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Prince Henrik, 83 dies, never named a king!

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Prince Henrik, 83 dies, never named a king!

Prince Henrik of Denmark, the husband of Queen Margrethe  famous in Europe for his ‘public unhappiness’ at never being named king, has died at the age of 83. The controversial French-born prince had been diagnosed with dementia last year and was admitted to hospital in January with a lung infection, says  BBC report. Frustrated with […]

Love at the Olympic Rink

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Love at the Olympic Rink

Gangneung (South Korea) : The next time you have a ‘domestic’ with your nearest and dearest spare a thought for love on ice couple Chris and Alexa Knierim. The US figure skaters competing at the Olympics are partners on the ice, and married off it. They say you should never take your work home with […]

Celebrating 50 Years of the Beatles in India

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Celebrating 50 Years of the Beatles in India

New Delhi, Jan 23 (PTI) In rumpled white kurtas and pyjamas, John Lennon and Paul McCartney strum their guitars on the steps of a verandah. Ringo Starr, a bit out of place in a long coat, looks on. With marigold garlands around their necks, Starr and McCartney — this time with George Harrison — sit cross- […]

Neil Diamond: Live no more!

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Neil Diamond: Live no more!

NEIL DIAMOND ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FROM CONCERT TOURING AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND TOUR DATES CANCELLED Legendary Artist Will Continue To Write, Record & Pursue New Projects Legendary singer, songwriter and performer Neil Diamond today announced his retirement from touring due to his recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. The onset of the disease has made it difficult […]

Christmas freedom for Venezuela detainees

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Christmas freedom for Venezuela detainees

CARACAS  – It’s the time for peace and reconciliation. In a Christmas gesture to the opposition, Venezuela decided on Saturday (Dec 23) to free about 80 people detained during demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro’s socialist government. Ms Delcy Rodriguez, the president of the assembly and head of its Truth Commission investigating the protests, said a […]

Sharing with Poor is the fundamental duty of a Christian: Pope Francis

Sharing with Poor is the fundamental duty of a Christian: Pope Francis

Pope Francis’ Message on World Day of the Poor “Little children, let us not love in word or speech, but in deed and in truth” (1 Jn 3:18).  These words of the Apostle John voice an imperative that no Christian may disregard.  The seriousness with which the “beloved disciple” hands down Jesus’ command to our own […]

Harvey’s woes only just begun?

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Harvey’s woes only just begun?

Los Angeles: The Producers Guild of America banned disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for life today, vowing that sexual harassment would no longer be tolerated within its ranks. New accusations of sexual assault have continued to pour in since investigations in the New York Times and New Yorker three weeks ago exposed the tycoon as […]

Can US make ‘anti-dumping’ probe vs India stick ?

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Can US make ‘anti-dumping’ probe vs India stick ?

New Delhi, Oct 20  The United Stares has initiated an ‘anti-dumping duty investigation’ against import of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) resin (that’s the stuff that coats ‘non-stick’ pots and pans) from India and China, according to the US Department of Commerce. The probe is being started to determine whether imports of PTFE resin from China and India […]

Pity stops with Emergency Aid, Love inspires Justice: Pope

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Pity stops with Emergency Aid, Love inspires Justice: Pope

Rome, Oct 16: Pope Francis marked UN World Food Day on Monday  with a call for world governments to act together to fight the hunger, conflicts and climate change driving mass migration from the developing to the industrialised world. In a speech to the global body’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) in Rome, Francis said […]

Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

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Sorry, says Facebook Head Honcho

Washington: On  the eve of World Peace Day, (and on the occasion of the Jewish observance of Yom Kippur)  Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg  publicly apologised for the social-media platform’s negative effects and asked for forgiveness for his work that was used to divide people rather than uniting them. Zuckerberg, 33, did not mention any specific […]

He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

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He Changed the world in a Social, Sexual way

Los Angeles, Sep 28: The greatest playboy of them all, and the man who gave millions of  hormone charged guys of all ages lasting memories filled with anticipation, ecstasy, and dread has left us. Hugh Hefner, the founder of the iconic Playboy magazine has died. He was 91. But his spirit lives on. A statement […]

Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

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Sad day in country music RIP Don Williams , Troy Gentry

US country music singer Don Williams – who enjoyed great success with his easy-going singing style – has died aged 78. The Texan native passed away after a short illness, his publicist said. Williams began his solo career in 1971, amassing 17 number one country hits. His songs, such as Gypsy Woman and Tulsa Time, […]

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