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Covid tourism, UN, United Nations

Covid tourism impact could top $4 trillion: UN

Story by AFP The economic impact from the plunge in tourism since the pandemic emerged last year could top $4 trillion, a UN report said Wednesday. The joint report by...

Petrol price, Pakistan

Why is the government suddenly looking to raise petrol prices?

The federal government has started preparations to make petroleum products more expensive from July 1. In this regard, a summary has been sent to the Petroleum Division...

Prince Charles, Diana, marriage, Prince Charles Diana

Prince Charles loved Diana obsessively in early days of marriage

Prince Charles’ marriage with Diana was not always a disaster. The Prince of Wales had unconditional love for his wife during the early days of their marriage, as...

Fawad Chaudhry, judicial activism, TikTok, Pakistan

Minister slams TikTok ban in Pakistan, calls it’s a result of ‘judicial activism’

Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has lashed out at the Sindh High Court’s order banning TikTok across Pakistan till July 8, terming it “judicial...

Hira Mani

Hira Mani reveals she can’t enter her kids’ rooms during exams

Pakistani TV actress Hira Mani has revealed that she is not allowed to enter her kids room during their examinations. Speaking with host Ahsan Khan in a recent...

Social media, technology, behavioural changes, biologists

Social media, technology causing alarming behavioural changes, say biologists

Social media and new technology is giving rise to misinformation and behavioural changes, note biologists and ecologists in a research published in science journal PNAS...

Malala Yousafzai, Malala Fund

Malala Yousafzai says girls ‘can do anything’ once they are educated

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai has stressed that empowering girls with education helps them grow to the core and achieve any goal they desire. In a tweet, she wrote:...

Bali, foreign tourists, Covid-19, Indonesia

Indonesian city reopening to foreign tourists delayed as COVID surges: minister

Story by Reuters Indonesia’s government will wait until COVID-19 cases fall significantly before opening Bali to foreign tourists, the country’s tourism...

Sania Mirza, Tennis star, India

Sania Mirza says being professional mother ‘definitely not easy’

Tennis star Sania Mirza just spoke up about the challenges of being an athlete and a mother in an interview with NDTV. The tennis player said she faced a lot of...

Transgender persons, Ehsaas programme, Ehsaas transgender

PTI govt set to include transgender persons in ‘Ehsaas programme’

The PTI government’s social safety net ‘Ehsaas’ on June 28 approved to include all transgender people in the country in its financial assistance under the Ehsaas...