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Colombia’s Paulina is Miss Universe

DORAL: Colombia’s Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe here, beating out contenders from the United States, Ukraine, Jamaica and The Netherlands at the world’s top beauty pageant in Florida. The… Read more »


R K Laxman dead but ‘Common Man’ lives

PUNE: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has announced a memorial for legendary cartoonist R K Laxman who passed away here on January 26. “Laxman was not just a cartoonist – what… Read more »

Gauri Khan to design Satya Paul's 30th anniversary line

Gauri Khan to design Satya Paul’s 30th anniversary line

MUMBAI: Having tried her hands at interior designing, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s producer wife Gauri Khan will now turn fashion designer with Satya Paul’s 30th anniversary special clothing line…. Read more »

Govt refutes Censor Board chief''s charges of coercion, interference

Govt refutes Censor Board chief”s charges of coercion, interference

NEW DELHI: Refuting allegations of interference, coercion and corruption levelled by Censor Board Chairperson Leela Samson, the government today said that it has always maintained a distance from the entire… Read more »


Ileana treat for San Jose New Year bash

SAN JOSE, CA: There was special New Year treat for over 1200 people as they crowded for Bollywood Glitz 2015-Ileana D’cruz (Live & Direct) special event at San Jose Tech… Read more »

Reza Aslan

Action-packed year for books

Controversies galore too NEW DELHI: The literary scene in 2014 was vibrant going by what Indians read and wrote and there were controversies as well as the pulping of two… Read more »


Indian cuisine incomplete without street food

NEW DELHI: No story on Indian cuisine can be complete without the inclusion of street food, says celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor. “Indian cuisine has three important parts – home food,… Read more »


Bollywood’s best jodis of 2014

2014 saw a lot many sizzling B-town jodis setting the silver screen on fire. Here are the couples that made it to the top: Salman Khan- Jacqueline Fernandez: The two shared… Read more »


Rasoi dishes to fill the soul

Genevese eating out of the hands of Vineet Bhatia Preeti Verma Lal One step into Geneva and I thought the Swiss city could pass off as a picturesque postcard. History… Read more »


Big B is Twitter king too

Amitabh Bachchan’s fans are truly elated with the recent report regarding Twitter. The analysis done on Bollywood stars revealed Big B as the number one celeb on Twitter, in terms of both… Read more »

Mirza Waheed

Another Waheed tale with Kashmir as a canvas

NEW DELHI: The notion that authors, whose debut books have turned out to be bestsellers, find themselves under pressure while writing successive books is nothing more than a mere myth,… Read more »

Amrita Rao

Heroine-centric trend has picked up

Delighted with heroine-centric roles fetching importance in Hindi movies of late, Bollywood actress Amrita Rao said that she would play such characters in the days to come. “After Queen, a… Read more »


Miss South Africa crowned Miss World

LONDON: South African beauty Rolene Strauss was crowned Miss World 2014 at a glittering ceremony in London as India’s Koyal Rana lost out, finishing in the top 10. Miss Hungary,… Read more »

Priya Gupta

Priya wins Mrs South Asia title

IT Project Manager by profession, Priya Gupta has won the title of Mrs. South Asia International 2015. Priya will represent South Asia at the Mrs. International 2015 pageant on July… Read more »

Sheermal is a must-have

Bhopali cuisine turns ‘progressive’

Shorba Imtiyazi. Makai aur khoye ki seekh. Mughlai chatka. Adraki gilafi sheikh. Laskari kaaliya. I had barely stepped into Bay Leaf, Bhopal’s first and only fine dining restaurant, when Ajay Chaudhary, Executive… Read more »

Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik Roshan voted sexiest Asian

Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan has been voted the world’s sexiest Asian man for the third time in four years. The 40-year-old actor reclaimed the crown, which he lost last year, in the… Read more »

Priyanka Chopra

Priyanka has the ‘Sexiest Back in Bollywood’

Priyanka Chopra, after emerging as the sexiest Asian woman of 2014 in a poll conducted by a UK-based weekly newspaper, has once again beaten her contemporaries Katrina Kaif and Deepika Padukone. The… Read more »

Miss South Africa crowned Miss World, Koyal Rana in top 10

Miss South Africa crowned Miss World, Koyal Rana in top 10

LONDON: South African beauty Rolene Strauss was today crowned Miss World 2014 at a glittering ceremony in London as India’s Koyal Rana lost out, finishing in the top 10. Miss… Read more »


A private beach? Yes, Destination One has it; plus fabulous food

If the gods were to peep down from heaven right now, they’d see a crowded squiggle by the Calangute Beach in Goa. From heaven, the human sea perhaps look like… Read more »


Bollywood jodis pairing up, phir se!

When these actors were cast together they generated much buzz. It’s only natural that people are now looking forward to seeing them again on the big screen. A lot has been… Read more »