National & World

Interior Ministry cancels NOC of ARY News over ‘adverse reports from agencies’

The Ministry of Interior has cancelled the no-objection certificate (NOC) of ARY Communications Private Ltd, citing “adverse reports from agencies” as the reason behind the decision. Reporting on the development, ARY News’ English website called the cancellation by “the coalition government led by PML-N” an “economic murder of more than 4,000 media workers associated with the news channel”.

Sarfaraz Ahmed, sprinter Naseem Hameed’s biography added to fourth-grade syllabus

The biography of wicketkeeper-batter Sarfaraz Ahmed has been added to the fourth standard Urdu book. The primary school students will read about Sarfaraz, who led Pakistan towards victory in the Champions Trophy in 2017. The cricketer’s wife Khushbakht proudly announced the news on her Twitter handle by sharing the picture of fourth-grade Urdu book.

Army chief Gen Bajwa becomes first Pakistani to represent Queen at Military Academy Sandhurst

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has become the first Pakistani ever to be the sovereign representative of the queen of United Kingdom during the Sovereign’s Parade at the Military Academy Sandhurst. The army chief on Friday addressed a passing out parade at the Royal Military Academy as the first Pakistani dignitary who was invited as the chief guest.


Business & Tech

IMF confirms Pakistan has met all preconditions for resumption of loan program

The top International Monetary Fund (IMF) official in Islamabad has confirmed Pakistan had met the final precondition for the seventh and eighth review under a $6 billion loan program. Pakistan met the last condition by increasing the petroleum development levy (PDL) on July 31. The PDL was raised by Rs10 on petrol and by Rs5 each on HSD, kerosene and light diesel oil (LDO).

Toyota, Suzuki to partially shut Pakistan output over forex, shortage issues

Pakistan’s two leading car assemblers, Toyota and Suzuki, plan partial plant shutdowns next month due to unavailability of raw material amid import restrictions and exchange rate volatility. The freefalling of rupee has had a cascading effect on industries that rely on imports to complete finished goods as the central bank delayed clearance of letters of credit with banks facing a shortage of dollars, affecting their ability to import materials.

Pakistan’s top startup, Airlift shuts down despite raising a total of $109.2 mn funding

Pakistan’s top performing startup, Airlift, announced on Tuesday that it had permanently shut operations in the country after day-to-day running finances dried up and an attempt to raise fresh funds failed last week. The grocery delivery startup had raised the largest financing of $85 million in the country’s history in the Series B funding round in August 2021.


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.

Interior Ministry cancels NOC of ARY News over ‘adverse reports from agencies’

The Ministry of Interior has cancelled the no-objection certificate (NOC) of ARY Communications Private Ltd, citing “adverse reports from agencies” as the reason behind the decision. Reporting on the development, ARY News’ English website called the cancellation by “the coalition government led by PML-N” an “economic murder of more than 4,000 media workers associated with the news channel”.

Sarfaraz Ahmed, sprinter Naseem Hameed’s biography added to fourth-grade syllabus

The biography of wicketkeeper-batter Sarfaraz Ahmed has been added to the fourth standard Urdu book. The primary school students will read about Sarfaraz, who led Pakistan towards victory in the Champions Trophy in 2017. The cricketer’s wife Khushbakht proudly announced the news on her Twitter handle by sharing the picture of fourth-grade Urdu book.

Pakistani climbers Naila Kiani and Shehroze Kashif hit new milestones

Pakistani climbers, Naila Kiani and Shehroze Kashif, have made the nation proud by achieving new milestones in their mountaineering journey. Kashif on Friday became the youngest mountaineer in the world to summit 10 peaks of over 8,000m. While, on Friday has successfully scaled her third peak over 8,000 metres in height, making her the first Pakistani woman to achieve this milestone.

Army chief Gen Bajwa becomes first Pakistani to represent Queen at Military Academy Sandhurst

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa has become the first Pakistani ever to be the sovereign representative of the queen of United Kingdom during the Sovereign’s Parade at the Military Academy Sandhurst. The army chief on Friday addressed a passing out parade at the Royal Military Academy as the first Pakistani dignitary who was invited as the chief guest.

Did PTI hire lobbyist to repair relations with US? Shireen Mazari denies reports

According to latest reports on Friday, it has emerged that PTI has engaged a Washington-based lobbying firm to support the party’s goal of developing good ties with the United States and the Pakistani diaspora in the country. The report claims that the party is making attempts to mend ties with the Joe Biden administration after the PTI had accused US for overthrowing the Imran Khan-led government.

Pakistani cricketers get new contracts with updated match fees

On June 30, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced men’s central contract lists for 2022-23, which came into effect from July 01, offering a 10% increase in salaries. Pakistani cricketers now will get Rs838,000 per Test match, Rs515,000 for an ODI and Rs372,075 if they play a T20I match, according to the new central contracts for the 2022-23 season.


Sports

Pakistani climbers Naila Kiani and Shehroze Kashif hit new milestones

Pakistani climbers, Naila Kiani and Shehroze Kashif, have made the nation proud by achieving new milestones in their mountaineering journey. Kashif on Friday became the youngest mountaineer in the world to summit 10 peaks of over 8,000m. While, on Friday has successfully scaled her third peak over 8,000 metres in height, making her the first Pakistani woman to achieve this milestone.

Pakistani cricketers get new contracts with updated match fees

On June 30, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced men’s central contract lists for 2022-23, which came into effect from July 01, offering a 10% increase in salaries. Pakistani cricketers now will get Rs838,000 per Test match, Rs515,000 for an ODI and Rs372,075 if they play a T20I match, according to the new central contracts for the 2022-23 season.

Entertainment

Love and hate pour on social media over Ahad Raza Mir’s bold scenes in Netflix series

Pakistan’s heartthrob, Ahad Raza Mir’s most awaited Netflix debut with Resident Evil has landed the actor in hot waters. Mir who was featured as Arjun Batra, an Indian refugee of the global T-virus pandemic, can be seen in a seemingly bold avatar for Pakistani audience. Netizens have criticized the actor for forgetting his roots and could not help but compare the fate of his female counterparts for opting to do such scenes.

Muslim convert, Korean YouTuber Daud Kim arrives in Pakistan after performing Umrah 

Korean YouTuber Daud Kim has arrived in Pakistan after performing Umrah and we wonder what he’s up to. The v-logger converted to Islam three years ago. He took to Instagram to share scenes from the airport in Jeddah and his ticket to Lahore. Kim embraced Islam in 2019 and changed his name to Daud.