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World Post Day celebrated

ATTOCK: Day World Post Day celebrated The Pakistan post celebrated the 143rd World Post Day here.

In this connection, annual anniversary ceremony was held on Monday at GPO Attock City under the supervision of Senior Post master GPO Attock Noor Muhammad Zia. While addressing a function he briefed the visitor about the purpose of World Post Day as it is to create worldwide awareness regarding the role of the postal sector in everyday lives of people and its contribution to the social and economic development of countries.

He said even in today’s modern age the importance of post office cannot be denied. Especially those people living in far flung areas are availing postal services. On the conclusion of his address he read the message of Director Universal Postal Union to the gathering. Teachers and Student from different schools visited different departments of post office. At the end of the function gifts were distributed among students.

Saif Ali Khan ‘Chef’, failed to impress

Jon Favreau’s 2014 “Chef” was a middling film about a portly chef who finds his real goals in life after a disastrous social media showdown with a noted critic. Despite well-lit shots of steak and dessert and with a father-son bonding story thrown in, it was never sweet enough to work.

But given new India’s obsession with food and eating out, this might have been a good remake, if only director Raja Krishna Menon hadn’t forgotten to add the spice. The Hindi “Chef” is as one-toned and as predictable as the original. For a film that purports to be about food, there is little more than a passing interest demonstrated.

Instead, the focus is on Roshan Kalra, a chef who is fired from his job in an Indian restaurant after he punches a customer (something Saif Ali Khan was accused of doing in real life). Roshan returns home to India from New York to see his pre-teen son Armaan (Svar Kamble) and ex-wife Radha (Padmapriya), who live in a picturesque, old-world bungalow in Kochi. There, Roshan re-discovers his relationship with his son and with food.

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