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Maqbool Sabri passes away

Popular qawal Maqbool Sabri has passed away in South Africa. According to media reports, Sabri was suffering from heart problems for some time. Relatives of deceased are making efforts to bring back

Powerful female actresses who died in 2010

LOS ANGELES – The movie-viewing public lost three powerful, Oscar-nominated actresses in 2010. They weren’t superstars in the sense of an Angelina Jolie or (earlier) Elizabeth Taylor, but each brought a depth and believability to her work that will be sorely missed.
Lynn Redgrave – A member of Britain’s talented Redgrave family, Lynn Redgrave was the daughter of actor Sir Michael Redgrave; the sister of actor Vanessa Redgrave; and aunt to actors Joely Richardson, Natasha

Taseer dared and died, govt should heed warning: TNRM

LAHORE – Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer’s interference in the Aasia Bibi affair and his efforts to get the blasphemy laws repealed are the main reason for his murder, a press release issued by the Tahfuz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat Mahaz (TNRM) stated on Tuesday after an emergency meeting following after the assassination of the Punjab governor.
“We had warned the governor to stay away from such acts but he did not listen to us and now we are asking the government to stay away from

Over 10,000 died in Afghan violence in 2010

KABUL – More than 10,000 people, about a fifth of them civilians, lost their lives in violence in Afghanistan last year, an AFP count based on official figures and an independent website tally showed on Sunday.
Afghanistan’s interior ministry spokesman Zemarai Bashary revealed new figures for the number of civilians, police and militants killed in 2010 – a total of 8,560 people.
In addition, the Afghan defence ministry said that 810 Afghan soldiers died in 2010, while

1,235 people died in accidents in 2010

LAHORE – Around 1,235 people, including women and children, died and 5,616 were seriously injured in various accidents including roadside accidents, murder, electrocution and fire incidents in 2010, said an Edhi spokesman while presenting the organisation’s annual report on Friday.
According to details, 252 people were murdered and 248 injured in different violent incidents and disputes. Around 211 people died and 2,541 were injured in 2,278 road accidents and 26 people were

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