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Swara Bhasker thinks her “failing state” comment is bringing Pakistan and India closer

Swara Bhasker thinks her “failing state” comment is bringing Pakistan and India closer

Veere Di Wedding actor Swara Bhasker came under the spotlight last week for calling Pakistan a “failing state” while commenting on her film’s ban in Pakistan at an online talk show.Her comment, of course, did not go down well with people in Pakistan and celebrities like Urwa Hocane and Gohar Rasheed called her out for the careless remark as […]

CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

CNN hosts makes ‘racist’ comment to 12-year-old Spelling Bee Champion

By News Desk Alisyn Camerota, the host of a CNN show, has been accused of making a ‘racist’ comment when speaking to 12-year-old Ananya Vinay, winner of the Scripps Spelling Bee contest. Ananya, who is of Indian origin but was born and raised in Fresno, California, was recently named champion of the 2017 spelling bee competition, among […]

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened

The Verdict I recorded Imran Khan’s ‘phateechar’ comment and now I’m being threatened By Iffat Hasan Rizvi Published: March 9, 2017 Neither the PTI chief nor his media advisers restricted anyone from recording videos on their mobile phones or taking notes on their diaries or issued any directive about any part of the media talk […]

Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment

Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment

Mr Khan and the ‘phateechar’ logic behind his ‘Africa’ comment Imran Khan, Pakistani cricketer turned politician, speaks during an interview at his residence in Islamabad November 16, 2011. PHOTO: REUTERS KARACHI: By now it has become a near-certainty that if a PML-N leader says ‘the sky is up’, PTI chief Imran Khan will say it is […]