Mehbooba’s Twitter account revived by daughter Iltija

https://ift.tt/2Qvw7uO Mehbooba’s account had been inactive for the last 45 days after the Centre passed the Reorganization Act that abrogated Section 370 that gave the erstwhile state special status and bifurcated it into two union territories. The Valley has been on a lockdown with internet services remaining suspended since August 5. Brought to you by […]

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, 6 others sign bonds to secure release

https://ift.tt/2AxyG4T However, People’s Conference chairman Sajad Lone, PDP youth wing leader Waheed Para and former bureaucrat-turned-politician Shah Faesal have refused to sign the bonds. Apart from Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, two leaders of the National Conference (NC), one each from the Peoples Democratic Party and People’s Conference, and two others, whose political affiliations were not immediately […]

Tod’s chief says Hong Kong unrest factored in, turnaround taking effect

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Italian luxury goods maker Tod’s has budgeted for a potential hit from continuing unrest in Hong Kong and is seeing signs of progress with the brand’s turnaround strategy, the head of the company said on Friday. Brought to you by UK Fashion Network. Read More: https://ift.tt/2Nqlsj4 https://ift.tt/2Nf0Wi7

Amid shrill Kashmir campaign, Pak embarrassed over its own human rights record

https://ift.tt/2NqkKlU Amid its shrill global campaign about the human rights situation in Kashmir Valley, Pakistan suffered a massive embarrassment on Friday with the disclosure that Gulalai Ismail, a prominent rights activist who was in hiding in Pakistan for several months, has escaped and sought political asylum in the US fearing for her life. Brought to […]

Chinmayanand arrested, says ‘sorry for behaviour’

https://ift.tt/2VfQDi9 BJP leader Swami Chinmayanand, accused of rape by a law student, has been arrested and sent to 14 days’ judicial custody. Chinmayanad apparently told the police he was sorry for his behaviour. Hours after the arrest, the student indicated that she is not satisfied with charges under which Chinmayanand was arrested. “It is an […]

Chinmayanand arrested, Shahjahanpur woman claims police weakened case

https://ift.tt/2Nt08cn The special investigation team (SIT) probing the case arrested three other men – all charged with trying to extort money from the former Union minister. While Uttar Pradesh police chief O P Singh said Chinmayanand was arrested in connection with rape, a press note issued by the SIT probing the case mentioned a lesser […]

I Try On Makeup for a Living—Here’s Everything I’m Buying Right Now

https://ift.tt/30e2KSd One of the many perks of being a beauty editor is that there’s always an endless stream of products showing up on my desk. I get to see every new celebrity makeup brand, every serum, and every hair tool before they even hit the market. Not gonna lie—it’s pretty dope. That said, it can be […]

5 Lessons the ‘Downton Abbey’ TV Team Learned About Filmmaking

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Julian Fellowes, the show’s creator, and the producer Gareth Neame had a lot of characters to work with and a lot of fans to satisfy. Here’s how they navigated the challenge. Vía The New York Times. More: https://ift.tt/2OclZob * * * * * A roundup of the latest reviews, releases and more. Every Friday, […]

Chinese state media warns violent protests threaten Hong Kong lifestyle after race meeting called off

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J A Communist Party mouthpiece has seized on the Jockey Club’s unprecedented cancellation of a race meeting in Hong Kong this week, claiming it as evidence that “violent extremists” were causing the breakdown of society.The event at Happy Valley racecourse was called off at the last minute on Wednesday because of the threat of protests […]

Public offerings at risk of hangover despite cheer from Budweiser

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J It has been a dry season for initial public offerings. So it is welcome news that Budweiser Brewing Company APAC will list in Hong Kong, after scrapping an attempt to go public in July. Market sentiments have turned more positive. More listings are expected to follow Budweiser, which at an estimated US$4.8 billion, is […]

Public offerings at risk of hangover despite cheer from Budweiser

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J It has been a dry season for initial public offerings. So it is welcome news that Budweiser Brewing Company APAC will list in Hong Kong, after scrapping an attempt to go public in July. Market sentiments have turned more positive. More listings are expected to follow Budweiser, which at an estimated US$4.8 billion, is […]

Drillminister’s new song Choke highlights air pollution

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Speaking on BBC Victoria Derbyshire Drillminister called for the government to act faster with air pollution. Brought to you by BBC. Read more: https://ift.tt/34UXlhM * * * * * Breaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. The BBC informs, educates and entertains – wherever you are, whatever your age. https://www.bbc.com/