Month: April 2019

PFA imposes Rs318,000 fine

A Reuters file photo. MULTAN: The Punjab Food Authority (PFA) has imposed a fine of Rs318,000 on outlets for using substandard material in the manufacturing various items. Official sources said PFA teams visited 314 shops. During the inspection, the teams served notices to 242 shops and warned the owners of stern action if they would […]

How much coffee is actually too much?

PHOTO: FILE A recent study has revealed how much coffee is actually good for our system and that refilling our cups too often could be hurting our health. The study, published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, suggests that drinking six or more cups of coffee per day may increase risk of heart disease […]

Elton John’s ‘living room’ show raises $8 million for coronavirus crisis charities

PHOTO: REUTERS REUTERS: A weekend benefit broadcast featuring recording stars performing live music online from home raised nearly $8 million for two charities serving first responders and Americans facing economic hardship amid the coronavirus crisis, sponsors said on Monday. The Sunday night show, hosted by Elton John from his kitchen, featured Billie Eilish, the Backstreet […]

New dates for Coachella 2021 announced

PHOTO: AFP LOS ANGELES: California’s premier desert music fest Coachella, which had been postponed until October because of the coronavirus pandemic, has been cancelled for 2020, health officials announced Wednesday. The festival, held annually in Indio, California, was initially set to take place over two weekends in April and was to be headlined by Rage […]

Rekha Bhardwaj to perform live for her Pakistani and Indian fans on Instagram

Social media has been flooding with posts of people complaining about increased boredom and sadness as the pandemic leads everyone to isolate with no work and lack of entertainment. Not to mention, the ongoing circumstances can lead to serious problems for people suffering from mental illnesses. Thus, Salman Sufi foundation has launched a platform to bring entertainers from across the subcontinent together. […]

The right way to “do lunch”

Smart choices for your midday meal may help set the stage for healthier eating throughout the day. Published: October, 2019 The classic American lunch — a deli sandwich, potato chips, and a soda — isn’t exactly heart-friendly fare. Even salad bars can be tricky to navigate when you’re trying to choose a nutritious but satisfying […]

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