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  • Air Blue's cheeky new tagline is a jab at PIA

    Taking a leaf from the national flag carrier's online marketing playbook, Air Blue, in its latest communication on social media, says its crew is "up and awake"...

    The ad, featured on Air Blue's Facebook page, is being interpreted as a jab at a Pakistan International Airline (PIA) pilot who was recently 'caught napping' during a flight...

  • Lahore air remains 'hazardous' as Air Quality Index hits 447

    Lahore's air quality remained 'hazardous' with an air quality ranking of 447, according to Air Visual's Air Quality Index (AQI) list on Wednesday...

    The Punjab capital is ranked the second most polluted city in the world, according to Air Visual, which records air pollution levels across the globe in real time...

  • Police keeping close eye on Blue Area sit-in by religious parties

    ISLAMABAD: Activists of the Tehreek-i-Labaik Ya Rasool Allah, whose rally set off from Lahore a couple of days ago, managed on Thursday night to stage a sit-in on Jinnah Avenue, nearly a kilometre outside the capital’s high-security Red Zone...

    A sizeable deployment was also witnessed around the Blue Area, while a large reserve force remained stationed across the city, on standby in case of any untoward incident...

  • Indian factory shut for dumping dye after dogs turn blue

    A factory in Mumbai accused of dumping dye into an Indian river where several dogs turned blue has been shut down, an official said Tuesday, after alarming pictures emerged of the brightly-coloured canines...

    An animal activist spotted the blue dogs wandering the streets of Mumbai near an industrial zone where factories had been accused of pouring untreated chemicals directly into the Kasadi river...

  • Giant blue whale spotted with calf off Churna Island

    KARACHI: A giant blue whale has recently been spotted along with its baby off Churna Island, Balochistan, the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-P) reported on Thursday...

    This was the first live sighting of the blue whale, stated the organisation, which had earlier reported sighting of a sperm whale pair off Jiwani...

  • Two girls found playing 'Blue Whale' game in Jhelum, expelled from college

    Two female college students in Jhelum were found to have been playing the dangerous Blue Whale challenge, a game that encourages self-harm and eventual suicide among its victims, after it emerged that they had inflicted injuries on their arms with a blade...

    The Blue Whale challenge is an online game in which the administrator (also known as the curator) sets challenges and tasks for the player over a 50-day period...

  • Abe — nationalist blue blood at home, shrewd diplomat abroad

    TOKYO: Japan’s Shinzo Abe, who called snap elections on Monday, is seen as a pragmatic and canny diplomat who has cosied up to Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin while pushing a nationalist agenda at home...

    Groomed for power from birth, the 63-year-old is often viewed as arrogant but has also shown a self-deprecating sense of humour, dressing up as video game icon Super Mario as the Rio Olympics closed to give a zany preview of Tokyo 2020
  • PML-N’s blue-eyed bureaucrat in hot waters

    ISLAMABAD: An ‘influential’ additional secretary at the Prime Minister’s Secretariat found himself in hot waters on Wednesday when the Islamabad High Court (IHC) summoned the principal secretary to inquire about tampering of secretariat records...

    Last month, during the hearing of a petition filed by a grade-19 officer, seeking his posting as commercial attaché at a Pakistani mission abroad, Justice Noorul Haq N
  • Blue is the colour as Chelsea end five-year wait for EPL title

    LONDON: The club anthem Blue is the Colour resounded around a joyful Stamford Bridge and champagne flowed as Chelsea clinched their first Premier League title for five years with a typically stubborn 1-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Sunday...

    Victory moved Chelsea to 83 points from 35 games, 13 points clear of Manchester City who hid the disappointment of handing over their title by winning 1-0 at sixth-placed Tottenham Hotspur in...

  • Blue turf to be formally inaugurated with National Hockey at HCP

    KARACHI: A new blue desso turf with pink outline that has been laid at the Hockey Club of Pakistan Stadium will be formally inaugurated when the 62nd National Hockey Championship gets into action on Friday...

    1 million, it is the second blue synthetic turf that has been laid in the city the other being at Islahuddin-Dr M...

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