Los Angeles Jan 11: The Oscars will again go without a host next month, repeating a format credited with boosting ratings last year, US network ABC confirmed Wednesday. “Together with the Academy, we have decided there will be no traditional host, repeating for us what worked last year,” ABC entertainment president Karey Burke told a television summit near Los Angeles, according to showbiz website Deadline Hollywood.
LONDON Jan 8: Gold prices hit their highest level since 2013 on Monday as the crisis deepened over the US assassination of Iran’s most senior military leader Qasem Soleimani.
Suri (WB) Dec 10: Around 20 kg onion was allegedly looted from a state-run store in West Bengal’s Birbhum district on Monday, an official said.
The incident happened at a Sufal Bangla store at the Bolpur bus stand area of the district, where onions at subsidised price were being sold, he said.
New Delhi Dec 5: Self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda’s legal team is working on a draft petition to send to the United Nations, seeking recognition for his “sovereign nation of Kailaasa”.
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KOCHI Nov 29: The producers’ association has decided not to cooperate with actor Shane Nigam anymore. Shane will not be starred in any of our films and will cooperate with him only after he refunds the amount of Rs 7 crore spent for two films, the producers association clarified at the press meet convened. Continue reading “We don’t need Shane Nigam anymore, say producers association”
NEW DELHI Nov 28: A Delhi court Wednesday stayed the bailable warrant issued against Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for not appearing in a criminal defamation complaint, while directing him to be present before it on December 12.
COLOMBO Nov 20: Sri Lanka’s newly elected President Gotabaya Rajapaksa would work within the “American perimeter” but will maintain close ties with India while doing business with cash-rich China more cautiously, experts say.
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NEW DELHI Nov 18: Justice Ranjan Gogoi, credited for bringing the curtains down on the decades old politically and religiously sensitive Ayodhya land dispute, retired as the Chief Justice of India (CJI) on Sunday.
NEW DELHI Nov 16: British High Commissioner to India, Sir Dominic Asquith announced that UK’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth will operate in the Indian Ocean region on its maiden voyage.
SAN FRANCISCO Nov 14: Facebook on Wednesday said it has taken down some 5.4 billion fake accounts this year in a sign of the persistent battle on social media against manipulation and misinformation.