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  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' 04-04-2014 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario'. The 31-year-old actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reported Variety. The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Amitabh Bachchan lends his voice for the opening episode of the show 22-03-2014 06:01 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice for the opening episode of the action-adventure show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster' starts tonight. Big B will be introducing director Rohit Shetty, who is the host of this season, sources said. Bachchan had done...
  • Legal action against those sending objectionable messages on cellphones during polls 14-03-2014 08:11 PM

    Legal action will be taken against those who send objectionable or provocative messages on mobile phone during electioneering. "A helpline for informing authorities about objectionable messages has been started and swift action on complaints will be taken in view of the Model Code of Conduct ahead of the Lok Sabha...
  • Action Jackson: Ajay Devgn is a star with no attitude, says Yaami Gautam 05-03-2014 11:27 AM

    Mumbai: 'Vicky Donor' actress Yaami Gautam, who is sharing screen space with senior actor Ajay Devgn in 'Action Jackson', says he may be a star but he works without giving any attitude. "The shooting for 'Action Jackson' is still going on and I had a great experience shooting with Ajay...
  • Sugar mill, distillery, dairy plant to be inspected if they discharge effluents into Ganga 13-02-2014 12:14 AM

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and its Uttar Pradesh unit to inspect a sugar mill, a distillery and a dairy plant on whether they were discharging effluents into the Ganga river. The NGT was inquiring into whether the Simbhaoli Sugar Mills...
  • I have no idea: Ajay Devgn on 'Action Jackson' title controversy 12-02-2014 06:59 AM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Ajay Devgn, who shies away from dancing, says he couldn't escape 'Action Jackson' director Prabhudheva, who made him shake a leg in two songs. "Prabhu made me work really hard for the film. He made me dance, which I generally run away from," Ajay told IANS. "I have...
  • There's no escaping dance in 'Action Jackson': Ajay Devgn 11-02-2014 03:16 PM

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Ajay Devgn, who shies away from dancing, says he couldn't escape 'Action Jackson' director Prabhudheva, who made him shake a leg in two songs. "Prabhu made me work really hard for the film. He made me dance, which I generally run away from," Ajay told IANS. "I have...
  • Odisha boat tragedy toll reaches 28, probe ordered 11-02-2014 12:04 AM

    The toll in Sunday's boat tragedy in Odisha rose to 28 Monday, with rescuers retrieving more bodies, officials said. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik ordered an inquiry into the tragedy and announced an ex-gratia grant of Rs 1.5 lakh to the kin of the dead. "Seventeen bodies were retrieved today (Monday)....
  • Akshay and I want to avoid clash at the box office, says Ajay Devgn 10-02-2014 07:37 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn says he does not want his film 'Action Jackson' to clash at the box office with Akshay Kumar-starrer 'Holiday'. Both the films -- 'Action Jackson' and 'Holiday' - are set to release on June 6. "We both want to avoid clash at the box office. Akshay...
  • 'Action Jackson' title in trouble, receives notice from Warner Bros 07-02-2014 11:57 AM

    Mumbai: There is trouble over the title of Prabhudheva's film 'Action Jackson' but co-producer Gordan Tanwani says he will not buckle under pressure. Warner Bros' 1988 Hollywood film featuring Carl Weathers and Sharon Stone released with the same name and the production house has given the makers of the Bollywood...
  • Would love to play Madhubala or Meena Kumari in a biopic: Sonakshi Sinha 06-02-2014 03:31 PM

    Mumbai: From action drama to period films, Sonakshi Sinha has tried various genres and now she hopes to be part of a biopic. "Right now I am not doing any biopic, but if given a chance I would love to portray an actress. Be it Madhubala or Meena Kumari, somebody...
  • DGCA action on private airlines strands Kerala CM Chandy in Kochi 30-01-2014 10:52 PM

    Mumbai: Kerala Chief Minister Ooomen Chandy, who was on his way to Delhi from Thiruananthapuram on an IndiGo flight on Thursday evening, was forced to take an Air India flight from Kochi as the private airline did not have the permission to land at the Delhi airport. The development came...
  • Friday Movie Guide for 2014: PK, Bombay Velvet, Bang Bang 30-01-2014 01:20 PM

    After the release of Salman Khan's much anticipated film 'Jai Ho', movie buffs can now gear up for some other interesting films lined up for release this year. From Aamir Khan's 'P.K' to Ranbir Kapoor's 'Bombay Velvet', here are some of the biggest releases that will keep your Friday busy...
  • Lack of awareness about RTE Act in private schools: Survey 28-01-2014 09:46 PM

    New Delhi: Only 50 per cent of the 35,000 seats reserved in private schools for children belonging to disadvantaged groups and the economically weaker sections were filled last year in the national capital, a survey done by an NGO has found. The main reason for the above was a lack...
  • Setback to Mirwaiz Farooq as former aide, 12 others join Congress 13-01-2014 09:47 AM

    Srinagar: In a huge embarrassment for the moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference in Jammu & Kashmir , 13 of its members including senior leader Yaqoob Vakil have decided to jump ship and join Congress. Awami Action Committee led by Mirwaiz Umer Farooq has suffered a huge setback with its members...
  • I'm trying to avoid going to the gym: Sylvester Stallone 11-01-2014 04:28 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood's action star Sylvester Stallone, who has spent years on gruelling workout sessions, has quit gyming. The 67-year-old spent a chunk of his career following a rigorous fitness regime to stay in shape for his signature roles in 'Rocky' series, but now he wants to age gracefully, reports...
  • Sonakshi Sinha excited to be back to work 05-01-2014 08:06 AM

    Mumbai: Actress Sonakshi Sinha is back to work post a two week Christmas and New Year break, and she is 'super excited'. The actress took to Twitter to share her happiness. "Back to work after a two week break! Usually it's the other way around but I am super excited,"...
  • Uttarakhand’s action plan to minimize effects of climate change 25-12-2013 09:06 PM

    Smarting under the effects of an unprecedented natural calamity in June, the Uttarakhand government is working on a Rs 9,000-crore action plan to minimize the impact of climate change in the state. The plan was presented on Tuesday by the State Council for Climate Change to chief secretary Subhash Kumar,...
  • Obama hints at possible military action in South Sudan 24-12-2013 01:39 PM

    US President Barack Obama has hinted at possible military action in South Sudan while the evacuation of peacekeepers will continue. The remark came in the backdrop of the ethnic clashes in South Sudan. ...
  • Phase III of Yamuna Action Plan approved for Delhi 10-12-2013 02:59 PM

    The Environment ministry said it has approved the phase III of Yamuna Action Plan (YAP) for Delhi besides sanctioning two projects of pollution abatement for the river in Sonepat and Panipat in Haryana. "The YAP Phase III project for Delhi has been approved by the ministry at an estimated cost...
  • Police lay siege to Ayodhya on 21st anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition 06-12-2013 10:14 AM

    A three-tier security cordon was on Thursday thrown around this town and all its entry points were sealed to maintain peace on the eve of 21st anniversary of Babri Mosque demolition as Muslim organisations decided to observe "black day" and Hindu outfits a "day of victory". Around 10,000 personnel from...
  • Open letter to Sunny Deol: I am your biggest fan 26-11-2013 01:13 PM

    Dear Sunny Paaji, It was just last month that I watched cult classic 'Gadar- Ek Prem Katha' for the 50th time. I know it might sound a bit exaggerated to those who aren't aware of the power you infuse in your onscreen persona, but do I care? Not really. For...
  • Ajay Devgn's 'Action Jackson' to hit screens in April 2014 30-10-2013 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Actor Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Action Jackson' will hit cinema houses next year in April. Directed by Prabhudeva, the action comedy stars Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Yami Gautam and a newcomer in the lead whose identity is being kept under the wraps. The film is likely to release on April 11...
  • Akshay tells about his upcoming film 'Boss' 13-10-2013 10:02 PM

    Actor Akshay Kumar talked about his upcoming film 'Boss'. He said it is toughest action film as the actor had to do everything himself. He said, "I made sure to go back again to what a real action was all about." ...
  • Activists join shelterless on Delhi roads for a night on eve of Gandhi Jyanti 02-10-2013 06:42 PM

    Around 180 people spent the night with the shelterless in a campaign initiated by a NGO on the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary. The campaign was jointly organised by Action Aid, Aman Biradri, Shehri Garib Haq Abhiyaan, Shehri Adhikar Manch, GSSS and Joy of Giving Week. Ashutosh, who...
  • A night with the homeless on Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birthday 02-10-2013 08:18 AM

    On the eve of Mahatma Gandhi's 144th birth anniversary, hundreds of people across the country would spend a night under the stars with the homeless in their respective cities, an NGO said on Tuesday. The campaign - Aman Biradri and Joy of Giving Week - organised by ActionAid India, will...
  • Syria will respect UN chemical weapons accords, says Bashar al-Assad 30-09-2013 08:49 AM

    Syria will respect United Nations accords on chemical weapons, President Bashar al-Assad told Italian television station RaiNews24 on Sunday. "We joined the international agreement against the acquisition and use of chemical weapons even before this resolution was passed," he said when asked if Syria would comply with Friday's UN resolution....
  • TJAC organises massive public meet to demands early Telangana 29-09-2013 08:34 PM

    Thousands of people attended a massive public meeting on Sunday to demand the central government to speed up the process for formation of separate Telangana state. The meeting organised by Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) at Nizam College Grounds in the heart of the city urged the central government to...
  • Harda: Shoot-at-sight orders issued in curfew-bound town 20-09-2013 06:25 PM

    The situation in curfew-bound Cheepabad-Khirkiya town of Harda district remained tense on Friday, after which the district administration issued shoot-at-sight orders, as a precautionary measure. "Though no untoward incident took place in the troubled town since curfew was imposed, the administration issued shoot-at-sight orders as a precautionary measure," Harda district's...