Star

  • Live Blog: July 11 11-07-2014 09:53 AM

    Live Blog: July 11 ...
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group today 11-07-2014 08:08 AM

    New Delhi: Air India will be formally inducted as the 27th member of the Star Alliance on Friday. The ceremony will be held at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International airport where Air India is set to unveil a Boeing 787 Dreamliner and an Airbus A-320. Top officials of several major global...
  • Air India to formally join Star Alliance group on July 11 06-07-2014 11:21 AM

    New Delhi: Top officials of several major global airlines are expected to arrive in New Delhi later this week to attend a ceremony to formally induct Air India as the 27th member of the Star Alliance. The ceremony at the IGI Airport on July 11 would see Air India unveiling...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' review: Smart, caustic, funny, this love story will bring you to tears 04-07-2014 10:38 PM

    Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Sam Trammell and Willem Dafoe Director Josh Boone 'The Fault in Our Stars', a love story between two dying teenagers, opens with a voiceover from its leading lady Shailene Woodley, promising that this isn't your typical melodrama that "sugarcoats" the hard...
  • 'The Fault In Our Stars' tweet review: The movie deserves applause for staying faithful to the book 04-07-2014 04:23 PM

    New Delhi: Literary works have often been used as reference point, source material for films. While many think directing a film based on a popular book is the easiest and also the most reliable way to strike a chord with the audience, not all books adapted into films have managed...
  • Galaxy Core II, Ace 4, Young 2, Star 2: Samsung unveils four new budget Android smartphones 01-07-2014 10:26 AM

    New Delhi: Expanding its Galaxy lineup, Samsung has introduced four new smartphones - Galaxy Core II, Galaxy Ace 4, Galaxy Young 2, Galaxy Star 2. All new Galaxy devices run the latest Android 4.4 operating system. The Galaxy Core II is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core processor and has a...
  • With market buoyancy, Chennai's star hotels do makeover 27-06-2014 12:13 PM

    Chennai: With signs of buoyancy in business visible and new competition emerging, a clutch of star hotels in Chennai are going in for makeovers. "The market is picking up. The manufacturing sector is looking at Tamil Nadu. Normally April to August are the lean season and hotels are using this...
  • 'Star Wars' creator George Lucas selects Chicago for museum 25-06-2014 07:22 AM

    Chicago: "Star Wars" creator George Lucas announced Tuesday that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia, in a major victory for the nation's third-largest city. San Francisco and Los Angeles also had sought the museum. Lucas said in a written statement that he...
  • 'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson to write, direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII' 22-06-2014 12:05 PM

    Los Angeles: 'Looper' filmmaker Rian Johnson will write and direct 'Star Wars: Episode VIII', the second installment in the new trilogy of 'Star Wars' films produced by Walt Disney Co, a source with knowledge of the plans said on Friday. Johnson, 40, who also wrote and directed 2005's 'Brick' and...
  • Harrison Ford undergoes surgery after breaking leg on the sets of 'Star Wars' 20-06-2014 11:35 AM

    Reuters: Actor Harrison Ford has undergone surgery on his broken left leg that was injured in an accident on the set of "Star Wars: Episode VII," the publicist for the 71-year-old actor said in a statement on Thursday. Disney, the studio behind the new "Star Wars" films, had said last...
  • Zendaya says she's the right fit for Aaliyah role 18-06-2014 02:06 PM

    New York: For anyone concerned about who would play Aaliyah in a film about her life, the girl who earned the role - 17-year-old Zendaya - says it mattered to her, too. "I really want it to be perfect for her and show young people what she was able to...
  • Post accident, Harrison Ford to miss eight weeks of 'Star Wars' 17-06-2014 08:57 AM

    London: Harrison Ford, who broke his ankle while shooting for 'Star Wars', will reportedly miss eight weeks of the film's shoot. Ford, 71, is expected to be discharged from the hospital soon, but needs rest before resuming work, reported Mirror. "At the moment it looks like Harrison is going to...
  • Star kids have tougher time in film industry, there are so many expectations from them: Karan Johar 14-06-2014 09:44 AM

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Karan Johar, who has launched several newcomers in Bollywood, feels it is not a cakewalk for children of film personalities in the industry. Karan launched three newcomers - filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's daughter Alia Bhatt, director David Dhawan's son Varun Dhawan and Sidharth Malhotra - in his last directorial...
  • Harrison Ford injured on the sets of 'Star Wars', rushed to hospital 13-06-2014 07:14 AM

    New York: Harrison Ford was hospitalized after being injured on the set of 'Star Wars: Episode VII.' Disney said the 71-year-old actor was being treated for an ankle injury that happened during filming Thursday. The 'Star Wars' sequel is being filmed at Pinewood Studios outside of London. The accident wasn't...
  • Robert Pattinson to star in 'Star Wars 7'? 11-06-2014 11:18 AM

    Los Angeles: 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson will reportedly play an important role in 'Star Wars 7'. The 28-year-old actor is tipped to bag the role of younger Han Solo in 'Star Wars', reported Hollywood Life. "Everyone has been talking about the possibility that Rob will be the new Indiana Jones,...
  • Teen tearjerker 'Fault in Our Stars' trounces Tom Cruise flick 09-06-2014 03:48 PM

    Los Angeles: "The Fault in Our Stars," a heart-wrenching love story about teens who meet in a cancer support group, won over moviegoers with a stellar $48.2 million at U.S. and Canadian theaters over the weekend, handily beating the new Tom Cruise sci-fi action film, "Edge of Tomorrow." "Edge of...
  • Jaipur: 30-year-old arrested for allegedly raping a Malaysian woman, says it's a conspiracy 07-06-2014 02:07 PM

    Jaipur: In yet another crime against foreign nationals in India, a 30-year-old man was arrested in Jaipur on charges of raping a Malaysian woman on Friday, an official said on Saturday. "We have arrested (the man) on charges of raping a Malaysian woman on Friday. (He) is a resident of...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 06-06-2014 11:08 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • UEFA bans Red Star Belgrade from Champions League 06-06-2014 10:12 PM

    Nyon: UEFA has barred Serbian title winner Red Star Belgrade from next season's Champions League for not paying their debts. The 1991 European Cup winner was judged "in breach of a number of provisions of the UEFA Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play regulations," UEFA said in a statement. Clubs...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years 06-06-2014 09:10 PM

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 'Will take action against perpetrators of Golden temple clashes' 06-06-2014 06:16 PM

    Sri Akal Takht member Giani Gurbachan Singh said that many people were injured in the clashes in the Golden Temple. Some anti-social forces sparked the violence. "We will investigate the case and take strict action against the perpetrators," he added. Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden...
  • Amarinder Singh condemns Golden Temple clashes, says SGPC must act responsibly 06-06-2014 04:50 PM

    Congress leader Amarinder Singh said, "Such incidents should not have happened and it is the duty of SGPC to ensure the security of the temple." Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. ...
  • What happened is unfortunate, but police shouldn't enter Golden Temple: SAD MP on clashes 06-06-2014 02:22 PM

    Fifteen people have been detained after clashes broke out in the Golden Temple during a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Clashes broke out between the Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. ...
  • Sunny Leone to host MTV's 'Splitsvilla' 06-06-2014 01:20 PM

    Former porn star Sunny Leone will be seen hosting the 7th season of MTV's popular reality show 'Splitsvilla'. ...
  • 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star 06-06-2014 11:21 AM

    Amritsar: Billboards welcome tourists on roads leading to the Golden Temple in Amritsar, the holiest place for Sikhs. It is a symbol of peace and it is always festive here. But it was not so three decades back. On June 6, 1984, the area near the Golden Temple was under...
  • Sword fight breaks out between Golden Temple task force workers, several injured 06-06-2014 11:03 AM

    Amritsar: Clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises in Amritsar between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on Friday. The sword fight broke out between Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of SAD MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. Several people have been injured in the...
  • Olly Murs beats Bruno Mars and Rihanna, named most played pop star of 2013 04-06-2014 02:22 PM

    London: Singer Olly Murs has been named the most played pop star of 2013. The former 'X Factor' runner up saw off competition from the likes of Bruno Mars, Pink, Rihanna and Katy Perry to top the chart, compiled by music royalty body Phonographic Performance Ltd, reported Daily Mirror. The...
  • 30 years of Operation Blue Star: Chilling black and white photos of the day the Indian Army stormed the Golden Temple 03-06-2014 12:04 PM

    Thirty years ago, on this day (June 3, 1984) the Indian Army entered the holiest place for the Sikhs, the Golden Temple in Amritsar, to flush out militants led by Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. Operation Blue Star was a military operation ordered by Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister, to remove...
  • The legacy of Operation Blue Star 03-06-2014 11:20 AM

    It was May 1989. I was sitting in the drawing room of one of the sprawling bungalows on Sansad Marg, New Delhi. At the home of my father's mentor and family relative, a Sikh, a serving Major General (name withheld). When the news on the television ended, the General turned...