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Bollywood stars back actress who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor

Bollywood stars back actress who claims she was sexually harassed by veteran actor

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Bollywood stars are speaking up against sexual harassment after allegations against a veteran actor surfaced this week, with several calling for action against perpetrators in an industry that is notorious for its exploitation of women.Tanushree Dutta, a Bollywood actress and former Miss India, said in press interviews this week that Nana Patekar, […]

I was raped at 16, sexually abused at 7: Padma Lakshmi

I was raped at 16, sexually abused at 7: Padma Lakshmi

In the wake of #MeToo, Indian-American TV show host and author Padma Lakshmi recently shared her horrific experience of sexual harassment. The 48-year-old model penned the details in a The New York Times op-ed, stating that she was raped at the age of 16 but never spoke up about it. Man attempts to rape 11-year-old in Lahore […]

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

It was not possible to change the dates of Hum Awards: Hum TV

A lot has been said about celebrities like Mahira Khan and Yasir Hussain who were spotted flying out to Toronto for the Hum Awards 2018 just two days before Pakistan’s general elections. Their colleagues and fans have criticised them for neglecting their civic duty to vote; however, the stars have explained their departure citing unavoidable […]

This poor donkey was “beat to a pulp” and tortured at the hands of political supporters

This poor donkey was “beat to a pulp” and tortured at the hands of political supporters

Early Monday morning, animal rescue team Ayesha Chundrigar Foundation (ACF) was handed a donkey brutally beaten, wincing in pain and shaken by trauma. The NGO took the donkey in and shared images on social media of the torture inflicted upon it. According to ACF’s post, political supporters tortured the poor animal to prove a point […]

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

The cover-up: Malaysian officials reveal just how much 1MDB probe was obstructed

KUALA LUMPUR: The government of former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak spent years systematically obstructing probes into the alleged looting of state fund 1MDB, while also ruthlessly muzzling critics, according to current and former government officials. They said the meddling in the investigation by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) effectively shut down local inquiries into […]

How the Interior Ministry’s promptness, indecision was exposed in the Zulfi Bukhari case

How the Interior Ministry’s promptness, indecision was exposed in the Zulfi Bukhari case

ISLAMABAD: While the interior ministry took less than three hours to process and approve an application allowing Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan’s close friend Zulfi Bukhari whose name was on a ‘blacklist’ to proceed abroad, the ministry will wait until the next meeting of the cabinet’s sub-committee to get his name placed on the […]

Justice Mohsin Akhter in the judgement dated 19-6-18 has observed that FIR was lodged with the malafide intention and was not maintainable and rendered it void abinitio

Justice  Mohsin Akhter in the judgement dated 19-6-18 has observed that FIR was lodged with the malafide intention and was not maintainable and rendered it void abinitio

ISLAMABAD: ISB POLICE – FIR NO 197 DATED 28-4-18 PS BHARA KAHU AGAINST PARTICIPANTS OF A BIRTH DAY PARTY AT BHARA KAHU FARMS QUASHED BY IHC : 19-6-18:  Justice  Mohsin Akhter in the judgement dated 19-6-18 has observed that FIR was lodged with the malafide intention and was not maintainable and rendered it void abinitio. […]

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear.

JEDDAH: Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV3818, which was travelling from Medinah to Dhaka, had to be diverted to Jeddah after suffering a malfunction with the nose landing gear. Saudia Airbus A330-200 – leased from Onur Air (reg. TC-OCH) – made an emergency landing at Jeddah’s King Abdulaziz Airport with the nose gear retracted. The aircraft […]

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

LANDI KOTAL: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has said that provision of basic facilities to the people of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was more important than merging the region with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Addressing a tribal gathering at Jamrud sub-division of Khyber Agency on Wednesday after inaugurating a 132kv grid station, he said that better education and health facilities, road infrastructure, gas and electricity and all other basic facilities enjoyed by the residents of major cities of Pakistan was also a basic legal and constitutional right of the […]

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