Alien

  • Discovery of the 1,000th alien planet likely to be announced soon 29-09-2013 05:58 PM

    Washington: Astronomers are closing in on 1,000th alien planet to be discovered, just twenty years after spotting the first world beyond our solar system. Four of the five main databases that catalogue the discoveries of exoplanets now list more than 900 confirmed alien worlds, and two of them puts the...
  • NASA's Curiosity unable to detect methane on Mars 20-09-2013 05:23 PM

    No life on Mars? Hopes of finding alien life on Mars may have been dashed after new data from NASA's Curiosity rover revealed that the Red Planet lacks methane gas, researchers, including one of Indian origin, say. Whether the Martian atmosphere contains traces of the gas has been a question...
  • Alien life found living in Earth's atmosphere 20-09-2013 05:15 PM

    British scientists claim to have found 'alien' organisms in Earth's atmosphere, suggesting that life is continually arriving to our planet from space and did not originate here. The team, led by the University of Sheffield, found small organisms that could have come from space after sending a specially designed balloon...
  • CIA acknowledges its mysterious Area 51 test site for first time 17-08-2013 10:40 AM

    National security scholars at George Washington University have some good news and bad news for UFO buffs - the US government has finally confirmed the existence of Area 51 in Nevada, but it makes no mention of little green men or alien spaceships. The government acknowledged the existence of the...
  • Google doodles 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident reporting 07-07-2013 11:49 PM

    New Delhi: An interactive doodle involving a flying saucer and an alien commemorates the 66th anniversary of the Roswell UFO incident's reporting on the Google home page on July 8, 2013. The incident referred to as the Roswell UFO incident, occurred on July 7, 1947 near Roswell in New Mexico,...
  • 'Sucker Punch' voted worst movie of 2011 26-11-2011 12:35 PM

    London: The Girl power action film 'Sucker Punch' has been voted as the worst film of 2011 in an online poll conducted by movie website Fandango.com. Dailystar.co.uk reports that the film directed by Zach Snyder beat 'Bucky Larson: Born to be a Star' and 'Cowboys and Aliens' to top the...
  • James Bond taught me to shoot: Olivia Wilde 16-08-2011 10:45 PM

    London: Actress Olivia Wilde says she feels proud that Daniel Craig, the "James Bond" himself was her instructor and taught her how to shoot. "I was really excited about being the woman in the shadows in this movie, the kind of Clint Eastwood character. I never wanted to be a...
  • The truth is out there: UK X-Files put online 12-08-2011 12:29 PM

    London: Men in black, Mork and Mindy, shining lights in the sky and more than 20 years of other alien visitations and bizarre sightings recorded in Britain's own "X-Files" were made available online to the public on Thursday. The nearly 9,000 pages of UFO-related documents, drawings, letters and parliamentary questions...
  • Surprise box office tie for 'Cowboys', 'Smurfs' 01-08-2011 01:48 PM

    Los Angeles: The tiny blue Smurfs battled big-name, big-budget Cowboys & Aliens to a surprising tie at the domestic weekend box office with each film ringing up an estimated $36.2 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates on Sunday. The Smurfs live-action and animated 3D film drew families to...
  • Now Showing: Reviews and a chat with team 'Aarakshan' 30-07-2011 02:12 PM

    This week on Now Showing, Rajeev Masand reviews 'The Smurfs', 'The Tree of Life' and 'Cowboys & Aliens'. ...
  • Write your review: 'Cowboys & Aliens'

    Rajeev Masand says, 'Cowboys & Aliens is a humourless affair.' What do you feel? Write your review and win prizes. ...
  • Masand: 'Cowboys & Aliens' is a humourless affair 29-07-2011 10:37 PM

    Cast: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Olivia Wilde, Abigail Spencer Director: Jon Favreau As many as six writers are credited with bringing 'Cowboys & Aliens' to the screen. It's true what they say about too many cooks. This Western-meets-sci-fi khichdi is a somber and humourless affair with none of the popcorn...
  • Friday Releases: 'Gandhi to Hitler', 'The Smurfs' 29-07-2011 09:26 AM

    Much awaited drama 'Gandhi to Hitler", 'Smurfs' and Brad Pitt's 'Tree of Life' hits theatres this Friday. ...
  • Sneak peek: 'Cowboys and Aliens' 27-07-2011 08:58 AM

    Based on an 1873 incident in Arizona, the movie stars Harrison Ford, Daniel Craig and Olivia Wilde. ...
  • 'Blue' director Anthony's next, sci-fi in 3D 08-07-2011 06:46 PM

    Mumbai: Director Anthony D'souza, who made his directorial debut with one of Bollywood's costliest films Blue, is gearing up for a sci-fi action adventure in 3D. Underwater thriller Blue, starring Akshay Kumar and Sanjay Dutt, was made at a cost of Rs.100 crore but it tanked at the box office....
  • Russian scientists expect to meet aliens by 2031 28-06-2011 10:51 AM

    Moscow: Russian scientists expect humanity to encounter alien civilizations within the next two decades, a top Russian astronomer predicted on Monday. "The genesis of life is as inevitable as the formation of atoms... Life exists on other planets and we will find it within 20 years," Andrei Finkelstein, director of...
  • Daniel Craig turns chef... 04-05-2011 01:34 PM

    James Bond actor Daniel Craig turned chef on the set of Cowboys & Aliens but ditched the role when the entire crew queued up. Reports said that Craig eventually called in caterers when word of his delicious meals spread on the set. "I cook a few steaks and suddenly there...
  • Zindagi Live: Judging north-east Indians 10-04-2011 11:17 PM

    In this episode of Zindagi Live, we speak to people from north-east India on the issue of how they are made to feel like aliens in their motherland. ...
  • There are no aliens in the universe 25-01-2011 02:34 PM

    London: There are probably no aliens out there - meaning we are entirely alone in the universe, said an astronomer. Even though there may many earth like planets, their existing conditions are likely to be too hostile to support life-forms such as extra terrestrials (ET), according to him. Howard Smith,...
  • US reviewing immunity for Kamal Nath 25-01-2011 10:39 AM

    Washington: The United States is still reviewing whether Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath, who has been summoned by a New York court for his alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, can be given diplomatic immunity. "The immunity question remains under review here at the State Department, and we...
  • People unfazed by possibility of alien life 10-01-2011 04:59 PM

    London: The sight of flying saucers could drive people into panic on the streets, sci-fi would have us believe. But people have become so used to the idea of alien life that they would be 'unfazed' if little green men appeared in their presence, argues psychologist Albert Harrison, reports the...
  • Harrison Ford marries Calista Flockhart 17-06-2010 03:16 PM

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  • Will Smith set for 'Men in Black 3' 10-05-2010 01:52 PM

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  • Pics: Friday dud at the Box Office 17-04-2009 03:25 PM

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