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Bharti Singh in legal trouble; FIR filed against the comedian for hurting sentiments of the Sikh community

Bharti Singh in legal trouble; FIR filed against the comedian for hurting sentiments of the Sikh community

- by Agencies

Bharti Singh has landed herself in trouble. An FIR has been filed against the comedians for hurting the sentiments of the members of the Sikh community with a joke on moustaches and beards, in an old video. In a turn of events, an FIR has been registered against the actress-comedienne at Adampur police station in Jalandhar. The case was registered on the complaint of Ravidas Tiger Force chief Jassi Tallan. According to the FIR, Bharti Singh has been accused of mocking the Sikh people examples of their moustaches and beards in an old video. She has been charged under Section 295-A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage reli­gious feelings) of the Indian Penal Code.

Get on your bike: Coldplay hopes to lead with a green tour

Get on your bike: Coldplay hopes to lead with a green tour

- by Associated Press

It’s often said that fans at live concerts give the band a jolt of electricity. Coldplay wants to literally harness that. The pop superstars have added kinetic dance floors and energy-storing stationary bikes to their latest world tour, encouraging fans to help power the show as they dance or spin. It’s part of a larger push to make the tour more environmentally friendly. The band — whose songs include the appropriately titled “Higher Power” — has pledged to be as sustainable and low-carbon as possible, hoping to cut their CO2 emissions by 50%.

Jury sees pics of Heard’s swollen face after fight with Depp

Jury sees pics of Heard’s swollen face after fight with Depp

- by Associated Press

Jurors in Johnny Depp’s libel trial against his ex-wife, Amber Heard, saw photos Monday of her with red marks and swelling on her face after their final fight before their divorce, and heard testimony about her expertise in covering up bruises with makeup. Heard concluded her direct testimony in a Virginia courtroom with a third day that was centered on the final months of her marriage to Depp. His lawyers began their cross-examination later in the afternoon.

19th Sawa Lakh Rot Festival begins in Gorkha

19th Sawa Lakh Rot Festival begins in Gorkha

- by Republica

The Sawa Lakh Rot festival started today. Ramaji Aryal, central chairman of the center 'Siddhashram Shakti Kendra' has started the 19th Rot Festival at Gorakhnath cave. Today, a chariot journey was made from Gorkha Bazaar to Durbar including various musical instruments. Shakti Kendra seekers and  locals were present on the journey. Every year, the Siddhashram Shakti Kendra has been holding the festival for 11 days from the full moon day of Baisakh and offering 'rot' as the day when King Prithvi Narayan Shah's Guru Gorakhnath appeared. One hundred thousand 'rots' are offered during this festival.

Director Hem Lama no more

Director Hem Lama no more

- by Republica

Veteran film director Hem Bahadur Lama has passed away at the age of 94. According to family sources, he was admitted to a hospital after suffering a heart attack and died on Sunday at 1:15 PM at Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu. His funeral rites were conducted today at Swayambhu at 3 PM according to Buddhist tradition. Artists and well wishers paid tributes to his body at his residence in Baluwatar today afternoon.

Bharti Singh apologizes after her old video 'mocking beard, moustache' goes viral; says, 'I have not said anything against any religion or caste'

Bharti Singh apologizes after her old video 'mocking beard, moustache' goes viral; says, 'I have not said anything against any religion or caste'

- by Agencies

Bharti Singh's old video with friend Jasmin Bhasin has gone viral and landed her in trouble. In the video, she is seen joking about the advantages of having 'daadi mooch' (beard and moustache). The comedian says when you drink milk and put beard in your mouth, it tastes like sewaiyan. She also talks about men having lice in their beards. The short clip has been going viral, making many netizens, especially the Sikh community, slam Bharti for disrespecting their beard and moustache.

Naomi Judd celebrated at ‘River of Time’ memorial service

Naomi Judd celebrated at ‘River of Time’ memorial service

- by Associated Press

Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this year would go on. “Tonight is a celebration, and at the same time I can’t put into words how devastated I am,” Wynonna Judd said. “I miss her so much.

Queen Elizabeth attends star-studded horse show finale

Queen Elizabeth attends star-studded horse show finale

- by Reuters

Britain's Queen Elizabeth attended the finale of a four-day horse show on Sunday that celebrated her 70 years on the throne and drew a star-studded cast including Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and British actor Helen Mirren. The 96-year-old monarch, wearing a grey shawl, was driven to the outdoor spectacle in the grounds of Windsor Castle where she was welcomed by two Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers who helped her from her Range Rover to cheers from crowds.

Walk in the clouds: World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Czech Republic

Walk in the clouds: World’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opens in Czech Republic

- by Agencies

Czech Republic is now home to the longest pedestrian suspension bridge in the world which is called Sky Bridge 721! The 721 m (2365 ft) long bridge is a part of a mountain resort named Horský resort Dolní Morava in the country. Built at an altitude of more than 1100 m (3610 ft) above sea level, the bridge has become the latest tourist spot in the nation. The pedestrian bridge links two ridges of the mountains and hangs up to 95 m (312 ft) above the valley below. It is situated in the Northeastern part of the country in the Kralicky Sneznik mountain range close to the Poland border.

Coronavirus: Symptoms and signs that are linked to COVID, but are rarely held accountable
Research studies have found several uncommon symptoms of COVID

Coronavirus: Symptoms and signs that are linked to COVID, but are rarely held accountable Research studies have found several uncommon symptoms of COVID

- by Agencies

Since the onset of the COVID pandemic, many signs and symptoms have come to fore. While many have been categorized as the common signs like headache, fever and sore throat, many others like loss of smell and taste were distinct to only a particular type of variant of the coronavirus. Research studies have found several other uncommon symptoms of a COVID infection which calls for more attention towards COVID. These signs need to be detected early and the health issues associated with them should be addressed as early as possible.

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car accident; why we all need to know the significance of the golden hour

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds dies in car accident; why we all need to know the significance of the golden hour

- by Agencies

Former Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds died in a road accident. Statement issued by the police suggests his car, which was being driven on Hervey Range Road, left the roadway shortly after 11 pm and rolled. Emergency services tried to rescue the 46-year-old driver, however he died of his injuries. Post his retirement from cricket in February of 2012, the all-rounder cricketer got into sports commentary and broadcasting. He was a renowned face on Fox Sports.

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

Back to normal? Cannes Film Festival prepares to party

- by Associated Press

After the 2020 Cannes Film Festival was canceled by the pandemic and the 2021 edition was scaled back — even kisses were forbade on the red carpet — the lavish French Riviera cinema soiree is set to return with a festival that promises to be something like normal. Or at least Cannes’ very particular brand of normal, where for 12 days formal wear and film mingle in sun-dappled splendor, stopwatch-timed standing ovations stretch for minutes on end and director names like “Kore-eda” and “Denis” are spoken with hushed reverence.

Deepika Padukone stuns at Louis Vuitton's 2023 Cruise show in San Diego

Deepika Padukone stuns at Louis Vuitton's 2023 Cruise show in San Diego

- by Agencies

Indian film actress Deepika Padukone is certainly the woman of the moment! Just days away from her Festival de Cannes' jury debut, the actress made a stunning appearance at the hugely-anticipated 2023 Louis Vuitton Cruise show, held in San Diego, USA. Continuing with the tradition of staging LV Cruise shows at some of the world’s most remarkable architectural structures, the brand chose a Louis Kahn-designed

Exclusive! Sohail Khan and Seema Khan file for divorce

Exclusive! Sohail Khan and Seema Khan file for divorce

- by Agencies

Salman Khan's brother Sohail Khan's marriage with Seema Khan has hit the rock bottom as the two have filed for divorce today. They were spotted outside the family court in Mumbai leaving separately. A source from the family court revealed to ETimes, "Sohail Khan and Seema Sachdev were present in the court today. They have filed for a divorce. Both were friendly towards each other.' Seema and Sohail were present on the fourth floor of the family court complex. They appeared in front of Judge Maqdoom so that the Hon'ble Judge could complete the verification process of their divorce application. They are yet to released an official statement about their divorce.

Bhaktapur Heritage Bicycle Excursion on ‘Buddha Jayanti’

Bhaktapur Heritage Bicycle Excursion on ‘Buddha Jayanti’

- by Republica

Buddha Jayanti Samaroh Samiti, Muni Vihar Inacho, Bhaktapur, and Cycle Connect Bhaktapur have announced to jointly organize a bicycle excursion of the Buddhist heritage sites in Bhaktapur on the occasion of Buddha Jayanti. The participants will visit various monasteries, Bahabahis and Chaityas of Bhaktapur. The bicycle rally will start from Dharmottam Mahavihar (Muni Vihar) Inacho at 7 AM on May 14. The excursion team will then head to Indira Varna Mahavihar Inacho, Mangal Dharmadeep Mahavihar (Jhorbahi) Golmadhi, Lun Baha, Sukuldhoka Chaturbrahma Mahavihar Sakotha via Taumadhi to Akhandashil Mahavihar-Bolache, Naasmanaa.