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Fashion and beauty industry boosting in Pakistan: Nadia Hussain

Multi-talented media personality Nadia Hussain has said that fashion shows and catwalks are playing an important role in promoting soft image of Pakistan in the world. She says that fashion and beauty industry is boosting with national and foreign brands. Nadia was talking exclusively with Daily Dunya on the occasion of 7th Style Runway Fashion Show in a local hotel of Karachi. Models walked the ramp while wearing bridal and party dresses designed by renowned fashion designers who include Rizwan Tabassum, Shahid Khan, Tehseen Naseem, Irfan Agha, Sofia Haider, Naveed Ahmad, Fozan Khan and Almas Hameerani. Show organizer Zia Zafar…
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Project with SRK neither titled ‘The Ring’ nor ‘Rehnuma’: Imtiaz

(Web Desk) – Imtiaz Ali of Tamasha and Love Aaj Kal fame has clarified that his upcoming film with Shahrukh Khan is neither titled ‘The Ring’ nor ‘Rehnuma’. Shahrukh was recently shooting with Anushka Sharma in Czech Republic for Imtiaz Ali’s film which then was being referred to by media as ‘The Ring’. Picture taken by paparazzi during shoot of the film yet to be titled However, the Cocktail director has clarified that the project is yet to be named. In an interview with , Imtiaz said: “Theatre is my origin. I have spent so much time there and I…
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Kapil Sharma vows to donate his eyes after he’s gone

(Web Desk) – Popular comedian turned actor Kapil Sharma recently invited the Indian blind cricket team on his show. “The Kapil Sharma Show” featured inspirational stories told by the blind cricketers themselves. View image on TwitterView image on Twitter Follow KAPIL ✔ @KapilSharmaK9 #Motivation #inspiration. a very special fun evening with the world blind indian cricket team is coming tonight #tkss9pm 🎂 3:18 PM - 5 Mar 2017 1,031 1,031 Retweets 10,968 10,968 likes Kapil Sharma pledged to donate his eyes after death during his interaction with the much-praised and skilled blind team. The comedian was so moved by their…
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This is what Shahrukh has to say about KJo’s nascent fatherhood

(Web Desk) – In a post-show press conference on Sunday, Shahrukh Khan commented on Karan Johar’s single parenthood. Shahrukh Khan walked the ramp with Anushka Sharma for Manish Malhotra and Shabana Azmi’s Mijwan Sumeer 2017 show on Sunday and during the post-show press conference, he commented on KJo’s nascent fatherhood through surrogacy. Meanwhile: SRK, Anushka clicked during show rehearsals “It’s a personal moment. Let’s respect the privacy. Of course we all are very happy. We wish him happiness. It’s still very personal. So, don’t think I am being cagey by not answering about it. I have had this moment in…
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Sports

Tennis: Murray tightens grip on world no.1 ranking

PARIS (AFP) - Andy Murray tightened his grip on top spot in the latest ATP world rankings released Monday following his Dubai Tennis Championships win. Murray, 29, beat Fernando Verdasco in straight sets in the final while his rivals both suffered setbacks. Number two Novak Djokovic slipped up on the hard courts of Acapulco, where he was beaten in the quarter-finals by Nick Kyrgios, while Stan Wawrinka, in third place, fell at the first hurdle in Dubai against lowly Bosnian Damir Dzumhur. Latest rankings: 1. Andy Murray (GBR) 12,040 pts 2. Novak Djokovic (SRB) 9,825 3. Stan Wawrinka (SUI) 5,195…
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Football: Ronaldo, Bale back for Champions League clash

MADRID (AFP) - Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale were named Monday in Real Madrid s Champions League squad for the last-16 second-leg tie against Napoli after missing the weekend win over Eibar. Four-time Ballon d Or winner Ronaldo was sidelined with an injury which coach Zinedine Zidane described as "nothing serious". Also back in the squad for Tuesday s clash is Welshman Bale after completing a one-match ban. Both were absent from Saturday s 4-1 victory at Eibar in which Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez were outstanding, giving Zidane a selection headache. The Real coach left a host of other…
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Football: Hazard and Costa restore Chelsea’s 10-point lead

LONDON (AFP) - Eden Hazard s dazzling goal inspired Chelsea to a 2-1 victory at West Ham United on Monday as Antonio Conte s side restored their 10-point advantage in the Premier League. Hazard finished off a lightning counter-attack in the 25th minute and Diego Costa s 49th league goal for Chelsea rubber-stamped victory before Manuel Lanzini belatedly replied in stoppage time. "I think we played a good game," Chelsea manager Conte told Sky Sports. "We controlled the game. It s a pity for the goal we conceded at the end. To give away a clean sheet at the end…
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53rd National Table Tennis Championship starts in Islamabad

The 53rd National Table Tennis Championship has started in Islamabad, reported Dunya News on Tuesday. The championship was inaugurated by Pakistan Sports Board Director General Dr. Akhtar Nawaz Ganjera. According to details, fourteen men’s teams and ten women’s team are participating in the championship.
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Asian Games: Indonesia faces ‘huge’ challenges, says OCA

JAKARTA (AFP) - The Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) warned Monday that Indonesia faces "huge" challenges to prepare for the 2018 Asian Games, criticising a lack of coordination between different bodies organising the event. Jakarta was awarded the games in 2014 after the original host Vietnam withdrew due to financial problems, but the late decision meant the Indonesians had four years to prepare instead of the usual six. Officials insist everything will run smoothly but fears are mounting of a repeat of the 2011 Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia, when some venues weren t ready on time and two people…
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International

Iraq forces retake government HQ in Mosul

NEAR MOSUL, Iraq (AFP) - Iraqi forces retook the provincial government headquarters and a second bridgehead on the River Tigris in west Mosul on Tuesday, the third day of a new drive against the Islamic State group. The operation to retake west Mosul -- IS’s largest remaining urban stronghold -- was launched on February 19, but the advance had slowed in the face of several days of bad weather until a renewed push began on Sunday. "The heroes of the federal police and Rapid Response liberate the government building for Nineveh province and control the second bridge (Al-Hurriyah Bridge)," the…
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