Category: Lifestyle

Video showing woman confronting harasser on bus to Islamabad goes viral

A video of a woman slapping a man who sexually harassed her on a bus from Multan to Islamabad has gone viral. The video that was initially made public by a Facebook user, shows an elderly man apologising while the woman accuses him of “constantly touching her back.” As soon as the video went public, several other platforms also shared it.

Vaping death investigators warn NO e-cigarettes are safe

Investigators probing deaths of six people who contracted vaping-related lung diseases have warned that NO e-cigarette is safe. Despite vaping industry officials trying to blame illegal cannabis products, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), said people should stop using any electronic cigarette or vaping device. The FDA has warned consumers against using vaping devices bought “on the street”.

Pakistani engineers develop robotic arm controlled by brain

Two Pakistani engineers named Mohammad Awais, and Anas Nazir, have developed a prosthetic arm (denoting an artificial body part) that can be controlled by giving commands via the brain. The engineers who developed this robotic arm started working on bio-robotics during a university project. This team’s approach focused on knee joint, one of the most complex mechanical systems within human body.

Fried food items banned in all schools of Punjab

The District Education Authority (DEA) has imposed a ban on the selling of fried food items in schools of all the districts of Punjab whereas a letter has also been sent to educational institutions in this regard. The banned items include samosas, pakoras, fried potato chips and any food item which has been fried because these things are cooked in sub-standard oil.

Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir involved in another Twitter spat

Shahid Afridi and Gautam Gambhir are making rounds on social media for yet another Twitter spat. Afridi who called all Pakistanis to respond to Prime Minister’s call on Kashmir Hour, was childlishly responded by Gambhir. Afridi gave a befitting response, reminding everyone of a comment Paddy Upton, the Indian cricket team’s former mental conditioning coach had made about Gautam Gambhir.

PEMRA completely bans content featuring Indian actors from being aired

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulation Authority (Pemra) has completely banned all kinds of advertisements featuring Indian actors or characters from being aired on electronic media. PEMRA’s statement included 11 multinational brands whose content was banned from running with immediate effect. The notice added that the ban shall remain until all these advertisements are produced in Pakistan with Pakistani characters.

Aga Khan ranked among Top 100 Clinical Medicine universities globally

According to a ranking by ShanghaiRanking of the world’s universities for 2019, Aga Khan University (AKU) has been ranked among the top 100 in the clinical medicine category and among top 500 in public health. In both clinical medicine and public health it was ranked in 151-200 group. University of Karachi also made to the list ranking 301-400 group in Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pakistani makes history by winning Tekken 7 tournament at EVO 2019

Pakistan’s Arslan Ash has won the championship of Tekken 7 at the world’s biggest fighting game tournament, Evo 2019, in Las Vegas. Ash, a relatively unknown player in the tournament, defeated South Korea’s Knee last night to be crowned the winner. The final round of the event featured 8 top professional gamers from 4 countries including the USA, South Korea, and Japan.

200 sexual abuse cases solved by Pakpattan’s first female SHO

SHO Kulsoom Fatima, appointed two months ago in Pakpattan has manifested remarkable performance by solving 200 sexual abuse cases in her short tenure. In an interview to British Broadcasting Channel (BBC), Fatima revealed that she always wanted to do something for victims of sexual abuse. Luckily, she was appointed sub-inspector in Punjab Police and that gave her opportunity to work on her dream job.

Meet Kulsoom Abdullah: Pakistani weightlifter, a Ph.D. and an engineer

An engineer by profession, Kulsoom Abdullah is a Pakistani-American Ph.D. scholar and is the first Muslim woman in the world to compete in an international weightlifting event while wearing Hijab. Kulsoom has made Pakistani proud by being the only woman to represent Pakistan in multiple weightlifting championships across the globe and that too while not compromising her family life.