Nations must ensure vaccines reach 90% population: WHO

New Delhi, April 20 : As the World Immunisation Week begins on April 24, the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said all member countries must ensure covering 90 per cent of the population each time and listed ways to achieve the target. “Region-wide, each member country should ensure all vaccines reach at least 90 […]

Backstreet Boys thank ‘BSB Army’ on 25th anniversary

Dubai, April 20 : American pop vocal group Backstreet Boys on Friday thanked their fans – the ‘BSB Army’ for keeping the “backstreet pride” alive for 25 long years. Back in 1993, five singers — AJ McLean, Howie D., Nick Carter, Kevin Richardson and Brian Littrell — got together to form one of the biggest […]

Online space has opened up creativity barometer: Kabir Sadanand

Mumbai, April 20 : Actor-director Kabir Sadanand, whose new web series is inspired by Kama Sutra, believes the online space gives filmmakers more liberty, but he says makes them responsible too. After “Married Woman Diaries” and “Virgin Woman Diaries”, Sadanand’s new web show will have a protagonist who will be a modern-day Vatsyayana, who wrote […]

Sharif wife’s chemotherapy treatment ends in UK

London, April 20 : Former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that the chemotherapy treatment of his ailing wife Kulsoom Nawaz, who is undergoing treatment for cancer in London, has ended. The former president of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) was speaking to the media in London and said the doctors told him that […]

Sachin Tendulkar could play Doctor Strange: Benedict Cumberbatch

New Delhi, April 20 : British star Benedict Cumberbatch says Indian batting icon Sachin Tendulkar will fit the role as superhero Doctor Strange quite well. The actor, who is seen as the superhero, spoke about it when he met former Australian cricket sensation Brett Lee during the “Avengers: Infinity War” press tour in Singapore. It […]

Handle instruments with care, Ayaan Ali Bangash urges airlines

Mumbai, April 20 : Popular sarod player Ayaan Ali Bangash is upset at the manhandling of instruments by airlines. The artiste was taking a flight from Pune to Delhi on Friday. He had mentioned his sarod as a fragile item. However, he saw it being transported “upside down”. Ayaan, son of sarod exponent Amjad Ali […]