British cheese festival runs out of cheese, issues apology

London, March 6 : A British cheese festival has issued an apology and has offered refunds after it ran out of cheese, a media report said. The Big Cheese Festival in Brighton had promised “a plethora of the finest international cheesemakers and mongers showcasing their amazing cheeses”, the BBC said on Monday. Besides the cheese, […]

Google celebrates Gabo

New Delhi, March 6 : Search engine Google on Tuesday celebrated the 91st birthday of Columbian novelist and Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez with a doodle. Affectionately known as Gabo throughout Latin America, Marquez is considered as one of the significant authors of the 20th century. He was also a famed short-story writer, screenwriter and […]

Facebook asks if men could request sexual photos from minors

London, March 6 : Facebook has admitted that a survey asking users whether it should allow an adult man to ask a 14-year-old girl for sexual pictures was a “mistake”. The social network ran a survey for some users on Sunday asking how they thought the company should handle grooming behaviour, the Guardian reported on […]

Hasina visits Bangladeshi writer Zafar Iqbal in hospital

Dhaka, March 5 : Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday visited writer Muhammed Zafar Iqbal, who was stabbed by an attacker at a university last week and was hospitalised. Iqbal, known for his secular activism and science fiction writing, was stabbed in the back of his head by an assailant while speaking at a […]

Capital to witness 71st edition of Shriram Shankarlal Music Festival

New Delhi, March 5 : A music festival that is almost as old as Independent India is all set to return to the national capital for its 71st edition. Several young as well as veteran musicians will be playing side-by-side to make it a memorable experience for the visitors. It’s that time of the year […]

Pitt hangs out with Sean Penn, Cooper

Los Angeles, March 4 : Brad Pitt stepped out for a dinner date with famous friends, including fellow actors Sean Penn and Bradley Cooper. Pitt was sharply dressed in forest green trousers, a navy coat and scarf with a black newsboy cap for the outing in California on Friday night, reports In his coat […]