Indians boiled and baffled after Afridi’s Kashmir related tweet

Indians boiled and baffled after Afridi’s Kashmir related tweet

India is infuriated over Shahid Afridi’s pro-Kashmir tweet, which has stirred yet another debate. Afridi took it to Twitter to condemn the cruelty of those who are showcasing their power on the helpless citizens on ‘Indian occupied Kashmir’. Appalling and worrisome situation ongoing in the Indian Occupied Kashmir.Innocents being shot...

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A heart-wrenching untold story of a Pakistani ‘mochi’ (cobbler)

A heart-wrenching untold story of a Pakistani ‘mochi’ (cobbler)

Karachi serves as a home to the most diverse of populations across Pakistan. Muslims, non-Muslims, Shia, Sunni, Muhajir, Balochi, Sindhi, Pashtun, Kashmiri, and also countless other minority groups; many a people have found home here. Some of us hold onto deep-rooted positive emotions for Karachi, while others are seemingly indifferent....

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How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness

How to Stop Lying to Ourselves: A Call for Self-Awareness

It was September of 1816 and two Parisian boys were playing in the courtyard of the Louvre, the famous museum in Paris. On the other side of the courtyard, a physician named René Laennec began to quicken his pace as he walked along in the morning sun. There was a...

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India’s Defence Ministry Website Hacked, Leads To An Error Page

India’s Defence Ministry Website Hacked, Leads To An Error Page

Defence Ministry Website Hacked, Leads To An Error Page. The defence ministry’s official website has been hacked and Chinese characters are appearing on the home page. “We are seized of the matter and are asking the National Informatics Centre to investigate,” said sources. The website has apparently been hacked by...

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4 keys to understanding what is happening in Gaza, where a protest ended in the worst violence in years

4 keys to understanding what is happening in Gaza, where a protest ended in the worst violence in years

A peaceful six-week protest took one day to become the most violent conflict between Israelis and Palestinians in almost four years. The so-called Great Return March began a week ago in Gaza and that same day at least 16 Palestinians were shot dead by Israeli soldiers. Since then at least five...

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Six teenagers stabbed within 90 minutes as stabbing spree in London continues

Six teenagers stabbed within 90 minutes as stabbing spree in London continues

Six teenagers were brutally stabbed in London within 90 minutes as a spree of fierce attacks continue in the British capital. On Thursday evening, six teenagers, including a 13-year-old boy, became a part of the recent surge of attacks that have engulfed the city, according to reports in the British press....

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Shahi Mughlai Khichdi

Shahi Mughlai Khichdi

Ingredients: Mince ½ kg Onion ground 2 Green chilies whole 6 Yogurt 1 cup Oil ½ cup All spice 1 tsp Salt 1 tsp heaped Ginger garlic paste 2 tsp Coriander roasted and crushed 2 tsp Chili powder 2 tsp heaped Cardamom powder ½ tsp Coriander leaves 2 tbsp Mint...

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BBQ Baked Gola Kababs

BBQ Baked Gola Kababs

Ingredients: Mince ½ kg Raw papaya 1 tbsp Ginger garlic paste 1 tbsp Chili powder 1 tsp heaped Salt 1 tsp Allspice 1 tsp Green chilies 3 grinded Coriander leaves 2 tbsp Onion 1 grinded Ghee 2 tbsp Nutmeg ¼ tsp grinded Mace ¼ tsp grinded Green cardamom ¼ tsp...

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Inflation over 6% likely to hamper Pakistan’s economic growth

Inflation over 6% likely to hamper Pakistan’s economic growth

KARACHI: Inflation above 6% is likely to hamper economic growth in Pakistan and would require a careful policy to maintain a balance, read a research paper released by the State Bank on Thursday. “Inflation below 5.67% may be favorable for economic growth while above 6.05pc can hurt growth,” said the...

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Foreign Exchange Reserves deteriorate

Foreign Exchange Reserves deteriorate

KARACHI: Foreign exchange reserves of the State Bank of Pakistan further deteriorate by $174 million to $11.6 billion, due to external debt servicing and other official payments. As per the press release issued by the SBP on Thursday, the total reserves of the county glided to $17.79 billion during the...

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