Alarmed in America

By Dr James J Zogby

A new kind of McCarthyism

A few weeks back, the sensation-seeking representative Michele Bachmann did her best imitation of the late Senator Joseph McCarthy. She and four of her Congressional colleagues released letters they had collectively sent to the Inspectors General of the Departments of State, Justice, Defense, . . . → Read More: Alarmed in America

Rajesh Khanna’s death leaves fans from all over the World heartbroken

Bollywood’s original superstar Rajesh Khanna, who charmed his way into the hearts of millions of swooning women in the 1960s and 70s, died in Mumbai on Wednesday.

69-year-old Khanna, who shot to superstardom with the 1969 hit Aradhana opposite Sharmila Tagore, passed away at his home, a day after being discharged from Lilawati hospital. He . . . → Read More: Rajesh Khanna’s death leaves fans from all over the World heartbroken

Amir Khan’s 17 year old son makes way into Bollywood

The actor’s 17-year-old son Junaid would reportedly assist Rajkumar Hirani in Peekay, starring Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma. Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who will present the film, is apparently impressed with Junaid’s eye for detail, reports Mumbai Mirror.

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I don’t need Veena Malik, or any other celebrity to repent for me

By: Sidrah Moiz Khan

A heavy voice, amid fire raging on the screen (illustrating hell fire) alerts us that it’s that time of the year when we all have to seek forgiveness from God– and just when I was about to recite Astaghfar in my heart, Veena Malik appeared and disrupted my connection with the Divine.

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The separation Carnival: Why are we all so nosey?

ByMurtaza Ali Jafri

Pakistani tennis star Aisamul  Haq Qureshi and his wife Faha Akmal Makhdum decide to separate having failed to develop an understanding between each other over the course of their eight-month marriage.

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JI calls govt’s ramadan relief packages a “failure”

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) General Secretary Liaqat Baloch on Wednesday expressed concern over the exorbitant increase in prices before the month of Ramadan, saying the relief packages announced by the federal and the provincial governments were a failure.

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Punjab Police ASI runs prostitution ring under CM nose

“I am standing outside the Chief Minister’s House for the seventh week in a row. My 14-year-old daughter, Maiza, was kidnapped by Punjab Police Assistant Sub Inspector Manzoor Ahmad,” said Farzana Bibi, a widow. The said ASI is notorious for running a prostitution ring in Sabzazar. She said she had submitted an application in the . . . → Read More: Punjab Police ASI runs prostitution ring under CM nose

13 people die from sectarian violence in Orakzai

A bomb ripped through a passenger van in the Orakzai tribal agency on Wednesday, killing 13 tribesmen of the same clan in an attack apparently motivated by sectarian hatred.

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