Saturday, 23 January 2021

Tag Archives: challenge

Banksy loses trademark case over the ‘Flower Thrower’

LONDON: British street artist Banksy has lost a two-year trademark battle with a greetings card company over his ‘Flower Thrower’ graffiti work after EU officials said his anonymity meant he couldn’t be identified as the owner. The ruling by the EU’s intellectual property office (EUIPO), which is based in Spain, ...

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Mehwish Hayat completes ‘Oh Na na na’ challenge

BIRMINGHAM: Mehwish Hayat has completed popular TikTok challenge Oh Na na na with her brother Danish Hayat and shared a video of it with the fans. The Load Wedding actress took to Instagram and shared the fun video. She wrote, “Of all the internet challenges, this is the one that ...

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Clean cooking still a challenge in Nepal: World Bank

KATHMANDU: Despite progress in the quality of electricity access in recent years, clean cooking remains a challenge for Nepal, as firewood, which is polluting and causes a myriad of heath issues particularly for women and children, remains the most widely used source of cooking fuel, states a first-of-its-kind national survey ...

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CHALLENGE – Eat the ‘biggest burger’ in 9 minutes

BANGKOK: Weighing around six kilograms, composed of an estimated 10,000 calories, covered in fried onion rings, layers of bacon, and mayonnaise, this burger isn’t for the faint of heart. Chris Steaks and Burgers of Bangkok, which specialises in large-portion meat dishes, is serving it up to customers as a challenge, ...

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Myanmar filmmaker jailed for one year after criticising military

YANGON: A Myanmar filmmaker was sentenced to a year in prison on Thursday for criticising the military, as free expression advocates warned of “grave threats” to those who challenge the powerful armed forces. Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, an activist and founder of human rights film festivals, was detained in ...

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ICC defends no-reserve-day decision, blames ‘unseasonable weather’

NOTTINGHAM: The International Cricket Council (ICC) defended not scheduling reserve days for group matches at the rain-marred World Cup and blamed the disruptions on “extremely unseasonable weather”. A record three matches have already been either abandoned or called off in the weather-hit tournament and the forecast is for further washouts ...

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Sara Loren… enjoys the challenge!

BOLLYWOOD/LOLLYWOOD: Sara Loren has always made headlines for her dusky beauty, sharp eastern features, versatile performances, and so much more. Always open to experimenting with the characters she takes up, Loren is known to many as the ‘Fearless Beauty’ of our industry. Her fan following extends beyond Pakistan with innumerous ...

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Facebook CEO plans 2019 forums on tech’s role in society

NEW YORK: Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his personal goal for 2019: convening a series of public forums on how technology can better serve society. “My challenge for 2019 is to host a series of public discussions about the future of technology in society – the opportunities, the challenges, ...

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Pakistan can tackle South Africa challenge: Sarfraz

CENTURION: Pakistan cricket captain Sarfraz Ahmed vowed that the green caps can tackle South Africa challenge if every individual delivers and plays his key role in team’s victory. Sarfraz urged his fellow teammates to play ‘without fear’ during their tour of South Africa , – a country where they have ...

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China fires up advanced hypersonic missile challenge to US defences

HONG KONG: China’s new “hypersonic” ballistic missiles will not only challenge the defences of the United States but also be able to more accurately hit military targets in Japan and India, according to Chinese military specialists. The assessment comes after Tokyo-based The Diplomat magazine reported that China’s rocket forces conducted ...

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