PIA’s youngest female aircraft technician breaks stereotypes, winning hearts for all the right reasons

PIA’s youngest female aircraft technician breaks stereotypes, winning hearts for all the right reasons

It’s 2018 and we already see the women of Pakistan take up challenging roles in society to break all norms and stereotyping! Our unsung heroes excel in many fields in this day and age, however, often go unappreciated. Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) wanted to show their appreciation for the hard...

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Why do we put our hands to our heads when something goes wrong

Why do we put our hands to our heads when something goes wrong

An amateur from England on the day his team is eliminated in the semifinals. The World Cup has left us with endless gestures like these, both on the court and in the stands. A player shoots the bow, fails and the reaction is usually the same: hands to the head,...

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Procedure to cast your vote; Road to Pakistan’s future

Procedure to cast your vote; Road to Pakistan’s future

Step 1: Upon arriving at your designated polling booth or station, between 8am and 6pm, a polling officer will verify your national identity card. Please make sure you are carrying the original one and not a copy. Once, the officer identifies your serial number and name, as listed in his/her...

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Joy-ride at Askari Park claims life of a 12-year-old, all parks across Sindh to remain closed until a technical inspection is conducted

Joy-ride at Askari Park claims life of a 12-year-old, all parks across Sindh to remain closed until a technical inspection is conducted

A 12-year-old girl, Kashaf Dukhtar, was killed, while 25 others injured when a joy-ride operated on a trial basis in Karachi’s newly-inaugurated Askari Amusement Park broke apart on Sunday night. She and several others were taking rides, one of which had a sudden suddenly collapsed, leaving the survivors wounded. According...

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Reham and Imran’s vendetta: Intent behind Reham’s controversial publication becomes a question mark for many – character assassination

Reham and Imran’s vendetta: Intent behind Reham’s controversial publication becomes a question mark for many – character assassination

LONDON: On Thursday, Reham Khan, the former wife of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan and a TV presenter, said that the content of her autobiography released on Amazon and in paperback in the UK was unquestionably justified and could also be proved in court. Reham said so in a...

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Drool shamelessly over these bollywood style inspos

Drool shamelessly over these bollywood style inspos

Wedding season has taken Bollywood by storm and though FOMO is at an all-time high (call us, maybe?) we’re quite shamelessly drooling over the gorgeous dresses some of the stars wore to the shaadis of late. And let’s be honest, we can’t all splurge on a Manish Malhotra for one...

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Sleep Mechanics: An uninterrupted sleep

Sleep Mechanics: An uninterrupted sleep

Just about everyone snores occasionally, and it’s usually not something to worry about. But if you regularly snore at night, it can disrupt the quality of your sleep—leading to daytime fatigue, irritability, and increased health problems. And if your snoring keeps your partner awake, it can create major relationship problems...

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Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

Seven ways to avoid urinary tract infections

About a fifth of all women will have a UTI in their life, with many experiencing recurring infections. Here are steps you can take to reduce the risk of getting one  Eating cranberries has long been recommended as a way of avoiding getting a UTI. But does it work? Go...

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Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Road to recovery from Parkinson: New treatments slow onslaught of symptoms

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder, which leads to progressive deterioration of motor function due to loss of dopamine-producing brain cells. The cause of Parkinson’s Disease is unknown, but researchers speculate that both genetic and environmental factors are involved. Some genes have been linked to the disease. Unfortunately, more than 10...

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Is it safe for diabetics to eat mangoes? Let’s find out

Is it safe for diabetics to eat mangoes? Let’s find out

Mangoes are synonymous with summer and the only good thing offered in the scorching heat. The juicy yellow pulp is loaded with the goodness of fibre, antioxidants, vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E, vitamin K, but the health benefits of mangoes have often been debatable because of its high calorie...

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Logic behind sleeping positions: Sweet Dreaming or Total Nightmare?

Logic behind sleeping positions: Sweet Dreaming or Total Nightmare?

When you get in bed and cozy into your covers at night, you probably don’t put much thought into whether you’re on your side, back or stomach. But if you snore like a bear every time your head hits the pillow or you wake up feeling stiff as a board,...

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#MeToo victim: Spanish journalist forcibly kissed by an aggressive fan during a live broadcast at the World Cup in Moscow

#MeToo victim: Spanish journalist forcibly kissed by an aggressive fan during a live broadcast at the World Cup in Moscow

A Spanish journalist was kissed during a live broadcast in Moscow in the latest episode of harassment towards female reporters at the World Cup. Maria Gomez was reporting from Moscow before Spain’s match against Russia on Sunday when she had an unwanted approach from a fan. She shared the clip with her 40,000 followers...

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Things you can relate to if you belong to a ‘desi’ family

Things you can relate to if you belong to a ‘desi’ family

Desi families are a hit when it comes to desi specialties’. There is absolutely nothing in the world more complicated than a desi lifestyle. It’s like every day you discover new stuff regarding yourself and regarding the world. However, the fun part is that you discover it through others and...

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9 Summer Date Ideas To Make Your Romance Sizzle All Season Long

9 Summer Date Ideas To Make Your Romance Sizzle All Season Long

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, summer is one of the best seasons to have a whirlwind romance. It doesn’t matter if you’re going on your first date or your fiftieth, the warm weather means there will be a ton of new seasonal activities to try with your special someone. While...

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IBA hushed up a harassment case, teacher forced to resign after thorough investigations and evidences

IBA hushed up a harassment case, teacher forced to resign after thorough investigations and evidences

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration (IBA), one of Pakistan’s leading universities, has apparently hushed up a harassment case involving a foreign faculty member. A source at IBA familiar with the case told media sources that a case was prepared against Dr Tiago Ferreira Lopes, a Portuguese national, by a...

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Bahria University continues to surprise public with another fiasco

Bahria University continues to surprise public with another fiasco

Bahria University has landed itself in yet another controversy by announcing the ban on mixed gatherings at the university cafeteria. According to the university, students of the opposite gender who are seen eating in the café together will face disciplinary action. The main purpose behind this move seems to be...

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Review: Unboxing the new Honor10

Review: Unboxing the new Honor10

You must have heard that old Bollywood saying that Mithun Chowkarborty was the poor man’s Amitabh Bachchan. Similarly, the Datsun 510 and Corolla KE70 were called the poor man’s BMW back in the day. Today, however, I don’t think this is true, as more and more people choose value for...

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10 Insider Hotels Tips for Your Next Journey

10 Insider Hotels Tips for Your Next Journey

Pretty much anyone can book a trip, but not everyone can plan an ultimate adventure that’s affordable, accommodating, and fun for everyone in your group. Check Distances on a Map It is not uncommon for hotels to slightly exaggerate their proximity to attractions and amenities around town. If being close...

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Eid-ul-Azha excites Pakistanis already: 6-days long holiday!

Eid-ul-Azha excites Pakistanis already: 6-days long holiday!

Pakistanis and their love for relaxing vacations knows no bounds! After all, nothing is more blissful than a bunch of holidays in a week when you can just relax at home, chill with your friends and get a break from studies or work. While we just enjoyed a four-day long...

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CEO dies after phone explodes: Tips to protect your phone from catching fire

CEO dies after phone explodes: Tips to protect your phone from catching fire

A Malaysian CEO died recently after his smartphone exploded. Though the exact make of the smartphone is not known, the CEO of Cradle Fund Nazrin Hassan was said to be using devices from BlackBerry and Huawei. Incidentally, this is not an isolated case of smartphone fire causing death. There have been cases...

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War of tweets: Personal comments irk Nadia Hussain and her followers, leaves nation enthralled

War of tweets: Personal comments irk Nadia Hussain and her followers, leaves nation enthralled

Nadia Hussain has come under attack as a victim of terrible cybercrime after the model was triggered when a particular hater commented on a family photo. The response escalated into a full war between both her and fellow followers, slowly tearing apart the internet as Nadia unfailingly backed down and...

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Shahbaz Sharif being trolled and roasted on social media for all the right reasons!

Shahbaz Sharif being trolled and roasted on social media for all the right reasons!

In Lahore, former Punjab chief minister Shehbaz Sharif’s motorcade would bring the streets to a standstill. In London, the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) president dodges traffic to cross a road. A video shared on social media captures Shehbaz as he attempts to cross a road in the British capital and has...

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H&M updates women’s size structure across stores

H&M updates women’s size structure across stores

If you’ve ever bought a pair of jeans at H&M (or a shirt or a bra or, well, anything for that matter), you probably know that their women’s sizing makes no sense. Their dressing room has historically been nothing short of a battlefield, simply because it’s always been impossible to...

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Utterly chaotic and pathetic state of hygiene and culinary etiquettes spotted at a renowned restaurant – Public outraged, call for immediate shut-down

Utterly chaotic and pathetic state of hygiene and culinary etiquettes spotted at a renowned restaurant – Public outraged, call for immediate shut-down

Pakistanis’ love for Butlers Chocolate Cafe known no bounds. Foodies love the cozy coffee shop for its delectable food and irresistible desserts. However, no one was prepared to see the “ugly reality” behind this much-loved eatery! Recently, a foodie went to the Lahore branch of Butlers at MM Alam Road...

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Talk of the town: After ‘Chaiwala’, another ‘Tarbooz Wala’ surprises Karachiites with his alluring looks

Talk of the town: After ‘Chaiwala’, another ‘Tarbooz Wala’ surprises Karachiites with his alluring looks

KARACHI: After the widely-popular Arshad khan more commonly known as the ‘Chaiwala’ took social media by storm with his blue eyes and handsome killer looks, much to our surprise a new sensation is going rounds on the social media now known as the ‘Tarbooz wala ‘ (watermelon man). Tarbooz Wala😋😻🍉 pic.twitter.com/qGuPQgeosd...

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Best mehndi application spots: Sheer Mehndi magicians in K-Town –  Have a look!

Best mehndi application spots: Sheer Mehndi magicians in K-Town – Have a look!

Eid’s celebration is incomplete without mehndi for ladies! Most females, regardless of their age have infinite and definite love for henna – The intricate patterns of curls and curves, plus the luscious scent smells heavenly too. Eid is here, an inevitable hunt commences for some of the best mehndi artists...

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UAE introduces record breaking world’s longest thrilling zip line in Ras Al-Khaimah

UAE introduces record breaking world’s longest thrilling zip line in Ras Al-Khaimah

RAS KHAIMAH: The United Arab Emirates claimed a record on Thursday with the opening of the world’s longest zip line, measuring 2.83 kilometres in length. Guinness World Records officials certified the zip line in Ras al-Khaimah on the same day the attraction opened to the public. The Jebel Jais Flight...

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11-year-old motivational coach Hammad Safi enthralls audience with millions of online views and subscribers on Youtube

11-year-old motivational coach Hammad Safi enthralls audience with millions of online views and subscribers on Youtube

PESHAWAR: Several hundred Pakistani university students sit enthralled as the 11-year-old Hammad Safi lectures them on the merits of bettering their diction by watching Barack Obama speeches on YouTube. The elegantly dressed motivational speaker is something of an internet sensation in Pakistan and regularly draws large crowds. But it’s not...

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Formulation of criticism and expression of life: Contents of Reham Khan’s upcoming book stirs curiosity amid public

Formulation of criticism and expression of life: Contents of Reham Khan’s upcoming book stirs curiosity amid public

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) has asked the party chief’s ex-wife Reham Khan to “immediately contradict” the controversial contents of her unpublished book which have been viral on social media over the last couple of days or to gear up for “criminal proceedings”. Addressing a press conference on Tuesday, PTI information secretary...

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Sonam supports Swara for her anti-Pakistan derogatory statements

Sonam supports Swara for her anti-Pakistan derogatory statements

After several strong statements against Pakistan, Swara Bhaskar has been facing a ton of backlash on social media. The “Veere Di Wedding” actress has been questioned by several prominent Pakistani celebrities for her double standards. And now, all that “hate” seems to have troubled her best friend and co-star, Sonam Kapoor...

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Philanthropy that never dies in our country Pakistan, specially in Ramazan

Philanthropy that never dies in our country Pakistan, specially in Ramazan

As the country enters the election wheel and dreads disruption in the democratic order recede, people heave a sigh of relief and focus on their religious and societal obligations in the holy month. Living up to their reputation generous Pakistanis are donating liberally this Ramazan. The magnitude of charitable giving in Pakistan...

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Ramadan Reformations: Mufti Menk’s 50 quotes that tap hearts and minds alike

Ramadan Reformations: Mufti Menk’s 50 quotes that tap hearts and minds alike

Mufti Ismail Menk is a leading global Islamic scholar born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied Shariah in Madinah and holds a Doctorate of Social Guidance from Aldersgate University. Mufti Menk’s work has gained worldwide recognition and he has been named one of “The Top 500 Most Influential Muslims in the World”...

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Students and celebrities unite against #SaadatBashir Movement

Students and celebrities unite against #SaadatBashir Movement

An outrageous act was conducted with biology students on 24th May 2018. As the girls walked into Bahria College Islamabad to give their biology practical none had expected they would walk out being physically assaulted. The examiner, Sadat Bashir was known to be very strict, that not all, he did...

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Another heatwave to hit Karachi soon, temperatures likely to soar up to 45 degrees today

Another heatwave to hit Karachi soon, temperatures likely to soar up to 45 degrees today

KARACHI: Karachiites should brace for yet another taxing heatwave from Tuesday onwards, which is likely to engulf the metropolis for another three days as temperatures soar above 40°C again. The maximum temperature may soar up to 45°C today, and it will continue to hover around 41-45°C during the next two...

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Trolled: Karachi’s renowned university serves as a laughing stock after the implication of “6-inch distance” rule

Trolled: Karachi’s renowned university serves as a laughing stock after the implication of “6-inch distance” rule

“Men and women are to maintain a distance of at least six inches while sitting/standing together” – Imagine coming across such a notice at institutions or workplaces. You as a youngster might find it senseless and react with a “BLAH!” Private sector university in Pakistan issues directive to staff to...

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Food Guide: 4 Major Eateries sealed by Punjab Food Authorities

Food Guide: 4 Major Eateries sealed by Punjab Food Authorities

Love eating out? Well, then this bit of news might not sit well with you. On Tuesday, the Punjab Food Authority (PFA) sealed four food eateries – including two restaurants in Lahore. As per the reports, following food ventures have been sealed by PFA: Taipei Restaurant Tuscany Restaurant Dairy Section of...

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No deaths caused due to prolonged heatwave in Karachi, authorities claim

No deaths caused due to prolonged heatwave in Karachi, authorities claim

KARACHI: The city has been gripped with sweltering heat since the past week, with reports that claim there have been countless deaths due to the heatwave. Director Health Karachi Dr Tahir Aziz denied a statement by the Edhi Foundation that 65 people having been deceased was a consequence of the...

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Alhamra & Thammasat University Signed MOU

Alhamra & Thammasat University Signed MOU

Lahore: Alhamra Arts Council (LAC) and Thammasat University, being the second oldest university in Thailand, has initially signed a memorandum of understanding under the leadership of Executive director Capt R Atta Muhammad Khan with Sociology& Anthropology Department, Thammasat University, so as to enhance cultural exchange links  programs in order to...

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Another asteroid discovered sharing Jupiter’s orbit

Another asteroid discovered sharing Jupiter’s orbit

CAPE CANAVERAL: Just months later, after the discovery of our first known interstellar visitor, it turns out there’s another asteroid from yet another star system residing in our cosmic club in plain view. On Monday, Scientists reported that this interstellar resident is an asteroid sharing Jupiter’s orbit but circling in...

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Pakistan welcomes Buddha’s relics

Pakistan welcomes Buddha’s relics

ISLAMABAD: Minister of Sustainable Development, Wildlife and Regional Development, Field Marshal Sarath Fonseka, senior government officials and diplomats from the Pakistan High Commission witnessed the safe departure of the relics at the Bandaranaike International Airport in Colombo. The holy relics had been sent to Sri Lanka by the Pakistan government following...

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Healthy Ramadan Tips: Rules to Remember

Healthy Ramadan Tips: Rules to Remember

The spiritual blessings of Ramadan are multiple but when done right, the holy month of fasting also comes with tangible physical benefits. Combining healthy food choices with fasting resets your metabolism and can help you shed a few pounds and lower your cholesterol too. Ramadan isn’t about pakoras, parathas and all-you-can-eat...

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Ramadan Deals 2018: A Complete Buffet Guide

Ramadan Deals 2018: A Complete Buffet Guide

Brace yourself! Ramadan deals 2018 and offers are on their way to entice you throughout the Holy month! From quirky cafes, fast food chains, roadside dhabas to lavish restaurants; all eateries roll out tempting Iftar and Sehar deals for foodies to enjoy with their family and friends. Check out all these irresistible...

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Effective strategies for time management and productivity at work during Ramadan

Effective strategies for time management and productivity at work during Ramadan

It usually feels like there are too few hours in the day. What more? You constantly feel like you’re behind, and constantly struggle to move ahead. That particular feeling adversely affects your productivity, morale, and honestly, your health. So, where to seek the solution from? Sure, you can work longer hours...

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Spells of heatwave to hit K-Town ahead of Ramadan

Spells of heatwave to hit K-Town ahead of Ramadan

The unbearable scorching heat is already killing us and now a new heatwave warning has engulfed the ‘city of lights’. Instead of respite from this hot and muggy weather, the temperatures are expected to soar in a couple of days. Much to our dismay, the latest weather update reveals that...

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Ramadan Alert: The ten best times to make an effective dua

Ramadan Alert: The ten best times to make an effective dua

Want your du’aas to be accepted but not sure when to make it? These times will help you make sure you are making your supplication at the best time to ensure it will be answered. Last third of the night Abu Hurairah (RA) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (SAW) said: In...

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Formulation of large asteroid ejected from the Solar System

Formulation of large asteroid ejected from the Solar System

PARIS: An asteroid ejected from our infant Solar System found refuge billions of kilometers away, beyond the orbit of Neptune, where it has now been spotted, astronomers reported on Wednesday. The curious loner is the first carbon-rich asteroid ever observed in the far-flung region called the Kuiper belt, which is...

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Press Release: Board of Governors meeting held at Alhamra

Press Release: Board of Governors meeting held at Alhamra

Lahore: A board of governors meeting was held in Alhamra 8th May 2018 the Mall. In the meeting new chairmen of Alhamra Arts Council, Mr. Tuqeer Nasir said that Alhamra because of its flawless performance is now considered as one of the finest institutions of culture in the world. And...

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Art of mastering time

Art of mastering time

Take time to deliberate; but when the time for action arrives, stop thinking and go in.” This is a great lesson to remember when we’re at war with ourselves; when we know what we should be doing but can’t seem to help putting it off. Maybe we put it off for an hour. Maybe for a day. It...

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Is there anything that can travel faster than the speed of light?

Is there anything that can travel faster than the speed of light?

To be exact, the speed of light in a vacuum is 299,792,458 meters per second. “There is a speed in our Universe that is the maximum speed for everything, which has a value: 300,000 kilometers per second,” pointed out the British theoretical physicist Jim al Khalili when we consulted about...

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Sephora teams up with The HydraFacial Company to offer free facials to its clients across the US

Sephora teams up with The HydraFacial Company to offer free facials to its clients across the US

The beauty retailer has teamed up with The HydraFacial Company to offer clients “Perk Hydrating Facials” in more than 100 of its stores across the US. The 30-minute skincare treatment (which is complimentary with a $75 minimum product purchase) aims to exfoliate, hydrate and nourish the complexion by using a...

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