17 October 2021
  • 5:05 pm Karachi transporters call immediate meeting to decide new hike in fares
  • 5:04 pm Snowfall, heavy rain in Chilas region renders entry to Gilgit blockaded
  • 5:04 pm In pictures: Worshippers pray shoulder-to-shoulder in Makkah, Madina
  • 5:03 pm How a new theatre production pulls George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ into the era of Trumpism
  • 4:49 pm Tourists stranded after snowfall at Babusar Top
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KARACHI: The transporters in the port city have convened an urgent huddle of their unions to discuss the new fares of their tickets in the wake of the fuel price surge that saw petrol on the historic peak, ARY News reported on Sunday. The joint transporter unions’ association has called in the meeting on Monday […]

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DIAMER: With heavy rains and snowfall in the region spanning over Chilas, Diamer and across large parts of Gilgil Baltistan, the entryways into the province have been blockaded while tourists told to avoid traveling here, ARY News reported on Sunday. The district authorities have stopped the cars approaching the region as the Babusar Naran National […]

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For the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began, worshippers prayed shoulder-to-shoulder in the holy mosques of Makkah and Madina in Saudi Arabia. The Imam at Masjid Al Haram instructed worshippers to “straighten [the] rows and close the gaps” during Fajr prayer, tweeted Haramain Sharifain. Major restrictions and precautionary measures have been lifted as the […]

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In 1937 George Orwell witnessed a boy whipping a horse. This was a catalyst for his novel Animal Farm. Published in 1945, it remains a potent political satire. A story about the days and months following an animal revolt on a run-of-the-mill English farm, Orwell’s book is an allegory for the Stalinist Soviet Union where […]

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https://www.samaa.tv/wp-content/uploads//usr/nfs/sestore3/samaa/vodstore/digital-library/2020/10/Babusartop-Snofall-17-10.mp4 Hundreds of tourists and multiple vehicles were stranded in icy-cold weather after a snowfall at the Babusar Top in Gilgit Baltistan. According to the police, rescue teams have reached the site and an operation to relocate tourists to a safer location is underway. It will, however, take time to rescue cars stuck on the […]

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A Canadian couple took a quirky step earlier last week of transporting their furnished two-story house to another destination across the river about six-tenths of a mile to their new property. The trip took about eight hours and the effort of half a dozen boats, but the finished house made it from Newfoundland to Bay […]

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Pakistan cricket team captain Babar Azam says he plans to to consult Shoaib Malik for the T20 World Cup matches. “He is experienced and has all the knowledge of international cricket, especially T20 cricket,” Azam said at a press conference. “Shoaib Malik’s inclusion in the team surely is a big boost for the team. His […]

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At least two people were injured after a speeding car rammed into a procession in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal city on Saturday, ANI reported. However, news agency PTI reported that four people, including a police officer, were injured in the incident. The incident took place while people were walking in a procession to immerse an idol […]

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A star-studded list packed full of cricketing royalty 👑 Here are your commentators for the #T20WorldCup 🎙 pic.twitter.com/7ZeKoLUULv — T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) October 16, 2021 … Read more

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With Covid cases dropping significantly in many countries, travel enthusiasts are keen to visit new places. Lockdowns and stringent quarantine rules took a heavy toll on the tourism industry in 2020. But now, airlines and travel companies are welcoming travellers with safety measures and attractive offers. A Japanese budget airline, Peach Aviation, has a unique […]

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