Why ‘A Star Is Born’ lost Beyonce, Clint Eastwood

Los Angeles, Nov 5 (IANS) At one point, Beyonce and Clint Eastwood were to be the stars of “A Star Is Born”. But then the singer-actress got pregnant and the latter took up another project, says the film’s producer. The film, which marked Bradley Cooper’s directorial debut, finally saw Jack[Read More…]

Israeli air force launches large-scale exercises

Jerusalem, Nov 5 (IANS) The Israeli Air Force on Sunday began two large-scale exercises, a military spokesperson said in a statement. The drills, called “Sky Angles” and the “Blue and White Flag”, are set to end on November 15, Xinhua news agency reported. During the exercises, significant air traffic will[Read More…]

‘Pahuna – The Little Visitors’ to release on Dec 7

Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra’s maiden Sikkimese production “Pahuna – The Little Visitors” will hit the screens on December 7. It is the story of three children bonding together and making a new home for themselves after being separated from their parents while fleeing Nepal during an unrest. Produced[Read More…]

Don’t think we applied ourselves: Brathwaite

Kolkata, Nov 5 (IANS) West Indies skipper Carlos Brathwaite on Sunday said his side lost to India in the first of the three Twenty20 Internationals as they could not apply themselves. “I don’t think we applied ourselves. We were either too defensive or too attacking. We could’ve scored 130-140, which[Read More…]

Plane crashes after mid-air collision in Canada

Ottawa, Nov 4 (IANS) Two aircrafts collided mid-air over Ottawa‘s west end on Sunday, which led to one of them crashing in a nearby field, the police said. Police said one of the aircraft crashed into a field near McGee Side Road just east of the 417 in Carp in[Read More…]

India spin out West Indies by five wickets (Roundup)

Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) India pipped a fighting West Indies by five wickets riding on chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav’s venomous stuff backed up by some responsible middle order batting display after early hiccups in the first of the three T20 Internationals here on Sunday. Yadav (3/13) and debutant left arm[Read More…]

Vicious environment prevailing: TMC leaders after meeting families of Tinsukia victims (Lead)

Guwahati/Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) A vicious environment of “aggressive regionalism” is prevailing in the country, said a Trinamool Congress delegation that visited Dhala in Assam’s Tinsukia district, where militants gunned down five Bengali Hindus on November 1. The four-member delegation comprising Rajya Sabha member Derek O’Brien, Lok Sabha MP Mamata[Read More…]

Congress seeks probe into witness claims over killing Pandya

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday demanded a Supreme Court-monitored probe into the claim by a key witness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh alleged fake encounter case that former IPS officer D.G. Vanzara had given a contract to kill Haren Pandya, a senior BJP leader in Gujarat. “Sohrabuddin[Read More…]

Minor girl sexually assaulted by uncle in Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) A minor girl was allegedly sexually assaulted by her uncle in east Delhi, police said on Sunday. Police said the victim, 10, had gone to her aunt’s residence in Shakarpur where her uncle, 32, sexually assaulted her in his wife’s absence. “The accused threatened the[Read More…]

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