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'Jurassic World' earns Rs 100 crore in India

‘Jurassic World’ earns Rs 100 crore in India

MUMBAI: Chris Pratt-Irrfan starrer “Jurassic World”, the fourth film in the “Jurassic Park” film series, has grossed Rs 100 crores at the Indian box-office. The Colin Trevorrow-directed adventure extravaganza saw… Read more »

Tennis legend Steffi Graf to promote Kerala's Ayurveda

Tennis legend Steffi Graf to promote Kerala’s Ayurveda

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Germany tennis legend Steffi Graf, who reigned the field of sports for nearly two decades in 1980s and 1990s, will now promote Kerala’s famed Ayurveda system of healthcare. 46-year-old… Read more »


Healing Village

Kairali devoted to tenets of Ayurveda One rainy June afternoon. On way to Palakkad, the bustling city that takes its name from Pala (an indigenous tree) and kadu (forest). A… Read more »

Rita Tebbetts won five gold medals at swim meet in Meridian

75 year old woman excels at swimming

NATCHEZ, Miss.: At a recent two-day meet in Meridian, a college student told Rita Tebbetts she wished she could swim like her. “I told her it’s not too late,” the… Read more »

Cindy Crawford with Bollywood star Abhishek Bachchan in Mumbai

Bollywood an international phenomenon: Cindy

MUMBAI: She may not be aware of Hindi movies but American supermodel-actress Cindy Crawford says Bollywood is huge and a global phenomenon today. “Everyone knows about Bollywood… It is huge…. Read more »


Innovations of modern Japanese home design

Challenged to build homes that create a feeling of light, space and tranquility in some of the world’s most densely populated areas, Japanese architects have had no choice but to think outside… Read more »

Architect Charles Correa dies

Architect Charles Correa dies

MUMBAI: Charles Correa, renowned architect and urban planner who played a defining role in developing architecture in independent India, passed away here last night after a brief illness. He was… Read more »


Most Expensive Cookbook

Vikas Khanna to present it to Narendra Modi Vikas Khanna’s latest book ‘Utsav – A culinary epic of Indian festivals’ was unveiled to the world at French Riviera in Cannes… Read more »


I don’t enjoy multi-starrers: Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan, known for portraying strong female roles, doesn’t see herself working in multi-starrer films at this point of her career. “I don’t see myself doing a multi-starrer at this point… Read more »


Music drives me while writing: Amish Tripathi

NEW DELHI: For Amish Tripathi of “Shiva Trilogy” fame, music and writing are inseparable as different sounds provide him ideas while penning about different situations in his books. “Music of… Read more »


In-home euthanasia option for pet owners

PORTLAND, Ore.: When Dr. Meg McNabb, a veterinarian, arrived at our front door, I knew where I would find Echo, our dying tabby cat: upstairs in her favorite bedroom, beneath… Read more »


London exhibition explores footwear fashion

LONDON: For centuries, women and sometimes men have squeezed their feet into tiny shoes or balanced on towering heels to feel sexy, empowered and to show their wealth and status…. Read more »

A member of the media plays a video game using a Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. Project Morpheus virtual-reality headset during a demonstration in Tokyo, Japan, on Monday, April 6, 2015. Sony Corp. will begin selling its virtual-reality headset in the first half of 2016, Shuhei Yoshida, president of the company's worldwide game studios said on March 4. Photographer: Noriyuki Aida/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Developing game for virtual reality headset

GALESBURG, Ill.: Each time he tilted his head back or shifted his gaze from right to left, Matt Grose would smile, saying, “Oh my God,” “This is amazing,” “Whoa, bro,”… Read more »


Mock meats a new food trend

NEW DELHI: From jack fruit patties to soyabean chops or a ‘vegetarian’ chicken and fish – options for those seeking alternatives to meat are now available dime a dozen. Euphemistically… Read more »


Queen & Haider win at IIFA

Kuala Lumpur: Vikas Bahl’s coming-of-age drama Queen and Vishal Bhardwaj’s insurgency movie Haider, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, scooped the major trophies at the 16th IIFA awards, including the best… Read more »


Kolkata cabbie rides with grass, plants

KOLKATA: How about sitting in a garden that moves? Well a city driver who plies a taxi fitted with a mini garden has been the centre of attraction here for… Read more »


A rare insight into India’s cinema

NEW DELHI: In a treat for film lovers, a new book provides a rare insight to India’s cinema history from the pre-Independence period including snippets of some lost movies and… Read more »


Bay Bridge steel to become public art

SAN FRANCISCO: The Bay Bridge has connected Oakland and San Francisco and been part of the Bay Area skyline for almost 80 years. Now, nearly two years after a new… Read more »


Real India on display at Cannes

Many Indian films made their entry at the recently concluded 68th annual Cannes Film Festival hoping to grab attention and critical acclaim. It is a dream come true for any… Read more »

A scene from Dheepan

Cannes winner that no one predicted

In Cannes, everyone had a prediction as to what would win, but the winner turned out to be a film that nobody predicted: Jacques Audiard’s Dheepan, the gritty, powerful story of… Read more »