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  1. If you're on Twitter, you probably saw this tweet floating around for the last week or so. I can hear this picture pic.twitter.com/FicPYKZ2Dz — Danierys (@DanieFakhry) March 11, 2018 Well, I don't know why or how, but I definitely could hear this image for some reason, and I think this was all of us after seeing this tweet. Okay, that was probably a bit of an exaggeration, but it works. And, with Janice, a trend was born. People started sharing famous scenes and characters that they could 'hear' just with one picture, and it's hilarious. It's like your brain playing games. Desi people of Twitter are never left behind and started sharing some iconic Bollywood scenes and other India-related stuff. Check it out! Baburao, obviously. I can hear this image. pic.twitter.com/7n54aVYZuG — डि.à¤à¥. (@itsdhruvism) March 19, 2018 Can you hear? I can hear the music in these imagesððð pic.twitter.com/BGyEOdutjS — Rishabh Bhandari (@jokebazz) March 19, 2018 Yep. I can hear this image. pic.twitter.com/1MoogXwYCT — Godman Chikna (@Madan_Chikna) March 18, 2018 Totally. I can hear this image. pic.twitter.com/i8hidDM4th — Avinash Iyer (@IyerAvin) March 19, 2018 The nation wants to know if you can hear this. I can hear this picture pic.twitter.com/RCzUSFq1Jc — Ayushi... (@Paprikaashh) March 18, 2018 Mark idhar hai. We all can hear this pic ð pic.twitter.com/3P2bx0qie9 — Why So Silly® (@silly_why) March 19, 2018 I can hear the whole monologue. I can hear this image.. pic.twitter.com/FTnXZMmSXD — Nikhil C #IFBA2017 (@imbevda) March 19, 2018 Hallelujah! I can hear this image. pic.twitter.com/rQK8FqMEe1 — Prerna (@miss_cherished) March 19, 2018 Do you need a hint? RT if u hear this image pic.twitter.com/fdIKzfynGM — Bhole Bhakt Santa (@Secret_Saanta) March 19, 2018 Can you? I can hear this image Apologising pic.twitter.com/Xv9F2zkVgm — Sunil (@akshaykanitkar) March 19, 2018 Not just you. Who else can hear this image?ð pic.twitter.com/qFlWN4LeIz — ð रमता à¤à¥à¤à¥ ð (@Brainy_Foam) March 19, 2018 Yes. I can hear this image pic.twitter.com/YYj5IBe6sh — Gud 10 (@Ihsirh) March 19, 2018 Hotel? I can, but I don't wanna hear this image. ð pic.twitter.com/FnyE6Lxf1L — Non-Peshwa Mastani (@Jamuntini) March 19, 2018 I can. Rt if you can hear this gif. pic.twitter.com/WnyCixNkzV — Manish ð®ð³ (@Man_isssh) March 19, 2018 Komolika is here! Believe it or not there is a background music to this image. pic.twitter.com/FPyVBVioPS — nikhil (@niquotein) December 29, 2017 Crime master Gogo. I can hear this image... pic.twitter.com/mbsodxqZKn — sachin (@sachinh91191) March 19, 2018 He's still never gonna give you up if you can't hear this. I highly doubt no one has done this already but... Retweet if you can hear this image. pic.twitter.com/CCvn3rMvDq — Pentominoshisaure (@oshisaure) March 20, 2018 Last, bonus one. I can't hear this image pic.twitter.com/hM1glyc29U — à¤à¤¿à¤à¥à¤à¤¾à¤¸à¤¾ (@imcurious__) March 18, 2018
  2. For a man known for ripped jeans, graphic T-shirts, sweatpants, bomber jackets and a two-piece for formal settings — Kartik Aaryan did quite well for himself last night. For Pawan Sachdeva's Autumn/Winter showcase at Amazon India Fashion 2018, the actor decided to close the show in a terrific outfit worth a major cop. To put things into perspective, Pawan's showcase this season took the most relaxed silhouettes for a modern spin. While the ensembles were mainly monochrome, hints of embroideries and animal graphics took each one of them up a notch. And much like Kartik's outfit here, the collection always featured a consistent use of faux fur sliders (Gucci?). © Viral Bhayani To break it down, however, Kartik's wearing a cowl-neck, white primary piece topped with a black kimono with a grey belt and trousers that are miles away from being slim-fit. Which to be honest, seemed to all blend in together. Clearly, while Aaryan's quite the well-styled (but an ordinary guy) in real-life, this ensemble is a turning point in the theory. © Viral Bhayani As Kartik revealed to us, it's all about comfort + style for him. Something, that helps him be at ease at all times and even ensures that every time he walks the ramp, there are no butterflies in the stomach involved. But as of today, he seems to be 100% down for kimonos for summer. Will we be seeing more of these on him in the future? © Viral Bhayani That said, while Pawan's eased-out tailoring brought a lot of accolades from the front-row seated buyers, his simple, relatable styling techniques too were the talking points of a few conversations. Not denying, this really was one of the menswear shows we've seen so far, this season.
  3. With the highly-anticipated players' auction already setting the ball rolling, the Indian Premier League (IPL) once again got the cricket fans excited after releasing the much-talked about anthem for its eleventh edition, slated to begin from 7 April. In a unique partnership, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Star India collaborated for the very first time to create the anthem for this year's campaign. Taking to Twitter, Star Sports - the official broadcaster of the IPL - released the promotional video. Still some time for the tournament to start but as expected a brilliant campaign to kick it off @IPL @StarSportsIndia pic.twitter.com/NgivOugSqB — Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) 12 March 2018 Titled 'Best vs Best', the gripping lyrics, swanky tunes and touching scenes of the promotional video successfully encompass the spirit of the IPL - a tournament which takes pride in bringing the best in business together. The anthem has been released in five languages - Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada and Telugu - across all platforms (TV, radio and web). A talented ensemble of artists worked on the anthem including South African film maker Dan Mace, music director Raajeev V Bhalla and vocalist Siddhart Basrur - who sung the anthem in five different languages. Still some time for the tournament to start but as expected a brilliant campaign to kick it off @IPL @StarSportsIndia pic.twitter.com/NgivOugSqB — Mahendra Singh Dhoni (@msdhoni) 12 March 2018 The anthem, since its release, has taken the social media by storm, instigating a welcome tweet from none other than Chennai Super Kings (CSK) thala MS Dhoni himself. The CSK skipper took to Twitter and praised the campaign by saying: "Still some time for the tournament to start but as expected a brilliant campaign to kick it off @IPL @StarSportsIndia". My best moment of the Anthem @ChennaiIPL ðð¥ðð¥ðð¥ð pic.twitter.com/ULBd9B6VNB — sandesh (@im_sandy1999) March 12, 2018 “The very essence of IPL is a thrilling, action-packed celebration of cricket where the best of talent take on each other in one of the most gruelling cricket tournaments in the world. It is a fantastic celebration of both the game and its millions of fans across the world. The Best vs Best campaign endeavours to showcase the pinnacle of cricket that this tournament is associated with, BCCI CEO Rahul Johri said. Here's a look at the reactions on the IPL 2018 anthem on social media: Here we go.. it's not too far away now!! https://t.co/Oeei25m3Fz — Dean Jones (@ProfDeano) March 12, 2018 And the wait is over ð¤ #BestvsBest #VIVOIPL https://t.co/g9RZODt2GN — Mayanti Langer Binny (@MayantiLanger_B) March 12, 2018 Less than a month away! https://t.co/9BHuRrDZuS — Scott Styris (@scottbstyris) March 12, 2018 And here we are, 'Festive season' in India starts with the release of IPL Anthem, It is indeed #BestvsBest this time. #VivoIPL #StarSports https://t.co/ydUUI8Yqqf — R P Singh (@rpsingh) March 12, 2018 It's finally out!! The official anthem of #VIVOIPL 2018!! #HallaBol https://t.co/QDKhCvCBgl — Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) March 12, 2018 The IPL anthem is literally winning hearts. It is super awesome and i think it does total justice to the extravagant league. @StarSportsIndia#BESTvsBEST — Pranay Gawai (@PranaySG97) March 12, 2018 Awesome work by @StarSportsIndia .Best #IPL anthem till date. Waiting for #IPL2018 to start.#BESTvsBEST @IPL IPL 2018 Anthem — AKSHAY MASAND (@akmasand) March 12, 2018 Getting pumped up just listening to the ipl anthemð — Behroze Telang (@motherrr) March 12, 2018
  4. Well, we all know Kim Kardashian is known as the selfie queen, because, come on, with pictures like these – Gonna miss the pink ðð¬ðð¸ð­ð A post shared by Kim Kardashian West (@kimkardashian) on Mar 9, 2018 at 7:44am PST – who wouldn't. But, there is someone out there, coming for Kim K and snatching that crown. Sorry, Kimmy, but two penguins have the best selfie that has been ever clicked in this whole world. Are you ready? I bet you aren't, because honestly, I wasn't. Eddie Gault It's like how your parents look at the camera when they video call you. This beautiful picture can have so many different captions, the possibilities are endless. But, before we move on to that, everyone needs to watch the whole video, because everyone deserves that kind of happiness in their life. #Penguin #selfie offers bird's eye view of life in Antarctica! Curious Emperors have been captured on film at the Auster Rookery near Australia's Mawson research station by expeditioner ð· Eddie Gault pic.twitter.com/MYle5Fshc7 — Antarctic Division (@AusAntarctic) March 8, 2018 So basically, the whole story behind this is that Eddie Gault, a researcher with the Australian Antarctic Division in Antarctica, was working when he decided to put his camera down on some ice for the penguins to inspect. Two curious emperor penguins quickly waddled over to it. The two penguins then caught themselves on the camera, and it looks like they were both shocked and delighted to see themselves. And, as for us, we're just appreciating this hilarious moment caught on film. I don't think any other viral video can top this, we've all peaked, let's just go home now. Remember how we were talking about captions? Well, people on twitter have it covered, let's look at some of the most hilarious tweets. It does, doesn't it? This just begs for subtitles! "is this thing on?...Hello?" https://t.co/peHR7up1Wq — Marc Jurblum (@mars_psych) March 8, 2018 “Is that us, bruh?” "Bruh, you seeing this?" https://t.co/j2r6nC8hTX — Evan Dennis (@Dennis_wglasses) March 8, 2018 What did it tell you? When your parents try to take a selfie for the first time https://t.co/fnSG94IypV — Tali Aualiitia (@taliaualiitia) March 8, 2018 It honestly looks like a Disney movie. I feel like I'm watching a Disney introduction ð — Amir (@AC_FoodSwag) March 8, 2018 Smile and wave. pic.twitter.com/CV9luJa7wm — Gus (@Gushearty) March 9, 2018 Straight outta Antarctica? pic.twitter.com/GgbRfME96D — a homemade coconut (@beardfear) March 9, 2018 Actually, it just reminds me of the show 'Pingu' because that was masterpiece. Also, how can we forget the penguins from Madagascar? Bottom line – Penguins are the best.
  5. According to Forbes latest list of billionaires in the world, the number has set a new record in history. This number was 2,043 in 2017 and has now touched to 2,208 in 2018. According to Forbes' annual ranking of the world's billionaires, published on Tuesday, 67 percent (1490) of the world's billionaires are self-made billionaires. © Reuters Here are the top 5 billionaires in the world as of 2018: Amazon founder Jeff Bezos tops the chart as the richest person in the world with a net worth of $112 billion, up $39.2 billion from 2017, which is also the biggest one-year gain ever. Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates was ranked as the second richest person in the world with a net worth of $90 billion. If you remember the Microsoft co-founder dropped to the second position who has remained on the top for 18 times in the last 24 years. Warren Buffett secured the number 3 spot with a total worth of $84 billion. Bernard Arnault, the Chief Executive Officer of LVMH, the world's largest luxury-goods company jumped to number 4 with a total fortune of $72 billion. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was ranked on the 5th position, with a net worth of $71 billion. Other notable personalities in the top 20 list: There were only two women in the top 20 list. Alice Louise Walton, the daughter of Wal-Mart founder Sam Walton secured the 16th position with a total fortune of $46 billion and Françoise Bettencourt Meyers & family, heiress of L'Oréal secured the 18th position with a total net worth of $42.2 billion. © Reuters Mukesh Ambani secured the 19th position with a total net worth of $40.1 billion and is the only Indian in top 20. © Reuters Ma Huateng, the CEO of Tencent and Jack Ma, the co-founder of Alibaba Group secured the 17th and 20th position respectively. © Reuters President of America, Donald Trump has a net worth of $3.1 billion and has been ranked as No. 766, who was at No. 544 in 2017. This is what Forbes and other billionaires in the world have to say about the list. According to Forbes, "The superrich continue to get richer, widening the gap between them and everyone else." Melinda Gates has said again and before, "No, it's not fair that we have so much wealth when billions of others have so little. And it's not fair that our wealth opens doors that are closed to most people." Billionaire investor, Warren Buffett shared his views as “This has been a prosperity that's been disproportionately rewarding to the people on top. The economy is doing well, but all Americans aren't doing well."
  6. There's no one way of wearing a suit. Plus, much like the number of candies out there, it's hard to decide what to turn to. However, the baseline remains: stick to your gut and remember, fashion means to stand-out. You can't opt for tried-and-tested means and expect a glorious head-turn (or a hot date). Innovate, go crazy with prints/colours, or turn to these celebrity-approved way of wearing the suit in 2018: 1. Kartik Aaryan @kartikaaryan last night for Femina Beauty Awards in @tailormanindia suit Accessories @thesourcebandra Styled by @sukritigrover Assisted by @ravneet_bijan #sukritigroverforstylecell #kartikaaryan A post shared by Style Cell (@style.cell) on Feb 15, 2018 at 8:47pm PST The quintessential classic suit is a one-colour ensemble, with well-fitted separates coming together in cohesion. AKA, the boardroom-ready suit. That's exactly what Kartik Aaryan's gone for here, only in linen. But remember, always opt for a brown/black belt, unless there's some quirk on your mind. Because work-dressing ethics... don't forget them. 2. Pulkit Samrat @pulkitsamrat in @zara for promotions of his movie today! Styled by @theanisha , assisted by @snnati_uhetty #veereykiwedding #pulkitsamrat #anishajainforstylecell A post shared by Style Cell (@style.cell) on Feb 14, 2018 at 2:50am PST Not like the image isn't proof enough, we're 100% down for Pulkit's new-found aesthetic of slipping into a suit. Go for gender-neutral, opt for vertical stripes if you're a little short and throw on a pair of sunnies since the sun's on top. Also, white sneakers, don't forget them home. 3. Sidharth Malhotra @s1dofficial keeps it fun in @themaroonsuit @zara and @vans_india for @oppomobileindia launch event. Styled by @thetyagiakshay Assisted by @mayuri_1192 #sidharthmalhotra #oppoF5 #keepitfresh #stylefile #fashion #akshaytyagiforstylecell #suitup A post shared by Style Cell (@style.cell) on Feb 3, 2018 at 9:38am PST Malhotra's twist to tailored separates is a one-off. He prefers color-blocking to the T and yet, ensures the colors mate pretty well. Replace Sid's blue T-shirt with a slogan/graphic tee and you'd easily transition into casual territory (even with a suit on-board). 4. Shahid Kapoor These two â¤ï¸â¤ï¸ @mira.kapoor in a @monishajaising gown , @h.ajoomal earrings , @prakshi_finejewelry rings , @shahidkapoor in a @gauravguptaofficial suit and @rohitgandhirahulkhanna shirt for #htmoststylish tonight.. styled by @theanisha #shahidkapoor #mirarajput #anishajainforstylecell A post shared by Style Cell (@style.cell) on Jan 24, 2018 at 7:55am PST Checked suits could be in plenty, but none match the grandeur of Shahid's windowpane variant here. Plus, while on a different day, we could have seen a necktie here, thanks to Kapoor's sartorial skills, that element's missing. However, all for the good. 5. Rajkummar Rao Man about Earth. @rajkummar_rao looks sharp in this hue. Suit by @tommyhilfiger Accessories by @thetiehub Monk Straps by @trumpetshoes_in #colouroftheseason #nofilter #picoftheday #brown #mensfashion #tommyhilfiger #dapper #sharp #rajkummarrao A post shared by I S H A B H A N S A L I (@ishabhansali) on Mar 5, 2018 at 10:21am PST Consecutively, while checked suits are spiffy, so are checked neckties. Like Rajkummar Rao's here. Go a bit earthy on the suit, place against a classic white shirt and let the necktie blare out. You bought it for a reason, give it justice. As for the rest, you know the drill; a well-waxed mane and black dress shoes.
  7. The Oscar fever was real today, it was the only thing people could talk about and the only thing we could write about. So, if you're done with these awards – or never cared about them in the first place – here's a simple round up of the 90th Academy Awards, the most prestigious awards. The whole of Hollywood waits for this one night of glitz and glamour and Oscars never disappoint. While unfortunately there were no screw ups this year, like last year, but it was still seemed like such a fun night, according to the pictures. (I personally would have been happier if there was a repeat of the whole 'La La Land' and 'Moonlight' but, oh well) 1. The most important moment – Emma Stone putting on lip gloss. This honestly deserves its own Oscar. 2. The Oscar winner for Best Actress, Frances McDormand being graceful as ever. This is so hilarious, I don't really know about her but I love her. 3. The two stars of Oscar nominated movie 'Call Me By Your Name' - Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer looking adorable as ever. 4. Jennifer Lawrence making her grand entrance. 5. And, then just casually climbing seats without spilling a drop of wine in her hand. #TrueTalent 6. Kobe Bryant won a freaking Oscar, like who would've thought. 7. Frances McDormand and Gal Gadot kissing for some reason. 8. Jordan Peele made history by becoming the first African-American to win an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay. 9. Jared Leto's epic photobomb. 10. Who needs professional photographers when you have Jared Leto with an iPhone. 11. I would just like to say one thing about this picture – I love you, Terry Crews, my unproblematic fav. 12. Gary Oldman stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar. 13. All the main category winners looking stunning as ever. 14. Gary Oldman celebrating his win with his family. 15. Donald Sutherland looking like a sinister 1000 years old vampire. 16. There was a freaking jet ski on the Oscar stage. 17. Frances McDormand and Tiffany Haddish doing whatever they're doing. 18. And, finally Tiffany Haddish proving she's awesome.
  8. All famous men across the globe have one thing in common: famous brands. So really, there was nothing extraordinary at the Oscars this year. In came the tuxedos, suits, candid (natural) poses and the best influx of formal wear; making it a normal day at a prolific red-carpet. However, like it is every year, a few stood out — with their well-fitted, slim-fit apparel (yeah, this happened). Thankfully this time, lazy-trousers took a much-needed back seat, called a chauffeur over and drove straight into doors of the #SlimFitBrigade. Here are 7 men who can now officially thank their tailor: 1. Timothée Chalamet © Just Jared IN: Berluti Sartorially speaking, all-white ensembles are a bit too tricky (but that's okay). Zero contrast in an ensemble is a no-no too (erm... that's fine). Whatever said and done, however, Timothee is the god of slim-fit suits. Hands down. 2. Chadwick Boseman © Just Jared IN: Givenchy Couture Trust the concept of Haute Couture to bring the red-carpet to a halt. And a slim-fit medley to catch our eyes. Chadwick has done both, without looking like a uncalled-for try-hard. 3. Armie Hammer © Just Jared IN: Giorgio Armani Velvet suits are a reality, no denying. But the fact that a slim-fit one in velvet, deep burgundy in colour and paired with classics could look this good too, we hardly knew. 4. Caleb Landry Jones © Just Jared IN: Saint Laurent Swept-back, wet mops could be sexy, but they're not for Caleb Landry. He's more of a sunglasses-in-the-night hero, suited for layering antics (he's quite thin) and anything that'll help him add bulk. But whatever said and one, this slim-fit suit on him is giving us life. 5. Daniel Kaluuya © Just Jared IN: Brunello Cucinelli Earthy tones aren't for everyone. And certainly not for the red carpet either. But your thoughts be damned, Kaluuya's gone for a master-swipe with this one. 6. Miguel © Just Jared Casual throw-ons are in plenty. But Miguel's well-placed velvet number over his polka-dotted tuxedo is a musician-cum-style-god move. Plus, a suit that's basically slim-fit done right. 7. Ansel Elgort © Just Jared IN: Tom Ford Probably the most relaxed version of slim-fit on this list, but Ansel's trousers are comfort+style for men out there. If you're into slightly roomy (but slimming) fits, time for an image-forward to your tailor.
  9. PTI chief Imran Khan speaks at a press conference in Peshawar on Thursday. ? Geo News screengrab PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday said that his party would win General Elections 2018 and change the procedure of Senate polls first of all. Holding a press conference at the CM House here, Khan said they would get the Senate elections conducted directly and change the system that allows horse-trading. He said that he held a meeting with party members with regard to Senate polls, adding, "Even I was made an offer for Senate election; everybody knows it involves money." The PTI chief said the parties with merely 2, 4 candidates also take part in Senate polls, regretting that no one tried to fix the system. 2018 Senate elections: What?s up for grabs? Take a look at what's up for grabs in the key elections on 52 seats of Pakistan's upper house of parliament Noting that senators are directly elected in the United States, he lamented that in Pakistan, corruption is promoted through the [present] system of Senate polls. Khan also said the PTI had suggested to hold Senate elections directly, but it was turned down. "Those having interests would have opposed direct elections for the Senate," he said. Commenting on party differences, the PTI chief said differences do emerge within political parties and every single party has experienced it. "These differences emerged in the absence of an accord." He, however, said that their basic objective was to change the obsolete system. In response to Pakistan's placement on FATF watchlist, Khan said it was a failure of the ministry of foreign affairs.
  10. Ever since Xiaomi launched the Mi TV 4 in India, it has taken over the television segment with staggering interest and sales. We've been using the TV for almost three weeks now and we have some thoughts about the device. There are some features that work great for the TV whereas there are some features that are sorely lacking. For all intents and purposes, the Mi TV 4 is sort of a Smart TV that is priced for INR 40,000. It has 4k resolution and is the world's thinnest TV, according to Xiaomi. Here's what we think about Xiaomi's latest offering: Look and Feel The television itself is extremely sleek and is only 4.9mm thick, which in our opinion makes it stand out from the crowd. It has a thick panel in the bottom which houses all the ports and components that are essential to the TV. © Xiaomi The television itself is meant to be mounted on a wall; however, you do get a stand with the television as well. Xiaomi has taken a cue from the Mi Mix smartphone and has built a bezel-less screen that is perfect for viewing content. The TV has a premium feel to it that would give companies like Samsung and LG a run for their money. Rest assured, this TV is going to look sexy in any room you install it in. &coopy; Xiaomi At the back of the television, there are three HDMI and USB ports that can be used to connect your various devices and hard drives. There's also an ethernet port in case you want to connect your router directly to the TV for streaming content without any interruptions. You can also connect your TV over Wi-Fi and it supports both 2.4GHz and 5Ghz bands. Content Viewing © Xiaomi The TV runs Xiaomi's proprietary PatchWall user interface that is based on Android. There is content available to stream from providers such as Voot, Sony Liv, Hungama, amongst others. However, if you are a fan of watching content on Netflix or Amazon Prime, the TV does not have support for the two popular streaming platforms at launch. We have been told that both Amazon Prime and Netflix will get support for the TV in the coming months. In order to watch content from Netflix or Amazon Prime, you will need an external device such as a Chromecast or Amazon's Fire Stick TV to watch content. If you want to watch content in 4K/HDR, make sure your device such as an Xbox One X or PS4 Pro supports it. © Xiaomi TV manufacturers are always experimenting with their remotes to make it a seamless experience for the user, however, that is not the case with Xiaomi's offering. The remote supplied with the TV is simple with only 11 buttons. It has a ring in the center that can be used for navigating channels and content and is Bluetooth enabled. This means you don't need to point the remote at the TV to change channels. Where the remote may seem like a simple and easy accessory, it is also a bit of a problem. My main issue with the television remote is that it lacks a mute button. It is one of the most important features in a television and it's missing from the product. Since live television cannot be paused, one cannot mute the TV if you receive a phone call. There is no way to mute the TV via the UI either and it becomes one of the most frustrating things to do. I often found myself dropping the volume of the TV (a painfully slow process) before I could even start my conversation. Picture Quality While testing the TV, I watched all my TV shows and Movies in 4K/HDR quality while using the Chromecast Ultra and I must say, the quality is top notch. Of course, it won't be as good as a Samsung or LG TV, but it does cost considerably less. Watching cable TV is also a surreal experience even though the picture quality is 1080i and not 1080p Full HD. I personally own a 7 series Samsung Smart TV and to be honest, the Mi TV 4 held its own in terms of picture quality. © Xiaomi The TV can emit bright and vivid colours and the black levels are also on point to deliver a surreal experience. I also plugged in my PS4 Pro to see how games looked on the TV and in my opinion, it does the job it is intended to do. The display itself has a refresh rate of 60Hz which is more than enough for console gaming in 4K. The Final Say If you look at the larger picture, Xiaomi's Mi 4 TV is a definite head turner. It's a no-brainer if you are planning to buy a TV that is capable of delivering 4K video and doesn't cost a lot. There are few features that need improvement and can easily be fixed with a small update. It is priced unbelievably at Rs 39,999 and you should definitely buy it without thinking twice.
  11. ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet on Wednesday allowed the Ministry of Religious Affairs to immediately carry out Hajj balloting for 50 per cent of the total quota of Hajj pilgrims for 2018. The cabinet took the decision after reviewing current state of legal proceedings and the need to communicate maximum number of Hajj pilgrims to Saudi authorities before March 3, for finalising flight schedules. The secretary of Ministry of Religious Affairs briefed the meeting, presided over by Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, on progress of arrangements regarding 2018 Hajj operation. The cabinet also directed the ministry to request Islamabad High Court for early finalisation of legal proceedings as the Supreme Court referred all the pending petitions to the IHC in the last hearing. The meeting considered an inquiry report on corruption pertaining to Kachhi Canal project. It decided to constitute a committee headed by the minister for water resources for suggesting implementation mechanism of the findings of the report. The signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Inter-Provincial Coordination and American Institute of Pakistan Studies was also aprroved at Wednesday's meeting, with a proviso that performance report of the institute for last five years be presented before the cabinet. The meeting approved applicability of Islamabad Rent Restriction Ordinance, 2001 to Zone V of Islamabad and directed Interior Ministry to review the law. It also directed Interior Ministry to place the case before the next meeting of the cabinet for applicability of law in the remaining areas of Islamabad. A committee for this purpose was also constituted under Special Assistant to PM on Law Barrister Zafarullah Khan, with secretary interior, CDA chairman, Islamabad chief commissioner and other stakeholders. Rejecting a proposal for increase in the prices of CNICs of specified categories, the cabinet directed Ministry of Interior and NADRA chairman to review the proposal for the purpose of rationalisation of the cost of CNICs. Regarding the appointment of chairman of Evacuee Trust Property Board in compliance of the Supreme Court's orders, the meeting directed Ministry of Religious Affairs to expedite framing of relevant rules in the light of directions of the apex court. In the meantime, the cabinet approved a proposal for grant of an additional charge of the ETPB to Muhammad Ashraf Lanjaar, senior joint secretary of the ministry until a permanent appointment is made. The meeting also approved appointment of S.A. Manan as chairman of board of management of Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSOCL), besides giving a go-ahead for execution of various development schemes prepared by the cabinet committee.
  12. If your hair business reached god-level success last year, trust us, you don't want to live a downer in 2018. If a slight trim by the barber, meagre use of pomade (and just a damn comb) can do the trick — why shudder? You're here to look your best, score a lass and just have fun, in all the right ways. So, be it. Try these 7 hairstyles for men in 2018, that are sure to be bigger magnets than your (or daddy's) bank balance. 1. No-Comb Bangs © Viral Bhayani Much like sartorial concepts, some 'dos too, walk lines of unkempt (and lousy) environments. Think relaxed, out-of-bed, hand-settled mops, only in supreme control of your fingers. Simple conditioning, hydration, and a shampoo every third day, is probably all you'd need here. Jump out your bed, brush your teeth and get behind the wheels. But, brush your teeth. 2. Bad Boy-Good Boy © Viral Bhayani The kind of stuff for dark-tinted aviators. And with men now turning to more practical, easy and no-blow dry styles, this could be it. However, indulge in a quick comb over to the side and run your hands through. Make it a little dirty, but proceed with caution. Bad boys may have been sporting these since decades, but only they can afford 'dirty'. For your personal self, throw in some polish for a 'good boy' image. 3. Windy, One-Direction(ed) Quiff © Viral Bhayani Nothing uplifts your everyday wardrobe than a slight blow dry to a quiff. But while this process could be annoying, minimise it by going for a short hair length. Keep it at a fair distance from short and medium length strands, and blow dry into one single direction. Now, just pull them gently to the top (don't uproot them). 4. Uplifted Undercut © Viral Bhayani Easily, the most 20-something style in this list. Featuring an undercut appeal (i.e. trendy AF), spiky (don't we love them?) and a moderate length to avoid annoyance. Show affinity towards a pompadour, but bring in texture on the way and go spiky instead. Simple. Practical. Perfect for smart casuals. 5. Suit Call-Outs © Viral Bhayani As the same suggests, sport with a two-piece or three-piece suit. Blow dry, use a bristle brush, a thin comb, separate into areas and put things into place. Take a moderate amount of hair wax and slick back, while maintaining volume. You'd witness a glorious dapper, formal result. Promise. 6. Furry Flyaways © Viral Bhayani This year, if you're growing it out, let it run wild. Let the strands poke someone's eyes, graze against the skin and annoy the hell out of onlookers. See this as a playground and go bonkers. Just keep them healthy, don't comb too often and let the flyaways, fly away. 7. No-Effs Buzz Cut © Viral Bhayani If you didn't try this in 2017, you still have time. Make 2018 your year of fuss-free grooming (or no grooming?) and just stick to using details like shapes, lines, patterns for drama. Or, just go plain, simple — don't over-complicate. You deserve the laziness this 'do calls for.
  13. ISLAMABAD: Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan (MQM-P) leader Farooq Sattar has said the party cannot perform in the upcoming general elections with the existing Rabita Committee. Holding a press conference, Sattar said it is better to forget about the forthcoming general elections in the presence of five individuals heading the party. He said that there is more than one head of the Bahadurabad faction. "One head of Bahadurabad party is Amir Khan, while the other is Khalid Maqbool. It is not possible to work with so many heads." The MQM-P leader said the biggest issue in talks with the Bahadurabad faction is uncertainty surrounding the head of the faction. MQM-P convenership petition in ECP: Response from Sattar summoned Open to negotiations with Farooq Sattar, says Khalid Maqbool Sattar further said that he was uncomfortable with the party being run by six heads and he is the only one to take the blame. The MQM-P leader also said that he would accept the Bahadurabad faction and embrace all its 24 members, but their lawyers have been setting them up. "What will they do if their deception is proved in courts tomorrow?" "I feel that we should not go to election commission or courts, while an arbitration committee is working to find out a way," he said. Sattar further said that arbitrators have been making efforts to save the MQM-P from fragmentation. "Talks have been ongoing, but on the other hand, they have removed me from the party." He also lamented that the other faction has always taken a lead in holding a presser against him.
  14. After a major reshuffle of their squad at the high-profile auctions in January, the Preity Zinta co-owned franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) has announced its new captain for the eleventh edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) slated to begin from 4 April. But, with the fans eagerly awaiting the news, KXIP shocked everyone by appointing Ravichandran Ashwin as their captain for the upcoming season. The news was surely heartbreaking for the fans of Yuvraj Singh, who has enjoyed local support over the years, despite playing for other teams. However, rather than favouring Yuvi for the role, KXIP found Ashwin more befitting of the responsibilities as their leader. Virender Sehwag, mentor of KXIP, acknowledged the overwhelming support for the local hero received in the lead-up to the announcement, before revealing that the support staff and owners had backed the former Chennai Super Kings (CSK) all-rounder for the high-profile role. An uncanny ability to take wickets at crucial times matched with bags of experience, @ashwinravi99 is a proven winner. The New #KingOfTheNorth ladies and gentlemen! #LivePunjabiPlayPunjabi pic.twitter.com/iNaI9TH1lN — Kings XI Punjab (@lionsdenkxip) February 26, 2018 The former Indian captain made the announcement on 26 February during a Facebook live video on KXIP's official page, following which he had a chat with the newly-appointed captain. Sehwag also said he had always wanted a bowler-captain for the team and that he was influenced by the likes of former Pakistan skippers Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and 1983 World Cup-winning Indian captain Kapil Dev. I highly doubt Ashwin's ability to captain the side. — Stewie Griffin (@RnchodDasChancd) February 26, 2018 "90 per cent of our fans were saying Yuvraj Singh was the best choice. But I was looking at someone different. I always thought that a bowler should be made the captain because I was a big fan of Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis, and Kapil Dev. They did very well for their teams," Sehwag said. Not an ideal choice ðð — AB (@w8ing4uonly) February 26, 2018 "I thought a bowler would be the best candidate for our team's captaincy. Yuvraj Singh was also there in our minds. But a lot of votes from our support staff and owners went to Ashwin. © BCCL Yuvraj is one of my best friends. But friendship doesn't influence my cricketing decisions. We are thinking long-term. We are looking at having Ashwin as captain for the next three to four years. However, it also depends on how the upcoming season goes for us," he added. ho gaya chudas......acha bhala yuvraj singh tha to.....ab idli-sambhar ki beat par chole-bhature banenge....ð¤£#baked_not_fried — NG (@NG_rules) February 26, 2018 Yuvi, who led KXIP to the IPL semi-finals in the 2008 edition, has been part of numerous franchises including the likes of the now-defunct Pune Warriors, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), Delhi Daredevils and Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) but the Punjab all-rounder was never able to replicate his international performances in the cash-rich league. The marauding left-hander, who is in the twilight of his career, was eventually bought by KXIP at his base price of Rs 2 crores at the IPL auctions in January.
  15. The Oscars is around the corner, precisely one week away, and I am sure most of you will be thinking about this question right now. Who will be this year's Leonardo DiCaprio? Well, if you didn't think earlier, I am sure you will now. Yeah I know I am talking about something that happened 2 years ago. But, at least reminiscing that moment is better than reminding you guys about the epic goof-up that happened between 'Moonlight' and 'La La Land'. To refresh your memories, 'La La Land' was announced the Best Picture instead of 'Moonlight', giving the world another Steve Harvey moment. © twitter Anyway, the point is, this time our expectations from the nominations are quite high and given the killer line-up of nominees, we are confirmed that this year's Oscars is going to be one eventful night. While, people are discussing categories like Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress, there is one certain category that has been grabbing eyeballs like no one else. We are talking about the Best Animated Feature films. © DreamWorks Honestly, you are never too old to watch an animated movie, and when those movies are as exceptional as the ones mentioned here; you shouldn't bother thinking twice. So, before the world knows who will take the award home, let's check these nominations out and see if they truly deserve to be in the list or not. The Boss Baby Babies are cute! But this little fella here means only business…strict business. Honestly, a business suit with a briefcase is not an image you associate with a toddler, but he isn't any ordinary kid. This baby is a secret agent. Director Tom McGrath's hard work and efforts reflect in each frame of the movie. Alec Baldwin, Miles Bakshi, Lisa Kudrow, and Jimmy Kimmel among others, have done the voiceover for this movie. The Breadwinner Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, 'The Breadwinner' touches base with the struggles of a young girl whose father gets unjustly arrested. The girl then decides to dress as a boy, so she can help support her mother, sister and younger brother. Angelina Jolie is the executive producer of this brilliant film. In the past couple of days, 'The Breadwinner' has earned many awards and we aren't surprised because the movie is damn good. It is directed by Nora Twomey. Coco I don't know if it's just me or you guys feel the same way too, but there is something about the Pixar movies that just weave magic with literally anything. Based on the original idea by director Lee Unkrich, 'Coco' narrates the story of a 12-year-old boy Miguel Rivera. Miguel gets accidentally transported to the land of the dead and then begins his journey to not only return among the living, but also to unearth certain secrets and find out where his true passion lies. Ferdinand Directed by Carlos Saldanha, 'Ferdinand' was based on Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson's children's book. The movie talks about a gentle bull who refuses to participate in bullfighting, but eventually is forced back into the fighting arena. However, Ferdinand decides to take matters in his own hands and not only escape himself but also help everyone else run away from the place, where they were kept. John Cena has lent his voice to the character of Ferdinand. Loving Vincent This is the most unusual and the most special film from the lot. Why? Because 'Loving Vincent' is the world's first fully oil painted feature film. Written and directed by Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman, this movie is said to be an animated biographical drama that talks about the life of painter Vincent van Gogh. Interestingly, there are 65,000 frames in the movie and all of them are oil painting on canvas. Using the same technique as Van Gogh, this has been created by a team of over 100 painters. So folks! Do let us know which movie is your favourite.
  16. Shoaib Malik and Wasim Akram during the PSL opening ceremony - Photo: PSL DUBAI: Former Pakistani skipper Wasim Akram tweeted on Friday that the Pakistan Super League 2018 was off to a great start. Akram who is the director and bowling coach for Multan Sultans saw his team beat defending champions Peshawar Zalmi by seven wickets in the first match. "Time to give our Pakistanis at home something to cheer about," Akram tweeted. Multan Sultans will next face Lahore Qalandars in the third match of the PSL.
  17. Mobile World Congress 2018 is kicking off next week, and there's plenty of excitement for mobile buffs just before the event. MWC 2018 is all set to see the launches of some new flagships like Samsung Galaxy S9, Sony Xperia XZ Pro, and Asus ZenFone 5 while there are brands such as Nokia which will try to steal the thunder. For those of you who aren't aware, The Mobile World Congress (MWC) is a trade show which takes place in Barcelona every year during the February-March months. It is one of those trade shows where companies showcase their latest smartphones and this year there won't be any change. But, before the event officially kicks off, we're going to dive into some of the rumours and expectations at MWC 2018, and which smartphones will be unveiled by biggies like Samsung, Sony, Huawei, and LG. 1. The New Galaxies © evleaks on Twitter The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ will be announced at a Samsung Unpacked conference at 6 pm CET (10:30 PM Indian time) on Sunday 25 February. The Galaxy S9 and S9+ are expected to retain the display sizes of their predecessors. The design of the Galaxy S8 was highly appreciated and it looks like Samsung may take a step further by increasing the screen-to-body ratio even more. Multiple reliable leaks have also confirmed that the fingerprint scanner has been shifted and will now set beneath the camera bump in the centre. The South Korean giant has already teased that the Galaxy S9 phones will be about camera upgrades. Both the phones are likely to sport improved camera sensors while likely to see a huge improvement in selfie camera as well. Under the hood, the smartphones will run on the Snapdragon 845 chipset or Exynos 9810, depending on the region. The optional DeX dock will also get an overhaul, now in the form of a wireless pad. 2. Nokia 9, Nokia 7+, Nokia 1 And More © evleaks on Twitter HMD Global is likely to launch a host of phones including Nokia 9, Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 1, Nokia 6 (2018), and more. The Nokia 6 (2018) was already announced in China though we can see the global availability details revealed at MWC. The Nokia 7 did really well in China and HMD Global might launch the Nokia 7 Plus internationally. It is expected to have a new design with an 18:9 aspect ratio and thin bezels. The Nokia 7 Plus, according to the renders, appears to have a stunning design and will impress a lot of people. The Nokia 3310 (4G) is highly expected at the keynote as well. After making everyone nostalgic with the Nokia 3310 (2G) in Barcelona last year, the brand is looking to tap back into the smart feature phone market with a new 4G variant. We can also expect the Nokia 9 flagship smartphone to make an appearance at the tech show later this month. 3. Huawei © OnLeaks on Twitter The next number of the rank is the rapidly expanding P11, otherwise known as the P20. The juiciest rumour is that Huawei has leveraged its partnership with Leica to produce a 40MP triple lens camera. Though it will be holding a press conference on Sunday 25 February, its flagship Huawei P20 will be announced during a separate Paris launch event on 27 March. This is allegedly due to issues caused when its attempts to move into the US market fell flat. At MWC 2018 we could see Huawei focus on tablets or new models in its MateBook line. There is a very slim outside chance it will announce the Watch 3. 4. Xiaomi © Xiaomi Xiaomi will have a booth at MWC, but it will not be launching any devices. Chinese brand Xiaomi was earlier rumoured to launch the Mi MIX 2S at MWC 2018. With rumoured features like Snapdragon 845 SoC, 8GB RAM, 256GB inbuilt storage, and a 5.99-inch display, the Mi MIX 2S might be Xiaomi's flagship for 2018. However, recent media reports claim the company will not announce any new smartphone at MWC 2018. 5. Motorola © BGR Lenovo-owned Motorola does not have an event slated for MWC 2018; however, previous reports have claimed that the company is expected to unveil its latest Moto G6 lineup. 6. Asus © PhoneArena At Taiwanese phone manufacturer Asus' February 27 MWC event, we can almost certainly expect the next-gen flagship ZenFone 5 to be announced. In the invitations sent out last month, Asus hinted the ZenFone 5 series will be announced at the event. The teaser clearly hints at a new design for the ZenFone 5 while also hint at dual camera setup on the device. 7. LG: © MariusNestor on Twitter LG has confirmed to multiple tech sites that it is not holding a press conference at MWC 2018. The LG G7 will not launch at the show. However, LG will have a presence in Barcelona and is tipped to announce the LG V30+a, a version of the LG V30+ with enhanced AI. 8. Sony © Sony on Twitter The biggest highlight of the Sony keynote will be an expected successor to the flagship Sony Xperia XZ1. The purported Xperia XZ2 is rumoured to get an 18:9 aspect ratio display and a USB Type-C port. Sony's phones are brilliant devices, but in recent years they've struggled to keep up with the competition - particularly in terms of design. Sony's teasers have already hinted towards an incoming change in terms of design. We're glad to see 'em move away from OmniBalance after all these years.
  18. Photo: LSA website The Lux Style Awards 2018 were held last night at Lahore's Expo Centre. A number of celebrities attended the ceremony where Sahir Ali Bagga serenaded the audience with a soulful qawwali. Media personality and entrepreneur Frieha Altaf's #MeinBhi (Me Too) campaign against sexual harassment and for women's rights was also launched during the event. Photo: LSA website The awards night concluded with a performance by a 76-member orchestra. Here's who won at LSA 2018: FILM Best Film The Best Film Award was bagged by Punjab Nahi Jaungi. Among the nominees were Balu Mahi, Chupan Chupai, Na Maloom Afraad 2 and Verna Best Actor The Best Actor Award was won by Humayun Saeed for Punjab Nahi Jaungi. The nominees included Ahsan Khan in Chupan Chupai, Fahad Mustafa in Na Maloom Afraad 2, Mohsin Abbas in Na Maloom Afraad 2 and Osman Khalid Butt in Balu Mahi Best Actress Mahira Khan in Verna received the Best Actress award. The nominees included Ainy Jaffri in Balu Mahi, Mehwish Hayat in Punjab Nahi Jaungi, Uzma Hasan in Arth 2, and Neelum Muneer in Chupan Chupai. Best Film Director Nadeem Baig bagged the Best Film Director award for Punjab Nahi Jaungi. Haisaam Hussain for Balu Mahi, Mohsin Ali for Chupan Chupai, Nabeel Qureshi for Na Maloom Afraad 2, and Shoaib Mansoor for Verna were among the nominesss for the category. Best Supporting Actor The Best Supporting Actor award was bagged by Javed Sheikh for his performance in Na Maloom Afraad 2. The nominees included Ali Rizvi in Chupan Chupai, Faizan Khawaja in Chupan Chupai, Sohail Ahmed in Punjab Nahi Jaungi, and Gohar Rasheed in Rangreza. Best Supporting Actress Urwa Hocane received the award for the Best Supporting Actress for her perfomance in Punjab Nahi Jaungi. The nominees included Durdana Butt in Balu Mahi, Humaima Mallick in Arth 2, Sadaf Kanwal in Balu Mahi, and Zhalay Sarhadi in Chalay Thay Saath. Best Singer (Male) - Film Rahat Fateh Ali Khan bagged the award for Best Singer (male) in the film category for 'Sawaar De' from Arth 2. The nominees included Adnan Dhool for 'Sadqa' from Chupan Chupai, Haroon Shahid for 'Sambhal Sambhal' from Verna, Mohsin Haider Abbas for 'Heeray' from Na Maloom Afraad 2, and Sahir Ali Bagga from 'Murshid Jee' of Arth 2. Best Singer (Female) - Film Aima Baig bagged the award for Best Singer (female) in the film category for 'Sadqa' from Chupan Chupai. The nominees included Aima Baig for 'Kaif O Soroor' from Na Maloom Afraad 2, Jonita Ghandi for 'Baqiya' from Rangreza. Nirmal Roy for 'Raunaq-e- Aashiqui' from Punjab Nahi Jaungi, and Sana Zulfiqar for 'Aadat' from Arth 2. MUSIC Album of the year Hadiqa Kiani's Wajd won the Album of the year award, beating 36 by Sikander ka Mandar, 600 Saal by E Sharp, Elhaam by Sounds of Kolachi, and Fanoos by Zohaib Kazi. Singer of the Year Ali Hamza, Ali Sethi and Waqar Ehsan were the recipients of the Singer of the year award for 'Tanak Dhin' from Coke Studio. The nominees included Abid Brohi for 'The Sibbi Song' from Patari, Ali Azmat and Qurat ul Ain Baluch for 'Chal Diye' from Cornetto Pop Rock, Lyari Underground for 'Players of Lyari' from Patari, and Riaz Qadri and Zohaib Kazi for 'Takht Hazar' from Fanoos. Best Music Video Director Raza Shah received the Best Music Video Director for 'The Sibbi Song'. Qamar Anwer for 'Kasani', Sana Jaffri for 'Madam', Taimoor Salahuddin for 'Chan Kithan', and Waleed Ahmed for 'Super Cat' were the contenders for the category. Best Emerging Talent The Best Emerging Talent award was bagged by Kashmir for 'Kaghaz Ka Jahaz'. The nominees for this category were Abdullah Siddiqui for 'Fiction', Badnaam for 'Khwaja Ke Diwani', Keeray Makoray for 'Island in the City', and Roots for 'Pagal Sa'. TELEVISION Best TV Play Baaghi bagged the award for the Best TV Play. The nominees for this category were Muqabil, O Rungreza, and Sang E Mar Mar. Best TV Actor The best TV Actor award's recipient this year was Ahad Raza Mir for his performance in Yakeen Ka Safar. Among the nominees were Adnan Siddiqui in Sammi, Imran Abbas in Khuda Aur Mohabbat, Mohsin Abbas in Muqabil, and Noman Ijaz in Pinjari. Best TV Actress Saba Qamar's perfomance in Baaghi landed her the Best TV Actress award at the LSA this year. The nominees included Bushra Ansari in Seeta Bagri, Kubra Khan in Muqabil, Sajal Aly in Yakeen Ka Safar, and Sajal Aly in O Rungreza. Best TV Director Saife Hassan for Sang E Mar Mar bagged the Best TV Director Award. Ahsan Talish for Alif Allah Aur Insan, Farooq Rind for Baaghi, Kashif Nisar for O Rungreza, and Saife Hassan for Sammi were the nominees for this category. Best TV Writer Mustafa Afridi for Sang E Mar Mar won the Best TV Writer award. The nominees for the category were Noor ul Huda Shah for Sammi, Qaisara Hayat for Alif Allah Aur Insan, Saji Gul for O Rungreza, and Zafar Mairaj for Muqabil. Best Original Sound Track Shuja Haider for 'Baaghi' received the Best Original Sound Track. The nominees for this category were Adnan Dhool and Sana Zulfiqar for 'Bay Khudi', Jimmy Khan for 'Tumharay Hain', Nabeel Shaukat for 'Woh Ek Pal', and Richi Robinson for 'Shayad'. FASHION Model of the Year (Female) Amna Babar was the recipient of the Model of the Year (Female) award. Anam Malik, Hira Shah, Sadaf Kanwal, and Zara Abid were the nominees for this category. Model of the Year (Male) Hasnain Lehri was the recipient of the Model of the Year (Female) award. The nominees for this category were Aimal Khan, Champ Imi, Omer Shahzad, and Shahzad Noor. Achievement in Fashion Design - Pret The award for Achievement in Fashion Design - Pret was bagged by Sana Safinaz. The nomineess for this category were Chapter 2 by Khaadi, Cross Stitch, Generation, and Sapphire. Achievement in Fashion Design - Luxury Pret Elan Mahgul Misha Lakhani Sania Maskatiya Shamaeel Ansari Achievement in Fashion Design - Bridal Ali Xeeshan Elan Faraz Manan Mahgul Sana Safinaz Achievement in Fashion Design - Lawn Elan Mahgul Sana Safinaz Shehla Chatoor Zara Shahjahan Best Menswear Designer Amir Adnan Deepak and Fahad Deepak Perwani HSY Republic by Omar Farooq Best Hair & Make-up Artist Fatima Nasir Hannan Siddique Qasim Liaqat Saima Rashid Shoaib Khan Best Fashion Photographer Abdullah Haris Alee Hassan Nadir Firoz Khan Rizwan ul Haq Shahbaz Shazi Best Emerging Talent Fahmeen Ansari - Model Hussain Rehar - Designer Javeria Hanif - Model MHM Photography - Photographer Saheefa Jabbar Khatak - Model Best Dressed (Male): Abrar ul Haq Best Dressed (Female): Nabila Lifetime Achievement Award: Frieha Altaf
  19. [embed_video1 url=http://stream.jeem.tv/vod/46dbe46cce705d468d6d455c341eff09.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wmsAuthSign=c2VydmVyX3RpbWU9Mi8yMC8yMDE4IDM6MDA6NDYgUE0maGFzaF92YWx1ZT16RkxGcW5sZDNUUERxb2YzOGErWFhBPT0mdmFsaWRtaW51dGVzPTYwJmlkPTE= style=center] DUBAI: New Zealand and Islamabad United player Luke Ronchi said on Tuesday that he is expecting a good competition in the upcoming Pakistan Super League tournament. The tournament will kick-off from February 22, with the first match between Peshawar Zalmi and debutants Multan Sultans. Ronchi, who has scored 2722 runs in 150 T20s, said: ?It has been good, it is good to be around with the guys and meet some new people, a new coaching staff and stuff like that seems like a fun group to be a part of.? Pakistan Super League 2018 trophy unveiled in Dubai Ceremony to unveil the glittering winners? trophy is being at Dubai stadium The Kiwi batsman said that he is hopeful of getting his team into the final game of the tournament. Speaking on the quality of the tournament he said that comparatively the tournament is quite really hard. ?A lot of people talk about in terms of putting up with Big Bash. It's going to be a good competition, it's going to be a high competition,? he said. Earlier today, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners? trophy was held in Dubai. The silverware for the tournament was unveiled to the public at the Dubai International Stadium. The trophy was received by the captains of the PSL teams and carried to the ceremony by defending champions Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy.
  20. Captains of PSL teams pose with the trophy at the unveiling ceremony in Dubai/PSL Twitter DUBAI: The wait for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) is almost over: before the cricketing action gets underway from February 22, a ceremony to unveil the glittering winners? trophy was held in Dubai on Tuesday. The silverware for the tournament was unveiled to the public at the Dubai International Stadium. [embed_video1 url=http://stream.jeem.tv/vod/9faebda4b2d48aa3fe7104e4d9c9e8e3.mp4/playlist.m3u8?wmsAuthSign=c2VydmVyX3RpbWU9Mi8yMC8yMDE4IDI6MTE6MTQgUE0maGFzaF92YWx1ZT1HOGg5aUpQVUxvejRCN3o2Z0hqZkFnPT0mdmFsaWRtaW51dGVzPTYwJmlkPTE= style=center] The trophy was received by the captains of the PSL teams and carried to the ceremony by defending champions Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy. Trophy gets unveiled in Dubai Speaking in the ceremony, Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi said that today is a big day for the Pakistan cricket, adding that he is grateful to the captains for participating in the tournament. The PCB chairman paid tribute to Peshawar Zalmi skipper Darren Sammy, saying the West Indian all-rounder lives in the hearts of Pakistanis and is considered a star back home. Lauding Lahore Qalandars skipper Brendon McCullum, Sethi said the former Kiwi captain is one fine cricketer and expressed hope that he would convince New Zealand cricket management to send their team to Pakistan. Defending captain Darren Sammy along with other skippers carrying the trophy to the unveiling ceremony/PSL Twitter Sethi also made a special mention for Karachi Kings captain Imad Wasim. "In my eye, he is somebody who can lead Pakistan in future,? the chairman said. The prestigious event was attended by the respective management and owners of the PSL franchises, along with top officials from the Pakistan Cricket Board. The opening ceremony for the tournament will be held on February 22, ahead of the first match between Peshawar Zalmi and debutants Multan Sultans the same night.
  21. The official Sony Xperia account on Twitter is teasing an upcoming announcement at Mobile World Congress (MWC), and while that's not a huge surprise, the hardware itself may be. The teaser is a bit vague but presumably, it will have something to do with the company's upcoming phone. A stretching bow of sinuous waves flows down from the top of the screen, onto an outstretched hand, indicating two things, either a curved display or a more perfectly balanced physical design. We've seen Sony's OmniBalance design for year now and very well mean a more modern refinement. Join us. 26.02.2018 #SonyMWC pic.twitter.com/n6IQ82XRVZ — Sony Xperia (@sonyxperia) February 19, 2018 Basically, any Xperia device launched from 2012 up to this point have had a similar look, leading many to feel that Sony's new smartphones are just plain boring. In a market where OEMs are switching up designs almost year-to-year, it's easy to get stale. From what we know so far, one of the phones that Sony may unveil could be the Xperia XZ2 as it has been the most talked about phone in recent weeks. The XZ2 is tipped to sport an FHD+ 18:9 display with minimal bezels, which would be a drastic change from what we have come to expect from the company. The Xperia XZ2 is also expected to be powered by a Snapdragon 845 chipset with Adreno 630 GPU and will most likely run Android 8.0 Oreo. The smartphone is tipped to come with a full-metal design and could sport a 15-megapixel rear camera and a 12-megapixel front-facing sensor. © TechAdvisor There doesn't appear to be any legit renders of this device floating around yet, which is surprising, but a common thread seems to be that the corners of the device will be rounded somehow. Last year, Sony unveiled an interesting Xperia XZ Premium phone, which was named the best new smartphone at MWC 2017. It came as a surprise to everyone because it was widely expected the S8 shall bag the award. In the current state, Samsung is already leading with the S9 thanks to the numerous leaks in the past few days while LG has reportedly postponed its flagship launch to June. It'll be exciting to see what Sony has up its sleeve at MWC 2018! Stay tuned to MensXP for the latest coverage from Barcelona!
  22. Horror as a genre has always intrigued us enough to give us some great cinematic experience. Horror movies are bringing about some great show and tell of different experimental ideas, better visual and sound effects and characters you cannot forget easily, unfortunately. It's quickly becoming the highest grossing story-telling genre and we're loving the enthusiasm with which Hollywood is releasing more and more horror every year. Just last year, 29 horror movies were released, some of them being aptly successful, while some couldn't make their way to India. This year too, the list of horror movies Hollywood is releasing is quite fascinating and we can't wait to watch them all, as and when they release. For now, we've picked 10 of our favourite horror movies coming out this year, which should definitely be caught at cinema halls or through the interweb. The Nun © Warner Bros. Pictures Remember 2016's 'Conjuring 2'? Well, we're sure you remember the demonic nun that haunted the Hodgson family in London? Well, she's back in her own horror movie to scare the bejesus out of you. The movie is a take on the origin of the evil nun and we guarantee you'll be sitting at the edge of your seat. Release date: July 13, 2018 Watch the trailer here. Hereditary © A24 The film was very well received at the Sundance Film festival a few months ago and was termed as 'one of the scariest movies to be screened ever'. The movie revolves around the passing away of the matriarch of the Graham family, after which the daughter of the family begins to unravel cryptic and terrifying secrets about their ancestry. The more they discover, the chaotic it gets. Definitely catch this one. Release Date: June 08, 2018 Watch the trailer here. Mama 2 © Universal Pictures 'Mama 2' is a sequel to the 2013 Spanish horror release 'Mama', which was about two young girls who were abandoned in the forest cabin and fostered by an unknown entity they fondly call Mama. The plot for the second part is still unknown but it's clearly the most awaited movie of the year. The release date is not out yet. You can watch the trailer for the first part here. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Am7i7uM9r0) Annihilation © YouTube The story revolves around a group of troops who enter a disaster zone and only one survives out of the lot. When Natalie Portman's husband doesn't come back alive she enters the zone to figure out what happened to him. It's an all in all action packed science fiction horror with a super cast to watch out for. Release Date: 22 February, 2018. (Only in U.S. and Brazil) Watch the trailer here. The Predator © 20th Century Fox Remember Arnold's 'Predator' from back in 1987? Well, it's being remade and it's here to give us more creeps than the one before. Obviously nothing beats watching Arnold in action. The plot is similar to the first release where a group of soldiers find themselves stranded in a jungle with the 'Predator' hunting them one by one. Watch out for this one because it's going to be a real treat. Release Date:14 September, 2018 Trailer unavailable. A Quiet Place © Paramount Pictures Interestingly enough the film has a twisted plot. Mysterious supernatural forces, attracted to sound have surfaced all over the world and a family tries its best to live in a quiet secluded farm away from any noise whatsoever. Dare they make a sound! Release Date: 9 March, 2018 Watch the trailer here. Slender Man © Screen Gems 'Slender Man' is believed to be a popular and an old legend and the movie revolves around four teenagers who try to break the myth by bringing him to life. Of course, they summon evil instead and that's where it gets nerve wrecking. Release Date: 24 August, 2018 (U.S.) Watch the trailer here. Halloween © Universal Pictures Remember the creepy Micheal Myers? Well he's back! One of the few slasher films coming out this year, 'Halloween' is the eleventh instalment in the Halloween franchise, picking up 40 years after the events of the previous film. This will be one gut-wrenching watch for sure. Release Date: 19 October Watch the trailer here. Nightmare Return To Elm Street © YouTube Freddy Krueger is back and not with a sequel this time but a remake of the classic horror movie which released back in 1984. The story revolves around Drew's daughter who is suffering from nightmares with Freddy in them. Drew has to go back in time to face his horrific memories with his fellow classmates of the Elm Street haunting in order to save his daughters life. Release Date: 27 November, 2018 Watch the trailer here. Truth Or Dare © Universal Pictures A group of students rent a house on Halloween which is supposedly haunted by a vengeful spirit who lost a deadly game of truth or dare several years prior. The group gets lured into performing acts of dare which are violent in nature and if they fail to do so, they're eventually haunted and killed by the evil spirit. The trailer surely sent chills down our spines. Release Date: 8 October, 2017 Watch the trailer here. So, find your perfect horror movie buddy and shortlist the ones you want to watch because we can assure you, you're gonna be in for one hell of a ride this year.
  23. At the beginning of 2017, the torrent landscape looks quite different from a year ago. With the shutdown of KickassTorrents and Torrentz.eu, two of the largest players in the scene disappeared. However, their places were quickly filled by established sites and a few new faces. The Pirate Bay is in the lead once again, closely followed by ExtraTorrent and RARBG, which gained many new visitors in recent months. We've made a list of the best Torrent sites for India! 1. The Pirate Bay If you've heard of KickassTorrents or Torrentz, the chances are that you've probably heard of The Pirate Bay (TPB). Dubbed “the galaxy's most resilient BitTorrent site,” TPB has evaded numerous shutdowns and domain seizures in recent years. A simple interface, a huge selection of torrents, and minimal adverts all contribute to TPB's popularity. If there ever was an alternative or successor to KickassTorrents, TPB is it! Go to The Pirate Bay 2. YTS.AG YTS.ag is in no way affiliated with the original YTS or YIFY group but successfully took its place late last year. Not all other torrent sites are happy with the 'brand hijack' and several are actively banning its releases. YTS is known for its visual appearance. Moving along the line of other torrent indexing sites, the home page now only features a search page. Pirated content mostly fuels YTS but the looks are enough to give a tough competition to some popular streaming services. Go to YTS.AG 3. RARBG: RARBG, which started out as a Bulgarian tracker, has gained the hearts and minds of many video pirates. Movies and TV-shows with a RARBG tag are a common sight on other torrent indexes as well. The site was founded in 2008 but only made its first appearance in the top ten in 2015. Go to RARBG 4. 1337x: 1337X is another torrent site that has recently emerged following the demise of KAT and ExtraTorrent. Founded in 2007, a full revamp of the 1337X site brought a massive jump in traffic. 1337x had some issues a year ago, when several of the admins and moderators protested over security concerns. However, much progress has been made since. The site improved, kept growing in traffic, and recently rolled out a new design as well. Go to 1337x 5. LIMETORRENTS: Limetorrents.cc regained a spot in the top ten this year. The site's operator also launched the torrent cache iTorrents a few months ago, which is used by several other torrent search engines. It appears quite easy to find a healthy torrent and what makes LimeTorrents one of the best torrent sites is the regular updating of content. The torrent site features separate web pages where it provides updated lists for the top 100 torrents trending the most, and the latest torrents uploaded to the site. Go to LIMETORRENTS 6. Zooqle: It's a relatively new name in the BitTorrent ecosystem, but it is rising in the success charts pretty quickly. For this rise, the credit is to be given to the steadily increasing number of torrents. Users can easily navigate and find things using the neat and clean interface of the website which is complemented by the lack of intrusive advertisements. The content on Zooqle is mainly TV Show torrents and Movie torrents, but the popular torrent site also hosts torrents related to software, games, etc., for different device platforms. Go to Zooqle
  24. US Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee on worldwide threats on Capitol Hill in Washington, US, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/Files WASHINGTON: Leaders of US intelligence agencies warned on Tuesday that Russia will try to interfere in the 2018 US midterm elections by using social media to spread propaganda and misleading reports, much as it did in the 2016 campaign. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats told a congressional committee that Russia and other foreign entities were likely to attack US and European elections this year and beyond, adding that Moscow believes similar efforts successfully undermined US democracy two years ago. Coats, a former senator appointed by President Donald Trump as Washington?s top intelligence official, said he had already seen evidence Russia was targeting US elections in November when Republican control of the House of Representatives and Senate are at stake, plus a host of positions in state governments. ?Frankly, the United States is under attack,? Coats said at the Senate Intelligence Committee?s annual hearing on worldwide threats. Coats? assessment runs counter to statements from Trump, who has cast doubt on the notion of Russian meddling and denied any collusion by his associates with Russia ahead of his surprise November 2016 defeat of Democrat Hillary Clinton. US spy agencies concluded more than a year ago that Russia used hacking and propaganda to try to tilt that election in favour of the Republican. Russian President Vladimir Putin has repeatedly denied this and Trump has said he believes him. ?There should be no doubt that Russia perceives its past efforts as successful and views the 2018 US midterm elections as a potential target for Russian influence operations,? Coats said. Coats said ?persistent and disruptive cyber operations? would continue ?using elections as opportunities to undermine democracy? in the US and its European allies. Coats described a range of ways in which Russia might try to influence this year?s vote. ?At a minimum, we expect Russia to continue using propaganda, social media, false-flag personas, sympathetic spokespeople, and other means of influence to try to exacerbate social and political fissures in the United States,? he said. The charge of Russian meddling spawned a federal probe and congressional investigations into whether Trump?s campaign colluded with Moscow, throwing a shadow over the first year of Trump?s presidency. Questions on countermeasures Senators asked the intelligence chiefs during the hearing whether there was a plan in place to combat more hacking. Central Intelligence Agency Director Mike Pompeo and Chris Wray, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, also Trump appointees, said there were significant, specific efforts underway, but did not elaborate. Government countermeasures likely include going public with concerns that Russian hackers will seek to influence the 2018 elections, said John Hultquist, director of intelligence analysis with the cybersecurity firm FireEye Inc (FEYE.O). ?If we discuss this openly, then the public - who are really the targets of these operations - will be prepared and less susceptible to any influence if and when it does happen,? Hultquist said. In Germany?s election last September, public discussion of a feared Russian cyber campaign, and an agreement among political parties not to exploit information gathered in cyber attacks ? an accord unlikely to be replicated in the US ? appeared to help inoculate the country against outside meddling. Executives from social media companies such as Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc have testified in Congress about Russia?s purported disinformation drive aimed at US voters. Facebook reported that 126 million Americans may have seen Russian-backed political content on its platform over a two-year period. Trump has repeatedly criticized the CIA and FBI, taking to Twitter to accuse the FBI leadership of bias against Republicans. At Tuesday?s hearing, several committee members expressed support for the intelligence officials. The Senate Intelligence Committee is conducting one of the three main congressional investigations into the Russia issue. An investigation by a House intelligence committee has led to partisan squabbling between Republicans and Democrats.
  25. ISLAMABAD: At least 5,000 more people from Pakistan are likely to perform hajj this year as quota for the country has been increased. According to sources, Pakistan?s Ministry of Religious Affairs has been informed regarding the increase in hajj quota by the Saudi Arabia governmnet. The increased quota will be distributed among private tour operators as per the hajj policy. A total of 184,210 Pakistanis will perform hajj this year, said sources in Ministry of Religious Affairs. Earlier, when Hajj Policy 2018 was approved by the federal government, a quota of 179,000 was fixed for Pakistan. However, Ministry of Religious Affairs halted the balloting of official hajj applications on January 26 due to uncertainities in the policy on the quota of private tour operators and a court stay order. Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Secretary Khalid Masood said the balloting was halted due to separate verdicts by three different courts on the quota issue. He said Lahore High Court had ordered that quota for government and private Hajj operators should be on a 50/50 basis. Later, a two-member bench of the Sindh High Court had ordered the quota be 60% for government operators and 40% for private operators. A petitioner had approached the high court against the clause in the government's new policy which stated that individuals need to wait for a certain period before performing the pilgrimage again. On the other hand, the federal cabinet had decided last year to keep the quota for government at 67% and for private tour operators at 33%, Masood said. Sources informed Geo News that verdicts by three different courts led to some confusion in the Ministry of Religious Affairs. Hajj quota has become a chronic issue since it surfaces every year with a number of petitions instituted against the government's policy. People going for hajj can either use private tour operators or the government quota which is finalised through a ballot.