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People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

People are convinced that Avril Lavigne is dead

By Entertainment Desk It’s back again! Conspiracy theories regarding death and resurrection of celebrities are far too common. If it’s not Tupac Shakur then it’ll be Britney Spears; you start counting and the list goes on. The latest theory to take over the internet by storm is that Canadian singer, Avril Lavigne, actually died in […]

The many reasons that people are having less sex

The many reasons that people are having less sex

  The average sex life appears to be dwindling – and it may reflect some troubling anxieties at the heart of modern society, says Simon Copland. By Simon Copland We live in one of the most sexually liberated times of human history. Access to new technologies over the past 40 years, whether it is the […]

Riz Ahmed makes TIME’s 100 most influental people list

Riz Ahmed makes TIME’s 100 most influental people list

Riz Ahmed’s made an impact on our lives and we have proof! TIME magazine has just announced its list for 100 most influential people in all aspects of culture and not only does our Riz MC make the cut in the Pioneers section, he’s on one of the covers of Time! Riz Ahmed has been […]

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

I wanted people to be immersed in the subject of capital punishment, says Dina Mousawi

Dina has directed Intezaar, a play that seeks to highlight why the moratorium on death penalty needs reinstatement The death penalty has been a controversial subject since the moratorium on it was lifted in the wake of the terrorist attack on a school in Peshawar. Rights activists have long called for reinforcement of the moratorium, […]

I don’t understand why people love or hate me, says Sahir Lodhi

I don’t understand why people love or hate me, says Sahir Lodhi

Web Desk Sahir has a cult-like following which comprises fans and detractors in equal measure Sahir Lodhi is a phenomenon. He’s everywhere — on radio, television and film. He has a cult-like following which comprises in equal parts earnest, adoring fans and those who mock him but can’t look away from his narcissistic shenanigans. Both […]

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

Politics doesn’t suit honest people: ex-CJP

THE NEWSPAPER’S STAFF REPORTER LAHORE: Former Chief Justice of Pakistan Jawwad S Khawaja says Pakistani politics doesn’t suit the honest people. “Unfortunately, honest people are not successful in Pakistani politics,” he said while speaking at the annual prize distribution ceremony of a welfare high school, run by the TECH Society Club, here on Sunday. Mr […]

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

Three people killed, several injured during protests in India-held Kashmir

REUTERS Three people were killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when police clashed with protesters during a by-election in Srinagar in India-held Kashmir (IHK), an official said. Suspected separatist factions in Kashmir had called for a boycott of the by-polls, resulting in heightened security and low voter turnout when the polling began. […]

Polio refusal cases among well-educated people baffle officials

Polio refusal cases among well-educated people baffle officials

Agencies ISLAMABAD: During the recent polio campaign held in the capital it was observed that a large number of educated people did not want to vaccinate their children. Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Abdul Sattar Isani termed the situation unfortunate and claimed that all possible steps would be taken to ensure that every child was administered […]

Under construction roads of Karachi take 2,800 people to hospitals

Under construction roads of Karachi take 2,800 people to hospitals

KARACHI: Be it from Shahra-e-Faisal to MA Jinnah Road or University Road to National Highway, these days every main route of the metropolis is dug up for re-construction. Although the step has been taken to make commute easy for the citizens, it has instead been causing accidents, landing around 2,800 people in hospitals. The figures […]

Child among people stranded in Bati dies

Child among people stranded in Bati dies

QUETTA: A child, among the people stranded in Bati, died on Saturday afternoon. Balochistan Provincial Disaster Management Authority Director General Aslam Tareen said the child might have died of cold. The teams of Frontier Corps, local administration and levies reached the site on foot since the condition of roads in the area does not allow vehicles to reach […]

Quebec mosque suspect charged with murdering six people: court

Quebec mosque suspect charged with murdering six people: court

QUEBEC CITY/TORONTO: A French-Canadian university student was the sole suspect in a shooting at a Quebec City mosque and was charged with the premeditated murder of six people, Canadian authorities said on Monday, in what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called “a terrorist attack.” Court documents identified the gunman in the attack on Sunday evening prayers […]