Pak’s ruling elite kept official gifts worth billions, paid pennies for some

Prominent Pakistani personalities who didn’t deposit gifts in the official Toshkhana include incumbent President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif himself.

Ukrainians take desperate measures to escape forced drafting by Zelensky govt

Ukraine has recently ramped up its drafting exercise with citizens taking desperate measures to escape forced military recruitment. Reports suggest that unwilling citizens resort to actions like changing into women’s clothes, performing sham marriages, bribing doctors to give a negative fitness report to avoid being forcefully inducted into the Army. Earlier, Ukraine’s Security Service (SBU)

RRR, The Elephant Whisperer: India shines at Oscars. Wins big on awards night

Naatu Naatu from SS Rajamouli’s RRR has won the Oscar in the Best Song category. It had to beat the other nominees in the category which included Applause (Tell It Like a Woman), Hold My Hand (Top Gun Maverick), Lift Me Up (Black Panther Wakanda Forever), and This is a Life (Everything Everywhere All at

Who is Li Qiang – Xi Jinping’s Yes Man appointed as China’s new premier?

Analysts believe that Xi Jinping is installing loyalists in key positions as he further consolidates power after being unanimously elected president, for an unprecedented third term last week.

Islam’s birthplace Saudi bans mosque loudspeakers in new reforms

Many believe that the new measures are aimed at opening up the fundamentalist Islamic society of Saudi Arabia.