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Here’s how the world currencies got their names

All of us are well aware of our currencies and the name we refer it with. But have you ever thought about origins of the currency names? Well, they have some interesting and informative background that everyone should know. Recently a…

Shah Rukh Khan names his favourite 2017 movies

'Bollywood King' Shahrukh Khan, in a recent interview named his most favorite movies of 2017 (in fact, a complete list of films). Shah Rukh Khan said he could not watch many flicks during the year. “However, the films that I watched…

Kuwait ruler names son defence minister in new cabinet

KUWAIT CITY: The Kuwaiti ruler swore in a new government on Monday, handing the defence ministry to his eldest son and appointing new oil and finance ministers. The move comes weeks after the previous government, which had been formed a…

PSL franchises unveil names of retained players

Pakistan Super League (PSL)’s franchises revealed the details of their retained and released players on Thursday. Franchises had to keep nine players, two from Platinum, two from Diamond, two from Gold and three from the Silver category.…

So how do mega-storms get named, anyhow?

PARIS: First there was Harvey, which put much of Houston under water. Now Hurricane Irma is rampaging across the Caribbean and closing in on Miami. Meanwhile, Jose -- still a tropical storm -- is brewing in the Gulf of Mexico, while…

PCB names women cricket team for World Cup 2017

LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) on Friday announced a 15-member women cricket team for the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 to be played in England from June 24, 2017 to July 24. The Women National Selection Committee headed…