Anushka Sharma named PETA’s Person of the Year

Anushka Sharma named PETA’s Person of the Year

Anushka Sharma has been named PETA’s Person of the Year by animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Newlywed actor Anushka Sharma has been named PETA’s Person of the Year by animal rights organisation People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Known for movies like PK, Jab...

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Actor Surveen Chawla shares photo of her husband

Actor Surveen Chawla shares photo of her husband

Surveen Chawla shared a picture where she is seen dancing with her husband romantically. But as per reports, it has been over two years since Surveen Chawla tied the knot. Here are the details. Surveen Chawla, who has entertained us with her roles in many TV shows and films, shared a...

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One person arrested after Parvathy files police complaint against cyberbullying

One person arrested after Parvathy files police complaint against cyberbullying

A person has been arrested in connection with actor Parvathy’s complaint against cyberbullying. The actor has been the target of trolls ever since she termed certain dialogues in Mammootty’s Kasaba as misogynistic. One person has been arrested by the Ernakulam police after Malayalam actor Parvathy filed a complaint against the...

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CJP Nisar summons Punjab governor’s son to court in medical colleges’ fee case

CJP Nisar summons Punjab governor’s son to court in medical colleges’ fee case

Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Saqib Nisar on Tuesday summoned Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafiq Rajwana’s son to the Lahore registry of the Supreme Court (SC) to answer questions regarding a telephonic call to a female lawyer involved in a case regarding the inflated fee structure of private medical and dental colleges....

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Delimitation bill becomes law with president’s approval, paving way for timely elections

Delimitation bill becomes law with president’s approval, paving way for timely elections

President Mamnoon Hussain signed off on the 24th Constitutional Amendment Bill 2017, passing it into law on Dec 22, DawnNewsreported on Wednesday, citing sources in the presidency. The Senate had passed the crucial delimitation bill with 84 voting in favour of the motion and one against earlier in December, whereas the National Assembly had...

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Was unsuccessful in reforming provincial education sector, says Sindh education minister

Was unsuccessful in reforming provincial education sector, says Sindh education minister

Sindh Education Minister Jam Mehtab on Wednesday confessed that the provincial government was unsuccessful in achieving the goals that it had set for itself in the education sector. “I’ll be honest: I could not bring about the reforms I wanted to introduce in the province’s education sector,” Mehtab said in...

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New Zealand clean sweep West Indies in ODI series

New Zealand clean sweep West Indies in ODI series

Mitchell Santner and Trent Boult shared six wickets as New Zealand beat the West Indies by 66 runs in the rain-affected third One Day International Tuesday to complete a clean sweep of the three-match series. New Zealand made 131-4, batting first after winning the toss in a match reduced to...

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Pakistan reserves the right to pull out of Asia Cup next year, Sethi warns BCCI

Pakistan reserves the right to pull out of Asia Cup next year, Sethi warns BCCI

LAHORE: India’s objection over Pakistan hosting the 2018 Emerging Teams Asia Cup might force the latter to exercise its ‘right’ to pull out of the Asia Cup which will be staged in India in September next year, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi warned on Tuesday. Representatives from India...

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Mutko steps down as Russia Football Union chief

Mutko steps down as Russia Football Union chief

MOSCOW: Russia Deputy Prime Minister Vitaly Mutko, who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping and was banned for life from the Olympics this month, said on Monday he would temporarily step down as president of the Russian Football Union while he contests the ban in the Court...

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Power consumers to get real-time billing, supply info via mobile app

Power consumers to get real-time billing, supply info via mobile app

ISLAMABAD: With a continuously shrinking demand-supply gap, the government launched on Tuesday a mobile phone application to let consumers know real-time electricity billing and supply situation of any public-sector distribution company (Disco). Speaking at the launch of Roshan Pakistan, an Android-based mobile app, Minister for Power Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt outperform in weak region

Saudi Arabia, Egypt outperform in weak region

DUBAI: Saudi Arabia’s stock market rose in a mostly weak Gulf region on Tuesday after data showed deflationary pressure on the economy easing, while Egypt also gained but trading volume remained very low because of the end-of-year holiday period. The Saudi index rose 0.4 per cent as real estate developer...

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‘Foreign loans compromise sovereignty,’ says Rabbani

‘Foreign loans compromise sovereignty,’ says Rabbani

KARACHI: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani said on Tuesday foreign loans come with strings as lenders’ conditions infringe upon national sovereignty. If a nation has a choice, then it should opt for increasing exports by promoting the indigenous industry and making it competitive, he said while addressing the 41st Export...

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8 looks we loved on the red carpet in 2017

8 looks we loved on the red carpet in 2017

That being said, before we dive headfirst into 2018, let’s look back and reflect on the past year in the sartorial department. 2017 was the year of fast trends, red carpet fails and ramp musings. We saw everything from the demise of the off-shoulder to the rise of the power...

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Karachi descended into its present state when Kamal became mayor, says Murad

Karachi descended into its present state when Kamal became mayor, says Murad

DADU/HYDERABAD: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Tuesday described Pak Sarzameen Party (PSP) leader Syed Mus­tafa Kamal’s desire of ruling over Sindh as his wishful thinking, saying that the party had not yet grown big enough. He was responding to similar questions posed by media personnel at Sehwan...

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Sindh police await funds from federal govt for protection of Chinese nationals

Sindh police await funds from federal govt for protection of Chinese nationals

KARACHI: As China warns its citizens in Pakistan to be on the alert after receiving intelligence reports of possible attacks on their lives, the Sindh police are still waiting to receive promised funds from the federal government to complete its security plan for the nationals of the neighbouring country who...

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Contempt notices issued to top police officers over non-ejectment of Islamia College building

Contempt notices issued to top police officers over non-ejectment of Islamia College building

KARACHI: A court put on Tuesday the provincial police officer and others on notice for not complying with its order to vacate the Islamia College building complex. The Islamic Education Trust, which owns the complex, through the official assignee moved a contempt of court application against the police and the...

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The Worst Fashion Trends of 2017

The Worst Fashion Trends of 2017

Every year, there are too many ideas that are presented in the world of fashion to renew what we wear. Some of the new fashion ideas that are presented to us by fashion designers last for a long time to be called trends while there are other fashion ideas that...

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Blind Mystic Who ‘Predicted 9/11, ISIS and Brexit also Forecast China’s Emergence As Superpower In 2018

Blind Mystic Who ‘Predicted 9/11, ISIS and Brexit also Forecast China’s Emergence As Superpower In 2018

The mystic, who was dubbed the ‘Nostradamus from the Balkans’, reportedly foresaw that in 2018 China will overtake the US to become the world’s next ‘super power’.

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Civil society takes up Shahrukh Jatoi’s release

Civil society takes up Shahrukh Jatoi’s release

KARACHI: After the conviction of Shahrukh Jatoi under the Anti-Terrorism Act was set aside, civil society moved the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday challenging the Sindh High Court order. The high court had ruled that Shahzeb Khan’s murder did not fall within the Act’s ambit and therefore set aside the conviction...

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Ex-parte proceedings against Ishaq Dar hang in the balance

Ex-parte proceedings against Ishaq Dar hang in the balance

ISLAMABAD: The ex-parte proceedings against defunct finance minister Ishaq Dar hang in the balance as the Islamabad High Court (IHC) has raised certain questions related to his trial.Subsequently, NAB has to respond to the queries of the IHC by January 17 when the court will resume hearing of a petition...

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PPP loses the Bhutto touch

PPP loses the Bhutto touch

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) commemorates the 10th death anniversary of its former chairperson and two times prime minister of the country, Benazir Bhutto, on Wednesday (today). Her tragic assassination was a great loss to the PPP and Pakistan alike. In her assassination, the country lost a courageous and moderate...

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Health facilities: 500-bed Cantonment Hospital being renovated in Pindi

Health facilities: 500-bed Cantonment Hospital being renovated in Pindi

ISLAMABAD: A 500-bed hospital in the cantonment areas of Rawalpindi is being renovated to better serve the residents of surrounding areas — whether they live within in or outside the cantonment.This was detailed in a briefing on revamping the Cantonment Hospital in Rawalpindi to Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at the...

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Fresh ideas: HEC wants help from students to beat smog

Fresh ideas: HEC wants help from students to beat smog

ISLAMABAD: With the smog earlier this year once again perplexing civic administrators and planners, the Higher Education Commission has turned to varsity students for some out-of-the-box ideas to beat it.This was disclosed as a two-day National Business Plan Competition kicked off at NUML on Tuesday. Organised by the Business Incubation Centre...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ‘UN must take note of India’s terror activity’

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: ‘UN must take note of India’s terror activity’

LAHORE: The treasury benches demanded that the United Nations (UN) take notice of the “terror activities” of the Indian government. They said the neighbouring country was using terrorists like Kulbhushan Jadhav and others to further its ulterior motives. The demand was put forward by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MPA Hina Pervez...

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Govt approves Rs3.96b for projects

Govt approves Rs3.96b for projects

LAHORE: The Punjab government has approved road sector development schemes worth Rs3.96 billion.The Punjab Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP), in its 40th meeting of the Fiscal Year 2017-18, approved seven development schemes of the road sector on Tuesday.Planning and Development Department Chairman Jehanzeb Khan chaired the meeting. The approved development schemes...

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Farmers issues to be resolved on priority basis

Farmers issues to be resolved on priority basis

RAJANPUR: Issues of farmers are being resolved on a priority basis by the Punjab government, said Provincial Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Khan Bhabha on Tuesday. Presiding over a meeting regarding issues of sugarcane farmers, he said that the Punjab chief minister had assigned him the task of monitoring the sale process...

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I was thrown out of movies for not catering to whims and fancies of powerful men: Priyanka Chopra

I was thrown out of movies for not catering to whims and fancies of powerful men: Priyanka Chopra

Though Priyanka Chopra says she is feisty and when she walks into a room people are scared of her but there have been instances in the initial days of her career too where she struggled to get roles in movies. It’s not often that you hear an actor speak fearlessly...

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Smartphones in 2018: Fold-able displays to AI chipsets, the top trends to expect

Smartphones in 2018: Fold-able displays to AI chipsets, the top trends to expect

From better cameras to foldable displays, here are the four trends we think will shape the future of smartphones in 2018 One of the biggest debates in the tech space in 2017 was whether hardware innovation has dried up in the smartphone space. Yes, we did see some new trends...

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Actor Parvathy files police complaint after torrent of cyber abuse

Actor Parvathy files police complaint after torrent of cyber abuse

Parvathy has been receiving lewd and distasteful comments from users on Twitter and Facebook after she publicly criticised the misogynistic and sexist dialogues in Mammootty’s film Kasaba. The Ernakulam police has begun investigation proceedings into Malayalam actor Parvathy’s complaint of being viciously trolled and abused by people on social media...

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Here’s how Shah Rukh Khan wished Salman Khan on his birthday

Here’s how Shah Rukh Khan wished Salman Khan on his birthday

Today, Salman Khan is celebrating his 52nd birthday in style with his family at his farmhouse in Panvel and how could good friend Shah Rukh Khan be behind in wishing him. If there’s one jodi in Bollywood that has shared the most crackling chemistry ever, it is definitely Shah Rukh...

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Nargis Fakhri spends Christmas with ‘loved ones’ and it’s not Uday Chopra. See photo

Nargis Fakhri spends Christmas with ‘loved ones’ and it’s not Uday Chopra. See photo

A few days back, reports suggested that Nargis Fakhri had moved in with Uday Chopra but it seems she is rubbishing all the rumours with her latest picture. Nargis Fakhri’s relationship status has filled gossip columns for several years. The rumours of her dating Yash Raj Films scion and actor...

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