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Censor board bars screening of Raees in Pakistan

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LAHORE: The much-awaited Mahira and Shah Rukh Khan starrer Raees will not release in Pakistan, the country’s  film classification body announced on Monday. The Rahul Dholakia directorial, which marks Mahira’s Bollywood debut, will not release in the country due to its ‘objectionable’ content, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) said. “Owing to subtle portrayal of […]

The legend that was Bano Qudsia

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LAHORE: Bano Qudsia was laid to rest in Model Town on Sunday, with many from the showbiz industry as well as local literary circles coming in to pay their final respects to the renowned novelist and playwright. Bano passed away at the age of 88, at the Ittefaq Hospital in Lahore on Friday, due to a […]

Winter tragedy

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THE general haplessness of the citizenry is often reflected in the tragedies that continue to occur every year as a result of climatic events. Currently, with the country in the grip of a severe cold wave, the weekend saw the deaths of over a dozen people, many injuries, and other crises emanating from record levels […]

Bol takes Aamir Liaquat off-air on SC orders

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ISLAMABAD: The management of Bol Television assured the Supreme Court on Monday that it would immediately take Aamir Liaquat Hussain’s show, ‘Aisay Nahi Chaley Ga’, off-air for allegedly expounding hate speech against several individuals. A three-judge Supreme Court bench, headed by Justice Amir Hani Muslim, cautioned Usman Shahid, executive officer of Labbaik (Pvt) Ltd — […]

PPF seeks justice for Maldives journalist

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Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF), in a letter to Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom President of the Republic of Maldives, expressed concerned over the court judgment on January 24 to fine two Raajje TV, journalists Leevaan Ali Nasir and Mohamed Wisam for ‘obstructing police officers’ during Reporting. And urges to lift charges against the TV’s cameraman Adam […]