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Tag Archives: 2017

KFC’s Macmillan advert most complained about ad of 2017

LONDON: The ASA said that it received a total of 29,997 complaints from the public about ads in 2017. The ASA said that, while complaints were received about ads across a range of media, TV ads garnered the most complaints. Of the ASA’s top 10 most complained about ads, the ...

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Raees is Twitter’s most talked film of 2017

BOLLYWOOD Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Pakistani debutante Mahira Khan’s Raees was the most talked about Bollywood film of 2017 on Twitter, with Salman Khan’s Tiger Zinda Hai securing the second place, reveals a report. According to Twitter India’s annual ranking list, Raees was the most talked about Hindi film in 2017 based ...

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These are the 100 worst passwords of 2017

LONDON: Need a New Year’s resolution? How about this one? Start taking password security more seriously. New research released by SplashData reveals that many people are still making woefully poor decisions when it comes to the passwords they use to secure their online accounts. As we all know, passwords often ...

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REPUTATION becomes the highest selling album of 2017

LONDON: Taylor Swift’s album ‘Reputation’, that released on November 10 has broken all records by selling 1.05 million copies in the initial four days of release. According to Billboard, Ed Sheeran held the record of best selling album, with 919,000 copies before it was broken by the “Bad Blood” singer. ...

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Anti-nuclear campaign group wins 2017 Nobel Peace Prize

GENEVA: The Norwegian Nobel Committee, warning of a rising risk of nuclear war and the spread of weapons to North Korea, awarded the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday to a little-known campaign group seeking a global ban on nuclear arms. The award for the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear ...

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Miss World Bangladesh 2017 Stripped of Crown

DHAKA: Controversies surrounding Miss World Bangladesh 2017, Jannatul Nayeem, led to her being stripped of her crown and title Oct. 4. After the pageant organizers’ decision, runner-up Jessia Islam was crowned. Islam will represent Bangladesh at Miss World 2017 in China this November. Pageant rules require contestants to be unmarried. ...

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Sharmeen documentary nominated for Emmy Awards

NEWYORK: Two-time Academy Award winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy’s documentary, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness, has been nominated at the prestigious 38th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards. This was announced by The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) in New York yesterday. The documentary has ...

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Pakistani Student Receives the Queen’s Young Leaders Award

LONDON: A talented student and tech entrepreneur from Pakistan, Syed Faizan Hussain, has received the Queen’s Young Leaders Award. The 23 year old has been recognized for his work to support the use of technology in health related solutions. Queen’s Young Leaders Award It is an annual award that looks ...

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Watson: This year has been my worst IPL

KOLKATA: Royal Challengers Bangalore allrounder Shane Watson admitted that 2017 was the “worst IPL” that he has ever had but is committed to doing everything possible to ensure the team wins their final game against Delhi Daredevils. Royal Challengers have only two wins in the season so far, and if ...

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Julia names most beautiful woman for 2017

LONDON: Julia Roberts has been named the World’s Most Beautiful Woman for 2017, the fifth time People magazine have given her the title. The 49-year-old actress is ‘’very flattered’’ to have picked up People magazine’s annual accolade for the fifth time, and joked she’ll be bragging to her good friend ...

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