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Economic hitman

One of the most impactful books I have ever read was “Confessions of an Economic Hitman” by John Perkins. I read it nearly ten years back and followed up recently with its updated version. It got me intrigued how the

We are fully prepared for monsoon rains this season: CBC Deputy chairman

The Clifton Cantonment Board (CBC) is playing a significant role in the construction and development of Karachi. The area is home to about half a million people and CBC has been at the forefront of public service. The appointment of

New restrictions in Sindh

The Sindh government has announced new restrictions in the province in view of the increase in coronavirus cases. These restrictions will be implemented from Monday. According to the decision of the Sindh government, shopping malls, markets will be open from

Stock market slumps by 80 points

KARACHI: The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSE) witnessed a slowdown in business activities on Friday after Eid and a downward trend in business after which investors had to bear the loss of billions of rupees due to a fall of 80

Noor Muqaddam’s post-mortem report discloses shocking revelation

ISLAMABAD: The post-mortem report of Noor Muqaddam, who was killed in the federal capital, claimed that she was shot and killed and then the killer beheaded her with a knife. According to sources, the post-mortem report of Noor Muqaddam was

Spacing Pfizer coronavirus shots boosts antibody levels after initial drop: Study

A study has stated that a longer gap between doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine leads to higher overall antibody levels than a shorter gap but there is a sharp drop in antibody levels after the first dose. The study might

Marriage hall owners to protest against new COVID restrictions in Sindh

KARACHI: Marriage hall owners have decided to protest after the Sindh government announced new restrictions to prevent coronavirus in the province and an emergency meeting has been convened in this regard. Rana Raees Ahmed, President of All Karachi marriage hall association, said

Five interesting facts one should know about Eid-ul-Azha

Muslims are honoured with two Eid occasions during the Islamic year. The first is Eid-ul-Fitr which symbolizes the finish of the Holy Month of Ramadan. The second is Eid-ul-Azha, which is being celebrated among Muslims, is made obligatory on every

National cricket team reaches Barbados for West Indies tour

BARBADOS: Pakistan cricket team set foot on Caribbean soil for the next series after the ODI and T20 series against England. Members of the Pakistan cricket team tested positive for the coronavirus after arriving in the West Indies to play

Chinese Xi Jinping visits Tibet for first time as president

BEIJING (Reuters): China’s President Xi Jinping visited the Tibet Autonomous Region, according to the official Xinhua news agency, in his first recorded visit as leader of the nation. Xi flew into the city of Nyingchi on Wednesday and took a

Netflix plans to start offering games for subscribers

Leading streaming service Netflix has offered a few insights on its plans to introduce games for its subscribers in the near future. Discussing the investment it would require, the company official Greg Peters announced that the initiative is a ‘multi-year

West police arrest man fleeing after robbing citizen in Karachi

KARACHI: West Police in a timely manner arrested a fugitive accused after looting from citizens. According to SSP West Sohai Aziz, the accused robbed the rickshaw driver Muhammad Nabi on Manghopir road at gunpoint and fled and the victim informed

Pakistan crosses grim milestone of one million coronavirus cases

ISLAMABAD: In the last 24 hours, 1,425 cases of the virus have been reported in the country after which the country crossed the level of one million cases of coronavirus and the total number of cases reported so far at

Business community rejects decisions of Sindh Task Force under protection of COVID-19

KARACHI: All Karachi Tajir Ittehad Chairman Atiq Mir has said that the business community rejects the decisions of the Sindh Task Force under the protection of coronavirus. Regarding the change in business hours by the Sindh government in view of the spread

Blake Lively slams Paparazzi for violating her kids’ privacy

Actress Blake Lively has recently slammed magazines for violating the privacy of her children. Lively turned to Instagram Stories this time around and referenced her previous comment with a note of thanks for the Instagram page comments by celebrities. In

Iqra Aziz and Yasir Hussain blessed with a baby boy

Actress Iqra Aziz and husband Yasir Hussain have been blessed with a baby boy. The couple tied the knot in December 2019 and announced that they would soon become parents in May 2021. Taking to Instagram, Yasir Hussain shared the

Alia Bhatt shares a glimpse of her healthy start to the day

Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt, who is currently in Hyderabad to start the next schedule of movie ‘RRR’, has shared a glimpse of her healthy start to the day. Bhatt shared the picture from the gym where she can be seen

Social activities banned in Sindh, business limited to five days

KARACHI: The Sindh government has decided to close educational institutions, marriage halls, ban on celebrations and restrict business for five days due to increasing cases of corona in the province. A meeting of the Provincial Task Force on coronavirus was

Coronavirus situation may worsen after Eid: Sindh CM

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that the situation of coronavirus in the province is very alarming. A meeting of the Provincial Task Force on coronavirus was held under the chairmanship of Sindh Chief Minister Murad

GB’s Karakoram Highway cleared of landslides after three-day closure

CHILAS: The Karakoram highway has been closed due to a landslide between Gilgit and Chilas Diamer has been reopened for traffic. According to ISPR, Frontier Works Organization workers removed the debris from the landslide at 23 points and reopened the

FM Qureshi leaves for China on two-day visit

ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has left for China today on a two-day visit at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart. According to the Foreign Office spokesperson, the visit is part of a high-level exchange between Pakistan and China.

Pakistan reports another 11 deaths due to coronavirus

ISLAMABAD: At least 11 people have lost their lives due to coronavirus in Pakistan while 1425 new cases have come to light in the country. According to the latest statistics from the National Command and Operations Center, 1425 people tested

Japan set to host Tokyo 2020 with a scaled-down ceremony

Japan is all ready to host the Tokyo 2020 with a scaled-down opening ceremony due to the Covid-19 restrictions. According to media reports, only 950 people will be allowed to attend the opening ceremony. The first lady of the United

Indian Influence on FATF

Indian Foreign Minister S Jaishankar has admitted that it had ensured Pakistan remained on the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey list while Pakistan has started considering approaching the President of the FATF after India admits to global politics on

Beautiful message of Eid-ul-Azha

Every year, Muslims celebrate two Eids which is an Arabic word that means ‘celebration’ or ‘festival’, both are prestigious words in Islam. One of the Eids is called Eid-ul-Azha, which will be celebrated on July 21 in Pakistan. Eid ul

Google TV’s new feature let users hide specific content

Google TV is planning to roll out more features in the near future through which a user can hide specific content. The Google TV ‘Continue watching’ carousel will soon let you ‘Hide’ content. ‘Continue watching’ is a very convenient way

Bilawal urges to follow SOPs amid surging fourth wave

KARACHI: Chairman Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari wholeheartedly felicitated the Muslims throughout Pakistan and the world on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha. In his message, the PPP chairman said Eid-ul-Azha is a day of remembrance of the unconditional surrender

Govt will solve Afghan ambassador’s daughter case: Sheikh Rashid

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed has once again clarified that there was no other man with the daughter of the Afghan ambassador in a taxi so this is not a case of kidnapping. Talking to media on Tuesday, he

Sindh govt is carrying out development work in Karachi: Murtaza Wahab

KARACHI: Spokesperson of Sindh Government and Advisor for Law, Environment & Coastal Development Barrister Murtaza Wahab has said that it is important to take full care of cleanliness in the city in fulfilling the Sunnat e Ibrahimi. He visited District

NCOC announces closure of vaccine centers across country on Eid-ul-Azha

ISLAMABAD: The National Command and Operations Center (NCOC) has expressed satisfaction over the additional steps taken by the Sindh government to control the coronavirus and said that 500 oxygen cylinders and 30 ventilators have been added in Gilgit-Baltistan across the