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Tag Archives: 2018

Record 70.8 million people displaced at end of 2018: UN

GENEVA: More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday. In its annual global trends report, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) described the figure of 70.8 million at ...

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Sunny Leone – Most Googled Indian celebrity of 2018

BOLLYWOOD Sexy star Sunny Leone has beaten Bollywood divas like Katrina Kaif, and Deepika Padukone to become most Googled celebrity of the year 2018 despite having appeared in no films during the year. Not just Katrina and Asunskha, the Bollywood  actress also beat Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman ...

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2018 Deadliest Year for Journalists, 53 killed for their Work

LONDON: At least 53 journalists were killed on the job this year, 34 of whom were targeted for murder in reprisal for their work, the Committee to Protect Journalists says in its annual analysis. The numbers, which represent those killed between January 1 and December 14, make 2018 the deadliest year ...

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Yami Gautam channels her inner princess

BOLLYWOOD actress Yami Gautam, who posed for a UK-based wedding mag, looks nothing less than a princess in her photographs. The actress is setting some serious bridal look goals with her regal portraits. The outfit was designed by Rimple and Harpreet Narula, and the shoot was recently done in an old ...

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Bhaiaji Superhit movie review

BOLLYWOOD: Last week’s Mohalla Assi presented Sunny Deol as a ‘vidwaan’ (learned man). This week, Deol is back in Banaras as a ‘shaitaan’ (bad man). But because this is Bollywood and Deol is a hero, it is made clear that Dubeyji is nothing but a good-hearted don. Bhaiaji Superhit is ...

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Imran Abbas nomination for 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018

LOLLYWOOD: Pakistani heartthrob Imran Abbas is onto another feat as he has bagged nomination for the 100 Most Handsome Faces of 2018. Sharing the delightful news with his fans, Imran took to Instagram to post: “Official Nominee for the 100 most handsome faces 2018. Honoured to represent Pakistan in WORLD’S ...

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Ten million slaves go missing from survey in India

Daniel Berehulak / Getty Images MUMBAI: An anti-slavery group has sharply reduced its estimate of enslaved people in India from 18 million two years ago to eight million today – a figure campaigners said was too low and could undermine efforts to fight the crime. The Australia-based Walk Free Foundation ...

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Barbie movie delayed until 2020

LONDON: The release of Sony’s forthcoming live-action Barbie film has been delayed until 2020. The movie will now hit cinemas two years later than planned, having been initially scheduled for this August. Amy Schumer was originally set to star in the leading role, but it’s understood Anne Hathaway is now ...

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No more ivory trade in China starting 2018

BEIJING: China’s State Forestry Administration announced on its Weibo account that from today, the very last day of 2017, any transaction involving ivory, including bringing ivory from abroad into China, will be illegal. It did so using a video to remind people that China has now banned domestic ivory processing ...

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Halep, Sharapova off to flying 2018 starts

SHENZHEN: World number one Simona Halep began the year in emphatic style with a 6-4, 6-1 victory over Nicole Gibbs as Maria Sharapova also romped through her first-round match at the Shenzhen Open on Monday. Romania’s Halep, who will be seeking her maiden Grand Slam title at the Australian Open ...

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