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ARY Digital Network celebrates 18 years of success today

ARY Digital Network has turned 18 years old on Sunday. The network which has millions of viewers in 126 countries, is proudly celebrating its birth anniversary today (September 16). Its remarkable journey began from a small office in London 18 years ago and led it to become the largest television network of Pakistan. Late Haji Abdul Razzaq Yaqoob laid the foundation of ARY Group. Haji Iqbal founded the ARY Digital Network while Mr. Salman Iqbal has been President and CEO of the ARY Digital Network. The network…

Guinness World Records celebrates oldest trapeze artist, highest-jumping dog

LONDON: An octogenarian flying trapeze artist, the owner of the world’s fastest jet-propelled go-kart and a dog named Feather with a flair for jumping are among the record-breaking stars to win a place in the latest edition of Guinness World Records. Others to feature in the 2019 edition of the book, which went on sale on Thursday, include the creator of the world’s largest knitting needles and an Irish butcher, Barry John Crowe, who has produced the most sausages - 78 - in one minute. Betty Goedhart, from California,…

Nation celebrates second day of Eid-ul-Azha today

KARACHI: The nation is celebrating second day of Eid-ul-Azha on Thursday with great religious fervor. People, who could not sacrificed their animals on the first day of Eid, are sacrificing animals today, in pursuance of the Sunnah of Hazrat Ibrahim (A.S) and Hazrat Ismail (A.S). People are distributing sacrificial meat among their relatives and poors. They are also arranging food parties and cooking different kinds of dishes from the meat of their sacrificial animals. People are visiting homes of their relatives…

Town celebrates 8-year-old cancer patient’s last radiation treatment with huge ice cream party!

NEW HAMPSHIRE: When Max Mendez’s mother, Amy, asked him what he would like to do to celebrate his last radiation treatment, he said he wanted to go out for ice cream with friends. That simple celebration turned out to be so much more when their town, Merrimack, N.H, got wind of the plans. Max, 8, has been battling leukemia for two years, so his party had to be a little bit bigger than just a couple of scoops of ice cream. Amy wrote on her Facebook page, “This guy is FINISHED with radiation on Tuesday. I asked him how he’d…

Google celebrates 147th birthday of the inventor of the vacuum cleaner

Today’s Google Doodle celebrates what would have been the 147th birthday of Hubert Cecil Booth - the inventor of the vacuum cleaner. Until 1901, the floor-cleaning technology involved blowing air and pushing away dust and debris. But Booth, who was an engineer based in London, had a different idea - cleaning by suction. And after years of experiments, Booth created the first powered vacuum cleaner, which became a staple in UK homes. As well as the vacuum cleaner, Booth invented many other well-known devices,…

Karachi Kings celebrate Shahid Afridi’s birthday

The mood in Karachi Kings' camp was high on Thursday, besides being the undefeated team in the Pakistan Super League, but also because it was the birthday of their most popular player Shahid Afridi. Soon after the practice team manager Naveed Rasheed invited all the players, team staff and ARY news team to the cake cutting ceremony as the media got a real shock of their lives and a great opportunity.  Afridi, now 38, cut the cake and after getting the first taste of it, gave bites to skipper Imad Wasim, director…

PAF’s prestigious No 6 squadron celebrates its 75th anniversary

RAWALPINDI: No 6 squadron, the oldest squadron of Pakistan Air Force (PAF) celebrated its 75th anniversary in a grand ceremony at PAF Base Nur Khan in Rawalpindi on Sunday. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force was the chief guest at the occasion. War veterans, former Air Chiefs and a large number of retired and serving officers also attended the ceremony. A well crafted documentary, encompassing the glorious history of this magnificent squadron was also shown in the ceremony. The…

Pakistan Navy celebrates 70th anniversary of Pakistan with traditional zeal

KARACHI: An impressive Change of Guard ceremony was held at mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah as the entire nation celebrated 70th anniversary of Independence of Pakistan. Smartly turned out contingent of Pakistan Naval Academy cadets, clad in ceremonial dresses, assumed ceremonial guard duties at Mazar-e-Quaid with traditional spirit, customary enthusiasm and military manners to mark the Independence Day celebrations. Commandant Pakistan Naval Academy, Commodore Adnan Ahmad graced the occasion as Chief…