After near-death fall, trance pioneer van Dyk finds new purpose
Trance music pioneer Paul van Dyk had hoisted himself onto an elevated ridge of the stage to greet the...
Two more Weinstein accusers go public with sex assault allegations
Two more women were due to go public Friday with horrifying details of sexual attacks they say they were...
Journalist Zeenat Shahzadi recovered after two years in captivity
Pakistani journalist Zeenat Shahzadi, who was abducted two years ago recovered from Pak-Afghan border home on Wednesday night. The...
The Bollywood ‘superheros’ come of age
Even before Partition, Indian cinema’s formula for success has consisted of love stories, dancing and awe-inspiring landscapes. But a new leading role is emerging — the Bollywood superhero. The rise of science fiction comes as Indian audiences increasingly grow used to the special effects standards of Hollywood, whose studios... Read more
Amitabh Bachan to come to Pakistan
World famous Indian actor and Bollywood living  legend Amitabh Bachan is likely to visit Pakistan following an invitation extended to him by PML-Q leader Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain. According to media reports, Bachan has accepted the invite saying he would be delighted to be in Pakistan.“No force can stop the... Read more
Oscar winner Nyong’o named People magazine’s most beautiful person
Oscar-winning Kenyan actress Lupita Nyong’o was named Most Beautiful person of 2014 by People magazine Wednesday, following in the footsteps of stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts and Tom Cruise. The 31-year-old, who won best supporting actress for her role in “12 Years a Slave,” said she only... Read more
Whole world celebrates Shakespeare’s 450th birthday
William Shakespeare’s plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary of his birth this week, while a tour of “Hamlet” aims to reach every country on Earth. Shakespeare, the English language’s greatest playwright, was baptised on April 26, 1564, and his birthday is traditionally... Read more
2nd Islamabad Literature Festival opens today
Nearly 120 writers, journalists and artists will attend  the second edition of the Islamabad Literature Festival (ILF). The festival will start at 5pm at the Margala Hotel on Kashmir Highway. The opening ceremony will be followed by a dance performance by Sheema Kermani and Dastangoi (The ancient art of... Read more
Jodie Foster marries girlfriend
Hollywood veteran and star of  “The accused & Silence of the Lambs” Jodie Foster has married her girlfriend Alexandra Hedison, a spokeswoman for the actress told the media. Foster, tied the knot with photographer Hedison at the weekend, according to People magazine. The couple had been dating for almost... Read more
Justin Beiber detained at LA International
After being detained nearly four hours by U.S. Customs after he flew into Los Angeles International Airport, the Canadian pop Justin Beiber star was just finally allowed to leave. He left at around 6:20 p.m. with four bodyguards in tow.  It was not clear why he had been detained and. Read more
Frozen’s soundtrack breaks Disney Classic, “Lion King’s” almost 20 year record!
The soundtrack for Disney’s hit film “Frozen” notched its 11th  week at the top spot of the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, earning its best sales week and becoming the animated-film soundtrack with the longest run at the top of the charts. “Frozen,” which features the Oscar-winning song... Read more
Khushwant Singh comes to Pakistan- For eternal rest
Deceased legendary Indian writer Khushwant Singh was reunited with his birthplace Hadali, 12km from Khusab by friend and renowned Pakistani writer Fakir Syed Aijazuddin. Singh was Born in 1915 in Hadali, Khushwant Singh and later migrated to India after partition. He passed away on March 20 this year. Aijazuddin brought Singh’s... Read more
Oscar-nominated director of sled dog film dies
An Oscar-nominated filmmaker who directed and produced a documentary detailing a 1925 sled dog run in Alaska to deliver life-saving serum has died. Daniel Anker died Monday at age 50. His wife, Donna Santman, says her husband died of pneumonia, a complication of his lymphoma. Anker´s film, “Icebound,” details... Read more
‘Captain America: Winter Soldier’ Moves  Past $600 Million Worldwide Box-Office Milestone
Directors Anthony and Joe Russo’s superhero sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier marched past the $600 million mark at the global box office Tuesday; it’s outperforming the first film by a stunning 158 percent. The Marvel Studios and Disney tentpole has also crossed $100 million in China, the movie’s... Read more
Ex lovers Deepika and Ranbir’s “Tamasha’ to re-ignite their chemistry
Impressed with their sizzling hot chemistry in `Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani`, Director Imtiaz Ali brought them togather for his upcoming movie called ‘Tamasha’, which was initially titled ‘Window Seat’, will be produced by Sajid Nadiadwala and is said to go on floors in June. Their fans are eagerly waiting... Read more
International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) 2014 starts on April 23 in Florida
The 15th Annual IIFA weekend kick-starts at Tampa Bay in Florida on April 23 and concludes on 26. The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards will lend the colour, splendour and glamour of Bollywood to the city from this Wednesday. IIFA is an annual festivity of the Hindi film... Read more
World Book Day : Its never too late to learn something!
“You cannot open a book without learning something” said the ancient Chinese Philosopher Confucius. World Book Day was celebrated for the first time on 23 April 1995. From then, every April 23 the world promotes reading, publishing and copyright. The event is organized by UNESCO. In the United Kingdom,... Read more