Virat Kohli’s special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture

Virat Kohli’s special message to Aleem Dar on new business venture

CENTURION: Star Indian cricketer Virat Kohli has numerous times demonstrated he is a thorough professional and a gentleman – and this time too he never fell short of it. Kohli extended his best wishes to Pakistani umpire Aleem Dar for launching his restaurant in Lahore. Aleem Dar is undoubtedly one...

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International cricket to fully return to Pakistan in two years: Sethi

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi is confident international cricket will be fully restored in Pakistan within a maximum of two years. In a recent interview to BBC Urdu, Sethi expressed hope that in view of the improving security situation in the country and the successfully-hosted T20 matches in Lahore,...

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Zayn Malik records his first Bollywood song

Zayn Malik records his first Bollywood song

British-American heartthrob Zayn Malik has recorded his first song for a Bollywood movie, he told an Indian fashion magazine. “It’s one of the first songs I’ve sung in full Hindi, so it’s going to be cool to see what the response to that is,” he told the magazine. Fans should...

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Taka-Tak: An instrumental rock band from Lahore

Taka-Tak: An instrumental rock band from Lahore

Pakistan’s underground music scene is vast and unexplored. Concert venues are typically someone’s backyard, basement or living room. As for the musicians they are usually young, ambitious, cash-strapped and in dire need of a breakthrough. Taka-Tak is no different. For the last eight years, it has been flying under the...

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The surprising story of how Japan accepted (finally) the existence of depression

The surprising story of how Japan accepted (finally) the existence of depression

Until recently, many Japanese people did not recognize the existence of depression as a physical and psychological condition . The sales of antidepressants were minimal until an advertising campaign managed to start talking about depression . “My world is cracking and disappears! I can not even get up now!” Says Watashi, a Japanese manga...

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How seeing birds near your home can improve your mental health

How seeing birds near your home can improve your mental health

People who live in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress. This is confirmed in a study by researchers from the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom, the British Ornithological Fund and the University of Queensland, Australia. The research,...

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COAS promises effective response to Indian misadventure

COAS promises effective response to Indian misadventure

Indian ceasefire violations are detrimental to peace, however, these or any Indian misadventure shall be responded effectively, the army reiterated on Wednesday. The 208th Corps Commander’s Conference (CCC) was held at the General Headquarters and chaired by Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Bajwa. The forum reviewed the geo-strategic...

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Does technology overwhelm you? What is “techno-stress” and how to prevent it?

Does technology overwhelm you? What is “techno-stress” and how to prevent it?

It’s 7 a.m. You wake up, consult the phone and watch with amazement the inbox of your email, overflowing with emails from work. Just thinking about it gives you the creeps. Soon after, your phone rings. This time he’s a friend on WhatsApp “Did not you get that message I sent last night?...

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Dowry is an unimaginable curse for the society: Mehr and Dowry in Islam (Rava Special Report)

Dowry is an unimaginable curse for the society: Mehr and Dowry in Islam (Rava Special Report)

Islam has legislated the giving of the dower by the husband to the wife in order to please the woman’s heart and to honour her. It is also meant to bring an end to what was done in the Days of Ignorance wherein she was wronged, exploited, despised and robbed...

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Mashal got the Justice he Deserved: One sentenced to death, 26 get life imprisonment

Mashal got the Justice he Deserved: One sentenced to death, 26 get life imprisonment

HARIPUR/SWABI: The anti-terrorism court (ATC) hearing the Mashal Khan lynching case has sentenced one accused to death and given life imprisonment to 26 others, jail officials informed Geo News on Wednesday.  ATC Judge Fazal-e-Subhan is reading the verdict against each of the accused, who are being presented before him one-by-one. ...

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