Protests in Pakistan over China-backed Sindh projects

Several political parties, mainly the Sindh Taraqi Pasand Party (STTP), launched protests across the country against the Imran Khan government’s plan to develop the twin islands of Dingi and Bhundar. There are allegations that China might undertake construction activities in these islands. The port city of Karachi was rocked by the protest.  A group of

KOLKATA DIARY – The Effect of Cyclone in Sandarbans by Mohammed Reza Amirinia

With a significant population, India has already been facing a great task in dealing with the damages caused by the impacts of the virus and maintaining social distancing. To make matters worse, another natural disaster hit West Bengal on 20th May as the coastal areas of the states of Odisha and the West Bengal suffered

KOLKATA DIARY: Corona Cripples City of Light By Mohammed Reza Amirinia

It was in October of 2019 when I was in Kolkata, India, to be a competition judge among 13 members of a jury. The International Jury Award took place during the Durga Puja festival to help review 300 hundred pandals created by local artists and artisans. The city was colourful and vibrant in the celebration

Bhumi Searches For Extraordinary Stories

Actress Bhumi Pednekar is proud of her work. She says she searches for extraordinary stories, and will constantly pick projects that hit home for her. “I search for extraordinary stories of extraordinary women! I think that really guides my film choices. Right from my debut, I have tried to bring to life stories of powerful,

Shweta Asks Artists To Explore

Actress Shweta Tripathi feels waiting around for things to open up could be futile and thus artistes across all mediums should be open to exploring new adventures in professional life. She says for actors, the thrill does not come from the medium but from the process. “We knew Covid would have a far-reaching impact on

4 Years Of MSD Film Recalls Sushant Memories

The 2016 blockbuster, MS Dhoni: The Untold Story, was released four years ago on this day. The film starring the late Sushant Singh Rajput was a huge hit upon release, and on Wednesday fans took to social media to recall how beautifully the late actor had portrayed the role of the former Indian cricket captain

Sonakshi-Dad Combo In New Music Video

Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha and his daughter, actress Sonakshi Sinha, appear together on screen for the first time, in new music video…reports Asian Lite News. Titled “Zaroorat”, the song also has personalities such as Kiran Bedi, Sonal Mansingh, Laxmi Agarwal, Laxmi Narayan Tripathi and Ani Choying Drolma featuring in the video. “The song gives expression

US, India Pledge Cooperation On Counter-Terrorism

The US and India have resolved to take concerted action against pan-Islamist terror groups Al Qaeda and Islamic State (IS0 and also the Kashmir-centric Pakistan sponsored outfits, Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) and Hizb-ul Mujahideen (HuM)…reports India Daily News In a joint statement on Thursday, the US-India counter-terrorism joint working group and designations dialogue, both sides