Pakistan is ‘Asia’s best kept secret’ – A melting pot of ancient history, heritage and identity

Pakistan is ‘Asia’s best kept secret’ – A melting pot of ancient history, heritage and identity

Travel and tourism are one of the largest industries in the world with global economic contribution (direct, indirect and induced) of over $7.6 trillion in 2016. Pakistan, unfortunately, is a country that has been at the receiving end of such mythology and perception for a good while now, even as...

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Sahiwal JIT finds recording eyewitness statements difficult

Sahiwal JIT finds recording eyewitness statements difficult

SAHIWAL: The Joint Investigation Team (JIT) which is probing the ‘fake encounter’ is finding it difficult to record eyewitness statements. The JIT spent three hours at the Yousaf Wala Police Station here on Monday and despite announcements through mosques and notices posted on walls, eyewitnesses did not come forward to...

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Shops destroyed in Op Zarb-e-Azb will be handed over to rightful owners soon: DG ISPR

Shops destroyed in Op Zarb-e-Azb will be handed over to rightful owners soon: DG ISPR

MIRAN SHAH: Director General Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) Major General Asif Ghafoor on Monday assured locals in North Waziristan that the shops destroyed during Operation Zarb-e-Azb will be handed over to their “rightful owners” soon. Journalists and anchorpersons from national and international media, including Geo News’ Hamid Mir, visited Miran...

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The Adamkhor Brothers From Bhakkar have their own movie now!

The Adamkhor Brothers From Bhakkar have their own movie now!

New genres are being introduced in the Pakistani cinema and another thriller is all set to hit the silver screens soon. Abbasi’s upcoming movie’s trailer has recently been released, leaving people amazed. The movie’s name is Durj and it is said to be based on true events and given the...

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The experiment that reveals how your iPhone analyzes your photos

The experiment that reveals how your iPhone analyzes your photos

Photos contain metadata that tells details about your life. How many photos do you accumulate on your cell phone? Dozens? Hundreds? Thousands? It is easy to lose your account with the amount of photos and videos that we take or share through WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram and other applications. Many times, these images are...

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Pakistani artist sketches Imran Khan, takes the internet by a storm

Pakistani artist sketches Imran Khan, takes the internet by a storm

A Pakistani artist’s video of her drawing a portrait of Prime Minister Imran Khan has taken the Internet by a storm. Sonia Nisa, a Pakistani calligrapher and painter, currently based in Qatar, paid tribute to the Prime Minister Imran Khan by drawing his portrait. But not just an ordinary portrait....

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PCB expresses disappointment over Sarfaraz’s suspension

PCB expresses disappointment over Sarfaraz’s suspension

Pakistan Cricket Board has expressed disappointment over the decision of International Cricket Council of banning captain Sarfaraz Ahmed for four matches for his racial remarks. PCB believes that the matter was resolved between the two players and also their boards respectively following his public apology on social media for his...

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Sarfaraz suspended for 4 upcoming matches, Malik leads the 4th ODI

Sarfaraz suspended for 4 upcoming matches, Malik leads the 4th ODI

The veteran all-rounder, Shoaib Malik is leading Pakistan team in the fourth ODI of the series in absence of their skipper in all three formats of the game, Sarfaraz Ahmed who has been banned by the ICC for his racial remarks. Shoaib Malik won the toss while captaining Pakistan and...

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WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram: how Facebook’s decision to unite your platforms will affect you

WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram: how Facebook’s decision to unite your platforms will affect you

The integration plan between platforms would be finalized by the beginning of 2020. Not that there will be a single app for everything, but Facebook is in the process of integrating its messaging services in WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger. Although the three applications will remain independent, at a much deeper...

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Hajj charges likely to hike by nearly 36% in 2019

Hajj charges likely to hike by nearly 36% in 2019

ISLAMABAD: Hajj charges for government-sponsored scheme 2019 have been increased by more than 36% because of devaluation of rupee and new taxes imposed by Saudi Arabia, the Senate Standing Committee on Religious Affairs was informed. A meeting of the committee, held here recently, was presided over by Senator Abdul Ghafoor...

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