17 of 2017’s Most Visual Stories From Around The World

17 of 2017’s Most Visual Stories From Around The World

2017 has been the year of the unrelenting news cycle. Not all the news in 2017 was bad news, though. Some of it was inspiring, gratifying, touching, amusing or mystifying. That being said, a lot of it was bad. From deadly protests against a foreign policy change to the resignation of...

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Jamaat victory in Dir LG by-polls stayed over disenfranchisement

Jamaat victory in Dir LG by-polls stayed over disenfranchisement

PESHAWAR: A single-member Peshawar High Court bench has issued a stay order temporarily stopping the Election Commission of Pakistan from notifying the Jamaat-i-Islami candidate’s victory in the recent by-elections for a tehsil council seat from Shahikhel area in Lower Dir district over the alleged disenfranchisement of women. Justice Arshad Ali...

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Bollywood Best Scenes 2017: Tiger Zinda Hai, Toilet Ek Prem Katha to Trapped, films that had memorable sequence

Bollywood Best Scenes 2017: Tiger Zinda Hai, Toilet Ek Prem Katha to Trapped, films that had memorable sequence

Bollywood 2017 was content driven with memorable scenes. While some sequences in films like Tiger Zinda Hai, Trapped and Toilet Ek Prem Katha relied on performance, others were well written and executed. 2017 has been yet another year of hits and misses at the box office. But at several instances,...

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Mohalla Assi makers move court: Contempt petition against CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Mohalla Assi makers move court: Contempt petition against CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

The petition was filed on December 22 after the CBFC failed to comply with a Delhi High Court order to certify the film. Makers of the movie Mohalla Assi have filed a contempt petition against the Central Bureau of Film Certification’s (CBFC) chairperson Prasoon Joshi. The petition was filed on...

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Shahid Kapoor, wife Mira Rajput and daughter Misha’s perfect family selfie

Shahid Kapoor, wife Mira Rajput and daughter Misha’s perfect family selfie

On Tuesday, Shahid Kapoor took to Twitter and posted a very cute picture in which we just cannot take our eyes off the actor’s daughter Misha who is all smiles. The actor wrote, “Happy Holiday.” Talk about good-looking families in Bollywood and Shahid Kapoor’ family will surely find a place in...

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Birthday special: How Stan Lee fashioned his superheroes as a counterpoint to DC’s ‘gods’

Birthday special: How Stan Lee fashioned his superheroes as a counterpoint to DC’s ‘gods’

Stan Lee, who turns 95 today, is responsible for creating some of the most iconic superheroes like Spider-man, Iron Man, Hulk and many others. Stan Lee, who turns 95 today, is a comic-book legend who has seemingly been around forever. This man is responsible for creating some of the most...

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This musical series is making TV history with USA’s largest transgender cast yet

This musical series is making TV history with USA’s largest transgender cast yet

Cable channel FX said on Wednesday it had green-lit Glee creator Ryan Murphy’s Pose, a dance-musical series featuring the largest transgender regular cast in US television history.The series will star Evan Peters (American Horror Story) and Kate Mara (The Martian, House of Cards) as a New Jersey couple who get sucked into the...

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Shahbaz Sharif off to Saudi Arabia for ‘important’ meetings

Shahbaz Sharif off to Saudi Arabia for ‘important’ meetings

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif left for Saudi Arabia on Wednesday. According to an official press release, the chief minister will hold ‘important’ meetings in the kingdom, besides performing Umra. No word was given about the nature of the meetings.The departure, however, set many tongues wagging as Mr Sharif...

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White House year-ender highlights Pakistan mission and Afghan strategy

White House year-ender highlights Pakistan mission and Afghan strategy

WASHINGTON: The official White House year-ender has highlighted the joint US-Pakistan operation to rescue a North American couple from Taliban custody as one of its major achievements. It also talks about the new US strategy for Afghanistan, launched in August this year, as a demonstration of the Trump administration’s resolve to win...

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GB govt agrees to withdraw taxes as protesters end long march

GB govt agrees to withdraw taxes as protesters end long march

GILGIT: Protesters agreed on Wednesday to end their march on Gilgit after reaching an agreement with the Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) government. After a seven-day-long shutter-down and wheel-jam strike across GB against imposition of taxes, the GB government bowed down before the protesters and agreed to withdraw all taxes being imposed in the...

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Zardari will meet Qadri before MPC: Khursheed Shah

Zardari will meet Qadri before MPC: Khursheed Shah

SUKKUR / LAHORE: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khursheed Shah on Wednesday said a meeting would be held between Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari and Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) chief Dr Tahirul Qadri ahead of the multiparty conference (MPC) being organised by the...

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Bilawal pledges to continue struggle for ‘free judiciary’

Bilawal pledges to continue struggle for ‘free judiciary’

GARHI KHUDA BAKHSH: Recounting all the times it had ‘victimised’ the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) — from the execution of Zulfikar Ali Bhutto to the acquittal of Benazir’s killers — Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari on Wednesday vowed to continue his mother’s struggle for an independent judiciary. Addressing the multitudes that had gathered...

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PM Abbasi says PML-N will form next government

PM Abbasi says PML-N will form next government

HARIPUR / HASSAN ABDAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that his government will complete its constitutional term and the people will vote the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz into power again. Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of 37km Burhan-Shah Maqsood section of Hazara Motorway here on Wednesday, he said the...

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Fans set up art gallery to honour late painter Bashir Ahmed Kanwar

Fans set up art gallery to honour late painter Bashir Ahmed Kanwar

The fans of painter and calligrapher, the late Bashir Ahmed Kanwar, have opened the Bashir Kanwar Art Gallery in the Sialkot city without any government help. Gujranwala Arts Council Director Dr Abdul Halim Khan inaugurated the gallery for the public at a ceremony on Wednesday. Author and poet Ashfaq Niaz,...

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