Free smartphones to be distributed on August 12 in Punjab

Chandigarh, The Punjab government said Monday it will start distributing smartphones to students for free on August 12. To avoid large gatherings, the launch of the distribution scheme will be organised …

Uttar Pradesh:Thief flees police custody in Noida, probe ordered

Noida ,  A suspected thief fled from the lockup of a police station in Uttar Pradesh’s Noida soon after his arrest on Monday, officials said. Dhirendra Kumar alias Monu fled from …

Sachin Pilot meets Rahul Gandhi, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra amid hints of breakthrough

New Delhi,  Ahead of the crucial Rajasthan assembly session from August 14, rebel Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Monday met party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra here, amidst indications …

Patanjali considering bidding for Indian Premier League title sponsorship

New Delhi, Aug 10  Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Ayurved is considering to bid for the title sponsorship of the upcoming Indian Premier League (IPL), according to a company official. The slot of …

Cop killed as teen rams car into patrol vehicle

New Delhi, Aug 10  A constable was killed and another injured after a speeding car driven by an inebriated man rammed into their patrolling vehicle in north Delhi in the early …

Quarantine time has been a ‘blessing’: Priyanka Chopra Jonas

Los Angeles, Aug 9 Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas says she is counting her blessings in quarantine as she realises that she is in a “good spot” compared to so many people …

Actor Robert Pattinson lied to Christopher Nolan about The Batman’ audition

Dublin,  Actor Robert Pattinson has revealed that he lied to his Tenet director Christopher Nolan to make it to the screen test for Matt Reeves’ superhero movie The Batman . In …

Ben Affleck to direct film about ‘Chinatown’ making

Los Angeles,  Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck is set to direct a movie that will explore the making of Roman Polanski’s crime classic “Chinatown”. The film, set up at Paramount, is based on …

Robert Downey Jr, Team Downey team up with Apple TV Plus for new series

Los Angeles, Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr’s production banner Team Downey is collaborating with streamer Apple TV Plus for a new series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the show has received …

At this stage of my life, I’m looking for projects I enjoy,says Naseeruddin Shah

New Delhi, Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah says he accepts projects purely on instinct but off late, he has started looking for parts where he can enjoy himself, irrespective of the length …

Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival postponed to 2021 due to virus pandemic

Mumbai, The organisers of Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival on Tuesday announced that its 22nd edition has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) …

Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister gives him rakhi tribute: You’ll always be our pride

Mumbai,Actor Sushant Singh Rajput’s sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Monday remembered the late star on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan and said he will always remain special. Shweta took to Instagram …

Amitabh Bachchan tests negative for coronavirus, discharged from hospital

Mumbai,  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has tested negative for COVID-19 and has been discharged from the hospital, son Abhishek Bachchan shared on Sunday. Amitabh, 77, and Abhishek were admitted to Nanavati hospital …

Only prayers remain:Amitabh Bachchan on Amar Singh’s passing away

Mumbai, Aug 2  Megastar Amitabh Bachchan paid tributes to close friend and Rajya Sabha MP Amar Singh, cherishing the close bond they shared. Singh passed away on Saturday following a prolonged …

Actor Courteney Cox to reprise her Scream’ role in reboot

Los Angeles, Aug 1 Actor Courtney Cox is returning as news reporter Gale Weathers in the upcoming Scream reboot. The “Friends” star confirmed her casting in an Instagram post on Friday.I …