Happy Birthday

  • 1.3 mn 'like' friendless Michigan boy's Facebook birthday surprise 13-02-2014 12:00 PM

    Michigan: A Michigan mother's attempt to cheer her 10-year-old son, who suffers from a disorder similar to autism and told her he had no friends, with a Facebook page has won the boy some 1.3 million fans on the social media site by Wednesday. Jennifer Cunningham created the site early...
  • Flickr turns 10: A timeline of the photo-sharing site's milestones 11-02-2014 11:50 AM

    New Delhi: Flickr, the popular online photo-sharing site owned by Yahoo, turned 10 on February 10. Yahoo last year had redesigned the Flickr website to emphasise photos rather than text or white space, as was the case previously. Photos are bigger and shared in full resolution rather than compressed into...
  • Quiz: How well do you know Abhishek Bachchan 05-02-2014 01:19 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan was born on February 5, 1976. Today, he has turned 38, and on this occasion we have come up with a quiz based on the actor's life. You want to try your level of knowledge about the actor? Go on. ...
  • Birthday playlist: The 6 times Jackie Shroff proved he is Bollywood's original 'dialoguebaaz' 01-02-2014 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: Jackie Shroff was born as Jaikishen Kakubhai Shroff on February 1, 1960 in Mumbai. The actor debuted in the film industry with 'Swami Dada' (1982) and gained fame after Subhash Ghai's 'Hero' (1983). Thanks to his moustache, the man is among those actors who are known for their...
  • Deepika Padukone turns 28: 10 of her best dance performances 05-01-2014 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: Deepika Padukone was born in Copenhagen, Denmark on January 5, 1986. She was raised in Bangalore. Today she has turned 28. We have compiled a list of ten of her best dance performances in films. She has been paired up with top actors like Shah Rukh Khan and...
  • Dear birthday, happy Rajinikanth to you 12-12-2013 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: I remember last year I was writing something on Rajinikanth and somewhere in the article I referred to him as a powerful Southern superstar. Somebody, obviously one of his fans, took offense and asked me to not call him a Southern star. He further suggested Rajinikanth should be...
  • Big B's moment of pride: Aaradhya sings 'happy birthday' for him 11-10-2013 03:33 PM

    Mumbai: At the stroke of midnight Friday, Amitabh Bachchan experienced a moment of pride and delight - his little granddaughter Aaradhya sang a 'Happy Birthday' song for the megastar, who turned 71 Friday. "A strange calmness descends on the eve of the clock that strikes 12 midnight... the family, the...
  • Amitabh@71: I will continue working till there is strength in my body 11-10-2013 02:26 PM

    Mumbai: "The wish is that something challenging comes up everyday. I will continue working till there is strength in my body," is how megastar Amitabh Bachchan prophesied as he turned 71 today. Having starred in over 150 films in a career spanning more than four decades, Bachchan continues to hold...
  • Book extract: Happy Birthday by Meghna Pant 17-09-2013 05:54 PM

    Happy Birthday! is a celebration of the complex, mysterious inner lives of our fellow human beings, by the award-winning novelist Meghna Pant. The book is about a dedicated friend who undertakes one last labour of love for a childless woman. Nadia - married into money - finds herself facing uncomfortable...
  • On Modi's birthday, Gujarat BJP woos minorities with recruitment drive 17-09-2013 07:50 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and the state Bharatiya Janata Party seem to be reaching out to minorities within days of him being nominated as the party's Prime Ministerial candidate. Incidentally, this drive is coinciding with Modi's birthday on Tuesday, September 17, as the party has embarked on a...
  • Internet giant Google turns 15 04-09-2013 05:08 PM

    New Delhi: Internet search giant Google, which initially set shop in a garage but now has more than 70 offices in more than 40 global locations, including India, turned 15 Wednesday. Founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, who had met at university in 1995, incorporated the firm on Sep 4,...
  • IBNLive Poll: Vote for your favourite Gulzar song 18-08-2013 01:06 PM

    The strength of Gulzar lies in his depiction of reality which seems to be a cross between the harsh, naked truth and a hypothetical state. His first film as director 'Mere Apne' was just a break even venture, but the critical appreciation it received inspired producers to go for the...
  • Happy birthday Gulzar: A playlist of his memorable songs 18-08-2013 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: Sampooran Singh Kalra aka Gulzar started as a lyricist before turning into one of India's most original storyteller. Though he started as a song writer with 'Swami Vivekananda' but is name came into limelight after 'Kabuliwala' (1957). Here is a playlist of Gilzar's most liked songs on his...
  • Winner of all ICC trophies, MS Dhoni turns 32 07-07-2013 01:34 PM

    New Delhi: The only captain to have won every ICC trophy, India skipper MS Dhoni turned 32 on Sunday but is laid low by injury, with a pulled hamstring ruling him out of the ongoing Celkon Mobile Cup tri-nation series in the Caribbean. Dhoni began his career in 2004 with...
  • Karan Johar turns 41: 10 romantic scenes from his films 25-05-2013 11:42 AM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Karan Johar has turned 41 today. He is a single man in his real life but he has created some landmark romantic scenes in his films. We have compiled a list of such romantic scenes from his films that inspired the youths across India to go for...
  • Happy birthday Mark Zuckerberg: 29 interesting facts about him 14-05-2013 01:15 PM

    New Delhi: Most of us know Mark Zuckerberg as the CEO of Facebook, but there are a lot of interesting facts about this young billionaire that you all must know. Celebrating his 29th birthday, here we bring you 29 interesting facts about him. 1. Type @[4:0] in a Facebook comment,...
  • Film and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal turns 101 27-04-2013 03:09 PM

    New Delhi: The iconic artiste celebrated her 100th birthday last year with her official biography, 'Zohra Segal: Fatty'. Zohra, often called Bollywood's 'laadli', was last seen in films like 'Cheeni Kum' and 'Saawariya'. In her career spanning almost eight decades, she has acted in a number of Bollywood and Hollywood...
  • Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs 24-02-2013 01:49 PM

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  • At 62, Rajinikanth still every producer's dream actor 12-12-2012 10:22 AM

    Rajinikanth celebrates his 62nd birthday on this special day, 12.12.12, which happens once in a century. ...
  • Sachin Tendulkar, 39 and going strong 24-04-2012 08:40 AM

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