Briefs


Briefs

Reviving religious sites

Pakistan, home to numerous religious sites of Buddhists, Hindus and Sikhs, has taken on the challenge of developing these assets. Such steps are expected to boost provincial economy and promote respect and tolerance in the country.

To start with, the Punjab government has directed relevant departments like the Punjab Planning and Development Board, and departments of Tourism, Archives, Archaeology, and Law and Justice to finalise reports related to Sikh gurdwaras in Punjab.

Sikhism’s holiest sites like Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, Gurdwara Darbar Sahib (Kartarpur) and Gurdwara Dera Sahib (Lahore) lie in Pakistan’s Punjab province.

Bohot khoob, Fawad!

Promoting his film Khoobsurat with Bollywood heartthrob Sonam Kapoor, Pakistani actor Fawad Khan has appeared in several Indian TV shows and programs, most notably Amitabh Bachchan’s Kaun Banega Crore Pati.

When the great Bollywood actor requested Fawad Khan obliged by breaking out into an impromptu “Dilbar Mere!” from the Bacchan starrer Satte pe Satta, with the audience members clapping enthusiastically to keep time.

Bohot khoob, Fawad!




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