Saturday, 26 September 2020

Monitoring Desk

Sonu Nigam calls Sajjad Ali his favourite singer

BOLLYWOOD: Famous Indian singer Sonu Nigam has called Pakistani musician Sajjad Ali as most respected and his favourite singer. Taking to Instagram, Sonu Nigam shared a picture and wrote a heartfelt note for Sajjad Ali. “This picture is from 19th March when Adel Farooq took us to check and assess ...

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Dia Mirza says ‘never consumed narcotics’

BOLLYWOOD actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has opened a can of worms which once again throws a spotlight on the underbelly of drugs in the showbiz world. After Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor, another shocking name to have emerged is that of actress-producer Dia Mirza. However, the ...

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Former Australia batsman Dean Jones Passes Away

MUMBAI: Former Australian cricketer, commentator and Karachi Kings coach Dean Jones has passed away at the age of 59 after having a cardiac arrest in India. “It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing away of Mr. Dean Mervyn Jones AM. He died of a ...

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You’re not exactly Mother Teresa, Shaniera responds to Kangana

MUMBAI/LAHORE: Amid criticism on impolite comments regarding Bollywood personalities, actress Kangana Ranaut claimed that she never starts a fight, and that she is ready to quit Twitter if anyone can prove otherwise. In a post on social-networking website Twitter, Kangana stated, “I may come across as a very  ladaku  person ...

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Erdogan in UN address calls Kashmir ‘a burning issue’

NEW YORK: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the UN General Assembly that the Kashmir dispute between India and Pakistan was a “burning issue”, and called for resolving it through dialogue.’ In a speech made via video-link to the 193-member Assembly’s landmark 75th session, Erdogan said that steps taken ...

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WBC appoints Amir Khan as MEBC’s president

BIRMINGHAM: The World Boxing Council (WBC) has appointed Pakistan-origin British boxer Amir Khan as president of WBC Middle East Boxing Council (MEBC). In an announcement this weekend, the former super-lightweight world champion was named the new WBC President for the region. Khan is a long-time advocate for the development of boxing in the region. ...

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Anurag Kashyap accused of sexual harassment

BOLLYWOOD: Filmfare award winner, Gangs of Wasseypur director, Anurag Kashyap has been accused of sexual harassment. Alleged in an interview and subsequently shared via social media, Payal Ghosh spoke about the director’s unwanted advances during the shooting of Bombay Velvet,. @anuragkashyap72 has forced himself on me and extremely badly. @PMOIndia @narendramodi ...

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Airbus Proposes Planes Fueled by Liquid Hydrogen

LONDON: Airbus is showing three concepts for “the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft which could enter service by 2035.” They all run on hydrogen, which Airbus calls a clean aviation fuel. According to the press release: “’These concepts will help us explore and mature the design and layout of the world’s ...

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Spice Girls planning to remake Wannabe video

LONDON: They delighted fans when they reunited for a tour in 2019 – sans Victoria Beckham. And now the Spice Girls are thought to be planning another treat to mark their 25th anniversary – by remaking the iconic 1996 Wannabe video. However although Mel B, Geri Horner, Emma Bunton and Mel C are ...

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