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Uttarkashi bus accident shatters families in 10 MP villages

Rajendra Singh Rajput, a native of Panna district in Madhya Pradesh, still can't believe that his father, the family's sole breadwinner, died in a bus accident in Uttarakhand during the Char Dham......

Farewell, Astad

'Gone too soon, Astad, but I know whenever we meet in that world beyond, I will watch you dance.'Swarupa Dutt remembers a remarkable human being and a magnificent performer who left the world......

Noted dancer-choreographer Amala Shankar passes away

Eminent dancer and choreographer Amala Shankar died in Kolkata on Friday morning at the age of 101, her family said. Shankar, who had been suffering from age-related ailments, died of cardiac......

Ayodhya: Locals hope there won't be trouble after verdict

Outstation patients at Dr Banerjee's clinic in Ayodhya ask him to prescribe extra medicines, just in case there is trouble after Supreme Court pronounces its verdict on the Ram......

Centre undertakes mega review of VIP security; Lalu, Akhilesh lose cover

The Centre has removed the VIP security cover of several politicians and lawmakers, including Rashtriya Janata Dal boss Lalu Prasad and Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, while it has scaled......

Ronnie Screwvala-led upGrad to hire 1,400 amid edtech sector turbulence

At a time when there is a growing number of edtech companies laying off employees in a bid to conserve cash and focus on profitability amid a funding winter, Ronnie Screwvala-led upGrad is......

Govt reshuffles IL&FS board; C S Rajan is non-executive chairman

The government has reshuffled the board of IL&FS Ltd, which is undergoing debt resolution process, with existing board member C S Rajan being redesignated as the non-executive chairman.......

Haryana job reservation law to shrink talent pool, say industry

Now the problem of demand chasing supply would kick in because there are very few locals who would fit into the specified criteria. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The recent job......

Ex-Star India CEO Uday Shankar, James Murdoch team up for new venture

The venture, they said, would focus on technology and media opportunities in emerging markets. Ind­ustry sources said the focus would be on digital media, with India being the big driver.......

Uday Shankar, the Star performer

Uday Shankar’s biggest contribution was that he managed to take years of resentment about Star’s foreign origins and turn that around. Most people now think of Star as an Indian......

Ranbir's 40 on 40 Playlist

Raj Kapoor's grandson and Rishi and Neetu's son Ranbir proved he's a chip of the old block when he made his acting debut in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Saawariya. Though Bhansali's 2007 musical......

'Karan has changed completely from the boy I grew up with'

'Today, as a film personality, he is bigger than Dharma Productions.''But he is still warm and loyal to his friends from school, college and work.' IMAGE: Karan Johar with Shah Rukh Khan.......

The BEST Indian Films of 2021

Aseem Chhabra lists his favourite Indian films of 2021. Aseem's Best International Films of 2021 In the second year of the pandemic when movie theatres remained closed for an extended period of......

The Man behind Mumbai Diaries 26/11

'It was only after D-Day that people believed that I had actually directed Kal Ho Naa Ho.' IMAGE: Director Nikkhil Advani with Arjun Rampal and Irrfan Khan on the sets of D-Day, arguably one of......

10 Reasons Why You Must Watch Guide

Cinema entertains, exhilarates and enlightens. Its ability to relate and inform the viewer through universal, timeless emotions are what contributes to its legacy, now available more easily than......

IPL media rights sold for Rs 48,930 crore: BCCI

IMAGE: While Disney Star retained their Indian sub-continent TV rights for IPL 2023-27 with a figure of Rs 23,575 crore, the India digital rights deal was acquired for Rs 20,500 crore by the......

IPL Media Rights: Disney Star bags TV deal; Viacom18 gets digital

The final valuation of the IPL media rights is likely to be around Rs 47,000 crore to Rs 50,000 crore. IMAGE: The BCCI is richer by Rs 44,075 crore after selling the IPL Indian sub-continent TV......

IPL media rights: Bid crosses Rs 100 crore mark per match

The value for per match TV, and digital rights value have surpassed Rs 100 crore mark per match. IMAGE: Disney, Sony and India's Reliance will vie for media rights to IPL, the world's richest......

Only annual subscribers can catch IPL on streaming site

Streaming platform Disney+ Hotstar on Saturday said only its annual subscribers will be able to watch all LIVE Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket matches. The 13th edition of IPL T20 cricket......

Star to charge Rs 1 million for 10 second IPL ad

Star earned ad revenues of around Rs 30 billion during last year's IPL.Whether it hits last year's figure will depend on how the economy picks up during the festival season.Surajeet Das Gupta......

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