National & World

Security agencies pick up man from Punjab University for KU blast connections

Security agencies picked up a man from the hostel of the Punjab University on Wednesday, purportedly in connection with the Karachi University (KU) suicide blast case. Bebgar Imdad, a student of the seventh semester of English Literature in Numl, Islamabad, and a native of Kech, was visiting his relative in Hostel No 7.

LebElon? Lebanese people request Elon Musk to ‘save’ them by buying their country next

Eccentric entrepreneur, random tweeter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk this week bought his favorite social media platform, Twitter, for $44 billion — an amount approximately the equivalent of the gross domestic product of Jordan. Musk’s ambition to “save” Twitter and, as he sees it, free speech, has given hope to some Lebanese people who are asking Musk to now consider buying their country.

Four, including three Chinese nationals, killed in Karachi University blast

Four people, including three Chinese nationals, were killed while several others sustained injuries in a car explosion on the premises of the University of Karachi. Several rangers officials have also reportedly sustained injuries. The explosion was initially reported to have been caused by a gas cylinder. However, the police later said that the blast could have been a suicide attack. 


Business & Tech

Elon Musk buys Twitter Inc for $44 billion cash 

The board of Twitter has agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from the billionaire Elon Musk. Mr Musk, who made the shock bid less than two weeks ago, said Twitter had “tremendous potential” that he would unlock. He also called for a series of changes from relaxing its content restrictions to eradicating fake accounts.

YouTube removes Islamic scholar Dr. Israr’s official channel after Israeli pressure

YouTube has surrendered to the pressure of Israeli media outlets and taken down the official channel of Dr. Israr Ahmed which was named “Dr. Israr Ahmed’s Official Channel.” The biggest video sharing website, YouTube, has taken down the official web channel of Islamic scholar Dr Israr Ahmed over allegations of carrying anti-Semitic comments.

Tesla Adds $84 Billion to Valuation on Stock-Split Signal

Tesla Inc. added about $84 billion to its stock-market value, more than Ford Motor Co.’s entire market capitalization. The company is the biggest gainer on the NYSE FANG+ Index this year. On Monday, the shares closed up 8% at $1,091.84, the highest level since Jan. 12. The value addition took place after the electric-vehicle maker said it is planning a second stock split in about two years.


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.

Security agencies pick up man from Punjab University for KU blast connections

Security agencies picked up a man from the hostel of the Punjab University on Wednesday, purportedly in connection with the Karachi University (KU) suicide blast case. Bebgar Imdad, a student of the seventh semester of English Literature in Numl, Islamabad, and a native of Kech, was visiting his relative in Hostel No 7.

First int’l flight to land at Skardu Airport from Germany on May 13

First international flight of the Skardu International Airport will land on May 13, according to the Civil Aviation Authority. It would be a chartered flight, which would come directly from Munich, Germany, while the first international flight would depart from Skardu to Kyrgyzstan on May 16, a CAA notification said on Monday.

LebElon? Lebanese people request Elon Musk to ‘save’ them by buying their country next

Eccentric entrepreneur, random tweeter and Tesla CEO Elon Musk this week bought his favorite social media platform, Twitter, for $44 billion — an amount approximately the equivalent of the gross domestic product of Jordan. Musk’s ambition to “save” Twitter and, as he sees it, free speech, has given hope to some Lebanese people who are asking Musk to now consider buying their country.

Rashid Naseem breaks two more world records, taking his tally to 77

Pakistani Martial artist, Rashid Naseem, is on a roll as he breaks two more world records and takes his tally to 77. In his latest stint, Rashid topped India’s Prabhakar Reddi, who removed 68 bottle lids with his head in one minute. He also overcame China’s Xie Desheng with a nunchaku to extract the most (22) playing cards from two balanced bottles.

Four, including three Chinese nationals, killed in Karachi University blast

Four people, including three Chinese nationals, were killed while several others sustained injuries in a car explosion on the premises of the University of Karachi. Several rangers officials have also reportedly sustained injuries. The explosion was initially reported to have been caused by a gas cylinder. However, the police later said that the blast could have been a suicide attack. 

Elon Musk buys Twitter Inc for $44 billion cash 

The board of Twitter has agreed to a $44bn (£34.5bn) takeover offer from the billionaire Elon Musk. Mr Musk, who made the shock bid less than two weeks ago, said Twitter had “tremendous potential” that he would unlock. He also called for a series of changes from relaxing its content restrictions to eradicating fake accounts.


Sports

Rashid Naseem breaks two more world records, taking his tally to 77

Pakistani Martial artist, Rashid Naseem, is on a roll as he breaks two more world records and takes his tally to 77. In his latest stint, Rashid topped India’s Prabhakar Reddi, who removed 68 bottle lids with his head in one minute. He also overcame China’s Xie Desheng with a nunchaku to extract the most (22) playing cards from two balanced bottles.

Mohammad Rizwan named Wisden’s Leading T20 Cricketer

Pakistan’s wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan was on Wednesday named the Leading T20 Cricketer in the World by the Wisden Almanack. The 29-year-old had a prolific run in 2021, becoming the first-ever cricketer in the history of T20 cricket to amass over 2,000 runs in a calendar year. In 45 innings, the right-hander amassed 2,036 runs at a fine average of 56.55.

Entertainment

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.

Fans of PM Khan do not approve of the young Imran depicted in Bollywood movie

Bollywood movie, 83, inspired by the life on Indian cricketer Kapil Dev has been topping the charts on Netflix. However, Pakistanis, especially fans of Prime Minister Imran Khan could not help but notice one particular detail in the movie. A scene depicting a younger version of the PM interacting with Indian skipper displeased a lot of viewers. READ ALSO: FORMER