The Irish rock band U2 will be performing in Mumbai this weekend and today the band members have arrived in the city. The paparazzi snapped then at the airport. Lead vocalist Bono, lead guitarist and keyboard player The Edge, bass guitarist Adam Clayton and drummer Larry Mullen Jr. were all smiles as they arrived at the airport. Check out the pictures here: For the unversed, U2 is currently on their Joshua Tree Tour and the last country is India. Reportedly, after performing in New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Singapore, South Korea and Philippines, the will have a concert in Mumbai.Music maestro A R Rahman had recently taken to his Instagram account to share a picture of him posing with the Irish rock band, U2 members, Bono and The Edge. They were all smiles as they posed for the picture. He captioned the post, "🎸🎧 🇮🇪 🇮🇳". View this post on Instagram 🎸🎧 🇮🇪 🇮🇳 A post shared by … [Read more...] about Irish rock band U2 arrives in Mumbai for their performance; band members pose for pictures at the airport
Bollywood couple Sonam Kapoor Ahuja and Anand Ahuja who are on a long vacation in Tokyo, Japan, are setting couple goals with their adorable pictures from the holiday. Taking the couple goals on a higher tangent, Sonam posted a cute picture of the couple and penned a heartfelt post for her husband.In the picture, the Veere Di Wedding actor dressed in a black and white ensemble is seen hugging husband who kept his look casual in a black outfit.Posing with a smile on the lanes of Tokyo, Sonam wrote, “I ask myself every day... How did I get so lucky to marry my best friend in this world? Anand Ahuja and I didn’t get a honeymoon so this was honeymoon/anniversary/birthday trip all rolled into one. And let me tell you it was worth the wait. I had the best time of my life. Thank you, my love.” The loving husband was quick enough to respond to the post and wrote, “Cutie pie you are Sonam Kapoor. You deserve the world and more.” … [Read more...] about Sonam Kapoor pens heartfelt post for husband Anand, asks ‘How did I get so lucky to marry my best friend?’ See pics
I was returning to the US after a month-long vacation in India. Since my visa had expired and I was on 'parole,' I was asked to wait in a 'secondary' customs room for further examination of my papers. I found a seat next to a good-looking woman who seemed to be in her late thirties. After a while, a Virgin Atlantic customer service agent walked in and, in a strong British accent, announced, "Are there any Virgins in this room?" What he obviously meant was, 'Are there any Virgin Atlantic passengers in this room?" For a moment, though, everyone was taken aback. Except for the lady sitting next to me. She nonchalantly raised her hand.It was only when she heard the chuckles around her that she realised something was amiss. She went red with embarrassment but still managed a smile. Thyagarajan Vasudevan, Mountain View, California Karan Johar's double take My two-year-old niece dotes on me, her athya (aunt). She also likes humming along with the songs playing on television. Mahi ve … [Read more...] about Any Virgins Here?
Passenger trips by air will hit a record high in the upcoming Spring Festival travel rush, according to a news release by the Civil Aviation Administration of China on Thursday. The 40-day Spring Festival travel rush for 2020 will begin on Jan 10 and end on Feb 18. According to the release, the civil aviation sector will handle 79 million passenger trips during the travel rush, a projected year-on-year rise of 8.4 percent. The administration said there will be over 16,000 flights in service during the rush. So far, there are about 9.32 million reservations for flight tickets for the travel rush, up 13.9 percent year-on-year, according to the release. Flight reservations to domestic destinations will rise 23.9 percent, and those to overseas destinations will be up 9.54 percent year-on-year. However, reservations to Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan declined by 18.9 percent from the previous year, the administration said. Capacity and ticket reservations between the Chinese mainland and the … [Read more...] about Air travel during Spring Festival expected to set record
1545: Protestant princes opposing Holy Roman Emperor Charles V meet at Frankfurt. 1577: Sir Francis Drake of England sets out with five ships on a nearly three-year journey that would take him around the world. 1642: Dutch mariner Abel Tasman discovers New Zealand. 1789: Austrian Netherlands declares independence as Belgium. 1808: Madrid capitulates to Napoleon Bonaparte. 1862: Confederate forces deal Union troops a major defeat at the Battle of Fredericksburg in Virginia during the American Civil War. 1918: US President Woodrow Wilson arrives in France, becoming the first chief executive to visit Europe while in office. David Lloyd George, Vittorio Orlando, George Clemenceau and Woodrow Wilson at the Paris Conference in 1919.Source:Supplied 1921: US, Britain, France and Japan sign Washington Treaty to respect each others’ rights over insular possessions in Pacific. 1928: George Gershwin’s An American in Paris is publicly performed for the first time at Carnegie Hall in … [Read more...] about Today in history, December 13: Abel Tasman discovers New Zealand