Bar Councils collectively issue statement demanding waiters to stop wearing black suits

LAHORE – In yet another bizarre event in Pakistan, lawyers in the South Asian country believe that no one should be allowed to wear a ‘black suit’ as only legal professionals have the right to wear this particular attire. The Punjab, Islamabad, and Balochistan Bar Council in their collective statement said that many of the waiters in marriage halls and

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Riz Ahmed – the first Muslim and Pakistani to bag Oscars’ nomination

CALIFORNIA: Rizwan Ahmed alias Riz MCBritish, a British-Pakistani actor, has written his name in history books as he becomes the first Pakistani Muslim to be nominated for an Academy Award in the lead actor category. The 38-year-old has been nominated for his outstanding performance in Sound of Metal. His magnificent depiction of a drummer who begins to lose his hearing

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Prince Harry finds a new job after stepping down from royal life

CALIFORNIA: Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, has found a new job as he joined BetterUp, a mobile-based leadership development startup, as chief impact officer which provides mental health services and coaching to clients. The development came weeks after he announced to never return as working members of the royal family. The 36-year-old aimed to use his own experiences to help

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Othernews.pk – Editorial

On 25th March 2021, a Pakistani pop/rock/eastern fusion band decided to dissolve after 33 glorious years. Strings has walked with the nation through its ups and downs. Othernews.pk recognizes the bands efforts of keeping the nation in full swing during the turbulent journey. This is our tribute for Strings, the duo who shall rule our hearts forever.. https://youtu.be/Js9x7phlmRc

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Refusing to wear a mask in Lahore could cost you 6 months in jail

LAHORE: Punjab government, in a bid to stern the third wave of Covid-19, on Saturday directed to jail people for up to six months if they deliberately violate Covid-19 restrictions. Commissioner Captain (retd) Muhammad Usman announced severe actions including jail terms to implement the face mask rule. Speaking with the press reporters, Usman mentioned that provincial law enforcers have been

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Celebrities, politicians remember Haseena Moin

KARACHI – Renowned dramatist and novelist Haseena Moin breathed her last in the wee hours on Friday. According to the family sources, the notorious writer was battling cancer for the past few years and succumbed at the age of 79. On March 22, the ‘Haseena Aapa’ visited the Arts Council of Pakistan to get vaccinated against the novel Covid-19. The

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‘End of an era’ – Strings officially disbands

KARACHI – The iconic pop-rock band Strings disbands after more than 3 decades on Thursday (today) as Bilal Maqsood has left millions of music fans heartbroken by the startling announcement. Taking it to social site Twitter, the official handle of the legendary band wrote ‘this post is a bit different from the usual. We have decided that today, 25/03/2021, is

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Pakistani groom breaks stereotypes with his majestic recitation of Surah Rehman at his big fat wedding

LAHORE – In a first of its kind, a couple in the Punjab capital recited the Holy Quran on the big day, which shattered the mainstream wedding ceremonies which are always famous for showbiz personality’s performances and extravagant expenditures. As soon as the video clip of the newlywed started making rounds on social media, it becomes the talk of the

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‘Shame on You’ – Shireen Mazari’s daughter lambasts President Alvi to award Ali Zafar amid harassment suit despite a group of women meeting him on the issue

ISLAMABAD: Pakistani singer and actor Ali Zafar, who received the Pride of Performance award on Pakistan Day, has triggered Pakistan’s women rights activists as the event received immense backlash amid the ongoing harassment suit against the Pakistani ‘rockstar.’ President Dr. Arif Alvi who conferred excellence award has also drawn ire amid the feminist groups as the daughter of Pakistan’s Minister

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Brazil consumers’ watchdog slaps Apple with $2 million penalty for selling IPhone 12 without charger

BRASILIA: Amid the violation of the consumer defense code in the South American country, the consumer protection agency slapped Apple with a whopping $2 million penalty for selling its latest top-of-line Smartphone without a charger. The agency, aimed to deal with fraudulent business practices, in countrys’ São Paulo has imposed the globally admired technology giant for failing to include chargers

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