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  • Xiaomi Yi Action Camera: Xiaomi launches GoPro Hero challenger at $65 6 hours 57 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Targeting the budget-conscious consumers, Chinese mobile manufacturer Xiaomi came up with an affordable device at the ongoing Mobile World Congress; this time it is a personal camera. To take on the GoPro camera, Xiaomi launched its Yi Action Camera, which is a compact action-travel camera made for the non-sedentary...
  • 'Big Hero 6' wins Oscar for animated feature film February 23, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Big Hero 6" has won the Academy Award for best animated feature. The Disney film - based on a Marvel comic about a team of superheroes - tells the story of a tech nerd named Hiro and a lovable roly-poly robot, Baymax. The 3D animated feature was directed by...
  • Nikhil Advani wraps up the shoot of 'Hero' with a photoshoot with Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty February 19, 2015

    Ace photographer Avinash Gowariker, shot with the lead pair and the director of 'Hero' on the last day of the film's shooting. Debutant actors Sooraj Pancholi and Athiya Shetty posed for some beautiful pictures along with director Nikhil Advani. Advani and Gowariker posted the pictures on Twitter and the filmmaker...
  • Budget support critical for survival, say electric vehicle makers February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Fearing closure of business, electric vehicle makers have sought government support in the Budget to give a boost to the sector saying the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 must be implemented at the earliest. "For us the roll out of NEMMP 2020 is of critical importance. If it...
  • 'Badlapur' actor Varun Dhawan says he misses his old life and the privacy he enjoyed February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: He is someone who enjoys star status, but actor Varun Dhawan says the one thing that he misses is privacy. "I miss my old life as I don't get privacy anymore. I can't have the fun that I used to have. But I'm passionate about acting and I can do...
  • Confirmed! 'Hero' remake to be released on July 3 this year February 9, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Hero', Salman Khan's first film production under his new banner SKF, is all set to hit theatres on July 3 this year. The film, starring debutante actors Suraj Pancholi and Sunil Shetty's daughter Athiya, is the remake of the superhit 1983 film of the same name. The upcoming film is...
  • Can't believe: Varun Dhawan reacts to the response 'Badlapur' trailer has received January 21, 2015

    Actor Varun Dhawan is excited by the response that his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' has garnered. The actor feels the appreciation will act as an impetus for the small budget movie. Just two songs from the film have been released -- 'Jee karda' and 'Jeena jeena' -- but both...
  • New song 'Jeena jeena' form 'Badlapur' brings out the romantic in Varun Dhawan January 16, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Varun Dhawan is turning into a hopeless romantic! No, he has not found the love of his life but it's a song from his dark, intense revenge drama 'Badlapur' that's making him go all gooey inside. The actor took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share his views on the...
  • Subhash Ghai: Karan Johar and Rohit Shetty will be associated with me for the 'Ram Lakhan' remake; haven't finalised the cast yet December 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Director Subhash Ghai, whose two '80s hits 'Ram Lakhan' and 'Hero' are set to get their remakes, says while redoing a film one should make sure that it will be relevant with time. 'Ram Lakhan' will be remade by Karan Johar and Ghai while superstar Salman Khan is remaking 'Hero'...
  • Kolkata International Children's Film Festival begins Sunday December 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Workshops, quizzes and over 200 films for children from 25 countries, in addition to India, will be the highlights at the fourth edition of Kolkata International Children's Film Festival beginning here Sunday. As many as 180 films from India will be screened at the fest which concludes Dec 28, said...
  • Golf: Jordan Spieth wins World Chellenge title, Tiger Woods joint 17th December 8, 2014

    Jordan Spieth became the youngest champion of the Hero World Challenge with a six-under 66 on the final round that took him to a tournament record 26-under 262 and gave him a victory by 10 shots at Isleworth Golf and Country Club Sunday. The win took Spieth once again into top-10...
  • Ailing Tiger Woods soldiers on at Hero World Challenge December 7, 2014

    Tournament host Tiger Woods battled nausea and fever but soldiered through the third round of the Hero World Challenge to shoot a three-under-par 69 at Isleworth on Saturday. Woods, in last place in the 18-player field, coughed repeatedly into a towel and vomited along the third fairway, but carried on in...
  • 'Tu Mera Hero' is a situation comedy, which is rarely seen on TV these days: Akhilendra Mishra December 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Actor Akhilendra Mishra, who is starring in a new TV comedy 'Tu Mera Hero', says the plot of the show attracted him to try his luck in a fuuny role for the first time. The 54-year-old 'Chandrakanta' actor said the show is different from other daily soaps on TV....
  • Waah yaar, kamaal karte ho: Salman Khan to Varun Dhawan for experimenting with his role in 'Badlapur' December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Superstar Salman Khan is all praise for newbie actor Varun Dhawan for trying out a 'different' performance in upcoming film 'Badlapur' and has taken to twitter to tell him this. Varun, 27, who has earlier featured in comical and romantic roles in Bollywood, will be seen in a rowdy...
  • Tiger Woods at a loss to explain first-round flop at Isleworth December 5, 2014

    Tiger Woods was at a loss to explain his latest struggles after an error-strewn return to competitive golf on Thursday at the Isleworth course he knows like the back of his hand. The former world number one sputtered to a five-over 77 in the opening round of the Hero World Challenge...
  • Golf: Tiger Woods to test his back and new swing at Hero World Challenge December 4, 2014

    Orlando: A brand new swing and a fit-again back would both be put through a stringent test when celebrated golfer Tiger Woods makes a comeback at the Hero World Challenge against a highly competitive field, which includes six Major winners. The 38-year-old has not played since August 8, after missing the...
  • 'Badlapur's' beginning is not to be missed, stresses director Sriram Raghavan December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Sriram Raghavan says if audiences miss the initial scenes of his next movie 'Badlapur', they should try and catch another show of the Varun Dhawan-starrer. The filmmaker and the cast of the film unveiled its teaser here Tuesday. Talking about the movie, Raghavan said: "In the early part of the...
  • Reception in India was phenomenal: Tiger Woods December 3, 2014

    Left pleasantly surprised by the warm reception he received in India earlier this year, American golfer Tiger Woods on Wednesday said the response to his maiden trip was nothing short of phenomenal. Woods, one of the most successful golfers the game has ever seen, visited Delhi on the invitation of Hero...
  • Pawan Munjal proud to have Tiger Woods on board December 2, 2014

    Munjal, who is the Vice Chairman, CEO and Managing Director of the Hero Motocorp, is proud to have Tiger Woods on board as the global brand ambassador of the company. ...
  • 'Mockingjay' disarms 'Penguins' to retain top spot at U.S. box office December 1, 2014

    Los Angeles/New York: 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1,' the third film in the dystopian action series starring Jennifer Lawrence, collected $56.9 million to hold off advances by animated films 'Penguins of Madagascar' and 'Big Hero 6' and claim victory at the U.S. holiday weekend box office. 'Penguins of Madagascar,'...
  • Hero Xtreme Sports launched in India at Rs 67,337 November 25, 2014

    Hero MotoCorp seem to be on a launching spree this year with their latest offering being the Xtreme Sports. Showcased just before the expo, the Sports has a different design than the already revamped Xtreme. It gets dual brow LED pilot lamps and an edgier street-fighter like headlamp. At first glance,...
  • Tiger Woods returns to competitive golf at Hero World Challenge November 18, 2014

    New Delhi: The Hero World Challenge - the premier PGA TOUR event hosted by the Tiger Woods Foundation - will tee-off at the Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Orlando, Florida from December 4 to 7 this year. The world's top 18 golfers, including 14-time major champion Woods, will participate in...
  • ISL 2014: NorthEast United FC held to goalless draw by FC Pune City at home November 15, 2014

    Guwahati: NorthEast United FC and FC Pune City drew 0-0 in a hard-fought Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here Saturday. Pune FC improved to 12 points from eight matches but remained in the third spot in the standings while NorthEast United FC stayed in the fifth...
  • Watch: Rajeev Masand reviews 'Big Hero 6', 'Nightcrawler', 'Interstellar', 'The Shaukeens' November 8, 2014

    In this week's episode of 'Now Showing', Rajeev Masand reviews 'Big Hero 6', 'Nightcrawler', 'Interstellar', 'The Shaukeens'. He also talks to the cast of Bollywood film 'Kill Dil' and Hollywood sci-fi 'Interstellar'. ...
  • 'Big Hero 6' review: You'll be chuckling throughout, and 95 minutes will fly by November 7, 2014

    Cast: Ryan Potter, Scott Adsit, Jamie Chung, Damon Wayans Jr, Génesis Rodríguez, TJ Miller, Daniel Henney, Maya Rudolph Director: Don Hall and Chris Williams It's virtually impossible to resist the charm of 'Big Hero 6', the new film from Walt Disney Animation Studios, at whose center is the touching relationship between...
  • Matthew McConaughey wants to do comic book film November 6, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'Interstellar' star Matthew McConaughey is not averse to playing a comic book superhero. The actor, who was being eyed to play the lead in Marvel's 'Doctor Strange' before it went to Benedict Cumberbatch, said he would love to take on a superhero role only if he feels he can...
  • Hero Electric launches two new Avior e-cycles in India at Rs 18,990 onwards October 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Two-wheeler maker Hero Electric launched two models of e-cycles under Avior range, priced at between Rs 18,990 and Rs 19,290 (ex-showroom Delhi). The e-cycles that aim to tap corporate professionals in metro cities will also be available in Bangalore, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai. "This is primarily targeted at...
  • Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero October 29, 2014

    New York: Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. John hosted the event, "An Enduring Vision: A Benefit for the Elton John AIDS Foundation," Tuesday night in New York City. He says Francis...