Month: May 2020

Amitabh Bachchan Is Upset As Bhumi Calls Him ‘Baller’, Says ‘Nobody’s Telling Me What It Means’

Amitabh Bachchan took a trip down memory lane as he recalled shooting Kabhie Kabhie in Lucknow, 44 years ago. He shared a collage of a still from the 1976 romance drama and another still from his upcoming release Gulabo Sitabo, which was also shot in Lucknow. Soon, actress Bhumi Pednekar dropped a comment on his post, which read, “44 years later and still giving us such memorable characters… I’m telling you you’re the most baller person ever.” Big B was quick to reply to Bhumi’s comment, asking her about the meaning of Baller. He wrote, “arre ..Bhumi…what is ‘baller’?...

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Indian family alleges police negligence after body of their son found in regional Victoria

The family of an Indian national who went missing in regional Victoria near Shepperton wants to know more about the circumstances leading to his death. 27-year-old Simranjeet Singh Bhullar came to Australia about six years ago on a student visa. He was last seen leaving a Cobram address at about 9 pm on April 30. On 3 May, the police located his car ditched in a paddock near Katamatite, a rural township in Victoria. Highlights: Simranjeet Singh Bhullar came to Australia as a student nearly six years ago. Police sought public assistance to locate Mr Bhullar who had been...

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‘Unlock 1’: Hotel industry welcomes move, will follow health safety SoPs

India’s hotel industry has welcomed the Centre’s norms under ‘Unlock 1, which allow them to re-commence operations. These norms are part of the fifth phase of the nationwide lockdown which was announced on Saturday for the containment zones till June 30, providing relaxations for the hotel industry from June 8 onwards. This phase relaxes many restrictions on businesses. Hotel Association of India Vice President K.B. Kachru said: “The pandemic and consequent lockdowns have had disastrous impact on the hotel sector.” “We welcome the government’s decision to allow restaurants, hotels and malls to open in areas outside the containment zones...

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PM Modi not in ‘good mood’ over border row with China, says Trump

Reiterating his offer to mediate on the border dispute between India and China, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is not in a “good mood” over the “big conflict” between the two countries. Interacting with journalists in the Oval Office of the White House on Thursday, Mr. Trump said a “big conflict” was going on between India and China. “They like me in India. I think they like me in India more than the media likes me in this country. And, I like Modi. I like your Prime Minister a...

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Crushing the coronavirus uncertainty will be the big ‘unlock’ for economies

Crushing the coronavirus uncertainty will be the big ‘unlock’ for economies around the world and to safeguard lives and livelihoods, restoring confidence is a must, according to a report by McKinsey & Co. “The objective now must be to crush uncertainty as soon as possible. As we have seen in previous crises, when uncertainty subsides, confidence returns and economic recovery unlocks — and the COVID-19 crisis has created the highest level of uncertainty in 35 years,” McKinsey said. The report said that it is unfortunately confirmed that lockdowns cause deep economic shocks, peak to trough, developed economies are likely...

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