Celebrities

  • Country singer and cancer survivor Kevin Sharp dies at 43 21-04-2014 12:50 PM

    Reuters: Kevin Sharp, who survived cancer as a teenager and went on to become a successful country music singer in the 1990s, died late Saturday, according to his website. He was 43. "Kevin died due to ongoing complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues," said a statement posted Sunday...
  • 'What does not affect you today, might knock at your door tomorrow': Bollywood celebrities ask citizens to vote wisely 17-04-2014 01:07 PM

    The Indian film industry, which prides itself on its secular image, appears to be taking sides for the first time during this Lok Sabha elections with several Bollywood A-listers asking people to vote "smart" and choose wisely. Here are some of the top tweets: ...
  • Beautiful, talented, go-getter, loyal, gypsy: Vanessa Hudgens on Selena Gomez 07-04-2014 06:19 PM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Vanessa Hudgens has praised her close friend Selena Gomez for being a loyal person. The 'High School Musical' star talked about her friendship with Gomez, 21, during a web chat with fans on April 5, reported Us magazine. Hudgens, 25, was asked by a fan to describe...
  • Martin's alleged affair broke up his marriage with Paltrow? 07-04-2014 11:16 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer Chris Martin reportedly had an affair with a 'Saturday Night Live' assistant while he was still married to Gwyneth Paltrow. According to New York Post, Martin appeared on the show in 2011 and his romance with the woman was an open secret. "He had an affair with...
  • Selena Gomez to testify in paparazzo lawsuit against boyfriend Justin Bieber 30-03-2014 11:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Singer-actress Selena Gomez is reportedly going to testify in court in relation to a lawsuit launched by a paparazzo against her boyfriend Justin Bieber. The paparazzo said that the 'Come & Get It' singer was with Bieber during the alleged attack in 2012 and she was subpoenad in...
  • Tom Cruise-Nicole Kidman's adopted son Connor says his relationship with Kidman is good 18-03-2014 12:01 PM

    Los Angeles: Connor Cruise says his relationship with his adopted mother Nicole Kidman is fine despite rumours that they were no longer close. The actress adopted Connor, 19, and daughter Isabella, 21, with ex-husband Tom Cruise, but she has been rarely photographed with the two since she split with Cruise...
  • Mick Jagger's girlfriend and designer L'Wren Scott found hanging from a scarf 18-03-2014 08:47 AM

    Fashion designer L'Wren Scott, the girlfriend of Rolling Stones singer Mick Jagger, was found dead from an apparent suicide in her Manhattan apartment, police said on Monday. Scott, a former model whose slim-fitting, dresses were favorites among Hollywood's A-list stars such as Nicole Kidman, Amy Adams and Penelope Cruz, was...
  • Justin Bieber named as Forbes' most overexposed celebrity 13-03-2014 11:24 AM

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Justin Bieber has been named as the most overexposed celebrity of this year by Forbes magazine followed by reality TV star Kim Kardashian. The 'Baby' hitmaker is crowned the first after gaining 76 per cent overexposed rating, edging out the reality star who has a 61...
  • CCL team Kerala Strikers deplaned at Kochi airport for misbehaviour 21-02-2014 03:15 PM

    Kochi: Celebrity Cricket League team Kerala Strikers was offloaded from a plane at the Kochi airport for allegedly behaving badly with the airline crew. The 30-member team was on its way to Hyderabad for a match. Some of the team members allegedly misbehaved with the air-hostess following which she complained....
  • Celebrations in Telangana as Lok Sabha passes Bill 18-02-2014 07:25 PM

    Hyderabad: The passage of Telangana Bill in Lok Sabha on Tuesday sparked celebrations across the ten districts of the region even as Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy, strongly espousing the cause for keeping the state united, appeared set to quit his post in protest. Pro-integrationists denounced the move and...
  • Delhi government to take measures to ensure safety of women 07-02-2014 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: Even as the Delhi government is set to launch Mahila Suraksha Dal (MSD) to ensure safety of women, Delhi's Women and Child Development Minister, Rakhi Birla on Friday said a change in mindset is imperative to bring about gender equity. "Change in mindset is prerequisite for gender equity,...
  • Hilarious, angry and embarrassing things people tweet to celebrities 04-02-2014 01:09 PM

    Don't look away. You've done this too. We have all, at some point in our life, have got a bit carried away when tweeting to celebrities. We ended up saying 'Ta Ta 2013' to Ratan Tata and posting our mobile numbers inviting them to our marriages. We've compiled some hilarious,...
  • Vasant Panchami to kick-start Holi celebrations in Mathura 02-02-2014 06:26 PM

    Mathura is gearing up to celebrate Holi from the day of Vasant Panchami which marks the beginning of celebrations of festival of colours in the city. Vasant Panchami, a festival that marks the commencement of spring season, will be celebrated on February 4 after which locals will kick-start their 51-day...
  • 8-year-old girl punished for not wearing sweater with school logo; faints, fractures hand 28-01-2014 07:50 AM

    An eight-year-old school girl forced to stand in the chilling cold during Republic Day celebrations for not wearing a sweater with the school logo suffered vertigo fell down from stairs and fractured her hands. Identified as Tanisha Kabra, the girl is a sixth standard student of the SKS International School....
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Led Zeppelin's 'Celebration Day' wins best rock album 27-01-2014 10:04 AM

    Los Angeles: Legendary rock band Led Zeppelin's 'Celebration Day' bagged the best rock album trophy at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards. The gala event was held Sunday at the Los Angeles staples Center. 'Celebration Day' documents live performances of the surviving members of the band during their reunion in 2007....
  • Governor DY Patil highlights state's achievements in Republic Day address 26-01-2014 07:12 PM

    Several innovative steps for good governance and a "zero tolerance" policy towards corruption have been taken in Bihar, which has recorded highest growth rate of 14.48 percent in the country, Governor D Y Patil said in his Republic Day address on Sunday. Addressing the Republic Day function at the Gandhi...
  • Chhattisgarh government to strongly act against Naxalism: Governor 26-01-2014 06:58 PM

    Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt on Sunday assured that the state government would firmly deal with naxals and other terror elements operating in the state. Dutt was speaking at the 65th Republic Day function held at the police line grounds in Raipur. "The state government is looking forward to ensure equal...
  • Governor felicitates police officials on Republic Day 26-01-2014 05:56 PM

    The 65th Republic Day was celebrated with usual pomp and gaiety amidst tight security with Uttar Pradesh Governor BL Joshi taking salute of an impressive parade in Lucknow on Sunday. Contingents of Army, Police, Home Guards, NCC and school children, among others, participated in the parade in which the highlight...
  • Police officials felicitated on Republic Day in Rajasthan 26-01-2014 03:38 PM

    Eighteen police officers and other personnel were today felicitated by Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva on Republic Day function here amid tight security arrangements. ADG-ATS Dr Alok Tripathi and Sub Inspector (Traffic) Ramakant Sharma were awarded President's Police medal whereas IPS officers Vishan Bansal and Rohit Mahajan, RPS officers Pahad Singh,...
  • Winter chill fails to deter Republic Day spirit in Delhi 26-01-2014 02:33 PM

    Thousands of people braved the winter chill as they gathered on both sides of the majestic Rajpath, the country's ceremonial boulevard facing Raisina Hills, to cheer the marching contingents on the 65th Republic Day on Sunday. The minimum temperature was recorded at 9.9 degrees Celsius, a notch above normal, but...
  • Vasundhara Raje addresses state on 65th Republic Day 26-01-2014 01:50 PM

    Rajasthan celebrated the Republic Day on Sunday with enthusiasm. Governor Margaret Alva unfurled the tricolour in Jaipur and witnessed a parade and colourful cultural shows. Alva took the salute and inspected a guard of honour from marching contingents of the security forces amid cheers and applause from thousands of spectators....
  • Jharkhand celebrates 65th Republic Day, Hemant Soren unfurls the tricolour 26-01-2014 12:24 PM

    The Republic Day celebrations were launched with fervour and amid tight security arrangements across Jharkhand. Chief Minister Hemant Soren hoisted the tricolour at the Morabadi Ground in Ranchi. He spoke of his government's achievements in his address. "The BPL (Below Poverty Line) families are being provided dhoti (loin cloth) and...
  • Security tightened for Republic Day in Jaipur 25-01-2014 06:26 PM

    Elaborate security arrangements have been made in view of the Republic Day celebrations at the Sawai Maan Singh stadium in Jaipur on Sunday. "Policemen in adequate number have been deployed in and around the stadium. Companies of RAC also have been stationed," a senior police officer said. Inside the stadium,...
  • 25 children given National Bravery awards, to take part in Republic Day parade 25-01-2014 03:55 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh awarded 25 students with the National Bravery Award on Friday for showing exemplary courage. These children have been tested and challenged by life yet all of them have overcome their fears and emerged courageous in different ways....
  • Snapshot: Vintage photos of India's Republic Day celebrations 25-01-2014 03:37 PM

    With just a day left for India's 64th Republic Day celebrations, we bring to you the rare photos of the national event. These photos, taken decades back in 50s and 60s, not only show the masses celebrating the event with patriotic fervour, but also features students and traditional dancers performing...
  • Kejriwal's actions a disrespect to the Constitution, says Manish Tewari 21-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Union Minister Manish Tewari on Tuesday came down heavily on Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for threatening to stretch his protest to Rajpath which could disrupt Republic Day celebrations, saying they were Delhi Government's responsibility too. "Is the central government alone responsible for success of Republic Day celebration? Are not the...
  • Nation celebrates Makar Sankranti, Pongal 14-01-2014 08:56 AM

    New Delhi: Two major harvest festivals, Makar Sankranti and Pongal are being celebrated across the country on Tuesday. While it is known as Makar Sankranti in northern regions of India, down South, the festival is celebrated by the name Pongal in Tamil Nadu. Makar Sankranti marks the beginning of the...
  • Amraan Kohli is a sweet boy, deserves to do better: Suniel Shetty 03-01-2014 08:27 AM

    New Delhi: Actor Armaan Kohli, who shot to fame with 'Bigg Boss 7' has been roped in by Suniel Shetty for the celebrity cricket league this season. Suniel, the captain of Mumbai Heroes roped in Armaan to join Mumbai Heroes. Suniel has worked with the reality show contestant in some...
  • Ball drops in New York City's Times Square, ushering 2014 01-01-2014 12:21 PM

    A sea of horn-tooting, hat-wearing revelers cheered and some even smooched as the famed crystal ball dropped in freezing New York City's Times Square to ring in 2014, capping a world-wide wave of celebrations that included a dazzling 30-minute fireworks show in Dubai and a deluge of confetti in London...
  • Bombay HC allows hotels to remain open till 5 am for New Year's party 31-12-2013 12:44 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has extended the deadline for New Year's Eve parties and has allowed all establishments - hotels and restaurants- to remain open till 5 am. Giving the order, the HC said, "It is traditionally a night that people spend with friends and family till morning. There...