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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Cricket revolution in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS: The St. Louis region makes plenty of room in its parks for sports such as soccer and baseball. Some residents are pleading with cities to make room for… Read more »

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Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest ‘ boxer, is dead

PHOENIX: He was fast of fist and foot – lip, too – a heavyweight champion who promised to shock the world and did. He floated. He stung. Mostly he thrilled,… Read more »

Feni, an alcoholic beverage made of cashew apples, was listed by Time magazine as one of the world's Top 10 Ridiculously Strong Drinks

Goa celebrates glory & mystery of Cashew

“April is the cruelest month, breeding lilacs out of the dead land.” Poet TS Eliot opened his famous poem The Wasteland with vitriol on April. Had Eliot spent an April… Read more »

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Amitabh finds singing ‘frightening’

MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has sung a song in his upcoming film “Te3n”, says he was “frightened” to croon as he does not consider himself a singer. In the… Read more »

Nihar Janga, 11, of Austin, Texas (left) and Jairam Hathwar, 13, of Painted Post, New York, (right) celebrate as co-champions during the 2016 Scripps National Spelling Bee at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center.

Once again, Indian Americans win Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md.: If not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The 11-year-old… Read more »

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Conversations with my grown-ups have become interesting: SRK

NEW DELHI: Aryan has just finished his school while Suhana recently celebrated her 16th birthday and their proud superstar father Shah Rukh Khan says the discussion among them is now… Read more »

Riteish, Genelia welcome second baby boy

Riteish, Genelia welcome second baby boy

MUMBAI: Bollywood couple Riteish and Genelia Deshmukh have become proud parents for the second time. The “Housefull 3” star and his wife, who are already parents to one-year-old son Riaan… Read more »

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I wanted to represent India at Cannes red carpet: Sonam Kapoor

NEW DELHI: Sonam Kapoor’s Cannes appearance won her fashion points from everyone and the actress, known for her impeccable style sense, says she was happy to have mixed Indian elements… Read more »

SRK hosts dinner for Tim Cook, calls him 'rockstar'

SRK hosts dinner for Tim Cook, calls him ‘rockstar’

MUMBAI: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan hosted dinner for American technology giant Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook at his bungalow, Mannat, during his maiden visit to India. Also present at… Read more »

Actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Ma Loute (Slack Bay) at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Friday, May 13, 2016. (AP Photo/Joel Ryan)

Bold looks at Cannes

Aishwarya, Sonam bedazzle the Red Carpet At the Cannes International Film Festival, both Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, and Sonam Kapoor chose sassy, bold and experimental looks and pretty much collectively won… Read more »

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Hidden meanings in 101great Indian paintings

B. N. Goswamy is recognized for describing Indian art history just as Raja Ravi Varma Koil Thampuran is known for creating Indian art – both geniuses who made their fields… Read more »