Saturday, January 1, 2011

“Veena Malik acted very cheap”

Pakistani actress Meera doesn’t approve of her ‘Bigg Boss’ behaviour

 Pakistani actress Meera is not happy with the way her fellow actress Veena Malik conducted herself on Colors’ reality show ‘Bigg Boss 4′ and accuses her of portraying Pakistani women in poor light.
“Veena Malik is acting very cheap. The way she presented herself in front of Indian audiences is not right. She is denigrating the image of Pakistani women. This is not how women in Pakistan are,” Meera, who is in India to shoot for diector Faizal Khan’s Hindi movie ‘Om Allah’, said.

Little Atif Aslam Volume 4: Lambi Judai

Winter’s first snowfall: Snowfall breaks dry spell but causes road blocks

heavy snowfall saw swat turn into a winter postcard overnight. PHOTO: FAZAL KHALIQ
SWAT: The winter’s first snowfall broke the long dry spell in Swat valley. The valley, which usually remains covered in snow during winter, has been dry since the monsoon floods that savaged the area in July and August.

The good and the bad of Pakistan sports in 2010

The Express Tribune brings you the events that shaped the year for our athletes.
From the whitewash suffered on the tour of Australia that kicked off one of the most eventful years in Pakistan sports to a gold medal finish in the Asian Games, The Express Tribune brings you the events that shaped the year for our athletes.
Thrashings, humiliation, bans, fines, bottom-place finish and lots of allegations dominated the year for Pakistan athletes. While the spot-fixing allegations rocked the cricketing world all over, positives, too, marked 2010 as a year to cherish for the country including gold medal finish…

What was HOT and what was NOT in 2010

A look back at trends, those who tanked and those who triumphed whether we liked it or not.
KARACHI: A look back at trends and, those who tanked despite their best efforts and those who ironically or unexpectedly triumphed whether we liked it or not.
Rehman Malik: Officially he was the man to cool tempers when thebody count rose in Karachi, but we weren’t impressed by his bluster. That was sooo 2009. Been there done that.
Sharmila Farooqui: Why is it that information advisers have the same makeup palette, eyeliner?

Akshay slams David Dhawan

The truth about truth is, it hurts. Well, that’s what exactly happened when David Dhawan made some unsavoury remarks about Akshay Kumar’s latest Box Office dud ‘Tees Maar Khan’ and Akshay got whiff of the news.
Recently, at Anil Kapoor’s birthday bash, David Dhawan bitched out Farah Khan’s ‘Tees Maar Khan’. However, the severe criticism of TMK did not go down well with Akshay, who promptly called up the director and gave him a piece of his mind.
Buzz has it that Akshay made David apologise over his

Millions gathering worldwide to ring in New Year

Multicolored starbusts and gigantic sparklers lit the midnight sky over Sydney Harbour in a dazzling fireworks show witnessed by 1.5 million enthusiastic spectators who camped out all day to ring in the New Year.
Sydney touted its claim to be the New Year’s Eve capital of the world with a spectacular display over the iconic Harbour Bridge using 7 tons of fireworks, its largest since 2000.
“Stunning, beautiful,” said Cinthya Romo, 32, a Sydney-based interpreter from Chile who watched the 12-minute fireworks show from the Opera House.

Cold wave likely to continue

Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast more rain and snowfall for Kashmir, Gilgit-Baltistan and adjoining hilly areas on Friday.
However, the current rain/snowfall spell is likely to weaken during next 24 hours and upper parts of the country will again experience cold weather in the coming three days, said an official of the met office.
The other parts of the country especially Balochistan and Sindh will also remain in the grip of severe cold wave during next two days.

People pin high hopes on New Year

The people are pinning high hopes on the New Year to be brighter, happier and prosperous in sharp contrast to the last year which was hit by an unprecedented flash flood creating concern among the people.
In 2011 they see peace, development and love. They expect normalcy in each walk of life and hope things will take a good turn in days ahead.
New Year in Pakistan is marked by enchanting festivities owing to fabulous cultural diversity of its all four provinces, AJK, FATA and Gilgit- Baltistan.