‘Zero drained Shah Rukh Khan physically and mentally’

‘Zero drained Shah Rukh Khan physically and mentally’

With a month to go for the trailer launch of Zero, director Aanand L Rai says dwarf drama among Shah Rukh Khan’s toughest films A still from Zero The countdown has begun for Shah Rukh Khan’s next, Zero — the...
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HOEC signs contract with govt for Assam oil block

HOEC signs contract with govt for Assam oil block

Hindustan Oil Exploration Company Ltd (HOEC) Wednesday said it has signed a revenue sharing contract with the government for an oil and gas block in Assam that it had won in the first round of Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP)....
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‘Time running out’ for Indonesia tsunami survivors

‘Time running out’ for Indonesia tsunami survivors

Time was running out on Wednesday for anyone trapped in the debris of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia, five days after disaster struck. The death toll on the island of Sulawesi climbed to 1,347, according to the country’s disaster...
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Fan Bingbing: Missing Chinese actress fined for tax fraud

Fan Bingbing: Missing Chinese actress fined for tax fraud

Image copyright Getty ImagesImage caption Fan Bingbing is one of the world’s highest paid actors Chinese mega star Fan Bingbing has been fined around 883 million yuan ($129m; £98.9m) for tax evasion and other offences, authorities said Wednesday. The st...
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Africa:Melania Trump Visits Ghana, 1st Stop of African Tour

Africa:Melania Trump Visits Ghana, 1st Stop of African Tour

By Patsy Widakuswara U.S. first lady Melania Trump is in Ghana at the start of a tour of Africa — her first major solo international trip since her husband became president. The first lady landed in Ghana Tuesday morning and...
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Rédoine Faïd: French helicopter jailbreak gangster captured

Rédoine Faïd: French helicopter jailbreak gangster captured

Image copyright IBO/SIPA/REX/ShutterstockImage caption Redoine Faid (pictured in 2010) Rédoine Faïd, a French gangster who broke out of jail using a hijacked helicopter in July, has been recaptured, police sources say. The country’s most wanted fugitiv...
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Kevin Roberts unveiled as CA chief executive

Kevin Roberts unveiled as CA chief executive

  shares © Getty Images To the ring of applause from his Cricket Australia underlings, the new chief executive Kevin Roberts insisted he was the right man to drive culture and reputation change for the governing body. He did so...
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Where does rent hit young people hardest?

Where does rent hit young people hardest?

Image caption Friends Molly Ebdon, 22, Danielle Campbell, 25, and Amelia Scott, 24 say renting is too expensive People in their 20s who want to rent a place for themselves face having to pay out an “unaffordable” amount in two-thirds...
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Africa:U.S. First Lady Melania Trump Begins Trip in Ghana

Africa:U.S. First Lady Melania Trump Begins Trip in Ghana

Photo: VOA News/You Tube U.S. First Lady Melania Trump cuddled an infant , saw babies being weighed, and handed out teddy bears donated by the White House at the Greater Accra Regional Hospital. analysis Melania Trump began her solo four-nation...
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‘Tampon tax’ scrapped in Australia after 18-year controversy

‘Tampon tax’ scrapped in Australia after 18-year controversy

Image copyright Subeta VimalarajahImage caption Women campaigning for an end to the tax in 2015 Australia will remove a controversial tax on female sanitary products following years of campaigning by women’s groups. Currently, tampons and sanitary pads a...
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