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Lahore smog continues, but govt refuses to clear the air


November 9, 2019

Air quality levels across the city are rising and people are panicking. They’re filing petitions in the Lahore High Court and organizing protests but the government says everything is fine. Pakistan may have a very different way of looking at air quality than the rest of the world—it revised its air quality standards to say levels that the rest of …

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Two new polio cases reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


November 9, 2019

Two new polio cases have been reported in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, taking the tally in the province to 61. Both cases have been reported from Lakki Marwat’s Sarai Naurang. The polio virus was detected in both children. One of the victims is 22 months old, while the other is 15 months old. Pakistan has been accused of covering up an outbreak …

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Why is drug-resistant typhoid becoming more common?


November 9, 2019

Sindh is going to immunise children against typhoid and its extremely drug-resistant form, XDR typhoid, which has alarmed authorities with how quickly it has spread. The campaign begins November 18.  Doctors at various hospitals across Karachi say they have been seeing more cases of drug-resistant typhoid compared to the non-resistant type, especially among children. “All the cases of typhoid I’ve …

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‘Fearless’ Charlize Theron honoured by Hollywood


November 9, 2019

LOS ANGELES: Charlize Theron was honoured by Hollywood Friday for a “fearless” career in which she tackled themes including sexual harassment long before the #MeToo movement up-ended the industry. The 44-year-old South African Oscar-winner, who has often played down her flawless looks to win darker, more complex parts, collected the prestigious American Cinematheque Award at a Beverly Hills gala. “I’m …

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Farhan Akhtar, Huma Qureshi slammed for celebrating Ayodhya case verdict


November 9, 2019

Farhan Akhtar, Huma Qureshi and a plethora of other Bollywood celebrities are being slammed after they came forth welcoming and celebrating the Ayodhya case verdict announced by the Indian Supreme Court on Saturday. Taking to micro-blogging website Twitter, Farhan Akhtar and Huma Qureshi asked the people of the country to respect the top Indian court’s decision, even if they do …

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Jennifer Aniston is an inspiration: Courtney Cox sings praises for her ‘Friends’ co-star


November 9, 2019

Jennifer Aniston is a favourite not just for her colossal fan base but stands as an ‘inspiration’ to a lot of her industry insiders as well. The 50-year-old actor’s costar on the classic 90’s sitcom Friends, Courtney Cox opened up about the diva and the strong friendship they share ever since their days of working together. During an interview with Entertainment Tonight, …

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Jennifer Aniston’s advice to Matthew McConaughey after his Instagram debut


November 9, 2019

With Jennifer Aniston making her big Instagram debut, other celebrities who have kept themselves away from the app also seem to be following her footsteps. Matthew McConaughey was the next big celebrity to become the talk of town by officially joining the photo-sharing platform and it looks like our queen Jennifer Aniston has some golden advice for him to ace …

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15 facts about Jennifer Aniston you probably didn’t know


November 9, 2019

Jennifer Aniston is one of the leading stars in Hollywood, a producer as well as a businesswoman. She is a favourite of not just for her colossal fan base but stands as an ‘inspiration’ to a lot of her industry insiders as well. Here we will share some facts you do not about Jennifer Aniston Jennifer is daughter of actors …

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Kanye West to run for president in 2024?


November 9, 2019

With the US presidential elections coming next year, it looks like politicians aren’t the only ones with their eyes on the Oval Office, as Kanye West is said to be willing to join the race. As per the latest buzz, the singer-songwriter has now expressed his desire to become the president of the United States by joining the electoral race …

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Frenchwoman accuses Polanski of raping her as a teen


November 9, 2019

PARIS: A Frenchwoman on Friday accused Oscar-winning director Roman Polanski, whose new film on the persecution of French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus premieres next week, of raping her in a Swiss ski resort when she was a teenager. It is the latest accusation against the Polish-born director who fled to France in 1978 from the US after admitting the …

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