The 2018 Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will be awarded Sunday, March 4, with the ceremony airing live at 8:30 pm Eastern on ABC. The awards are considered the most prestigious honor in the film industry. Read more
London — Apple and Malala Fund today announced that Apple will become the fund’s first Laureate partner, enabling a significant expansion of Malala’s effort to support girls’ education and advocate for equal opportunity. Led by Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai, Malala Fund champions every girl’s right to 12 years of free, safe, quality education.
In a feature address last month to 200 newly naturalized citizens at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Dr. Frank Islam urged newly naturalized immigrants to be ”citizens of the 21st century by becoming active in their communities.” Read more
WASHINGTON DC: Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry has said that Pakistan intends to strengthen its bilateral relations with the United States, based on mutual respect and dignity. He was addressing a distinguished gathering of Pakistani Journalists at a dinner hosted by Pakistani American Press Association (PAPA). The dinner was also attended by a delegation of prominent Pakistani journalists including President Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ) Mr. Afzal Butt and President National Press Club (NPC) Mr. Shakeel Anjum who is currently visiting the United States of America. Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Read more
One hundred seventy features have been submitted for consideration in the Documentary Feature category for the 90th Academy Awards. That’s 25 more than 2016. Assuming they all book their qualifying runs in New York and Los Angeles, the members of the documentary branch have just a few more weeks to see as many films as possible and file their votes for the shortlist of 15 to be announced in December. They’re each supposed to watch an assigned list of about 20 films, plus as many more as they can. Read more
Not many Pakistani entrepreneurs get a chance to make it to Silicon Valley, the world’s biggest battleground of the unicorns. Even the ones that do, do so by working for other companies and startups — not to fulfill their own dreams.
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Huma Price, a renowned British-Pakistani Barrister, has come forth to explain why one should not fall for Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (SOC) explanations on AKUH doctor matter.
Price has made a public post on Facebook highlighting why what the Oscar-winner is saying to defend herself is baseless.
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Washington DC (John) In the wake of the allegations against Harvey Weinstein that the New York Times and the New Yorker reported, Priyanka Chopra told a crowd at Marie Claire’s Power Trip 2017 that Weinstein is only the beginning, not the end, of men abusing their power in the movie industry and beyond. Read more
Washington DC (JOHN): There once was a girl who lived a double life – one, of an uber popular rockstar and the other of a normal high schooler. Read full story!
Umar John (Washington DC): The Canadian province is barring public workers from wearing the niqab or burqa and obliging citizens to unveil while using public transit or government services
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