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Bigg Boss 16: Farah Khan Lashes Out At Tina, Priyanka; Anil Kapoor Graces Weekend Ka Vaar

New Delhi: It’s time for reality checks to be doled out in ‘Weekend Ka Vaar’ on ‘Bigg Boss 16’, which captures the competitive spirit of the contestants as they count the days to the finale. Hosted by filmmaker Farah Khan, the vaar is edgy and entertaining as it is graced by Anil Kapoor, who awaits the streaming of his upcoming series ‘The Night Manager’. The superstar seems delighted to see Archana, who has added yet another feather to her cap by turning a shayara in the coveted house. ‘The Night Manager’ star requests Archana to recite a sher for him with closed eyes and as she launches into her recital, he surprises her with a hug at Farah's behest. He then assigns a task to the housemates to cite the name of the one contestant, who's a manager and whom they are man...
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Shehnaaz Gill’s Fan Gets ‘Sidnaaz’ Inked On Her Arm On The Actor’s Birthday

New Delhi: Shehnaaz Gill celebrated her birthday today. The 'Bigg Boss' fame received many heartfelt messages for her birthday. On social media, several celebrities and fans wished Shehnaaz on her special day. However, what caught everyone's attention was a fan who has 'Sidnaaz' inked on the hand as  a birthday gift for the actor. For those unaware, 'Sidnaaz' was the nickname fans used for late actor Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill's as an alleged couple. In a video, which was shared by one of the fans on their Twitter account, we saw the tattoo inked on the arm of a fan who also wrote a long message for Shehnaaz and Sidharth. The fan also responded to one of the comments and said that she has fear of needles but watching SIdharth and Shehnaaz from 'Bigg Boss 13' mad...
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‘You Are America’, US President Biden Thanks Man Who Wrestled Gun From California Mass Shooter

US President Joe Biden on Thursday thanked a 26-year-old man who wrestled the gun away from a suspected mass shooter in California, and said: "You are America." Biden shared the recording of his call with the man named Brandon Tsay, who is responsible for disarming a gunman in Monterey Park, California shooting that left 11 dead. Biden lauded Tsay for his action and called it an act of incredible courage in the face of danger. "I wanted to call and see how you're doing and thank you for taking such incredible action in the face of danger," he told Tsay.  A 26-year-old hero by the name of Brandon Tsay is responsible for disarming a gunman in Monterey Park, California – an act of incredible courage in the face of danger.I called him to offer him my – and America's ...
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Hong Kong To Ban CBD Products From Next Month, Calls It A ‘Dangerous Drug’: Report

After Hong Kong took a decision on prohibiting Cannabidiol (CBD) last year, the country has gone ahead to ban the substance from February, 2023, calling it a “dangerous drug”.  On Friday, January 27, the customs authorities in Hong Kong announced the decision to implement harsh penalties for CBD smuggling, production, and possession, news agency AFP reported. Those supporting CBD believe it can be used in treating a range of ailments including anxiety. They also believe that unlike its more famous cousin Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which is already banned in Hong Kong, CBD doesn’t get its users high. Earlier, CBD, derived from the cannabis plant, was legal, and bars and shops were allowed to sell products containing it. However, last year, Hong Kong authorities decided...
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Sorry, Not This Time: Ali Fazal Will Not Appear As Zafar In Fukrey 3

New Delhi: Actor Ali Fazal, who is part of the original cast of 'Fukrey', will not be returning as Zafar in the third installment of the comedy flick. He stated that due to as clashing schedules he couldn't reprise his role in the film. The poster for 'Fukrey 3', which did not feature Ali Fazal, was unveiled to announce the release date of the film, caused a stir. He has since released a statement stating that he won't be appearing in the forthcoming film. "So Zafar aayega ya nahi? Sab yahi puch rahe hain baar baar. Sorry saathiyon, iss baari nahi. Zafar bhai ko kabhi kabhi Guddu bhaiya bhi banna padhta hai. Aur do universes overlap ho jaate hain kabhi kabhi. (Everyone is asking if Zafar will come or. But Sorry, not this time. Zafar sometimes has become Guddu bhaiya. O...
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Shehnaaz Gill Turns 29, Actor Shares Glimpse Of Celebration As She Rings In Her Birthday

New Delhi: Actor and singer Shehnaaz Gill turned one year older on January 27. The 'Bigg Boss 13' fame decided to spend it with her loved ones. But she gave a glimpse of the party as she rang in her birthday for her Instagram followers. “A year older… Happy Birthday to me! #Blessed #Gratitude,” Shehnaaz wrote along with the clip. Check out the post here: Shehnaaz's followers from all over the country have been sending her birthday greetings since the clock struck midnight, and she has been trending on Twitter ever since. In a tweet, the actress also expressed her gratitude to them. “Thank you everyone for the love! This is once again a speechless and a very emotional moment for me! #OnlyLove,” she wrote. Thank you everyone for the love! This is once...
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Indian Mother-Daughter Duo Enters Singapore Book Of Records, Creates Rangoli With 26,000 Ice Cr

New Delhi: An Indian mother and daughter team in Singapore has made it to the Singapore Book of Records by creating a 6-by-6 metre rangoli artwork. The artwork was made using 26,000 ice cream sticks that depict notable Tamil scholar-poets, as reported by the news agency PTI. Sudha Ravi presented the rangoli last week along with her daughter Rakshita during a cultural event organised as part of the ongoing Pongal festivities in the Little India precinct. She is already listed in the record book for creating a 3,200 sq ft rangoli in 2016.   The rangoli, which took a month to create, depicts notable Tamil scholar-poets Tiruvalluvar, Avvaiyaar, Bharathiyaar, and Bharathidasan, as reported by PTI. It coincides with the celebration of their works by Kalamanjari, a Tamil cult...
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US Prez Biden Nominates Indian-American Astronaut For Appointment To Grade Of General Officer

New Delhi: United States President Joe Biden has nominated Indian-American astronaut Raja J Chari for the appointment to the grade of Air Force brigadier general, reported PTI.  The report cited the US Defence Department and said that the nomination, which was announced on Thursday, will have to be confirmed by the Senate.  Notably, it is the Senate that approves all senior civilian and military appointments.  45-year-old Air Force Colonel Chari is currently serving as the Crew-3 commander and astronaut, at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Johnson Space Center, Texas.  Chari earned a master's degree in aeronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and graduated from the US Naval Test Pilot School in Patuxent River, Maryland, the PTI repor...
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Extreme Cold Kills Over 160 People in Afghanistan As Country Faces Severest Winter In 15 Years

New Delhi: More than 160 people have died across Afghanistan this month in the worst winter in more than a decade, authorities said. “162 people have died due to cold weather since January 10 until now,” said Shafiullah Rahimi, a spokesperson for the Minister of Disaster Management. Adding that in the last week alone, around 84 people lost their lives. The cold has also killed thousands of livestock. Rahimi stated that over 75,000 livestock has died from the chill. Temperatures slipped to as low as minus 34 degrees Celsius after 15 years, when the country is going through a severe economic crisis, and they are unable to even afford fuel to heat their homes.  Several aid groups have been partially suspended in recent weeks, after a Taliban administration ruling that mos...
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Archaeologists Find Oldest Human Remains In Britain, Date Them To Be About 11,000 Years Old

Archaeologists have discovered the earliest human remains ever found in northern Britain, and determined they date back to 11,000 years. The remains include a human bone and a periwinkle shell bead. These were unearthed at Heaning Wood Bone Cave, Great Urswick, Cumbria, by local archaeologist Martin Stables.  The remains belong to the Mesolithic era Dr Rick Peterson and Keziah Warburton from University of Central Lancashire examined these human remains and prehistoric artefacts.  In a statement released by University of Central Lancashire, Peterson said this is a fantastic discovery, and the university is delighted to confirm that Martin's unbelievable find dates back around 11,000 years ago, and gives the team clear evidence of Mesolithic burials in the north. The Mes...
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Day After West Bank Raid, Israel Strikes Gaza In Response Of Palestinian Militants’ Rockets

New Delhi: Tensions soared early Friday morning after the Israeli army launched airstrikes on Gaza following rocket launches by Palestine militants towards southern Israel, as reported by the news agency AP. Security sources in Gaza told AFP that there were 15 strikes targeting militant sites.  Palestinian militants fired five rockets at Israel. Three were intercepted, one fell in an open area and another fell short inside Gaza, the military said as reported by AP. There has been no immediate report of casualties.  The exchange of fire comes after an Israel raid in the occupied West Bank killed nine Palestinians, including at least seven militants and a 61-year-old woman. The AP report mentioned the raid as the deadliest single raid in the territory in over two decades...
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5 Former US Cops Charged With Murder Over Death Of 29-Year-Old Man In Tennessee

New Delhi: Five former police officers in the United States are in custody, facing murder charges in connection with the death of a Black motorist identified as Tyre Nichols in Tennessee's Memphis. Tyre Nichols, 29, died three days after a 7 January traffic stop spiralled into a fatal physical assault, The Guardian reported citing local jail records. It was reported that online records of Shelby county sheriff’s office showed Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Desmond Mills Jr, Emmitt Martin III, and Justin Smith as being in custody. The five accused have been charged with second-degree murder, aggravated assault, aggravated kidnapping, official misconduct, and official oppression. “While each of the five individuals played a different role in the incident in question, t...
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Turkey Says NATO Dialogue With Sweden And Finland ‘Meaningless’

Ankara: It is "meaningless" to hold a trilateral meeting with Sweden and Finland to discuss their NATO accession process after recent protests in Stockholm, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said."In this environment, a trilateral meeting is meaningless. It has been postponed because the current environment will overshadow this," Cavusoglu explained at a joint press conference with visiting Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Thursday, Xinhua news agency reported."Sweden has to decide. Does it want to join NATO or not? One of the aims of these incidents is to prevent Sweden from joining NATO," the Turkish minister said, referring to recent protests in the Nordic country, which involves burning of Quran and demonstrations...