UAE residents make lifestyle changes amid rising fuel prices

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) motorists are resorting to practical and resourceful ways to save on fuel costs, Gulf News reported on Sunday. “Carpooling and use of public transport, bicycles and e-scooters are some of the readily available alternatives

“I have found beautiful and kind partner,” tweets Asser Malik

LONDON: A beautiful picture of Nobel laureate and activist Malala Yousafzai and Asser Malik cutting their wedding cake has surfaced. Asser Malik in her Twitter post shared the adorable picture of him and Malala cutting the cake with the caption:

PTV to air Ertugrul’s new episodes during Ramadan: Faisal Javed

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed has announced that Pakistan Television Network (PTV) will broadcast new episodes of the popular Turkish series Ertugrul throughout Ramadan. On a social media website Twitter, the PTI leader said, “Ertugrul series is a great exhibition

Top 10 Foods That Became Popular In 2020

We live in a country that is home to great food. From a combination of fruit and bread to something cheesy in the main course and dessert as well,  there are few new trends that pop up during 2020, a

COVID-19 frontline heroes awarded in virtual IATC Awards

KARACHI: Engro Foundation, the social investment arm of Engro Corporation, has recognized the achievements of Pakistan’s COVID-19 frontline heroes and announced eight recipients of its flagship I Am The Change (IATC) Awards. Amidst the global pandemic, the IATC 2020 invited

Six Ways To Get Flawless Skin Overnight

When it comes to clear skin, pay attention to what you put on your face like cleansers, moisturizers, and makeup. Focusing on certain lifestyle factors can make a difference in your skin. By the passage of time, people have started

15 Amazing Facts About The Human Body

Did you know fingernails do not actually grow after you are dead? This was a long-held myth that has been buried. Fingernails, toenails, and hair don’t keep growing after death but appear longer as the skin around them dries and recedes.

China sees rise in air pollution as lockdown ends

BEIJING: A recent study has revealed that levels of some air pollutants in China have risen back compared with the same period in 2019 after the government eased the strict lockdown to contain the coronavirus pandemic. “There are early warning

Nabeinn is empowering women through food

If you are passionate about cooking, then there is no reason why you should not follow your heart. After all, everybody needs food, and being able to cook well is a highly sought-after skill. Samreen Junaid’s ‘Nabeinn’ has turned the

Social distancing may be required globally until 2022: study

LONDON: The new study has suggested that measures like social distancing may be required globally until 2022 to stop the COVID-19 from spreading. According to the study published in the Journal Science, a one-time social distancing measure is insufficient to

Designer Maria B accused of sending corona positive cook back home

LAHORE: Famous fashion designer Maria B has been accused of endangering people’s lives as she had sent her coronavirus positive cook back to his home. According to details, the fashion designer’s cook, Omer Farooq was tested positive for the coronavirus

Coronavirus: Shaniera Akram urges owners to lower rent for tenants

KARACHI:  Shaniera Akram, the wife of former captain Wasim Akram has urged the building owners to lower rent for their tenants due to the coronavirus outbreak. She took to Twitter, describing the recent shutdowns of cafes, restaurants, shops, gyms, schools

‘No Smoking Day’ being observed today globally

PARIS: The ‘No Smoking Day’ is being observed today globally on 11th March 2020. Every year, this day is observed to raise awareness about the harmful health effects of smoking and to encourage the people who smoke to quit smoking.

6 Important Facts Of Global Warming You Need To Know

Global warming is the long-term rise in the average temperature of the Earth’s climate system. Global warming occurs when air pollutants and greenhouse gases collect in the atmosphere and absorb sunlight and solar radiation that have bounced off the earth’s

Punjab CM orders crackdown on fake cosmetics

LAHORE: Chief Minister Usman Buzdar on Tuesday directed action against manufacturers of substandard makeup products and fairness creams. Chairing a cabinet meeting, the chief minister approved ‘The Punjab Drug and Cosmetics Amendment Act’, according to which the drug regulatory authority

9 Delicious Treats To Try At Soul Festival 2020

KARACHI: The Soul Festival 2020 that kicked off on Friday at Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Park will cherish Karachite for three days with great food and music till Sunday. If you dance, feel the beat and become hungry there; there are

Karachi Eat food festival set to commence tomorrow

The biggest and most anticipated food festival of the year, Karachi Eat, is being held bring food lovers from across the city together. Karach Eat 2020 will kick off from tomorrow Friday, January 10 and will continue for three days

3rd WOW festival being held in Karachi

KARACHI: The British Council together with the WOW Foundation is hosting the third WOW – Women of the World festival – from 14-15 December 2019 in Karachi. The festival’s diverse programme was reflective of Karachi’s dynamic spirit with important talks

Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the US

Muhammad is one of the top 10 most popular baby names for boys in the United States. According to data from the parenting website BabyCenter, Muhammad ranks at number 10, up four spots from last year. The name has been

Permanent hair dye and straightening linked to cancer

LONDON: A new study has stated that hair dyeing and straightening hair permanently has been linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in women. Using such products are especially dangerous for those who use these to make their hair dark

Pakistan’s first health and fitness expo kicks off in Karachi

KARACHI: Pakistan’s first health and fitness expo “KIA Get Fit Pakistan” has kicked off in Sindh’s capital at Beach Luxury Hotel. This fitness expo also served as an exhibit space for everything fitness oriented in the city of Karachi. It

‘It was a social experiment’; Ali Rehman reacts after video goes viral

A video of Ali Rehman Khan shouting at the cashier of a local restaurant went viral on the internet and was given due space in the news mediums accordingly.     To the readers’ surprise, it turned out to be

Ali Rehman Khan gets aggressive with a cashier at a local restaurant

A leaked social media video is getting viral today which clearly depicts famous actor Ali Rehman Khan shouting on the cashier of a restaurant.   Although there have not been any available details of the event which took place a

Nation pays tribute to legendary poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz on his 35th death anniversary

ISLAMABAD: The 35th death anniversary of legendary poet and writer Faiz Ahmed Faiz is being observed today. His literary work and poetry influenced Urdu literature all over the world. Faiz Ahmed received his early education from Church Mission School and

Imran Ashraf thanks fans after his drama reaches YouTube milestone

KARACHI: Actor Imran Ashraf thanked his followers after his drama Kahin Deep Jalay garnered 2.4 million views on YouTube. He took to Instagram and uploaded a screenshot in which Episode 7 was trending on number three on YouTube. Kahin Deep Jalay tells

Owner gifts kebab shop to employees after German attack

BERLIN: The owner of a kebab shop targeted in a deadly far-right attack in the German city of Halle last month has gifted the eatery to the two brothers who were working there during the shooting. Siblings Ismet and Rifat

IT Ministry starts working on ‘baytee’ to empower women

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has started work on “Baytee”; a program aimed at empowering women through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). A meeting was held under Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr.Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. During

Pakistani 8th Grader won Oxford Big Read Asia’s competition

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Hasan Adil, a student of class 8 at Siddiq Public School, Islamabad, won the Special Commendation prize in the Level 3 (classes 7–9) category of the competition. Winners of Oxford Big Read Asia, an annual reading and writing

1 in every 2 persons having Diabetes is undiagnosed: Experts

ISLAMABAD: World Diabetes Day is being marked today all over the world. It is the primary worldwide awareness campaign centering on diabetes and is held on 14 November each year. Shifa International Hospital observed this day by arranging an awareness

Shaniera Akram highlights issue of marine pollution

KARACHI:  Shaniera Akram, the wife of former captain Wasim Akram, has reiterated that our ocean was polluted and no matter how hard we worked at cleaning, the beach rubbish would wash in every day. Shaniera Akram once again highlighted the