Wednesday, 30 Sep, 2020


Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi found dead at 40

Award-winning Japanese actress Yuko Takeuchi has been found dead at her Tokyo home at the age of 40. Police have launched an investigation and suspect the mother of two took her own life, media reports say. She is said to have been found by her actor husband Taiki Nakabayashi at

Deepika breaks down, Sara, Shraddha deny taking drugs

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Saturday questioned Bollywood actresses -- Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor -- in connection with the probe into an alleged drug nexus involving members of the film industry. The probe was initially triggered by the NCB's

Deepika Padukone: Bollywood star questioned in drugs case

Bollywood star Deepika Padukone is being questioned by India's narcotics board in an investigation linked to the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput. Padukone is among six people to be summoned - two other actresses will also be questioned on Saturday. Rajput's girlfriend,

Wife accuses Nawazuddin Siddiqui of rape, adultery

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's estranged wife Aaliya filed a complaint with suburban Versova police here on Wednesday accusing him of rape and cheating, an official said. Aaliya submitted a written application to the police station in the afternoon, he said. No First Information

Renowned Indian singer SP Balasubramaniam passes away

Veteran playback singer SP Balasubramaniam passed away on Friday at a Chennai hospital.  Balasubramaniam, popularly known as SPB, was admitted to MGM Healthcare on August 5 for Covid-19, and had been on life support due to his extremely critical condition in the last few days.

Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid welcome baby girl

Former One Direction singer Zayn Malik and US model Gigi Hadid have welcomed a "healthy and beautiful" baby girl. Announcing the birth on Twitter, Malik, 27, shared a black-and-white picture of the baby girl's tiny hand clutching his finger. He wrote alongside the

Emmy Awards 2020: Succession and Schitt's Creek win big

Succession, Schitt's Creek and Watchmen were the big winners at this year's Emmy Awards, which were held virtually amid the coronavirus pandemic. Schitt's Creek won nine prizes - breaking the Emmys record for most wins in a single season for a comedy. It was a glowing

Taj Mahal reopens after longest shutdown

The iconic Taj Mahal has reopened its doors to visitors after six months - the longest it has ever been shut. It was closed as the country went into a stringent lockdown in March to halt the spread of coronavirus. It will now allow only 5,000 visitors daily and enforce Covid-19

Actor Sadek Bachchu no more 

Actor Sadek Bachchu has died of coronavirus at a city hospital on Monday noon.  He breathed his last while undergoing treatment at the Mohakhali Universal Medical College Hospital in Dhaka at 12:05 pm. Dr. Ashis Kumar Chakraborty, Managing Director of the hospital confirmed the

Iranian Poet Sanaz's New Poetry Book Published

The first poetry collection of a powerful Iranian poet based in Luxemburg Sanaz Davoodzadehfar has been published by Ykiuoto and now this is available on Amazon (  The title of the book is 'I Walk on Dead Letters' which has been

Noted actor KS Firoz dies from Covid-19

Popular TV actor KS Firoz died at a city hospital on Wednesday at the age of 76. He breathed his last at around 6:20am while undergoing Covid-19 treatment at the Combined Military Hospital, confirmed his youngest daughter Preetu Firoz through a Facebook post. Firoz, a retired army

Rhea Chakraborty arrested in drugs probe linked to Sushant case

Rhea Chakraborty has been arrested in Mumbai by the Narcotics Control Bureau after three days of questioning in connection with drugs-related allegations in the Sushant Singh Rajput case. Sources say she admitted to organizing drugs for Sushant Singh Rajput and also consuming them at

Salman Shah’s 24th death anniversary today 

Salman Shah, one of the most iconic figures to step foot in the industry, has remained as popular as he was in his lifetime though 24 years have been passed since his death.  This Dhallywood superstar’s career and life was cut short when he left this world on September 6,

Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson: Actor and family had Covid-19

Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson says that he and his family had all contracted Covid-19. The former wrestler, who is now the world's highest-paid actor, said he, his wife and two daughters caught the virus despite being "disciplined" about health protection. He

Saudha's next production "A Touch of Sensuality" is underway

After the successful launch of it's ground-braking production "Letters to God" as part of Poplar Union's Outside in Arts Festival; Saudha, a leading Indian classical and global music, dance and poetry promoter in the West is due to release another unique production

BTS: K-pop group reacts with 'tears' after making Billboard history

Members of BTS have said they were in "tears", after becoming the first all-Korean pop act to top the Billboard 100 singles chart with their new English single "Dynamite". Jimin, one of seven members, said "tears kept coming", adding in a tweet that he

Chadwick Boseman: Black Panther star dies of cancer aged 43

US actor Chadwick Boseman, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise, has died of cancer aged 43. He died at home in Los Angeles with his wife and family by his side, a statement posted on social media said. Boseman was diagnosed with colon cancer

Anushka and Virat are expecting

Actress Anushka Sharma and cricketer Virat Kohli just made a baby announcement on social media.  "And then we were three," they wrote on their respective accounts. Baby arrives in January 2021. Congratulatory messages flooded their posts instantly.  Anushka, 32,

Sculptor Mrinal Haque no more 

Renowned sculptor Mrinal Haque has passed away early Saturday. He was 62. He breathed his last at his residence in Gulshan of the capital at around 2:00 am. Md Alamgir, graphic designer of Mrinal Haque, confirmed the news. Mrinal Haque fell sick on Friday night. Later, he was

Pop singer Ferdous Wahid hospitalized

Renowned pop singer Ferdous Wahid was admitted to Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in the capital with fever and other illness on Thursday evening. Moshrraf Azmi, a colleague of Ferdous, confirmed the matter to Banglanews.  He said Wahid gave his sample to city’s Anwar