218th birth anniversary of Mirza Ghalib today

ISLAMABAD: The 218th birth anniversary of renowned poet Mirza Ghalib is being observed today (Sunday). Mirza Ghalib ‘the last great poet of the Mughal Era’ is considered to be one of the most popular...

Appeal filed in LHC against dismissal of Ayyan’s acquittal plea

LAHORE: An appeal in Lahore High Court (LHC) was filed today (Thursday) against the dismissal of Ayyan Ali’s acquittal plea. The appeal states that custom authorities kept Ayyan in custody illegally for four months...

Bollywood veteran actor Om Puri dies of heart attack

MUMBAI: Indian actor Om Puri has passed away after a massive heart attack in Mumbai early this morning, Indian Express reported. He was 66. His close friend, filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, was the first to announce...

Hadiqa Kiani blasts rumours of drug bust in London

LAHORE: Just two days after Hadiqa Kiani performed at the Mystic Music Festival in Lahore, the pop singer was named in a foreign publication as having been arrested in London for smuggling cocaine. According to...

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan remembered on 19th death anniversary

LAHORE: Tuesday marks the 19th death anniversary of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, often referred to as ‘voice from heaven’ and ‘Qawwali king’. Famous for his catchy tunes and introduction of traditional Qawwali genre music...

Concert at UNGA hall to mark Pakistan’ National Day

ISLAMABAD: A concert will be held for the first time at the United Nations General Assembly hall to mark Pakistan's National Day on March 23. The concert titled "Sufi Night: Music of Peace" is...

Sobia Rana’s postmortem completed, death cause still unknown

LAHORE: Postmortem of Sobia Rana’s dead body has been completed but police say forensic report would determine cause of her death. Sobia was a stage actress who was found dead in her home on...

Karachi Literature Festival 2017 starts today

KARACHI: The eighth Literature Festival will be held in Karachi on the 10th, 11th and 12th of February at Beach Luxury Hotel. The Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) has become a sincere symbol of Pakistan’s cultural...

Spielberg wishes to film Ali Gilani’s three-year hostage ordeal

LAHORE: Former prime minister Yousuf Raza Gilani’s son Ali Haider Gilani has been offered a film by Jurassic Park director Steven Spielberg. According to details, Steven contacted Ali Gilani and said that he desires...

Cricketer Harbhajan Singh marries actress Geeta Basra

JALANDHAR: Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh married Bollywood star Geeta Basra on Thursday and here is a look at the romantic journey of the couple. The wedding was attended by close relatives and friends, including...

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