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  • Bollywood breakthrough: Momal Sheikh to play Pakistani girl in Anand Rai's next

    News broke over the weekend that actress Momal Sheikh, daughter of industry veteran Javed Sheikh, has bagged a role in a Bollywood film, which is Tanu Weds Manu director Anand L Rai’s next...

    Given the furore surrounding Phantom, isn't Momal nervous about how her debut will be perceived in Pakistan?"Well, I'd be generally nervous working anywhere internationally, because I'm taking Pakistan's image with me...

  • Classmates rescue Indian child bride

    JAIPUR: An Indian teenager sent to live with a much older husband who she married aged just 11 has returned to school after being rescued by her classmates, a children’s charity said on Thursday...

    The 16-year-old girl, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was married off by her family in the western state of Rajasthan, where child marriage is particularly prevalent
  • Indian groom rejects bride at meatless wedding

    NEW DELHI: A groom in meat-strapped Uttar Pradesh walked out on the bride because her family had served only vegetarian food at the wedding, Outlook magazine reported on Friday...

    Another man stepped in to accept the vegetarian repast and with it the bride, the magazine said...

  • Pakistani man's Indian bride details ordeal in written reply to court

    The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Friday continued hearing the case of Indian national Uzma, who, in her six-page written reply to the court, reiterated her plea to be returned to India and allegation that she was 'forced to marry' her Pakistani husband, Tahir Ali...

    Earlier this month, Uzma, 22, was reported to have gone 'missing' at the Indian High Commission, a few days after her marriage to Ali, a resident of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
  • Bride-seeking Russian arrested in Chitral

    CHITRAL: A Russian national in search of a wife in Pakistan has been arrested and is being questioned by intelligence agencies, officials said Saturday...

    Chitral, a remote district bordering Afghanistan, is a tourist hotspot famous for its landscape and for being home to the Kalash people, an animistic tribe and Pakistan's smallest religious minority...

  • Getting a bride from Chitral not easy for outsiders now

    The ‘fault’ of the man was said to be that he used to act as a middleman for the men coming from other districts in search of a bride here and entice the parents to give the hand of their girls to non-local people...

    One of such organisations in Chitral has even constituted a band of volunteers who patrol the bus stands and other public places to check if a non-local man is taking a bride with him...

  • Dear Pakistani child bride, we have failed you

    Also read: Married off for 'honour' — Pakistan's child bridesIs the humour lost on the lawmakers when a girl not old enough to elect a government representative, is deemed old enough to select a spouse to spend the rest of her life with?Dear child bride of the 21st century, I have no authority to affect the course of your suffering...

  • Shimmer, shine and the BCW bride

    KARACHI: Day 3 of Hum Sitaray’s Bridal Couture Week — The Gold Edition held at the Palm Marquee showcased bridal fashions by Nickie Nina, Rang Ja, Emraan Rajput, Aisha Imran, Asifa & Nabeel, Amir Adnan, Sonya Battla and a collective show titled The Grand Couturiers featuring Elan, Nida Azwer, Sania Maskatiya, Shamaeel Ansari, Sherezad, The House of Kamiar Rokni, Umar Sayeed and Zara Shahjahan...

    The showstoppers on the last day of BCW...
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