Wednesday , 20 September 2017

Braadri Broadcast: Hamza Jafri to explore multiple Pakistani languages in music project

KARACHI: “I had this thought that we hear a lot of eastern-western fusion in music but we never hear any cross ethnic eastern-eastern fusion, like a Punjabi and a Balochi musician playing together,” musician Hamza Jafri told The Express Tribune. He feels cross-ethnic music is unexplored in Pakistan, and has, …

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Truth be told: ‘It is a very interesting time to be an actor’

It’s only been nine years since she made her debut with Om Shanti Om opposite Shah Rukh Khan, and Deepika Padukone is already set for her Hollywood debut alongside Vin Diesel. Some time ago, her Piku co-star Irrfan Khan said there could not have been a better time for Indian …

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Mallika Sherawat reveals how she fought Paris attackers

Bollywood actor Mallika Sherawat who was teargassed and hit by three masked intruders in Paris has finally opened up about the incident. The actor who was attacked along with her French boyfriend Cyrille Auxenfans has vowed to not let the incident change her life. Describing herself as a “strong woman”, …

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Malaika Arora, Arbaaz Khan file for divorce

Bollywood couple Malaika Arora and Arbaaz Khan have finally filed for a divorce. The couple who shocked many after they announced separation earlier this year, filed for divorce at Bandra’s family court, Pinkvilla reported. I’m afraid of losing Malaika: Arbaaz Khan The couple issued a joint statement announcing their separation …

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4 parenting tips for when you’re emotionally overwhelmed

Could 2016 have been any more challenging? Looking back, it seems as though the entire year has been exceptionally bleak ever since it began. Back to back terror attacks in Pakistan and upsetting socio-political situation doesn’t seem to settle down any moment now. In such circumstances, it’s difficult to not …

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Hundreds protest as swastikas and ‘Go Trump’ appear in NY park

NEW YORK: At least 300 people, including Beastie Boys singer Adam Horovitz, protested in New York on Sunday against what they said were hate crimes inspired by the election of Donald Trump, after swastikas appeared in a Brooklyn park. The park bears the name of Adam Yauch, a bassist and …

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US Jewish rights leader vows to register as Muslim if Trump establishes Muslims database

The Jewish director of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL), which campaigns against anti-Semitism and other bigotry, said Friday that he would register as a Muslim if Donald Trump establishes a database of Muslims in America. “The day they create a registry for Muslims is the day that I register as a …

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After poncho mockery, world leaders tone it down in Peru with shawls

LIMA: After sparking ridicule several years ago by dressing world leaders in baggy ponchos, Peru toned it down Sunday by getting dignitaries at a major summit to wear shawls made from the fine wool of a mountain-dwelling creature called the vicuna. From Chinese tunics to Philippine pineapple shirts, the Asia-Pacific …

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Obama says goodbye to world stage after eight years

US President Barack Obama bid farewell to the world stage Sunday, pondering his legacy, offering advice to his successor and discussing his post-presidential life at the end of his final foreign tour. His historic presidency and charisma have made Obama a rock star on the international scene, even at times …

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WhatsApp video call feature now available in Pakistan

One of the world’s most popular means of communication, Facebook’s WhatsApp, has added fully encrypted video calling to its messaging app. The update for the feature is now available for both Android and iOS devices. WhatsApp has however limited the update to phones that feature Android 4.1 or a higher …

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