Bollywood can act as Kashmir tourism's ambassador: Mufti
Bollywood can act as Kashmir tourism's ambassador: Mufti

 Perceptions about the situation in Jammu and Kashmir were fast changing in a positive manner, and the return of Bollywood can make a huge difference to the state, Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed said on Sunday.

Libya rejects EU migrant plan, says not asked

Libya's ambassador to the United Nations is largely rejecting a European Union plan to fight the growing migrant crisis, saying his Western-backed government hasn't even been consulted and ruling out EU forces on Libyan soil "at this stage."

Jackie Chan becomes Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador
Jackie Chan becomes Singapore's first celebrity anti-drug ambassador

Internationally renowned star Jackie Chan has hit the headlines for extending his support to anti-drug campaign, thereby becoming Singapore's first anti-drug celebrity. Incidentally, Jackie's son Jaycee Chan was recently in news for drug abuse.

Mango indulgence kept Varun Dhawan away from naughtiness
Mango indulgence kept Varun Dhawan away from naughtiness

 Bollywood's young talent Varun Dhawan, the newly appointed ambassador of beverage drink Maaza, says the mango indulgence almost worked as an incentive for him to avoid naughtiness during his childhood days.

Ayushmann Khurrana turns ambassador for charity cause
Ayushmann Khurrana turns ambassador for charity cause

 Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has turned ambassador for the second edition of Wings For Life World Run, a charity event to support those with spinal cord injuries.

Anushka Sharma to endorse lifestyle brand
Anushka Sharma to endorse lifestyle brand

Actress-producer Anushka Sharma has been roped in as the brand ambassador by Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd for brand Code by Lifestyle's womenswear range. She says the brand reflects her comfortable yet trendy style.

Qatar recalls ambassador from Egypt over Libya row

Qatar recalled its envoy to Cairo following a row over Egypt`s air strikes on Islamic State group targets in Libya, where jihadists tightened their grip Thursday by seizing a university.

'Tevar' stars named brand ambassador of NGO
'Tevar' stars named brand ambassador of NGO

Actors Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpayee, stars of the forthcoming action thriller "Tevar", were Monday named brand ambassadors of NGO Prayas, which provides unprivileged children basic needs including food, shelter and education.

Kerala set for 35th National Games; countdown begins
Kerala set for 35th National Games; countdown begins

With just three weeks left for the start of the 35th edition of National Games here, preparations are in full swing with the state government formally launching the official countdown of the multi-sporting event.

US lawmakers press Obama to drop ambassador pick

House Democrats and Republicans are pressing US President Barack Obama to withdraw his nominee for US ambassador to Norway.

Mumbai artist inducted on international panel

A city-based artist has been appointed as "ethics adviser and ambassador" by the World Citizen Artists (WCA) to raise awareness about global issues through art.

UAE recalls ambassador from Iraq

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Wednesday recalled Abdullah Ibrahim Al Shihi, ambassador to Iraq, in the light of the security deterioration in that country, a state media report said.

David Beckham named ambassador for Prince William`s charity

Retired soccer star David Beckham has been named an ambassador for Prince William`s new wildlife charity.

Amitabh Bachchan to be Maharashtra`s horticulture ambassador

After promoting tourism in Gujarat, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is now heading towards Maharashtra. Big B will soon be seen promoting horticulture-juicy fruits and vegetables in the state.

Maradona hopes Argentina to win World Cup

Former Argentina coach Diego Maradona has said the Argentine squad "might win Brazil World Cup".

Bangladesh, Myanmar at odds over deadly border clash

Bangladesh has lodged a protest with Myanmar over what it called an unprovoked attack against its border guards by Myanmar security forces on May 30, following an earlier exchange of fire in which one Bangladeshi guard was killed.

China ready to work with new Indian government

China today said it attaches high importance to relations with India and is ready to work with the new Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to strengthen cooperation and contribute to the peace and progress of Asia and the world.

US ambassador to India quits after rift

The US ambassador to India resigned on Monday in the wake of a bitter rift between the usually friendly countries following a diplomat`s arrest in New York.

Priyanka Chopra to endorse silver coated cardamom seeds

Bollywood`s `desi girl` Priyanka Chopra`s talent and popularity has landed her a new endorsement.

India`s ex-envoy to UK Jaimini Bhagwati to join Congress

India`s former High Commissioner to United Kingdom Jaimini Bhagwati will soon join the Congress and seek nomination to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Assam.