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  • Samina calls off K2 summit

    ISLAMABAD: One of the most anticipated summit attempts on K2 came to an end after Mirza Ali announced that his sister Samina Baig would not be able to continue the expedition after she fractured her arm...

    Samina was part of the four-member expedition sponsored by a telecom company which included her brother Mirza Ali and two cousins...

  • COLUMN: Whither went Sirajuddin Zafar?

    WHAT do I do with Sirajuddin Zafar? Here is a poet standing alone in the vast landscape of Urdu verse, unique in his diction, his imagery, his rhythms, his metaphors...

    We see him in a blizzard of historical contingencies, clasping in his steel hands the flag of none other than the grand Khwaja Hafiz of Shiraz — standing all alone like a standard-bearer who embodies the whole army all unto himself! What does one do with this unique...

  • True or false? Ali Zafar is starring in Bollywood road trip film

    Contrary to Ali Zafar's earlier declared intention to solely focus on his own production, the rumour mill has it that the Kill Dil star will next be seen in a road trip film in Bollywood, according to Times of India...

    Zafar has been hand-picked to play the role of a musician and will co-star with Huma Qureshi (Dedh Ishqiya, Gangs of Wasseypur - Part I), according to the report...

  • SECP record tampering case: Judge questions Zafar Hijazi’s sole liability

    ISLAMABAD: A special court of the Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has noted that the alleged tampering with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan’s (SECP) record related to a sugar mill of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif’s family was not an individual’s act...

    In a detailed order on former SECP chairman Zafarul Haq Hijazi’s post-arrest bail, Judge Irum Niazi observed that it has yet to be ascertained if he had...
  • Road trip for Ali Zafar

    We thought, because he said so, that Ali Zafar was distancing himself from Bollywood to devote some time to his family and projects made in Pakistan, his homeland...

  • SECP's Zafar Hijazi granted bail in record tampering case

    A local court in Islamabad granted Zafar Hijazi, the former chairman of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP), post-arrest bail against two surety bonds worth Rs1 million on Tuesday...

    Last month, the federal government appointed Zafar Abdullah as acting chairman of the SECP while placing the incumbent Hajazi under suspension...

  • Ali Zafar, the kick boxer

    And you thought that Pakistani actors didn’t work hard for their roles! Well think again because these days singer-cum-actor Ali Zafar is busy learning kick-boxing and martial arts...

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