Journey

  • 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' trailer: It is Om Puri vs Helen Mirren in a battle of cuisines 10-07-2014 02:13 PM

    What happens when a happy-go-lucky Indian family crosses path with one of France's most celebrated chefs? The latest Lasse Hallstrom film 'The Hundred-Foot Journey' features Manish Dayal, Om Puri, Juhi Chawla and Helen Mirren in this warm tale of cross-cultural cuisines. The film is based on a novel by the...
  • Filomena's Journeys: A portrait of marriage, a family and culture 01-05-2014 05:19 PM

    Maria Aurora Couto is not a new name in the literary circles. Prior to Filomena's Journeys, she wrote Goa: A Daughter's Story as well as Graham Greene: on The Frontier. Born and brought up in Goa, she moved to Delhi for her higher education and also taught literature at Lady...
  • LS polls: Kejriwal's train journey from Delhi to Varanasi 30-03-2014 10:46 PM

    Varanasi: On March 24 when Arvind Kejriwal boarded the Shivganga Express from New Delhi to Varanasi, he set the stage for the battle that has fired the imagination and interest of the 'aam aadmi' and political commentators across the country- Arvind Kejriwal Vs Narendra Modi. Is it a no contest,...
  • 'Rearview, My Roadies Journey' is all things about Raghu and Roadies 22-02-2014 10:18 AM

    Love him or hate him but if you are a TV addict, you certainly can't ignore him. Well, as cliched as it may sound but that's the truth. This man redefined the Indian television for youth by making a cult show that almost everyone knows about. Yes, I am talking...
  • 16 books to pre-order in 2014 07-01-2014 04:34 PM

    Heads-up for autumn/winter 2016, when Aleph will publish the much-anticipated novel A Suitable Girl by Vikram Seth. Less than 24 months to give A Suitable Boy another go, people! 1. The Bone Clocks David Mitchell Hachette A new David Mitchell book is an event, at par with a Christopher Nolan...
  • The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug Tweet Review: 1st day, 1st show 13-12-2013 09:58 AM

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from the previous film 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey', the sequel to the film will see the hobbit Bilbo Baggins (Martin Freeman), wizard Gandalf (Ian McKellen) and Thorin Oakensheild (Richard Armitage) continue their journey to reclaim Lonely mountain from Smaug the dragon. 'The Hobbit: The...
  • What makes 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' a smart film 10-12-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber. What IS news: the franchise wakes up, too. Die-hard...
  • Lindsay Lohan's father wants to read ex-wife's memoir? 01-12-2013 04:48 PM

    Los Angeles: Actress Lindsay Lohan's father Michael is reportedly demanding to read the upcoming memoir of his ex-wife Dina. Michael, 53, who got divorced from Dina in 2007, is demanding to see every line that has been written about him in her memoir, 'Dina Lohan: My Journey', reported TMZ. The...
  • e Lounge Unwind: Krrish3 was first offered to me, says Kangana Ranaut 14-10-2013 08:29 PM

    In an exclusive interview to CNN-IBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, actress Kangana Ranaut said that she was the first to be offered the role in Krrish 3. The actress also talked about her journey in Bollywood. ...
  • 3 Australians on 3,500 km tour for Bangalore's underprivileged kids 01-10-2013 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: Three friends from Australia are hoping to bring education to Bangalore's underprivileged children. For that they have embarked on a ride of a lifetime. Matt, Janis and Greg from Australia have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime going 3,500 km across India in an autorickshaw. The two-week...
  • 600 people sign up for Virgin's 'Galatic' flight to space 30-09-2013 12:16 PM

    More than 600 people have signed to Virgin 'Galatic' flight to spend up to a quarter million dollars for just minutes in space. Passengers will get three days of training and health checks, then a few hours in flight with about three minutes weightless in space. ...
  • Failed in my dream of becoming a pilot: Abdul Kalam in new book 18-08-2013 01:06 PM

    For former President A P J Abdul Kalam, becoming a fighter pilot was a "dearest dream" but he failed to realise it by a whisker as he bagged the ninth position when only eight slots were available in the IAF. In his new book "My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions",...
  • Bollywood remembers legendary actor Pran 13-07-2013 11:37 PM

    Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. ...
  • Amitabh, Gulzar, Karan Johar pay their last respects to Pran 13-07-2013 11:49 AM

    Mumbai: Legendary Bollywood actor Pran passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai. The 93-year-old veteran actor had recently received the Dadasaheb Phalke award. In a career spanning over six decades, Pran acted in over 400 films and played a vast range of roles, from a hero to a villain...
  • Tata Nano car drives into Guinness World Records 26-06-2013 04:31 AM

    Bangalore: Tata Motors' small car Nano entered the Guinness World Records for driving on a longest journey covering the entire country, the company said on Monday. "The expedition was accomplished in 10 days (March 21-30) covering 10,218 km in a Tata Nano from Kanyakumari in southern Tamil Nadu to circumnavigate...
  • The torrid reign of N Srinivasan as BCCI chief 02-06-2013 06:12 PM

    New Delhi: The drama that started with a spot-fixing saga over two weeks ago turned into a full-fledged soap opera as more and more skeletons fell off the closet each passing day. And the man who was under intense focus during this period was 67-year-old Narayanaswami Srinivasan, who on Sunday...
  • India's first passenger train journey: Google doodle and some facts 16-04-2013 10:57 AM

    New Delhi: With a chugging train trailing a plume of smoke in a backdrop of palm trees and what looks like a palace with domes and minarets, Google on Tuesday posted a doodle to celebrated India's first passenger train journey. On April 16, 1853, the first railway on the Indian...
  • Masand reviews 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' 15-12-2012 11:12 AM

    Dspite its gorgeous sweeping visuals this first installment in Jackson's three-film adaptation can't help feeling long and overblown. ...
  • 'Lord of the Rings' team reunites for its prequel 10-12-2012 09:52 AM

    The new movie - 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey' - is the long-awaited first installment in a trilogy from filmmaker Peter Jackson. ...
  • 'The Hobbit' suffers from story bloat 05-12-2012 03:36 PM

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  • Atlantis makes final journey to retirement home 03-11-2012 04:33 PM

    Washington: The last of NASA's retired spacecraft Atlantis slowly covered its historic last journey to its final resting place after the US space agency ended its 30-year shuttle program in 2011. The shuttle made its 15.8 kilometres journey on Friday from Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, permanently to a visitor...
  • Oscars: 'Argo,' 'The Master' jockey for attention 01-10-2012 04:26 PM

    Los Angeles: Hollywood is in its usual hazy head space when it comes to the Academy Awards race. The dilemma: Handicapping the players when so many of the potential front-runners have yet to show their game face. Films such as Ben Affleck's 'Argo' and Joaquin Phoenix and Philip Seymour Hoffman's...
  • Smart card for journey on Delhi, Howrah, Mumbai routes 02-09-2012 04:57 PM

    New Delhi: Passengers will soon be able to use smart cards for buying train tickets on the busy Delhi-Howrah and Delhi-Mumbai routes and also in the Kolkata Metro. "A pan-India multi-purpose smart card is going to be launched by railways in two most sought after routes on a pilot basis...