Business

Viacom18’s Voot is set to foray into international market

Viacom18’s advertising led video-on-demand platform Voot is planning to launch its international distribution, starting with the UK in November. It will also be launching 18 multi-lingual premium web series across genres and adding news to its content offering, according to a company statement. “Voot is all set to debut internationally starting November 2018 with its […]

Business

The growth cemented India’s position as the fastest growing major economy

Buoyed by a strong performance in the manufacturing and farm sectors, the Indian economy grew at 15-quarter high of 8.2 per cent in the April-June quarter of current fiscal, according to the government data released on Friday. With this, India established its position as the fastest growing major economy, clocking higher expansion rate than China’s 6.7 in […]

Business

Rotate employees in sensitive posts

Probity watchdog CVC has directed all banks, insurance companies and central government departments to rotate employees working in sensitive posts to check frauds. Citing its earlier directive in this regard, it said one of the reasons for frauds was non-implementation of the rotational policy. “It is once again reiterated that rotational transfers of officers continuing […]

Entertainment

Swara Bhasker is known for raising her voice on several social issues

Actor Swara Bhasker, known for raising her voice on several social issues — especially those related to women’s safety and equality, says women have to face more judgment than men. “Since childhood, girls face judgment. Be it about looks or behaviour, they are being judged on everything. While getting married, judgmental questions like, ‘How a […]

Entertainment

Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se movie review

Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se movie cast: Dharmendra, Sunny Deol, Bobby Deol, Shatrughan Sinha, Kriti Kharbanda, Satish Kaushik, Asrani Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se movie director: Navaniat Singh Yamla Pagla Deewana Phir Se movie rating: No stars Punjabis like to get soused. They eat chicken. They do bhangra. They address children as ‘puttar’. And if […]

Entertainment

Amitabh Bachchan says he did not want to talk about his contribution towards relief efforts for flood-hit Kerala

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he faces abuse on how he needs “to conduct his life”. The cinema icon has expressed his views after opening up about paying off farmers’ loans and aiding martyrs’ families, which he spoke about during a press conference earlier this week. “I face abuse and vulgarity towards me on my attitude and presence […]

Entertainment

Akshay Kumar’s Gold looking to end theatrical run around Rs 115 crore

Akshay Kumar starrer Gold had opened on Independence Day and its 9-day extended week helped it earn Rs 89.30 crore. In its second week, the film saw a considerable decline and managed to only garner Rs 14.70 crore. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the latest box office figures of Gold on Twitter. He wrote, “#Gold witnesses […]

Entertainment

Shahid Kapoor is happy about the “lines blurring” between masala Hindi films and content-driven cinema

Be it Haider Meer, Tommy Singh, Maharaja Rawal Ratan Singh or his upcoming portrayal as boxing hero Dingko Singh, actor Shahid Kapoor says he loves to take the audience by surprise with something that they do not expect him to do. Ever since his debut in 2003 with Ishq Vishk, Shahid has proved his versatility with films […]

Lifestyle

Bul-Dak Recipe

Bul-Dak is a Korean delicacy that is loved by chicken lovers all across the globe. Made using chicken breasts, soy sauce, sugar, green onions, rice wine, jalapenos, Chinese mustard, pear, honey, chilli flakes, corn syrup, garlic and sesame seeds, this is a perfect appetizer recipe to get your party started. You can serve this Asian […]

Fashion & Glamour

Dia Mirza looks dreamy

Simplicity with lots of understated elegance have always been a hallmark of Dia Mirza’s personal style. Beautiful as she is, her list of fashionable outfits can make anyone go green with envy. So when the actor stepped out for a leadership award in Goa, in a black and white lehenga, we only added it to our must-have […]

Fashion & Glamour

Shraddha Kapoor is currently busy with the promotions of Stree

Fusion and traditional wear have mostly dominated Shraddha Kapoor’s sartorial choices during the promotion of her upcoming suspense thriller Stree. So it was surprising when she stepped out in a racy black mini with an extremely dangerous plunging neckline that she teamed with a black bralette and a pair of hoop earrings from Suhani Parekh’s collection. Even though it […]

Fashion & Glamour

Take a look at Sonam Kapoor’s latest style file

As predicted, bright monotone dresses have been a rage this year, especially with Bollywood actors like Priyanka Chopra and Alia Bhatt embracing it with arms wide open. The latest celebrity to join them is Sonam Kapoor, who was seen in a bright monotone number by Georgian designer Keti Chkhikvadze at the Jio MAMI Festival.   Featuring balloon sleeves with a ruffle detail […]

Lifestyle

The internet has spoken – cherries are the trendiest fruit of the season

There are fruits that trend on the Internet – fruits that are hashtagged and tweeted out just to be retweeted. It is a real thing and right now, cherries rank on the top of the list. These little delights have been at the heart of inspiration for many fashion influencers, designers, chefs and artists. In […]

Technology

Apple iPhone XS leaked image

iPhone XS: Apple has confirmed an event for September 12, where it is expected to unveil three new iPhone models, along with Apple Watch Series 2, AirPods 2, and more products. Ahead of launch, 9to5Mac has posted on its site exclusive image of two OLED phones, which will come with 5.8-inch and 6.5-inch display sizes. A third entry-level phone […]

Technology

Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 will be a bezel-less smartphone with hidden sliding camera that we saw on the Oppo Find X

Mi Mix 3 design has been revealed in an official image posted on Chinese social networking site Weibo by the company’s president Lin Bin. Mi Mix 3 will be a bezel-less smartphone with hidden sliding camera that we saw on the Oppo Find X. The display will span to the bottom part of the display with barely any bezel. It […]

Technology

IFA 2018: Motorola One and Motorola One Power smartphones have been showcased

Lenovo-owned Motorola showcased its Motorola One and Motorola One Power smartphones at the ongoing IFA show in Berlin. The Motorola One series of smartphones, is part of the Android One programme, which means both devices run stock Android, and come with assured upgrades for two years on the Android operating system. Both the phones have 19:9 aspect ratio. It […]

Technology

Apple Watch 4 to be launched September 12

Apple’s event on September 12 is expected to see the launch of new iPhones and the next generation Apple Watch. Apple Watch 4 will sport a 15 per cent larger display which will be edge-to-edge, according to a report by 9to5Mac. The report also says that due to the removal of the bezels, the size of the […]

Technology

Motorola One Power first look

Motorola has introduced two new Android One devices at the ongoing IFA show in Berlin: Motorola One and Motorola One Power. The latter is geared towards the Indian market and will be launching in October, 2018. For now, the expected price will be under Rs 15,000, though Motorola will only confirm pricing when the device is officially unveiled. […]

Sports

Nick Kyrgios was losing big at the US Open on Thursday

Didn’t move while so-so serves flew by for aces. Casually put groundstrokes into the net. Double-faulted without caring. The crowd began booing. The chair umpire, Mohamed Lahyani, decided to intervene. In an unusual sight for Grand Slam tennis, Lahyani clambered down out of his seat during a break between games, leaned over with hands on […]

Sports

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark hits a volley against Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine

Second seed Caroline Wozniacki was dumped out of the US Open after a shock 6-4 6-2 loss to Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko on Thursday as the Dane’s second round woes continued at Flushing Meadows. The defeat marked the second consecutive year that Wozniacki, twice a US Open finalist and this year’s Australian Open champion, has failed […]