Ali Zafar demands public clarification from Junaid

Junaid Jamshed is in the spotlight again and not for a good reason. After facing severe criticism over his recent sexist remark, the pop star-turned-televangelist released a clarification in the form of a video.

That, however, didn’t stop superstar Ali Zafar from grilling Junaid — and that too publicly. Giving Junaid some benefit of the . . . → Read More: Ali Zafar demands public clarification from Junaid

Ayyan set to challenge ECL?

Supermodel Ayyan Ali has decided to challenge the action of putting her name on the Exit Control List (ECL).

According to reports, the supermodel allegedly involved in money laundering, has expressed grave concern over the new development against her. She decided to challenge the action in court and also started consultations with her lawyers in . . . → Read More: Ayyan set to challenge ECL?

The youth of Lyari breaking free

If one needs to feel the pulse of Karachi, it has to be felt in a room filled with Lyari teenagers gathered for a photo exhibition after the first-ever summer photojournalism camp in Lyari arranged by the Mehrdar Art and Production (Map) institute.

“The seven-day camp was arranged free-of-charge for children who otherwise cannot . . . → Read More: The youth of Lyari breaking free

Sadequain’s Mysticism inspires the young and old alike

Mysticism Through Colours – a display of selected collection of Pakistan’s leading maestro Sadequain is serving as a treat of visual art to the youngsters and art lovers at NationalArtGallery.

Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA) has dedicated a gallery to the legendary artist to pay him tribute through promotion of his art with . . . → Read More: Sadequain’s Mysticism inspires the young and old alike

Christopher Lee passes away at 93

British actor Sir Christopher Lee, who devoted his long acting career to portraying villains including Dracula in horror classics and later appeared in the blockbuster “Star Wars” and “Lord of the Rings” franchises, has died at the age of 93.

Lee also played Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Jamil Dehlavi’s 1998 film ‘Jinnah’.

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Scientists come up with new therapy for hatred

In Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World, the overlords use “sleep teaching” to condition children to submit to their sinister moral values. Now scientists have found a more noble purpose for the technique in a study that suggests deep-rooted biases about race and gender could be “unlearnt” during a short nap.

The findings appear to confirm . . . → Read More: Scientists come up with new therapy for hatred

Iran’s new ridiculous move under scorn from within

Homosexual” and “devil worshipping” hairstyles have been banned in Iran, alongside tattoos, sunbed treatments and plucked eyebrows for men, which are all deemed un-Islamic.

The move – aimed at spiky cuts – follows a trend where, each summer, Iranian authorities get tough on men and women sporting clothing or hairdos seen . . . → Read More: Iran’s new ridiculous move under scorn from within

The man behind Ainak Wala Jin

Childhood and fantasies have a close-knit relationship. While Blyton, Dahl and Rowling continue to take generation after generation on a fantastical journey, for some, Ainak Wala Jin was their first step into fantasyland. At a time when political turmoil and religion were a prominent part of most of our literature, there was . . . → Read More: The man behind Ainak Wala Jin

Moin Akhtar through the eyes of his son

“I was young and stranded and had left my job as a mechanic. I did not know what to do, but a quiet voice was always whispering to me, ‘Whatever you do, make sure it is grand.’” —Moin Akhtar

September 6, 1966: A young, skinny boy steps up onstage for the . . . → Read More: Moin Akhtar through the eyes of his son

About Yemen

By Laura Dean

A Yemeni boy holding a weapon takes part in a gathering in Sanaa on March 26, 2015, to show support the Shia Houthi militia and against the Saudi-led intervention in the country.

CAIRO, Egypt — A Saudi-led coalition of Arab countries began bombing Yemen Thursday night as the Houthis, a Shia . . . → Read More: About Yemen