Tuesday, 23 July, 2019
Veteran Bollywood actor Kader Khan passes away
Veteran Bollywood actor-writer Kader Khan passed away Monday at the age of 81 after a prolonged illness, his son Sarfaraz confirmed.
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‘Queen of Soul’ Aretha Franklin passes away at 76
Aretha Franklin, the undisputed “Queen of Soul” who sang with matchless style on such classics as “Think”, "I Say a Little Prayer” and her signature song, “Respect”, and stood as a cultural icon around the globe, has died at age 76 from advance pancreatic cancer.
Bollywood in shock over Salman Khan’s jail term
Hundreds of disbelieving fans flocked to the home of Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Thursday in protest against the five-year jail term given on the action hero for poaching endangered antelopes.
Bollywood legend Sridevi dies at 54
Veteran Bollywood actor Sridevi Kapoor died Saturday night after suffering a cardiac arrest in Dubai. She was 54.
 
 
 
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PPP co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Monday said that the international financial support being given to Pakistan by friendly countries is welcome, but no "foreign force" can prevent the economic slide the country appeared to be heading towards because of PTI government's policies.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Monday in Riyadh, where he is visiting for talks on a range of Middle East crises, topped by the conflicts in Syria and Yemen, threats from Iran and the Saudi response to the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi last year.
India's Hindu nationalist-led government is splashing out on a religious megafest, spending unprecedented sums as part of a strategy to focus on the country's majority Hindu population ahead of a general election due this year.
Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar on Monday assailed an audit member of the Federal Bureau of Revenue (FBR) for the body's "sluggish" investigation in the case against 44 politically exposed individuals or their benamidars who own properties abroad.

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America’s fingerprints are all over the war in Yemen, the New York Times said on Wednesday.
Torn between preventing Pakistan from going nuclear and fighting the Soviets in Afghanistan, the United States appears to have decided that pushing the Russians out of Kabul was more important, shows a set of documents released by the US State Department.
A group advocating the cause of the persecuted Rohingya Muslims says a generation of the Muslims may be lost due to a lack of education for children and the youth at camps for the displaced in Bangladesh and Myanmar.

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