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2 famous weddings

Drashti & Neeraj After a courtship of almost six years, the gorgeous Madhubala of small screen aka Drashti Dhami has finally tied the knot with her longtime boyfriend Neeraj Khemka…. Read more »

Barack Obama, Malia Obama

Obama daughter tours colleges without dad

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama is missing out on part of his oldest daughter’s life: her college campus tours as she tries to figure out where to study in two years…. Read more »

Freida fell for Dev'

‘Don’t know how Freida fell for Dev’

Tina Desai who co-stars with Dev Patel in The Sec ond Best Exotic Marigold Hotel admits that he tried to woo both Lillete Dubey and her. Tina Desai who shared Table No…. Read more »

Israel Museum

NY antiquities donated to Israel Museum

NEW YORK: Two New York philanthropists are donating a major collection of more than 300 ancient Greco-Roman and Near-Eastern glass vessels to The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The gift from… Read more »

Makers of Dhoni biopic dedicate song to Indian cricket team

Makers of Dhoni biopic dedicate song to Indian cricket team

MUMBAI: The makers of ‘M S Dhoni – The Untold Story’ have dedicated a song ‘Phir Se’ to the Indian cricket team which is set to take on Pakistan on… Read more »


Grammy Indians

Ricky Kej, Vaswani among winners LOS ANGELES: Bangalore-based musician Ricky Kej and activist Neela Vaswani won at the 57th Grammy awards for their work in album ‘Winds of Samsara’ and… Read more »

This photograph was taken in 2003 when Mr Amitabh Bachchan came to New York for the launch of Khalid Mohammed's book, To Be or Not to Be Amitabh Bachchan. The title was being launched in honor of Mr Bachchan's 60th birthday.

Big B encouraged me to write & act

New York born Actor Prashant Gupta on how a letter from Amitabh Bachchan convinced him to take the plunge. At the time, I was seeing a girl named Mansi, who is now… Read more »


Suhaag show a hit with brides and grooms

TORONTO, ON: Patrons at the18th Annual Suhaag Show witnessed breathtaking wedding fashion, the hottest trends in decor, make-up and hair, photography and video, cakes and more! The event was presented… Read more »

Akhil Sharma

Indian-American’s tale in UK award shortlist

LONDON: US-based Indian writer Akhil Sharma’s story of a family that moves to New York from New Delhi post-Emergency has been shortlisted for UK’s Folio Prize. “Family Life” is about… Read more »

chef Rakesh Nair

Rajasthani spiced squirrel meat in UK

LONDON: A popular Indian restaurant in London has added an unusual dish of Rajasthani spiced squirrel curry to its menu. The dish has been created by Indian head chef Rakesh… Read more »


Jesus & the devil epic

Ewan McGregor plays both PARK CITY, Utah: Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia’s imagined story… Read more »

Vinod Dhawan

A feast for the soul in 50 varieties

Ask a chef what an appetizer is and he’d rattle all out an ounce of flour, a pint of wine, a hint of tomato, a dash of salt, a sprig of… Read more »

Prashantt Guptha with Om Puri

New Yorker Prashantt Guptha honored in Jaipur

JAIPUR: On January 20, at the first Rajasthan International Film Festival held here, veteran actor Om Puri and up n’ coming Bollywood actor Prashantt Guptha were felicitated with the top… Read more »


Gurinder Chadha making Mountbatten film

The ‘Bend-It’ Queen Gurinder Chadha is flying down to Mumbai to finalize the cast of her next film tentatively entitled The Viceroy’s House. The film will chronicle the last six months of… Read more »


Soha feels no different after marriage

After a simple wedding and close knit wedding recep tion, Soha Ali Khan and Kunal Khemu want to spend a relaxed week with no tension of work. “Both of us just want… Read more »


Kareena hasn’t converted, says Saif Ali Khan

Some religious groups have time and again targeted Kareena Kapoor for being a Hindu who married a Muslim, Saif Ali Khan. Ever since she married Nawab Saif Ali Khan in October 2012,… Read more »

Dishoom London

Bombay-themed diner voted best restaurant in UK

LONDON: An Indian restaurant based on the theme of Irani cafes from 19th century Bombay has beaten the UK’s best known Michelin-starred diners and voted as the top eatery. ‘Dishoom’… Read more »


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 »