Keyboard hacks that you probably didn’t know

Keyboard hacks that you probably didn’t know

With just a few simple keystrokes our computers can be turned from troublesome beasts, standing in the way of completing that crucial report or overdue school assignment, into our willing and able servants. So to save you time and your poor muscles, here are a selection of the most practical...

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IKEA Asks People To Bully This Plant For 30 Days To See What Happens, And Results Are Eyeopening

IKEA Asks People To Bully This Plant For 30 Days To See What Happens, And Results Are Eyeopening

Bully a plant, a live experiment with two IKEA plants and with thousands of children, to help to raise awareness around Anti-Bullying Day on 4th May in the Middle East. The live experiment involved IKEA taking two of its very own plants and installing them at the school, where one...

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Sonam-Anand tie their wedding knot today. Here’s a sneak peek!

Sonam-Anand tie their wedding knot today. Here’s a sneak peek!

LONDON: Bollywood star Sonam Kapoor is getting hitched to Anand Ahuja in Mumbai at an extravagant bash and a British Pakistani family has been invited as special guests to the event. Businessmen brothers Aneel and Nabeel Musarrat, from Manchester, have flown to Mumbai with their family members to join the...

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Lebanon voted for extremism

Lebanon voted for extremism

Hezbollah succeeds in the parliamentary elections in Lebanon. A dangerous result for the entire region, says Kersten Knipp. The party will aggravate the crisis in the Middle East even more. The Syrian war, in which the Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah interferes unfortunately, now transcends Lebanon. Lebanese voters believe that, precisely Hezbollah, could be...

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Life imprisonment for high Chinese office for corruption

Life imprisonment for high Chinese office for corruption

Sun Zhengcai was considered as a possible successor to Xi Jinping at the head of the country and is accused of taking bribes worth 27 million dollars. It is the last episode of Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption crusade. The courts in Tianjin City sentenced Sun Zhengcai, a former Chinese agricultural minister and...

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What is autophagy and how could it benefit your health?

What is autophagy and how could it benefit your health?

High intensity exercise could encourage the body process of autophagy. The health and wellness industry has a new “latest fashion”: autophagy, a regenerative process of our body, scientifically recognized, that some beauty gurus now link with weight loss, longevity and a younger appearance . Autophagy is a natural mechanism of...

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“Be Best”: the new campaign of the first lady of the USA, Melania Trump, and why some question it?

“Be Best”: the new campaign of the first lady of the USA, Melania Trump, and why some question it?

“Be Better”, the initiative that will mark Melania’s career as first lady. Under that slogan, the brand new American first lady, Melania Trump, presented on Monday the initiative that will mark her career in the White House: a plan focused on the physical and mental health of children. The goal,...

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Local cricketer under extreme pressure from his coaches commits suicide

Local cricketer under extreme pressure from his coaches commits suicide

A young cricketer who had been a part of Karachi’s under-19 team allegedly hanged himself on Monday at his residence in Model Colony. Mohammad Zaryab, a student of grade 11, was reported by his family to have killed himself after losing his position in the national side because he had...

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Exchange companies propose SBP for Re1 on each dollar remitted

Exchange companies propose SBP for Re1 on each dollar remitted

KARACHI: Exchange companies have asked the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) to provide Re1 on each dollar to the remitter from abroad. On Monday, the SBP scheduled a meeting with the exchange companies to discuss the present exchange rate scenario that presents a volatile situation in the open market. The...

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Tech-giant Alibaba acquires Daraz, enters Pakistan

Tech-giant Alibaba acquires Daraz, enters Pakistan

KARACHI: China’s biggest and well-known Alibaba Group, has finally paved way into the Pakistani e-commerce Market, acquiring Daraz Group. In a press release, Daraz official said “With the acquisition, Daraz will be able to leverage Alibaba’s leadership and experience in technology, online commerce, mobile payment, and logistics to drive further...

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PTI alleged Lyari gang war under PPP’s support for attacking workers

PTI alleged Lyari gang war under PPP’s support for attacking workers

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) senior vice president for Central region alleged Monday night that members of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) opened direct fire on their camp here in the city’s Hakeem Saeed Ground, media reported. While addressing journalists, PTI’s Ali Haider Zaidi claimed that the PPP bombarded their...

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Art of mastering time

Art of mastering time

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” This is a great lesson to remember when we’re at war with ourselves; when we know what we should be doing but can’t seem to help putting it off. Maybe we put it off for an hour. Maybe for a day. It...

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“I killed more than 100 people and I do not regret”, confession of a murderer of Islamic State

“I killed more than 100 people and I do not regret”, confession of a murderer of Islamic State

When the peaceful uprising against President Bashar al-Assad broke out in 2011, which led to Syria’s brutal civil war, Khaled * was a peaceful protester. A lot has changed since then. Syria has been at war for seven long years. The Al-Assad government faces rebel and jihadist groups of the self-styled Islamic...

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PTI PPP violence could impede nation’s existing law and order situation, says Governor Sindh

PTI PPP violence could impede nation’s existing law and order situation, says Governor Sindh

KARACHI: On Monday night, Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair stated that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had not sought permission to hold a rally in the metropolis’ Hakeem Saeed ground while the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) had. “We had made Karachi peaceful with the help of police and Rangers,” he noted, referring...

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Mark your calendars, summer vacations rescheduled due to soaring temperatures and the holy month Ramadan, dates announced: 14 May-17 July

Mark your calendars, summer vacations rescheduled due to soaring temperatures and the holy month Ramadan, dates announced: 14 May-17 July

KARACHI: On Monday, Sindh government announced early summer vacations for public and private schools across Sindh. Summer vacations are being held early due to the sweltering heat and commencement of the Holy month of Ramadan. The official notice states that “summer vacations for all public and private educational institutions in...

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PPP PTI lock horns and resort to violence over venue reservation, uproar in Karachi

PPP PTI lock horns and resort to violence over venue reservation, uproar in Karachi

KARACHI: The city’s University Road and petrol pumps on it were opened to traffic and public, respectively, hours after workers of the Pakistan Peoples’ Party (PPP) and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) had resorted to violence and came to blows over a venue dispute for their May 12 rallies in Karachi’s Hakim Saeed...

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