Lady Gaga turns substitute teacher in ad

Lady Gaga turns substitute teacher in ad

Singer Lady Gaga surprised a classroom of youngsters when she introduced herself as a substitute teacher for a new ad campaign. In a video, the 31-year-old can be seen showing up for school in a bright blue suit, reports dailymail.co.uk. “I am Lady Gaga and I will be your substitute teacher,” Gaga tells students. “Wait […]

Dior fashion show celebrates 70 years of travelling spirit

Dior fashion show celebrates 70 years of travelling spirit

French fashion house Christian Dior marked its 70th anniversary on Monday with a show staged outside the Invalides museum in Paris and inspired by its founder’s travels around the world.     On a fern-lined catwalk dotted with wooden lions and giraffes, designer Maria Grazia Chiuri presented the brand’s Autumn-Winter 2017/18 haute couture collection, revisiting […]

Ed Sheeran quits Twitter after facing cruel trolls

Singer Ed Sheeran has quit Twitter after facing nasty comments from online trolls. The “Galway girl” star says everytime he logs onto the social networking site, he ends up seeing negative tweets, reports dailymail.co.uk. “I go on it and there’s nothing but people saying mean things. Twitter’s a platform for that. One comment ruins your […]

Subsidised LPG rate hiked by up to Rs 32 per cylinder post GST

Subsidised LPG rate hiked by up to Rs 32 per cylinder post GST

New Delhi, Jul 4 (PTI) Domestic cooking gas (LPG) price has been hiked by up to Rs 32 per cylinder — the steepest increase in six years — following implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).   Subsidised LPG rates have been increased to Rs 477.46 per 14.2-kg cylinder from Rs 446.65 in Delhi […]

Zedd, Liam Payne’s new song to release on July 6

Musicians Zedd and Liam Payne’s collaboration “Get low” is set to release on Thursday. They announced their new single on social media with a cover art featuring pink palm trees, a reflective lake and a sandy white beach. “Get low” will follow up Zedd’s latest hit song with Alessia Cara, “Stay”. The German DJ first […]

North Korea appeared to use China truck in its first claimed ICBM test

North Korea appeared to use China truck in its first claimed ICBM test

SEOUL, July 4 (Reuters) – North Korea appeared to use a Chinese truck originally sold for hauling timber to transport and erect a ballistic missile that was successfully launched on Tuesday, highlighting the challenge of enforcing sanctions to curb its weapons programme.   North Korea state television showed a large truck painted in military camouflage […]

Vietnam aims to banish hordes of motorcycles from capital

Vietnam aims to banish hordes of motorcycles from capital

HANOI, July 4 (Reuters) – Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, approved a plan on Tuesday to ban the motorcycles that swarm its streets by 2030 in an attempt to reduce traffic jams and pollution, the city’s People Committee said on its website.   Authorities first considered banning the notorious hordes of bikes in the capital last year […]

Too much rain: China’s floods roil hydropower, corn supplies

Too much rain: China’s floods roil hydropower, corn supplies

BEIJING, July 4 (Reuters) – Severe flooding across southern China has forced the world’s largest power plant to slash capacity on Tuesday, delayed grain on barges and damaged farms along the Yangtze River, as the death toll rose to 56 and economic costs hit almost $4 billion.   Heavy rainfall, mudslides and hail caused by […]

Assam Rifles boosts vigil along India-Myanmar border

Aizawl, July 4 (IANS) The para-military Assam Rifles stepped up security on the India-Myanmar border along eastern Mizoram to stop drugs and arms smuggling, an official said on Tuesday.   “We have alerted our troops deployed along the (510 km long) India-Myanmar border with Mizoram. Vigil along the porous border was further intensified after reports […]

Trump slams Kim Jong-un after missile launch

Trump slams Kim Jong-un after missile launch

Washington, July 4 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has slammed Kim Jong-un in response to North Korea’s latest ballistic missile launch and warned him that South Korea and Japan’s patience is running out.   “North Korea has just launched another missile. Does this guy have anything better to do with his life?” Trump tweeted on […]

Flood situation remains grim in Assam

Guwahati, July 4 (IANS) The flood situation in Assam continues to be grim with over 3.5 lakh people remaining affected in 13 districts, an official of the state Disaster Management Authority said on Tuesday.   The floods have claimed one life so far, the official said. A minor girl was drowned in Lakhimpur district on […]