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Festering alongside mountains of stinking trash under the sweltering South American sun, Cateura is a long way from the conservatories of Prague or Vienna.
Film director Pablo Larrain said his portrayal of Jacqueline Kennedy in the aftermath of her husband's assassination is not a biopic but rather a chance to look at an intriguing and painful story from the point of view of the former first lady.
Miley Cyrus may be better known these days for her twerking dance moves and raunchy image, but veteran director Woody Allen's memory of her comic delivery as a child actress was what led him to cast her as his new leading lady.
Established through the enactment of the Chartered Accountants Ordinance, 1961 the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) is a professional body representing Chartered Accountants employed in public practice, business and industry.
The Institute was established in 1951 with the name of 'Pakistan Institute of Industrial Accountants (PIIA) and later it was chartered by legislative Assembly of Pakistan vide Cost and Management Accountants Act, 1966. By virtue of the CMA Act, the Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) has the authority to regulate and promote the profession of Management Accounting in Pakistan and provide education, examine competencies and confer internationally recognised post-graduate professional certification. Mr Mohammad Shoaib (Late), former Finance Minister of Pakistan, was the Founder President of the Institute.
The Pakistan Hockey Federation plans to hold a National Club Championship to discover new blood for the national team. Clubs are where talent is scouted, and PHF plans to hold the championship annually so that by 2020 Pakistan once again becomes a hockey giant. The preliminary rounds of the inter-club matches at district level begin on October 24. This is a hopeless plan; hockey cannot revive to its lost glory because there is no money in the game for players. Hockey is still an amateur status game.
The first exchange of verbal blows between the two leading candidates in the US presidential race came in a debate on Monday. It turned into a field day for the Democrat. Will it prove to be a turning point in the campaign?