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Bollywood Choreographer Saroj Khan Dies At 71

Published On: July 3, 2020 02:13 PM NPT By: Agencies

Veteran Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, who mentored generations of actors and was fondly known as "Masterji", died early this morning. She was admitted to Mumbai's Guru Nanak Hospital on June 20 after complaining of difficulty in breathing and died of cardiac arrest. She was 71.

China's NPC endorses new law on safeguarding national security in Hong Kong

Published On: June 30, 2020 08:45 PM NPT By: Agencies

BEIJING, June 30: Chinese lawmakers have voted to adopt the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), media reports said.

At least 20 India soldiers killed in clash with Chinese forces in Ladakh

Published On: June 17, 2020 07:55 AM NPT By: Agencies

NEW DELHI, June 17: At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces in Ladakh in the disputed Kashmir region, Indian Army said on Tuesday.

India-Nepal ties are unbreakable, says India's Defence Minister Rajnath Singh

Published On: June 15, 2020 09:25 PM NPT By: Agencies

KATHMANDU, June 15: Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said that any misunderstanding between India and Nepal will be sorted through dialogue.

Sushant Singh Rajput commits suicide

Published On: June 14, 2020 04:25 PM NPT By: Agencies

Sushant Singh Rajput’s sudden death is yet to register among his fans and colleagues. The actor died by suicide on Sunday. Earlier this month, the actor had shared a post dedicated to his late mother on Instagram.

Pakistan Army Chief meets Afghan President

Published On: June 10, 2020 07:30 AM NPT By: Agencies

KABUL, June 10:  Pakistani Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa arrived in Afghanistan’s Kabul on Tuesday.

China issues white paper on country's battle against COVID-19

Published On: June 7, 2020 09:55 PM NPT By: Agencies

BEIJING, June 7: China has issued a white paper entitled "Fighting COVID-19: China in Action" on the country's battle against COVID-19.

China completed its first Mount Everest airborne gravity survey: report

Published On: June 2, 2020 09:01 PM NPT By: Agencies

KATHMANDU, June 2: China completed its first high-precision airborne gravity survey for Mount Everest and its surrounding region as the aircraft of the mission safely returned to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet, media reports said on Tuesday.

It may take two to three months for scientists to calculate and release exact height of Mount Everest: China

Published On: May 27, 2020 09:59 PM NPT By: Agencies

KATHMANDU, May 27: It may take two to three months for scientists to calculate and release the exact height of Mount Everest, China's state-owned Xinhua News Agency said on Wednesday referring to the Ministry of Natural Resources of China.

John Abraham to produce Hindi remake of Malayalam hit Ayyappanum Koshiyum'

Published On: May 27, 2020 10:01 AM NPT By: Agencies

Actor-producer John Abraham's banner JA Entertainment has acquired the Hindi remake rights of Malayalam action thriller Ayyappanum Koshiyum, the makers announced on Tuesday.

Let's say it's quite possible: Anushka Sharma on Paatal Lok' season two

Published On: May 26, 2020 09:16 AM NPT By: Agencies

Paatal Lok has been the breakout show of the year and actor-producer Anushka Sharma says though it is too early to comment, the team would love to take viewers back to the darkly twisted universe created by longtime collaborator Sudip Sharma in a follow-up season.

Raaj Shaandilyaa writing his next for 'Dream Girl' collaborator Ayushmann Khurrana

Published On: May 24, 2020 02:52 PM NPT By: Agencies

Writer-director Raaj Shaandilyaa says he is looking forward to reuniting with actor Ayushmann Khurrana for a massy entertainer after "Dream Girl".

Salma Hayek says daughter Valentina may follow in her acting footsteps

Published On: May 24, 2020 02:44 PM NPT By: Agencies

Hollywood star Salma Hayek says her daughter Valentina Pinault is a talented 12 year old who wants to be a director and star as a lead in a film one day.

Steven Soderbergh wrote Sex, Lies, and Videotape' sequel in lockdown

Published On: May 23, 2020 03:02 PM NPT By: Agencies

Director Steven Soderbergh has revealed that he has finished writing the sequel to his iconic 1989 film Sex, Lies, And Videotape during the coronavirus-led lockdown.

Lorde says third album on its way

Published On: May 23, 2020 10:10 AM NPT By: Agencies

Singer-songwriter Lorde has informed fans that she is coming up with new music three years after the release of her critically acclaimed album Melodrama.

Meditated with Nunchaku to overcome Addison's disease, says Sushmita Sen

Published On: May 19, 2020 03:38 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actor Sushmita Sen has opened up about her struggle with the autoimmune condition called Addison's disease, which she fought overtime through Nunchaku workout sessions.

Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife sends legal notice for divorce

Published On: May 19, 2020 03:31 PM NPT By: Agencies

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui's wife Aaliya Siddiqui has sent a legal notice to the actor claiming maintenance and divorce.

Entertainment industry will figure a way to be pandemic-proof to an extent: Anil Kapoor

Published On: May 18, 2020 04:55 PM NPT By: Agencies

As the world struggles to contain the spread of the coronavirus, actor Anil Kapoor says he is confident that the Indian film industry will chalk out a "pandemic-proof" plan to function and be safe at the same time.

TV actor Manmeet Grewal commits suicide

Published On: May 17, 2020 02:46 PM NPT By: Agencies

TV actor Manmeet Grewal, who worked on shows like "Aadat Se Majboor" and "Kuldeepak", committed suicide after struggling with dwindling finances amid lockdown

American Idol' renewed for season four by ABC

Published On: May 16, 2020 02:58 PM NPT By: Agencies

Broadcasting company ABC has renewed singing reality show American Idol for a fourth season. The news comes ahead of the current season's live finale on Sunday.