November 27, 2021

Lower Dir’s judge accused of raping and blackmailing a woman arrested

What happened: Lower Dir’s senior civil judge Jamshed Kundi was arrested by local police. Jamshed Kundi allegedly raped a woman of Lower Dir before blackmailing her. Lower Dir’s DPO confirmed the news of Jamshed’s arrest. At the same time, the woman victim was recovered by the police team from Jamshed’s residence. Subsequently, the civil judge […]

November 27, 2021

This American man was wrongfully convicted of murder, freed after 43 years

What happened: An American man Kevin Strickland spent 43 years at Missouri’s Correctional facility. He was wrongfully convicted in 1979 for three murders. Kevin is now 62 years old and was wrongfully convicted at the age of 18. He has always claimed that he was watching TV and had no relationship with the murders. Missouri […]

November 27, 2021

Harry Potter’s fan-made trailer by GC University has taken everyone by surprise!

What happened: The fan-made Harry Potter trailer by the students of the Government College University of Lahore is deemed magnificent. The trailer is filmed inside the GC University. It is pertinent to know that the university has produced some renowned names of Pakistan in different sectors of life. Despite the fan-made trailer being a year […]

November 27, 2021

Najam Sethi claims, “PTI has launched trolls against me for posting hard truths”

What happened: Pakistan’s renowned journalist Najam Sethi (@sethi.najam) was allegedly trolled by the PTI’s ministers. Najam Sethi claimed that he was trolled for posting “hard truths.” Najam Sethi, in his tweets, claimed that the PTI’s ministers are targeting him because in his talk show he talked about the harsh realities Pakistan faces. On the other […]

November 27, 2021

Lawsuit against hoisting Pakistani flag during practice session rejected by Dhaka’s court

What happened: A lawsuit that was filed against the Pakistan cricket team got rejected by the Bangladeshi court. It is pertinent to know that the lawsuit was filed against the 21-member squad of the Pakistan cricket team for hoisting the national flag during training sessions in Bangladesh. The team hoisted the Pakistani flag for inspiring […]

November 27, 2021

Jewellery worth Rs20 million stolen from an Indian hotel room

What happened: A family in Jaipur was away for a wedding when the robbers took away their diamond jewellery. The family was visiting Jaipur from Mumbai for a wedding when the incident happened. The Indian family was residing at a famous five-star hotel in Jaipur. However, they have lodged a police complaint and alleged that […]

November 27, 2021

“The growing threat of child pornography must be dealt with iron fist”: SC

What happened: The Supreme Court of Pakistan rejected the bail plea in a child pornography case. The child pornographer filed an application for anticipatory bail but the Supreme Court dismissed his plea. FIA Abbottabad arrested Umar Khan for uploading child pornography on social media. The court has said child pornography is a major cause of […]

November 27, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu calls for opening the Lahore-Amritsar route

What happened: The cricketer-turned Indian politician Navjot Singh Sidhu wants the authorities to open the Lahore-Amritsar route. During his visit to the Kartarpur corridor, he requested the Indian PM to open the border between the two Punjab provinces. While talking to the press, Navjot Singh Sidhu said, “When Karachi-Mumbai route can be opened for the rich. […]

November 27, 2021

Twitterati reacts to Malala’s graduation

What happened: The Nobel laureate tweeted the pictures of her graduation. Malala with a sense of humor on her graduation day tweeted. She wrote, “Some Latin was said and apparently I have a degree.” The Twitterati was all applauded for Malala as after being shot and facing hardships, she completed her education. Details: At the […]

November 27, 2021

In a bid to compete at the T20 World Cup, Saudi Arabia launches its Talent Hunt Program

What happened: Saudi Arabia’s cricket federation has its first-ever talent hunt program. In a bid to compete on the world stage the Kingdom has planned to start its own national cricket team. Reports suggest that the talent hunt program has been launched to encourage the Saudi youth. SACF (Saudi Arabia Cricket Federation) announced the talent […]

November 26, 2021

Pakistan’s 1st female Col Commandant of Army Medical Corps is Lt Gen Nigar Johar

What happened: Lieutenant General Nigar Johar received her pins from the COAS Gen Bajwa in Abbottabad. General Qamar Javed Baqa installed Lt General Nigar Johar as the first-ever female general appointed Colonel Commandant of the Army Medical Corps. Pak Army’s media wing revealed in a statement about the appointment. Details: The Chief Of the Army […]

November 26, 2021

Pakistani journalist commits suicide due to increasing inflation

What happened: Karachi’s journalist Fahim Mughal committed suicide due to being unemployed. Fahim Mughal posted on his Facebook earlier urging the media outlets for jobs. Reportedly, he was fired from Express news as he was forced to drive a rickshaw. After being fired from the English newspaper, the former media worker was forced to take […]

November 26, 2021

This woman swallowed AirPods, mistaking them for painkillers

What happened: This 27-year-old American TikToker said that the swallowed Airpods transmitted a voice note from inside her stomach. Carli Bellmer’s video went viral after disclosing that she ate her AirPods, mistaking it for a painkiller. Carli also claimed that she eventually passed the Apple AirPods. According to her, it was also confirmed by the […]

November 26, 2021

“DHA Security was about to kill these stray dogs before I saved them!” reveals a Lahorite

What happened: An Instagram user Rafae Karim revealed that a few dogs were about to be killed by the DHA security before he rescued them. While talking to Rafae, “The obedient and cute stray dogs were about to be killed by the DHA security.” Rafae also said that the little puppies were packed in a shopping bag […]

November 26, 2021

Pakistan cricket team face a lawsuit for hoisting national flag during training

What happened:  The Pakistan cricket team on their tour to Bangladesh held the national flag during practice sessions. The Pakistani flag was seen heaved up during their practice session in Mirpur before the 1st Test match. Reportedly, the Bangladeshi players took this as a political message, as they filed a lawsuit. The lawsuit was filed […]

November 26, 2021

Pakistani expat rescued by Saudi surgeons after he tried committing suicide

What happened:  A 30 years old Pakistani expat who works in Saudi Arabia survived after trying to commit suicide by eating cement. The Pakistani worker swallowed a cement mixture which caused a complete blockage in his stomach. His stomach tissues were also damaged due to the cement mixture. However, the reason for him eating cement […]

November 26, 2021

Deja’s Tea or Manji ki Chai?

Are you a chai person? Do you like drinking chai in a good ‘mohal’ or do you just like the taste. Would you be willing to spend a little extra just so the chai looks a little pretty and is served in a cute cup? or do you like the Pakistani manji chai environment, served […]

November 26, 2021

PML-N condemns the attack on journalist Ahmad Noorani’s wife in Lahore

What happened:  Senior journalist and a reporter for Fact Focus, Ahmad Noorani‘s wife, was attacked in Lahore. It is pertinent to know that Ahmad Noorani was the first to break the story about Justice Saqib Nisar’s leaked video before his wife was attacked. Unknown assailants attacked Ahmad’s wife, Ambreen Fatima, in Lahore. Ambreen Fatima was […]

November 26, 2021

Kot Addu’s policeman arrested for allegedly raping a female accused

What happened: According to reports, Kot Addu police stations ASI Imtiaz entered the victim’s house and raped her. Along with three armed men, ASI entered the divorced woman’s house and raped her in front of the family. The incident was reported in Muzaffargarh’s tehsil Kot Addu near Parhar Sharqi. Reportedly, the ASI had taken the […]

November 26, 2021

5 thrift stores selling used branded clothes for women

Thrift stores have kicked in at full throttle in the blink of an eye. Previously the market that Landas used to attract was very limited, but with the introduction of online thrift stores bringing in used branded clothes from abroad, everybody goes thrift shopping now. If any of you ladies still haven’t, this one’s for […]

November 26, 2021

5 online stores serving Gen-Z with the grooviest T-shirts

Here are 5 online stores selling super-cool graphic tees. Groovy Groovy(@groovy.attire) is a street wear brand selling uni-sex graphic tees. Their graphic tees are priced between Rs.695 to Rs.1500. They put up a lot of sales so keep an eye on their Instagram page. They currently have a 30% sale on some of their Graphic […]

November 25, 2021

Pakistan’s first-ever National Cyber Security Academy inaugurated by Arif Alvi in Islamabad

What happened: The president of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, has inaugurated the first-ever National Cyber Security academy at Air University in Islamabad. The academy has been made after joint efforts by the Air force and HEC of Pakistan. According to Arif Alvi, cyber security is one of the most concerning threats to national security. At the […]

November 25, 2021

Mohammad Rizwan moves up in the T20I Rizwan ranking

What happened: The Pakistani stalwart wicket-keeper batsman Rizwan moves up one spot in the latest International Cricket Council’s ranking. Rizwan moved to the number four position at the ICC ranking after scoring 39 and 40 in the last two T20Is against the Bengal Tigers. It is pertinent to know that Mohammad Rizwan was Pakistan’s star […]

November 25, 2021

Faisalabadi father arrested for chaining his daughter over forced marriage

What happened: Faisalabadi woman filed an FIR against his father for forcefully her in a room of their house in Faisalabad’s Chak Jhumra area. Reportedly, the daughter was chained as she was forced to marry someone of her parents’ liking. The victim also appeared in a local court. While appearing in court, she said, “I want […]

November 25, 2021

Russian passenger commits ‘suicide’ on an Egypt-Russia flight

What happened:  48 years old Russian man Alexander Dokshin was found dead by the plane crew inside the plane’s toilet. The Russian-bound flight of S7 airlines had to conduct an emergency landing as the captain found Alexander’s body. The emergency landing was made in Cairo. The plane’s captain also put out a call for a […]

November 25, 2021

MrBeast recreated Squid Game in real life with a $456,000 winning prize

What happened: The renowned YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson famously known as MrBeast recreated Squid Game with 456 random people. MrBeast played each of the Squid Game challenges in his YouTube video. The 456 players competed for the jackpot of 456,000 US dollars. Jimmy Donaldson’s video in the initial 24-hours was able to get more than 32 […]

November 25, 2021

In a bid to reduce street crime, KP has announced “Ababeel force”

What happened: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s police department has announced the formation of a new police force named Ababeel force. In their bid to curb street crime, the KP government has announced this force. The Ababeel force will include 1600 elite police officers performing their duty in two shifts. The Ababeel force has its similarities with the Dolphin force […]

November 25, 2021

This wedding’s music caused 63 chickens death by heart attacks

What happened: An Indian wedding’s music was blamed for the death of 63 chickens, according to India’s local farmers. Odisha’s local farmer, Ranjit Kumar Parida, claimed that 63 of his chickens died due to the “ear-splitting,” music. At the same time, Ranjit hadd requested the wedding DJ to lower the music volume as “The music was too loud […]

November 25, 2021

Lahore woman beats up boyfriend after break-up

What happened: According to a report, Mehwish was charged for allegedly beating up her former partner. It was also reported that Mehwish, along with three accomplices, tortured her “ex-boyfriend” after they broke up. According to a report, Shahid, the alleged boyfriend, was abducted by Mehwish with the help of her two friends named Awais and Azam.  Details: […]

November 25, 2021

This invention will allow the dog to make a phone call to its owner!

What happened: Scotland and Finland’s researchers have developed a new gadget named “DogPhone.” DogPhone allows pets to call their owners by sending a softball toy that signals to their owner’s laptops. The lead researcher has said that their research also enables animals to improve their well-being and help dogs with separation anxiety. Dr. Ilyena Hirskyj-Douglas noted, “There are […]

November 25, 2021

5 places in the LUMS neighbourhood where you can get a shake for under Rs.400

5 places near LUMS where you can get a shake and cool down after a busy day! Chips Dips and Sips Their Menu Includes: Strawberry Shake – Rs.300 Banana Shake – Rs.250 Date Shake – Rs.280 Mango Shake – Rs.280 Oreo Nutella Shake – Rs.350 Ice Cream Shake – Rs.350 Location:  Shop#2, Sector V DHA […]

November 25, 2021

Gurdwaras opened for namaz after Hindu extremists attacked worshippers: India

What happened: The Sikh Gurdwaras in India’s Gurugram were opened by the administration for Muslim worshippers. Many social media users appreciated the act of kindness by the Sikh for the Muslim community. The decision by the Sikh community after the protests by BJP against the Muslim minority in the area. The Gurugram’s Sikh community has […]

November 25, 2021

5 places serving loaded fries near LUMS that you don’t need a car to get to

Tired of the food at PDC? Don’t wanna have Zakir’s BBQ either? But also don’t have a car to go satisfy your fast food cravings? Dpn’t worry LUMS fam because here are 5 places at walking distance from LUMS serving loaded fries, the perfect food with a punch of flavors for your mid day cravings! […]

November 24, 2021

Petroleum Ministry claims “All petrol pumps across Pakistan will remain open on 25th of November”

What happened: The PPDA had announced a nationwide closure of fuel stations from the 25th of November. The Pakistani Petroleum Dealers Association had announced a strike over the government’s failure to increase the dealer’s profit margin. However, the petroleum ministry’s spokesperson has claimed otherwise. At the same time, the spokesperson quoted by a publication as, “People […]

November 24, 2021

Sindh High Court Bar takes notice of PTI’s female activist getting attacked at the Malir court

What happened: The Sindh High Court Bar Association has urged the SBC to take action against the lawyers involved in physically attacking the female complainant. Laila Parveen and her brother went to file a complaint at the Malir court but were attacked by lawyers at the court. Sindh Bar Association’s president, Barrister Salahuddin Ahmed, has […]

November 24, 2021

5 online places where you can get Men Leather Jackets for under Rs.5000

The winter wardrobe is incomplete without a leather jacket. But leather jackets at branded stores these days are just too expensive. So here are 5 online stores where you can get a leather jacket for under Rs.5000/. Hurry up boys before they run out of stock! Ali Baba is selling these leather jackets in 5 […]

November 24, 2021

Pakistan’s 1st Women in Law Awards held in Islamabad

What happened: PTI’s member of the National Assembly, Maleeka Bokhari tweeted about the first women in law awards being held in Islamabad. Maleeka tweeted, “We are holding the Diversity & Inclusion symposium..” She also congratulated the female lawyers of Pakistan. The Women in Law initiative was started to increase the representation of women in Pakistan’s judiciary.  Details: […]

November 24, 2021

Covered in thick smog, Lahore is the world’s most polluted city

What happened: The latest data released by Swiss Air has ranked Lahore as the most polluted city globally. Lahore has now left behind New Delhi in the air quality ranking, as it tops the list with a rating of 243 PM. Lahore’s air has been deemed “unbreathable” by various health experts. At the same time, the citizens of […]

November 24, 2021

Medical student’s body found “hanged” in Larkana’s girls’ hostel

What happened: Nosheen Kazmi’s body was found hanging with a rope at the girl’s hostel of Chandka Medical College, Larkana. Nosheen Kazmi was a fourth-year student at the medical college. However, it is still unclear whether Nosheen committed suicide or was murdered. As soon as the incident was reported to Chandka Medical College’s administration, the […]

November 24, 2021

Wrestling match gets real! As a fan attacked WWE Superstar Seth Rollins during Monday Night Raw

What happened: World Wrestling Entertainment’s superstar Seth Rollins was attacked by a fan during Monday Night’s live RAW event. The event unfolded during RAW’s live episode on the 22nd of November in Brooklyn. However, the broadcasters were late to cut off as the live coverage showed a few moments of the attack by the fan. […]

November 24, 2021

Chinese dad starts making medicine to treat his 2 years old son

What happened: A Chinese man named Xu Wei has created a home laboratory to treat his 2 years old son, Haoyang. Xu Wei’s son has a rare genetic condition whose medicine is not available in China. Also, Xu Wei cannot travel to other countries for Hoayang’s treatment due to the Covid-19 restrictions. Xu Wei is […]

November 24, 2021

UAE acknowledges Imran Khan’s cricketing contributions and honors him with the “International Sports Personality” Award

What happened: Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has been awarded by the United Arab Emirates with “International Sports Personality.” Imran Khan was declared the award winner at the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Creative Sports ceremony. The event had different dignitaries’ attendance, alongside the Chairman of Dubai Sports Council, Sheikh Mansoor Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. […]

November 24, 2021

Karachi Hot N Spicy vs. Karachi Silver Spoon

If you are a roll paratha lover you have definitely been at some point faced with the problem of choosing between Hot n Spicy and Silver Spoon. Both the restaurants have been around since the beginning of time and serve almost the exact same menu. It’s easier to pick a spouse than to choose between […]

November 24, 2021

PIA’s passengers turned the plane into a literal dust bin

What happened: A viral video on social media shows PIA’s plane full of trash. The flight was scheduled to leave from Islamabad to London and was an international flight, not a domestic one. PIA’s flight number PK-975 was turned into a garbage bin as passengers threw used packages and other items. The spokesperson for Pakistan […]

November 24, 2021

250 officers suspended for faking inquiry on Citizen portal’s complaints

What happened: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, Sindh, and the federal government have suspended 250 officers who were involved in faking resolution of the complaints on Citizen Portal. The 250 officers were trying to manipulate the users’ satisfaction level by resolving the Pakistan Citizen’s Portal complaints. It is pertinent to know that this action came after an […]

November 24, 2021

KFC didn’t serve the advertised burger, so I’ll sue them, says a KFC customer

What happened: An Indonesian man named Erwin Sandi purchased a Krunch Burger from KFC. However, after receiving the order, the customer did not seem to be satisfied. Erwin Sandi then complained on about the burger on his Facebook and wrote, “didn’t look like the picture at all.” It has often been reported that fast-food outlets deceive their […]

November 23, 2021

Imran Khan orders inquiry against senior bureaucrat for “objectionable comments” against PTI

What happened:  Pakistan’s prime minister, Imran Khan, has ordered an inquiry against a senior joint secretary of the Cabinet Division. Reportedly, the senior secretary had made objectionable remarks against Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf, on a social media platform. Hammad Shamimi posted a comment in Urdu on a social media platform against PTI violating the Civil Servants Efficiency […]

November 23, 2021

PTA bans immoral content with a 98% success rate

What happened: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority claims that the body has a 98% success rate in removing immoral and objectionable content from social media. PTA states that the fruitful implementation of the government’s strategy relied on compliance from various social media platforms. The social media platforms which showed submission include Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, etc. Details: […]

November 23, 2021

Iraqi court allows a 12 years old girl’s marriage

What happened: According to reports, an Iraqi court has allowed a 12 years old girl’s marriage to a man who is 25 years old. During the hearing of the case, the young girl was married to her stepmother’s brother. It is pertinent to know that the legal age of marriage in Iraq is 18 and […]

November 23, 2021

Friends separated after Pak-India partition reunite after 74 years

What happened: Sardar Gopal Singh and Muhammad Bashir, who were separated, met again in their late ages. Gopal Singh, aged 94, and Bashir, aged 91, separated after partitioning Pakistan and India in 1947. Gopal and Bashir were said to meet after remaining separated for 74 years. Details: Mohammad Bashir belonging to Narowal and Sardar Gopal […]

November 23, 2021

This female YouTuber decides to sell her farts in a jar

What happened: Stephanie Matto, in her Instagram post, revealed that she is offering a unique item for her followers. It is pertinent to know that Stephanie Matto is known for sharing controversial content on her Instagram and YouTube. YouTuber’s often come up with some exciting giveaways, but does this top the list? Details: In her […]

November 23, 2021

This female lawyer hopes to make Pakistan accessible for differently-abled citizens

What happened: On the 25th of March, 2002, Sana Khurshid met a tragic road accident on the Lahore-Islamabad motorway. The accident paralyzed Sana’s half body but did not shatter her hopes as she continued her studies. Sana Khurshid was fortunate to come out alive from the tragic accident but had lost her sister in the […]

November 23, 2021

5 Steak Houses in Gulberg Lahore that’ll make you fall in love with meat

Why should only DHA people have all the fun. Gulberg we heard you ! So here our 5 places in Gulberg Lahore serving premium beef steaks. Oak and Suede Location: 56b3, Mian Mehmood Ali Kasoori Rd, Block B 3 Gulberg III, LahoreTheir menu includes;Newzealand Rib-Eye – Rs.3500USDA Tenderloin – Rs.4000USDA Rib-Eye – Rs.6000Wagyu Tenderloin – […]

November 23, 2021

Cricket can improve relations between Pakistan and India, says ICC’s Chairman

What happened: Chairman of the International Cricket Council has credited that Indian cricket team visiting Pakistan as a “challenging issue.” It is pertinent to know that India’s cricket team has to visit Pakistan to compete in the 2025 ICC Champions Trophy. The 2025 Champions Trophy will be the first ICC tournament to be held in […]

November 23, 2021

American man confronts his high school bully after 35 years

What happened:  A Texas man confronts his childhood bully, a Houston-area school superintendent, in court. A Texas man named, Greg Barret who attended the Katy Independent School District board meeting, confronted his bully during the session. Greg Barret confronted his 35 years old school bully named Lance Hindt and said, “I was unbelievably bullied.”  Details: Greg […]

November 23, 2021

Animals in Karachi zoo starve as contractors refuse to provide food

What happened: The reports have suggested that the Karachi zoo is left with only a few days worth of food. Allegedly the food contractors of the zoo have stopped providing food to the animals due to their previous dues not being cleared. It is pertinent to know that the health of animals at the Karachi […]

November 23, 2021

5 places in DHA Lahore serving premium steaks

If someone told me steaks were discovered only for the winters, I wouldn’t have a hard time believing it. Steaks are the perfect complement to a cold winter night (especially if you’re enjoying it with someone close). It’s one of those few dishes that you love even if you’re not a meat lover in general. […]

November 22, 2021

Women left out as Taliban announce new TV directives

What happened: The Taliban-led Afghan government has announced new television rules. The Taliban government has banned women from appearing in Afghan TV dramas. The Ministry for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice, while announcing the new directives, said that only men without exposing their bodies could appear in Afghan TV dramas. Details: According […]

November 22, 2021

Rise from the dead! As an Indian man turns up alive after spending hours in morgue

What happened: An Indian man, who was declared dead, was declared dead after a road accident. New Delhi’s Srikesh Kumar was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared dead and shifted to the morgue of the government hospital. Srikesh Kumar was involved in a motorbike incident when he was transported to the hospital and […]

November 22, 2021

Real-life Money Heist in Lahore, as robbers steal 34 million from a house in Lahore

What happened:  2021’s biggest robbery occurred in Lahore’s Johar Town locality. Armed men robbed Dr. Naseem Chaudhry’s home clinic while torturing his wife and children. It was reported that the Johar Town had was robbed, before Dr. Naeem Chaudhry’s family was kept hostage, and tortured. The house is reported to be located at the main […]

November 22, 2021

This time it is not Covid causing schools to close, but smog

What happened: Lahore has been on the receiving end for the worst air quality since the past few months. The provincial capital has remained on the top of the list for the worst air quality index worldwide. With various Lahoris being hospitalized, the Punjab government has announced a closure of schools and offices. In a […]

November 22, 2021

“I would’ve KO-d Logan Paul, if it was a real fight”: Floyd Mayweather

What happened: The Logan Paul and Mayweather fight was staged? The boxing champion Floyd has claimed that he would have for sure knocked Logan Paul out, if it was an officially sanctioned fight. Details: Quoted by a publication, Floyd said, “I did an exhibition with the YouTuber, Logan Paul. We had fun.” The boxing legend […]

November 22, 2021

NADRA’s initiative to register orphan children is being applauded by many

What happened: Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority have launched an interesting plan. NADRA has launched a program to register orphan children in Pakistan. The announcement was made by Director General retired Major Saqlain Abbas, on his visit to the SOS village. At the same time, NADRA’s team led by Major also issues CNICs to […]

November 20, 2021

Sajid Ali Sadpara rescued after experiencing a ‘nervous breakdown’ on Everest’s expedition

What happened: Sajid Sadpara, the son of late national hero, Ali Sadpara was rescued by authorities. Sajid Sadpara had experienced a nervous breakdown during Everest’s expedition. Details:  Sajid Ali Sadpara was accompanied by the Nepalese mountaineer Pasang Nuru Sharpa and French climber Marc Batard when he experienced a nervous breakdown. He experienced the uneasiness at […]

November 20, 2021

Navjot Singh Sidhu receives criticism for saying, “Imran Khan is my elder brother”

What happened: The congress chief of India’s Punjab, Navjot Singh Sidhu, after arriving in the Kartarpur project in Pakistan, said, “Imran Khan is my bada bhai (elder brother).” Navjot Singh Sidhu arrived in Pakistan on Saturday. He came to take part in the annual commemoration of the birth of Guru Nanak. Sidhu also visited the […]

November 20, 2021

PTI’s lawmaker receives Saad Rizvi with a bouquet, after the TLP chief was released from jail

What happened: On the 18th of November, the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan’s chief, Saad Hussain Rizvi, was released from prison. Before this, the federal government had struck a “secretive” deal with the TLP leaders amid the violent protest in the provincial capital. However, the TLP chief was welcomed by a large crowd after he reached the Rehmatul-Lil-Alimeen […]

November 20, 2021

Astroworld victims file a lawsuit against Drake and Travis Scott

What happened:  The music festival stampede had resulted in the loss of several young people, along with a few injured. However, an attorney from Houston, Tony Buzbee, filed a lawsuit on behalf of the victims of Astroworld against the organizers, Travis Scott and Drake.  Details: The 750 million dollars lawsuit claims to cover physical and […]

November 20, 2021

Chinese man banned from “all you can eat buffet”

What happened: A Chinese food vlogger/blogger claimed that he had been blacklisted from a buffet restaurant for overeating. In his two collective visits, Mr. Kang had eaten nearly two kilograms of pork trotters and 4 kilograms of prawns. Details: Mr. Kang has alleged that the restaurant has shown discriminatory behavior against people who eat a […]

November 19, 2021

Pakistan makes history as 4 esports teams represent the nation: Asian Championship 2021

What happened: Pakistan’s top 4 esports team has qualified for representing Pakistan at the Free Fire Asia Championship 2021. The top 4 esports teams participated in the biggest esports tournament held in Karachi before qualifying for the FFAC 2021. Details: The Free Fire Asia Championship 2021 will feature participants from seven different countries, including India, […]

November 19, 2021

5000 jobs to be generated in Karachi’s IT park: IT Minister

What happened: The Federal Minister for Information and Technology, Aminul Haque, claimed that the government plans to establish an IT park in the economic hub. At the same time, Aminul Haque has claimed that the IT park would generate 5000 job opportunities for the younger generation of Karachi. Why it matters: It is pertinent to […]

November 19, 2021

This far-right group started a hate campaign to deactivate ProperGaanda’s account and this isn’t the first time they’ve done something like this

An Instagram page by the name of “Bhaisaaaab” commented under one of ProperGaanda’s posts and threatened the cultural and communication editor, but this is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to these far-right pages. What happened: Claiming to be the information secretary of “Pakistan Talba Mahaz” the individual behind the account has […]

November 19, 2021

Smoking is unlawful and has a negative impact on the human health: Council of Islamic Ideology

What happened: The Council of Islamic Ideology has credited smoking as unlawful. Various Islamic scholars have also given a fatwa that smoking is impermissible, undesirable and unlawful due to its adverse impacts. Details: The society for the SPARC and CII organized a conference on Islamic orders regarding smoking. A fatwa was issued that smoking is […]

November 19, 2021

Federal government removes chemical castration clause from the anti-rape law

What happened: Pakistan’s Federal Minister of Law, Justice Faroogh Naseem, in an interview, said, “Chemical castration clause has been repealed in the anti-rape law.” Reports have claimed that the Pakistani government has had ‘cold-feet,’ right before the amended bill, and removed the castration clause. Details: Whereas, the Council of Islamic Ideology, has raised several objections […]

November 19, 2021

Age limit set for Umrah pilgrims: Saudi Arabia

What happened:  Saudi Kingship has announced that the permits for Umrah for overseas Muslims have been limited to only those aged from 18-50 years. The Saudi Foreign Ministry has said that travelers are also required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The travelers should only be vaccinated with the vaccines that are approved in Saudi […]

November 19, 2021

70 years old becomes the oldest Pakistani to set a Guinness World Record

What happened:  Hailing from Karachi and a welder by profession, Naseemudin broke England’s Donnie Baxter’s record. Donnie Baxter held a record of smashing 13 apples in one minute by smashing 18 apples.   Details: Naseemudin set a new Guinness World record on the 13th of November, after crushing eighteen apples single-handedly in sixty seconds. At the […]

November 18, 2021

Saudi Arabia has handed over two mosques to Pakistan as ‘gifts’

Details: Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Pakistan has handed over two mosques, the King Abdul Aziz Mosque in Mansehra, and the King Fahd Mosque in Muzaffarabad. The one Mosque in Mansehra that has been handed over as gifts can accommodate more than ten thousand people. While the King Fahd Mosque in Muzaffarabad can accommodate nearly 6000 […]

November 18, 2021

Lahore with the worst air quality, needs government’s attention

What happened: The provincial capital has been facing severe air pollution and smog wave, sending hundreds to hospitals because of sore throat, upper respiratory tract infection. Whereas, the citizens of Lahore have complained about severe headaches caused by the worsening air quality and are amazed at the deafening silence by the people at the helm […]

November 18, 2021

“Bakwas band kerou,” says Sheikh Rasheed to Hareem Shah

What happened: The renowned TikToker, Hareem Shah, is once again in the limelight for prank calling the Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed during Tabish Hashmi’s comedy show. The show host revealed that Hareem had saved the minister’s number as “Sheikhoo,” in her mobile phone. Tabish, in the snippet released by the YouTube channel, said, “Appkou lgta […]

November 18, 2021

#BringBackProperGaanda: Censorship limits important information

What happened: Media censorship is defined as the suppression of speech, communication, or any other significant information. The censorship of media in Pakistan is considered the suppression of words and ideas deemed offensive. The reporters at ProperGaanda had to censor a few of their reports considering the societal rules and the ‘so-called,’ restrictions enforced by […]

November 18, 2021

Here are 5 places that have restructured and redefined what it means to be a shawarma

Are you a shawarma lover but are tired of having the same shawarma roll over and over again with the same shredded chicken and tasteless sauce? So were we. But then we found these. Smolee’s ‘Grilled Chicken Shawarma’ Their specialty is the grilled chicken shawarma itself. A whole chicken breast piece is smoked on a […]

November 18, 2021

Anti-rape bill allowing chemical castration of rapists, passed by Pakistani parliament

What happened: The sex offenders convicted of multiple rapes can now face chemical castration after the parliament passed new legislation, Pakistan. While, this legislation aims to fasten the conviction rate and have harsher sentences for the accused. Why it matters:  Reports have suggested that the conviction rate of sex offenders and rapists in Pakistan is […]

November 18, 2021

Saad Rizvi released from jail after the government had struck a ‘secretive’ deal

What happened: The TLP’s leader, Allama Saad Hussain, on the 18th of November, was released from jail. The Tehreek-e-Labbaik, Pakistan’s chief Saad Rizvi’s release, comes days after the federal government had reached an agreement with the then-banned TLP group.  Previously:  It is pertinent to note that Saad Rizvi was arrested earlier this year after the […]

November 18, 2021

#OpenProperGaanda: Factual reporting considered against freedom of speech?

Details: The nation has survived, through various stages of military dictatorship, and through the so-called democracy, where there have been numerous bans on factual reporting. The journalists and media outlets are often dictated to write and express specific incidents in a somewhat biased way than in stating facts. What happened: On the 17th of November, […]

November 17, 2021

How Fair are Instagram’s banning policies in Pakistan?

Image source: Instazood As social media became more integrated into daily life, platforms like Instagram, Facebook and Twitter adopted a more a stringent set of policies. While these policies aimed to curb hate and violence, they also restrict expression of freedom.  This is not the first time Propergaanda has been banned. While it doesn’t fall […]

November 17, 2021

#OpenProperGaanda: Is reporting on the controversial TLP against the social media giant’s rules?

What happened: ProperGaanda has been quick at reporting swiftly, with keeping the facts intact regarding any matter that deeply concerns the nation, but has faced criticism for factual reporting. ProperGaanda’s reporters believe that the current ban on ProperGaanda could have been instigated by the social media users, who tend to shy away from the harsh […]

November 17, 2021

Noor Mukaddam: The Nation awaits justice

Back-story: On the 21st of July 2021, an outcry for justice arose, from regular citizens to elite class citizens of Pakistan. A gruesome murder became the ‘hot-topic,’ for the political & ordinary commentators of the country. Noor Mukaddam, daughter of Pakistan’s former ambassador, Shaukat Mukaddam, was allegedly murdered by her long known ‘friend,’ Zahir Jaffer, […]

November 16, 2021

Boys will be boys! So here are 5 stylish but affordable places to shop from

With winters around the corner all boys are probably planning on heading out to get new clothes. But all your favorite brands have gotten so expensive that your shopping budget might fall short. That is why we made you a list of places where you can get all the possible clothing items that you need, [...]
November 13, 2021

“30 saal ki yaari hai that shouldn’t go down,” Nauman Niaz-Shoaib Akhtar dispute settled

Details: In a viral video on social media, the host of “Game On Hai”, Dr Nauman Niaz, has issued an unconditional apology to the national hero, Shoaib Akhtar. Nauman Niaz, in the video, said, “Shoaibi, I am extremely sorry for whatever happened on-screen.” While admitting that it shouldn’t have happened, Nauman Niaz said, “It shouldn’t have […]

November 1, 2021

This country plans to become the first in the world to prescribe vapes ‘officially’

Details: As announced by the UK’s Medicines and Healthcare Regulatory Authority, England is on track to become the first country in the world that prescribes e-cigarettes. The UK government is planning to prescribe vapes to cut down cigarettes, as they claim that vapes are less harmful. The MHRA has said that they are inviting e-cigarette […]

November 1, 2021

Mufti Muneeb warns of returning with full force if the government does not honour the agreement

What happened: The former chairman of the Ruaet-e-Hilal committee, and a religious scholar, Mufti Muneeb, has requested the proscribed group’s protestors to follow the instructions laid out by their leader and to move wherever the leader has directed. While assuring the protestors, Mufti Muneeb said, “The government has assured of lifting the ban on TLP, and […]

October 27, 2021

Pakistan’s first female-run police station opens up in Azad Jammu & Kashmir

Details: The first female-dominated police station opened up in AJK’s Poonch district capital, Rawalkot. Dr Sohail Habib Tajik, the IG Police, told a publication that the police station was opened up on the 25th of October to build women’s confidence in seeking redressal of any legal advice or injustice. The female officials at the station […]

July 20, 2021

Rockets land near Afghanistan president house during Eid prayers

What happened: At least three rockets hit near the presidential palace shortly before Afghan President Ashraf Ghani was to give an address to mark the Muslim holiday of Eid-al-Adha. There were no injuries, and the rockets landed outside the heavily fortified palace grounds. Details: The rocket flew past heavily fortified Green Zone that houses the […]

July 1, 2021

These makeup artists in Lahore should be your go tos if your eyeliner wings rarely match

The truth is we all love makeup but not everyone is good at it. This is a safe space you can finally come out and accept your makeup skills are terrible. You apply liner with shaky hands and god, your wings never match, every time you put on mascara it ends up being all over […]

June 29, 2021

The Cantonment Board has started mandatory registration of pet dogs in Karachi

What happened: CBC has notified that under section 119 and the Cantonment Act 1924 pet owners must register their dogs. The form is available for Rs 250, while the registration fee is Rs 2,000 per dog. Details: This decision was taken after a man was severely attacked by a pair of pet dogs. The form […]

June 22, 2021

9 sunscreens with SPF 40 and above that will protect your skin from sun damage

If you have space for just one product in your skincare bag, fill it with a tube of your favourite sunscreen. No matter what the forecast is, as long as the sun shines your skin needs protection from its harmful rays. Using the right kind of SPF can rescue your skin from most problems including […]

June 10, 2021

Firdous Ashiq Awan and Mandokhel’s heated exchange goes viral

What happened: Special assistant to the Punjab Chief Minister Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan went viral on social media because of her physical altercation with PPP MNA Qadir Khan Mandokhel. The incident took place on an Express-News talk show, Kal Tak, hosted by Javed Chaudhry. The video shows Awan grabbing Mandokhel ’s neck and then slapping him as […]

June 10, 2021

Peaceful protest turns violent in Bahria town Karachi

What happened?: On Sunday a different kind of violence took place in the gated community of Bahria. The Sindh Action Committee (SAC) organised a peaceful protest on the outskirts of Karachi. However, reports state that a mob broke away from the protestors and pushed their way inside. They set fire to two international food franchises, […]

June 10, 2021

ANP claims Mosques in Peshawar are collecting donations for Afghan Taliban

What happened: Consolidating support on a condolence reference in Bacha Khan Markaz, the provincial president of Awami National Party (ANP) Aimal Wali Khan disclosed that donations were being collected by mosques in support of the Afghan Taliban. He urged the government to take swift actions to end the practice and stated that those who advocate in […]

June 10, 2021

Rise in power outages in Lahore amid high temperatures

What happened: Dwellers in certain parts of the city had to put up with power outages amidst the scorching temperatures caused by a nationwide heatwave. On Wednesday the total demand of the Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) touched 4500 MW and suffered a more than 800 MW shortfall out of their 3,700 MW supply. To […]

June 10, 2021

Aged Lion at Karachi Zoo dies after a heart attack

What happened: The lion at the Karachi Zoological Garden died after suffering from a heart attack, the post-mortem report showed that the Asiatic lion had the presence of a large amount of fat in the arteries which caused heart failure. The feline was one of the two lions that were illegally brought to Karachi in […]

June 10, 2021

Police officers protecting polio team shot dead in Mardan

What happened: Two police constables Shakir and Syed Raza were shot and killed by unidentified assailants on Wednesday. They were assigned to protect a team of polio vaccination workers in the Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the DPO, both policemen died on the spot and were shifted to the Mardan District Headquarters hospital for […]

June 10, 2021

Spread of deeply disturbing posts and videos celebrating the London terrorist attacker

Background: A man was accused of mowing down five members of the same family with a black pickup truck in London, Ontario on Sunday. He ended up killing four and seriously injuring a 9-year-old boy. Motivated by religious hatred the devastating event has highlighted how desensitised Canadians are to the vulnerability of Muslims. What happened: […]

June 9, 2021

Experts call for enforcing maritime law for blue economic revolution

Policy experts and marine scientists at a webinar titled The Ocean: Life, Livelihood and Sustainability – Opportunities and Challenges for Pakistan, expressed how important development of human and natural resources in the maritime sector was for a blue economic revolution in Pakistan. The Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) is set to to take the lead […]

May 14, 2021

4 Men in Egypt Allegedly Raped an 18 year old Girl but The Government is Letting Them Free

The Egyptian Government have ordered the release of four men accused in the 2014 rape case of a teen girl in Cairo.

April 21, 2021

No intention of unbanning TLP, says PM Imran Khan

Statement: Prime Minister Imran Khan stated on Tuesday morning that the government had no intention of unbanning the TLP. This statement is followed up hours after the banned party called off its nationwide protests after the government agreed to discuss a resolution in parliament on expelling the French Ambassador. The PM said that the only […]

February 22, 2021

These 4 desi mum’s have taken over the online Instagram food market by the storm

These mums make households smell amazing and are constantly baking, kneading, whipping, blending, stewing and roasting. Their neighbors, family, and friends all love tasting their latest creations. And so they decided to make profits from their efforts. Meet 5 amazing Mum’s who are fully prepared for your Emergency SOS alert 1) Erum’s Kitchen: Revamp your dining […]

February 22, 2021

Make a bold statement with these 5 unique accessories

Accessories we own are a form of expression that reflects our personality. But what if the boring items we own don’t match your personality? If you’re sick of the usual, boring wearable accessories and want to jazz up your collection, all whilst supporting small local businesses, then we’ve put together the perfect list of creatives […]

February 2, 2021

Rastah is a Pakistani streetwear label that works to celebrate Pakistani culture in a sustainable way. Recently the brand is set to launch a new collection, ‘INTERMISSION III’ which aims to counter censorship with fashion. The collection ranges from the artistically-printed bomber and denim jackets to block-printed sweatpants. However, many on Twitter have criticized the […]

January 28, 2021

Indian Muslim comedian jailed for jokes he was ‘going to’ make

What Happened Muslim comedian Munawar Faruqui is being charged under Section 295A of India’s penal code, which prohibits “deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs.” Faruqui was arrested after a group of Hindu nationalists called Hind Rakshak Sangathan rushed his show at the Monroe […]

December 24, 2020

On Being a Pakistani Activist (and a Woman)

Disclaimer: The views and opinions represented in this article belong to the author alone and do not reflect the views and opinions of ProperGaanda. If you would like to submit your articles to ProperGaanda, email us I remember the first time I received a threat. It was in 7th grade when a boy, whose […]

December 7, 2020

4 Products to buy to completely revamp your room

If you’re tired of staring at your blank walls, boring overhead lighting and living in a room that doesn’t go well with your personality or if you’re just looking to revamp your room and spice things up a bit now that it has literally become your permanent habitat because of the pandemic. Here are some […]

December 5, 2020

These 3 underrated photographers from Islamabad have really impressive feeds

If you are a photographer, you know how hard it is to make an impressive portfolio, from getting the right equipment to building a strong clientele. Photography requires a lot of effort and commitment especially when the industry itself is highly competitive and it is hard to monetize your work. In this day and age, […]

December 4, 2020

5 Handmade Jewellery stores you need to check out!

No outfit is complete without jewellery on. Jewellery has now become a form of self-expression, and it’s always convenient to find a piece that goes perfectly with your outfit and your mood so you can make a statement. It adds just the right amount of detail and exaggerates the look you’re trying to go for. […]

December 4, 2020

Mirror Mirror on the wall, or on an iPhone?

For all those out there who love the disco aesthetic, are in a need of a portable mirror or simply love the extra bling, we have a hack you could make a use of. What you need to get are a few different types of sand paper and some chemical compounds which will help you […]

December 4, 2020

PEMRA sends show-cause notice to all private channels airing Ishaq Dar’s interview

what happened : Few days ago, the Ex- Finance Minister Ishaq Dar appeared on the international talk show “Hardtalk” where he addressed several issues including, the National Accountability Bureau, his return to Pakistan , the 2018 general elections and former premier Nawaz Sharif’s allegations against the army. His interview went viral and was aired on […]

November 12, 2020

Pakistan’s Gaudiest weddings: setting a new standard of flamboyance

The FBR recently sent notice to the Director of Master Tiles asking him to explain his source of income after he reportedly spent millions on his daughter’s wedding. This along with the pictures from that wedding set social media ablaze, with everyone debating which Pakistani wedding is the most garish and ostentatious. So, in order […]

October 28, 2020

13 year old christian girl forcibly converted and married to a 44 year old, video of her distressed mother sparks outrage

Today was the first hearing, in the Sindh High Court, of the case of Arzoo Masih. A 13 year old christian girl, whose parents state that she was kidnapped and forced to convert to Islam and then married against her will to 44 year old, Ali Azhar.  According to the FIR, Arzoo’s father, Raja Lal […]

October 16, 2020

Jamia Farooqia Clerk Maulana Dr. Adil Khan’s murder sparks protests

Background: In the beginning of this month, Dr. Adil Khan,a clerk of Jamia Farooqia Karachi, was murdered by unidentifiedassaulters.  According to police reports anonymous riders shot fire on Dr.Adil’s car while he was near a shopping center in Shah Faisal Colony.   What now: Yesterday, the Karachi Ulema Committee called forprotests across the nation. Protesters […]

September 25, 2020

Man kills daughter-in-law in the name of honour

On Thursday, in a village near Sehwan, Jamshoro district, a woman was shot dead by her father-in-law for honour. Sehwan SHO Muhammad Ali Khaskheli said Gulsher Channa killed his 24-years-old daughter-in-law Faiza because he suspected her of having an extramarital affair with a man. The man reportedly escaped from the village to save his life. […]

September 24, 2020

Former Australian batsman Dean Jones passes away in Mumbai

Former Australian batsman and coach of the Karachi Kings, Dean Jones, who was 59 years old, passed away in Mumbai after a heart attack. , according to Indian news media. In a statement, star news confirmed that “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn […]

September 24, 2020

PM to address key UN panel on financial accountability, transparency, and Integrity via video link today

According to the Prime Minister’s Office, Prime Minister Imran Khan will virtually address a high-level panel of the United Nations on International Financial Accountability, Transparency, and Integrity, today.  The event is being organized to present the panel’s interim report, which recognizes the significant gaps in implementation and the systemic shortcomings of the existing international frameworks […]

August 31, 2020

5 easy ways you can fight climate change

The recent floods across the country have shown just how deadly climate change has become. Although Pakistan has proven its commitment against climate change, and recently met its target a decade before the UN’s deadline, there is still plenty of room for improvement, especially on the civilian end. Here are just 5 very easy ways […]

August 30, 2020

What is the message of Karbala?

The tragedy of Karbala is more than just an event to be mourned. Everything that happened during it has fundamental messages and lessons for not just Shias, not just Muslims but all of humanity. Imam Hussain’s actions remind mankind of the need to remain steadfast and stalwart when faced with opposition. Imam Hussain was well […]

August 29, 2020

It’s time Pakistan takes climate change seriously

Consistent annual heatwaves, rampant air pollution and melting glaciers have not been able to convince Pakistan to adequately address climate change. This year’s flooding across the entire country, and especially in Sindh, must convince the nation that it is time Pakistan takes and addresses climate change seriously. Until this point, most Pakistanis have heard of […]

August 28, 2020

How will the coronavirus affect this year’s Ashura?

The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the entire world and, although it seems like the pandemic is over, health experts warn that taking it easy is a choice that may prove fatal. Even back in May, Pakistan forbid Youm-e-Ali processions out of fears that it might exacerbate the coronavirus pandemic. This year, therefore, although there will […]

August 28, 2020

Sunni vs Shia: How religious differences led to a global conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran

The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran has entrapped far more than just the two countries themselves. The two sides have waged proxy wars throughout the Middle-East and helped exacerbate some of the world’s worst humanitarian crises, including Yemen and Syria. And yet, beyond the economic, political and strategic reasoning behind these moves, at the […]

August 28, 2020

Imambargahs, security agencies and brave Karachiites applauded for standing together amid crisis

As Karachi faces a flooding disaster on an unprecedented scale, there are numerous tales of tragedy and suffering across the city, with countless citizens complaining of water invading and ruining their homes, power outages, traffic issues and injuries and deaths. However, at the same time, numerous institutions and citizens have taken initiatives against the flooding […]

August 27, 2020

This 40-year-old convicted murderer taught himself math in prison and just solved an ancient mathematical problem

In a stunning story, 40-year-old Christopher Havens from the United States, a murder-convict serving his 25-year sentence, taught himself mathematics in prison and grew skilled enough that he solved an ancient mathematical problem that has stumped mathematicians as old and ancient as the Greek mathematician Euclid. Havens discovered a passion for math while in prison […]

August 26, 2020

Researchers just created the fastest ever internet connection – it can download everything on Netflix in just 1 second

A team of researchers from University College London (UCL) have developed the fastest ever internet connection in history. With a data transmission speed of 178 terabits per second, it can download the entirety of Netflix’s library in just one second. The speed, double the capacity of any system currently in use and 1/5th faster than […]

August 25, 2020

Is the tragedy of Karbala a life-lesson only for Shias?

For centuries, Shia Muslims have commemorated the tragedy of Karbala in the month of Muharram, mourning the massacre of the Prophet’s (pbuh) grandson, Imam Hussain. Shias spend the month mourning the betrayal of Hussain at the hands of the people he thought would support him, and the subsequent brutal murder of the Imam and his […]

August 24, 2020

Money talks, and that’s all your nation really cares about

The citizens of any given country always want to believe they are in the right and that their country will always speak up against oppression and suffering. But, a handful of observations make it abundantly clear that the vast majority, if not all, of countries care not about morality or justice, but about money and […]

August 24, 2020

This website allows you to track 416 different sharks, whales and sea turtles via GPS: An invasion of priva-sea?

Technology led man to split the atom and touch-down on the moon and now it has allowed man to track the whereabouts of unknowing sea creatures in the middle of the ocean. A website by the name of allows anyone to locate the whereabouts of 416 different sea creatures such as sharks, whales and […]

August 22, 2020

This youth-led initiative is giving young musicians a platform to grow and develop

The musical industry of Pakistan is an enigma. On one hand, there are massive companies and corporations such as Coke Studio and ARY Musik are indisputably doing a decent job in reviving the musical industry and promoting young musicians wishing to make a name for themselves. However, on the other hand, there is very little […]

August 21, 2020

This Sahiwal-based artist is making GTA-inspired art for Pakistani politicians

An avid video-gamer, Waqas Mansoor, better known as @therustyart on Instagram, has recently been experimenting with GTA-inspired art with Pakistani politicians and international TV show actors. Team ProperGaanda reached out to him to better understand his motivations and aspirations as an artist. As a freelancing graphic designer hailing from the Punjab city of Sahiwal, Mansoor […]

August 20, 2020

How did Pakistan outperform America and India against the coronavirus pandemic?

Somehow a small country in South Asia managed to outperform both the beacon of civilization in the West as well as the world’s largest democracy in terms of the coronavirus. While the United States of America sits as the world’s worst-hit country, with 5.5 million coronavirus cases, and India isn’t too far behind as the […]

June 11, 2020

Gay Pride and black activists team up in the United States for Pride Month celebrations

Virtual gatherings of Gay Pride groups are adding to the voices of black activists amid the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States. What Gay Pride groups are taking a stand? Sarah Kate Ellis, CEO of LGBTQ group GLAAD, explained that Pride originated as a “riot that was led by two women of color […]

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June 10, 2020

13 more bodies recovered from Lyari building collapse

The death toll of people killed in the Lyari building collapse on Tuesday has reached up to 19 people, with many more injured. Rescue workers have pulled 13 more bodies from the rubble, and state that there might still be more people trapped under the rubble, and are continuing their operation in full force. “Total […]

June 8, 2020

New Zealand lifts restrictions after declaring itself Coronavirus-free

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced that New Zealand is to lift all coronavirus restrictions, with the exception of border control, after the country’s health officials declared there were no known and active cases of the virus in the country. The Prime Minister added that she “did a little dance” when she heard the news.  How […]

June 5, 2020

Ethiopia aims to plant 5 billion trees this year

Ethiopia has announced that it plans to consolidate the government’s Green Legacy initiative, which initially began in 2019, and embark on a plantation project aimed at 5 billion trees. An official statement on social media said that preparations for the availability of the required number of seedlings have been underway since the end of the […]

March 6, 2020

Khalil-ur-Rehman Qamar says he will not work with Geo for ‘rest of his life’

Yesterday, geo suspended four drama contracts and one film contract with Khalil ur Rehman Qamar and said that the suspension will only lift if Khalil ur Rehman publicly apologizes for abusing on live television. The announcement was made on twitter yesterday, it also mentioned that they do not mind criticism but abusive and indecent language […]

February 28, 2020

Guy sets up a dog-walking group for men to talk about depression

Rob Osman from Bristol in the United Kingdom has dealt with depression and anxiety for a really long time. But throughout the difficult times, there was always one thing that helped – walking his dog. Osman then decided to help other men to openly talk about their depression and anxiety. “I lost my dad in […]

February 27, 2020

Stanford comes to Pakistan for International Math contest

Yes, you read it right the renowned Stanford University is finally coming to Pakistan through their annual Spirit of Math contest that is focused on enhancing the mathematical skills of the students along with challenging the teachers to explore new parts of their experiences. They have been in works on the mathematical development of Pakistani […]

February 6, 2020

Lahore Biennale showcases Pakistan’s vibrant art and culture

From its cultural zenith in the days of Akbar, Lahore has remained a major center of knowledge and creativity in South Asia. As a free-spirited city that was home to the Mayo School — among other great institutions of knowledge — Lahore fed the imaginations of artists, poets, and writers, from B.C. Sanyal, Amrita Shergil, […]

January 28, 2020

BJP MP: Shaheen Bagh protesters will rape, kill your daughters unless BJP is voted to power

The BJP on Tuesday continued to attack the protests in New Delhi’s Shaheen Bagh. BJP MP Parvesh Verma said that if Shaheen Bagh continued, it will become a Kashmir-like situation in Delhi and “they’ll” enter homes and rape “sisters and daughters” unless BJP was voted to power.  Verma upped the ante against the protesters, giving the protests […]

December 31, 2019

Lush Coffee Shops in Canada

Coffee has always been an important drink for the people of Canada- this year the coffee extravaganza has gone beyond that and created some evergreen coffee shops. The coffee shops are there to create intimate spaces for those who want to get away from the dry and dreary weather in Canada. They create a warm […]

December 29, 2019

The systemic silencing of public sector students in Pakistan

The on going debate on students solidarity march expresses the crucial need for students to have some form of student representation on campuses-a need that cannot be ignored any longer. Pakistani students maintain that restoration of student unions will allow them more autonomy Among other issues highlighted by the Student Solidarity march held on the […]

December 27, 2019

12 years to Benazir’s death anniversary; who killed her?

27- December, marks the death anniversary of our former Prime minister and Pakistan’s first lady PM , Benazir Bhutto. It is unfortunate enough to say that it has been twelve years and we still have not found out who was behind her death? She returned to Pakistan after eight years of exile when Musharraf had […]

December 6, 2019

Indian Police Shoot Four Suspected In Raping And Killing A Vet

Indian police in Hydrabad have shot dead four men suspected in the rape and murder of a vet in the region. Last week, the alleged rapists were arrested as they were suspected of a gang rape in the region which caused massive public outrage. The police escorted the alleged rapists to the crime scene early […]

November 19, 2019

PM Imran Khan mocks Bilawal Bhutto, ‘when it rains, there is water’

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday mocked his political rival, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari during the inauguration ceremony of the Havelian-Manshera Motorway. Keep up to date with more news at ProperGaanda: Nawaz Sharif to depart for London today via air ambulance

November 15, 2019

22 Killed Including Women And Children By Lightning Strikes In Thar

At least 22 civilians died from heavy rainfall and lightning strikes in Thar over 24 hours, not including dozens of animals as well. According to sources, many civilians with injuries have been shifted to different hospitals. On Thursday, district officials issued an emergency notification across the Tharparkar district, cancelling leaves of employees in all departments. […]

November 12, 2019

A Foodie’s Review Of Lahore Eat

This Saturday, I went to Lahore Eat in anticipation of a food-filled evening, and came back with a full stomach and lots of opinions. The food festival took place over the weekend and lasted three whole days, but honestly I didn’t even know it was happening until Friday rolled around. Which was strange, because it’s […]

November 12, 2019

Why We Need To Save The Karoonjhar Mountains

The Karoonjhar mountains are the only mountainous range of the Thar desert. Full of rich land and historical monuments, the region holds symbolic significance to the locals. Recently, it was revealed that increased mining is threatening the livelihood of the the hills. Karoonjhar is the only hill and mountainous range situated in Sindh. The term […]

October 9, 2019

How Exactly Does the Canadian Electoral Government Work?

If you’re living in Canada and wondering how exactly the government works, here’s a step by step guide to everything you need to know so you’re politically informed this Election Cycle. The Canadian Government operates by electing members for the House of Commons which is a component of the Parliament along with the Sovereign and […]

September 19, 2019

PM Imran visits Saudi Arabia in hopes to improve bilateral ties

Prime Minister Imran Khan has left for a two day visit to Saudi Arabia before his visit to New York to attend the UN General Assembly session. The PM intends to take up increasingly pressing situation in Indian Occupied Kashmir with the Saudi leadership, particularly the impact of Indian military in the Himalayan region and […]

September 19, 2019

Second Suicide Bombing Over 24 Hours In Afghanistan Kills At Least 20

A powerful truck bomb went off near a hospital in Southern Afghanistan this morning, killing around 20 civilians and wounding 95 others. The Taliban have taken accountability for the attack in Qalat, the capital of the southern Zabul province. They have issued a statement saying the target was a nearby government intelligence building, however it […]

July 23, 2019

PG Reviews Satiric Magazine ” The Dependent” | ProperGaanda

Team PG returns with PG reviews stuff by reviewing the satiric magazine ‘The Dependent’ & asking people that is it actually funny?

July 22, 2019

Hundreds of “friendly” robots that speak multiple languages and sing are being rolled out across hi-tech Singapore

Four of the robots, which have oval-shaped heads with lights for eyes, have already got down to work and it is hoped that 300 will be put into service by March next year. They scrub, mop, vacuum and sweep autonomously, and can entertain by rapping in English. The machines ‘speak’ all four of the city-state’s […]

June 15, 2019

6 Epic Battles To Look Forward To During The India Pakistan Showdown Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the day, the big show down between Pakistan and India! No matter who comes out on top, we can expect a high stress match with even higher stakes. Here are six clashes we can expect tomorrow: Mohammad Amir vs Rohit Sharma This rivalry is synonymous with Pakistan vs India ever since Muhammad Amir […]

June 9, 2019

Man Behind Chinese Consulate Attack Apprehended in UAE

April 26, 2019

How Do You Define Harassment?

We spoke to a few people and asked them what #harassment means to them. How do YOU classify harassment?! Do you think sex ed, sexual harassment, body safety and consent should be taught at schools?

April 26, 2019

A Man Saving Cat Life

How far are you willing to go for your #cat?! Tag a friend who loves his cat this much!

April 21, 2019

What You Need To Know About Allama Iqbal In 60 Seconds
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April 13, 2019

Will Daenerys Targaryen Sit On The Iron Throne?

Daenerys Targaryen has had quite the journey in the past seven seasons of Game of Thrones; Emilia Clark’s character went from being Viserys Targaryen’s meek younger sister to the Mother of Dragons and is currently a viable candidate for sitting on the much coveted Iron Throne. That is, if she isn’t prematurely taken out of […]

7up Food Festival
April 5, 2019

7UP Foodies Festival Is Not Coming Slow!

As summers approach Lahore is once again doing the most Lahori thing ever, another food festival! But hey we don’t mind it, because: A) the entertainment starved Lahoris finally have something to do B) who the hell minds food festivals bro! So the event had a lot of cool things planned for foodies like fireworks […]

March 29, 2019

China Shaken by Blast in Chemical Plant | ProperGaanda

A deadly explosion in a chemical plant in #China has left more than 600 injured.

March 18, 2019

Video| The Great Mughals | The Battle of Jehangir

In this episode of the infotonic series on the MughalEmpire we take a look at Jehangir‘s battle of getting to and regaining the throne.

February 14, 2019

Shehzil Malik And Artists From All Over the World Are Reimagining Valentine’s Day

These visual artists want you to focus your attention on healthy relationships, self-care, and gender equality on the most romantic day of the year. What do we talk about when we talk about love? Often, that is the wrong question to ask. It’s equally, if not more, important to ask the reverse—what do we not […]

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January 20, 2019

Another Cold Blood Tragedy Rattles Pakistan-Sahiwal Massacre

Here is what PM Imran Khan had to say: Journalists, Politicians and Celebrities expressed deep sorrow following the tragedy:

April 24, 2018

3 Concerns of Muslims Upon Hearing of the Toronto Van Attack

Yesterday, 10 people died and 13 people were injured in a harrowing van attack in Toronto. A white van rammed through pedestrians along a 4km stretch at a busy intersection in North York, Toronto. The attack bearing similarities to several other vehicle attacks including NewYork and Charlottesville raised several concerns for minorities in Canada and […]

April 3, 2018

3 Things to Be Mindful of During “Punish a Muslim Day”

It is the 3rd of April today-a date that should have very little significance in the daily scheme of things. Yet, today, Muslims across Europe and North America fear for their security and lives as some people prepare to celebrate the harrowing “Punish a Muslim Day”. For those who don’t know, more than a month […]

April 2, 2018

Why Cultural Exchanges Are Important

As cliché as it sounds, today we live in a global village where virtual connection from anyone living in any part of the world can be made in seconds. Yet, today’s world is more xenophobic than ever before. Today’s modern people believe in more stereotypes regarding other nations than what one would expect. Today we […]

February 16, 2018

Daily Digestible News – February 16, 2018

Today’s news in digestible bullets; US, allies pushing to place Pakistan on terror-financing watchlist: report, Pakistan Army destroys Indian post in retaliation to cross-border firing, killing 5: ISPR, Any difference between language used by Imran Khan and the chief justice?: Nawaz, Pakistan army contingent to be posted in Saudi Arabia on ‘ raining and advisory mission’, ATC reserves judgement in Zainab murder […]

February 14, 2018

Diaspora Diaries: Pakistan ki Waapsi

My friends have been asking about my visit to Pakistan this past summer. I have been struggling to come up with a concise answer that is both close to reality and true to my heart. What was it like, landing in 39 degrees celsius Lahori heat, after ten springs and ten winters in the Great White […]

January 20, 2018

Daily Digestible News- January 20, 2018

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: The US urges Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed, new CCTV footage released in Zainab’s rape and murder case, tourist-friendly countries now being allowed on arrival Pakistani visas, and more!  The US urges Pakistan to prosecute Hafiz Saeed “to the fullest extent of the law” Man arrested in Kattarian for allegedly repeatedly […]

January 19, 2018

Daily Digestible News- January 19, 2018

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: NA condemns Sheikh Rashid and PTI for cursing parliament, a teenage boy shot dead in family monetary dispute, India successfully test fires nuclear-capable missile, and more!  NA condemns Sheikh Rashid and PTI for openly cursing parliament at Lahore rally Committee investigates killing of Naqeebullah who was allegedly shot in a “staged […]

January 17, 2018

9 Things Pakistanis Would Not Dare Do Abroad

There is something about foreign (read: “western”) air that makes Pakistanis follow all the tiny inconvenient rules with enthusiasm. These range from forming proper queues to obeying traffic rules and regulations. Such tiny ‘inconveniences’, however, become a heavy burden as we break the very same laws in our own country. Here is a list of […]

December 27, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 27, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Foreign Office’s clarification regarding confiscation of Indian spy’s wife’s shoes, Foreign Office condemns ‘unprovoked ceasefire violation’, Cabinet approves amendments to cybercrime law, and more!   Foreign office clarifies that shoes of the Indian spy’s wife were confiscated as a security concern Foreign office summons Indian Deputy High Commissioner to condemn ‘unprovoked […]

December 26, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 26, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: 3 soldiers martyred across LOC after Indian Forces opened fire, Indian spy thanks Pakistan for arranging a meeting with family, Hafiz Saeed opens MML office in NA-120, and more!  ISPR confirms that 3 soldiers were martyred when Indian forces opened fire across the Line of Control Convicted Indian spy thanks Pakistan government […]

December 25, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 25, 2017

Today’s daily news in digestible bullets covering; 3 FC personnel martyred, Rabbani responds to Pence, Nawaz reluctant to name Shahbaz as party’s PM candidate and more Daily News 1 3 FC personnel martyred in IED explosion in North Waziristan Daily News 2 Rabbani slams Pence’s remarks Daily News 3 Muslims help perform last rituals of […]

December 24, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 24, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Shahrukh Jatoi released on bail in Shahzeb Khan murder case, Interior Ministry opposes MML’s registration as a political party, 12-year-old’s marriage prevented in Sukhur, and more!  Shahrukh Jatoi, two accused released on bail in Shahzeb Khan murder case Have no interest in becoming a leader but will continue to defend […]

December 23, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 23, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: No evidence found against bloggers accused of blasphemy, Pence warns that Trump has put Pakistan ‘on notice’, cross-border attack in Mohmand agency kills 3 soldiers, and more!  No evidence found against bloggers accused of blasphemy, FIA tells court ‘Trump has put Pakistan on notice,’ US VP Pence warns in surprise Kabul […]

December 22, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 22, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Senate approves protection bill for transgender persons, Hindu girl abducted and forcibly converted in Thar, UN votes to reject Trump’s Jerusalem decision, and more!  Breaking News: Senate standing committee approves protection bill for transgender persons Nuclearisation of Indian ocean undermining South Asia’s strategic stability: NCA Erdogan says the US must […]

December 21, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 21, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: World Bank approves infrastructure loan for Pakistan, PM breaks ground on Hyundai Nishat vehicle assembly plant, UAE denies reports of visa suspension for Pakistanis, and more! World Bank approves 825 m loans for infrastructure in Pakistan PM Abbassi breaks ground on Hyundai Nishat vehicle assembly plant in Faisalabad UAE rubbishes reports […]

December 20, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 20, 2017

Today’s Digestible News covers;  Trump’s first foreign policy, COAS briefing to the senate, more civilians dead in Kashmir, iPhone account hacking gang busted in Karachi and more Daily News 1 Pakistan rejects unfounded allegations made in Trump’s first foreign policy Daily News 2 COAS briefs Senators on national security Daily News 3 Senate passes crucial […]

December 19, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 19, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Janjua accuses the US of stirring unrest in South Asia, Sindh officials in trouble, US vetoes UN decision on Jerusalem, and more! National Security Advisor Janjua accuses the US of fomenting unrest in South Asia Sindh officials in trouble again! U.S vetoes UN resolution rejecting Trump’s Jerusalem decision The US […]

December 18, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 18, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Attack on Quetta church kills 9, Taliban attacks police in Afghanistan killing 11, thousands rally in Pakistan to show solidarity with Palestinians, and more!  9 killed, 30 injured in Quetta’s Bethel Memorial Methodist Church suicide blast Taliban insurgents attack police in Afghanistan, killing at least 11 Thousands rally in Lahore and […]

December 17, 2017

Daily Digestible News – December 17, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Tareen resigns from PTI, PIA submits reports regarding Heroin case of 2015, PM pays respects to APS martyrs, and more! Jahangir Tareen resigns as General Secretary of PTI  PIA submits report to Senate regarding heroin found on board an aircraft in 2015 PM Abbasi pays his respects to the martyrs […]

December 16, 2017

Daily Digestible News – December 16, 2017

Today’s news in digestible bullets covering; Bilawal’s rally in Multan, Hudabiya Case, Imran Khan not out but Jahangir Tareen disqualified, US claims Pakistan can loose control to terrorists and more! Daily News 01 Bilawal promises extensive agricultural reforms during rally in Multan Daily News 02 Supreme Court Rejects Nab appeal to reopen Hudabiya refrence Daily […]

December 14, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 14, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: PM Abbasi comments on lack of OIC solidarity, Ayaz Sadiq deems democratic continuity necessary for country’s institutions, Army declares support for mainstreaming FATA, and more!  Prime Minister Abbasi comments on lack of solidarity shown by OIC NA Speaker Ayaz Sadiq says democratic continuity is necessary to strengthen the country’s institutions […]

December 13, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 13, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: two young army officials martyred in N. Waziristan, PML-N lawmakers submit resignations over inaction regarding Sanaullah, SC presses NAB on grounds of what merits reopening Hudabiya case, and more!  Second Lieutenant Abdul Moeed and Sepoy Basharat, both aged 21 martyred as militants open fire on army vehicle in North Waziristan […]

December 12, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 12, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Terror attack in New York injures 4, Peshawar ATI attack suspects arrested, Jamaat-i-Islami marches towards Islamabad, and more!  News Alert: Terror bomber strikes New York subway; 4 hurt Terrorists linked to Peshawar attack arrested Yet another march. This time by Jamaat-e-Islami ATC refuses to transfer 2014 Ptv attack case against […]

December 11, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 11, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Civil society calls for the recovery of Raza Mahmood Khan, Indian forces using chemical weapons in IHK, Pakistan protests against Trump calling Jerusalem Israel’s capital, and more!  Find Raza! Civil Society calls for recovery of missing activist on human rights day Indian forces using chemical weapons in India held Kashmir: AJK […]

December 10, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 10, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Massive fire in KP destroying forests, firing across LOC, Ministry of Information takes steps in accordance with National Action Plan, and more! Massive fire continues to spread in KP’s Shangla district, destroying forests in its wake Trouble on the LOC again State Bank of Pakistan will now let the currency […]

December 9, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 9, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Pakistan granting permission to Indian spy’s parents to visit, China warns citizens in Pakistan to be on alert, Security Council criticizes US announcement regarding Jerusalem and more!  Pakistan grants permission to alleged Indian spy’s parents to visit him China warns it’s citizens residing in Pakistan to be on alert Security Council […]

December 6, 2017

Daily Digestible News- December 6, 2017

Today’s Daily Digestible News covering: Explosive device targeting army kills 6 in N. Waziristan, SC says minority faith groups should feel their rights are secure in Pakistan and more! Explosive device targeting army recruits kills 6 in North Waziristan Supreme Court: minority faith groups should feel their rights are the most secure in Pakistan. COAS […]

November 13, 2017

Daily Digestible News- November 13, 2017

Here is your dose of Daily Digestible News covering PML-N’s contestation of SC’s decision to re-open Hudaibya Paper Mills case, the lynching of a Muslim man in India, developments in Parveen Rehman murder case, and more! PML-N: Supreme Court’s decision to reopen Hudaibya Paper Mills case unjustified Digestible News 01: Following a meeting between ousted […]

November 11, 2017

Daily Digestible News-November 11, 2017

Here is your dose of Daily Digestible News covering Musharraf’s announcement regarding PAI, the president’s meeting with CII member, Sindh Ranger’s interception of suicide bombers and much more! Musharraf to head an alliance of 23 political parties Digestible News 01: On Friday, while addressing a press conference, former president Pervez Musharraf announced he will be […]

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