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Urdu poet Munawwar Rana dies at 71

A famous name in the Urdu literature Munawwar Rana died due to cardiac arrest Sunday at the age of 71 in Lucknow according to his family as he was suffering from multiple health conditions alongside throat cancer.   His family told Press Trust of India (PTI) Sunday that he breath his last at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute […]

Why are Indians boycotting Maldives over PM Modi’s beach trip?

Social media is one of the major birthplaces of controversy because of its ability to promptly spread information worldwide where one picture could create chaos across nations especially if it is shared by a prominent figure. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently posted pictures of himself on X, formerly known as Twitter, snorkelling and walking […]

SPORTS

Elton John items fetch $8 million at New York auction

Nearly $100,000 for Elton John’s monogrammed silver boots and around $2 million for a triptych by street artist Banksy from his collection: the music icon’s personal items brought in almost $8 million at auction Wednesday in New York. Christie’s auction house is running a series of eight sales, both in person and online, through February […]

‘Dune’ star Brolin says ‘Goonies’ defined him for decades

As one of the co-stars of sci-fi blockbuster “Dune”, Josh Brolin’s career is flourishing — but the US actor said that for 20 years the only work he was known for was “The Goonies”. Ahead of the release of “Dune: Part Two” at the end of this month, Brolin, 56, recalled how his two-decade acting […]

‘Underdogs’ New Zealand vow to ‘fight’ in T20 series with Australia

Captain Mitchell Santner vowed Tuesday that his “underdogs” New Zealand will put up a “fight” in their three-match Twenty20 home series against a full-strength Australia. With the World Cup looming in June, the rivals will meet in front of a sell-out crowd in Wellington on Wednesday, followed by games in Auckland on Friday and Sunday. […]