Was Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve offered Bond 25? Here’s the truth

Was Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve offered Bond 25? Here’s the truth

Blade Runner 2049 director Denis Villeneuve has revealed that he was approached by Barbara Broccoli for Bond 25 but could not sign the project as he was already booked for Dune. Hollywood Director Denis Villeneuve, who was a front runner to direct the upcoming Bond movie, has revealed that he...

Details
Christian Bale was almost cast in Solo A Star Wars Story

Christian Bale was almost cast in Solo A Star Wars Story

Christian Bale, who will be next seen in Hostiles, says that he did not watch Ben Affleck’s Batman or any of the Avengers movies as he is not a big fan of superhero films. We could have got the Dark Knight himself fighting in a galaxy far, far away. Confused?...

Details
Golden Globes 2018: Why This is Us could win Best TV series (Drama)

Golden Globes 2018: Why This is Us could win Best TV series (Drama)

75th Golden Globe Awards: Here’s looking at why the TV show, This is Us, could win Best TV Series (Drama) This is Us emerged as one of the most popular shows in 2016. The series was instantly loved since the airing of its pilot episode and has managed to maintain...

Details
Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani’s Baaghi 2 to release on March 30

Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani’s Baaghi 2 to release on March 30

Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani took to their Twitter handle and shared the poster of Baaghi 2 with the release date, ‘March 30, 2018’ mentioned on it. While their fans are going gaga over their holiday photos from Sri Lanka, rumoured couple Disha Patani and Tiger Shroff have announced the...

Details
Donald Trump Responds To Steve Bannon Bombshell: ‘He Lost His Mind’

Donald Trump Responds To Steve Bannon Bombshell: ‘He Lost His Mind’

President Donald Trump on Wednesday offered a fiery response to bombshell reports that Steve Bannon, his former chief strategist, had accused the president of meeting with Russian operatives after Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with them at Trump Tower in June 2016. “Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or...

Details
Market watch: KSE-100 closes positive for 10th successive session

Market watch: KSE-100 closes positive for 10th successive session

KARACHI: The stock market witnessed see-saw trading on Wednesday, but the index still managed to close its 10th consecutive session in the green with late buying helping the cause. The KSE-100 index increased over 300 points in early trading, but it was soon followed by profit-taking, which wiped out all gains...

Details
Pakistan spent Rs67b on border control alone

Pakistan spent Rs67b on border control alone

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has spent more than Rs67.3 billion during the last one and a half years in its efforts to stop infiltration of terrorists operating in Afghanistan and securing vital installations, including the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), from cross-border attacks, according to sources. The money that Pakistan spent from July 2016...

Details
Auto rickshaw maker to set up car assembly plant by June 2019

Auto rickshaw maker to set up car assembly plant by June 2019

KARACHI: Sazgar Engineering Works, maker of CNG auto rickshaws, has decided to set up a car and light commercial vehicles’ (LCVs) plant on a fast-track basis as it looks to roll out models in an 18-month time frame to tap potential growth in Pakistan’s auto sector. To achieve the target, the...

Details
USF expected to spread broadband services

USF expected to spread broadband services

KARACHI: The Universal Service Fund (USF) has played a great role in spreading telecom services in far-flung areas of Pakistan and experts believe it can play its part again in the promotion of broadband services across the country. Pakistan’s largest province by area, Balochistan, witnessed the development of telecom infrastructure and...

Details
Street crime: Operation failed to curb Karachi’s biggest problem

Street crime: Operation failed to curb Karachi’s biggest problem

KARACHI: The year 2017 was a relatively peaceful year. There were no strikes and no lockdowns and, of course, no major incidents of terrorism. A few protests or rallies were taken care of by the police well-equipped with water cannons, teargas and batons. However, there was no respite for citizens who...

Details