Movies on Black history mark Obama

MUMBAI: As America prepares to welcome the first Black president in the country’s short but racially charged history, the Mumbai Festival will also celebrate the landmark moment. The American Center has organized special film screenings through Tuesday and Wednesday related to life in the White House as well as Black … Read more

An American Teenager’s Book on Pakistan Women Launches in US

It’s probably not all that remarkable that a young American went to Pakistan and found fascinating the traditions that define daily life there, from the calls to prayer to the garishly decorated transport trucks. Not all that remarkable, except that somewhere along the trip the young girl turned from tourist … Read more

A Pakistani-American Love Story Keeping Alive

The inch-thick compilation of documents doesn’t read like a love story. But the papers might be necessary to hold together the marriage of one Waterloo couple. The stack includes 12 months of bank statements showing joint financial activities. An original term life insurance policy with a spouse beneficiary. An original … Read more

Pakistani band Junoon still rocking for peace

Two years after its “Passion for Peace” tour stop here rocked Miller Auditorium, Pakistani-American rock group Junoon is back in town with the same goal in mind: To use its music to unite people across ideological and religious divides. The trio, consisting of founding members Ali Azmat on vocals, guitarist … Read more

Bollywood to star in Lahore Basant

Karishma and Kareena Kapoor, Shilpa Shetty, Shushmita Sen, Sanjay Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor and Neeto Singh, Yash Chopra, Rakesh Roshan, Mahesh and Pooja Bhatt are just some of the Bollywood giants who have been invited by their Lollywood counterparts to spend this Basant in the city. Most of these … Read more