Drone strike killed three in Kurram Agency
At least three people were killed in a drone strike at a hideout of Taliban commander in Kurram Agency ...
US Embassy to lead Pakistani delegation on power generation
Economic Counselor of US Embassy William Laitinen will be leading a delegation of Pakistani government and business officials to...
Pakistan auctions Sukuk, Euro Bonds worth $2.5 bn
Pakistan has successfully executed US $ 1.0 billion five years Sukuk and US $ 1.5 billion ten years Eurobond...
Satire grand master Anwar Maqsood launches his own “Dharna” in Islamabad
Acclaimed satirist Anwar Maqsood has teamed up yet again with KopyKats Productions for the stage play Anwar Maqsood ka dharna, which will premiere at the Islamabad Club on November 27. Set in the backdrop of the current political turmoil, the play also talks about the fickleness of the political... Read more
New method found to turn sawdust into petrol
Your car may soon run on sawdust. Researchers have successfully converted sawdust into building blocks for petrol. Scientists at Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven) in Belgium used a new chemical process to convert the cellulose in sawdust into hydrocarbon chains. These hydrocarbons can be used as an additive in... Read more
World War I: The Great War
Film has been a critical medium in reminding audiences of the harrowing consequences of war for the global community. As August 2014 marked 100 years since the outbreak of World War I, the world harks back at what was arguably the greatest crisis of its time l crises in... Read more
Egyptian court sentenced 78 teenagers for pro-Morsi protests
An Egyptian court sentenced 78 teenage boys to between two and five years in prison yesterday for joining protests demanding the return of the ousted president, judicial sources said. The authorities have engaged in a crackdown on Mohamed Morsi´s supporters since the army deposed him last year, with hundreds... Read more
New local TV show lifts veil on sex taboos
Doctor Nadim Uddin Siddiqui fixes his gaze on a camera in the shiny new studios of Health TV in Karachi, and prepares to take the day’s first question. “My husband doesn’t want to make love anymore, what should I do doctor? “The housewife asks over the phone. In Pakistan,... Read more
Ferguson protests spread throughout US: More than 400 arrested
National Guard troops and police aimed to head off a third night of violence yesterday in Ferguson, Missouri, as more than 400 people have been arrested in the St. Louis suburb and around the United States in civil unrest after a white policeman was cleared in the killing of... Read more
Two die in Karachi firing incidents
The firing and other incidents of violence left two persons dead in Karachi on Thursday. The police and rangers arrested over a dozen suspects from various parts of the city. A man, Shahab, was shot dead in Bangali Para locality of Korangi, police said. A dead body with bullet... Read more
WHO closes offices across Balochistan
World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday closed its offices across province after the attack on polio workers the previous day whereas United Nations directed United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to cease field work. According to the spokesperson, activities would be minimized until they chalk out a new security plan.... Read more
Sharif, Modi briefly meet in Nepal
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian premier Narendra Modi Thursday had a brief informal encounter at a regional summit of South Asian countries. On second day of the summit of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc), leaders huddled behind closed doors at a picturesque Himalayan hill station just... Read more
At least 17 inmates die of drug poisoning in Venezuela
At least 17 inmates who had been on hunger strike over prison conditions died of drug poisoning Wednesday, according to police sources The prisoners in Uribana, Lara state, had been protesting since Tuesday over what they said was inhumane treatment by prison officials. Read more
Military to protect state institutions on November 30: Nisar
As the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf prepares for its ‘decisive’ rally on November 30, the government is devising strategies on how to deploy the military to protect state institutions. “For protection of constitutional buildings, the government has determined how to engage military to keep protestors away from these offices on November... Read more
UK jails brothers for Syria terror training
In a landmark judgement, two British brothers who travelled to Syria with the intention of attending a militant training camp were jailed yesterday, becoming the first to be sentenced for such offences in Britain. Mohmmod Nawaz, 30, was handed a four-and-a-half year prison term and his younger brother Hamza... Read more
FPW: 2nd day

FPW: 2nd day

Entertainment November 27, 2014 0

Pushing Japanese artistry with ingenious elements, desig­ner Shehla Chatoor showcased Misaki (Beautiful Blossom) inspired by handpainted folding paper screens and the art of basket-weaving, leather interweaving, braiding and the Samurai warrior’s element of armour. She juxtaposed gold mesh fabric with blacks as well as other hues to create a... Read more
‘Poor business climate’says OICCI President
“Huge amounts of pending tax refunds, poor protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) and poor governance standards in Pakistan are challenges inhibiting inflow of foreign direct investment and act as pollutants for business climate”.said the  President of Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) Asad S. Jafar.  he... Read more