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  • Doordarshan's 'Best of Indian Cinema' series to screen 'Shevri', 'Kantatar' and other critically-acclaimed films 07-04-2014 04:54 PM

    As many as 104 award-winning and critically acclaimed films are being showcased by Doordarshan under the initiative 'Best Of Indian Cinema'. As a part of the bi-weekly initiative which started in November 2013, DD has been screening multi-lingual films such as 'Maati Maay' by Chitra Palekar, 'Harud' by Aamir Bashir...
  • Mumbai: BEST Workers' Union call off bus strike 02-04-2014 05:05 PM

    Mumbai: The BEST workers in Mumbai have decided to call off their bus strike on Wednesday with immediate effect. The Bombay High Court had earlier ordered the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The BEST buses in Mumbai had gone off the roads with 26,000 drivers and conductors on...
  • No respite for Mumbaikars, BEST workers strike enters 2nd day 02-04-2014 10:45 AM

    Mumbai: In a more trouble for Mumbaikars as the BEST workers strike has entered second day on Wednesday. This despite a High Court order asking the bus drivers and conductors to resume work. The workers union has said that are planing to appeal in a higher court. The BEST buses...
  • Bombay HC orders striking BEST workers to resume work immediately 01-04-2014 05:20 PM

    Mumbai: The Mumbai High Court on Tuesday directed BEST workers to resume work immediately after the BEST management moved court saying the workers were holding the city to ransom. BEST officials told the court that nearly 50 lakh students were affected due to the strike. The BEST drivers and conductors...
  • Mumbai: BEST drivers and conductors on a strike, buses off the roads 01-04-2014 10:20 AM

    Mumbai: In trouble for Mumbaikars, the BEST buses in the city have gone off the roads as drivers and conductors are on a strike over the new computerised scheduling system. The drivers and conductors had a dispute with the management over the new scheduling system. BEST runs the public bus...
  • Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad in world top 100 airports, Singapore best 27-03-2014 03:57 PM

    New Delhi: Three airports in India - Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad - have made it to the list of top 100 airports in the world. According to Skytrax World airport awards, the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) at Delhi run by the GMR group is at 59th place in the...
  • Hiring managers rank best and worst words to use in a CV: 'go-getter', 'synergy' the worst, 'achieved', 'improved' the best 24-03-2014 03:27 PM

    We've all been guilty of this from time to time. Hiring managers reportedly hate seeing phrases such as 'Best of breed', 'Go-getter' and 'Think outside of the box' in curriculum vitae, according to a recent survey. 'Trained' or 'Mentored' and 'Managed' are good words to use on a resume, the...
  • I have made a special place in my audiences' heart and it's like winning an Oscar: Sanjay Mishra 20-03-2014 04:15 PM

    New Delhi, Mar 20 (PTI) Character actor Sanjay Mishra, who is known for his roles in 'All the Best', 'Golmaal' and 'Phas Gaye Re Obama', says playing a protagonist in a film is a huge responsibility. Mishra, 51, who would be seen playing his career's first lead in Rajat Kapoor's...
  • Watch: This brilliant montage compiles the last image of all of the 86 'Best Picture' Oscar winners 19-03-2014 09:11 AM

    The very end of all 86 films that have won the 'Best Picture' Oscar in one place, lovingly stitched together into a quilt of feelings. ...
  • 'Be Careful What You Wish For' leaves you craving for Archer's next book 18-03-2014 11:58 PM

    After a year long wait and pondering on various permutations and combinations about what will happen to the characters after finishing the third book (Best Kept Secret) in The Clifton Chronicles series, I laid my hands on 'Be Careful What You Wish For' as soon as it got released worldwide....
  • Snapshot: Are Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin the new best friends forever? 09-03-2014 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Two actresses can never be friends. These statements are things of the past. These days, actresses are much secure and don't mind being friendly with other actresses and Deepika Padukone and Kalki Koechlin seem to the new best friends in town. The two have often been spotted together...
  • I have not even slept since winning Oscar: Lupita Nyong'o 05-03-2014 01:04 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Lupita Nyong'o says winning Oscar for her debut film was so overwhelming that she could not even sleep at the night. The 31-year-old actress won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role in '12 Years a Slave', reported People magazine. "It hasn't set in. I haven't...
  • Delhi discoms not cooperating with audit: CAG tells High Court 03-03-2014 03:32 PM

    New Delhi: The Comptroller and Auditor General on Monday told the Delhi High Court that the three power distribution companies were not co-operating in auditing. CAG told the HC that the three power discoms were not providing documents for carrying out their audit. It submitted before a bench of Acting...
  • Oscars 2014: '12 Years A Slave', 'Her' win best screenplay 03-03-2014 12:11 PM

    Los Angeles: John Ridley's adapted screenplay for '12 Years a Slave' and Spike Jonze's original screenplay for 'Her' were awarded at the 86th Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Ridley's first Oscar has come to him courtesy the moving tale of Solomon Northup, a free black man living with his wife and...
  • Oscars 2014: Cate Blanchett wins best actress, McConaughey best actor 03-03-2014 10:18 AM

    Los Angeles: Cate Blanchett won the Academy Award for best actress for her bravura performance as a fragile socialite experiencing a meltdown in Woody Allen's 'Blue Jasmine.' Blanchett had been deemed the front-runner from the very beginning of the Oscar season. It was the sixth Oscar nomination for the Australian...
  • Oscars 2014: Alfonso Cuaron wins best director for 'Gravity' 03-03-2014 10:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Alfonso Cuaron has won the Academy Award for best director for the visually groundbreaking lost-in-space spectacle 'Gravity.' It was the seventh Oscar of the evening for 'Gravity' and the second for Cuaron himself. Earlier in the evening he shared in the Oscar for film editing. The Mexican director,...
  • Oscars 2014: 'Let It Go' from 'Frozen' wins best original song 03-03-2014 09:59 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Let It Go' from the Disney musical 'Frozen' has won the Academy Award for best original song. The song, a catchy anthem sung by veteran Broadway songstress Idina Menzel and adored by countless young girls, many of whom are singing in it their own YouTube videos, has helped...
  • Oscars 2014: Lupita Nyong'o wins best supporting actress 03-03-2014 08:50 AM

    Los Angeles: Lupita Nyong'o has won the Academy Award for best supporting actress for her harrowing portrayal of a slave who's caught her sadistic master's eye in '12 Years a Slave.' It was the first Oscar nomination for the 31-year-old Nyong'o, and she won it for her film debut. Not...
  • Oscars 2014: ' The Great Beauty' wins best foreign language film 03-03-2014 08:37 AM

    Los Angeles: 'The Great Beauty,' an Italian film hailed as an ode to Federico Fellini's 1960 film 'La Dolce Vita,' has won the Oscar for best foreign language film. The movie, heavily favored since winning awards from the Golden Globes and British Academy, follows Jep Gambardella, who at age 65...
  • Oscars 2014: 'The Great Gatsby' wins best costume 03-03-2014 08:11 AM

    Los Angeles: Catherine Martin won her first Academy Award for costume design for her work in 'The Great Gatsby', while Adruitha Lee and Robin Mathews clinched the trophy of best hair and make-up for 'Dallas Buyers Club' at the Oscars ceremony here Sunday. Martin, who has been nominated for an...
  • Oscars 2014 kick off with Jared Leto win for 'Dallas Buyers Club' 03-03-2014 07:08 AM

    Los Angeles: Jared Leto has won the Academy Award for best supporting actor for his performance as an HIV-positive transgender prostitute in 'Dallas Buyers Club.' Leto, 41, returned to acting after a six-year hiatus to play the role, and had widely been expected to win the Oscar. It was his...
  • Oscars 2014: The stats of (not) winning the Best Actor award 02-03-2014 10:56 AM

    In order to comprehend the intricate working of how Oscars, especially categories such as Best Picture and Best Actor, are doled out you could either dedicate a better part of your day to understand methods of statisticians or simply watch a thirty seconds clip of Rick Grevais' BBC sitcom called...
  • Mumbaikars to enjoy power portability, can now choose between Tata, Reliance 25-02-2014 05:17 PM

    Mumbai: Millennium city, Mumbai, will soon become the first place in India where consumers can enjoy power portability. Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday held a meeting with the representatives of power discoms, Tata, Reliance and BEST to discuss power tariff issues concerning Mumbai. After the meeting, Chavan said...
  • The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2: Will the sequel be better than the original? 18-02-2014 02:12 PM

    New Delhi: Indian make-up company FAT MU's team has joined the make-up design entourage of Hollywood film 'The Best Of Exotic Marigold Hotel 2', currently being shot in Rajasthan with Judi Dench and Richard Gere. A team of the company, started by make-up artists Natasha Nischol and Virginia Holmes, is...
  • Richard Gere to join 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' team in Udaipur 13-02-2014 05:55 PM

    Mumbai: Hollywood actor Richard Gere is reportedly set to join the crew of 'The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2' in Udaipur in Rajasthan. The cast of the sequel directed by John Madden comprises a distinguished bouquet of British and Indian troupers both old and young, including Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson,...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Arijit Singh is leading the Best Playback Singer (Male) category 11-02-2014 05:47 PM

    New Delhi: 'Aashiqui 2' ruled the charts all of 2013. The soulful numbers struck a chord with all age groups and became a part of everyone's playlist last year. So it isn't surprising to see singer Arijit Singh leading the poll of Best Playback Singer (Male) category. Singh, who has...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Nawazuddin ahead of others in the Best Supporting Actor category 08-02-2014 03:35 PM

    New Delhi: The pace at which your participation in the first IBNLive Movie Awards is growing is really heart-warming. We are grateful for your cooperation, but the purpose is still not served. You need to shower your blessings for some more time as the voting is open for some more...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards: Deepika Padukone will be hard to beat in the Best Actress category 07-02-2014 03:37 PM

    New Delhi: We thank you for the overwhelming support you have shown towards the first IBNLive Movie Awards. Your participation has proved our decision to start these awards correct. We didn't imagine this kind of cooperation from your side in the beginning, but now when you have shown the willingness...