One of those magical 2 days of the year that Elie Saab haute couture parade! And if you thought that the designer was moving away from his roots, inventing a lot of fashion and trying to “please” the critics who always saw the same things, well, be happy! This season’s parade was the way we like it! Much glamor, drama, boldness, and ostentation. But wait, there’s more!
What do lasers, fiber optic communications, biomedical instrumentation, solar energy, pollution monitoring and lastly, the Internet all have in common? These inventions would not have been possible without Dr. Narinder Kapany’s scientific contributions to the world of physics. Recognized as the “Father of Fiber Optics” on a global scale, Kapany’s research in the 1950’s led to the development of fiber optics and he was the first person to demonstrate the transmission of an image through a bundle of glass fibers.
“The important thing is to be a man of the world, that’s what I have tried to be, and to a small extent succeeded, but I like to do things for people.” – Dr. Narinder Kapany
Freida Pinto and Tony-winning Hamilton star Leslie Odom Jr. are set to star in Only, written and directed by Takashi Doscher. The film follows Eva (Pinto), who might be the only woman left on Earth. After a mysterious plague threatens to kill every female on the planet, the lives and relationship of a young couple, Eva and Will (Odom Jr.), are put to the ultimate test as they try to survive the disease and the dangerous people who want to hunt her down.
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
Everyone’s favourite Mahira Khan is all set to star in Shoaib Mansoor’s much-awaited next cinematic outing Verna. The upcoming film will deal with social issues yet again, as did Shoaib’s previous offerings, namely Bol and Khuda Kay Liye. Read more