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September 23, 2018 12:00 AM Kenya lifts ban on lesbian film

NAIROBI: A Kenyan judge temporarily lifted a ban on an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian relationship on Friday, making it eligible to be entered for a Foreign Language Oscar, delighting the film makers but angering the censor. "Rafiki", "Friend" in Swahili, premiered at Cannes, the first Kenyan film to be selected by the prestigious festival. Hailed 1

September 15, 2018 3:04 AM Pakistani dramas, movies to be screened in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH: Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have signed an accord to screen movies and TV shows being produced in each other’s country. According to details, Fawad Chadhry, Federal Minister for Information Broadcasting , and his Saudi counterpart Dr Awad bin Saleh, finalized the arrangement between the two countries last week in Islamabad. The move is being considered 1

September 9, 2018 11:10 AM Watch: Resham flays Reham Khan over biography

Taking an exception to former wife of Imran Khan for reportedly mentioning her name in her controversial biography, Pakistani TV and film actress Resham has said that Reham Khan is the worst example of a woman. When asked whether she knew her name was mentioned in the book, Resham said she had received some screenshots of the book from her friends. "I was like .. what is this" 1

September 9, 2018 12:00 AM UNHCR chief hails Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees

PESHAWAR: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Saturday appreciated the government of Pakistan for hosting millions of Afghan refugees for almost four decades and said their voluntary repatriation would continue. He observed the repatriation process during his visit to the UNHCR Voluntary Repatriation Centre in Azakhel 2

August 29, 2018 1:54 AM Intellectuals, rights activists arrested in Indian swoop

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra police raided homes of leading intellectuals and rights activists in a nationwide swoop on Tuesday, arresting several and quizzing some more in a move that their colleagues described as “undeclared emergency”. They said the early morning swoop by police from the Bharatiya Janata Party-ruled state was a way of diverting attention 2

August 25, 2018 2:20 AM Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

THE HAGUE: The Dutch prime minister on Friday distanced his government from a cartoon contest being organised later this year by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders. Wilders “is not a member of the government. The competition is not a government initiative,” Prime Minister Mark Rutte said at his weekly press conference. Rutte’s comments came after angry 1

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

July 19, 2018 12:00 AM ‘Teefa in Trouble’ to be released in over 25 countries

KARACHI: Just one day is left in the release of much-awaited film ‘Teefa in Trouble’ worldwide and in Pakistan. The excitement and anticipation for ‘Teefa In Trouble’ featuring Ali Zafar and Maya Ali has taken the Pakistani industry by storm. The most anticipated Pakistani movie ever is not just locally but also for the global audience. The marketing 6

July 18, 2018 12:00 AM Egypt targets social media with new law

CAIRO: Egypt’s parliament has passed a law giving the state powers to block social media accounts and penalise journalists held to be publishing fake news. Under the law passed on Monday social media accounts and blogs with more than 5,000 followers on sites such as Twitter and Facebook will be treated as media outlets, which makes them subject to prosecution 4

July 17, 2018 8:45 PM Google pays homage to Mehdi Hassan on 91st birthday with doodle

KARACHI: Google is paying tribute to Pakistan’s legendary ghazal singer Mehdi Hassan with its doodle feature on his 91st birthday (July 18) . Google honours prominent personalities and occasions with special logos that it calls 'doodles'. In the past, Google also paid tribute to Pakistan’s prominent personalities, Nusrat Fateh Ali khan, Abdul Sattar 5