• ‘Hang Ujjal Dosanjh for treason before charging Aamir Khan with sedition’

    Aamir shared his pain and anxiety about the "disquiet...despondency" abroad the land of India. For that he has been charged with sedition. It is shocking that in today's Indian democracy, an Indian - be it Aamir, Shah Rukh or Girish Karnad - can't freely discuss their feelings and ideas without being threatened bodily harm and death, told to leave the country or charged with sedition. No Indian - Modi, Aamir or any other - needs to prove his/her patriotism.

    The Indian Express
  • Best dressed this week: Sonam Kapoor and Kangana Ranaut

    When a designer ties the knot, you can be sure Bollywood’s going to bring its sartorial A-game to the celebrations. Sonam Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut, Athiya Shetty and Mira Rajput all stood out at Masaba Gupta’s wedding reception in shades of ivory and cream. It was hard to pick a winner from the perfectly turned-out guests. Overseas, the stars had an even busier week. While Jourdan Dunn hit the style mark at this year’s British Fashion Awards wearing Mugler, Selena Gomez showed off her all-grown-up avatar at the American Music Awards in a sequinned Givenchy number, and Nicole Kidman went edgy at the London Evening Standard Theatre Awards in a black and white Alexander McQueen gown. But the real

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  • The big fat Kerala wedding: 30,000 guests, 8-acre venue

    A venue sprawled across eight acres, 30,000 guests from 42 countries, performances by celebrities — Kerala witnessed a glittering extravaganza on Thursday as the daughter of state-born business tycoon Ravi Pillai, Arathi, wed Kochi-based doctor Aditya Vishnu in Kollam.

    The Indian Express
  • Vivek Oberoi’s Comment On Salman Khan Ignoring Him!

    The recent incident between the two actors Salman Khan and Vivek Oberoi over their past, has once again grabbed all the eyeballs on their old intense war. Recently, Salman was at the Mehboob Studio for a promotional event of his recent release film “Prem Ratan Dhan Payo”. Post event, Salman met director Indra Kumar, who took him to the vanity van where all the lead actors of Great Grand Masti including actor Vivek Oberoi was present.

    Business of Cinema
  • Yahoo Movies Review: Tamasha

    Cast: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Javed Sheikh Direction: Imtiaz Ali Rating: ****

    Movies with Rummana
  • Liquor ban in Bihar: Nitish Kumar’s poll promise to women comes at a high cost

    When the first phase of the Bihar assembly polls made it clear that women had outvoted men, political pundits looked into the reasons for it. Another reason was Nitish Kumar being able to create a constituency - a caste neutral one - among women in an otherwise casteist Bihar. Bicycle scheme for girls, 50 per cent reservation for women in panchayats, a gender budget and several women-centric moves have earned Nitish Kumar instant popularity.

    The Indian Express
  • Andhra Capital: American architect replaces Dutch contender to design Amaravati

    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas has declined to participate in the competition to design the new Andhra Pradesh capital of Amaravati, following which the state government has contacted US-based architect Frank Gehry to come on board. Gehry, along with British architect Norman Foster and Italian-British architect Richard Rogers, will now be the contenders to build the Amaravati capital complex, which will include Raj Bhavan. The Asian jury comprises Delhi-based urban planner K T Ravindran and Pune-based architect Christopher Charles Benninger besides architects from Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.

    The Indian Express
  • Ashwin Had AB de Villiers For Breakfast This Morning

    The world's best batsman had no clue how to counter the India off-spinner.

    Yahoo! Cricket
  • Gold close to lowest in nearly six years on stronger dollar

    Gold was trading near its lowest in nearly six years on Thursday, as the dollar held at multi-month highs after U.S. economic data reinforced expectations of an interest rate rise this year. The U.S. currency was also supported against the euro, weighing on dollar-denominated gold, as European Central Bank officials told Reuters they were considering options such as whether to stagger charges on banks hoarding cash or to buy more debt. Spot gold was up 0.2 at $1,072.86 an ounce by 1153 GMT, not far off $1,064.95 hit last week, the lowest since February 2010.

  • Miss World Canada prevented from reaching China pageant

    By Tyrone Siu HONG KONG (Reuters) - Canada's China-born Miss World contestant was stopped in Hong Kong on Thursday and denied permission to board a flight to the beauty pageant finals in China, a move she said was punishment for speaking out against human rights abuses in the country. Anastasia Lin, a 25-year-old Toronto actress who was crowned Miss World Canada in May, was unable to obtain a visa in advance of her arrival for the contest finals this week in Sanya, on the southern Chinese resort island of Hainan.

  • Hate Story 3 leads the pack as three female centric films clash next weekend | Latest Movie Features - Bollywood Hungama

    In a year that has seen quite a few female centric films release with Piku [Deepika Padukone] and NH 10 [Anushka Sharma] turning out to be successful, the culmination would be with the arrival of as many as three such films and that too on a single Friday. Come December 4, and Hate Story 3, Angry Indian Goddesses and Kajarya would take on each other. "This has happened all of a sudden though," a trade observer comments, "The only film which was always in the running of this date was Hate Story 3. It is only after Mastizaade moved to January 2016 that other two films joined in as well. Angry Indian Goddesses had earlier its eyes set on the post Diwali weekend but they rightly chose to avoid massive

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  • Andhra MP Mitun Reddy booked for 'slapping' Air India official

    Tirupati/ New Delhi, Nov. 27 (ANI): YSR Congress MP Mithun Reddy was booked on Friday for allegedly slapping an Air India official at the Tirupati Airport after the latter refused to accept the MP and his relatives on the flight for which boarding had been closed. Reddy, however, denied the charge and has instead accused the Air India official of misbehaving with him. The incident occurred yesterday when Reddy reached the Tirupati airport about 20 to 25 minutes before flight's departure time with some of his relatives to board a flight to Delhi.

  • Days after murder, Indrani Mukerjea tried to convince Rahul that Sheena Bora went away

    OVER a dozen phone conversations between April 28 and May 1, 2012, all recorded by Rahul Mukerjea, were the final piece of evidence that the CBI heard repeatedly before connecting his father Peter Mukerjea conclusively with Sheena Bora’s murder. Sheena is believed to have been killed on the night between April 24 and 25. The conversations were mostly conference calls among Indrani, Peter and Rahul and paved the grounds for Peter’s arrest, confirmed CBI officials speaking from New Delhi.

    The Indian Express
  • FB reacts to period- shaming with ‘ Happy to Bleed’

    WHAT happened in Sabarimala, did not stay in Sabarimala. Days after the head of the popular shrine in Kerala said he would consider allowing women inside the temple if there was a machine to check that they were not menstruating, desktop activists got down to doing what they do best: Vent it out on Facebook. Girls posed with “ Happy to Bleed” placards on social media and said they won’t take period- shaming lying down.

    Mail Today
  • Indians lured by Islamic State now want to return home

    According to recent intelligence reports, there are 15 Indians who are still part of ISIS, but killings of six fellow Indians and ill treatment meted out to them by the ISIS top brass - mainly comprising Arabs - has left them dejected.

    Mail Today
  • 7 years after 26\/11, face of coastal security: 8 bamboo poles, 2 cops, 1 aluminium roof

    The only blemish on the horizon if you drive southward on the Bandra-Worli Sea Link and look to the left at the open sea is a shack on an outcrop of rock before land gives way to water. This is a coastal police outpost, one of the many that watch over Mumbai’s shores. “We’re going to be at the front of the firing line should there be a repeat of the November 2008 terror attack in Mumbai.

    The Indian Express
  • Indian hackers deface Pakistani websites on 26/11 anniversary

    Cyber crime experts' claim several hacking groups carried out a mass defacement operation on key Pakistani websites to pay "homage to the martyrs of 26/11 terror attacks".

    Mail Today
  • BSP in support of GST: Mayawati

    New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Supremo Mayawati on Thursday assured her party's support to the ruling dispensation at the Centre on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill. "Our party has been always of the stand that it would support the ruling dispensation at the Centre for all the bills that are in the interest of the nation," Mayawati told the reporters. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had yesterday appealed to the opposition for cooperation as he made a strong pitch for early passage of the GST Bill, saying it will be in the interest of the nation.

  • Pot belly now common among Indians on low incomes too

    London, Nov 27 (IANS) Traditionally thought to be a mark of prosperity, obesity is no longer confined to the rich in India. The study published in the online journal BMJ Open showed that women are more likely to carry a spare tyre. Fuelled, in part, by India's rapid economic growth in recent years, obesity has trickled down to all levels of society, the researchers said.

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  • Cricket: Tendulkar junior impresses selectors

    The 16-year-old son of Indian batting legend Sachin Tendulkar is on the road to forging his own career as a top-flight cricketer after being selected as an all-rounder for Mumbai's youth team. After scoring a century and taking four wickets in a trial tournament, Arjun Tendulkar was on Thursday named in the 15-strong squad to represent Mumbai in India's main under-16 competition, the Vijay Merchant Trophy. "He did well in the selection trials... The selectors have picked him as an all-rounder," Mumbai Cricket Association joint secretary PV Shetty told the Indian Express.