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What Is Happening In Bangladesh???
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What Is Happening In Bangladesh???

Student protests in Bangladesh have turned violent with dozens of people reportedly killed and hundreds injured in clashes with police. Protesters are demanding that the government end a quota system that reserves jobs for relatives of veterans who fought in the war of independence from Pakistan in 1971, something they consider discriminatory. In Bangladesh, the government has imposed a curfew and brought in the military to control ongoing protests. Students argue that the quota system, allocating 56% of government jobs to special categories including war veterans' kin, unfairly disadvantages qualified applicants from the general pool. Moreover, they are demanding reforms or a complete abolishment of the system, favoring a merit-based approach. 56% of government jobs in Bangladesh a...
Apple Accused of Sending Donations to Israeli Army
Business, Global

Apple Accused of Sending Donations to Israeli Army

Some Apple employees and shareholders have accused the tech company of sending employee donations to organizations that have ties to the Israeli army and illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Moreover, claims suggest that Apple has sent $34.5 Million to Israeli military groups. Apple, the tech giant, faces accusations from some of its employees and shareholders who claim the company has been directing employee donations to organizations linked to the Israeli army and illegal settlements in the West Bank. A report by The Intercept highlighted an open letter from 133 individuals, including current and former Apple employees and shareholders, urging Apple to investigate and stop these donations. Moreover, they allege that Apple’s employee donation platform, Benevity, includes ...
Kababjees Launches Its Soft Drinks to Meet Local Demand
Business, Pakistan

Kababjees Launches Its Soft Drinks to Meet Local Demand

Kababjees has decided to meet the rising demand from local customers by introducing its range of soft drinks. By introducing these beverages, the burger joint aims to expand its menu choices and make its brand stronger in the competitive food and drink market. Moreover, this move shows Kababjees’ dedication to being creative and meeting what customers want. Kababjees a reknowed fast burger joint comes up with its latest cold drink range. This cola range comes in three flavors that include cola, lemon, and orange. The fast food chain is known for its perfect replication of KFC chicken amid a boycott after Israel attacked Palestine. The Israeli force has brutally killed more than 38000 Palestinians, of which more numbers are kids and women. The new release of cold drinks is taken by ...
No Petrol For Anyone From July 5th: PPDA
Business, Pakistan

No Petrol For Anyone From July 5th: PPDA

The Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA) is going on a nationwide strike starting tomorrow, Friday, July 5th. They are protesting the imposition of a new 0.5% advance tax on turnover by the government. Moreover, the strike could lead to the closure of over 13,000 petrol stations across the country. The Pakistan Petroleum Dealers Association (PPDA) has announced a nationwide strike starting July 5 in response to the government's decision to impose a 0.5% advance tax on turnover. They argue this new tax will further harm their businesses, which are already struggling due to high taxes and inflation. Authorities announced that over 13,000 petrol stations will close starting at 6 am on July 5, and the strike could continue for several days unless their demands are met and notif...
FIFA Wishes Messi on His Birthday with Arif Lohar’s Song ‘Aa
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FIFA Wishes Messi on His Birthday with Arif Lohar’s Song ‘Aa

FIFA recently celebrated Lionel Messi's birthday in a unique way, using a song by Pakistani folk singer Arif Lohar to honor the football star. The song, titled "Aa," released in 2023, has become popular not just in Pakistan but also internationally. On its Instagram account, FIFA shared a Reel showcasing Messi's career highlights set to Lohar's music, captioned in Urdu as "Messi ka Jadoo" (Messi's magic). This unexpected collaboration delighted Pakistani football fans, who expressed their excitement online. Many were surprised by FIFA's choice of using a Pakistani song for Messi's tribute. One user humorously commented, "I thought this was a meme fan page... things are heating up. Bohat aala!" ("Very cool!"). Legendary Achievements of Lionel Messi Born on June 24, Messi, a footba...