Sunday, 17 October 2021

Tag Archives: ridiculous

United States coronavirus deaths top 12,500 in single-day

WASHINGTON/LONDON: President Donald Trump threatened to cut US funding to the World Health Organisation, accusing it of bias toward China, where the authorities lifted a two-and-a-half month travel ban on Wuhan, the city that spawned the global coronavirus pandemic. As the United States suffered a record total of nearly 2,000 ...

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Talk of rift with Rohit Sharma ‘baffling’, says Kohli

MUMBAI: India captain Virat Kohli quashed reports of a rift with senior batsman Rohit Sharma, calling the rumours “baffling” and “ridiculous” before the team’s departure for a tour of the West Indies. Since India’s exit in the semi-finals of the 50-over World Cup this month, reports of a crack in ...

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Being a celebrity does not mean perfection: Hania

LOLLYWOOD: Hania Aamir has quickly become a household name with a career spanning a little over three years. Enviable dimples, long hair and a bubbling personality are just a few of the things that make her the star she is Hania has had her fair share of struggles throughout her ...

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After Bipasha Basu, Dia Mirza lambastes ‘sexist’ Sajid Khan

BOLLYWOOD: After Bipasha Basu, another Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has criticised Sajid Khan over his sexual harassment allegations, saying that she isn’t surprised over the allegations against him as he is ‘obnoxious and extremely sexist’. “I was deeply disturbed. I agree that Sajid was obnoxious, extremely sexist and ridiculous. Even ...

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Actress Humaima Malick faces harassment

LAHORE: Actress Humaima Malick has reported harassment whilst her stay at the Nishat Hotel in Lahore. Humaima posted screenshots on her Instagram account of continuous, rather ridiculous, messages from a person who wanted to discuss a “business proposal” with her at 2:00 AM. However, his continuous messaging charade didn’t end when ...

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British spy agency GCHQ denies ‘ridiculous’ Trump wiretap claims

LONDON: The United Kingdom’s intelligence agency has strongly denied White House allegations it spied on US President Donald Trump on behalf of former President Barack Obama during the 2016 election. GCHQ, in a highly unusual public statement, said the claims repeated by White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer, were “utterly ...

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Amazon’s Gandhi flip-flops spark anger in India

MUMBAI: Flip-flops bearing the face of India’s independence icon Mahatma Gandhi for sale on Amazon triggered fresh outrage Sunday, days after the e-retail giant was forced to stop selling Indian flag doormats. On Wednesday, India demanded Amazon apologise for selling “insulting” doormats featuring India’s national flag, with Foreign Minister Sushma ...

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