NEW YORK: Bollywood is promising a song-and-dance extravaganza as Indian cinema throws its awards ceremony in the United States for the first time, looking to tap into a mature but lucrative market
MANILA: The Philippines is to build an elephant monument from the ashes of seized tusks it destroyed in a landmark action against the ivory trade, an official said Thursday.
THE’ CHAUNG, Myanmar: Noor Jahan rocked slowly on the floor, trying to steady her weak body. Her chest heaved and her eyes closed with each raspy breath.
COLOMBO: Sri Lanka stopped a baby elephant from being given as a gift to South Korea after discovering it was born on an auspicious day, a minister said.
PESHAWAR, Pakistan: A new sandal from designer Paul Smith based on a traditional Pakistani style has amused shopkeepers in its “hometown” Peshawar — both for its $500 price tag an
WELLINGTON, New Zealand: Hollywood actor Chris Pine, known for playing Captain Kirk in the “Star Trek” movies, has been charged with drunken driving in New Zealand.
LOS ANGELES: Kim Kardashian has been involved in a car crash.
WASHINGTON: Not content with writing a best-selling autobiography, Rolling Stone guitarist Keith Richards now is coming out with his first children’s book in September, publishing house Little, Brown
LONDON: An English lower-league player has been banned for 10 matches by the English Football Association following allegations that he bit an opponent during a game.
RHODE ISLAND, USA: Officials say a dog may have saved its owner’s life by waking him up during an early morning fire in East Providence, Rhode Island.
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