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  • Happy birthday Mark Zuckerberg: 30 interesting facts about him May 14, 2014

    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 30th birthday, here we bring you 30 interesting facts about him. 1. Type @[4:0] in a Facebook comment, and...
  • Happy birthday Zohra Sehgal: The film and theatre doyenne turns 102 April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Film, theatre and TV personality Zohra Sehgal turns 102 today. 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 films. In 2008, Zohra Sehgal was named...
  • Watch: Sachin Tendulkar's fans wish him a happy 41st birthday from 41 countries April 24, 2014

    Sachin Tendulkar's fans from 41 countries wish him on his 41st birthday via a beautiful video tribute. This is Sachin's first birthday post retirement in November last year and the fans reminded him how much he is being missed across the world. ...
  • Happy Birthday Sachin: The perpetual legend turns 41 April 24, 2014

    Perhaps a flight back to the UAE next day, but no 6 a.m. training alarm, no restrictions on the glucometre. A dad will be at home to his kids' delight, a husband's presence warming the wife's heart and a son won't miss touching his mother's feet. Sachin Tendulkar, perhaps...
  • 1.3 mn 'like' friendless Michigan boy's Facebook birthday surprise February 13, 2014

    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 this...
  • Flickr turns 10: A timeline of the photo-sharing site's milestones February 11, 2014

    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 February 5, 2014

    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' February 1, 2014

    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 January 5, 2014

    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 December 12, 2013

    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 October 11, 2013

    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 few...
  • Amitabh@71: I will continue working till there is strength in my body October 11, 2013

    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 sway...
  • Book extract: Happy Birthday by Meghna Pant September 17, 2013

    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 truths...
  • On Modi's birthday, Gujarat BJP woos minorities with recruitment drive September 17, 2013

    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 September 4, 2013

    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, 1998....
  • IBNLive Poll: Vote for your favourite Gulzar song August 18, 2013

    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 August 18, 2013

    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 July 7, 2013

    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 a...
  • Karan Johar turns 41: 10 romantic scenes from his films May 25, 2013

    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 May 14, 2013

    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, and...
  • Film and theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal turns 101 April 27, 2013

    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 films. In...
  • Prabhudeva: Honestly, I don't have time to be lonely April 3, 2013

    Mumbai: The Indian entertainment industry's male dancing icon Prabhudheva turns 40 Wednesday and says he has no time to brood over his loneliness. "Of course, I'd like someone in my life. And of course, when I go home in the evening I wish there was someone waiting for me. But very...
  • Abhay Deol: 10 reasons why we think you are awesome March 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Slowly and steadily, Abhay Deol has developed a separate fan base for himself. The actor looked promising in his first film 'Socha Na Tha' (2005) but his performance in 'Manorama Six Feet Under' (2007) earned him a berth among the most versatile actors in Bollywood. With 'Oye Lucky,...
  • Watch rare moments of Aamir's Bollywood career March 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Aamir Khan's first successful film as a hero 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' completed 25 years of its release on March 1, 2013. Aamir has evolved into a perfectionist in these years but there was a time when he didn't have to worry about his image. After starting with...
  • Happy Birthday, Steve Jobs February 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Had Steve Jobs been alive today, it would have been his 58th birthday. The man who shaped contemporary consumer technology was born on February 24, 1955. He battled cancer and other health issues for several years and had a rare form of pancreatic cancer, and died on October...
  • 10 roles only Soumitra Chatterjee could have played January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Soumitra Chatterjee's association with Satyajit Ray goes back to 1959 when Chatterjee debuted in cinema with Ray's 'Apur Sansar'. Since then the actor kept winning more and more hearts through his versatility and disarming smile. On his 78th birthday, we have compiled a list of his ten best...
  • Birthday playlist: The magical touch of AR Rahman January 6, 2013

    New Delhi: He was born as AS Dileep Kumar but changed his name to AR Rahman when he was 23. Popularly known as 'The Mozart of Madras', Rahman started his music career with a bang in 'Roja' (1992). A journey started which made Rahman's name the most admired in the music...