Mali: Infantrymen promise elections after ousting President

Troops have pledged to set up a civilian transitional government and hold elections Show more Troops have pledged to set up a civilian transitional government and hold elections. President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resigned on Tuesday night after a coup that’s been widely condemned by the international community. Also, Joe Biden is named as US Democratic…

Pandit Jasraj: A ‘mountainous pillar of Indian song has fallen’

Publishedduration7 days agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionPandit Jasraj was known for his soulful singingTributes are pouring in for Indian classical music legend Pandit Jasraj, who has died at the age of 90.The singer died at his home in the US on Monday after suffering a cardiac arrest.He enthralled audiences across the world with his soulful performances…

Dylan Freeman: Assassinate accused mum’s son ‚died from restricted airways‘

Image caption Olga Freeman is accused of killing her son Dylan The 10-year-old son of a celebrity photographer allegedly killed by his mother died from restriction of his airways, a court has heard.Dylan Freeman’s body was discovered in Cumberland Park, Acton, west London, on Sunday.His mother, 40-year-old Russian national Olga Freeman, has been charged with…

Gunjan Saxena: India female pilot’s war biopic flies into a row

Publishedduration1 day agoimage copyrightNetfliximage captionBollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor plays Flt Lt Gunjan Saxena in the filmA Bollywood film inspired by the life of India’s first female pilot to fly in combat has been accused of showing the air force in a negative light, writes the BBC’s Geeta Pandey in Delhi.In the summer of 1999, as…

Rapper who refused Bollywood to vary into converse of miserable

Dule, from the Dalit community, formerly known as „untouchables“ and considered at the bottom of India’s caste hierarchy, says he has finally found his calling in rap music. But he is not interested in Bollywood and wants to write about the daily struggles of India’s poor.Born to a poor family in the eastern state of…

Shoaib Akhtar: Ex-Pakistan bowler on duels with Andrew Flintoff and injuring Yuvraj

The quickest bowler in cricket history, on and off-field run-ins with opposition players and even an offer to play the lead role in a Bollywood film – former Pakistan seamer Shoaib Akhter was a headline act. Nicknamed the „Rawalpindi Express“, Shoaib was the first bowler to break the 100mph mark. He retired in 2011 having…