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  • Words With Friends mobile game adds 50,000 pop culture words

    NEW YORK: Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game’s eight-year history...

    Game developer Zynga told The Associated Press on Tuesday that it is adding 50,000 internet slang words, including BFF, fitspo, delish, FOMO, hangry, kween, smize, TFW, turnt, werk, yas as well as bae and bestie...

  • Bourne-again Matt Damon returns as spy of few words

    Damon told the London-based Guardian Greengrass called him after looking at the finished movie and told him he only had about 25 lines...

    “Well, I’ve done it three times,” Damon said of playing the spy of few words, adding that screenwriter Tony Gilroy made Bourne “a very lonely character” after his girlfriend dies in the second movie...

  • Where words cost lives

    The government’s law enforcement agencies, it seems, are as clueless as the rest of us about the masterminds behind these crimes...

    Of Professor Roy’s many volunteer activities, one was to supervise a few humanitarian projects we undertook in Bangladesh, most notably, our effort to rehabilitate an elementary school in a remote area in Bangladesh which was badly damaged by the hurricane...

  • The words that bring us together

    ”There is reason to suppose that JLF Southbank, held as a part of the Southbank Centre’s festival of South Asian culture called Alchemy, draws in at least a few NRI (non-resident Indian) Modi fans too...

    JLF in Jaipur has played host to many a controversy, from Salman Rushdie not being allowed to speak, even on Skype, to, more recently, Anupam Kher holding forth on free speech before boisterous supporters...

  • Empty words?

    Sharma’s assertion, JRL said, that he is coming to the valley to “restore peace” rather than address the dispute or talk about its resolution in keeping with the overwhelming majority sentiment of the Kashmiris, limits the scope of any engagement with him and makes it an exercise in futility...

    Sharma’s authority has been already been belittled by senior BJP leaders such as Minister of State Jitendra Singh Rana, who stated that...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: THE ORDER OF WORDS

    Celebrated journalist and author, the late Zamir Niazi, in his 1994 book The Web of Censorship wrote that Jinnah repeated these words in December 1947, three months after the creation of Pakistan, when he said: “I have no doubt that with unity, faith and discipline we will compare with any nation of the world...

    ”The three words were adopted as the country’s national motto in 1948...

  • Smith, Root continue war of words on series eve

    BRISBANE: The war of words that has added spice to the lead-up to cricket’s oldest enduring Test series will give way to genuine hostilities on Thursday when bitter Ashes rivals Australia and England march out in front of a packed crowd at the Gabba...

    “That’s not how I’d want my players to go about things but that’s up to him to come out and say that,” Root said in response, a hint of a frown crossing the 26-year-old’s face...

  • SC moved to include words 'sadiq' and 'ameen' in oaths taken by judges, generals

    A petition has been filed in Supreme Court's Lahore registry to include the words sadiq and ameen (honest and righteous) to the oaths taken by judges and army generals after their appointments...

    Also read: Parliament awaits data about perks of generals, officials"From the very birth of Pakistan, [the] parliament has remained at the mercy of judiciary and dictators," the petition says, urging the SC not to "take over the jurisdictions...

  • False promises and empty words

    Privately, however, a few admitted that there was no defence for the ministry’s underperformance, particularly during a time when, after a long gap, the private sector was motivated and ready to expand the production/trade base...

    However, the core issue is the fear of the power yielders who abhor change,” said an expert, who carefully chose his words but backed out from owning them...

  • Trump revels in latest war of words with professional sports

    It is about respect for our Country, Flag and National Anthem...

    On Monday morning, Trump continued to defend the scrap which prompted about 200 players to stand, kneel or raise their fists during the national anthem at games writing, “Many people booed the players who kneeled yesterday (which was a small percentage of total)...

  • War of words between PML-N, PTI resumes

    ISLAMABAD: After a brief lull, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) and the ruling Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) picked up their rivalry right where they left off as leaders from both sides addressed back-to-back press conferences on Friday, in a bid to discredit each other’s claims regarding the results of the 2013 general elections...

    PTI chief Imran Khan kicked things off with his press conference at around 5pm, where he said...
  • We use words, they use bullets

    He spoke well, joked well and always about the finer things in life...

    What troubles me about their murders is that both Sabeen and Masood sahab would have gone out on a limb for the rights of those who murdered them...

  • Hillary slams Trump's 'dangerous' war of words with North Korea

    Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump's “dangerous and short-sighted” war of words with North Korea on Wednesday, saying his Twitter tirades only benefitted Pyongyang's attention-seeking ruler and hurt Washington's credibility...

    “I am worried about some of the recent actions from the new administration that seem to raise tensions...

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