10: Saban-Waban Chor: Majid Jahangir and Ismail Tara (1978)
The passionate South Asian music genre of the Qawali reached a peak in popularity among urban Pakistanis in the mid and late 1970s.
Two of the most famous exponents of the genre were Aziz Mian Qawal and the Sabri Brothers.
Over a period of time a rivalry of . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s top political, social parody songs
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets and clashed with police in Istanbul and Ankara to denounce voice recordings suggesting that Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned his son to hide large sums of money from the police.
Police fired tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets to disperse the anti-corruption demonstrators during a protest in . . . → Read More: Turkish protestors react to fake wiretap
Days after Congress leader Mani Shankar Aiyar’s tea-seller jibe at BJP PM nominee Narendra Modi, Union Minister Salman Khurshid called the Gujarat Chief Minister “impotent”, prompting the opposition to hit back, saying that the senior Congress leader has lost his mental balance.
. . . → Read More: Indian Politics: Modi is impotent, Salman is mental
A policeman has lost his job after citizens were left unimpressed by his drunken dance moves, while four other police officials were dismissed from service for misconduct and corruption, apart from five who were censured for poor performance.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mian Maqbool dismissed Sub Inspector Manzoor Hussain, Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) . . . → Read More: The dancing cops of Pakistan
Forget a healthcare law bearing his name. President Barack Obama is reportedly the face of contraband Viagra being sold in a northern city in Pakistan.
According to the Agence France-Press, the banned pills — illegal in the country — are smuggled across the country’s border with Afghanistan.
. . . → Read More: Obama promotes Viagra in Pakistan
China is battling international law, and it looks poised to win a big victory. The focus is not the contested waters of the East China Sea, but Tibet — and this latest legal drama is unfolding in the courtrooms and parliament of Spain.
. . . → Read More: Spanish human rights judge orders ex-Chinese president arrested over Tibet
The abaya clad-women are perplexed for a moment when they stop by at a bookstall at the Ibne Qasim Park in Clifton on Sunday evening where Waseemuddin popularly known as Musharraf is appearing to publicise the bookshop that has put up the stall. He breaks into a broad smile as if he knows that they . . . → Read More: Living the double life
Dawn has done it again, mixing up Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) with the outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), a blunder that prompted a ‘correction and regret’ from its editor.
In its front page story on Wednesday headlined ‘Peace talks hampered by exchange of accusations’, the paper instead of describing TTP as an outlawed group, referred to PTI as . . . → Read More: Dawn troll ‘unwittingly’ lambasts PTI
Nelson Mandela has left his roughly $4.1m estate to his wife Graca Machel, family members, staff, schools and the African National Congress, according to a summary of his will.
Two months after the death of the 95-year-old South African statesman, lawyers said on Monday that Graca Machel was likely to waive her right to half . . . → Read More: Nelson Mandela’s estate valued at $4.1 million
by Prem Sagar
Read it and open your eyes about great India:
900 million people earn only 20 rupees per day in India.
Out of which 500 million people earns only 10 rupees per day.
Out of which 250 million makes only 5 rupees per day.
Out of which 50 million people makes nothing.
We . . . → Read More: Incredible India?