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  • CINEMASCOPE: CHAN CHANGES TONE

    At the age of 63, the endearing martial arts legend Jackie Chan boasts a colourful career full of comedy/action films but very few dramatic roles, at least in English, even though he has always begged for them...

    Here, after failing to bribe Scotland Yard, Chan’s character approaches ex-IRA member and current Irish Deputy Minister Liam Hennessy (Pierce Brosnan) for information, believing that through him he can get the names of the...

  • Jackie Chan to receive honorary Oscar

    LOS ANGELES: Action movie star Jackie Chan is due to receive an honorary Oscar, the Academy said Thursday, to recognise a glittering career that has seen him become a cultural icon...

    “The honorary award was created for artists like Jackie Chan, Anne Coates, Lynn Stalmaster and Frederick Wiseman — true pioneers and legends in their crafts,” said Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs...

  • Kaira named PPP’s Central Punjab president, Chan his deputy

    LAHORE: Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Friday appointed former information minister Qamar Zaman Kaira as Central Punjab chapter president of the party and ex-MNA Nadeem Afzal Chan as the secretary general...

    Interestingly, general secretary Chan comes from Mandi Bahauddin district, adjacent to Gujrat...

  • Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $3bn to end disease

    Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are committing $3 billion over the next 10 years to accelerate basic scientific research...

    The goal is to "cure, prevent or manage all diseases" in the next 80 or so years, a timeframe the 30-something couple are unlikely to live to see...

  • Chan Zuckerberg initiative pledges $3bn to fight disease

    SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan on Wednesday pledged more than $3 billion towards a plan to “cure, prevent or manage all disease within our children’s lifetime...

    ”Speaking through tears at a San Francisco event to announce the initiative, Chan said she hoped to spare parents the pain she had seen while delivering difficult news as a pediatrician...

  • Jackie Chan receives Oscar

    LOS ANGELES: When Jackie Chan saw an Oscar at Sylvester Stallone’s house 23 years ago, he said that was the moment he decided he wanted one...

    “After 56 years in the film industry, making more than 200 films, after so many bones, finally,” Chan, 62, quipped at the star-studded gala dinner while holding his Oscar...

  • Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai's 272nd urs kicks off in Bhit Shah

    HYDERABAD: The 272nd urs celebrations of Shah Abdul Latif Bhitai, Sindh's most popular sufi saint, commenced formally Friday morning in the town of Bhit Shah in Sindh's Matiari district...

    On Thursday evening, Waqar Hussain Shah, the 12th Sajjada Nashin of the shrine, visited the outer premises of the shrine along with his brothers (Mustafa Shah, Khaar Shah and Zulfikar Shah) and laid a floral wreath...

  • Qurban Niazi puts on live performance

    RAWALPINDI: Renowned folk singer Qurban Niazi put on a lively performance at a musical night at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Monday...

    The singer started off the night with Punjabi folk songs and ended his performance with Sufi poetryand sang poems by Shah Hussein, Baba Bhuley Shah, Khwaja Ghulam Fareed, Waris Shah and Sultan Bahoo...

  • Senior citizens live in miserable conditions amid hollow slogans by govt

    PESHAWAR: Fazal Ghani, 80, a resident of Hazarkhwani area comes every day and squats on footpath in Peshawar Saddar to sell miswak(dry tooth picks) to earn a humble livelihood for his old and sick life partner and also to pay rent of his two-room home...

    Decades ago, he had shifted his family from Parango village in Charsadda to Peshawar in search of job but he ended up only as a rickshaw driver all through his life and could raise his...
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