Corruption

‘PTI’s one-year performance a bad show’ The PTI formed government in the Centre and three provinces after July 2018’s controversial general elections. Widely considered as engineered and rigged and held under overwhelming support of media for the PTI, July’s polls yet provided an opportunity to Prime Minister Imran Khan to fulfill the promises he made […]

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Alan Rusbridger, former editor-in-chief of The Guardian, academic, and Chair of the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism was among an international list of journalists, press freedom organisations and media experts who praised The Shift founder and editor Caroline Muscat for winning the prestigious Reporters Without Borders award for Independence. … and inspiring to […]

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Joaquin Phoenix in Joker It’s fall, and that can only mean one thing: Halloween horrors. And yet, curiously, there is an almost complete lack of schlocky cash-grabs stocking the autumnal release calendar — the biggest release is the black-and-white, critically acclaimed, thinking person’s horror Lighthouse. Go figure. Beyond scares, there’s the usual awards-ready fare, including […]

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So far, The Laundromat is my biggest TIFF disappointment. I was looking forward to this film for a few reasons, but only one of them proved out—Meryl Streep’s bucket hat is very jaunty, indeed. Every other element of the film is either miscalculated or confusing. The Laundromat is the latest from Steven Soderbergh and screenwriter Scott […]

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Siraj wants accountability process impartial LAHORE: Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Senator Sirajul Haq said that Chief Justice of Pakistan had shown the mirror to the PTI government, warning the rulers against misusing the accountability process for political engineering. The government must take seriously the CJ’s caution against “selective” accountability, he said in a statement on Thursday. Siraj […]

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Ready or not, Oscars season is upon us. Heading into fall, Netflix has snatched up the rights to a number of buzzy festival standouts — as well as brought in heavy hitters like Meryl Streep, Timothée Chalamet, and Robert De Niro to lead a few of their in-house creations. The streaming service will also debut […]

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The pound climbed on Monday after new data showed better-than-expected economic growth in July. The currency climbed 0.14% against the dollar (GBPUSD=X), to just under $1.23, after data from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) showed that the UK economy grew by 0.3% between June and July. The surge in the currency came even as MPs […]

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New York Fashion Week SS2O is well underway with the world’s most famous faces taking to the front row to watch next season’s biggest trends grace the runway. Kendall Jenner may be taking a break from walking but that didn’t stop the supermodel from setting the street style bar high at the Longchamp show in […]

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The Laundromat centres around Ellen Martin (Meryl Streep), and when her idyllic vacation takes an unthinkable turn, she begins investigating a fake insurance policy, only to find herself down a rabbit hole of questionable dealings that can be linked to a Panama City law firm and its vested interest in helping the world’s wealthiest citizens […]

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