Pakistan’s Talha Talib awarded with gold medal at weightlifting championship

Pakistan’s Talha Talib awarded with gold medal at weightlifting championship

LAHORE: Weightlifter Talha Talib clinched a gold medal for Pakistan at the fifth International Solidarity Championships under way in Cairo, Egypt. Talib won the gold for lifting 136kg in the snatch category, and a silver medal for 155kg clean and jerk lift. He claimed another silver medal for lifting 291kg...

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British Pakistani Sajid Javid among UK PM Theresa May replacement contenders

British Pakistani Sajid Javid among UK PM Theresa May replacement contenders

LONDON: With British Prime Minister Theresa May badly weakened by her decision to delay a key Brexit vote she would have lost, potential leadership contenders for the Conservative Party are waiting to pounce. If she falls, any Conservative MP elected by the party as leader would automatically become prime minister....

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Karachi: SC bans skyscrapers and high-rise constructions beyond six floors

Karachi: SC bans skyscrapers and high-rise constructions beyond six floors

KARACHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday withdrew its order banning high-rise constructions beyond six floors in the metropolis. A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Mian Saqib Nisar heard a petition filed by Association of Builders and Developers (ABD) against the ban on high-rise constructions at the...

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South Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ Awards

South Asia ‘Agency of the Year’ awards was held in Mumbai on 4th December, recognizing the best individual and agency talent across South Asia in the industry. The award recognized top achievers across the creative, media and activations industry spectrum. Representing the Pakistani contingent, Mindshare Pakistan received the top award, as...

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International Mountains Day it is!

International Mountains Day it is!

International Mountains Day is being celebrated globally today. It is celebrated annually by The United Nations Assembly on December 11. The day is designated to highlight the importance of sustainable mountain development and mountain communities. This year’s theme “Mountains Matter” aims to highlight how mountains matter for water, disaster risk reduction,...

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SBP and FIA call for some major reforms

SBP and FIA call for some major reforms

ISLAMABAD: The finance ministry officials informed minister Asad Umar that reforms in the State Bank of Pakistan and Federal Investigative Agency (FIA) are apparently need of the hour to prevent money laundering from the country, informed sources. The recommendations were given in a session held on the FATF chaired by...

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Winter wonders of a body massage

Winter wonders of a body massage

There’s no one best oil to use for massage, because it depends on individual preference, the type of massage you are giving, and where you are working on your body. We tend to think of only getting massages from a therapist on special occasions. But you can treat yourself as...

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Report: Broiler chickens cause Cancer

Report: Broiler chickens cause Cancer

We live in the age of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and artificial drugs, which have slowly taken over the traditional and organic ways of farming. Where this innovation is beneficial in many cases, it can also lead to some extremely harmful effects in others. According to a recent finding by...

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Another tax to hit Pakistanis – Garbage Tax!

Another tax to hit Pakistanis – Garbage Tax!

Punjab Government is planning to impose ‘Garbage Tax’ in four districts of Punjab including Lahore. According to sources, the provincial government is likely to collect around Rs100 to 1,000 per month after taking approval from the cabinet division. Punjab Government has excused running the waste management companies on debt. Reports...

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Snacking on winter blessings: Dry Fruits!

Snacking on winter blessings: Dry Fruits!

The intresting thing about dry fruit products in winters is that they give assurance from numerous infections, similar to influenza, colds and numerous others. Notwithstanding that, dry natural products are likewise useful to keep up the dryness of the skim since they are rich in basic oils, minerals and vitamins. They are...

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