Sunday, 2 October, 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.

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Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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