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Salima Bhutto

Salima Bhutto

Who was Sheikh Mahmud Effendi?

The whole world including Pakistanis is mourning the death of Turkish Islamic scholar Sheikh Mahmud Effendi. Turkey’s most influential Islamic scholar Sheikh Mahmud Effendi recently passed away at the age of 93. He had been in intensive care for a

Umbrella Academy: How will season 3 tackle ‘Sparrow Academy’ storyline?

Time travel to stop the apocalypse, a talking monkey, and a 54-year-old trapped in a 13-year-old body— The Umbrella Academy will be back for Season 3 this Wednesday. Elliot Page, Tom Hopper, David Castañeda, Emmy Raver-Lampman, Robert Sheehan, Aidan Gallagher,

Netflix’s Keep Sweet: Where is Warren Jeffs now and is the FLDS still active?

Netflix has just released a true-crime series ‘Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey’ it has already landed firmly in the top ten trending shows. After watching the series, the audience is curious to know where Warren Jeffs is now and what

Should Dua Zehra be returned to her parents?

Its been a week since underage Dua Zehra returned to her husband’s home in Lahore. Despite being an underage 14-year-old girl, no action was taken. In its latest ruling, the Sindh High Court judged that Dua Zehra, the teenage girl

‘Jurassic World Dominion’ rules the box office, overtakes ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

Chris Pratt starrer ‘Jurassic World Dominion’ has debuted in North America with a $143.37 million domestic launch (including $12.3 million in IMAX), bigger than the $126 million launches of Top Gun: Maverick. It opened almost on par with Jurassic World:

Who is Afreen Fatima and why was her house demolished?

It was Sunday afternoon when the bulldozers razed the house of Welfare Party of India leader and the father of activist Afreen Fatima. Since then people are curious about why Indian activists had to face such an unfortunate incident? Afreen

The Lady of Heaven: What is the movie about and why is it facing ban?

Despite, being the story of Lady Fatimah, who is the daughter of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), ‘The Lady Of Heaven’ has been facing lot of backlash throughout Muslim states.  Directed by Eli King, ‘The Lady Of Heaven’ tells the story

The rise and fall of Aamir Liaquat Hussain

Most of us still cannot get over the fact that popular and controversial host Aamir Liaquat Hussain is no more among us. After being taken to a private hospital on Thursday in ‘critical condition’, Liaquat passed away. He was a top-ranking

Who was Maqsood Chaprasi and how was he killed?

The nation was struck with disturbing news with the death of Malik Maqsood aka Maqsood Chaprasi. Maqsood Chaprasi’s death has raised many questions like who he was and how did he die? Maqsood Chaprasi Maqsood Chaprasi was the renowned servant

Nupur Sharma’s derogatory remarks: Is religious intolerance increasing in India?

The protests have spread across the Arab and Muslim world India’s ruling party BJP member Nupur Sharma made derogatory remarks against Prophet (PBUH) in a televised debate last month. She was immediately dismissed from her official post but looks like

Avril Lavigne pens a touching note on 20th anniversary of her debut album

Canadian singer-songwriter Avril Lavigne has penned down an emotional note on the 20th anniversary of her debut album ‘Let Go’. The Complicated singer shared the cover of her first album as she thanked all those who helped her make the record

‘Stop stealing our songs’: Abrar-ul-Haq to take legal action against Karan Johar

Singer Abrar-ul-Haq has decided to take legal action against Karan Johar and T-series for using his song in the upcoming movie ‘JugJugg Jeeyo’. Taking to his social media handles, the singer said he had not sold his song to anyone.

Who is Nupur Sharma and what did she say about the Prophet PBUH?

Since morning, hashtags of Nupur Sharma and the boycott of Indian products have been trending on social media.

Ms. Marvel fails to portray Pakistanis in a right way

A clip of the mini web-series Ms. Marvel has gone viral featuring Pakistani culture and social media users have expressed disappointment over the portrayal. Created by Bisha K. Ali, the series is based on the character Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel hails

Simi Garewal is not happy about Depp’s trial victory

Indian actress Simi Garewal who is famously is known for hosting several talk shows of celebrities has opposed Hollywood star Johnny Depp winning a defamation suit against ex-wife Amber Heard. In a tweet, the Rum Diary actor wrote, “Re the

Drama ‘Dobara’ is ending: Here’s how it exposes the dark side our society

Since its initial episodes, drama serial ‘Dobara’ has been the favourite series of Pakistani audience,s and why not? The drama is away from typical distractions from its first episode, not even a single episode has been unnecessarily dragged.  The story

What is Muzz and why does Jamaat-e-Islami want to ban it?

There has been a rise in matrimonial websites and apps which are also been used by youth for dating. In conservative societies like Pakistan, it has been a challenge for young people to find a suitable match due to societal

Who is Goldy Brar and why did he kill Indian Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala?

Indian singer Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu, popularly known as Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder has shocked both Indian and Pakistani fans. He was shot with 24 bullets by a man named Goldy Brar. He is the same man who was involved in

Why was female-centric movie ‘Dhaakad’ discontinued in theatres?

As we all know Bollywood star Kangana Ranaut is one of those actresses who have a passion to experiment with her characters and she is always up for challenges.  Be it ‘Thalaivi’ or ‘Manikarnika’, Kangana Ranaut has always shown she

Why are makers glorifying toxic masculinity in Pakistani dramas?

No matter how much Pakistani filmmakers, actors, and producers talk about empowering women in the country, our drama makers never leave a chance in glorying toxic male leads in the dramas. It’s ironic how creators and writers despite living in

Watch Zhalay Sarhadi transform into a boy for latest video

Pakistani actress Zhalay Sarhadi has transformed herself into a boy on social media. According to the details, posting comedy videos on social media has not been a public hobby but many actors have also adopted it to get the attention

Depp-Heard defamation trial ends tomorrow: What’s next?

As the Hollywood star, Johnny Depp has filed a defamation suit against ex-wife and actress Amber Heard and sued her for $50 million, the trial will end tomorrow. The trial began last month and will end tomorrow. Now the question

Who is the real ‘Iron Lady’ of Pakistan?

If you google the Iron Lady of Pakistan then you will certainly read Muniba Mazari Baloch. However, social media users have chosen a new Iron Lady for the country and she is non-other than Dr. Yasmin Rashid. Since morning, Dr.

Is social media siding with Johnny Depp in trial with Amber Heard?

In a recent article, Hollywood star Johnny Depp has won a defamation suit on social media which he filed against his ex-wife Amber Heard.  Depp sued Heard over an op-ed she wrote in 2018 about being a survivor of domestic

Mohsin Abbas rants about arrogant behaviour of fellow actors

Actor Mohsin Abbas Haider has ranted about the arrogant behaviour of popular celebrities and fellow actors. In a long note posted on social media, the Na Maloom Afraad actor has called out his co-actors and colleagues, who, despite following him, never

Saim Sadiq’s ‘Joyland’ trends on Twitter after screening at Cannes

Young Pakistani filmmaker Saim Sadiq’s ‘Joyland’ has taken over social media by storm after its screening at the Cannes Film Festival. Joyland became the first movie to represent the first-ever entry from Pakistan at the film festival. The entire team

Did you know Johnny Depp was ready to cut his salary after Amber Heard case?

Hollywood star Johnny Depp and his ex-wife and actress Amber Heard are currently in an ongoing defamation trial at a court in Virginia after Depp sued Heard for defaming his public image. Everyone is aware that Depp and Heard’s tumultuous

3 Falsa juice spots for a refreshing summer

Summers in Pakistan brings scorching heat, humid weather, and heat strokes but also bring some absolutely delicious fruits and berries like falsa. These bitter and sweet berries are blended in sugar added with a pinch of white pepper to make

International Tea Day: Here’s why Pakistanis love ‘chai’ so much

Today ‘International Tea Day’ is being observed globally. This day holds a great significance among chai-lovers. This day is observed annually on May 21 and was first recognised by the United Nations in 2019. The theme for this day is

How did Grade 9 exam paper get leaked in Karachi?

The question paper on ninth-grade computer studies has recently been leaked on social media. Despite endless claims of the government of taking strict steps to curb cheating and secure the distribution of examination papers, the unfortunate incident happened anyway. Now,