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  • Look of the day: Sarah-Jane Dias wins fashion plaudits in separates from Blueprint Coleccion February 18, 2015

    Former Miss India Sarah-Jane Dias was spotted at a movie screening yesterday and the actress looked gorgeous in separates from Blueprint Coleccion. The crop top and skirt looked uber-feminine. ...
  • Nimrat Kaur receives certificate from Screen Actor Guild Awards for 'Homeland' February 12, 2015

    Mumbai: 'The Lunchbox' actress Nimrat Kaur has received a certificate from Hollywood's Screen Actor Guild Awards, honouring her performance on the American TV series 'Homeland'. Nimrat joined the season four of the political thriller to play the role of Pakistani ISI agent, Tasneem Qureshi. The cast of the show was nominated...
  • A new technology that could allow your touchscreen keyboard to actually feel like a physical keyboard February 11, 2015

    Washington: New research could allow your touchscreen keyboard to actually feel like a keyboard, scientists say. Northwestern University and Carnegie Mellon University researchers have made discoveries that could bring texture to your flat touchscreen. The researchers said their new mathematical model and experimental results on "haptic illusions" could one day lead...
  • Arjun Rampal on award shows: It's a money making business; National Award is the only non-commercial event January 29, 2015

    Mumbai: With the season of award shows on, actor Arjun Rampal says such functions are money making businesses except the National Award. "I think it's a money making business. National award is the only award which is not a commercial event and it's the only award function which has got any...
  • 'Haider', 'Queen' win top honours at Screen Awards, Priyanka Chopra adjudged best actress January 14, 2015

    The 21st annual Screen Awards saw Vishal Bhardwaj's critically acclaimed film 'Haider' winning top honours along with Vikas Bahl's 'Queen'. Actress Priyanka Chopra was adjudged the Best Actress of 2014 for her powerful performance in 'Mary Kom'. Shahid Kapoor won the best actor award for his brilliant performance in 'Haider'....
  • 'Solid Patels' to hit 550 screens in North America December 28, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Saurabh Varma's 'Solid Patels' will release in 550 screens in North America alone. The film's teaser was released recently and the new Hindi movie has already managed to generate interest in some overseas territories. "We are thrilled by the feedback the teaser has received, although we know that it's still...
  • Watch: First screening of 'PK' attended by Aamir Khan, Sachin Tendulkar, Ayan Mukherjee December 17, 2014

    Ahead of the release of his much-anticipated film 'PK', Bollywood actor Aamir Khan attended its first screening in Mumbai on Tuesday night. The event marked the attendance of many high profile people, including Sachin Tendulkar, Ayan Mukherjee, MNS Chief Raj Thackeray. Tendulkar said, "The Film was really good. For me...
  • Corning's new Gorilla Glass 4 for smartphones 'up to two times tougher than competitive glasses'; aims to prevent screen breakage from everyday drops November 22, 2014

    Washington: US manufacturer Corning said Thursday it was introducing a new, tougher version of its Gorilla Glass used by major smartphone makers in a bid to maintain dominance in the sector. The new material, called Gorilla Glass 4, is "up to two times tougher than any competitive cover glass design now...
  • Aamir Khan: Planning a special screening of 'PK' for Sanjay Dutt October 24, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan who Thursday unveiled the teaser of his upcoming movie "PK" said he was planning a special screening of the film for fellow actor Sanjay Dutt who is currently in jail. Sanjay Dutt has a prominent role in "PK". Asked if the team was planning to hold a special...
  • Airport screenings to increase after first Ebola death in US October 9, 2014

    The Liberian man who was diagnosed with Ebola several days after arriving in Dallas, Texas died on Wednesday. Thomas Eric Duncan had been in critical condition and was isolated at a local area hospital. Duncan was the first man to be diagnosed with Ebola in US. Some airports will start...
  • HC asks Centre if passengers are being screened for Ebola September 5, 2014

    Mumbai: The Union Government told the Bombay High Court that it had installed thermal scanners at the airports in Mumbai, Delhi and elsewhere to find out Ebolainfected passengers among those arriving from Africa. The court, however, was not satisfied and asked the Centre to file an additional affidavit by September...
  • Samsung Galaxy Note Edge: Samsung's new smartphone's screen curves to the right for quick access to app shortcuts September 3, 2014

    Berlin: Samsung's new smartphones aren't getting bigger, but one will have a side display for quick access to the flashlight, Twitter, news and frequently used apps. The Galaxy Note Edge was announced at a trade show in Berlin on Wednesday, alongside the new Galaxy Note 4 phone, which lacks the side...
  • New counterterrorism units at Australian airports August 27, 2014

    Canberra: New counterterrorism units have been working at Australia's two largest airports since last week and had already intercepted a person of interest, the prime minister said Wednesday. Tony Abbott said the units operating at Sydney and Melbourne Airports would soon be introduced at all Australian international airports to monitor the...
  • SC declares all coal block allocations made from 1993 to 2010 as illegal, stops short of cancellation August 25, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court declared on Monday that all coal block allocations made by the 36th screening committee as illegal and said that coal block allocations from 1993 till 2010 were arbitrary and not transparent. The apex court bench comprising Chief Justice R.M. Lodha, Justice Madan B. Lokur, and...
  • Ebola scare: Health Ministry conducts screening at all airports in India August 22, 2014

    New Delhi: According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), as many as 531 passengers are being tracked at airports across India for Ebola. But no positive cases have been detected so far. The Health Ministry is conducting screenings at all airports. Till August 21, there had been 1350 deaths and 2473...
  • Future gadget screens could automatically correct vision August 22, 2014

    New York: You can soon kiss goodbye to your glasses or contact lenses as future smartphones can adjust the display screen for better visibility for you. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a "visioncorrecting display" technology that fits on your smartphone's screen or laptop or any other...
  • Megan Fox says she shared the best onscreen kiss with Shia LeBeuf August 6, 2014

    London: Megan Fox admits she had the best onscreen kiss with her 'Transformers' costar Shia LaBeouf. The 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' star, who has locked lips with the likes of Adam Scott and Amanda Seyfried in the past, enjoyed her smooch with the 28yearold actor whilst filming the scifi movie...
  • Apple to produce up to 80 million iPhone 6 units: Report July 22, 2014

    Bangalore: Apple has asked suppliers to manufacture between 70 million and 80 million of its two forthcoming largescreen iPhones by the end of the year, its largest initial production run of iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. Its forecast for the iPhones with 4.7inch (11.9cm)...
  • LG unveils 18inch flexible and transparent OLED panels, promises 60inch rollable TVs July 10, 2014

    Seoul: LG Display announced that it has developed a 18inch flexible OLED panel that is rollable as well as a 18inch transparent OLED panel. The flexible OLED panel has a 1200x810 pixel resolution and the panel can be rolled up to a radius of 3cm without affecting the function of...
  • Shatterproof smartphone screens come closer to reality June 8, 2014

    Washington: Researchers have developed a transparent electrode that paves the way for shatterproof smartphone touchscreens. Scientists from the University of Akron (UA) in the US have demonstrated that a transparent layer of electrodes on a polymer surface could be extraordinarily tough and flexible, withstanding repeated scotch tape peeling and bending tests. This...
  • Huge pack of stray dogs in Hungarian film wows Cannes May 22, 2014

    Reuters: Anyone with a fear of dogs is not going to get over it by seeing the Hungarian movie "Feher Isten" (White God) which has made a stir at the Cannes film festival with a scene that is all the more remarkable because it is filmed with real animals. The film...
  • Cannes autographhunters brave sun, rain, long hours for 'dream' May 22, 2014

    Reuters: Packed behind security barriers, scorched by the sun and pelted by rain, they are the real stars of the Cannes film festival the intrepid autograph hunters. The fans on the front line of the world's largest cinema showcase, perched on stepladders across from the famous red carpet steps, are...
  • Cannes 2014: Things to look forward to at the annual film festival May 14, 2014

    Cannes:: Film fans already are standing outside security cordons with no idea which stars may show up, and security guards are keeping a constant vigil for potential jewel thieves as the 67th Cannes Film Festival prepares to open on Wednesday. With huge yachts bobbing in the Mediterranean and luxury boutiques along...
  • Snapshot: Aamir Khan's daughter Ira watches 'Rio 2' with cousin Imran Khan April 16, 2014

    Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan is happy experimenting with her looks. The 16-year- old, who was last seen in a sari, was recently spotted on a movie date with cousin Imran Khan. This time around, Ira ditched her usual casual look. She looked chic in a white top and short...