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  • Q&A: Xiaomi India head Manu Jain on the company's future plans for India 17 hours 19 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Xiaomi, which has till now launched smartphones (along with a couple of accessories) in India, is now planning to diversifying its product portfolio in the country. On the sidelines of the Mi 4 India launch event in New Delhi, Xiaomi India head Manu Jain spoke to IBNLive regarding...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8' extension has no link with the channel's new series 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat', says Colors CEO Raj Nayak 21 hours 13 minutes ago

    Karjat: Colors CEO Raj Nayak today rubbished reports that the channel's popular reality show 'Bigg Boss' got extended as it's new series 'Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat' took time to complete. Nayak said 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol', an extension of 'Bigg Boss 8', was planned right from the beginning as the reality series...
  • Justin Bieber apologises for bad behaviour in new Facebook video; says he was 'arrogant and conceited' 21 hours 34 minutes ago

    New York: Justin Bieber has apologized for his bad behavior in a new video posted to Facebook. The singer says in a 2-minute video posted early Thursday that his "arrogant and conceited" attitude over the last two years was just to cover up his true feelings. He said growing up in...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8' Finale: Will history repeat itself with Karishma Tanna winning the show? Yesterday

    It is very well said that the messages conveyed by media acts like magic bullets and thereby media has a great impact on the masses, so has the television industry and the serials. Perhaps this might be one of the reasons for the victory of some of the daily soap...
  • Rahul Mahajan: My friendship with Dimpy has became stronger but our personal problems are still unresolved 4 days ago

    New Delhi: After his eviction from reality TV show 'Bigg Boss Halla Bol', Rahul Mahajan says he didn't go inside the 'house' to solve issues with his estranged wife Dimpy. However, he feels that their bond has become stronger due to the show. While Rahul was evicted from the show Sunday...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's new TV show to start on March 2 6 days ago

    New Delhi: '&TV', the newest entrant in the Hindi general entertainment channel (GEC) space, will go on air March 2, also marking the launch of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's new reality TV show 'India Poochega... Sabse Shana Kaun?' The show will be aired every Monday to Friday at 9.00 pm,...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: School kids turn mystery solvers; author Ketaki Karnik poses questions 6 days ago

    Jaipur: Picture this: a regular family gathering at a relative's farmhouse. But things take a turn for the worse, when a precious objects get stolen. It is now on the teenage detectives to solve the mystery, and find the culprit.Author Ketaki Karnik, who was addressing a young audience on the...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival 2015: Chef Vikas Khanna unveils new cookbook; wants to take Indian cuisine to the world January 21, 2015

    Jaipur: Noted chef and TV host Vikas Khanna looked calm and composed as the cameras flashed. Dressed in his olive green jacket, pink tie, grey vest, white shirt and faded denims, Khanna dimpled at the adoring crowd (mostly women) at the 8th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival. "I am here to...
  • Neha Marda: Divorce not an end if it gets you out of a bad marriage January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: 'Doli Armaano Ki' the popular serial that revolves around a woman who fights against an abusive husband and a bad marriage, has received a lot of appreciation from the audiences. In a press conference, that was recently organized, actress Neha Marda spoke to us about her personal life,...
  • Sana Khan: Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel's 'closeness' on 'Bigg Boss 8' seems fake January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: Model-actor Sana Khan, who has been evicted from 'Bigg Boss- Halla Bol', feels Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel's much-talked about romance on the show is not real. Sana said the duo's sudden closeness after Upen's re-entry on the show after getting evicted last month, is hard to digest for the...
  • Karishma Tanna: It's too early for Upen Patel and I to call ourselves a couple January 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The closeness of "Bigg Boss 8" contestants Karishma Tanna and Upen Patel has become one of the talking points of this season of the show. Karishma says they like each other but it is too early to tag them as a 'couple'. On Pritam Singh's birthday, RJ Malishka from RED...
  • Neha Marda takes style cues from Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Neha marda was first seen as 'Gehna' in 'Balika Vadhu', a serial which dealt with the delicate issue of child marriage. She is now making news for her serial 'Doli Armaano Ki'. She plays Urmi, a young girl who fights against an abusive husband and wins the custody...
  • Whitney Houston's family slams TV biopic January 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Singer Whitney Houston's sister-in-law has slammed the singer's upcoming Lifetime biopic. The singer's sister-in-law, Pat Houston, has released a statement on the late singer's website telling fans to "brace yourself for the worst", reported Deadline. "We have dealt with her every emotion from the day she was born...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8' Halla Bol: Sana Khan says she can't behave like Ajaz Khan January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Actress Sana Khan, who got evicted from "Bigg Boss Halla Bol" Sunday, says she couldn't behave like former contestant Ajaz Khan in order to entertain the viewers. Sana entered the "Bigg Boss" house as a challenger, but was not able to do much and got voted out after spending...
  • Toshiba launches Android-powered LED TVs at Rs 38,990 onwards January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Japanese electronics giant Toshiba has introduced a new range of smart LED TVs powered by Android that will allow viewers to access a wide range of apps, games and videos. The new range of Ultra HD 4K L9450 series and HD and Full HD L5400 series has features including...
  • Police bans TV debates in public spaces ahead of Delhi elections January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: In the run-up to the Assembly polls, Delhi Police has prohibited shooting of TV debates in public spaces after a violent clash between BJP and AAP activists in south Delhi's Tughlakabad area on January 3 left at least 12 people injured. A decision in this regard was taken...
  • Bill Cosby to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and new allegations of sexual misconduct January 16, 2015

    DENVER: Bill Cosby is planning to perform in Colorado despite expected protests and a new allegation of sexual misconduct. The comedian released a statement thanking his "courageous" fans and saying he's ready to perform in Pueblo on Friday and in Denver on Saturday. He finished his statement with references to his "Fat...
  • 'Will and Grace' stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing to be seen together in 'The Mysteries of Laura' January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: "Will & Grace" stars Eric McCormack and Debra Messing will be seen together in "The Mysteries of Laura". McCormack will appear in an upcoming episode of Messing's show "The Mysteries of Laura", as her ex-fiance, reports eonline.com. McCormack will be guest-starring as Andrew Devlin, a "roguish, arrogant-as-can-be heart surgeon" who...
  • 'MasterChef India' host Vikas Khanna approached by Hollywood for a biopic on his journey from Amritsar to the US January 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Award-winning Michelin-starred Indian chef Vikas Khanna has been approached by a Hollywood studio to make a biopic on his inspiring journey from Amritsar to the US. Officials of the studio are said to have already paid a visit to Amritsar to do a recce of where Khanna grew up. "Yes, it's...
  • Watch: Tisca Chopra, Kiran Bedi launch 'Code Red'; speak on crimes in society January 13, 2015

    It is a show that puts forth the reasons for spurt in crimes in our society. It is a show that will make the viewers aware of multiple ways to avert untoward incidences. It is a show which will act as an enabler of change to give hope and voice...
  • 'The Affair' wins Golden Globe for Best TV Drama Series January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: 'The Affair' has won the Golden Globe for best TV drama series. The Showtime drama looks at the ripple effects of an extramarital affair between a married novelist and a waitress. It stars Dominic West and Ruth Wilson. The other nominees Sunday were: 'Downton Abbey', 'Game of Thrones', 'The Good...
  • Rodriguez, 'Transparent' win TV Globes January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: The Golden Globes took a stand for underdogs in its television awards Sunday by honoring a streaming service instead of a network for making the best TV comedy, and rookie actress Gina Rodriguez of "Jane the Virgin" for her acting. "Transparent," which stars veteran actor Jeffrey Tambor as a...
  • 'Transparent' wins the Golden Globe for best TV series, musical or comedy January 12, 2015

    BEVERLY HILLS: "Transparent" has won the Golden Globe for best TV series, musical or comedy. The sexual identity comedy on Amazon stars Jeffrey Tambor as the patriarch of a Los Angeles family who comes out as a woman. The other nominees Sunday were: "Girls," "Jane the Virgin," "Orange Is the New Black,"...
  • 'Bigg Boss 8' Halla Bol: Sambhavna Seth punished by Farah Khan; to wash Dimpy, Rahul Mahajan's clothes January 10, 2015

    The tension and tiff between Challenger Sambhavna Seth and Champion Dimpy Ganguly has been increasing since the first day of Bigg Boss - Halla Bol. Sambhavna Seth told ex-host Salman Khan that she had Dimpy in her mind and wanted to give her a piece of her mind. After...
  • Android spreads to a new generation of smart televisions January 9, 2015

    Las Vegas: Google-backed Android software that leads the smartphone market is spreading to a new generation of smart televisions. Along with unveilings of new ultra high-definition televisions at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week came word that Android will be the Internet-linked brains of an array of models...
  • Watching more TV may lead to increased snacking January 8, 2015

    Houston: People who watch excessive amounts of TV tend to eat more unhealthy foods and might not understand the foundations of a healthy diet, a new study suggests. A number of previous studies found a relationship between TV use in terms of the number of hours watched per day and unhealthy...
  • Dish unveils Sling TV video streaming service January 6, 2015

    Las Vegas: Dish Network took the wraps off its long-anticipated video streaming service, named Sling TV, targeted to younger consumers who shun pricey cable and satellite subscriptions. The $20 a month service, the first from a distributor, will be available through Internet-connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Google...
  • It's a big thing to be launched under the Bhatt camp: Gurmeet Choudhary on debuting with 'Khamoshiyan' January 6, 2015

    Mumbai: Popular TV actor Gurmeet Choudhary, who is making his big screen debut with erotic supernatural thriller 'Khamoshiyan', says he is lucky that he is being launched by Vishesh Films. 'Khamoshiyan', which also marks the debut of actress Sapna Pabbi, is being produced by Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt under their Vishesh...
  • Sharp promises 'reasonable price' for new, ultra-HD TVs January 6, 2015

    Las Vegas: Sharp aims to sell its latest, super high-definition TVs later this year at a "reasonable price," a senior executive said, as the company tries to stay ahead of other consumer electronics makers offering 4K TVs. Sharp unveiled new high-resolution TVs, tentatively named "Beyond 4K" at the Consumer Electronics Show...
  • Samsung seeks fresh start with a new range of TVs after tough 2014 January 6, 2015

    Seoul: South Korea's Samsung Electronics launched a lineup of high-tech premium TVs on Tuesday, calling on its original mainstay devices to help avert a second consecutive year of profit decline. The world's biggest smartphone maker likely ended 2014 with its global handset market share reduced by Chinese upstarts such as Xiaomi....