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Saudi firm raises Careem’s investment to $500m

Saudi firm raises Careem’s investment to $500m

Reuters An investment of $150 million by a Saudi Arabia-based venture capital firm in Careem raised its investment capital to $500m, a statement from the Dubai-based ride-hailing company said. The $150m investment was undertaken by carmaker Daimler and Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding, a firm owned by billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal. Venture capital firm DCM […]

Baskin-Robbins finally comes to Pakistan

Baskin-Robbins finally comes to Pakistan

The ice cream franchise will start from Lahore and spread out to 35 locations within the country! We’re baskin’ in happiness as Baskin-Robbins comes Pakistan. While many stores have imported products from the world’s largest ice-cream chain, the brand itself hadn’t come to Pakistan, until now. AHG Flavours (PVT) Limited is bringing Baskin-Robbins to 35 […]

Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

Indian army given freehand to deal with ‘Pakistan’s misadventure’: Rajnath Singh

By News Desk The Indian army has been given a freehand to deal with “any attempt by Pakistani troops to disturb peace in the country”, India’s home minister Rajnath Singh has claimed. “Indian forces will not count bullets while replying to any provocation by Pakistan,” Singh said on Sunday as he warned Islamabad against any […]

CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

By News Desk Alisyn Camerota, the host of a CNN show, has been accused of making a ‘racist’ comment when speaking to 12-year-old Ananya Vinay, winner of the Scripps Spelling Bee contest. Ananya, who is of Indian origin but was born and raised in Fresno, California, was recently named champion of the 2017 spelling bee competition, among […]

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

Muslim man, Jewish woman pray together at tribute to Manchester attack victims

By Reuters MANCHESTER:  A Muslim man comforted an elderly Jewish women and the pair prayed together at a floral tribute in the centre of Manchester in a symbol of the city’s unity following a suicide bomb attack which killed at least 22 people. Sadiq Patel came and comforted Renee Rachel Black, who was visibly upset, […]

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

Indian woman ‘forced to marry Pakistani man’ repatriated

By News Desk Indian national Uzma who alleged she was forced and duped into marrying a Pakistani man was repatriated to her country on Thursday following court orders. Indian external affairs ministers Sushma Swaraj welcomed Uzma as she returned to India via the Wagah border. “Uzma – Welcome home India’s daughter. I am sorry for […]

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

Pakistan to continue extending moral, diplomatic support to Kashmir

By News Desk Leader of the House in Senate, Raja Zafarul Haq, said Pakistan will continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support to the people of Indian occupied Kashmir, reported Radio Pakistan. He was addressing a ceremony to pay tribute to martyred Kashmiri leaders, Maulvi Muhammad Farooq and Khawaja Abdul Ghani Lone, in Islamabad. […]

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

JIT formed to probe murder of former Millat-i-Islamia chief

Our Correspondent A joint investigation team (JIT), formed to probe the murder of Maulana Azam Tariq — former chief of the Millat-i-Islamia — held its first session on Tuesday to discuss the case. The JIT also questioned suspect Sibtain Kazmi, who had been arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) last week at Islamabad airport […]

Momina Mustehsan to render Qaseeda Burda Shareef this Ramazan

Momina Mustehsan to render Qaseeda Burda Shareef this Ramazan

By Our Corresopndent After Momina Mustehsan’s much-famed Coke Studio debut with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, the Afreen Afreen girl won people’s heart with her soothing voice and gorgeous looks. Be it her personal life or singing career, Momina clearly knows how to stay in the headlines. She was  was previously in the limelight for a song […]

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

A guide for Pakistani parents: How to kill your child’s curiosity

Most smart parents know that too much curiosity is a bad thing. Raising a child, especially an inquisitive one, is quite a challenge. We want our child to grow up to be a practical, well-to-do individual with an aura of respect and prestige. We don’t want them to become writers, artists or — Allah-na-keray — philosophers. Here are a […]

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

Afghan woman seeks to become youngest to make solo round-the-world flight

AFPShaesta Waiz, Afghanistan s first female certified civilian pilot and a recent graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, arrives in Montreal, Canada, May 15, 2017 on the third leg of her round-the-world solo flight. PHOTO: AFP MONTREAL:  An Afghan pilot hoping to become the youngest woman in history to complete a solo round-the-world flight was preparing […]

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