July 4, 2022

Hamza Shehbaz announces free electricity for low-income households consuming up to 100 units 

What happened: As a part of the relief package announced by the federal government, the Chief Minister of Punjab, Hamza Shehbaz, has announced free electricity for households that are consuming up to 100 units of power in Punjab, “a move which can turn out to be a major relief for the vulnerable segments of the society.”  Details: During […]

July 4, 2022

Right before Eid: Pak Customs seize methamphetamine aka Ice worth Rs 60 million

What happened: The Pakistan Customs department has seized illegal goods worth approximately 60 million rupees in two different raids as a publication quotes, “indicating that the campaign against the smuggling of contraband goods into and out of Pakistan is in full swing.” At the same time, the Exports Collevtorate stated that any attempt to smuggle the drugs to […]

July 4, 2022

COAS Bajwa directs ISI and military officers to stay out of politics 

What happened: The Cheif Of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has issued directives for all the vital commanders and key officers, including the ISI. Ansar Abbasi reported for TheNews that “Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa has issued fresh directives to all his commanders… to stay away from politics and avoid interacting with politicians.”  Details: TheNews further quoted the […]

July 4, 2022

Shehbaz-Zardari coalition govt ends PTI-initiated Sehat Card in KP: Reports 

What happened: The Finance Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Taimur Jhagra, has once again claimed that the federal government has stopped funding the PTI-initiated Sehat Card. Tribune quotes the details: “Sehat Cards have been terminated in the tribal districts to the dismay of the local residents who demand that tribal districts are now part of KP and […]

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 4, 2022

No more hikes; Petroleum dealers threaten to shut down stations after Eid 

What happened: The Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association has announced, and as Tribune quotes, “It will be going on a nationwide strike as of July 18, shutting down petrol stations all over the country.” The decision came to light after the federal government led by Shehbaz Sharif has every 15-days announced to increase the petroleum prices in the country.  […]

July 2, 2022

Karachi waiter asked woman not to take pictures in sleeveless making her pretty uncomfortable 

What happened: ProperGaanda reached out to Maryam (@maryamful) regarding the incident of her getting moral policing by a Karachi restaurant’s waiter. She shared with ProperGaanda, “I went to clucky’s with my friend for lunch and one of my friends was taking pictures, and the worker told her…”  The incident: ProperGaanda also reached out to the restaurant for their […]

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 2, 2022

With Eid approaching, Karachi police officer demands one cow and two goats as bribe 

What happened: A Karachi police officer has reportedly asked for two goats and one cow from a citizen as a bribe, reported ARY News. It is pertinent to mention that with Eid Ul Adha just days away, there has been a surge in the prices of livestock animals.  So now what: ARY News further quoted the details […]

July 2, 2022

Who compared? A petition read; ‘Donkey is hardworking animal stop comparing with corrupt politician’

What happened: In a shocking petition filed by an animal rights activist reportedly read, “Donkey is a hardworking and innocent animal, and it is unfair to link it with corrupt politicians.” The petition was filed in a sessions court and “sought an answer from the Federal Investigation Agency’s Cyber Crime Wing regarding the petition.”  Details: At the same time, it […]

July 2, 2022

No woman to marry; Mexcian man marries an alligator 

What happened: Following a centuries-old ritual dating back to the pre-Hispanic time, a Mexican mayor married an alligator. The incident was reported from a small town in Mexico known as San Pedro Huamelula, where the town’s mayor married his alligator bride in a colorful traditional ceremony.  Details: Traditional Mexican music was heard in the background of the ceremony, and the revelers […]

July 1, 2022

The Young hero running Walkway School awarded the prestigious Diana Award 

What happened: Moazzam Shah Bukhari Syed, the founder of a youth-led social enterprise, The Walkway School, was rewarded for his humanitarian work. Eiman Jokhio’s article quotes Moazzam’s development as, “Founder of The Walkway School started working for this humanitarian cause in his early twenties.”  What you need to know: The founder of this social enterprise was nominated by the United Nations […]

July 1, 2022

PTI’s initiated scheme ‘Mera Pakistan Mera Ghar’ suspended by Shehbaz-Zardari govt; Reports 

What happened: It has been reported by a few publications that the PML-N-led coalition government has reportedly suspended two major subsidized loan programs that Imran Khan’s government previously introduced. The schemes initiated by PTI were for low-cost houses and youth entrepreneurship; as a publication quotes, “these schemes are being reviewed and revised by the government of Pakistan […]

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 […]

July 1, 2022

My own party conspired against me in the 2018 elections

What happened: In a viral video, the PPP turned PTI politician and former foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has made remarks that have irked controversy. In the viral video snippet, Khan’s close aide, Qureshi said, “If I had won the 2018 elections, then the situation in Punjab would not be the same as it is today.” Qureshi further […]

June 30, 2022

Ali Gul Pir introduces content company ‘TheThirdAct’; here’s everything you need to know

What you need to know: In an exclusive interview with the trendsetter of the social media game Ali Gul Pir (@therealaligulpir) talked about his latest company that he introduced, @thethirdact.pk, which is a content company that has you equipped with everything.  The company: Ali Gul Pir, in the interview, said, “I have been in the game for a decade, and […]

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

With inflation on the rise; Punjab govt announces to increase minimum wage to Rs25,000 

What happened: The Punjab Government has now ordered to increase the workers’ minimum wage by 5000 rupees. At the same time, a notification in this regard has also been issued by the provincial government.  Details: The notification has been quoted by ARY News as, “The minimum wage has been raised by Rs5000 to Rs25,000, which will come into […]

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 30, 2022

No more rugged old cars; Punjab police gets new vehicles worth Rs930 million 

What happened: 24News reported that the Punjab Police Department has bought vehicles worth 930 million rupees for operational purposes. The publication quoted the details of the vehicles acquired as follows: “The vehicles include buses, Elite Force vans, Special Protection Unit (SPU), and three APVs.”  Details: On the other hand, reports suggest that the Punjab Police did not buy larger […]

June 29, 2022

Social media gang promoting and highlighting ‘Black Magic’ arrested by FIA 

What happened: Dawn reported that a few weeks ago, several YouTube channels emerged on social media promoting black magic, “to win over the power of witchcraft were doing a roaring business in terms of subscriptions, views, reviews and paid subscriptions for the complete course of the magic world.” It is pertinent to mention that one channel that amassed […]

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 28, 2022

Scared of no work or some other reason? Behroze Sabzwari apologises to Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar

What happened: In the weekend show hosted by stand-up comedian Tabish Hashmi while replying to a rapid-fire question, the veteran actor Behroze Sabzwari said, “Agr yay writer na hota toh kahi pit rha hota.” To which the host also gave a laughing reply. However, this statement by Sabzwari did not sit well with the KRQ fans as they […]

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

LHC fines Rs.500,000 to a man for 2nd marriage without permission 

What happened: The Lahore High Court has fined a resident of Mianwali 500,000 rupees for marrying for the second time without his first wife’s permission. Samaa News quoted the news as, “Ghulam Hussain of Mianwali had remarried without the permission of his first wife, on which his first wife Asiya had filed a case in the local […]

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

Sad news for Crypto bros; IS crypto firm Harmony hit by $100 million heist 

What happened: A US crypto firm Harmony in a statement, claimed that a heist by a hacker made them lose a hundred million US dollars worth of digital coins from one of its key products. Harmony is a US company that develops blockchains for the decentralized finance, and offers loans without the traditional gatekeepers such as banks and the NFTs.  Details: It […]

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

With a ban on imports, Punjab now faces a shortage of life-saving drugs

What happened: Pakistan has banned the import of luxurious goods in the country, and it has now been reported that the Hamza Shehbaz-led province of Punjab is facing a shortage of life-saving medicines. At the same time, ARY News quoted the development as “pharmaceutical manufacturers blaming sales tax on raw material behind the shortage.”  Details: Subsequently, the report […]

June 28, 2022

Soaring temperatures and high humidity; Shehbaz Sharif hints at more load-shedding in July 

What happened: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, has stated that the country is on the verge of bankruptcy, and there might be increased load shedding during July. It is pertinent to mention that this development came after Pakistan rejected a deal for LNG.  Details: At the same time, a local publication reported, “PM Shehbaz said that […]

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

Doctor’s negligence causes the pregnant woman’s life in Muridke

What happened: The patients have reported various incidents of alleged negligence shown by doctors in Pakistan. In a recent one, a pregnant woman in Muridke lost her life due to alleged negligence shown by doctors, and then later, her death certificate showed cardiac arrest as the cause of death.  Details: At the same time, ARY News quoted the […]

June 27, 2022

Amidst economic crisis, Pakistan hints at appointing ‘proclaimed offender’ as Finance Minister 

What happened: The Former Federal finance minister Ishaq Dar will return to Pakistan in July, as TheNews quotes sources, “and take over the reins of the finance ministry.” TheNews quoted sources from within the PML-N as, “party supremo Nawaz Sharif took the decision in this regard.”  Details: At the same time, it has been quoted that Ishaq Dar would be […]

June 27, 2022

With no PayPal, Pakistan becomes the 3rd fastest growing market on Amazon 

What happened: With depleting economic reserves, Pakistan has still become the third fastest-growing market on the global marketplace of the American retail giant, Amazon. It is pertinent to mention that this development came only a year after Pakistan joined Amazon’s seller list. An e-commerce intelligence firm, Marketplace Pulse, is quoted as, “Thousands of Pakistani sellers have joined Amazon’s marketplace within one year […]

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 27, 2022

After Covid-19, Dengue might come back to Punjab

What happened: With heavy rains taking over the provincial capital previously, the Chief Secretary has issued a high-risk alert regarding ten towns in Lahore with dengue. It is pertinent to mention that this comes at a time when Lahore and Punjab at large have seen a surge in Covid-19 cases after a gap, and as TheNation […]

June 27, 2022

Majority of female workers deprived of their due rights in Karachi 

What happened: Hafiz Naeem-ur-Rehman, the Amir of JI Karachi Wing, while addressing a women’s convention, has claimed that “About four million women in Karachi, working in factories on contract basis, are not given their due rights by the employers.” Tribune quoted the development as, “He said that while seminars for women’s rights are held from time to time, nothing […]

June 26, 2022

Pakistan’s inflation is 3.2 times higher than it has been reported: US doctor 

What happened: As the government faces an economic crisis and soaring prices of commodities, a doctor in the United States has claimed that the actual inflation in Pakistan is higher than the current government has reported. John Hopkins University’s professor claims that “Pakistan’s inflation is soaring at 44.76% per year.”  Details: A local publication has further quoted the […]

June 25, 2022

Science ministry claims; ‘Pakistan can earn $8 billion through bhang/marijuana’

What happened: As previously stated by Shibli Faraz, Pakistan can gain huge profits by exporting and producing marijuana, aka bhang, in the country. However, now various publications have claimed that the Secretary of the Ministry of Science has said, “Pakistan can generate eight billion dollars in revenue within four years by implementing a policy on cannabis.”  What you need […]

June 25, 2022

In a bid to empower women, Hamza Shehbaz announces scooties for Punjab govt employees 

What happened: The government of Punjab has announced to provide scooties, aka motorcycles, to all the lady polio workers, women health workers, and the working women in all government sectors. It is pertinent to mention that the development comes after the Punjab govt had reportedly instructed to provide electric scooties to all the female teachers in […]

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 23, 2022

Indian teen arrested for raping his mentally-challenged cousin

What happened: A 19-year-old man was arrested for allegedly raping his mentally-challenged 14-year-old cousin in Rajasthan, India; the police revealed the information on Wednesday, reported a local publication. It is pertinent to mention that the incident took place in India’s Rajasthan state on June 5.  Details: The Indian police, according to a publication, stated that 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 23, 2022

Supreme Court wraps up Dua Zehra case after father withdrew petition

What happened: The Supreme Court of Pakistan has now wrapped up the mysterious case of Dua Zehra. The Karachi registry of SC on June 23 disposed of a petition filed by Mehdi Kazmi challenging the SHC decision to allow her to stay with her husband.  Details: Justice Shah’s remarks are quoted by Express Tribune as questioning her father, ‘what is […]

June 23, 2022

’Keep your trolls to yourself’ Hassan Ali and family’s vacation pictures are none of your concerns- note to trolls 

What happened: Three years after the star Pakistani pacer Hassan Ali posted his pre-wedding picture with his Indian-origin wife, Samiya, he was trolled back then too, but now after the right-arm pacer posted his Hunza vacation pictures with his wife, he was subjected to online trolling. The Pakistani pacer Hassan Ali posted holiday pictures with Samiya […]

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

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 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

Threat to Khan’s life becomes real after Counter-Terrorism Department’s warning

What happened: Pakistan’s Counter-Terrorism Department has issued a warning of a threat to PTI’s Chairman Imran Khan’s life. The CTD’s statement is quoted as, “Terrorists are planning to assassinate Imran Khan, for which they have sought assistance from an assassin in Afghanistan.”  Details: DailyJang’s report quoted, “The threat alert issued by CTD’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa wing. The text of 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

Shocking: A man in Rajanpur sold his sister for 400,000 rupees

What happened: In what has been termed a shocking incident, a man in Punjab’s city of Rajanpur sold his sister for four hundred thousand rupees along with his accomplices. The Rajanpur man was identified as Bilal, and with his abetters’ help, he sold his sister. The incident was reported in the Jampur area of Rajanpur.  Details: At the same […]

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 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

Robbers set woman on fire after ‘failed rape bid’ 

What happened: In yet another incident of sexual assault, a resident of Faisalabad was allegedly set on fire by her tenant after she resisted his attempt to rape her. ARY News quoted the incident as, “it took place in Dajkot area of Faisalabad, where a man named Kashif, who is a tenant of the woman, tried to rape her […]

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 20, 2022

To make Capital eco-friendly, Islamabad bans entry of vehicles causing environmental pollution 

What happened: The Inspector-General of Islamabad Police Nasir Khan has given the instructions to ban vehicles that emit carbon and ruin the environment. The campaign to ban the entry of vehicles that are not environment-friendly will be done in collaboration with the Environmental Protection Agency.  Details: At the same time, the spokesperson for the Islamabad Police is quoted […]

June 20, 2022

Questionable doctors: Sindh’s private hospital staff cut off baby’s head in mother’s womb

What happened: The incident was reported in one of the private hospitals in the Tharparkar district of Sindh. The private hospital’s staff cut off a newborn baby’s head in the woman and left it inside her in surgery, “it was reported in Tharparkar’s Chachro Tehsil.” The District Health Officer said, “the woman was taken to the Civil Hospital in […]

June 20, 2022

Government alerted declares emergency after rising rape cases: Punjab 

What happened: In the wake of rising rape cases in the 2nd biggest province of Pakistan, the Punjab government has imposed an emergency to deal with child abusers and rapists. During a press briefing, Punjab’s Home Minister Ata Tarar said, “Punjab govt had decided to declare an emergency to deal with such cases.”  Details: As the rise in […]

June 20, 2022

51% of Pakistanis are unaware of how their data can be misused, reveals a survey 

What happened: A survey conducted by Gallup Pakistan and the Worldwide Independent Network of Market Research between October 15 and December 18, 2021, revealed that only 35% of Pakistani know that their data can be misused. TheNews quoted the development as, “The number of Pakistanis ignorant about the use of personal data is twice the global average.”  […]

June 20, 2022

History made: PM approves task force to implement minority rights 

What happened: The Prime Minister of Pakistan, Shehbaz Sharif, has approved the formation of a task force specified to oversee the implementation of the rights of minorities in Pakistan. The development comes after the minority rights bill was passed unanimously in the assembly. The Prime Minister’s Office issued a directive in this regard to initiate the […]

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

Heroin and ice smuggling attempt foiled by security at Peshawar Airport 

What happened: The Peshawar Airport Security Officials have arrested a Saudi Arabia-bound passenger and recovered three kilograms of ice and heroin from the passenger, identified as Bilal Hussain Riaz. Dunya News quotes the ASF Spokesperson: “Passenger had arrived at the Peshawar International Airport on his way to Saudi Arabia.”  Details: The ASF Officials recovered ice and heroin […]

June 18, 2022

Layyah man burns former mother-in-law’s grave for ‘rejecting marriage’ proposal 

What happened: In what has been termed a horrific incident, a man from Layyah’s Chobara Tehsil desecrated the grave of his former mother-in-law in a bid to take revenge on his “former wife, as his former wife rejected remarriage proposal.” The accused was identified as Yahya Ilyas alias Pappu, and it was reported that “he divorced his ex-wife Asma Bibi, some four years ago.”  Details: At […]

June 18, 2022

No one will be spared: Driving licenses of habitual offenders will be suspended, Islamabad police 

What happened: The Islamabad Traffic Police have announced to suspend the driving licenses of usual violators of traffic rules as they aim to ensure traffic discipline and a “road safety environment in the capital.” This move was announced by the senior superintendent of the Islamabad Police, Syed Mustafa Tanveer, as he said, “ITP has introduced a system for accountability […]

June 18, 2022

To revive tourism, Gwadar International Airport will be inaugurated on Pakistan Day, March 23 

What happened: Ahsan Iqbal, the PML-N supremo, announced that the government plans to inaugurate the Gwadar International Airport on March 23, 2023. The Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiates has said that by March 23, the airport will become operational.  Details: While chairing a high-level meeting, the minister has also directed the authorities to ensure the […]

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

Acid attack on Sohrab Goth’s policewoman and brother outside station 

What happened: As a rapid increase in acid attacks and rape cases has once again been witnessed in Pakistan, a policewoman from Sohrab Goth and her brother became the victims of a recent acid attack. ARY News quoted the story as “unknown people threw acid at the policewoman and her brother outside the police station.”  Details: In a […]

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

Despite monsoon rains, Pakistan is among the 23 countries facing severe drought conditions 

What happened: On the occasion of World Desertification and Drought Day, Pakistan’s climate change ministry has also alerted that by 2025 almost three-quarters of Pakistan will be severely affected by drought. The climate change ministry also highlighted that Pakistan is one of the top 23 countries suffering from drought as “Desertification caused by human and environmental factors has left Pakistan scarred.”  Details: Dawn has also quoted […]

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

Should the markets be closed early to conserve energy in Pakistan?

hat happened: Pakistan is currently facing a severe economic crisis due to the rising inflation and in order to meet the IMF requirements. However, the traders have reportedly refused to close the markets early at 7 pm, after the government also advised traders to close markets early.  What you need to know: Federal Ministers Khawaja Asif, Qamar […]

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

Terrifying: A girl from Khanpur ‘consumed acid to avoid getting raped’

What happened: In what has been termed a horrific incident, a girl from Khanpur consumed acid in order to get saved from gang rape by the local pizza shop owners. It is pertinent to mention that a recent increase in rape cases has been witnessed in Pakistan.  Details: The hospital sources in Khanpur were quoted by ARY […]

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 16, 2022

Back to the Covid-19 era? Pakistan sees surge in positive Covid cases 

What happened: After the government had dissolved NCOC, Pakistan saw a sudden minor surge in the Covid-19 cases. The National Institute of Health in Islamabad has said that the country currently faces a positivity ratio of 1.22%. However, the root cause of this spread is yet to be determined, though experts claim that the recent increase […]

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

Robbers gang-rape and snatch woman’s earrings in front of children in Dera Ghazi Khan 

What happened: ARY News reported another incident of rape in the locality of Dera Ghazi Khan’s Mauza Tabi Bhattian area. Wife of a local laborer at a fish farm was allegedly raped by three unidentified robbers “in front of her children during a robbery.” The robbers also snatched her valuables and cash before fleeing the crime scene.  Details: At […]

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

15 young Pakistani filmmakers granted scholarships at the NewYork Film Academy 

What happened: The fifteen Pakistani filmmakers who were the high achievers at the National Amateur Short Film Festival-2021 have now secured a scholarship at the New York Film Academy in Australia. After topping the National Amateur Short Film Festival, the students, in collaboration with ISPR and the Ministry of Information, were granted scholarships.  Details: The appreciation floored […]

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

Muzaffargarh’s Qingqi driver arrested for teenager’s rape 

What happened: The local police June 15 arrested a rickshaw driver after it was alleged that he was involved in the rape of a teenage girl from Muzzafargarh’s Mubarak Pur area. In conversation with local reporters, the District Police Officer of Muzaffargarh, Tariq Wilayat, claimed that the incident’s FIR was registered at Khangarh police station, after […]

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

TikTok fire in Forest: Case against Dolly was registered with mala fide intention 

Details: Barrister Muhammad Ahmad Pansota is representing the TikToker Dolly in a case pertaining to the TikToker intentionally causing a fire in a local forest. However, in a recent development, Barrister Pansota shared the documents of the Bail Granting Order stating, “case vindicates her stance as the case against her has been held to as registered with […]

June 14, 2022

Worried Pakistanis after Shehbaz govt increases taxation; forcing cigarette shortage 

What happened: After a recent ban on imported cigarettes and other luxury imported items, Pakistanis found it hard to find their brand of cigarettes at the local Pan Shops. ProperGaanda’s reporter approached a smoker to learn whether there was a shortage or not, “The only loyal Pan Shop wala that I had even refused to get me my brand […]

June 14, 2022

Rising inflation forces government to double toll tax on motorways 

What happened: The Shehbaz Sharif-led government plans to collect double tax on motorways that single drivers only use in a bid to curb the rising economic crisis in Pakistan and due to the increasing fuel prices. At the same time, the government is hinting at adapting a plan to allow vehicles on alternative days based on […]

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

Protesting becomes a ‘crime’: Demonstrators protesting against missing Baloch students arrested by Karachi Police

What happened: The Karachi police have manhandled and detained nearly 30 protestors for staging a protest outside the Sindh Assembly against the “illegal abductions of Baloch students.” It has been alleged that the two Baloch students were students at the University of Karachi and were “abducted by the law enforcement agencies.”  Details: The Baloch students were identified as Doda Baloch and Gamshad Baloch, who […]

June 14, 2022

Mehdi Kazmi, the father of Dua Zehra, plans to initiate legal action against daughter’s interviewer 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that Dua Zehra, along with her husband Zaheer, the husband of Dua, had given an interview to a YouTuber on June 13, in which she said, “I want my parents to accept me.” On the other hand, in the latest video, Mehdi Kazmi, the father of allegedly abducted girl Dua, said […]

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

Farah Khan and her husband were part of Bani Gala ‘Friends Like Family’ 

What happened: In a rather shocking turnaround of events, a local publication in Pakistan reported, “Farah Khan and her husband Ahsan Jameel Gujjar were treated as residents of former premier Imran Khan’s house in Bani Gala.” The News quoted the development as, “Special Branch records of 44 months, the names of Farah Khan alias Gogi and her husband Ahsan […]

June 13, 2022

Severe heatwave ends as Pakistan welcomes pre-monsoon rains 

What happened: In Pakistan’s history, the temperatures in May and June remained the highest, with frequent heatwaves and the citizens getting affected. However, the MET Office has predicted that different areas of Punjab and Balochistan will receive the first spell of pre-monsoon rains from Wednesday, June 15.  Details: At the same time, Pakistan’s Meteorological Department has said […]

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 13, 2022

PIA receives backlash after passengers were served Daal Chawal 

What happened: Pakistan International Airline passengers initiated a protest that was due to the airline serving “Daal Chaawal” instead of meat as an in-flight meal. The Saudi Arabia-bound passengers were outraged after the passengers were not served meat.  Details: A publication reported, “The crew served daal chaawal to all passengers, and no meat items were served.” However, the crew members’ attitude […]

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

No right to vote, but non-resident Pakistani businessmen will now have to file returns 

What happened: The Federal Board of Revenue has increased the opportunity of the criteria for becoming the tax resident individuals in Pakistan. The finance ministry announced the Finance Bill of 2022-2023, stating that the non-resident Pakistani business people would now be required to file their income tax returns regardless of their period of stay in Pakistan.  […]

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 11, 2022

‘Exam stress’ takes the life of a Lahore teenager 

What happened: The Lahore police, in a statement, claimed that an 18-year-old teenager from Lahore committed suicide at his home after hanging himself from a ceiling fan. The incident took place in Lahore’s Sundar area, and it was reported that “the boy was upset over his performance in the examination.”  Details: Exam stress taking the life of teenagers […]

June 11, 2022

Twitter user shares her misery as she was involved in a car accident; travelling on Careem 

What happened: In a Twitter thread, sociologist and writer Mavra Bari wrote that when she ordered the Careem ride, she got another driver, which was not as displayed on the ride-hailing app. However, further, in the thread, Mavra said that the Careem driver looked under age and was going to speed away after the accident, and “he […]

June 10, 2022

Federal budget introduces policies to boost Pakistan’s film industry 

What happened: The Pakistani filmmakers have now been given a break, and in a bid to revive Pakistan’s entertainment industry, “Filmmakers set to get tax breaks, artists fund, and insurance.” While, announcing the federal budget for the fiscal year of 2022-2023, the federal minister of finance said, “Government is taking measures to revive the film industry in Pakistan.”  Details: The […]

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

‘Misogynistic’ ‘Discriminatory’ Pakistan Hajj mission would have no female officials 

What happened: In what has been termed as a “radical mindset,” Zahid Gishkori of Samaa News reported that Pakistan’s Hajj mission wouldn’t have any female officials; that would be the first time in history. It is pertinent to mention that more than 80,000 Pakistani pilgrims, including 8300 women, will perform Hajj. Still, the Federal Minister of Religious Affairs, […]

June 10, 2022

Why are only govt employees benefitted? PM Shehbaz approves 15% increase in pay 

What happened: The Federal Cabinet of Pakistan has approved the notion of a 15% increase in federal government employee salaries and a 5% increase in pension payments, as netizens question why won’t the private employees get the benefit?  Details: On the other hand, the Information Minister, Mariyum Aurangzeb, earlier tweeted, “The Prime Minister has rejected the Finance Ministry’s […]

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

Number of donkeys increased by 100,000 in Pakistan 

What happened: In a unique survey, The Pakistan Economic Survey 2020-2021, Pakistan has reported an increase in donkeys by 100,000 totaling 5.6 million. Economic Survey highlighted an increase in the number of livestock in the country.  Details: ARY News quotes the survey as, “the number of goats has increased by 2.1 million, from 78.2 million to 83 million, […]

June 9, 2022

Heart Asociation calls for increasing taxes on ‘unnecessary and deadly’ tobacco products 

What happened: Pakistan faces a growing rate of health diseases related to the usage of tobacco products. However, the Pakistan National Heart Association has called for increased taxes on tobacco-related products “instead of necessities of life of the people.”  Details: The General Secretary of the organization, Sanaullah Ghumman, in a news conference, said, “Smoking is not healthy for human health […]

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

Ban PUBG? Indian teenager kills mother for not letting him play PUBG hides body 

What happened: A 16-year-old from India’s Lucknow allegedly shot dead his mother “for stopping him and kept her body hidden in their house for two days.” Not just this, but the teenager threatened his younger siblings not to inform the police. A publication reported, “for two days to hide the crime, he not only threatened his sister but also […]

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

Kashmiri student returns lost bag worth Rs.4 million to rightful owners in Azad Kashmir 

What happened: A 12-year-old girl from Azad Kashmir’s Kotli area set a tremendous example of honesty as she returned a bag loaded with foreign currency to the rightful owners. The 12-year-old girl is a 6th-grade student, and Samiya Batool “was heading to school when she noticed a bag lying in Nullah Baan.”  Details: However, upon noticing she grabbed […]

June 8, 2022

‘#JusticeForQasim’ LUMS Alumni shot dead in Islamabad’s F/9 park

What happened:  In what the mainstream media outlets are yet to report, a heart-wrenching incident occurred in the capital’s prime park, F-9, where a young 2014 LUMS graduate was shot dead at the prime location of F-9 park, and it is still not clear whether it was a robbery attempt or a pre-planned murder. It […]

June 8, 2022

Guard deployed for foreign woman’s safety allegedly raped the foreigner 

What happened: The incident took place in Islamabad’s G-6/4 area, within the limits of Abbpara police station. Allegedly the guard deployed for the foreign woman’s safety was involved in the rape incident; as a publication quotes, “FIR registered with Abbpara police station..”  Details: However, while quoting the development, ARY News reported that the security guard involved in the […]

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

SHC says, “Dua Zehra is at liberty to decide as to with whom she intends to reside and go along” 

#BreakingNews: The Sindh High Court concluded the application filed by Dua Zehra’s father Syed Mehdi Ali Kazmi to recover his daughter. However, the SHC, in a written order quoted by a local publication, said, “The petition has served its purpose as it was only to the extent of the whereabouts of the alleged minor/ abductee Dua E […]

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 8, 2022

Empower women: Female teachers in Punjab to receive electric scooters from the govt

What happened: In a bid to empower women of the country, the Punjab government will now provide electric scooters to the female public teachers of the province. The scooters will be provided under the Pilot Project in the annual budget of 2022-2023.  Details: 24News quoted the development as, “Department of School Education will work on the pilot project […]

June 8, 2022

To curb economic crisis, Pakistan reduces work days and ‘no weddings after 10 pm’ 

What happened: Currently, Pakistan is facing an economic crisis of its own kind, as the Shehbaz Sharif-led government has imposed sanctions on various things and events, the latest one being the ban on weddings after 10 pm. Previously, the federal government had hinted at a 6-week long working plan but now reverted to a 3-day work […]

June 7, 2022

Tantrums? Noor Mukadam’s murderer Zahir Jaffer shifted to Adiala Jail hospital after he refused to eat 

What happened: In yet another development from the #NoorMukadam case, senior journalist Saqib Bashir brought a few details regarding the case. In the YouTube video, Saqib Bashir claimed that Zahir was shifted to Adiala Jail Hospital “because he refused to eat anything.” It is pertinent to mention that previously after the complaint of headache Zahir Jaffer was shifted […]

June 7, 2022

Twist in the case? Medical report confirms that Dua Zehra is a minor 

What happened: In yet another development of the #DuaZehra case, a medical board has finalized the report quoting between the ages of 16 and 17. According to sources, the medical report is quoted by different publications, “As per Dua’s father, her age is 14 years, while Dua Zehra, in her statement before the SHC, said she is […]

June 7, 2022

As inflation increases, Karachi faces an alarming rise in street crime rate

What happened: As the country is facing a sudden increase in the inflation rate, the crime rate, especially in Karachi, has risen to an alarming rate. During the period of January to June 2022, Karachi alone reported 35,000 snatching incidents, as 34 citizens were reported dead due to the incidents.  Details: While quoting sources, Dialogue Pakistan’s report […]

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

Will the government increase taxes on freelancers and content creators? 

What happened: No such development has been reported by the government, though a report by a private publication claimed that the federal government is planning to impose heavy taxation on online content creators and freelancers. Quoting sources from the FBR, the report read, “Taxes would be imposed implementing strict conditions of the International Monetary Fund.”  Details: At the […]

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

Shehbaz Sharif returns with the laptop scheme for school students 

What happened: The Pakistani prime minister Shehbaz Sharif was previously known for distributing laptops to the school and university students. However, the federal government has decided to expand the Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme to schools. Under the Laptop Scheme, talented students in matric would be eligible to receive the laptops.  Details: Subsequently, Shehbaz Sharif has instructed the […]

June 6, 2022

Fuel price hike affecting everything: Airlines and railways to increase fares by 20% 

What happened: Recently, Pakistan has faced a sharp increase in petroleum product prices, and the prices of other basic commodities were increased. However, after the recent hike, airlines and railways are planning to increase the fares owing to the recent hike.  Details: Pakistan Railways reportedly are bearing the loss of 20 million rupees due to the sudden […]

June 6, 2022

‘Record breaking’: Alert issued after Pakistan experiences another heatwave 

What happened: Pakistan’s Meteorological Office has issued another alert regarding Pakistan’s soaring temperatures and has predicted that the temperatures are likely to remain high throughout the country. MET Office, while issuing the alert, stated, “Day temperatures in Islamabad, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kashmir, Sindh and eastern Balochistan are expected to rise significantly; above normal.”  Details: Pakistan is not just […]

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

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 5, 2022

Expensive gifts to get work done

What happened: The alleged phone conversation between Malik Riaz and his daughter that reportedly revolves around a bribe for ‘removing locks’ on a project site. Whereas, the two audio leaks have sourced that Farah Gogi, allegedly the close friend of Khan’s wife, demanded diamond rings from the Bahria Town owner Malik Riaz’s daughter Amber Riaz in return for removing […]

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

To make matters worse: Lahore man gets e-ticker for his bike stolen 8 years ago 

What happened: In what has been called a shocking development, a Lahore Sabzazar resident received an e-challan at his home for his stolen bike years ago. The Sabzazar resident then approached the Chief Civilian Personnel Officer to file a complaint “for bike’s recovery and urging police to take prompt action.”  Details: It is pertinent to mention that the […]

June 4, 2022

Before spring, CM Punjab orders strict action against kite flying 

What happened: Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, the chief minister of Punjab, after taking notice of the death of a boy by the sharp kite string called for strict law implications against kite flying in the province. Hamza Shehbaz Sharif, while briefing the media, said, “As government needs to make strict laws against kite flying.”  Details: Hamza Shehbaz also added, “People […]

June 4, 2022

Karachi father arrested for gang-raping and chaining his daughter 

What happened:  In a rather shocking development, a Karachi father identified as Nadeem kept his daughter in shackled chains, and as ARY News quotes, “Raping her repeatedly with two of his friends.” After a complaint, the Sindh police raided the house and recovered the girl from Karachi’s Korangi town area.  Details: The Karachi police have further claimed […]

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 […]

June 3, 2022

Loadshedding continues as Pakistan faces up to 12-hours of unannounced load shedding 

What happened: The country’s power crisis has continued for June as 12 hours of unannounced load shedding have been reported in different areas of Pakistan. The overall demand for electricity in Pakistan has also peaked as ARY quotes, “Power plants in the country are facing a shortage of oil, gas, and coal.” Details: After coming […]

June 2, 2022

Female students of PGC harassed by male bystanders after principal ‘forced’ them to leave campus 

Background: As the students of Punjab Group of Colleges’ 2nd-year students had their farewell day, the administration reportedly was vigilant if students carried any snow sprays or related stuff. However, a student from the college approached ProperGaanda and reported the incident as she said, “Though the administration stopped us and forced us out of the university to […]

May 30, 2022

Khan’s warrior was not an SHO, reveals misinformation spreads like a wildfire 

What happened: A viral video last week showed a person named Naqash talking via wireless and acting as if he was the SHO of Kohsar police station while resigning through the wireless. However, in his latest interview with UrduPoint and other news outlets, he is not a police officer but a civil person. Naqash further […]

May 30, 2022

PTV journalist sacked for being part of the delegation visiting Israel 

What happened: Pakistan’s information minister Marriyum Aurangzeb in a presser stated that the government had sacked Ahmed Quraishi for travelling to Israel as part of the delegation comprising Pakistani Americans. Ahmed Qureshi, whose tweets have also received backlash, is now fired from PTV, as claimed by Marriyum Aurangzeb. Details: Whereas, the information ministry claimed, “The anchorperson […]

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

Azaadi March has changed Pakistan forever; the mental shackles and slavery has been broken finally

What happened:  The Azaadi March was concluded even before it started, and before Khan could reach Islamabad, the former prime minister had said that he would now announce the date of the March after six days. However, taking to his Twitter, Imran Khan said that hundreds of PTI supporters marched toward Islamabad despite the police […]

May 30, 2022

New govt, new threats: UN report highlights Afghanistan-based TTP is a threat to Pakistan

What happened: The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan’s Afghanistan sector is a threat to Pakistan, the United Nations report highlighted to express tribune quotes. The UN Security Council Monitoring team on Afghanistan revealed the report, “TTP constitutes the largest component of foreign terrorist fighters in Afghanistan, with their number estimated to be several thousand.”  Details: At the same time, […]

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

Ticket checkers held responsible for woman’s rape on a Karachi-bound train 

What happened: A Karachi woman was reportedly gang-raped by the two ticket checkers at the Bahauddin Zakariya Express. The incident took place on May 27, when the woman boarded Bahauddin Zakariya Express from Multan, which was destined to reach Karachi. It was accused that the woman was raped by the crew members when they checked […]

May 28, 2022

Pakistan’s youngest footballer Abiha Haider to feature in FIFA Female Heroes documentary 

What happened: The Islamabad born Abiha Haider is the country’s youngest footballer as she joined the Pakistan football team at 13. FIFA has shared the inspiring tale of Abiha Haider in the documentary, as she has been featured to “become an inspiration to others.”  Details: A local publication has quoted Abiha’s journey as “Abiha followed her passion despite hindrances […]

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 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

Jazlan Faisal allegedly murdered in Karachi’s Bahria Town by teenager over a ‘petty unimportant dispute’

What happened: The trend of showing off guns and weapons on Snapchat and Instagram has taken over most of the Pakistani youth, as the elite mindset of, especially in Sindh, once again reported. Dawn perfectly put it, “The deadly mix of gun culture and spoiled rich kids taking great pleasure in breaking the law with complete […]

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

Imaan Mazari receives pre-arrest bail in ‘Army defamation case’ 

What happened: An FIR was filed against Imaan Mazari at Islamabad’s Ramna police station, as it was alleged, “She abused and defamed the senior command of the Pakistan Army.” The FIR included clauses of Section 505 inciting people against armed forces and 138 abetments of the act of insubordination by a soldier.  Details: Whereas, Dawn quoted the FIR as, “FIR against […]

May 27, 2022

The import ban on luxury goods may result in shortage of sanitary pads 

What happened: It is pertinent to mention that the items attached to sanitary pads have been put under the ban; as Dawn and another local publication reported, “A major chunk of sanitary napkins is produced by two companies in Pakistan P&G and Santex, which make Always and Butterfly respectively. The production of sanitary napkins of one […]

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

As govt plans to enforce import ban: Customs strictly intensify inspection at Pak airports

What happened:  Recently, the Shehbaz Sharif-led government had banned the import of luxury items, and some travelers allegedly tried to smuggle the luxury items through international airports in Pakistan, as the Customs apprehended them. However, a Pakistani publication quoted, “Pakistan Customs has intensified goods inspection at all international airports to prohibit the smuggling of recently banned […]

May 26, 2022

After banning imports, government deprives overseas Pakistanis of voting; stops the use of EVMs

What happened:  The National Assembly of Pakistan has approved the bill seeking the removal of electronic voting machines in general elections of Pakistan and disallowed overseas Pakistanis from voting. The Parliamentary Minister Murtaza Javed Abbasi presented the bill for approval.  Details: However, it is pertinent to mention that this comes at a time when PTI […]

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 […]

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