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  • Tata Safari Storme facelift to be launched in India early next year November 2, 2014

    The Tata Safari Storme which was essentially a facelifted Safari was first showcased at the Auto Expo 2012 with sales beginning shortly thereafter. However, the Safari Storme didn't exactly set the sales chart on fire like the original SUV did. This was attributed to a high asking price and not...
  • George Clooney takes girlfriend Amal Alamuddin, who is also WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's lawyer, on a wildlife safari March 20, 2014

    Los Angeles: George Clooney has reportedly taken his new girlfriend, British lawyer Amal Alamuddin, to Tanzania for a wildlife safari. The couple were photographed out and about during their first trip together to the country amid rumours that they were dating, reported People magazine. They were first spotted together in October but...
  • Nikhil Advani hospitalised after a reaction to medication December 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani, who was hospitalised at the Lilavati Hospital here after a reaction to medication, is recovering and is likely to be discharged by Monday, said a source close to him. "He had a reaction to some medication, so he was hospitalised at Lilavati a few days back. He...
  • Google to pay $17 million to settle Safari privacy case November 19, 2013

    San Francisco: Google is paying $17 million to 37 states and the District of Columbia to make amends for the Internet search leader's snooping on millions of people using Safari Web browsers in 2011 and 2012. The settlement announced Monday stems from a technological loophole that enabled Google's DoubleClick advertising network...
  • 'Dhoom 3' will be awesome: Darsheel Safary November 15, 2013

    Hyderabad: Actor Darsheel Safary, who made his cinematic debut with superstar Aamir Khan's 'Taare Zameen Par', is certain that the latter's forthcoming movie 'Dhoom 3' will be great. "Dhoom 3 will be awesome. He (Aamir) will play a villain for the first time. That's exciting. He looks good in the film,"...
  • 18th Children's film festival kicks off in Hyderabad November 14, 2013

    The 18th International Children's Film Festival India (ICFFI) began here on Thursday with a glittering inaugural ceremony. The weeklong festival opened with a colourful performance by artists including children at the Lalitha Kala Thoranam at Public Gardens in the heart of the city. This has been the permanent venue of the...
  • Darsheel Safary, Saloni Daini to host Children's film festival November 7, 2013

    Hyderabad: 'Taare Zameen Par' actor Darsheel Safary and child comedian Saloni Daini will host the 18th edition of the International Children's Film Festival (ICFF), starting Nov 14 in the Andhra Pradesh capital. Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor will inaugurate the fest. "We decided to have children as hosts for the festival to...
  • Assam: Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists November 1, 2013

    The Kaziranga National Park (KNP), famed for its onehorned rhinos, opened to tourists, on Friday, after it was routinely closed in May last before the onset of monsoons. The Park was opened for four months by Forest Minister Rockybul Hussain, on Friday, with over 120 foreign visitors taking elephant rides and...
  • Naseer saab, I create magic on screen: Arshad Warsi September 27, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi believes that he creates magic on screen when he works with veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah. Arshad and Naseeruddin worked together in the 2010 film 'Ishqiya'. They have collaborated again for 'Dedh Ishqiya' and 'Chambal Safari'. "Naseer saab is my friend, my buddy and the greatest actor we...
  • Tata introduces Safari Storme Explorer Edition at Rs 10.86 lakh August 25, 2013

    Tata Motors today announced the launch of its new Safari Storme Explorer Edition. It will be available at all Tata showrooms starting at Rs.10.86 lakhs (ex-showroom, New Delhi). The new Storme gets a slew of features and changes. Externally, the SUV gets Explorer front nudge guard, Explorer body decals on the...
  • There is no belief in animation: Nikhil Advani May 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Long ignored, Indian animation has finally come into the limelight with Nikhil Advani's 'Delhi Safari', which won the best animated film honour at the 60th National Film Awards. The director says Indian cinema, celebrating 100 years, still doesn't recognise the power of animation. "There is no belief in animation....
  • Army to replace Maruti Gypsy, begins trials of new vehicles May 13, 2013

    Jaipur: Soaring petrol prices have forced the Army to look for other options in the SUV variant and it started summer trials of Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari in Thar desert in Rajasthan on Monday. The vehicles are being driven by Army drivers to test their endurance, fuel consumption, temperature, cross...
  • Mahindra Scorpio, Tata Safari to replace Maruti Gypsy in Indian Army May 11, 2013

    New Delhi: The Indian Army has decided to phaseout Maruti Gypsy from its inventory with Mahindra Scorpio and Tata Safari in the race to replace the vehicle under a project expected to cost the force more than Rs 3,000 crore. The Indian Army is the biggest customer of the Maruti Gypsy...
  • Don't think anyone can replace Aamir: Arshad Warsi February 16, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi has denied recent media reports which said that he replaced Aamir Khan in 'Chambal Safari'. He says there is no replacement for Aamir. "I don't think anyone can replace Aamir. I don't know if I have replaced Aamir or not, I am not aware if the...
  • Arshad Warsi to play conman in Ken Ghosh's next February 5, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi is looking forward to play a conman in Ken Ghosh's upcoming film alongside R Madhavan. The actor would be teaming up with R Madhavan for the first time on big screen for Ghosh's yettobetitled film. "The film with Ken Ghosh is about two conmen. It has...
  • Arshad Warsi: No idea about the 'Munna Bhai' series January 30, 2013

    Mumbai: Actor Arshad Warsi, who played the role of Circuit in popular 'Munna Bhai' series, says he has no idea about the status of the third instalment of the movie series. "I don't know about that (status of the film). Raju (Hirani) is the best person to answer. I think Vidhu...
  • 'Vishwaroop', 'Midnight's Children' to hit box office together January 29, 2013

    New Delhi: It's a clash of the titans at the boxoffice this Friday as 'Vishwaroop', the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's controversial Tamil film 'Vishwaroopam', hits the Indian screens along with Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children', based on Salman Rushdie's Booker Prizewinning controversial novel of the same name. Directed and produced by...
  • Apple users sue Google over secret tracking of browsing habits January 29, 2013

    London: A British law firm says that about a dozen Apple customers are suing Internet search leader Google in the UK over its alleged secret tracking of their Internet browsing habits. Londonbased law firm Olswang said that 12 Apple users were taking the Internet search leader to court over small pieces...
  • Indian animation films are stuck in mythological mode January 23, 2013

    Chennai: It's sad but true that the $2 billion Indian film industry, touted as one of the largest in the world, still treats animation as an orphaned child. The Indian animation industry is pegged at $350 million and yet remains in the dark because of the size of our companies...
  • Opera reportedly working on 'Ice' mobile browser January 19, 2013

    New Delhi: To compete on smartphones and tablets, Opera Software is reportedly working on a new browser dubbed "Ice". Opera is using the WebKit rendering engine which is the same browser engine that powers Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome for this new mobile browser. Pocketlint has posted a video...
  • First drive: Tata Safari Storme January 6, 2013

    It's taken Tata Motors 14 years to give the legendary Safari a new lease of life. So you would expect something truly amazing to happen after such a long gestation period, a cocoon to butterfly metamorphosis type event. If you look closely at the European automotive manufacturers most of their...
  • 'Midnight's Children' to release without any cuts December 13, 2012

    Mumbai: Deepa Mehta's film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel 'Midnight's Children' has been passed without any cuts by the Censor Boardof Film Certification (CBFC). The 62yearold IndoCanadian filmmaker's ambitious project, which is slated for a February release, has recently opened the ongoing 17th edition of International Film Festival of...
  • Govinda: Narmada is still waiting for right script December 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Govinda's daughter Narmada's Bollywood debut has always been the talk of the town, but nothing materialised. The veteran actor says she is still waiting for the right script to come her way. "Whenever anything is announced, I will let you know, we should not talk about it now. It...
  • Overdrive: Review of Tata Safari Storme December 8, 2012

    Tata Motors has come out with an all new Safari Tata Safari Storme. On this episode of Overdrive, see what are the new changes Tata Motors have introduced in its new Safari and are the exciting enough. ...
  • 'Midnight's Children' to premiere at Kerala film fest December 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' is set to be premiered at International Film Festival of Kerala (IFFK) Dec 10. The film is an adaptation of Salman Rushdie's novel of the same name and features Satya Bhabha, Siddharth, Ronit Roy, Rahul Bose, Anupam Kher, Darsheel Safary, Soha Ali Khan and Shabana...
  • Midnight's Children: Darsheel excited about the film November 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Teen actor Darsheel Safary is excited about Canadabased Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's 'Midnight's Children' because for the first time he is 'doing a film of this kind'. A big screen adaptation of Salman Rushdie's bestseller of the same name, 'Midnight's Children' cast boasts of names likes Anupam Kher, Shabana...
  • Google to pay $22.5 million fine for privacy breach November 18, 2012

    San Francisco: A federal judge has approved a $22.5 million fine to penalise Google for an alleged privacy breach, rejecting a consumerrights group's plea for tougher punishment. The blessing from US District Judge Susan Illston came late Friday. She made her ruling a few hours after a hearing in San...
  • Made 'Delhi Safari' for my daughter: Nikhil Advani November 13, 2012

    New Delhi: Nikhi Advani's 'Delhi Safari', which is in consideration for Best Animated Feature Oscar with 20 other films, says he made the film for his sixyearold daughter. The director has been behind relationship dramas like 'Kal Ho Naa Ho', 'SalaameIshq' and 'Patiala House'. When asked whether it was a risk...
  • 'Delhi Safari' in Oscar race, Advani thrilled November 8, 2012

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Nikhil Advani's 3D animation movie 'Delhi Safari' has been shortlisted for consideration for the best animated feature film category for the 85th Oscars. He is thrilled and urges Indian studios to start investing in such projects. "I am very happy. When I was making 'Delhi Safari', I had no...
  • 'Delhi Safari' in competition for the Oscars November 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian animation films 'Delhi Safari' and 'Hey Krishna' (Krishna Aur Kans) have been submitted for shortlist for the best animated feature film category of the 85th Academy Awards. Nikhil Advani's 'Delhi Safari' and Vikram Vetturi's 'Hey Krishna' will compete with 21 other animation feature films to make it...