Milk Crisis in Karachi

Milk Crisis in Karachi

KARACHI: A milk crisis has emerged in the country’s biggest city as the majority of retailers have closed their shops. Forced to sell milk at the government-approved price of Rs85 per litre, the retailers have complained that they are unable to break even after purchasing milk at Rs95 per litre....

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PSL-3 Tickets Going Live Tonight

PSL-3 Tickets Going Live Tonight

KARACHI: The tickets for the final of the Pakistan Super League season 3 are set to go on sale at Yayvo.com and selected TCS Express Centers from midnight tonight. The final is slated to be held at Karachi’s National Stadium on March 25 and the price range of tickets is...

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Another Bollywood Demise: ‘Raees’ actor Narendra Jha passes away

Another Bollywood Demise: ‘Raees’ actor Narendra Jha passes away

Bollywood actor Narendra Jha who was recently seen in Mahira Khan and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees (2017) died of a heart attack on Wednesday. The actor who played Muna Bhai in Raees was 55. Quoting the actor’s driver, TV channels reported he was at his farmhouse in Maharashtra, when...

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Excuses won’t help you shed those extra pounds! You lose weight in the kitchen and gain health at the gym

Excuses won’t help you shed those extra pounds! You lose weight in the kitchen and gain health at the gym

Hey, fitness freaks and foodies out there! You can’t simply eat total crap and then bust your butt exercising to magically wipe-out those calories: It’s not that simple. If you want to make longer lasting, healthier changes, what and how much you eat is far more important than how much you...

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Yes! Daylight Saving Time is Ruining Your Life

Yes! Daylight Saving Time is Ruining Your Life

Without much warning, Daylight Saving Time rears its ugly head every year and takes away an hour of previous sleep from your weekend. And if you’re like me, you’ve probably had hundreds of people tell you that it’s not a big deal. “It’ll all even out eventually,” they say. “You’ll...

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Attention! You may be taxed for using coffee cups, chewing gum in Britain.

Attention! You may be taxed for using coffee cups, chewing gum in Britain.

A new plastic tax could see a levy slapped on disposable coffee cups, chewing gum and throwaway burger trays in Britain. “The British government will consult on how the tax system can be used to change consumers’ behavior on plastic use”, finance minister Philip Hammond said on Tuesday. He said...

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Chicken Mayo-Garlic Rolls

Chicken Mayo-Garlic Rolls

Chicken Mayo Roll is very popular snack street food in Pakistan. You can make it at home easily rather than buying street food. You gotta trust your skills more than anything else. Ingredients: Parathay as required For Filling: Boneless chicken 1/2 kg Ginger paste 1 tsp Garlic paste 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp Lemon juice...

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Multiple “Critical Security Flaws and Vulnerabilities” in AMD Chips Spotted

Multiple “Critical Security Flaws and Vulnerabilities” in AMD Chips Spotted

Security researchers said Tuesday they discovered flaws in chips made by Advanced Micro Devices that could allow hackers to take over computers and networks. Israeli-based security firm CTS Labs published its research showing “multiple critical security vulnerabilities and exploitable manufacturer backdoors” in AMD chips. CTS itemized 13 flaws, saying they...

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Cathay Pacific Posted Its First Back-To-Back Loss In 71 Years

Cathay Pacific Posted Its First Back-To-Back Loss In 71 Years

Hong Kong’s flagship carrier Cathay Pacific has posted its first back-to-back annual loss since the company was founded in 1946. The airline held responsible cut-throat competition from low-cost Chinese carriers and higher fuel prices, among other issues, for the result. Losses came to 1.26bn Hong Kong dollars ($161m; £115m) for the...

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Whatsapp to Introduce e-Payment in India

Whatsapp to Introduce e-Payment in India

WhatsApp, the most sought-after instant messaging platform in India, is set to launch a payment service later this month. The BBC’s Devina Gupta reports on how this could affect the country’s $400bn (£290bn) mobile wallet market. WhatsApp is currently testing a beta version of its payment app, which it has rolled out...

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ECP to inquest horse-trading, get assistance from FIA, intelligence agencies

ECP to inquest horse-trading, get assistance from FIA, intelligence agencies

ISLAMABAD: Representatives of different political parties in person or through counsels appeared before a five-member bench of the ECP to substantiate their claims of horse-trading in Senate polls. Shahid Gondal, the counsel for Imran Khan, told the ECP bench that PTI had already constituted a committee to investigate which party lawmakers...

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Pakistani Immigrant’s Daughter Bids to Become the Mayor of Newham

Pakistani Immigrant’s Daughter Bids to Become the Mayor of Newham

LONDON: The daughter of a Pakistani immigrant is looking to be the first directly elected woman of colour in the UK as she bids to become the mayor of Newham – one of the most deprived regions in Britain. Rokhsana Fiaz, who is looking to replace the UK’s longest serving...

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Review on Teams Which Make It To The PSL Playoffs – What’s Next?

Review on Teams Which Make It To The PSL Playoffs – What’s Next?

DUBAI: Islamabad United’s saga of their victory against Multan Sultans in the league match of Pakistan Super League has kept Peshawar Zalmi’s hopes elevated in the tournament. The victory means that Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators have now established their places in the top four, while two other teams –...

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Zayn-Gigi Relationship Bounced Off

Zayn-Gigi Relationship Bounced Off

British-American heartthrob Zayn Malik of One Direction fame and Gigi Hadid, one of the top-tier models, on Tuesday announced that they were officially parting ways. Hadid seemed to be formal in this regard, writing on her Twitter that “there is really no way to put into words what two people...

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Ishaq Dar Accused of Possessing Assets Disproportionate to His Declared Sources of Income: Hearing Adjourned Till 20th March

Ishaq Dar Accused of Possessing Assets Disproportionate to His Declared Sources of Income: Hearing Adjourned Till 20th March

ISLAMABAD: The assets accumulation reference against former finance minister Senator Ishaq Dar was adjourned on Wednesday until March 20. The accountability court had earlier reserved its decision on the plea of two other accused against their indictment during yesterday’s hearing. Judge Mohammad Bashir, who is moderating the case, had ordered...

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Pakistan’s First Dalit Senator Krishna Kohli Thanked the Institution for Arranging the Reception in their Honor in Islamabad

Pakistan’s First Dalit Senator Krishna Kohli Thanked the Institution for Arranging the Reception in their Honor in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: The newly-elected senator and Veerji Kohli, a community leader from Tharparkar expressed gratitude to the institution for arranging the reception in their honour. “In 2007, I got leadership training and in 2010 I started working with Dr Fouzia Saeed, a well-known social activist,” Krishna said while addressing the reception. She...

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Rangers Attacked in Lyari; 1 Personnel Martyred and 5 Terrorists shot dead

Rangers Attacked in Lyari; 1 Personnel Martyred and 5 Terrorists shot dead

On Thursday night, one Rangers personnel was martyred and four injured in an exchange of fire with terrorists in Lyari, Karachi. According to Rangers spokesperson, the law enforcement agency was patrolling Ali Muhammad Mohala Zikri Para, Lyari when terrorists attacked the security personnel with hand grenades and automatic weapons. In...

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Daesh suspect asserted terrorist group operates Telegram and WhatsApp

Daesh suspect asserted terrorist group operates Telegram and WhatsApp

KARACHI: Daesh purportedly uses a communication group on cloud-based texting app Telegram, claimed Shaikh Muhammad Imran alias Saiful Islam Khilafati, an arrested militant, according to officials. Khilafati, who was arrested by the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) a couple of days ago from Karachi, claimed that members of the banned extremist outfit share...

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Another Mishap! 20 Injured as Bus Flips Over in Chiniot

Another Mishap! 20 Injured as Bus Flips Over in Chiniot

CHINIOT: At least 20 people were badly wounded — two of them seriously — when a passenger bus collided with a tractor trolley here on Wednesday and flipped over, as per media reports. Two people injured in the accident are in critical condition, according to the rescue sources. The passenger bus...

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Islamabad United Beat Multan Sultans and Sealed A Play-Off Spot for The One Time Trophy Winner

Islamabad United Beat Multan Sultans and Sealed A Play-Off Spot for The One Time Trophy Winner

SHARJAH: Islamabad United beat Multan Sultans by 33 runs in the 25th fixture of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) season 3 at Sharjah cricket stadium on Tuesday. The victory calls for Misbah-led team on top of PSL points table and also sealed a play-off spot for the one-time trophy winner....

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Nation Mourns the Death of Stephen Hawking

Nation Mourns the Death of Stephen Hawking

LONDON: Renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, a family spokesperson said on Wednesday. “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today,” professor Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert, and Tim said in a statement carried by Britain’s Press Association news agency. “He was a...

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