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LA film critics befriend ‘Social Network’

LA film critics befriend ‘Social Network’

LOS ANGELES: “The Social Network,” a tense drama recounting the back-stabbing early days of Facebook, was named best picture on Sunday by the Los Angeles Film Critics Association, a group whose edgy picks rarely align with the Academy Awards.
The film won in three other categories including best director, where David Fincher tied with Olivier Assayas for the French terrorism epic “Carlos.” It also won for Aaron Sorkin’s screenplay and tied with “The Ghost Writer” for

Religious groups fight social workers for animal hides on Eid

LAHORE: Besides the traditional festivities and the observance of the sacrifice ritual, this Eidul Azha also witnessed a severe cold war between the religious parties and humanitarian organisations for the collection of animal hide.
According to sources, more than 50 percent of the hides collected were given to religious groups, including banned outfits, which continue to operate in the city despite the fact that the government had announced a zero tolerance policy for the

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