Sunday, 24 September 2017

News in Pictures

A girl leaves a message at a makeshift memorial for two men who were killed on a commuter train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, in Portland, Oregon. REUTERS/Terray Sylvester

Picture of the day

A girl leaves a message at a makeshift memorial for two men who were killed on a commuter train while trying to stop another man from harassing two young women who appeared to be Muslim, in Portland, Oregon.

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Little Mix members

Photo of the day

Little Mix members Leigh Anne Pinnock, Jesy Nelson, Jade Thirlwall and Perrie Edwards Girl band Little Mix caused an upset at Radio 1’s Big Weekend after swearing on stage. The chart-toppers were singing Down And Dirty when singer Perrie Edwards went off script. “F*** that Get Down And Dirty”, she ...

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Police baton charge BJP activists protesting deteriorating law-and-order situation in Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Thursday took to the streets in Kolkata to protest over the deteriorating law and order situation in the state. The protests turned violent after several saffron party leaders clashed with police personnel near ...

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Britain's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge (C), talks to an exhibitor (R) as she visits the Chelsea Flower Show in London, Britain on May 22, 2017.  REUTERS/Ben Stansall/Pool

London’s Chelsea Flower Show

LONDON: A secret garden and model erupting volcano are among the main attractions of this year’s Chelsea Flower Show, Britain’s premier gardening show which is enticing royalty and celebrities alike this week. Queen Elizabeth is expected to visit the show in Chelsea, a prosperous area of central London, on Monday, ...

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Deepika

Deepika disappoints on Cannes

CANNES: Deepika Padukone’s second red carpet appearance at the Cannes Film Festival was far from perfect. The red carpet saw her make quite the bold statement with extreme smoky eyes in a teal green that corresponded with her bottle green gown! Now, that’s the correspondence we didn’t need! Seemed like the diva had walked out ...

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Buddhists across Asia mark Vesak with prayers, processions

BUDDHISTS across Asia commemorated the birth, enlightenment and death of Buddha in Vesak celebrations this week. This year, the United Nations held its special Vesak Day celebrations in Sri Lanka, where a colourful lantern festival was organised with moving light displays and stalls to hand out free food and drinks ...

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PHOTO OF THE DAY

Prince William steps in for Prince Philip aside The Queen A day after Prince Philip announced that he would be retiring from royal duties in the autumn, Prince William stepped in beside his grandmother, Queen Elizabeth. He was on hand to help welcome Burmese Nobel Peace Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ...

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