National & World

PIA lauds President Alvi for travelling economy class

In an official post on social media, Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) has lauded President of Pakistan for ‘leading by example’ to make way for others. Recounting President Arif Alvi’s travel experience on flight PK 301 from Islamabad to Karachi, the national flag carrier commended his decision to adjust three of his family members in economy class due to flight load.

PM Imran continues austerity drive, travels on commercial flight

Prime Minister Imran Khan has departed for his 3-day visit to United States on a commercial Qatar Airways flight. The decision to fly through Qatar airways is in line with the Prime Minister’s austerity drive to “save taxpayer money”. In stark contrast to visits by previous chief executives, PM Imran’s entire trip to US is expected to cost $60,000.

PIA plane skids off at Gilgit airport while landing

A PIA flight skidded off the runway as pilot failed to control the plane while landing. Flight PK 605, carrying 48 passengers, was flying from Islamabad to Gilgit Saturday morning. No injuries were reported and all passengers and crew aboard the flight are safe. The PIA CEO ordered an investigation into the accident and lauded the professionalism of the pilot.


Business & Tech

Asia’s biggest visa centre of UAE to open in Karachi

The ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has revealed that the UAE Consulate will open a visa centre in Karachi this September. Opening first week of September, the visa centre will be UAE’s biggest facility in Asia. Similarly, another visa centre in Islamabad will be functional in October. The entire team for the centre would come from UAE.

FaceApp now has indefinite access to data of more than 150 million people

The Russian origin viral “FaceApp” has more than 100 million downloads on Google Play and is top-ranked on iOS App Store in 121 countries. While the viral app allows people to change their facial expressions and look older, at the same time, people have been giving FaceApp the power to use their pictures — and names — for any purpose it wishes, for as long as it desires.

Reko Diq mining project and in detail and its implications

Reko Diq mines, known for their enormous reserves of gold and copper are believed to have the world’s fifth largest gold deposit in them. The news of the treasures this mine holds is not new, as gold diggers have been attempting to explore it since 1992. It was not until 2000, that the Tethyan Copper Company made its way into Pakistani market. 


Latest News

Netflix’s ‘Money Heist’ features Pakistani hackers as ‘geniuses’

Money Heist, one of the most awaited series on Netflix has returned with its third season. However, what made it more exciting for people of Pakistan, was the apparent connection of Islamabad with the heist. It is revealed that a team of 65 members based in Islamabad is helping Professor (Álvaro Morte) track the data he and his team needs to fight the war.

PIA lauds President Alvi for travelling economy class

In an official post on social media, Pakistan International Airline’s (PIA) has lauded President of Pakistan for ‘leading by example’ to make way for others. Recounting President Arif Alvi’s travel experience on flight PK 301 from Islamabad to Karachi, the national flag carrier commended his decision to adjust three of his family members in economy class due to flight load.

PM Imran continues austerity drive, travels on commercial flight

Prime Minister Imran Khan has departed for his 3-day visit to United States on a commercial Qatar Airways flight. The decision to fly through Qatar airways is in line with the Prime Minister’s austerity drive to “save taxpayer money”. In stark contrast to visits by previous chief executives, PM Imran’s entire trip to US is expected to cost $60,000.

Turkish biker girl believes Pakistani hospitality is unmatched

Ozbay Asil, well known Turkish biker girl, appreciates Pakistani hospitality after her short visit to Lahore. Asil, who travels across the globe, has said that the amount of love and warmth showered by the friendly Pakistani people is unmatched. Asil also said that the food is delicious and she would love to visit the country again in future.

Asia’s biggest visa centre of UAE to open in Karachi

The ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hamad Obaid Alzaabi has revealed that the UAE Consulate will open a visa centre in Karachi this September. Opening first week of September, the visa centre will be UAE’s biggest facility in Asia. Similarly, another visa centre in Islamabad will be functional in October. The entire team for the centre would come from UAE.

PIA plane skids off at Gilgit airport while landing

A PIA flight skidded off the runway as pilot failed to control the plane while landing. Flight PK 605, carrying 48 passengers, was flying from Islamabad to Gilgit Saturday morning. No injuries were reported and all passengers and crew aboard the flight are safe. The PIA CEO ordered an investigation into the accident and lauded the professionalism of the pilot.


Sports

Amir Khan becomes WBC international welterweight champion

British-Pakistan boxer Amir Khan, who was supposed to fight Indian boxer Neeraj Goyat, has won international welterweight champion at King Abdullah Sports City in Jeddah by downing Australian fighter Billy Dib in just the second round. The Indian boxer was injured during a car accident and had to pull out of the fight, making Dib easy opponent for Amir.

Entertainment

Netflix’s ‘Money Heist’ features Pakistani hackers as ‘geniuses’

Money Heist, one of the most awaited series on Netflix has returned with its third season. However, what made it more exciting for people of Pakistan, was the apparent connection of Islamabad with the heist. It is revealed that a team of 65 members based in Islamabad is helping Professor (Álvaro Morte) track the data he and his team needs to fight the war.

Meezan Bank will not let you Netflix and chill anymore

In a recently released official statement, Meezan Bank has revealed that online payment facility for streaming website Netflix has been blocked by the organisation. The bank stated that the subscription service for entertainment facilities is not in line with the guidelines of Sharia Compliance and hence, after constant customer complains the bank has decided to discontinue payments to Netflix.