Tiffany Haddish addresses rumours about replacing Ellen DeGeneres on talk show

American actor-comedian Tiffany Haddish recently set the record straight on rumours about her taking the time slot of ‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’. She stated that she hadn’t received any communication from the show’s team. She also asserted that ‘the reason I’ve even been popping up guest-hosting ‘Ellen’ is because she wanted some […]

Kylie Jenner denies being in an open relationship with Travis Scott

American reality TV star Kylie Jenner recently set the record straight on her relationship status with Travis Scott by denying being in an open relationship with him. The ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians’ star tweeted on Friday, “You guys really just make up anything,” alongside a screenshot of a Daily Mail article reading “Kylie Jenner and beau Travis […]

Culture influences mask wearing, study finds

Countries and US states more predisposed to collectivist behaviour have more people following mask guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Around the world and within the US, the percentage of people wearing masks during the Covid-19 pandemic has varied enormously. […]

Myanmar’s election commission mulls dissolving Suu Kyi’s NLD over allegations of fraud

Myanmar’s election commission is considering dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party over allegations of fraud during last year’s election. On Friday, military-appointed commission chairman Thein Soe spoke at a meeting with political parties in the capital Naypyitaw and talked about dissolving NLD, reported NHK World. He said, “What shall we […]

Pakistan increases tariff on power by Rs 1.72 per unit

Already overburdened by inflation, increased oil prices, food items, Pakistanis were in for a shock when Federal Cabinet on Friday decided to increase the power tariff in three quarterly adjustments. Citing a private TV channel, The News International reported that the Cabinet approved the summary through circulation, told the sources of Cabinet Division. […]

3.6 magnitude earthquake hits Ladakh’s Kargil

An earthquake of magnitude 3.6 on the Richter Scale hit Kargil district of Ladakh on Saturday morning, as per the National Centre for Seismology (NCS). “Earthquake of Magnitude: 3.6, Occurred on 22-05-2021, 08:37:47 IST, Lat: 34.57 & Long: 76.64, Depth: 40 Km, Location: 46km E of Kargil, Laddakh, India,” the NCS said in a tweet.

Universities, colleges in Karnataka advised to continue online classes

Karnataka Higher Education Minister Dr. CN Ashwatha Narayan on Friday said the universities and colleges shall continue online classes for all even semesters irrespective of exams being pending. “Even those universities and colleges who have not completed odd semester examinations of undergraduate programs shall continue online classes for even semesters […]