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Mizoram to soon boast MCG-sized cricket stadium: CM

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Mizoram to soon boast MCG-sized cricket stadium: CM

New Delhi, April 26 (IANS): The first step was a Supreme Court panel recommending that all the northeastern states are entitled to full affiliation and voting rights in the Indian cricket board. Now, Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, whose love for sports is not new, has unveiled plans for a stadium fashioned on Australia’s MCG […]

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Words like white and black are so hurtful to me: Zoe Saldana

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Words like white and black are so hurtful to me: Zoe Saldana

She faced a backlash for not being “black enough” for the Nina Simone biopic last year, and Zoe Saldana wishes there wasn’t any need to “feel so bothered by race” in Hollywood. The American actress of Puerto Rican and Dominican descent says she doesn’t agree at all with the idea of segregating people as “white […]

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‘Jolly LLB 2’: HC exempts Akshay from personal appearance in court

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on ‘Jolly LLB 2’: HC exempts Akshay from personal appearance in court

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday exempted actor Akshay Kumar from personal appearance before a trial court here in a defamation case filed against the team of Hindi movie “Jolly LLB 2”. Justice Mukta Gupta granting exemption to Akshay from personal appearance said that the actor can be represented through his advocate before the court.

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Madonna not happy with biopic ‘Blonde Ambition’

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on Madonna not happy with biopic ‘Blonde Ambition’

Singer Madonna is unhappy with the news of the biopic “Blonde Ambition” which is being made on her. Just after the news of the biopic was announced, Madonna took to her Instagram account to express her opinion about the project, reports aceshowbiz.com.

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I’m tired of being bullied: Nicki Minaj

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on I’m tired of being bullied: Nicki Minaj

Rapper Nicki Minaj, who is being trolled on social media, says she is tired of being bullied for her new look. Minaj, who frequently changes hairstyles, posted her selfie on Monday sporting a blonde wig but her fans criticised her outrightly, reports aceshowbiz.com. The photograph had Minaj sporting the platinum hairpiece and had her cleavage […]

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I began hating work while on sabbatical: Suniel Shetty

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Entertainment  /  Comments Off on I began hating work while on sabbatical: Suniel Shetty

Actor Suniel Shetty, who has been away from the limelight for over three years now, says his preoccupation with attending to his ailing father Veerappa Shetty made him take a sabbatical from showbiz. It was only after Shetty senior’s death earlier this year that “I realised that he always wanted me to work”, Suniel told […]

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China urges South Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on China urges South Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

Beijing, April 26 (IANS): Hours after the deployment of a US advanced defence shield went into full swing in South Korea, Beijing on Wednesday strongly urged Seoul and Washington to pull back the equipment, warning that the installation would further heighten tensions in the region. Six trailers carrying the high-profile X-band radar of the Terminal […]

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Islamophobic incidents up by 1,000% since Trump took office: Muslim group

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Islamophobic incidents up by 1,000% since Trump took office: Muslim group

Washington, April 26 (IANS): The number of Islamophobia incidents involving US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials has increased by around 1,000 per cent since President Donald Trump took office in January, according to a Muslim activist group. The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) said preliminary data collated from its branches across the country, found […]

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Assad forces made sarin used in chemical attack: France

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  World  /  Comments Off on Assad forces made sarin used in chemical attack: France

Paris, April 26 (IANS): France has said it has evidence that the Syrian air force dropped bombs containing nerve agent sarin on a rebel-held town earlier this month that killed 89 people. French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Wednesday said that samples taken from scene in Khan Sheikhoun town bore the “signature” of sarin produced […]

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Hopes on Sindhu, Saina in Badminton Asia Championships

By   /  April 26, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Hopes on Sindhu, Saina in Badminton Asia Championships

Wuhan (China), April 25 (IANS): All eyes will be on women’s singles specialists P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal as they carry India’s hopes in the Badminton Asia Championships, starting here at the Wuhan Sports Center Gymnasium on Wednesday. While Saina has two bronze medals from the continent’s marquee event in the 2010 and 2016 editions, […]

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