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NUST’s Formula Student Team designs a formula race car

KARACHI: Formula Student Team of National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), one of leading universities in Pakistan, has designed a formula race car. NUST Formula Student Team is a group of undergraduate students from Pakistan Navy Engineering College. As

Here’s how Pakistan can earn $8 billion through Marijuana

The Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) claimed that Pakistan can generate $8 billion in revenue within four years by implementing a policy on cannabis. A meeting of the Standing Committee on Science and Technology was held

Pak athletes win 2 medals in fourth Mas-Wrestling World Championship

YAKUT: Pakistani athletes Saad Mohammad and Waqas Afzal Bhatti on Thursday won  silver medals in the fourth Mas-Wrestling World Championship held in Yakut, Russia. According to Pakistan Mas-Wrestling Federation, Pakistani athlete Waqas Afzal Bhatti earned the silver medal in 125kg category,

Meet Ali Fawad, Pakistan’s first judge at World Horse Riding Championship

In the world of horse riding, Ali Fawad’s name needs no introduction. He has made a name for himself as the country’s first judge in international horse riding competitions.  Ali Fawad, Pakistan’s first international judge, represented his country at the

Pakistan’s exports to China up nearly 6 percent in Jan-May : GACC

BEIJING: Pakistan’s export to China crossed $1.605 billion in the first five months of 2022, up 5.42 percent year on year, shows the official data from the General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC). Badar uz

Roshan Digital Account hits highest-ever daily Inflows of $57m

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan disclosed a record $57 million daily inflows in the Roshan Digital Account (RDA). The central bank announced in a tweet that Roshan Digital Account registered inflows of $57 million, which is the highest ever figure

Noor Zaman becomes Asian Junior Squash champion

LAHORE: Noor Zaman has made the country proud and famous by winning the squash title in the under-19 category. According to a report by a private news agency, Pakistan’s young squash player Noor Zaman bagged the title by defeating Malaysia’s

Govt to launch national CPR training initiative

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed the launch of a national initiative of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training throughout the country. In this connection, the prime minister has issued directives to PM’s Strategic Reforms to immediately launch the initiative. Head

Couple saves boy drowning in Naltar Lake

A Pakistani woman doctor and her husband, who recently arrived in Gilgit-Baltistan for a vacation, saved the life of a child who was drowning in Naltar Lake. The incident took place on Friday when a woman who is doctor by

Rashid becomes highest-scoring player in Nunchaku category

Prominent Pakistani martial artist Muhammad Rashid Naseem has maintained a tradition of performing unique stunts and has become the world’s highest-scoring player in the Nunchaku category. Rashid Naseem holds the 13th and 78th overall record of Nunchaku. Guinness World Records has

Saudi female climber vows to conquer Pakistan’s highest peak

Saudi female climber Nelly Attar has vowed to climb Pakistan’s highest mountain peak. The Saudi Climber met Ambassador Ameer Khurram Rathore at the Pakistani Embassy in Riyadh. In the meeting, she said that she has climbed Mount Everest and now

Samar Minallah’s movie ‘Out Swing’ wins international award

Pakistani filmmaker Samar Minallah’s documentary ‘Out Swing’ has been a huge success worldwide. According to the report, Samar Minullah’s documentary has won the award for best documentary film at the Desi Blitz International Film Festival in the United Kingdom. My

Tuba Hassan wins ICC Women’s Player of the Month

Pakistan’s Tuba Hassan who made her international debut in the T20I series against Sri Lanka in May has won the prestigious Player of the Month award in her first nomination. She has become the first Pakistan player to win the

MMA fighter Anita Karim knocks outs Australian opponent

Pakistan’s mixed martial arts fighter Anita Karim thanked her fans for the support after she won a fight against an Australian opponent in Bangkok’s Lumpinee Stadium. Karim, who hails from Gilgit-Baltistan’s Hunza, fought against Uyen Ha under the banner of

Asif Hazara wins WBA South Super Flyweight title

GILGIT: Muhammad Asif Hazara won the South Super Flyweight title of World Boxing Association in the International Professional Boxing Festival being played at Lalak Jan Stadium in Gilgit. Muhammad Asif beat Indonesian Boxer Razi Akbar in 10th round competition to

70-year-old Pakistani man sets Guinness World Record

Pakistan’s oldest 70-year-old man named Naseemuddin has set a Guinness World Record by crushing apples with one hand. Guinness World Records also uploaded a video of 70-year-old Naseemuddin on its official page, which has been viewed by 10 million people so

‘Aik Hai Nigar’ bags Best Asian Film at Septimius Awards

Pakistani telefilm ‘Aik Hai Nigar’ featuring Mahira Khan has won in the category of Best Asian Film at the prestigious Septimius Awards. Mahira Khan performed the role of Pakistan’s first woman Lieutenant-General Nigar Johar in the film. Along with shedding

Babar Azam sets new world records in ODI cricket

Pakistan captain Babar Azam continues to topple records as he returned to international action against the West Indies in Multan. He surpassed former Indian captain Virat Kohli to become the fastest to score 1,000 runs in the 50-over format as

2 Pakistani women cricketers named for ICC Player of the Month

DUBAI: Two Pakistani women cricketers – Tuba Hassan and captain Bisman Maroof – have been nominated for ICC Women’s Player of the Month for May 2022. Tuba Hassan made her debut against Sri Lanka. She took home the Player of

Pakistan’s iconic truck art unveiled in Canadian capital Ottawa

OTTAWA: Canadians were treated to a colourful display of Pakistan’s traditional truck art in downtown Ottawa where a wall on the main street was painted live by a team of artists from Pakistan. Held at the busy Bank Street in

E-filling system implemented in govt offices

ISLAMABAD: The National Information Technology Board (NITB), a department of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications, has fully implemented an e-filing system in all ministries. According to details, the e-office system has been fully implemented in government offices which

Exports surge to $28.8bln in 11 months

ISLAMABAD: The exports from the country witnessed an increase of 27.78 percent during the first eleven months of the current fiscal year (2021-22) as compared to the corresponding period of last year, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported. According to

Pakistani artist Shazia Sikander wins Fukuoka arts award

Pakistan-born miniature artist Shazia Sikander has won the prestigious Fukuoka Prize in Arts and Culture 2022. She has been recognised for introducing innovation in the traditional art forms using the latest digital technology of miniature painting, which follows conventions dating

Pakistan moves up six places in global tourism index

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has made a big jump on International Travel and Tourism Development Index by moving up six places as per the latest report released by World Economic Forum. The 2021 edition of the Travel and Tourism Development Index includes

Pakistan achieves 83.4% target of cotton cultivatation

ISLAMABAD: The cultivation of cotton has been completed over 1.936 million hectares of land in the potential areas countrywide against the target of 2.32 million hectares for the current season (2021-22). The crop sowing witnessed about 6.9% decline as compared

British-Pakistani Shaista Gohir appointed to House of Lords

LONDON: British-Pakistani civil rights campaigner Shaista Gohir has been appointed to the House of Lords as a non-party political peer. Gohir said she was ‘still pinching herself’ after the news broke of her elevation to the House of Lords. Her

Arslan Ash bags two different games title in a single tournament

Pakistani esports champion Arslan Ash has just added another major win under his belt at the Combo Breaker 2022 fighting game tournament. The pro player not only scored big in Tekken 7 but also in King of Fighters 15 (KOF

Haniya wins European Tennis Championships in Turkey

KARACHI: Pakistani athlete Haniya Minhas Wins The European Tennis Championships Under 14 in Turkey Adana on Saturday. With her latest achievement,  the 11-year- old tennis player became the first-ever Pakistani female to Win the European Tennis Championships. In the Final,

Four Pakistani citizens make it to Forbes 30 under 30 list for 2022

Four Pakistanis have made the nation proud by bagging a spot on the Forbes 30 under 30 lists for 2022. The annual list honours artists, entrepreneurs, tech wizards and social workers under 30 years of age doing impactful work in

Ms. Marvel to feature Coke Studio’s ‘Peechay Hutt’ song

It has been decided that the much-awaited series titled ‘Ms. Marvel’ will now feature the popular song ‘Peechay Hutt’ from this year’s Coke Studio. The news was confirmed by senior journalist and entertainment reporter at BBC Asian Network, Haroon Shahid