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Prince songs set to dominate charts Prince songs set to dominate charts
Sales of Prince's music have skyrocketed since his death last Thursday, at the age of 57. The Very Best of Prince and Purple Rain hold the number one and two spot respectively in the US Billboard chart. The chart is compiled on a Friday, meaning Prince outsold the rest of the market in just 24 hours. In the UK, two of his albums also entered the Top 40 on Friday. Some of the sales were sp...
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Change in $20 bill feels like a slight to some in Andrew Jackson Change in $20 bill feels like a slight to some in Andrew Jackson
WASHINGTON – As far as Sen. Lamar Alexander is concerned, Andrew Jackson and Harriet Tubman are both American heroes who have earned their places in history. Honoring one, he said, doesn't mean tearing down the other. “United States history is not Andrew Jackson vs. Harriet Tubman,” the Tennessee Republican said. This week's announcement that Jackson, a white slave owner from Tennessee, w...
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Singers Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Evoke Nostalgia with 90s Songs Singers Kumar Sanu, Alka Yagnik, Evoke Nostalgia with 90s Songs
By Geeta Goindi Washington, DC, April 17 – It was a night and a concert to remember as supremely talented singers Kumar Sanu and Alka Yagnik took a packed crowd down memory lane with their timeless megahit songs from the 1990s. The event, organized by Manish and Deepa Sood of Intense Entertainment, was held at the magnificent Warner Theater on the Avenue of the Presidents, a venue befittin...
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Accolades, Standing Ovation, for ‘Kaifi Aur Main’ Team in Washin Accolades, Standing Ovation, for ‘Kaifi Aur Main’ Team in Washin
By Geeta Goindi Chantilly, VA, April 1 – The eagerly-awaited play,‘Kaifi Aur Main’, a romantic saga elucidating the enchanting real-life love story of Indian Urdu poet Kaifi Azmi and his wife Shaukat, drew a packed crowd to the magnificent Bellevue Conference & Events Center on a warm evening for early Spring. On stage were its celebrity protagonists: actress and social activist Shabana Azm...
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Theater Play Review Theater Play Review
By Adil Baloch raah me.n TuuT gaye paa.Nv to maaluum huaa juz mere aur meraa rah_numaa ko_ii nahii.n ek ke baad Khudaa ek chalaa aataa thaa kah diyaa aql ne tang aake 'Khudaa ko_ii nahii.n' Was at "Kaifi Aur Main" last Friday night. Back in 2012 this legendary theatrical, yet real life, par excellence piece of literary marvel was given a 4.5 out of 5 rating by Times Of Ind...
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Obama offers help to eliminate terrorism from Pakistan Obama offers help to eliminate terrorism from Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: US President Barrack Obama has offered to help Pakistan eliminate terrorism from its soil. “People of the United States are with the government and the people of Pakistan in this tragic moment and we will extend every help to Pakistan in eliminating terror from its soil,” he said in a phone call to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Wednesday night. Obama acknowledged the prime minister’...
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Operation to disperse D-Chowk protesters will be initiated tomor Operation to disperse D-Chowk protesters will be initiated tomor
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar has said that in case the negotiations fail, the operation to disperse the Islamabad protesters will be initiated on Wednesday. If the negotiations fail until the next hour, the operation to clear D-Chowk will be initiated tomorrow,” Nisar said while addressing the media Tuesday night. “[the operation] will begin in front of you. I want the media to b...
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PM Nawaz postpones US visit after Lahore terror attack PM Nawaz postpones US visit after Lahore terror attack
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cancelled his scheduled visit to the United States in the backdrop of Sunday’s deadly terror attack in Lahore. The premier was due to visit Washington to participate in the fourth Nuclear Security Summit (NSS) on March 31, the official statement said. On Sunday, at least 72 people, including 29 children, were killed and 233 were wounded in a blast near Gulshan...
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Four people detained in raids across Belgium Four people detained in raids across Belgium
Belgian security forces conducted 13 raids in three cities Sunday, taking four people into custody and continuing a crackdown on suspected terrorists in the wake of Tuesday's deadly attacks. Federal prosecutor Frederic Van Leeuw said nine people initially were detained in Brussels, Duffel and Mechelen. Five were later released, state-owned broadcaster RTBF reported. Van Leeuw said the arrest...
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Mustafa Kamal names new political movement 'Pak Sarzameen Party' Mustafa Kamal names new political movement 'Pak Sarzameen Party'
Twenty days after launching his new political movement, former Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) leader and Senator Mustafa Kamal finally unveiled on Wednesday the name of his party the ‘Pak Sarzameen Party’. “I announce the name of our party with a prayer that may God guide and bless us. The party of people will be called Pak Sarzameen Party,” he said while addressing a gathering in Karachi’s Cli...
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