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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......

'Foundation of Modi's victory: Good governance'

'It is not that he has not committed any mistakes; he has.''But people were willing to forgive you if you were honest.' Uday Mahurkar, author of two books on Narendra Damodardas Modi, is a deputy......

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......

Cricket apps climb up the order in play store downloads

The dizzying ascent of these cricket apps, some from near oblivion, after the IPL tournament began on September 19 in the UAE, has been meteoric. IMAGE: MS Dhoni and Rohit Sharma with the IPL......

Adamant Trai says will implement new tariff order by March 1

Reiterating its position, TRAI, which oversees both the telecom and television sectors in the country, said the amendments suggested on January 1 had been done to correct “distortions”......

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......

Thank you daddy, says Bollywood

Bollywood stars celebrate Father's Day with adorable pictures of their papas. Photograph: Kind courtesy Anushka Sharma/Instagram Anushka Sharma shares a touching picture with her dad Colonel Ajay......

'Who can prove Sushant died because of nepotism?'

'To further her story, Kangana has used a dead person and a suicide case.''She should be ashamed of herself. Ashamed.' Photograph: Kind courtesy Sushant Singh Rajput/Facebook Komal Nahta -- the......

When Shah Rukh Khan was IMPRESSED

Shah Rukh Khan hopes to showcase the good things in life in the second season of the chat show, Ted Talks. "People get inspired by good things or ideas rather than new things. A good thing or......

Salman, Priyanka among 12 Indian Entertainment Leaders

Guess who else features on the Variety500 list? IMAGE: Salman Khan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Salman Khan/Instagram Salman Khan and Priyanka Chopra are among the 12 Indians named in Variety......

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......

Hima named in World C'ships team as relay runner

IMAGE: India’s 4x400m mixed relay team at the 2018 Asian Games, comprising Muhammed Anas Yahiya, Hima Das, Poovamma Raju Machettira and Arokia Rajiv, celebrate after the finish, at the BK......

Will Star's cricket gamble turn into a goldmine?

Star's maths is simple: It expects to make something close to Rs 40 billion from the two properties in the first year (2018) itself, which is pretty close to its break even point, note Surajeet Das......

Ranji roundup: Shaw slams ton as Ashwin & Co. suffer on Day 1

IMAGE: Prithvi Shaw celebrates after scoring a century against Tamil Nadu on Day 1. Photograph: PTI Young opener Prithvi Shaw underlined his class with a century against a quality Tamil Nadu......

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