Truth

  • 'The Ugly Truth' star Katherine Heigl returns to TV with 'State of Affairs' July 14, 2014

    Beverly Hills: Katherine Heigl is returning to television, with her mother in tow. She stars on the new fall series 'State of Affairs,' playing a CIA attache who informs the president on highlevel incidents around the world. It's the first TV series for Heigl since she left her Emmywinning role on...
  • 'The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair': There is no way you can stop reading it June 2, 2014

    I thought to myself, "What could be there in this book that most people outside of the country are going absolutely crazy about it?" I mean there has to be something to it, isn't it? I kept evading the read for the longest time, maybe because of the tome of...
  • Singapore PM wants apology from blogger for corruption charge May 19, 2014

    Singapore: Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has sent a legal notice to a local blogger, demanding the removal of an article accusing him of corruption which had been "published maliciously", local media reported. Roy Ngerng had on his website, The Heart Truths, posted a blog titled "Where your CPF...
  • Sanjaya Baru and PC Parakh's books sponsored by Modi: Digvijaya Singh April 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has alleged that the books written by Prime Minister's former media advisor Sanjaya Baru and former coal secretary PC Parakh are sponsored by Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi. "No one reads Parakh or Sanjay Baru's books. All these books are sponsored...
  • Is Daniel Craig out of upcoming movie 'The Whole Truth'? April 9, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Daniel Craig has reportedly dropped out of his upcoming movie 'The Whole Truth'. The 46-year-old 'James Bond' star's abrupt departure from the courtroom drama comes only days before the film begins shooting in Boston, said The Hollywood Reporter. The project was scheduled to be in production on April...
  • Imbibe Bapu's teachings: President's message on Gandhi Jayanti October 2, 2013

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday asked countrymen to imbibe and follow the teachings of the Father of the Nation so that his values are immortalised. "Gandhi Jayanti is an occasion for us to reflect on the life and contribution of the Father of our Nation. This is a day to rededicate...
  • Azure Power founder Inderpreet Wadhwa talks about his company's success June 18, 2013

    I like many good things, this too started with a movie. It was an unsettling one though; a documentary that had created as much buzz as a Hollywood blockbuster. But unlike commercial flicks, 'An Inconvenient Truth' had forced many viewers to pause and think. It moved me, a software professional...
  • 'Muslim Patrol' forces London women to cover up January 18, 2013

    London: An Islamic vigilante group has been confronting people in a London suburb asking women to cover up and to give up alcohol claiming they were living an 'unclean life', prompting authorities to clamp down. The men, who operate hooded calling themselves 'Muslim Patrol', have uploaded videos of their exploits...
  • 1992-93 Mumbai riots chronicled in a book April 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Khatun Bi is one of the many real-life protagonists of the recently launched book 'Riots and After in Mumbai: Chronicles of Truth and Reconciliation'. The 65-year-old victim of 1992-93 Bombay riots might have a foggy memory about everything else but she clearly remembers the day when she had...
  • 'Wandering Falcon' wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Jamil Ahmad's The Wandering Falcon has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2011. As the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career than to win an award with your first book? Ahmad, a 78-year-old retired civil servant completed...
  • Ashton Kutcher slams social media for gossiping October 23, 2011

    London: Actor Ashton Kutcher says that the rise of the internet and social media has intensified the spread of gossip in today's world. Kutcher, 33, who has been a regular in the headlines over the last few weeks amid reports his marriage to Demi Moore, has discussed the value of...
  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced November 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Amidst all the big ticket literary prizes on the Indian landscape, the one that still has the most hearts racing is the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. After all, as the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career...
  • The truth is out there: UK X-Files put online August 12, 2011

    London: Men in black, Mork and Mindy, shining lights in the sky and more than 20 years of other alien visitations and bizarre sightings recorded in Britain's own "X-Files" were made available online to the public on Thursday. The nearly 9,000 pages of UFO-related documents, drawings, letters and parliamentary questions...
  • How opinions of two labs differ on Bhushan CD April 23, 2011

    Hyderabad: Two hi-tech labs have delivered diametrically opposing results on the Shanti Bhushan CD, even as the CD remains at the heart of the controversy. KPC Gandhi is a retired inspector general from Andhra Police. He's also the Chairman of Truth Labs, a private forensic laboratory that insists the Shanti Bhushan...
  • More trouble for Sheen, loses custody of kids April 20, 2011

    Los Angeles: Former "Two and A Half Men" star Charlie Sheen on Tuesday lost a bid to win sole custody of his young sons from ex-wife Brooke Mueller, celebrity news website TMZ.com reported. Sheen and Mueller spent about two hours in a closed-door Los Angeles court hearing on who was best...
  • Mahatma Gandhi: My Experiments With Truth October 2, 2010

    Here's why you should read Gandhiji's autobiography 'My Experiments With Truth'. ...
  • Books that inspire iDiscoveri CEO June 15, 2010

    I am currently reading Malcolm Gladwell’s What the Dog Saw, a collection of essays mostly from his writings in The New Yorker. Gladwell is a genius at identifying and explaining patterns in social phenomena, many of which are counter intuitive. Earlier, in Blink, he persuaded us that split second interactions...
  • Masand's Movie Review: The Ugly Truth low-brow rom-com September 12, 2009

    Cast: Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler Director: Robert Luketic A low-brow romantic comedy filled with predictable jokes, The Ugly Truth stars Grey's Anatomy's Katherine Heigl as Abby Richter, a whiny, control-freak television producer who's forced to work with a boorish, sexist Neanderthal, Mike Chadway (played by Gerard Butler) when her show's ratings begin...
  • MPs fight over reality show, say it's against culture July 23, 2009

    New Delhi: Mushrooming of television reality shows on Wednesday drew ire of members in the Rajya Sabha who said several programmes involve "dirty" content aimed at improving the TRPs. Raising the issue during zero hour, Kamal Akhtar (SP) gave an example of a new television programme Sach ka Samna where...
  • Rajeev Khandelwal returns to TV with Sach Ka Saamna July 15, 2009

    Mumbai: Television star Rajeev Khandelwal - who crossed over to cinema with Aamir in 2008 - is back on the small screen with a new game show called Sach Ka Saamna. Rajeev will be donning the role of a show host for the desi version of The Moment of Truth....
  • Rajeev Khandelwal's Moment Of Truth on TV, soon July 10, 2009

    New Delhi: Actor Rajeev Khandelwal has been out of action since his last flick Aamir but now he's back, but on the small screen with India's own version of The Moment Of Truth. CNN-IBN fires it's own volley to nail the man who will now anchor the Indian version called Sach...
  • Gandhi Lives: 2 lakh autobiographies sell in a year January 29, 2008

    New Delhi: Sixty years after he was assassinated, Gandhi lives. Not just in textbooks and speeches but also through his autobiography The Story of My Experiments with Truth which continues to sell an incredible 200,000 copies a year. As the world on Wednesday marks his 60th death anniversary and remembers the...
  • Living it Up: Adopting a baby is not a child's play December 2, 2007

    Adopting a child is becoming more acceptable and fashionable with Angelina Jolie and Sushmita Sen taking the lead. But with most people, adopting a child is a process that can change lives. Radhika, who adopted Aarzu in 2004, does not feel she missed anything by staying a spinster. For her...
  • Promo: The Stench of Truth August 24, 2007

    The ’92-’93 Mumbai riots claimed over 900 lives. But why does justice still evade the victims? Why has the Sri Krishna Report been forgotten? Watch a CNN-IBN special investigation: The Stench of Truth. Friday, August 24, 2000 hrs (IST)....
  • Naked truth about Kumbh sadhus June 18, 2007

    Allahabad: The naked or the Naga sadhus have been drawing crowds at the Kumbh Mela in Allahabad. People drop jaws looking at the yoga kriyas of these grotesque saints who wear no clothes on their ash-covered bodies. But little do we know about their origin. 70-years-old Digambar Ramdev Giriji, a...
  • Truth about Amaan & Ayaan's new album November 11, 2006

    New Delhi: Like their first album Reincarnation that was released last year, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan’s new album, Truth is designed to give you a background pleasure. It will find its way to many a med lounge bar dj's collection. It will also play on desks in the offices...