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  • Pakistan army contradicts Sharif, says government asked it to mediate 9 hours 21 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's powerful army today stepped into the political crisis by talking to two protesting organisations but delivered a snub to the beleaguered government which had claimed that it had not sought military's mediation. Army Chief General Raheel Sharif talked to Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan and cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri of...
  • Pakistan Army steps in; government, protesters return to talks 11 hours 37 minutes ago

    Islamabad: In moves that could provide a breakthrough in the political crisis, Pakistan's powerful Army on Friday stepped in to try and resolve the standoff between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and protesters as both sides returned to the negotiating table. Hours after Army Chief Raheel Sharif mediated between the embattled government...
  • Pakistan Army Chief to mediate between protesters, Nawaz Sharif 23 hours 26 minutes ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's rattled government on Thursday asked the country's powerful army to help defuse the political crisis due to ongoing protests by opposition leader Imran Khan and influential cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri who are demanding the ouster of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. The decision to seek army chief General Raheel Sharif's help...
  • Watch: Poonam Pandey puts on a fake accent in this overly dramatic ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video; challenges Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman Khan Yesterday

    With the number of celebrities - both Hollywood and Bollywood - taking up the ice bucket challenge increasing by the day, there is no way the campaign will die down anytime soon. If Benedict Cumberbatch wowed his fans after he was drenched in cold water for four times, Indian starlet...
  • Anup Singh's film 'Qissa' gets its release date Yesterday

    Mumbai: After globe-trotting at various film festivals, independent filmmaker Anup Singh's acclaimed Punjabi film "Qissa" is set for a theatrical release in the country Sep 26 courtesy PVR Director's Rare. "#PVRDirectorsRare & @NFDCIndia to release @QissaTheFilm in India on Sep 26. @Irrfan_k @TillotamaShome @Tiscatime @_PVRCinemas @PicturesPVR," Shiladitya Bora, head of PVR...
  • Fans interested in Aamir Khan's 'PK'? No, it's time for me to retire, he says Yesterday

    Actor Aamir Khan says post his popular TV show 'Satyamev Jayate' (SJ), people are not interested in his films. "I have certain responsibility as an actor and post Satyamev Jayate people don't see me as an actor (laughs)..." Aamir, who made is TV debut with SJ as its host, told...
  • 'Satyamev Jayate' season 3: With longer episodes and celebrity interactions, here's what you can expect from Aamir Khan's show Yesterday

    Satyamev Jayate is set to be revamped for the third season. And the makers have released a series of videos with the tagline 'Mumkin hai'. The trailers, presented in the show's documentary style, feature real interviews with people who have been affected by the show, on a deeper, personal level. So...
  • Third season of Aamir Khan's 'Satyamev Jayate' to have celebrity guests and live interaction with the audiences Yesterday

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan is back with yet another season of his popular TV talk show 'Satyamev Jayate' which will have new additions like Bollywood celebrities talking about various causes. After getting an overwhelming audience response for the two seasons, the third edition of the show, which highlights social issues prevalent...
  • Aamir Khan: I don't want young children to see 'Mardaani' because of the language used and violence shown in the film Yesterday

    Mumbai: Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who had praised actress Rani Mukherjee for her work in 'Mardaani', has said young children should not watch the film, primarily because of "kind of language" used in it. "There are some words in the film that I will not want children to watch. I don't...
  • Shah Rukh Khan joins Jackie Chan as the celebrity ambassador to endorse Interpol's 'Turn Back Crime' campaign Yesterday

    Lyon: Internationally-renowned Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has been roped in as an ambassador for Interpol's "Turn Back Crime" campaign to promote awareness on how everyone can play a role in preventing crime. SRK, said to be the first Indian to be made an ambassador for the global campaign, is lending...
  • Pakistan's prime minister resolved to ride out protests crisis 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told parliament on Wednesday he would not be cowed by thousands of demonstrators camped outside the assembly demanding his resignation. Protesters led by cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan and firebrand cleric Tahir ul-Qadri have rallied in Islamabad for almost two weeks and vowed to occupy the capital...
  • Shah Rukh Khan: I perform stunts because my kids want me to do that 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who will be seen performing stunts in his upcoming film 'Happy New Year', says he does all the heroic things on screen for his children Aryan and Suhana. "I have two children who tell me I should do more stunts so I listen to them...
  • Pak PM Sharif defiant amid calls for ouster, says crisis shall pass 2 days ago

    Islamabad: Facing his toughest test since becoming Pakistan's Prime Minister, a defiant Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday brushed aside the demand of protesters asking him to quit saying the country has survived "difficult times" and the current political crisis too shall pass. Political stalemate has continued for the last two weeks with...
  • Salman Khan hit-and-run case: Missing documents found 2 days ago

    Mumbai: Mumbai police have heaved a sigh of relief with the missing documents pertaining to the 2002 hit-and-run case against actor Salman Khan being found at Bandra police station. The documents were found on Tuesday at Bandra police station, Mumbai Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said. "We have initiated an inquiry as...
  • Pak PM Nawaz Sharif meets Army Chief to discuss political turmoil 3 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday met Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif to discuss the current political crisis caused due to anti-government protests in Islamabad and the recent Indo-Pak border "skirmishes". "Overall security environment including the prevailing situation was discussed in the meeting. There was a consensus on the...
  • How Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif stumbled into protests crisis 3 days ago

    Islamabad: As thousands of protesters blockaded Pakistan's parliament last week, the spirits of the lawmakers inside were briefly lifted by a rare appearance from Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. But Sharif only listened in silence as legislator after legislator denounced the protesters seeking his government's resignation. He then stood up, and left...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's security stepped up after gangster Ravi Pujari allegedly tries to get in touch with him 3 days ago

    Mumbai Police has decided to heighten the security of superstar Shah Rukh Khan after gangster Ravi Pujari had allegedly tried to get in touch with him yesterday afternoon. Additional security for Shah Rukh Khan is a precautionary measure. Five rounds were recently fired by unidentified gunmen outside producer Ali Morani's...
  • Confirmed! Saif Ali Khan's 'Happy Ending' to be released in November 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan's Happy Ending is set to release in November this year. The much-awaited romantic comedy also starring Ileana D'cruz is set to release on November 28, a press release issued said. Earlier, actor Ranbir Kapoor's Bombay Velvet was scheduled to release on November 29 but now the...
  • Aamir Khan takes to Twitter to laud Rani Mukerji, Tahir Raj Bhasin in 'Mardaani' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan, who is known to raise social issues via his TV show "Satyamev Jayate", has praised his former co-star Rani Mukerji's work in her latest movie "Mardaani", about child trafficking. "Saw 'Mardaani' yesterday (Sunday)! Must watch, it can happen to anyone! Rani is superb. And so is the...
  • Islamabad police chief replaced amid anti-government protests 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Amid massive anti-government protests, Pakistan on Monday replaced Islamabad's police chief, triggering criticism from the protest leaders Imran Khan and Tahirul Qadri. The interior ministry said Inspector General of Police Islamabad Aftab Cheema has been replaced by Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Khalid Khattak. Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan said Cheema had...
  • Younis Khan to return from Sri Lanka after family tragedy 4 days ago

    Karachi: Veteran batsman Younis Khan will play no further part in Pakistan's one-day series in Sri Lanka following the death of his 10-year-old nephew, an official said on Monday. "Younis will return home on Monday as his nephew Saad Khan died while having a liver transplant in India," a Pakistan Cricket...
  • Pak crisis deepens, Qadri issues 48-hour deadline to government 4 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan's political crisis deepened on Monday with cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri giving a fresh 48-hour ultimatum to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to step down after a former top Election Commission official backed protesters' allegations of rigging in last year's polls. Buoyed by former additional secretary Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) Afzal Khan's...
  • No justification for protests: Sharif tells agitating leaders 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said there was no justification for the protests as he has accepted all constitutional demands of protesters after opposition leader Imran Khan asked him to quit for 30 days to allow a probe into alleged rigging in the 2013 polls. "Instead of wasting...
  • Pakistan court reissues arrest warrants against Qadri, supporters 5 days ago

    Lahore: A Pakistani court has issued fresh arrest warrants against cleric Tahirul Qadri and 71 of his supporters, ordering police to produce them before it on August 29 for allegedly attacking policemen during a protest march against Nawaz Sharif Government. Anti-Terrorism Court Gujranwala Judge Itifaq Abbasi had earlier asked police to...
  • Imran Khan wants to marry in 'Naya Pakistan' 5 days ago

    Islamabad: Cricketer-turned-politician and a heartthrob Imran Khan, who is leading his Tehreek-e-Insaaf party in anti-government protests, has said that he will marry once his dream 'Naya Pakistan' was fulfilled. In his daily nightly address, Khan on Saturday night told this to thousands of his supporters camping in front of parliament, demanding...
  • Third round of talks fail to yield results to end Pakistan logjam 6 days ago

    Islamabad: The political crisis in Pakistan escalated on Friday night with the third round of talks between government negotiators and Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) failing to break the logjam. Giving a fresh ultimatum, the PTI demanded that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif step down for 30 days for an independent probe...