Jennifer Aniston to make directorial debut

Actress Jennifer Aniston is on the hunt for a perfect feature film to make her directorial debut. The former F.R.I.E.N.D.S. star has taken on two short films but now she wants to direct a feature movie, reports femalefirst.co.uk. “Directing is the next big hurdle I want to take on. I’ve done some short films that I just loved . . . → Read More: Jennifer Aniston to make directorial debut

Meera offers to help negotiate with PAT and PTI to end sit-ins

Renowned actress of lollywood, Meera has offered the federal government her services to play a role to end sit-ins in Islamabad staged by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf and the Pakistan Awami Tehreek.

Meera claimed that in the patronage of government, she could convince chairman PTI, Imran Khan and PAT Chief Allama Qadri to end their sit-ins. She . . . → Read More: Meera offers to help negotiate with PAT and PTI to end sit-ins

Happy Birthday to world’s oldest Wombat

(By Douglas Main) What is thought to be the world’s oldest wombat turned 29 this week. The animal, which looks a bit like a large gopher or a giant hamster, lives in a wildlife park in southeastern Australia.

The wombat, known at Patrick (or sometimes “Fat Pat from Ballarat”—Ballarat being . . . → Read More: Happy Birthday to world’s oldest Wombat

India’s growing dictates on NGOs is harming democracy and dissent in the country

 (By KOMALA RAMACHANDRA) Over the last few months, scrutiny of foreign funding for non-governmental organisations in India has been increasing. Although this trend is widely acknowledged, few commentators have pointed out that growing suspicion of NGOs that receive such funding is part of an emerging global reaction to civil society. India has joined the likes . . . → Read More: India’s growing dictates on NGOs is harming democracy and dissent in the country

Leave your phone alone

In the summer of 2011, when Twitter was just entering the mainstream and the iPhone 4 was all the rage, a tech-obsessed friend invited me to lunch for my birthday.

I liked my friend (obviously) but generally tried to avoid eating with him. His smartphone use approached the pathological, . . . → Read More: Leave your phone alone

Pakistan Honours Indian actor Dilip Kumar

PESHAWAR: Legendary actor Dilip Kumar’s ancestral home here has been declared as a national heritage and Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has ordered authorities to acquire the dilapidated property, a move he hopes would bring Pakistan and India closer.

Sharif has already approved a summary in this regard and sent it to Information Ministry, which has . . . → Read More: Pakistan Honours Indian actor Dilip Kumar

Jamil Ahmad’s Wandering Falcon

It is only fitting that a book as replete with storytelling as Jamil Ahmad’s debut should have a stuff-of-fiction tale behind its own publication.

In the early 70s, Ahmad, a civil servant in those parts of Pakistan now frequently in the news with the adjective “lawless” appended to them, wrote a collection of loosely . . . → Read More: Jamil Ahmad’s Wandering Falcon

83rd Kashmir Martyrs’ Day observed, pledge to continue martyrs’ mission renewed

The 83rd Kashmir Martyrs’ Day was observed on Sunday with the renewal of the pledge to continue the martyrs’ mission for the achievement of the right to self-determination and liberation of the valley from India.

Special gatherings were held in various parts of occupied and Azad Kashmir and rest of the . . . → Read More: 83rd Kashmir Martyrs’ Day observed, pledge to continue martyrs’ mission renewed

Zohra Sehgal, the legend dies at 102

New Delhi: Legendary actress Zohra Sehgal, who essayed character roles with aplomb in a career spanning both theatre and cinema, died on Thursday at the age of 102. A Padma Vibhushan awardee, Sehgal breathed her last at Max hospital around 4:30pm. “She died of a cardiac arrest this (Thursday) afternoon. She was unwell for last . . . → Read More: Zohra Sehgal, the legend dies at 102

Amazing ten facts about Pakistan

BY S. F. ELSA

You may have heard about Pakistan in relation to Brazuca – the official football that was made here for FIFA World Cup 2014. Or you may have heard some unfortunate news about this country on media channels.  Today we have gathered 10 facts about Pakistan which you do not see every . . . → Read More: Amazing ten facts about Pakistan