Karachi hit by prolonged heatwaves, temperature soars up to 44°C

Karachi hit by prolonged heatwaves, temperature soars up to 44°C

The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) has issued a weather advisory for Karachi stating that day temperature is likely to hit 40°C to 43°C for the next five to six days due to subdued sea breeze. Therefore, the PMD office has advised deputy commissioners of all the districts to take effective...

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Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

Some things you OUGHT to know before marriage

“I wish I knew then how much my future husband farted. Don’t get me wrong — it’s hilarious. It’s just…neverending.“ 2. “That it’s OK to not always like each other. But you have to choose to love them every day, even when you don’t like them very much.” 3. “That intimacy is important, but it doesn’t...

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Travel Guide: World’s top 10 cheapest airlines revealed

Travel Guide: World’s top 10 cheapest airlines revealed

Australia’s budget carrier Tigerair aced a new list of the world’s cheapest airlines, one that’s dominated by carriers from Asia and the Middle East. Number crunchers over at Rome2Rio, a transportation and travel search engine, compiled a data-based ranking that averages the price per kilometer of travelling on airlines around the world....

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Youtube to reveal new music streaming service and unlock another premium service

Youtube to reveal new music streaming service and unlock another premium service

On Wednesday, Google’s YouTube said it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and soon reveal a premium service that will incur more charges for its original shows. YouTube Music, which will be launched on May 22, comes with extra features like personalized playlists based on...

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Mahira Khan shares her experience at Cannes as she bids farewell

Mahira Khan shares her experience at Cannes as she bids farewell

Mahira Khan going to the Cannes Film Festival representing Pakistan was undoubtedly a major deal for all Pakistanis alike. Her debut on the red carpet this year not only took social media by storm but also became the talk of the town. As her Cannes journey came to a close...

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Pakistan welcomes Buddha’s relics

Pakistan welcomes Buddha’s relics

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, senior government officials and diplomats from the Pakistan High Commission witnessed the safe departure of the relics at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo. The holy relics had been sent to Sri Lanka by the Pakistan government following...

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Exercise may stave off dementia but does not suspend cognitive decline in people

Exercise may stave off dementia but does not suspend cognitive decline in people

PARIS: While physical exercise may stave off dementia, it does not suspend cognitive decline in people after they have been diagnosed, a study with a samples size of nearly 500 people with the condition reported Thursday. While a maintained fitness regime improved physical fitness in people with mild to moderate...

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Shahid Afridi likely to miss World XI match against Windies due to knee injury

Shahid Afridi likely to miss World XI match against Windies due to knee injury

Shahid Afridi is likely to miss the charity match between ICC World XI and the West Indies, that will be played at Lord’s on May 31. The 38-year-old took to Twitter saying he will be needing almost three to four weeks to recover completely from his painful knee injury. Shahid...

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Father throws grand party after his son failed the board examination, son vows to work harder

Father throws grand party after his son failed the board examination, son vows to work harder

A civil contractor in Bhopal threw a grand party after his son failed the grade 10 board examination, reported media officials. The odd celebration included firecrackers, sweets and assortments, exclaimed a resident. “This is how I want to motivate my son. After failing in exams, children go into depression and some...

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Child pornography toll increases, more than 100 people arrested in Brazil

Child pornography toll increases, more than 100 people arrested in Brazil

Brasília: Almost 2,600 police officers deployed across 24 of Brazil’s 26 states and the capital to serve 578 arrest and search warrants related to online sexual harassment of children and adolescents. 132 people have been charged guilty till date, including teachers and public-sector workers ranging from 20 years old to retirement...

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