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December 2019

Priyanka Chopra bids adieu to 2019 with video loaded with fond memories

New Delhi , Jan 1 (ANI): The year 2019 was indeed a special one for Priyanka Chopra, be it having her wax sculpture at Madame Tussauds or sharing screen-space with her husband in his hit song, to her contribution in Unicef and what not! Priyanka, on the first day of the new year, shared a video recalling all her milestones in the year that has gone by.Counting on her blessings, India's desi girl on Wednesday took to her Twitter handle to share a video of her achievements and wrote, "Another year, another gift. Cannot wait to…

B-Town welcomes New Year with words of wisdom, positivity and hope

New Delhi , Jan 1 (ANI): With 2020 already here, Bollywood celebrities took to twitter to extend their heartfelt greetings to millions of fans and followers through social media.From Dada Saheb Phalke awardee Amitabh Bachchan to Bollywood's Badshah Shah Rukh, everyone was seen immersed in the festive spirit as they bid adieu to 2019 and kept arms wide open to welcome 2020.The legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan as he posted couplets from a Hindi poem written by his father, poet Dr Harivansh Rai Bachchan."Varsh Nav, Harsh Nav,…

Protest outside Baghdad embassy against US attack

Baghdad, Dec 31 (IANS) Hundreds of demonstrators staged a protest outside the American Embassy in Baghdad to protest against a US attack on military bases in Iraq and Syria that killed 25 people and injured 51 others.The demonstrators entered the heavily fortified Green Zone and prepared tents to hold a sit-in protest, an official from the Iraqi Interior Ministry told Xinhua news agency. The US strikes on the Kataib Hezbollah (KH) militia group, a faction of the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), took place on Sunday…

Lam promises to listen, find solutions for HK in 2020

Hong Kong, Dec 31 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in a New Year's Eve message on Tuesday that she had the responsibility to solve the citys problems, which has been rocked by anti-government protests for more than six months.In a three-minute video titled "Treasure Hong Kong... our home", Lam took stock of 2019, a year which, according to her, has "caused sadness, anxiety, disappointment and even rage", reports Efe news. "I will listen humbly to find a way out so we can begin…

Gotabaya to make inaugural Parliament speech on Jan 3

Colombo, Dec 31 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa is slated to make his inaugural address to Parliament on January 3 during a ceremonial sitting before the new session commences later that day.He is the first Sri Lankan President to be elected to office without having served as an MP prior to his election in the November 16 polls, the Daily Financial Times reported on Tuesday. The new session will commence ending the prorogation of Parliament which took place on December 2. Speaker Karu Jayasuriya and the…
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