Abuse
April 4, 2019

Report: ‘Cruel Numbers 2018’ Is Highlighting Pakistan’s Child Abuse Problem

The report by the NGO Sahil, titled ‘Cruel Numbers 2018’, has been compiled by monitoring 85 regional and national newspapers, and from the cases that have been reported. Here are the major findings: 3,832 cases of child abuse were reported in 2018. Of the total reported 3,832 cases, 55 per cent of the victims were […]

Bureni
April 4, 2019

New Amendments in Brunei’s New law which will allow punishments if the law will not be implemented

Brunei will be imposing harsh punishments starting next week under its anti-LGBT Law and is facing much backlash from Human rights organisations including amnesty

CherryBloosms
April 4, 2019

Cherry Blossoms Turn Gardens Into A Sea Of White And Pink Around The World!

Cherry Blossoms are in full bloom across the world, but there’s a catch: the full bloom lasts only for a week before the petals start to shed. In the Japanese culture, Cherry Blossoms represent the fragility of life.

Modi
April 2, 2019

India just jeopardized the International Space Station but Modi thinks it’s a big win!

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naseem hameed
April 2, 2019

The Sprint Queen of South Asia

The untold story of the sprint queen of South Asia! Join hands with Naseem Hameed’s Sports Academy to inspire more athletes like her. Click to find out more about Naseem: https://bit.ly/2uC7fDV

Game Of Thrones
April 1, 2019

We Finally Know who will sit on the Iron Throne

The final episode of the final season of Game of Thrones has leaked! If you don’t want to ruin the entire episode for yourself, just swipe to read the highlights Warning: Spoiler Alert

Eman Suleman
April 1, 2019

Why Is Eman Suleman Boycotting Her LUX Style Awards Nomination?

Pakistani model Eman Suleman states she “feels no joy” on her nomination due to who she has to share this accolade with. #LUXstyleawards

Asam Aziz
March 29, 2019

He threatened to hang me naked from the fan

“He usually hits me a lot but this time he even shaved my head aswell and then beat me with pipes” – Asma

Imran Khan
March 29, 2019

When will people stop asking Jemima about Imran Khan?

When will people stop asking Jemima about Imran Khan?

Coke fest Event 2019 lahore
March 26, 2019

We Talked to the Organisers of CokeFest

The organisers of the Cokefest have released their first statement to PG, following the season finale of the event held in Lahore

Imran Khan PM
March 26, 2019

27 years ago from this day Pakistan won the World Cup

It has been 27 years since Pakistan won the World Cup who do you think will take World Cup 2019 home?

Slapping Champions
March 22, 2019

The World Just Witnessed It’s First Slapping Championship

A slapping championship was held in Siberia over the past weekend, where the goal was to slap your opponent silly. And we’re wondering where we can sign up.

Bilawal Bhutto
March 22, 2019

Bilawal Bhutto Just Trolled Imran Khan | ProperGaanda

Bilawal Bhutto trolled ImranKhan and the Insaafians were prepared with the most savage comebacks!

Justice
March 22, 2019

Another Case of Minority Injustice Goes Unnoticed | ProperGaanda

This Christian woman was forced to convert, raped and paraded naked through the streets. Where is the accountability?

Social Media Norms
March 22, 2019

Swineryy Is Taking Instagram By Storm

This “haram” piglet which goes by the name of Swinerry has been the talk of the Pakistani Instagram Community! Watch the full video and who knows you might just get a glimpse of Shazia’s daughta aswell!

Holi Images
March 21, 2019

Why do Indians Celebrate Holi

Holi is a Hindu Festival, that marks the beginning of Spring.Holi is celebrated across India which is considered to be an ancient festival. It is celebrated in a colourful and vibrant way in which everything is illuminated in yellow and red.The legend says that once there lived a devil and a powerful king.It was Hiranyakshyap, […]

Quetta Gladiators
March 19, 2019

The Rise of Quetta Gladiators

As the Quetta Gladiators emerge victorious in the PSL 2019, here is a look at their journey from underdogs to champions.

Politics
March 18, 2019

The Great Mughals | Babur | InfoTonic

The first episode of the #InfoTonic series on #TheGreatMughals features #Babur, the founder of the Mughal empire. But did you know that this king lost all his kingdoms before establishing one of the greatest empires known to man?

Babur and Humayun
March 18, 2019

Video | The Great Mughals | The Fall of Humayun

The second episode of the #infotonic series on the #MughalEmpire looks at the battles and losses in Humayun’s reign.

Akbar
March 18, 2019

Video | The Great Mughals | Akbar The Great

In the third episode of the #infotonic series on the #MughalEmpire we discover why Akbar will always be remembered as the greatest Mughal ruler.

Aurangzeb
March 18, 2019

Video | The Great Mughals | Aurangzeb: The Conqueror of the World

In the next episode of the #infotonic series on the #MughalEmpire we discover how Aurangzeb worked hard on expanding his empire and was he successful?

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Sabir
by Sabir
March 18, 2019

Video | The Great Mughals | The Last Mughal

In the last episode of the #infotonic series on the #MughalEmpire we will look at how and why the Mughal rule ended.

Jahangir
March 18, 2019

Video| The Great Mughals | The Battle of Jehangir

In this episode of the infotonic series on the MughalEmpire we take a look at Jehangir‘s battle of getting to and regaining the throne.

Aladdin
March 12, 2019

Disney’s First Full-Length Trailer for Aladdin’s Live-Action Is Finally Out!

On Tuesday morning, Disney unveiled the highly anticipated trailer for its upcoming Aladdin live-action film.  The new trailer is chock-full of action intensive scenes, giving audiences glimpses of some of the most iconic scenes 90s kids loved. The trailer begins with Aladdin, played Mena Massed, running away from two men who are after him for stealing. Soon […]

American Women Stuck in Saudi Arabia
March 11, 2019

American Woman Stuck Illegally in Saudi Arabia Granted Residency

An American woman has been granted legal residency in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia after The New York Times wrote about her ordeal a week ago. Bethany Vierra was stuck illegally in Saudi Arabia with her young daughter after her Saudi husband divorced her. Bethany moved the the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in 2011, starting […]

Kashmir Newspaper
March 10, 2019

Kashmir Newspapers Publish Blank Front Pages to Protest Government’s Ban on Ads

Major English and Urdu newspapers in occupied Kashmir on Sunday published blank front pages in protest against the Indian State government’s suspension of advertising to two local English dailies – Greater Kashmir and Kashmir Reader.

Simi Raheal Actress
March 10, 2019

Veteran actress Simi Raheal criticises Aurat March, Claims it goes Against our Values!

Simi Raheal expressed her disgust and shear annoyance over some women who according to her made her feel extremely ‘uneasy”

March 10, 2019

Haters Are Trying To Gaslight The Aurat March: Co-Organiser Leena Ghani

Following the Aurat March, which had a massive turn out and is being hailed as a success, many people took to social media to criticise a few posters and slogans from the march. They shared that the International Womens’ Day March which was supposed to promote equality was promoting hate towards the other gender. ProperGaanda […]

Aurat March
March 8, 2019

Rallying For Aurat March

Before we start making up our minds about this article, let us first read the history of women’s day and how it started, and most importantly its real purpose. We all must know that its purpose was definitely not to bash men at Lahore press club and present horrendous posters. Now before you start bashing […]

Feminist
March 8, 2019

“Khud Khaana Garam Karlo” – A Game of Slogans

The Aurat March in Lahore saw hundreds of women from different socio-economic classes and various NGOs come out together for the first time to march for their rights. There were various signs and banners: some were playful, some were serious, and many were just individuals expressing their own personal struggles as women. No one policed […]

Aurat March
March 8, 2019

#AuratMarch2019: Know Why You March

Women from all walks of life are sharing why it’s imperative to step out and rally for collective rights of women on International Women’s Day. Aurat March is set be held in Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad. The Aurat March has become one of the most anticipated marches as the hashtag #WhyIMarch trends on twitter. The […]

Kohistan Video Scandal
March 7, 2019

Kohistan Video Scandal Whistleblower Killed Days After Seeking Protection From Government

Afzal Kohistani, the whistleblower who brought the gnarly truth of the Kohistan video scandal forward, was shot dead in Abbottabad on Wednesday by unidentified men. Kohistani has repeatedly asked form security. According to Express Tribune, just a few days before his murder Kohistani had written to the Hazara deputy inspector general and Mansehra district police officer […]

Kashmir Beaten up
March 7, 2019

Video: Two Kashmiri Vendors Beaten Up In Lucknow

A group of men reportedly belonging to a Hindutva outfit attacked two Kashmiri roadside vendors in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow on Wednesday.  The police registered a case of rioting and breach of peace and arrested one person in connection with the assault. “A case has been filed at Hazratganj police station. A search is on […]

Mahatama Gandhi
March 6, 2019

Don’t Need Lessons on Nationalism From Those Who Killed Mahatama Gandhi: Indian CM to PM Modi

The Indian CM Mamata Banerjee made some hard hitting remarks against the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ‘doing opportunistic politics over the dead bodies’ of Indian Armed forces. The popular CM vowed to remove the ‘blacklisted’ BJP government from power at the centre during the upcoming polls, and ensured that even signboards of Modi […]

Kylie Jenner
March 6, 2019

Kylie Jenner: Being The World’s Youngest Self-Made Billionaire Is A ‘Nice Pat On The Back’

21 Year Old Kylie Jenner Is The World’s Youngest ‘Self-Made’ Billionaire  The Reality TV Star, lip-kit extraordinaire and mother of Stormi Webster is now the youngest self-made billionaire according to a recent Forbes report. Kylie Jenner nabbed the title from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg who achieved the prestigious milestone at the age of 23. Last […]

Free Nawaz Sharif
March 6, 2019

Nawaz Sharif Refuses To Beg PTI For Medical Help, States He Would Rather “Die With Dignity”

Former Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif (MNS) stated that he would rather die with dignity that beg the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf government to provide him with medical facilities. During a family meeting at Kot Kakhpat Jail in Lahore on Wednesday, MNS complained that his health was being used as a political tool. He shared that 5 […]

Netflix
March 6, 2019

Netflix Is Adapting ‘One Hundred Years Of Solitude’ Into A Series

On what would have been Gabriel García Marquez’s birthday, Netflix announced that it has acquired the rights to develop the seminal novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude” more that 50 years after it was originally published, in 1967. This will be the first time the novel will be adapted for the screen. Nobel Prize winning […]

Fayaz Chohan
March 6, 2019

4 Times Fayaz Chohan was Simply a Racist Prick and a Half

Fayazul Hasan Chohan is being condemned for his recent racist and bigoted speech that promotes anti-Hindu sentiment. This isn’t the first time the former Punjab Information Minister has made headlines for passing such insensitive comments. Let’s take a brief look at his stellar career. Also if you’re a Fayaz Chohan supporter, you’re probably not well […]

Game Of Thrones
March 5, 2019

Watch the Trailer for Game of Thrones Finale Season!

Winter is finally here! Fans of “Game of Thrones” have been waiting for over a year to find out the fate of their favourite characters and this Tuesday, HBO finally released gave us a sneak peak into the final season. HBO has released the first official full-length trailer for the final season of the much […]

Air india Crew
March 5, 2019

Air India Crew has to Say ‘JAI HIND’ After Every Announcement

The crew of India’s National carrier, Air India, has to say ‘Jai Hind’ and that too ‘with fervour’ to keep in line with the national sentiment. The move comes as tensions between India and Pakistan run high. And while the Modi flails about to use any means to come out on top in the elections, […]

CM-Punjab
March 5, 2019

CM Punjab asks Fayyaz-ul-Chohan to hand in resignation over Racist remarks against the Hindu Community

Punjab Chief Minister, Usman Buzdar, has asked Fayazul Hassan Chohan to hand in his resignation from his post as Provincial Information and Culture Minister over his anti-Hindu remarks, sources have confirmed. “The Punjab CM sought an explanation from Chohan regarding his anti-Hindu remarks.” Chohan was asked to visit the CM House following his speech which […]

Indian Submarines
March 5, 2019

Video: Indian Submarine’s Attempt to Enter Pakistani Waters Foiled by Pak Navy

Early on Tuesday, Pakistan’s Navy foiled an intrusion attempt into Pakistani waters by an Indian Submarine. This is the second time the Indian Navy has tried to intrude Pakistani waters since November 2016. A Navy spokesperson assured that the Pakistani Navy is always ready to defend Pakistan and ward off attacks, but the Indian Submarine […]

Priyanka Chopra
March 4, 2019

Priyanka Chopra in Hot Water After Pro War Tweet

Priyanka Chopra’s legacy as a Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF is in peril following her Tweet which cheered India’s strike in Balakot, Pakistan last week.  A petition filed for removal of Chopra as the GoodWill Ambassador on avaaz.org reads, “War between two nuclear powers can only lead to destruction and death. As the goodwill ambassador of […]

Maliha Poster
March 4, 2019

This Young Pakistani Artist is Taking the Internet by Storm

Maliha Abidi’s illustration have taken the internet by storm! The young artist has illustrated a book about 50 powerful women from #Pakistan and is launching her book tomorrow in #Karachi! Maliha’s Art

PTI Tweet
March 4, 2019

PTI Tweets in Hindi and Twitter goes GAGA!

On Monday, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s official account tweeted Prime Minister Imran Khan’s message in Hindi and Twitterati on both sides of the border went crazy. Sharing Imran’s earlier tweet on Nobel Prize, PTI tweeted: “मैं नोबेल शांति पुरस्कार के योग्य नहीं हूं। इस योग्य व्यक्ति वह होगा जो कश्मीरी लोगों की इच्छा के अनुसार कश्मीर विवाद […]

Ali Zafar Kashmir Ad
March 4, 2019

Kashmir Challenges Societal Gender Roles With It’s New TVC

In a world where every brand is bent on making ads featuring dance numbers, it is refreshing to see a local brand release a TVC with a message.  Kashmir Cooking Oil & Banaspati, a Pakistani brand established since 1962, has released a TVC with a simple message, ‘Khana Tou Bahana Hai.’ The cinematic TVC plays […]

Pakistani imate
March 4, 2019

Pakistani Inmate Killed in Indian Jail was Badly Tortured

Thousands attended the funeral of Shakirullah alias Mohammad Ilyas, the Pakistani prisoner who was lynched in an Indian jail. Shakirullah’s body arrived via the Wagah border and people threw rose petals on the ambulance carrying the coffin as it arrived for burial.  Shakirullah’s family members demanded that Prime Minister Imran Khan raise the case to […]

Sonu Nigam
March 3, 2019

After Indian Pilot Abhinandan Famous Indian singer Sonu Nigham also calls out The Indian Media

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DR Fariha Bugti
March 2, 2019

Who was the Woman Accompanying The Captured Indian Pilot Abhinandan Vartman?

Did you know who was the woman accompanying the captured Indian Pilot Abhinandan? Well, get ready to be blown away. (For the dramatic effects) Who is she? She is Dr Fariha Bugti, one of Pakistan’s most distinguished officers in Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She is the Director of India Division in the Foreign Office where […]

Adnan Sami trolled
March 2, 2019

Is Adnan Sami an ISI Agent?!

“Pakistan must thank Adnan Sami Khan today who has been an under-cover agent in India for so many years…” reads a hilarious tweet by a Pakistani journalist posted in the aftermath of the recent skirmishes between India and Pakistan. Adnan Sami is being trolled by Pakistanis after the now-Indian singer tweeted the following #MajorAdnanSami is now trending […]

trevor noah
March 1, 2019

Trevor Noah Trolls the Indian Army

#TrevorNoah just trolled #India! And we think you deserve to see this video in #HD!

hamza Ali Abbasi
March 1, 2019

Hamza Ali Abassi somehow manages to sound Cringy in a heartfelt Tweet addressed to the Indian Pilot’s Son

Hamza Ali Abassi, popular actor and well known supporter of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf on Thursday night tweeted what we think was supposed to be a heartfelt message. The tweet was directed at the son of the soon to be released Indian pilot Abhinandan Varthaman, but it came off as quite cringe worthy in the face of […]

Narendra modi
February 28, 2019

IAF Strike will help BJP win 22 seats in Karnataka

In response to the deadly Pulwama attack, India launched pre-emptive air strikes across the LoC, against the militant group Jaish-e-Mohammed. While Indian media claims that 350 JeM militants have been targeted and killed, Pakistani journalists visiting the site found not a single casualty. Following the LoC breach, tension and skirmishes across the India-Pakistan border have increased. […]

Solider widow
February 28, 2019

Widow Of Soldier Killed in Pulwama Attack Is Being Trolled For Not Wanting War

Less than a fortnight ago, the Pulwama attack claimed the lives of over 40 Indian Soldiers. Among the soldiers who passed away in the attack was Babloo Santra who hailed from Howrah, West Bengal. As tension between India and Pakistan escalated recently, his grieving widow, Mita Santra, took a ‘war cannot solve every problem’ stance. Explaining the […]

malala Yousafzai
February 28, 2019

Malala Yousafzai urges Imran Khan and Modi to ‘Shake Hands’

As tensions escalate between the two nuclear nations, Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai took to twitter to share a message of peace. Malala tweeted with the hashtag #SayNoToWar which has been trending on twitter for the past 36 hours. Malala writes, “As a Nobel Laureate, UN Messenger of Peace, a citizen of Pakistan and a student, […]

India Pak
February 28, 2019

7 Viral Videos of the India-Pakistan Skirmish

Tensions between India and Pakistan have been very high during the past two days. India has proven to be the ever hostile neighbour, while Pakistan acted as the voice of reason.  Here is a brief recap of what has happened in the past two days On Tuesday, India violated LoC and upon Pakistan Air Force’s […]

Pak India Flag
February 27, 2019

15 Major Headlines after India Violated Pakistan’s airspace 

Lot has happened since India violated Pakistan’s airspace and dropped the payload. For one, they violated the Air Space again. Here are all the major headlines that took over after. Pakistan will respond to uncalled-for Indian aggression at time, place of its choosing: National Security Council ‘Time for India to wait for our response’: DG […]

Wing Commander Abhinandam
February 27, 2019

Pakistani Citizens Call for Captured Indian Pilot to be Treated with Dignity

Following in the footsteps of the Pakistani leadership, the citizens seem more inclined to taking a measured and mature position on the hostile responses from it’s neighbour. Soon after Pakistan announced successful airstrikes across the Line of Control and the subsequent capture of two Indian pilots, prominent Pakistanis took to Twitter to call for the […]

Wagha Border
February 27, 2019

Twitter claims Cross Firing at the Sialkot Border

Throughout Tuesday, the news was rife with reports of Line of Control violation by Indian Air Forces and the subsequent payload drop at Balakot. While India claims 350 militants of JeM, a militant group that took responsibility for the Pulwama attack, have been targeted and killed, Pakistan has assured that there were no casualties. Foreign […]

Sati Image
February 27, 2019

Keeping Hinduism Alive in the Deserts of Baluchistan

Baluchistan, the arid and barren province of Pakistan, comes alive every spring as more than 40,000 hindu pilgrims make their way for the Hinglaj Yatra to mark the biggest hindu pilgrimage in Pakistan. Hindus make their way through the deserts of Baluchistan to honour the goddess Sati. The origin of the pilgrimage lies in an […]

Saudi Crown Prince
February 25, 2019

Did Naya Pakistan sell its soul to the Devil for $20 billion?

If you’ve been in Pakistan for the past week or so, you would have undoubtedly known that Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) was visiting Prime Minister Imran Khan. MBS was set to visit several countries in Asia, but started with Pakistan before making his way to India; the idea is that Saudi needs to diversify […]

Oscar winning image
February 25, 2019

Biggest Wins from the 2019 Oscars

The 91st Academy Awards were held on Sunday, and featured some surprising wins such as Green Book for Best Picture, an award many had thought would go to Roma. The ceremony kicked off with with Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, and Amy Poehler, presenting the Best Supporting Actress award. The trio did a short comedy routine acknowledging that […]

Punjab University
February 24, 2019

Tragedies of Punjab University | The Unchallenged Rule of Jamiat

An unspoken silence is observed on select matters at the Punjab University. Unfortunately, the students who are silenced belong to the already marginalised parts of our society. Those who have the authority to affect change refuse to do so, chiefly because they remain unaffected. At the heart of all these problems lies one group, the […]

7up food festival
February 22, 2019

7UP Foodies Festival Lahore is Not Coming Slow!

Whether you have a love-hate relationship with them, food festivals are not coming slow this year! And it is becoming increasingly difficult to escape the buzz. 7UP is curating a one of a kind festival for foodies in Lahore and its happening sooner that you think. Even though Karachities may argue that Karachi has the […]

Careeb
February 22, 2019

1000 Sham Orders Received by Pakistani Startup from Indian Hackers

ProperGaanda was recently contacted by Waqas Khan, the co-founder of Careeb, an e-commerce start-up based in Lahore that delivers groceries and premium gifts. Careeb was targeted by Indians who placed fake orders and resulted in the loss of PKR 50,000 On the morning of 22nd February, careeb.com.pk received 1000 orders. When their team followed up […]

olympics
February 22, 2019

The International Olympic Committee urges India’s isolation after Pakistani athletes denied visas

The International Olympic Committee has suspended all Indian applications to host future events and urged international sports federations not to stage competitions in the country after two Pakistanis were denied visas to compete in New Delhi. The Attack The denial of entry visas for two Pakistani shooters due to take part in a World Cup […]

February 22, 2019

Bilawal Bhutto Delivers a Moving Speech at the Oxford Union

On 21st February, the young Pakistan People’s Chairman, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari spoke at the Oxford Union His talk came at a time when Pakistan is much backlash from India, due to the recent events in Kashmir. Two days ago, Iran claimed that it holds Pakistan responsible for terrorist groups on its soil. And while Pakistan […]

Pulwana Attack
February 21, 2019

Talking Points Post the Pulwama Attack

On the 14th of February, as the rest of the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, a terrible tragedy struck the heart of the already volatile Kashmir region. An SUV carrying more than 750 lbs. of explosives attacked a military convoy carrying Indian CRPF troops, killing 40 personnel. In the immediate aftermath of the attack, the predictable […]

Fawad Khan
February 20, 2019

Fawad Khan Forced to Admit he is Pro-Vaccination

In what seems to be the perfect #FakeNews story, a FIR has been registered against Mr. Fawad Khan, stating that he interfered with Governmental efforts to vaccinate his daughter at his residence on the 19th of February. This seems a bit odd considering the actor has been out of the country since the 13th of […]

Pulwana Attack
February 19, 2019

14 Ways India has Lashed Out at Pakistan after the Pulwama Attack

On 14th February 2019, an attack in Indian occupied Kashmir led to the death of more than 40 Indian soldiers. Jaish-E-Mohammad, a militant group, based in Pakistan has been blamed for the attack. Whats more, India has accused Pakistan for actively supporting terrorist elements in Indian occupied Kashmir. This is how India has reacted following […]

Imran Khan and Crown Prince Muhammad Salman
February 18, 2019

12 Highlights from Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman’s Visit in Pictures

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, visited Pakistan for two days starting Sunday. The visit comes at a time when Pakistan’s ties with its neighbour India are under duress due to the recent Kashmir attack. While many were concerned about security, the Pakistani government outdid itself during the royal visit. The heir […]

PSL
February 14, 2019

The only article you need to read before the PSL | The Pavillion

  With the world cup just months away Pakistan Super League will also be one last chance for anyone who wants to prove its worth for the national side. 8/34 of the matches will be played in Pakistan this year. This will help in PSL’s popularity as last year turn out in stadiums in Dubai […]

Shehzil-Malik-With-Border
February 14, 2019

Shehzil Malik And Artists From All Over the World Are Reimagining Valentine’s Day

These visual artists want you to focus your attention on healthy relationships, self-care, and gender equality on the most romantic day of the year. What do we talk about when we talk about love? Often, that is the wrong question to ask. It’s equally, if not more, important to ask the reverse—what do we not […]

coca cola & pepsi
February 13, 2019

Coke has Stepped onto Pepsi’s Turf and the Guns are Officially Out

The Cola Wars have begun While the PSL teams will be competing on the pitch starting tomorrow, the cola wars have officially begun behind the scenes. The two cola giants, Pepsi and Coca Cola, have gone head to head after the nation’s most beloved sport. Marketing wise PSL is a brilliant opportunity, the problem is there […]

AIB-1
February 12, 2019

Where is All India Bakchod?

All India Bakchod, a group of comedians, took India by storm in the recent years. And in the time of social media, their influence crept through the borders as well. Their fame escalated after they hosted the infamous roast of Ranveer Singh and Arjun Kapoor with Karan Johar. The official twitter account of AIB states […]

Genie
February 12, 2019

These 10 Reactions to Will Smith as the Genie are Hilarious

Disney is known for movies that are magical and 100% comforting. But when Disney unveiled Will Smith’s genie look, 90s kids all over the world were, to put it directly, traumatised. Swipe to see Will Smith as the genie, originally voiced by Robin Willaims in the 1992 animated movie Disney released a special look at the upcoming movie, set to […]

asma-jehangir
February 11, 2019

Remembering Asma Jehangir’s Legacy in 11 Pictures

Pakistani lawyer and social activist Asma Jahangir passed away at 66 in Lahore, on 11 February 2018. A fierce human rights champion, Asma was a beacon of hope for many. She fought valiantly for implementation of much-needed civil rights in the country. Women, minorities, missing persons; all came within her sphere of empathetic efforts. Furthermore, as a […]

Cardi B
February 11, 2019

Cardi B Just Made History at the 2019 Grammys

Cardi B, the American rapper, has been making waves in the music industry since a while. And on Sunday night, at the Grammys, she made history by becoming the first solo female artist to win Best Rap Album. Swipe for the highlights Watch Cardi B’s emotional acceptance speech below

February 10, 2019

The trials and tragedies of the Uighur community in China

Who are the Uighurs? Uighurs are the oldest Turkic speaking people of Central Asia; they have been mentioned in Chinese records dating back to the 3rd century CE. In the 8th century, the Uighurs established a kingdom and were overthrown, in what is now known as central Mongolia. The Uighurs settled in an area known […]

Aleem khan
February 8, 2019

Don’t Know Why PTI’s Aleem Khan Was Arrested? Read This

Aleem Khan is known to be one of the biggest financiers of current ruling party, the Imran Khan led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf. His arrest and physical remand by the National Accountability Bureau has shocked more than a few supporters. Prior to the hearing, strict security measures were taken. A three kilometre area radius around the accountability […]

Game of thrones
February 7, 2019

This is How GOT is Teasing it’s Fans!

The final season of Emmy award winning show Game of Thrones is set to release on the 14th of April 2019 and HBO has been teasing its already anxious fan base with teasers, commercials and pictures. The show appeared in a commercial for the Super Bowl which is being called “the biggest and boldest marketing […]

meera khan
February 7, 2019

You All Know Meera, But Do You Really?!

Meera Khan started her illustrious career at the young age of 10, when she appeared in a TV commercial. And since then, she has just added more accolades to her career. Swipe for an insight into Meera’s career Read More from Our Entertainment Segment: A Conversation With Musa Ghaznavi

faizabad-protests-black
February 7, 2019

10 Major Points from SC’s Ruling on the Faizabad Protest

The Faizabad protest of 2017, orchestrated by the right-wing Islamist party, Tehreek-e-Labaik held the city of Islamabad hostage for 21 days. The leaders of the TLP, including Khadim Hussain Rizvi, openly threatened, abused and promoted hatred. Rs. 163 million worth of property was destroyed during the protests. On Wednesday, Chief Justice Asif Saeed Khosa, issued […]

Indian Army in Kashmir Day
February 5, 2019

A Glance into the Persecuted Lives of Kashmiris Living in Occupied Kashmir

2018 was the bloodiest year in Kashmir’s history with 324 people dead, including women and children. Analysts have predicted 2019 to be worst.

Indian Army in Kashmir
February 5, 2019

A Timeline of the Kashmir Dispute

1947 The year marked the end of British rule and partition of sub-continent into mainly Hindu majority India and the Muslim majority state of Pakistan. Late 1947 The Maharaja of Kashmir signs a treaty of accession with India after a Pakistani tribal army attacks. War breaks out between India and Pakistan over the disputed region.  […]

Arman Luni Death
February 5, 2019

You Don’t Have to Support PTM to Stand Against Arman Luni’s Death

On the 2nd of February, Arman Luni was killed in an alleged police encounter in the Loralai district of Balochistan. Luni, was a senior member of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), a nationalist movement launched in 2017 in response to the extra-judicial killing of Naqeebullah Meshsud. For many, the PTM is a movement shrouded in […]

Fight For Cancer
February 4, 2019

These Stars Have Vowed to Fight Cancer – Will You?

People around the globe are celebrating World Cancer Day today, on the 4th of February 2019. This day aims to raise awareness for cancer and make it a global health priority. Why should you care? Because 17 million cases of cancer were registered in 2018 and there were 9.6 million fatalities. Celebrities including Will.I.Am, Halsey […]

Ammar Farooqi
February 1, 2019

Musical Prodigy, Ammar Farooqi Releases His Debut Album

The Pakistani music scene has always had an edge over our neighbours across the border. But somewhere in the middle that absolutely raw talent stalled and we started lacking a fresh new wave of talent. Fortunately enough, since the past year or so we seem to bouncing back bigger and more musical then ever. (Get […]

Transgender
Sabir
by Sabir
February 1, 2019

Will Tabo Ever Receive Justice

Food Image
February 1, 2019

New Punjab Club is the First Pakistani Restaurant to Receive the Michelin Star

New Punjab Club, based out of Hong Kong’s prime location, is the first restaurant that serves Pakistani Cuisine to receive the Michelin Star. The new restaurant, received the honour just 18 months after opening its doors. Restauranteur Syed Asim Hussain, behind the New Punjab Club is also the world’s youngest restauranteur to be awarded two […]

Polar Vortex
February 1, 2019

9 Chilling Pictures from the Polar Vortex

The polar vortex has broken records, halted travel and taken at least eight lives in the US. Mail deliveries have been suspended, flights grounded and schools closed.  According to Flightaware, by midday on Thursday, airlines had already cancelled more than 2,200 flights in the United States, and on Wednesday, cancellations topped 2,700. Here are 9 […]

Child Marriage
January 31, 2019

Pakistan Will Not Stand for Child Brides Anymore

Sherry Rehman has presented an amendment to the Child Marriage Restriction Act of 1929 that sets the marriageable age of girls at 16 and of boys at 18. Rehman argued that the marriageable age of girls be raised to 18 years.  Child marriages have been occurring since the inception of Pakistan and in the past, the matter has […]

Super Star Reema
January 30, 2019

Did Somebody Try to Poison Reema?

Even though we don’t have the Oscars in our neck of the woods, our media industry is rife with intrigue, same as Hollywood. Renowned Pakistani actress, Reema Khan, recently caused an uproar by alleging that a colleague from the industry had attempted to posion her. The actress also tied her claims together with the culture […]

Car Blast
January 30, 2019

Man Behind Chinese Consulate Attack Apprehended in UAE

Read more from ProperGaanda: The Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Against Aasia Bibi

Asia Bibi
January 29, 2019

Supreme Court Dismisses Petition Agaisnt Aasia Bibi

After eight years of being on death row, Aasia Bibi was acquitted by the Supreme Court in October 2017. But even after being declared innocent, Aasia remained a hostage in Pakistan as the Islamist party Tehreek-e-Labaik declared nationwide protests and issued death threats to not only Aasia’s lawyer but also the judges who made the […]

Shahid Masood
January 28, 2019

Former PTV Chairman Gets Release on Bail

Hico & Jalal Sons
January 28, 2019

Two Popular Ice-cream Food Brands Get Banned By PFA

Youtube Banner
January 28, 2019

Youtube Ads: Ad-vantage or Ad-pocalypse?

Whether it’s the first toothless laughter of a newborn child, a colossal crane falling down from a skyscraper, a huge tsunami wave crashing down on helpless bystanders or a viral video of a cat banging drums, it has all been recorded, viewed and marveled upon on a single platform: Youtube. One of the goliaths of […]

Shehzad Ghias & Samantha A. Gerry
January 27, 2019

Pakistani Comedian Plays a Hilarious Prank on Pakistani Twitterati!

Pakistani Comedian Shehzad Ghias has recently irked the hospitable Pakistani Twitterati by unveiling that the Twitter account of US-Vlogger Samantha Gerry is faux. Tweets by Samantha A Gerry have been making waves over the social media right after Cynthia D. Ritchie’s visit to Pakistan. Pakistanis were jubilant that Samantha Gerry was yet another adventurous enthusiast […]

Army Media Wing
January 26, 2019

State says it is committed to protecting the PTM

Lake with boat
January 26, 2019

This is what you need to know about Pakistan’s new Visa Policy!

In 2017 alone, 1.75 million tourists visited Pakistan. In 2019, the British Backpacker Society declared Pakistan it’s top 20 adventure travel destination. And now, in 2019, amidst improving security conditions, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf led government has revised its visa policy to boost tourism in the country. Read more from ProperGaanda: Pakistan Named Number One Adventure Travel […]

ARY News Reporter
January 26, 2019

The Real Villain is not Arif Hameed, it’s Ary News

A few days ago a news anchor, Arif Hameed Bhatti, who claims to be a journalist on an ARY News show called ‘The Reporters’, tried his level best to scar a child psychologically and emotionally – which raised significant hue and cry on social media, but quite frankly it failed to ruffle any feathers up […]

World Economic Forum
January 26, 2019

Inside this Year’s Annual Meeting in Davos: World Economic Forum

World Economic Forum convened Annual Meeting of World leaders in the Swiss Mountains of Davos. Nearly 3000 delegates from various spheres gathered for five-days sessions to voice their perspective on the pressing world issues . The World Economic Forum commenced with a warning from its founder Professor Klaus Schwab about the adverse impact humanity is […]

Conversation with a Serial Killer
January 25, 2019

Netflix Unveils ‘A Conversation’ With the 1970’s Serial Killer!

Born in 1990’s? Confused about the social media hype over Ted Bundy? This is what you need to know. Netflix on Thursday, 24th January, fed the world’s obsession with real crime stories by dropping a four-part docu-series ‘Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes’. The date also marked 30th Death Anniversary of Bundy’s execution. […]

Bird Feeding
January 25, 2019

Pakistani Wildlife Photographer Wins at World Photographic Cup 2019

Tariq Hameed Jumani’s majestic click capturing the cheerful sight of the chirping birds on the horizon of Jahanian town granted him victory over the other entrants for the Best of Nation Award at World Photographic Cup 2019. Fueled by his passion for nature and culture, Tariq Hameed uses his lens to paint his own artistic […]

Grammy
January 24, 2019

Pakistani Teen’s Voice Grabs Grammy Nominee Singer’s Attention

Endless gym selfies, snarky memes, trend-setting celebrities, rousing teasers and tinted filters on Instagram have brought celebrities, fans, journalists and businessmen together. This social media engine, has bridged the gap between celebrities and their fans from all across the globe. The ability to easily mention people and pop-stars on Instagram allows stars to keep an […]

January 24, 2019

PTI Rolls Out the Mini-budget to Stabilise the Plummeting Economy

On Wednesday, 23rd January, Finance Minister Asad Umar rolled over government’s third finance bill in their efforts to stabalise the plummeting economy. Government believes that the new mini-budget plan will help to generate more revenue for the existing government and will also encourage business activity by low income investors especially youth. He believes that the […]

Sarfaraz Ahmed
January 23, 2019

Sarfaraz’s Racist Slur Lands Him in Hotwater

Pakistan cricket team’s captain and wicket-keeper Sarfaraz Ahmed was caught sledging during 37th over in 2nd ODI match with South Africa. Pakistan had celebrated its win against South Africa in their first match. Preceding this, South Africa balanced the seesaw of ODI battle in 2nd match. Former bowler of Pakistan’s cricket team Shoaib Akhtar has […]

Usman Buzdar
January 22, 2019

This is What You Need to Know About the Political Journey of Usman Buzdar

Arif Alwi
January 22, 2019

Dr. Arif Alvi Becomes the First President to Write an OP-ED

polio officer
January 21, 2019

Pakistan Starts its First Polio Drive of 2019!

freiha altaf
January 21, 2019

Frieha Altaf’s Controversy Takes a Turn!

AI-and-robotics
January 21, 2019

Pakistan Takes its First Step Towards Artificial Intelligence!

Light & thunder
January 21, 2019

Karachi’s Winter Rain Tops the Twitter Trend!

Begin Again movie
January 19, 2019

India is Remaking Another Hollywood Favourite

Saadat Hasan Manto
January 18, 2019

Remembering Saadat Hassan Manto- The Light of Urdu Literature

Facebook Poster
January 17, 2019

Is 10 Year Challenge on Facebook a Scam to Harvest User Data?

The 10 year challenge on Facebook has been making rounds over other social media applications as well where people post an old profile picture alongside the current one to see how much they have aged. However, with Facebook’s harrowing past due to user data privacy issues, it is believed that the ‘Challenge’ might actually be […]

Dart Festival
January 17, 2019

A Street Art Festival Comes to Lahore

In the heart of the city of fresco art and Naqshi, an event from the parallel artistic spectrum took place as 2019 kicked off. D’art festival organised by DISCOVER-a lifestyle and culture platform by MINT PR and MINT Concept, gave a visual feast of street art and pop culture to its audience. This event provided […]

shows
January 17, 2019

Netflix Raises its Subscription Prices

The mainstay of acclaimed hits  including “House of Cards,” ‘’Orange Is The New Black,” and, latest film “Bird Box.”, Netflix dropped a bombshell of its fourth price hike . This is what the company had to say: “We change pricing from time to time as we continue investing in great entertainment and improving the overall […]

gillette
January 16, 2019

Why Are Men Offended by an Advert that Promotes Sensitivity?

On January 14th, Gillette released an advertisement that has become the source of much controversy online, which people bashing the company for “perverting masculinity” and supporting “radicalised feminism”. Many long term customers have also vowed to boycott the brand completely. It makes one think WHY men are so offended by an advertisement that promotes sensitivity […]

Air Lander
January 15, 2019

Inside the World’s largest Hybrid Air Aircraft, Airlander 10.

Recently, Uk based firm, Bedford firm Hybrid Air Vehicles (HAV) has been given Production Organisation Approval from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). It is hoped the new airship model will take to the skies by the early 2020s. The Airlander 10 prototype undertook six test flights, one of which ended in chaos in its second […]

Arfa Kar
January 14, 2019

Pakistan Observes 7th Death Anniversary of its Computer Prodigy

Pakistan remembers its brightest mind in the field of science and technology. Arfa Karim held the accolade of Youngest Microsoft Professional at a tender age of 10. Reflecting upon her achievements in 2006 Arfa had stated: “People say i am a genius. I might be one but i am not the only one. There are […]

Marina Iqbal
January 14, 2019

Pakistan Gets its First Female Cricket Commentator

Following Zainab Abbas who became Pakistan’s First Female sports Journalist, Marina Iqbal debuted as Pakistan’s First Female Cricket commentator. Pioneer Marina has opened a new gateway for women in Pakistan.She has possessed the vigour and acumen to unleash from the shackles of women’s career stereotypes by choosing to become a cricketer and a sports commentator. […]

Shehzad Ghais
January 14, 2019

Shehzad Ghias Shares What it’s Like to Strive in the Face of Adversity

Comedian and thespian @shehzadghiasshaikh, shares a moving message with his fans on Sunday night. Scroll to read his full message

Wait Photo
January 14, 2019

This Artist Captures Exactly What it’s Like Growing Up

The artist behind Anomaly Town Comics from Instagram perfectly captures what it’s like to grow up in today’s day and age. With social media taking over our lives, we’re constantly short on time. And sometimes, we realise when it’s already too late. Have a look at the series below:

Masjid
January 13, 2019

The New Road Dividing Israel and Palestine

This is what you need to know about the new wall that will separate Israelis and Palestinians

Rahaf Saudi Teenager
January 13, 2019

This is the Story of the Saudi Teenager who Fled for her Life

This is the Story of the Saudi Teenager who Fled for her Life

Khizar
January 12, 2019

Outcry Over Execution of Mentally Ill Inmate

Ahmed Faraz
January 12, 2019

Remembering Ahmed Faraz on his 88th Birthday

Remembering the late legendary poet Ahmed Faraz on his 88th birthday

lovot Robot
January 12, 2019

5 Robots You Need In Your Life If You Loved Baymax

Have a look at our favourite robots from the CES 2019

January 9, 2019

Officials of Karachi Airport Get Caught in Theft of Thousands of Pants

In a peculiar turn of events, the joint squad of investigation police and Citizens Police Liaison Committtee (CPLC) caught some officials of karachi airport police involved with a organised group of thieves at the airport.According to the inquiry as the consignments were delivered from the company, the group pierced the cardboard boxes to steal the […]

Apple headquarter
January 8, 2019

Apple’s Sales Decline Dramatically as the trend in Chinese Market Economy Changes

For the first time in 16 years, Apple reduced its revenue expectation due to poor performance in Chinese consumer market.Tim Cook, CEO of Apple Inc, blamed the decline to the weakening of macroeconomic environment in China .He referred to a slowdown in the Chinese economy. Exacerbating the problem in the Middle Kingdom, Cook explained, are […]

Former Miss Russia
January 7, 2019

Former Miss Russia 2015 Marries the Malaysian King in a Ceremony in Russia

Here is what you need to know about the unexpected turbulence that jolted Malaysia’s throne.

Annual Golden Globe Awards
January 7, 2019

10 Iconic Pictures from the 76th Golden Globe Awards

Here are our favourite highlights of the Golden Globes awards night

PIA Air Hostess
January 4, 2019

PIA : Pakistan’s Incapable Airline

The infamous Pakistan International Airlines has a penchant for making it into the headlines and while there is no such thing as bad press, the verdict is still out on their latest public debacle.

UIL Celebrated 56 Years Of Success
January 4, 2019

UIL Celebrated 56 Years of Success!

UIL celebrated 56 years of success with a massive celebration at Serena Hotel, Faisalabad.

Major Geoffrey Douglas Langlands
January 2, 2019

A Tribute to Major Geoffrey Douglas Langlands 

 

Transgender
January 2, 2019

The Time of Trans is Now

As 2018 wrapped up, Pakistan celebrated it’s first ever Transgender Pride march, organised by Track-T and Saathi Foundation. Jannat Ali, the Program Director at Saathi Foundation, led the march from the front, proudly upholding the board that aptly read, “Being transgender doesn’t make me any less human.”  The transgender community made it clear that the […]

Poke Face
January 1, 2019

Man Wakes up to Exact Same Shitty Self in 2019

Suleman woke up at 8 am to the usual loud bell by ‘Baji Rakshanda’, the house maid. As Suleman cursed the maid and gasped his first yawn, something dawned on him: it was 2019! A new year, or as some might say: the dawn of a new year. But Suleman didn’t feel any different. This […]

people we lost
December 28, 2018

People We Lost in 2018

While we are all looking forward to ringing in the new year, there are some people who left us in 2018. So before we move on, lets take some time to remember those individuals who’s journey ended in 2018.  1. Zubaida Tariq Ilyas Commonly known as Zubaida Aapa, she was a chef and cooking expert. […]

7UP Food Festival
December 27, 2018

The 7UP Foodies Festival is Giving us Major FOMO!

Even though the winter months are popularly referred to as the shaadi season, food festivals are serving weddings some serious competition this year. Last week alone, 7Up launched a glorious food experience across the country. They kicked off their tour on the 15th of December, in Sialkot, and travelled to all the main cities. Their […]

Catholic Church Abuse
December 22, 2018

Pope Francis Speaks Against Sexual Predators Within The Catholic Church

On Friday, Pope Francis urged predator priests who have sexually abused minors to turn themselves in, making one of his strongest comments ever on the crisis sweeping the Roman Catholic Church. This is the first time that any Pope has directly addressed the issue of widespread abuse of minors within the Catholic Church in such […]

No More Mining in Germany
December 22, 2018

No More Mining In Germany: Cheaper Alternatives Achieve What Environmental Concerns Could Not

On Friday, Germany closed its last black coal mine with an emotional tribute to the 2 century old industry. The black coal industry had once fueled the country’s economic development but was out run by cheaper imported fuels. After the remaining 1,500 workers of the Prosper-Haniel mine in Bottrop clocked off from their final shift, […]

Moid Bilal EDm Artist
December 21, 2018

Young Creatives: Meet Moid Bilal, A 20 Year Old EDM Artist From Pakistan

For every successful musician are a million other talented musicians who aspire to be like their idols. One of them includes a young student from Abottabad who pursued his passion for music on his own, solely through his perseverance and hard work. At the age of 16, young Moid Bilal borrowed a guitar from his distant […]

Kim Jong Un & Donald Trump
December 21, 2018

The Fragile Korean Peace: Is North Korea Serious About Denuclearization

After sanctions from USA, North Korea said it has no intentions of unilaterally giving up its nuclear weapons unless the “nuclear threat” is removed. The harsh statement comes as a contrast to Seoul’s presentation of a North Korean position that is more open to compromise. This harsh stance from Pyongyang could be detrimental for the […]

Beautiful view
December 21, 2018

China Provides Motorcycles For CPEC Security

The Chinese government has provided 50 motorcycles and 200 bulletproof jackets to Gilgit-Baltistan government to ensure the security of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor route in the region. The provision of motorcycles and jackets is part of an agreement signed between Xinjiang province of China and GB government.GB inspector general of police Sanaullah Abbasi handed over the […]

Ali Rehman the actor
December 21, 2018

‌Ali Rehman Showcased His Bride On National Television and Here’s What You Need To Know

Recently a rumour spread like wild fire that Ali Rehman, the renowned Janaan actor was getting engaged. Usually secretive about his personal life, pictures of him wearing a a large ring were circulating on social media. The actor refrained from addressing any stories related to him, until one day the news blew up. Pakistanis were […]

Fake Bangladesh news
December 21, 2018

Facebook Shuts Down Fake Bangladesh News Sites Ahead of Vote

On Thursday, Facebook shut down a series of fake news pages spreading propaganda about the Bangladeshi opposition days before the national elections. Nine Facebook pages designed to mimic legitimate news outlets, as well as six fake personal accounts spreading anti-opposition propaganda were created by Bangladeshis with government ties, Nathaniel Gleicher, Facebook’s head of cybersecurity policy, […]

Judges Appointment
December 20, 2018

GB opposition leader calls for judges’ appointment on merit

The opposition leader in the Gilgit-Baltistan Legislative Assembly on Wednesday alleged that two judges’ posts, including that of chief judge of GB Supreme Appellate Court, had been kept vacant deliberately. Captain retired Mohammad Shafi Khan said some leaders from the ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf in Islamabad and Pakistan Muslim League-N in GB were trying to induct […]

Jeremy Corbyn
December 20, 2018

Jeremy Corbyn Allegedly Used Sexist Language In The British Parliament

British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn got himself into trouble on Wednesday for apparently muttering “stupid woman” at Prime Minister Theresa May during a heated exchange in parliament over her delaying tactics on Brexit. The Labour Party leader could be seen appearing to mouth the words in response to May making a joke about his failure […]

Ali Reham the Actor
December 19, 2018

A Local Star, a Rumoured Engagement and Live Telly!

2018 is turning out to be the year of big, big and even bigger weddings. There was Depika and Ranvir, Prianka and Jonas, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and ofocurse, the Ambani wedding. The above mentioned wedding ceremonies resulted in so much hype that they were trending for days on end on various social media […]

Russia Iran and Turkey
December 19, 2018

Russia, Iran and Turkey agree on Syria constitutional body

The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran and Turkey said on Tuesday that a new Syrian Constitutional Committee should convene early next year, kicking off a viable political peace process. In a joint statement read out by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after the trio met UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, they said that the […]

Colourful Kites flying in the sky
December 19, 2018

Jubilant Days To Return: Skies Will Be Coloured With Kites

Rarely does the Punjab Minister for information and Culture say anything other than regressive moral sermons and open anti-Semitism, but this might be one of those occasions where we can actually appreciate an announcement by Fayyaz ul Hassan Chuhan. The minister announced that the Punjab government has decided to lift the ban on Basant. The […]

Kashmir People
December 19, 2018

President’s Rule to be imposed in occupied Kashmir

President’s rule is set to be imposed in Indian-occupied Kashmir from Thursday, December 20 as the governor’s rule expires after six months today. The Union home ministry conveyed this to Jammu and Kashmir governor Satya Pal Malik after approval from the Cabinet in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, the Economic […]

North Korea vs United States
December 18, 2018

The Series of Latest US Sanctions on North Korea Could Destabilize The Korean Peace Process

North Korea on Sunday condemned the Trump administration for stepping up sanctions and pressure on the nuclear-armed country, warning of a return to “exchanges of fire” and that peace with Pyongyang could be blocked forever. The response came after the U.S. announced on Dec. 10 it had introduced sanctions on three North Korean officials, including […]

Image 01
December 18, 2018

Hundreds of People are Now Unemployed as Media Companies Downsize

According to latest reports, Pakistan’s biggest media house “Jung Group” has laid off hundreds of employees as part of on-going budget cuts. Along with employees, the media company also shut down two of its publications, leaving hundreds unemployed. The group’s evening newspapers – Awam and Daily News were among the papers said to have been […]

Pewdiepie
December 18, 2018

PewDiePie fans hack Wall Street Journal to issue an apology on their behalf

PewDiePie fans are doing all they can to beat T-Series and help PewDiePie to be the first one to reach 80 million subscribers on YouTube. Previously a fan hacked 50,000 printers to print out messages asking people to subscribe to Pewds and unsubscribe from T-Series. Now their latest target was Wall Street Journal, the online […]

CeaseFire
December 18, 2018

Crisis Returns to Yemen after Crucial Ceasefire Deal is Violated in Minutes

Clashes erupted Tuesday morning in Yemen just minutes after a ceasefire deal took effect in the country’s flashpoint port city of Hodeida, a pro-government official said. The official told AFP that sporadic clashes in the east of the Red Sea city — whose port serves as a crucial gateway for humanitarian aid — are ongoing […]

Facebook Security Bug
December 17, 2018

Security Bug May Have Shared Unposted Pictures On Facebook

On Friday, Facebook apologised for a “bug” that may have exposed unposted photos from as many as 6.8 million users over a 12-day period through third-party applications. In the latest string of incidents on data protection, the leading social network said using Facebook login and granting permission to third-party apps to access photos may have […]

Cricket Team
December 17, 2018

West Indies crushed Bangladesh by Eight Wickets in their Twenty20 Series Opener

On Monday, West Indies crushed Bangladesh by eight wickets in their Twenty20 series opener as left-arm pacer Sheldon Cottrell delivered a career best 4-28 before Shai Hope struck a half-century. West Indies raced to 130-2 in just 10.5 overs after Cottrell and his fellow pacers bowled out Bangladesh for 129 runs in Sylhet. Bangladesh’s Shakib […]

People Running
December 17, 2018

Kashmir: A Human Shield for Indo-Pakistan Diplomacy

The Muslim world has strongly condemned the ongoing killing of unarmed innocent civilians by occupation forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir (IoK) as a “wicked terrorist act”. The condemnation from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), the collective voice of the Muslim world, came on Monday – two days after Indian forces massacred eight civilians and injured […]

Indian Army Force
December 17, 2018

Indian Army Chief Faces Criticism For Sexist Comments

The Indian Army Chief General Bipin Rawat has sparked outrage with his recent statements on the role of women in combat roles in the army. In an interview with News18, General Rawat listed out strings of reasons on why women were not fit for combat roles in the army. He said that even if he […]

Flag
December 17, 2018

Germany Becomes The First European Country to Allow for a Third Gender

Germany approved an official third gender category for gender non-conforming, intersex, and non-binary people on Thursday, making it the first European country to do so. In addition to the categories of male and female, citizens will also be able to self-identify as “divers”(which translates roughly in German to “miscellaneous” or “other”) the Independent reports. Its […]

Pakistan with China
December 17, 2018

China may park $2b in Pakistan reserves this month

In a positive development, China is most likely to park $2 billion in Pakistan reserves sometime in the ongoing month of December, and, more importantly, the economic diplomacy with the UAE is also going to fetch the dividends. A private news agency interviewed a high ranking official, privy to the developments on Pakistan’s economic crisis. […]

Japan Explosion
December 16, 2018

Japan explosion: Dozens injured in Sapporo restaurant blast

A huge explosion and fire has hit a restaurant in the northern Japanese city of Sapporo. This is what you need to know: 1. Japanese police say 41 people were injured in the explosion, with one of them in a serious condition. 2. The cause of the explosion in the Toyohira district is not yet […]

Army Public School
December 16, 2018

4 Years After Army Public School: Are We Doing Enough

4 years ago today, Pakistan saw its worst terror attack; 6 gun men of the Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan stormed the Army Public School Peshawar. The attack claimed 149 lives including 132 schoolchildren. The incident drastically changed the political scenario in Pakistan, bringing all the parties to the same page on the issue of war […]

KPOP Industry
December 16, 2018

8 Disturbing Truths about the KPOP Industry

Korean pop, more widely known as Kpop, has been taking over the world for the past decade or so. It has a massive fan following and no matter how impressive the lives of Korean pop starts seem, there is a disturbing reality which many aren’t aware of. Here are 10 lesser known facts about the […]

Army on Border
December 16, 2018

Afghan border fence to be ready by Dec 2019: ISPR

The Pakistan Army announced on Saturday that work on fencing along the border with Afghanis­tan was going apace and that the project would complete by next December. 1. Pakistan and Afghanistan share a long porous border and Islamabad believes it could help contain terrorist activities on this side of the mountainous border — running from […]

Jaun-Elia
December 15, 2018

Remembering Elia: An Enigma That Was Jaun

14th December marks the birth anniversary of one of Urdu’s most iconic and innovative poets, or perhaps the single most innovate poet: Jaun Elia. Elia was born in 1931 in the town of Amroha in Uttar Pradesh, British India. He was fluent in 6 languages, Urdu, English, Arabic, Persian, Hebrew and Sanskrit. But these are […]

Johnson and Johnson
December 15, 2018

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that its Baby Powder Caused Cancer

In 1999 a women named Darlene Coker sued multiple small pharmacies in her hometown along with the emerging Johnson & Johnson (J&J), claiming that their famous talc powder gave a rare form of caner to the mother of two. Coker hired Herschel Hobson, a personal-injury lawyer. He homed in on a suspect: the Johnson’s Baby […]

Shah Mehmood Qureshi
December 15, 2018

FM Shah Mehmood Qureshi In Kabul as Pakistan, Afghanistan, China Hold Peace Talks

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi reached Kabul to attend the 2nd meeting of China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Foreign Ministers’ Trilateral Mechanism, starting today (Dec 15). 1. Afghanistan is hosting a three-way meeting with neighbours China and Pakistan to discuss peace as well as economic and counterterrorism cooperation. 2. Foreign ministers of the three countries will lead their respective […]

Samah Akhtar
December 14, 2018

This Is What It’s Like Leaving Dentistry To Run A Startup

I graduated from a private dental college in Lahore in 2014 and went on to do my house job, a twelve month paid internship, at the hospital associated with my college. In Pakistan, a career in the health care industry is considered an illustrious one, but once you graduate, you realise that a basic MBBS […]

Pakistan Team
December 14, 2018

Could The Asia Cup 2020 Be Help In Pakistan

In the executive board meeting of the Asian cricket council held in Dhaka, Pakistan has been granted the right to host the next Asia Cup in 2020. “The next Asia Cup will be hosted by Pakistan. The hosting right belongs to them and it is up to them where they want to host the tournament,” […]

Samsung Foldable Smartphone
December 14, 2018

5 Things You Need To Know About Samsung’s Foldable Smartphone

Samsung has promised to unveil something entirely new for its next flagship smartphone, nicknamed Samsung Galaxy X. Its foldable, and here’s what you need to know: 1. Samsung said it can be folded hundreds of thousands of times without degrading the display quality. 2. The foldable phone can run up to three apps at the […]

Pakistan Economic Crisis
December 14, 2018

US Congressional Hearing Discusses Pakistan’s Economic Crisis

The core purpose of US economic engagement with Pakistan is to ensure that it’s not a failure in the future and stops being such a poor country, says a senior official of the US Treasury Department. 1. David Malpass, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs, told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing on Wednesday that […]

Social media
December 14, 2018

Social media tops print as news source for Americans: study

Social media has overtaken print newspapers as a news source for Americans, researchers said on Monday, highlighting the growing importance of services such as Facebook and Twitter as well as the troubled state of legacy news organizations. 1. The Pew Research Centre report found 20 per cent of US adults say they often get news […]

Plastic Eating Fungus
December 14, 2018

Plastic Eating fungus Found In Pakistan

Every day approximately 8 million pieces of plastic pollution find their way into our oceans. There may now be around 5.25 trillion macro and microplastic pieces floating in the open ocean weighing up to 269,000 tonnes. Plastic waste is one of the biggest challenges to the environment. It takes anywhere from a decade to 1000 years […]

Budha
December 13, 2018

Australian Citizen Returns Ancient Gandhara Statue to Pakistan

An Australian citizen returned the statue of Buddha belonging to the Gandhara civilization of Pakistan as a goodwill gesture. 1. The statue was in the possession of Ms Romy Dingle, an Australian citizen whose mother was a collector of artifacts and had brought it to Australia from Pakistan in the early 1970s. 2. The family […]

Pakistani tweet
December 13, 2018

Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Won Everyone’s Heart On Twitter

Recently famous journalist and anchor Nusrat Javed came at the center of Pakistani Twitter after claiming that he survived an assumption attempt and blamed Imran Khan for it. After some storm on Twitter the journalist said that maybe he wasn’t attacked and it was all a misunderstanding. The journalist accepted the police account of his tire […]

top 10 people
December 13, 2018

Bushra Maneka was Pakistan’s most googled person this year!

On Wednesday, google released its ‘Year in Search’ list unveiling the top searched people, news, trends and events worldwide and in Pakistan for the outgoing year.  The list brought forth some interesting facts – such as Prime Minister Imran Khan’s wife, Bushra Maneka, being the most trending person in the country for 2018. The First […]

Pilot group photo
December 13, 2018

Pak Navy to host multinational AMAN Exercise 2019

Pakistan Navy will be hosting a major multinational maritime ‘AMAN Exercise 2019’ in the beginning of the next year. The final planning conference was held in Karachi on Tuesday. Forty one representatives of participating countries attended the conference. According to Pakistan Navy spokesperson, the exercises will play an important role for formation of a joint […]

Marassi Photo
December 12, 2018

My Name Is Fatima And I’m a Maraasi

Very often, you hear a person insultingly use the word ‘miraasi’‘ for a fellow friend who enjoys entertaining others and wants to pursue theatre, film or music. Ever since I was a child, I always believed it was a derogatory term used to mock boisterous people who were passionate about dance or singing. And I […]

Cathy Meng Photo
December 12, 2018

Meng Wanzhou Arrest: Huawei At The Centre Of Trade War

In the latest episode of the US-China Trade war a business tycoon has been tangled in the financial war of the two powers of the world. Meng Wanzhou, one of Huawei’s top executives and the eldest daughter of the company’s founder/CEO was arrested in Vancouver. The businesswoman was arrested as she was changing flights in […]

christian
December 12, 2018

Pakistan Rejects US Decision To List It As Violator Of Religious Freedom

The United States said on Tuesday it has added Pakistan to its blacklist of countries that violate religious freedom, ramping up pressure over the treatment of minorities in the country. In January, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) recommended that Pakistan be designated as a “country of concern” because of its alleged “serious […]

BJP
December 12, 2018

Modi faces defeat at the hands of Congress

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has suffered a massive blow in three state elections just months before the Indian national elections.  Here are 5 things you need to know: 1. The Election Commission announced the results on Wednesday, declaring Congress the clear winners in the Chhattisgarh State. 2. While they fell one seat short of […]

Imran Khan is with Maulana Tariq
December 12, 2018

Imran Khan Meets Religious Scholar Tariq Jameel

Maulana Tariq Jameel has been praising PM Khan since he took office and announced to transform Pakistan into a Madina-like Islamic Welfare state. Prominent religious scholar Maulana Tariq Jameel called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at PM House Office here on Tuesday. Previously, the religious leader had been invited to speak at the population control […]

Words have Power
December 11, 2018

Words Pakistanis Need To Stop Being Afraid Of

With the advent of the digital age, Pakistani internet users now have the opportunity to step into the global culture and engage with all sorts of people. This opens new doorways to ideas and vocabulary hereto unknown, and that is important to communicate not only with the world around our selves but also to understand […]

World Bank headquarters
December 11, 2018

World Bank has cancelled Pakistan’s $250 Million Emergency Loan

1. The World Bank has cancelled a $250-million emergency relief loan for Pakistan after both sides could not converge on a new macroeconomic framework due to deteriorating external-sector condition of Pakistan. 2. The loan was aimed at strengthening the regulatory and institutional framework to cope with climate change and disaster risk in Pakistan and increase […]

Social Media BJP
December 11, 2018

Congress and BJP locked in a battle for State Assemblies

The outcome of the elections to Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Mizoram, Telangana and Chhattisgarh assemblies will be a test of the electoral strategy of Congress president Rahul Gandhi and the popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In five states where counting is underway, the Congress party is leading in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan while the BJP is […]

One Men and one Women
December 10, 2018

Watch Mukwege and Nadia Murad Accept The Nobel Peace Prize

Mukwege and Nadia Murad says one thing: survivor stories matter. Mukwege, a gynecologist who set up a hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has treated thousands of rape survivors who suffered traumatic injuries at the hands of warring militias, while Murad is an Iraqi Yazidi human rights activist who survived enslavement at the hands […]

Winner of Dew Gamers
December 10, 2018

Lahore Just Hosted Pakistan’s Biggest Gaming Championship And Here’s What We Think About It!

On Sunday, we decided to make our way to the Dew Gaming Arena at Expo Centre for the Grand Finale of the E-Sport Championship and see what all the hype was about! First things first, we encountered a bunch of guards barricading the entrance and thoroughly checking every individual stepping in. As if this wasn’t […]

Human Rights Day
December 10, 2018

Pakistan’s Human Rights Record: The Past and The Promises

On 10th December the world celebrates global human rights day, a day to commemorate the adoption of the universal declaration of human right by the UN General Assembly. The declaration of human rights was the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations. Nations all […]

India Secure First test Victory
December 10, 2018

India Secures First Test Victory In Australia After a Decade

India ended their decade-long wait for a Test victory in Australia on Monday when they bowled out the home side for 291 to clinch the first game of the four-match series by a nail-biting 31 runs. The hosts were set a target of 323, a score never before successfully achieved in a fourth innings run […]

Saad Rafiq addressing
December 10, 2018

Drugs And Torture: Saad Rafiq Says NAB Working Against Him

PML-N MNA Khwaja Saad Rafiq alleges that the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is using drugs and torture as tools for extracting ‘favourable’ statements from the people arrested in the Paragon Housing Society scam. “Qaiser Amin Butt is a hapless person suffering from health issues and has somehow fallen in the hands of the NAB. He’s […]

Stray Dogs Of Karachi
December 9, 2018

Animal Cruelty: The Helpless Stray Dogs Of Karachi

Warning: Article contains images of dead animals  Images of dead stray dogs on display have been circulating around social media for a while now. These images are from Karachi, where local authorities have started a drive against stray dogs. Recently the District Municipal Corporation (DMC) took action and poisoned a large number of stray canines […]

Bahria Town Protest
December 9, 2018

Bahria Town Protests: Employees End Their Protests After Negotiations

The employees and contractors of Bahria Town, who had blocked the Super Highway while protesting against non-payment of salaries on Saturday, ended their demonstration after six hours of negotiations with the police and provincial authorities. The protesters had blocked the Super Highway between Karachi and Hyderabad over non-payment of dues. Traffic was blocked on both […]

Yellow Vest Protests
December 9, 2018

Yellow Vest Protests Spread To A National Scale

Protesters in Paris are back on the streets, despite appeals by the authorities for moderate members of the “yellow vest”, an anti-government rebellion, to stay home on Saturday, to avoid giving cover to hooligans. The French authorities have maintained that they would engage with the legitimate grievances of the protesters, but would also bring to […]

Karachi Riots
December 8, 2018

Karachi Riots: The Accused Still Rules The City

On Sunday, an anti-terror court (ATC) in Karachi indicted Karachi’s Mayor, Waseem Akhtar, with others in 2 cases related to the 12th May riots. On 12th May 2007, as Rawalpindi saw Pervez Musharraf address a rally alongside the PML-Q leadership, it was Karachi that witnessed tragedy and violence as the city appeared to be under […]

Supreme Court Of Pakistan
December 8, 2018

All Pakistan Bar Council Condemns The Excessive Suo Moto

On Friday , The Inter-Provincial Committee of All Pakistan Bar Council announced a countrywide strike on Dec 17 to support the demand of the Punjab Bar Council. The Punjab Bar council has been demanding for the establishment of the Lahore High Court benches in five more cities of the province. The committee met with its […]

judicial
December 8, 2018

Judicial Imperialism: The Judicialization Of Pakistan

The judicialization of Pakistan’s politics is in full swing. The Chief justice of Pakistan has publicised his role as an elected representative of the people. Which is only indicative of a larger problem with all the public office holders of Pakistan; they want themselves to be popular public figures, without realizing the institutional consequences. The […]

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