Sindh govt suspends registrations of certain private schools as they fail to adhere to SC’s orders despite prior warnings

Sindh govt suspends registrations of certain private schools as they fail to adhere to SC’s orders despite prior warnings

KARACHI: The Sindh education department has suspended the registration of two of the largest networks of private schools in the country – The City School and the Beaconhouse School System. The decision was taken in view of the schools’ failure to comply with the court orders to submit the additional amount...

Details
Khashoggi case: Turkey calls for international investigation

Khashoggi case: Turkey calls for international investigation

ANKARA: An international investigation into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is essential, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Wednesday, and reiterated Turkish decisiveness to solve the murder. “We will do whatever it takes to bring the murder to light. We have shown the evidence to all those who wanted...

Details
Saudi man prone to 40 lashes upon blackmailing and sending derogatory remarks to ex-wife over Whatsapp

Saudi man prone to 40 lashes upon blackmailing and sending derogatory remarks to ex-wife over Whatsapp

A Saudi man has been condemned to 40 lashes for sending hundreds of threatening messages to his former wife on WhatsApp. A court in the western Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah also ruled that the woman has the right to attend her ex-husband’s lashing gathering. The divorced couple are held...

Details
Pakistan’s squad for Hockey World Cup 2018

Pakistan’s squad for Hockey World Cup 2018

LAHORE: The Pakistan Hockey Federation has announced an 18-member squad for the World Cup, set to be held in India later this year. Mohammad Rizwan Senior will lead the side with Ammad Shakeel Butt as his deputy. The green shirts have lifted the title four times, more than any other...

Details
Nepal introduces automated waiter ‘Ginger’ at restaurants

Nepal introduces automated waiter ‘Ginger’ at restaurants

KATHMANDU: “Please enjoy your meal,” says Nepal’s first robot waiter, Ginger, as she delivers a plate of steaming dumplings to a table of hungry customers. The poor Himalayan nation is better known for its soaring mountain peaks than technological prowess, but a group of self-taught young innovators is seeking to change...

Details
Public enraged at Shahid Afridi’s controversial remark regarding Pakistan’s Kashmir

Public enraged at Shahid Afridi’s controversial remark regarding Pakistan’s Kashmir

Cricket star Shahid Afridi on Wednesday drew flak on social media for his remarks on the Kashmir issue, forcing him to issue a clarification. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bW70PHxixLc Afridi, the former Pakistan cricket captain, was addressing students at British Parliament in London when he made the remarks, according to a report in NDTV. “Let Kashmir be...

Details
Local welder Imran owns properties in Dubai, investigations underway

Local welder Imran owns properties in Dubai, investigations underway

A man who works as a welder in Karachi has turned out to be the owner of properties in Dubai, media reported on Wednesday. The man, who has been identified as Imran, works on Nishtar Road  on doors and nets in the port city. Imran, resident of Ghanchi Para, was issued a...

Details
Expert Advise: Here’s how you choose the right foundation for you

Expert Advise: Here’s how you choose the right foundation for you

The key to perfect makeup is to have a flawless base. But for that, you first need to find the right foundation in accordance with your skin tone and type. One mistake can kill your entire look so make sure you are opting for right one and applying it properly....

Details
Tips for a mindful shopping-spree

Tips for a mindful shopping-spree

We are all guilty of getting carried away with our shopping and splurging our money where it’s not needed. With the festive season upcoming, it’s going to be even harder to control our spending habits. So, here are six science-backed tips on how to become a more mindful shopper. 1. Seasonal...

Details
Peanuts Are Just as Healthy for Diabetes as Almonds

Peanuts Are Just as Healthy for Diabetes as Almonds

When it comes to sprinkling nuts atop oatmeal or yogurt, peanuts are often disregarded in favor of more buzz-worthy nuts, like almonds or pistachios. (Yes, peanuts are technically legumes, but we basically think of them as a nut.) Peanut butter will probably always remain popular, but with new nut butter spreads on the market,...

Details