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Vishal Dadlani granted anticipatory bail

AMBALA, Haryana: A court here today granted anticipatory bail to music composer Vishal Dadlani in connection with a case registered against him by Haryana Police for allegedly hurting religious sentiments… Read more »


Forest bathing

A mindful walk in the woods, no getting wet NEW YORK: In Japan, it’s called “shinrin-yoku,” which translates as forest bathing. It’s the practice of immersing yourself in nature to… Read more »


Empowering marginalized women through education

NEW DELHI: For most Muslim girls belonging to economically weak families in south east Delhi’s Jaitpur Extension, a high school education is a privilege they cannot avail for reasons both… Read more »


Seattle festival to highlight cinema of Bangladesh

SEATTLE, WA: Tasveer has announced the lineup for its 11th annual Seattle South Asian Film Festival. Slated for October 14-23, SSAFF 2016 includes 23 feature films and 22 shorts from… Read more »


It is an interesting time for me: Batra on international films

NEW DELHI: Ritesh Batra is following up his “The Lunchbox” success with back-to-back, highly-anticipated international projects – “The Sense of an Ending” and “Our Souls at Night” – but for… Read more »


Indian acid attack survivor wows New York runway

NEW YORK: An Indian teenager who lost an eye and whose face was brutally disfigured in an acid attack walked the New York catwalk to whoops and cheers today in… Read more »

Sonam Kapoor signs with Hollywood's talent agency

Sonam Kapoor signs with Hollywood’s talent agency

MUMBAI:  Sonam Kapoor is perhaps going the ‘Hollywood way’ following her contemporaries Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, as the “Neerja” star has signed with Unitled Talent Agency (UTA), one of… Read more »

Rs 15 cr defamation suit filed against Hrithik's ex-wife

Rs 15 cr defamation suit filed against Hrithik’s ex-wife

PANAJI: A defamation suit seeking Rs 15 crore as damages was today filed against actor Bollywood star Hritik Roshan’s former wife Sussanne Khan by managing partner of a real estate… Read more »

Sunidhi Chauhan set for acting debut

Sunidhi Chauhan set for acting debut

MUMBAI: Singer Sunidhi Chauhan is making her acting debut with a short film, “Playing Priya”, which has been helmed by “Lekar Hum Deewana Dil” director Arif Ali. “Playing Priya” is… Read more »

Unfortunate, insensitive Aamir on Salman's rape analogy

Unfortunate, insensitive: Aamir on Salman’s rape analogy

MUMBAI: Superstar Aamir Khan is the latest celebrity from Bollywood to weigh in on Salman Khan’s controversial rape analogy, saying it is unfortunate and insensitive if he made those comments…. Read more »


FOG reaching new heights with Times Now tie up

SAN FRANCISCO: Festival of Globe – Silicon Valley & San Francisco Global Movie Fest has been an enriching experience for the team of The Social Street. The Festival last year… Read more »

Shah Rukh Khan reaches 20mn followers on Twitter, thanks fans

Shah Rukh Khan reaches 20mn followers on Twitter, thanks fans

MUMBAI: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan recorded a sweet video to thank his fans after he hit 20 million followers on Twitter. The 50-year-old actor said it is his fans messages… Read more »

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Shanghai gets a Disneyland

SHANGHAI, China: Children’s choir, Sleeping Beauty and other Disney characters, and even some Communist Party leaders are among the newest attractions at Shanghai Disneyland, Walt Disney Co’s first theme park… Read more »

Udta Punjab

Udta Punjab: A riveting dose of reality

As Abhishek Chaubey’s Udta Punjab begins to unspool, it becomes apparent almost instantly that it isn’t an average commercial Hindi film. It is easy to see why influential forces wouldn’t… Read more »

Alisa Khan

Actress Alisa Khan abandoned by family

Small time Bollywood actress Alisa Khan was reportedly abandoned by her family after her ex-boyfriend leaked a video of their intimate moments. She was found wandering aimlessly on the streets of Delhi…. Read more »

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Sachin Tendulkar was scared of this bowler

MUMBAI: He could be the Master Blaster to the world, a menace for all great bowlers in the history of cricket but there was one medium pacer who challenged Sachin… Read more »

Industry should come together to fight against piracy Irrfan

Industry should come together to fight piracy: Irrfan

MUMBAI: Actor Irrfan Khan says film fraternity needs to stand together against piracy. The 49-year-old “Piku” star says many other films have been the victim of piracy in the past… Read more »


Getting close to gorillas

JOHANNESBURG: In some parts of Africa, tourists and researchers routinely trek into the undergrowth to see gorillas in their natural habitat. There are no barriers and no enclosures, and the… Read more »

Priyanka Chopra with grandmother

Priyanka grandmother’s last wish denied

Priyanka Chopra lost her ma ternal grandmother, Madhu Jyotsana Akhauri, days after returning from America. The actress was close to her granny and to fulfil her last wish of being buried at… Read more »


We are ordinary family, says Amitabh

There is a lot of aura surrounding the Bachchan family, but megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he does not find anything special in the way they conduct themselves. In an interview, Bachchan… Read more »