Arts&Culture


Broadcasting council pulls the plug on controversial TV show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki' Broadcasting council pulls the plug on controversial TV show 'Pehredaar Piya Ki'
- August 30, 2017

The child marriage was shown to portray the girl's commitment and fulfilment of her promise made to the little boy's dying father that she will remain his pehredaar (protector) forever. Producer Sumeet Mittal in an exclusive conversation with indianexpress.com opened up about the end of Pehredaar Piya Ki . Recently, the BCCC had asked the channel to shift the show to a late-night slot. (more...)
Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Report Shows
- August 30, 2017

Alibaba Group Holding Limited (BABA ) stock directed 77.05% toward a higher level throughout previous year and swapped 6.82% toward a strong spot during past one month. Hi-Crush Partners had 41 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Finally, Barclays PLC lifted their price target on Alibaba Group Holding Limited from $130.00 to $132.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. (more...)
DJ Khaled answers the call and pledges thousands to Harvey victims DJ Khaled answers the call and pledges thousands to Harvey victims
- August 30, 2017

You can read a full list of his tips here. Donate to reputable disaster relief agencies . If people don't want to give to the big organizations like the American Red Cross or Salvation Army , Urdaneta suggests doing homework. Long-term donation needs might include construction of permanent housing, job placement help, even programs to help communities be better prepared for future disasters - but every event is different, and can produce unexpected funding gaps months or years later. (more...)
When should we expect 'Game of Thrones' season 8 to begin? When should we expect 'Game of Thrones' season 8 to begin?
- August 30, 2017

Elsewhere in the video, posted below, actors Isaac Hempstead Wright and Peter Dinklage share their thoughts on the scene in question, with both of them drawing the same conclusion - " Game of Thrones " is not a show that's kind to people that pair up romantically. (more...)
14 arrests, reports of violence during Berkeley protests 14 arrests, reports of violence during Berkeley protests
- August 30, 2017

Berkeley Police Lieutenant Joe Okies told The Washington Post that the rally garnered 13 arrests on charges ranging from assault with a deadly weapon to city municipal code violations. Earlier in the day, police had set up barricades around park and checked people who entered to make sure they did not have prohibited items like baseball bats, dogs, skateboards and scarves or bandanas they could use to cover their faces. (more...)
Houston Rockets Up Hurricane Harvey Donation To $10 Million Houston Rockets Up Hurricane Harvey Donation To $10 Million
- August 30, 2017

Thousands of people have already been rescued from "catastrophic" flooding in affected areas of the state, while further thousands of people are awaiting rescue, trapped in their homes or seeking emergency shelter. Overall damage from the storm is expected to be in the tens of billions of dollars. Unsafe rescues went on through the night as police, firefighters and National Guard troops in helicopters, boats and trucks pulled stranded residents from flooded homes. (more...)
Corinne Olympios of 'Bachelor in Paradise' says she's a media victim Corinne Olympios of 'Bachelor in Paradise' says she's a media victim
- August 30, 2017

When asked if she had anything to say to DeMario, Olympios said that there was no "bad blood" between the two. In her first live interview since the incident, Olympios explained on " Good Morning America " how she blacked out and does not remember much of the incident in question. (more...)
The Walking Dead AR game is location-based like Pokemon GO The Walking Dead AR game is location-based like Pokemon GO
- August 30, 2017

It's a location-based augmented reality app that immerses you into the action of the hit AMC TV show. It's definitely a more grown-up game than Pokemon Go , however, with blood, guns and general mayhem galore. Next Games and AMC's first collaboration resulted in The Walking Dead: No Man's Land, the hot mobile game which has been downloaded over 16 million times. (more...)
'Despacito' On The Verge Of Breaking Mariah Carey's Long-Held Record 'Despacito' On The Verge Of Breaking Mariah Carey's Long-Held Record
- August 30, 2017

The last song, in Spanish, to have reached the top of this ranking was " Macarena " in 1996. With more than five decades of creation, the Billboard Hot 100 is considered one of the lists of positioning of the most important songs of the planet. (more...)
Shark Swims in Houston Streets? Shark Swims in Houston Streets?
- August 30, 2017

For instance, there is a widely-circulated photo showing an SUV rolling down one of Houston's flooded freeways running side-by-side with an unlikely fellow traveler: a six-foot-long shark . In 2015, this very same shark had already been spotted in Houston after severe floods. Gizmodo reported yesterday that this photo has shown up after Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Matthew, Superstorm Sandy and even unnamed flash floods in Texas two years ago. (more...)
Hurricane Harvey Sets Record for Tropical Storm Rainfall
- August 30, 2017

President Trump turned his first visit to storm-ravaged Texas Tuesday into pseudo-campaigning, as he boasted about crowd sizes and TV ratings while surveying the wreckage from Tropical Storm Harvey . - Houston police have rescued at least 3,400 people in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey - and that number is expected to rise, Police Chief Art Acevedo tweeted Tuesday morning. (more...)
Latest update on Ric Flair recovery is upbeat Latest update on Ric Flair recovery is upbeat
- August 30, 2017

In an update on his verified Twitter account, the Nature Boy also tweeted out greetings. "Natich WILL be back", he tweeted. "Flair's fiancée, Wendy Barlow , provided an update on her Facebook page regarding the two-time WWE Hall of Famer's condition. (more...)
Katie Price shocks Loose Women as she calls daughter Princess Katie Price shocks Loose Women as she calls daughter Princess "ugly"
- August 30, 2017

Addressing the claims she had an affair, she told the Mail Online: 'It's incorrect, it's slandering my name. 'Katie owed me thousands and thousands of pounds, ' the nanny continued. Katie has yet to address Nikki's denial, but given her history of using social media to set the record straight, she may well return to Twitter or Instagram to give her side of the story in the near future. (more...)
Former Hospital Staffer Files Lawsuit Over Justin Bieber's Testicles Former Hospital Staffer Files Lawsuit Over Justin Bieber's Testicles
- August 30, 2017

Justin Bieber reportedly went to the hospital earlier this spring after suffering a sports-related injury - and now that fated ER visit seems to have led to a lawsuit. The issue at hand is that Lombardo says she did no such thing, and she hired a lawyer. It lists both Northwell and Optum 360, a management agency through which Lombardo was employed, as respondents, the attorney said. (more...)
Houston police chief breaks down describing officer who died in Harvey Houston police chief breaks down describing officer who died in Harvey
- August 30, 2017

Acevedo said Perez left home at 4 a.m. and spent more than two hours trying to get to his duty station in downtown Houston . As was protocol, he informed his chain of command and tried to get to the closest command post in Kingwood, but got caught in flood waters under an overpass near the Hardy Toll Road and Beltway 8. (more...)
'Pregnant' woman says she will abort child unless she gets 4k retweets 'Pregnant' woman says she will abort child unless she gets 4k retweets
- August 30, 2017

Real or fake, the woman received over 4k retweets and will not abort her alleged baby if she keeps her promise. Alongside the picture, she posted the words: "4 months pregnant". The man, calling himself King Nathan VI and tweeting under the handle Rodriguez The God, responded to her first picture: 'Instead of letting me know it was my baby you made a decision to come on Twitter with this bull***?' Adding to the probability of the whole thing being staged was an accompanying thread where a ... (more...)
Wonder Woman Promo Teases New Epilogue Scene For Blu-Ray Release Wonder Woman Promo Teases New Epilogue Scene For Blu-Ray Release
- August 30, 2017

In a clip debuted by Yahoo! In the clip, Etta meets up with Sameer (Said Taghmaoui), Charlie ( Ewen Bremner ), and Chief ( Eugene Brave Rock ) to tell them that the Allies have "found something" uncovered by bombings in Belgium. Either way, we don't think that we've seen the last of them! Mother Boxes are "living computers" that, in DC Comics lore, possess a wide range of wondrous abilities, from healing seemingly fatal injuries and creating blasts of energy to rearranging the ... (more...)
23-year-old reportedly in talks with Tottenham and Chelsea 23-year-old reportedly in talks with Tottenham and Chelsea
- August 29, 2017

Chelsea have submitted a £25 million offer for Everton midfielder Ross Barkley , according to reports . The Blues are said to have held talks with Everton club representatives about a move for the 23-year-old following their 2-0 win over the Toffees on Sunday. (more...)
Netflix's Pot Dispensary With Show-Branded Weed Netflix's Pot Dispensary With Show-Branded Weed
- August 30, 2017

Netflix didn't profit from the sale, unless you count enhanced brand recognition with the 420 crowd , and the limited sale was intended merely for promotional purposes. The collection was inspired by Netflix's latest, Disjointed , which is set in a marijuana dispensary . With a new line of weed strains based on Netflix's most popular shows, Netflix & Chill has a whole new 420-friendly connotation. (more...)
Luke Cage S2: Misty Knight's Bionic Arm, Revealed Luke Cage S2: Misty Knight's Bionic Arm, Revealed
- August 30, 2017

After briefly faking viewers out with a gnarly (but not serious) arm wound during Luke Cage , Misty finally said farewell to her organic arm during the climax of The Defenders when she got herself mixed up in some insane, supernatural nonsense that was way beyond her jurisdiction. (more...)