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Bollywood talent manager attempts suicide following harassment allegations


October 20, 2018

Following the #MeToo wave in India, renowned celebrity manager Anirban Das Blah attempted suicide on Friday after getting accused of sexual harassment. As per a report by The Hindu, the co-founder of entertainment marketing company, KWAN Entertainment, was attempting suicide by standing at Mumbai’s Vashi Bridge when the police found and rescued him. The report further cited the senior police …

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Two more women accuse Anu Malik of sexual harassment


October 20, 2018

India’s famed music composer Anu Malik is under fire after sexual harassment allegations placed on him by singers Sona Mohpatra and Shweta Pandit. According to report by Mid-day, two more women who have chosen to remain anonymous, have stepped forward alleging him of sexual misconduct and predatory behavior. One of the two latest accusers, an aspiring singer, had reported her …

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Ahad Raza Mir gets a cold welcome over Coke Studio debut from netizens


October 20, 2018

Pakistani actor Ahad Raza Mir had undeniably been one of the most awaited singers lined up for Coke Studio’s 11th season but upon his debut, he became the talk of town not for the best reasons. The 25-year-old heartthrob made his singing debut in the final episode of Coke Studio’s 11th season paired with bathing beauty Momina Mustehsan for the …

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Prince Harry opens Invictus Games after storm delays


October 20, 2018

SYDNEY: Britain´s Prince Harry on Saturday opened the Olympic-style Invictus Games for disabled and wounded soldiers at a moving ceremony on the forecourt of Sydney´s Opera House, after an intense thunderstorm forced an hour-long delay. The Duke of Sussex, who climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Friday to help raise the Games flag, welcomed more than 500 competitors from 18 …

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Mohammad Abbas receives hero’s welcome on arrival in home city Sialkot


October 20, 2018

SIALKOT: Medium pacer Mohammad Abbas who smashed Australia’s batting line in a phenomenal performance by dismissing four wickets during the second Test on Friday leading Pakistan to victory has received a hero’s welcome on his return to hometown Sialkot on Saturday. Interacting with the media at Sialkot airport, the ace cricket stalwart said, “I knew that one day God would …

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Bangladesh nervous of Zimbabwe upset in one-day series


October 20, 2018

DHAKA: Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza warned his players against complacency ahead of the start of a one day series against outsiders Zimbabwe on Sunday. Zimbabwe go into Sunday´s game in Dhaka as whipping boys of international cricket after losing every match during a recent tour of South Africa. The visitors have not won a one day international in Bangladesh since …

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Thunder and lightning stops England run chase in Sri Lanka


October 20, 2018

KANDY, Sri Lanka: Thunder, lightning and torrential rain halted England on their Sri Lanka tour Saturday, but they wrapped up the one-day series against their hosts with a faster run rate. After Dasun Shanaka hit a boundary-smattered 66 to help Sri Lanka make 273-7 from their 50 overs, Jason Roy made 45 and England pair Joe Root and captain Eoin …

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Cricket world praise Pakistan´s ten-wicket Abbas


October 20, 2018

ABU DHABI: Pakistan´s newest wicket hunter Mohammad Abbas was showered with praise on Saturday after rocking Australia with 17 wickets in the two Tests in Abu Dhabi. The 28-year-old right arm pacer took his maiden ten-wicket haul, with 10-95 (5-33 and 5-62) in the second match for Pakistan´s biggest win of 373 runs in all Test cricket on Friday. The …

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Turkey will ‘reveal whatever happened’ in Khashoggi death


October 20, 2018

Turkey vowed on Saturday to reveal all details of the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Saudi Arabia admitted he was killed at its Istanbul consulate, state media reported. “Turkey will reveal whatever had happened. Nobody should ever doubt about it,” said Omer Celik, spokesman for the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), the Anadolu news agency reported. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and critic of …

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Balochistan to take up Saindak lease issue with federal government


October 20, 2018

The Balochistan Assembly has formed an eleven-member committee to take up with the federal government the issue of the lease of the Saindak copper-gold project to a Chinese company, it emerged on Saturday. The committee includes government and opposition lawmakers including Finance Minister Arif Jan Muhammad Hassani, Balochistan National Party (BNP) legislator Sanaullah Baloch, Khaliq Hazara of Hazara Democratic Party, and …

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