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Indian student gets Commonwealth award

An India post-graduate student at the London Film School has bagged the first prize in the 2006 Commonwealth Vision Awards, set up to promote excellence in filmmaking across the......

WTF News: It's Weird, True and Funny

Here's your weekly digest of the craziest stories from around the world. 1) McDonald's goddess' becomes viral hit You've heard of Ronald McDonald and the Hamburglar, but what about the glorious......

Rahul's fit, rejuvenated, look is such a winner!

  'His poise and body language were 'cool. He brought a whiff of fresh air to our television screens, a welcome break from not-so-fit loud politicians and male anchors,' says Neeta Kolhatkar.......

Meet the 1st Muslim dancer with a PhD in Mohiniyattam

There is nothing unusual about a Muslim man taking a PhD in a dance form. But the feat becomes interesting when the dance happens to be Mohiniyattam, a Hindu temple art form, says Shobha......

Islamic heritage founded on principle of love, devotion: PM in Kazakhstan

On the second leg of his trip to Central Asia, Narendra Modi makes quite an impression in Astana, as he talks about terror and trade, films and the future PM Modi delivers a lecture at the the......

Ambani ceasefire: Competition or collaboration?

Will Sunday's rapprochement open a Pandora's Box? At first glance, going just by the statements that both Reliance Industries Ltd and R-ADAG released, it seems No. All non-compete and......

'India Inc has been passive on climate change'

An Inconvenient Truth, former US vice president Al Gore's dark and compelling film put climate change squarely on the global agenda like nothing before. Now, as governments of 192 countries get......

Now, get a genie to work for you!

Haptik combines search and commerce to help users get things done with a messageAs life becomes fast-paced, who wouldn’t want to own a genie like in the Arabian Nights that could fulfill......

How Saji Thomas, a deaf-mute, built an aircraft with just Rs 14 lakh

Saji Thomas jots down these inspiring lines in a paper and shows: 'I can’t hear or talk but I could build an aircraft and fly it.'  Image: A dream come true for Saji Thomas.......

Robots are coming to India? Few lessons we must take from China

Of late China has become the largest market for robots. At the end of 2014, the estimated stock of robots in China was about 180,000, says Subir Gokarn. Everybody has a favourite robot from......

'If I am part of a competition, I want to win'

'Acting is my first passion and it will always be.' 'The wait for good work kept getting longer so I chose to learn something new.  Maybe after this show, some offers may come my way.' Shamita......

Meet Telugu cinema's latest heroine

'Shabana Azmi has helped me with the language of my first Hindi film, Mirza Sahibaan.' 'My aunt Tanvi Azmi is my guide and I take her help.' Actress Saiyami Kher gets ready to make her Telugu debut......

The Indian film that made waves at Sundance

Filmmaker Prashant Nair's Umrika won the audience award in the World Cinema Dramatic Competition section of the recently-concluded Sundance Film Festival 2015. We re-publish an interview with the......

Titli flies in Cannes!

The first screening for Hindi film draws prolonged applause at the Cannes film festival. Director Kanu Behl is in Un Certain Regard at Cannes, no mean feat at the world’s top film festival.......

Madhuri Dixit: I don't mind being called the new gay icon

'I would love to do a masala film. I am a creature of masala films. My first hit Tezaab was an out and out masala film,' says Madhuri Dixit. But for now, the actress contends herself......

Big names sink in high-class swimming fields

The strength of the swimming competition at the Commonwealth Games was evident on the first morning of action with defending champions and expected finalists exiting early in the opening heats.......

Will divorce give Woods more on-course freedom?

With his divorce finally behind him, Tiger Woods will compete in his first tournament in six years as a single man at this week's Barclays Classic in Paramus, New Jersey amid much speculation over......

Test cricket losing identity because of commerce-driven T20, says new documentary

A new documentary titled 'Death of a Gentleman' raises fresh doubts about the future of Test cricket and asks if the game is losing its identity in the face of stiff competition from......

Milkha Singh hosts cast of Dil Dhadakne Do

Milkha Singh with Farhan Akhtar. Photograph: Farhan Akhtar/Twitter Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar had, on Saturday, tweeted that the cast of the upcoming Hindi film, Dil Dhadakne Do would......

EPL: Mirallas penalty miss extends dismal Everton run

James Morrison of West Brom battles for the ball with Kevin Mirallas of Everton. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images Kevin Mirallas' first-half penalty miss proved costly as Everton's......
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Selma director to head MAMI's international jury

Ava DuVernay, the first African-American female director to be nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, looks forward to interact with... ...
Aishwarya makes first appearance on Comedy Nights with Kapil

Bollywood star Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is all set to make her grand comeback on the big screen, but first she decided to make a pit stop on the... ...
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41 Min ago Chennai : Actor Vikramjeet Virk, who plays the antagonist in upcoming Telugu historical film "Rudhramadevi", says it wasn't easy to... ...
Migration to Gulf builds the new Kerala

Even adventure sports enthusiasts would think twice before crossing the Arabian Sea on a dhow without communication gadgets. Then 50 years ago,... ...
Priyanka Chopra is destiny's child

In retrospect, Priyanka Chopra's 2013 pop track set in Miami Beach and featuring rapper Pitbull could easily have been the pitch that led to her... ...

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