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Arts & Leisure - Arts

Moin Akhtar remembered on his fifth death anniversary ISLAMABAD: A legendary versatile actor Moin Akhtar was remembered on his fifth death anniversary on April 22 (Friday).He is remembered as one of the most beloved comics, hosts and actors ever to grace the stage and television screen.Moin Akhtar stepped into the show business back in sixties and continued ruling many fields of performing art with his spontaneous performance and intelligent interaction with others, a private news channel reported.He was born in Karachi and his mother tongue was Urdu but he had command in many other languages including English, Bengali, Sindhi, Memoni, and Gujrati as well.Moin Akhtar was awarded with Pride of Performance and Sitara-e-Imtiaz by the government of Pakistan.He was also a writer, singer, film director and a producer. Moin Akhtar died on April 22, 2011 in Karachi of cardiac arrest.Copyright APP (Associated Press of Pakistan), 2016

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American band wants to collaborate with Pakistani Musicians ISLAMABAD: American band Grupo Fantasma wishes to produce some valuable collaborative music with Pakistani musicians to present music traditions of both the countries.This was expressed by the members of The Grupo Fatasma band while talking to APP on Friday.These days Grupo Fantasma is on a visit to Pakistan and organizing music concerts in Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.The concerts are sponsored by the U.S Embassy in partnership with the Foundation for Arts and Culture (FACE).The Grupo ...

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Music Legend Prince Found Dead Prince, who defined the sound of the '80s with songs such as ‘Kiss’ and ‘Purple Rain’ and defied the music industry in a fight for creative freedom, died Thursday. Prince's body was discovered at his Paisley Park compound in Minnesota early Thursday morning. The 57-year-old singer was found unresponsive in an elevator at Paisley Park Studios in Chanhassen, Minnesota. Paramedics tried to perform CPR but were unable to revive him. He was pronounced dead at ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Sunny Leone Turns Story Teller Bollywood controversial actress Sunny Leone is all set to experiment something totally different this time. The actress has written a collection of stories called ‘Sweet Dreams’, which her digital publishers, ‘Juggernaut Books’ are all excited about. The stories will be available on your phone through the Juggernaut app every night, starting today. Juggernaut’s website describes her as someone who stands for, ‘glamour, sex appeal and girl power’ and ‘the epitome of a strong woman who ...

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These smartphone batteries would last a lifetime Our regular Li ion battery used commonly in handsets gets killed, after repeated charging and draining, eventually Lithium corrodes inside the battery. But not for long, scientists have developed a battery that could last a life-time.According to Gizmodo, researchers from the University of California, Irvine have developed a new nano-wire battery that can last hundreds of thousands of charging cycles. The scientists have used gold nano wires instead of Lithium, to store electricity, and have ...

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Music legend Prince dead at 57 CHANHASSEN: Prince, whose pioneering brand of danceable funk and virtuoso talents made him one of the most influential figures in music, died Thursday at his secluded compound in Minnesota, aged 57.His sudden death came just a week after the enigmatic Grammy and Oscar winner -- acclaimed for his guitar skills and soaring falsetto -- was taken to a hospital with a flu-like illness that he later made light of.The news prompted a flood of tributes ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Hrithik Roshan, Kangana Ranaut’s Secret Email Conversations Leaked Hrithik Roshan and Kangana Ranaut have been fighting a legal battle ever since the ‘Queen’ actress claimed that they both were in a relationship few years back. The silly ex quote and the subsequent tweet by Hrithik made matter worse. Now, as per the latest report Hrithik Roshan has submitted copies of the emails, said to have been written to him by Kangana, with the Cyber Crime Investigation Cell. Hrithik had claimed that an imposter ...