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Angelina to teach at Georgetown University

NEW YORK-UNS- Actress Angelina Jolie will be reportedly teaching a class at Georgetown University in Washington. In May, the 41-year-old actress announced she would be teaching at the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE), which is the sister institution to Georgetown University, for the autumn …

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Renowned actress Shamim Ara passes away in London

LONDON : Renowned Pakistani actress Shamim Ara passed away in London hospital on Friday after a prolonged illness. She reportedly had a brain hemorrhage in 2010 and was taken to London for treatment by her family and was in coma as of 2014. She was …

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‘Peepli Live’ co-director jailed for seven years over rape

NEW DELHI: An Indian court on Thursday sentenced a Bollywood director to seven years in jail for raping an American research scholar last year, the victim’s lawyer said. Mahmood Farooqui, best known for co-directing the popular 2010 satire “Peepli Live” on farmer suicides, was convicted …

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Ubisoft making movie of hit video game ‘The Division’

SAN FRANCISCO: Ubisoft announced that hit video game “The Division” will be made into a film in a collaboration with Hollywood stars Jessica Chastain and Jake Gyllenhaal. The video game released in March set a new opening day sales record for Ubisoft and is part …

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Harry Potter magic hits Asia as fans celebrate new book

Singapore: Harry Potter magic hit Asia on Sunday, as aspiring witches and wizards crowded into bookstores to get their hands on the first copies of a new play that imagines the hero as an adult. Launch parties for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” were …

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Singers welfare trust protests against corruption in Cultural department of Sindh

By Sawan Khaskheli BADIN July 30: Sindh Singers welfare Trust district Badin has staged protest against corruption in Cultural Department of Sindh on Saturday, here in-front of Badin Press Club. The protest were led by renowned singers Badal Rahi, Azad mazari, Ali Mohammad Shahani, Sayed …

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Decades after his death, Rafi still rules hearts of millions

LAHORE: One of the greatest voices the Indian subcontinent ever produced, Muhammad Rafi, left this world on this day (July 31) in 1980. Born in Amritsar in 1924, Muhammed Rafi was an Indian singer who was known for his versatility. From Qawwali to Ghazal and …

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‘Qandeel killed over taunts’

SHAH SADAR DIN -UNS : The mother of Qandeel Baloch murdered in a so-called ‘honour’ killing said her son strangled his sister after being taunted by his friends over her behaviour. The death earlier this month of starlet Qandeel Baloch, who shot to fame for …

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“People will love it,” Momal Sheikh on her Bollywood debut film ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’

KARACHI: Pakistani actress Momal Sheikh is all set to make her Bollywood debut with the film Happy Bhag Jayegi. From the makers of Tanu Weds Manu, the film stars Diana Penty, Abhay Deol, Ali Fazal and Jimmy Shergill in lead roles. An unconventional romantic comedy, …

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Customs inspector murder case:Non-bailable arrest warrants of Model Ayaan issued

RAWALPINDI -UNS : A non-bailable arrest warrant has been issued for model Ayaan Ali in the murder case of customs inspector Ejaz Mehmood. A local court ordered police to arrest the accused immediately. Warrants have also been issued for others accused in the case, including …

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