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August 31, 2018 12:00 AM Minister Chohan bans ‘vulgar’ movie billboards in Punjab

KARACHI: Punjab Information and Culture Minister Fayyazul Hassan Chohan announced a ban on “vulgar” movie billboards in the province, angering those who fear the growing influence of hardliners under Prime Minister Imran Khan. Since Imran’s party appointed him last week, Chohan has caused a number of rows, including his visit to the grave of a man sentenced

July 21, 2018 12:00 AM Cinemagoers rush as ‘Teefa in Trouble’ hits screens

KARACHI: As we say here ‘Aagaya woh Shahkaar Jis Ka Intezaar Tha’. Ali Zafar and Maya Ali’s Teefa in trouble, a complete package of romance, action, comedy and thriller, hit cinema screens on Friday. Cinemagoers thronged cinemas all over the country. There was a rush in getting tickets. Teefa in Trouble, a joint venture of Lightingale productions, Mandviwala 10

June 15, 2018 12:00 AM Official trailer of ‘Teefa in Trouble’ released

KARACHI: Lightingale Productions hosted a screening of the trailer for the upcoming summer blockbuster ‘Teefa in Trouble’ at Nueplex Cinemas in Karachi. All set to release worldwide on 20th July in partnership with Geo Films and Mandviwalla Entertainment, the trailer for ‘Teefa in Trouble’ will be released across 1200 screens worldwide. The three-minute 29

June 3, 2018 12:00 AM Saudi Arabia reshuffles cabinet with eye on culture

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia announced another cabinet reshuffle Saturday with a heavy focus on culture and religion, as the kingdom undergoes a major image overhaul. This is the second significant government change since the appointment of Prince Mohammed bin Salman, son of the king, as heir to the region´s most powerful throne. The crown prince serves as deputy 11

April 16, 2018 12:00 AM Award-winning Italian filmmaker Vittorio Taviani dies

ROME: Italian filmmaker and Cannes Film Festival winner Vittorio Taviani has died aged 88, according to media reports on Sunday citing family sources. Taviani and his brother Paolo formed one of cinema’s greatest directorial duos and made politically engaged films together for over half a century. One of their best-known was the gritty biopic "Padre 8

April 10, 2018 12:00 AM NAB closes 21 mega corruption cases in three years

ISLAMABAD: Out of 179 mega corruption cases of NAB, almost 21 inquiries and investigations have been closed and the beneficiaries amongst others include Nawaz Sharif, Raja Pervaiz Ashraf, Younis Babib, Aftab Ahmad Khan Sherpao and Husain Haqqani. Interestingly, the probe against former prime minister Nawaz Sharif and others into alleged illegal appointments 11

April 6, 2018 4:28 AM First plane to land at new Islamabad airport tomorrow

RAWALPINDI: Pakistan International Airline (PIA) is all set to operate a first mock flight from the New Islamabad International Airport on Saturday. However, the airport will be inaugurated formally on April 20 for regular international and domestic flights. The old Benazir Bhutto International Airport will be transferred to the new airport between April 17

February 28, 2018 12:00 AM Sridevi will be cremated today

MUMBAI: Bollywood diva Sridevi's funeral will take place late Wednesday afternoon in Mumbai, the family said in a statement. In a detailed announcement, the family said her body will be kept at Celebration Sports Club in Lokhandwala for people to pay their last respects before it is taken for cremation, says a report published in The Times of India on Tuesday 13

February 27, 2018 12:00 AM Drowning caused Sridevi’s death

DUBAI: Bollywood superstar Sridevi Kapoor, who died in Dubai at the weekend aged 54, drowned in her hotel bathtub after passing out, Dubai police said on Monday. "The death of Indian actress Sridevi occurred due to drowning in her hotel apartment’s bathtub following loss of consciousness," the Dubai police tweeted, citing a post-mortem. Initial reports 17

February 23, 2018 6:02 PM Film festival manifestation of sustainable peace in Karachi

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that after the 18th amendment, film has become provincial subject and his government would be organizing such film festival to promote films in the country. This he said while delivering his presidential speech at `Karachi Sub Ka – Asia Peace Film Festival organized by Culture Department in collaboration 11