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Texas company sparks cultural appropriation row by selling ‘modern’ mahjong sets for RM1,700

PETALING JAYA, Jan. 6 -- A Texas-based company named The Mahjong Line has sparked a cultural appropriation row on social media with their "modern" mahjong sets. Photos of the brand's products, consisting of mahjong tiles with redesigned symbols including geometric shapes, flora and fauna, and...

Sara Ali Khan sets winter fashion goals in thigh high boots and Christian Dior warmer, switches to leather for airport look

India, Jan. 5 -- Sara Ali Khan's latest onscreen offering, Coolie No 1, may have tanked commercially as well as critically, but the 25-yea-old actor's fan base is as strong and loyal as ever. Sara, who recently went on a trip for the New...

The story behind Nigeria’s Netflix sex-trafficking drama

by Camille MALPLAT Clad soberly in a chequered knee-length dress, Tobore Ovuorie hardly seems as if she once walked the streets of Lagos in a revealing outfit and high heels. A freelance reporter with a burning desire to uncover the truth about a sordid backstreet trade,...

Italian nurse proposes with a little help from his Covid gown

In Italy, it seems, true love will always find a way -- even in the time of coronavirus. A Facebook post has gone viral after a male nurse in a southern hospital proposed to his girlfriend with the big question scrawled on the back of...

Irrfan’s Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard misses him in New Year note

India, Jan. 2 -- Its been more than eight months since Irrfan's death but the actor continues to be mourned by his friends and colleagues across the world. His Jurassic World co-star Bryce Dallas Howard has penned a note in his memory as she...

Art on a chopping board: An Insta series celebrates unsung heroes of the kitchen

India, Jan. 1 -- "It had to begin with the potato," says Devi Menon, 40, of her Instagram food art series. "My mother, who lives in Kerala, cooks amazing dishes with potatoes that I have sorely missed since we moved to the UK." In that...

Shah Rukh Khan fights flies as he records New Year message for fans, asks them to not send him long greetings as ‘they all mean the same thing’

India, Jan. 2 -- Shah Rukh Khan has shared a hilarious video to wish his fans a happy new year and asked them to not send him lengthy messages on New Year as "they all mean the same thing". He also apologised for the...

Malaika Arora’s power suit to Sonam Kapoor’s quirky top: Who wore what to ring in New Year 2021

India -- Celebrities welcomed New Year in style. Dressing up for special occasions even though you are not going anywhere is always fun and puts you in a happy mood. That is what our favourite Bollywood celebrities did. This was the year of celebrating...

Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar pens emotional note for him: ‘I have no idea how to welcome 2021’

India, Dec. 31 -- Late actor Irrfan Khan's wife, writer Sutapa Sikdar, remembered him in a heartfelt note shared on her Facebook page. She said that she is finding it difficult to label 2020 as the worst year because 'you were still there'. She...

Alia Bhatt clicks selfies with Neetu Kapoor, Riddhima Sahni, Shaheen at their Ranthambore trip. See pics

India, Dec. 30 -- Alia Bhatt is enjoying a lovely, sunshine-y time at the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. She is there with her family and friends to bring in the new year. On Wednesday, Alia's sister Shaheen Bhatt shared a lovely selfie of the...