Category: Lifestyle

#ArrestAntiPakjournalists becomes Twitter Pakistan’s top trend

A hashtag calling for arrest of journalists who mainly criticise ruling Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), Prime Minister of Pakistan and Pakistan Army, became top Twitter trend in Pakistan. The hashtag #ArrestAntiPakjournalists had been used or forwarded more than 28,000 times after dropping to second place in few hours. Some users even accompanied photographs of prominent journalists with the hashtag.

APS attack survivor becomes first Pakistani to receive the Diana Award

Survivor of the 2014 terror attack at Army Public School (APS), Peshawar, Ahmed Nawaz has received the prestigious Princess Diana Award for his humanitarian efforts. Ahmed had earned global respect for his chivalry and anti-radicalisation youth campaign. The teenage has become the first Pakistani to receive the award, which recognises youngsters who have made extraordinary differences to their communities.

Bank Alfalah criticised for firing employee over abusive Tweets

Hasan Zaidi, an editor for Dawn magazine, had complained to the bank to take strict action against an employee who had been repeatedly using abusive language on Twitter. However, social media users were particularly not happy with the bank’s decision to terminate an employee based upon his personal actions.