Fortune names Ardern world’s second greatest leader

American magazine Fortune has named New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern the world’s second greatest leader. Fortune praised Ardern for her leadership after the Christchurch mosque attacks. “Jacinda Ardern had already broken new ground as a pregnant woman — and then a new mother — leading a nation,” they wrote in their list of the […]

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Choreographer Bosco Martis to make Indias first dance-based horror-comedy

Popular choreographer Bosco Leslie Martis is all set to make his directorial debut with a dance based horror film. This will be a Zee Studios in-house production and India’s first dance-based horror-comedy. Talking about the project Bosco said, “As a choreographer, I wanted to explore my skills in the dancing world without trying to attempt a film on the lines […]

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Dingo drags toddler away from campervan on Australia’s Fraser Island

An Australian toddler has escaped with deep cuts to his neck after his father snatched him from a dingo’s jaws on Fraser Island, in south-east Queensland. The boy’s family had been camping in the island’s south-west on Thursday night when a dingo entered their campervan, grabbed the toddler by the neck and dragged him into the […]

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ASG to hit 100 new jobs by year’s end

Since opening in October, the centre has already welcomed 60 staff, joining an additional 90 specialists in the consulting division of ASG’s Adelaide office. In January, David Kerner was appointed SA state manager, tasked with overseeing the firm’s ongoing growth. He said the ASG was in need of more people to staff the growing operations […]

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Warriors retaliate, demolish clippers Clippers to pick up 2-1 lead

Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant drives against Los Angeles Clippers forward Danilo Gallinari during the first half in Game 3 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Thursday, April 18, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES — Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 playing with five fouls, […]

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‘Pillars of Earth’ author Ken Follett mourns Notre-Dame

The author of what may be the world’s most popular book about a cathedral told AFP that watching Notre-Dame being eaten up by flames made him feel like someone was dying. British writer Ken Follett’s 1989 historical novel “The Pillars of the Earth” sold tens of millions of copies and spent 18 weeks atop The […]

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‘Time to say goodbye’ to BBM consumer service on May 31

MANILA, Philippines — Blackberry Messenger (BBM consumer service, a popular messaging service that was initially exclusive to BlackBerry devices, is set to close on May 31, 2019. Emtek, the Indonesia-based company that partnered with BlackBerry in 2016, just announced the closure in a blog post on Friday, April 18. “Though we are sad to say […]

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Monetary fines no solution for slow over rates in IPL – AB de Villiers

Former South Africa captain and Royal Challengers Bangalore’s senior player AB de Villiers has lent his voice to the growing chorus calling for quicker over rates in IPL 2019, saying the tournament “needs to get into the gym” to keep up with the dynamism of the format and ensure that matches finish within the stipulated […]

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NSCDC Boss Sues for peace : International de

Gana Muhammadu The Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Abdullahi Gana Mohammadu, has expressed displeasure over the ugly incident that occurred at one of the beats, where personnel of the Corps were deployed to protect the infrastructure of the Lagos Deep shore, Offshore logistics. The Corps boss expressed this in a […]

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‘I don’t know how my children will survive’: Zimbabwe in crisis | Nyasha Chingono

Mutemarare, 61, walks through his corn field, desperately looking for remnants of maize. He’s not expecting to find any, as most of his crop wilted before reaching maturity, the result of the devastating drought that has hit Zimbabwe. Before Cyclone Idai wreaked havoc on eastern Zimbabwe last month, the country was already in the grip […]

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Missing girl, Ayr

Police are seeking public assistance to help locate a 14-year-old girl missing from Ayr. She was last seen at 10.30pm Thursday, April 18, in Cameron Street, Ayr. Police and family hold concern for her safety as she has not returned to her home address, nor contacted family or friends. She is described as Aboriginal, around […]

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Grand country-style living in the southern ‘burbs

Here is your chance to enjoy the tranquillity and space of an acreage lifestyle, while still being close to all the shops and services of Adelaide’s southern suburbs. You will find it at 329 River Rd, Noarlunga Downs. This spacious and elegant home is set on a block that measures about 2.4 acres. It comes […]

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Nigeria’s top judge Walter Onnoghen to forfeit bank accounts : International de

2019-04-19 Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen has been convicted of falsely declaring his assets after failing to reveal the money he held in foreign bank accounts. The tribunal said he would have to forfeit the money in the five accounts. His suspension over the charges by President Muhammadu Buhari in […]

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‘Believed she was going to die’: Couple feared plummeting off Harbour Bridge

An Auckland driver feared he was about to careen off the Auckland Harbour Bridge after being hit and flipped by a four-wheel-drive. Police are still hunting for the driver of the four-wheel-drive after they failed to stop at the crash, which took place in the early hours of February 5. The crash victim said he […]

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How Often Married Couples Have Sex After 5, 10, 20, 30 Years Together

HuffPost First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes conflicting schedules, changing priorities and a laundry list of other reasons (including actual laundry) that just seem to get in the way of having sex.   What really happens between the sheets for couples who are 5, 10, 15, 20 or more years past the initial […]

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Baahubali star Prabhas takes Instagram by storm with his first post

South superstar of Baahubali fame Prabhas has finally posted for the first time on his Instagram account today. And his first post has taken Instagram by a storm. The superstar chose a picture from his record-breaking film, SS Rajamouli’s Baahubali: The Beginning and it has got more than 18000 comments and counting in just a […]

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Derrick White leads San Antonio Spurs past Denver Nuggets in NBA playoffs

AP San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay is fouled as he drives to the basket. Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series. Nikola Jokic had 22 points, eight rebounds and seven assists […]

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Balfours secret behind the frog cake smile

Be it recollections of tuckshop lunch, dressed up for a trip to town and cafe stop with grandma, or a quick snack in a bag in the back seat on a family drive, they are the heart of this South Australian story that is, you guessed it, all about Balfours. The research and writing of […]

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LOOK: Scottie Thompson turns dream into reality with new home

MANILA, Philippines—PBA star Scottie Thompson proudly showed the fruits of his labor, giving everyone a glimpse of his new home. Thompson, who in his few years in the PBA has established himself as one of the league’s elite guard, has always been business savvy, putting up several business ventures in the past few years. READ: […]

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Prada woos China with Shanghai catwalk in Milan fashion week

By: Agence France-Presse Italian fashion giant Prada said Thursday its upcoming men’s collection will hit the catwalk in Shanghai rather than Milan, in a nod to the importance of China for the luxury world. The Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 collection will be held in the coastal metropolis on June 6, during Milan fashion week, to mark […]

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Facebook bans UK far-right groups

AFP PHOTO LONDON — Social media giant Facebook on Thursday banned various far-right British groups including the English Defense League from its network for promoting hate and violence. Other groups kicked off both Facebook or Instagram include Knights Templar International, Britain First, the British National Party (BNP) and the National Front. The tech titan banned […]

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Ai Weiwei remembers disappearance of 43 Mexican students : International de

Chinese artist Ai Weiweis interest in studying human rights around the world led to his meeting with relatives of the 43 college students who disappeared in southern Mexico in 2014. That encounter led, in turn, to his new exhibit in Mexicos capital. Ai has lived under house arrest in China and faced censorship because of […]

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