Indian woman allowed to get divorce after husband called her ‘kali kaluti’

Indian woman allowed to get divorce after husband called her ‘kali kaluti’

HARYANA: A court in India allowed woman to seek divorce from her husband after the latter offensively called her ‘kali kaluti’ during several spats. According to the Times of India, the woman from Mahenderganj in Haryana was granted divorce by the Punjab and Haryana High Court on grounds of maltreatment...

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Ramadan Reformations: Mufti Menk’s 50 quotes that tap hearts and minds alike

Ramadan Reformations: Mufti Menk’s 50 quotes that tap hearts and minds alike

Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University. Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World”...

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Mahira, Fawad sizzle on cover of Indian magazine

Mahira, Fawad sizzle on cover of Indian magazine

Mahira and Fawad Khan have fans in frenzy as they sizzled in a latest photo shoot for the cover of an Indian magazine. The Humsafar co-stars recreated their chemistry for a photo shoot for the latest collection of Sadaf Fawad Khan’s label SFK bridals for India Today’s bridal magazine Brides...

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Eid Shopping wheels and picks up momentum in ‘The City of Lights’

Eid Shopping wheels and picks up momentum in ‘The City of Lights’

Eid shopping fever is picking up momentum in the city’s main markets as Eid-ul-Fitr is drawing near and the ecstatic mood of young girls, women and the youth is approaching full swing. Colourful Eid stalls have been set up at various points, offering different kinds of cosmetics, earrings, gleaming bangles,...

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5 Years of PML-N: The good and bad times of Nawaz Sharif

5 Years of PML-N: The good and bad times of Nawaz Sharif

As the current government gas completed its constitutional five-year tenure, the country prepares to hold the general elections on July 25, 2018, in order to elect the new members of the 15th National Assembly. Failures When Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court, on July 28, 2017, he had...

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Upward revision in petroleum prices, new prices remain unchanged till 7th June

Upward revision in petroleum prices, new prices remain unchanged till 7th June

ISLAMABAD: On the last day in power, the government has refrained from a massive hike in the price of petroleum products. Finance Minister Miftah Ismail said that the prime minister, on the recommendation of the ministry has decided to leave the prices of petroleum products unchanged till June 7. He...

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Match staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues in the Caribbean, West Indies beat ICC World XI

Match staged to raise funds to rebuild and restore five major cricket venues in the Caribbean, West Indies beat ICC World XI

LONDON: Courtesy a sure-footed knock by Evin Lewis of 58(26) runs complimented with Kesrick Williams’ three-for, West Indies beat ICC World XI by 72 runs to win Hurricane Relief charity match at the Lord’s on Thursday. ICC World XI required 200 runs to win, but fine bowling from the Carlos Brathwaite’s side restricted the side...

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Myths about the human brain

Myths about the human brain

  The  brain is the most complex organ of the human body . Our brain determines how we experience the world around us. This fantastic and essential organ weighs about 1,400 grams and contains around 100 billion neurons, the cells that carry information. Like any other organ, the brain is affected by our lifestyle, our diet and...

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ECP announces schedule for general elections; July 25 2018

ECP announces schedule for general elections; July 25 2018

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) by announcing the schedule of general elections on Thursday put all speculations about the polls to rest. The elections will be held on July 25. The returning officers will invite nominations from candidates on June 1, while nomination papers will be filed from...

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Phases of corruption probe initiated against 21 SHOs of Karachi police

Phases of corruption probe initiated against 21 SHOs of Karachi police

KARACHI: A two-member committee under Additional Inspector General Counter Terrorism Department Dr Sanaullah Abbasi has started probe against 31 SHOs for their alleged involvement in corruption and other crimes under the directives of Supreme Court. In the first phase of the probe, as many as nine SHOs were probed by...

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An algorithm predicts the risk of breast cancer

An algorithm predicts the risk of breast cancer

This tool analyzes the genetic and clinical information of women and determines if they can suffer from the disease, which improves the monitoring of the case and its treatment. The  breast cancer is the most common among women. In Pakistan, about 22,000 cases are diagnosed each year – in most of them, those affected...

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Imran Khan expels Farooq Bandiyal from PTI after 3 days of thorough investigations

Imran Khan expels Farooq Bandiyal from PTI after 3 days of thorough investigations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan has expelled Farooq Bandiyal from the party, the party confirmed via its official Twitter account, saying that “there is no place for convicted criminals in PTI.” Earlier, the PTI chairman took strict notice of reports suggesting that a convicted criminal recently joined his...

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Can heat affect how we learn?

Can heat affect how we learn?

Heat makes students more distracted and agitated. When the heat increases, school performance decreases. That conclusion was reached by a study by academics from Harvard, UCLA and the State of Georgia, who analyzed the test results of 10 million high school students for 13 years in the United States. Young people who take exams...

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Pakistan’s seventh care-taker Prime Minister to be sworn-in today

Pakistan’s seventh care-taker Prime Minister to be sworn-in today

ISLAMABAD: The oath taking ceremony of Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice (retd) Nasirul Mulk as Pakistan’s care-taker Prime Minister will be held at presidency in Islamabad on Friday, where Senate Chairman, Deputy Chairman, politicians and military officials will be present too. He will be the seventh caretaker prime minister...

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Kim Jong-un reiterates denuclearization commitment

Kim Jong-un reiterates denuclearization commitment

In the midst of a meeting with the Russian foreign minister, the North Korean leader once expressed his intention to reach a final solution with the US.      Kim Jong-un (left) reiterated his commitment to the United States. in his meeting with the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (right). The North...

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Denmark bans burka and Hijab in public spaces

Denmark bans burka and Hijab in public spaces

The Danish Parliament today approved a bill that prohibits the use in public places of clothing covering the face, including the burqa and the nicab, and punishes offenses with economic sanctions.      The law, approved this Thursday (31.05.2018) with 75 votes in favor for 30 against, will come into force...

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Why the FBI recommended restarting the router to Internet users around the world

Why the FBI recommended restarting the router to Internet users around the world

Do you suspect that your router has been infected? A malicious program has endangered routers around the world. The Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States (FBI, by its abbreviations in English) alerted this Friday that some foreign hackers have compromised “hundreds of thousands of routers of houses and offices” with the malware“VPNFilter”,...

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What are the countries with the most expensive and cheapest gasoline in the world?

What are the countries with the most expensive and cheapest gasoline in the world?

Putting gasoline in the car is usually quite banal in most countries, but depending on where you live the impact in your pocket can be very different. Although gasoline (or diesel) is sold throughout the world, the conditions that determine its price are very different. And the reasons that make it...

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