Sunday, 29 November 2020

Monitoring Desk

Britain offers support to mitigate socio-economic impact of COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: The British High Commissioner, Christian Turner, offered to provide all possible help from the British government for the people of Pakistan in mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic. The ambassador extended this offer during a call on meeting with Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue. Dr. ...

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Mahira Khan Features on ‘100 Most Inspiring Women’ List

LONDON: The BBC has revealed a list of 100 inspiring and influential women from all over the globe for the year of 2020. The list highlights ‘those women who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times’. The list includes various notable females from all walks of ...

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Police summons Kangana Ranaut and Rangoli again

BOLLYWOOD actress Kangana Ranaut and her sister Rangoli Chandel, who are in the news due to the more blatant statements from their films, have once again been summoned by the Mumbai Police for questioning. In this summons, the police have asked Kangana and Rangoli to appear for questioning at Bandra ...

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Karachi Kings dedicate PSL final win to Dean Jones

KARACHI: The Pakistan Super League 2020 champions Karachi Kings have dedicated their victory to their late coach Dean Jones, saying that it was his hard work that enabled them to achieve the task. The Karachi Kings’ coach filling in for Jones, Wasim Akram, said: “Of course this win is for ...

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New Zealand all set to introduce hijab in police uniform

WELLINGTON: New Zealand Police is all set to introduce hijab into their official uniform for the very first time, BBC News reported. The uniform has been designed in coordination with a Muslim student at the Royal New Zealand Police College. Constable in New Zealand Police, Zeena Ali, who joined the force in ...

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Hailey Bieber reveals her feelings about Justin Bieber

LONDON: Hailey Bieber expressed her feelings about her superstar husband Justin Bieber in a sweet way, saying she gets ‘jealous’ when fans flirt with her husband. Asked by Ashley Graham on her ‘Pretty Big Deal’ podcast if she ever gets jealous, Hailey responded as saying: “I feel like jealousy is ...

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COVID – Kumail Nanjiani feel hopeless and helpless today

HOLLYWOOD: Pakistani-American comedian turned actor Kumail Nanjiani is feeling sombre, as he opens up about the fears of coronavirus and the constant state of worry the pandemic has put him in. Expressing concern regarding the lack of action being taken, the actor penned down his troubled feelings, helpless with the ...

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WhatsApp to offer in-app purchases, cloud services

LONDON: Facebook Inc said its WhatsApp messaging app would start to offer in-app purchases and hosting services, as it moves to boost revenue from the app while knitting together e-commerce infrastructure across the company. The world’s biggest social media company has been trying to boost sales from higher-growth units such ...

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India great Kapil Dev stable after angioplasty

NEW DELHI: Cricket great Kapil Dev, who captained India to their 1983 World Cup triumph, is stable after undergoing an emergency coronary angioplasty having suffered chest pain, according to a hospital statement. The 61-year-old former India captain was admitted after midnight at the Delhi hospital and underwent the procedure in ...

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