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Anurag Thakur to raise Ishrat Jahan case in Parliament
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File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. Ishrat Jahan case: BJP, govt attack Congress, Chidambaram over … No tags for this post.

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DC community calendar, April 21-28
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“Disgraced” Timothy Douglas directs Ayad Akhtar's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about a Pakistani-American lawyer living the American dream in an Upper East Side apartment in New York, with Italian suits and a beautiful wife, until a friendly dinner … No tags for this post.

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Ishrat Jahan case: PM Modi, Amit Shah trying to derail trial, says Congress
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File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. Congress today dismissed as "bundle of lies" the BJP's charge that Sonia Gandhi … No tags for this post.

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Ishrat Jahan Case: Chidambaram has nowhere to hide
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Subsequent events revealed how the notorious Pakistani-American double agent David Coleman Headley was part of the LeT conspiracy. Headley's arrest and interrogation by the FBI had led to the disclosure. FBI shared the information with the Indian … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' 2016: Faran Tahir Joins Fox Revival, Air Date Revealed?
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The Pakistani-American actor took to Facebook to announce the news, saying: "I will be playing the recurring role of Jamil on Prison Break: Sequel (Mini TV Series) Season 5 which is expected to air from September 2016." Speaking of how he landed the … No tags for this post.

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Cong says BJP trying to derail Ishrat Jahan trial
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File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. Ishrat Jahan case: BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to take responsibility … No tags for this post.

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San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone helped in probe: FBI
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A man kneels by a pop-up memorial in San Bernardino, California, for victims of a shooting rampage that killed 14 people. Reuters file photo. Los Angles, April 20. Hacking the iPhone of a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror … No tags for this post.

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5 superhero firsts
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Comic books and superhero movies are more popular than ever. “Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice” and “Captain America: Civil War” are just two of many upcoming superhero blockbusters hitting the big screen this year. While the superheroes in these … No tags for this post.

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'Data from San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone helped in probe'
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Hacking the iPhone of a Pakistani-American shooter involved in the San Bernardino terror attack has given the FBI new data to help them answer some of the unresolved questions in the ongoing probe, US law enforcement officials say. Breaking into the … No tags for this post.

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'Prison Break' season 5 news: Faran Tahir cast in recurring role as Jamil
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Being a Pakistani-American actor, Tahir had mostly been cast to play a Muslim character or someone with an Islamic origin. Now that his character in "Prison Break" will be called Jamil, Tahir explained that his role will be different compared to his … No tags for this post.

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PM, Shah trying to derail trial in fake encounter case: Cong
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File Photo of Ishrat Jahan. Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley claimed on Thursday that Ishrat Jahan was an operative of terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba. Photo: PTI. ALSO READ. Ishrat Jahan case: BJP asks Sonia Gandhi to take responsibility … No tags for this post.

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In marquis 'Othello' performance, Faran Tahir humanizes Islam, helps bridge …
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This was not a standard community theater production, but rather a cutting edge re-imagination of the play featuring for the first time a Muslim Pakistani-American actor, Faran Tahir, as Othello. Produced by the Shakespeare Theater Company in … No tags for this post.

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Dirty Pakistani Lingerie, a play about integration and identity, comes to Ilford
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The show tells the story of six Pakistani-American characters aged between six and 65, with all of them played by writer and actress Aizzah Fatima. While some are members of families who have lived in America for generations, others have only just … No tags for this post.

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Islam rejects terrorism, Gormez tells American Muslims
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Ridwan Ahmed, a Pakistani American who lives close to the Diyanet Center, was also fascinated by the sermon. "Professor Mehmet Gormez's sermon was very good, it was to the point," he said, noting that he touched on hot topics with the "true … No tags for this post.

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These Female Superheroes Don't Get Enough Respect
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Currently, there are no official plans to bring her to the big screen, though the Captain Marvel movie (featuring the character's last incarnation of Carol Danvers, not the Pakistani-American teen from the current run) is set for 2018. Ideally, Kamala … No tags for this post.

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