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Daily Archives: April 8, 2017

Riteish Deshmukh ‘arrested’ for staged robbery


(Web Desk) – Riteish Deshmukh is busy promoting his upcoming movie titled “Bank-Chor” opposite Rhea Chakraborty. The actor recently faked a robbery at his co-star Vivek Oberoi’s home and pictured himself getting  arrested  by the police.

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Hollywood honors father-son filmmakers Carl and Rob Reiner


LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Father and son filmmakers Carl and Rob Reiner were honored Friday for a combined 130 years in show business when they sunk their hands and feet into wet cement on Hollywood Boulevard. The celebration marked the first time in the 90-year history of the imprint ceremonies …

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Mahira Khan makes her singing debut in film ‘Verna’


LAHORE (APP): Film star Mahira Khan has started singing after performing as heroine in many films. She recorded her first song in film Verna of famous film director, Shoaib Mansoor. She is also performing as heroine in this movie. She told reporters here Thursday that if people would like her …

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Legendary classical singer Asad Amanat Ali being remembered on 10th death anniversary


ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – The tenth death anniversary of renowned classical and Ghazal Singer Ustad Asad Amanat Ali Khan is being observed today (Saturday). The popular classical, semi-classical and ghazal singer died young of a heart attack on April 8, 2007 in London and was laid to rest in Mominpura …

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Pearl Jam, Joan Baez press activism at Rock Hall of Fame


NEW YORK (AFP) – Grunge icons Pearl Jam and folk legend Joan Baez pushed Friday for a new generation of activism as they entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Tupac Shakur was honored posthumously as the first solo rapper in the rock shrine, which also inducted progressive rock …

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Tennis: Kerber downs defending champ Watson in Monterrey


MEXICO CITY (AFP) – World number one Angelique Kerber defeated defending champion Heather Watson 6-4, 6-4 on Friday to reach the semi-finals of the WTA tournament in Monterrey, Mexico. Germany’s Kerber saved all eight break points she faced in a gritty display against Britain’s Watson, setting up a semi-final clash …

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Formula One: Vettel sets blistering pace in China


SHANGHAI (AFP) – Sebastian Vettel blazed to the fastest time in Saturday practice at the Chinese Grand Prix, ahead of Ferrari teammate Kimi Raikkonen and Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton. Vettel, who won Formula One’s season opener in Melbourne two weeks ago, laid down another marker before afternoon qualifying as he …

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Formula One: Hamilton romps to pole position in China


SHANGHAI (AFP) – Lewis Hamilton roared to pole position in Saturday’s qualifying for the Chinese Grand Prix as Mercedes look to avenge a stunning defeat by Ferrari in the Formula One season opener. The Briton, stung by Sebastian Vettel in Melbourne two weeks ago, pipped his German rival by two …

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US win doubles to keep tie alive at Davis Cup


BRISBANE (AFP) – US pair Steve Johnson and Jack Sock kept the Davis Cup quarter-final against Australia alive with a gritty five-set win over John Peers and Sam Groth in Brisbane on Saturday. After losing both singles rubbers on Friday, the US needed to win the doubles to give themselves …

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Fury in Damascus, Moscow as US strikes Syria airbase


BEIRUT (AFP) – Damascus and its ally Moscow furiously condemned an American air strike on a Syrian airbase Friday that marked the first direct US assault on President Bashar al-Assad s government. US allies rallied around Washington after President Donald Trump launched the massive strike in retaliation for a “barbaric” chemical …

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