July 4, 2022

Time to chill; The CEO of billion-dollar company Jupiter quits to ‘Sit at the beach and do nothing’

What happened: The CEO, Andrew Formica, announced his resignation most dramatically as he said, “I just want to got sit at the beach and do nothing, and I am not thinking about anything else.” Andrew joined the company and suddenly called it quits from his position as CEO of the 55.3 billion pounds company, where he joined as […]

July 2, 2022

Are aliens even real? North Korea alleges that ‘aliens’ responsible for Covid’s outbreak 

What happened: In a rather interesting development, North Korea has blamed South Korea for the Covid-19 outbreak worldwide. Bloomberg quotes, “North Korea blamed its Covid-19 outbreak on alien things likely sent by balloons across its border with South Korea.”  Details: Kim Jong Un’s government has advised, “To vigilantly deal with alien things coming by wind and other climate phenomena […]

July 1, 2022

History made; First African-American woman becomes US Supreme Court Judge 

What happened: Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in to become an associate justice of the US Supreme Court, making her the first African-American woman to serve in that role.  Details: Chief Justice John Roberts administered the constitutional oath for Ketanji Brown Jackson, and Associate Justice Stephen Breyer administered the Judicial Oath in the Supreme Court on Capitol […]

June 30, 2022

No votes, no water pump for you; PPP candidate uproots hand pump after he lost elections 

What happened: The Pakistan Peoples Party’s candidate in the Umerkot district uprooted the water pump he had installed after losing the elections. ARY News reported on the incident, “A furious PPP candidate uprooted hand pump after failing to get votes in the first phase of local government elections in Sindh.”  Details: The publication further noted that the strange […]

June 30, 2022

‘One in million’ Thailand man gets Covid-19 from a cat 

What happened: It has been reported that scientists in Thailanad have claimed that a pet cat had passed SARS-CoV-2 to a veterinary surgeon, whereas it is pertinent to mention that there have been no previous reports of cat-to-human transmission of Covid-19. The team of scientists in Thailand stated, “the first solid evidence of a pet cat infecting a person […]

June 29, 2022

No one’s returning now: A man in Chile gets paid 286 times his salary ‘accidentally’ 

What happened: The man who was accidentally paid 286 times his salary has now fled away, and as publications report, “he is not planning to return anytime soon.” The incident was reported from Chile and the man used to work at Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos in Cial, “he was paid a huge sum of 165,398,851 Chilean pesos,” which is equivalent […]

June 29, 2022

Who wants to live longer? Scientists are developing medicines that can help live to 200 years 

What happened: A British scientist, Dr. Andrew Steele, who is also a computational biologist, claims that he and his team are developing a new drug that can help humans live until the age of 200. Dr. Andrew Steele is also the same man who authored the book, “On longevity and how long humans can live for.”  What […]

June 29, 2022

52-year-old man travels to Makkah for Hajj on foot in 11 months 

What happened: Adam Muhammad arrived in Makkah after completing nearly eleven months of journey on foot to perform the Hajj 2022. The 52-year-old man’s development is quoted by Gulf Today as, “The brit of Kurdistan origin was overwhelmed with joy upon his arrival at the city.”  Details: Upon his arrival in the city, he was welcomed by a […]

June 28, 2022

Smoking weed can increase the chances of hospitalization by 25%

What happened: The University of Toronto published a study, which was authored by Nicholas Vozoris, an assistant professor at the university and said, “Cannabis use is not as benign and safe as some might think.” The study has further claimed, “Using recreational Marijuana is associated with a higher risk of emergency room care and being hospitalized for any reason.”  […]

June 28, 2022

Swat’s first Technology Park becomes operational in Mingora 

What happened: The picturesque location of Swat, Mingora, gets its first-ever technology park, “as it was set up in Swat under a public-private partnership.” It has been set up in Mingora with the help of the Pakistan Software Export Board in collaboration with Vertex Tower. The PSEB is quoted as, “A total of eight to ten companies can avail themselves of the office […]

June 28, 2022

Waiter shot dead by customer for adding ‘too much’ mayonnaise in a sandwich 

What happened: The incident was reported from Downtown Atlanta. A man complaining to the Subway restaurant administration shot the restaurant waiter for adding too much mayonnaise to the sandwich. The Associated Press was quoted, “Customer opened fire at an Atlanta sandwich shop, killing one employee and injuring another.”  Details: At the same time, it has been reported that the shooting incident […]

June 28, 2022

Love story gone wrong: Indian girl stopped from meeting Pakistani guy at border 

What happened: A 23-year-old Indian Muslim girl from the state of Madhya Pradesh was apprehended by the authorities at the Attari border in Amritsar after she was caught trying to cross the border to meet her Pakistani boyfriend. The Indian Muslim girl was identified as Fiza, who fell in love with a guy from Karachi after they met through social media.  Details: Indian publications reported, “Fiza […]

June 28, 2022

World’s most expensive pillow costs Rs45 lakh and can help insomnia

What happened: The world’s costliest pillow is claimed to be the coziest too. A Dutch cervical specialist turned designer founded and designed the most expensive pillow, “Tailormade pillow,” which is the most expensive and most exclusive pillow.” A local publication quotes, “It is the most advanced pillow, and it is made from Egyptian cotton and mulberry silk, filled with […]

June 27, 2022

Sharmeen Obaid’s journey in Ms Marvel

By Fatima Arif: Did you have a personal association with the Marvel Universe before getting to work with and who is your personal favorite superhero(s)? “Obviously, the Marvel Universe is something that all of us who have grown up watching blockbuster films are attracted to. I have always believed in superheroes; my entire career has […]

June 27, 2022

Home to 5 of the world’s largest peaks; Pakistan aims to attract thousands of international climbers 

What happened: A recent report by Dawn states that nearly 1400 mountaineers belonging to different countries are hinting at coming to Pakistan in a bid to summit the peaks. The mountaineers will also include the first female Arab climber, as “they are expected to scale some of the world’s highest peaks located in Gilgit-Baltistan this year.”  Details: Previously, […]

June 25, 2022

Iranian police arrest women for removing hijab while skateboarding 

What happened: It has been reported that the police in Iran have arrested numerous teenage girls for not wearing headscarves at a local skateboarding event in Tehran. Local publications in Iran quoted the development as “removed their hijab at the end of the sports event without observing the religious considerations and legal norms.”  Details: Shiraz’s police chief, Faraj […]

June 25, 2022

Is Pakistan really responsible for the detection of Polio Virus in the UK?

What happened: The UK Health Security Agency has claimed that the “poliovirus was probably imported from some country.” At the same time, the UK Health Advisory has instructed the parents living in the UK “to ensure their children were fully immunized against the crippling disease.”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that the development came after poliovirus in sewage samples […]

June 25, 2022

Downfall of Netflix subscriptions results in the company laying off employees 

What happened: Recently, the subscriptions of Netflix accounts have seen a downtrend. As a publication quotes, “Netflix has announced another round of job cuts as it grapples with slowing growth and increased competition.” Netflix has also stated that they are cutting 300 more jobs, which means that 4% of their workforce would be cut, “mostly in the US, after […]

June 25, 2022

Here’s why a man took the snake to hospital that bit his wife 

What happened: In what has been termed a bizarre incident, a man caught a snake in a bottle and rushed it to the nearby hospital in Uttar Pradesh. The snake bit the man’s wife, and he decided to take the snake along with his wife to the hospital. However, the woman was admitted to the hospital.  […]

June 24, 2022

Wedding called off after the ‘dhol wala’ was not paid 

What happened: In what has been termed a shocking turn of events, an Indian wedding was called off “after a dispute emerged between the families of the groom and the bride over, payment to the brass bands.” ARY News reported the incident from India’s Utter Pradesh state, “after the groom walked off his marriage following a dispute over payment […]

June 24, 2022

Out of all the flavours, this company introduced a ketchup-flavoured popsicle

Details: Previously, the French company had created mustard-flavoured ice cream and received backlash for that. But, yet again they have come up with unique flavoured ice cream. The mustard-flavoured ice cream received mixed reviews but grew the brand French’s popularity, as they “have once again turned its fan-favourite sauce into a questionable frozen dessert.”  What’s the popsicle about: The company debuted a […]

June 24, 2022

‘Never come back’ customer banned from calling restaurant owner ‘Aunty’

What happened: A female restaurant owner in Taiwan’s northwestern city, Taoyuan, has reportedly asked a customer not to call her “Aunty.” The coffee shop owner also hung a banned in front of her shop that states, “Customers over 18 are not allowed to address his as auntie.” The customer who reportedly called her auntie is quoted in a Facebook group sharing her experience.  Details: The […]

June 24, 2022

Why has Karachi been named the ‘worst city to live in’; pollution or street crime?

What happened: An annual report released by the Economist Intelligence Unit ranked Karachi as the world’s worst city to live in. It is pertinent to mention that the annual report ranks the living conditions in 172 based on nearly 30 factors, which are then categorized into five stability, health care, culture and environment, education and infrastructures.  Details: However, currently, Karachi has been ranked 168 […]

June 24, 2022

Promote Lassi and Sattu, not tea; HEC advises Pakistani universities

What happened: The Higher Education Commission of Pakistan has tabled the recommendations they want to be implemented in different universities in Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that this development comes at a time when the Shehbaz-led govt has imposed a ban on the import of luxury items to decrease the national import bill. At the […]

June 23, 2022

Get your masks up and boosters shots; Sixth Covid wave might approach Pakistan 

What happened: Another Covid-19 variant has been surging in the country it has been noted as a “fast-spreading variant BA.5 has been reported in Karachi, and now it is being locally transmitted.” The health experts in Pakistan have warned that the surge in recent cases and Karachi’s positivity rate doubling in the last 24 hours is a sign […]

June 23, 2022

No swimming pool this summer for women in burkinis: France 

What happened: The CNN article quotes, “A day at the pool will be out of reach for some women this summer in the eastern French city of Grenoble after a higher court upheld a ban on full-length swimsuits known as burkinis in public swimming pools.” It is pertinent to mention that the development comes at a time when […]

June 22, 2022

Conserving energy: World’s first solar-powered car will hit roads in late 2022 

What happened: A project by the Netherlands-based electric vehicle startup Lightyear launched the world’s first solar production vehicle naming it Lightyear 0. The solar-powered vehicle would revolutionize the car scene in the world. CARTOQ.com quoted, “The company revealed that this revolutionary vehicle would exceed 1000 km of range between charges and the deliveries of the first few vehicles will commence as […]

June 22, 2022

Doctors baffled after finding 233 coins, batteries and screws in man’s stomach 

What happened: The Turkish doctors were shocked after finding nearly 233 coins, nails, batteries and shards of glass inside a man’s stomach. The Turkish man identified as Burhan Demir took his brother to the hospital after the brother complained of abdominal pain.  Details: At the same time, the Turkish hospital doctors performed endoscopy, ultrasound and X-ray scans on the […]

June 22, 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022 will feature a Sialkot-made football ‘Al-Rihla’

What happened: The Sialkot Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s Senior Vice President Sheikh Zohaib Rafique Sethi, in a press briefing, said, “The Sialkot made football Al Rihla would be used in the FIFA World Cup 2022 to be played in Qatar.”  Details: Sheikh Zohaib Rafique further said that a Sialkot-based export firm Forward Sports, had produced the FIFA World Cup 2022 football […]

June 22, 2022

Not just Pakistan, but UK’s inflation hits a 40-year record high 

What happened: Currently, the world is going through soaring prices and high inflation; however, both the UK and Pakistan are going through high inflation. Britain’s inflation rate hit 9.1% in May, which is a new 40-year high and up slightly on the previous month.  Details: The Office for National Statistics that the consumer price inflation rose slightly […]

June 22, 2022

Stanford or not Stanford facts need to be conveyed 

What happened: Delivery Associates published a paper highlighting what the world can learn from Imran Khan’s Poverty Alleviation Ehsaas Program, it was not about Khan or his party.  The article by Stanford University was titled, “Frameworks for a Developmental Welfare State: Lessons From Pakistan’s Ehsaas Program.”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that the Ehsaas Program was initiated in Pakistan to […]

June 22, 2022

Study proves: ‘Long hours of sitting can lead to increased chances of death 

How does sitting affect individuals: A joint global study that was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association JAMA Cardiology claims that long sitting time is usually linked with increased risks of all-cause mortality and major cardiovascular diseases. However, the finidngs that were quoted in the report suggested that “the association of sitting hours with mortality […]

June 22, 2022

Bride finds out after 10 months that her husband was actually a woman!

What happened: An Indonesian woman was left shocked after the 22-year-old woman met her husband through a dating app where she found out that he was a businessman and a surgeon. At the same time, the Indonesian woman later got to know that the online person she was dating was actually a female con artist.  Details: Subsequently, it was […]

June 22, 2022

Earthquake of 6.1 magnitude kills at least 280 people in Afghanistan

What happened: According to officials, at least 280 people were killed and hundreds more were injured early on Wednesday in Afghanistan as a result of a magnitude 6.1 earthquake. The number is expected to grow as word comes in from isolated mountain settlements. In Pakistan: Reuters said that Pakistan has not yet reported any damage […]

June 22, 2022

This Egyptian student was stabbed in broad daylight for saying ‘NO’ to a man

What happened: The murder of Naira Ashraf Abdel Qader, who was stabbed to death in front of horrified witnesses and in full view of security cameras, has shaken Egypt. After a footage was recorded of the victim being stabbed repeatedly in the neck and torso at the Mansoura University entrance, people are requesting netizens to […]

June 21, 2022

Angry son files complaint against father for not getting him married

What happened: In what has been termed a rare development, a 28-year-old resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Hangu region has approached the local police station, “asking police officers to instruct his father to get him married.” The 28-year-old KP youth has further claimed, “all my efforts to tie the knot have been unfruitful.”  Details: The youth was identified as Mehmoodullah and urged the […]

June 21, 2022

Despite invading Ukraine, Russian journalist is auctioned off Nobel Peace Prize to aid Ukraine children 

What happened: The co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize and also the editor of Russia’s largest independent newspaper, Dimitry Muratov, has decided to auction off his prize to aid the children “displaced by the war in Ukraine.” However, the auction for his Nobel Peace Prize went successful, and he made a record 103.5 million dollars off the […]

June 21, 2022

Did you know? Pakistan imported tea worth 590 million dollars 

What happened: With research proves that a hot cup of tea in blazing Pakistani heat can have a much cooler effect on the human body. In 2020, Pakistan became the top importer of tea, but Federal Minister Ahsan Iqbal has advised otherwise to have one cup of tea instead of two.  Details: Despite India and Sri Lanka being known for producing […]

June 21, 2022

As a goodwill gesture, Pakistan released 20 Indian fishermen after four years 

What happened: From the port city of Pakistan, Karachi, the Pakistani administration released twenty Indian fishers from prison as a goodwill gesture. A publication quoted, “Indian fishermen were freed around four years after they were arrested for violating the territorial waters of the South Asian country.”  Details: The released prisoners would now board the bus for Lahore, where “they […]

June 21, 2022

Pakistani musicians hit it off the park with their 1st ever Boiler Room stream

What happened: Boiler Room, a London-based online music platform, launched its first-ever broadcast in Pakistan on June 20 at 7 p.m. It was billed as a “celebration of Pakistani music.” The independent performers brought their distinct flair to one of the world’s top streaming platforms for live performances, stitching together EDM with folk melodies and […]

June 20, 2022

41-year-old man addicted to Pepsi drank 30 cans every day for 20 years 

What happened: A supermarket employee from North Waler, Andy is said to be addicted to the soft drink Pepsi and drank thirty cans every day for twenty years. LADBible quotes, “Supermarket worker Andy Currie spent an eye-watering 7,000 pounds-a-year on the fizzy drink and drank nine litres a day.” Details: However, while totalling it was revealed that Andy drank nearly 220,000 cans of Pepsi, […]

June 20, 2022

In its first, India plans to export Cow dung to Kuwait

What happened: In a bid to promote organic farming, India is hinting at exporting Cow dung to Kuwait. A Jaipur-based firm is planning to export cow dung to Kuwait, and the quantity of cow dung is said to be 192 metric tonnes.  Details: It has been stated that the Kuwait-based Lamor has already placed an order for the import […]

June 20, 2022

Rainbow-colored toys seized by Saudi authorities for ‘promoting homosexuality’ 

What happened: The Saudi government officials have initiated a crackdown on the rainbow-colored toys and multi-colored clothes from the shops in Kingdom’s capital, Riyadh. The Saudi state-run TV channel “Al-Ekhbariya” reported, “The items promote homosexuality.”  Details: At the same time, the Saudi Ministry of Commerce is quoted by CNN, “We are having to look out for slogans that violate the rules of Islam […]

June 18, 2022

Pakistan becomes the 6th largest date producer in the world 

What happened: The capital of Khairpur District in Pakistan’s Sindh province holds a very important place in Pakistan’s date production due to the favorable climate conditions in the region. Khairpur produces nearly 0.28 million tons of dates every year to contribute in Pakistan’s economy.  Details: A local publication’s report stated, “Pakistan occupied the sixth position among the top date producers […]

June 18, 2022

Do you plan to go abroad? Because 74% Pakistanis think their future is secure in the country 

What happened: In a Gallup Pakistan survey, Pakistan is on the top of the list of countries being considered secure as far as the future is concerned. The Gallup Pakistan survey replied to a question regarding the future security in Pakistan, stating that 74% of Pakistanis are hopeful about their future in the country.  Details: On the […]

June 18, 2022

Saudi Arabia receives backlash for hiring Modi-linked firm to process Hajj applications 

What happened: The Middle East Eye reported that the company tasked with collecting the applications and facilitating from prospective Hajj pilgrims living in western countries has close investor ties with the Indian government. It is pertinent to mention that the Saudi authorities had announced that the Hajj pilgrims from Europe, Australia and the US would apply […]

June 18, 2022

Shehbaz returns and Pakistan’s weekly inflation spikes to a 14-year high 

What happened: As Pakistan is going through an economic crisis with rising inflation and prices of goods soaring up in the country. Pakistan has also recorded an increase in petroleum prices in a bid to revive the IMF loan program. On the other hand, the weekly inflation in the country has shot up to 3.38% […]

June 17, 2022

No human life, but presence of water on the moon confirmed by China 

What happened: The Chinese scientists made a ground-breaking discovery as they studied the rocks gathered by the Chang’e-5 lunar lander. Scientists in China have found out that rocks that were brought from the moon have water in them and “have been confirmed following their testing earth.”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that the lunar lander landed on the moon […]

June 17, 2022

Lottery! Gold worth 5 lakh rupees found by rats taken to gutters 

What happened: In what has been termed a bizarre incident, rats in Mumbai stole gold worth five lakh rupees from a domestic servant and took the stolen gold to a drain. Sundari Planibel, the worker whose gold got stolen, said, “after checking CCTV footage, police found out that a few rats stole it.”  Details: However, the worker’s incident was narrated […]

June 17, 2022

Work well done; Pakistan hopeful of exiting FATF grey list due to PTI’s work?

What happened: The Financial Action Task Force, via sources and a report by BBC Urdu, stated that Pakistan might be out of the grey list by the day’s end. On the other hand, Hina Rabbani Khar has advised against prejudging the outcome of the FATF meeting. Details: The global anti-money laundering watchdog would announce the decision in a […]

June 17, 2022

One for the history books: England scored 498, the highest ever score in ODI history

Details: The English cricket team scored the highest in the history of ODI against the Netherlands during the first ODI. As the publication quotes, “the father of cricket had the honor of breaking his record for the highest score in ODI cricket by playing historic cricket.”  Also: During the first ODI against the Netherlands, the English men scored […]

June 17, 2022

Couple decides to end life by jumping in water; man ‘ditches’ woman at last moment 

What happened: As a publication quotes, “Woman shocked at disloyalty swam out and got an FIR registered against her partner.” A couple in India’s Uttar Pradesh State decided to take their lives after “strenuous conditions as their future seemed bleak.”  The couple decided to end their lives by jumping together in the Yamuna river, “man panicked at the very last moment […]

June 16, 2022

Did you know? That Pakistan has more nuclear weapons than India and Israel 

Details: The 2022 Year Book published by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute has revealed that Pakistan has 165 nuclear warheads and Israel only has 95 nuclear warheads. However, the nuclear warhead numbers have remained unchanged in both countries since 2021.  What you need to know: The report also stated that India has 160 nuclear warheads, just […]

June 16, 2022

Will Shehbaz Govt shut down PTI initiated ‘Ehsaas Rashan Program’ in Punjab? 

What happened: Reportedly, two local publications reported that the Punjab government is planning to shut down the Ehsaas Rashan Program, which Khan’s government previously initiated in 2021. ProPakistani quoted the Finance Department, “department had proposed the closure of the program soon after the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz assumed power in the province.”  Details: On the other hand, the Chief Minister’s Utility […]

June 16, 2022

Poultry experts left shocked after Chicken lays 24 eggs in 6 hours! 

What happened: A hen known by the name of Chinnu in India’s Kerala has left the poultry experts in shock after she laid 24 eggs at one go for the duration of six hours. The hen belongs to Biju Kumar of the Cherkattil House in the Alappuzha District, and “On Sunday between 8:30 am to 2:30 pm, she laid […]

June 16, 2022

Inflation affecting everyone: Lahore publisher stops printing amid paper price hike 

What happened: Pakistan is going through an economic crisis as soaring prices of different necessities have suddenly risen, and the costs of paper used to make books have also increased. A local publication reported, “After a hike in paper prices, publishers in Lahore have stopped printing books.”  Details: At the same time, the President of Anjuman-e-Tarjan, Khalid Pervez, […]

June 15, 2022

Air pollution caused by burning fossil fuels reduces life expectancy by 2 years 

What happened: As different diseases approach the planet earth, burning fossil fuels becomes another factor, reducing life expectancy by approximately 2.2 years. A report by the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago has now alerted that air pollution due to burning fossil fuels is primarily responsible for decreasing life expectancy.  Details: Whereas, the Air Quality Life […]

June 15, 2022

After criticism, Instagram finally beefs up child protection measures on the platform 

What happened: Meta has recently revealed that they are planning to roll out different measures to boost the safety of young Instagram users, as they plan to curb the issues young users face. It is pertinent to mention that Instagram has previously received backlash for not adhering to proper protection laws for youth users.  Details: TheFrontierPost quotes the development […]

June 15, 2022

Expat Pakistanis to be deported from Kuwait after protesting against remarks on Prophet (PBUH) 

What happened: A Kuwaiti newspaper and Gulf News reported that the authorities had ordered the arrest and deportation of unspecified numbers of protestors who organized the sit-in protest against the recent derogatory remarks made by the Indian politician. The protest was held in the area of Al Fahaheel in Al Ahmadi governorate against the offensive comments by the Indian politician against the Holy Prophet […]

June 15, 2022

New instructions for Hajj 2022; Women aged below will be deported if without Mahram 

What happened: In the latest directive issued by the General Authority of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia, it is mandatory for women under the age of 45 to travel alongside a male guardian for Hajj in the kingdom. The directive further states that if anyone is found violating would be immediately deported from the kingdom.  Details: A […]

June 15, 2022

No plans to legalize alcohol for tourists in Saudi Arabia 

What happened: Despite requests by foreign tourists to allow alcohol, the Saudi government has stated that they will not allow the tourists for alcohol in the country. The Assistant Minister of Tourism, Princess Haifa bint Mohammed said, “Saudi Arabia has no plans to legalize alcohol either at futuristic megacity Neom or in a bid to draw more […]

June 15, 2022

Hindu academics, activists join Indian Muslims to condemn in protest against blasphemous remarks by BJP spokesperson

Anti-Muslim animosity has been common in India for many years, according to Delhi University Professor Aupuravanand, “But when the BJP government took power, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh took steps to ‘harm Muslims,’” he added. What happened: As Muslims around the world protest the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Nurpur Sharma and Naveen Jindal’s blasphemous words against the […]

June 14, 2022

Vaping is far worse than smoking cigarettes, reveals a study 

What happened: A recent by UHHospitals.org claimed that “some people take up vaping from electronic cigarettes to avoid the health hazards of smoking cigarettes made with tobacco.” However, the study stated that vaping is equally as harmful as smoking cigarettes “and possibly are even more dangerous than traditional cigarettes.”  Details: The American Heart Association, in a press release, stated that “vaping […]

June 14, 2022

Adidas collaborates with Pakistani eatery in Dubai to honor Superstar Ravi’ 

What happened: The Pakistani-owned restaurant Ravi in Dubai has collaborated with Adidas to honor the restaurant owner Ravi for his services in Dubai. As a Dubai local publication reported, “Fresh off the heels of its highly anticipated collaborated collaboration with Gucci, sportswear company Adidas unveiled a new collab.”  Details: Adidas’s Original Superstar trainer will be launched on June 23, as the trainers […]

June 14, 2022

Elephant kills woman before returning to destroy her funeral 

What happened: A 70-year-old woman was trampled to death by an elephant who had earlier escaped from the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary. DailyStarUK quotes, “Maya Murmu, 70, was collecting water from a well in Raipal, a village in eastern India, when the horrific incident occurred.”  Details: After the elephant escaped, the Wildlife Sanctuary stamped on the elderly woman, “inflicting catastrophic […]

June 14, 2022

Despite his brother’s govt, Nawaz Sharif might not return to Pakistan 

What happened: It was speculated that the former prime minister of Pakistan, Nawaz Shareef, might return to Pakistan after Khan’s ouster and Shehbaz’s return to the government. Even though senior leadership of PML-N had also said that Nawaz might return, this time around, the chances are getting slimmer, and here’s what you need to know.  What […]

June 14, 2022

Child labor on the rise not only in Pakistan but globally after Covid-19 pandemic 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that more than 160 million child laborers are aged between 5 and 17 and are employed in hazardous work. However, the International Labor Organisation has warned that the number of child workers will increase worldwide in the near future. The ILO released figures from numerous countries indicating a rise […]

June 14, 2022

Banned in Pakistan but appreciated worldwide: Javed Iqbal to feature at Berlin Film Festival 

What happened: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer Javed Iqbal by Yasir Hussain is yet to be released in Pakistan, but it has the international audience in awe, as after its premiere at the UK Asian Film festival, it is set to premiere at the Berlin Film Festival. Yasir Hussain’s biopic on the notorious killer […]

June 14, 2022

Women have higher quality of life as compared to men: Study 

What happened: International journal of liberal arts and social science’s manuscript by Baine B. Craft and Associate Professor of Psychology and Biology Haley A. Carroll noted that men and women have different exercise habits. And as the quality of life is affected by exercise, women have a better quality of life than men. Their research revealed […]

June 14, 2022

Meet Faizan Sameer: the UEFA-certified manager who won’t settle unless Pakistan gets in FIFA World Cup

Recently, Team Propergaanda reached out to Faizan Sameer (@faizan.sameer), the manager of Team Eighteen who garnered everyone’s attention for becoming the 1st Pakistani to complete UEFA’s football management certificate course, that too with a distinction! Despite wide interest in the sport among youth, football keeps getting ignored by national authorities, but Faizan Sameer here has […]

June 14, 2022

Times Square lightens up with Sidhu Moosewala poster on his birth anniversary 

What happened: After the sudden death of the Indian rapper, speculations around the murder continued, but after many other rappers paid the rising Indian rapper a tribute, Time Square in New York lightened up with Moosewala colors in a bid to give Sidhu a tribute on his birth anniversary.  Details: The Punjabi-rapper and singer Sidhu Moosewala got […]

June 13, 2022

Tea over coffee? Pakistan becomes world’s largest tea importer 

What happened: Pakistan not only produces tea but is also the most popular beverage among the different Pakistanis, as the country is now ranked among the largest importers of tea. In 2020 alone, Pakistan imported tea worth 646 million dollars and exported only 15.2 million dollars worth of tea.  Details: Researchers have found that tea, in comparison […]

June 13, 2022

Teenager kills himself after cousins mocked him for losing PUBG game 

What happened: An Indian boy from Andhra Pradesh hung himself from a ceiling fan after his cousins insulted him for losing a game of PUBG. Indian publications reported that a 15-year-old boy’s cousin mocked him for losing the PUBG game, after which he went to his room and slept alone.  Details: The teenager was identified as the […]

June 13, 2022

Fascism continues, Muslim activist’s house demolished in India 

What happened: The local development authority in Uttar Pradesh has initiated the demolition of Indian Muslim activist Javed Mohammed’s house, as the authorities claimed, “it was an illegal construction.” illegal construction.” Javed Mohammad’s family was previously asked to vacate the house, and a show cause notice was given to the house owners.  Details: On the other hand, Javed Mohammed’s […]

June 13, 2022

More than 4 million people still unemployed in Pakistan

What happened: As the population in Pakistan is at an uncontrollable rate, the unemployment rate has also been on the rise. However, during the previous fiscal year, unemployment reduced by 0.3% in Pakistan, which remains at 6.3%. Samaa quotes, “The country continues to struggle with unemployment which clocked in at 6.3% for the fiscal year 2021-222.”  Details: The […]

June 11, 2022

Not just Pakistan but the US also faces recorded hike in petroleum prices 

What happened: Currently, Pakistan is facing a recorded hike in the prices of basic commodities. Along with this, petroleum products also faces a sudden hike as more surge is predicted in Pakistan. On the other hand, US gasoline prices averaged more than five dollars a gallon for the very first time in history.  Details: The notion of […]

June 11, 2022

Time to move to Thailand? Country just decriminalised cannabis

What happened: Thailand became the first country in Asia to decriminalise cannabis, as the government has also announced tough penalties to apply to those who use it to get high. In an interview with BBC, the Health Minister of Thailand said, “We expected legal cannabis to boost the economy but have cautioned that recreational use of the […]

June 11, 2022

Nothing can keep two lovers apart: Bangladeshi woman swims across Indo-Bangladesh border to marry 

What happened: It has often been said that love has no boundaries, and one can go to any extent to meet their lover. A Bangladeshi woman swam across the Indo-Bangladesh border to marry her lover in India. The Indian police further said that the woman also crossed the wild mangrove forest of Sundarbans prior to swimming […]

June 11, 2022

New Zealand will now start taxing cows for their burps, but why? 

What happened: New Zealand, in a bid to counter climate change has announced to impose taxes on cows’ burps. WebMD quotes, “A draft proposal in New Zealand aims to address methane emissions linked to global warming, one cow and sheep burp at a time.” It is pertinent to mention that if taxation is allowed in the country, New […]

June 10, 2022

Doctor advise couples ‘should always sleep in separate rooms’ 

What happened: A doctor whose TikTok is going viral on social media has advised couples against sleeping next to each other in the same bed “if they want to get a proper night’s sleep.” At the same time, he shared that sleeping next to each other would damage a person’s mental health.  Details: Mirror.UK quotes, Dr. Karan Rajan states if […]

June 10, 2022

Dinosaurs to return? Europe’s largest meat-eating dinosaur found in England 

What happened: In a rather unique discovery, the paleontologists have found fossilized bones on a rocky seashore on England’s Isle of Wight. The fossilized bones are the remains of a meat-eating dinosaur that may be larger than any other known from Europe, “a beast that was a cousin of the biggest carnivorous dinosaur species on record.”  Details: The […]

June 10, 2022

Dogs are the most loyal: Stray dog interrupts performance to comfort actor 

What happened: During a theatrical performance in Turkey, an actor was pretending to be injured when a stray dog approached him to check up on him. During the performance, the script demanded the actor to perform Numan Ertugul’s character when he pretends to be hurt, “but of course, it was all pretending.”  Details: The performer said, “The character I […]

June 9, 2022

After protests and backlash, UK cinemas remove film about Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)’s daughter 

What happened: The movie given the title of The Lady of Heaven was canceled in the UK after it initiated backlash and protests from the Muslims living in the UK. It was deemed to be controversial, and it was a 2021 “British historical drama” that was directed by Eli King and written by the Shia Muslim cleric Yasser Al-Habib.  Details: However, after the […]

June 9, 2022

Pakistani national TikToker sent to jail for 3 years; found guilty of recording Masjid-e-Nabwi incident 

What happened: A Saudi man sentenced a Pakistani national to three years of imprisonment for recording the video inside Masjid-e-Nabwi while different federal government members were being harassed. The Pakistani national recorded the video on April 29 and subsequently uploaded it on TikTok.  Details: The Pakistani national was identified as Muhammad Tahir and is now liable to […]

June 9, 2022

7 out of 10 Muslims in UK face discrimination at workplaces 

What happened: In a recent survey quoted by TRT World revealed that seven out of ten Muslims in the UK experienced anti-Muslim behaviors and racial slurs at their workplaces. The Hyphen conducted the survey on the topic of “issues of Muslims across the UK and Europe.”  Details: During the survey, 1503 British Muslims were made the respondents, and it […]

June 9, 2022

LUMS students call for reverting the sudden fee hike, demand strict action 

What happened: Not just LUMS but other universities in Lahore have called upon the administration and the education department of Pakistan to take prompt actions on the recent fee hike. ProperGaanda reached out to numerous students of LUMS to confirm the development. As Waleed highlighted, “LUMS administration increased the tuition fee from 23,790 rupees to 26,910 rupees […]

June 8, 2022

More than 1000 anti-Muslim attacks reported in Austria alone during 2021 

What happened: In the latest report by an international publication stated, “69% of women were the victims in nearly 1061 racist incidents that Austria reported.” In the report on Anti-Muslim Racism released by the Austrian Documentation and Counselling Center for Muslims, the attacks majorly took place online as Covid restrictions barred physical attraction.  Details: The international publication quotes, “69% of those exposed […]

June 8, 2022

60% of Pakistanis did not like PTI’s long march idea, reveals a survey 

What happened: In a recent survey conducted by the Institute of Public Opinion and Research, it was revealed that 60% of Pakistanis did not really like PTI’s Chairman Imran Khan’s decision of the long march toward Islamabad. It is pertinent to mention that more than 2000 people participated in the survey sharing their opinion on the […]

June 8, 2022

37-year-old US man says, “I am in a serious romantic relationship with my car’ 

What happened: The 37-year-old man from Arkansas, Nathaniel, in an interview with TLC, said, “I am in a committed relationship my car, that is a 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo called ‘Chase.’” It may sound bizarre to a lot, but this kind of strange addiction is called Objectophillia, “a sexual or romantic attraction towards inanimate objects.”  Details: Nathaniel claimed his love […]

June 8, 2022

Shehbaz Sharif’s government to export 100 goats for UAE President 

What happened: In a unique development, the Shehbaz Sharif0-led government plans to export a hundred goats for the President of UAE, as TheNews quotes. A publication quoted the development as, “Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has given the approval through a circulation summary.”  What you need to know: It is pertinent to mention that […]

June 7, 2022

Johnny Depp had an Indian curry worth Rs48 lakh for celebratory dinner 

What happened: Johnny Depp had recently claimed that he had won the defamation trial against Amber Heard, though both parties involved were made liable to pay the damages ranging in millions of pounds. Johnny Depp, who is currently in the UK with Jeff Beck for his musical tour had the celebratory dinner at an Indian restaurant […]

June 7, 2022

3D printed figure of Hasbulla Magomedov smuggled inside Madame Tussauds in ‘Reverse heist’ 

What happened: The viral sensation Hasbulla’s waxwork statue was smuggled inside the world’s famous Madame Tussauds museum by a YouTuber as part of his series. The YouTuber popularly known as Liam Bedford came up with the idea as a part of his series that he named Reverse Heists.”  Details: Liam is quoted by INDY100.com describing the process, “First, I […]

June 7, 2022

Shehbaz-led govt to promote women entrepreneurship in upcoming budget 

What happened: The federal minister for Industries and Production, Syed Murtaza Mahmod, claimed that the government would provide specific relief to the industrial sector and especially encourage women entrepreneurs. Whereas, the upcoming budget in Pakistan would be business-friendly and “pro-poor.”  Details: At the same time, Syed Murtaza asserted that the women entrepreneurs play a vital role in Pakistan’s […]

June 6, 2022

The takeouts from Depp vs Heard defamation trial for the PAKISTANIs

Johnny Depp triumphs over the psychotic and deranged Amber Heard. Pakistan rejoices and celebrates his victory all over social media. Shares of the jury’s ruling in favor of Johnny Depp flood in, often with captions drenched in the sweat misogyny that Pakistan continues to breed. What such a trial has to do with a country […]

June 6, 2022

Scammer pretending to be woman’s daughter steals Rs4 million via WhatsApp 

What happened: A woman from Paignton, Paul Boughton, thought she was making payments on behalf of her daughter because she was receiving messages such as, “personal and genuine reason.” Paula Boughton was scammed out of almost 16,000 pounds on Whatsapp. However, she was further saved from getting scammed more as her bank was able to stop the last […]

June 6, 2022

Perfect opportunity? Barcelona’s Camp Nou pitch can now be used as a wedding venue 

What happened: The cash-strapped Barcelona is now offering the Camp Nou pitch as a wedding venue for couples who are planning to have their weddings at a football pitch. DailyStarUK quoted, “Barcelona is so desperate for cash that they are hiring out the Camp Nou pitch as a wedding venue this summer.”  Details: At the same time, reports […]

June 6, 2022

After meeting Taliban, India plans to accept the interim Afghan Taliban govt 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that an Indian delegation had previously met the members of the interim Taliban government in a formal meeting held in Kabul. The meeting is said to be facilitated by the US and Qatar. However, the Indian government had developed cordial ties with the previous Afghan government led by Ashraf […]

June 4, 2022

’Wife only cooked Maggi for breakfast, lunch and dinner, that’s why divorced,’ said the husband

What happened: Another incident from India, where a husband divorced his wife for serving him Maggi whenever he was hungry. A local publication quoted, “imagine having Maggi thrice a day. This may sound like a dream to some, but for a couple in Karnataka’s Ballari this became a reason to file the divorce.” Details: Whereas, […]

June 4, 2022

UK’s renowned supermarket sued for not allowing pet cat to enter 

What happened: Ian Fenn, the cat owner, is now suing Sainsbury after they refused to allow his cat Chloe to go shopping with him inside the store. IndependentUK quotes, “A man with autism is taking Sainsbury to court… Ian Fenn trained his black cat Chloe to help him with his daily life.”  Details: While suing the Sainsbury store, […]

June 4, 2022

Electricity shortage takes over Pakistan: Karachi may face 17 hours of load shedding

What happened: Despite the prime minister of Pakistan’s statement that any employee found guilty of allowing load shedding for more than two hours would be fired, the K-Electric has said that Karachi may face up to 17 hours of electricity shortage. On the other hand, the Sui-Southern Gas Company has informed KE that reducing the gas […]

June 4, 2022

Empowering Pakistan: Sapna and Suman become inspiration for millions 

What happened: Pakistan is a country where it is not often seen that you see a woman working at a fuel station; however, Sapna and Suman have been working at a petrol station in Karachi’s Clifton area. The two have been working at Clifton’s PSO filling station for almost two years, as a publication quotes, “The […]

June 3, 2022

Outbreak of diseases like monkeypox and Covid-19 would become common, warns WHO 

What happened: After Covid and its different variants had taken over the world and caused numerous casualties, the outbreak of monkeypox had also feared many around the world. WHO, while warning the world, said, “The climate change contributes to rapidly changing weather conditions like drought, animals and humans are changing their food-seeking behaviour.”  Details: The world is currently […]

June 3, 2022

Muslim Indian professor sent on ‘compulsory leave’ for offering namaz on College’s lawn

What happened: Professor SR Khalid from Sri Vashney College was sent home for a month after the college administration found him offering namaz on the College’s lawn. An Indian publication reported, “A college professor in India was sent on a compulsory leave after a video of him offering namaz on the college premiss went viral and the […]

June 3, 2022

Suicide hotline ‘Umang Pakistan’ helpline launched by Google for Pakistan 

What happened: Google has now launched a specific hotline for Pakistan for people searching for suicide-related queries. Google has launched the suicide helpline as a publication that quotes, “Anyone in Pakistan searching for suicide-related queries such as suicide support and how can I commit suicide will now be shown the Umang Pakistan’s helpline.”  Details: Umang is a helpline […]

June 3, 2022

Cocaine, MDMA, and opioids decriminalized in Canada to help tackle drug abuse 

What happened: As Reuters had earlier reported, Canada would temporarily decriminalize the possession of a few illegal drugs, including cocaine, to tackle the rising drug abuse problem that is widespread. However, the drugs would still be illegal, but the individuals found in possession of 2.5 grams of either cocaine, MDMA, or opioids will not be charged […]

May 30, 2022

In a bid to stand out, Master Ghulam Hussain became the Peacock man of Jamshoro

What happened: The Pakistani peacock man became a viral sensation through his unique dance moves and came to the limelight after an interview with BBC. Master Ghulam Hussain has said that his peacock dance has become his phehchan, as he said, “I wanted to become unique.”  Details: Ghulam Hussain, in his interview with BBC, said, “For over 2-3 years, […]

May 30, 2022

Taliban feared Afghan artists protesting in Peshawar claim, “Pakistan failed them”

What happened:  The Taliban feared and mourning Afghan artists who had fled the country for a safe space in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Peshawar city have held a protest against the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities. Lately, it has been reported that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa authorities are planning to deport the Afghan artists who came to the city to […]

May 30, 2022

Will the disappeared receive money? Bermuda Triangle cruise promises full refund if ship vanishes

What happened:  With what has been termed absurd, the Devil’s Triangle or the Bermuda Triangle cruise ship administration has ensured a full refund if the ship disappears. The cruise bound to the mysterious Bermuda Triangle has promised the passengers that they will receive a full refund if the ship disappears.  Details:  The travel agency known […]

May 30, 2022

Lack of sleep might be caused by climate change, reveals a study 

What happened: As the temperature gets drastically warmer across the globe, especially in the South Asian region, a study that was published in ONE Earth claimed that climate change might be responsible for sleep loss. Subsequently, it is being claimed that climate change and warmer temperatures might cost humans 50 to 58 hours of sleep […]

May 30, 2022

Chaos erupts as Israeli march through Muslim quarter and chant ‘death to Arabs’

What happened: The hatred instilled in the community as the Israeli protestors waving the flag marched through the Muslim quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City, which Dawn quoted as a “deeply divisive parade that Palestinian factions warned could reignite their conflict with Israel.” At the same time, the local Palestinians were subjected to stun grenades and other racial […]

May 30, 2022

’25 years of marriage’ Indian hired contract killer to murder her husband 

What happened: In another shocking incident from India, the wife paid a handsome amount to a contract killer for murdering her husband. The Indian publications reported, “A woman from India identified as Zeeba Qureshi, 40, paid INR 600,000 to a contract killer to murder her husband identified as Moinuddin Qureshi, who she had been married for […]

May 30, 2022

The famous Mona Lisa painting caked at the Louvre by a man ‘dressed as old lady in wheelchair’ 

What happened: The renowned painting of Mona Lisa was caked at the Louvre Museum in Paris by a man disguised as an older woman in a wheelchair. Videos online show the man apparently wearing lipstick and a wig, asking people to think of the planet as he caked the famous Mona Lisa painting.  Details: SKY News quoted […]

May 30, 2022

Here’s why Youm-e-Takbir is marked as ‘Black Day’ by Balochistan

What happened: Every year on May 28, Pakistan celebrates “Youm-e-Takbir,” which translates as “Day of Greatness,” to commemorate the country’s first successful nuclear test. Locals in Balochistan’s Chagai area, as well as inhabitants throughout the province, observe the day as ‘Black Day.’ Details: Locals are still suffering as a result of the nuclear bombs put […]

May 28, 2022

Muslim teenage girls attacked and subjected to racial slurs in Canada 

What happened: Two teenage sisters working at St. John’s where they worked were yelled racial slurs, and the man also slapped one of the sisters. CBC quoted Asmahan and Malak Al Salloum as, “They were on a break from their part-time jobs at the Mary’d Dinner on Torbay Road around 9 pm on May 6 when […]

May 28, 2022

Is Khan to be blamed for the petrol bomb during Shehbaz’s tenure?

Opinion: A lot of assumptions and trolling aimed at Khan have been seen on Twitter and other social media platforms. The government Shehbaz and Miftah Ismail blamed the Khan government’s policies for the recent petrol hike of 30 rupees in Pakistan. Though, now, in my opinion, have we ever as a nation reached a fruitful […]

May 27, 2022

Tanzila Khan receives Amal Clooney award for her work on menstrual healthcare in Pakistan 

What happened: @iamtanzilakhan was recognised by the Prince’s Trust International Amal Clooney Women’s Empowerment Award, especially for her work on increasing women’s access to menstrual, pregnancy and reproductive health products in Pakistan and also for talking about an inclusive environment. Tanzila received the award for her company, known as GirlyThings, as she aims to create awareness.  Details: At the […]

May 27, 2022

House Of Cards lead Kevin Spacey charged with four counts of sexual assault against men 

What happened: The US actor Kevin Spacey has been charged with four counts of sexual assault against three men, as he was also charged with one count of causing a person to engage in “penetrative sexual activity without consent,” reported CNN. Different publications also reported that the two alleged incidents occurred in England in three different years; […]

May 27, 2022

‘NOW IT HAS TO STOP’ says philanthropist and digital creator Komal Shahid after receiving rape threats

What happened:  Recently, team ProperGaanda reached out to the digital creator Komal Shahid; as it was seen on her Twitter, she shared a screenshot of a dm that she received. Further investigating, we reached out to Komal for her comment on the matter and replied back to all the questions in her thread regarding, “Why didn’t […]

May 27, 2022

SRK’s son Aryan Khan cleared from all drug charges

What happened: On May 27, the Indian authorities dropped the high profile drug case against Aryan Khan, who was arrested during a raid on a cruise ship on suspicion of having drugs on him. India’s Narcotics Control Board stated that due to the lack of evidence, they concluded the case against him.  Details:  It is […]

May 27, 2022

PM Jacinda Ardern pays tribute to Moht. Benazir Bhutto in her Harvard commencement speech

What happened: On May 26, Jacinda Ardern, the Prime Minister of New Zealand, used her Harvard University Commencement address to condemn the “scourge of falsehood” and to echo former Pakistan Prime Minister Mohatarma Benazir Bhutto’s plea to enhance democracy. Details: PM Ardern has followed in the footsteps of Ms Bhutto, as they were the first […]

May 26, 2022

Has Pakistan really countered the spread of misinformation? Because Meta apprises Pakistan

What happened: The head of content policy at the META, a global social media company, organized a virtual session for the Pakistani journalists in order to applaud them for countering misinformation. Meta applauded journalists for countering misinformation on the Meta-owned platforms like Messenger, Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram. Details: Alice Budisatrijo, during the session, shared, “Meta also […]

May 26, 2022

‘Bizarre’ Sheep receives three-year sentence at military camp for killing a woman

What happened: A sheep/ram in South Sudan will now have to spend three years at a military camp as a punishment for killing a woman. The incident has been termed as strange and bizarre as the sheep allegedly attacked a 45-year-old Sudanese woman; as a publication quoted, “The animal was taken into custody after it headbutted the woman repeatedly, eventually […]

May 26, 2022

Fascism in India: BJP demands renaming historic Jinnah Tower in India 

What happened: Jinnah Tower, a landmark in the city of Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, was named after the founder of Pakistan. It is now being re-painted to the color of the Indian flag because of the controversy around Muhammad Ali Jinnah being the founder of Pakistan and not India. At the same time, the BJP […]

May 26, 2022

Lifelong dream; Chinese man spends Rs 24 lakh to transform into a dog 

What happened: A Chinese Twitter account shared that he had wanted to transfer himself into a dog since his childhood. The Twitter user/ toco_evevee’s tweet read, “At an individual’s request, we made a dog modeling suit.” It further added, “Modeled after a collie dog; it reproduces the appearance of a real dog walking on four legs like a […]

May 26, 2022

Hasan Raheem’s ‘Peechay Hutt’ to be featured in Ms Marvel 

What happened: The Coke Studio hit song, Peechay Hutt, would be featured in the latest Ms. Marvel, as Dawn reported the development. Apart from our actors, Nimra Buch and Fawad Khan featuring in Ms. Marvel, now we will have Hasan Raheem, Talal Qureshi, and Justin Bibi in Ms. Marvel. Details: Senior journalist and Entertainment reporter […]

May 25, 2022

Indian beggar earns Rs 1000 daily saved up to gift Rs 234,000 motorbike to wife 

What happened: An Indian beggar from Madhya Pradesh claimed that he earned 400 Indian rupees daily and saved up to buy a motorbike for his wife. The Indian man was identified as Santosh Sahu, who, in a bid to express love for his wife, bought her the motorbike, as he claimed that he had been […]

May 25, 2022

Far-right groups in Israel call for ‘demolition’ of Masjid Al Aqsa 

What happened: The leader of an Israeli far-right group called for the demolition of the Dome of the Rock Mosque or the Masjid Al Aqsa in the occupied East Jerusalem. The founder of Lehava, Benti Gopstein, posted the announcement that Yahoo News quotes as “Israeli settlers should unite on Jerusalem Day May 29 to break into […]

May 25, 2022

Phones not safe anymore: iPhone can be hacked even when it is switched off, reveals a report

What happened: A new report quoted by EuroNews revealed, “It is possible to load malware onto an iPhone even when it is turned off.” The study was from the researchers of the Technical University of Darmstadt in Germany, who found out that only a chip can enable Bluetooth, which can then be hacked and exploited to hack […]

May 25, 2022

Kashmiri Leader Yasim Malik receives life imprisonment in terror funding case

What happened: Yasin Malik, the Jammu and Kashmir’s political leader, was convicted by the National Investigation Agency court and he has now been sentenced to life imprisonment in a terror funding case. As publications reported, Yasin Malik had earlier pleaded guilty to the charges before a Delhi court. Details:  He was booked under the terrorist […]

May 24, 2022

Time to buy an Android? WhatsApp to stop working on selected iPhones

What happened: From October 24, 2022, WhatsApp announced that they had dropped the support for two versions of iOS, specifically iOS 10 and iOS 11. The information was gathered via WABetaInfo, a considered reliable source of information for all things related to WhatsApp. Which iPhones won’t have WhatsApp? Only iPhone 5 and iPhone 5c would […]

May 23, 2022

Chief Justice of Pakistan Umar Ata Bandia named in TIME’s 100 most influential people of 2022 

What happened: The current CJP Umar Ata Bandia was named the 100 Most Influential People of 2022 by the Times Magazine, as Aitzaz Ahsan penned down CJP’s profile. Umar Ata Bandial’s profile read, “He is widely respected for his personal integrity, as he, the Columbia and Cambridge-educated jurist, bears the heavy mantle of not just delivering […]

May 23, 2022

‘Love beyond borders’ American doctor travels to Pakistan to marry Gujranwala-based tailor 

What happened: As it has been said that love has no boundaries, and nothing can keep two lovers apart. This story has proven the quotation as an American gynaecologist travelled all the way from America to meet her social media friend in Pakistan’s city of wrestlers, Gujranwala. The doctor was identified as Dr Med, who […]

May 23, 2022

Differently-abled man beaten to death by BJP workers over suspicion of being Muslim 

What happened: A 65-year-old man in India’s Rajasthan state was beaten to death by a BJP worker as he suspected that he was a Muslim. The older man was identified as Bhanwarial Jan, and he was reported missing as he was nowhere to be seen after a religious function in Rajasthan. Subsequently, Rajasthan police issued […]

May 23, 2022

Team ‘Joyland’ does Pakistan proud at Cannes

Details: At the Cannes Film Festival, Team Joyland is proudly representing Pakistan. The Pakistani film’s cast and crew, as well as director Saim Sadiq, arrived in Cannes dressed in summery hues and flowing fabrics for the formal photocall, with actor Sarwat Gilani providing early peaks of the event on her Instagram. Why it matters: The […]

May 21, 2022

Taliban leader issues directives refraining govt officials to marry more than once 

What happened: The Afghan Taliban leader Hibatullah Akhundzada has issued a directive that barred the interim government officials from marrying more than once. Tolo News has shared a decree from the Taliban-led Afghan government regarding the marriage. Details: Afghanistan’s Official news network Tolo News shared, “A new decree of the supreme leader of the Islamic Emirate […]

May 21, 2022

Covid-19 aid aimed at spending on health was spent on gambling by an unemployed Japanese man

What happened: The 24-year-old unemployed Japanese man received 360,000 dollars as his Covid-19 aid, which was intended as a pandemic relief for the low-income households, but Sho Taguchi had other plans and gambled most of the money. $360,000 were wired to Taguchi’s personal bank account as a pandemic relief aid, but the Japanese police have […]

May 21, 2022

Love has no boundaries: Electrician cut village’s electricity to meet girlfriend in India 

What happened: In what has been termed a one of its kind incident, an electrician in India’s Bihar state cut down the whole village’s electricity for three hours in the evening just to meet his girlfriend. However, he was finally caught by the people of Ganeshpur village, as the residents felt that something was going […]

May 20, 2022

‘Not up for discussion’: Taliban orders female Afghan TV presenters to cover faces on air 

What happened: In a string of bans, the Taliban-led Afghan government has now announced that female TV anchors and presenters to cover their faces when on air. The Taliban have also told the television broadcasters to ensure that the female presenters working in local stations cover their faces when on air. Details: AlJazeera quoted the […]

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 20, 2022

Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari defends Imran Khan’s Russia trip

What happened: On May 19, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari defended Imran Khan’s trip to Moscow, saying the former prime minister didn’t know Russia would invade Ukraine on the day he arrived in the country. Details: When a journalist brought up Mr Khan’s Feb 24 trip to Moscow and asked how the new government would correct […]

May 19, 2022

‘Basic necessities out of reach’ KP govt plans to launch Insaf Food Card

What happened:  In a bid to provide relief to the low-income households of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the government has decided to launch the Insaf Food Card, which would provide citizens having less than 25,000 rupees per month money for purchasing essential food items. An MOU between the KP Food Department and the Bank of Khyber has […]

May 19, 2022

‘Heatwave in Pakistan is not only caused by climate change but other factors too’

What happened: As the scorching sun, especially in South Asia, has killed several and hospitalised others, the researchers are now investigating how much human-caused climate change is causing the surge in the heatwave. As the temperature across the country is soring up to record highs, power outages have become a norm in Pakistan, but the […]

May 19, 2022

Rare fish catch helped the Baloch fishermen become millionaires in a single day 

What happened: The fishers group of Baloch people caught 18 large croakers, also known as Kir, in the Jiwani waters. The Baloch fishers caught the largest croaker fish in the waters of Jiwani and sold it for nearly five lakh rupees and sold the smaller ones for one lakh each. Details: The boat that had […]

May 19, 2022

European journal says 9 million people die because of pollution every year

What happened: According to a research of global mortality and pollution levels published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal, an estimated 9 million people die each year from various types of pollution. Details: An increase in hazardous lead poisoning and rising air pollution cancelled out any gains made elsewhere in the fight against pollution. According […]

May 19, 2022

This Pakistani vlogger travelled for 50 days on motorcycle to perform Umrah

What happened: A Pakistani vlogger named Abrar Hassan has been to 80 countries, among 12 of them on a motorcycle. This year Hassan embarked on a bike journey to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah. Details: Hassan left his hometown of Nankana Sahib in Pakistan’s Punjab region on February 9 to go on a journey that […]

May 19, 2022

In a first, Pakistani film ‘Joyland’ by Saim Sadiq is premiering at the Cannes film festival

What happened: This year, the Cannes Film Festival selected ‘Joyland’, a feature film by Pakistani filmmaker Saim Sadiq, to be premiered at the famous annual film festival’s 75th gathering. Why it matters: The feature film category only accepts 14 films and boosts great pride that a Pakistani film made the cut for the first time […]

May 18, 2022

UK school receives backlash for serving pork instead of vegetable sausage to Muslim students 

What happened:  It has been alleged that a school in the UK is serving pork in lunch to the Muslim students of the school. StarNews reported, “UK school mistakenly served pork meat in lunch to Muslim children, which infuriated parents.” The incident took place at a primary school in Brimmigham’s West Bromwich area, where Muslim students served […]

May 18, 2022

Why did Saudi Arabia authorities ban passengers from carrying Zamzam water in baggage? 

What happened: The Saudi General Aviation Authority has now directed all the concerned airlines to restrict passengers from carrying Zamzam water in their luggage. They have banned the passengers’ who have checked-in-luggage ahead of Zil Hajj as they introduce new guidelines. Details: A Pakistani publication quoted the development as, “All the airlines operating in Saudi Arabia […]

May 18, 2022

2 Pakistani artists made it to the final round to win South Asia’s biggest art prize

What happened: Two Pakistanis have advanced to the final stage of the 2022 Sovereign Asian Art Prize, South Asia’s largest art prize. From over 400 entries, Ayesha Quraishi and Marium Agha were chosen. The finalists represent 16 Asian countries and regions, with Hong Kong having the most representatives, followed by China, Iran, Singapore, and Vietnam. […]

May 17, 2022

Taliban terms Human Rights Commission as ‘unnecessary’ before dissolving it 

What happened: The Taliban led Afghan government has now dissolved five major departments of the former US-backed government, including the Human Rights Commission, as they termed it to be unnecessary, while it is pertinent to mention that Afghanistan is facing an economic crisis. More importantly, the Taliban government is facing a budget deficit of 500 million dollars.  […]

May 17, 2022

Does Bitcoin really have no future? 

What happened: Recently, Bitcoin has seen a descent as it was recorded at its lowest, and the Financial Times reported that the cryptocurrency exchange FTX’s founder has claimed that the digital currency has no future as a payment network, as the people are widely criticising it for its inefficiency. Reuters has quoted the development as, “An […]

May 17, 2022

Study claims intermittent fasting may help fight cancer and slow the ageing process 

What happened: With new variations to diets every day, a study by the Professor of Neuroscience at the John Hopkins University School of Medicine has revealed that intermittent fasting may well help in fighting cancer and contribute to a healthy lifestyle. Neuroscientist Mark Mattson is quoted by a publication, “A switch occurs when cells use up […]

May 17, 2022

He’s just 20. Shehroze Kashif becomes youngest mountaineer to summit top 4 high peaks of the world

What happened: On May 16, Pakistani mountaineer Shehroze Kashif proceeded to make history by climbing Mount Lhotse in Nepal, the world’s fourth-highest peak at 8,615 metres. What you need to know: Shehroze became the youngest mountaineer to summit the world’s top four highest peaks and the fourth Pakistani to scale six of the world’s fourteen […]

May 16, 2022

Banned in Pakistan: Yasir Hussain bags Best Actor award for Javed Iqbal at UK Asian Film Festival 

What happened: The Pakistani actor Yasir Hussain’s film Javed Iqbal was banned in the country by the censor board, but it premiered in the UK and different cinemas in London, and Yasir Hussain bagged the best actor award for his film at the UK Asian Film Festival. @yasir.hussain131’s film Javed Iqbal: The Untold Story of a Serial Killer was […]

May 16, 2022

Khan’s life in danger? Shahbaz Sharif orders best foolproof security for the PTI Chairman 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the former prime minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, had claimed that his life was in danger and he knew about the people who were conspiring to kill him and claimed that he had video proof. On the other hand, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her jalsa on Sunday, […]

May 16, 2022

Two Sikh men shot dead by ‘anti-state elements’ in Peshawar 

What happened: The murder of two Sikh men in Peshawar’s Bata Tal bazaar of Sarband forced the Sikh community to stage a protest, demanding rights. The two men were shot dead on Sunday early morning when they were riding a motorcycle and owned spice shops in the Bata Tal Bazaar. Details: The two deceased were […]

May 16, 2022

Two 16 & 17-year-old Muslim boys arrested for listening to Pakistani songs in India 

What happened: The Indian media reported on early May 15 that two people were arrested in India for allegedly trying to disrupt the status quo by playing pro-Pakistani music on their phones in India’s village located in the South. Major Surendra Poonia shared the video of the alleged incident in which the shopkeeper at the […]

May 13, 2022

Series of bans: Taliban restricts women and men from dining together in Herat 

What happened: Riazullah Seerat, the Taliban official at the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice Ministry, announced that the authorities had instructed men and women to be segregated in restaurants. Subsequently, the Taliban officials have also announced a ban on the women and men from visiting parks together in Afghanistan’s western city of Herat. […]

May 13, 2022

Despite the downtrend, Emirates announcess to accept Bitcoin payment and NFT trading on website 

What happened:  It is pertinent to mention that Bitcoin and digital currency witnessed a sharp fall in the past weeks. However, the United Arab Emirates national airline announced its plans to add Bitcoin as a payment service on its website. Along with the Bitcoin payment service, the company has also anounced the feature of NFT […]

May 13, 2022

Amid the heatwave, MET department predicts heavy rain coming week 

What happened: Different cities in Pakistan face severe temperatures, which have been credited to climate change, and throughout the last week, temperatures in different parts of the country sored up to 47 degrees Celsius. However, the Pakistan Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall starting in the coming week, as Pakistanis hope that this will end […]

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 12, 2022

A week of social media is all you need to improve your mental health

What happened: Now, British researchers have come up with research proving that to yield better results, increase productivity, and improve mental health, all you need is a week off social media. The study by British researchers was published in Cyberpsychology Behavior and Social Networking, claiming that a week off would also help in reducing depression and anxiety.  Details: The […]

May 12, 2022

Since the start of 2022, 50 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces

What happened: As the ‘brutality’ continues against the Palestinians, TRT World published a report regarding the details of Palestinians killed in the country and termed it “four times more than the same period last year.” Palestinian ministry, in a statement, reported, “Israeli forces have killed at least 50 Palestinians since the start of this year.”  Details: At the same time, […]

May 12, 2022

‘Great Mosque of Massy’ becomes France’s 1st environmentally friendly mosque 

What happened: Mosque’s imam is quoted by AA.com as, “Mosque built based on the teaching of Prophet Muhammad, Quran.” The mosque is known as France’s first eco-friendly mosque, and it stands out with its energy savings and effective use of natural resources. The mosque is built in Massy, which is a suburb of Paris in the Southern part, […]

May 12, 2022

External debt forces the government to impose ban on import of luxury goods 

What happened: As Pakistan faces a declining economy, the federal government has hinted at a ban on importing luxury goods. It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan’s foreign reserves are depleting as a climbing trade deficit counters the country. A local publication quoted the development as, “However, the federal government remained silent on what could be considered […]

May 12, 2022

Ministry clarifies rules out trade with India; ‘There is no change in Pakistan’s policy on trade with India’ 

What happened: Pakistan’s commerce ministry, in a statement quoted by Dawn, claimed that there is no change in the trade policy of the country, as the trade with India remains discontinued. It is pertinent to mention that despite a difference in the federal government and Khan’s ouster as Shehbaz was appointed the prime minister.  Details: […]

May 11, 2022

Bride ‘accidentally’ married her sister’s groom due to a power outage in India 

What happened: Two sisters in India’s Madhya Pradesh State married the wrong grooms when a power cut caused a blackout during their joint wedding. The marriage ceremony took place in Madhya Pradesh’s Aslana village, and as DailyMailUK quotes, “The unfortunate blackout wreaked havoc with the proceedings.”  Details: The development was further quoted as, “In the confusion of […]

May 11, 2022

Climate change might cause global temperatures to rise by 1.5 Celsius by 2026 

What happened: The World Meteorological Organization has notified that there is a 50/50 chance that the annual average global temperature might reach 1.5 Celsius above the levels in the coming five years. At the same time, WMO has warned that at least one year between 2022-2026 would be the hottest year on record. Details:  Global […]

May 11, 2022

Yay mujhay namaz bhi nahi prhny deita tha, Aamir Liaquat Hussain jiasay banday apni maa ki bhi izzat nahi krskty, meri family kay baarey mein ghalt baatein krty thay

What happened:  Dania Shah, the 3rd former wife of Aamir Liaquat Hussain, has come up with rather shocking revelations and accused Aamir Liaquat Hussain of forging her documents to marry her. In an interview, Dania said, “Mein 15 saal ki houn, 18 ki nahi, usnay mery documents change krwaien that.”  Details: In the same interview, Dania […]

May 11, 2022

The self-proclaimed religious scholar Aamir Liaquat’s alleged obscene video leaked; internet calls him a ‘pervert’

What happened: On May 10, the self-proclaimed religious scholar of Pakistan, Aamir Liaquat Hussain, came under fire after an alleged leaked video of him showing Hussain doing cocaine on a black plate as music was heard in the background. The member of the National Assembly’s ‘leaked’ video has raised questions, and eyebrows as Hussain’s third […]

May 11, 2022

Capitalist approach? North Korea bans tight jeans, dyed hair and other western fashion 

What happened: As various international reports suggested that the North Korean president has reportedly banned tight jeans in a bid to target the North Korean women in their 20s and 30s. Yahoo News quotes the socialist patriotic youth, “The young league’s patrols are cracking down on young people who wear long hair down to their waists, […]

May 10, 2022

Mrbeast might just get Twitter for free if Musk dies ‘mysteriously’ 

What happened:  In a series of tweets, Elon Musk wrote that he died under mysterious circumstances and that he would give the recently bought social media platform to Mr. Beast. Elon Musk has been known for his cryptic tweets since he took over the platform and the latest one being a conversation with the YouTuber […]

May 10, 2022

The renowned Marilyn silk-screen painting sold for a record $195 million at an auction 

What happened: The pop artist Andy Warhol, who made the famed 1964 silkscreen portrait of Marilyn Monroe, was sold at an auction in America, noting it to be a record auction sale at 195 million dollars. It has also become the most expensive 20th-century artwork ever sold at a public auction, as Shot Sage Blue […]

May 10, 2022

Festivities to start in the Kalash valley with the ‘Chilam Joshi festival’

Details: From May 13, Kalash Valley will host a 4-day Chilam Joshi festival. The festival commemorates the arrival of summer and celebrates the abundance of dairy products during the season in Kalash Valley. An annual Chilam Joshi Festival marks the beginning of summers in Kalash, as the people pray for the valley’s safety.  What you […]

May 10, 2022

We have a number of tools that can be used if the Taliban does not remove restrictions on women 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the Taliban-led Afghan government had announced that women in the country would cover their head and face with a veil, as this was noted to be among the latest restriction on Afghan women. Reuter’s report earlier this week also noted that the United States government has announced […]

May 10, 2022

Still no Paypal? Pakistani freelancers demand the new government bring PayPal 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that Pakistan is in the top 10 countries with the highest numbers of freelancers, as 4th most numbers of freelancers reside in the country. But, as Fuschia quotes, “For months now, Pakistanis have been demanding PayPal to come to Pakistan. A Pakistani resident can make an account on the […]

May 10, 2022

Pak Religious ministry establish the Hajj helpline to accommodate and facilitate intending pilgrims 

What happened: The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony of Pakistan has established a dedicated helpline for prompt guidance, registration, and resolution of complaints of the intending Hajj pilgrims of 2022. All the Hajj-related queries of the pilgrims would get answers when they call on phone numbers; 051-9216980 and 051-9205696. Details:  Pakistan this year […]

May 10, 2022

Did you know? That an Android user is more humble than an iPhone user 

What happened: According to a study quoted by various publications, Android phone users are much more humble than iPhone users. Subsequently, the study claimed that Android users are also better drivers than iPhone ones. The study was based on analyzing the behaviour of 20,000 phone users, and the driving study was collected after the drivers […]

May 9, 2022

Only individuals with designated visas would be allowed to perform Hajj 

What happened: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah, in a statement from Riyadh, clarified that Hajj could be performed by those who have a designated visa for Hajj. Saudi Gazette quoted, “Hajj rites for this year can only be performed by those who hold a visa that is designated for Hajj, or by those who […]

May 9, 2022

‘Wear masks and gloves’ 1st case of Omicron sub-variant detected in Pakistan 

What happened: Pakistan’s National Institute of Health stated that the first case of Omicron sub-variant had been detected in Pakistan. It is pertinent to mention that sub-variant cases have seen a rise in other countries; however, NCOC was formally shut down in Pakistan. Details: NIH’s statement quoted, “The best preventive measure is Covid-19 vaccination. W strongly […]

May 9, 2022

Concerning: Bitcoin falls to lowest since January, as Stock Markets shows a downtrend 

What happened: With the unpredictability of cryptocurrency, the Bitcoin fell to its lowest since January, as the equity market’s slump continues to hurt digital currencies. The Bitcoin dropped to as low as 33,266 dollars; a fall below this level would be its lowest since July 2021. Details: The COO of Singapore-based crypto platform Stack FUnds, […]

May 9, 2022

No fraud? Private operators barred from collecting advance payments from Hajj pilgrims

What happened: The Pakistani authorities have stopped the private tour operators and the individuals from collecting the money from Hajj pilgrims in advance, as they vow no fraud. It is pertinent to mention that the annual Hajj pilgrimage for Muslims worldwide has been resumed after the pandemic hit. And Pakistan will be sending 81,132 pilgrims […]

May 9, 2022

The humanitarian Bilquis Bano Edhi declared ‘Mother of Humankind’ 

What happened: On the occasion of the International Mother’s Day, the Asia-Oceania PostDoctoral Academia and SAARC-ASEAN Postdoctoral Academia May 8 announced to give the title of Mother of Humankind to Pakistan’s humanitarian Bilquis Edhi. In a bid to honor the work of welfare by Bilquis Edhi, the organization announced to honor Bilquis Edhi.  Details: TheNews quoted Bilquis […]

May 7, 2022

500 kilos of cocaine found inside a coffee factory in Switzerland 

What happened: A renowned coffee company, Nespresso’s factory, was raided as the authorities found more than 500 kilograms of cocaine in bags of coffee beans imported from Brazil. After finding a suspicious substance at the factory site, the Nespresso employees had already alerted the Swiss police. It is reported that the cocaine is 80% pure […]

May 7, 2022

Taliban government plans to ‘force’ Afghan women to wear veil 

What happened: In a recent development, as BBC reported that the Taliban-led Afghan government now has plans to force a face veil on Afghan women. BBC quotes, “Afghan women will have to wear the Islamic face veil for the first time in decades under a decree passed by the country’s ruling Taliban militants.”  Details: It is […]

May 7, 2022

FIA announces to take strict legal action against people sharing fake videos 

What happened: Different publications quote the Federal Investigation Agency’s spokesperson as he announced taking strict action against individuals sharing fake videos on social media. The Nation quotes the development as, “FIA Spokesperson said that strict legal action, in the shape of imprisonment and fines, would be taken against the persons involved in making and spreading fake […]

May 7, 2022

Cowardly actions of a handful of people, Mustafa Nawaz Khohkar, demands an end to enforced disappearances

What happened:  A recent trend has been witnessed in different parts of Pakistan, where students from different universities are allegedly abducted, especially the Baloch people are allegedly kidnapped from different universities across Pakistan. Najeeb Rasheed, Bebagr Imdad, Fayyaz Ali, Mudassir Mahmood Naaru, and the list of enforced disappearances continue.  Details: State’s failure to provide justice […]

May 7, 2022

UK Company is offering 2 lakh rupees to eat at McDonald’s for free 

What happened: A company named MaterialsMarket.com is looking for people to work as Takeaway testers at fast-food restaurants such as Subway, McDonald’s and Greggs. They are also offering an opening to six people who will be paid one thousand pounds for the job and would have to test food for free. The company’s tagline is Turning dreams into […]

May 7, 2022

Now the Taliban government has stopped issuing driving licenses to women in Afghanistan 

What happened: Recent reports from international publications claimed that the Taliban-led Afghan government had barred women from driving licenses. As The Independent UK quotes, “The Taliban in Afghanistan has reportedly stopped issuing driving licenses to women in capital Kabul and other provinces.”  Details:  However, the Taliban authorities have yet to comment on the matter, but local […]

May 7, 2022

Severe heatwave might cause casualties; Met Office warns Pakistanis 

What happened: The Pakistan Meteorological Department forecasted severe heatwave conditions across the country and urged the population to take good care. As Dawn quotes, “During the next week, high pressure was likely to grip the upper atmosphere from May 8.”  Details:  The MET Department predicted, “Due to this high pressure, day temperatures are likely to increase gradually from Sunday […]

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

Danish Kaneria has brought disrepute to Pakistan, our cricket team, his family and colleagues

What happened: In a rather sizzling interview, former Pakistani test cricketer Danish Kaneria accused the stalwart Afridi of forcing and bullying him to convert to Islam. Subsequently, in Kaneria’s interview with an Indian channel, he said, “Afridi and I were never friends, and Afridi had a negative attitude towards me.” On the other hand, Shahid Khan Afridi, in an […]

May 6, 2022

Imran Khan claims, ‘I never wanted to appoint Gen Faiz as next COAS’ 

What happened: In a unique appearance of, former prime minister Imran Khan shared that he had a very cordial relationship with the Pak Army, and “I couldn’t even think about appointing an Army Chief against the rules of merit.” Subsequently, Khan claimed that he never wanted to control the military, as “I always had a clean record and […]

May 6, 2022

Mohammed Salah wins Footballer of the Year award for the second time 

What happened: Liverpool’s star footballer Mohamed Salah has just won the prestigious Football Writers’ Association, Footballer of the Year award for a second time, as the 29-year-old got 48% more votes than Manchester City’s midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. On the other hand, Chelsea striker sam Kerr won the women’s Footballer of the Year award.  Details: […]

May 6, 2022

Crimes against Muslims: Pakistani worker shot in the head in Greece 

What happened: Express Tribune and Gulf Today reported that a 26-year-old Pakistani worker was shot dead in Athens in a suspected hate crime. Express Tribune quotes an anti-racism group of Athens Keerfa group as, “Ali Riaz, 26, had been repeatedly fired at bypassing taxi driver in central Athens as he and other Muslims were returning from Eid prayers.”  […]

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 […]

May 5, 2022

Beat the heat: Driver grows garden on his rickshaw roof

What happened: A rickshaw driver in New Delhi grew a garden with numerous plants on his rickshaw’s roof just to beat the scorching summer heat. On his yellow and green autorickshaw, Mahendra Kumar planted various plants on his rickshaw to keep the passengers cool during the hot summer season. TheNews quote Mahendra Kumar, “The thick patch […]

May 4, 2022

Prhnay ki koi umar nahi: 58 year old Indian lawmaker appears for class 10 exam

What happened: A 58-year-old Indian member of the Legislative Assembly from Odisha appeared for his grade 10 examinations. Angada Kanhar discontinued his education in 1978 due to family issues but has vowed to continue it now, as he said, “There is no age barrier to appear for exams or to get educated.” At the same time, another […]

May 4, 2022

Highest ever, Bored Ape NFT Company raised $285 million of crypto in virtual land sale 

What happened: The company behind the Bored Ape series of NFTs has raised nearly 285 million dollars worth of cryptocurrency by selling tokens that represent land in a virtual world game that it is developing. Bored Ape Yacht Club NFTs was created by the US start-up Yuga Labs and is a blockchain-based token representing a […]

May 4, 2022

Wife allegedly gang-raped by relatives for dowry in India 

What happened: Different publications reported that an Indian woman filed a case of rape in which her husband and two relatives were involved. The alleged incident of gang rape took place in India’s Rajasthan area, where a wife was raped by her relatives after her family “failed” to pay him a dowry of 1.5 lakh rupees.  Details: […]

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