Lifestyle

Crossword – 25th April 2018

Fiji’s visitor numbers up in first 3 months

VISITOR arrivals to Fiji increased by 5.1 per cent over the January to March period of this year, up from 163,226 to 171,504 arrivals when compared with the corresponding period in 2017. The Provisional Visitor Arrivals for March 2018 released by the Fiji Bureau of Statistics (FBOS) noted that the March arrivals also experienced a...

Nargis-Matt’s picture leaves fans guessing

Nargis Fakhri seems to be smitten by American director-editor Matt Alonzo. She celebrated his birthday on April 16 and posted lovey-dovey snapshots with him on social media. The hottie has been cosying up with Matt for a while now and is open about it. Nargis also posted an Instagram story, that has got tongues wagging....

Malavika Mohanan: What really annoys me are sexist films

Malavika Mohanan is all set to make her debut in Hindi cinema with Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi’s Beyond The Clouds, which features star kid Ishaan Khatter as her younger brother. In an interview to BT, the actress opened up about the kind of cinema she relates to. While she loves watching all kinds of films,...

Prius is the best

Veteran taxidriver Sudish Ram, 55, says buying his 1.5L Toyota Prius from automotive retailers Sakura Carz was one of the best decisions he has ever made. He boasts it was the first Prius hybrid of its kind in Fiji at the time and with helpful advice from Sakura Carz he purchased it for his taxi...

‘Heavy Metal’ bike is out

It looks good enough for Fiji, it’s not really a speed bike but it has thick tyres for off road travelling. It was released on April 1 and I fool you not — they’re calling it the Mutt ‘Fat Sabbath. It’s black as the night. Website http://www.visordown.com reports the bike Mutt Motorcycles is deadly serious...

Fun happens from point A to B

Life moves fast. Luckily, the new 2018 Cruze can help you keep everything in check. Available in LT & LTZ Sedan, this ride offers the technology you crave, plenty of cargo room, and efficiency you could practically brag about. The best part? It’s all wrapped up in a fun-to-drive, sporty package. Don’t worry, you’ll get...

Efficiency and more technology

The new-generation Volkswagen Transporter offers efficiency and more technology with its detailed specifications. That powertrain produces 77kW of power and 250Nm of torque. It’s available with a five-speed manual and possibly in front-wheel-drive, although the current model has 4Motion all-wheel drive variants available. The engine too has been tweaked for some efficiency gains. With stop-start...

Varun Dhawan: Dan is within all of us

Actor Varun Dhawan said that his character Dan in the film October is within all of us but we have just forgotten it with time. Varun, who is currently busy shooting for the upcoming film with Anushka Sharma, visited his fans at a theatre in Juhu after a screening of his released film October on...

Divya Dutta: This is very special year for me

After sustaining a career of over two decades in the Hindi film industry, actress Divya Dutta feels encouraged for more with her National Award win. With nearly 10 films in the pipeline, she is counting her blessings and said it’s a very special year for her as an artist. “This is a very special year...

Long-time value, longer life

Lifetime value and lower cost of operation are important elements. Another is longer vehicle life, so the profits keep rolling in. so, besides being fuel-efficient, our trucks and buses require less frequent maintenance. Comfortable and easier to drive and maintain, they reduce driver fatigue, making them safer as well. Built rugged and durable, they are...

Akshay Kumar: Helping a cause makes me happy

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who is increasingly supporting social causes and cinema with a purpose, said helping a cause and spreading awareness among people makes him happy. Akshay has come on board as the face of a Happy Heart India campaign by Asian Heart Institute and The Times of India. It aims to promote a...

Patralekhaa: It is frustrating to not get good scripts

Actor Patralekhaa said she wants to be known as a good actor but in her four-year-old Bollywood career, her biggest struggle has been to get good scripts. Patralekhaa made her acting debut in Hansal Mehta’s CityLights in 2014, which received critical acclaim, and two years later the actor starred in Vikram Bhatt’s forgettable erotic-thriller —...

Car facts

here are some very interesting car fact facts that is quite amazing from website www.holtsauto.com Below are the following facts; The world’s first speeding ticket was issued in 1902. How fast was the offending motorist travelling? A scandalous 45mph. One in four cars on the UK’s road were made in China, In UK this is...

Jacqueline: Race 3 is turning out to be amazing

Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has praised director Remo D’Souza for doing a fantastic job with Race 3, the third installment of the popular action-thriller franchise Race. The Race 2 actress had earlier worked with D’Souza in A Flying Jatt before Race 3. Collaborating for the second time with the director, Jacqueline Fernandez said, “It was an...

Bollywood enraged over Kathua rape

With the outrage over the horrifying gangrape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Rasana village near Kathua in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir is growing louder across the nation, the Bollywood fraternity too could not hold in the rage anymore. The recent investigation into the January incident has unfolded the gory details...

October: The real winner here is writer Chaturvedi

There are several things about October that demand appreciation, the chief of which is that this film has been written, not constructed. The real winner here, by miles, is the writer Juhi Chaturvedi. Two hotel management trainees, Dan (Dhawan) and Shiuli (Sandhu) forge an unlikely bond in the most trying of circumstances. The film is...

The amazing crossover SUV

THE 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport are recipients of the 2017 Consumer Guide Automotive, a review expert on cars, of cars best buy award in their respective categories. Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport received the award for the midsize crossover/SUV class, competing with 16 other models. For 50 years, Consumer Guide...

Ranbir Kapoor: Would love to do a sports-centric film

Bollywood star Ranbir Kapoor, who is set to play a football match for a cause, says he would love to do a sports-centric film which tells the inspirational story of any Indian athlete. If he had to do a film on a sportsperson, who would it be and why? “It’s a tough question! We’ve a...