Man in Lahore disguised as beggar arrested

Man in Lahore disguised as beggar arrested

LAHORE: Dolphin Force on Monday arrested a man for pretending to be beggar and seeking alms, media reported. He acted as if he had Amelia and when he knew that nobody was looking at him, he would walk like a normal man. However, Dolphin Force had realized that he was...

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Economic reforms: Beyond chocolates, pet food and cheese

Economic reforms: Beyond chocolates, pet food and cheese

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s external sector has been facing serious difficulties for over a decade. Many observers have been warning of dire consequences if the country continued to keep losing its export market share – by an estimated 1.5% annually since 2006. Unfortunately, not much attention has been paid to these sane voices....

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Win battles with PUBG’s tricks and twists

Win battles with PUBG’s tricks and twists

‘Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds’ also known as PUBG is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed by PUBG corporation, a subsidiary of South Korean video game company Bluehole. The popular gaming app is currently is sitting on top of the Android PlayStore. With millions of people around the world playing the game, it is...

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Twitter war: Mc Donalds and Burger King

Twitter war: Mc Donalds and Burger King

Brands are now actively taking down their rivals on social media, giving their followers, something to laugh at every other day. A similar incident happened when Burger King UK took a dig at McDonald’s alongside Kanye West in a savage tweet and Twitterverse is absolutely lovin’ it! McDonald’s is my favorite...

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Festival of Lights: Hindu community celebrates Diwali today

Festival of Lights: Hindu community celebrates Diwali today

The Hindu community residing in Pakistan and around the world is celebrating the Diwali festival today with traditional religious zeal and fervor. Known as the ‘festival of lights’, Diwali – or Deepavali – symbolises the spiritual victory of light over darkness, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. According to...

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“Dear private schools, I am a parent, not an ATM”

“Dear private schools, I am a parent, not an ATM”

The Constitution of Pakistan has, via Article 25A, made it mandatory for the government to provide free education to all citizens who cannot afford to go to school otherwise. However, implementation of this clause has never been enforced in letter or spirit, allowing the private sector to take advantage of the...

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Efforts wear-off as Karsaz bombing investigation reaps no result

Efforts wear-off as Karsaz bombing investigation reaps no result

KARACHI: For Shafiq Hout, it is a ritual of remembrance. Every October 18, the 55-year-old Pakistan People’s Party worker visits a local cemetery in Lyari, Karachi, and prays for his colleagues—the martyrs who lost their lives in Pakistan’s deadliest attack in 2007. That day, eleven years ago, 160 people were...

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Authenticity check: Online war that deepens Khashoggi’s mysterious killing

Authenticity check: Online war that deepens Khashoggi’s mysterious killing

LONDON/DUBAI: On Oct. 20, Arabic-language website alawatanews.com published a report that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had been forced out of power. Citing the official Saudi Press Agency (SPA), it said King Salman had signed a decree removing the prince “against the backdrop of growing pressure that accompanies the...

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Ease of Doing Business Index: Pakistan secures a better position, ranks 136th amid 189 economies

Ease of Doing Business Index: Pakistan secures a better position, ranks 136th amid 189 economies

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has jumped up 11 places on the Word Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index and clinched 136th position — for the first time in 15 years — due to reforms introduced by previous federal and provincial governments. Pakistan carried out three reforms during the past year in the areas...

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Malala Yousufzai’s response to ‘Never Have I Ever’ video with friend woos fans across the globe

Malala Yousufzai’s response to ‘Never Have I Ever’ video with friend woos fans across the globe

Since Malala Yousafzai has joined the world of Twitter, her day to day activities have people gushing all over the world. Keeping her fans updated about her life, Malala recently played ‘Never Have I Ever’ on a friend’s YouTube channel. The answers have admirers thinking about the similarities that they...

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