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 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 […]

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 […]

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 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 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

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 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 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 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 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 […]

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 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 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 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 […]

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 […]