Smashing Barriers and Box Office Records in Bollywood
A new generation of female movie directors in India are finding commercial success and broader regard, in an industry that has long been dominated by men, in front of and behind the camera. The director Zoya Akhtar laughs as she tells the story of the Steadicam operator who worked on her first film, "Luck by Chance." He had earlier worked with her younger brother, Farhan, a director-...
Gunmen Kill 5 Teachers, 2 Aid Workers in Pakistan
Measles deaths surge in children KARACHI, Pakistan -- Measles cases surged in Pakistan in 2012 with hundreds of children dying of the disease, an international health body said Tuesday. Pakistani officials in recent days say they have launched an immunization campaign to reach children in the worst-hit areas. But the country still struggles with a beleaguered health care system, unsanitary...
CISAC Announces the Fourth World Creators Summit: Create, Connect, Respect June 4 & 5, 2013, Washington, DC.
...* Javed Akhtar, Indian scriptwriter, poet and lyricist. * Carlo d'Asaro Biondo, Google VP for Southern and ...
Attack in Pakistan Kills 7 Teachers and Aid Workers
The attack fit a pattern of violence against charity and aid workers in recent weeks that officials have attributed to the Pakistani Taliban. Continuing a militant campaign of violence against aid workers in Pakistan, gunmen on Tuesday killed seven Pakistani teachers and health workers, six of them women, the police said.
Cisac Announces the Fourth World Creators Summit: Create, Connect, Respect June 4 & 5, 2013, Washington, Dc
Gunmen Kill 7 Teachers, Aid Workers
By Rebecca Santana and Zarar Khan The Associated Press
Pakistani Gunmen Kill 7 Aid Workers -- 5 Female Teachers Among Dead Ambushed in Employee Van
ISLAMABAD - Gunmen on motorcycles sprayed a van carrying employees from a community center with bullets Tuesday, killing five female teachers and two aid workers, but sparing a child they took out of the vehicle before opening fire. The director of the group that the seven worked for says he suspects it may have been the latest in a series of attacks targeting anti-polio efforts in Pakistan....
CalCPA salutes those who keep CPA-PAC strong.
...Reed * Janet Apostolo * Janet L. Wennes * Janet Lee * Javed Akhtar * Jay W. Leibowitz * J.D. Miller, CPA * Jeanette Vasheresse * Jeanne A. Shannon * Jeff A. ...
Victim Ordered to Wed Rapist ; Fatwa by Islamic Clerics in India Sparks Outrage
Hard-line Islamic clerics in a northern Indian village have declared that a woman's 10-year-old marriage was nullified when her father-in-law raped her - and ordered the mother of five to marry the rapist. The fatwa, or religious edict, was issued by Darool Uloom Deoband, South Asia's most powerful Islamic theological school known for promoting a radical brand of Islam that is said to have...
Operation Cash-Out Charges 45 Defendants in International Money Laundering and Bribery Schemes
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Taliban Leader Formally Accused in Bhutto Killing
By Zarar Khan The Associated Press
Beneath Us, the Ground Still Moves
Garcia examines the impact of the 7.6-magnitude earthquake, which struck Pakistan and Kashmir on Oct 8, 2005, to the displaced Pakistani people. In February, when he is finally convinced to prepare a trip to Islamabad, the Pakistani government announced that all of the 170 earthquake-relief camps sheltering some 200,000 people would be closed on Mar 31. The government and aid officials declared...