Contrary to false news reports about a “rising India”, its “booming economy” and it being among the “next engines of economic growth”, India is going nowhere. It’s a Third World festering pustule, bursting at the seams with 1.2 billion uncultured barbarians, ruled by an “elite” bunch of savages that is perhaps the world’s most corrupt, . . . → Read More: The Reality of india
After Bollywood actor Vidya Balan, it’s now Veena Malik’s turn to get dirty. The Pakistani actor has signed the South remake of the blockbuster hit, The Dirty Picture, as the female lead, reportsHindustan Times.
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By K G Suresh
Starbucks, the largest coffeehouse company in the world, recently announced a tie up with Tata Global Beverages Ltd to “harness the vast potential of the hot beverage market” in India.
The partners have decided to open 50 cafes in several Indian cities in 2012 beginning with Delhi and Mumbai.
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At least two new secondary education textbooks for class three in schools run by the Indian Army and government, accepted the ground reality of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) by depicting the map of the disputed region exactly according to Pakistan’s claims, Indian media reported on Sunday.
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By Muneeb Farooq
This critique and evaluation is not about the person but about the policies and standards Imran Khan has set so far. The last one year has been extremely phenomenal for Imran Khan’s PTI as it rose and ranked at an extremely rapid pace. Imran Khan’s struggle which kicked off on the basis . . . → Read More: PTI: Confusing voters
Behind the Iron Curtain, Shakespeare’s plays were a way to send secret messages about Soviet society to theatre audiences. Now a Lithuanian staging of Hamlet – designed to make Stalin, who hated the play, turn in his grave – will be performed in the UK. Why do these 400-year-old plays resonate in the former . . . → Read More: Why Stalin hated Hamlet
I recently went to watch the movie The Hunger Games at a cinema located in Saddar. To say that I had wanted to watch this movie for a long time (since it is based on a novel that I had read and really enjoyed) is an understatement.
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The Lahore Shopping Festival 2012 began after Punjab Assembly (PA) Speaker Rana Muhammad Iqbal Khan and Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) President Irfan Qaisar Sheikh jointly inaugurated it at the Lahore Polo Club here on Sunday. Scores of people thronged the club to participate in the dazzling opening ceremony.
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