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Lady Gaga: ‘We mapped out Oscars performance to look like love’

Lady Gaga: ‘We mapped out Oscars performance to look like love’

Entertainment
Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper's Oscars performance earlier in the year set plenty of rumours in motion, after they sang an emotional version of Shallow from their hit film A Star Is Born. The singer has now put those romance rumours to bed, saying that the performance was "orchestrated" to look like the pair were in love. She made the revelation in Elle Magazine during an interview with US talk show host and guest interviewer Oprah Winfrey, saying: "Quite frankly, I think the press is very silly. Image: Gaga said the pair orchestrated the song to look like they were in love "I mean, we made a love story."For me, as a performer and as an actress, of course we wanted people to believe that we were in love. And we wanted people to feel th...

Recent performance of Value Discovery Fund due to expensive markets, says Mrinal Singh of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund

Finance
“In value investing, patience is a prerequisite to reap gains. That is why it is important for investors to stay put with their investments whether through SIP or otherwise. As value gets unlocked investors will be beneficiaries of exponential gains from these investments,” said Mrinal Singh, Deputy CIO- Equity, ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, in an interview to Avneet Kaur of ETMutualFunds.com.ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund is underperforming its benchmark in one-, three- and five-year horizons. The scheme has given -8.60 per cent in the last one year, 3.31 per cent in the three-year period and 6.27 per cent in five years. What is the reason behind the underperformance?The recent performance of ICICI Prudential Value Discovery Fund has been a function of the markets being expensive w
Mauricio Pochettino unhappy with both the result and the performance as Newcastle stun Tottenham

Mauricio Pochettino unhappy with both the result and the performance as Newcastle stun Tottenham

Sports
Mauricio Pochettino admitted he was disappointed with the performance and the result as Tottenham Hotspur succumbed to Newcastle United. The Magpies had yet to pick up a single point under new boss Steve Bruce and faced a Spurs side that got to the Champions League final and held out the reigning Premier League champions last weekend. However, £40million summer signing Joelinton showed great composure to tuck away one of the few chances for the visitors as they claimed a vital 1-0 win. AFP or licensors Pochettino cut a frustrated figure on the sidelines Speaking to talkSPORT’s Ian ‘The Moose’ Abrahams after the game, Pochettino revealed he was upset with the way his side played. “When asked if he thought Spurs were flat, Pochettino said; “Yes I would
Nicki Minaj cancels performance at Saudi music festival

Nicki Minaj cancels performance at Saudi music festival

Entertainment
July 9 (UPI) -- Rapper Nicki Minaj backed out of a music festival appearance in Saudi Arabia in show of support for the rights of women and LGBTQ people. Minaj announced her decision Tuesday to cancel her planned headlining performance at the Jeddah World Fest on July 18 after the Human Rights Foundation called for her and other performers to not appear at the festival. "THANK YOU @NICKIMINAJ for canceling your #SaudiArabia concert and for supporting LGBTQ rights," the HRF wrote on Twitter Tuesday. "Millions of people around the world are inspired by your devotion to human rights and human dignity." The rapper also shared a post on Instagram Tuesday afternoon, encouraging her fans in Saudi Arabia to share their opinions. In addition to withdrawing from the festival, the HRF called on Mi...
Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2018-19: Economic Survey

Finance
NEW DELHI: The performance of banking sector has improved as bad loans declined in the last fiscal, but financial flows are constrained due to fall in money raised from capital markets and stress in the non-banking financial sector, the Economic Survey 2018-19 said Thursday. The monetary policy witnessed a U-turn over the last year. The benchmark policy rate was first hiked by 50 basis points (bps) and later reduced by 75 bps due to weaker than anticipated inflation, growth slowdown and softer international monetary conditions, the survey, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Parliament, said. "The performance of the banking system has improved as non-performing asset (NPA) ratios declined and credit growth accelerated. However, financial flows to the economy remained constrain...