Friday, 22 October 2021

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Sanjay Dutt receives UAE’s golden visa

BOLLYWOOD actor Sanjay Dutt on Wednesday thanked the UAE government for granting him the golden visa. Dutt took to his social media handles to share clicks of himself holding his passport with the golden visa. Sharing the photos, Dutt wrote, “Honoured to have received a golden visa for the UAE ...

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Ed Sheeran named artist of the decade

LONDON: Pop megastar Ed Sheeran has been crowned the UK’s Official Number 1 Artist of the Decade. The 28-year-old Ed – who was still little known 10 years ago – has been honoured with the Official Chart Record Breaker Award accolade by the Official Charts Company to recognise his achievement ...

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Taylor Swift to receive Billboard’s Woman of the Decade award

LONDON: Taylor Swift will be the first recipient of the Woman of the Decade award at the Billboard’s Women in Music 2019 event. The Lover singer is being given the honour by Billboard in recognition of her illustrious professional career and commitment to social issues. According to a statement by ...

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Atif Aslam gets his own star on Dubai Walk of Fame

DUBAI: Emaar, the developing group that has been responsible for much of Downtown Dubai, has added a star for Pakistani singer Atif Aslam at the Dubai “Walk of Fame”. Emulating the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California, the Dubai Downtown Walk Of Fame has already honoured Asian celebrities like Jackie ...

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Pak scientist honoured with “Best of IBM 2019” award

BALI: Pakistani computer scientist Asma Zaheer has been honoured with IBM’s highest prestigious award “Best of IBM 2019”. Big Blue’s senior leaders landed on the Indonesian province Bali along with 1,000 “Best of IBM (BOI) Honorees” and their guests during this week. These honorees have been instrumental in leading IBM’s ...

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Naomi Scott ‘honoured’ to play Princess Jasmine

HOLLYWOOD: Naomi Scott felt ‘’honoured’’ and ‘’excited’’ when she was asked to portray Princess Jasmine in Disney’s live-action remake of ‘Aladdin’. The 26-year-old actress plays the iconic character in Guy Ritchie’s reboot of the classic 1992 animated adventure, and the star has revealed that the original flick was her ‘’favourite’’ ...

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Mahira honoured at DIAFA

DUBAI: Pakistani actor Mahira Khan was honoured on Friday at the third edition of the Distinctive International Arab Festivals Awards (DIAFA) for her contribution towards the film industry. Held annually, DIAFA honours distinguished International and Arab personalities, selected by a qualifed committee, for their annual achievements and contributions towards communities ...

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Charity boss to be honoured

LONDON: One of the leading figures in the UK charity sector has been honoured by the University of Salford. Javed Khan, Chief Executive of children’s charity Barnardo’s, received an honorary doctorate in Business Administration at a ceremony at the Lowry, MediaCityUK. At Barnardo’s, Mr Khan leads a staff team of over 8,000, with ...

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London is open so is Lahore: Ali Zafar greets Sadiq Khan

LAHORE: Pakistan’s luminary in pop music Ali Zafar held a meet and greet session with the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in Lahore. On this occasion, Zafar equated London with Lahore vis-à-vis socio-cultural openness. Pakistani actor and singer took to Twitter to express his thoughts after what appeared to be ...

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