Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicMahira Khan

Topic: Mahira Khan

Imran Khan aide Dr Sania Nishtar, actor Mahira Khan named in BBC’s 100 Women 2020 list

Nishtar was recognised as a leader in global health and sustainable development, while Khan was lauded for her efforts against sexual violence and racism.

Pakistani filmmaker Sarmad Khoosat won’t release Zindagi Tamasha so no one can ban it

After outrage & threats, Sarmad Khoosat's open letter says he must not release Zindagi Tamasha, doesn't want anyone to have 'pleasure' of banning his film.

Mahira Khan and others called out for missing election day to attend award show in Canada

Here’s what is happening across the border: Women vote for the first time in parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab, and Balochistan and six parties called out election rigging.

From Reham to Mahira, Pakistan is talking about mental health after Anthony Bourdain’s death

After Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade shocked the world by committing suicide last week, Pakistani celebrities took to Twitter attacking stereotypes & taboos surrounding mental depression.

Celebrities in Pakistan openly support school girls’s #MeToo. Bollywood can learn

#MeToo is not just a celebrity movement, it’s a powerful tool to call for action and Pakistan is showing us the way.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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