Topic: Stage
keira broadway stage debut
October 25, 2014

Keira to make Broadway stage debut

NEW YORK  - British actress Keira Knightley is to make her Broadway debut next year in a stage version of a famous French novel.The Pirates of the Caribbean star will play the title role in Therese Raquin, based on Emile Zola’s 1867 classic. Described as “a tale of love, lust, ...

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October 21, 2014, 2:52 pm

ANP worker killed, workers stage sit in outside CM House

KARACHI- One Awami National Party (ANP) worker got killed and two injured as a result of firing and cracker attack hurled at ANP workers by armed unidentified persons in Mominabad Karachi today. The ANP worker was killed when he was busy in hoisting party flags along with others comrades in ...

english health workers stage first strike
October 14, 2014

English health workers stage first strike in 32 years

LONDON - Hundreds of thousands of workers in England’s state-run National Health Service went on strike Monday for the first time since 1982 following the government’s rejection of an across-the-board pay rise. Midwives taking their first ever industrial action joined NHS nurses and ...

lindsay lohan stage debut
October 04, 2014

Lindsay Lohan makes stage debut

LONDON - Lindsay Lohan kept an opening night audience hanging on her every word, in part to see if she’d forget any, as she made her stage debut on Thursday night in a West End revival of “Speed-the-Plow”, David Mamet’s scathing satire of Hollywood.By the closing curtain, ...

paksitan stage women blind cricket
October 03, 2014

Paksitan to stage women's blind cricket

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Blind Cricket Council (PBCC) has said that the women's blind cricket team of Nepal will be touring Pakistan in November next year to have a series with our national women team. Talking to APP, PBCC Chairman Syed Sultan Shah said five T20 matches will be played between both the ...

Shahbaz reiterates post-flood rehab

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Mian Shahbaz Sharif on Thursday reiterated his pledge not to rest until last flood affectee was rehabilitated, saying that he along with his entire team will celebrate Eidul Azha with flood-affected people.The Punjab chief minister stated this during a visit to Rodoo ...

minorities stage protests modi ny address
September 30, 2014

Minorities stage protests during Modi’s NY address

NEW YORK  - Prime Minister Narendra Modi told thousands of Indian-Americans in New York on Sunday night that 21st Century was “Asia’s century”.Speaking in Hindi from a rotating platform measuring 15 yards across, he flagged up modern India’s achievements, singling out ...

jui stage protest pti govt leader
September 23, 2014

JUI-F to stage protest against PTI govt over leader’s killing

PESHAWAR - Condemning the killing of JUI-F leader Maulana Sher Alam Farooqi in Hangu, Maulana Gul Naseeb Khan, provincial chief of Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (Fazl), Monday announced that the party would hold a protest demonstration against the PTI govt on Friday.Addressing a press conference here at ...

pti activists stage sit governor house
September 03, 2014

PTI activists stage sit-in outside Governor’s House

LAHORE  - PTI Punjab leaders along with dozens of activists held Azadi sit-in outside Governor’s House for the second consecutive day, besides continuing similar show at the Lalik Jan Chowk (Defence). PTI Punjab General Secretary, Dr Yasmin Rashid led the Azadi sit-in in front of ...

Hashim Khan Memorial Squash reaches semis stage

ISLAMABAD - Nasir Iqbal, Ammad Fareed, Danish Atlas and Farhan Zaman moved into the semifinals of the $10,000 Hashim Khan Memorial International Squash Circuit-II Championship, at Hashim Khan Squash Complex Tuesday.No major upset was witnessed in the quarterfinals as all the seeded players ...

iggy azalea falls stage at
August 25, 2014

Iggy Azalea falls off stage at show

BTGSydney Iggy Azalea has tumbled off the stage during an MTV Video Music Awards benefit concert. It is not known if the Australian rapper was injured.She fell off the stage while performing her hit Fancy at The Avalon in Los Angeles last night. Security guards quickly pulled her back on to the ...

Yemenis stage Sanaa protest as crisis talks held

SANAA : Tens of thousands of supporters of Shia Zaidi rebels pressing the government to resign gathered Friday in the north of Yemen’s capital as a presidential team held crisis talks in their stronghold.After the rally, a group of Zaidis started building an encampment on a road in northern ...

Army brokered govt-marchers deal

ISLAMABAD - The powerful military establishment played its role in ending the apparent deadlock in the country and succeeded in brokering an unwritten agreement between the rival political parties and none other than Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif was its guarantor.Well-placed official ...

leave stage
August 07, 2014

Leave the stage NOW!

A dear friend of mine who is closely related to a family of the highest echelons of political and economic power in the Punjab told me a couple of weeks ago that the present Punjab Chief Minister personally came to see the “elder” in his family and told him that he (the CM) did not know ...

sikh trader shot dead peshawar minorities stage protest
August 06, 2014, 4:54 pm

Sikh trader shot dead in Peshawar, minorities’ stage protest

Peshawar- Unidentified gunmen killed a Sikh trader at a shop in Kosh-hal Bazaar in Peshawar city today, officials said. An official of local police said two people riding a motorcyclist stopped in front of the shop, opened fire Sikh trader and fled. He said the people shifted injured man to Lady ...

Memorial Football reaches semis stage

ISLAMABAD - Al-Fasial FC, Islamabad United, Akber FC and Murder Doll FC moved into the semifinals of the Akber Memorial Floodlight 9-a-side Football Championship here at T&T Football Ground. In the first quarterfinal, Al-Faisal FC outclassed Naek FC 3-0. Al-Faisal was leading 1-0 in the first ...

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July 23, 2014

Gaga gets emotional on stage

BTGLAS VEGAS Lady Gaga got slightly teary-eyed as she thanked her fans for their support at her latest gig.The 28-year-old singer gave an emotional speech as she took her ARTPOP Ball to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, reported the Daily Mirror. Gaga, wearing a pink wig, said: ‘I want ...

kristoff wins stage tour france
July 21, 2014

Kristoff wins 15th stage of Tour de France

NIMES - Alexander Kristoff gained his second victory of the Tour de France on Sunday as he came home first on the 222km 15th stage from Tallard to Nimes. The Norwegian powered through in a sprint finish to deny New Zealander Jack Bauer, who came within 100 metres of winning after a breakaway of ...

Yahoo spotlights live music to shine on Internet stage

AFPSAN FRANCISCO Yahoo’s hopes for renewed stardom on the Internet stage are being pinned on a song.Make that many songs - performed by popular musicians in real time, and streamed daily at beginning with a concert Tuesday by The Dave Matthews Band.In what analysts see as a ...

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July 16, 2014

Diva Nana returns to Athens stage at 80

ATHENS (AFP): Nana Mouskouri, one of the best-selling singers of all time, returned to the stage in her native Greece on Monday as part of a tour to celebrate her 80th birthday. Ahead of a concert at the foot of the Acropolis in Athens, where six years ago she bid goodbye to the music industry, the ...

clinton musical hit york stage
July 04, 2014

Clinton: the musical to hit New York stage

NEW YORKIt’s tough being Hillary Clinton. Her book’s a flop, she’s angered ordinary Americans with crass remarks about money and now her husband’s life is a New York musical.The lofty ideals and sordid scandal of the eight-year Clinton White House have been rolled into a ...

IDPs stage protest demonstration against ration distribution

BANNU- Internally Displaced People (IDPs) of NWA operation staged a protest against poor arrangements of ration distribution today. The protesters blocked the Kohat Road and chanted slogans against the administration. They also pelted stones which hurt a policeman. The IDPs demanded proper and ...

Markets flooded with under-invoiced, smuggled goods

LAHORE - Low valuation of imports has adversely affected sales tax, withholding tax, customs duty and Federal Excise Duty on imported items during 2013-14 and the major reason of less revenue collection is the absence of foolproof mechanism for accurate assessment of duties and taxes at the import ...

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June 28, 2014

Group stage ends with spicy bite amid goals rain

RIO DE JANEIRO - What a topsy turvy World Cup this is turning out to be! With the smaller teams stepping up to make their presence felt, the established order of world football seems to have been turned upside down. The group stage have provided shocks aplenty with three former winners — ...

afridi stage charity refugees
June 28, 2014

Afridi to stage charity T20 for refugees

KARACHI - Pakistan cricket legend Shahid Afridi said Friday he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise money for almost half a million people displaced by a military operation in the country's northwest.More than 470,000 have fled the offensive against strongholds of the Taliban and other militants ...

us lankans stage protest buddhist
June 27, 2014

US Lankans stage protest against Buddhist

NEW YORK : Over five hundred Sri Lankan-Americans- Muslims and non-Muslims held a protest demonstration in front of the United Nations on Wednesday to seek the world body’s help for the protection of Muslims from deadly attacks by a hardline Buddhist group in the country’s south-west ...

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June 27, 2014, 8:14 pm

Afridi to stage charity T20 match for IDPs

KARACHI- Pakistan ace cricketer Shahid Afridi said that he is planning a Twenty20 match to raise funds for the people displaced by the military operation in Pakistan's northwest region. "I am in talks with the authorities and will soon announce a Twenty20 match in Lahore to raise funds," he told ...

Oscar-winning Frozen creators plan stage musical

BBCCalifornia The Oscar-winning creators of the animation Frozen are planning a stage musical entitled Up Here, the show’s producer has said. Husband and wife team Robert Lopez - who co-wrote The Book of Mormon - and Kristen Anderson-Lopez are writing a romantic comedy, Scott Sanders told ...

Charles Aznavour marks 90th birthday on stage

AFPLONDON Legendary French-Armenian singer Charles Aznavour, who celebrated his 90th birthday on stage in Berlin last month, defied the years to charm 5,500 spectators at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall on Sunday. Taking the limelight to a standing ovation, the activist-singer promised ...

Smart lifestyle takes centre stage at Asia tech show

AFPTAIPEI-Asia’s largest tech trade show will be a battleground for smart innovations when it kicks off in Taiwan Tuesday - from car systems which warn when you are driving badly to a toothbrush-style camera that films the user’s teeth.More than 1,500 exhibitors, including some of the ...