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US movie theatres remove mask mandate for vaccinated people

Masks are no longer required at the three main movie theatre chains in the United States for people who are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus, according to updated guidelines on Friday. AMC Entertainment, Cinemark and Regal Cinemas said on their...

Shoppers urged to follow safety protocols

SHOPPERS have been urged to adhere strictly to Covid-19 safety precautions. The Health Ministry stressed that people should only be going out if it was absolutely necessary, such as going to work, to buy medicine, to the hospital or...

George Clooney, Roberts join an all-star Hollywood cast Down Under

Sydney: George Clooney and Julia Roberts are the latest Hollywood stars to feature in a movie shot Down Under, thanks to Australian government funding for big-budget films and the country’s enticingly low exposure to the coronavirus pandemic. The pair’s film,...

British DJ and anti-racism advocate Clara Amfo gets own Barbie doll

London: Toymaker Mattel has unveiled a Barbie doll in the likeness of British presenter Clara Amfo, who made an emotional speech on her BBC radio show following the death of George Floyd, ahead of International Women’s Day. The 36-year-old DJ,...

LVMH’s Moet Hennessy buys in to rap star Jay-Z’s champagne brand

Paris: LVMH’s Moet Hennessy is buying a 50 per cent stake in rap star Jay-Z’s Armand de Brignac champagne brand, the latest luxury brand to try to broaden its appeal with a celebrity tie-up. “I’m proud to welcome the Arnault...

Virgin record label revived as Universal looks to boost indie scene

Virgin, the storied record label once home to acts including the Sex Pistols and Spice Girls, was relaunched on Thursday with a mission to nurture a new generation of indie talent. Rebranded for the digital age as Virgin Music Label...

Wanted: New K-Pop band, American style

The company behind South Korean boy band BTS on Wednesday announced a project to find the next K-Pop sensation, through a global audition programme that is expected air in the United States in 2022. Big Hit Entertainment said it was...

Heigl and Connick Jr star in psychological thriller ‘Fear of Rain’

New psychological thriller “Fear of Rain” takes audiences inside the mind of a schizophrenic teenager who struggles to tell the difference between horrifying hallucinations and reality. The movie stars Katherine Heigl and Harry Connick Jr as the parents of Rain...

Warner Music invests in Rotana Music, Middle East’s biggest label

Warner Music Group has invested in Rotana Music, the Middle East's largest record label owned by Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, Warner said in a statement. The value of the transaction was not disclosed. The deal will see Warner...

Music, marching and a movie: How a young Black artist is pushing for justice in America

Musician Nathan Nzanga has marched in Portland, Chicago, and his hometown of Seattle. The rapper also has written songs that reflect why he protests, compositions calling for change and telling his story as an African-American and as the US-born son...

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India-UAE flights: These airports have rapid Covid testing facilities

The test is one of the requirements for stranded UAE residents who have recently been allowed to return. Undergoing a...

AED TO PKR: Today 1 UAE Dirham To PKR (Pakistan Rupee), 04 August 2021

KARACHI: The buying rate of the (AED TO PKR) was Rs 44.69 while its selling rate was Rs 44.26 in Pakistan’s currency market on Wednesday, 04...

USD TO PKR: Dollar Rate In Pakistan today On 04 August 2021

Today USD to PKR (Dollar Price in Pakistan Rupee) exchange rate given below. All Currency prices are updated every hour to offer you the...

Latest Gold Rate in Qatar in Qatari Riyal, 04 August 2021

Wednesday: Today Gold Rate in Qatar Today Per tola is QAR 2,601.03 while 24k Per 10 Gram gold price is QAR 2,230.00. Usually people...

Latest Gold Rate in Dubai (UAE) in Dirham, 04 August 2021

Wednesday: Today Gold Rate in Dubai (UAE) Today Per tola is AED 2,560.20 while 24k Per 10 Gram gold price is AED 2,195.00. Usually...