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Taapsee Pannu shares her childhood picture on Instagram; she isn’t alone

Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu has made a name for herself in a short while with powerful roles in women-centric movies like 'Pink' and 'Naam Shabana'. The actress, who started her career from Tollywood, made her Bollywood debut with Chashme Baddoor sharing screen with Pakistan's Ali Zafar. The actress also has a vast Instagram following and loves sharing candid moments with her fans. On Sunday the Pink actor took to her Instagram account to post a childhood picture of her carrying her baby sister Shagun. It was…

Women of Grammys strike back after controversy

NEW YORK: New Zealand pop prodigy Lorde has thanked her fans for supporting female musicians, as artists hit back amid controversy that the Grammy Awards neglected women -- a spat fueled by comments from the Recording Academy's president seen as disparaging. The 21-year-old's "Melodrama" was the only work by a woman nominated for the most prestigious prize of Album of the Year on the music industry's biggest night Sunday. She not only was bested by Bruno Mars' "24K Magic" but she was not given a spot to perform at the…

For world’s super-rich, a pink diamond is forever

LONDON: For the world's super-rich, the investment of choice is increasingly a very rare naturally pink diamond, an asset class that this year has set records at auction. Tobias Kormind, managing director of 77 Diamonds, which has a shop in London's Mayfair district and sells online, says the trend for coloured stones has gathered strength as the world emerged from financial crisis. "Very savvy investors clocked on to the fact these coloured stones are so incredibly rare," Kormind told Reuters Television. Naturally…

Australian lake turns vivid pink

SYDNEY: An Australian lake has turned a vivid pink thanks to extreme salt levels further exacerbated by hot weather in a startling natural phenomena that resembles a toxic spill. Parks Victoria chief conservation scientist Mark Norman Thursday said the spectacle was the result of green algae at the bottom of the lake at Westgate Park on the outskirts of Melbourne responding to high levels of salt and changing colour. "The bright pink lake pops up most summers and is made by a native single-celled plant known as…

VIDEO: Pink tap water shocks residents of Canadian town

ONOWAY, Canada: Residents in a small town northwest of Edmonton were shocked to find bright pink water coming out of their taps. Onoway Mayor Dale Krasnow posted a message Tuesday on the website saying the public is safe and was not at any risk. He says the town was doing its weekly wash of filters at the water treatment plant using potassium permanganate, which turns water pink when used in large quantities. The chemical is commonly used to remove iron and hydrogen sulphide from water, and the town office said it…

So…how about visiting a ‘pink river’ for a change!

Of course, it is unreal but this featured image has not been altered. According to the grapevine, few pranksters in Canterbury, Kent, tipped printer ink into a river, which eventually made it turn pink Not only, just the pink printer ink, they also hurled ‘car tyres’ into the already polluted water, making it looked even more unpleasant. Some of the locals in the area were stunned to see the river change its colour – from transparent to glistening bright pink – right in front of them. “I and my girlfriend were taking our…

Future looks pink for Pakistan’s ball-makers in cricketing world

SIALKOT: As cricket stages its second day-night Test this week, factory workers in Pakistan will be among the avid television viewers - they might even have made the innovative pink balls being used by their heroes. Pakistan host West Indies in Dubai in a five-day/night Test featuring the pink ball, starting Thursday. It is a match that will be closely followed in Sialkot, the city that is the country's sports manufacturing hub. Pakistan's sports goods industry is positioning itself to be the top supplier of the new pink…