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  • The ensemble star cast of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' and their other memorable roles 5 days ago

    Are you dying in anticipation ever since you saw the trailer of 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'? Yeah, you're not alone. This Marvel superhero movie has been on everyone's list of dream sequels for some time now and as the day of release (April 24th) inches closer, you are likely to...
  • Star Tech: 30 phones in 17 years. Know more about the tech enthusiast in Ranveer 'MasterChef' Brar April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Chef Ranveer Brar, who co-judged the fourth season of MasterChef India, appears to be the most tech savvy of all the celebrities who have so far been featured in our nascent Star Tech series. He not only uses a wide range of gadgets, but also holds a deep...
  • #StarWarsEmojis attack Twitter April 17, 2015

    New Delhi: It first began with hashflags during the 2010 Football World Cup and now Twitter is expanding its emoji-like icon feature to the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens.Twitter has partnered with Disney and Lucasfilm to create custom Twitter emojis to allow Twitter users "the ability to show their...
  • Han Solo revs up 'Star Wars' fans in new 'Force Awakens' trailer April 17, 2015

    Anaheim, California: "Chewie, we're home." So declares Harrison Ford's Han Solo in a new trailer released on Thursday for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," the much anticipated return of one the most celebrated movie franchises of all time. The trailer was the highlight of the annual 'Star Wars Celebration' fan convention,...
  • Michael Clarke signs with Melbourne Stars in Big Bash league April 17, 2015

    Australia test skipper Michael Clarke will captain the Melbourne Stars in Australia's Big Bash League for the next two seasons after not playing Twenty20 cricket for three years. The announcement was made on Friday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, where Clarke led Australia to victory over New Zealand in the World...
  • 'The Fault in Our Stars ' wins big at MTV Movie Awards filled with naughty humor April 13, 2015

    Los Angeles: In a night of vagina jokes, naughty humor and a crotch-grab at the irreverent MTV Movie Awards, teen cancer romance 'The Fault In Our Stars' walked away the big winner while 'Iron Man' Robert Downey Jr. delivered wise words for the youth-orientated show. Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth,...
  • #5YearsOfSalmanOnTwitter: 5 things you probably didn't know about Salman Khan's Twitter habits April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Salman Khan, one of the three big Khans of Bollywood, might have fewer Twitter followers than the other two but that is no indication of his stature at the box office. Today, April 13, 2015, @BeingSalmanKhan completes 5 years of Twitter presence. It shouldn't come as a surprise...
  • Star Tech: Here's why former Kiwi all-rounder Chris Harris stays away from Facebook and Twitter April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: Former New Zealand cricketer loves to be tagged an Apple fanboy and uses an iPhone 6 and an iPad Air. Chris finds the two gadgets "great tools" as they come handy for him. "I can look up for statistics on my iPad Air while commentating. Also my iPad helps...
  • CERN proves The Force exists, Albert Hall outraged at Beatles 'holes' slur April 3, 2015

    From a supermarket putting in trampolines for customers to reach the top shelf to prestigious CERN saying it has proved The Force exists, Wednesday brought April Fool's spoofs a-plenty. London's venerable Royal Albert Hall released an April 1, 1967 letter from its archives protesting "in the strongest conceivable terms" at having...
  • Here's how your smartphone could soon be transformed into a Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' April 2, 2015

    Jerusalem: Scientists are developing a new technology that could transform any smartphone into a Star Trek-style 'Tricorder' capable of identifying the chemical components of objects from a distance. Star Trek's 'Tricorder' was an essential tool, a multifunctional hand-held device used to sense, compute and record data. An invention by Tel Aviv University...
  • Kerala High Court allows bars in five-star hotels to serve liquor March 31, 2015

    Thiruvanthapuram: Kerala High Court Division Bench on Tuesday upheld the state liquor policy and will only bars in five-star hotels in the state will be allowed to serve liquor in the state. The order also meant that bars in four-star hotels and heritage resorts will be shut down. The court has upheld...
  • Star Tech: Ricky Ponting's favourite apps reaffirm why the cricket great is called 'Punter' March 30, 2015

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Ricky Ponting readily admits to not being a tech freak. "I am very basic and use only my iPhone and iPad," says one of the most successful captains in the history of international cricket. The former Australian captain's disinterest in the details of the world of tech...
  • Bradley Cooper to make directorial debut with 'A Star Is Born' March 25, 2015

    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 March 23, 2015

    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 March 21, 2015

    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...