Lifestyle & Culture

Peer-e-Meikadeh opens at Art Scene

It is quite amazing how Dr Keiany crams the canvas with images and yet the viewer yearns for more.

A one-book library from the Man Booker International prizewinner

Lydia Davis’s short-story collections tend to exceed the boundaries of a single book and become libraries.

Persian-Islamic culture in South Asia explored

Professor Francis Christopher Robinson spoke on the Persian-Islamic culture in South Asia at the Indus Valley School.

Sadequain works to be auctioned in London

Seven works by the legendary Pakistani artist Sadequain will come under the hammer at auction house Bonham’s London.

Highlights

Oscar timetable back to normal next year, after Sochi

The 87th Academy Awards will be held at the Dolby Theatre from 4:00 pm Sunday, February 22,(0000 GMT Monday).

WWE wrestlers in Saudi Arabia for live matches

World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. said this is the first time matches are held in the Muslim Kingdom.

X-Men director sex abuse lawsuit

Michael Egan III, the alleged victim, sued Singer is seeking more than $75,000 on each of four accusations.

Murakami's new book unveiled in Japan

About 70 fans were at a countdown ceremony in Tokyo for Murakami's first collection of short stories in nine years.

AC/DC rock on without guitarist Malcolm Young

Malcom Young, guitarist and founding member takes a break from ACDC after 40 years of commitment to the band.

'X-Men' director Singer accused of drugging and raping teenager

The lawsuit alleges Singer used his influence as a Hollywood insider to force anal and oral sex on the boy.

Cinema

Movie Review: ‘Bhoothnath Returns’, better than the original

Bhoothnath Returns talks about a mix of emotions with a simple message: get up and vote.

Movie Review: Main Tera Hero, ‘Govinda Ishtyle’

Main Tera Hero is filler entertainment – the kind that slides in between more serious works of cinema.

Movie Review: Need for Speed's realism beats Fast and the Furious

For a movie with so much formulaic deadweight and a lack of dynamism, 'Need for Speed' is tastefully executed.

Movie Review: Divergent is no Hunger Games

For a movie targeting young-adults, and especially the female demographic, “Divergent” is pretty compliant.

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