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  • Won't take part in airstrikes on Syria: Britain 4 days ago

    Berlin: Britain's foreign secretary says his country won't participate in airstrikes on Syria, following an announcement from Washington that it would begin hitting targets inside the country. Speaking on Thursday after talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier, Philip Hammond said that Britain won't be "revisiting" the issue after Parliament...
  • Need hair care and styling tips? Watch Alia Bhatt on 'Philips MTV The Look' August 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood's young talent Alia Bhatt is set to offer hairstyling tips to her fans. She will do so via MTV's digital show "Philips MTV The Look", which offers a plethora of stylish hair-do ideas and tips to make people's locks look good. Alia will be seen sharing some of her favourite...
  • Former aide to Britain's Prince Philip charged with sex abuse July 31, 2014

    London: The former personal assistant of Britain's Prince Philip has been charged with sexually abusing a girl while he was working for the royal family in the 1970s, prosecutors said. Benjamin Herman, 79, was the personal assistant or "equerry" to the 93-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth from 1971 to 1974....
  • Filmmaker Philip Marshak, director of 'Night Train To Terror', dies of leukaemia July 29, 2014

    London: Philip Marshak, who wrote and directed several classic films, including 'Night Train To Terror', 'Cataclysm' and 'Dracula Sucks', is dead. He was 80. He died July 27 surrounded by his family at his home here after a long battle with leukaemia, diabetes and heart disease, reports contactmusic.com. Marshak began his Hollywood...
  • Watch: The first trailer for 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' takes the series to a whole new level July 28, 2014

    After two morsels of teasers, 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I' finally has a trailer! The trailers pick up from where the first two films have left off; The Capitol is upset over the events of the first two films, Katniss is the face of the rebellion, and Philip Seymour...
  • Philips, Disney India join hands to create LED lighting products for kids July 25, 2014

    Mumbai: Philips Lighting has teamed up with entertainment company Disney India to create LED lighting products for kids. The range will be available exclusively on Amazon India's e-commerce platform, the two companies said in a statement. "The blend of Philips' expertise in lighting and Disney's beloved characters will transform kids rooms to...
  • World Cup 2014: Attention to detail, milkshakes fire German glory July 15, 2014

    The omens were not good. In late May, as the Germany football team gathered at their World Cup training camp in Italy, news broke that manager Joachim Loew had been stripped of his driver's license for six months after a series of speeding tickets. Days earlier, Kevin Grosskreutz, a versatile defender,...
  • Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship July 5, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship on Friday as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland. The 65,000-tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth is one of two carriers being built at a combined cost of £6.2 billion ($10.6...
  • Queen Elizabeth II visits 'Game of Thrones' set June 24, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh met cast and production members of HBO's hit TV show 'Game of Thrones' during a tour of their set in Belfast, Northern Ireland.The US television series is partly filmed in the city's Titanic Quarter and is a focal point for Northern...
  • Philips Electronics wins patent case against Nintendo June 22, 2014

    Amsterdam: Philips Electronics NV said on Friday it had won a patent infringement cases against Nintendo in the United Kingdom, the first of four lawsuits filed against the Japanese gaming company. Philips spokesman Bjorn Teuwsen said the patent related to motion and gesture tracking systems used in the Wii game console. "It's...
  • Philips re-enters Indian handset market, launches three new Android phones May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Marking its comeback to the Indian mobile handset market, electronics giant Philips announced a new range of smartphones - W6610, W3500, S308 - and a feature phone E130 targeting professionals and technology enthusiasts. The handsets are priced between Rs 1,960-20,650. The company said it will...
  • With four new phones, Philips all set to re-enter Indian mobile phone market May 28, 2014

    New Delhi: Re-entering the Indian mobile phone market, Philips is all set to launch four new phones in India - one feature phone and three Android smartphones. Starting at Rs 1,960 for the feature phone, the prices for Philips smartphones will go up to Rs 20,650 for the high-end Android...
  • Two Indian journalists virtually expelled from Pakistan May 14, 2014

    Islamabad/New Delhi: The two Indian journalists posted to Pakistan have been virtually expelled by the Pakistan government without assigning any reasons. Press Trust of India's (PTI) Snehesh Alex Philip and The Hindu's Meena Menon received letters late on Tuesday night from the Pakistan government informing them that their visas are...
  • Pakistan asks two Indian journalists to leave country in a week May 10, 2014

    Islamabad: Two Indian journalists Meena Menon of 'The Hindu' and Snehesh Alex Philip of the Press Trust of India (PTI) based in Islamabad have been asked to leave Pakistan in a week's time after their visas were not renewed for the last two months. The Pakistan government has not given...
  • Watch 'A Most Wanted Man': The late Philip Seymour Hoffman is just terrific in one of his last film trailers just out April 12, 2014

    He was only 46, busy as ever and secure in his standing as one of the world's greatest actors. There were no dissenters about the gifts and achievements of Philip Seymour Hoffman, whose death in New York brought a stunning halt to his extraordinary and unpredictable career. An Oscar winner and...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman's last film to be released in May March 8, 2014

    Los Angeles: Late actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's last movie as a leading man is set to release in summer this year. The movie, directed by John Slattery, has now been given a May 9 release date in the US, reports femalefirst.co.uk. Hoffman, who died on Feb 2 this year, filmed 'God's Pocket'...
  • Amy Adams breaks down while talking about Philip Seymour Hoffman February 21, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Amy Adams became emotional and broke down while talking about the late Oscar-winning star Philip Seymour Hoffman during a show. While appearing on an episode of a show, the 'American Hustle' star became very emotional as she called him a "beautiful spirit", reported E! Online. "Gosh, I...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves bulk of estate to long-term partner February 20, 2014

    Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, who died suddenly earlier this month of a suspected drug overdose, left the bulk of his estate to his long-term companion Marianne O'Donnell, according to a will filed in New York court on Wednesday. Hoffman, 46, who won a best actor Oscar for his role in...
  • Was Philip Seymour Hoffman trapped in a love triangle? February 13, 2014

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly involved in a love triangle before his death, according to the private diaries discovered from his home. The Oscar winner was "caught in between" his relationship with longtime girlfriend Mimi O'Donnell and a woman with whom he he'd recently met, the New York Post...
  • Hoffman's personal diaries reveal his struggle with addiction February 12, 2014

    New York: Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's two personal diaries that were found during investigation reportedly reveal his struggle to overcome his addiction. Cops investigating the 46-year-old actor's death on February 2 due to an apparent drug overdose, discovered two of his private journals in his New York City apartment,...
  • Did Oscar winning Philip Seymore Hoffman have a 'hard-core' drug addiction? February 11, 2014

    New York: Robert Vineberg, who was arrested on suspicion of providing drug to late Philip Seymore Hoffman, has revealed the 'Capote' star was a "hard-core addict" while denying his role in Hoffman's death. Vineberg, a jazz musician and an addict himself, called Hoffman a friend in a jailhouse interview to...
  • Watch: Mumbai in a new light February 8, 2014

    Electrical and lighting equipment firm, Philips in partnership with Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) to light up the Mumbai's iconic monument, the Gateway of India. The Maharashtra government and Philips are also inviting suggestions on its new site 'Mumbai in a new light' with a tagline 'Let's make Mumbai better'. ...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman a victim of drug laws: Russell Brand February 8, 2014

    London: Funnyman Russell Brand has said that Philip Seymour Hoffman was a victim of "stupid" drug laws. Brand criticised the stigma attached to drug addicts and the "ineffective" drug laws, which he said made the late actor's death "inevitable", reported Guardian online. Brand said that while laws continue to...
  • Manhattan funeral home hosts wake for Philip Seymour Hoffman February 7, 2014

    New York: Actors and others close to Philip Seymour Hoffman paid their respects at a wake in Manhattan. The wake was held at the Frank E. Campbell Funeral Home. It has orchestrated funerals for celebrities including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and James Cagney. Among the mourners was Amy Adams, who co-starred with Hoffman...
  • Philip Seymour Hoffman will be missed greatly: George Clooney February 6, 2014

    New York: Hollywood superstar George Clooney says the sudden demise of his Oscar-winner friend Philip Seymour Hoffman seems "senseless", which would make everyone miss him greatly. The 52-year-old actor, who worked with Hoffman in 'The Ides of March', has been struggling to overcome the grief of Hoffman's death on Sunday...
  • Officials: NY suspect had Philip Seymour Hoffman's cell number February 6, 2014

    New York: At least one of four people arrested during an investigation of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's suspected fatal heroin overdose had the actor's cellphone number, two law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Investigators zeroed in on the four after a tipster, responding to publicity about Hoffman's death, told police he had...
  • Cate Blanchett, Justin Theroux to attend Hoffman's funeral? February 6, 2014

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman's loved ones will bid adieu to the actor in a funeral service to be held here Friday. The Academy Award-winning actor passed away recently from what was suspected to be a drug overdose. According to sources, a private wake for Hoffman's family and friends will be held...
  • 65 bags of heroin discovered from Philip Seymour Hoffman's home February 5, 2014

    New York: Philip Seymour Hoffman was reportedly found with five empty and around 65 unused bags of heroin. Drug paraphernalia including bags of heroin, used syringes and a needle that was still sticking out of Hoffman's arm was discovered when police found his body on Sunday, reported ABC news quoting...
  • Four arrested in connection with drugs at actor Philip Seymour Hoffman's home: Report February 5, 2014

    New York: Four people were arrested on Tuesday in connection with drugs found at the home of film star Philip Seymour Hoffman following his death of an apparent heroin overdose, the New York Daily News reported, citing unidentified police sources. The arrests came during a raid on a building in the...