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Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire

Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmavati set attacked, set on fire DESK REPORT The set of the period drama was subject to vandalism yet again, this time in Kolhapur. After Jaipur, the set of Padmavati has again fallen victim to violence. The set of Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s period drama was set on fire by a fringe group […]

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking

Badrinath Ki Dulhania is yet another Bollywood movie that glorifies stalking SALIMA FEERASTA LIFESTYLE CONTRIBUTOR Not to mention even as it aims to upend gender stereotypes, the movie is deeply sexist and reactionary A straightforward rom-com would honestly have been more fun. Badrinath Ki Dulhania is not your average light-hearted romantic comedy nor is it […]

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran

Man breaks into US mosque, tears apart copies of Holy Quran By News Desk The Islamic Center of Tucson deplored the incident in a Facebook post and said it seemed that the unidentified man wanted to damage the centre’s property. PHOTO: FACEBOOK An unidentified man broke into an Arizona mosque early Monday morning and ripped […]

Pakistani-origin ‘hero’ policeman becomes viral sensation

Pakistani-origin ‘hero’ policeman becomes viral sensation

Pakistani-origin ‘hero’ policeman becomes viral sensation By News Desk The 20 year old joined the police force just under a year ago, and is the only Pakistani origin officer in the district. PHOTO: IFZAL ZAFFAR via Facebook A Hong Kong policeman of Pakistani descent has become an overnight hero after he talked a man out […]

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit

Politics, race dominate New York’s Whitney Museum art exhibit By Agency SCREENGRAB NEW YORK: US racial tensions, economic inequities and political divisiveness are the dominate themes for art showcased at this year’s Whitney Museum biennial exhibit in New York, the longest-running survey of American art. The exhibit, which runs March 17-June 11, includes films, paintings, photographs […]

Shocking! Vidya Balan manhandled at Kolkata Airport

Shocking! Vidya Balan manhandled at Kolkata Airport

Shocking! Vidya Balan manhandled at Kolkata Airport By Entertainment Desk PHOTO: FILE Bollywood actor Vidya Balan recently revealed an unpleasant incident she faced at Kolkata Airport when she was manhandled by a fan. Vidya was out promoting her upcoming movie Behum Jaan and was with producer Mahesh Bhatt and director Srijit Mukherjee. The trio were walking in […]

23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman

23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman

  23 ‘best countries’ to live in if you’re a woman By Food & Travel Desk Sweden is the best country to live in if you’re a woman, according to a new ranking from US News and World Report. The organisation conducted a survey on more than 9,000 women as part of its wider ‘2017 Best […]

Freedom of belief

Freedom of belief

Freedom of belief The writer is a freelance contributor. THE Quran, the foundation of Islam, envisions a society in which all people could freely express and practise their respective faiths and where believers in Islam and non-believers live together. The Quran does not preach coercion or eliminating non-believers. The Quran gives the right of choice […]

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV

Woman with Down´s Syndrome to present weather on French TV AAFP March 08, 2017 HEALTH Mélanie Ségard. Photo courtesy Unapei PARIS: A Frenchwoman with Down´s Syndrome will realise her “dream” by presenting the prime time weather bulletin on French television next week, an advocacy group for the disabled said on Wednesday. Melanie Segard, 21, will […]

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

PAKISTAN Veteran actor Farooq Zameer passes away

LAHORE: Veteran TV actor Farooq Zameer passed away on Thursday after a protracted illness,  The famous TV actor had been suffering from illness for six months. His funeral prayer will be held in Lahore. Farooq Zameer has performed pivotal roles in scores of dramas including ‘Rani’, ’93 Shumali’ and ‘Gadarya’. He has also acted in a […]

Bomb explodes on Lahore’s Mall Road during protest, At least 72 killed in suicide blast as terror revisits Lahore

Bomb explodes on Lahore’s Mall Road during protest, At least 72 killed in suicide blast as terror revisits Lahore

A bomb has exploded outside the Punjab Assembly in Lahore during a large protest in the area, News reported on Monday.The explosion took place on Mall Road, with reports of multiple injuries, added News agency. The large group of chemists and pharma manufacturers were protesting in front of the assembly when a nearby vehicle exploded.Rescue […]