Saturday, 24 August 2019

Tag Archives: expectations

RBS unveils 1.7 billion pound dividend

LONDON: Royal Bank of Scotland on Friday announced a 1.7 billion pound ($2.06 billion) dividend, but warned a tough economic environment will curtail its profitability over the next 18 months. The state-backed lender posted stronger-than-expected half-year pretax profits of 2.7 billion pounds, above forecasts of 2.3 billion pounds according to ...

Read More »

Nora Fatehi’s ‘O Saki Saki’ remake set the screens on fire

BOLLYWOOD: After successfully recreating Sushmita Sen’s ‘Dilbar’, Nora Fatehi has once again set the screens on fire with her dance moves in ‘O Saki Saki’ remake from ‘Batla House’. Expectations were high but the song failed to live upto the expectations. The makers released the song today and it’s yet ...

Read More »

Sabyasachi faces backlash over ‘overdressed women’ post

MUMBAI: Sabyasachi’s brand is synonymous with uber luxurious Indian wear and exquisite jewellery. Several celebrities are seen regularly donning his creations, and a few of them have also opted to wear custom Sabyasachi lehengas for their weddings. On July 6, a post went up on Sabyasachi’s official Instagram handle which ...

Read More »

Bebe Rexha’s acting future

HOLLYWOOD: Rebe Rexha will only take on acting roles if it’s ‘’mean’t to be’’. The 29-year-old singer employed an acting coach after being approached to play ‘’a Russian girl from New York’’ in ‘Hustlers’ about a group of savvy former strip club employees, but she ultimately lost out on the ...

Read More »

Wahab Riaz vows to live up to expectations

LONDON: Pacer Wahab Riaz has vowed to live up to the expectations by showcasing his talent during the World Cup 2019 by bringing the aggression and fire in his bowling. “Definitely, it will be a challenging event and I am lucky to get a last-minute call to be a part ...

Read More »

Royal Dutch Shell beats profit expectations

LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell reported on Thursday a small drop in first quarter profit to $5.4 billion, but still easily beat forecasts, helped by stronger trading and liquefied natural gas earnings. Shell’s results outshone those of rivals Exxon Mobil, Chevron and BP which all saw sharp declines in profits in ...

Read More »

Gigi hails Zayn her happy place

LONDON: Gigi Hadid has hailed being with her on/off boyfriend Zayn Malik her ‘happy place’. The 23-year-old model – who was recently announced to be returning to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show this year – took to her Instagram account on Sunday gush to her 43.8 million followers about how ...

Read More »

No change in Pakistan behaviour despite Trump tough line, says US general

WASHINGTON: Acknowledging that Pakistanis have “been engaged in a very tough fight against extremism inside their own country,” top US general in Afghanistan John Nicholson said he had not seen any significant changes from Islamabad. Members of the Taliban-affiliated Haqqani network still hide out on the Pakistan side of the ...

Read More »