‘Joyland’ ban: Pakistan blocks national release of movie depicting story of sexual liberation

Islamabad, Pakistan CNN — Pakistan’s government has blocked the nationwide release of “Joyland,” the first Pakistani movie shown at the Cannes Film Festival, just one week before it was due to hit theaters in the South Asian country. “Joyland” tells a love story between the youngest son of “a happily patriarchal joint family” and a … Read more

“We Should Stop The World Cup…”: Mitchell Marsh’s Ultimate Comment On India Vs Pakistan Thriller In T20 World Cup 2022

Virat Kohli talks with Pakistan players.© AFP A classic Virat Kohli chase came to the fore as the Indian cricket team took on Pakistan in the T20 World Cup 2022 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday. The match turned out to be a spectacle, with India winning the contest on the very last ball, … Read more

Female journalists who fled Taliban await tickets to Canada

Khatira Ahmadi had a dream job as a TV host for a popular morning show, which gave hope and motivation to young girls on a women’s specialty channel in Afghanistan. The 24-year-old would speak with guests about women’s issues. She came on screen with a fresh and smiling face to give energy to Zan TV’s … Read more

Giorgia Meloni praised Mussolini, now she’s Italy’s new leader; anger at the latest Eglinton LRT delay

Good morning. This is the Tuesday, September 27 edition of First Up, the Star’s daily morning digest. Sign up to get it earlier each day, in your inbox. Here’s what you need to know as Omicron-targeting vaccines are now available to all adults. Here’s the latest on Italy’s new far-right leader, the end of Canada’s … Read more

Afghans stranded and running out of money in Pakistan plead for Ottawa to speed up their approvals

The family of Pardais Haidari, a former NATO trainer in Afghanistan, has been in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, since July waiting for a way out. ‘We will come to Canada and work very hard. Please help us,’ he says.Handout Wahid Ibrahimi was a security guard at the Canadian embassy in Kabul. After the Taliban took control of … Read more

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup 2022, Highlights: Pathum Nissanka Stars As Sri Lanka Defeat Pakistan By 5 Wickets

PAK vs SL, Asia Cup, Super Four, Match 6: Pathum Nissanka© AFP Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, Asia Cup, Live Updates: Pathum Nissanka’s unbeaten knock of 55 runs helped Sri Lanka defeat Pakistan by 5 wickets in the last Super 4 Asia Cup match on Friday, at the Dubai International Stadium. Apart from him, … Read more

Asia Cup: How India Can Still Reach Final. All Scenarios Explained

Rohit Sharma in a pensive mood as India lost to Sri Lanka in Asia Cup The Indian cricket team suffered its second straight loss in the Super 4 stage of the Asia Cup 2022 on Tuesday night as it failed to defend a target in excess of 170 runs yet again. India had set Sri … Read more

Alberta physician heads to Pakistan to help flood ravaged country – Calgary

An Airdrie physician said she can no longer “stand idly by” while people in her home country of Pakistan suffer from the ongoing floods. dr. Fozia Alvi is putting her practice on hold and has decided to fly to the flood-ravished country on Friday to meet with other doctors operating a mobile clinic run by … Read more

Nova Scotia’s Pakistani community raising funds for victims of deadly flooding – Halifax

Nova Scotia’s Pakistani community is doing all that it can to funds for the millions of victims impacted by nationwide flooding. “As of today, 1,200 plus people have died there. Millions of the people are the homeless, and almost one-third of Pakistan is under water,” said Farhan Pir Muhammad, a member of the Pakistani Canadian … Read more