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#GEC: ‘&TV’ brings host of exciting new free-to-air programs to the UK

After years of dominating the paid-for South Asian TV landscape in Britain, Indian broadcast major Zee is expanding its remit in the UK this weekend with the launch of ‘&TV’, a free-to-air channel that promises an exciting line up of general entertainment fare.

It may be the newest entrant in the segment but it is testament to Zee’s clout that the channel roped in none other than superstar Shah Rukh Khan to front the channel’s flagship show ‘India Poochega – Sabse Shaana Kaun?’, an Indianized version of the international format ‘Who’s Asking?’

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#Secure: Gordon Brown brings Safe Schools project to Pakistan

Former British Prime Minister and UN education envoy Gordon Brown this week unveiled a new pilot project in Pakistan aimed at securing the country’s schools against terror attacks. The project, a collaboration between the Pakistani government and UNICEF among other organizations, will use technology to help schools assess risk levels …

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#LGBTQ: Indian Supreme Court brings back ban on Gay Sex

Gay rights activists in India have expressed their shock after the Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned a 2009 ruling by a lower court decriminalizing gay sex. The top court stated that only parliament could change the law, by deleting a section of the penal code dating back to the 19th …

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New government of Nawaz Sharif brings back the death penalty

The new government of Nawaz Sharif has ended a ban on capital punishment in Pakistan, in a move that Amnesty International has called “shocking”. The country’s previous government suspended the death penalty in 2008 but the suspension was lifted on June 30 with an interior ministry spokesman telling Reuters that …

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Manish Arora finally brings India to Paris

India – home to some of the most vibrant cultures in the world – is a limitless creative touchstone for designers. So it’s surprising that Mumbai-born Manish Arora — perhaps the subcontinent’s most famous designer — has not delved into its rich fashion encyclopedia before. That is until now. Arora …

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