05/26/2019

Sonu Nigam and Neha Kakkar Live – ‘Klose To My Life’ in Bay Area

Watch Sonu Nigam and Neha Kakkar present live at the Oracle Arena on June 15th. Tickets start at $39 and children under 4 are free.Become a Founding Donor at any of Sankara Eye Foundation’s upcoming hospitals and get tickets, worth up to $200. You can become a Founding Donor by donating $1,000. Your

05/25/2019

Diamonds Speak Louder Than Words – Bhindi Jewellers

With the firm belief that both a truly personal experience and high-end ambiance need not be mutually exclusive, Bhindi endeavored to create a showroom that exemplified the marriage of these two principles. In 2016, the flagship store in Artesia underwent a major renovation. The once-7,000 square fo

05/26/2019

Trump downplays North Korea launches on Japan visit

US President Donald Trump was helped by a sumo official as he presented the President’s Cup to sumo wrestler Asanoyama (Brendan SMIALOWSKI)Tokyo (AFP) – US President Donald Trump Sunday downplayed recent North Korean missile launches as he teed off a state visit to Japan with a round of golf and a t

05/26/2019

Renault in team-up talks with Fiat Chrysler: reports

The Wall Street Journal said the talks were “wide-ranging” and could include Renault and Fiat Chrysler “joining large portions of their businesses” (MIGUEL MEDINA)Paris (AFP) – French carmaker Renault is in talks with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles with the long-term prize a world-leading alliance includ

05/26/2019

No ‘Bigg Boss’ for Jwala Gutta

Jwala GuttaIANS – Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) Former Indian badminton player Jwala Gutta has denied rumours that she may be seen as a participant in the third season of the Telugu version of the controversial reality TV show “Bigg Boss”.“No ‘Bigg Boss’ for me… All false rumours,” Gutta tweeted in cont

05/26/2019

Will reconsider directing ‘Laxmmi Bomb’, says Lawrence

Akshay KumarIANS – Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Raghava Lawrence said that he would reconsider his decision to direct the upcoming Akshay Kumar-starrer horror-comedy “Laxmmi Bomb” if the makers give him the respect he deserves.A week after Lawrence walked out of the project citing lack of

05/26/2019

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu Nigam

I’m not ready for politics: Sonu NigamIANS – New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared his honest opinion on various socio-political issues, but politics is one area that he is not ready to enter right now.New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Popular singer Sonu Nigam has often shared

05/26/2019

Champions League broadcaster BT calls up extra viewers

BT is making European competitions a free-for-all (Paul ELLIS )London (AFP) – Millions of UK-based football fans will tune in to watch the finals of Europe’s elite club competitions this week — and not only because all four competing teams are English.Telecoms and pay-TV group

05/26/2019

Istanbul’s musical ferry can be a soulful experience

Musicians like Oguzhan Erdem (C) who plays the ney, keyboard player Eren Koc (L) and guitarist Zafer Saka(R), now play on Istanbul’s commuter ferries (BULENT KILIC)Istanbul (AFP) – It’s already one of the world’s most original commutes — the ferry trip between Istanbul’s European and Asian sides giv

05/26/2019

Five economic challenges for India’s Modi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces a number of economic challenges as he begins his second term (PRAKASH SINGH)Mumbai (AFP) – With Hindu nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party securing a landslide win in the Indian elections, AFP looks at the key economic chal

05/26/2019

Former manager of Marvel’s Stan Lee arrested for elder abuse

Lee had been the victim in an elder abuse investigation that began in March 2018 (Frazer Harrison)Los Angeles (AFP) – Late Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee’s former manager was arrested in Arizona on Saturday in connection with allegations of elder abuse, fraud, theft and false imprisonment, Los Angele

05/26/2019

Japanese sumo vs Trump’s WWE: big differences in clash of big men

The revered sport of sumo is steeped in centuries-old traditions, starting with the sipping of sacred water and the sprinkling of purifying salt before a bout (Charly TRIBALLEAU)Tokyo (AFP) – President Donald Trump will be ringside Sunday for Tokyo’s big sumo tournament, but if he hopes his longtim

05/26/2019

Fresh, Crunchy, Mithi Pani Puri: Pani Puri Company, Santa Clara

Order fresh pani puri for your party, birthday, wedding or picnic, bulk and wholesale orders accepted.PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A RESTAURANT.Pani Puri Company 3157 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, CA 95051 Business: (408) 246-1943 • Cell: (408) 309-1382 Hours: Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm • Sat-Sun: 8am-12pmWeb: www

05/26/2019

High stakes for enclave as Europe’s biggest casino goes bust

The casino dominates the tiny Italian enclave of Campione d’Italia, which depended on it as its main source of income (Fabrice COFFRINI)Campione d’Italia (Italy) (AFP) – Campione d’Italia, a tiny Italian enclave on the shores of Switzerland’s Lake Lugano, is fighting for its survival after its main

05/26/2019

China digs in for protracted trade fight with US

China is digging in for a long and protracted trade war with the US (TEH ENG KOON)Beijing (AFP) – China is digging in for a tough period of deteriorating ties with the United States, fanning the flames of patriotism with Korean War films, a viral song on the trade war, and editorials lambasting Wash

05/26/2019

Modi kept his job, Indians worry about theirs

The 60 students at the government-sponsored ‘skill development’ classes are all from poor families (Prakash SINGH)New Delhi (AFP) – Asad Ahmed, one of about 1.2 million young Indians entering the cutthroat job market each month, diligently scribbles notes at a computer class in New Delhi.While natio

05/26/2019

‘Don’t be too optimistic’: Huawei employees fret at US ban

Huawei’s Ren Zhengfei said the company has a hoard of microchips (FRED DUFOUR)Beijing (AFP) – While Huawei’s founder brushes aside a US ban against his company, the telecom giant’s employees have been less sanguine, confessing fears for their future in online chat rooms.Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei decl

05/26/2019

As US sports betting expands, leagues fight for their cut

Now bets like the more than 400 proposition bets for Super Bowl LI between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots displayed here in January 2018 at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino will be accepted in other US states (Ethan Miller)New York (AFP) – One year after the US Supreme Court

05/26/2019

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05/26/2019

India run-machine Kohli eyes World Cup glory as captain

India captain Virat Kohli is the biggest superstar in world cricket (PUNIT PARANJPE)New Delhi (AFP) – Virat Kohli’s reputation as one of cricket’s great entertainers is well-established, but the India star will not be completely satisfied until he leaves an indelible mark by winning the World Cup as

05/26/2019

Old warhorse Malinga keeps Sri Lanka dreaming

Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga has more than 300 one-day international wickets (MICHAEL BRADLEY)Colombo (AFP) – Lasith Malinga will be one of the World Cup’s oldest players but the Sri Lanka paceman shows no signs of slowing down as he bids to prove his critics wrong.Malinga was stripped of the Sri Lank