CURSE

  • Dee Walker's 'The Winner's Curse' is a racy potboiler December 15, 2014

    New Delhi: When I first heard about the concept of 'The Winner's Curse', I was pretty excited about it. I wanted to read the finished book but I couldn't hold myself and asked the author for the manuscript which was still being edited. And then on a Sunday night, at...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur, Raj Kumar Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra to attend Day 1 November 21, 2014

    Panaji: If the inaugural ceremony of 45th IFFI saw the presence of stalwarts Rajinikanth and Amitabh Bachchan, actors Anupam Kher, Raveena Tandon and political leaders Arun Jaitely, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Manohar Parrikar and others, the first day will also not miss the glamour. Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur will share his perspective...
  • 'Elizabeth' filmmaker Shekhar Kapur roped in to direct adventure saga 'Tiger's Curse' November 5, 2014

    Los Angeles: Critically-acclaimed Indian director Shekhar Kapur of 'Elizabeth' fame has been roped in to direct an adventure saga titled 'Tiger's Curse'. The project will be introduced by Lotus Entertainment at the American Film Market, reports Variety.com. Based on the first in a series of novels by Colleen Houck, 'Tiger's Curse' has...
  • Shekhar Kapur to direct fantasy andventure drama 'Tiger's Curse' November 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: Director Shekhar Kapoor is all set to direct a fantasy andventure drama 'Tiger's Curse'. The film, to be produced by Lotus Entertainment, is based on a series of bestselling novels by Colleen Houck. The story centers around a teenage girl who, while working at a circus, encounters a white...
  • My book 'Nine' is a mix of facts and fiction: Shobha Nihalani July 9, 2013

    261 BC: After his bloody battle with Kalinga, the Mauryan emperor Ashoka, overcome with remorse, swore never to wage another war. And to make sure no one else did. His Navratnas the Nine zealously guarded their powers and knowledge, handing them down through millennia and generations to ensure...
  • 'Swearing at work may cost employees promotion' July 29, 2012

    New York: Frequent use of curse words at workplace makes employees lose out on their promotions, but more than half of the people still swear in the office, a survey has found. As per a recent survey of more than 3,000 hiring managers and 3,800 workers across the US, as many...
  • Review: Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan May 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Chhota Bheem is one of the most loved cartoon characters among kids today. And summer vacation is undoubtedly the best time to encash this popularity. Just released animation film 'Chhota Bheem and the Curse of Damyaan' revolves around Chhota Bheem and his gang. Green Gold Animation has produced the...
  • Book extract: Curse of the Godman February 14, 2012

    The author of 'Curse of the Godman,' Biddu was born in India and started his career playing in a pop band influenced by the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. Following early success, he headed West and moved into the international music arena where he quickly struck gold, signing the unknown...
  • Spell cast on Cristiano Ronaldo, Spain worried October 21, 2009

    New Delhi: A series of rituals are being performed outside the Spanish Embassy in Lima on Monday to lift a spell that has supposedly been cast upon Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo. A mysterious Spanish figure known as 'Wizard Pepe' claims to have been paid by an equally mysterious young...
  • Cursed Indian gem on display in UK November 26, 2007

    London The Delhi Purple Sapphire, a gem that is believed by many to be "cursed", will go on public display at the vault in the Natural History Museum in London, on Wednesday. A spokesman of the museum said today that the Sapphire was brought to the UK by a Bengal cavalryman,...
  • In Pics: Your H'wood dose for 2007 June 4, 2007

    Heres a look at some of the big Hollywood movies that you must watch out for in 2007. ...
  • Pilot curses his own passengers April 9, 2007

    New Delhi: Northwest Airlines canceled a flight with 180 passengers aboard after the pilot began cursing at passengers while the plane was being prepared for takeoff in Las Vegas on Friday, airline officials and witnesses said. The cancellation disrupted Easter travel plans for many of the passengers. From the moment the captain...
  • A curseory glance at Superman September 23, 2006

    New Delhi: The other day, my friend had to attend a fancy dress party and the theme for the evening was superheroes. Talk of comics and the mind is flooded with those images from the MarvelDC universe Superman, Batman, Spiderman, Daredevil, Wonderwoman, Wolverine, Hulk, the list goes on. "So, what...
  • Haryana to confiscate book on Gandhi September 8, 2006

    Chandigarh: The Haryana government has decided to confiscate every copy of a book called Mahatma Gandhi a Curse for Bharat, written by Anand Parkash Madan and published in English and Hindi with immediate effect. Stating this here today, an official spokesman said that the decision to confiscate the...