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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