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Bungalow in premises of heritage site demolished in Karachi’s Soldier Bazar

Bungalow in premises of heritage site demolished in Karachi’s Soldier Bazar

Our Desk Unidentified people on late Saturday night demolished a 100-years-old bungalow located inside Jufelhurst School in Soldier Bazar area of Karachi, which had been declared a heritage site by the culture department of Sindh government.This later prompted the authorities to take action against the suspects involved in demolishing the national heritage site.According to the […]

This teenager needs 18m retweets for a year’s supply of free nuggets

This teenager needs 18m retweets for a year’s supply of free nuggets

By Food & Travel Desk Carter Wilkerson on the right. PHOTO: Leo Flores/ Twitter A teenager from Nevada, United States is on a mission to get 18 million retweets. Carter Wilkerson asked American fast-food chain Wendy’s how many retweets he would need for a year’s supply of free nuggets. To his surprise, Wendy’s challenged him […]

New York bans employers from asking job candidates about past salaries

New York bans employers from asking job candidates about past salaries

By: Web Desk. NEW YORK: The authorities in New York have banned employers from asking “the most sensitive question that any prospective employee may feel uncomfortable about. The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve legislation that would prohibit employers from asking job applicants about what they make in their current, or made in […]

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

Children who spend more time on social media feel less happy, says study

By News Desk Children who spend more time on social media are likely to feel less happy in most aspects of their lives, a study has revealed. The research, published in Social Science Research Network [SSRN], was conducted by a team of economists at the University of Sheffield who found that the use of social […]

The ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ teaser is out and emotions are all over the place

The ‘Punjab Nahi Jaungi’ teaser is out and emotions are all over the place

DESK REPORT The teaser for Punjab Nahi Jaungi is out and it’s slightly confusing. The teaser shows a love triangle between Mehwish Hayat, Humayun Saeed and Urwa Hocane, who face a plethora of emotions in the 1-minute video. (oh boy!) With colourful shots and that very familiar soundtrack, (and ahem shot of Mehwish Hayat in […]

Parents will relate to Saba Qamar and Irrfan Khan in their new film’s trailer

Parents will relate to Saba Qamar and Irrfan Khan in their new film’s trailer

DESK REPORT The trailer for Saba Qamar’s Bollywood debut is out! Irrfan Khan took to his Facebook and shared the trailer for upcoming Hindi Medium alongside the Pakistani actor. The plot follows the journey of two parents who want their daughter to get the education they could not afford to have. The trailer reveals the […]

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

3 heat-packed recipes to fire up your taste buds

What would be the fate of kitchens without chilli? I can only imagine a drab culinary world; kitchens devoid of spirit, undemanding customers and dissatisfied taste buds. Thanks to the Mexicans and Christopher Columbus, the above mentioned scenario is not one we have to endure. Columbus is credited for introducing chilli to Europe, and later to […]

Toss up: Shaniera Akram

Toss up: Shaniera Akram

The wife of cricket legend Wasim Akram, a humanitarian for her foundation, a passionate activist and a full-time mother of three, takes time out to play a round of our Toss Up. Find out her biggest phobias, which food items she barely touches and what she really thinks about living in Karachi What is the […]

Leaked: Is this the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

Leaked: Is this the new Samsung Galaxy Note 8?

By Tech Desk Samsung unveiled its flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S8 last month. While the device wouldn’t start shipping before April 21, fans are already fussing about the company’s next phablet. The Galaxy Note 8, a follow up device for the ill-fated Note 7 isn’t expected to be released until the end of 2017; however, […]

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan climbs up in WEF’s global travel & tourism ranking

Pakistan has increased its ranking by one point – currently at 124 out of 136 countries – according to the Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 released by the World Economic Forum. In 2016, Pakistan witnessed less than a million international tourists, with an average receipt per arrival estimated  at $328.3. The total receipts from […]

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

REUTERS Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmir (IHK), an official said. Suspected separatist factions in Kashmir had called for a boycott of the by-polls, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began. […]

Rangers sepoy slain during operation in Dera Ghazi Khan: ISPR

Rangers sepoy slain during operation in Dera Ghazi Khan: ISPR

A Rangers sepoy was slain and another member of the paramilitary force injured during an operation in Dera Ghazi Khan on Sunday. The Pakistan Rangers Punjab conducted a special Intelligence-Based Operation under Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad in the Chhera Thal area, according to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). Five suspected terrorists were killed during the operation, ISPR said. […]

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