National & World

PIA flight lands in Syria after 22 years, receives Water Cannon Salute

Pakistan International Airlines flight, which landed in Syria’s capital after more than 22 years, was flanked by two water cannons. Reports indicate that federal aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and airline CEO Arshad Malik were also aboard the PK-9501. Air service has started to Damascus to carry citizens intending to observe Arbaeen, a Shiite religious observance forty days after Ashura.

Sindh government plans to open Manora Beach shortly after major upgrades

Murtaza Wahab, Karachi’s administrator, announced on Wednesday that the government of Sindh is converting Manora Beach into a tourist spot. Wahab added that the provincial government is also constructing a promenade, a pathway for pedestrians along the beach. It is anticipated that the beach will be open to the public in the coming weeks.

Indian lobby at ICC will not let Pakistan win case against New Zealand, says PCB

In the wake of New Zealand’s dramatic withdrawal from Pakistan, a PCB official said that the incident dealt a blow to the efforts of the board, the government, and the security agencies to restore international cricket in Pakistan. The official opined even bringing the matter forward at the International Cricket Council would have no effect. According to the official, the ICC did nothing in these cases.


Business & Tech

China to invest $15 Bn in Pakistan’s petrochemicals sector

Several Chinese companies are prepared to invest fifteen billion dollars in Pakistan’s petrochemicals industry. This was stated by Federal Secretary Board of Investment, Fareeha Mazhar while talking to APP in Islamabad on Sunday. China will invest in the petrochemical sector in Gwadar, including the energy pipeline from Gwadar to China, she said.

Bitcoin mining to use 91TWh of energy in 2021- as much as Pakistan’s consumption this year

Bitcoin will use 91 terawatt-hours (TWh) of energy, which is almost equivalent to the total energy consumed by Pakistan. Bitcoin’s power consumption is closely linked to its mining costs and price expectations, as measured by the Cambridge Bitcoin Electricity Consumption Index. The bitcoin network burns more and more energy in order to mine bitcoins.

Bridgelinx Technologies, a digital freight marketplace, raises $10 million in Pakistan’s largest seed funding

Pakistan-based BridgeLinx Technologies secured seed funding of $10 million, the largest round in the Pakistan seed sector. The round was led by Harry Stebbings’ 20 VC, Josh Buckley’s Buckley Ventures, and Indus Valley Capital. The funds will be used by BridgeLinx to “consolidate its position as a market leader by expanding into new verticals, segments, and lanes”


Latest News

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.

China to invest $15 Bn in Pakistan’s petrochemicals sector

Several Chinese companies are prepared to invest fifteen billion dollars in Pakistan’s petrochemicals industry. This was stated by Federal Secretary Board of Investment, Fareeha Mazhar while talking to APP in Islamabad on Sunday. China will invest in the petrochemical sector in Gwadar, including the energy pipeline from Gwadar to China, she said.

Pakistan beats former four-time champion South Korea to finish 7th in Asian Volleyball

Pakistan finished seventh at the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship after beating the four-time champions South Korea in straight sets on Sunday. Pakistan defeated South Korea in straight sets for the second time in this tournament. Throughout the event, Pakistan was considered one of the most unpredictable sides. Under newly hired coach Rahman Mohammadirad, Pakistan won back-to-back matches over Thailand and Hong Kong.

PIA flight lands in Syria after 22 years, receives Water Cannon Salute

Pakistan International Airlines flight, which landed in Syria’s capital after more than 22 years, was flanked by two water cannons. Reports indicate that federal aviation minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan and airline CEO Arshad Malik were also aboard the PK-9501. Air service has started to Damascus to carry citizens intending to observe Arbaeen, a Shiite religious observance forty days after Ashura.

Sindh government plans to open Manora Beach shortly after major upgrades

Murtaza Wahab, Karachi’s administrator, announced on Wednesday that the government of Sindh is converting Manora Beach into a tourist spot. Wahab added that the provincial government is also constructing a promenade, a pathway for pedestrians along the beach. It is anticipated that the beach will be open to the public in the coming weeks.

Indian lobby at ICC will not let Pakistan win case against New Zealand, says PCB

In the wake of New Zealand’s dramatic withdrawal from Pakistan, a PCB official said that the incident dealt a blow to the efforts of the board, the government, and the security agencies to restore international cricket in Pakistan. The official opined even bringing the matter forward at the International Cricket Council would have no effect. According to the official, the ICC did nothing in these cases.

Pakistani snooker player Babar Masih defeats Indian cueist at IBSF 6 Reds World Cup

Pakistani snooker player Babar Masih defeated an Indian rival in the 6 Reds World Cup on Friday to begin his campaign in the International Billards Snooker Federation (IBSF). Babar won the game in a dominant fashion, winning the group D match 5-0. Consequently, the Indian cueist became nervous and missed the crucial color ball which ultimately cost him the match.


Sports

Pakistan beats former four-time champion South Korea to finish 7th in Asian Volleyball

Pakistan finished seventh at the 21st Asian Senior Men’s Volleyball Championship after beating the four-time champions South Korea in straight sets on Sunday. Pakistan defeated South Korea in straight sets for the second time in this tournament. Throughout the event, Pakistan was considered one of the most unpredictable sides. Under newly hired coach Rahman Mohammadirad, Pakistan won back-to-back matches over Thailand and Hong Kong.

Pakistani snooker player Babar Masih defeats Indian cueist at IBSF 6 Reds World Cup

Pakistani snooker player Babar Masih defeated an Indian rival in the 6 Reds World Cup on Friday to begin his campaign in the International Billards Snooker Federation (IBSF). Babar won the game in a dominant fashion, winning the group D match 5-0. Consequently, the Indian cueist became nervous and missed the crucial color ball which ultimately cost him the match.

Entertainment

India to launch biggest rescue operation in Afghanistan in its new film “Garud”

Bollywood to launch a movie ‘Garud’ fictionalized depiction of the rescue mission in Afghanistan, based on the story of an officer in the Garud Commando Force in the Indian Air force. They also released a motion poster on their social media accounts on Wednesday. They claim the film presents a fictionalized depiction of the rescue mission in Afghanistan. 

Furious fans call for Money Heist boycott after cast openly praises Israel

Social media users have called for a boycott of Netflix’s Spanish crime drama La Casa de Papel, Money Heist, after a recent cast interview in which several cast members applauded Israel. The cast and creators of the popular series appeared on Israel’s Channel 12 on Friday to promote a new season.