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  • I crave companionship: Khloe Kardashian 29-12-2014 05:08 PM

    Reality TV star Khloe Kardashian says she craves for companionship. The 30-year-old star talked about her love life in an interview with Cosmopolitan magazine, which also features her on the cover of its February 2015 issue. "I don't crave sex. I talked about it more openly when I was married...
  • Adele, Simon Konecki part ways? 29-12-2014 05:06 PM

    London: Singer Adele is reportedly living apart from her partner Simon Konecki, fuelling rumours that the couple has split. According to a source, Konecki, the father of their son Angelo, has reportedly returned to his 'bachelor pad', reports femalefirst.co.uk. "Simon is back at his bachelor pad. It doesn't bode well...
  • You may soon be able to turn your skin into a smartphone display 29-12-2014 04:37 PM

    New York: A wearable device that projects the image of a Android tablet on your skin will be a reality soon. Once worn on your wrist, a small light beam on the device, known as the Cicret Bracelet, would project your Android homepage right on your forearm. Basically, your arm...
  • Is there an alien 'coffin' on the Red Planet? 29-12-2014 02:50 PM

    New York: Hunters of unidentified flying objects (UFOs) have spotted an object that looks strangely like a coffin on the Martian surface. In the video posted on YouTube, spotting the alien coffin is difficult to view at first but a closer inspection reveals the intriguing anomaly, the Inquisitr reported. "This...
  • It's strange to walk in heels and swimsuit on stage: Priyanka Chopra on exclusion of swimsuit round in Miss World 29-12-2014 02:31 PM

    Mumbai: Actress and Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra says she was lucky not to have a swimsuit round during the competition as she finds it strange to walk in bikini on stage. The organisers of The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, have removed swimsuit...
  • I am going to be entertaining and I'm going to fill the screen with masti: Ajaz Khan on 'Bigg Boss' entry 29-12-2014 02:20 PM

    Mumbai: Actor and 'Bigg Boss 7' participant Ajaz Khan, who will be seen making his entry in the ongoing season of the reality TV show, says that he will try to be 'decent, cultured and respectful' and will 'ensure that nothing cheap happens'. Ajaz is the part of 'Bigg Boss...
  • Over 10 crore Pakistan mobile subscribers may lose connections 29-12-2014 02:09 PM

    Islamabad: A huge number of pre-paid mobile phone users in Pakistan may lose their connections since telecom operators have expressed their "inability" to re-verify the subscribers within a 28-day deadline set by the government. The telecom operators had sought 150-200 more days for completion of the re-verification process. Otherwise, they...
  • Priyanka Chopra: Happy that I didn't have swimsuit round during Miss World 2000 29-12-2014 01:28 PM

    Mumbai: Actress and Miss World 2000 Priyanka Chopra says she was lucky not to have a swimsuit round during the competition as she finds it strange to walk in bikini on stage. The organisers of The Miss World contest, which has been an annual feature since 1951, have removed swimsuit...
  • Any film worth a debate is a good film: Boman Irani on 'PK' controversy 29-12-2014 12:53 PM

    Mumbai: Reacting to the controversies surrounding Rajkumar Hirani's latest release 'PK', actor Boman Irani says people need to respect the viewpoint of the makers. "People may agree and may even disagree but then they have to respect it (the concept of 'PK') because we are also respecting their view," Boman,...
  • 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' to premier at British Royal Family Gala 29-12-2014 12:44 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Tina Desai is elated that her Hollywood project 'The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel' has been chosen to be screened at a gala for Britain's Royal Family next year. The entire cast, including Dev Patel and Tina Desai, will be in attendance at the London gala Feb 17....
  • Actress Taapsee Pannu to visit Uttar Pradesh to research for her upcoming film 'Agra Ka Daabra' 29-12-2014 10:05 AM

    New Delhi: Actress Taapsee Pannu is planning to travel to Agra to do research work for her role in the upcoming movie "Agra Ka Daabra". She will be seen playing a young Muslim girl in the film, which also stars Ayushmann Khurrana. "I was recently chatting up with a friend...
  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad complains against Aamir Khan's 'PK' 29-12-2014 09:53 AM

    New Delhi: The VHP has said Aamir Khan's movie "PK" has several scenes that hurt religious sentiments of Hindus and has written to the information and broadcasting ministry demanding a curb on such movies and "changing the character of the censor board". In a letter to the ministry, the Vishwa...
  • Aerial search operations to find missing AirAsia flight QZ8501 with 162 people on board resumes 29-12-2014 07:08 AM

    Jakarta: Search and rescue operation for the AirAsia plane that went missing on Sunday with 162 people on board resumed on Monday morning, rescuer said. "Some plane and helicopters have moved to the waters where the jetliner was believed to have lost since 05.30 am," Ahmad Toha, official in charge...
  • Yearender 2014: How the year witnessed a role reversal of fashion, films 28-12-2014 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Films and fashion go hand in hand and their relationship went a step forward in the year gone by,with designers going behind the camera to make movies and film stars taking to scissors and measuring tapes to showcase their expertise in designing. If Vikram Phadnis crossed over to...
  • Michael Carrick set for new contract at Manchester United 28-12-2014 04:59 PM

    London: Manchester United will activate a one-year extension of Michael Carrick's 130,000 pound-a-week contract to keep the midfielder at Old Trafford beyond the summer. Carrick agreed to the clause when he signed a two-year deal in 2013 and has expressed a wish to stay, reports dailymail.co.uk. The 33-year-old has been...
  • 'Solid Patels' to hit 550 screens in North America 28-12-2014 04:48 PM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Saurabh Varma's 'Solid Patels' will release in 550 screens in North America alone. The film's teaser was released recently and the new Hindi movie has already managed to generate interest in some overseas territories. "We are thrilled by the feedback the teaser has received, although we know that...
  • Aamir Khan-starrer 'PK' crosses Rs 200 crore in India 28-12-2014 04:41 PM

    New Delhi: 'PK', a film that "stirs thought and discussion", continues to perform well at the Indian box office. It has earned Rs.214.14 crore so far. Featuring Aamir as an alien, the film takes a hard hitting swipe at organised religion, god and godmen. Vinod Chopra Films and Rajkumar Hirani...
  • These 3 apps can help you keep your New Year's resolutions 28-12-2014 04:39 PM

    Washington: Do you find keeping New Year's resolutions a Herculean task? Download these apps. A trio of apps called Lift, Workflow and Hours will help you keep your resolutions, the Washington Post reported. The Lift app offers a menu of self-improvement, which helps to set priorities for each day. Lift...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo becomes Luke Shaw's landlord 28-12-2014 04:34 PM

    London: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has become a landlord to Manchester United's teenaged defender Luke Shaw. The 19-year-old, who was bought by Manchester United for a whopping 30 million pounds from Southampton, rents Ronaldo's plush five-bedroom mansion in Alderley, Cheshire. According to Mirror Online, the Portugal international has kept...
  • Here's how Google Glass can help mothers monitor newborns 28-12-2014 04:33 PM

    Washington: A US hospital is set to use Google Glass to enable mothers stay in contact with their newborns even after the infants are shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The experiment is to be conducted at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston next week, Glass Almanac, the leading...
  • A new app that lets you take 3D photos with your iPhone 28-12-2014 04:03 PM

    New York: A new app that allows iPhone 6 users to take 360-degree pictures of objects and then show them as 3D photographs is here. Called 3DAround, the app made by Swiss software company Dacuda takes pictures that are not just 3-dimensional, but interactive. Free to download, the app was...
  • Surprising to see Australians drop so many catches: Virat Kohli 28-12-2014 03:54 PM

    Melbourne: India's premier batsman Virat Kohli on Sunday said, it was unusual to see Australia drop so many catches. Kohli (169) and Ajinkya Rahane (147), primary beneficiaries of Australia's generosity, scored fine centuries to help India launch an inspired reply to the home team's huge first innings score of 530,...
  • Facebook apologises after its 'Year in Review' app stirs up sad memories 28-12-2014 03:46 PM

    New York: Facebook has apologised for the grief its "Year in Review" app caused some of its users while dishing out good memories along with the bad ones. The social working site compiled a "Year in Review" video for every user, allowing them to reminisce over the highlights of the...
  • Ryan Harris laments Australia's poor fielding 28-12-2014 03:43 PM

    Melbourne: Pacer Ryan Harris said on Sunday, the dropped catches stopped Australia from taking control of the the third Test after day three at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). Harris picked up four wickets for 69 to help Australia restrict India to 462 for eight, but they could have halted...
  • New Chelsea contract for John Terry a 'formality': Jose Mourinho 28-12-2014 03:37 PM

    London: Skipper John Terry will sign a one-year extension to his Chelsea contract after Jose Mourinho revealed that it is now "a formality". The 34-year-old will be a leading contender for the PFA Player of the Year award after some outstanding displays at the heart of defence, reports dailymail.co.uk. Mourinho...
  • Shane Warne has been on my back for years: Mitchell Starc 28-12-2014 01:46 PM

    Melbourne: Left-arm pacer Mitchell Starc has hit back at former compatriot and legendary Australian spinner Shane Warne, saying he has been at his back for years and he was not worried by his criticisms any more. "Warnie's been on my back for years, so I'm not too worried about it,"...
  • Telugu star Mahesh Babu refuses to go shirtless for Koratala Siva's upcoming film 'Srimanthudu' 28-12-2014 01:41 PM

    Chennai: Mahesh Babu, who is against going shirtless in his films, has once again refused to do it for his tentatively titled Telugu movie "Srimanthudu" despite being requested by the director. Shruti Haasan is paired with Mahesh in "Srimanthudu", directed by Koratala Siva. "Director Siva wanted Mahesh to sport his...
  • Filmmaker R Kannan registers title 'Adiye Kantha', a dialogue from cult classic 'Ratha Kanneer', for his upcoming movie 28-12-2014 01:37 PM

    Chennai: Tamil filmmakers are cashing in on popular dialogues and songs as their films' titles. Filmmaker R. Kannan has registered the title "Adiye Kantha", a popular dialogue from cult classic "Ratha Kanner", for his next film. "I'm in the process of completing the script work of the film. It's a...
  • Vivaan is an actor for living; he did what he had to do, I'm doing what I want to: Imaad Shah 28-12-2014 01:36 PM

    Pune: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah's son Imaad is busy finding a vestibule for his band Madboy/Mink's entry into Hindi filmdom. He says the band has transformed him into a 'part-time' actor. "I'm a part-time actor. My focus is on producing music and finding a foothold in the film industry," the...
  • 'Harry Potter' star David Ryall passes away at 79 28-12-2014 01:28 PM

    London: British actor David Ryall, best known for playing Elphias Doge in 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' , died at the age of 79. He died on Christmas Thursday. 'Sherlock' writer and actor Mark Gatiss confirmed the news on social media Saturday, reports variety.com. "The great...