Author Archives: Dunya

Rajkumar Rao to judge short films?

Several colleges are keen to have actor Rajkumar Rao to judge the short film documentaries shot by BMM college students. The Kai Po Che actor, Rajkumar Rao who was initially discovered by Dibakar Banerjee has come a long way now. He wasn’t born with a silver spoon in his mouth but managed to secure a National Film Award within five ...

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Dwayne Johnson tops Forbes list of best paid actors

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was named the world s highest paid actor by Forbes on Thursday, raking in $64.5 million and snatching the title held for three consecutive years by Robert Downey Jr. The 44-year-old former wrestler more than doubled his earnings from last year thanks to his role in theaction comedy “Central Intelligence,” the eighth installment of the “Fast & ...

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Oil prices rise as Iran joins OPEC meet

Oil prices cautiously rose on Thursday as Iran said it would join talks on global output with other OPEC members and Russia, and the dollar fell slightly. A barrel of West Texas Intermediate for October delivery finished up 56 cents over Wednesday, closing at $47.33 on the New York Mercantile Exchange. In London, North Sea Brent for October delivery settled ...

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CJ LHC orders to deploy security guards on school vans

Describing the incidents of child kidnappings across Punjab as ‘alarming’, ChiefJustice of the Lahore High Court (LHC) Justice Mansoor Ali Shah on Friday ordered the authorities to ensure deployment of security guards on school vans. During the case hearing, the Secretary Schools informed court that security arrangements are complete at 6000 schools of A+ and A categories across the province. Meanwhile, ...

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Three ‘missing girls’ found in Lahore

Three sisters who went missing in Islamabad on Monday were recovered from Lahore today (Friday). According to police, the girls were not kidnapped but went away with their own free will. Three boys accompanying the girls have also been arrested and have been identified as Shehzad, Sohail and Khushi Muhammad. Maryam Noor, Najeeba Noor and Zainab Noor went missing while ...

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Three more dengue cases in Rawalpindi take total to 60

Three more people have been diagnosed with dengue virus in Rawalpindi, taking the number of affected patients to 60. Atleast 40 people were killed and overall 1400 were infected by the deadly disease last year. Dengue awareness counter in District Headquarter (DHQ) hospital has been reported disabled. Dengue fever is transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes and is a global public health ...

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Second ODI Between Pakistan And England To Be Played At Lords On Saturday

Second one-day international between Pakistan and England will be played at lords tomorrow.  Earlier, England won the opening match of the five-match series in Southampton by 44 runs on Duckworth-Lewis method. Pakistan would be looking to put in a better performance with both bat and bowl to level the series.

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11 Police Killed, 45 People Wounded In Car Bomb Attack In Turkey

Eleven Turkish police officers have been killed and 45 more people injured when a car bomb exploded outside a police building in the southeast of the country. The attack is being blamed on Kurdistan workers’ party (PKK) militants. The attack caused immense damage to the headquarters of the anti-riot police force in Cizre, with television pictures showing a thick plume ...

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U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shots At Iranian Vessel

A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots after an Iranian fast-attack craft approached two u.s. Ships in the northern gulf in the most serious of a number of incidents in the same area this week. Pentagon spokesman peter cook said during a daily briefing, that the USS squall patrol craft fired three warning shots from a .50 caliber gun after ...

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Karachi Blues Beat Karachi White By 9 Runs In 1st Match

Karachi blues beat Karachi whites by nine runs in the opening match of national t20 cup 2016 in Rawalpindi. Earlier, batting first Karachi Blues scored 158 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in allotted 20 Over’s. Opener Shahzaib Hasan remained top scorer with 60 runs knock. He hit six boundaries and one six in his innings. Bilawal Bhatti hit ...

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