‘Despacito’ gets Indian twist

‘Despacito’ gets Indian twist

    “Despacito” singer Luis Fonsi loves the Indian version of the hit track. He says the makers have taken “Despacito” to the next level. Universal Music on Thursday launched the “India Dance Video” of “Despacito” in collaboration with National Award-winning choreographer Shiamak Davar. “Despacito”, a song by Puerto Rican artistes Fonsi and Daddy Yankee, […]

Lana Del Rey tops Billboard chart, Linkin Park sales climb

Lana Del Rey tops Billboard chart, Linkin Park sales climb

    Lana Del Rey landed her second chart-topping record and led a slew of new albums in the Billboard 200 album chart on Wednesday, while Linkin Park experienced a sales surge following the suicide of the band’s frontman earlier this month. Del Rey’s “Lust for Life” sold 80,000 albums, 24,000 songs and was streamed […]

Maroon 5 to be honoured at Teen Choice 2017

Maroon 5 to be honoured at Teen Choice 2017

    Maroon 5 will be honoured at this years Teen Choice ceremony with the Decade Award to celebrate the pop bands evolution over the past 10 years. The Grammy-winning group currently consists of lead vocalist Adam Levine, keyboardist and rhythm guitarist Jesse Carmichael, bassist Mickey Madden, lead guitarist James Valentine, drummer Matt Flynn and […]

Bio composting an important component in organic farming

Bio composting an important component in organic farming

    Dr. Hannah Krujia SMS Agronomy KVK Phek   The term bio-compost means plant matter that has been decomposed and recycled as a fertilizer or manure. Bio-compost is considered as a key ingredient in organic farming. It is very rich in nutrients. The process bio-composting is done by simply piling up wastes in the field or any outdoor place and then leave it undisturbed […]

Processing of Anphet, A Phom Traditional Food

    Thungchano S Ezung, Lily Ngullie and Namei. A. Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Longleng, Nagaland   Anphet is a traditional food item of Phom community meaning (An: Biscuit; Phet: baked in bamboo shaft). Preparation of Anphet was practised since time immemorial in important festivals like Monyu and Moha. It is usually served as breakfast […]

NKorean missile tests spook neighbors, but ‘what to do?’

NKorean missile tests spook neighbors, but ‘what to do?’

    YOKOSUKA, August 3 (AP): North Korea’s flurry of missile launches — 20 of them just in the past year — is a new and alarming fact of life for Japan and its other neighbors.   But Pyongyang’s recent demonstrations of its capacity to launch intercontinental ballistic missiles, while worrying, are drawing shrugs from […]

By 2100, deadly heat waves may hit South Asia

  New York, August 3 (IANS): India along with Pakistan and Bangladesh could witness deadly heat waves by the end of this century, with heat and humidity levels that may likely exceed human tolerance, a research has claimed.   The findings showed that these heat waves could begin within as little as a few decades […]

Racist graffiti at Australian university causes outrage

  Sydney, August 3 (IANS): Racist graffiti targeting Chinese students found in an Australian university has resulted in widespread outrage, a media report said on Thursday.   The words “kill Chinese” were inscribed above a swastika in restrooms at the University of Sydney, the BBC.   The varsity condemned the graffiti and said “any and […]

Brazil’s president dodges bribery charge, but risks remain

BRASILIA, August 3 (AP): With his job on the line, President Michel Temer eked out a victory in a congressional vote over a bribery charge against him that has fueled angst and anger across Latin America’s largest nation.   But there are more legal woes ahead and clear chinks in his governing coalition, so Temer […]

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