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Flu kills some 2,800 in France

February 22, 2019 09:25 AM

PARIS, Feb. 22: The flu epidemic hitting France this winter has killed some 2,800 people in France from Oct.1 to Feb. 3, according to France's health authorities.

India threatens to cut water flow to Pakistan, Pakistan gears for war

February 22, 2019 09:00 AM

Water resources minister says the country will divert supply to people in Jammu, Kashmir and Punjab after deadly attack

Slipknot’s Corey Taylor says Nickelback are no longer the world's most hated band

February 21, 2019 17:43 PM

Slipknot frontman Corey Taylor has claimed Nickelback are no longer the world’s most hated band, with him now bestowing the honor on Las Vegas group Imagine Dragons.

Facebook interested in Blockchain-based authentication : Mark Zuckerberg

February 21, 2019 12:32 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 21: You may soon login to Facebook with Blockchain-based authentication, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated.

Eating blueberries every day could help decrease blood pressure

February 21, 2019 12:30 PM

A new study published in the Journal of Gerontology Series A has found that eating 200g of blueberries every day for a month can lead to an improvement in blood vessel function and a decrease in systolic blood pressure in healthy people.

Eat lots of onions, leeks and garlic to slash your chance of getting deadly bowel cancer, doctors say

February 21, 2019 12:00 PM

Allium vegetables cut the risk of bowel cancer, according to a new study

Australian rodent declared first mammal made extinct by human-made climate change

February 20, 2019 19:30 PM

An Australian rodent is believed to be the first mammal to have been made extinct by man-made climate change.

Burberry apologizes for 'noose' hoodie outfit, removes dress after backlash

February 20, 2019 16:24 PM

British luxury fashion brand Burberry has apologized for showcasing a hoodie outfit with a noose around the neck on the social media, the brand was blasted for glamorizing suicide. Model Liz Kennedy, who walked in the Burberry show but did not wear the outfit, also criticized the brand.

Didn't want it to affect the film: Kriti on #MeToo allegations against Sajid, Nana

February 20, 2019 15:40 PM

Actor Kriti Sanon says when the #MeToo allegations surfaced against "Houseful 4" director Sajid Khan and her co-star Nana Patekar, the team took swift actions as they were focused on not letting it affect the final product.

Dan Reed open to working in sequel of Michael Jackson documentary

February 20, 2019 15:36 PM

Director Dan Reed, who helmed 'Leaving Neverland', a documentary revolving around sexual abuse allegations against the late Michael Jackson, stated that he is open to creating a follow-up of the film.

Gwyneth Paltrow opens up about working with Harvey Weinstein, calls him "a bully"

February 20, 2019 15:29 PM

American actress Gwyneth Paltrow reflected upon her working relationship with film producer Harvey Weinstein. The 46-year-old actor revealed to Variety in a recent interview that while she received a lot of critical acclaim for her roles in 'Emma' and 'Shakespeare in Love', working with Weinstein was a tough thing to do.

Donald Trump says Pulwama attack horrible, would be wonderful if India-Pakistan get along

February 20, 2019 15:26 PM

NEW DELHI, Feb 20: US President Donald Trump Tuesday described as a "horrible situation" the Pulwama terrorist attack by the Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) group, in which 40 Indian paramilitary personnel were killed, and said he was getting reports on it and would issue a statement.

India, Nepal to sign deal to boost conservation of rhinos, tigers: report

February 20, 2019 09:56 AM

KATHMANDU, Feb 20: India and Nepal are all set to sign an agreement to cooperate on biodiversity conservation, including the transboundary conservation of species like the Indian rhino (Rhinoceros unicornis), Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris) and Asian elephant (Elephas maximus), Indian media reported on Tuesday.

Pakistan 'Ready to Talk' With India in Wake of Terror Attack : PM Khan

February 19, 2019 15:43 PM

Feb 19: Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country had nothing to do with the attack. He added that his country would retaliate if attacked.

Queen and Adam Lambert to perform at 2019 Oscars

February 19, 2019 14:46 PM

The rock band Queen is all set to perform at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday. The Academy took to their Twitter handle to share the news and wrote, "Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? We welcome @QueenWillRock and @adamlambert to this year's #Oscars."

Karan Johar shares a heartfelt post for 'Gully Boy' team, calls it a "cult classic"

February 19, 2019 14:10 PM

Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gully Boy' has managed to impress the audience and just like the viewers, ace filmmaker Karan Johar is smitten by the film as well. The film that is ruling the box office has left a mark on KJo too, who shared a long note of appreciation, calling the film a "masterpiece."

I was lonely with him: Mandy Moore on her marriage to Ryan Adams

February 19, 2019 13:30 PM

Singer-actor Mandy Moore has opened up about her former marriage to musician Ryan Adams calling it "an entirely unhealthy dynamic".During an appearance on the Sunday episode of Marc Maron's WTF podcast, Moore said she was "sad and lonely"."I was living my life for him. It (was) an entirely unhealthy dynamic. I had no sense of self. I felt like I was drowning. It was so untenable and unsustainable and it was so lonely. I was so sad," Moore, 34, said.

Paris Hilton to release new music

February 19, 2019 13:05 PM

Socialite and reality TV star Paris Hilton has revealed that she is working on new music and it will be out soon. The track will mark her first in 12 years. In 2006 the hotel heiress released her debut album "Paris". The album peaked at Number. 6 on the Billboard 200, and the debut single, "Stars are Blind," reached 18 on the Hot 100."Back in the studio. New music coming soon" Hilton posted on Twitter. In 2008, Hilton announced that she had finished a second album, but it was never released.

Julian Assange reportedly nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

February 19, 2019 10:56 AM

Julian Assange has been nominated for a 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, according to the legal campaign to defend him.

British lawmakers rebuke Facebook, call for tighter social media regulation

February 18, 2019 17:15 PM

LONDON, Feb 18: British lawmakers accused Facebook of "intentionally and knowingly" violating data privacy and anti-competition laws as they call for tighter regulation of tech companies and social media sites, according to a report released on Monday.