April 19, 2022

Pakistan Media Development Authority disbanded; PMLN terms it “black law” 

What happened: On April 19, the Information Minister Marriyum Aurangzeb announced the disbanding of the Digital Media Wing and said, “Zero tolerance for baseless criticism of institutions, journalists.” In her press conference, Mariyum said, “An attempt was being made to gag an already muzzled media. But now, whatever shape and form PMDA is working in, we have announced […]

April 19, 2022

24 arrested for initiating hate trend against Pakistan Army: FIA 

What happened: On April 19, a local publication reported that 24 citizens were arrested for initiating a smear campaign against the “sacred” institution of the Pakistan Army on social media. The local publication further quoted, “According to officials, the arrests were made during raids conducted in 11 cities.” Details: Previously, a series of hashtags were witnessed on Twitter […]

April 19, 2022

SC bars Czech model from traveling abroad, acquitted in heroin smuggling case

What happened: The Supreme Court of Pakistan, on April 19, has stopped the Czech model Tereza Hluskova from traveling abroad as a drug smuggling case against her continues in court. Tereza Hluskova was sentenced to eight years and eight months in jail by session courts in 2019 for smuggling drugs to Abu Dhabi. Details: The […]

April 19, 2022

COAS meets PM Shehbaz for the first time since he took charge 

What happened: On April 19, the Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, called on the Prime Minister, which was their first interaction since Shehbaz Sharif was elected to the office. Prime Minister’s Office released a statement, “Professional matters pertaining to National Security were discussed during the meeting.”  Details: On the other hand, it is […]

April 19, 2022

Deadly blast targets boys high school in Shia Hazara neighborhood, Kabil 

What happened: At noon on April 19, the Basht-e-Barchi neighborhood was targeted by unknown assailants. Two blasts were reported in the area, targetting a boys’ school in Afghanistan’s capital, Kabul; reports quote, “Khalid Zardan told AFP news agency on Tuesday that two improvised explosive devices blew up outside the Abdul Rahim Shahid HighSchool in western Kabul.”  […]

April 18, 2022

Soldiers can get plots in DHA, and they can do whatever they want to, and my gift is my wish

What happened: In a series of tweets by senior journalist Abdul Qadir he revealed the discussion with Imran Khan that took place earlier. Abdul Qadir wrote what Imran Khan conveyed to the present reporters, “I will not do anything that will harm the country. We need a strong army. I did not ask anyone to end […]

April 18, 2022

Anti-terrorism court awards death sentence to suspects involved in Sri Lankan citizen lynching 

What happened:  An Anti-Terrorism Court in Lahore has announced life imprisonment to seven suspects involved in the lynching of the Sri Lankan citizen in Sialkot. The ATC announced the verdict in the mob lynching of Sri Lankan citizen Priyantha Kumara in Sialkot; six suspects were awarded death sentences, and the other 76 accused were given […]

April 18, 2022

Indian man kills wife for making his rice too salty

What happened:  On April 18, different Indian publications reported that an Indian man resorted to violence over a petty issue. The incident was reported in India’s Maharashtra district, where a man killed his wife for adding too much salt to food. An Indian publication wrote, “The accused identified as 60-year-old Nilesh Gagh strangled his 40-year-old wife […]

April 18, 2022

‘Shocked at the previous government’s performance, but now nothing is impossible’: Shehbaz Sharif orders completion of Diamer Bhasha dam by 2026

What happened: In his visit to the Diamer Bhasha dam construction site on April 17, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif said, “This dam will play a key role in improving Pakistan’s economy as well as irrigating its agricultural lands. However, I don’t even want to talk about the depreciation of performance in the previous three years.” Shehbaz Sharif […]

April 18, 2022

Saudi Arabia allows women above the age of 45 to perform Umrah without mahram

What happened: The Saudi Ministry of Hajj and Umrah has allowed women over the age of 45 would be allowed to perform Umrah without being accompanied by a male guardian, known as mahram. It is pertinent to mention that this is the first time that the Saudi kingdom has opened up to Muslim women around […]

April 18, 2022

The UK prime minister can never enter Russia as Putin accused Johnson of ‘Anti-Russian hysteria’

What happened: The Russian president Vladimir Putin has banned Boris Johnson from ever entering Russia, as his government claims, “The UK prime minister and members of his Cabinet are on a list of people sanctioned by the Kremlin over hostile actions of the British government.” Vladimir Putin has also banned several other dignitaries from entering Russia, including […]

April 17, 2022

Taliban issues statement after Pak Army allegedly rocketed different Afghan provinces, 40 injured

What happened: On April 16, international publications reported that Pakistan Army shot their rockets and aerial raids on two different Afghan provinces, resulting in civilian casualties. Taliban spokesperson, Zabihullah Mujahid, in an audio message quoted by AlJazeera, said, “The Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan condemns in the strongest possible terms the bombardment and attack that has taken […]

April 16, 2022

Japanese researchers believe cats know the names of their owners

What happened: Japanese researchers have concluded in an experiment that cats associated the names of their companions with their faces without training and the experiment were done on 48 cats, and all of the cats had lived with at least two other pets, while 19 had lived in a family home. The Japanese scientists conducted […]

April 16, 2022

Here’s how a die heart PTI supporter was concerned about Khan’s future rather patient’s diagnosis

What happened: What happened: Photographer for renowned publications Insiya Syed(@insiyasyed) shared her experience at the Dr. Ziauddin Hospital when she took her father for a checkup at the hospital. Firstly, applauding the staff of Ziauddin hospital, Insiya wrote, “As a family, we have always loved Dr. Ziauddin Hospital.. but…” She shared the incident of when her father […]

April 16, 2022

Islamabad Deputy Commissioner Hamza Shafqat removed from post

What happened:  On April 16, the federal government removed Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Muhammad Hamza Shafqat from the post and he was ordered to report to the Establishment Division in Islamabad. The Establishment Division, in a notification, stated, “Mr. Hamza Shafqat, a BS-19 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service, presently posted as Deputy Commissioner Islamabad Capital Territory under […]

April 16, 2022

#ToshakhanaFiles: Bushra Bibi and Imran Khan retained all the gifts that were given to Pakistan

What happened: In what is deemed a shocking revelation, the Fact Focus investigations disclosed, “From luxurious Rolex and other expensive watches to gold and diamond jewelry including multiple necklaces, bracelets, rings, and expensive pen to cuff links worth millions, dinner sets to perfumes, and Oud, Imran Khan and his wife Bushra Bibi retained everything that different […]

April 16, 2022

Is Jemima Goldsmith really apolitical?

What happened: The former wife of Imran Khan has been a top trending topic on Twitter, as a mixed opinion of her being apolitical is witnessed, and the Twitterati claims despite a divorce, Jemima still supports Khan as old tweets emerge. Journalist at NayaDaur, Ailia Zehra, also shared the old tweets of Jemima, which read, “Maulana […]

April 15, 2022

The Election Commission of Pakistan hints at hearing Khan’s foreign funding cases daily 

What happened: The ECP decided to hear foreign funding cases against PTI on a daily basis, a day after the Islamabad High Court had ordered to announce the verdict in 30-days. Previously, the Islamabad High Court had directed ECP to decide the foreign funding case against the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf within 30 days, as Justice Mohsin […]

April 15, 2022

PML-N’s Abid Sher Ali calls for protest outside Jemima Goldsmith’s house as Twitterati condemns 

What happened:  On April 15, Jemima Goldsmith, the ex-wife of Imran Khan, in a tweet, shared a screenshot of Abid Sher Ali’s call for a protest outside Jemima’s house in the UK. Jemima shared a tweet, “Protests outside my house, targeting my children, antisemitic abuse on social media… It’s almost like I’m back in 90s in […]

April 15, 2022

Worrying silence from the PPP leadership on Nazim Jokhio murder case

Details: Nazim Jokhio’s murder case has highlighted how the proper affiliations and elitist mindset can set you free from any criminal charge. Jibran Nasir’s tweet, late on April 14, perfectly described the worrying stated that Sindh is in due to the feudal mindset, “Reality of #PPP. The Party of martyrs provides patronage to murderers. Is this […]

April 14, 2022

“Loyal to Khan” former prime minister applauds MNAs for standing against ‘US-initiated regime change’ 

What happened: The former prime minister of Pakistan, on April 14, applauded the MNAs who resigned from the National Assembly in a tweet. It is pertinent to mention that earlier on April 11, Imran Khan had urged his MNAs to resign from the National Assembly. Minutes before the scheduled election of a new prime minister, […]

April 14, 2022

Punjab’s sports minister shared a meeting picture with a wanted US criminal 

What happened: On April 13, the sports and youth affairs minister of Punjab, Rai Taimoor Bhatti, met Daniel Joseph, a US criminal whose bounty was set at five million US dollars and anyone giving in information about the criminal would have been awarded. The picture with Daniel Joseph was shared by Rai Taimoor Bhatti in […]

April 14, 2022

“Drop scene” Imran Khan says the reference against Justice Qazi Isa was a mistake

What happened: The former Prime Minister of Pakistan, Imran Khan, has admitted that filing a presidential reference for the removal of SC’s Justice Qazi Faez Isa wa a mistake and claimed his fellow workers misguided him about Justice. According to Express Tribune’s report, Khan admitted to the mistake during the Insaf Lawyers Forum meeting, a […]

April 14, 2022

DG ISPR denies discussion of ‘foreign conspiracy’ at National Security Committee meeting 

What happened: On April 14, the Director-General Gen Major Babar Iftikhar said that the National Security Committee did not discuss a foreign conspiracy and, as Friday Times reported, “aimed at a regime change in Pakistan.” Lately, there have been reports and Imran Khan has been claiming that a foreign conspiracy was initiated against his government to topple […]

April 13, 2022

Minister directed to renews passports of Nawaz Sharif and Ishaq Dar

What happened:  As the newly-elected PML-N leader Shehbaz Sharif was appointed as the new Prime Minister of Pakistan, reports suggest that the Interior Ministry has been directed to renew the passports of the party’s supremo. On April 12, during an Instagram live with ProperGaanda’s reporter @hkwattoo also suggested that there have been reports about the […]

April 13, 2022

Nearly 10 arrested for propaganda tweets against Pak Army by the FIA Cybercrime wing

What happened: Over the weekend, a series of tweets with hashtags against Pakistan’s Army was witnessed on Twitter and other social media platforms. However, on April 12, the COAS and DG ISPR took notice of such campaigns and said, “Military shouldn’t be brought to such politics, and we respect every institution.” Subsequently, on April 12, Samaa English […]

April 12, 2022

Did you know? Astronaut Scott Kelly grew 2 inches after living in space for a year 

Details: NASA’s Astronaut Scott Kelly was on a mission with the International Space Station, and one of his groundbreaking mission was to study how well humans can endure, mind, body, and spirit on long-duration spaceflight. During his space mission, the discovery made shocked a few, as Scott Kelly grew two inches taller than his identical […]

April 12, 2022

Don’t involve military in politics; COAS takes notice of propaganda campaign against Pak Army

What happened: The Chief Of Army Staff, Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa, while presiding over the meeting of CORPs, principal staff officers, and formation commanders, said, “Pakistan Army is aware of its responsibilities.” ISPR’s statement quoted by a publication read, “Army has always stood by the state institutions to guard them.” Whereas, the Pak Army Chief was also briefed on […]

April 12, 2022

Sehat Insaf Cardholders still facilitated to provide free medical facilities citywide 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that previously, reports suggested that private and public health care hospitals have refused to provide health care facilities to the Sehat Insaf Cardholders for free. However, as the Express Tribune’s report quotes, “The State Life Insurance has issued a letter to more than 1,000 hospitals on the panel to […]

April 12, 2022

Islamabad High Court issues clarification on why courts were opened in the middle of the night

What happened:  On April 10, the Islamabad High Court, alongside the Supreme Court of Pakistan, was opened late when the vote of no confidence proceedings was taking place at the National Assembly. The IHC’s statement, as quoted by a publication, “The filings of petitions late in the evening on April 9, 2022, has been misreported and […]

April 11, 2022

Did Khan really hint at martial law on the night of Vote of No Confidence? 

What happened: On April 10, which became a history for Pakistan and was noted to be one of the most dramatic days in the country’s political history, just minutes before the imposition of contempt of court, the Vote of No Confidence was initiated at the National Assembly. But, the turnaround of events was something to […]

April 11, 2022

“Hum PTI kay worker hain, chor nahi” woman finds her lost phone at PTI jalsa Lahore

What happened: As of April 10, on the call of Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf, Imran Khan, a nationwide peaceful protest was called, and thousands of people were gathered to show support for Imran Khan. However, early on April 11, an Instagram user, Alia Naqvi, shared an incident with her at the PTI jalsa in the Lahore Liberty […]

April 8, 2022

First Lady’s alleged best friend Farah Khan broke silence after severe criticism and denied allegations of criticism 

What happened: Farah Khan or Farah Gujjar, who was considered Imran Khan’s wife Bushra Maneka’s best friend, was alleged to be involved in a few corruption scandals in Punjab, majorly now broken her silence and denied all accusations. In a Twitter post, Farah Khan wrote, “I outrightly condemn all the accusations and rumors with regards to […]

April 8, 2022

Man killed Lahore university student for refusing to marry him 

What happened: On April 6, the alleged killer, identified as Bilal by ARY News, was accused of harassing the first-year student before Bilal allegedly killed the student. The victim was identified as Madiha Naz, and she was on her way home from the College when the accused Bilal attacked and shot Madiha.  Details:  ARY News […]

April 7, 2022

The best drivers who followed traffic guidelines awarded by Motorway Police 

What happened:  On April 7, the Inspector-General of National Highways and Motorways Police, Inam Ghani paid a recent to the PSVMC and presented prizes to the safest drivers on motorways and highways who did not violate any traffic rules including over-speeding, lane violations, and seat belt violations. Subsequently, Inam Ghani noted, “Information technology plays a significant […]

April 7, 2022

Pablo Escobar move as National Crime Agency seizes cocaine worth 300 million pounds hidden in 20 pallets of bananas

What happened: The UK Border Force and the National Crime Agency found drugs at the Southampton docks and the UK force seized white powder placed in five of the 20 pallets of bananas. The agency uncovered 3.7 tonnes of cocaine that were coming in from Columbia. It is pertinent to mention, that this is considered […]

April 7, 2022

Adidas goes sci-fi with personality-based metaverse avatars

What happened: Adidas Originals is launching what it says is the world’s first personality-based AI-generated avatar creation platform with Ready Player Me. Now the Adidas users can design an avatar through the online Ozworld experience and use it throughout all metaverse platforms, letting them explore virtual worlds with a consistent identity. Details: The Adidas experience […]

April 6, 2022

Pakistan Customs arrested seven suspects and seized 3,000 kilograms of hash

What happened: The Pakistan Customer and Maritime Security Agency, in operation at the Arabian Sea, confiscated drugs worth 45 crore rupees. The three thousand kilograms of hash was estimated at 45 crores and seven suspects were arrested in the process as the drugs were hidden in an international ship docked at the sea. Whereas, further […]

April 5, 2022

PTI’s home Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has the highest rate of unemployment, reveals a survey

What happened: On April 3, TheNews’s Mehtab Haider quoted the Labor Force Survey by the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, disclosing that #KhyberPakhtunkhwa tops for having an 8.8% of #unemployment rate highest among all the provinces. However, according to the report, a decline in the unemployment rate at the national level was witnessed.  Details: TheNews quoted […]

April 5, 2022

Hindu mobs blazed shops and houses of Muslims in Rajasthan

What happened: On April 5, the Hindu activists set houses and other belonging of the Muslims residing in the area on fire, and Anti-Muslim violence broke out in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The Hindu mob took out a bike rally in the area to celebrate the Hindu New Year in Karauli city and raised […]

April 4, 2022

Karachi doctor Dr Summaiya Syed aims to bring justice to every rape victim in the country

What happened: On April 3, Al Jazeera reported that a Karachi doctor, a woman medico-legal officer for 23 years, Dr Summaiya Syed, has vowed to provide justice to every rape victim in the country, and for 23 years, she has been fighting cases for rape victims as she said, “Not everyone thought that. This is a […]

April 4, 2022

Scientists develop magnetic slime robots to recover swallowed objects

What happened: The Guardian reported that researchers had developed a magnetic slime robot which can shift into different shapes to grab objects. It can also encircle a group of pellets and stretch out in multiple directions to grab items from opposite sides. Social media users are already comparing the squishy material with Spider-Man’s symbiotic Venom. […]

April 4, 2022

Man in ICU bitten by rats bleeds on a hospital bed and passes away 

What happened: A 38-year-old Indian man was bitten by rats in the respiratory intensive unit, was left bleeding in Telengana’s hospital and passed away before he was able to be transferred to another hospital. On the other hand, the private hospital in India refused to accept that the death happened due to rats entering the […]

April 4, 2022

No fasts for PIA pilots during the holy month of Ramazan as in-flight safety protocol

What happened: Local publications reported that #PakistanInternationalAirlines had banned its pilots and cabin crew from fasting during Ramazan as part of their in-flight safety measures. #PIA’s General Manager Aamir Bashir issued the in-flight safety measures that state that fasting refrains from drinking and eating, eventually resulting in decreased performance of human beings. Details: Aamir Bashir […]

April 2, 2022

Man murdered girlfriend for not giving him the vape

What happened: A 27-year-old Utah resident, Daniel Padilla, murdered his girlfriend in an argument after his girlfriend broke Padilla’s vape. Daniel’s girlfriend slapped him after he broke her vape. A local publication quoted, “He then(after slapping) strangled her to death.” Subsequently, the 27-year-old, after murdering his girlfriend, called the police and pled guilty to the murder and […]

April 2, 2022

With less time in hand, Khan ‘conspires’ to delay the no-confidence voting

What happened: As the #NoConfidenceMotion is scheduled for Sunday April 3, in the capital #Islamabad, there has been a cabinet meeting under #ImranKhan’s leadership, and several tactics have been discussed to delay the voting. However, in my opinion, the last few weeks for Imran Khan have been tough as the tone of his speeches has […]

April 1, 2022

PTI workers take out ‘anti-American’ rally in Peshawar

What happened: On March 1, Ali Moeen Nawazish and several journalists shared news of an “Anti-American” rally in Peshawar, whereas various slogans were raised against the American policies by the protest participations. Subsequently, the viral videos on social media showed the protestors burning the American flag and chanting slogans against the United States of America.  Details: Twitterati […]

March 31, 2022

Female doctor commits suicide after she was accused of killing a pregnant woman

What happened: A Rajasthan doctor was charged for allegedly killing a pregnant woman at a private facility in Rajasthan’s Dausa district. An FIR was registered against Dr Archana Sharma and her husband for allegedly causing the death of a pregnant woman at the hospital run by Archana. Previously, the pregnant woman’s relative lodged a complaint […]

March 31, 2022

Who sent the letter to Imran Khan?

What happened: In a live show by senior journalist Nadeem Malik, he highlighted that the whole letter conspiracy that has been in the political headlines for the past few days is “Imran Khan is trying to copy Bhutto by waving the letter in the audience. The letter was most likely sent by Ambassador Asad Majeed, about […]

March 31, 2022

Mother killed her three children after a dispute with husband in Islamabad

What happened: On March 31, an Islamabad woman killed her three children with a knife in the Farash Town area of Islamabad in the vicinity of Shehzad Town police station. The children were allegedly knifed by their mother after a domestic dispute between the husband and wife, and the wife was identified as Zeba. A […]

March 30, 2022

Army helicopter deployed on peacekeeping duties with the UN crashed, 6 Pak Army soldiers martyred

What happened: On March 29, a Pakistan Army helicopter deployed on peacekeeping duties with the United Nations Organisation Stabilisation Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo crashed during a reconnaissance operation. Local publications said, “Six Pakistan Army soldiers were among eight UN peacekeepers killed in a helicopter crash whole on a UN peace mission in […]

March 29, 2022

690 grams of swallowed heroin capsules seized by ANF at Islamabad Airport

What happened: On March 28, Pakistan’s Anti-NarcoticsForce arrested a Bahrain-bound passenger who was trying to smuggle heroin in capsules. The Bahrain-bound passenger swallowed capsules of powdered heroin weighing nearly seven hundred grams before boarding the flight. However, an investigation was launched against the accused and he was taken into custody. What else: This is the […]

March 29, 2022

Three female Madrassa teachers arrested for murdering former colleague after accusing her of blasphemy

What happened: The Shorkot police arrested three female Madrassa teachers of the area, and their accomplices, after they allegedly killed a woman of the same Madrassa after accusing her of blasphemy. The Shorkot police are quoted by Daily Pakistan as, “The three teachers killed their colleague on the basis of what their teen relative claimed to […]

March 29, 2022

Was there really a foreign funded threat against prime minister Imran Khan?

What happened:  It is pertinent to mention that Imran Khan, in his Sunday speech at the Parade Ground in Islamabad, said that he had evidence of the written threat posed against his government. However, on March 29, Express Tribune reported, “Pakistan’s relevant authorities have seen no evidence yet that there is an international conspiracy to topple […]

March 29, 2022

Twitter condemns senior journalist Hasan Nisar’s misbehavior towards Reema Omer on-air

What happened: On March 28, veteran journalis, Hasan Nisar, was a guest panelist on Geo New’s live show, ‘Report Card’ where he lost his calm when discussing the country’s democracy and began personal verbal attacks on female panelist Reema Omer. Click here to see Twitterati showing solidarity with Reema Omer. Details: While debating on the […]

March 28, 2022

Riz Ahmed becomes the first Muslim to bag Oscar for his short film ‘The Long Goodbye’

What happened: The British-Pakistani actor Riz Ahmed(@rizahmed) on March 27 became the first Muslim to win the Academy Award for the best live-action short film, “The Long Goodbye.” Riz Ahmed was the co-writer of the live-action short film, and at the 2022 Oscars ceremony in Los Angeles, he bagged the award. At the same time, during the […]

March 28, 2022

NA adjourns session till March 31 and voting on no-confidence motion expect to take place between April 1-4

What happened: On March 28, after the Opposition leader, Shehbaz Sharif tabled the no-confidence motion at the National Assembly against the premier, the session was adjourned till March 28. During the National Assembly session, deputy speaker Qasim Suri asked the parliament members who are in favor of the motion to stand, and it is pertinent […]

March 27, 2022

Maryam Nawaz plans to topple the government, as PTI’s power show kicks off in Islamabad

What happened:  Earlier in the past week, Maryam Nawaz Sharif, in her address, said that the United Opposition March is scheduled to reach Islamabad ahead of the no-confidence motion and “Imran Khan’s government needs to go, as they were not elected democratically.” At the same time, in their media briefings, the Opposition leaders had noted that they […]

March 26, 2022

South Punjab to be made a province matter will be discussed in National Assembly

What happened: On March 25, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi presented a bill to the speaker of National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, the Consitution Amendment Bill 2022, for the establishment of South Punjab province. It is pertinent to mention that earlier Imran Khan had announced that a South Punjab Constitutional Amendment Bill would be brought in […]

March 26, 2022

‘Safety concerns’ teenager fell to his death riding the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower

What happened: USA Today reported that a 14-year-old boy riding the world’s tallest free-standing drop tower in Orlando, Florida, died as he fell from the equipment. Whereas, the whole incident was recorded on mobile screens and the witnesses called 911, who arrived at the Orlando ICON Park, and the injured teen was shifted to a […]

March 25, 2022

UK judge says, ‘Due to immense power, Dubai ruler domestically abused his ex-wife’

What happened: On March 24, a UK Judge ruled that the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, domestically abused his ex-wife, “Jordan’s Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, on an exorbitant level and granted her sole custody of their two children.” The ruling by the UK judge also added, “Sheikh Mohammed had consistently displayed coercive and controlling behavior […]

March 25, 2022

Mother arrested for killing her newborn baby by putting her in the microwave

What happened: An Indian mother on March 23 was arrested after she allegedly killed her infant, who she was “unhappy with, by putting her in an old microwave.” Subsequently, the South Delhi mother was arrested by the police after the newborn was reported missing. Deputy Commissioner of Police of South Delhi is quoted by an Indian publication […]

March 25, 2022

‘Fate to be decided’ No-trust motion against Khan on National Assembly’s agenda today

What happened: Speaker of the National Assembly, Asad Qaiser, has called upon a session to deliberate on the no-confidence motion submitted by the Opposition against prime minister Imran Khan. The session is to be held on March 25, and the National Assembly secretariat had issued a 15-point order for the day, and the no-confidence motion […]

March 25, 2022

Newlywed bride headbutts husband and breaks his nose just a day after the wedding

What happened: A newlywed Florida bride spent the day after her wedding night in jail o domestic violence charges as she allegedly head-butted her husband and broke his nose. The bride was identified as Stefanie Ginas and the local police responded to a disturbance between the couple at the Hilton Hotel late at night. Whereas, […]

March 25, 2022

Power Division announced a no load-shedding policy for Ramazan 2022

What happened: On March 25, ARY News reported a few sources from the Power Division of Pakistan, who have announced zero load shedding during Sheri, Iftari and Taraween timings in Pakistan. At the same time, the publication quotes the development as, “Sources told that the Power Division has sought details of demand and supply from all […]

March 24, 2022

Plane diverted after a ‘ranting’ woman complains about ‘noisy’ babies and slapped another passenger

What happened: A Turkey-bound flight of Jet2 from Manchester was diverted to Vienna after, as IndependentUK reported, “An out of control woman started shouting and reportedly slapped a fellow passenger.” Furthermore, it was reported that the woman was complaining about the noises of babies in the plane and the fellow passengers reported, “The woman had been kicking off […]

March 24, 2022

Group of men hacked petrol pump to lower fuel prices in Florida

What happened: Each day, a unique method pops up to cut down petroleum prices; this time, a group of Florida men hacked gas pumps with homemade gadgets to cut costs. However, they were later arrested by the local police. It has been reported that the cost of fuel has reached its highest on record in […]

March 24, 2022

‘Hero of Sialkot incident’ Malik Adnan receives Tamgha-i-Shujaat for risking his life to save Priyantha Kumara

What happened: Malik Adnan, the colleague of the Sri Lankan factory manager, Priyantha Kumara, was reported to have risked his life to save him but failed in front of the large violent mob. Malik Adnan, who was credited to be the hero and his video went viral on social media in December 2021, of him […]

March 24, 2022

For the first time after Covid pandemic’s hit, Aitekaf to resume at Holy Mosques in Saudi Arabia

What happened: On March 23, the Saudi government has decided to resume Aitekaf at the Prophet’s Mosque in Madinah and the Grand Mosque in Makkah during Ramazan. It is pertinent to mention that Aitekaaf had been stopped at the Holy Mosques due to the Covid-19 pandemic, but currently, Saudi Gazzette’s report claims that it will […]

March 24, 2022

Conor McGregor again arrested for dangerous driving in his Bentley Continental GT, later released 

What happened: On March 24, the mix martial artist and UFC fighter Conor McGregor was arrested allegedly for dangerous driving on a motorway in Dublin and was pulled over by Gardai between Lucan and Palmerstown. The UFC superstar was charged with dangerous driving and was accused of signing an undertaking before release, to which he […]

March 24, 2022

Three Faisalabad men arrested for blackmailing and sharing obscene pictures of a US teenager who committed suicide 

What happened: On March 24, local publications reported that the Federal Investigation Agency arrested three suspects involved in sharing obscene pictures of a US girl on different social media platforms. Dunya News quoted, “The arrested persons became friends with her(US teenager) through social media and acquired her objectionable pictures and videos.” Subsequently, the three suspects uploaded pictures […]

March 23, 2022

12 year old boy abducted before rape in Balochistan’s Mastung area

What happened: On March 23, a local publication quoted, “A 12 year old boy was raped and tortured after he was abducted from a wedding function in Mastung Balochistan. He was rescued by the Levies, a law enforcement agency.” At the same time, it was reported that unidentified men kidnapped the minor from a wedding function that […]

March 23, 2022

Iron Mike wants $1 billion as he has ‘no money’ to end Jake Paul’s career

What happened: In his hotboxing podcast, the former heavyweight champion, Mike Tyson, said that at the age of 55, only a billion dollars would convince him to make a return to the ring against Jake Paul. Mike Tyson further shared that he and Youtuber-turned boxer share a close bond as they have smoked together, “Listen, I […]

March 23, 2022

Wrongfully double murder convict sues Kansas County for $93 million

What happened: A Kansas man spent 23 years in prison for a double murder that he did not commit and is now seeking 93 million dollars in damages from the county where he was convicted and alleged that a former detective framed him. The 45 year old Lamonte McIntyre has filed a lawsuit and alleged […]

March 22, 2022

‘Why was Islam equated with terrorism?’ Khan urged the Muslim world to combat Islamophobia

What happened: At the 48th Session of the Council of Foreign Minister of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation, Imran Khan said, ‘Europeans don’t treat Jesus Christ like the way we treat our Holy Prophet (PBUH). They cannot understand the Muslim sentiment.” At the same time, Imran Khan urged the Muslim leaders to take steps so that the image […]

March 22, 2022

Russian court believes ‘Meta and Facebook is guilty of extremist activity’

What happened: A court in Moscow ruled that Facebook and Meta have been promoting extremist content and are guilty of extremist activity. The ruling comes when Facebook and Instagram have already banned their services in Russia as the country’s invasion of Ukraine continues.   However, Meta is yet to challenge the decision by the Moscow court.  Details: […]

March 22, 2022

‘I have no hesitation in issuing an apology to Nawaz,” Broadsheet CEO apologises to former PM for corruption allegations

What happened: In a rather shocking revelation, the CEO of Broadsheet has rendered an apology to the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif as he withdrew all the corruption allegations against Sharif. At the same time, the CEO Kaveh Moussavi stated, “The corruption allegations were a part of a witch hunt that has been running in the […]

March 21, 2022

A Japanese startup company plans to provide physical pain to people in the metaverse

What happened: A startup technology company in Japan is counting on being able to provide physical pain to people in the metaverse as virtual reality becomes a reality. The Japanese company has the name H2L and is a Sony-backed company founded ten years ago. They have now planned to use the technology that uses electrical […]

March 21, 2022

Rana Sanaullah predicts Nawaz Sharif’s return in May, and Awn Ch says Tarin will return next week 

When will Nawaz Sharif return?  Rana Sanaullah, on March 20, said that the PMLN leader Nawaz Sharif would return to Pakistan in May to face the cases. ARY News quoted the development as, “Punjab PMLN president replied in yes when asked about former prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan in May this year.” At the same […]

March 21, 2022

Father arrested for raping daughter in Gujranwala

What happened:  On March 17, Dawn reported that a father in Gujranwala was arrested for raping his minor daughter. The incident is quoted as, “The victim said her father had been committing this act with her for a long time.” The incident took place in Gujranwala’s Kot Shahan village and the cantonment police arrested the suspect and […]

March 21, 2022

‘You know you have lost the game.. I have heard his speeches and he sounds like a defeated man’

What happened: On March 21, the PML-N leader, Maryam Nawaz, while talking to media said, “Your(Imran Khan) electoral prospects in the wake of inflation and lack of governance are bleak. You know you have lost the game and the upcoming elections.” In her media briefing outside the Islamabad High Court, the Vice-President of PML-N said, “Unka jab […]

March 21, 2022

Amid fear of losing government, Khan’s tone mellows down as PM faces no-confidence motion

What happened: Over the past few weeks, there has been a variety of tones used in Imran Khan’s speeches and statements by his MNAs and MPAs, as from playing on the front foot, they have divulged to take a back step and try to play around with the emotions of Pakistanis, by hitting right where […]

March 21, 2022

‘You will find it difficult to attend weddings.. people will not marry your children,’ addresses the disgruntled MNAs

What happened: From front foot to back foot, and again on the front foot, the premier has yet again come up with a fiery speech on March 20 as he said, “You will find it difficult to attend weddings, and people will not marry your children..” In what has been perceived as a “threat”, Imran Khan, while addressing the […]

March 19, 2022

Mother admits to killing 22 days old daughter as she ‘disturb our sleep routine’

What happened:  On March 18, the Karachi police arrested a woman from the Liaquatabad area in the murder investigation of murdering her 22-day old daughter. ARY News reported, “Sindh Police had detained a mother under the investigation of her 22-day old daughter. The callous mother later admitted to murdering her own daughter.”  At the same time, reports […]

March 19, 2022

In a bid to prevent ‘anarchy’ SC orders peaceful execution of the no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 19, the Supreme Court Of Pakistan issued notices to #PTI, #PMLN, #PPP, and #JUIF after the SCBA urged SC to intervene to prevent anarchy ahead of the no-confidence motion. Subsequently, IG Islamabad was instructed to present a report of the Sindh House incident and directed state functionaries to allow the peaceful […]

March 19, 2022

Who the hell are they? Bilawal Bhutto called out the PTI-led federal government

What happened:  In the latest interview with Shahzeb Khanzada, the PPP stalwart, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, called out the government and said, “They have no right to attack the Sindh House in Islamabad.” At the same time, Bilawal Bhutto said, “They have no right to attack, and we will make sure that the government goes home democratically.”  Details:  Bilawal […]

March 18, 2022

Humanitarian aid, including medicines reaches Ukraine from Pakistan

What happened: On March 18, the war-hit country Ukraine received humanitarian aid from Pakistan, including nine tons of medicines, electro-medical equipment, and food supplies. Pakistan’s embassy in Poland received humanitarian aid and the Polish authorities would deliver the supplies to the Ukrainian authorities. Details: Shah Mahmood Qureshi also said, “Pakistan has always acted as a responsible […]

March 18, 2022

Spy agencies ordered to monitor lawmakers ahead of no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 17, different local publications reported that the country’s spy agencies had been directed to keep an eye on the MNAs ahead of the no-confidence motion. The News reported the development as, “The development came during a meeting of the ruling PTI’s political committee held with PM Imran Khan in the chair and […]

March 18, 2022

Why did the black Vigo come to Lums?

The arrival of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) to Lums on Monday, 14 March was marked with the closure of all food places and a protest by the faculty and student body. The 2 hour long session which was supposed to be held from 12am to 2pm turned into a 7 hour long session […]

March 17, 2022

Sindh House becomes centre of attention before the no-confidence motion

What happened: On March 17, the Sindh House in Islamabad became a centre of attention as allegedly PTI members gathered in the house with opposition members and PTI alleged that horse-trading was happening at the house. In a presser, the Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry said, “12 disgruntled MNAs of the ruling PTI in […]

March 17, 2022

Saudi national divorces wife for blocking him on WhatsApp

What happened: On March 15, international publications, including Gulf News, reported that a Saudi national husband divorced his newlywed wife after he found out that the wife had blocked him on WhatsApp. DailyPakistan quoted the development, “The incident occurred last month after the man moved the Civil Status Court in Jeddah for divorce.”  Details: The incident […]

March 17, 2022

‘Unbelievable’ Homeless man in Lahore had Rs.4 billion in Swiss banks and he never knew

What happened: At the age of 26, a Swiss bank corporate account was opened in Muhammad Javed’s name at the Credit Sussie in 2003. Javed is credited to be a homeless person and has two Swiss accounts running under his name, which have nearly 4 billion rupees. Surprisingly Javed does not have an account at […]

March 17, 2022

Barrister Pansota urges National Sports Federation to set up women’s teams

What happened: In a tweet, Barrister @muhammad_ahmad_pansota talked about his meeting with the Sports Board of Pakistan and wrote, “I stressed on the need for all the NSFs to set up women teams. New women sports must be introduced.” Dr Fehmida Mirza and guests who chaired the 24th Board of Pakistan Sports Board’s meeting included Ahmed Pansota, […]

March 17, 2022

Woman raped after being abducted in front of Children Hospital Lahore

What happened: On March 17, 24News reported that a woman was abducted from the Children’s Hospital in Lahore, where she went to buy medicines for her daughter. The publication quoted the development as, “A woman was allegedly raped after being abducted in front of Children Hospital in Lahore.” The alleged victim went to the hospital to buy […]

March 17, 2022

US man calls police to have meth checked for authenticity

What happened: A man in Florida was arrested after inviting police to come over for a quality-control check of crystal methamphetamine that he purchased at a local bar. The Florida man was identified as Thomas Eugene Colucci and called 911, whose call was recorded as, “Colucci thought that the meth was actually bath salt and that […]

March 17, 2022

Millions have been raised to send Russian president Putin to Jupiter

What happened: A website has been seen on social media by the name of “Send Putin to Jupiter” and the website has already raised two million dollars to send Vladimir Putin to Jupiter. At the same time,the LAD Bible quotes, “The website is calling for 100 million dollars to help us build a rocket that will send a […]

March 15, 2022

Genocidal ‘anti-Muslim’ slogans raised at Kashmir Files screening in India

What happened: On March 15, various publications reported that Anupam Kher starred ‘controversial’ film has come under scrutiny and backlash as the movie’s story deals with the violence against Kashmiris. Whereas, a viral video shared by Mohammed Zubair shows anti-Muslim slogans chanted at a cinema in India. The Kashmir Files was directed by Vivek Agnihotri […]

March 15, 2022

Sidra Ameen becomes the first Pakistani batter to score a century in the Women’s World Cup

What happened: The Pakistani women’s team batter Sidra Ameen became the first from the country to score a ton at the World Cup as she completed her century in 136 balls against Bangladesh on March 14, but Pakistan lost the match. Sidra Ameen hit her maiden ODI 100 while chasing 235 given by the Bangladeshi […]

March 15, 2022

MET Office has predicted heatwaves in most parts of the country

What happened: The Pakistan Meteorological Department has said that most parts of the country will face an unusual hike in temperatures in March. ARY News quoted Met Office’s warning as, “The dry period and heatwave conditions in the country may cause water stress to the standing crops, vegetable and orchards.”  Details:  Subsequently, the Met Office has […]

March 15, 2022

Indian court continues a ban on hijab terms it ‘not essential religious practice’

What happened: On March 15, Karnataka High Court’s judge is quoted as, “We are of the considered opinion that wearing hijab by Muslim women does not form a part of essential religious practice.” At the same time, Chief Justice Ritu Raj Awasthi of the KHC said, “The government had the power to prescribe uniform guidelines, dismissing various petitions.”  […]

March 15, 2022

A three-year-old son ‘accidentally’ shot his mother dead

What happened: A three-year-old American child accidentally shot and killed his mother while playing with a gun in their Chicago home. The incident occurred at one of the parking lots of a supermarket in Dolton when the three-year-old was sitting in the child seat in the back of a car, with his parents in the […]

March 14, 2022

Policy makers urge the government to impose a 30% tax on tobacco-related products

What happened: On March 13, the Society for Protection of Rights of the Child has urged the government to increase tobacco taxes by 30 percent in a bid to discourage youth. The Nation also quotes the head of Tobacco-Free Kids, Malik Imran Ahmad, as, “Smoking is a silent killer in our society, with a total of […]

March 14, 2022

5 trans community members injured in Mansehra by unknown assailants

What happened: On March 14, a few unknown armed men opened fire on five transgender people in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Mansehra city. Subsequently, the injured were shifted to Ayub Medical Complex, where four of the five injured were declared critical. Details: 24News quoted the details as, “Some unknown miscreants opened fire on transgender people and injured five […]

March 14, 2022

The Russia-Ukraine war has posed a threat of food shortage globally

What happened: Amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the United Nations has hinted at a food shortage as both countries account for nearly a third of the world’s wheat and barley exports. AlJazeera quotes the UN officials as, “We were not going well even before the pandemic, the hunger was rising slowly and then the pandemic hit.”  […]

March 13, 2022

70-90% of Pakistani women are subjected to domestic violence: JPMA

What happened: On March 13, Express Tribune reported that nearly 70 to 90 per cent of the women in Pakistan are subjected to domestic violence, both physical and mental abuse. Tribune quoted the estimate included in the Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, revealing, “Most cases the perpetrator of violence is the husband.”  Details: At the same […]

March 12, 2022

Russian government to ban Instagram access amid Ukraine’s invasion

What happened: On March 11, the Russian government announced that Instagram would be banned in the country after Meta said that it would allow users affected by the war to write posts calling for violence against “Russian invaders.” At the same time, the Russian media regulator has said that the platform users will have till midnight on […]

March 12, 2022

Accused arrested in Lahore for raping a woman after luring her into a job

What happened: On March 12, 24News reported that the accused identified as Shabbir, Abid, and Hussain, were arrested after they lured a woman from Lahore to Sheikhupura on the pretext of a job. The three accused were arrested from Narang Mandi and Shahkot Areas and a case of rape has been registered against them. It […]

March 12, 2022

Train hits a 23 year old taking selfie on Sahiwal railway tracks

What happened:  On March 12, ARY News reported that a 23-year-old youth identified as Irfan was killed after being hit by a train on the tracks as he was trying to take a selfie. The incident was further quoted as, “The mishap took place in Harappa village of Sahiwal district.” At the same time, it was reported […]

March 12, 2022

Master MoltyFoam’s latest Women’s Day campaign aims at promoting safe motherhood around Pakistan

Master MoltyFoam has a vision of – building a healthier, more equitable, and productive environment for Women in Pakistan. Throughout these years Master MoltyFoam has been supporting various causes and has made a remarkable impact through their campaigns like “Beti Bojh Nahin”, “Pink Ribbon Pakistan”, “Billbeds in Pakistan” etc. Keeping in view the sheer importance […]

March 10, 2022

Pakistani passenger gets blacklisted from PIA after he ‘faked a heart attack’ on Toronto-bound flight

What happened:  PIA passenger identified as Syed Waseh was traveling to Toronto on PK-783 when he allegedly suffered a heart attack and reported breathing issues, forcing the plane to divert back to Karachi. Local publications reported, “A passenger suffering cardiac arrest mid-air on Toronto-bound PIA flight a day before turned out to be a drama.”  Details: […]

March 10, 2022

World’s longest car ‘Super limousine’ restored and it has a swimming pool

What happened: Guinness World Record in an article shared the details of the world’s longest car and wrote, “On 1 March 2022, the super limo rolled in at a length of 30.54 meters (100 ft and 1.50 in), breaking its 1986 record by a small fraction.” The Super limousine was named “The American Dream” and is measured at 100 […]

March 10, 2022

Another Pakistani film banned, claiming that it portrays ‘negative image of Muslims’

What happened: The film story of a Pakistani-American family living in Chicago starring Qavi Khan, Faran Tahir and Nikita Tewani has been banned by the censor board, as the filmmaker Iram Parveen claims. Iram Parveen, the Pakistani American filmmaker, claimed that her film “I’ll Meet You There” was banned by Pakistan’s federal censor board for claiming to […]

March 9, 2022

‘Unspeakable suffering to innocent people’ forces McDonald’s to shut in Russia temporarily

What happened:  In a letter on March 9, McDonald’s CEO Chris Kempzinski wrote, “The conflict in Ukraine has caused unspeakable suffering to innocent people and the company condemns the aggression and violence.” The food chain closing their business comes after hundreds of other western companies quit their operations in Russia.  Details: Fortune.com quotes the development as, “After a […]

March 9, 2022

In a bid to empower women, Pakistan launches ‘National Gender Policy’

What happened: On March 8, the Ministry of Planning launched the framework for the National Gender Policy. This initiative aims to empower women across Pakistan and create a gender-inclusive environment. The National Gender Policy aims to provide equal opportunities to the different segments of society, especially women. Details: At the same time, the planning minister, […]

March 7, 2022

‘Rising political temperature’ Aleem Khan joins the JKT group

What happened: On March 7, the former minister from Punjab and PTI member Abdul Aleem Khan met the ‘estranged’ leader Jahangir Khan Tareen at his residence in Lahore to announce his inclusion in the JKT group. 24 News reported the development as, “Aleem Khan said that he wanted to unite all the annoyed groups of the […]

March 7, 2022

Pakistan’s capital to get country’s first virtual zoo

What happened: On March 6, the Capital Development Authority announced that after the closure of the Islamabad zoo, the authority plans to establish a virtual zoo at the location. It is pertinent to mention that in December 2020, the Islamabad Zoo was closed following the order of IHC, as the mistreatment of the Margazar zoo […]

March 5, 2022

Pakistani artsy duo of ‘Bushra-Waqas’ plans to bring a change through arts and vows to make it a compulsory subject

What happened: In an exclusive interview with ProperGaanda, two international artists and the dynamic couple from Pakistan, @iambushrawaqaskhan and @waqaskhaan, shared the importance of art in today’s day and age and how it may play a pivotal role in moulding th young minds. While, talking to ProperGaanda, Bushra Waqas Khan said, “Art as a whole is […]

March 4, 2022

Peshawar attack is a conspiracy to destabilise Pakistan, claims the interior minister

What happened: On March 4, a suicide attacker targeted Peshawar’s Imambargah as over 50 were reported dead and over 190 were injured. However, in a tweet, Sheikh Rasheed condemned the #PeshawarAttack and sought a report from the IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. At the same time, while talking to a private media channel, the minister said, “The attack […]

March 4, 2022

The International Cat Federation bans Russian cats as country’s invasion of Ukraine continues

What happened: The International Cat Federation has banned Russian cats from participating in international competitions. Showing their concern about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the Federation said, “This is an unprecedented act of aggression.” It is pertinent to mention that the ICF is also known as the “United Nations of cat federations.”  Details:  In their statement on March 4, […]

March 4, 2022

‘Are we becoming immune to tragedies?’ Twitterati expresses concern after Peshawar blast 

What happened:  On March 4, an Imambargah in Peshawar was attacked by unknown suicide bombers. The Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed said no prior intelligence report regarding the attack. However, more than 30 people were martyred in the suicide attack and above 50 people were injured in Peshawar’s Kocha Risaldar area attack during the Friday prayer.  […]

March 4, 2022

Man arrested for abusing and assaulting a Muslim prayer leader in New Jersey

What happened: A New Jersey man was arrested and charged with intimidation and assault as he was accused of assaulting a prayer leader at a local mosque. The man identified as Edward Wright was arrested on February 22, as the CCTV footage from the Islamic Congregation of New Jersey showed him assaulting and hurling abuses […]

March 4, 2022

Weed becomes a ‘game changer’ for treating the after-effects of Covid-19

What happened: VICE News’ report from February 22 claimed that the oil-form of medicinal cannabis had become a game-changer for a few patients in the UK. It is pertinent to mention that the United Kingdom is conducting examinations to see how weed can help in treating post-acute sequelae of Covid-19. Subsequently, the VICE quoted a […]

March 3, 2022

Over 1000 Pakistanis along with Indian students evacuated from the war-hit Ukraine

What happened: On March 3, the Pakistani Embassy in Ukraine announced that they had evacuated as many as 1435 Pakistanis stuck in Ukraine and shifted them to Poland, Hungary, Romania, Moldova and Slovakia. Subsequently, the Pakistani embassy also helped the stranded Indian students on “humanitarian grounds,” as suggested by the Foreign Minister.  Details: On March 3, Shah […]

March 3, 2022

Russian businessman put a $1 million bounty on Putin’s head calls him a ‘war criminal’

What happened: A renowned Russian TV personality and investor, Alex Konanykhin, is now offering a one million dollar bounty to anyone who will capture the Russian President Vladimir Putin; ‘Dead or Alive.’ The crypto investor in his Facebook post wrote, “I promise to pay $1,000,000 to the officers who, complying with their constitutional duty, arrest Putin […]

March 3, 2022

Indian submarine trying to enter Pakistani waters intercepted by Pak Navy 

What happened: On March 3, the Pakistan military intercepted an Indian submarine as it was tracked down by the Pak Navy’s Anti-Submarine Warfare Unit. It is pertinent to mention that this is 2nd instance of an Indian submarine trying to enter Pakistani waters during the past six months. Details: Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations on Twitter […]

March 3, 2022

After the success of PSL 7, PCB plans to launch PSL-style women league in 2023

What happened: The Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman, Ramiz Raja, has approved launching women PSL in 2023. During a press conference, Tania Malik, the head of the women’s wing in PCB, hinted at the launch of women PSL. A local publication quotes the development, “The cricket board is keen to promote women’s cricket in Pakistan, and for […]

March 2, 2022

African nationals assaulted by the Ukrainian authorities as they try to evacuate the country

What happened: On March 1, the African Union in a statement, said, “Reports that Africans are singled out for unacceptable dissimilar treatment would be shockingly racist and in international breach law.” Subsequently, AlJazeera reported that the Ukrainian authorities turned several Asian and African nationals as they tried to reach Poland and cross the border.  Details: Whereas, the […]

March 2, 2022

After Google, Apple stops product sales in Russia

What happened: On March 1, Reuters reported that due to pressure, Apple had stopped its product sales in Russia amid the invasion of Ukraine. Whereas, CNBC reported, “Currently, on Apple’s Russia store, all Apple products are listed as ‘unavailable’ for purchase or delivery in the country.” It is pertinent to mention that Apple followed the western businesses […]

March 2, 2022

Margalla foothills likely site for state of the art cricket stadium in Islamabad

What happened: During a press conference, the Interior Minister, Sheikh Rasheed announced that “I have asked CDA Chairman Aamir Ahmed Ali to initiate the process to construct an international standard stadium and hotel in the capital.” Along with the international standard cricket stadium, a five-star hotel will be made at Margalla Range.  Details: On the other hand, […]

March 2, 2022

Federal government plans to honour ‘Frontline Workers’ with civil awards for their services

What happened: On March 2, ARY News reported that the federal government has hinted at honouring the frontline workers with civil awards for their services during the Covid-19 pandemic. ARY News quotes, “The health workers will be honoured with civil awards on March 23 to recognize their services during the Covid-19 pandemic.”  Details: It is pertinent […]

March 2, 2022

Pakistan is one of the top 10 countries most affected by climate change

What happened: Due to the heat waves, droughts, floods, natural catastrophes and cyclones, Pakistan has been among the top ten countries most affected by climate change during the last 20 years. At the same time, as a result of climate change, Pakistan suffered a loss of 3.77 billion dollars from 2000 to 2019. The News […]

March 1, 2022

“Women earn less than the child and bonded labor and Pakistan need to focus on human rights,” says EU

What happened: There are still areas where #Pakistan can improve, said the European Union’s Special Representative for Human Rights, wrapping up the visit to Islamabad. Eamon Gilmore praised the Pakistani government for improved laws but said that the women in Pakistan ern less than child labor and bonded labor, which increased during the pandemic, and “It […]

March 1, 2022

It seems PM was not briefed about PECA; IHC says, ‘In Pakistan the law is always used against critics’

What happened: On March 1, the Islamabad High Court Chief Justice, Athar Minallah, during a hearing, said that it seemed that Prime Minister Imran Khan had not been appropriately briefed about the PECA 2016 amendment ordinance. During the hearing of a petition which termed the ordinance as a draconian law, the CJ remarked that the […]

March 1, 2022

Taliban ban women from traveling abroad without male relatives, calling it a ‘cleaning operation’ 

What happened: On March 1, the Taliban spokesman Zaihullah Mujahid announced a ban on women traveling alone without the presence of a male relative. Publications reported, “The Taliban have clamped down on Afghans leaving the country as, separately, their forces continue a massive security sweep, going house-to-operation across the capital in a cleaning operation.”  Details: Zabihullah […]

March 1, 2022

Lawyer’s wife and baby girl knifed to death by unidentified men in Lahore

What happened: On February 28, The News reported that unidentified men barged into a lawyer’s house in Lahore’s Chunhng area and killed the family. The development was quoted as, “His wife and a baby daughter after repeatedly attacking the couple with a knife.” The lawyer was identified as “Advocate Amanat,” and the preliminary reports suggested that Amanat’s daughter was […]

February 28, 2022

Karachi’s ‘toxic air works as slow poison’ provincial capital turn out to be world’s 4th largest polluted city

What happened: On February 28, Express Tribune reported that Karachi had become the fourth largest polluted city in the world, as the Air Quality Index continues to deteriorate in the provincial capital. Express Tribune’s report quotes, “Air quality index has surged to an unhealthy level of 193, showing utter negligence of the federal and Sindh governments […]

February 28, 2022

European nations call for expelling Russia from FIFA World Cup 

What happened: On February 28, FIFA announced that Russia would be allowed to play matches without its flag and anthem only at neutral venues and warned that if the situation in Ukraine worsens, they would be banned. However, the European nations have called the FIFA measures “inadequate” as they called for more strict measures.  Details: At the […]

February 28, 2022

More than 40,000 women abducted in Punjab between 2017-2022, reveals data

What happened: On February 28, Dawn quoted police data revealing that more than 40,000 women were abducted from Punjab between 2017 and January 2022. Further quotes the development as, “That means 8,000 females each year, around 650 each month, go missing.” At the same time, Dawn’s report quoted this as an epidemic of missing women and credits it to […]

February 28, 2022

Israeli forces assault a 25 year old Palestinian with down syndrome

What happened: On February 22, the Israeli forces in the occupied East Jerusalem manhandled a 25-year-old Palestinian man with down syndrome. MiddleEastEye reported, “Muhammad al-Ajlouni, 25, was taken to hospital after Israeli officers forcefully tried to detain him in the East Jerusalem neighborhood.” The viral video on Twitter shows the Israeli forces forcefully grabbing Muhammad al-Ajlouni as […]

February 28, 2022

Afghan universities reopen with segregated classes and female students report ‘some difficulties’

What happened:  On February 26, Al Jazeera and Bangkok Post reported the development of Afghan universities reopening in the country reportedly after a gap of six months. At the same time, the rule of segregated classes across the country was observed. Subsequently, Bangkok Post reported, “Segregated classes the rule, and female students report some difficulties with […]

February 26, 2022

35 Pakistani students evacuated to Poland amid Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

What happened: On February 26, Dawn reported that nearly 35 Pakistani students were evacuated from Ukraine to Poland with the help of the Pakistani embassy in Ukraine. However, it is pertinent to mention that more than 300 Pakistani students reside in the capital Kyiv. Whereas, the international media reports suggest that 1500 Pakistanis, including students, […]

February 26, 2022

Due to overcrowding, Lahore zoo’s ‘big cats’ up for auction

What happened:  On February 26, Express Tribune reported the development auctioning of the big cats at Lahore amid the rise in the crowd of animals at the zoo. The Lahore zoo administration plans to auction off 8 African lions, and the Safari Park administration in Lahore is hinting at auctioning 12 of its 40 lions.  […]

February 26, 2022

Strangulated body of house help found inside a cardboard box in Lahore

What happened: On February 25, ARY News reported that a body was found inside a cardboard box in Lahore’s Kahna area, later turned out to be of a housemaid. The Kahna police recovered the body and identified her as Yasmeen, who was employed at Bushra Bibi’s house in Kahna. Details: ARY News quoted the incident […]

February 26, 2022

Double Oscar-winning actor Sean Penn arrives in Ukraine to film a documentary on the Russian invasion

What happened:  The double Oscar-winning US actor and director Sean Penn is planning to make a documentary about Russia’s invasion as he arrived in Kyiv. Ukrainian President’s official Instagram handle posted the pictures of Sean Penn attending a government press conference. At the same time, Sean Penn also met Volodymyr Zelensky, as shown by the […]

February 26, 2022

In a unique development, Taliban call for restraint in the Russia-Ukraine conflict

What happened: The Taliban-led Afghan government has called for restraint as Russia invaded Ukraine. In a statement, the Taliban foreign policy spokesperson claims that Kabul’s policy is of neutrality. In a statement, Abdul Qahar Balkhi, the Afghan policy spokesperson, said, “All sides need to desist from taking positions that could intensify violence.” Subsequently, he added that the […]

February 25, 2022

To combat hunger and malnutrition, government announces the ‘School Meal Program’ in Islamabad

What happened: The federal minister for Education, Shafqat Mehmood, announced the initiative of the School Meal program to counter malnutrition and hunger among the young students of Pakistan’s capital. Subsequently, Deputy Commissioner Islamabad, Hamza Shafqat in a tweet, revealed, “School meals program for 100 Public schools by Allah walay Trust… This program will ensure a significant […]

February 25, 2022

Abbey Khao becomes Pakistan’s first food truck to staff differently able people

What happened: The food truck concept in Pakistan’s capital, #Islamabad by the name of @abeykhao, has become the country’s “First mobile restaurant staffed entirely by deaf workers, providing an economic opportunity for them.” Ayesha Raza, the founder of AbeyKhao, belongs to a hard of hearing family and came up with the idea of the food truck, “The majority […]

February 25, 2022

After hijab, a Sikh student asked to remove her turban irks controversy in India

What happened: On February 25, the Indian publications reported that a Sikh girl was asked to remove her turban, citing the Karnataka court orders of not wearing scarfs, hijab, religious flags and saffron shawls. It is pertinent to mention that the Karnataka High Court had ordered, “Students should refrain from wearing religious flags, or the likes […]

February 25, 2022

Tooth inside a NewYork man’s nose takes doctors by surprise

What happened: In a rather unusual case, the New York doctors discovered a tooth growing inside a man’s nose when he went to a clinic for a check-up regarding his breathing problems. The 38 year old NewYorker was facing breathing problems for a few years and finally decided to visit the doctors, revealing that his […]

February 25, 2022

Teen loses his fingers and legs after eating leftover Chinese noodles

What happened: A 19 year old student had to get both of his legs and ten fingers amputated after eating leftover food and noodles from his fridge. A YouTuber and doctor by profession, Bernard Hsu, posted a video revealing the New England Journal of Medicine case. Independent.UK quotes the development as, “A patient was admitted to the pediatric […]

February 24, 2022

Ex-prisoners open up a jail-themed restaurant to raise funds for freeing convicts

What happened: Two Iranian ex-prisoners have opened up a “Jail Restaurant” in a bid to raise funds to free convicts who are behind bars for unpaid debts. AFP quoted one of the ex-prisoners “I met my partner while we were in police custody. I was working at the iron market in Tehran but I went bankrupt. I […]

February 24, 2022

First local company to be featured on Amazon ‘Image Pakistan’ receives PM’s excellence award

What happened:  @image.est1993, a textile company and Pakistan’s first e-commerce company to register as a seller on Amazon, was awarded th “Prime Minister’s Excellence Award” at the National-e-Commerce Convention for its outstanding performance in e-commerce sector. Image Pakistan’s statement read, “We are pleased to announce that our company has taken the lead to become Pakistan’s first approved seller […]

February 23, 2022

“Angry” Indian groom calls off wedding over serving food late

What happened:  In what is being reported as a bizarre incident, an Indian groom called off his wedding for the delay in serving food to his family. The groom was identified as Rajkumar Oraon and is a resident of Bihar district’s Purnia city and reached the wedding venue with his family and other relatives. An […]

February 23, 2022

Kalyan Singh becomes Pakistan’s first Sikh citizen to obtain PhD degree

What happened: The 42-year-old Kalyan Singh has become the first Sikh citizen of the country to receive his doctorate PhD degree from the Punjab University in Lahore. MM News quoted the development, “He(Kalyan Singh) completed his doctorate degree from Punjab University under the supervision of eminent Punjabi language researcher prof Dr Naveed Shehzad.”  Details: Kalyan Singh’s […]

February 23, 2022

To avert a humanitarian crisis, India dispatches 2500 metric tonnes of wheat to Afghanistan

What happened:  On February 22, the Indian Foreign Secretary announced the development of 50 trucks carrying nearly 2500 metric tonnes of wheat reached the India-Pakistan check post as it will take a month for the Afghan trucks to collect the aid from the ICP. The humanitarian aid will be transported by Afghan vehicles via the […]

February 23, 2022

“First time in history” female officer Ayesha Gul appointed as AIG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

What happened: Ayesha Gul, who hails from Kyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Swabi city, has become the first female from the province to be appointed as Assistant Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police. It is pertinent to mention that Ayesha Gul had previously served in the Islamabad Traffic Police and now serves as the AIG gender Equality KP police. […]

February 23, 2022

Saudi Arabia warns against playing music during prayer times and will fine Rs. 94,000

What happened: Saudi Arabia’s Thouq organisation has warned that those caught playing music during prayer times will be fined 1,000 Saudi Riyals for the first time and 2,000 for the second time. At the same time, Gulf News quoted the development, “Saudi Arabia has warned the public against playing or turning up the volume of music […]

February 22, 2022

“Greedy couple” police in search of couple who ate 12 burgers in six minutes and refused to pay the bill

What happened: UK police are in search of a couple who ate twelve burgers under six minutes and refused to pay the 174-pound bill, claiming that “they had completed an eating challenge.” The UK couple visited a burger shop named Bite Me Burger in Malbrough and asked the management if they could do its burger challenge. However, the staff […]

February 22, 2022

Indian man arrested after marrying 27 women from 10 different countries

What happened:  A 66 year old, Indian doctor Bibhu Prakash Swain conned more than 20 women and reports quote him as “Odisha’s biggest impostor.” Bibhu was monitored for more than eight months by Odisha’s police before his arrest and it was reported, “He was guilty of defrauding 13 banks out of INR10 million through forged credit cards, as […]

February 22, 2022

Man disguised in burqa attack female and male doctor at Karachi hospital

What happened: On February 20, it was noted that a burqa-clad man stabbed two doctors at the emergency ward of the Jinnah Hospital after the doctors tried to stop the man from attacking a female doctor. At the same time, MM News quoted, “The male doctors managed to stop the unidentified man from attacking their fellow […]

February 21, 2022

Users lose NFTs worth millions as OpenSea got hacked

What happened: On February 20, international publications reported that the largest NFT marketplace, OpenSea, was hacked and nearly 32 users lost NFTs worth 1.7 million dollars. OpenSea’s Co-founder and CEO, Devin Finzer, claimed, “It is a phishing attack, confirming that 32 users have lost NFTs so far.” At the same time, BusinessStandards.com quotes the development, […]

February 21, 2022

Days after petrol hike, finance minister claims ‘Pakistan ranks least costly among 139 countries’

What happened: Sharing the data from a crowdsourced database, finance minister Shaukat Tarin tweeted, “Pakistan ranks least costly among 139 countries of the world.” Tarin shared the data from Numbeo and shared the screenshot of a table titled, “The Cost of Living Index by Country 2021 Mid-Year.” Whereas, it is pertinent to mention that Numbeo is the same database […]

February 21, 2022

Fawad Chaudhry rejects proposal to ban Aurat March and says government should not involve in such issues

What happened: The Information and Broadcasting minister, Fawad Chaudhry, stated that the government should not be involved in issues like Aurat March. Minister’s statement comes a few days after the Religious Ministry had issued a letter to the PM requesting to ban Aurat March and celebrate March 8 as a hijab day.  Details:  A local publication quoted the development as, “Fawad […]

February 21, 2022

Man posing as women on Tinder robs Rs.50,000 from a Gujarat man

What happened: The incident is reported from India’s Gujarat, where a man posed as a woman on the popular dating app and lured another man to rob him of 55,000 rupees. Indian publications reported, “The accused first befriended the victim over text and then invited him over to an apartment on the pretense of having their […]

February 19, 2022

Another incident of honor killing: Sister killed by brother in Mardan

What happened: On February 19, Express Tribune reported another incident of alleged honor killing in Sher Garh, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa woman, along with her admirer, was killed by her brother in the Mardan district. Accused was identified by the Sher Garh police as Inam Bacha and Express tribune quotes it, “Inam Bacha opened fire at his sister Nabeel and […]

February 19, 2022

Nawaz Sharif is the most popular leader across Pakistan, reveals Gallup’s survey

What happened: Findings of an opinion survey by Gallup Pakistan conducted from December 22 to January 31 disclosed that the former Prime Minister is 58% popular in Punjab and dip in Nawaz’s popularity in Sindh that is 51%. At the same time, Nawaz Sharif led the popularity ratings as 46% in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa; on the […]

February 19, 2022

“Despite non-stop rescue efforts” Afghan boy trapped in well dies

What happened: On February 18, a 5 year old Afghan boy died after he was found trapped in a well for three days. The minor was identified as, Haider and had slipped to the bottom of a well in Southern Afghanistan’s village Shokak. It is pertinent to mention that Shokak is located in a drought-ravaged province 400 […]

February 18, 2022

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Kashmala Amjad becomes country’s first woman oncologist

What happened: After clearing the second fellowship exam, Dr Kashmala Amjad Malik has become Pakistan’s first woman surgical oncologist. Dr Kashmala is an alumnus of Aga Khan University and belongs to KP’s capital Peshawar. She completed her examination in Surgical Oncology from the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Hospital. Details: Whereas, she is the first Pakistani doctor […]

February 18, 2022

Cats helped save restaurant from going out of business in Covid-19 pandemic

What happened: A Japanese restaurant in Osaka named Diorama was opened right before the pandemic in 2018 and is a miniature railway model-themed ramen eatery. Subsequently, the Japanese media reported, After the global pandemic struck, the owner was on the verge of shutting the business down.” Cats came in to help the restaurant and helped the owner […]

February 18, 2022

Kashmiri men jailed for over 100 days as they celebrated Pakistan’s victory against India

What happened: Three Kashmiri students have spent more than 100 days at an Indian jail as the police apprehended them for celebrating Pakistan’s victory against India in the T20 World Cup 2021. Al Jazeera reported, “Arsheed Yousuf, Inayat Altaf and Showkat Ahmad Ganai all in their early 20s were arrested last October on sedition charges in […]

February 18, 2022

Australian vlogger claims Pakistan’s kindest man portrays the true image of the country; says media has tarnished its reputation

What happened: In his latest visit to Pakistan, the 21 year old Australian travel vlogger @lukedamant noted that he met the kindest man of Pakistan who is yet to receive his NIC. Luke penned down a note to the current head of affairs, @imrankhan.pti, as he wrote, “This is my friend Amar, he’s also known as […]

February 18, 2022

Muslim student attacked and hijab ripped by fellow students in New Zealand

What happened: On February 16, a 17 year old student, Hoda Al Jamaa of Otago Girls’ High School, was with her friends when three other girls attacked her and hurled abuses at the 17 year old. She is quoted by a local publication as, “Two of the girls held me and one hit me and after […]

February 17, 2022

Bill Gates awarded 2nd highest civilian honor of Hilal-e-Pakistan by President Arif Alvi

What happened: On February 17, Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi conferred the Hilal-e-Pakistan award to Bil Gates in recognition of his support for poverty alleviation and contributions to the health care sector. The special “investiture” ceremony was held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr attended by members of the diplomatic corps and senior officials as it was noted that the Bill & Melinda […]

February 17, 2022

Rajinder Menghwar from Badin becomes country’s first male Hindu ASP

What happened: On February 15, Rajinder Menghwar, after acing the CSS Exam, became Pakistan’s first Hindu ASP. Human rights activist from Pakistan, Kapil Dev, tweeted, “Rajinder Meghwar, from Malkani Sharif, Badin, becomes the first Hindu who has been allocated to the Police Service of Pakistan after qualifying CSS-2021.” It is pertinent to mention that the first Hindu […]

February 17, 2022

Doctors from Peshawar created country’s first insulin patch system for diabetic patients

What happened: team of doctors from the Khyber Teaching Hospital in Peshawar and data scientists developed a painless insulin delivery device with the help of transdermal patches. Subsequently, it has been reported that the team led by Dr. Talha Durrani claims that if the patches are produced on a larger scale, it has the capacity […]

February 17, 2022

Pakistani artist plans to complete the world’s largest gold plated copy of Holy Quran in 2 years

What happened: The renowned artist and calligrapher on February 17 announced that he is working on the world’s largest copy of a gold-plated Holy Quran. He announced the development alongside Anwar Maqsood at a press conference in Karachi as he said, “The pages of this copy are two meters long and 2.6 meters wide.” At the same […]

February 17, 2022

Zahir Jaffer’s lawyer claims Noor Mukadam murder case could be a matter of honour killing

What happened: In yet another what @justicefoor_noor stated, “completely false to claim that this was an honour killing by Noor’s brother and father is VILE and I am sickened..” As it is pertinent to mention that on February 16, Zahir’s lawyer, Sikander Zulqarnain said, “This is a matter of living relationship(between Noor Mukadam and Zahir Jaffer), frayed emotions […]

February 17, 2022

Mother axed minor daughter to death and injured two children in Abbottabad

What happened:  On February 15, the Abbottabad police were quoted by Dawn as, “Woman axed her minor daughter to death and critically injured two other children before attempting to end her life.” According to Dawn, the incident was reported in Abbottabad’s Havelian village and another resident of the village said that his daughter in law and three […]

February 16, 2022

Family of the cinematographer who Alec Baldwin ‘mistakenly’ shot sues the actor

What happened: Family of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer who was mistakenly shot by the actor Alec Baldwin on the sets of Rust, has sued the actor, alleging that Rust’s movie producer and the actor himself for “Callously disregarding in the face of safety complaints leading directly to Hurchins death.” The lawsuit was announced at a news conference by the […]

February 16, 2022

“The girls will wear hijab, and one day India will have a girl in hijab as PM,” says Asaduddin Owaisi

What happened: The All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen’s chief, Assadudin Owaisi in his address to an election rally, said, “If a girl decides to wear hijab and asks her parents to do so and her parents allow her, who can stop her from wearing it?” At the same time, the Member of Indian Parliament, Owaisi, said, “Wearing a hijab or […]

February 16, 2022

Apple Watch can actually detect heart disease months before diagnosis, claims a TikToker

What happened: An Australian TikToker and a nursing student claimed that Apple Watch owners must enable their heart rate notifications to detect symptoms related to heart and thyroid diseases months before the actual diagnosis. As Express Tribune reported, “iOS watch has helped many people wearing the watch detect heart conditions pushing them to seek immediate medical […]

February 16, 2022

Male teacher gets life imprisonment for raping 13 minor students

What happened: An Indonesian teacher identified as Herry Wirawan, aged 36 was found guilty of raping 13 female students and allegedly impregnating 8 of the 13 minor female students. On February 15, an Indonesian court sentenced Herry to life imprisonment as he was found guilty of the crime. The News quoted the development as, “In a […]

February 16, 2022

Stem cell transplant helped US woman to become the third cured of HIV

What happened: On February 15, it was reported that a US patient with leukaemia became the first woman to date to be cured of HIV after she received a stem cell transplant from a donor who was resistant to the virus causing AIDS. President of the International AIDS Society, Sharon Lewin, said, is quoted by […]

February 16, 2022

Turkish man records longest Covid-19 infection of 14 months and remains alive

What happened: On February 14, it was reported that Muzaffer Kaysan, a resident of Istanbul, recorded the longest Covid-19 infection as he has tested positive for the virus for 14 straight months. Muzaffer spent nine months in an Istanbul hospital and five alone at his flat. Turkish doctors claim that the 56 year old recorded […]

February 15, 2022

Staff along with Indian Muslim students in Karnataka forced to remove hijab as school reopens

What happened:  A few educational institutions in the Indian state of Karnataka were opened after a gap of a few weeks on February 15, but as TRT World quoted, “School authorities at several places ensured the Muslim students, teachers and other staff, remove their Islamic headgear in front of TV cameras before entering school premises.” At the […]

February 15, 2022

Websites dealing cryptocurrency will not be blocked in Pakistan: PTA

What happened: On February 15, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority refused to block the websites dealing in cryptocurrency, as the FIA had previously asked. ARY News quoted the statement by PTA, “The authority could not block thousands of websites involved in trading of cryptocurrency on account of State Bank of Pakistan.” At the same time, Pakistan […]

February 15, 2022

Pakistan ranks 4th in removing TikTok videos that violated community guidelines

What happened: The short video sharing application TikTok revised its Community Guidelines and more than 6 million TikTok videos were removed from Pakistan were removed from the platform. 73.9% of the TikTok videos promoting harassment and 72.4% of hateful-behaviour videos were removed from the forum. Details: During the third quarter of 2021, The News reported […]

February 15, 2022

Driveless taxi service to become a reality as Dubai plans to launch it in 2023

What happened: Dubai is planning to launch its driverless taxi service by 2023 as the Roads and Transport Authority started working on the service. Dubai’s RTA announced the development and said, “Human errors are responsible for more than 90% of accidents..” However, Dubai is yet to announce the exact dates of the driverless taxi service’s […]

February 15, 2022

Man arrested for raping an 87 year old bedridden woman

What happened: On February 15, BBC News reported, “A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping an 87-year-old woman in India’s national capital, Delhi.” The 30-year-old Delhi man is said to be a sweeper near the residence of an 87-year-old in Delhi’s Tilak Nagar area. The incident took place on February 13 when the woman was […]

February 14, 2022

OIC urged India to bring violent perpetrators against Muslims to justice

What happened: The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation has raised concerns over the rise of Islamophobic crimes in India as well as the ban on hijab. Subsequently, the OIC has called upon the UN and international community to take steps against the hate crimes in India. OIC’s General Secretariat quoted by Express Tribune, “Depp concern over recent […]

February 14, 2022

CM Sindh inaugurates free of cost robotic surgery centre in SIUT

What happened: Syed Murad Ali Shah, on February 12, inaugurated the centre and said, “It is a revolutionary step and through this process, even sensitive tissues of the body could also be operated on easily.” At the same time, CM Sindh applauded the SIUT administration, Dr Adeeb Rizvi, for bringing a state-of-art surgical facility in the province.  […]

February 14, 2022

Man rapes two minor girls selling balloons in Rawalpindi

What happened: On February 14, a Rawalpindi man was arrested for allegedly raping two minor girls who were selling balloons outside the Cantonment General Hospital. Dawn reported, “Safdar Hussain told Cantt police that his 9 year old daughter and 11 year old niece sold balloons to support their families.” At the same time, Express Tribune quoted Safdar […]

February 14, 2022

Turkish scientists found “Bismillah” on a marble slab in Antalya, believing it to be 195 million years old

What happened:  On February 13, Express Tribune reported that scientists Fuzuli Yagmurlu, Rasit Altindag and Nazmi Sengun found Bismillah engraved on a marble slab in Antalya Marble Industry located in Taskesigi village. Express Tribune reported, “The figure that appeared on the stone attracted the attention of miners. Removing the dust from the stone, workers noticed the […]

February 14, 2022

Restaurant in Rawalpindi has “horrifying” and “substandard” living arrangements for its employees, claims a social media user

What happened:  Social media user refused to be named but said that his father owns a flat in Rawalpindi, which was lent out to the Restaurant mentioned above. The Instagram user shared, “Most of such chains(food chains) hire people from less fortunate areas to cut costs. Areas such as central or southern Punjab and northern parts […]

February 14, 2022

Rs5 million for anyone who helps arrest the fugitive in the Dua Mangi case

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the accused in the Dua Mangi case had escaped police custody and the Karachi police had failed to re-arrest the suspect. On January 27, prime accused Zohaib Qureshi had escaped after he was illegally brought to a shopping centre before the hearing at city courts. However, as […]

February 12, 2022

Not sharing the score of Wordle in the family group saved 80 year old grandmother’s life

What happened: USA Today reported that an 80 year-old Illinois woman identified as Denyse Holt was held hostage in her home. Denyse, an avid Wordle user used to share her score in the WhatsApp group, but as USA Today quoted, “Her family was alerted that something was wrong after she did not read the text messages […]

February 12, 2022

Historic move, nearly after three decades student unions restored in Sindh

What happened: On February 11, the Sindh Assembly the bill to restore student unions unanimously across the province’s educational institutions as the federal minister called it a “historic move.” Subsequently, the bill noted that the enrolled students would be able to vote for the student union as they can participate in it.  Details: At the same time, […]

February 11, 2022

Another mosque in Germany vandalized by unknown attackers with racist graffiti

What happened: DailySabah on February 10 reported that a mosque in Germany was attacked and vandalized by unknown attackers as they painted the shape of a swastika on its door. The mosque was under the Turkish community of Germany. The representative from the Turkish-Islamic Union for Religious Affairs, Turgut Ulker, is quoted by Daily Sabah, “Similar […]

February 11, 2022

Headscarves and religious clothes barred for students by the court in India

What happened: On February 10, a court in Karnataka stated that until a decision is made, “But till the matter is resolved, no student should insist on wearing religious dress.” It is pertinent to mention that the development came after numerous students in Karnataka filed a petition in the court challenging the decision of a ban on […]

February 11, 2022

A true depiction of na deen na imaan: presenting Pakistan’s ‘religious’ scholar Aamir Liaquat

Who is Aamir Liaquat Hussain? Comedian, primarily and then a Pakistani politician born on July 5, 1971, has been listed three times in the 500 influential Muslims worldwide, which is a concern for most Pakistanis. Apart from this, the now PTI lawmaker has been in the public headlines due to his comments as a religious […]

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