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Women’s World Cup: England Men’s team hail victorious female counterparts

LONDON: Players of the England Men’s Cricket Team congratulated their women compatriots over winning the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017, Samaa reported. England beat India by nine runs to win their fourth Women’s Cricket World Cup on Sunday in a nail-biting encounter. It wasn’t a dream. This really happened yesterday Highlights: —…

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My money trail simply explained and transparent: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan has claimed that record of his financial assets provided to the Supreme Court is ‘simply explained’ and ‘transparent’. “My money trail simply explained and transparent,” Khan said in a series of tweets on Sunday. My money trail simply explained and transparent. — Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) July 23, 2017…

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Uber Pakistan taunts Careem over ‘Rishta Aunty’ service

KARACHI: Careem’s Rishta aunty has certainly earned flak from its rival competitor Uber Pakistan, who attacked the application based taxi service with a witty post on social media.  Trust competition to follow your every move and one slip could pave the way for them to take you head on. Which is exactly what Uber Pakistan…

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Ed Sheeran returns to Twitter after deleting account for a day

LONDON: Singer Ed Sheeran returned to social media website Twitter a day after he deleted his Twitter account after backlash over his appearance in the first episode of Game Of Thrones’ seventh season. The actor appeared in the scene alongside Maisie Williams, who plays the role of Arya Stark. However, fans of the fantasy show…

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EXCLUSIVE: ‘Yeh bik gayi hai gormint’ auntie faces social boycott in her Karachi neighbourhood

NEWS DESK: Yeh bik gayi hai gormint are ‘wise words of wisdom’. They are simply GOLD – at least in the meme world. One may have thought that Gormint auntie, who delivered the legendary words, would be treated like the gem that she is by everyone. Unfortunately, keeping in line with our tradition of forgetting…

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Saudi woman walks around in miniskirt and crop top in public

DUBAI: A young Saudi woman sparked a sensation online over the weekend by posting a video of herself in a miniskirt and crop top walking around in public, with some Saudis calling for her arrest and others rushing to her defense, reported Daily Mail. State-linked news websites reported on Monday that officials in the deeply…

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Game of Thrones trends at No.2 in Pakistan

KARACHI: HBO’s popular fantasy program Game of Thrones was being widely discussed in Pakistan. Pakistani fans took to social media website Twitter to react to the premier episode of its seventh season named “Dragonstone”. Game of Thrones was trending at No.2 in Pakistan as well. Crooked Stannis left Dragonstone unguarded, but the fake news maesters…

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Twitterati put Karan Johar et al back in their skin for belittling Kangana in her absence

By Minerwa Tahir To be born with privilege is one thing. To actually go on to humiliate others and refuse to acknowledge your privilege is a different thing altogether. Karan Johar, Saif Ali Khan and Varun Dhawan pretty much ganged up against Kangana Ranaut to do exactly that. In the name of humour, the three…

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Mohammad Irfan blessed with a baby boy

LAHORE: Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Irfan has been blessed with a baby boy. He announced the good news on his Twitter account. “Mera beta – another beautiful addition in my Aashyana. Please say a dua for his health, success and life,” Irfan tweeted. Mera beta – another beautiful addition in my Aashyana. Please say a…

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WATCH: Student celebrates graduation in Hasan Ali style

A student celebrated his graduation in Hasan Ali style and his celebration and the video of his celebration was posted on Twitter. International Cricket Council (ICC) also shared the celebration of the micro-blogging website.

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#StayStrongNawazSharif becomes top trend on Twitter

ISLAMABAD: Stay Strong Nawaz Sharif became the top trend on Twitter, Samaa reported on Friday. Supporters of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family took to the social media website to express their love and support for the leader during the ongoing political crisis. #StayStrongNawazSharif because your party stands with you,the people stand with you…

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Indian police book comedy group AIB for ‘Modi meme’

MUMBAI: The Mumbai police department on Friday registered an FIR against a social media entertainment channel, AIB, for allegedly making a ‘meme’ featuring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Police officials of cyber crime branch said that the FIR of defamation under the Indian Penal Code and of transmitting obscene material in electronic form under the…

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Mahira Khan wishes Malala on her 20th birthday

KARACHI: Pakistani actress and Raees actor Mahira Khan paid tribute to social activist Malala Yousafzai on her 20th birthday. Mahira Khan took to her Twitter account and wished the girl from Swat on her birthday. The Raees actress had nothing but nice words to say about Malala, urging the girl to ‘show us the way’….

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Twitterati expresses jubilation as Ronaldinho and Friends thrill fans in Karachi

Pakistanis expressed their jubilation as international footballers football pitches in Karachi on Saturday night. Twitter users in Karachi took to Twitter to post express their happiness What an evening for #Pakistan #UnitedForFootball May peace prevail in Pakistan! Thank you @10Ronaldinho for coming to Pakistan! — Adeela K. Zubair (@adeelaz) July 8, 2017 Watching #Ronaldinho…

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Why Ahsan Iqbal busy on Twitter during press conference?

Federal Minister for Planning and Development, Ahsan Iqbal, had also kept a close eye on Twitter during the press conference in Islamabad. After seeing a tweet, Iqbal said he was not crying like a child, but was torn like a lion.

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Pakistani Twitterati express delight over arrival of football stars

KARACHI: Twitter users in Pakistan expressed their delight over arrival of international stars to the country. They posted several tweets on the arrival to the country. Will proudly tell my kids that I belong to the era when Ronaldinho and Pires came to Pakistan 😭💕 #NokiaRandF — Pakistan Zindabad (@MahRukhTK) July 7, 2017 Hahahaha Hebron…

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Twitter users comment on Melania meeting Putin

WASHIGTON: Twitter users across the world are commenting on the picture of First Lady of The United States (FLOTUS) Melania Trump meeting Russian President Vladmir Putin. A picture of Putin, beaming while meeting Melania, went viral on Twitter. The users of the micro-blogging website started commenting on the pictures. Putin Was Stopped Dead In His…

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Malala Yousafzai joins Twitter after completing school

NEWS DESK Pakistan’s Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has officially joined Twitter after graduating secondary school. In her tweets, Yousafzai stated that graduating from secondary school (high school) is bittersweet for her and was excited about her future, but she knew that millions of girls around the world are out of school and may…

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Maryam Nawaz in social media limelight

Social media flooded with reactions over Maryam Nawaz’s arrival at Federal Judicial Academy (FJA) where she held media talk after appearing before the JIT. Watch this video report about the flurry of social media  reactions from her style to comparison with Benazir Bhutto.

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Imran Khan questions protocol for Maryam Nawaz

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Wednesday questioned and criticised ‘official protocol’ for Prime Minister’s daughter Maryam Nawaz Sharif as she appeared before Joint investigation Team (JIT) in Panama Papers investigation. Inexplicable why private citizen Maryam getting official protocol with police saluting as she goes to appear before criminal investigation? — Imran Khan…

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This is how Twitterati responded to Maryam Nawaz’s speech after JIT appearance

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s daughter Maryam Nawaz delivered a speech that was a mix of emotion and courage right after her appearance before the joint investigation team (JIT) probing the Panama Papers case on Wednesday. Defending her family, she was determined and confident, and simply refused to be interrupted. Nonetheless, despite all her courage, she…

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