This year was absolutely fantastic: Huma Qureshi

This year was absolutely fantastic: Huma Qureshi

London, Dec 31 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says that 2018 was a busy, but a fantastic year. The actress will bring in the New Year in London. “This year has been busy, but absolutely fantastic. I can’t wait to bring in the New Year in London with my friends before diving right back into work,” Huma […]

#MeToo awakening in India

#MeToo awakening in India

(2018 in Retrospect) A protester raises a placard reading “#MeToo” during a rally against harassment. (For representational purposes only: REUTERS file Photo) New Delhi, December 31 (IANS): It took a year since the #MeToo wave hit Hollywood for its tides to be felt in India across the showbiz, media, art, literature and political worlds. But it […]

Jennifer Lawrence shares her most embarrassing moment

Jennifer Lawrence shares her most embarrassing moment

Los Angeles, Dec 31 (IANS)Actress Jennifer Lawrence hilariously recalls an altercation after getting high at Ellen DeGeneres’ party. SiriusXM’s “Howard Stern Show” recently shared a throwback clip from the Red Sparrow actress’ Feb. 28 appearance on the show, showing her talking about getting into a physical altercation at a birthday party. “I was done, and […]

Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

Kohli, Rabada maintain top spot in Test Player rankings

India captain Virat Kohli.  (File Photo: Action Images via Reuters/Paul Childs) Dubai, December 31 (IANS): India captain Virat Kohli and South Africa fast bowler Kagiso Rabada have maintained their top positions in the ICC Test Player rankings which was announced on Monday. Kohli dropped three points despite a first innings score of 82 in the third […]

You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in 2019

You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in 2019

A man poses with a smartphone in front of displayed Whatsapp logo in this illustration September 14, 2017. (REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Files) San Francisco, December 31 (IANS): Facebook-owned WhatsApp has been dropping support for dated devices and operating systems (OS) from time to time and now it is ending support for iOS 7 and older versions, Android 2.3.7 […]

Cyclone Usman leaves 68 dead in Philippines

Cyclone Usman leaves 68 dead in Philippines

Manila, Dec 31 (IANS) At least 68 people have died in a tropical storm that brought heavy rains and triggered deadly landslides over the weekend in the Philippines, officials said on Monday. Storm Usman hit the Bicol region in Manila on Saturday. So far, 57 deaths have been reported from the Bicol region and 11 from […]

SBI Life Insurance signs ‘bancassurance’ pact with Allahabad Bank

Kolkata, Dec 31 (IANS) Leading private insurer SBI Life Insurance on Monday said it has signed a ‘bancassurance’ pact, with state-run Allahabad Bank to offer a financial planning solution to consumers. One of the largest bancassurance partnerships in the country will see 3,238 branches of the bank across the country offering the insurer’s a range of […]

Congo opposition, ruling coalition both say they’ve won chaotic election

Congo opposition, ruling coalition both say they’ve won chaotic election

Democratic Republic of Congo’s President Joseph Kabila casts his vote at a polling station in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, December 30, 2018. (REUTERS/Baz Ratner) KINSHASA, December 31 (Reuters): Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early vote tallies, but the ruling […]

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