A plasuible explanation of the merit of ‘Fitra’ (Charity) Entitlement

A plasuible explanation of the merit of ‘Fitra’ (Charity) Entitlement

Fitra or Zakat Al Fitr is an obligatory charity that is distributed at the end of the Fast of Ramadan. It is obligatory for every Muslim, to be paid on their own behalf and on behalf of their dependents (Wife, children, etc), if they have the means to do so....

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Petroleum prices to remain stable throughout June

Petroleum prices to remain stable throughout June

ISLAMABAD: The caretaker government has decided not to change the prices of petroleum products for the time being, informed sources told Dawn on Thursday. A senior government official said the caretaker ministers did not support a price increase. He said the members of the caretaker cabinet why should take the blame for...

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Blackberry rolls out for brand recall, introduces new device

Blackberry rolls out for brand recall, introduces new device

NEW YORK: There’s a new BlackBerry smartphone, the latest effort to revive the once-dominant brand. The BlackBerry Key2 was unveiled on Thursday in New York by TCL Communication, the Chinese manufacturer which took over the rights to the smartphone brand from the Canadian tech firm in 2016. The new device,...

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Kohli secures fifth award for being the ‘Cricketer of the year’ for his outstanding performance

Kohli secures fifth award for being the ‘Cricketer of the year’ for his outstanding performance

NEW DELHI: Virat Kohli was awarded with cricketer of the year for the fifth time on Thursday for outstanding performances over the past two seasons. Kohli became India’s captain in 2015 and helped his team ace in the Test rankings the following year. Kohli, who was also named International Cricket...

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King Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan set to contest elections from Peshawar

King Khan’s cousin Noor Jehan set to contest elections from Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s paternal cousin Noor Jehan will contest general elections scheduled to be held on July 25 from Peshawar. Having collected her nomination papers from the Election Commission, she will be running for a Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa seat from PK-77 constituency as an independent candidate. ”I want to...

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Disney cast Yoson An as love interest in ‘Mulan’

Disney cast Yoson An as love interest in ‘Mulan’

New Zealand actor Yoson An is set to star in the live-action version of “Mulan”alongside actress Liu Yifei. An will play the role of Chen Honghui, a confident and ambitious recruit who joins Commander Tung’s unit and Mulan’s love interest, Hollywood Reporter reported. An is best known for his work in TV miniseries Dead Lucky, alongside...

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Health Stigma: Dairy-free drinks are more calorie-laden as compared to cow’s milk

Health Stigma: Dairy-free drinks are more calorie-laden as compared to cow’s milk

Dairy-free drinks are often plugged as a healthy substitute for regular milk. But the products can contain more than doubled calories, 30 times the fat and more sugar than cow’s milk, according to research. The growing trend for dairy-free lifestyles has witnessed a surge in the assortment of flavored kinds...

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UAE introduces record breaking world’s longest thrilling zip line in Ras Al-Khaimah

UAE introduces record breaking world’s longest thrilling zip line in Ras Al-Khaimah

RAS KHAIMAH: The United Arab Emirates claimed a record on Thursday with the opening of the world’s longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometres in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line in Ras al-Khaimah on the same day the attraction opened to the public. The Jebel Jais Flight...

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Sardar Ramesh Singh files nomination papers for reserved minority seat for Sindh Assembly as an independent candidate

Sardar Ramesh Singh files nomination papers for reserved minority seat for Sindh Assembly as an independent candidate

KARACHI: Pakistan Sikh Council Chief Patron Sardar Ramesh Singh on Wednesday filed nomination papers for reserved minority seat for Sindh Assembly as an independent candidate. Singh claimed that no Sikh leader has taken part in the election from Karachi on reserved seat ever before. “Christians, Hindus and other minority community have...

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11-year-old motivational coach Hammad Safi enthralls audience with millions of online views and subscribers on Youtube

11-year-old motivational coach Hammad Safi enthralls audience with millions of online views and subscribers on Youtube

PESHAWAR: Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enthralled as the 11-year-old Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. The elegantly dressed motivational speaker is something of an internet sensation in Pakistan and regularly draws large crowds. But it’s not...

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