A sequel to all-female ‘Ghostbusters’ could happen, says director Paul Feig

London, Oct 19  Filmmaker Paul Feig says he intends to make a sequel to his 2016 all-female reboot of “Ghostbusters”. The film, featuring Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Kate McKinnon and Leslie …

Robert Pattinson:Batman is not a hero

Los Angeles, Oct 19  Robert Pattinson says he does not have a penchant for taking up the parts of a hero or a good guy and he believes the superhero character …

13 people die in dam failure at Siberian gold mine

Moscow, Oct 19 At least thirteen people were killed as a result of a dam failure at a gold mine in the Siberian region of Krasnoyarsk early Saturday, the Russian emergencies …

Hong Kong leader says murder suspect wants to surrender to Taiwan

Hong Kong, Oct 19 Hong Kong’s leader says the murder suspect whose case inadvertently helped ignite the city’s protest movement wants to surrender to authorities in Taiwan. Carrie Lam told reporters …

Donald Trump touts Turkey cease-fire, even as it appears shaky

Washington, Oct 19  President Donald Trump is pushing back at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of …

US withdraws Diplomatic tax exemption for Pakistan Embassy staff

Washington, May 31 The US State Department has withdrawn its Diplomatic Tax Exemption programme for staff at the Pakistan Embassy here, a media report said on Friday. The programme provides sales …

Suicide car bomb hits eastern Kabul

Kabul, May 31A suicide car bomb exploded early on Friday morning in an eastern neighbourhood of the capital Kabul, leaving seven casualties, police said. Firdous Faramaz, Kabul police chief spokesman, could …

Lyon bomb suspect had pledged allegiance to IS:French prosecuter

Paris, May 31 The main suspect in the bombing last week in the French city of Lyon that wounded 14 people had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group, France’s counter-terrorism …

Private airline’s employee commits suicide

Nagpur, May 31 A 19-year-old employee of private carrier GoAir here has allegedly committed suicide, police said Friday. The deceased, Manthan Chavan, was part of the Mumbai- based airline’s ground staff …

Farmer couple found dead in well, suicide suspected

Akola, May 31  Bodies of a farmer couple were found in a well at a village in Akola district of Maharashtra early on Friday, police said. Police suspect that the couple …

Elderly woman dies in road accident in Jaipur

Jaipur, May 31 A 75-year-old woman died and four others were injured after their car collided with a truck in Jaipur rural area on Friday, police said. The five passengers were …

Efforts to import Iranian oil beyond accepted levels will be sanctioned, warns US

Washington:Any efforts to import Iranian crude oil beyond the accepted levels negotiated from November to May will be sanctioned, the US has warned, amidst reports that India and China were seeking …

Assange subjected to ‘psychological torture’: UN expert

Geneva:Julian Assange has been subjected to drawn-out “psychological torture”, a UN rights expert said Friday, accusing the United States, Britain, Ecuador and Sweden of “collective persecution” of the WikiLeaks founder. The …