Government removes PTV’s managing director over ‘typo’ error with immediate effect

Government removes PTV’s managing director over ‘typo’ error with immediate effect

ISLAMABAD: The government on Tuesday removed managing director of the Pakistan Television (PTV) over a typographical error during Prime Minister Imran Khan’s live speech from Beijing, media reported. The removal of col. (retd) Hassan Immad Mohammadi as MD national television came following the PM’s live speech at the Central Party...

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“Dear private schools, I am a parent, not an ATM”

“Dear private schools, I am a parent, not an ATM”

The Constitution of Pakistan has, via Article 25A, made it mandatory for the government to provide free education to all citizens who cannot afford to go to school otherwise. However, implementation of this clause has never been enforced in letter or spirit, allowing the private sector to take advantage of the...

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Reflections on ‘Body Dysmorphic Disorder’

Reflections on ‘Body Dysmorphic Disorder’

Most of us have something we don’t like about our appearance — a crooked nose, an uneven smile, or eyes that are too large or too small. And though we may fret about our imperfections, they don’t interfere with our daily lives. But people who have body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)...

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Paris: French police officer found dead at Prime Minister’s official residence

Paris: French police officer found dead at Prime Minister’s official residence

PARIS: A French police officer was found dead on Monday on the grounds of the prime minister’s official residence in Paris in a death officials said was being treated as a suicide. The 45-year-old Garde Republicaine gendarme, part of the armed force’s policing branch, was found next to his service weapon...

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Diwali Special: Bollywood Battle of Black

Diwali Special: Bollywood Battle of Black

Diwali celebrations are in full swing this week; complete with fireworks, rangoli and diyas. However, the decoration isn’t the only thing that lit up this weekend as many Bollywood belles, too, shone in dazzling attires. While some went for classic, vibrant tones, others stepped out in black. From Katrina Kaif to Malaika Arora...

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Pakistan Digi Awards 2018: K-Electric Secures ‘Best Digital Media Team’ Award

Continuing its winning streak, K-Electric has won the ‘Best Digital Media Team’ award at Pakistan Digi Awards 2018 for the second consecutive year. The award ceremony was organized at a local hotel in Karachi and attended by top-notch professionals from the digital industry. The award acknowledges KE’s approach towards maximizing...

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Dubai Expo 2020: Job Openings

The largest spectacle ever seen in the Arab world, the much-awaited Dubai Expo 2020 is all set to attract visitors and companies from across the globe. With preparations of the avant-garde event in full swing, a massive hunt for more than 30,000 volunteers is underway. The volunteers, hailing from various...

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Ideas to liven up your room

Ideas to liven up your room

Decorating a house is a labor of love. The decor and efforts that we put into our rooms is what turns our house into a “home sweet home”. Have you ever wondered why people are so fascinated with hotel rooms? It is the sense of peace, calm and relaxation that...

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SFA conducts quality inspection at Boat Basin, provides deadline, else will ensure permanent shutdown of restaurants

SFA conducts quality inspection at Boat Basin, provides deadline, else will ensure permanent shutdown of restaurants

Over the weekend, Sindh Food Authority (SFA) did a quality inspection of Boat Basin restaurants in Clifton. Over 2 dozen eateries were raided out of which 2 were sealed and 12 fined for poor quality. SFA Director Abrar gave management 15 days to improve the conditions and hygiene standard. If SFA’s suggestions are not...

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SHC orders PTA to develop mechanisms in order to combat fake social media accounts used for cyberbullying

SHC orders PTA to develop mechanisms in order to combat fake social media accounts used for cyberbullying

KARACHI: The Sindh High Court (SHC) ordered the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairperson to immediately develop a mechanism to combat fake social media accounts used to harass women. A female private school teacher, who is a victim of a fake social media account, approached the court for justice. Justice Salahuddin Panhwar...

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