FAMILY

  • Priyanka Chopra signs a deal with ABC Studios, creators of 'Modern Family' 4 days ago

    Looks like actress Priyanka Chopra is well on her way to be a household name in the US. According to 'Hollywood Reporter', the actress has signed a talent holding deal with ABC Studios. "According to the one-year deal, ABC will either develop a starring vehicle for Chopra or cast the...
  • Aamir Khan: My kids think 'PK' is my best film till now December 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Aamir Khan's says his three-year-old son Azad has started calling him 'PK', the title of his upcoming film. The family had a screening of the Rajkumar Hirani movie recently here and they felt it's his "best film" till date. "I have good news, my family saw the film & loved...
  • J&K polls: Invisible native Christians, least talked about and most neglected December 9, 2014

    Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar has two churches - Holy Family Catholic Church on Maulana Azad road and the Protestant's All Saints Church near Sher-E-Kashmir cricket stadium. These churches look almost invisible most part of the year and come alive during the Christmas in December. But, this time there...
  • 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara gets US citizenship; passes test with flying colours December 7, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Modern Family' star Sofia Vergara is now an American citizen after passing her naturalisation exam with flying colours. The 42-year-old Colombian - who moved to the US in her 20s - passed the oral exam needed for naturalisation with flying colours and she felt very emotional afterwards, reported...
  • Sister urges Indian-origin IS terrorist to return home December 3, 2014

    London: The sister of a suspected Islamic State terrorists of Indian-origin, who posted a picture of himself recently on Twitter holding his baby son in one hand and an AK-47 assault rifle in the other, has appealed to him to return home even if it means going to prison. Abu Rumaysah,...
  • There was an international conspiracy involved behind Netaji's disappearence: Grand nephew December 1, 2014

    The Prime Minister's Office on Monday refused to make public the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's his grand nephew has said that this confirms that there was an international conspiracy surounding Bose's disappearance. ...
  • Family of four killed in restaurant fire in China November 29, 2014

    Beijing: Four members of a family were killed and another two injured today when a fire broke out at a fast food restaurant in east China's Zhejiang Province. The dead include three men and a woman. The fire broke out at about 1 AM at the restaurant in Cixi City and was...
  • 'Fifty Shades' releases posters of Christian Grey's family November 28, 2014

    Los Angeles: The producers of 'Fifty Shades of Grey', the movie adaptation of E L James' erotic novel of the same name, have introduced individual posters of the family members of Christian Grey. Jamie Dornan is playing the titular hero while Dakota Johnson will be seen as Anastasia Steele in Sam Taylor-Johnson's...
  • Jessica Simpson enjoys family holiday in Texas November 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Singer-turned-fashion designer Jessica Simpson is making the most of her family holiday in Texas. The 34-year-old, who is on a holiday with her two kids Maxwell Drew and Ace Knute, is having the time of her life basking in the sun on a boat. Simpson took to the social...
  • Relief for Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, court dismisses rape case against his son November 26, 2014

    Bengaluru: In a huge relief to Union Law Minister Sadananda Gowda, the family court in Bengaluru dismissed the rape case against his son Karthik Gowda. The court ruled that it was not a valid marriage. Karthik had also approached to the High Court to get the rape case against him...
  • Jharkhand elections: Royal families active in public life November 20, 2014

    Ranchi: Despite their loss of royal titles and privileges, they enjoy support of their 'ryots'. These royal families of Jharkhand have a history of parliamentarians and legislators. Though some members of these families are contesting polls this year, it is yet to be seen if the political parties will bank...
  • Snapshot: Aishwarya Rai, Aaradhya Bachchan attend a family function in Mangalore November 15, 2014

    No matter how busy Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is doing commercials, attending launch event, etc. she knows how important it is to take time out for her family. The actress along with daughter Aaradhya flew down to her hometown Mangalore to visit parents Vrinda Rai and Krishnaraj Rai. If reports are...
  • Challenges in life? I accept them for new, positive experiences: Swanand Kirkire November 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Swanand Kirkire is popular, so adored and immensely respected for writing the best words and his contribution to the showbiz industry. So while majority of his fans laud him for his role as a lyricist and a singer, his effortless transition into a skilled actor is bound to...
  • Odisha government doctors to get higher remuneration October 22, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: In a Diwali bonanza to doctors appointed on contractual basis, the Odisha government announced a hike in their remuneration. The hike was announced by Health and Family Welfare Minister Atanu S Nayak here a day before Diwali. As per the government notification, specialist doctors working in rural and urban...
  • Bangalore family court to hear case against Karthik Gowda today October 21, 2014

    Bangalore: A Bangalore family court will hear the case against Karthik Gowda, son of Railway Minister DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday. A case had been registered against Karthik in connection with alleged rape, kidnap and cheating of a Kannada actress. The actress is seeking the status of his legally wedded wife. The...
  • '7th Heaven' actor faces new sex crime investigation over 1983 incident October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - The Los Angeles County Sheriff is investigating actor Stephen Collins on an allegation of indecent exposure or molesting a teenage girl three decades ago, the department said on Wednesday. The alleged incident happened in the summer of 1983 in West Hollywood, Calif., while the victim was 13 years old,...
  • Happy birthday Amitabh Bachchan: Actor, film producer, politician - India's first 'angry young man' has juggled various avatars in real life October 11, 2014

    Indian actor Amitabh Bachchan celebrated the morning of his 72nd birthday by cutting a cake with mediapersons in today in Mumbai. As he plans to spend the day with his family, we take you through illustrious career to tell you that he has always been more than an actor and...
  • No one seemed to mind the rape joke on the hit crossover episode of Fox's 'Family Guy' and 'The Simpsons' September 30, 2014

    This weekend's crossover episode of Fox's "Family Guy" and "The Simpsons" has received criticism for a scene where a character uses rape as a punchline for a joke. The crossover episode has a joke where the punch line is "your sister's being raped." The line appears in Sunday's much-awaited special...
  • Barack Obama exudes confidence in Secret Service to protect the First Family September 23, 2014

    Washington: US President Barack Obama has exuded confidence in the ability of the Secret Service to protect the First Family in the wake of two intrusions at the White House that raised concern over its security. "The Secret Service does a great job, and I'm grateful for the sacrifices that...
  • Men's helpline gets 25,000 calls over four months September 17, 2014

    Kolkata: SIF, the mobile app launched five months ago for the protection of men's rights, has received a mega response in the last four months. The app, launched by Save India Family Foundation NGO, has received 25,000 calls in the last fourfive months. It was launched to help men at...
  • UP: Feud within Sanjay Singh's family over Amethi Palace turns violent, 1 constable dead September 14, 2014

    Amethi: Tensions escalated in Amethi district of Uttar Pradesh on Sunday as the feud within Congress MP and royal Sanjay Singh's family turned violent. A police constable was injured during the clash and he later succumbed to his injuries. The incident took place after Singh and his second wife Ameeta were...
  • Narendra Modi government on the right track, says his family September 3, 2014

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi completes 100 days in power, there are many who stood by him in his journey from a tea stall vendor to 7 Race Course Road. They feel that his government is on the right track and will fulfil all the promises it...
  • Mumbai: Court grants man divorce over wife's demand for excessive sex August 31, 2014

    Mumbai: A man, who sought separation from his wife alleging that she was aggressive and autocratic with an insatiable appetite for sex, was granted divorce by a family court in Mumbai. "Due to respondent's (wife's) nonappearance before the court, the petitioner's (husband's) evidence remains unchallenged on record. Hence this court has...
  • Sofia Vergara hits back at the 'sexist' criticism for her Emmys skit August 27, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Sofia Vergara has hit back at criticism following her "sexist" skit at the Emmy Awards, saying she was merely poking fun at herself. The 'Modern Family' star was slammed for posing on a rotating platform while the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences president Bruce Rosenblum gave his...
  • Don't know who Walt is, or what a Cumbercollective is? Here's the cheatsheet for the 66th Primetime Emmys August 26, 2014

    Held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles today morning (Indian standard time), the Emmys were full of surprises and awesome moments. We bring you the simplified highlights of the event, in case you're not an avid follower of Western television dramas. Who's the host? Seth Meyers is a one of those...
  • Emmy Awards 2014: 'Breaking Bad,' 'Modern Family' win top honours August 26, 2014

    Los Angeles: "Modern Family" and "Breaking Bad" triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like "Orange Is the New Black." The ceremony's emotional high point came with Billy Crystal's restrained and graceful remembrance of Robin...
  • Family of James Foley celebrates his life, prays for hostages August 25, 2014

    Rochester: The family of murdered US journalist James Foley prayed for the safety of his fellow hostages as hundreds had gathered for a mass to celebrate his life as a witness on the front line. Foley was kidnapped in late 2012 in northern Syria by the jihadist group that now...
  • Man stabs wife to death over a family discord August 17, 2014

    A man allegedly stabbed his wife to death over a family discord in Kotwali area in Pilibhit, police said on Sunday. Satish and Vimla Devi got married three years back, police said, adding, due to some differences, Vimla had left Satish and was living with her parents. Apparently agitated over this, Satish...