National & World

Huge cache of arms seized, two suspects arrested in Rawalpindi raid

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two suspects, Ibadur Rehman and Muhammad Faisal, and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession in Rawalpindi. They had hidden the large number of weapons, including a foreign machine gun, worth millions of rupees secretly in an abandoned car parked on Adiala road near Gulshan-e-Iqbal bus stop. The seized arms also include around 1,200

Philippines President asks public to ‘shoot’ corrupt public officials

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told Filipinos that they could “shoot but not kill” corrupt public officials. “If you pay taxes, fees, clearances or whatever, and these fools ask for a bribe, slap them. If you have a gun, you can shoot them, but don’t kill,” he remarked during his speech at the inauguration of Bataan government center and business hub.

Cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation: Indian researcher

An Indian researcher has made claims that cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation from causing harm. The scientist claims that NASA’s research has proved what he’s saying, and you can search it on Google as well. He further went on to claim that cow’s dung, urine, its breath, and everything is pure and purity gives birth to purity. 


Business & Tech

Finperial organizes financial literacy seminar for startups

Hira Jalal, ACCA, founder of Finperial, organized a financial literacy seminar for entrepreneurs in Islamabad on 14th September, 2019. The event was held at WeCreate Centre and was attended by 70+ startup founders. The seminar touched upon numerous accounting standards and included topics related to bookkeeping, financial statements, budgeting, break-even analysis, FBR, SECP or any other financial fundamentals.

Apple reveals triple-camera iPhone, rolls out $5/month streaming TV service

Apple Inc, in its biggest marketing event of the year, revealed a triple-camera iPhone, and it rolled out a streaming TV service priced at $5 a month, undercutting Disney and Netflix. Prices start at $699, down from last year’s new iPhone that started at $749. Apple said its new iPhone 11 will come with two back cameras, including an ultra wide-angle lens.

New Whatsapp scam in Pakistan by callers pretending to be PTA officials

A new Whatsapp scam in Pakistan has the users scratching their heads. Users have been receiving fake calls from individuals who claim to be PTA officials and ask for verification codes that have been sent to the users’ numbers. By using these codes, these impostors gain access to Whatsapp accounts of users and use them to their advantage.


Latest News

Huge cache of arms seized, two suspects arrested in Rawalpindi raid

Acting on a tip-off, police arrested two suspects, Ibadur Rehman and Muhammad Faisal, and recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunition from their possession in Rawalpindi. They had hidden the large number of weapons, including a foreign machine gun, worth millions of rupees secretly in an abandoned car parked on Adiala road near Gulshan-e-Iqbal bus stop. The seized arms also include around 1,200

Philippines President asks public to ‘shoot’ corrupt public officials

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told Filipinos that they could “shoot but not kill” corrupt public officials. “If you pay taxes, fees, clearances or whatever, and these fools ask for a bribe, slap them. If you have a gun, you can shoot them, but don’t kill,” he remarked during his speech at the inauguration of Bataan government center and business hub.

Finperial organizes financial literacy seminar for startups

Hira Jalal, ACCA, founder of Finperial, organized a financial literacy seminar for entrepreneurs in Islamabad on 14th September, 2019. The event was held at WeCreate Centre and was attended by 70+ startup founders. The seminar touched upon numerous accounting standards and included topics related to bookkeeping, financial statements, budgeting, break-even analysis, FBR, SECP or any other financial fundamentals.

Cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation: Indian researcher

An Indian researcher has made claims that cow’s dung and urine can prevent nuclear radiation from causing harm. The scientist claims that NASA’s research has proved what he’s saying, and you can search it on Google as well. He further went on to claim that cow’s dung, urine, its breath, and everything is pure and purity gives birth to purity. 

CAA bans mobile phone usage at Peshawar airport after viral video

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has banned use of mobile phones at Bacha Khan International Airport, Peshawar after a video showing passengers coming out of luggage conveyor belt went viral. The circular titled ‘use of mobile phones in restricted areas’ strictly directed employees against using mobile phones in lounges and aprons, adding that strict action will be taken in case of violation.

Microsoft President alleges US govt asked them to spy on other countries

Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer at Microsoft, has alleged that an unnamed Trump advisor approached him for spying on other countries. Smith recently published a book named, “Tools and Weapons: The Promise and the Peril of the Digital Age” in which he mentions interesting details about Microsoft’s dealings with the US government and other entities.


Sports

Meet Pakistan’s first female umpire: Humaira Farrukh

Humaira Farrukh is Pakistan’s first-ever female umpire who has officiated in more than 170 matches at different levels, according to the Pakistan Cricket Board. In order to highlight fruitful effects of efforts to promote the game, the PCB website highlighted the achievements of Humaira Farrukh in an article. Humaira is the only one in her family to pursue a career in sport.

Misbahul Haq appointed as head coach and chief selector by PCB

The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has named former Pakistan captains Misbahul Haq and Waqar Younis as the head coach and bowling coach of the Men in Green. Misbah has also been given the added responsibility of being chief selector of national side. Misbah was confirmed as Pakistan men’s national team head coach in all three formats on a three-year contract.

Entertainment

India’s cine body makes Diljit Dosanjh cancel US trip promoted by Pakistani national

India’s cine body, Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) asked singer and actor, Diljit Dosanjh to cancel his appearance at an upcoming show being promoted by a Pakistani national. Diljit, who was supposed to perform at the US show on September 21 had been told to “cancel his commitment in the interest, sentiments and dignity of the nation”. 

Pakistani short film wins Best Short Film Award at Venice Film Festival

Pakistani short film ‘Darling’ won Best Short Film Award at the Venice Film Fest (VFF). Directed by Saim Sadiq, Darling premiered at ’VFF’s new Orrizzonti section. It qualifies as ’Pakistan’s first film to project in front of the oldest movie ’gala’s audience. Darling depicts the relationship between a trans girl and a young boy is a new concept altogether.