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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Oscar Winning Lady Believes Her Documentary End Honour Killings in Pakistan Oscar-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy express that her latest Academy Award-nominated documentary will help bring tougher laws against honour killings in the country.According to local media report, “People need to realize that it is a very serious crime,” Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy told in an interview in Karachi. “It’s not something that is part of our religion or culture. This is something that should be treated as pre-meditated murder and people should go to jail for it”. More than 500 men and women died in honour killings in 2015, according to the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.The film, “A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness”, which follows the story of a young woman who survived attempted murder by her father and uncle after marrying a man without their approval, was nominated for an Oscar in January, prompting Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to pledge to take a firm stand against ...

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Is Aditi the reason behind the Farhan Akhtar's divorce? Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has officially announced separation from his wife, Adhuna Bhabani. Rumours started doing the rounds that Farhan's co-star, Aditi Rao Hydari is behind all this and the duo is currently dating each other.According to India Tv, recently at an award function reports caught hold of Aditi and asked her questions about Farhan’s divorce. But, Aditi being very wise, answered diplomatically and said something like this, she said, “I wouldn’t want to comment ...

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BMI- a faulty health indicator Using BMI- Body Mass Index as a health indicator is turning out to be a wrong practice as it is a deeply flawed measure, as a study revealed.According to The Hindu, BMI, which is a popular measure of health, mainly due to its simplicity, one could take his height and weight, post it into a calculator and there comes out a number use by doctors and insurers to gauge health.However, a study conducted by the ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Alia bhatt get cast alongside another 40-plus actor? There have been a lot of speculations about Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar getting the golden chance to romance with Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt in an upcoming project.According to India Tv report, Director of Badlapur, Sriram Raghavan is planning a thriller and is considering Alia and Akshay in lead roles. The film will be based on scriptwriter-turned-author Sheeja Jose’s bestseller "Gone with The Bullet". The book contains fictionalized versions of several true.Interestingly, this is not the ...

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Bananas may help detect, cure skin cancer: study PARIS: The black spots on old banana peels may unlock a faster, easier diagnosis of human skin cancer, boosting survival chances, scientists said Monday.When bananas ripen, their skin is covered in small, round black spots caused by an enzyme known as tyrosinase.The same enzyme is present in human skin, and in greater quantities in people suffering from melanoma -- a potentially deadly form of skin cancer.A team of scientists used this observed commonality to build ...

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Sunny Leone meets Aamir Khan The Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has become the newest member of the Sunny Leone fan-club. After has publicly accepted his desire to work with Sunny Leone in movies, now that they were spotted chilling in Delhi on the sets of ‘Dangal’.Sunny Leone, who was in the national capital for a promotional event, was delighted on receiving an invite from Aamir Khan and met the superstar along with her husband Daniel Weber, Aamir was very warm ...

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OMG! Anushka slapped Salman Khan Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has finally to get down into a major fight with his lead actress Anushka Sharma.According to Bollywood life report, Anushka Sharma slapped Salman Khan while shooting for a fight sequence in the movie, (As the script demanded it). Both Salman Khan and Anushka Sharma are playing wrestlers in Yash Raj Film's ‘Sultan’.‘Sultan’, which will present Salman as a wrestler, is followed by Aamir Khan's ‘Dangal’, which is also based on the ...