Charlie Sheen under investigation by LAPD ‘threat’ detectives

Courtesy The News International Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s “threat management” squad have opened a criminal investigation of actor Charlie Sheen, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. Police disclosed little else about the investigation, which the LAPD spokesman, officer Mike Lopez, said began with a complaint lodged against the actor on March 31.…

Bollywood studios eye profits at last as India goes smartphone mad

Courtesy The News International MUMBAI: India’s all-singing, all-dancing movie hits capture the attention of hundreds of millions of fans – but they generate precious little in box office profits for the world’s largest cinema industry. Now, with smartphone sales booming and India preparing for nationwide 4G Internet access, India’s film and TV industry hopes the ease…

From US to Lahore: Kathak performance fascinates audience

Courtesy Dawn News A fabulous kathak performance by dancer Farah spellbound the audience at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club last week. An immensely talented dancer, known for her powerful and evocative storytelling, technical precision, delicacy and grace, Farah brought her clairvoyant voice to the contemporary kathak stage. She received training from Pandit Chitresh Das…

At Cafe Bogie, you can have a meal on a train without moving a mile out of Karachi

Courtesy Dawn News KARACHI: You may now also catch a train, not to travel anywhere, but to fulfil your gastronomical needs, as a few railroad cars or coaches at Karachi city and cantonment railway stations have been innovatively turned into restaurants, an idea that is slowly catching people’s imagination. It looks like any other Pakistani…