6 Months Jail and Rs. 200,000 – Cost of second marriage for a man in Lahore

6 Months Jail and Rs. 200,000 – Cost of second marriage for a man in Lahore

A man in Lahore was fined Rs200,000 and sent to prison for six months by a local court on Wednesday for getting married the second time without taking permission from his first wife. Judicial magistrate Jawad Naqvi took up Ayesha Bibi’s appeal in which she said that her husband, Shahzad...

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Married life, between extravagance and stinginess

Married life, between extravagance and stinginess

“My husband is stingy”; “My husband does not buy me what I need”; “My husband gives money for his family, but he does not give me anything for me”; “My wife exaggerates in her expenses”; “My wife does not worry about saving, she does not care how hard I work”; “My wife asks too many...

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The coal project in Sahiwal is not environmental friendly and will increase cases of TB: Kursheed Shah

The coal project in Sahiwal is not environmental friendly and will increase cases of TB: Kursheed Shah

Opposition Leader in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah has said the coal-fired power plant in Sahiwal is not environment-friendly and would turn half the population of Punjab province into Tuberculosis (TB) patients. Chairing a Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting in Islamabad on Wednesday, the PPP senior leader, who is also...

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Petrol prices increased all across Pakistan by Rs. 2.50

Petrol prices increased all across Pakistan by Rs. 2.50

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday increased prices of all petroleum products by up to 11 per cent with immediate effect for the month of November. The increase was approved by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi who also put an end to the role of the ministry of finance in petroleum...

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10 DIY ideas to recycle plastic bottles

10 DIY ideas to recycle plastic bottles

Recycling projects always provide fresh ideas, materials that, at first, cease to be useful and that with a little hand, can be used for other purposes , generally very far from what was once his purpose. That is the case of plastic bottles, once consumed the product inside are relegated, but plastics,...

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Why it is safer to undergo cardiac surgery in the afternoon than in the morning

Why it is safer to undergo cardiac surgery in the afternoon than in the morning

Patients who undergo cardiac surgery in the afternoon have less risk of potentially lethal complications than those who are operated on in the morning, new research says. This, the scientists say, is due to the biological clock, or circadian rhythm. The biological clock is the reason why we feel sleepy...

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Govt plans to build several new nuclear reactors – official

Govt plans to build several new nuclear reactors – official

ABU DHABI: Pakistan plans to build at least three to four big reactors as it targets nuclear power capacity of 8,800 megawatts (MW) by 2030, atomic energy commission chairman said. Pakistan has five small reactors in operation with combined capacity of just over 1300MW. The last one in the four-reactor Chashma...

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Nation awaits as Nawaz Sharif set to arrive tomorrow

Nation awaits as Nawaz Sharif set to arrive tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is likely to return to Pakistan to appear before a trial court hearing graft cases filed by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) against him and members of his family. Nawaz has changed his arrival plans twice in past two weeks to face NAB for accountability...

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Mufti Qavi sent to jail on judicial remand

Mufti Qavi sent to jail on judicial remand

The latest update on Qandeel’s murder case is Mufti Abdul Qavi has been sent for judicial remand on Wednesday in Multan. During the court hearing, Judicial Magistrate Pervaiz Khan, sent Mufto Qavi to jail as his two-day physical remand expired today. The police informed that their investigation is done and...

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Bad News for Uber and Careem Passengers: Hike in rates expected due to policy change by Punjab Govt

Bad News for Uber and Careem Passengers: Hike in rates expected due to policy change by Punjab Govt

The new policy devised by government of Punjab might result in hike in fare rates of Uber, Careem and other ride-hailing vehicles. The new policy requires all riding service providers to register their vehicles commercially thus paying heftier motor tax which might result in increase in rates in Punjab. Though...

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Rahat Fateh Ali Khan under fire for not paying taxes, accounts frozen

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan under fire for not paying taxes, accounts frozen

FBR has seized the accounts of singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan over tax evasion. According to reports, the singer was obliged to pay tax of Rs. 3.348 million for the year 2015 however he did not reply to the letters issued by authorities and missed deadlines. FBR took action against...

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Climate change threatens the sacred Ganges

Climate change threatens the sacred Ganges

The Ganges River has a profound religious and ritual significance for millions of Hindus in India. But climate change is endangering the sacred river, reports Jasvinder Sehgal. Sunset in Rishikesh, an Indian city at the foot of the Himalayas. Hundreds of people gather on the banks of the Ganges to sing hymns...

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Another life taken on the name of honour in Lahore

Another life taken on the name of honour in Lahore

A man killed his sister allegedly in the name of ‘honour’ in Lahore’s Satto Katla area on Wednesday, police said. The man opened fire on his sister after having an argument in which he accused her of having an “immoral character”, DawnNews quoted the police as saying. Police took the girl’s body...

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Sharjeel Memon chastises NAB in Sindh Assembly

Sharjeel Memon chastises NAB in Sindh Assembly

In a fiery speech at the Sindh Assembly former Sindh information minister Sharjeel Inam Memon lashed out at the National Accountability Bureau for its ‘biasness’. Speaking at the floor of the house, Sharjeel said that NAB officials could not even enter Islamabad’s Benzair Bhutto Airport to arrest deposed prime minister...

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London Meetup: Nawaz Sharif prefers ‘confrontation to consultation’

London Meetup: Nawaz Sharif prefers ‘confrontation to consultation’

ISLAMABAD: Ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif is not in a mood to mend fences with state institutions and seems to have made up his mind to stride the collision course with anyone not willing to see him at the helm. In what comes out as the gist of crucial conclaves the...

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PML-Q Leaders under fire as corruption case resurfaces

PML-Q Leaders under fire as corruption case resurfaces

The National Accountability Bureau, Lahore, has reopened cases pertaining to assets beyond means against Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid leaders Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain and Pervaiz Elahi. Issuing summons to both party leaders, NAB has asked Chaudhry Shujaat and Pervaiz Elahi to come to the bureau’s Lahore office on November 6 and submit...

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Stress Awareness Day: Why Mental Illness is still a taboo in Pakistan? (Rava Special Report)

Stress Awareness Day: Why Mental Illness is still a taboo in Pakistan? (Rava Special Report)

I am really stressed out! All of us must have either used or heard someone say this in our lives. Yes, the word stress is used quite often in our lives. We hear about stress to young students, women and men of all ages …. Some time ago, stress was associated with senior executives with...

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5 new things you can do with Gmail without leaving your email

5 new things you can do with Gmail without leaving your email

Gmail, the most used email service in the world, is not only used to send emails. As explained by Google – the company responsible for the platform – on its official website, the company has just launched a series of extensions that allow “a new way of working”, thanks to...

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Happy 44th Birthday to the Queen of Beauty: Aishwariya Rai Bachan

Happy 44th Birthday to the Queen of Beauty: Aishwariya Rai Bachan

Aishwariya Rai Bachan the queen of beauty celebrates her 44th birthday today. Team Rava gathered images of some of her most memorable looks from movies and events to show what a true beauty she is! Enjoy!

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These are some of the most spooky sounds in the universe, according to NASA

These are some of the most spooky sounds in the universe, according to NASA

To celebrate Halloween, NASA published a list of some of the most spooky sounds in the universe. The list is composed of sounds collected by space probes throughout their travels, including missions to Jupiter, Saturn and other celestial bodies in the confines of the Solar System. Although sounds are not...

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What does climate change have to do with terrorism?

What does climate change have to do with terrorism?

Terrorism and climate change are widely considered as the two most important threats of our time, but what few realize is the extent to which the two are related. Although terrorism has developed its cruelty over time, the threat it represents today has cast a very long and shadowy shadow...

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What is right age to have children? Breaking Myths and Stereotypes

What is right age to have children? Breaking Myths and Stereotypes

There is no doubt among scientists that natural fertility decreases progressively throughout life. But despite the warnings of the experts, in western societies the birth rate is increasingly delayed, in the case of women until the middle or the end of the thirties, precisely when fertility decreases more rapidly. In...

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United States: at least 8 people killed in multiple hit in Manhattan described as “terrorist act” by the mayor of New York

United States: at least 8 people killed in multiple hit in Manhattan described as “terrorist act” by the mayor of New York

A multiple hit on Tuesday in a road for pedestrians and bicycles southwest of the island of Manhattan, in New York, left at least eight dead, of which five are Argentine. The mayor of New York, Bill de Blassio, confirmed the balance of eight deaths in what he called a “particularly...

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Imran Khan Will Form Govt. In 2018, Says Aitzaz Ahsan

Check out remarks of PPP’s Aitzaz Ahsan about next general elections.

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Imran Khan’s Leaked Video From Bani Gala

Imran Khan’s Leaked Video From Bani Gala

This video went viral on social media in which group of teacher can be heard asking Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf (PTI) for job and posting. When a girl told Imran Khan about her problems to gain his sympathy Imran Khan said “For God sake don’t tell me about your problems as...

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