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Loved Sara Ali Khan’s bold playsuit at Manish Malhotra’s party? Here’s its cost(Instagram/saraalikhan__arabfc)

Loved Sara Ali Khan’s bold playsuit at Manish Malhotra’s party? Here’s its cost

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2021 01:55 PM IST
  • Sara Ali Khan’s white ruffle cold-shoulder playsuit at Manish Malhotra’s house party last month made jaws drop in awe and set the mercury soaring but the good news is that you can add the ravishing ensemble to your vacay wardrobe too without burning a hole in your pocket
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"Unfortunately, consular staff have confirmed the death of 10 Mexicans so far," Roberto Velasco, the foreign ministry's director for North America, said in a tweet in Spanish.(Representational image)
"Unfortunately, consular staff have confirmed the death of 10 Mexicans so far," Roberto Velasco, the foreign ministry's director for North America, said in a tweet in Spanish.(Representational image)

13 die in collision of truck, crowded SUV near US-Mexico border

Posted by Prashasti Singh | Reuters, Holtville, Calif.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 07:59 AM IST
Handmade wooden crosses stretched in a line across a patch of dry grass and dirt next to the highway, and a seat covered in what appeared to be blood lay near the SUV, as the desolate highway remained closed Tuesday afternoon.
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US police serving an arrest warrant on a burglary suspect ended up in a long standoff because his girlfriend wanted to have sex with him one last time.(Representative Image)
US police serving an arrest warrant on a burglary suspect ended up in a long standoff because his girlfriend wanted to have sex with him one last time.(Representative Image)

US murder accused cooked victim's heart to serve his other targets: Report

Posted by Prashasti Singh | AFP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 25, 2021 03:01 PM IST
The suspect, Lawrence Paul Anderson, allegedly removed the organ from the body of a neighbor he had stabbed to death, according to Oklahoma City News 4 TV and the Oklahoman newspaper.
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Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gives his daily, morning press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City.(AP)
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador gives his daily, morning press conference at the National Palace in Mexico City.(AP)

Mexico doing better than US on Covid-19, says Mexican President

AP, Mexico City
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 06:09 AM IST
The Mexican government's “estimated” death toll from Covid-19 is now about 201,000. The United States death toll is around 500,000, but its population is 2.6 times larger.
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A Chinese man adjusts a China flag before a news conference attended at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing September 5, 2012.(Reuters File Photo)
A Chinese man adjusts a China flag before a news conference attended at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing September 5, 2012.(Reuters File Photo)

China seeks to work with US, Europe to uphold multilateralism

Posted by Prashasti Singh | Reuters, Beijing
UPDATED ON FEB 22, 2021 05:09 PM IST
Biden on Friday drew a sharp contrast with the foreign policy of his predecessor, Donald Trump, and urged democracies to work together to challenge abuses by autocratic states such as China and Russia.
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The company is seeking candidates as a part of their research.(Unsplash)
The company is seeking candidates as a part of their research.(Unsplash)

Love sleeping? This company has a ‘dream job’ for you. It pays $2000 too

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:35 AM IST
The selected candidates are required to present the company with an honest report about the sleeping environments.
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The historic graduation ceremony was held on February 5, an official statement said on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(AFP)
The historic graduation ceremony was held on February 5, an official statement said on Wednesday. (Representative Image)(AFP)

US military's first India-born female Muslim chaplain graduates Chaplain Course

PTI
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:28 AM IST
Jabeen said she was grateful for the opportunity and aware of the responsibility that she has to set an example and show that there is a place in the military for anyone who wants to serve.
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With more snow expected in key oil-and-gas production areas like the Permian and northern Louisiana, production is expected to stay offline through Friday, said Anna Lenzmeier, energy analyst at BTU Analytics. (Representative Image)(AP)
With more snow expected in key oil-and-gas production areas like the Permian and northern Louisiana, production is expected to stay offline through Friday, said Anna Lenzmeier, energy analyst at BTU Analytics. (Representative Image)(AP)

Amid Texas freeze, oil producers still shut; governor bans natural gas exports

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 18, 2021 10:16 AM IST
The cold snap, which has killed at least 21 people and knocked out power to more than 4 million people in Texas, is not expected to let up until this weekend.
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A customer shops at a Bunnings Warehouse store, operated by Wesfarmers Ltd., in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. The retail conglomerate Wesfarmers is scheduled to release earnings on Feb. 18. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
A customer shops at a Bunnings Warehouse store, operated by Wesfarmers Ltd., in Sydney, Australia, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021. The retail conglomerate Wesfarmers is scheduled to release earnings on Feb. 18. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

US retail sales surges 5.3% in January, records seven month high

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 07:23 PM IST
The value of overall sales increased 5.3% from the prior month after a 1% decline in December, Commerce Department figures showed Wednesday. All major categories showed sharp advances.
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The outside of a proof of concept 3D printed house is pictured in Long Island,(REUTERS)
The outside of a proof of concept 3D printed house is pictured in Long Island,(REUTERS)

US firm takes 3D printing to the next level, prints a demo house

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 04:11 PM IST
The demo house was built by construction firm SQ4D, to show the public and industry what was possible.
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The image shows a portion of the eatery's receipt (Facebook/@clubluckychicago)
The image shows a portion of the eatery's receipt (Facebook/@clubluckychicago)

Couple leaves $2000 tip for restaurant servers due to this very special reason

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 12:44 PM IST
Chicago-based eatery Club Lucky took to Facebook to share this heartwarming story.
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China responded with a statement from its Washington embassy on Sunday, saying the US had already “gravely damaged international cooperation on Covid-19″ and was now “pointing fingers at other countries who have been faithfully supporting the WHO and at the WHO itself.” (Representative Image)(AP)
China responded with a statement from its Washington embassy on Sunday, saying the US had already “gravely damaged international cooperation on Covid-19″ and was now “pointing fingers at other countries who have been faithfully supporting the WHO and at the WHO itself.” (Representative Image)(AP)

China fires back at US allegations of lack of transparency

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 14, 2021 10:24 AM IST
In a statement Friday, White House national security adviser Jake Sullivan said Washington had “deep concerns about the way in which the early findings of the Covid-19 investigation were communicated and questions about the process used to reach them.”
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US President Joe Biden.(AFP file)
US President Joe Biden.(AFP file)

Biden releases guidelines for safely reopening schools in US

ANI, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 09:48 AM IST
US President Joe Biden has released guidelines for safely reopening of schools.
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On Biden's first day in office, the Homeland Security Department suspended the policy for new arrivals. Since then, some asylum-seekers picked up at the border have been released in the US with notices to appear in court.(Bloomberg)
On Biden's first day in office, the Homeland Security Department suspended the policy for new arrivals. Since then, some asylum-seekers picked up at the border have been released in the US with notices to appear in court.(Bloomberg)

Joe Biden administration to allow 25,000 asylum-seekers into US

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 07:28 PM IST
The move is a major step toward dismantling one of former President Donald Trump's most consequential policies to deter asylum-seekers from coming to the US.
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The image shows 100-year-old Sylvia Owens.(Instagram/@beavernh)
The image shows 100-year-old Sylvia Owens.(Instagram/@beavernh)

Woman turns 100, dances to celebrate birthday. Video wows people

By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 01:27 PM IST
The video captures the centenarian showcasing some impressive moves.
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This image from video shows attorney with the cat filter on.(AP)
This image from video shows attorney with the cat filter on.(AP)

Lawyer who accidentally turned on cat filter during court reacts to Zoom mishap

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 10:01 AM IST
The lawyer Rod Ponton says his appearance looked normal before the hearing began, However, after it started, to his shock and dismay, he was a cat.
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The image shows two sides of a 12-inch (31 cm) conch shell discovered in a French cave with prehistoric wall paintings in 1931.(AP)
The image shows two sides of a 12-inch (31 cm) conch shell discovered in a French cave with prehistoric wall paintings in 1931.(AP)

Nearly 18,000-year-old ancient shell horn can still play a tune

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 11, 2021 08:37 AM IST
The shell was found during the 1931 excavation of a cave with prehistoric wall paintings.
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The morning sun rises behind oil rigs sitting in storage Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at a yard outside of Odessa, Texas. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)(AP)
The morning sun rises behind oil rigs sitting in storage Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021 at a yard outside of Odessa, Texas. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)(AP)

Iran claims no knowledge of oil cargo US is trying to seize

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 03:46 PM IST
“I don’t know anything about it,” Deputy Oil Minister Amir Hossein Zamaninia told reporters in Tehran on Sunday, when asked about the 2 million barrels of crude aboard the Greek-owned Achilleas tanker.
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The virtual meeting of officials of India, Australia, Japan and the US held in Tokyo on October 6. (Image used for representation).(PTI )
The virtual meeting of officials of India, Australia, Japan and the US held in Tokyo on October 6. (Image used for representation).(PTI )

Quad countries to arrange first meeting, amid China's growing influence

ANI, Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 07, 2021 09:02 AM IST
According to the source, the US has already proposed to other countries the idea of holding an online meeting of the Quad leaders.
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Blinken also pressed China to condemn the military coup in Myanmar, and he reaffirmed that Washington will work with allies to hold China accountable for efforts to threaten stability of Indo-Pacific, including across the Taiwan Strait, the department said in a statement.(REUTERS)
Blinken also pressed China to condemn the military coup in Myanmar, and he reaffirmed that Washington will work with allies to hold China accountable for efforts to threaten stability of Indo-Pacific, including across the Taiwan Strait, the department said in a statement.(REUTERS)

Blinken presses China on Xinjiang, Hong Kong in call with Beijing's top diplomat

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 10:37 AM IST
The relationship between the world's two biggest economies hit its lowest point in decades during the presidency of Donald Trump, and Chinese officials have expressed cautious optimism that it would improve under the administration of Joe Biden.
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This photo provided by The Texas Department of Public Safety shows an Amber Alert test for Chucky and his son Glen Ray, both fictional characters.(AP)
This photo provided by The Texas Department of Public Safety shows an Amber Alert test for Chucky and his son Glen Ray, both fictional characters.(AP)

Authorities in Texas issue alert with Chucky doll as suspect, later apologise

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 05, 2021 10:46 AM IST
The alert was mistakenly sent out three times last week to Amber Alert subscribers.
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Myanmar citizens hold up a picture of leader Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup in Myanmar.(Reuters)
Myanmar citizens hold up a picture of leader Aung San Suu Kyi after the military seized power in a coup in Myanmar.(Reuters)

US, Australia discuss China and Myanmar in first leaders call, White House says

Reuters
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 11:34 AM IST
The first call between the leaders since Biden's inauguration comes amid heightened tension between Australia and China and just days after Myanmar’s military seized power in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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The image shows the rescuers with the snake.(Facebook/@Stanly County Animal Protective Services)
The image shows the rescuers with the snake.(Facebook/@Stanly County Animal Protective Services)

Pet boa constrictor stuck in dashboard of car rescued unharmed

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 04, 2021 08:53 AM IST
Officers with the Stanly County Animal Protective Services were dispatched to free the snake after it became trapped.
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The drill comes days after the air forces of India and France held a five-day joint exercise in Rajasthan in January. (Representative Image)(AFP)
The drill comes days after the air forces of India and France held a five-day joint exercise in Rajasthan in January. (Representative Image)(AFP)

Indo-US joint military exercise 'Yudh Abhyas' to begin in Rajasthan on Feb 8

PTI, Jaipur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 02:51 PM IST
The exercise near the India-Pakistan border aims at enhancing cooperation and interoperability between the two armies and will focus on counter-terrorism operations under the United Nations mandate, the spokesperson said.
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.(REUTERS)

Pelosi steps up security for traveling members of Congress

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 10:48 AM IST
She added that Capitol Police officers would be stationed at three Washington-area airports and Union Station.
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Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog.(AP)
Groundhog Club handler A.J. Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather prognosticating groundhog.(AP)

Punxsutawney Phil ‘predicts’ 6 more weeks of winter during Groundhog Day event

AP
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:43 AM IST
The annual event of Groundhog Day has its origin in a German legend about a furry rodent. Records dating to the late 1800s show Phil has predicted longer winters more than 100 times.
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A health worker testing for Covid-19 using rapid antigen methodology in Shivaji Nagar, Gurugram, on Sunday.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT)
A health worker testing for Covid-19 using rapid antigen methodology in Shivaji Nagar, Gurugram, on Sunday.(PARVEEN KUMAR/HT)

Variants spreading in US fan the need to ‘crush’ Covid quickly

Bloomberg
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The South African variant has already spread quickly across the African continent and has been seen in at least 24 countries outside of Africa. It was reported in South Carolina on January 28 and in Maryland two days later.
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A Badger and Shield statue is seen outside the governor's Capitol office in Madison, Wisconsin.(AP)
A Badger and Shield statue is seen outside the governor's Capitol office in Madison, Wisconsin.(AP)

Navy seeks return of Wisconsin Badger Statue loaned to state over 30 years ago

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 11:59 PM IST
The Badger Statue spent more than 60 years in a US Naval Academy garden before the academy museum loaned it to Wisconsin in 1988.
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An officer checking the trailer discovered that some of the animals didn't have paperwork (representational image).(Unsplash)
An officer checking the trailer discovered that some of the animals didn't have paperwork (representational image).(Unsplash)

Dog to alpaca: Officials rescue 26 animals while inspecting a trailer in Florida

AP
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 07:33 PM IST
The animals were taken to the county's shelter under quarantine until the state releases them.
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On January 26, in an attempt to woo South Korea, Chinese President Xi Jinping called up President Moon Jae-in to show his support to inter-Korea dialogue and talks between the US and North Korea.(AFP)
On January 26, in an attempt to woo South Korea, Chinese President Xi Jinping called up President Moon Jae-in to show his support to inter-Korea dialogue and talks between the US and North Korea.(AFP)

Strengthening of US-South Korea ties cause concerns in China

ANI, Beijing
PUBLISHED ON JAN 30, 2021 06:38 PM IST
According to a report by South China Morning Post, in an early sign of a stronger alliance under President Joe Biden's administration, South Korea Defence Minister Suh Wook has announced that the annual spring military exercises with the US would be resumed this year.
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