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  • UK soap sacks Pakistan-born actor for offensive India tweets

    LONDON: A Pakistan-born actor has been sacked from Britain's most popular television soap after posting what broadcaster ITV called Sunday “entirely unacceptable, racially offensive” comments about Indians on social mediaMarc Anwar, 45, joined Coronation Street, the world's longest-running TV soap opera, in 2014 as a member of the show's first Muslim family...

    Famed for its cobbled streets and wistful big-band theme tune, Coronation...

  • Indian soap tackles taboos, changes attitudes

    NEW DELHI: An Indian soap opera whose themes include acid attacks, domestic violence and high rates of abortion of female foetuses has quietly become one of the most-watched programmes on the planet...

    Even today, women in neighbouring countries like Pakistan, Sri Lanka or Nepal have access to more methods of contraception...

  • Soap opera

    THIS refers to the article ‘Soap opera’ (June 21) by Dr Naveed Alvi...

    I fully endorse his views regarding the hazards of the frequent washing of hands with soap...

  • Soap makers demand fair valuation of sulphonic acid

    KARACHI: Pakistan Soap Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Chairman A...

    Sulphonic acid is a major raw material for soap industry, its price revolves from $950-$1,050 per tonne origin-wise in the international market, while the Customs authorities have been assessing the same at $1,250 per tonne which is sort of a benchmark they have set instead of the actual invoice value, which is totally unjustified, the PSMA chief said...

  • Use soap, not guns, and fight virus with ‘bare hands’

    ISLAMABAD: A deeply conservative, tribal region in the country is spreading an animated, Pashto-language video to warn people about the coronavirus — and taking a shot at its gun culture in the process...

    In the video set in a field amid lightning, protagonist Pabo Badmash, or Pabo the Thug, is setting out to defeat the virus
  • Indian cow as a political dish

    Also read: India police seek cow 'mugshots' to enforce beef banTrue, red meat after the age of 50 can raise issues about cholesterol...

    Likewise, the cow has been put in the bubbling communal cauldron...

  • India's top court tells government to stop cow vigilantes

    Critics say that extremists emboldened by the current Hindu nationalist government's tough stance on cow slaughter are using beef as a pretext to target the community...

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party has promised to completely outlaw cow slaughter across India, and has been accused of turning a blind eye to attacks carried out in the name of protecting the animals...

  • Entering Cow Country

    Amid the mooing cows, buzzing flies and the zesty ‘aroma’ of cow dung, I meet farm owner Shahbaz...

    The cows are milked daily at 6 AM and then again at 6 PM, which regrettably meant that there was no chance I’d get to have the hands-on experience of milking a cow...

  • Indian censors want 'cow', 'Hindu' beeped in film

    Indian censors have refused to certify a documentary film featuring Nobel prize-winning economist Amartya Sen unless words like “cow” and “Hindu India” are beeped out, the director said on Wednesday, in the latest dispute involving the sensitive film board...

    After three hours of viewing, officials verbally asked him to delete the terms “cow” ? an animal considered sacred for Hindus ? “Hindu India” and “Gujarat”...

  • Diwaan of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah backs Modi's campaign against cow slaughter

    The custodian of India's Ajmer Sharif Dargah — the shrine of Sufi saint Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti in Ajmer — defended the Modi government's campaign against cow slaughter, calling upon Muslims across the country to quit eating beef, the Hindustan Times reported...

    Read more: Modi's home state of Gujarat greenlights life sentences for cow slaughterIn a video shared on The Quint, Khan — a direct descendant of Chishti in the 22nd...

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