I told Saudi king he wouldn’t last without US support: Trump

I told Saudi king he wouldn’t last without US support: Trump

President Donald Trump made an undiplomatic remark about close ally Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, saying he warned Saudi Arabia’s King Salman he would not last in power “for two weeks” without the backing of the US military. “We protect Saudi Arabia. Would you say they’re rich. And I love the...

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Punjab govt issues directives to enforce ban on smoking

Punjab govt issues directives to enforce ban on smoking

Punjab government on Tuesday issued directives to all administrative secretaries, commissioners, deputy commissioners and district police officers (DPOs) to enforce ban on smoking in the province, ARY News reported. According to details, the Services and General Administration Department issued a circular with the directions to ensure strict implementation of relevant...

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“Made in Pakistan” culture to be nurtured to boost exports: PM’s adviser

“Made in Pakistan” culture to be nurtured to boost exports: PM’s adviser

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to Prime Minister on Commerce, Industries, and Investment, Abdul Razzaq Daud Wednesday said that the government was focusing on promoting “Made in Pakistan” culture to foster the country’s exports and minimize the trade deficit. For this purpose, he said level playing field to all Pakistani industrialists and businessmen...

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List of countries offering e-visa to Pakistanis

List of countries offering e-visa to Pakistanis

Pakistani passport was ranked the second lowest in 2016 out of 196 countries. However, in 2017, it slightly improved its ranking and came third lowest in the ranking, but despite all that, Pakistanis can still visit 43 countries without visa or visa on arrival. Scores of countries also offer e-visa...

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What is the Mediterranean diet really?

What is the Mediterranean diet really?

There are no “superfoods” in the Mediterranean diet: it is the whole that brings health benefits. Surely you have heard that the Mediterranean diet is good for your health. But do you know exactly what it is and how it benefits your body? A typical Mediterranean diet includes many vegetables, fruits,...

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How zinc batteries can solve the problem of energy storage

How zinc batteries can solve the problem of energy storage

A single alkaline battery can contaminate more than 165,000 liters of water. The battery industry is key for our planet: it has the capacity to save it … or to destroy it. If it achieves the first, then renewable energies – such as solar, wind or geothermal – will one...

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Flame stunts at a Turkish restaurant end up being a disaster

Flame stunts at a Turkish restaurant end up being a disaster

ANKARA: A dramatic footage has emerged showing a flame stunt at a restaurant in Turkey leaving at least 4 injured. A stunt involving fire went horribly wrong at Turkey’s famous restaurant run by celebrity chef ‘Salt Bae’. The eccentric chef, who is known for his stunts with knives and steaks,...

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Tsunami in Indonesia: aerial images that reveal the extent of destruction after the disaster

Tsunami in Indonesia: aerial images that reveal the extent of destruction after the disaster

Five days after a powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami struck the city of Palu in Indonesia, images that show the true scale of the devastation begin to spread. Copyright of the DIGITAL GLOBE imageImage caption The tsunami took roads and buildings in some areas near the city of Palu. The number of fatalities...

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MQM  leader Farooq Sattar indicted in a case pertaining to Loudspeaker Act violation

MQM leader Farooq Sattar indicted in a case pertaining to Loudspeaker Act violation

KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar on Wednesday was indicted in a case pertaining to violating the Loudspeaker Act. As the judicial magistrate began hearing the case today, Sattar and others were indicted in the case. However, the MQM-P leader pleaded not guilty to the charges. Summoning witnesses...

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Iraq: Women empowerment becomes a threat for weak men

Iraq: Women empowerment becomes a threat for weak men

Tara Fares, model and one of the biggest “influencers” in the social networks of Iraq, was murdered last week in the streets of Baghdad. Iraqi society is shocked by the murder in recent weeks of recognized and media professionals that many interpret as threats to other women in their situation....

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