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Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London

March 30, 2017 19:05 PM

LONDON, March 30: Born in London in 1963 as Georgios Kyriacos Panayiatou, son of a Greek Cypriot immigrant father and English mother, Michael became one of the best-selling British recording artists of all time. He sold over 115 million records worldwide by the time of his death.

Bollywood film spotlights youngest girl to conquer Everest

March 30, 2017 19:00 PM

A Bollywood film hitting Indian cinemas on Friday tells the inspirational story of a tribal girl from rural India who became the youngest woman to summit Mount Everest.

Emma Watson all set to become highest-earning actress

March 30, 2017 16:45 PM

LOS ANGELES, March 30: Emma Watson is all set to become the highest earning female celebrity in Hollywood.

‘The Fate of the Furious’ hints beginning of new trilogy for Vin Diesel

March 30, 2017 16:08 PM

HOLLYWOOD, March 30: Universal Pictures just surprised everyone by debuting The Fate of the Furious – the eighth installment of its action-packed hit series –at the recent ComicCon, stated The Hollywood Reporter.

Kapil Sharma to get warning from Air India for assaulting Sunil Grover

March 27, 2017 17:00 PM

MUMBAI, March 27: Kapil Sharma’s ‘golden days' appear to be over after his mid-air verbal and physical assault on The Kapil Sharma show co-star Sunil Grover.

‘Beauty and the Beast’ stays on top, ‘Power Rangers’ off to solid start

March 27, 2017 16:35 PM

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast continued its blockbuster ways this weekend, dominating North American movie screens with a three-day business of $88.3 million, according to an estimate from the specialized Exhibitor Relations.

Deepika Padukone to miss Cannes Film Festival

March 26, 2017 17:00 PM

Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone says she won’t be seen walking the red carpet of the prestigious Cannes Film Festival in May as she is focused on her film project Padmavati.

Kendrick Lamar takes on Trump in new song

March 26, 2017 16:55 PM

Kendrick Lamar, one of the most happening voices in hip-hop, took on both US President Donald Trump and rivals in the rap world through a new song.

Apple gets a big victory in China

March 26, 2017 16:55 PM

A Chinese court has ruled in favour of Apple in design patent disputes between the Cupertino, California company and a domestic phone-maker, overturning a ban on selling iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus phones in China, Xinhua news agency reported.

US air strike in Afghanistan kills senior Al-Qaeda leader: Pentagon

March 26, 2017 16:50 PM

WASHINGTON, March 26: A US drone strike in eastern Afghanistan on March 19 killed the senior Al-Qaeda military commander Qari Yasin, who has been linked to numerous attacks in Pakistan, the US military confirmed on Saturday.

Laptop ban hits Dubai for 1.1m weekend travellers

March 25, 2017 18:54 PM

DUBAI, 25 March: Dubai International Airport and its flag carrier Emirates began implementing a ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the US Saturday, on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year.

Kapil Sharma calls off shoot for Kapil Sharma Show

March 25, 2017 18:48 PM

MUMBAI, March 25: Looks like things are not working in Kapil Sharma’s favour these days. After a very public spat with his co-star and front-man Sunil Grover, who played one of the most loved the character Guthi in The Kapil Sharma Show–it is now being reported that the comedian had to cancel shooting due to non-availability of celebrities.

Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollution

March 25, 2017 13:48 PM

PARIS, March 25:  For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change.

UK parliament attack: Police arrest seven

March 23, 2017 18:50 PM

LONDON, March 23: The police have arrested seven people in the investigation into a lone-wolf attacker who killed five people and injured 40 before being shot dead by police near the parliament in London, Britain’s most senior counter-terrorism officer said on Thursday.

90-year-old man buried in someone else’s grave in Austria

March 23, 2017 16:40 PM

VIENNA, March 23: The grieving family just wanted to see the body one last time before his cremation. But peeking into the coffin for the final farewell they got a shock: it was someone else.

Anushka Sharma scares SRK at his house

March 22, 2017 16:25 PM

Anushka Sharma got her first co-star Shah Rukh Khan to help promote her forthcoming production Phillauri when she landed up at his residence Mannat to ‘scare’ him.

‘The Big Bang Theory’ renewed for two seasons

March 21, 2017 17:10 PM

“The Big Bang Theory” just got a big renewal from CBS and Warner Bros. Television.

Stephen Hawking to travel into space onboard Richard Branson’s spaceship

March 20, 2017 17:30 PM

The Cosmologist and Physicist, Stephen Hawking said he will leave the Earth to travel to space onboard Richard Branson’s spaceship, The Independent reported.

World’s most expensive burger sells for $10,000 for charity in Dubai

March 19, 2017 17:55 PM

DUBAI, March 19: The world’s most expensive burger has been sold for $10,000 at an auction in Dubai.

Bebo speaks up against Kangana’s nepotism allegations

March 18, 2017 17:22 PM

MUMBAI, March 18: Kareena Kapoor Khan has finally shared her thoughts on the controversy surrounding her best friend Karan Johar.