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    Priyanka Chopra steps out for the first time after two months

    Culture Desk | Updated at 02:48pm on May 12, 2020

    Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out of her home in Los Angeles, USA for the first time after two months under self-quarantine, reports bollywoodlife.com...

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    Coronavirus interrupts world’s longest-running cartoon

    Agence France-Presse. Tokyo | Updated at 02:42pm on May 12, 2020

    Production of the wordl’s longest-running cartoon and a mainstay of the Japanese weekend has been interrupted by the coronavirus, forcing the broadcast of re-runs for the first time in decades...

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    La, not le: French Academy says COVID is feminine

    Agence France-Presse. Paris | Updated at 02:33pm on May 12, 2020

    Bread is masculine, beer feminine. In French, every noun has a gender, and that includes the disease caused by the novel coronavirus...

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    Live classical music to return in London... at a distance

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 01:46pm on May 12, 2020

    One of Britain's leading classical music venues on Tuesday announced a programme of live concerts as the country eases out of lockdown measures, featuring virtuosos such as pianist Mitsuko Uchida...

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    Wild boar takes star turn on Cannes’ fabled Croisette

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:12pm on May 11, 2020

    Usually at this time of the year, a galaxy of film stars would be strolling along the fabled Croisette promenade in the southern French city...

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    Actor and comedian Jerry Stiller dies

    Agence France-Presse . Washington | Updated at 11:10pm on May 11, 2020

    Veteran actor and comedian Jerry Stiller, who found fame on Broadway and later in the smash US show ‘Seinfeld’, has died at the age of...

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    Low-income singers struggling to make ends meet

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 11:07pm on May 11, 2020

    Ekushey Padak winning folk singer Indra Mohan Rajbongshi said low-income singers are struggling to make ends meet as all live programmes were cancelled in the...

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    Skopje artistes pierce humdrum of confinement

    Agence France-Presse. Skopje | Updated at 05:13pm on May 11, 2020

    Before kicking off a recent rock show in Skopje, the leader of the band Funk Shui did something he had never done before: apologise for...

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    Shanghai Disneyland reopens after three-month coronavirus closure

    Agence France-Presse. Shanghai | Updated at 03:26pm on May 11, 2020

    Shanghai Disneyland reopened on Monday following a more than three-month coronavirus shutdown as China moves nearer to normality and Walt Disney Co. seeks to plug...

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    Amitabh Bachchan celebrates 47 years of 'Zanjeer'

    Culture Desk | Updated at 03:12pm on May 11, 2020

    Amitabh Bachchan starrer 'Zanjeer' catapulted the actor into stardom. Besides Amitabh, it starred Jaya Bachchan, Pran, Om Prakash, Ajit, Bindu and others. The film, helmed...