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6 offbeat places that you can visit in Italy

There’s more to Italy than the touristy cities of Rome and Venice. The picturesque countryside under the Tuscan sun, coastal plains and vast wineries speckled with quaint townships and charming fisherman villages off the Italian riviera make for an equally worthwhile experience. Here’s what makes these unsung alternatives a must visit. Cinque Terre Streaked with vineyards and dotted with a string of bright pastel painted houses, these five townships make […]

 
 
 

‘Mowgli’: First Trailer

Warner Bros. has released the first Mowgli trailer. Touting a closer adaptation of Ruyard Kipling’s The Jungle Book than the Disney version, Andy Serkis’ upcoming film shows Mowgli (Rohan Chand) as a feral child torn between his upbringing in the jungle and the human world he has never known. Rohan Chand (The Hundred-Foot Journey, Bad Words) plays Mowgli, and he’s joined by Christian Bale as Bagheera the panther, Cate Blanchett […]

 
 
 

‘Mile 22’ First Trailer:Mark Wahlberg Delivers R-Rated Action

The fourth filmic team-up of director Peter Berg and his frequent star Mark Wahlberg now has an official trailer. The movie is described as a “visceral modern thriller” by STX Entertainment, and they’ve assembled a cast to elevate those goals. Even though Wahlberg is the star as James Silva, Mile 22 features The Walking Dead’s Lauren Cohan, The Raid’s Iko Uwais, and Ronda Rousey as part of Silva’s covert team, […]

Royal Wedding: 1.9 billion people watched Meghan Markle and Prince Harry get married

An estimated 1.9 billion people tuned in to watch Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s star-studded royal wedding at the iconic St George’s Chapel in Windsor Castle, according to a media report. Prince Harry, 33, and Meghan, 36, exchanged vows at the Chapel on Saturday in presence of 600 guests, including the Queen. “Meghan Markle and Prince Harry joined hands and exchanged vows in front of the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin […]

Why did an Indian minister just go to North Korea?

On Thursday, India revealed that it had sent a minister to North Korea for the first time in two decades. The last time an Indian minister visited North Korea was in September 1998. Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, information and broadcasting minister of the then ruling BJP-led alliance, had flown to Pyongyang to attend a film festival. This time, it is more substantial. VK Singh, a junior foreign minister and the former […]

Over 100 dead after Boeing 737 crashes shortly after take off from Jose Marti airport in Cuba's Havana, 3 survivors in hospital

An aging Boeing 737 with 110 people aboard crashed and burned shortly after taking off from Havana’s airport, leaving three survivors and investigators sifting through debris for clues as to what caused the airliner to go down. It was Cuba’s worst aviation disaster in three decades and its third major air accident since 2010. Skies were overcast and rainy at the airport at the time of Friday’s disaster and Cuban […]

 
 
 

Tom Cruise's Mission Impossible 6: Fallout Trailer

The makers of Mission Impossible: Fallout, Paramount Pictures and Skydance have dropped a new trailer of Mission Impossible 6. Director Christopher McQuarrie, who had helmed Mission Impossible- Rogue Nation, reprised his duty as a director for this sequel as well. In the two-minute clip, one can see Ethan Hunt aka Tom Cruise acing the action sequence as he faces the consequences of IMF’s past good deeds. The trailer also gives […]

US still hopeful of Trump-Kim summit despite North Korea threat

The United States is still hopeful that an unprecedented summit with North Korea will take place, in spite of a threat by Pyongyang to pull out, but President Donald Trump is prepared for a tough negotiation, the White House said on Wednesday. North Korea threw the June 12 summit into doubt on Wednesday saying it might not attend if Washington continues to insist that it unilaterally give up its nuclear […]

Modi govt has spent Rs 4,343 crore on publicity, RTI reveals

The Narendra Modi government has spent Rs 4,343 crore on publicity since it came to power in May 2014, an agency under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has said in reply to an RTI query. The expenditure was incurred on advertisements in the print and electronic media as well as outdoor publicity, the central government agency said in response to the application filed by city-based RTI activist Anil Galgali. […]

 
 
 

10 must-do things in New Zealand

10 must-do things in New Zealand Going to the land of the Kiwis is pretty exciting for anyone but you must have a list of places to see and things to do already in hand that you don’t want to miss. New Zealand may be a small country but it has lots to offer tourists and those who are looking for some adventure. 1) Skydiving in Queenstown Queenstown, New Zealand […]