Author archives: luckylucy

Huge bomb blast rocks Mogadishu, 276 killed in deadliest single attack in Somalia's history

The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia’s capital killed 276 people with around 300 others injured, the country’s information minister said early today, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll could continue to rise. In a tweet, Abdirahman Osman called the attack “barbaric” and said countries including Turkey and Kenya had already offered to send medical aid. Hospitals were overwhelmed a […]

Trump calls Iran nuclear deal 'one of worst' in US history, but won't pull out of it for now

President Donald Trump on Friday angrily accused Iran of violating the landmark 2015 international nuclear accord, blaming the Iranians for a litany of sinister behavior and hitting their main military wing with anti-terror penalties. But Trump, breaking his campaign pledge to rip up the agreement, did not pull the US out or re-impose nuclear sanctions. He still might, he was quick to add. For now, he’s tossing the issue to […]

 
 
 

Watch New Mutants trailer: The first scary X-Men film is here

If you ever wanted to see a cross between a superhero fare and a horror film, you are in luck. New Mutants is the latest in the long line of X-Men films, 11th to be precise. Like all X-Men films, it is based on Marvel’s comics but the director Josh Boone, otherwise known for directing The Fault in Our Stars, has added his own twist to it. There is a […]

 
 
 

WATCH: Heroes go 'ALL IN' in the new lively trailer for 'Justice League'

This will be the first reaction when you will see the first ever scene of the latest Justice League trailer. Henry Cavill’s Clark Kent makes his first appearance since “dying” as Superman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Albeit it’s in the dreams of Lois Lane (Amy Adams), it is nevertheless first ever glimpse of Son of Krypton in the Superhero ensemble movie. The trailer, released by Warner Bros […]

Meet this German gaurakshak, who houses hundreds of sick, abandoned cows

When she landed in India from Berlin in 1978 as a tourist, she had no inkling of the life destiny had in store for her. “I came as a tourist and understood that to progress in life, you need a guru. I went in search of a guru in Radha Kund,” she said while narrating her journey in Mathura. She then bought a cow at the request of a neighbour […]

 
 
 

Isle of Dogs trailer: Wes Anderson brings us a dystopian mess set in future Japan

The trailer of Isle of Dogs just released, and it is a dystopian mess, to put it mildly. Helmed by Wes Anderson who is lauded for directing The Grand Budapest Hotel, Isle of Dogs takes us on a journey to futuristic Japan, and has voice overs by the talented Scarlett Johansson, Edward Norton, Tilda Swinton, Yoko Ono and Bill Murray. In the trailer we see that dogs have been banished […]

This Chinese village built a giant QR code with trees in a bid to attract more tourists

China has a weird obsession with QR codes and it seems they can’t have enough of it. In China, more than half of the population uses QR codes to make monetary transactions. From malls to street vendors, usage of QR codes is quite widespread. Taking their love for the special barcode to a whole new level, a tech-savvy village in northern China decided to build a giant QR code in […]

First They Killed My Father movie review: Angelina Jolie’s most mature film as director

Angelina Jolie’s relatively short career as director is rather strange, if you look closely. For one, not many people have seen her movies – which isn’t unusual, since most movies aren’t popular – but it’s her choice of subjects that’s worth discussing: It’s the perfect synthesis of her ideologies as a human being and her artsy sensibilities as a filmmaker. Of the four narrative feature films she has made, three […]

Rohingya crisis: UN appeals to global community to support humanitarian efforts to help refugees

The United Nations has appealed to the entire international community to keep the political differences aside and support the ongoing humanitarian efforts to help Rohingya Muslim refugees. “We have made very clear our concern at the ongoing tragedy of the Rohingyas, people who have been forced to leave their homes. The reports we’re getting, the pictures all of us are seeing are heart-breaking to say the least,” Stephane Dujarric, spokesperson […]

6 dreamy gardens of New Zealand you must visit

THE islands of New Zealand form a long thin exclamation mark in the vast gyre of the southern ocean relentlessly churning around the Antarctic continent. In the north, there are exuberantly colourful gardens of subtropical plants including New Zealand’s brilliant crimson-flowered Christmas tree – the pohutukawa. Further south is the very different palette of a true temperate climate. Plants wear their sensible seasonal livery under snow in winter, in the […]