New Delhi, Oct. 10
Tendulkar has 16 brands riding on him. In fact, his retirement plans were already factored in his current endorsement deals, say those associated with him. His annual fee is estimated at Rs 4-5 crore per endorsement. »
Mumbai, Oct 10
Twitter was abuzz with farewell messages to the Master Blaster, as the Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar announced his retirement on Thursday. Sanjay Manjrekar »
Washington, Oct 7
Leading industrialist Ratan Tata has been inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in the US for his outstanding contributions to industrial development in India and acr...
Pune, Oct 1
Actor Sanjay Dutt today left the Yerawada jail here for Mumbai on a 14-day leave sanctioned to him on eligibility criteria, jail authorities said.
Dutt, serving sentence under the Arms Ac...
New york, Sept 24
US President Barack Obama has said that he stopped smoking out of fear of his wife, in an unwitting admission captured by a loose microphone.The US leader, taking part in an event on the si...
New Delhi, Sept 16
Veteran Bollywood actor Dilip Kumar was admitted to a hospital in India’s western city of Mumbai after he complained of chest pains, news reports said on Monday. The 90-year-old actor wh...
Los Angeles, Sept 14
Hollywood writer-director-actor Woody Allen will be honoured with the Cecil B DeMille Award at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards to be held in January next year. Allen, 77, has written...
September 12, 2013
Santosh, the son of a poor Bihari construction worker in Bangalore, is an assistant chef at the Hilton International in the Garden City. Lalcha, the son of a Manipuri worker living in a city slum,...
London, Sept 11
Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan was the guest of honour at a reception hosted by British Prime Minister David Cameron’s wife, Samantha Cameron at their official residence for a charity initiativ...
Los Angeles, Sept 6
Angelina Jolie is to receive an Honorary Oscar in recognition of her humanitarian work, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences said on Thursday. Jolie, who was appointed as a sp...
Mumbai, Oct 10
It’s finally official. Sachin Tendulkar will retire after his 200th Test match next month. It will be a special moment for the Master Blaster as he takes guard on his home ground, Mum...
New Delhi, Oct 10
Sachin Tendulkar, regarded as the greatest batsman in contemporary cricket, today called it quits from Test cricket, announcing his retirement after his 200th match against the West Indies next mo...
October 3, 2013
Celebrities in the news are whetting the appetite for biographies and autobiographies.
Kolkata, Sept 30
Shahrukh Khan may soon become the “goodwill ambassador” of the Republic of Korea.
According to Joon-gyu Lee, Ambassador of Republic of Korea to India, Khan has accepted a proposal from th...
September 19, 2013
As the hullabaloo over Zubin Mehta’s concert in Kashmir fades from public memory, some newspaper and magazine columnists have presented an interesting perspective on the event to ponder over. The...
Kolkata, Sept 16
A lady holding a tanpura with a large bindi on her forehead, marks the pictorial representation of Carnatic vocalist, MS Subbulakshmi. Google has marked the 97th birth anniversary of Sub...
Portland, Sept 13
Ray Dolby, an American inventor and audio pioneer who founded Dolby Laboratories, has died at the age of 80.
The company said yesterday that Dolby died in his home at San Francisco. He ha...
Chennai, Sept. 11
Soil scientist K. Prabhakaran Nair has been invited for a record fifth time to contribute a chapter to “Advances in Agronomy”, the magnum opus of agricultural science. The...
New Delhi, Sept 9
The first trailer of the highly anticipated Tamil period film “Kochadaiyaan
” starring superstar Rajinikanth has been unveil...
London, Sept 1
Veteran British journalist and broadcaster Sir David Frost has died after a heart attack at the age of 74.
A family statement said he had been giving a speech aboard the cruise ship Queen...