A British-Pakistani banker and technology entrepreneur has launched a new social media platform called “Labayk,” which aims to distribute 20 million holy Qurans for free to Muslims in poorer areas of the world. The app built by Tanweer Khan combines Islamic values and the need for a more “socially impactful and truthful platform” for both Muslims and non-Muslims.
Diamond Foam’s recently introduced “Islamic” mattress, the first of its kind in Pakistan, went viral after an ad of the product started circulated on social media. Diamond Foam officials have stated that while the mattress is real, the artwork is fake. The Islamic mattress by Diamond Foam has been engineered to comfort people who follow the Islamic way of sleeping.
PML-N supremo, Nawaz Sharif’s latest medical report submitted to Lahore High Court states that the former prime minister should avoid going outside due to coronavirus pandemic. The medical reports were submitted by his lawyer Amjad Pervez in which doctors have suggested that Sharif should avoid going outside as he could contract the coronavirus which could prove to be fatal for him.
Following an extensive two-year flight test programme, Airbus has successfully concluded its Autonomous Taxi, Take-Off and Landing (ATTOL) project. The project saw one of its jets perform normally pilot-flown maneuvers entirely on its own. The A350-1000 XWB acted as the testbed for the project through fully automatic vision-based flight tests using on-board image recognition technology – a world-first in aviation.
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in its detailed order has said the popular online game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), is “highly addictive” and a “wastage of time” and will not be unblocked. In a detailed order released on July 23, the PTA ruled that it was necessary to block the online game in the interest of public order.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the Ayodhya temple next month, in a highly anticipated ceremony at a holy site, which was once a 460-year-old mosque. The Indian Supreme Court ruled in November last year that a temple could be built in Ayodhya, where Hindu zealots demolished the Mughal era Babri Masjid [mosque] in 1992.
Turkish series Dirilis Ertugrul’s popularity in Pakistan has reached unmatched levels and heightened admiration for Halime Sultan could be leading her to Pakistan Super League (PSL). In a Tweet, Esra Bilgic AKA Halime Sultan, hinted that she might be joining Peshawar Zalmi as a brand ambassador. Earlier the owner of the franchise, Javed Afridi, had also hinted the same on Twitter.
All-rounder Mohammad Hafeez has tested negative for Covid-19, a day after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said he along with seven other players have contracted the disease. In a Tweet, Hafeez clarified that a subsequent examination at a private laboratory in Lahore had cleared him. He added that his family had also tested negative and attached a picture of his medical report.
TikTok celebrity Hareem Shah has said that former MQM leader Dr Farooq Sattar has saved her number on his mobile phone as ‘naughty girl’. After a video of Hareem and Sattar meeting in a hotel room went viral all over social media, Hareem decided to answer some questions that the public had left for her.
Dirilis: Ertugrul fever is far from over in Pakistan, even so the series has inspired a local channel to produce a drama based on Sindh’s history. Kawish Television Network (KTN) Entertainment just released a teaser for their upcoming drama, which will be called ‘Raj Rani’. In the trailer actors clad in metallic looking costumes can be seen doing some intense sword fighting.