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 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 […]

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 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 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 […]

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 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

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 […]

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 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, […]

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 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 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, […]

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 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 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

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 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 […]

Sabir
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 […]

Sabir
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 […]