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VIVO pulls out as IPL 2020 title sponsor

NEW DELHI: The BCCI had announced that all sponsors were being retained, but VIVO pulled out following criticism on social media in the backdrop of the clashes between Indian and Chinese troops in Ladakh in June VIVO has pulled out as the title sponsor of the Indian Premier League (IPL) ...

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Humaima Malick promotes Emraan Hashmi’s series ‘Bard of Blood’

BOLLYWOOD: Netflix’s ‘Bard of Blood’ has been severely criticized for portraying Pakistan in negative light. Actor Emraan Hashmi and producer Shah Rukh Khan have also faced the wrath of criticism when its trailer hit the internet. Despite all the backlash, Pakistani actress Humaima Malick has been seen promoting the series ...

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Alia Bhatt Trolled for Misbehaving with Bodyguard

BOLLYWOOD: Alia Bhatt is the one of the most looked up to celebrities in Bollywood. However, the starlet recently drew criticism from fans on social media for scolding a bodyguard, who was seemingly trying to keep media and fans out of her way as she stepped out from her car. ...

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Vidya Balan on importance of female empowerment

BOLLYWOOD: Vidya Balan’s last Bollywood film was 2017’s Tumhari Sulu, a quirky tale about a housewife’s life changing decision to take on the job of a night DJ on a radio station. Since this powerhouse actress hasn’t been seen on the big screen in two years. The actress believes that the ...

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Mahira breaks silence on Firdous Jamal’s sexist’ remarks

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistan’s leading actress Mahira Khan has finally broken her silence over veteran actor Firdous Jamal’s ‘sexist’ remarks. She penned a powerful note on Instagram, which says: “We are the present. What we do and how we do it, is our future. Thank you to all those who have come ...

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Trump digs in amid censure of racist tweets about lawmakers

WASHINGTON: Injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said four congresswomen of colour should go back to the “broken and crime infested” countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S. His attack ...

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Shoaib Akhtar slams trolls for attacking Sania Mirza

MANCHESTER: Former ace Pakistani bowler Shoaib Akhtar has shut trolls after defending Shoaib Malik and his wife Sania Mirza’s amidst the recent backlash that the two had been facing over a viral video which showcased them and their kid Izhaan at a sheesha bar in Manchester. Sania and Shoaib saw ...

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I realized it’s not enough to be an actress: Mehwish Hayat

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistan’s glam girl Mehwish Hayat opened up about the debacle after becoming talk of the town and meeting a number of trolls online over receiving the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz award. The actor from Load Wedding spoke to the BBC Asian Network and opened up in Bollywood about her work and ethics. ...

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Afridi lambasted over sexist remarks in autobiography

KARACHI: Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi batted away accusations of misogyny this week as critics lashed out at the cricket star’s admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports. The remarks were just the latest controversy stemming from Afridi’s tell-all autobiography – “Game Changer” – released in ...

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