We’re truly fairly happy with the tales you learn this yr.
Oh 2022, what can we are saying about you? You had been a rollercoaster experience of a yr, with epic highs and a few horrible lows. A lot has occurred this yr and we wager you’ve forgotten about a variety of it — it’s been that form of yr in spite of everything. There have been divorces, assassination makes an attempt, slips of tongue, pure calamities, superheroes and authorized battles and on the finish of this wild yr, we’re rounding up our high tales for you.
This yr’s high tales confirmed us one factor — who run the world? Women. Nearly all our high tales this yr had been about ladies in some form or type and we like it.
Printed on April 23
Miss Trans Pakistan Shyraa Roy spoke to us about how her journey to the Miss Worldwide Queen pageant in Thailand was reduce brief due to lack of funds and help. Nonetheless, she powered on and informed us what she has been by means of to make it to the highest.
We’re glad folks appreciated this story and wished to examine Roy’s struggles.
Printed on January 20
It was a case of she stated, she stated after which a lawyer stated. Sharmila Faruqi wasn’t all too happy when TV present host Nadia Khan posted a video of her mom Anisa Faruqi at a marriage, complimenting her make-up and elegance. The PPP chief initiated authorized proceedings in opposition to her with the FIA.
Everybody loves some drama and we guess including a splash of superstar made it read-worthy.
Printed on April 20
Ah sexism and misogyny, how we hope you get left in 2022. Former minister Fawad Chaudhry exhibited some high (or low, relying the way you see it) stage sexism when he went after Minister of State for Overseas Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar and known as her a “low IQ woman” over an outdated interview of hers. He was shortly known as out on Twitter by PTI and HRK supporters alike.
Kudos to this story for being reported so many occasions on our Instagram web page that our account bought shadow-banned! Don’t fear, we’re again and able to name out extra sexism this yr.
Printed on February 10
The late Aamir Liaquat’s second divorce could not have been as stunning as his third one, however folks certain examine it so much. If you concentrate on it, his divorce from now actor Syeda Tuba Anwar set the stage for a really unusual course of occasions that befell him in 2022.
Printed on March 10
Phrases can’t specific how glad we’re that this piece is in our high 10 most learn tales of the yr. In March, we celebrated ladies — filmmakers, economists, cooks, entrepreneurs and it began with our listing on boss ladies. We love that you just appreciated studying about ladies who’re thriving of their fields and hope we will rejoice much more change-makers this yr!
Printed on March 22
What’s it with Pakistanis and Esra Bilgic? They love her however they hate her, if you realize what we imply. They love the character she performs in Ertugrul however they don’t appear to be too fond of the particular particular person behind the character, particularly in terms of the best way she attire. They did it earlier than and this yr, they did it once more. Now we aren’t fully certain whether or not our readers learn this story as a result of they too discovered it ridiculous or they had been drawn in by the phrase bra, however sadly, we’re leaning in the direction of the latter.
We even made a TikTok about simply how ridiculous we discovered the state of affairs.
Printed on January 13
Is there something Pakistanis love greater than realizing what goes on inside another person’s home? How concerning the worth of somebody’s home? The home featured within the hit present Parizaad symbolised so much for the titular character and other people had been wowed to seek out out that it went on sale for Rs600 million in Islamabad. What a cut price!
Printed on August 26
We had been fearful when checking our analytics that this story hadn’t made it to the highest, however we’re glad to report it’s quantity three on our listing. This yr, Pakistan was hit by widespread floods that ravaged the nation and left one thirds of the inhabitants with no roof over their heads. However Pakistan has all the time been a rustic for the folks by the folks and it was the folks that banded collectively to assist their fellow country-people in a time of want. This story featured an exhaustive listing of organisations accepting donations for flood reduction efforts.
Bear in mind although — the rains could also be over however the devastation stays and many individuals nonetheless want your assist.
Printed on December 21
Mehwish Hayat changing Gal Gadot as Surprise Lady? We will dream and so can the remainder of the web. You really liked (or hated) the thought a lot that you just shot this story to quantity two on our listing and it was printed simply 10 days earlier than the top of the yr! Now that’s some actual curiosity.
Printed on April 14
And on to our primary story of the yr — Miss Pakistan World Areej Chaudhry speaking concerning the significance of utilizing your magnificence pageant powers for good. Chaudhry brings an entire new that means to magnificence and brains and we’re glad folks wished to learn concerning the significance of utilizing your voice for to advocate for causes you consider in!
We couldn’t allow you to go with out letting you examine our high 5 runners up.