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  • Spider-man — adventures of the web-slinger

    He may not be the strongest superhero in the universe, but Spider-Man is one of the most loved characters when it comes to comic books...

    His story has been filmed on countless occasions, while comics and cartoons featuring Spider-Man have fascinated children and grownups alike; but do you know the real Spider-Man? Do you know why he became righteous and champions for justice? Simon Hugo’s Spider-Man – Adventures of the Web-Slinger...

  • Why can't Spider-man be black?

    A new batch of documents released by Wikileaks exposes the agreement between Marvel and Sony Pictures on mandatory traits for the Spider-man character, including the requirement for him to be “Caucasian and heterosexual”...

    With Hollywood trapped in a web of its own making, the social media has rightly crawled in to feast...

  • Indian scientists name new spider after Harry Potter hat

    MUMBAI: Indian scientists have discovered a new species of spider that looks “uncannily” like the sorting hat in Harry Potter and have named it after its owner Godric Gryffindor, they said on Thursday...

    The ardent fans of the boy wizard came across the seven millimetre (around a quarter of an inch) spider in October last year during a survey of the lush Western Ghats mountain range in south-west India...

  • Sanitary worker ‘covered in filth’ dies as doctors won’t touch him

    According to the case registered under Sections 319 (punishment for qatl-i-khata or manslaughter) and 34 (common intention) of the Pakistan Penal Code, the doctors are accused of criminal negligence for refusing Irfan treatment “as he was covered in filth” while the municipal committee employees failed to provide Irfan and other sanitary workers the necessary safety kits and gear...

    Umerkot civil hospital MS arrestedAccording to...

  • French rightwing candidate Fillon covered in flour

    STRASBOURG: French rightwing presidential candidate Francois Fillon was hit in the face with flour on Thursday by a young man at a campaign event...

    Fillon, 63, has faced protests in recent weeks since he was charged over accusations he gave his wife a fake parliamentary job for which she was paid hundreds of thousands of euros
  • Dangerous or fair: How global newspapers covered the SC judgement on Panama

    In an editorial titled "The Guardian view on Pakistan and the Panama Papers: an international affair", the paper wrote:"Though this leaves Pakistan’s politics in turmoil, it is a very international affair […] Efforts must not stop there...

    In an op-ed titled "Pakistan’s Court Sets a Dangerous Precedent", Aqil Shah wrote:"The verdict came as no surprise...

  • Civil society wants PA covered by RTI law

    PESHAWAR: Rejecting amendments made to the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Right to Information (RTI) Act 2013, the civil society’s Coalition on RTI has demanded restoration of the status of information commission and ending exemption given to the KP Assembly and Peshawar High Court...

    Speaking at a press conference at Peshawar Press Club on Friday, Zahid Abdullah, coordinator of Coalition on RTI — a network of 30 civil society organisations working...
  • Now, offences covered by Ehtesab Commission Act non-bailable

    PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Thursday passed a bill to amend the Ehtesab Commission Act for barring all courts, including the Supreme Court, from granting bail to the suspects held under that law...

    “All offences under this (Ehtesab Commission) Act shall be non-bailable and no court shall have jurisdiction to grant bail to any person accused of an offence under this Act,” said Section 23 (II)(3) of the Ehtesab Commission...
  • Here's how Indian newspapers covered the Pathankot attacks

    Almost all major Indian newspapers, in editorials published after the Pathankot attacks, advised their government to "stay the course" and not stall or suspend talks with Pakistan after the attacks, which are seen as an attempt to undermine resumption of dialogue between the two neighbours...

    Saturday’s attack could also be designed to sow fresh suspicion in Indian minds about the intent of Pakistan army chief General Raheel Sharif,...

  • Karachi's iconic Teen Talwar covered by advertisement banners

    According to its website, "The vision of 'My Karachi-Oasis of Harmony' Exhibition is to rebuild the image of Karachi and to give positive signals to foreign entrepreneurs that the industrial and commercial activities are going on smoothly in Pakistan particularly in Karachi"...

    When contacted, KMC's District Metropolitan Corporation advertisement director commented that he was not aware of such ads being placed on Teen Talwar, and...

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