LONDON: Fatima Bhutto, the niece of assassinated Pakistani former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has been nominated for the Women’s Prize for Fiction, the judges announced Friday.
MANILA: Filipino fans of American singer-songwriter Bruno Mars are in for an ultimate music treat as the two-time Grammy Award winner is bringing “The Moonshine Jungle Tour” to Manila on March 22,
DUBAI: Yachts worth 280 million dirhams have been sold so far at the ongoing 22nd edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, emirates247.com reported.
CAIRO: Archaeologists in Egypt have found a nearly 3,500-year-old statue of the daughter of pharaoh Amenhotep III in the famed temple city of Luxor, the antiquities ministry said on Friday.
TOKYO: Misao Okawa, a Japanese woman believed to be the world’s oldest person, turned 116 on Wednesday and celebrated by tucking into a white cake decorated with strawberries and candles.
LOS ANGELES: Samsung says the Oscars selfie that went viral was a “surprise for everyone,” after reports it was part of a pre-planned marketing stunt by the company, a sponsor of the Academy Award
NEW DELHI: Actresses Madhuri Dixit and Juhi Chawla’s film ‘Gulaab Gang’ will release as scheduled on Friday, decided the Delhi High Court on Wednesday
LONDON: Actress Cameron Diaz has irked anti-smoking charities after confessing at a chat show that “one cigarette once in a while is not going to kill you”.
PARIS: Upstaging a Louis Vuitton show is hard, but somehow Miuccia Prada managed it, thanks to Lupita Nyong’o and Jared Leto.
NEW YORK: Tony-winning Idina Menzel — or Adele Dazeem if you’re John Travolta — is enjoying massive success with “Let It Go” from the animated film “Frozen,” but the entertainer is still
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