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  • 3 Bahadur sequel cometh

    According to the makers of Pakistan’s first animated film 3 Bahadur, it earned Rs6...

    5 crores at the box office, which makes it the highest grossing full-length animated project of the country...

  • A growing backlash over Oscars sequel

    THE 2016 Academy Awards nominations were announced almost a week ago, but the controversy over the nominees — or non-nominees — is only increasing...

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences experienced a severe backlash when it was revealed that — for the second year in a row — all 20 acting nominees were white...

  • Arnie in Indian Robot sequel?

    Newsmongers believe that Hollywood bigwig Arnold Schwarzenegger is in talks with Indian producers to appear in the sequel to the Rajnikanth starrer Robot...

    The first version was a mega-box office hit and the makers of the film are anticipating an equally big hit, especially if the Hollywood hulk agrees to do the role of the villain in it...

  • Myanmar’s storied film industry gears up for a sequel

    Myanmar’s film industry, once the most vibrant and prolific in the region, shrivelled under a military regime that smothered the arts and ravaged the economy during its ruthless 50-year reign...

    Now as the fledgling democracy emerges from the doldrums of junta rule, the stage is set for a film industry renaissance...

  • PSL: ‘Peshawar is close to my heart,’ says team owner Javed Afridi

    KOLKATA: The Peshawar franchise in the upcoming Pakistan Super League (PSL) has the potential to be both a profit centre as well as a platform for corporate branding, says its owner...

    And in his view, both objectives are going to be met in his $16-million acquisition of Team Peshawar, despite the city being in one of the most disturbed areas of Pakistan...

  • Ashura observed peacefully in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Ashura was observed peacefully in the provincial capital as the main mourning processions culminated smoothly after going through their designated routes...

    The main mourning procession was taken out from the Imambargah Syed Ali Shah Razi, which after passing through its traditional route of Mohallah Jan Mohammad Khan concluded at the Imambargah Agha Syed Mustafa Shah at Mohallah Khudadad...

  • Peshawar local bodies at loggerhead over ownership of bus stands

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar city district government is at loggerhead with Town-I and Town-III over the ownership of the bus stands and terminals in the capital city, which are the major source of revenue generation, according to officials...

    They said that Town-I and Town-III would collapse financially and their survival would become in danger if the city district government succeeded in getting the ownership of the bus stands and...

  • BDS defuses IED allegedly meant to target school in Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: An improvised explosive device (IED), allegedly meant to target a school, was defused by Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) personnel in Bashirabad area of Peshawar on Tuesday, DawnNews reported...

    Officials say unidentified suspects handed over the improvised bomb, fitted in a pressure cooker, to a child, asking him to take it to his school...

  • Re-poll ordered in 26 polling stations of Peshawar

    PESHAWAR: Peshawar district returning officer on Sunday announced re-polling in 26 polling stations in different areas of the provincial capital where the voting process was either suspended on the election-day or not conducted properly...

    Sources said that a decision to this effect was taken at a meeting of all 36 returning officers with the district returning officer Riaz Mehsud, who is also Deputy Commissioner Peshawar...

  • Peshawar’s mass transit system hits new snag

    PESHAWAR: The much-talked about ‘mass transit system’ in the provincial capital has hit newer snags with those associated with one of Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf’s pet projects are now acknowledging its dream may not realise, not at least in its present term in office...

    “It seems difficult now,” Senator Mohsin Aziz, deputy chairman, Board of Investment, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the architect of the mass transit system, acknowledged, while...

  • Never forget: Peshawar’s indelible scars

    by Sadia Qasim ShahNobody expected the survivors of the Dec 16, 2014 attack to return to the auditorium that was bathed with the blood of their friends...

    Stepping into the site of a massacre would leave indelible scars on adults, let alone children...

  • Illegal fruit and cattle markets in Peshawar to be removed

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar district administration has fixed April 17 as the deadline for removal of illegal fruit, cattle markets and plazas along the railways track and other encroachments in the limits of Karkhano market, and warned to take stern action against the traders not complying with the order...

    A decision to this effect was taken at a meeting chaired by Peshawar deputy commissioner Riaz Khan Mehsud...

  • Imran Khan lambasts Durrani, Fazl at PTI's Peshawar rally

    PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan on Monday criticised Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani, asking him as to how he would topple the PTI-led Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) government...

    Speaking to his party workers and supporters at the rally in Peshawar, the PTI chief came down hard upon the JUI-F affiliated federal minister, who on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's visit to the province earlier this...

  • Peshawar's Jinnah Park — a hub of underage sex workers

    The promise of easy money, smartphones and gifts lure impoverished, under-aged boys in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa into a dark cycle of sexual abuse and exploitation...

    Narrating his ordeal, one young Peshawar resident Khan* says he was 12 years old when his elder brother's friend first started to abuse and groom him...

  • Nadra's Peshawar office closed due to security threats

    PESHAWAR: Security forces on Thursday closed the regional office of the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) situated in Peshawar's Hayatabad area after intercepting calls between suspected terrorists...

    The data of 30,000 invalid Computerised National Identity Cards (CNICs) is also present at the Nadra branch...

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