June 13, 2022

ACF distributed free humane harnesses among the kindest donkey owners of the country

What happened: On June 9, Pakistan’s largest animal rescue service, ACF Animal Rescue distributed free humane harnesses and carts to donkey owners who treat their animals kindly, “We know the general idea is that donkey owners are cruel to their animals, and sadly, that is often the case. However, in our working closely with donkey […]

June 11, 2022

Balochistan continues to call out Sindh for ‘stealing its water’

What happened: Baloch legislators accused Sindh of stealing the province’s water share on June 10, blaming the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) for failing to ensure a fair allocation of water among the federating units. Details: Former senior provincial minister Mir Zahoor Buledi, speaking on a point of order at a provincial assembly session, claimed […]

June 10, 2022

Indian mother (and 3 others) booked for selling her baby and buying home appliances from it

What happened: According to the Free Press Journal, four ladies in Indore, India, sold a 15-day-old newborn for Rs550,000 and used the money to buy home appliances. Her biological parents, Shaina Bi and Antar Singh, were among the baby’s sellers. Details: When Bi realised she was pregnant, Singh feared it was not his child and […]

May 18, 2022

Famous Ayub National Park declares heatwave emergency for animals

What happened: The extraordinary surge in temperature in the twin cities provoked the Ayub National Park zoo to declare a heatwave emergency in a bid to protect the animals from heatstroke and dehydration. Details: The Jungle World Zoo, according to Army Heritage Foundation Director-General Brig (retd) Asif Akhtar, has 130 rare species and more than […]

May 13, 2022

Balenciaga is selling worn out shoes for Rs.3 lacs. The question is; who would buy these?

What happened: Balenciaga has released its latest shoe line, which features 100 pairs of “extra destroyed” limited-edition sneakers. The unusual footwear are battered and worn out, yet they’re selling for $1,850 on the internet in Europe i.e Rs.347,784 PKR. Details: Balencianga described the sneakers as a retooled classic design that translates mid-century athleticism and timeless […]

May 13, 2022

This Indian couple is suing their son and daughter-in-law for ‘not giving them a grandchild’

What happened: We didn’t care for gender, just wanted a grandchild; these are the words of an upset Indian couple who is suing their only son and his wife for failing to provide them with a grandchild. Sanjeev and Sadhana Prasad, aged 61 and 57, respectively, claim they spent all of their savings on their […]

May 9, 2022

Karachiites owe their heritage to this Jewish architect

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

May 7, 2022

This 100 year-old man’s dedication led him towards world record of working at same company for 84 years!

What happened: Last month, Walter Orthmann turned 100 years old and broke the world record for the longest career at the same company. According to Guinness World Records, Orthmann was only 15 years old when he started working as a shipping assistant at Industrias Renaux S.A. (now RenauxView) in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. […]

May 6, 2022

Indian passengers beat the heat with this rickshaw driver’s ‘roof garden’

What happened: Mahendra Kumar’s rickshaw in Delhi stands out among the traffic because of its small garden on the vehicle’s roof which protects passengers from the scorching summer heat. Details: Kumar claims that the thick green patch keeps the rickshaw cool even when temperature in the Indian capital reaches 45 degrees Celsius which is hot […]

May 5, 2022

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

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

April 30, 2022

This British man drinks his own urine to look ‘young forever’

What happened: A vegan man named Harry Matadeen who drinks his own urine claims it is his ‘secret to eternal youth’ and helps him to appear younger. Details: The 34 year-old started off with this bizarre habit in 2006 and believes it has a significant impact on his appearance and mental health. The vegan admitted […]

April 29, 2022

London woman marries pet cat to overcome landlord’s restrictions 

What happened: A 49-year-old lady, Deborah Hodge in London married her cat named India, to get past a landlord’s requirement of not renting out apartment to pet owners. Back story: Hodge considered the necessity ludicrous and eventually opted to marry her kitty because she had previously experienced the heartbreak of having to forsake her pets […]

April 27, 2022

‘I am a victim of domestic violence and my ex-wife broke me’: Johnny Depp

What happened: On Apr 25, actor Johnny Depp finished his testimony in the defamation case he filed against ex-wife Amber Heard, stating he was a victim of domestic violence during their relationship and was “broken” by the time their marriage fell apart. Details: Depp’s fourth day on the witness stand in a Virginia court ended […]

April 25, 2022

This Lahore man’s rooftop is home to 20,000 birds; and here’s what they’re worth

What happened: A Lahore man named Muhammad Ali calls his house’s rooftop ‘Bird Hut’ as it is home to 20,000 birds which are worth Rs 70 lacs. In an exclusive interview with Urdu Point, Ali tells host Abdullah Khan that it took him 16-17 years to arrange a proper setup and collect birds of different […]

April 19, 2022

US man wins $450k lawsuit after unwanted surprise birthday triggered panic attacks

What happened: A Kentucky man named Kevin Berling was awarded $450,000 as compensation after his firm threw him a surprise birthday celebration despite his warnings that it would cause stress and anxiety. According to him, an uninvited 2019 birthday celebration at Gravity Diagnostics caused him to have panic attacks. Back story: According to the lawsuit […]

April 18, 2022

This powerful tribute by a daughter to her mother will make your day

What happened: A Twitter user named Dhanak Ali (twt/qauseqazza) took to her Twitter account to announce that her mother got offered by Harvard University for the position of a Senior Professor in Genetic Department, “i’m so, so incredibly proud to call this absolute powerhouse my mother.” Cilck here to see Dhanak narrating her mother’s powerful […]

April 8, 2022

Thanks to GoVendi (led by 2 males) for installing this sanitary pads vending machine in their university

Details: Recently, Team Propergaanda reached out to Sahib Dino, the co-founder of a newly launched fem-tech startup, ‘GoVendi,’ as he told us about how he was able to bring this groundbreaking initiative, of a sanitary pads vending machine, to life at Institute of Business and Management University, Karachi. The venture is also backed by the […]

April 5, 2022

Ugly looking girls can get married if they pay dowry, says Indian nursing textbook

What happened: An image of a book page featuring the “pros and cons” of the dowry system has gone viral, prompting people to wonder what sort of message such reading material is delivering to children and society at large. The page includes a section under the subhead “Merits of Dowry,” in which it states that […]

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 […]

April 1, 2022

This 28-year-old woman funds her monthly DisneyLand vacation by donating blood plasma

What happened: Liz Gramlich is a 28-year-old Pennsylvania resident who enjoys amusement parks and visits Orlando, Florida, has visited DisneyLand 15 times since the summer of 2020, and keeps visiting at least once a month. Gramlich also found an unusual way to pay for her monthly vacations: twice-weekly plasma donations. Details: Gramlich said she has […]

March 26, 2022

Gordon Ramsay sends one of his cooks to a short-staffed UK school canteen for assistance

What happened: After hearing a request on national radio, celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay dispatched one of his own team members to a short-staffed school canteen on March 24. Tina Clarke, the chef’s kitchen manager, came in after hearing him speak on the Radio 2 Breakfast Show about his new BBC TV show, Future Food Stars. […]

March 26, 2022

IKEA is sorry about its cameras ‘accidentally’ filming staff washrooms

What happened: On March 25, IKEA apologised for mistakenly filming employees in restroom communal spaces. The furniture retailer released the results of an investigation into the use of surveillance cameras today, expressing its “sincere regret.” IKEA installed security cameras above 10 bathrooms at a distribution centre in Peterborough in 2015, according to the article, in […]

March 24, 2022

Thanks to a retired civil servant for blessing Lahore with this lovely garden

Details: Recently, Team Propergaanda came across this beautiful garden located in Green Acres Society, Lahore, which is owned and maintained by Chaudhry Tanvir Ahmed, a retired civil servant, and his team of six gardeners who have been assisting him since a very long time. The garden is a result of Mr. Tanveer’s love for floriculture […]

March 24, 2022

This Russian journalist is donating his 2021 Nobel Prize to raise funds for Ukrainians

What happened: On March 22, Dmitry Muratov, the co-winner of the Nobel Peace Award in 2021, announced that he will give his prize for auction to help Ukrainian refugees. Details: In response to threats of criminal prosecution of journalists and others who deviate from the government’s official line, Muratov’s daily, Novaya Gazeta, said in early […]

March 24, 2022

Preventing pregnancy in mice, American scientists found male contraceptive to be 99% effective

What happened: On March 23, researchers working on a male contraceptive pill, tested in mice, discovered that the medicine was 99 percent efficient in preventing pregnancy. Animal testing of the non-hormonal tablet yielded the breakthrough discoveries, which were presented at the American Chemical Society’s spring meeting on March 23.  There were no known side effects, […]

March 23, 2022

Vulgar and obscene content on social media leads to divorce, says Prime Minister Imran Khan

What happened: On March 22, Prime Minister Imran Khan warned that ‘vulgar and obscene’ content on social media is leading to divorce and sexual deviancy during a keynote speech at the 48th Council of Foreign Ministers of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation in Islamabad. Details: “I believe Islamic principles have never been more threatened than […]

March 21, 2022

Are we sensing a white vlogger conspiracy of defaming countries?

What happened: On March 21, TikToker, Ansar took to his Twitter account where he shared a screenshot from Scottish vlogger, Dale Phillip’s YouTube channel which features several ‘scam videos’ from different countries he’s visited. Click here to see the screenshot shared by Ansar on his Twitter handle. Details: Stating how he sees a pattern here, […]

March 19, 2022

TikToker fired after he moved into his work cubicle as protest for not being ‘paid enough’

What happened: On March 17, after footage of him moving into his cubicle at work went viral, the Tiktoker, Chibuzor Ejimofor claimed he was fired. The man is said to be called Simon Jackson professionally and could be seen unpacking his stuff in an office cubicle and putting them away in work shelves and drawers […]

March 17, 2022

After hifz classes, this Karachi kid sells homemade roll-samosey to support his mother

What happened: On March 12, Facebook user, Rehan A.Lari (@rehaanlari) posted a picture of a kid in Facebook group, Empathy Pakistan (Official), who sells homemade rolls and samosey infront of Zakia Masjid, Paposh Nagar, Karachi from 6pm to 8pm. Details: In his Urdu-written caption, Lari stated, “Malum kerne pe pata chala ke shaam 5 bajay […]

March 15, 2022

This online store is Pakistan’s largest cigar-selling business which delivers to your doorstep

Details: Recently Team ProperGaanda came across Cigar.pk, an e-commerce cigar-selling business which delivers all over Pakistan. Getting their premium quality product imported from countries like Cuba, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Cigar.pk offers its customers a smooth, hassle-free service as you can head over to their online store and choose from their variety of Cuban, non-Cuban and […]

March 10, 2022

On International Women’s Day, Kanwal Ahmed became the 1st Pakistani content creator to get interviewed by YouTube’s CEO

In an exclusive interview with Propergaanda, well-known women rights advocate and digital creator, Kanwal Ahmed disclosed her recent achievement of becoming the first Pakistani content creator to get featured on YouTube blogs where she was interviewed by YouTube CEO, Susan Wojcicki, for a Woman’s Day feature, “I think it’s a huge, huge win for our […]

March 9, 2022

Islamabad’s Monal Restaurant to be de-sealed under Supreme Court directives

What happened: On March 8, the Supreme Court halted the Jan 11 Islamabad High Court decision to seal and take control of the Monal Restaurant in the scenic Margalla Hills. Details: “The IHC’s unsigned ruling shall be suspended,” ruled a three-judge Supreme Court panel led by Justice Ijaz-ul-Ahsan. As a result, the Monal Restaurant will […]

March 8, 2022

This Mianwali father gunned down his 7 day-old daughter as he wished for a son instead

What happened: On March 7, a man in Mianwali, Punjab, who wished to have a son, opened fire on his seven-day-old daughter, killing her. Details: Reportedly, the incident occured in Mianwali’s Noor Pura neighbourhood, when the father fatally shot the child only because she was a girl. According to the authorities, the father, who desired […]

March 2, 2022

First Lady Samina Alvi distributes laptops to 22 differently-abled women

What happened: On March 1, First Lady Samina Alvi paid a visit to the Society for Special Persons’ (SSP) customised wheelchair manufacturing factory, where she distributed 22 laptops to physically challenged girls as part of the e-empowerment campaign for people with disabilities. Details: Alvi praised the work of the differently-abled employees at the wheelchair manufacturing […]

March 2, 2022

Punjab Health Department announces free infertility treatment from June 2022

What happened: On March 1, Punjab government announced that the health department will provide free treatment for infertility in the province, starting from June 2022. Details: The Punjab Health Department claimed that the province will be the first in the country to offer government-funded treatment for infertility, “This department has been built for the first […]

March 2, 2022

Suffering from cerebral palsy, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s son passes away at 26

What happened: According to an internal Microsoft email to its executive team, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s son, Zain Nadella passed away on Feb 28. The 26-year-old was born with cerebral palsy, which, a spectrum of illnesses that affects a person’s ability to walk, balance, and maintain posture. Details: The Zain Nadella Endowed Chair in Paediatric […]

February 10, 2022

Here’s why the new ‘PeshawariZ’ by Hush Puppies are becoming the new style statement!

Details: Recently, Global Footwear Giant, Hush Puppies designed ‘PeshawariZ,’ Peshawari chappals with a modern twist, for PSL’s Peshawar Zalmi cult which they showcased in their official anthem, ‘Har Qadam Hai Zalmi’ by Farhan Saeed ft. Fortitude. The collaboration: The two-year co-branded partnership with Zalmi sees the Hush Puppies as comfort footwear partner as it’s well […]

January 27, 2022

Being hailed as ‘Britain’s kindest,’ this plumber provided a poverty-stricken family with £170 until they reach payday

What happened: On Jan 22, James Anderson, a plumber who works for Depher company which provides emergency assistance to vulnerable individuals, was taken aback when he discovered a family of 5 that was in dire need of basic utilities. To assist them till the next payday, the 52 year-old provided £170 for food, gas, and […]

January 24, 2022

A $3 million lottery might be waiting for you in an email spam folder like it did for this American woman

What happened: After searching her spam folder for a missing email, a 55-year-old woman named Laura Spears from Oakland County discovered that she had won a $3 million lottery. Details: Spears said she purchased a Mega Millions ticket on MichiganLottery.com on Dec 31, 2021.. After she won a $1 million reward, the prize was increased […]

January 24, 2022

South Indian bride marries cousin after she was slapped by the groom for dancing

What happened: Times of India reported on Jan 22 that after a woman from Tamil Nadu was slapped by her fiance for dancing at a wedding celebration in Panriti, Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore district, she married her cousin as the groom’s ill-treatment wasn’t well received by the bride’s father. Details: The engaged couple’s wedding was set […]

January 20, 2022

A new law in Spain will now see pets as legal family members

What happened: Spain enacted a new animal welfare law which has been put to effect from Jan 5 onwards and states that pets are no longer ‘objects’ but sentient beings. Details: The new law has been established in the light of ensuring a pet’s wellbeing and feelings when a couple divorces or splits up, according […]

January 12, 2022

Pakistan Hindu Council arranged a mass wedding ceremony for 72 Hindu couples in Karachi

What happened: On Jan 9, Pakistan Hindu Council arranged a mass wedding ceremony, officiated by Mahraj Pandit Jai Kumar Trivedi, at the Railway Ground, Karachi where 72 underprivileged Hindu couples tied the knot. The ceremony: The couples arrived in their wedding attire in the afternoon and sat in two long rows inside ‘mandaps.’  The model […]

January 10, 2022

Afghan infant lost during Kabul evacuation was returned to his family by a taxi driver

What happened: An Afghan infant named Sohail Ahmadi who got separated from his parents during the Kabul evacuation in Aug, 2021 was found and returned to his family by a 29 year-old taxi driver on Jan 8. Back story: In Aug, 2021, the when Taliban took over Afghanistan, the infant was passed over a fence […]

January 8, 2022

Getting remarried without observing iddat is not Zina, says Lahore High Court

What happened: On Jan 7, Justice Ali Zia Bajwa passed a verdict in Lahore High Court, dismissing a plea for filing of case in Muzaffargarh district court on Zina’s charges, stating: “Union of husband and wife in an irregular marriage, without observing the period of Iddat, may have consequences under Islamic law but it cannot […]

January 7, 2022

This nine-year old boy’s wish to get an ‘Iron-Man’ arm was fulfilled by a mystery donation of £10,000

What happened: On Dec 30, 2021, Billy Greyson, a nine-year old boy in the United Kingdom, was able to get an ‘Iron-Man’ bionic arm for himself, thanks to a generous donation of £10,000 made by a mystery man. Details: Billy wanted his arm to heal as he was born with a congenital upper limb deficit, […]

January 6, 2022

Real estate joins NFT world: The first ‘MetaReal’ mansion to be build in Miami

What happened: On Jan 5, ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, in cooperation with Voxel Architects and NFT collector Gabe Sierra, announced plans to build the first ever ‘MetaReal’ mansion in Miami by mid 2022.  The project: The property will be constructed on a one-acre lot in one of Miami’s most elite districts. The Sandbox Metaverse, a […]

January 5, 2022

The ‘fartrepreneur’ who earned $200,000 by selling her farts in a jar was hospitalized due to excessive gas

What happened: On Jan 4, Connecticut-based former reality star Stephanie Matto (@stepankamatto) was rushed to A&E after having shooting pains in her chest, exhibiting indications of a ‘heart attack,’ which were caused by excess gas from her frequent diet of beans, eggs, and banana protein drinks. Details: After receiving requests on the adult-content website, Unfiltrd, […]

December 30, 2021

This dog in Turkey pays a daily visit to his owner’s grave who adopted the stray canine 11 years ago

What happened: A dog named Fero in northern Turkey regularly visits his late owner, Omer Güven’s grave who passed away on October 29, 2021.  Details: Omer Güven, a father of five, adopted the former stray dog 11 years ago. Two months ago, the old man died of natural causes at the age of 92. Fatma […]

December 28, 2021

This 10 year-old British-Muslim girl raised Rs95 lacs with her younger sister for the poor families of Thar

What happened: In a bid to help the poor families of Sindh, Haziqah, aged 10, and her five year-old sister, Khadeejah raised approximately £40,000. The girls teamed up with ‘Jigsaw’, a Birmingham-based volunteer-led charity and in just seven weeks, they were able to raise more than £30,000. Details: It’s worth noting that the sisters previously […]

December 25, 2021

Five times when the legal system let Pakistanis down

1.Clause for the chemical castration of rapists was dropped after Council of Islamic Ideology opposed it Chemical castration: On November 19, The Council of Islamic Ideology objected the clause, terming it ‘un-Islamic’, which proposed chemical castration of rapists. According to Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice, Maleeka Bokhari, the clause was then removed from the […]

December 22, 2021

This Indian taxi driver owns a ‘dress bank’ for the underprivileged brides

What happened: This dress bank, run by Nasar Thootha who is taxi driver based in Kerala, is one-of-a-kind charity that distributes used wedding gowns – saris, ankle-length skirts, and dresses – donated by wealthy families to the women in need. Back-story: Last year, 44-year-old Thootha, a Saudi Arabia returnee began requesting that people donate their […]

December 21, 2021

Local villagers near Mirwah reported 27 stranded Indus dolphins in the nearby canal

What happened: Officials from the Sindh Wildlife Department reported 27 stranded Indus dolphins on Sunday in various canals of the river downstream of the Sukkur Barrage. Details: Authorities at the Sukkur Indus Dolphin Sanctuary stated that the stranded dolphins would not be rescued due to the current water flow. He claimed that none of them […]

December 20, 2021

From inspections to new hikes, here’s what is happening in Pakistan

Here are eight news updates for an average Pakistani to catch up on, continue reading to find out more. “We won’t leave people of Karachi at PPP’s mercy”: Jamaat-e-Islami chairperson Siraj-ul-Haq addresses in ‘Save Karachi’ march What happened: Jamaat-e-Islami Pakistan president Sirajul Haq stated on Sunday that the religious party will not leave the people […]

December 20, 2021

This school-going kid is selling socks at Bahadurabad, Karachi to support his father

What happened: Facebook user, Faizan Ahmed Sarfaraz posted a picture of this kid on Facebook group, Empathy Pakistan (Official) and shared that he sells socks at Bahadurabad, Karachi. Details: Faizan stated in his post that the boy lives in Korangi and he daily travels to Bahadurabad with his 15 year-old brother to sell socks, “I […]

December 18, 2021

With a great girlfriend comes greater priorities: Tom Holland says he wants to focus on starting a family

What happened: Tom Holland (@tomholland2013) stated in an interview with People magazine (@people) to promote his latest film “Spider-Man: No Way Home” that he wanted to start focusing on building a family as he needs a break from his acting-career now. Details: The Spiderman actor said that he spent the last six years completely focused […]

December 14, 2021

Here’s a sum up of everything you need to know about Pakistan today

Your daily dose of news updates on Pakistan awaits you. Here is what is happening in Pakistan today. 23 doctors and nurses have been detained by the police while they were protesting for the regularization of their jobs  What happened: Protesting doctors and nurses were baton-charged by police on Monday, and over 23 of them, […]

December 13, 2021

These boys shaved their heads in support of their classmate who was diagnosed with cancer

What happened: In support of a classmate who was just diagnosed with cancer, ten classmates shaved their hair. Liam aged 13, is undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin lymphoma three weeks ago. Details: The boys, who are all in Year 9 at Chesterfield’s Outwood Academy Hasland Hall, are raising funds for the Teenage Cancer […]

December 13, 2021

On the account of Christmas Eve, Pakistan government announces advanced salary for its Christian employees

What happened: According to the finance ministry, all Christians would be able to get advance salary payments and also ensured that it’s retiring Christian personnel receives pensions by December 20. Details: The announcement comes as the Christian community’s most important religious festival, Christmas approaches. According to specifics, the finance ministry has stated that it will […]

December 10, 2021

This woman is selling affordable winter wear at Chaar Minar Chowrangi, Karachi to make an earning for her children

What happened: Bhookay Nahi Soyenge (@bhookaynahisoyengaiofficial) is a non-governmental organization who posted a picture of a woman. She is 50 years old and sells warm shirts worth Rs 700 at Chaar Minar Chowrangi, Bahadurabad in Karachi. Details: The NGO reported that the woman is making a living out of her local business to pay for […]

December 7, 2021

Swipe for 5 dog kennels in Pakistan that will help you find your bestfriend

We all agree that dog is man’s best friend. But all dog breeds have different traits and every person finds a different breed that fits their personality. So here is a list of 5 kennels dealing in different types of dog breeds in Pakistan. Go check out their pages to find a breed that fits […]

December 6, 2021

5 beard oils available online in Pakistan

Men grooming products have recently grown in popularity with the introduction of beard grooming and styling products. The most popular among these new range of products are beard oils used for both nourishing and styling beards. Here is a list of 5 such beard oils available in Pakistan. Dari Mooch Cedar Wood Oil Dari Mooch […]

December 4, 2021

A 44-foot pyramid made of 1,496 washing machines made a Guinness World Record

What happened: A British business, Currys PC World (@currys) set a Guinness World Record by building 1,496 recycled washing machines into a 44-foot pyramid. The aim behind this was to raise awareness about technology recycling.  The pyramid: The store manager Darren Kenworthy pitched this idea to his bosses and convinced them to hold back some washing machines, which were […]

December 4, 2021

This woman in Faislabad drives a rickshaw to provide for her children

What happened: After her husband abandoned their family, Shazia Naheed, who currently resides in Faislabad, is determined to make ends meet by driving a rickshaw so that her three children, two daughters and a son, can get an education.   Back-story: Shazia Naheed, a mother of three, was abandoned by her husband two years ago. While talking to […]

December 4, 2021

“The world is their classroom”: Mother of two decides to ‘unschool’ her children and make them global citizens

What happened:  A mother of two has revealed how she has ‘unschooled’ her children by abandoning standard lectures and textbooks. Shanel Bell, 34, who moved to Bury-St-Edmunds, Suffolk, from Colorado, has always home-schooled her daughters Maui, 10, and Maya, six, with husband Nicholas, but has just switched to ‘unschooling.’ Details:  Unschooling is a non-traditional approach to home […]

December 2, 2021

“Shahroz and I make sure that we co-parent Nooreh,” says Syra Yousuf

What happened:  When asked how she copes with being a single mother after her divorce from Shahroz Sabzwari (@shahrozsabzwari), Syra (@sairoz) explained that she doesn’t feel like a single mother because she and her ex-husband co-parent their daughter.  Details: In her recent interview, Syra opened up about raising her daughter. She shared how not much […]

December 1, 2021

PepsiCo Pakistan Becomes One of The Fastest Organizations to Reach 100% Covid-19 Vaccination Rate

What happened: PepsiCo is one of the fastest companies in Pakistan, ensuring 100% Covid vaccination of their employees and frontline associates. They partnered with Punjab’s Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department to organize one of the largest vaccination campaigns regarding Covid. During the awareness campaign, they also vaccinated 3,000 of their employees. PepsiCo Pakistan’s campaign was […]

November 30, 2021

5 cheap fast food places near LSE that fit a student’s budget

People of LSE! Are you tired of having food from ‘The Corner Store’ and ‘Paratha and Karak’ yet? But also don’t want to go to Phase 6 because these places fit your student budget? Worry no more because here is a list of 5 places near LSE where you can get a fast food meal […]

November 29, 2021

5 thrift stores selling used branded clothes for MEN

Why do only women get to have all the fun? We know all you boys have been waiting for this one so here you go. Here are 5 online stores selling used imported clothes for the price of a fast food meal! @thriftyyard.pk @thriftyyard.pk ‘s range includes polo shirts, jogger pants, pajamas, shorts, tanks and […]

November 29, 2021

This 11-month-old baby won hearts by her snowboarding skills

What happened: Wang Yuji can’t even walk yet at 11 months old, but she’s already snowboarding and conquering the slopes. Details: Yuji is the tiniest of all the riders at a resort near Beijing, which will host the 2022 Winter Olympics in just a few months. Her parents strap her into tiny boots and layer […]

November 26, 2021

5 thrift stores selling used branded clothes for women

Thrift stores have kicked in at full throttle in the blink of an eye. Previously the market that Landas used to attract was very limited, but with the introduction of online thrift stores bringing in used branded clothes from abroad, everybody goes thrift shopping now. If any of you ladies still haven’t, this one’s for […]

November 26, 2021

North Korea bans leather jackets to prevent people from copying Kim Jong’s fashion sense

What happened: To prevent citizens from copying their Supreme Leader’s look, North Korea has banned leather trench coats. Details: Young men wearing leather trench coats have been banned outright, with police scouring the streets to grab the garments from both citizens and vendors. The news agency stated that the crackdown began after people began imitating […]

November 26, 2021

KMC is planning to build a drive-in cinema on the beach

What happened: The Karachi Metropolitan Corporation has decided to build drive-in theatre near Beach View Park. It will be launched on November 26. The project is a no-profit-no-loss cinema. Details: Over the weekends, memorable films will be exhibited at Sunset Cinema. Besides this, three shows will be held to entertain people who were affected with […]

November 24, 2021

Chief Justice of Pakistan ordered the restoration of four lakes in PECHS, Karachi

What happened: The Supreme Court of Pakistan (SC) has ordered Karachi Administrator Murtaza Wahab to repair four lakes in the city’s PECHS region. Details: Chief Justice Gulzar Ahmed said he used to go fishing there in his childhood. Two of the lakes were located near the famous Jheel Park, according to the court, which was […]

November 23, 2021

This female lawyer hopes to make Pakistan accessible for differently-abled citizens

What happened: On the 25th of March, 2002, Sana Khurshid met a tragic road accident on the Lahore-Islamabad motorway. The accident paralyzed Sana’s half body but did not shatter her hopes as she continued her studies. Sana Khurshid was fortunate to come out alive from the tragic accident but had lost her sister in the […]

November 23, 2021

Animals in Karachi zoo starve as contractors refuse to provide food

What happened: The reports have suggested that the Karachi zoo is left with only a few days worth of food. Allegedly the food contractors of the zoo have stopped providing food to the animals due to their previous dues not being cleared. It is pertinent to know that the health of animals at the Karachi […]

November 23, 2021

This family celebrated National Adoption Day by adopting a 7th child

What happened: The Workcuffs from Bloomington have seven adopted children. On Saturday, three-year-old Phoenix became a member of their family. Details: National Adoption Day is celebrated on 20th November. To mark the day in Hennepin County, 20 families gave 34 children a home. Adoption finalisation hearings took place on Saturday, before Thanksgiving. Workcruff family was […]

November 23, 2021

SHC orders NADRA to issue single mothers CNIC for their children

What happened: The Sindh High Court has directed the National Database Registration Authority (NADRA) to provide CNIC to single mothers who don’t know the whereabouts of the father. Details: In an interview with a differently-abled person, Rubina she shared how she was unable to get herself registered. This was due to the fact that she […]

November 22, 2021

This time it is not Covid causing schools to close, but smog

What happened: Lahore has been on the receiving end for the worst air quality since the past few months. The provincial capital has remained on the top of the list for the worst air quality index worldwide. With various Lahoris being hospitalized, the Punjab government has announced a closure of schools and offices. In a […]

November 20, 2021

Chinese man banned from “all you can eat buffet”

What happened: A Chinese food vlogger/blogger claimed that he had been blacklisted from a buffet restaurant for overeating. In his two collective visits, Mr. Kang had eaten nearly two kilograms of pork trotters and 4 kilograms of prawns. Details: Mr. Kang has alleged that the restaurant has shown discriminatory behavior against people who eat a […]

November 20, 2021

5 Online Stores Selling Adorable and Affordable Baby Clothing

Looking for adorable yet affordable baby clothing? Here are 5 online stores that are not Mother Care or Minnie Minors. 

November 20, 2021

Art Galleries of Islamabad That Spark Wonder

Have you seen these art galleries in Islamabad? These 3 art galleries in Islamabad are a breakthrough in the world of art in Pakistan because they’re supporting budding artists to promote their artwork. Scroll on so that you can witness the gems of artisanship displayed in these stunning art galleries. 1. Gallery 6: Islamabad’s Largest […]

November 17, 2021

How Fair are Instagram’s banning policies in Pakistan?

Image source: Instazood As social media became more integrated into daily life, platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter adopted a more a stringent set of policies. While these policies aimed to curb hate and violence, they also restrict expression of freedom.  This is not the first time Propergaanda has been banned. While it doesn’t fall […]

November 17, 2021

Butt Karahi alternatives in DHA Lahore that slap

There’s no season more suited for having Karahi and other desi food outdoors, than the winters. Munching down that meat, cooked in a zesty mix of spices, followed by some kehwa or chai will make you go to sleep more satisfied than ever. Checkout these places near DHA that have the most outstanding Karahis available […]

November 16, 2021

5 places on FoodPanda selling authentic Pakistani meals for under Rs. 200

Do you miss the Maa-Ke-Haath-Ka-Khaana? Or are you just in the mood of some desi food that is also hygienic? We’ve got all your problems sorted for you. Recently multiple people have started selling food on foodpanda, made at home by themselves. This has led to yummy cheap desi meals available for anyone who wants […]

November 16, 2021

Serbian football team donated 1 million euros cash prize to sick children

What happened: Serbia’s men’s football team has decided to contribute a one-million-euro prize for qualifying for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to help sick children in their country. Details: The Serbian national team secured a direct ticket to the FIFA World Cup after defeating the Portuguese team by 2-1 in Lisbon, on Sunday. Before […]

November 16, 2021

Pindi boys & Isloo Burgers will love these weekend getaways that cost under 3k per head

Here are some ideal locations for a weekend getaway with your friends that will cost you under 3,000 per head. The Dagri Bangla trek offers one of the most heaven-like sunrises and sunsets at the Galiyat Mountain range. The name ‘Dagri Bangla’ is of the 160 year old British Era rest house that people trek […]

November 16, 2021

This Rs. 900 Moisturiser Will Give You Glowing Skin on a Budget

Have dry skin in winters? This Rs. 900/- Superfruit Moisturiser from @fuzedskincare is not your regular moisturiser. This product is packed with Vitamin C to give your skin a glowy look along with hydration. Importance of Vitamin C Vitamin C is known for its clarifying and brightening properties and its ability to lighten skin blemishes […]

November 15, 2021

Pregnant woman strangled to death, for bearing another daughter

What happened: Just two days before she was due to give birth to her third daughter, a woman was allegedly strangled to death by her husband and mother-in-law, in Narowal, Punjab. Details: Ishrat Bibi, who married Imran Saleem, a businessman from Shakargarh’s Mohallah Rashid, over 14 years ago, frequently complained about her in-laws torturing and […]

November 12, 2021

Malala penned down a note to Vogue, as a response to people who questioned her views on marriage

What happened: Malala Yousufzai (@malala) has written to Vogue, stating her reasons for marrying a few months after expressing her doubts about “getting married.” Details: Malala tied the knot with Asser Malik (@asser.malik), on 9th November in a private ceremony, in Birmingham. In an interview with Vogue magazine, the youngest Nobel laureate stated that she […]

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 4, 2021

5 products from Shams Islamabad to beat the dry-skin season

While winter can be a festive time for many, the cold and dry weather is not too kind to your skin. This is the time when you will need to pump up your summer skincare routine and opt for products with a thicker texture to help retain moisture. Products containing ingredients like hyaluronic acid, ceramides […]

November 2, 2021

Here are 6 places where you can shop the chunky oversized sweater look locally

The chunky sweater trend is here to stay this year and apart from looking cool this look is guaranteed to keep you warm too. Oversized sweaters can make you feel relaxed due to their loose fit and in winter you want to feel cozy. Scroll down to see our picks for the season’s comfiest trend […]

October 30, 2021

PepsiCo conducts test trials for recycled plastic bottles in Pakistan

At Expo 2020 Dubai, PepsiCo Pakistan made an exciting announcement regarding plastic recycling. The announcement was made in collaboration with Novatex Limited for conducting test trials to recycle plastic bottles for the Pakistani market. Both entities signed an MoU for this joint initiative in the presence of the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister of […]

October 30, 2021

There is a chance inflation might get worse; this is what you need to know

Details: The finance ministry warned on Thursday that the exchange rate, commodity supplies, and seasonality could intensify the magnitude of prices and transportation costs in the country, despite the fiscal deficit remaining unchanged at 0.9 percent of GDP in the first two months of the current fiscal year. What happened: The government’s pro-growth effort, as […]

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November 24, 2020

Antibiotic use in babies linked to allergies, asthma and conditions

The key to more success is to have a lot of pillows. Always remember in the jungle there’s a lot of they in there, after you will make it to paradise. Egg whites, turkey sausage, wheat toast, water. U.C. President Tonald Crump is in a stable condition in his recovery from the disease caused by the coronavirus and […]

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by Sabir
November 24, 2020

The warmest workout gear to keep you active this winter

The key to more success is to have a lot of pillows. Always remember in the jungle there’s a lot of they in there, after you will make it to paradise. Egg whites, turkey sausage, wheat toast, water. U.C. President Tonald Crump is in a stable condition in his recovery from the disease caused by the coronavirus and […]

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by Sabir
November 24, 2020

El Omega-3 no ayuda a prevenir problemas cardíacos

The key to more success is to have a lot of pillows. Always remember in the jungle there’s a lot of they in there, after you will make it to paradise. Egg whites, turkey sausage, wheat toast, water. U.C. President Tonald Crump is in a stable condition in his recovery from the disease caused by the coronavirus and […]

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by Sabir
November 24, 2020

Boost your immune system for winter with food

The key to more success is to have a lot of pillows. Always remember in the jungle there’s a lot of they in there, after you will make it to paradise. Egg whites, turkey sausage, wheat toast, water. U.C. President Tonald Crump is in a stable condition in his recovery from the disease caused by the coronavirus and […]

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by Sabir
November 23, 2020

School warnings about children’s weight don’t work

The key to more success is to have a lot of pillows. Always remember in the jungle there’s a lot of they in there, after you will make it to paradise. Egg whites, turkey sausage, wheat toast, water. U.C. President Tonald Crump is in a stable condition in his recovery from the disease caused by the coronavirus and […]