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Narsingh Yadav cleared to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics

After some restless days in Rio, Narsingh Yadav has been cleared to compete at 2016 Olympics. Reports doing rounds suggest Narsingh will commence his 74kg campaign against Zelimkhan Khadjiev of France. Narsingh’s clearance by WADA comes as a relief for the wrestler who has been grappling court cases, hearings and appeals in the build-up to the Games. The latest twist Read More

PV Sindhu enters finals at Rio Olympics, Amitabh Bachchan shuts down Shobhaa De

PV Sindhu confirmed her place in the women’s single Badminton final at Rio Olympics 2016 on Thursday night after she defeated Japan’s Nozomi Okuhara. The Indian shuttler will now at least win the silver medal in the prestigious tournament. As Sindhu became India’s first ever shuttler to reach the final of this sport in Olympics, congratulations started pouring in. But Read More

Beiimaan Love will establish Sunny Leone as an actor of substance, says Director

Debutant director Rajeev Chaudhari, who is gearing up for the release of the upcoming film Beiimaan Love, says the movie will establish actress Sunny Leone as a mainstream heroine. There were reports that the One Night Stand actress will not be promoting Beiimaan Love, which also stars Rajneesh Duggal and Daniel Weber. Asked if the reports are true, Chaudhari told Read More

Military aircraft co-production to figure in USAF secretary’s visit to India

India and the US will discuss co-producing military aircraft including the F-16s during US Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James’ upcoming visit to New Delhi later this month that would look at ways to deepen bilateral partnerships and take it to the “next level”. Indo-US cooperation in defence technology and trade initiatives will be the focus of her visit to Read More

Bollywood has always been open to dusky beauties, says Tannishtha Chatterjee

Acclaimed actress Tannishtha Chatterjee says the Hindi film industry has always been open to dusky beauties. But she feels it’s the society which is biased. Tannishtha feels that the Hindi film industry has always accepted dusky actors like Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi and Kajol. “I think we had accepted dusky beauties as well. We had Smita Patil, Shabana Azmi, Kajol, Read More

Pope outlines vision for promoting life, family issues

Pope Francis on Wednesday outlined his vision for how the Vatican will promote family and life issues, naming an American moderate to head the new Vatican office for families and laity and directing related institutes to give merciful care to spiritually wounded Catholics. Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell, a former Legion of Christ priest whose brother is also a top Vatican Read More

Amitabh Bachchan reason for making Aankhen 2, says Anees Bazmee

Filmmaker Anees Bazmee says it is only because of actor Amitabh Bachchan that he is making Aankhen 2. “I think it is a tough job to make a good film… The reason behind making the film is Mr. Bachchan. I have worked with almost all actors but I still considered myself unlucky that I didn’t get a chance to work Read More

Raksha Bandhan 2016: From PM Modi to Delhi CM Kejriwal, how leaders celebrated

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Rakshabandhan with school children, other political leaders were not far behind in celebrating this festival that promotes unity. Addressing the audience after laying the foundation stone for the new headquarters of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), PM Modi spoke of how athlete Sakshi Malik had earned new respect for tricolour, this Raksha Bandhan, by winning a Read More

Coolpad Mega 2.5D gets half a million registrations on Amazon

Coolpad has announced that their recently launched device, the Coolpad Mega 2.5D crossed the half a million registration mark on Amazon India. The phone was launched on August 10, and will be available for Rs 6,999 in a flash sale on Amazon India starting August 24. Coolpad Mega 2.5D is a selfie centric device, that will come with smart beautification Read More

Know interesting lesser known courses offered by Indian universities

If you’re one of those adventure seeking souls who does not wish to stick to a cubicle every day from 9 to 5 then you might find the following career options satisfying. A general presumption is that offbeat careers do not pay well. But if you strike the right cords then you are in for a rewarding, fun and exhilarating Read More