ISLAMABAD: The government has started the process to award thirty two new oil and gas exploration blocks to the exploration companies.
NEW YORK/CANNES: Leonardo DiCaprio is under fire and labeled a hypocrite after taking a private jet to accept an environment awards.
MUMBAI: The Indian government bestowed the legendary actor Dilip Kumar with prestigious Padma Vibhushan award.
NEW DELHI: Superstar Salman Khan-starrer “Bajrangi Bhaijaan” will compete with Aamir Khan’s blockbuster “PK” for the Most Entertaining Social Film at the BIG Star Entertainment Awards 2015, to be held here on Sunday.
MUMBAI: Edhi matriarch and wife of renowned social worker Abdul Sattar Edhi, Bilquis Edhi, has been honoured with “Mother Teresa Memorial International Award-2015” for social justice in India.
Pakistani rights activists Syeda Ghulam Fatima was honoured with a Global Citizen Award for her works for civil rights at a ceremony in New York on Sunday.
LONDON: American shock rocker Marilyn Manson has been honored with a lifetime achievement prize at Britain’s Kerrang! Awards for a musical career spanning over two decades.
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has confirmed death sentence of six hardcore terrorists tried by the recently established military courts, ARY News reported Thursday.
NEW YORK: A prominent US literary society devoted to freedom of expression is to honor French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo with an award at a New York gala in May.
MALAYSIA: Well known Hong Kong based actor, director and philanthropist Jackie Chan, was bestowed ‘datukship’ in conjunction with Federal Territory Day on Feb 1, Malaysian papers report.