8 Books You Need to Read This August

Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya (Riverhead; July 31)can go home again. Or possibly never even leave. And forgive the unoriginal reference, but her vibrant blend of wordplay, wistfulness, and poignantly comic characters immediately conjures Nabokov’s academic farce, Pnin.

2019 Cricket World Cup: Virat Kohli unveils ‘away’ kit for England match

“The contrast is good, the fit is great. For one game it’s fine. But I don’t think permanently we will be heading in that direction because blue is our colour and we are very proud to wear that.”

Priyanka Chopra remembers her Miss World crowning moment: ‘20 years ago today, this happened’, see pic

Priyanka had an equally interesting story to narrate about winning Miss India title earlier that year. She said she was meant to return home and appear for her exams. On completing 20 years in entertainment business, Priyanka had shared a video from her Miss India winning moment in which she said how she was never […]

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Script Book Announced

The Special Rehearsal Edition of the script for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II will be published simultaneously in digital and print editions following the play’s world premiere this summer, and will comprise of the version of the play script at the time of the play’s preview performances. Theatre previews allow […]

Lionel Messi pays tribute to Maradona but gets BOOKED for taking off Barcelona shirt to reveal Newell’s Old Boys jersey

Maradona’s family from son-in-law Aguero to love children He once threatened to have Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher shot The time Maradona played for Tottenham The last ever picture taken of the footballing icon Troubled final years including 2018 World Cup antics Tributes led by great rival Pele and heir Lionel Messi PICTURED: Life in pics […]

China expert explores poverty alleviation in new book

Hailing how “China’s poverty alleviation is one of the greatest world stories of the 21st century”, Robert Lawrence Kuhn believes “this is the moment to bring to global awareness the methods, organization, strategies and results of China’s poverty alleviation campaign.”

Cyber Monday photo book deal: up to 55% off all photo gifts at the magnificent Mixbook

That’s a fantastic saving, especially this year when having the ability to create thoughtful, customizable gifts from the comfort of your own computer is a very attractive prospect. But it’s worth noting that the stated end of this offer is Wednesday, December. Those photo gifts, books and calendars can take a while to perfect, so […]

Thai Vietjet commences latest service to Chiang Mai

Bangkok (VNA) – Thai Vietjet has further expanded its flight network with the new service connecting Nakhon Si Thammarat, an administrative centre of southern Thailand and one of the most ancient cities of the country and the famous destination of Chiang Mai in the North. The maiden flights VZ420 from Nakhon Si Thammarat Airport to […]

Jaguar I-Pace, the award-winning electric car, is open for bookings—what you need to know

The I-Pace marked a huge turning point for Jaguar, which had been languishing in the sales department, across the globe (except for markets like the US, where it fared relatively better). It marked Jag’s first all-electric car, after the brand announced that all of its new models launched after 2020 will be electric.

Oil majors wipe $80 billion off books as epidemic, energy transition bite

By Ron BoussoLONDON: The world’s top energy companies have slashed the value of their oil and gas assets by around $80 billion in recent months after revising lower the long-term outlook for fuel prices in the wake of the coronavirus epidemic and the energy transition.Exxon Mobil, the largest U.S. oil company, announced on Monday it […]