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Karachi, Rain, Defence, rainwater

Infrastructure of Karachi’s posh area Defence exposed in heavy rains

The provincial and national lawmakers of the PTI from Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority and Clifton areas have demanded that the cantonment board and the housing...

Afghanistan, Opium

Jobless Afghans turn to opium for cash

Story by AFP Afghans pushed out of work by the coronavirus pandemic after businesses and schools were shuttered have turned to opium cultivation for cash during this...

Amber Heard, Turkey

Amber Heard falls in love…with this country!

Amber Heard is back to work after spending holidays in Turkey. The Hollywood starlet was in Turkey after recording her testimony in Johnny Depp’s case against a...

Saudi Arabia, foreign flights, ban

Saudi Arabia extends ban on foreign flights till September 29

Saudi Arabia has extended its ban on foreign flight operations in the country. The Kingdom issued a NOTAM, informing all flights that flying over the kingdom was also...

Princess Diana, fridge, blood, emergency

Princess Diana preserved her own blood in a spare fridge for ’emergency situation’

Princess Diana being one of the world’s most sought-after public figures had always been under looming threats of crazed fans, stalkers and starved reporters. And for...

Ruet-e-Hilal Bill, Pakistan,

Under govt’s new plan, any individual making moonsighting announcement will be punished

The Ministry of Religious Affairs has drafted the Ruet-e-Hilal Bill to give legal protection to the Ruet-e-Hilal Committee. According to the proposed bill, only the...

Giraffe, Karachi, DHA

Giraffe owner in Karachi’s DHA has no valid license: Sindh wildlife dept

Soon after a video of a giraffe poking its head above a wall at a house in DHA went viral, the authorities galvanized into action, at last. Sindh Wildlife Department...

Demi Lovato, women, body shaming

US singer Demi Lovato wants more talk on women’s accomplishments than their weight

American singer Demi Lovato is one of the many public figures who often face immense scrutiny about their appearances. The 27-year-old vocal powerhouse, like many women,...

Pakistan, TV channels, Pemra, Pemra dramas

Pakistani TV channels ordered to bring decency to dramas

Private TV channels have been asked to review scripts of their dramas and bring them in line with the Pakistani values, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory...

Chinese man, lucky number

Chinese man buys ‘lucky’ phone number for $300,000

Story by AFP A Chinese man brought a “lucky” Chinese phone number for a whopping 2.25 million yuan or $300,000 at an online action.  The number ends in...