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  • Advani should drop 'V' from his name if he wants Modi to listen, says Kejriwal 24-03-2014 05:16 PM

    Making fun of the fractious relationship between BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and L K Advani, AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the BJP patriarch should change his name if he wanted Modi to listen to him. "If Advani wants Modi to listen to him, he should drop...
  • Is your name Simran? Virgin Atlantic to offer discounted tickets to people with 12 most famous Bollywood names 21-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Do you share your name with some of the most famous film characters which have been brought to life by Bollywood actors and actresses? If so, you can get a discount on air tickets. With a view to paying homage to iconic Indian cinema, Virgin Atlantic airline has decided to...
  • New Zealand man gets 99-character name after losing drunken bet 13-03-2014 09:12 AM

    Melbourne: A 22-year-old man in New Zealand has changed his name to a 99-character tongue twister after he lost a drunken bet in a poker game. The man from Dunedin is now officially known as 'Full Metal Havok More Sexy N Intelligent Than Spock And All The Superheroes Combined With...
  • Ohio mom officially changes her name from Sheila to Sexy 12-02-2014 11:22 AM

    Newark: A central Ohio woman who loathed being named Sheila and wanted a moniker that reflected her personality has legally changed her first name to Sexy. A judge approved the request Tuesday from the 41-year-old Pataskala (puh-TAS'-kuh-luh) woman, formerly named Sheila Ranea Crabtree. In her application, Crabtree called her given...
  • Has Manju Warrier changed her name? 27-01-2014 12:09 PM

    Kochi: Actress Manju Warrier, who is making headlines for shooting for comeback Malayalam film 'How Old Are You?' has reportedly dropped her married name. As reports suggest, the 'change of name' ad which appeared in a regional daily hasn't gone unnoticed. Manju, who will be seen in 'How Old Are...
  • Person not named in FIR can be tried if evidence crops up: Supreme Court 10-01-2014 01:59 PM

    The Supreme Court on Friday held a person can be made an accused by the trial court in case evidence crops up during the proceedings even if he has not been named in the FIR or charge sheet. A five-judge Constitution Bench headed by Chief Justice P Sathasivam said that...
  • TN: 200 tea stalls named after Narendra Modi to be opened in Coimbatore 03-01-2014 04:38 PM

    Pitching for making Narendra Modi the Prime Minister, a newly formed 'apolitical' organisation of men -- NaMo Peravai (NaMo Movement) has planned to name 200 tea stalls in Tamil Nadu after the Gujarat Chief Minister. Announcing this, movement Coordinator Praveen Srinivasan told reporters in Coimbatore on Friday that one such...
  • Yahoo announces auction of 'premium' domain names 14-11-2013 04:29 PM

    New Delhi: A few months after releasing dormant email IDs, Yahoo has now announced that it will auction a huge list of domain names that the company has owned for quite some time, including av.com, sandwich.com and voicemail.com. The week-long auction starts on November 14 and will run till November...
  • Who has misspelt Sachin Tendulkar's name? asks miffed MS Dhoni 05-11-2013 04:02 PM

    Kolkata: After reportedly annoying Sachin Tendulkar with its over-enthusiastic preparations for his 199th Test, the Cricket Association of Bengal on invited criticism from Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni during the customary pre-match press conference ahead of the opening Test against the West Indies. Before the interaction began, Dhoni criticised the...
  • Babies to be named 'Phailin' born on cyclone night 21-10-2013 06:43 PM

    They were born at a time when cyclone Phailin hit land close to the Gopalpur coast on the October 12 night. Staff of several city hospitals where these babies were born, suggested to name them after the cyclone Phailin. At least 27 babies were born in the town in three...
  • Virat Kohli to be named BSF brand ambassador 20-09-2013 04:24 PM

    New Delhi: Indian cricket team's batting mainstay Virat Kohli will soon be appointed as the new brand ambassador of the country's second largest paramilitary force BSF. Kohli has been roped in by the Border Security Force (BSF) in order to bolster the appeal of the 2.5-lakh personnel strong force which...
  • Ram Gopal Varma is so last season in my life: Karan Johar 17-09-2013 03:15 PM

    New Delhi: Karan Johar and Ram Gopal Varma have a history of engaging in Twitter wars but the 'My Name Is Khan' director says he now wants to pick on someone else as RGV is "so last season" in his life. Johar, 41, said their exchange of words on Twitter...
  • Conducive atmosphere essential for PM-level talks: Khurshid 13-09-2013 05:36 PM

    Bishkek: Even as ground appears to be prepared for talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistan counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York later this month, India underlined that a conducive atmosphere was essential for the meeting. Ahead of the planned talks, Pakistan has informed India that it has...
  • Indian-American Sunil Kulkarni named judge in California 06-09-2013 11:16 AM

    Washington: A leading Indian American lawyer, Sunil R. Kulkarni, has become the first South Asian American state judge in Northern California with his appointment to Santa Clara County Superior Court. Palo Alto, California, resident Kulkarni, 41 who since 2011 has served as a senior counsel in the litigation group at...
  • Kajol: There should be a reason for doing a film 16-08-2013 02:18 PM

    Mumbai: Actress Kajol is looking for the kind of script that makes her feel it's worth spending time away from her chidren when she starts shooting for the film. "If I have to do a film, then I feel there should be a reason for it. The script should be...
  • 'Chennai Express' earns Rs 6.75 crore in paid previews, breaks records 09-08-2013 12:07 PM

    New Delhi: Filmmaker Rohit Shetty's much-awaited 'Chennai Express' has kicked off in the most impressive way possible. If the paid previews collection is anything to go by, Shah Rukh Khan-Deepika Padukone starrer has been a hit with the movie buffs. In India, the film has collected Rs 6.75 crore, which...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's 'Chennai Express' to be released in Peru 03-08-2013 05:14 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's much-awaited 'Chennai Express' is lined up for a strong release in non-traditional international markets. In Peru, it is said to be the first Hindi film to release on the same day as it hits theatres in India Aug 9. Earlier, Shah Rukh's 'My...
  • NTSB apologises for gaffe over derogatory Asiana pilot names 13-07-2013 12:05 PM

    The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) apologised on Friday after an intern mistakenly confirmed to a local television station racially offensive fake names for the pilots of an Asiana flight that crashed in San Francisco. "The National Transportation Safety Board apologises for inaccurate and offensive names that were mistakenly confirmed...
  • Beijing prefers classical Hindi films over new Bollywood potboilers? 18-06-2013 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: After the popularity of Bollywood hit film "3 Idiots" in China, official level talks were held here Tuesday on working out ways to screen more Indian films in that country as well as enter into film co-production. Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari held delegation level talks with...
  • Sophia top baby name for US girls; Messiah and King for boys 10-05-2013 04:07 PM

    Los Angeles: Sophia tops the list of names for American baby girls for the second year in a row, while King and Messiah are becoming increasingly popular names for boys, the U.S. Social Security Administration said on Thursday. Jacob has become a standby for boys' names, topping that category for...
  • The Big 'D' in Bollywood 03-05-2013 05:49 PM

    Now Bollywood's often turned to the underworld for inspiration for their gangster dramas, most usually shy away from naming their characters after the real person. ...
  • Karan Johar: Star system in Bollywood coming to a screeching halt 29-04-2013 01:24 PM

    New Delhi: He is known for working with A-listers in his films, but director Karan Johar feels that with movies like 'Vicky Donor' and 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' the star system in Bollywood is coming to an end. Johar, 40, who is behind many star-studded hits like 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai',...
  • Vidya Balan to change her surname? 18-04-2013 06:52 PM

    Mumbai: Most of Indian women change their surname post-marriage and actress Vidya Balan, who married Siddharth Roy Kapoor last year, is reportedly no different. If sources are to be believed, 'Ghanchakkar' would be the first film to show her changed surname if she reaches a firm decision before its scheduled...
  • Over 6 million domain names added to Internet in Oct-Dec 2012 09-04-2013 04:33 PM

    New Delhi: Over six million new domain names were registered in the October-December period of 2012, taking the total number of registered domain names to 252 million worldwide, says a report. "...more than six million domain names were added to the Internet in the fourth quarter of 2012, bringing the...
  • Shah Rukh: 'Chennai Express' is a nice change for me 07-04-2013 12:53 PM

    Vancouver: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan picks films instinctively, but he is especially happy with Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express' as he believes it is a comedy, action and entertainment-packed project 'different' from the intense and serious films he has done in the recent past. "I do films which I like at...
  • I'm tired of the prejudice, says Shah Rukh Khan 29-01-2013 09:54 AM

    Shah Rukh Khan wrote a first-person account of what it means to be a Muslim in the US post 9/11. ...
  • Pak Interior Minister demands security for Shah Rukh Khan in India 29-01-2013 09:31 AM

    Mumbai: Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has run into a controversy after he demanded that India provides security to actor Shah Rukh Khan. This came after Khan wrote a first-person account of what it means to be a Muslim post 9/11. "He (Shahrukh) is born Indian and he would like...