Stories about Culture

Jun 01 2017

Gregg Allman, legendary leader of the Allman Brothers Band, dead at 69

Following his long career as part of the group and the tragic death of his brother - who passed away in November 1971 after a motorcycle accident - Gregg then went ...

Jun 01 2017

SBI to charge more for ATM, online, cash transactions

However, as per the new rules, for online fund transfers through IMPS or Immediate Payment Service, SBI will charge all its customers Rs 5 plus service tax for amounts of...

Jun 01 2017

'Pirates of the Caribbean' tops box office; 'Baywatch' sinks

So far, the film has made an estimated $208.3 million abroad, which makes it the twelfth biggest opening overseas ever, but still trailing behind both On Stranger Tides ...

Jun 01 2017

Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert for Manchester

The name of the man arrested Friday and those of the eight previous detainees have not been released. Britain's security level has been upgraded to "critical", which me...

Jun 01 2017

UK's Labour Party Invigorated By New Polls Days From Election

On Tuesday, a separate YouGov poll suggested that the election could result in a hung parliament. Prime Minister Theresa May has said the "only poll that matters" i...

Jun 01 2017

War of words between Trump and Merkel continues

India prime minister Narendra Modi today (30) backed German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "strong leadership" in uniting the European Union at a time the economic grouping...

Jun 01 2017

GoT to return with longest season premiere

What's better than watching our favorite characters meet their seven makers, and our least-favorite characters get their comeuppance, in Game of Thrones? There are...

Jun 01 2017

Trump to Announce Decision on Paris Climate Pact on Thursday Afternoon

The European Union and China, meanwhile, will reaffirm their commitment to the Paris climate change accord this week regardless of whether the US pulls out of the pac...

Jun 01 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi: New characters and locations revealed

Other news: Benicio Del Toro's mystery character will not be named in Last Jedi , but the filmmakers called him DJ. In case you weren't already sad enough about Car...

Jun 01 2017

Foo Fighters surprise release 'Run' after 2015

It's an enjoyably ludicrous bit of viral silliness, but " Run " itself is no joke: Eight (and perhaps soon to be nine) albums into his Foo Fighters career, Grohl still ...

Jun 01 2017

Liam Gallagher's debut solo show was a heartfelt tribute to Manchester

He was even joined by founding Oasis guitarist Bonehead for "Be Here Now", the first time they've shared the stage in many years, before closing out the set with a " Ma...

Jun 01 2017

German SPD leader calls Trump a 'destroyer of all Western values'

Speaking to reporters in Berlin , Schulz said Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the US president was undermining the peaceful cooperation of n...

Jun 01 2017

Site of US' Worst Nuke Meltdown Would Like a Bailout

The plant, which employs 675 workers and contracts another 1,500 workers during refueling outages, has only one operating unit after a partial meltdown in 1979 damaged ...

Jun 01 2017

Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna would only say Wednesday that Canada remains committed to the Paris Accord, refusing to speculate about U.S. President Donald Trum...

Jun 01 2017

Jeremy Paxman's grilling of Jeremy Corbyn wasn't well received

Britain's manufacturers told Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday (27 March) to drop her threat that she might take the country out of the European Union without a ne...

Jun 01 2017

Portland mother to Trump: Condemn acts of hate

Taliesin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Ricky Best , 53, intervened and were fatally stabbed . Micah Fletcher is one of three men stabbed on the OR commuter train by a man who...

Jun 01 2017

Jury Seated in Cosby Trial

Cosby's attorneys contended that a majority white jury would be biased against their client, since some of his alleged victims are white. The judge, though, found prosecu...

Jun 01 2017

Underused Indian goddess: Critics hate Baywatch but not Priyanka Chopra

But American critics are openly expressing their disappointment and are in no mood to spare what they call a "wreckage" of a film. Baywatch may desperately need a r...

Jun 01 2017

Tom Cruise confirms 'Top Gun 2' sequel is coming

Safe to say he's looking forward to stepping back into the cockpit. Dust off your aviators because Tom Cruise just went public with the news that a Top Gun sequel i...

Jun 01 2017

Chris Cornell's Funeral Guest List Includes Brad Pitt & More

The memorial service for the father of three and one of the celebrated leaders of the grunge movement was held at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in California. The resu...