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  • Controversies, progressive themes or 'cop out'? What makes Kamal Haasan the greatest artiste of our times November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: It was the year 1990, when this writer first saw critically-acclaimed actor Kamal Haasan on the big screen. It was in a crowded theatre in Maharashtra, this 4-year-old had watched 'Appu Raja' with her parents. I don't remember a lot, nor did I understand much of that film; only...
  • Love in my DNA now and that is what I consume and feel: Rekha October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Her radiant beauty and graceful demeanour have for years made her fans wonder what she eats to look the way she does. It's love, says Rekha, who will be seen on the silver screen as 'Super Naani' soon. "I consume love," the actress told veteran film critic Bhawana Somaaya...
  • BJP launches campaign aimed at 'Mission 60 plus' in Haryana October 9, 2014

    Chandigarh: The BJP which is eyeing a majority government in Haryana has launched a high-pitched poll campaign by pressing its top leadership into campaigning to realise its target of "Mission 60 plus" seats in the State. While Prime Minister Modi during his three visits has already addressed eight public meetings covering...
  • Strong California quake causes injuries, damage historic buildings August 24, 2014

    Napa (California): The largest earthquake to hit the San Francisco Bay Area in 25 years sent scores of people to hospitals, ignited fires, damaged multiple historic buildings and knocked out power to tens of thousands in California's wine country on Sunday. The 6.0magnitude earthquake that struck at 3:20 AM about 6...
  • People under the age group of 60 will get pension: Inder Singh Namdhar August 8, 2014

    Former Jharkhand Assembly Speaker Inder Singh Namdhari on Friday alleged several people under 60 years of age were being benefited from the old age pension scheme in Palamu district. "The old age pension scheme is eligible for 60yearold people and above. But when I checked the list in Gahuganva village in...
  • Upendra Namburi does it again with wellcrafted '60 minutes' August 3, 2014

    There are very few books that can make me sit straight and finish them in a single go. Two Indian authors who manage to do so time and again when it comes to corporate thrillers/drama are Ravi Subramanian and Upendra Namburi. I remember reading Upendra Namburi's 31 when it...
  • It was great love and it was true heartbreak: Kylie Minogue on former beau Michael Hutchence July 12, 2014

    Los Angeles: Tears welled up in singer Kylie Minogue's eyes when she spoke about her former beau and rock star Michael Hutchence, whom she dated 25 years ago. She spoke about her lost relationship in an upcoming episode of "60 Minutes". She has said that her bold move to be with...
  • Decommissioned INS Vikrant sold for Rs 60 crore April 8, 2014

    Mumbai: The decommissioned aircraft carrier of the Indian Navy, INS Vikrant, which played an important role in the 1971 Indo-Pak war, has been sold for Rs 60 crore. "The auction process of INS Vikrant was completed last week and a company named IB Commercial Pvt Ltd won the bid," said a...
  • 'Club 60' celebrates its 100-day run in select theatres April 3, 2014

    'Club 60' celebrated 100 days at the box office and director Sanjay Tripathy credits word of mouth publicity for the success. "It is a great experience to have your first film run for hundred days purely on audience support. We didn't have a big star cast, no big publicity budget. What...
  • Two days before Farooque Sheikh's birth anniversary, Team 'Club 60' celebrates 100 days of run March 24, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Club 60', late Farooque Sheikh's last movie, has completed a run of over 100 days in theatres. Its team got together for a celebration party, says director Sanjay Tripathy. The party was held here Sunday evening. "The film is still running in PVR Cinemas and Cinemax. We had a small celebration...
  • Hockey to become 60-minute game from September 1 March 20, 2014

    Lausanne: The international hockey federation (FIH) on Thursday introduced major changes to the structure of the sport including reducing the 70-minute game to 60 minutes comprising four 15-minute quarters instead of two 35-minute halves. The changes will come into effect from September 1. After the first and third quarters there will...
  • Bajaj plans to launch its four-wheeler 'autorickshaw' RE60; expected to be priced around Rs 2 lakh February 24, 2014

    Mumbai: It's got four wheels and seatbelts, but Bajaj Auto, the creator of India's first quadricycle, would rather you didn't call it a car. Bajaj Auto is marketing the RE60 as a more stable and comfortable alternative to the three-wheeled autorickshaws ubiquitous on India's roads even though it looks like a...
  • 'D Day to 'David': 10 films which deserved more appreciation at the box office December 31, 2013

    Mumbai: Episodic film 'David' or heartwrenching motherdaughter drama 'Mai' or rare medical thriller 'Ankur Arora Murder Case' are some of the cinematically superlative films, but they failed to click at the box office. Here is a list of 10 such films that deserved better viewership and appreciation than what they got: David:...
  • Farooq Sheikh was a foodie, says 'Club 60' director Sanjay Tripathy December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Sanjay Tripathy, who directed late actor Farooque Sheikh's last Bollywood release 'Club 60', remembers him as a "warm person", who was a foodie and even spread cheer on the sets by bringing scrumptious biryani. 'Club 60', released Dec 6, received critical acclaim. Tripathy, a firsttime director, says he had a...
  • Mohanlal to work in a biopic on alleged RAW spy December 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Tripathi, whose 'Club 60' has opened to rave reviews, is now working on his second film. It would be a biopic on the life Rabinder Singh, the RAW agent accused of spying who disappeared while under surveillance for spying activity. "I became interested in the case when I...
  • 'Club 60' director's next is a biopic on alleged RAW spy December 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Tripathi, whose 'Club 60' has opened to rave reviews, is now working on his second film. It would be a biopic on the life Rabinder Singh, the RAW agent accused of spying who disappeared while under surveillance for spying activity. "I became interested in the case when I...
  • Director Sanjay Tripathi unsure of commercial success of 'Club 60' December 9, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sanjay Tripathi is happy that his directorial debut 'Club 60' has got a positive response and that word of mouth is helping the film in getting more viewership. Featuring Farooque Sheikh, Satish Shah, Tinnu Anand, Raghuveer Yadav, Sarika, the film was released this Friday along with 'R...Rajkumar'. Tripathi told...
  • Now Showing: Rajeev Masand reviews 'R...Rajkumar', 'Club 60', 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' December 6, 2013

    This week CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand reviews Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha starrer 'R...Rajkumar', 'Club 60' and 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire'. he also speaks to Shraddha Kapoor. ...
  • 'Club 60' review: The film is a rather dull affair in the end December 6, 2013

    Cast: Farooque Shaikh, Sarika, Raghuveer Yadav, Sharat Saxena, Satish Shah, Tinnu Anand Director: Sanjay Tripathy 'Club 60', starring Farooque Shaikh and Sarika, drives an unmistakably heartfelt message home. This is a story about accepting the hand fate has dealt you and making the most out of life. The actors play a...
  • Sarika is an outstanding performer: Farooq Sheikh November 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Veteran actor Farooq Sheikh is all praise for his 'Club 60' costar Sarika and says that she is one of the best performers he has ever worked with. Farooq, 65, and Sarika, 52, have shared the screen space together for the first time in debutante director Sanjay Tripathy's sliceoflife...
  • Volvo launches new S60, XC60 versions; prices start at Rs 29.90 lakh October 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Volvo Auto India today launched new updated versions of its two top selling models in India S60 and XC60 priced between Rs 29.90 lakh and Rs 46.55 lakh (exshowroom Delhi). While the sedan S60 model would be retailed between Rs 29.90 lakh...
  • 60-year-old man gets 10 year rigorous imprisonment for rape September 13, 2013

    Vadodara: A 60-year-old man was sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court for repeatedly raping a teenage girl. District and Sessions judge Rasida M Vora awarded the sentence Thursday to Sidique Umar Chauhan, a resident of Hadmadiya village in Kodinar Taluka of Junagadh district. He was also slapped with...
  • Maharashtra: 6 women Naxals killed in police encounter July 7, 2013

    Gadchiroli: Six suspected Naxal were killed in an encounter by Maharashtra Police in Gadchiroli district on Sunday morning. The officials also succeeded in recovering arms and ammunition including 1 carbine, one 303 rifle, some countrymade guns and grenades from the terror group. "One of the parties of the C60 Commando Force...
  • Bajaj may launch passenger vehicle RE60 before fiscalend July 4, 2013

    Hyderabad: Bajaj Auto, the world's largest threewheeler maker, expects to launch its fourwheeled passenger carrier RE60 by end of the current financial year. "The draft gazette notification (for the fourwheeled vehicle) has gone to the law ministry. After the law ministry, it will get published in the government papers. After...
  • My book is about the Everest mountaineers' motivation: Sumati Nagrath May 29, 2013

    Sumathi Nagrath, author of 'Incredible Ascents to Everest', joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the 60th anniversary of the first successful Everest climb. Q. What is going through your mind when you writing a book? Asked by: eega A. That to some extent depends on...
  • Bajaj Auto's RE60 gets mixed responses from industry April 30, 2013

    Mumbai: The emergence of a new class of 4wheelers has split the auto industry wide open. Even as countries like Singapore have expressed interest in Bajaj Auto's 4wheeler the RE60, auto makers like Tata Motors say the move towards quadricycles is regressive. Rajiv Bajaj hits back saying car makers are forcing...
  • Japan's imperial couple to visit India around autumn April 25, 2013

    Tokyo/New Delhi: Japan's Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko will visit India, probably around autumn, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two countries, media reports said. The imperial couple has been invited by the Indian government. Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga made the announcement, the media reports....
  • Bajaj Auto to roll out 5,000 units of RE60 4seater quadricycle April 6, 2013

    Mumbai: Bajaj Auto said it plans to roll out 5,000 units of its muchdelayed fourseater "quadricycle" codenamed RE60 from its Aurangabad plant. The company plans to roll out 5,000 units a month, to begin with, Bajaj Auto's Managing Director Rajiv Bajaj said, adding that though it has an inprinciple goahead from...
  • 60inch Apple iTV to be launched this year: Analyst April 4, 2013

    New York: It's no secret that Apple wants to get into the living room by making its own TV set, and there have been plenty of rumours and reports about how and when it's going to happen. Now, an analyst says he's learned that the set will go on sale late...