• Bollywood movies responsible for sex crimes, paedophilia in Pak: PM Khan

    Bollywood movies responsible for sex crimes, paedophilia in Pak: PM Khan
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2020 4:50:24 IST

    Pakistan PM Imran Khan has said that Hollywood and Bollywood movies are responsible for the rise in sex crimes and paedophilia in Pakistan. Talking about problem of drugs in schools, Khan said, “Pakistan is facing a huge challenge because of mobile phones. Mobile phones have enabled availability of such content to children that was never available in entire human history.”

  • I don’t bother if someone is making fun of me for no reason: Aamir on trolls

    I don’t bother if someone is making fun of me for no reason: Aamir on trolls
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2020 3:22:29 IST

    Aamir Khan has said he occasionally reads comments on his posts, while adding, “Especially around my film’s release, because I want to know what people feel about the film and my character.” However, he added he doesn’t get affected by trolls. “If someone is just making fun of me or attacking me for no reason, I don’t bother,” said Aamir.

  • Trisha’s crazy dream is to get married in Vegas

    Trisha’s crazy dream is to get married in Vegas
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2020 11:55:14 IST

    South queen Trisha recently took out time for a hearty chat with her fans. The actress, in the question and answer session, answered a number of questions, right from sharing the wallpaper on her phone to her craziest wish. She revealed that one of the craziest wish is to get married in Vegas.

  • Telangana to try out facial recognition in civic polls

    Telangana to try out facial recognition in civic polls
    Published Date : 21-Jan-2020 9:51:49 IST

    The Telangana government will be testing facial recognition for identifying voters on a pilot basis in the upcoming municipal polls on January 22. The pilot will be implemented for 10 polling stations and voters’ pictures and IDs will be clicked and uploaded on server. However, data won’t be stored or used for any other purpose, the state election commission said.

  • ‘In school, I used to grab boys and kiss them when teacher was out’

    ‘In school, I used to grab boys and kiss them when teacher was out’
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2020 6:02:49 IST

    Talking about her school days in an interview, actress Kalki Koechlin said she was “very naughty” in class and used to ‘grab boys and kiss them’ when their teacher went out. “You know, how boys have that phase, right before puberty, where they hate girls? I would find it really fun to…chase them, and try to kiss them,” she added.

  • Rapes keep happening because of women like lawyer Jaising: Nirbhaya’s mother

    Rapes keep happening because of women like lawyer Jaising: Nirbhaya’s mother
    Published Date : 18-Jan-2020 6:00:12 IST

    After senior advocate Indira Jaising advised Nirbhaya’s mother to forgive her daughter’s rapists, Nirbhaya’s mother said, “Just because of women like [Jaising] and people who think like her, incidents like rape keep happening. She’s a disgrace to women.” “People like her keep earning money under the garb of human rights. I don’t need her suggestions,” she added.

  • Alphabet becomes 2nd company with India-born CEO to hit $1 trillion value

    Alphabet becomes 2nd company with India-born CEO to hit $1 trillion value
    Published Date : 17-Jan-2020 3:29:57 IST

    Sundar Pichai-led Alphabet on Thursday became the fourth US company to hit $1 trillion in market value and the second overall led by an India-born CEO after Satya Nadella-led Microsoft. The company joined Amazon and Apple in crossing the milestone. Pichai, who was appointed Google CEO in 2015, was given the additional responsibility as head of Alphabet in December 2019.

  • I don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Harbhajan Singh

    I don’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again: Harbhajan Singh
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 11:00:30 IST

    Reacting to ex-India captain MS Dhoni being dropped from BCCI’s annual contract list, off-spinner Harbhajan Singh said he doesn’t think MS Dhoni will play for India again. “I heard 2019 World Cup was his last event…after that he won’t play for India again. He had made up his mind long back…that’s why he hasn’t made himself available,” he added.

  • Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging delayed due to AAP’s negligence

    Nirbhaya convicts’ hanging delayed due to AAP’s negligence
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 10:59:23 IST

    Union Minister Prakash Javadekar blamed AAP government’s “negligence” for delay in the hanging of the convicts in the Nirbhaya gangrape case. He said AAP took 2.5 years to give convicts the mercy plea notice after their death sentence was announced in 2017. The Delhi government said the convicts won’t be hanged on January 22 as mercy plea has been filed.

  • Odisha railway station inaugurated by PM Modi gets only 2 passengers daily: RTI

    Odisha railway station inaugurated by PM Modi gets only 2 passengers daily: RTI
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 10:58:01 IST

    The Bichhupali railway station in Odisha that was inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi last year gets only two passengers daily and Railways earn a daily revenue of ₹20 from the station, an RTI query revealed. Two trains run between Bichhupali and Bolangir station twice every day. The monthly maintenance cost for the station is about ₹3.5 lakh, according to reports.

  • Dhoni dropped from annual Team India contract list by BCCI

    Dhoni dropped from annual Team India contract list by BCCI
    Published Date : 16-Jan-2020 3:38:23 IST

    Former Team India captain MS Dhoni has been dropped from the annual Team India contract list by the BCCI. Dhoni, who hasn’t played an international match since the 2019 World Cup, was in Grade A (₹5 crore) for the 2018-19 season. Meanwhile, KL Rahul has been upgraded to Grade A from Grade B (₹3 crore) for the 2019-20 season.

  • Had no plans to make a career in acting: Taapsee

    Had no plans to make a career in acting: Taapsee
    Published Date : 14-Jan-2020 12:07:28 IST

    Taapsee Pannu has said she had no plans to make a career as an actor, adding, “I entered films with…intention of experimenting with life.” Taapsee, who started her acting career in the South film industry, further said she never used the industry as a stepping stone to Bollywood. “Never wanted to choose between…two…wanted to work in both simultaneously,” said Taapsee.

  • Director called me to read script, started moving hand over my head & back: Actress

    Director called me to read script, started moving hand over my head & back: Actress
    Published Date : 13-Jan-2020 12:45:39 IST

    Bengali actress Rupanjana Mitra has accused filmmaker Arindam Sil of sexual misconduct during a meeting to read a script. “Surprisingly there was nobody in his office…at 5 pm…Suddenly he got up from his seat and started moving his hand over my head and back,” she alleged. “I don’t know why she’s saying all this. We’re old friends,” Arindam stated.

  • Film world always made fun of my English and criticised it: Kangana

    Film world always made fun of my English and criticised it: Kangana
    Published Date : 11-Jan-2020 1:18:58 IST

    Kangana Ranaut’s sister Rangoli Chandel on Friday took to Twitter to share a video of the actress, wherein she can be seen speaking about the World Hindi Day. Kangana said that the film world always criticised and made fun of her English. “But…I kept the Hindi language as my priority because of which I…achieved major success,” she added.