Saif Ali Khan: Sacred Games is going to be the best show coming out of India

Saif Ali Khan: Sacred Games is going to be the best show coming out of India

Sail Ali Khan, who will be next seen in Netflix’s show Sacred Games, said he felt liberated as a performer while working on the web series which also stars Radhika Apte and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. He is one of the first mainstream actors to dabble into the digital platform and Saif Ali...

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Chris Evans feels Robert Downey Jr is irreplaceable as Iron Man

Chris Evans feels Robert Downey Jr is irreplaceable as Iron Man

Chris Evans says unlike characters like Batman and Superman, there can be only one Iron Man, and that is Robert Downey Jr. The two will next be seen together in Avengers: Infinity War. Iron Man and Captain America may be at loggerheads with each other right now, in real life...

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Ashley Judd praises James Franco for response to sexual misconduct claims

Ashley Judd praises James Franco for response to sexual misconduct claims

James Franco has been accused of sexual misconduct by five women after Golden Globe Awards. He has however denied the allegations, saying he is someone who always takes responsibility for his actions. Ashley Judd has praised James Franco for being accountable for his actions in the wake of sexual allegations...

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Aziz Ansari on sexual misconduct allegations: I took her words to heart and responded privately

Aziz Ansari on sexual misconduct allegations: I took her words to heart and responded privately

Comedian Aziz Ansari has said that he had indeed gone out on a date with the said woman, but whatever had transpired between them was consensual. Comedian Aziz Ansari has responded to allegations of sexual misconduct by a woman he dated last year. Ansari said in a statement Sunday that...

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Kaalakaandi box office collection day 3: Saif Ali Khan film collects Rs 3.85 crore in opening weekend

Kaalakaandi box office collection day 3: Saif Ali Khan film collects Rs 3.85 crore in opening weekend

Kaalakaandi box office collection day 3: The Akshat Verma directorial stars Saif Ali Khan and Sobhita Dhulipala in the lead alongside Akshay Oberoi, Isha Talwar, Kunaal Roy Kapur among others. With Delhi Belly’s writer Akshat Verma coming on board for Saif Ali Khan’s Kaalakaandi, one had expected the same sort of...

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Saudi Arabia begins screening films after decades-long ban lifted

Saudi Arabia begins screening films after decades-long ban lifted

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia began screening feature-length animated children’s films this weekend in a makeshift theatre, after a 35-year-old ban on cinemas was lifted in the conservative Islamic kingdom. The first permanent theatres could open as early as March, part of a liberalising reform drive that has already opened the door to...

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After youth shot dead in Karachi’s DHA, detained ACLC officials record statements before police

After youth shot dead in Karachi’s DHA, detained ACLC officials record statements before police

Six Anti-Car Lifting Cell (ACLC) officials detained for their suspected involvement in the fatal shooting of a teenager in Karachi’s Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Saturday night recorded their statements before police on Monday morning, police sources told DawnNews. Two inspectors, two head constables and two officers were among those taken...

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Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

Preferential trade deal with Saudi Arabia

PAKISTAN has evolved a comprehensive package in line with Saudi Vision-2030 to promote bilateral trade and investment between the two countries. The package envisages measures to ease procedures for business visa, remove non-tariff barriers and initiate talks on a preferential trade agreement (PTA). The package will be discussed at a...

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Everything comes at a price, even a stable rupee

Everything comes at a price, even a stable rupee

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is fire-fighting on the forex front knowing well that it is now paying the price for keeping the rupee overvalued in the past. The tragedy is that the decision to let the rupee put on extra weight was not entirely the central bank’s. In...

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Oil on the boil is bad news for govt

Oil on the boil is bad news for govt

THE recent sharp rebound in global oil prices on the back of supply cuts by the 14-nation Opec oil cartel and other producers led by Russia does not augur well for Pakistan’s economy, industry, exports and households. With around two dozen oil exporters agreeing to extend their deal to limit...

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