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Playboy brings back Nudes

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Playboy brings back Nudes

Being ‘politically correct’ ain’t good business, these days. The iconic Playboy Magazine, that quintessential aid to fantasy for millions of pimply male adolescents of every age, dropped its nudes. This resulted in  hundreds of its regulars dropping Playboy!Playboy magazine has announced it is bringing back nudity, reversing a decision made last year. The move was announced by […]

Dev Patel makes a mark at Bafta

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Dev Patel makes a mark at Bafta

London: Dev Patel’s surprised reaction after he won the Bafta award in the best supporting actor category for “Lion” was one of the most adorable moments at the ceremony (Feb 13). Patel, 26, also earned a round of applause for warmly crediting his little co-star Sunny Pawar from India as he took the podium to […]

Shout out for Radio

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Shout out for Radio

Sir, 13th February is celebrated as ‘World Radio Day’ by people all over the globe. Started in the year 2012 World Radio Day is in its sixth year. It is recognized as an International Day by the United Nations (UN). Despite being a 100 year old medium, radio continues to be one of the most […]

Karan Johar: Afraid to go out with Another Man

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Karan Johar: Afraid to go out with Another Man

Bombay (Mumbai):Filmmaker Karan Johar has said he is tired of the speculations around his personal life to an extent that he is now “afraid” to go out even with a “man” friend. It’s really tough for a cinema celebrity, being ‘linked’ up, and it gets weird when the paparazzi smells something ‘queer’ about you. The […]

Theatre Festival: Bharat Rang Mahotsav in Patna

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Theatre Festival: Bharat Rang Mahotsav in Patna

Patna: The 19th Bharat Rang Mahotsav’s parallel theatre festival was inaugurated in the city at Premchand Rangshala. The festival opened  with the English  play ‘ A Stranger Guest’ performed by Vera Berzak Schneider Theatre Group from Israel. It was directed by Vera Berzak Schneider. The extravaganza is presented by National School of Drama in Collaboration […]

Hundreds of journalists lose jobs: Demo Domino Effect ?

Hundreds of journalists lose jobs: Demo Domino Effect ?

Will the Patna edition of The Telegraph fold up? It seems most people connected to the English language newspaper here are jittery.  Even the HT has shut up shop in several smaller cities, including Ranchi. Print Journalism doesn’t seem to be a viable profession, does it? Some blame it on the demonetisation domino effect! Two […]

Tiger Shroff joins SFL

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Tiger Shroff joins SFL

New Delhi: Taking his love for martial arts a step ahead, actor Tiger Shroff has joined the Super Fight League (SFL). The 26-year-old actor, who is known for his death defying fight sequences in the films, is the new co-owner of Bengaluru Tigers. “So excited to be associated with Super Fight League and the Bengaluru […]

Rishi Kapoor tells all in Autobiography

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Rishi Kapoor tells all in Autobiography

New Delhi, Jan 16 (PTI) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor has opened up about the colourful life of his father, filmmaker Raj Kapoor in his soon-to-be released autobiography, saying he loved his cinema, booze, and his leading ladies. Titled, “Khullam Khulla: Rishi Kapoor Uncensored”, the tell-all book sees the ‘Bobby’ actor talking about his father’s affairs […]

Udta Punjab flies while Dangal wrestles with Sultan

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Udta Punjab flies while Dangal wrestles with Sultan

Udta Punjab is flying off the Filmfare nomination list! Read on for more dirt and dangal as two wrestling movies vie for the awards… Shahid Kapoor starrer “Udta Punjab” has topped the nominations list at the 62nd Filmfare Awards with nine nods, including best film and best director for Abhishek Chaubey. The other nominations for […]

Big B: TB survivor and US Ambassador tell all on FB!

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Big B: TB survivor and US Ambassador tell all on FB!

Bombay (Mumbai): TB survivor and brand ambassador Amitabh Bachhan and  US Ambassador to India Richard Verma for a live video chat on Facebook (Jan 8)and discussed about the important issue of tuberculosis (TB) with their fans and followers. Going live from Mumbai today, the two talked about the US Embassy’s collaboration with Bachchan for ending […]

Self – exploring, a feminist novel I read lately.

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Self – exploring, a feminist novel I read lately.

Sir, Sashi Deshpande’s novel ‘That Long Silence’ is an autobiographical narration. This novel is a masterly work of purposeful fiction set in a middle-class Indian family. It is subtly concerned about a woman’s struggles, in context of contemporary Indian society and about her efforts to find her identity as a wife, mother, and of all […]

Looking Back at 2016: Consumers and Disputes

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Looking Back at 2016: Consumers and Disputes

Growing consumer awareness has led to an increased burden at the consumer courts in 2016. Sale of packaged drinking water above MRP, medical negligence cases and delay in handing over of flats by builders were some issues that led the consumer fora to take sellers and service providers to task in 2016. Union minister Rajyavardhan […]