• Deepika’s engagement ring is worth ₹1.3 cr- ₹2.7 cr: Report

    Deepika’s engagement ring is worth ₹1.3 cr- ₹2.7 cr: Report
    Published Date : 16-Nov-2018 3:25:19 IST

    The engagement ring given to Deepika Padukone by Ranveer Singh is priced between ₹1.3 crore to ₹2.7 crore, as per reports. The ring has a rectangular solitaire set in platinum. Deepika’s bridal chunri [veil] was inscribed with ‘Sada Saubhagyavati Bhava’ which was reportedly gifted to her by Ranveer’s family, as per Sindhi traditions.

  • Megastar has preserved most of his films

    Megastar has preserved most of his films
    Published Date : 15-Nov-2018 9:17:35 IST

    Amitabh Bachchan has successfully saved the prints of most of his films, an expert said on Thursday. Founder and Director of Film Heritage Foundation Shivendra Singh Dungarpur said Bachchan asked the producers to give him the prints of his films. “When we approached Bachchan, we found it interesting to note that he used to ask the film producers to give him a copy of a subtitled print and another print. In that process he maintained most of his films,” Dungarpur said at the 24th Preservation and Restoration Workshop’s opening at KIFF.

  • Zuckerberg asks staff not to use iPhones post Apple CEO remark: NYT

    Zuckerberg asks staff not to use iPhones post Apple CEO remark: NYT
    Published Date : 15-Nov-2018 7:42:46 IST

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered his management team to use only Android phones and not Apple’s iPhones, a New York Times report said on Wednesday. Zuckerberg’s reaction allegedly came after Apple CEO Tim Cook criticised Facebook for collecting users’ personal data. “Privacy to us is a human right. It’s a civil liberty,” Cook had said.

  • Warren Buffett sells his last Walmart shares after 20 years

    Warren Buffett sells his last Walmart shares after 20 years
    Published Date : 15-Nov-2018 4:15:41 IST

    World’s third richest person Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway has sold its last Walmart shares, ending a relationship of over 20 years. The world’s largest retailer was once among Berkshire’s five biggest equity holdings as recently as 2014, valued at over $5 billion. Shares of Walmart, which recently acquired 77% stake in Flipkart for $16 billion, have risen 2.8% this year.

  • Hyderabad mosque operates as health centre for all religions

    Hyderabad mosque operates as health centre for all religions
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 12:54:20 IST

    In a first, a mosque in Hyderabad has been turned into a health centre catering to 40-50 people every day free of cost. The health centre provides nearby slum dwellers with healthcare as well as guidance for admission to government hospitals, irrespective of their religion. It has approximately 100 volunteers and operates with the help of NGO Helping Hand Foundation.

  • Indians are very good trade negotiators: Trump

    Indians are very good trade negotiators: Trump
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 10:34:04 IST

    During Diwali celebrations at the White House on Tuesday, US President Donald Trump said Indians are “very good negotiators,” while adding US-India trade talks are “moving along”. Trump also said these were the “best times we’ve ever had for the India-US relationship” and that he was grateful for his friendship with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

  • Sweet Surprise For Anjali

    Sweet Surprise For Anjali
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 7:37:02 IST

    Sachin Tendulkar pulled out all stops to organise a surprise birthday party for wife Anjali recently. Tendulkar’s daughter Sara flew in from London, and his family, including son Arjun, headed to Udaipur. The former cricketer had also arranged a few close friends of his wife to be present in Udaipur – and Anjali was not privy to this information until the big day.

  • Telangana: Reddys top TRS, Congress lists

    Telangana: Reddys top TRS, Congress lists
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 7:33:08 IST

    Both in the TRS and Congress, Reddy candidates are dominating by getting a lion’s share of tickets in the forthcoming Telangana Assembly elections. The TRS still has to announce 12 candidates and the Congress has to announce 29 candidates. In the TRS, 37 seats were given to the Reddy community out of 107 candidates and Congress gave 23 seats out of 65 seats to the Reddy community. After the announcement of all the candidates by these two parties, the number of seats to the Reddy community is likely to increase further.

  • Shriya Saran bags Baahubali web series

    Shriya Saran bags Baahubali web series
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 1:06:28 IST

    Shriya Saran has just landed in a significant role in the Baahubali web series, Before the Beginning. Although Shriya’s role has been kept under wraps, it is believed that the actress will be playing a substantial part in the project. Mrunal Thakur, on the other hand, has been cast as the lead, Sivagami. Deva Katta and Praveen Sattaru, who are helming the web series, selected Shriya after watching her performance in the historical drama Gauthamiputra Satakarini.

  • ‘I put bad reviews about me on bathroom mirror to read them’

    ‘I put bad reviews about me on bathroom mirror to read them’
    Published Date : 14-Nov-2018 12:56:50 IST

    Abhishek Bachchan, while talking about criticism and his reaction to it, revealed, “I’d stick up my movie reviews on my bathroom mirror and highlight all the portions that said how bad I was.” “I see my films almost every day…I do it for educational purposes,” he added. Abhishek further said, “[Criticism] destroys me and I want it to destroy me.”

  • Binny Bansal resigned over sexual assault claim

    Binny Bansal resigned over sexual assault claim
    Published Date : 13-Nov-2018 10:00:48 IST

    Flipkart’s Group CEO Binny Bansal, who resigned on Tuesday, was facing an allegation of sexual assault that dates back a few years, Reuters said quoting a source. The individual concerned was a former Flipkart associate who wasn’t with Flipkart at the time of making the allegation, it added. “The investigation didn’t find evidence to corroborate the complainant’s assertions,” Walmart said.

  • Aishwarya was paid more in 8 of 9 films we did together: Abhishek

    Aishwarya was paid more in 8 of 9 films we did together: Abhishek
    Published Date : 13-Nov-2018 11:44:45 IST

    Speaking on pay parity in Bollywood, Abhishek Bachchan revealed his wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan was paid more than him in eight films out of the nine they did together. He added, “If you’re a saleable actor, you get paid accordingly,” “You can’t be a new actress and demand to be paid the same as Shah Rukh Khan,” Abhishek further said.

  • Simbu joins Kamal Haasan film Indian 2 as a cop

    Simbu joins Kamal Haasan film Indian 2 as a cop
    Published Date : 13-Nov-2018 11:19:04 IST

    According to the latest update, Simbu might have bagged a pivotal role in director Shankar’s upcoming film Indian 2, which has Kamal Haasan in the lead role. Sources close to the team reveal that Simbu will essay the role of a cop in Indian 2. The actor listened to the script and will most likely sign on the dotted lines soon. Indian 2, a sequel to Kamal Haasan’s film of the same name is produced by Lyca Productions. The film, which was announced in 2017, will finally go on floors sometime in December.

  • Murmurs of Concerns Over ‘Criminal Ads’

    Murmurs of Concerns Over ‘Criminal Ads’
    Published Date : 13-Nov-2018 8:53:13 IST

    According to court orders, candidates are required to issue public notices ‘advertising’ their criminal records. But the first murmurs of concerns are already being heard. Some MLAs and MPs are learnt to have written to the Election Commission asking if the advertising cost can be kept out of the candidate’s expense ceiling. The reason: three such ‘advertisements’ in newspapers and on TV can cost a considerably high amount in most cities.