Wednesday, 23 October 2019

News in Pictures

Wildlife Photographer of the Year award goes to Yongqing Bao

This picture may initially make you smile … at least until you realise the marmot is moments away from death. “Photographically, it is quite simply the perfect moment.” That’s how chief judge Roz Kidman Cox described the winning entry to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, given out by ...

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Niece of Crocodile Hunter is causing quite the stir on Instagram

SYDNEY: The niece of late Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin is causing quite the stir on Instagram. And it’s not for her ability to wrangle crocs or smile at the camera while yelling “crikey,” like her ol’ Uncle Steve did. No, hot Aussie Rebecca Lobie is becoming famous in that Instagram ...

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Picture of the day

More than 400 hot air balloons take off from Chambley-Bussieres, eastern France, during an attempt to break the simultaneous air-balloon take-off world record on 29 July 2019 in Hageville, as part of the international air-balloon meeting “Grand-Est Mondial Air Ballons” (Gemab).

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The 18th Five Mountains Festival

In any other evening, Tutup Ngisor village at the foot of Mount Merapi in Magelang, Central Java, is blanketed in tranquility and thick, cool mist. Not tonight, however. The usually quiet locale is bursting with excitement as residents played traditional gamelan percussions, the sounds of which echoed throughout the surrounding ...

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Glamour, glitter and stardom at Lux Style Awards ’19

KARACHI: Glamour, glitter and stardom – Karachi city witnessed all this and more as Pakistani celebrities celebrated their biggest award night of the year.   View this post on Instagram   A power-packed opening performance by Momina Mustehsan celebrating womanhood with local female rap star, Eva B who’s defying judgements ...

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Suman Rao crowned Miss India 2019

Suman Rao from Rajasthan has won the Femina Miss India World 2019 beauty pageant during a star-studded ceremony at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Indoor Stadium. Shivani Jadhav from Chhattisgarh clinched Femina Miss Grand India 2019 title and Shreya Shanker from Bihar won Miss India United Continents 2019 title during the grand ...

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