Taxi driver attempts suicide amid carpool protests

Taxi driver attempts suicide amid carpool protests

SEOUL: A South Korean taxi driver set himself on fire and died on Monday to protest a carpooling service proposed by a company that operates the country’s most popular chat app. The 57-year-old driver doused himself in a flammable liquid and then lit his clothing while sitting in a taxi...

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Girl confronts, films and shames harasser publicly for clicking pictures without consent

Girl confronts, films and shames harasser publicly for clicking pictures without consent

KARACHI: In what can be termed a brave move, a girl not only shamed but filmed a man for taking her pictures without consent on her visit to Quaid’s mausoleum in Karachi, media sources reported. In a video posted on social media, the girl claimed that she approached a bearded...

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‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb soon to open in Karachi

‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb soon to open in Karachi

One of the most renowned eateries of United Arab Emirates is soon to open in Karachi. Known as Maraheb, a Yemeni/Arabic cuisine restaurant, the restaurant has geared up to bring new flavors with a touch of prehistoric cultural heritage. Referred to as the ‘King of Mandi’, Maraheb’s first outlet is located at Sharfabad...

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Couple selfie claims life of two in Karachi

Couple selfie claims life of two in Karachi

KARACHI: A young man and woman were murdered for taking a picture together in Karachi, it emerged on Monday. Police said that Marina, a college student from Qasba Colony, met with her cousin and betrothed Salman in Karachi, where they snapped a selfie together. Upon his return to Swat, Salman...

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Residents of Faisalabad torment, shave head of a kidnapper and hand him over to police

Residents of Faisalabad torment, shave head of a kidnapper and hand him over to police

FAISALABAD: Residents of Faisalabad on Sunday caught and subjected a man to torture who assayed to kidnap a minor girl from Gharibabad area, media sources reported. After beating the suspect, the residents of the area handed him over to police. They said the suspect was trying to abduct the five-year-old...

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Parents bring their new-born to the hospital wrapped in a paper bag

Parents bring their new-born to the hospital wrapped in a paper bag

HYDERABAD: A premature baby was brought inside a cloth bag to Civil hospital Mithi on Thursday, leaving the hospital staff shocked. The baby was born to a labourer, Sanoon Bheel, in Mitthi’s village Malnhor Khanji. Bheel, along with relatives, brought his baby covered with clothes in a bag to keep it...

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Monkey attacks a new-born in India, creates nationwide uproar

Monkey attacks a new-born in India, creates nationwide uproar

NEW DELHI: A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said. “A group of monkeys entered the victim’s house and one of the monkeys snatched the baby from his mother who was breastfeeding him, and ran away with the baby,” said Ajay Kaushal,...

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Encroachment Drive: Nearly 1000 shops demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area

Encroachment Drive: Nearly 1000 shops demolished in Karachi’s Saddar area

KARACHI: Over a thousand shops have been razed so far during an ongoing operation against encroachments in the metropolis’ Saddar area. During the operation, shops located in the bird market, cloth market and dried fruit market were removed using heavy machinery. According to the Karachi Metropolitan Corporation (KMC) Anti-Encroachment Senior...

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Pakistani pilgrims ace the list for performing Umrah this year

Pakistani pilgrims ace the list for performing Umrah this year

Pakistani pilgrims stayed on top of the list for performing Umrah this year, leaving behind India, Indonesia, Yemen and other countries, Arab News reported. The number of Umrah visas issued by Saudi Arabia has reached 998,670 this year, of which 695,740 pilgrims arrived in the kingdom. Pilgrims from Pakistan topped the list...

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Maryam Mujtaba – PIA’s first ever Kashmiri female pilot

Maryam Mujtaba – PIA’s first ever Kashmiri female pilot

Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has proudly announced Maryam Mujtaba as the airline’s first female pilot belonging from Kashmir. The national carrier made this announcement on their official Twitter page with a video interview of the pilot. They titled it the ‘Pride of our nation’ and shared how Maryam became the first female...

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