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  • Bradley Cooper to make directorial debut with 'A Star Is Born' 3 days ago

    Los Angeles: Hollywood star Bradley Cooper is in negotiations with Warner Bros to direct the third remake of the romantic drama film "A Star Is Born". Based on William Wellman's 1937 film starring Janet Gaynor and Fredric March, the project centers on a fading movie star who helps a young aspiring...
  • Star Tech: Nokia-loyalist Gulshan 'Hunterrr' Devaiah's favourite gadget is a must-have for all households 5 days ago

    New Delhi: Actor Gulshan Devaiah's favourite tech toy might appear to be an odd choice but if you think about it, the choice does make sense. And chances are, the same might be the weapon of choice for you too, only that you haven't realised that yet. Gulshan, whose recent movie...
  • We only have one home: Pharrell Williams urges action on climate change 1 week ago

    United Nations: It's time to go "from climate change to climate action" in efforts to save the planet, U.S. pop star Pharrell Williams said at the United Nations on Friday. Singer-producer Williams, 41, partnered with the United Nations Foundation on the International Day of Happiness to raise awareness and call for...
  • Chetan Bhagat is the Indian of the Year 2014 in entertainment section March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Renowned author Chetan Bhagat won the Indian of the Year 2014 in the entertainment section. He is an investment banker, an author and now a screenplay writer. He has churned six best-selling novels, four of which have been adapted into films including the record breaking '3 Idiots' and this...
  • Restaurant review: Zingo Star? Go for it! March 16, 2015

    When Sohrab Sitaram, a popular name in the hospitality industry, and Raghav Kapoor, an experienced investor and serial entrepreneur, decided to launch Zingo Star, they wanted to create a space which not only offered great food items, but also an ambience that makes it a great hangout for youngsters. Frankly,...
  • YouTube reportedly planning a paid video service March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Google's YouTube is reportedly planning to launch its own monthly subscription video service for the best original content on its site. The video-site is said to be exploring the prospects of a VOD service that will be ad-free and stream certain video content that's part of the program. A...
  • Star Tech: Actor Karan Mehra is all-Apple with a pinch of Samsung March 16, 2015

    New Delhi: One thing that we found common among the stars who have so far been featured in our Star Tech series is Apple. And actor Karan Mehra, last seen in the rom-com Badmashiyaan is yet another Apple aficionado. Karan is an avid Apple user and owns a plethora...
  • Star Tech: Do you know what Neha Dhupia's coolest gadget is? March 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia has a spate of gadgets that include three Apple products - an iPhone 5s, iPad and a Macbook Pro. Quite like other celebrities who have been featured in our Star Tech series, Neha is also of the opinion that the iPhone 5s' battery life fails...
  • Vintage plane Harrison Ford crashed was well-restored, official says March 7, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Harrison Ford was piloting a World War Two vintage plane that had been restored to a high standard when he crash landed at a Los Angeles golf course after reporting an engine failure, a federal investigator said on Friday. Moments after Ford took off in his 1942 single-engine...
  • Air India to hire PR firm for image make-over March 6, 2015

    New Delhi: With frequent delays and cancellations of flights denting its reputation, national carrier Air India has planned to engage an image make-over firm to regain the customers' confidence. The airline recently floated tenders, inviting technical and commercial bids from interested PR firms. March 30 is the last date for...
  • Star Tech: Sharib 'Filmistaan' Hashmi uses a Samsung power bank to deal with iPhone 5s' poor battery life March 3, 2015

    New Delhi: Sharib Hashmi, best known for his role in the National Award winning movie Filmistaan, is not a tech freak and does not like to use a lot of gadgets. He said, the gadget he uses the most throughout the day is his iPhone 5s. Ironically, Sharib deals with...
  • Behind the scene photos from Leonard Nimoy's final appearance as Spock in 'Star Trek Into Darkness' March 2, 2015

    It is a bittersweet thing to witness the transformation of Leonard Nimoy into Spock, especially when it was his final one.Let us have a look at some behind the scene photos from the shooting of 'Star Trek Into Darkness', as he gets make up for Spock Prime. ...
  • 'Star Wars' movies to be retold on 'Lego' limited TV series March 2, 2015

    Los Angeles: The 'Star Wars' movie saga will be retold on an animated limited TV series 'Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales' that will air later this year. Disney XD has announced that it acquired 'Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales' that will air later this year, before the new instalment, 'Star Wars:...
  • Spock's ears: A pointy trademark for Leonard Nimoy March 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: Leonard Nimoy, who died Friday at age 83, likely had the most famous lobes in Hollywood. As the logical half-human, half-alien Mr. Spock in "Star Trek," his pointy Vulcan appendages became a signature - and a nuisance - for the actor. Here's a few facts about those iconic...
  • William Shatner says cannot attend friend Leonard Nimoy's funeral; says is bound by a prior commitment March 1, 2015

    Los Angeles: William Shatner cannot attend the funeral of his friend and "Star Trek" co-star Leonard Nimoy because of a prior commitment for a charity ball, the actor said on Twitter on Saturday. Shatner and Nimoy portrayed the two best-known characters on the original "Star Trek" television series launched in 1966...
  • NASA pays tribute to Star Trek's Mr. Spock February 28, 2015

    Washington: NASA is mourning the demise of Hollywood actor Leonard Nimoy, most famous for his role as Vulcan science officer Mr. Spock in the famous film 'Star Trek'. The sci-fi classic served as an inspiration for many at NASA over the years, and Nimoy joined other cast members at special NASA...
  • RIP Leonard Nimoy: The world is saddened by the demise of their favourite human-vulcan February 28, 2015

    Leonard Nimoy, or as most of the world knew him, Mr Spock left us forever on February 27th. The man whose catchphrase was 'Long live and prosper' did just that. The actor died at the age of 83, but before that he had led a long and amazing life. But...
  • Leonard Nimoy, the charismatic Spock of 'Star Trek,' dies February 28, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actor Leonard Nimoy, who played the extraterrestrial Mr. Spock in the sci-fi TV series and movie saga 'Star Trek,' died on Friday at his home in Bel Air, Los Angeles, of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his family said. He was 83. Nimoy announced he was suffering from the lung...
  • Star Tech: Apple fanboy Purab Kohli uses a selfie stick, rents a GoPro camera and is buying his 10th mobile phone February 23, 2015

    New Delhi: February 23 is Purab Kohli's birthday, and it isn't actually a coincidence that the actor-anchor features in this edition of Star Tech today. Happy Birthday, Purab! On his birthday, we unwrap the tech-enthusiast in Purab and try to bring out for his fans 11 things tech about him that many...
  • Doordarshan allowed to air India's World Cup matches live February 20, 2015

    New Delhi: The cricket fans across the country will get to see all the India-centric ongoing World Cup matches on their cable network as the Supreme Court on Friday stayed Delhi High Court order restraining Doordarshan from carrying live feed of matches provided to it by the Star TV on...
  • The hunt for Earth-like planets could soon become a lot easier February 18, 2015

    Berlin: The hunt for Earth-like planets around distant stars could soon become a lot easier, thanks to a new laser technique developed by researchers in Germany. The technique will allow a spectral analysis of distant stars with unprecedented accuracy, as well as advance research in other areas of astrophysics, such as...
  • Intex Aqua Star II with a 5-inch display, 13MP camera launched at Rs 5,999 in India February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: After introducing the Android 5.0 Lollipop running Aqua Star L last week, Intex has now launched a new smartphone - the Aqua Star II. The Intex Aqua Star II features a 5-inch display and 1.2 GHz quad-core processor. With Android 4.4.2 Kitkat, the handset supports 21 Indian languages. It...
  • Star Tech: Bigg Boss 8 winner Gautam Gulati not a tech freak but owns premium gadgets February 16, 2015

    New Delhi: You may have seen a lot of sides of Gautam Gulati during Bigg Boss 8, but what we bring you today about him is something you probably didn't know. In an interview with IBNLive, Gulati said that he is not a tech enthusiast and uses only a few...
  • Intex Aqua Star L with Android 5.0 Lollipop launched at Rs 6,999 in India February 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Intex has launched its latest Aqua Star L smartphone which is claimed to be the first Android Lollipop smartphone by an Indian brand. Priced at Rs 6,990, the Aqua Star L has dual-SIM capabilities and supports Bluetooth and WiFi. The phone has dedicated 1GB RAM and 8GB of inbuilt...
  • Lupita Nyong'o: I use makeup to adorn myself and not to hide myself February 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Lupita Nyong'o says there was a time when she was banned from wearing any makeup. Known for her striking red carpet appearances, in which her use of vibrant lip colours and her colourful smoky eyes, are a winner, has spoken out about a strict beauty ban in her...
  • Star Tech: Gadgets that Richa Chadda doesn't leave home without February 9, 2015

    Richa Chadda of 'Gangs Of Wasseypur' and 'Fukrey' fame on her visit to IBNLive shared with us her interest in gadgets and devices that she uses. Chadda, who is an iPhone 5 user, finds her phone "notorious for its bad battery", and, therefore, uses it with a battery case. Chadda...
  • Actress Priyamani to judge Kannada show 'Dancing Stars' season 2 with actor V Ravichandran February 4, 2015

    South Indian actress Priyamani, who's appeared in critically-acclaimed films like 'Paruthi Veeran', will now don a new avatar -- that of a judge of a reality show. The actress will judge the show along with actor V Ravichandran and Mayoori Upadhyay, wife of music composer and singer Raghu Dixit. ...
  • Iconic Tintin cover fetches near-record 2.5 million euros! February 3, 2015

    Brussels- The original cover design for Tintin adventure "The Shooting Star" has been sold for 2.5 million euros (USD 2.8 million) in a near-record for a work by the boy detective's Belgian creator Herge, a dealer said today. The yellowing, line sketch that Herge made for the 1942 book was bought by...
  • I can't be compared to Benedict Cumberbatch in 'Sherlock', they do things at a larger scale, says 'PI Private Investigator' actor Mrinal Dutt January 30, 2015

    Mrinal Dutt went to Mumbai about four years ago. It was not very difficult for this young guy to find work as a model initially. He got to play cameos in generic TV serials and was quite clearly happy to do them. He landed a role in the youthful series...
  • 'Downton Abbey' the universally acclaimed period drama by Academy Award winning Julian Fellows, to air tonight at 10 January 23, 2015

    New Delhi:Great stories don't usually need an introduction as one hears them referred to from time to time. The 11 Emmy awards winning television series 'Downton Abbey' tells one such story. Since it is the first time it is being aired in India the uninitiated would need some introductions. The...