Becky previews Pearl Jam, Tom Hanks, and Paul McCartney

Becky gives her signature preview treatment to three major artists promoting new works and comebacks. Watch: Tom Hanks on Phillips the "hero" Tom Hanks’ new movie ‘Captain Phillips’, Pearl Jam’s comeback, and Paul McCartney’s new album all get the Becky treatment as she talks about what we can expect from them right now.

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Miley grabs top slot in UK single and album charts

LONDON: American singer and actor Miley Cyrus became the first person to simultaneously notch up a number one single and a number one album in the British music chart this year, the Official Charts Company said on Sunday. Her latest track, Wrecking Ball, went straight into the top slot in the single charts, while her fourth album, Bangerz, did the same ...

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Freida Pinto pushes for girls’ education

International Day of the Girl Child, October 11th, was started two years ago by the U.N to promote girls’ rights across the globe. One of the biggest challenges facing young girls is getting access to education. UNICEF reporting there are 31 million girls not getting a primary education across the world. Max Foster talks to actress Freida Pinto about her ...

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Hodgson anxious over Poland qualifier

England manager Roy Hodgson says he will “worry” before his side’s final World Cup qualifier against Poland at Wembley.

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Spoiler alert!: War Chhod Na Yaar, funny yet formulaic

We have seen movies that glorify war as a “necessary evil”. Then there are ones that bring Picasso’s anti-war painting Guernica to mind. With the concept of “militainment” emerging to the forefront, especially in Hollywood, war movies often come across as tools of propaganda. In the midst of such macabre representations of war, a movie like War Chhod Na Yaar, ...

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112 dead in India temple stampede

The death toll in a weekend stampede outside a temple in central India has risen to 112, and more than 100 others are injured, authorities said.

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UK ‘must show benefit tourism proof’

The UK government has consistently declined to provide evidence to support its claims about “benefit tourism”, the European Commission says.

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Recovering from injury was tough for Mariah Carey

Singer-songwriter Mariah Carey, who dislocated her shoulder in July, said that recovering from the injury has been the “toughest experience” of her life. Mariah was injured while shooting the music video for a remix to her hit song Beautiful. According to the New York Post, she sustained the injury when she tripped and fell while dancing in her trademark heels. ...

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HTC fingerprint phone unveiled early

HTC announces its new handset – which features a fingerprint scanner – a day earlier than planned after details leaked on the net.

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Yay or nay?: Natty or Nadia?

Models Nadia Hussain and Natasha Hussain (aka Natty) arrived at the red carpet of the PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week Day 2 in Lahore dressed in long evening gowns. Here is a breakdown of their looks and who we liked best: Natasha Hussain Hair & Make-up Natty’s make-up was BOLD. High impact kohl-rimmed eyes which were emphasised by that glaringly ...

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Nobel prize ‘should have been mine’, jokes Bashar al-Assad

BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad joked that he should have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, a pro-Damascus Lebanese newspaper reported on Monday. The prize, which was given to the global chemical weapons watchdog on Friday, “should have been mine”, Assad said, according to Al-Akhbar newspaper. Assad made the remark “jokingly”, the daily said, as he commented on the award on ...

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VIDEO: Who called Bercow a sanctimonious dwarf?

Two of the front runners to be the new Deputy Speaker were given 30 seconds each to make a pitch before being questioned on their knowledge of Parliament and MPs.

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After Lahore and Peshawar, Pasho brings a digital treat to Karachi

KARACHI:  A new designer label has stepped into the busy world of digital prints. Pasho held an Eid exhibition at Grandeur Gallery on October 12 and 13, showcasing some refreshing and edgy digital prints. Run by a team of friends — Palwasha Zubair, Sarah Nadir, Amna Shah and Maliha Ameen — the brand is just a few months old and ...

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Bishop defends his Benz, Bentley

Bishop Ron Gibson from Oxygen’s “Preachers of L.A.” talks about the controversy surrounding his personal wealth.

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