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NA-247 by-poll: PPP nominates TV artist Qaiser Khan Nizamani  

KARACHI: The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) has nominated TV artiste Qaiser Khan Nizamani in by-poll on a National Assembly seat vacated by President Arif Alvi. According to details, PPP has awarded party ticket to Qaiser Khan Nizamani to contest the October 21 by-election on the National Assembly seat. President Arif Alvi vacated NA-247, Karachi (South II), after he was elected...

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Sherlock actor Benedict Cumberbatch saves cyclist from robbery in London

LONDON: British actor Benedict Cumberbatch, known for his portrayal of fictional crime-fighter Sherlock Holmes and comic book superhero Doctor Strange in the Marvel movies, has been hailed a hero for chasing away four assailants as they mugged a cyclist in London. Cumberbatch, 41, jumped out of his taxi and ran to the aid of the man working for food delivery...

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British-Pakistani Singer Zayn Malik to visit India in a multi-city tour

British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik will be in India for a multi-city tour in August. “Zayn will kick-start the tour from Mumbai on August 3 and then head to cities like Kolkata, Hyderabad and Delhi. We are planning to organise his concert in Nepal too,” Vishal Pandey, Chief Operating Officer, JPR Events, told IANS. Sunil Hamal, who is director of JPR events...

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NFAK’s daughter to take legal action against copyright infringement of his songs

LAHORE: Late Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s daughter today expressed her concerns over the copyrights infringement of the Qawwal maestro’s songs. She plans to take legal action against those involved in in infringement of copyrights  of the Qawwal maestro’s songs. While addressing a news conference at Lahore Press Club on Friday Nida Nusrat said“I am the only heir of Nusrat Fateh...

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Superman 80, but still going strong

Washington: In an era when superheroes seem to be everywhere -- there were literally dozens in the most recent "Avengers" film -- the Man of Steel stands apart. Eighty years after his debut in Action Comics #1, dated June 1938, Superman is still an American cultural icon, the hero of reference and the undisputed star of DC Comics. And today,...

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2nd death anniversary of late Qawwal Amjad Sabri being observed today

KARACHI: The 2nd death anniversary of eminent Qawwal Amjad Sabri is being observed today 16th of Ramzan-ul-Mubarak. Renowned Qawwal Amjad Sabri was shot dead in Karachi on 24th June 2016, after unknown assailants fired at his vehicle in the city’s Liaquatabad area. Sabri, 40, and an associate were travelling in a car in Liaquatabad 10 area, when unidentified gunmen fired...

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Meghan Markle among top influential women: Magazine

LONDON: Meghan Markle was named among the 25 most influential women in Britain on Thursday, according to a list published by UK Vogue magazine which hailed her as forging a new identity for the monarchy. Prince Harry’s wife Markle, now called the Duchess of Sussex, was named alongside Scottish politician Ruth Davidson, fashion designer Stella McCartney and Harry Potter author...

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#BringPrattToPakistan: Jurrasic Park Star expresses wish to visit Pakistan in twitter exchange

Pakistanis love Jurassic Park (there's something about dinosaurs wreaking havoc in the land that hits so close to home). And a few days ago, we got some love back! Chris Pratt, one of the lead stars of Jurassic World, gave a shout-out to a Pakistani fan on Twitter and said he'd love to visit one day. Pratt also talked about his Pakistan connection:...

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Film, television actor Mustafa Quershi quits PPP, defects to PTI

Web Desk: Veteran film, television actor Mustafa Qureshi has parted ways with Pakistan People's Party (PPP) and decided to join Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). According to reports, veteran actor met PTI leader Khurram Sher Zaman and decided to join the party. Qureshi will make a formal announcement in this regard at a press conference. Mustafa Qureshi had the privilege to meet...

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Elle Fanning, Angelina Jolie reunite for Disney’s ‘Maleficent 2’

Production has begun on the sequel to smash hit "Maleficent," Disney announced Tuesday, with Elle Fanning and Angelina Jolie reprising their roles as Sleeping Beauty and her conflicted surrogate mother. The movie is being filmed at Pinewood Studios, near London and in locations around Britain, the world's largest movie studio said in a statement. "It's bring your mom to work day on...

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Rishi Kapoor in awe, tears while watching Ranbir in ‘Sanju’ trailer

Well, many films which feature Ranbir Kapoor as the leading man have been shown to Rishi Kapoor. The veteran actor, however, has never overtly praised his son’s work sticking to the fact that he has been one of the biggest critics of his son. However, we hear that the teaser of Sanju has left Kapoor senior heavily impressed. For the...

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Boyband BTS make K-Pop history topping US album charts

Korean boyband phenomenon BTS have become the first K-Pop group to rise to the top of the US album charts, a vivid illustration of the genre's growing global appeal. Known for boyish good looks, floppy haircuts and meticulously choreographed dance moves, the septet has become one of South Korea's best known and most lucrative musical exports. On Sunday, they passed...

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Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan spotted during Pak-Eng Test match at Lord’s stands

Web Desk: Veteran Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan couldn't hold himself back from Pak-Eng Test match as he was spotted watching the Test match at Lord's Cricket Ground. Pakistani sports journalist Zainab Abbasi has shared the picture of veteran actor witnessed during the match. Pic shared by @Furqan013 - there’s actor Irfan Khan enjoying the match at Lord’s #ENGvPAK pic.twitter.com/iUpdXamxeX —...

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Game of Thrones stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie announce wedding date

Game of Thrones fans can buckle up to see two of their favorite stars Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie, tie the knot this summer as they have officially announced a date for their nuptials. Kit Harrington and Rose Leslie, better known as Jon Snow and Ygritte from HBO’s popular TV series Game of Thrones have officially announced June 23rd as...

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Live-action ‘Kim Possible’ movie cast revealed

The cast of the highly anticipated Kim Possible live-action movie has been revealed. Previously it was been announced newcomer Sadie Stanley would star as the titular teenage thrill seeker Kim Possible, while Sean Giambrone from The Goldbergs, will co-star as Ron Stoppable, Kim’s sidekick-turned-love interest. The latest to join the cast is Alyson Hannigan best known for How I Met Your Mother and Buffy the Vampire Slayer as...

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America revisits ‘Pizza Bomber’ mystery with new Netflix series

WASHINGTON: As bank heists in America go, this was one of the weirdest: in 2003, a pizza delivery man walks into a bank with a bomb around his neck and a note demanding a quarter of a million dollars. Police in Pennsylvania apprehend him, but shortly thereafter, the explosive device goes off, ripping a hole in his chest that kills...

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It’s ‘Love, Actually’ as bachelor Hugh Grant marries at 57

Hugh Grant, best known for playing bumbling Britons in romantic comedies like Four Weddings and a Funeral, has married for the first time, British media reported on Friday. Grant, 57, who has played a string of commitment-phobic characters, married Swedish television producer Anna Eberstein, 39, at a low-key civil ceremony in London’s Chelsea district, photos of the pair printed in British...

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