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Elton John calls for wider HIV testing to end new cases in England by 2030(Twitter/rinasawayamabr)

Singer Elton John calls for wider HIV testing to curb transmissions amid Covid-19 and end new cases in England by 2030

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2020 10:10 AM IST
To mark Worlds AIDS Day on Tuesday amid concerns that Covid-19 has affected access to tests and medication, England’s first HIV Commission - established by the Terrence Higgins Trust, National AIDS Trust and Elton John AIDS Foundation - will publish 20 recommendations to eradicate new HIV cases by 2030.
Family members of former Australian cricketer Dean Jones gather at the MCG in Melbourne as the deceased cricketer’s body is taken for a final lap around the stadium during a private funeral.(Twitter/Cricket Australia)
Family members of former Australian cricketer Dean Jones gather at the MCG in Melbourne as the deceased cricketer’s body is taken for a final lap around the stadium during a private funeral.(Twitter/Cricket Australia)

Family bid farewell to Australian great Dean Jones with lap of MCG

Melbourne | By Reuters
UPDATED ON OCT 07, 2020 02:37 PM IST
Former test and one-day batsman Jones died at 59 last month after suffering a cardiac arrest at a hotel in India where he was working as a TV pundit for a local broadcaster.
Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto attends an interview in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017, in this photo taken by Kyodo.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)
Japanese fashion designer Kansai Yamamoto attends an interview in Tokyo, Japan May 26, 2017, in this photo taken by Kyodo.(Kyodo/via REUTERS)

Kansai Yamamoto, Japanese fashion designer who outfitted David Bowie, dies aged 76

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 02:22 PM IST
Kansai Yamamoto was popular for creating bold avant-garde pieces that defied gender norms and featured brilliant colours and patterns.
Elton John performs "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman" during the Oscars show at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020.(REUTERS)
Elton John performs "(I’m Gonna) Love Me Again" from "Rocketman" during the Oscars show at the 92nd Academy Awards in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S., February 9, 2020.(REUTERS)

Sir Elton John honoured by Royal Mint on new commemorative coin, rarest version costs Rs 64 lakh

London | By Reuters | Edited by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 05:38 PM IST
The coin, designed by artist Bradley Morgan Johnson, depicts Sir Elton John’s distinctive straw boater’s hat, and fashions his trademark glasses out of a pair of musical notes. “It really is a fabulous honour to be recognised in this way,” the pop legend said.
Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra will be part of a global event for Covid-19.
Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra will be part of a global event for Covid-19.

Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra to be part of Lady Gaga’s One World: Together At Home live event to raise funds for Covid-19: report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 07, 2020 07:58 AM IST
Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra will be part of a larger group of international stars for a WHO event to raise funds for Covid-19.
President Donald Trump speaks during a "Namaste Trump," event at Sardar Patel Stadium.(AP)
President Donald Trump speaks during a "Namaste Trump," event at Sardar Patel Stadium.(AP)

Elton’s songs greet US President Donald Trump in India, but lost on crowd

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Rezaul H Laskar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2020 03:50 AM IST
As time for Trump’s entry neared, the sound system suddenly switched over to John’s classic 1971 album Madman Across The Water, belting out standout tracks such as Tiny Dancer, Rotten Peaches and Indian Sunset.
US President Donald Trump waves as he departs after the "Namaste Trump" event at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday.(AP Photo)
US President Donald Trump waves as he departs after the "Namaste Trump" event at Sardar Patel Stadium in Ahmedabad on Monday.(AP Photo)

Why Donald Trump was welcomed at Gujarat event with an Elton John track

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 24, 2020 08:39 PM IST
Elton John’s songs are staple of his domestic rallies. He has even used phrases from those songs to name his political rivals.
Eminem poses with Elton John at the Oscars.
Eminem poses with Elton John at the Oscars.

Oscars 2020: From Eminem’s surprise performance to Joaquin Phoenix’s stirring speech; four highlights

Agencies | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 10:25 PM IST
From Eminem’s surprise performance to Joaquin Phoenix’s stirring speech and Elton John’s long-awaited win, here are four takeaways from the 2020 Oscars.
Here is a list of Top Reads of The Year for you
Here is a list of Top Reads of The Year for you

Spectator by Seema Goswami: Page-turners

Hindustan Times | By Seema Goswami
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2019 11:54 PM IST
Here’s a list of the best books I read this year; you might enjoy some of them
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UK: Royal honours for 10 Punjab-origin achievers

Hindustan Times, LONDON | By Prasun Sonwalkar, London
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The royal honours list is released twice a year, on New Year’s Eve and on Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday on the second Saturday of June (her real birthday is on April 21).
Jasvir Kaur Rababan (left) and Harpreet Singh Virdee (right), who are among ‘extraordinary’ Indian-origin people named in the New Year Honours List 2020.(HT photo/ Sourced)
Jasvir Kaur Rababan (left) and Harpreet Singh Virdee (right), who are among ‘extraordinary’ Indian-origin people named in the New Year Honours List 2020.(HT photo/ Sourced)

Royal honours for Clive Lloyd, Elton John, Indian-origin achievers

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON DEC 28, 2019 06:07 AM IST
The royal honours list comprising the UK’s highest civilian awards is released twice a year, on New Year’s eve and on Queen Elizabeth’s official birthday on the second Saturday of June (her real birthday is on April 21).
Elton John released his autobiography recently.(Instagram/EltonJohn)
Elton John released his autobiography recently.(Instagram/EltonJohn)

Sir Elton John’s autobiography is warm, moving and a hit

UPDATED ON OCT 23, 2019 01:57 PM IST
Elton John’s autobiography is candid, funny, warm and moving. And like everything Elton John, it’s absolutely entertaining.
Elton John’s songs from the original Lion King are regarded as classics.
Elton John’s songs from the original Lion King are regarded as classics.

Elton John calls The Lion King remake a ‘huge disappointment’, says he was disrespected

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2019 08:11 PM IST
Sir Elton John has criticised the recent The Lion King remake, calling it a ‘huge disappointment’ that made him very sad.
Sylvester Stallone and Richard Gere nearly fought over Diana.
Sylvester Stallone and Richard Gere nearly fought over Diana.

When Richard Gere and Sylvester Stallone almost came to blows over Princess Diana

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 06, 2019 05:44 PM IST
Elton John has recalled in his memoir about a party during which Richard Gere and Sylvester Stallone nearly came to blows over Princess Diana.
Deepika Padukone says she wants a dress worn by Victoria Beckham.(Instagram)
Deepika Padukone says she wants a dress worn by Victoria Beckham.(Instagram)

Deepika Padukone is a fan of Victoria Beckham’s sartorial sense, says ‘I want this dress, in both the colors you wore them in’, see pics

By HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON AUG 30, 2019 08:55 AM IST
Deepika Padukone is a big fan of former Spice Girl member and now designer, Victoria Beckham’s clothes. Here’s an example.
The Lion King is a photorealistic animated remake of the 1994 Disney classic.
The Lion King is a photorealistic animated remake of the 1994 Disney classic.

The Lion King India box office: Disney remake crosses Rs 80 crore mark after one week

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2019 05:37 PM IST
Disney’s The Lion King has made Rs 81 crore in India, after just one week of release. The film is expected to cross the Rs 100 crore mark imminently.
The Lion King reviews are in are they are not positive at all. Many are complaining that the film is a soulless, shot-by-shot copy of the original.(AP)
The Lion King reviews are in are they are not positive at all. Many are complaining that the film is a soulless, shot-by-shot copy of the original.(AP)

The Lion King’s first reviews are in, critics rip Disney apart for a ‘soulless, creatively bankrupt’ remake

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 12, 2019 11:05 AM IST
The embargo on The Lion King’s reviews has been lifted and shockingly, the critics are not happy with the film. It was dismissed as ‘a soulless chimera of a film’.

Theatre is my sacred place, says Jim Sarbh

Mumbai | By Sanskrita Bharadwaj
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2019 05:01 PM IST
Actor Jim Sarbh talks about how he feels at home when he is doing theatre.
In the film’s boldest conceit, some of Elton’s most exultant tunes, including ‘I want love’ to ‘Candle in the wind’ and ‘I’m still standing’, have their contexts touchingly reimagined as they make their way into the narrative.(Paramount Pictures)
In the film’s boldest conceit, some of Elton’s most exultant tunes, including ‘I want love’ to ‘Candle in the wind’ and ‘I’m still standing’, have their contexts touchingly reimagined as they make their way into the narrative.(Paramount Pictures)

Rocketman is moving, fun, and just so Elton John, says Rashid Irani

Hindustan Times | By Rashid Irani
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2019 05:54 PM IST
The film traces how a shy piano prodigy named Reginald Dwight became the flamboyant showman, rock star and gay icon. Taron Egerton as Elton is outstanding.
Rocketman movie review: Taron Egerton gave a careen-defining performance as Elton John.
Rocketman movie review: Taron Egerton gave a careen-defining performance as Elton John.

Rocketman movie review: Taron Egerton soars in the sky, explodes in all the brilliant colours of Elton John

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Soumya Srivastava
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 05:22 PM IST
Rocketman movie review: Taron Egerton puts on the brightest suits and the biggest hats to play the iconic Elton John in Dexter Fletcher’s film.
Cannes 2019: Priyanka Chopra at the famous red carpet on Thursday.(Instagram/AP)
Cannes 2019: Priyanka Chopra at the famous red carpet on Thursday.(Instagram/AP)

Priyanka Chopra dazzles in two different looks on Cannes red carpet, wows Nick Jonas and Paris Hilton

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 13, 2020 11:46 PM IST
Priyanka Chopra made her Cannes debut like a queen: she wore two different outfits as she attended two different screenings and impressed all. See pics.
Richard Madden arrives at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA).(REUTERS)
Richard Madden arrives at the British Academy of Film and Television Awards (BAFTA).(REUTERS)

GOT star Richard Madden quashes James Bond rumours: ‘It’s all just noise’

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2019 02:46 PM IST
Richard Madden has clarified that he is not being considered as the next James Bond after Daniel Craig.
Watching Sir Paul McCartney Live in Concert
Watching Sir Paul McCartney Live in Concert

The Taste With Vir Sanghvi: Watching Sir Paul McCartney LIVE in concert, a reminder of the joys and highs of our lifetimes

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2018 02:28 PM IST
We decided, on impulse, that we would catch his world tour. We looked up the dates on the internet. It turned out that he was performing in London on 16 Dec. By some coincidence I had promised a friend that I would be in London around that time. This was serendipity at work.
Gaggan Anand’s Bangkok restaurant has been declared Asia’s best restaurant.
Gaggan Anand’s Bangkok restaurant has been declared Asia’s best restaurant.

The Taste with Vir Sanghvi: Gaggan Anand is the world’s only rockstar chef

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 08, 2018 09:16 AM IST
Many chefs behave like rock stars, but only Gaggan Anand deserves the comparisons, writes Vir Sanghvi in this week’s column.
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