Thursday, 21 January 2021

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Barack Obama’s book included in best sellers list

WASHINGTON: Former US President Barack Obama’s new book “A Promised Land” has sold nearly 890,000 copies in America and Canada in its first 24 hours,  becoming  the best selling presidential biography in modern history. The only book by a former White House resident to come close to the first day ...

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Is wine consumption on the rise in Australia, UK and Canada

BRUSSELS: In France the Beaujolais Nouveau is coming Thursday, November 19 in a particular context due to confinement. Producers are concerned that sales will be down during this particular time. What about the consumption of wine abroad? Direction Australia, United Kingdom and Canada. Increased sales in Australia Along with the raid on ...

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Kohli most complete player around: Joe Root

NEW DELHI: England Test captain Joe Root considers his Indian counterpart Virat Kohli as currently the most complete player around and said he expects England team-mate Jos Buttler to soon replicate his limited-overs dominance in Test cricket. Root himself is considered one of the four best batsmen in contemporary cricket, ...

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New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern Wins Landslide Victory

WELLINGTON: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern won a landslide victory in New Zealand’s general election Saturday. Her re-election is believed to be the result of her success at handling the country’s COVID-19 outbreak. With 87% of the votes counted, Ardern’s center-left Labour Party has won 48.9% of the vote. The vote ...

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France to re-impose state of ‘health emergency’

France on Wednesday decided to re-impose a state of ‘health emergency’, according to news agency AFP. The decision comes less than 24 hours after French President Emmanuel Macron met senior cabinet ministers to discuss measures to contain further spread of Covid-19. Earlier on Monday, French Prime Minister Jean Castex had ...

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Rafael Nadal wins 13th French Open to claim record

HOLLYWOOD Rafael Nadal inflicted one of the most humiliating defeats on great rival Novak Djokovic in the French Open final, thrashing the world number one 6-0 6-2 7-5 to lift a record-equalling 20th Grand Slam men’s singles title. Tennis fans would have been salivating at the prospect of another epic ...

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Gal Gadot’s casting as Cleopatra

HOLLYWOOD: Gal Gadot’s casting as Cleopatra in an upcoming Hollywood film appears to have triggered many on social media. Ms Gadot, who will reunite with her Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins for the film, announced in a tweet shared that she, Ms Jenkins and writer Laeta Kalogridis will “bring the ...

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Paris Hilton reveals details of troubled past in documentary

HOLLYWOOD: Paris Hilton has gone from reality star to businesswoman and now activist. The television personality alleges in her new documentary, “This is Paris,” that she was mentally and physically abused at a boarding school as a teenager and is now working to have the school closed. “I’ve had so ...

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Craig McMillan quits as Bangladesh batting consultant

DHAKA: The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced that the former New Zealand batsman Craig McMillan has stepped down as the team’s batting consultant for their tour of Sri Lanka after the death of his father. “Craig has communicated to us that his father has passed away recently and therefore ...

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