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  • TVS Scooty Zest launched in India at Rs 42,300 Yesterday

    The new TVS Scooty Zest hits showrooms today. TVS has priced the new Scooty Zest at Rs 42,300 ex-Delhi. The Zest sits on top of the Scooty range and has many new features. It comes with textured floor boards, painted switches, new "twilight" front lamps and an LED tail lamp....
  • TVS Scooty Zest to be launched in India on August 20 Yesterday

    Out of the many, many products (mostly production ready) showcased by TVS at the Auto Expo 2014, only two have been launched so far. However, now the revised Scooty which was displayed there, will soon be seen in showrooms. TVS will launch the new Scooty Zest (yes, looks like TVS...
  • Long time 'Saturday Night Live' announcer Don Prado dies at 96 Yesterday

    Few would recognize his face, but most knew his voice: the booming baritone that for nearly four decades heralded 'Saturday Night Live.' Don Pardo, the eras-spanning radio and TV announcer whose resonant voice-over style was celebrated for its majesty and power, died Monday in Arizona at the age of 96. "He became...
  • When 'CID' featured an Indian version of Heath Ledger's Joker August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: It is true, after all. When the social media started buzzing with photos and memes about the Indian version of The Joker, many brushed it off as something random. But it turns out that the character, which was made immortal by Heath Ledger in the 2008 Batman flick, 'The...
  • Remember 'Mr Yogi' and 'Tamas'? 30 wonderful TV serials from the 80s and 90s we definitely want to see remade in 2014 August 9, 2014

    The 80s and 90s were the best times for television as far as content was concerned. Original shows produced and written by some of the country's best names connected a culture that thrived on intense domestic dramas and situational comedies inspired from American and British television.Doordarshan, the state broadcaster, had...
  • ICC TV rights likely to see bidding wars August 8, 2014

    A top Indian corporate, and an international news broadcaster of repute are in the fray for the ICC Broadcast rights, learns CNN-IBN. ...
  • Credit row: Filmmaker claims he directed 'Tamanchey', not director Navneet Behal August 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Bharat Ratan Bhushan asserts that he has directed 'Tamanchey', but producer Suryaveer Singh Bhullar rubbishes his claim saying that the former is just trying to "blackmail" him. Earlier it was reported that Navneet Behal has directed the film and his name also appears on the film's poster and in...
  • People spend more time on mobile devices and TV than sleeping August 8, 2014

    London: Britons now spend more time using smartphones and tablets, watching television and listening to the radio than they do sleeping, thanks to the availability of broadband in the home and on the move, regulator Ofcom said on Thursday. Consuming media and communicating takes 11 hours and 7 minutes out of...
  • Former Infosys officers call for $1.8 billion buyback August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Concerns over the pace of change at India's second-biggest software services company have spurred three former officers of Infosys Ltd (INFY.NS) to seek 112 billion rupees ($1.83 billion) in the form of a buyback for all shareholders. Former officers V Balakrishnan, TV Mohandas Pai and DN Prahlad are seeking 3,850...
  • Sophie Choudry injures back while rehearsing on the sets of 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa' August 6, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress-singer Sophie Choudry injured her back while rehearsing her upcoming act on dance reality show 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. The 32-year-old 'Once Upon A Time in Mumbai Dobaara' actress took to Twitter to announce the same. "Very proud of the act we put up yest but a background dancer missed his...
  • TVS Scooty Zest to be launched in India on August 20 August 6, 2014

    Out of the many, many products (mostly production ready) showcased by TVS at the Auto Expo 2014, only two have been launched so far. However, now the revised Scooty which was displayed there, will soon be seen in showrooms. TVS will launch the new Scooty Zest (yes, looks like...
  • ACP Pradyuman uses Koogle search! 17 crazy high-tech techniques only the CID team uses to solve criminal cases August 6, 2014

    ACP Pradyuman has been in service for 15 years now. He has solved over 500 cases with 100% success. In the course of his 15-year-old career, he had lost his eyes once, but recovered completely. He also lost his entire team to a bomb blast, or so he thought. In...
  • Mohandas Pai, Balakrishnan ask Infosys to buy back shares worth Rs 11,000 cr August 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Infosys top executives TV Mohandas Pai, V Balakrishnan and DN Prahlad have asked the country's second largest software services firm to buy back shares worth Rs 11,200 crore, saying it will help check the "asymmetry of information" between management and investors. In a letter to Infosys Board, the three...
  • Should Bollywood's Charmer-in-Chief stick to films? Why Shah Rukh Khan can't crack TV game shows August 4, 2014

    Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Anupam Kher and Salman Khan have proved that hosting a television show isn't as effortless as it appears. Agreed, the ability to connect with the viewers, and to take interest in what might appear tedious to many are some of the qualities that a host ought to...
  • Actress Upasana Singh to play mother-in-law August 2, 2014

    Mumbai: Actress Upasana Singh, known for playing Pinky Bua in "Comedy Nights with Kapil", will soon be seen playing a cunning mother-in-law. Upasana, who has also been a part of movies including "Mujhse Shaadi Karogi" and "Golmaal Returns", is set to portray a "saas" in forthcoming show "Uff Yeh Nadaniyaan" that...
  • 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' star actress Cheryl Hines to marry environmental lawyer-activist Robert Kennedy August 2, 2014

    Hayannis: Robert Kennedy Jr. and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' actress Cheryl Hines are planning to tie the knot in a wedding at the Kennedy compound in Massachusetts. Kennedy's cousin Patrick Kennedy, a former congressman, says the wedding is planned for Saturday afternoon at Ethel Kennedy's home in Hyannis Port on Cape Cod....
  • 'Dexter' actor David Zayas to join 'Gotham' as mob boss Salvatore Maroni August 2, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor David Zayas, best known for his role in 'Dexter', has reportedly joined the cast of upcoming superhero TV series 'Gotham'. The 51-year-old actor will play mob boss Salvatore Maroni, one of the city's most dangerous gangsters, in the 'Batman' prequel drama, reported Deadline. 'Gotham' to be premiered on Fox...
  • News18 India launched in the US August 1, 2014

    TV18 Broadcast Limited, India's leading news and entertainment network, has now entered the US market with the launch of News18 India, a 24 hour television news channel designed to give global audiences a window into India. The channel went live on July 30 on Dishworld and Dish Network Channel 711....
  • Why didn't Siddharth Shukla wait for a lead role to enter films? August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: TV actor Siddharth Shukla, who started his journey in filmdom with a small role in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania', says he didn't wait for the big role because he wanted to strike a right balance between his TV and films. After several failed attempts, Siddharth finally made it big as...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 28, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 27, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego Comic-Con creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • UK journalist for Russian TV says Ukraine deported him July 26, 2014

    Moscow: A British reporter for Russia's RT television in conflict-torn eastern Ukraine said on Saturday that Kiev had deported and banned him from the country for three years. Graham Phillips, a journalist who was freelancing for Kremlin-backed RT, wrote on Twitter that he is in Poland and had been deported after...
  • Watch: New promo of 'Gotham' urges the residents to report criminal activities to Gotham Chronicle, not the police July 24, 2014

    In the new promo of 'Gotham', an American superhero television series created by Bruno Heller, a newspaper, which talks about the most dangerous criminals who walk on the streets freely, asks the residents to not depend on law enforcement if they witness any criminal activity. Instead, they should report the...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess the literary works these popular TV shows are based on? July 23, 2014

    This is a good time to test your literary accomplishments. While these works of literature are popular and timeless, the characters in these television adaptations are familiar and vibrant....
  • Actor-politician Chiranjeevi to feature in the Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' July 22, 2014

    Hyderabad: Actor-turned politician Chiranjeevi will soon be seen in the hot seat of Telugu version of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati' titled 'Meelo Evaru Koteeswarudu', hosted by actor Akkineni Nagarjuna. The show featuring megastar Chiranjeevi will be aired Aug 3. "Nagarjuna recently recorded the show featuring Chiranjeevi. It has come out extremely well and...
  • Micromax launches a 32-inch LED TV in India at Rs 16,490 July 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Phone maker Micromax launched a 32-inch LED TV which would be sold exclusively on e-commerce platform Snapdeal.com. This is the first time Micromax has entered into a strategic partnership with Snapdeal.com to launch its latest offering, the e-retailer said in a statement. Priced at Rs 16,490, 32 inch LED TV...
  • After hosting 'Jhalak..' Manish Paul to now host an infotainment show July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: After hosting dance and reality shows, Manish Paul will be seen as the host of infotainment show 'Science of Stupid' and says he used to stay away from maths and commerce during his school days. "I was in humanities as I always wanted to stay away from maths and commerce....
  • I want to make a comeback on TV but only with seasonal shows: Surveen Chawla July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Actress Surveen Chawla, last seen as a host on 'Comedy Circus ke Superstars' in 2010, says she would like to make a comeback on TV with seasonal shows like '24' and 'Yudh'. Surveen started off her showbiz career with daily soap 'Kahin To Hoga' and after gaining the popularity...