Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid appointed UK’s new Home Secretary

Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid appointed UK’s new Home Secretary

LONDON: British Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Pakistani-origin Sajid Javid as the country’s new home secretary, following Amber Rudd’s resignation as the United Kingdom’s home minister. Sajid Javid is a Member of Parliament (MP) from Bromsgrove, and was previously the Secretary of State for housing, communities and local government....

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Chocolate Dumpling Donuts

Chocolate Dumpling Donuts

Ingredients: ¾ cup whole milk 2 large eggs plus 2 large egg yolks, lightly beaten, at room temperature 6 tablespoons (¾ stick) unsalted butter, room temperature, plus more for the bowl 3½ cups all-purpose flour, plus more for work surfaces 1 cup sugar, divided 1 package (¼ ounce) active dry...

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Is your post-pregnancy weight troubling you? Get in shape using these simple hacks today!

Is your post-pregnancy weight troubling you? Get in shape using these simple hacks today!

Are you having a major trouble losing post-pregnancy weight? Experts say the key lies in eating a balanced diet and including workouts like Kegel and aerobics. Previous studies have shown that breastfeeding the newborn also helps you lose weight faster. Another study showed that factors like sleep deprivation, food cravings and not...

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Here’s a research proven key of letting your child excel

Here’s a research proven key of letting your child excel

Children are born inquisitive, a reason why they have countless questions to ask and seek answers. A secure child with a familiar teacher/caretaker can reap benefit from this curious nature. Children seek novelty in safe and familiar settings, perhaps this is the reason why they are always exploring around their...

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Petroleum life-cycle: Prices likely to shoot up by Rs.3

Petroleum life-cycle: Prices likely to shoot up by Rs.3

ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to increase petroleum prices starting Tuesday after Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA) sent a summary to Petroleum Division suggesting an increase. According to OGRA, the prices of petrol should be taken up by Rs3.22 per litre, diesel to Rs5.2, kerosene oil Rs6.97 and light...

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KSA’s Aramco welcomes first woman as the Board of Director

KSA’s Aramco welcomes first woman as the Board of Director

RIYADH: On Sunday, Saudi national oil giant Aramco said that five new members had been appointed to its board of directors, including the first woman in the firm’s history. Lynn Laverty Elsenhans, 60, is the former head of US oil company Sunoco Inc. and has been director of oil services...

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22-year-old woman delivers baby in a hotel room seeking help from Youtube videos

22-year-old woman delivers baby in a hotel room seeking help from Youtube videos

A 22-year-old American woman, Tia Freeman, delivered her first baby alone in a hotel room of Istanbul, Turkey with the mere assistance of some Youtube videos. On Tuesday, Tia, a member of U.S Air Force decided to share her incredible story of delivering her baby in the hotel bathroom all...

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Pakistani-Canadian YouTuber Laiba Zaid forcibly made to move out of the mall, enraged the Zaid family

Pakistani-Canadian YouTuber Laiba Zaid forcibly made to move out of the mall, enraged the Zaid family

Pakistani-Canadian YouTuber Laiba Zaid, famously known as ‘Bodmonzaid, had visited Pakistan with her entire family, but seemingly her trip to native country did not go as planned. With a following of 1.4 million on Instagram and more than a half million on YouTube, Laiba is popular on social media, a famous...

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Pakistani actress and beautician, Shagufta Ejaz transforms as she shed weight. Details unveiled right here!

Pakistani actress and beautician, Shagufta Ejaz transforms as she shed weight. Details unveiled right here!

Pakistani drama actress and beautician Shagufta Ejaz recently had a weight loss transformation, credits: daughter, Anya Ali Siddiqui. Anya, who herself has shed quite a few kilograms during the weight loss game, helped her mother actress Shagufta lose a few extra pounds. Transformation week/interactive posts day 3 with momma 🐻...

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Explosion in Afghanistan leaves at least 21 dead and 27 injured

Explosion in Afghanistan leaves at least 21 dead and 27 injured

The first records indicate that a motorcyclist would have immolated himself near an important area of Kabul. Among those killed is a photographer from the AFP Agency. At least 21 people have died, including an AFP Agency photographer, and 27 have been wounded in two attacks today in an area of...

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Ali Gul Pir adds his flavour to viral Pakistani photos and the result is seriously funny

Ali Gul Pir adds his flavour to viral Pakistani photos and the result is seriously funny

inger Ali Gul Pir is back with yet another satire. It’s a bit different this time but super funny, nonetheless. Recently, the Wadere Ka Beta hit maker tweeted that he would be recreating some “absurd and controversial” photos that went viral over Pakistani media. The singer then posted a photo of model Sadaf Kanwal that...

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23-year-old Pakistani MMA fighter Mehmosh Raza acclaimed for defeating Grytskiv in China

23-year-old Pakistani MMA fighter Mehmosh Raza acclaimed for defeating Grytskiv in China

Karachi: Pakistan’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Mehmosh Raza defeated Ukraine’s Igor Grytskiv in their fight on the main card of Rebel FC 7 in Shanghai, China on Sunday. With that victory, Raza also known as The Renegade improves his career record to 7-2 and cements his status as arguably...

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ICC reveals much about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

ICC reveals much about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

The International Cricket Council has confirmed the schedule of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July. England will open the tournament at The Oval on 30 May when they will take on South Africa, while Australia will...

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Minister of State for Interior, Talal Chaudhary shows confidence in PML-N for 2018 elections

Minister of State for Interior, Talal Chaudhary shows confidence in PML-N for 2018 elections

FAISALABAD: Addressing the election campaign related corner meetings in Chak No 36-GB and Chak No 128-GB of Faisalabad on Sunday, Minister of State for Interior, Talal Chaudhry said that people find verbal pledges and lip services too cliched and they were now looking forward to ground steps. He said that...

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IK’s 11 points vs Quaid’s 14 points: Do we really need a Naya Pakistan?

IK’s 11 points vs Quaid’s 14 points: Do we really need a Naya Pakistan?

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Sunday welcomed and thanked the crowd who flocked to the iconic Minar-e-Pakistan to attend the party’s power show in Lahore.   Unveiling an 11-point agenda for a new Pakistan, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan called for establishing Pakistan in the image of...

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Mian Nisar takes notice of excessive salaries being doled out to PKLI employees, investigations underway

Mian Nisar takes notice of excessive salaries being doled out to PKLI employees, investigations underway

  LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar on Sunday took suo motu notice of excessive salaries being doled out to employees of the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute (PKLI). He has gathered details of doctors and other staff members serving at the medical facility and its budgetary...

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First flight scheduled for Islamabad’s new airport tomorrow

First flight scheduled for Islamabad’s new airport tomorrow

ISLAMABAD: The new international airport of the city will become operational from Tuesday and is expected to formally inaugurate this week. The first two flights at the airport, one landing and the other taking off, will both be of the national flag carrier, Pakistan International Airlines. “New Islamabad International Airport to...

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“Imran’s speech was from 2011 script, who still lectures, lectures and lectures”: Interior Minister

“Imran’s speech was from 2011 script, who still lectures, lectures and lectures”: Interior Minister

ISLAMABAD: On Monday, Interior minister Ahsan Iqbal termed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan’s speech at the iconic Minar-i-Pakistan part of “2011 script.” Taking it to Twitter, the minister said: “The speech was from 2011 script. A leader who has run a major province for five years still lectures, lectures,...

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Another road mishap by a US diplomat kills 2 in Islamabad

Another road mishap by a US diplomat kills 2 in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD: Two motorcyclists were badly injured after being hit by a car driven by a US diplomat in the federal capital on Sunday night. As per police reports, Rex Ausburn, a second secretary at the US embassy, driving a SUV (QN-734) hit two motorcyclists – identified as Nazakat Aslam Awan,...

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Imran Khan gives eleven points agenda for ‘Naya Pakistan’

Imran Khan gives eleven points agenda for ‘Naya Pakistan’

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) on Sunday gave eleven points agenda for ‘Naya Pakistan’ which include reforms in education, health, policing and tourism sectors, ARY News reported. “No one can help you ever, if you don’t want to do it yourself. Allah’s blessings do not shower upon the oppressor. We will...

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What happens when today’s kids face yesterday’s technology?

What happens when today’s kids face yesterday’s technology?

Young people can no longer tell the time with the hands, so much so that in some schools they are having to replace the analogue with digital clocks in the exam rooms, according to some teachers. According to a new report by BBC and its team of school reporters and...

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Pakistan hands over Indian citizen to BSF after year long captivity over Wagah Border dispute

Pakistan hands over Indian citizen to BSF after year long captivity over Wagah Border dispute

LAHORE: An Indian national, Dalwinder Singh, who had unintentionally stepped into Pakistan’s village at Ballanwala in Kasur, has now been returned to Indian Border Security Force by Pakistan Rangers Punjab at Wagah Check Post after due legal process. Dalwainder Singh, 23, had accidentally crossed the border and entered Pakistan in...

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What are the medications associated with an increased risk of dementia?

What are the medications associated with an increased risk of dementia?

The study analyzed the medical records of more than 40,000 patients aged 65 to 99 years with a diagnosis of dementia between April 2006 and July 2015, and compared them with those of nearly 300,000 people without dementia. Long-term use of certain medications to treat depression, Parkinson’s disease or bladder...

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World’s First Head Transplant to be done in 2018

World’s First Head Transplant to be done in 2018

The world’s first head transplant, which was scheduled to take place in December 2017, has been delayed. As of now, there is no definitive date but it would likely take place within the first quarter of 2018. Canavero added: “The first human transplant on human cadavers has been done. A full head...

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A winning image from the nature photography prize was disqualified because the animal was not alive

A winning image from the nature photography prize was disqualified because the animal was not alive

An award-winning image from the Nature of the Year Photographer (WPY) competition was disqualified because it featured a stuffed animal. The photo, known as “The Night Invader,” shows an anteater approaching a mound of termites in a nature reserve in Brazil. The Museum of Natural History in London, which administers...

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What are the 5 phases of grief and why is not something that you have to leave behind

What are the 5 phases of grief and why is not something that you have to leave behind

Almost all of us go through life in a phase of mourning or mourning the loss of a loved one, but it is often something that we find difficult to talk about. Although there are some phases of grief recognizable and identified by psychology, mourning is different for each person...

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Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians in Gaza border fence

Israeli army kills 3 Palestinians in Gaza border fence

Since the beginning of March 30 the “Great Return March”, organized to demand the end of the blockade and the return of the refugees, 47 Palestinians in Gaza have died by Israeli fire. The Israeli army shot dead three Palestinians on the border with the Gaza Strip. Two of the suspected...

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Syria: explosions recorded in Iranian military bases

Syria: explosions recorded in Iranian military bases

It is still unknown who would be responsible for the attacks on the Iranian and Syrian Army militias. Intense explosions occurred on the night of Sunday, April 29, at several bases of the Syrian Army and Iranian militias in central Syria, according to the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights. This organization,...

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The leaders of North Korea and South Korea, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, pledge to sign the peace and work for “a complete denuclearization” of the peninsula

The leaders of North Korea and South Korea, Kim Jong-un and Moon Jae-in, pledge to sign the peace and work for “a complete denuclearization” of the peninsula

The leaders of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, and South Korea, Moon Jae-in, pledged to work towards a “complete denuclearization” of the peninsula during the historic meeting held this Friday. “The North and South confirm the common goal of achieving, through complete denuclearization, a Korean peninsula free of nuclear weapons,” they...

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DYS’18: Jamal Khan, Founding Chairman  Arpatech sheds light on emerging tech-literacies

DYS’18: Jamal Khan, Founding Chairman Arpatech sheds light on emerging tech-literacies

The Digital Youth Summit (DYS) is a technology-oriented conference is held annually in Peshawar, Pakistan. DYS is a joint initiative of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the World Bank along with key local community and academic partners. Since its inception in 2014, DYS has quickly become one of the...

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Benefits you need to know about CHEESE!

Benefits you need to know about CHEESE!

Cheese is a good source of calcium and protein, but it can also be high in saturated fats and sodium. Should we be eating more cheese or less? There are thousands of types of cheese. “Cheese-flavored” food is not considered one of them. Many cheeses are high in sodium and...

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PML-N unveils sixth budget today for the year 2018-2019

PML-N unveils sixth budget today for the year 2018-2019

ISLAMABAD – Rejecting the demand of opposition parties to present a four-month financial plan, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz government is all set to present the sixth budget today with a total outlay of Rs 5.5 trillion for fiscal year 2018-19. The PML-N would be the first government in the country’s history...

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The US Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as ‘Secretary of State’

The US Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as ‘Secretary of State’

WASHINGTON: On Thursday The US Senate voted to approve former CIA dir­ector Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, after a bruising battle by Democrats against President Donald Trump’s nominee. Pompeo, who earned Trump’s confidence a year later at the CIA, was accused by Democrats as being too bellicose and harboring...

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Death toll continues to rise due US-led-anti-IS coalition, 883 cases reported

Death toll continues to rise due US-led-anti-IS coalition, 883 cases reported

WASHINGTON: The US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq acknowledged on Thursday the deaths of another 28 civilians, increasing the overall toll of non-fighters killed to at least 883. The coalition said in a statement that it had completed a review in March of 49 reports...

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Ibrahimovic comments on World Cup comeback, “It’s a no!”

Ibrahimovic comments on World Cup comeback, “It’s a no!”

TOCKHOLM: The 36-year-old Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who quit the Swedish national squad in 2016, will not make a comeback for the World Cup in Russia, the Swedish football federation said on Thursday. “I spoke with Zlatan on Tuesday. He said that he has not changed his mind regarding the...

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Pioneer of Pakistani theatre: Madeeha Gauhar laid to rest at Cavalry Ground graveyard

Pioneer of Pakistani theatre: Madeeha Gauhar laid to rest at Cavalry Ground graveyard

LAHORE: A large number of people from various walks of life came to pay last respects to Madeeha Gauhar, the pioneer of parallel theatre in Pakistan, at her funeral at her residence on Thursday. The funeral prayer was offered on the lawns of her residence where Ajoka staged its first...

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Snapchat debuts new ‘made for summer’ water-resistant spectacles for $150

Snapchat debuts new ‘made for summer’ water-resistant spectacles for $150

On Thursday, Snapchat began selling a new version of its eyewear with built-in cameras after the first version failed to catch on with users of the youth-oriented social network. The new product, Spectacles 2.0 “are now more comfortable to wear with a smaller profile, and they’re water resistant — so...

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Victims can now exhale as Cosby is found guilty of sexual assaults

Victims can now exhale as Cosby is found guilty of sexual assaults

On Thursday, Bill Cosby was finally convicted of sexual molestation. The 80-year-old actor/comedian, famous for American sitcom The Bill Cosby Show that ran from 1969-1971, is now behind the bars for his misconduct against innumerable women throughout the years, with basketball player Andrea Constand being the one leading the case. Many expressed...

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ECC approves Ramadan Package worth Rs1.7 billion at subsidized rates

ECC approves Ramadan Package worth Rs1.7 billion at subsidized rates

ISLAMABAD: The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet has allowed raising of Rs100 billion in commercial loans to bail out the ailing power sector and approved a RamadanPackage worth Rs1.73 billion to provide essential items to people at subsidized rates. A meeting of the ECC presided over by Prime...

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SBP to supply unlimited dollars to open market in order to strengthen exchange rates

SBP to supply unlimited dollars to open market in order to strengthen exchange rates

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan Governor Tariq Bajwa and Adviser to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs Miftah Ismail affirmed currency traders for their support to bring down dollar rates in the open market, said currency dealers on Thursday. The recent steady increase in dollar prices appeared...

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Gold prices fall, hits 5-week low as dollar influences more than interest rates

Gold prices fall, hits 5-week low as dollar influences more than interest rates

LONDON: On Thursday gold prices hovered near 5-week lows as higher US bond yields and a stronger dollar reduced interest in bullion. Worries about the growing supply of US government debt and inflationary pressures from rising oil prices this week upsurges US 10-year bond yields above 3% for the first...

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Rangers granted special powers to sustain nationwide peace

Rangers granted special powers to sustain nationwide peace

KARACHI: On Thursday While addressing a seminar on ‘Private securities in support of law enforcement agencies’ organized by the All Pakistan Security Agencies Association (APSAA) at a local hotel in Karachi, Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair affirmed that Rangers would remain in the province to sustain peace as people, especially the...

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State to ensure PTM gets heard, leaders get vocal

State to ensure PTM gets heard, leaders get vocal

Where there are disagreements and differences, dialogue is essential and desirable. The Pakhtun Tahaffuz Movement has stimulated the national conscience as well as controversy. It is not clear how positive change can be affected when the motives and very character of those with whom dialogue is necessary are challenged. Just...

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Pakistan’s first-transgender old age home lays foundation in Lahore, inauguration due in ramadan

Pakistan’s first-transgender old age home lays foundation in Lahore, inauguration due in ramadan

Pakistan’s first-ever old-age home for transgenders have recently opened its doors in Lahore, media reported on Thursday. Since 2011, trans woman Ayesha Butt has been investing all her earnings in laying the foundations of the old-age home spread over a canal of land in Lahore’s Rachna town. “Whatever I earned...

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Till death do us apart: Khan rebuffs all rumors regarding his married life, blames PML-N

Till death do us apart: Khan rebuffs all rumors regarding his married life, blames PML-N

ISLAMABAD: On Thursday Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan categorically rebuffed all rumors of differences with his wife Bushra Maneka, media reported. While exclusively addressing the news agents, the PTI chief said that such rumors are spread by the opposers; Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) to gain political benefits. “As long...

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Cross-border fire in Mohmand Agency: 3 terrorists gunned down while 1 soldier martyred

Cross-border fire in Mohmand Agency: 3 terrorists gunned down while 1 soldier martyred

RAWALPINDI: On Thursday, three terrorists were gunned down, while one soldier was martyred in cross-border fire in Mohmand Agency. Pakistan armed forces’ media wing, the Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) said the terrorists opened fire on Pakistani border post in Mohmand Agency from across the border, which was effectively responded...

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Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Masalaydaar lauki ki sabzi

Ingredients: 1 medium Lauki (bottle gourd) 1 tsp ginger paste 1 tsp garlic paste 1 big onion, finely chopped 2 tomatoes, finely chopped 1 tsp cumin seeds 2 green chilies finely chopped 1/2 tsp red chili powder 1/2 tsp turmeric powder 3/4 tsp coriander powder 1 tsp garam masala powder...

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Achari Baingan

Achari Baingan

Ingredients: 8 baby aubergines (small sized baingan, slit), lightly dabbed on the inside with some salt and turmeric powder Oil to deep fry For the masala: 2 Tbsp coriander seeds, dry roasted 1 Tbsp saunf (fennel seeds), dry roasted 1 tsp zeera (cumin) seeds, dry roasted 1 1/2 tsp methi...

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KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

KSA confirms involvement in air strikes that killed Huthi leader Saleh al-Sammad

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia has confirmed it was behind the air strike that killed the number two leader of Yemen’s Houthi militants last week. “The heroes of the Royal Air Force were able to successfully target the leader of the Huthi militia Saleh al-Sammad,” Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States,...

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Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

Being Trump’s look-alike could yield more fame than crops, it’s a female farmer from Spain

A female farmer from Spain rolls out an uncanny resemblance with The US President Donald Trump which has gone incredibly viral on the internet with countless retweets. Dolores Leis Antelo, a Spanish potato farmer, is taking the internet by storm after she was described as Donald Trump’s female doppelganger. A photo...

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