Thursday, 22 August 2019

News in Pictures

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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World’s first non-wearable, digital dress sold for $9,500

Technology has progressed so much that now the world’s first digital dress, which cannot be even worn in real life and exists only online, has been sold for over $9,000 via blockchain. Dutch startup The Fabricant, Dapper Labs and artist Johanna Jaskowska recently sold a digital, only online existent dress ...

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Spice Girls ‘emotional’ comeback in Dublin

DUBLIN: The ‘Spice Girls’ have reunited minus Victoria Beckham at Dublin’s Croke Park, kicking off their highly anticipated world tour. The girls filled their set with many of their greatest hits. Fans in attendance were posting to social media, describing the night as ‘emotional’ and ‘iconic’. Reportedly, Emma Bunton, Melanie ...

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Who wore what at MET Gala 2019

NEW YORK: The Met Gala’s pink carpet is known for delivering some of the most daring fashion statements of the year and this year was no different. Celebrities gather at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in the most extravagant, most intensely planned outfits channeling this year’s theme ...

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