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  • Comedian and 'Tonight Show' regular David Brenner dies at 78 16-03-2014 07:31 AM

    David Brenner, a stand-up comedian who appeared regularly on 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' died on Saturday in New York, a family spokesman said. He was 78. Brenner, who had been battling cancer and performed most recently on New Year's Eve, passed away at his home in New York...
  • Mitchell Johnson evokes Lillee, Thomson era 11-12-2013 07:03 PM

    Sydney: The astonishing revival of Mitchell Johnson has put Australia one win from the reclaiming the Ashes and evoked the bygone era of lethal quicks Dennis Lillee and Jeff Thomson 40 years ago. A popular saying during the 1974-75 series was, "Ashes to Ashes, dust to dust, if Thomson doesn't...
  • Johnson and Stokes cleared by ICC after Ashes clash 09-12-2013 03:17 PM

    Adelaide: Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson and England allrounder Ben Stokes have been found not guilty of breaching the code of conduct despite clashing during the second Ashes Test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Monday. The pair collided after a heated exchange on Sunday during the fourth day's play...
  • Prime Air: Amazon testing 30-minute package delivery using drones 02-12-2013 07:46 AM

    Amazon.com is testing delivery packages using drones, CEO Jeff Bezos said Sunday on the CBS television program 60 Minutes. Bezos said the drones, unmanned vehicles that fly through the air, could deliver packages that weigh up to five pounds (2.3 kg). That represents roughly 86 per cent of packages that...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' to be released in November 2014 19-11-2013 05:32 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Dumb and Dumber' sequel 'Dumb and Dumber To' will hit the screens Nov 14, 2014. 'Dumb and Dumber To' reunites directors Peter and Bobby Farrelly with actors Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, who played the dim-witted pair Lloyd and Harry in the original. In the new film, they...
  • 'Independence Day' sequel pushed back to 2016 15-11-2013 01:37 PM

    Los Angeles: Fans of 1996 alien blockbuster 'Independence Day' will have to wait even longer to see the sequel after studio bosses pushed back the release date by a year. A follow-up to the huge hit, which earned USD 817 million at the worldwide box office, is in the works,...
  • Amazon's founder Jeff Bezos completes Washington Post purchase 02-10-2013 11:53 AM

    Washington: The Washington Post now belongs to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The Washington Post Co. said Tuesday that it had completed the sale of the newspaper publishing business to Bezos, who said in August he was buying it for $250 million. The soon-to-be-renamed Washington Post Co. is retaining the Kaplan...
  • 65th Emmy Awards: Jeff Daniels of 'The Newsroom' wins Best Actor 23-09-2013 08:16 AM

    New Delhi: Jeff Daniels, who plays a jaded anchorman in HBO's 'The Newsroom,' scored an upset win for the best actor in a drama at the Primetime Emmys on Sunday, while Claire Danes was a return winner as best drama actress for her role as a bipolar CIA agent in...
  • 'Kick Ass 2' review: It's a watchable fare despite a predictable story 24-08-2013 02:25 PM

    Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chloe Grace Moretz, Clark Duke, Morris Chestnut Director: Jeff Wadlow Rating: 2.5 out of 5 The concept of the comic book-inspired 'Kick Ass' germinated from the idea of average Americans without any special powers dressed up as superheroes to fight street crime. A fantasy which...
  • How will Amazon's Jeff Bezos change The Washington Post? 08-08-2013 06:43 AM

    Technology and media circles are abuzz at how e-commerce wunderkind Jeff Bezos plans to modernize The Washington Post, a money-losing bastion of the old economy. Among the top predictions: the man who transformed retailing will want to wean the venerable paper off its print edition; expand the Post's real-time content...
  • From Amazon to Washington Post: How Jeff Bezos built his empire 06-08-2013 07:09 AM

    New York: Over nearly two decades, Jeff Bezos built Amazon.com from a scrappy online bookseller into an e-commerce empire, shook up the print publishing world with the Kindle e-reader and even started a space travel company. Now he is buying The Washington Post for $250 million, purchasing one of the...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy Washington Post for $250 million 06-08-2013 06:49 AM

    Los Angeles: Jeff Bezos, the Amazon.com founder who helped bring books into the digital age, is going after another pillar of "old media": The Washington Post. Bezos, 49, struck a deal announced Monday to buy the venerable Washington broadsheet and other newspapers for $250 million. It was a startling demonstration...
  • Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to buy the Washington Post 06-08-2013 06:45 AM

    Amazon.com Inc founder Jeff Bezos will buy the Washington Post newspaper for $250 million in a surprise deal that ends the Graham family's 80-year ownership and hands one of the country's most influential publications to the tech entrepreneur. Bezos, hailed by many as a visionary who helped transform Internet retail,...
  • Four firefighters die, five injured battling Houston blaze 01-06-2013 06:36 AM

    Houston: Four firefighters died and five others were injured on Friday when a roof collapsed during a blaze at a hotel and restaurant in southwest Houston, fire department and city officials said. Fire Chief Terry Garrison told a news conference that firefighters were searching for people who may have been...
  • US: Lost Apollo 11 Moon dust found in dusty storage 26-05-2013 10:08 PM

    Washington: Moon dust samples gathered by Neil Armstrong during the Apollo 11 lunar mission have been discovered inside a California lab warehouse after sitting in the dusty storage unnoticed for more than 40 years. Vials of Moon dust brought back to Earth by Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin were found last...
  • Jeff Overton disqualified at Colonial for using putting aid 26-05-2013 10:19 AM

    Fort Worth, Texas: Jeff Overton expressed his frustration on Twitter about his disqualification midway through the third round of the Colonial for illegally using a putting aid after starting play. With threesomes going off the No. 1 and 10 tees after the weather-suspended second round was completed earlier on Saturday,...
  • 'R.I.P.D.' trailer: A slain cop tries to find out his murderer 18-05-2013 10:41 AM

    New Delhi: A recently slain cop joins a team of police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department and tries to find the man who murdered him. Directed by Robert Schwentke, the film stars Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon, Mary-Louise Parker and Stephanie Szostak in the lead roles....
  • Friday Release: How Matthew McConaughey prepared for 'Mud' 02-05-2013 04:08 PM

    Matthew McConaughey, who's getting praise from critics for his role in the new movie 'Mud,' says he's found a way to make negative reviews a positive learning experience. McConaughey won best supporting male actor at the Independent Spirit Awards for 2012's 'Magic Mike.' He also received the best supporting actor...
  • Gwyneth Paltrow embarrassed by her 'Iron Man 3' premiere dress 27-04-2013 05:18 PM

    Los Angeles: 'The Avengers' star Gwyneth Paltrow, who wore a see-through dress on the red carpet of the 'Iron Man 3' premiere, believes her dress was a 'disaster'. The 40-year-old actress wore a Antonio Berardi dress that exposed more than what she desired, leaving her embarrassed, reported Radar online. "I...
  • Kamal Haasan to attend 'Bollywood Beyond Borders' event 09-04-2013 11:28 PM

    Chennai: Actor filmmaker Kamal Haasan will participate in a panel discussion as part of a National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show, an electronic media show covering filmed entertainment, to discuss the international appeal of Bollywood. The event is being held in Las Vegas. "This landmark session will commemorate 100 years...
  • 'Jurassic Park 3D' review: Even after two decades it still has a hair-raising effect 05-04-2013 10:52 PM

    Cast: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum Director Steven Spielberg There's a scene in 'Jurassic Park' that's etched in movie history - you know the one I'm talking about - ripples appearing in two glasses of water on the dashboard of a car that ominously announce the arrival of the...
  • Write your review: 'Jurassic Park 3D'

    Rajeev Masand says 'Jurassic Park 3D' still has a hair-raising effect. What do you say? Write your own review and win prizes. ...
  • IFF Kerala to screen over 200 films 03-12-2011 05:07 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The 16th edition of the International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK), to be held here from December 9-16, will screen more than 200 films in various sections including competition, world cinema, Malayalam cinema and Indian cinema. A special section on cinema on football, 'Kicking and Screening' is also part...
  • I needed to learn something new: V Raja 24-10-2011 11:30 AM

    V Raja Age: 54 Designation: President & CEO, GE Healthcare India Education: B Com (Honours), chartered accountant and company secretary Career: Spent over 31 years in consumer products, food and healthcare industries; 14 years at GE Interests: Reading fiction, solving math puzzles, watching TV Q:Why are you leaving? Did GE...
  • 'Gossip Girl' star Penn Badgley to play Jeff Buckley 21-06-2011 11:19 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Gossip Girl' star Penn Badgley will play Jeff Buckley in a movie about the late singer/songwriter's relationship with his equally noted father, folk singer Tim Buckley, its producers said on Monday. His casting in "Greetings From Tim Buckley" ends a search that took more than a year and...