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MUMBAI: Actor Kunal Kapoor will be next seen in debutante Vandana Kataria’s drama “Nobleman”, which tackles the issue of bullying. The film is an adaptation of the play “Merchant of Venice” by William Shakespeare and will be set around a … More
MUMBAI: One in every four salaried professionals is not aware of the tax savings potential offered by some tax benefits that form part of their salary breakup, according to a survey.             Among the employees that opt out of reimbursements, … More
KOLKATA: Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who went on to become a global cricketing colossus, turned 45 on Tuesday. Fans, followers, well-wishers and colleagues took to Twitter to wish the ‘god of cricket’ their best regards on this day through heartfelt … More
MUMBAI: Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who on Tuesday launched the much-awaited teaser of ‘Sanju’, a biopic of actor Sanjay Dutt,says it is very difficult to project someone’s life on screen. During a media interaction at the teaser launch of ‘Sanju’ here,Rajkumar … More
Washington:  A novel technique that delivers high doses of radiation to tumours while sparing the surrounding normal tissue may help treat patients with early-stage liver cancer, according to a study published today. Curative treatment options for early-stage hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC), … More
KOLKATA: India will open their 2019 World Cup campaign against South Africa on June 4 instead of June 2 as the BCCI will have to maintain a mandatory 15-day gap between IPL final and international assignment as per the Lodha … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed a conductive paint that can turn any wall ‘smart’ by enabling it to sense human touch, and detect gestures and appliances used. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Disney Research in the US found that they … More
LONDON: Even low concentrations of antibiotics can cause high antibiotic resistance in bacteria, a growing problem in global health care, according to a study. In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, researchers investigated how prolonged exposure to low … More
MUMBAI: Veteran choreographer Saroj Khan has defended the casting couch culture, saying the Indian film industry “at least” provided jobs and did not abandon women after raping them. In comments that come in the wake of the #MeToo campaign which … More
CHANGWON (South Korea):  Shahzar Rizvi today clinched India’s first medal at the ongoing ISSF World Cup here, winning a silver in the 10m air pistol event. Rizvi, who had won the gold medal in his first appearance in the ISSF … More
NEW DELHI: Down but not out. That’s what pacer Liam Plunkett tried to convey while summing up the mood in the Delhi Daredevils camp after suffering yet another loss in the Indian Premier League. Delhi Daredevils came agonisingly close to … More
NEW DELHI: Taking strong exception to a few umpiring howlers in the ongoing IPL, the league’s chairman Rajiv Shukla is learnt to have told match referees to speak to umpires about staying more vigilant during matches. “These things do happen … More
 NEW DELHI: Bollywood actor Rajpal Yadav was today awarded six-month imprisonment by a Delhi court in seven cheque bounce cases for not repaying loan worth over Rs eight crore to a businessman.             The court, however, did not award imprisonment … More
NEW DELHI: Indian tennis star Sania Mirza and her cricketer husband Shoaib Malik are expecting their first child, due in the month of October this year.              The couple celebrated their eighth marriage anniversary a few days back on April … More
 MUMBAI: Under pressure after slumping to their fourth loss in five games, defending champions Mumbai Indians have the onerous task of re-discovering their winning touch when they lock horns with Sunrisers Hyderabad in an IPL match here tomorrow. MI had … More
SINGAPORE: For the first time since assuming office in 2004, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong led some 40,000 devotees and four ministers at a 164-year-old Hindu temple’s reconsecration ceremony here, following the completion of its SGD 4.5 million restoration work. … More
MUMBAI: Veteran film writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar, who is chairman of the Indian Performing Rights Society (IPRS), today distributed Rs 13 crore among its members as part of the royalty given by music companies. The Akhtar-headed 48-year-old copyright royalty … More
PORT BLAIR: Famous Bollywood celebrities like Rahul Dev, Mugdha Godse  and Nisha Harale faced tough time to get payment for the show, Mrs Andaman, in  which they were invited as Judge. The matter was finally settled when all these celebrities … More
MUMBAI: Sanjay Mishra is one of the most successful actors today but to reach this stage, he had to overcome several struggles – from monetary crisis, lack of substantial roles to walking on the path of introspection when he left … More
MUMBAI: Actor Shahid Kapoor is elated that he is going to become a father for the second time, and says it was his and wife Mira Rajput’s decision to break the news on Instagram. Shahid and Mira, who are already … More
WASHINGTON: Scientists have developed an algorithm that can help identify potential sex offenders in online chatrooms, especially the ones who are most likely to set up face-to-face meetings with children. Law enforcement officers are often inundated with cases involving the … More
LALITPUR (Nepal): India reasserted their supremacy among its sub-continental neighbours winning four gold medals on the opening day of the 8th South Asian Judo Championship. India’s L. Sushila Devi won the gold in the 48 kg category defeating Humaira Ashiq … More
Consumer electronics major Samsung is aiming 40 per cent market share in the microwave segment in India by the end of this year on the back of more innovative range of products, a top company official has said. In 2017, … More
Model-actor Milind Soman got married to his girlfriend Ankita Konwar on Sunday in Alibaug. The wedding, which was preceded by a Haldi ceremony, was an intimate affair with only family members and close friends in attendance. This is Milind’s second … More
WASHINGTON: People perform better when they are being watched, say scientists, contradicting the belief that we often mess up performances when we have an audience. When people know they are being observed, parts of the brain associated with social awareness … More
MUMBAI: With passion for acting and belief in his skills, Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s journey in the Hindi film industry is a success story in itself and he just hopes his thought on cinema “never gets corrupt”. For about 19 years, Nawazuddin … More
NEW DELHI: Bruised and battered after a string of defeats, Delhi Daredevils find themselves in an ‘oh-so-familiar’ situation as they seek home comfort against a Chris Gayle-inspired Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League, here tomorrow. Without an iota … More
MUMBAI: In a country where cricket is a religion, makers of the proposed biopic on World and Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra hope the film will encourage youngsters to consider shooting seriously as a sport. Bindra became the first Indian to … More
NEW DELHI: Forget horoscope, now a device can assist you in match making! The genius behind this invention is a German man based in Australia. The device, which has been launched in India recently by a matrimonial website called, … More
MELBOURNE: Unnecessary or inappropriate medications – such as sleeping pills, painkillers, depression drugs and antacids – increases in patients newly diagnosed with dementia, a study has found. For the study published in the Journals of Gerontology: Medical Sciences, researchers from … More