NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Ameesha Patel, who certainly doesn’t have a controversy-free career, has grabbed media headlines for the wrong reasons.
YONAGUNI, JAPAN: Japan on Monday switched on a radar station in the East China Sea, giving it a permanent intelligence gathering post close to Taiwan and a group of islands disputed by Japan and China, drawing an angry response from Beijing.
WASHINGTON: Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday he was “frustrated and angry” at an Iranian video showing 10 detained US Navy sailors, as the American military described how the nine men and one woman were surrounded by machine gun-toting Iranian personnel.
LAHORE: Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi lost his temper when a reporter raised a point over his performance as a team skipper, prompting Afridi to term question a “crap”.
ISLAMABAD: Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, who is generally imperturbable, went raged at a reporter during a post budget press conference when he was asked a question.
KATHMANDU: Nepali villagers blocked trucks carrying supplies for earthquake victims on Wednesday, demanding the government do more to help after last week’s disaster left more than 5,200 people dead and tens of thousands homeless and short of food and water.
PORTLAND: Oregon officials are warning early morning joggers and park visitors in the state capital Salem to watch out for an owl who has an affinity for hats after at least four people were attacked in a month.
MULTAN: Enraged citizens on Monday burnt their electricity bills in Multan in protest against prolonged power outages and inflated electricity bills, ARY News reported.