May 27, 2022

FBR directed custom officials to seize only ‘commercial quantities’ of imported goods

What happened: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) took note of the taking of ‘luxury products’ in small amounts from the luggage of passengers arriving at the country’s airports on Wednesday and issued new guidelines in this regard. Details: The authority claimed in a statement sent to Chief Collectors of Customs in Islamabad, Karachi, Peshawar, […]

May 20, 2022

This ‘Big Mac’ enthusiast just made a world record of eating the burger every day for 50 years

What happened: According to Guinness World Records, a 68-year-old man named Donald Gorske, who hails from Wisconsin in the Midwest, celebrated his 50th anniversary of eating Big Mac every day. Details: According to the US citizen, he first tried the burger in 1972 at his local McDonald’s in Fond du Lac. Gorske initially made history […]

May 18, 2022

Mango production saw 60% decline this year due to climate change

What happened: Alongwith problems of canal closures, electrical load shedding, and diesel shortages; climate change and a lack of resources, have now reduced mango production by roughly 60% this season. Details: According to Abdul Ghaffar Garewal, Director of the Mango Research Institute (MRI), severe temperature difference from March 11 to March 17 from 37 degrees […]

May 10, 2022

PM Shehbaz imposes complete ban on sugar exports to cater to ‘domestic demand’

What happened: On May 9, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif ordered a complete ban on sugar exports in the country. The statement was made via the premier’s official Twitter account. “I have imposed a blanket prohibition on sugar exports due to domestic demand,” he stated. Details: The premiere has pledged to take “strong action against smuggling […]

April 28, 2022

Elon Musk sets his eyes on buying Coca Cola next to ‘put cocaine back in’

What happened: Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and the new owner of Twitter, has expressed an unusual desire to buy Coca-Cola, and if he succeeds, he has a big plan for the corporation. “Next, I’m buying Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back in,” the tech mogul posted on Twitter. Details: “I don’t know about […]

April 23, 2022

Florida bride and caterer arrested for lacing wedding food with marijuana

What happened: As per their arrest warrants, a Florida bride named Danya Shea Svoboda and her wedding caterer, Joycelyn Montrinice Bryant, were arrested on Apr 22 for lacing wedding food with marijuana which made several guests sick. Details: The 42 year-old bride and 31 year-old caterer have been charged with culpable negligence, marijuana delivery, breaching […]

April 20, 2022

This celebrity chef’s Ukrainian charity kitchen was destroyed by Russian missiles

What happened: A Russian missile attacked a Ukrainian humanitarian kitchen belonging to renowned chef José Andrés in the northeastern city of Kharkiv. World Central Kitchen, which is the nonprofit kitchen’s partner; its CEO Nate Mook, confirmed the news on Twitter, that four employees were also injured. Details: Since Russia’s invasion began more than six weeks […]

April 16, 2022

This Sikh trader distributed free Ramazan packages among Muslims in KPK

What happened: As part of a ‘Ramazan package,’ a local Sikh trader in Tirah valley, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa distributed dates, cement bags, and sugar packs to local inhabitants on Apr 15. Details: Villagers told The Express Tribune that Parlat Singh gave them 200 kilogrammes of dates and sugar along with 100 sacks of cement and mattresses […]

April 12, 2022

Shrooms on shrooms? Scientist says fungi communicate with each other in 50 words

What happened: On Apr 7, a study conducted by British computer scientist, Andrew Adamatzky from the University of the West of England, stated that the electrical impulses that mushrooms emit could be a type of communication that allows them to communicate with one another. Investigation: Previous research has revealed that fungi send electrical impulses through […]

April 4, 2022

Here’s what Riz Ahmed ‘swapped’ his Oscar for

Details: On Apr 3, actor Riz Ahmed took to his Instagram story where he posted an adorable selfie with his mother, claiming that he swapped his Oscar, for something and it wasn’t a ‘bad deal.’ Turns out the actor was talking about some home-cooked food. Surely not a bad deal, right? Riz Ahmed is a […]

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