of someone’s death”. He requested everyone to take special care and precaution during the Eid holidays. Details: Asad Umar further explained at the press briefing that un-vaccinated people are […]

July 17, 2021

Johnny & Jugnu pays homage to Punjab’s Iron Lady with exclusive art and merch

An activist, a mother, a teacher, and a role model, Dr Yasmin Rashid has relentlessly worked for the welfare of the people and lived a life of dignity. Lahore’s popular burger joint, Johnny and Jugnu, recently launched a campaign centring around Dr. Yasmin Rashid, lauding her courage and bravery especially in the current pandemic situation, […]

July 17, 2021

Islamabad Police’s Gender Protection Unit is a safe-haven for women and children seeking justice and protection

ICT Police’s Gender Protection Unit was created to make it easy for women and children to access justice and protection systems in case of violence and sexual harassment. The Unit can be contacted by dialing “8090”. There is a walk-in facility that is open 24/7 in F-6 and it is managed entirely by women for […]

July 17, 2021

Netflix show that most cringe-binged just got nominated for an Emmy

What happened: Indian Matchmaking, a Netflix series that aired about a year ago, has just bagged an Emmy Award nomination under the category: Outstanding Unstructured Reality Program. And everyone is shocked! Details: Indian Matchmaking was announced as a contender for the Emmy Awards in the ‘Unstructured Reality Show’ category alongside iconic shows like Rupaul’s Drag Race and […]

July 16, 2021

“She Said”, the film about Weinstein and the #MeToo movement is set to premier in 2022

What happened: A film based on the investigation of sexual harassment cases against Harvey Weinstein and the #MeToo movement that followed is expected to premier in cinemas by November 2022. Details: The film stars Carey Mulligan and Zoe Kazan in the main roles of the New York Times reporters that initially broke the story of […]

July 16, 2021

Oil discovered while drilling for water in Islamabad

What happened: While drilling a water bore, oil was discovered in Islamabad’s H/13 Sector. As residents found out about the accidental discovery, many started drilling for oil. They used suction machines to pump out oil and sell it. As per Islamabad’s Deputy Commissioner Muhammad Hamza Shafqaat, the locals were selling oil to brick kilns before […]

July 16, 2021

McDonald’s is now offering its employees childcare support amongst other benefits

What happened: In attempts to attract employees, McDonald’s in the US is offering emergency childcare support to its employees. There are reports that McDonald’s could also be offering eldercare, wage and benefits workshops, and tuition assistance in order to boost hiring. Details: Fast-food workers have been especially struggling since the start of the pandemic and […]

July 16, 2021

Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui killed covering Taliban near Pak-Afghan border

What happened: Reuters journalist Danish Siddiqui was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban fighters near a border crossing with Pakistan, an Afghan commander has said. Details: Siddiqui had been based as a journalist earlier this week with Afghan special forces based in the southern province of Kandahar and had been […]

July 16, 2021

Most populous state in India is proposing a two-child policy

What happened: Uttar Pradesh (UP), the most populous state in India, has proposed a two-child legislation that seeks to restrict couples from having more than two children. The population density in this state is more than double the national average while the per capita income in UP is less than half the national average. As […]

July 16, 2021

Hyderabad: Police rescue 13-year-old girl abducted by man thrice her age for marriage

What happened: ASP City Hyderabad, Aleena Rajpar, in a tweet reported that they rescued a 13 year old girl from a remote area in Balochistan after she was abducted by a man thrice her age for marriage last month. Details: A thirteen-year old girl named, Anmol, was abducted from a town in Hyderabad called Naseem […]

July 16, 2021

Back to the ‘dark age’: Taliban prohibit women from leaving houses alone in seized territories

What happened: Taliban have distributed leaflets in their controlled territories, ordering locals to follow strict rules that are similar to those they imposed on Afghans. Most of these laws are highly repressive towards women, including prohibiting women to leave their houses alone and ordering locals to marry their daughters off to Taliban. Details: Several residents of Balkh, a […]

July 16, 2021

Pakistan and Uzbekistan to make film on the first Mughal emperor – PM Imran Khan

What happened: PM Imran Khan has announced that Pakistan and Uzbekistan will be making a film on Zaheer ud din Babar, the first Mughal emperor. The aim of this collaborative effort between Pakistan and Uzbekistan is to create awareness between the young people of both the countries about the historic connection between Pakistan and Uzbekistan. […]

July 16, 2021

9 Insanely Talented Henna Artists in Islamabad That Need to Be Booked for Chaand Raat

The one thing that eid and weddings have in common is that they’re both incomplete without henna. And since eid is right around the corner, what better time than now to learn about some of the most competent henna artists in town. Here is a list of some of the skilled henna artists in Islamabad: […]

July 16, 2021

Top EU court says hijab can be banned at work

What Happened: On Thursday, the European Union’s top court ruled that employers are allowed to forbid the wearing of visible symbols of religious or political belief, such as hijab. This happened in a ruling of two cases brought by women in Germany who were suspended from their jobs for wearing one. Details: In the cases […]

July 16, 2021

An educationist has reviewed the new Science books by SNC and the review is worrying

An educationist’s review of Pakistan’s science books highlights that there is no coherence between the Waqfiyat-i-Aama (WA) science books 1-3 and the Single National Curriculum (SNC) science books 4-5. Chapters in Book 4 jump from plants to animals and then plants again without clear flow of ecosystem or energy. The term “energy” itself is only mentioned […]

July 16, 2021

Karachi fire burns 50 rickshaws and 15 motorbikes to ashes

What happened: Early morning on Friday, a large fire in the parking lot of a building in Zaman Town’s Sector 50-C of Karachi has destroyed 50 rickshaws and 15 motorbikes completely. Investigation into how the fire started is still underway. This is a developing story a of now. Click here to see more from Propergaanda.

July 16, 2021

Urban flooding as heavy rain strikes in Karachi

What happened: Heavy rain hit Karachi on Thursday night, making the weather pleasant yet inundating roads and low-lying areas. Sharea Faisal and other areas were blocked with commuters stuck in their vehicles. Details: Most roads in the Saddar area and both tracks of the New M.A. Jinnah Road were also flooded with rainwater. Customarily, the […]

July 16, 2021

Eiffel Tower reopens after record 9-month closure – the longest since WWII

What Happened: The Eiffel Tower is to reopen to visitors for the first time in nine months following its longest closure since World War II. Details: Daily capacity is set to be restricted to 13,000 people, however, about half of the normal level, in order to respect social distancing. From Wednesday next week, visitors will […]

July 15, 2021

9 desi nashta spots you’ve probably visited if you call yourself a Karachiite

Everyone knows that a weekend in Karachi is incomplete without a desi nashta on Sunday morning and a trip to the beach. The thrill of driving to get parathay or halwa puri at 7 am is something one can only enjoy in Pakistan. It makes the perfect weekend break after working and studying all week, […]

July 15, 2021

7 home bakers in Karachi baking fresh cinnamon rolls to drool over

Although cinnamon as a spice is very polarizing, cinnamon rolls are the supreme novelty of the baked goods world. They require a great time to prepare but are worth the wait. The sweet frosting mixed with the rolls, and paired with a latte make the perfect cafe luxury. There’s nothing like freshly baked cinnamon buns […]

July 15, 2021

The historic Mukhi House is now a museum in Hyderabad

What happened: Provincial Minister for Culture, Tourism and Antiquities Syed Sardar Ali Shah inaugurated the newly converted Mukhi House Museum in Hyderabad. The house was built in 1920 by a prominent figure of Hyderabad, Mukhi Jethanand. Details: In 2015, it was handed over to the Sindh government to be turned into Hyderabad Museum. It is […]

July 15, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Vegan Food in Islamabad

Islamabad is home to the Margalla Hills, the Faisal Mosque, and also to some of the best vegan options in Pakistan. From falafels to kimchi, the following vegan options are bound to have you asking for more whether you’re vegan or not.  Here are our top 7 picks for vegan food in Islamabad: 1. This […]

July 15, 2021

Qatar announces on-arrival visa for Pakistanis

What Happened: Qatar announced a new immigration policy through which Pakistanis will be able to attain Qatar’s visa on arrival at the airport. Details: According to details, Pakistani citizens would attain a 30-day tourist visa upon arrival at the airport for a fee of QAR 100. The few important conditions to avail the visa include […]

July 15, 2021

Dasu bus blast: Investigations confirm traces of explosives, says Fawad Chaudhry

What happened: In a tweet Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry stated that initial investigations suggest use of explosives in yesterday’s bus blast, adding that terrorism cannot be ruled out. The blast took place in Upper Kohistan and claimed the lives of twelve staff members, including 9 Chinese nationals, working on the Dasu Hydropower project. Details: Earlier […]

July 15, 2021

PTI awards ministry to Moonis Elahi of PML-Q in a controversial move

PTI has announced that the PML-Q leader Chaudhry Moonis Elahi is to be the next minister for water resources. This decision is being questioned in the light of the supposed promise by the PTI to their allies, PML-Q, that a federal ministry would be awarded to them in exchange for their alliance with PTI. Twitter […]

July 15, 2021

7 Sustainable Gift Stores for the Eco-Friendly Freaks in Your Life

We understand that buying gifts is a struggle, let alone gifts for people who are cautious with what they consume. Before looking at the different options available, it’s essential to understand what eco-friendly people seek in a product; they’re normally in search of sustainable products.  We’ve shortlisted 7 online stores to help you shop for […]

July 15, 2021

Taliban seizes 3 billion Pakistani rupees from Afghan Intelligence officials

What happened: On Wednesday, the Taliban found 3 billion Pakistani rupees from check posts that they captured from Afghan security forces along the Pak-Afghan border crossing. Details: Yesterday, in a statement Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said, “The (Taliban) Mujahideen have captured an important border town called Wesh in Kandahar.” They said that they found about […]

July 15, 2021

Zulfi Bukhari cleared in Pindi Ring Road scandal

What happened: Anti-Corruption Punjab Director General Gohar Nafees has said that Zulfi Bukhari and Ghulam Sarwar Khan have both been cleared of any suspicion and charges following the investigation report of the Pindi Ring Road irregularities case. The report has also been shared with PM Imran Khan. However, Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari (Zulfi Bukhari) has handed over […]

July 15, 2021

COVID positive cases in Pakistan jump by 28.5 percent in single day

What happened: The fourth COVID wave is getting stronger in Pakistan as positive cases rise by 28.5 per cent in a single day from 1,980 cases on Wednesday to more than 2,500 on Thursday. Details: The NCOC also states that now the positivity ratio stands at 5.2 per cent whereas a day ago it was […]

July 15, 2021

This is what the latest research says about coffee

On average, around 400 mg of caffeine is consumed daily per person and even though it was previously thought to be a carcinogen, that myth has now been debunked.  Coffee, according to the latest research, is a healthy beverage that can be a source of not only energy but also vitamin B2, magnesium and some […]

July 15, 2021

Fleet is fleeting away: Twitter to kill the feature starting Aug 3

What happened: In a tweet, Twitter announced that they were going to kill the disappearing stories feature ‘fleet’ starting August 3. Twitter wrote “we’re sorry or you’re welcome,” acknowledging that they were going to receive varying reactions to announcement. Details: Fleets let users post disappearing photos and messages like Instagram and Facebook “stories” and Snapchat’s snaps. […]

July 15, 2021

Filipino woman found “strangled to death” in her Clifton apartment

What happened: 32 year-old Filipino woman, Sheela, was found dead in her Upper Gizri apartment on Wednesday. The woman who lived in the same building, also a Filipino, reported the death to the police. Details: Sheela, the victim was living alone in her apartment for the past seven months and was also a cardiac patient. […]

July 15, 2021

Gojra: 10-year-old burnt after muezzin throws acid at him in a local mosque

What happened: On Wednesday, a muezzin from a local mosques in Gojra called Masjid-e-Siddiqiya allegedly threw acid on a 10-year-old boy while the boy was sleeping after offering morning prayers. Details: According to report, the 10-year old boy, Mukkaramul Hassan, was staying in the local mosque located in the New Model Town area for religious […]

July 15, 2021

COVID-19 positivity rate jumps to 5.2 percent

What happened: A total of 48,910 tests were conducted during the previous 24 hours, out of which results of 2,545 patients came back positive. The positivity rate of infections was recorded at 5.20 percent. Details: Pakistan recorded 2,545 new cases of Covid-19 over the last 24 hours, pushing the number of confirmed infections to 981,392. According […]

July 15, 2021

Religious affairs minister opposes measures to prevent forced conversions

What Happened: In a meeting of the Senate parliamentary committee on minorities’ rights, Minister for Religious Affairs Noorul Haq Qadri opposed a proposed restriction on converting religion before the age of 18 years. He stated that a teenager cannot be stopped if they wished to convert to a different religion. Details: To curtail the recent […]

July 14, 2021

Another woman reports being harassed by Usman Mirza, says authorities ignored her complaints

What happened: Another victim reported being harassed and blackmailed by Usman Mirza. She notified that she had filed a complaint with the FIA’s Cyber Crime Cell in Rawalpindi, however, the anti-cybercrime body had ignored her request. Details: The Islamabad police have arrested Mirza and his six accomplices for harassing and beating a young couple in […]

July 14, 2021

Sindh to ban indoor dining, close schools after surge in Covid cases

What happened: The Sindh government has decided to ban indoor dine-in, close primary schools and amusement sites in the wake of rising COVID-19 cases in the province . Details: The decision was taken in a meeting of the Provincial Task Force on Coronavirus presided over by Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah. The ban on […]

July 14, 2021

Man accused of blasphemy shot in Multan

What happened: According to reports, a man accused of blasphemy was injured after the brother of the claimant allegedly opened fire on him while he was going to attend the hearing of the case lodged against him. Details: On Oct 24, 2019, FIR was lodged against the accused, Shakir, under Section 295-B in which the […]

July 14, 2021

Afghan Taliban take over key border crossing with Pakistan

What happened: Today, a spokesman of Afghan Taliban stated that they have captured the strategic border crossing of Spin Boldak along the frontier with Pakistan. The Taliban have launched a widespread offensive across Afghanistan since early May when US-led foreign forces began their final withdrawal of troops. Details: The Taliban have launched a widespread offensive across the countryside since early May […]

July 14, 2021

Blast in Upper Kohistan: 10 killed, including 4 Chinese nationals

What happened: Ten people were killed and over 39 were injured in a vehicle blast near a labor camp in Upper Kohistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The bus was carrying staff working on the Dasu Dam, including 30 Chinese engineers. Details: As per reports, the bus was carrying over 30 Chinese engineers to the site of Dasu […]

July 14, 2021

UAE grants Pakistani doctor golden visa for her contribution during the pandemic

What happened: Dr. Javairia Hassan, a 30-year old Pakistani doctor working in UAE, has been awarded a golden visa for her crucial contribution as a frontline worker in UAE’s fight against the pandemic. Details: Dr Javairia Hassan has been in the medical field for eight years and holds a practicing license from Pakistan, England and the UAE. […]

July 14, 2021

First time in Karachi, women traffic officers deployed on roads

What happened: For the first time, female traffic officers have been deployed female officers in certain areas of Karachi to create awareness among the motorcyclists. Details: Traffic police officials reported that a total of four female officers have been initially deployed at the Sharah-e-Faisal and Clifton areas of the city. All four officers are trained motorcyclists, […]

July 13, 2021

Former hockey Olympian Naveed Alam passes away due to blood cancer

What happened: On Monday, Former hockey World Cup winner, Naveed Alam, passed away after a prolonged battle with cancer. Details: Naveed Alam was a former member of Pakistan’s hockey team that won the World Cup in 1994 in Sydney. He was diagnosed with blood cancer at Shaukat Khanum Hospital Lahore. According to his daughter Hajra […]

July 13, 2021

Usman Mirza extorted Rs1.1m after blackmailing the couple with video

What happened: The court reported that Usman Mirza and his gang blackmailed the couple into giving them Rs1.1 million. As a result, the police added new sections relating to extortion and blackmailing in the case against the suspects. Details: The prime suspect Usman Mirza and other accomplices were presented before the judge at F-8 Katchery. […]

July 13, 2021

Social media controversy erupts after authorities seize book containing Malala’s picture

What happened: On Monday, it was reported that Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB) confiscated the social studies book for grade 7 published by the Oxford University Press (OUP). The book included a picture of Malala Yousafzai on a page listing important personalities. PCTB spokesperson claimed that book was confiscated for being published without an […]

July 13, 2021

Dubai opens a 200-foot deep diving pool with a ‘sunken city’

What happened: Deep Dive Dubai opened on July 7 and is named the world’s deepest diving pool by the Guinness World Records. People can dive 60 metres (197 ft) into a sunken city-themed landscape and play arcade games. Details: The pool is nearly 200 feet deep and can hold almost 3.7 million gallons of water. The […]

July 13, 2021

Senate passes bill to prevent torture and deaths in custody

What happened: On Monday, the Senate unanimously passed a bill criminalizing torture and custodial deaths. The bill was moved by Senator Sherry Rehman in the upper house. Amnesty International also acknowledged the passing of bill. Details: The Torture and Custodial Death Prevention and Punishment Bill was raised in the House by the PPP Parliamentary leader Senator […]

July 13, 2021

Blast at the only girls school in North Waziristan tribal district

What happened: On Monday, a blast took place at a girls school in Haider Khel area of North Waziristan tribal district when the students were taking intermediate examination. . Local report that the blast was an attempt to discourage girls from going to school. No one was hurt in the explosion Details: According to reports, […]

July 13, 2021

ACF faces backlash for accepting Rs1m after an agreement in the DHA dog attack case

What happened: ACF received with considerable criticism for accepting Rs1million donation given to the organization as per the settlement in Karachi’s DHA dog attack case. As a result, ACF returned the donation and released a statement rejecting all accusations of their involvement. Details: Earlier, an out-of-court settlement was reached between the victim of a dog attack in […]

July 13, 2021

Around 60 Hindus forcibly converted to Islam in Sindh

What Happened: Mass conversion of Hindus has been reported from Malti area in Sindh where around 60 Hindus were made to recite Kalimas under the former municipal chairperson of Malti area in Sindh Abdul Rauf Nizamani. Details: The converts, including 23 women, all belong to the Bheel community and had been working on the agricultural […]

July 12, 2021

7 myths about coffee that aren’t true at all

As much as we all love going out to coffee shops to hang out, there are still some apprehensions that cross your mind before you place your order. The concerns range from the effects of drinking coffee at a late hour to how drinking too much of it may wreck your body. However, these apprehensions […]

July 12, 2021

Pakistanis to expect week-long Eid holidays

What happened: Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed addressing a press conference shared that there would be week-long holidays but the final announcement would be made by the PMO. Details: It is pertinent to note that Eid-ul-Azha will be celebrated on July 21 (Wednesday), as per the announcement made by the Central Ruit-e-Hilal Committee (moon sighting […]

July 12, 2021

Police arrest man wielding gun outside Parliament House

What happened: Today, a man outside the Parliament House in Islamabad was arrested after a video of him wielding a gun went viral on social media. Details: Footage showed the man frantically walking on a main road, holding a pistol in one hand and a knife in the other, as several security officials surrounded him […]

July 12, 2021

Major power breakdown in most areas as Karachi welcomes monsoon 2021

What Happened: The first spell of monsoon rain hit Pakistan’s major cities today, including Karachi. As a result most areas in Karachi are experiencing major power breakdowns. Karachi-Electric (KE) stated that it was monitoring the situation. Details: As per reports, there has been heavy rainfall in Malir, Landhi, II Chundrigar Road and its surrounding areas, […]

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