French award for Portuguese director’s 106th birthday

Posted by on Dec 09, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LISBON: France on Tuesday bestowed an additional rank onto Portuguese film director Manoel de Oliveira´s Legion d´honneur award, just ahead of his 106th birthday. France´s ambassador to Portugal, Jean-François Blarel, gave the Grand officier de la Legion d´honneur (Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour) accolade to Oliveira in a small ceremony in the filmmaker´s birthtown of Porto. Oliveira, who is only... 

Clarke pens birthday tribute to ‘little brother’ Hughes

Posted by on Nov 30, 2014 | Leave a Comment

SYDNEY: Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke wrote a moving birthday tribute to Phillip Hughes Sunday, calling him the brother he never had as players continued to grieve over his death. Hughes, who would have celebrated his 26th birthday on Sunday, died Thursday two days after he was knocked unconscious by a bouncer while batting in a domestic match at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Australia´s first Test against... 

Altaf addresses workers on his birthday

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 | Leave a Comment

KARACHI: Founder and leader of the Mutahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Altaf Hussain spoke to his followers via video-link from London on the occasion of his 61st birthday. Hussain chose not to celebrate his birthday and instead directed his party’s Coordination Committee and office bearers to use the occasion to raise funds for the flood victims. In statement issued from MQM’s London Secretariat, Hussain said,... 

Batman celebrates 75th birthday

Posted by on Jun 27, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Iconic comic book character ‘Batman’ celebrates his 75th birthday with an exhibition of props and memorabilia from all seven films on the lot of Warner Bros. in Burbank, California. View full post on  Read More →

Messi celebrates 27th birthday today

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 | Leave a Comment

RIO DE JANEIRO: Argentine superstar Lionel Messi will celebrate his 27th birthday on Tuesday June 24. Messi was born in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, to parents Jorge Horácio Messi, a factory steel worker, and Celia María Cuccittini, a part-time cleaner. Messi thought to be one off the most gifted players to have played the game has turned football into a beautiful art with his brilliant footwork, lightening pace... 

Ali Zafar celebrates his 34th birthday today

Posted by on May 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LAHORE: The showbiz industry, all over the country, is in a joyous mood today as one of our popular singer, actor, musician, writer and painter Ali Zafar turns 34 today. Ali Zafar is a singing sensation not only recognized within Pakistan but all over the world started his career from film ‘Shararat’. Fans and well wishers from across the country and globe have been wishing Ali Zafar on social media. Born... 

All the world´s a stage for Shakespeare´s 450th birthday

Posted by on Apr 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

LONDON: William Shakespeare´s plays are to be performed in mid-air as Britain celebrates the 450th anniversary of his birth this week, while a tour of “Hamlet” aims to reach every country on Earth. Shakespeare, the English language´s greatest playwright, was baptised on April 26, 1564, and his birthday is traditionally observed on April 23. The anniversary is being marked with attempts to bring the legendary... 

FunAsia Entertainment owner celebrates 50th birthday

Posted by on Jan 23, 2014 | Leave a Comment

DALLAS: The 50th birthday celebration of the owner of FunAsia Entertainment John Hammond was celebrated with festivities at FunAsia Park Plaza. A large number of prominent members of Dallas Pakistani and American community participated in the grand ceremony. Invited guests were entertained by live music and a large array of opulent food items. According to details, on the occasion of John Hammond’s completion of... 

Not much fun as captain Cook marks 29th birthday

Posted by on Dec 25, 2013 | Leave a Comment

MELBOURNE: England captain Alastair Cook marked his 29th birthday — and Christmas Day — on Wednesday yet found little cause for celebration on the eve of the fourth Test against Australia. Trailing 3-0 in the series and with the Ashes already gone, Cook has lost veteran spinner Graeme Swann to a surprise early retirement since the previous Test in Perth. Pace bowler Jimmy Anderson appears out of form, fellow... 

74th birthday of Prince Karim Agha Khan celebrated

Posted by on Dec 13, 2013 | Leave a Comment

DALLAS: The 74th birthday celebration of spiritual leader of twenty million Ismailis around the world was celebrated with joy and festivities by Ismailis in jamaat khanas throughout US. Special collective prayers were hosted at Jamaat Khanas of Texas’ two big cities of Dallas and Houston on Friday. Ismaili community members greeted each other on this special day of celebration of Prince Karim Agha Khan. Birthday... 


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