Don’t call them captains my friends make fun of me, Court temporarily restricts Careem from calling its drivers ‘captains’ over plea of a ‘real captain’

ISLAMABAD: In a bizarre incident in the country’s fourth-largest city, a civil court restricted online taxi service Careem from using the term ‘captain’ for its drivers in light of a plea from an airline pilot who felt ‘disgraced and humiliated’ by sharing his job title with a taxi driver. According to a report of Dawn, Civil Judge Rao Ejaz Ahmed

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Pakistan President joins TikTok for a noble cause

ISLAMABAD – Jumping on the bandwagon of the recent wave of the video-sharing platform, the president of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi has decided to ‘spread the message of positivity and motivation for the youth of Pakistan’ via the in trend medium. As the development rolled out, people are now expecting no more TikTok bans as the short video app has

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Did Bieber Yell at His Wife Hailey in Public? Here’s all you need to know

Canadian star vocalist Justin Bieber draws public ire after a clip went viral in which the 27-year-old star can be seen yelling at his wife, Hailey Bieber. As the footage triggered some of his critics, while a number of fans also came to rescue the Changes star claiming that the whole matter is a misunderstanding and hyped with doctored facts.

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Hindu ultra-nationalists put up scores of Muslim women for online sale at fake India ‘auction’

NEW DEHLI: The largest minority group in the second most populous state has been treated as second-class citizens who faced severe discrimination and repression and digital harassment is the latest dilemma in the South Asian country amid the rise of Hindutva. An online application that goes by the name of ‘Sulli Deals’ uploaded pictures of hundreds of Muslim women [without

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Are Pakistanis going to get 9 holidays for EidUl Adha this year?

KARACHI: Government employees in Pakistan will be likely to enjoy nine long days of Eidul-Adha this year, as public institutions will remain closed from July 17 to 25 across the country. Report of Daily Jang cited that holidays for EidUl Adha [the Islamic festival that involves animal sacrifice, prayers, and family gatherings] in Pakistan are expected to start from July

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Aurat Marchers redirecting themselves to take on Dawn newspaper’s CEO, demanding probe in Hameed – Jami sexual assault case

LAHORE – Seeking justice and accountability in the alleged sexual assault of Pakistani filmmaker Jami, an official account of Aurat March Wednesday shared a letter, which they sent to the country’s oldest newspaper Dawn last month. The letter sent to Mr. Zafar Abbas and Ms. Amber Saigol on June 16, 2021, cited that “we as the feminist collectives expressed grave

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Influencers May Land in Norwegian Jail over Edited Photos

OSLO: Norway has recently passed the legislation that requires labeling all the edited pictures shared on different social platforms in a bid to ‘reduce pressure in society due to idealized people in advertising. Reports quoting Norway officials cited that the Scandinavian country has just made it illegal for social media influencers to share edited photos without declaring that it has

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‘Ocean on Fire’ – Massive ring of flames breaks out from pipeline burst in the Gulf of Mexico (VIDEO)

MEXICO CITY: Massive inferno spotted on the Yucatan peninsula on Friday as an underwater pipeline of a state-owned oil company experienced a gas leak. Reports in international media cited that the blaze erupted in an undersea pipeline that connects to a platform at Pemex’s flagship Ku Maloob Zaap. With the gas leakage, a giant ring of flames erupted on the

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Indian man arrested for calling his village ‘Mini Pakistan’

NEW DELHI: Police in the second largest Indian state detained a 32-year-old man for allegedly calling his village ‘Mini Pakistan’ on social media giant Facebook, Indian news media said Friday. Reports in Indian media cited that the man, Abrar Khan a resident of the Gurh area of Rewa district Madhya Pradesh, has been apprehended for referring to his village as

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Indian Man sues in-laws for duping him to marry Transgender

KANPUR: A man in the Uttar Pradesh state of India filed an FIR against his in-laws for deceiving him as he discovered that his newlywed wife is a transgender. Reports in Indian media cited that the man whose identity is unknown got hitched back in April this year however, in a twist after his marriage he discovered that his wife’s

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