National & World

Man sentenced to death for smuggling ‘Squid Game’

Smugglers who sold Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game” in North Korea have been sentenced to death by firing squad. The man allegedly smuggled Korean-language shows into North Korea on USB drives from China. Several high school students were caught watching the footage. One student who bought one of the flash drives was sent to prison for life.

US blacklists tech firms in Pakistan & other countries over nuclear trade

US government has blacklisted 28 tech firms in Pakistan, China, Russia, and Japan. These companies are alleged to have been involved in the development and distribution of military and nuclear projects. The move has targeted 13 corporations in Pakistan and 12 enterprises in China. The companies are making it difficult for US companies to sell technology to listed companies.

PIA becomes first international air carrier to launch direct flights to Fujairah

PIA became the first international air passenger carrier to fly regularly to Fujairah in the UAE on Thursday. The flight left Peshawar earlier in the day and transported 168 passengers to their destination in the afternoon. At the special request of the ruler of Fujairah, PIA decided to launch regular flights to the emirate.


Business & Tech

Pakistan Sports Exports Increase by 20% in First Four Months of FY 2021-22

Pakistan sports exports increased by 20.73% in the first four months of this fiscal year compared to the same period last year. Sporting equipment exports in FY 2021-22 reached $105.120 million, according to data released by Pakistan’s Bureau of Statistics. During the same period in FY 2020-21, Pakistan exported sports goods worth $87.070 million.

Mubashir Husain Rehmani ranks among world’s most influential researchers

Mubashir Husain Rehmani has been recognized as one of the top 1% of researchers in the field of computer sciences in the world. He has been listed in the highly cited research list for the second straight year. The list is compiled by Clarivate Analytics. This list highlights the citations of researchers with significant influence in their fields during the past decade.

President Alvi inaugurates Pakistan’s first-ever National Cyber Security Academy

In an effort to train cyber security experts, President Arif Alvi has inaugurated the nation’s first national cyber security academy (NCSA) at Air University Islamabad. Alvi inaugurated the NCSA at the opening ceremony of the International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security-2021 in Islamabad. The event was attended by civil, military, and foreign dignitaries.


Latest News

How to make money online – Five quickest ways to make money online

The world is full of lucrative money-making opportunities ranging from online gaming to the selling and reselling of products. However, what counts is how much money will one make? Working a 9 to 5 job is the most sought-after way as there’s always a paycheck to look forward to. But now working online makes money for millions every day.

11 most successful young Pakistani entrepreneurs of 2021

Pakistan’s youth has proven itself to be highly talented and creative time and time again. In every field, we have seen youngsters of our country outshine with their ingenuity. Despite the lack of sufficient support and funds from the government, the young generation of Pakistan has been able to start lucrative businesses.

Top 16 Fastest Acceleration Cars Commercially Sold In Pakistan

popular feature among many manufacturers. The goal of automakers is to have the fastest accelerating cars that can outrun their peers in straight drag races. Typically, the ‘0-100 KM/H’ method is used to determine how fast a vehicle accelerates.

Pakistan U12 Tennis boys won Asian U12 Championships beating the continent’s powerhouse Kazakhstan

Pakistan has won the Asian U12 championships after beating Kazakhstan 2-1 to win the final in Nur Sultan. Pakistan has clinched the top spot in the Asian junior tournament for the first time after an epic final battle with Kazakhstan. Hamza Roman continued his stellar form, beating Traigel Rodion 6-2, 7-5, giving Pakistan a 1-0 lead.

Pakistan Sports Exports Increase by 20% in First Four Months of FY 2021-22

Pakistan sports exports increased by 20.73% in the first four months of this fiscal year compared to the same period last year. Sporting equipment exports in FY 2021-22 reached $105.120 million, according to data released by Pakistan’s Bureau of Statistics. During the same period in FY 2020-21, Pakistan exported sports goods worth $87.070 million.

Hassan Ali joins Waqar Younis, Imran Khan for most wickets in test match

Hassan Ali has equaled the record of former captain Imran Khan and legendary player Waqar Younis for most wickets in a Test match. The Pakistani fast bowler Hasan was outstanding in his performance against Bangladesh, taking five wickets in Test cricket. In addition to being Pakistan’s top bowler during the first innings, Hasan is also among the greatest bowlers in cricket history.

South Africa discovers new and potentially more transmissible Coronavirus variant

South African health authorities’ discovery of a new, potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant has sparked a global response. A number of countries have banned travelers from several southern African countries. Earlier this week, the World Health Organization named the newly identified coronavirus variant – B.1.1.529 – as a variant of concern. The variant has been given the name Omicron.

Man sentenced to death for smuggling ‘Squid Game’

Smugglers who sold Netflix’s hit series “Squid Game” in North Korea have been sentenced to death by firing squad. The man allegedly smuggled Korean-language shows into North Korea on USB drives from China. Several high school students were caught watching the footage. One student who bought one of the flash drives was sent to prison for life.

US blacklists tech firms in Pakistan & other countries over nuclear trade

US government has blacklisted 28 tech firms in Pakistan, China, Russia, and Japan. These companies are alleged to have been involved in the development and distribution of military and nuclear projects. The move has targeted 13 corporations in Pakistan and 12 enterprises in China. The companies are making it difficult for US companies to sell technology to listed companies.


Sports

Pakistan U12 Tennis boys won Asian U12 Championships beating the continent’s powerhouse Kazakhstan

Pakistan has won the Asian U12 championships after beating Kazakhstan 2-1 to win the final in Nur Sultan. Pakistan has clinched the top spot in the Asian junior tournament for the first time after an epic final battle with Kazakhstan. Hamza Roman continued his stellar form, beating Traigel Rodion 6-2, 7-5, giving Pakistan a 1-0 lead.

PUBG MOBILE offers scholarships to youth via ‘Campus Empower’ program

PUBG MOBILE, the video game series produced by PUBG in Pakistan, is back with another gaming project geared towards youth. PUBG MOBILE has launched its Campus Empower Program to recruit talented students in Pakistan. The ‘Campus Empower’ program will identify talent across Pakistan’s campuses. The most promising candidates will be selected to win scholarships worth up to 7 million rupees.

Entertainment

Nida Yasir Under Fire For inviting Saas-bahu drama to morning show

Twitter has recently been abuzz with the latest stunt by morning show host Nida Yasir. During that show, she invited pairs of mothers-in-law and daughters-in-law to face off before an audience. Social media has been buzzing about a clip from the show. A scene depicts a mother-in-law complaining about how she wanted an educated daughter-in-law to manage the house.

Alpha, Bravo Charlie’s ‘Gulsher’ recalls good old memories of TV

Alpha, Bravo, Charlie’s ‘Gulsher’ brings back memories of the popular military drama. The soldier recalled his television days in a recent interview with the Express Tribune. Colonel (R) Qasim Shah made his acting debut in the PTV drama Sunehray Din. His acting debut came before military actors were cast in the dramas.