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Is social media siding with Johnny Depp in trial with Amber Heard?

In a recent article, Hollywood star Johnny Depp has won a defamation suit on social media which he filed against his ex-wife Amber Heard.  Depp sued Heard over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 about being a survivor of domestic

Who actually owns the copyrights to Abrar-ul-Haq’s song ‘Nach Punjaban’?

Famous Pakistani singer Abrar-ul-Haq has claimed that his song ‘Nach Punjaban’ has been stolen and used in Karan Johar’s upcoming movie Jugjugg Jeeyo.  When was ‘Nach Punjaban’ released? Abrar-ul-Haq recorded his song Nach Punjaban in the 2000s. Haq said in an interview

Has govt failed to control Balochistan forest fire?

The local authorities continued to battle the forest fire in Balochistan’s Koh-i-Suleman range with the civil administration and the provincial and national disaster management authorities enlisting further help from the security forces and a neighbouring country to douse the blaze.

What is monkeypox?

Global health officials have sounded the alarm over rising cases in Europe and elsewhere of monkeypox, a type of viral infection more common to west and central Africa. Around 80 monkeypox cases have been confirmed and an additional 50 are

What options does the government have?

Do you know about Hobson’s choice? It is a fun expression and has a deep connection with today’s Pakistani politics but I will tell you about it later. The political alliance that is ruling the country today consists of eleven

Is Pakistan on the verge of bankruptcy?

Pakistan is slowly heading towards Sri Lanka-like crisis situation due to the worsening domestic political and economic situation, which can be turned around through political dialogue and prudent economic policies. The US dollar reached the startling milestone of Rs200 when

Who is the woman responsible for setting Margalla Hills forest on fire?

The social media app TikTok has become an obsession in which youngsters risk their lives without caring about anything just to create a TikTok video. Recently, a female TikToker set fire to the forests of Margalla Hills in Islamabad just

SC verdict: Who won and who lost?

A five-member bench of the Supreme Court today ruled that the votes of dissident members of parliament from parliamentary parties would not be counted. The votes is the trust of the party. However, the Supreme Court bench has not ruled

How did Grade 9 exam paper get leaked in Karachi?

The question paper on ninth-grade computer studies has recently been leaked on social media. Despite endless claims of the government of taking strict steps to curb cheating and secure the distribution of examination papers, the unfortunate incident happened anyway. Now,

How can water issue be resolved in Sindh?

The water crisis in Sindh has intensified, the Indus River has dried up and standing crops have been damaged due to a lack of water in the canals. According to experts, March was the hottest month in Pakistan in the

What are the reasons for Aamir Liaquat’s failed marriages?

Well-known TV host Aamir Liaquat is a centre of controversies. In particular, the news about their married life comes to the fore every day. Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s first marriage Liaquat was first married to Bushra Iqbal and they have two

The next Vegas: Will Dubai allow gaming casinos?

DUBAI: Dubai has no current plans to allow gaming as a neighbouring emirate gear up to welcome a resort to be built by a US casino operator and plans to license the activity – a first for the region. An

Dania’s allegations: Who leaked Aamir Liaquat’s videos?

An obscene video of TV host Aamir Liaquat Hussain has been leaked and became viral. After the video was leaked, Liaquat in no time became one of the hashtags on Twitter.  The unethical tradition of leaking videos of opponents in

Who was journalist Shireen Abu Akleh?

Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead by Israeli troops on Wednesday as she covered a raid on Jenin refugee camp in the occupied West Bank. The Doha-based Al Jazeera channel said Abu Akleh, aged 51, a

How to stop abandonment of children born from illicit relationships?

The body of another newborn baby was found in a trash bin near Rangiwara Jama Masjid, the situation in the Lyari area of Karachi, which is not a unique event in Karachi. It is with deep sorrow, grief, and hopelessness

What is Omicron sub-variant BA.2?

The National Institute of Health (NIH) announced on Monday that the first case of Omicron sub-variant BA.2.12.1 had been detected in Pakistan.  The development comes as Pakistan is witnessing a decrease in the number of Covid-19 cases which have dropped

Is Netflix’s ‘The Sound of Magic’ worth watching?

Let’s just agree after 2019’s Oscar-winning movie ‘Parasite’, Korean dramas have successfully stole our hearts. Recently, I watched Netflix’s ‘The Sound of Magic’ and here are five reasons that you should watch too. 1) Musical fantasy ‘The Sound of Magic’

Why is Sindh worst affected from water crisis?

Pakistan is currently facing a severe water shortage, with Punjab and Sindh topping the list. According to experts, March was the hottest month in Pakistan in the last six decades, after which it was expected that the melting of glaciers

Will ‘Emily in Paris’ season 3 be renewed for a third season in May?

“Emily in Paris” has a way of driving viewers crazy and why it should not? The series is one of the very best shows on Netflix. It is a comedy-drama series based on the lives of Emily, an American who

Who is analyst Rebecca Grant?

A video clip of US National Security and Defence analyst Rebecca Grant has sparked a new debate on Twitter which is being described as “proof of foreign conspiracy” to oust Imran Khan from the prime minister’s office. PTI Chairman Imran

Why is Fitrana paid on Eid-ul-Fitr and its importance?

After the end of Ramadan, Muslims are given the gift of Eid as a reward from Allah Almighty which is called Eid-ul-Fitr. The day of Eid-ul-Fitr is an opportunity to share happiness and meet loved ones. On this day, all

What challenges newly elected Hamza Shehbaz will face as Punjab CM?

Former PML-N opposition leader Punjab Assembly Hamza Shehbaz today took oath as Chief Minister. On the other hand, the resigned Chief Minister Usman Buzdar also presided over the meeting of the Punjab Cabinet after the resignation was rejected by the

Masjid-e-Nabwi incident: What will be the future of those responsible?

Last evening, a high-level Pakistani delegation was surrounded by a group in the holy city of Medina, Saudi Arabia, and slogans were chanted against Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif. Members of the federal cabinet had gone to Masjid-e-Nabawi to pay homage

Will youngest foreign minister Bilawal Bhutto overcome external challenges?

Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari became the 37th Foreign Minister of the country and he also had the honour of becoming the youngest Foreign Minister in the history of the country. Bilawal was sworn in at the age

Who was Shari Baloch and why did she attack Karachi University?

The extremist organization Baloch Liberation Army (BLA) has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing at Karachi University, claiming that the attack was carried out by a female suicide bomber and this is the first time that a woman has carried

Who is Elon Musk and has he bought Twitter?

The owner of SpaceX and Tesla and the world’s richest man Elon Musk recently bought the micro-blogging site Twitter in a 44 billion deal. Elon Musk, the billionaire head of US technology company Tesla, who made the shocking bid some

What steps did Imran Khan take during his tenure?

The tenure of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) started in 2018 and ended in early April 2022. Today is the 26th founding day of PTI. The important question that arises on this occasion is what important steps did the Imran Khan government

How was Hazrat ALi (RA) martyred and who was the killer?

Today is the day of the martyrdom of Hazrat Ali (RA). He was the cousin and son-in-law of the Holy Prophet Muhammad Mustafa (PBUH) and was the fourth caliph of the Muslims. Hazrat Ali (RA) was born in Makkah on

Will Imran Khan return to power in the upcoming election?

Former Prime Minister Imran Khan has started a series of rallies across the country after being ousted from power. After Peshawar and Karachi, a big rally was also held in Lahore yesterday after which the issue is being discussed everywhere

Which US politician did Imran Khan just meet?

During her first visit to Pakistan, US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar met with incumbent Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, President Dr Arif Ali and former Prime Minister Imran Khan yesterday. The Pakistan Foreign Office says that during the visit from April 20