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  • Kailash Kher, Kargil, Kargil Vijay Diwas, Soldier

    Spending days with Kargil warriors was life changing: Kailash Kher

    Singer-composer Kailash Kher says he had a life-changing experience when he spent a few days with the soldiers from Kargil. Kailash on Tuesday -- a day before the Kargil Vijay Diwas -- took to Twitter and shared a photograph of himself with the soldiers. In the photograph, he is seen singing on a mic, while actor Randeep Hooda and the soldiers are seen dancing near him. The two celebrities went to Dras, Kargil last week to celebrate the Vijay Diwas and express

    Music | July 26, 2017
  • Brian McFadden

    Westlife singer Brian to join Boyzone on anniversary celebrations

    Pop band Boyzone might be joined by former Westlife singer Brian McFadden for their anniversary celebrations. It has been 25 years since the Irish band released their breakthrough single Love me for a reason, and they are set to mark the occasion with a summer tour. Boyzone's Ronan Keating, Mikey Graham, Keith Duffy and Shane Lynch have been operating as a four-piece since their bandmate Steven Gately tragically passed away in 2009. But it seems there will be five

    Music | July 26, 2017
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    Neuroticism may be linked with long life

    Individuals with higher levels of neuroticism -- a personality trait associated with negative emotions -- are likely to have longer lifespan and lower risk of mortality, regardless of their health conditions, a study has claimed. Persons with high levels of neuroticism are more likely to experience negative emotions -- including irritability, frustration, nervousness, worry, and guilt -- compared with those who have lower levels of neuroticism. "Our findings are important because they suggest that being high in neuroticism

    Science and Tech | July 24, 2017
  • Digital holograms, 3D images, NASA, alien

    3D holography may help spot alien life

    Digital holograms - 3D images recorded using lasers - may be our best bet for finding alien life, scientists say. No probe since NASA's Viking program in the late 1970s has explicitly searched for extraterrestrial life. Rather, the focus has been on finding water. Saturn's icy moon Enceladus has a lot of water, but even if life does exist there in some microbial fashion, the difficulty for scientists on Earth is identifying those microbes from 790 million miles away. "It's harder to distinguish

    Science and Tech | July 23, 2017
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    Tree BMC officials found healthy in February takes life of woman

    The same Mother Nature that tenders us can be a deadly force. During a routine leisurely walk on Friday, a woman in Mumbai's Chembur area lost her life after being struck by a falling coconut tree. The incident happened after a spell of rains. The incident was caught on a nearby security camera. In the video, the victim, Kanchan Nath, is seen in a blue T-shirt and black trousers, when the tree comes crashing on her. Kanchan falls on the ground

    Cities | July 22, 2017
  • I've encountered racism all my life: Nawazuddin Siddiqui

    Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the ebony-complexioned superstar of Bollywood whom every producer wants to sign at any cost. He is barely out of one highly-lauded role in "Mom" when hes already looking at another crowd-pleasing role as a hoodlum dancer in "Munna Michael". Many consider Nawazuddin to be one of the finest, if not the finest actor of Hindi cinema today. Therefore when he speaks the world listens. Last week after casting director Sanjay Chouhan spoke about how co-actors cast with Nawazuddin have

    Interviews | July 21, 2017
  • Puri Jagannadh, Drug racket, Media

    News channels destroyed my life: Puri Jagannadh

    Telugu filmmaker Puri Jagannadh, who was quizzed by Telangana's excise officials probing a drug racket, has lashed out at television news channels, saying they destroyed his life. After nearly a day-long questioning by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday, the well-known director posted a video on his Twitter account to vent his feelings. Denying any links with the accused arrested in this case, he said the channels ran special programmes to sensationalise things "knowingly or unknowingly".

    Southern Cinema | July 20, 2017
  • 'Lipstick Under My Burkha': Lifelike and Irrepressible

    Film: "Lipstick Under My Burkha Director: Alankrita Shrivastav; Cast: Ratna Pathak Shah, Konkona Sen Sharma, Sushant Singh, Shashank Arora, Vikrant Massey, Ahana Kumra, Plabita Borthakur, Rating: ***1/2 The much-awaited "Lipstick Under My Burkha" is a bold and brutally honest film about the unbridled dreams of four women, trapped in their lives owing to societal norms and stereotypes. Set in a middle-class mohalla (locality) in Bhopal, the film centres around the lives of the four protagonists - Usha Parmar aka Buaji, (Ratna Pathak Shah),

    Reviews | July 20, 2017
  • Conscience

    Learning the ways of life

    “The value of life is not in its duration, but in its donation. You are not important because of how long you live, you are important because of how effective you live” - Myles Munroe. A quote which always reminds us that we are defined by our actions and what we do rather than what we preach. In today’s industrialised world, the value system has degraded to such an extent, especially in India, that it is painful to admit that our

    Features | July 20, 2017
  • Saiyami Kher, Mirzya, Pooja Gor

    Saiyami Kher, Pooja Gor run for healthy life

    "Mirzya" famed Saiyami Kher and TV actress Pooja Gor have made running part of their lives and plan to take up the next challenge of running a half-marathon. "I challenged myself to maintain consistency with a target of running of 10 kilometres which I would like to do in 60 minutes and a half-marathon. My main focus is Mumbai Half-Marathon right now," Saiyami told IANS. Pooja, who rose to fame with TV shows like "Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya"

    Television | July 19, 2017