Some of the Terribly Haunted Spots in Pakistan

Some of the Terribly Haunted Spots in Pakistan

Being a resident in Pakistan, you must have heard about a couple of haunted spots in town, that make people sweat just as the discussion stirs. Here’s a list of stories you might not have heard before. Some people who do not believe in supernatural occurrences or creatures say they...

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Is Your Brain Male or Female?

Is Your Brain Male or Female?

You might think that your gender automatically determines if your brain is male or female, but you’re wrong. According to Cambridge scientists, seventeen percent of men and women have brains that are associated with the opposite gender. Are you one of the seventeen percent? You can find out quickly by taking...

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UNICEF: Thousand Syrian children killed and wounded in January and February 2018

UNICEF: Thousand Syrian children killed and wounded in January and February 2018

In 2017 it was the year in which more children died in Syria, since the outbreak of the conflict in 2011, with 50% more deaths than in 2016. Children are the main victims of the war in Syria, where in the first two months of this year at least a...

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Shehzad Roy represents Pakistan at UNODC session in Vienna

Shehzad Roy represents Pakistan at UNODC session in Vienna

Singer and social worker Shehzad Roy represented Pakistan as a Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at its 61st session in Vienna, Austria. “I am humbled and proud to represent Pakistan as Goodwill Ambassador for UNODC at the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission...

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What is intelligence, how important it is and why you should not tell anyone that it is smart

What is intelligence, how important it is and why you should not tell anyone that it is smart

Have you ever heard or said the phrases “You are very smart” or “How smart is this child!”? If so, maybe you should start rethinking if you’re right. Not for the qualifier towards the person you want to praise, but for the very concept of intelligence. Believe that intelligence is unique and...

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Roger Federer rolls into fourth round at Indian Wells

Roger Federer rolls into fourth round at Indian Wells

INDIAN WELLS: World number one Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a sixth Indian Wells Masters title with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Filip Krajinovic on Monday. The 36-year-old marvel continues to kick against the ageing process as he needed just 58 minutes to overpower the Serb with a...

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Veteran Actor ‘Jaya Bachchan’ Declares Assets Worth INR10bn While Filing Her Nomination

Veteran Actor ‘Jaya Bachchan’ Declares Assets Worth INR10bn While Filing Her Nomination

NEW DELHI: Veteran actor Jaya Bachchan, who is married to the Bollywood legend ‘Amitabh Bachchan’, declared assets worth INR 10 billion while filing her nomination as Samajwadi Party candidate for the Rajya Sabha from Uttar Pradesh. The asset declaration shows that that the veteran actor could become the richest parliamentarian in...

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Weekly PC Download Charts: ‘Vermintide 2,’ ‘Final Fantasy XV & More!

Weekly PC Download Charts: ‘Vermintide 2,’ ‘Final Fantasy XV & More!

A score of good reviews praises the young franchise’s second entry with its expanded range of abilities, environments, enemies and loot hauls. While “Vermintide 2” was first on PC, with console editions to follow for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, “Final Fantasy XV” was an example of the inverse, where...

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Da’aish Local Commander’s Son Killed in US Drone Strike Near Pak-Afghan Border

Da’aish Local Commander’s Son Killed in US Drone Strike Near Pak-Afghan Border

As per news reports, six Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in a US drone strike near the Pak-Afghan border on Monday. According to reports, the strike took place in the Nangarhar province’s Nazyan district. The drone targeted the hideout of the IS, resulting in the death of terrorists. It...

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Trump freezes his proposal to raise the age to buy weapons

Trump freezes his proposal to raise the age to buy weapons

The US president gives in to the arms control group of the National Rifle Association. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, froze on Monday (12.03.2018) his proposal to raise from 18 to 21 years the legal age to buy some weapons, in what is a concession to the...

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The United Kingdom considers it is “very likely” that the government of Vladimir Putin is behind the poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

The United Kingdom considers it is “very likely” that the government of Vladimir Putin is behind the poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

The mysterious poisoning of the Russian ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia took on a dimension of international plot on Monday. British Prime Minister Theresa May said in parliament that she considered it “very likely” that Moscow was behind the incident , which occurred earlier this month in the city of Salisbury....

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Turkey protests the attack on several mosques in Germany

Turkey protests the attack on several mosques in Germany

The Turkish Foreign Ministry on Monday (12.03.2018) summoned the ambassador of Germany to deliver a note of protest against the attack on several mosques managed by Turkish associations on German soil. “From here we tell the German government that it is their duty to identify the guilty, stop them, bring...

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PM approves immediate Rs570m grant for Rawalpindi hospital

PM approves immediate Rs570m grant for Rawalpindi hospital

ISLAMABAD: In apparent violation of rules meant to ensure transparent use of taxpayers’ money, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has issued directives to immediately release over half a billion rupees to upgrade a hospital in Rawalpindi. The Prime Minister’s Office has approved Rs570 million in development grant for Cantonment General Hospital,...

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Case registered against former envoy Husain Haqqani: sources

Case registered against former envoy Husain Haqqani: sources

ISLAMABAD: The Federal Investigation Agency registered a case against former ambassador to the United States Husain Haqqani, sources said on Monday. The case was registered in the Anti-corruption circle by the FIA in relation to the Memogate scandal, sources revealed. According to sources, Husain is accused of embezzlement in the...

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Certain forces superior to Parliament, laments Hasil Bizenjo

Certain forces superior to Parliament, laments Hasil Bizenjo

ISLAMABAD: National Party (NP) Chief Hasil Bizenjo on Monday commenting on the election of top Senate slots lamented that the parliament has been defeated today. “The parliament has been completely defeated. It has been proved today that some forces are more supreme than the parliament,” he said in his speech...

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Pak-Saudi relations based on trust, COAS tells Imam-e-Kaaba

Pak-Saudi relations based on trust, COAS tells Imam-e-Kaaba

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Monday met with Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Saleh bin Muhammad Al Talib in Rawalpindi and discussed matters of mutual interest. General Bajwa during the meeting said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia enjoy brotherly relations which are based on mutual trust. The Imam-e-Kaaba met Prime...

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PML-N loses Senate race as Sanjrani, Mandviwalla take top posts

PML-N loses Senate race as Sanjrani, Mandviwalla take top posts

ISLAMABAD: The ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) lost the race to appoint their favoured candidates to the top Senate slots as Sadiq Sanjrani, an opposition-backed candidate from Balochistan, was appointed Senate chairman on Monday.  Sanjrani secured 57 votes out of possible 103 votes and was administered oath by presiding officer...

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