Pakistani leader advocates ‘no homework’ policy for schools

Pakistani leader advocates ‘no homework’ policy for schools

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader and Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan, Naeem-ul-Haque took to Twitter and asked if homework for schoolchildren should be banned? In his tweet, Haque said children would spend six to eight hours studying at school and then come home and spend one to two...

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Ekta Kapoor becomes a mother to baby ‘Ravie’

Ekta Kapoor becomes a mother to baby ‘Ravie’

MUMBAI: India’s renowned film and television producer Ekta Kapoor has become mother to a baby boy. She reportedly opted for the surrogate route to embrace motherhood. She named her son after her  father Jeetendra . To welcome the arrival of her baby son, the TV czarina posted a heartfelt note on...

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CHILD MARRIAGES – Composing life just to nurture and neglect

CHILD MARRIAGES – Composing life just to nurture and neglect

“And Prince Charming and Cinderella got married and they lived happily ever after” … She shut the book and jumped around with blissful glee. Cinderella was her favourite character and she had gotten married too. Mother had given her the news only yesterday. On her next birthday, she would be a bride, just...

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Indian troops martyr two youth in IoK’s Pulwama district

Indian troops martyr two youth in IoK’s Pulwama district

SRINAGAR: Indian forces in a fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district of occupied Kashmir on Friday. According to Kashmir Media Service, the youth identified as Shahid Ahmad Baba and Inayat Ahmad were killed by troops during a cordon and search operation in the Baba Mohalla...

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Didn’t marry my wife to ‘break stereotypes’: Vlogger Mooro

Didn’t marry my wife to ‘break stereotypes’: Vlogger Mooro

There’s a certain stereotypical practice attached to how a bride should look on her big day. A heavily embellished red dress, substantial amount of jewellery, and a face full of makeup are apparently now the basic requirements for a girl to look ‘just right’ for her shaadi. When pictures of YouTuber,...

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‘Superbug typhoid’ goes viral in Karachi because of contaminated water

‘Superbug typhoid’ goes viral in Karachi because of contaminated water

KARACHI: The epidemic of drug-resistant ‘superbug’ typhoid is now spreading in parts of Karachi because of contaminated water, Health Minister Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho told the Sindh Assembly. While responding to queries of lawmakers in the provincial legislature, the minister said as many as 116,000 children aged six months to...

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Beyonce and Jay bribe public, offer free lifetime concert tickets – But there’s a catch!

Beyonce and Jay bribe public, offer free lifetime concert tickets – But there’s a catch!

LOS ANGELES: Music superstars Beyonce and Jay-Z are offering fans a chance to win free tickets for life to their concerts in exchange for adopting a vegan diet for a month. Queen Bey announced the challenge to her 123 million Instagram followers late Wednesday, saying it was in support of...

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Why do some retirees in Japan want to go to jail?

Why do some retirees in Japan want to go to jail?

More and more Japanese people over 65 commit crimes to end up in jail. Japan faces a wave of crimes perpetrated by elderly people. The proportion of crimes committed by people over 65 has been steadily increasing for 20 years.  We are in Hiroshima, in a house of transition destined to...

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It’s official! Pakistanis await the ‘Biryani festival’

It’s official! Pakistanis await the ‘Biryani festival’

KARACHI: It’s official! The Sindh Governor House will host an international ‘Biryani Festival’ every year. “Such fiestas will be held every year and upcoming festival will be given status of an International festival,” the governor said while addressing in a lunch ceremony, held by Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan in the...

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Pitbull stirs excitement ahead of PSL

Pitbull stirs excitement ahead of PSL

Renowned American pop star Armando Christian Pérez aka Pitbull, who will be leading the performers’ lineup at the grand opening ceremony of Pakistan Super League’s (PSL) fourth edition, on Thursday shared a special video message for all the Twenty20 cricket league fans. He expressed his excitement for performing at the opening...

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