• 'DJ waley babu' not regular party song: Badshah

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 6:36 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) After his song "Abhi toh party shuru hui hai" became a rage among party goers, rapper Badshah's new song "DJ waley babu" feat Aastha Gill has created waves too. "The music is very simple and it's not your regular party song. It's a bit laidback... this is one party song that you just do not want to dance to only, but also listen," Badshah, whose real name is Aditya Singh, told IANS. More »'DJ waley babu' not regular party song: Badshah

  • Renault India ropes in Ranbir Kapoor as brand ambassador

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 6:28 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Renault India on Monday announced that it has roped in actor Ranbir Kapoor as its brand ambassador. Renault is celebrating its fourth year anniversary in India this July and is progressing towards a new and dynamic phase of growth. This association will leverage the versatility and legacy of both Renault and Ranbir, as he represents the underlying brand promise of Renault -- 'Passion For Life'. More »Renault India ropes in Ranbir Kapoor as brand ambassador

  • Tweet not meant to demean anyone: Neha Dhupia

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 5:58 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) After facing a backlash for criticising the government on social media platform Twitter over its apathy towards Mumbai citizens during monsoon, actress Neha Dhupia has clarified that she didn't intend to 'hurt' or 'demean' anyone with her post. On July 21, Neha took to the micro-blogging site and wrote: "One rain and the city comes to a standstill. Good governance is not about selfies and making us do yoga, it's making sure your citizens are safe." The post, many thought, took a jibe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who emphasises the importance of yoga and has made headlines for going on a selfie spree on several occasions. More »Tweet not meant to demean anyone: Neha Dhupia

  • Rajit Kapur, Neil Bhoopalam set for play series

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 4:42 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Actors like Rajit Kapur and Neil Bhoopalam are set for a play series "One on One Part 2", which will be staged across seven Indian cities between August and September. Organised by Showhouse theatre property, the show also stars Anu Menon, Hussain Dalal, Sumeet Vyas, Shikha Talsania, Zafar Karachiwala and Gopal Datt, read a statement. The play is written and directed by multiple people, including Rajit, Sumeet and Hussain. More »Rajit Kapur, Neil Bhoopalam set for play series

  • Film industry helped me evolve: Manish Malhotra

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 3:10 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) He entered the film industry as a costume designer when the concept of "costume designing" was alien to many. Designer Manish Malhotra, who has enjoyed a successful run of 25 years in Bollywood, says the industry helped him evolve and gave him a platform to explore and experiment with his creativity. The journey has been phenomenal, I have received tremendous response," Malhotra told IANS. More »Film industry helped me evolve: Manish Malhotra

  • 'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 2:08 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The Tetseo Sisters, an all-girl band from the northeast, has hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ambitious 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign, saying it was a "good move in the right direction" and they will be happy to contribute in highlighting the need for gender equality. The group, which performs traditional folk music of Nagaland's Chakhesang tribe, folk fusion as well as contemporary western songs, has four Tetseo siblings - Azi, Mercy, Kuvelu and Alune - as its members. "It (the campaign) is a good move in the right direction. More »'Beti Bachao' good move in right direction: All-girl band

  • OnePlus launches app for launch event on Android

    ANI - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 2:05 PM IST

    Washington DC, July 27 (ANI): OnePlus has introduced a launch event app for the official launch of OnePlus 2, where people can sign up for an invite for the event. According to in.techradar.com, the OnePlus 2 launch app for Android gives the users a VR stream of the media event right on their smartphone, and the users do not have to use Google Cardboard to watch it. Currently, the information suggests the OnePlus 2 will sport a Snapdragon 810 processor, a USB Type-C connector and a fingerprint reader. More »OnePlus launches app for launch event on Android

  • Remembering dance steps will be biggest challenge: Irfan Pathan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 1:56 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Cricketer Irfan Pathan, who has joined dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded" as the first wild card entry, is happy with the challenge of turning from a non-dancer to a dancer, but he says the biggest challenge for him will be remembering his dance moves. Also, this is an off-season for cricket, so when I was approached for 'Jhalak' I thought I will take this up as new challenge because the show is all about the journey of a non-dancer to a dancer. It's going to be a new learning experience," Irfan told IANS. More »Remembering dance steps will be biggest challenge: Irfan Pathan

  • Weekly Forecast: 26th July to 1st August 2015

    GaneshaSpeaks.com - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 11:18 AM IST

    Professionals will need to learn a few new things in their field and brush up your skills to handle new challenges successfully. Freshers looking for a suitable job opportunity may need to compromise over the position offered if you are in a hurry to get employed. More »Weekly Forecast: 26th July to 1st August 2015

  • U.S. TV networks court YouTube crowd in quest for digital viewers

    Reuters - Mon 27 Jul, 2015 9:30 AM IST

    By Lisa Richwine ANAHEIM, California (Reuters) - For the first time, cable TV network Nickelodeon staged a casting call at VidCon, a convention that draws stars of YouTube and social media like Vine, Instagram and Snapchat and their passionate followers. The Viacom-owned channel's talent search is one way traditional TV networks are recruiting Internet personalities to build audiences. YouTube stars include comedians, beauty gurus, product reviewers, gamers, musicians and fitness buffs who post videos of themselves, often looking directly into the camera. More »U.S. TV networks court YouTube crowd in quest for digital viewers

  • Mahamrityunjaya Mantra - Power to Overcome All Odds

    Astroyogi - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 11:53 PM IST

    Shiva is the truth and he is Parameshwara (The Transcendent Lord). The followers of Shiva believe he is Swayambho (Self Created). It is believed that Lord Shiva is easy to please and often grants boons to his devotees. More »Mahamrityunjaya Mantra - Power to Overcome All Odds

  • Wagner descendant says composer now has museum worthy of him

    Reuters - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 7:46 PM IST

    By Michael Roddy BAYREUTH, Germany (Reuters) - Richard Wagner's great grand-daughter Eva Wagner-Pasquier said she felt overwhelmed with emotion on Sunday at the official opening in Bayreuth of a renovated museum devoted to the 19th-century opera composer, saying it was "finally" worthy of him. Wagner-Pasquier, 70, who is stepping down as co-director of the annual Bayreuth Festival of Wagner operas which opened on Saturday, said she was moved in part by the museum, and by seeing the old family homes she used to live in again. "Finally the people here in Bayreuth understand that this is the most important composer of the world and he has to have a museum and that is done now, so it's great," Wagner-Pasquier told Reuters. More »Wagner descendant says composer now has museum worthy of him

  • Dating app brings people closer over music

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 7:32 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With an aim to bridge the gap between virtual life and reality, a dating app TrulyMadly created a musical pitch through 'Unsingle Mixers' here to bring people closer as part of their Unsingle campaign. The musical evening saw heart-pumping gigs by 10 DJs including DJ Sa with MojoJojo and Tapan Raj (The Midival Punditz) with DJ Mash. More »Dating app brings people closer over music

  • Anushka to take strict measures online

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 4:22 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma says she will 'block' people who write nonsense on the micro-blogging site Twitter. More »Anushka to take strict measures online

  • Words gain ground at Britain's summer music festivals

    Reuters - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 3:51 PM IST

    By Jan Harvey MALMESBURY, England (Reuters) - Poetry is the latest crowd draw at Britain's music festivals, once havens of rebellious rock but now as settled in the nation's summer calendar as Wimbledon and Royal Ascot horse racing. The Hip Yak Poetry Shack, in a woodland corner of the world music WOMAD festival, pulled in the punters this weekend with Jonny Fluffypunk -- a self-styled "stand-up poet, give-up guitarist, sustainable nihilist" -- and gritty urban bard Dizraeli. The stage was set up by stand-up poet and comedian Liv Torc, one of the 15 performers appearing this year. More »Words gain ground at Britain's summer music festivals

  • Hang Tiger, not Yakub, says Salman Khan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 3:32 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has come out against the death penalty given to 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon, saying he should not be punished for his brother's crime. Brother is being hanged for Tiger. Aarrre (Where) is Tiger? More »Hang Tiger, not Yakub, says Salman Khan

  • Southern actors bitten by the entrepreneurial bug

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 2:22 PM IST

    Chennai, July 26 (IANS) In parallel to their acting success, a bevy of southern stars such as Tamannaah Bhatia and Taapsee Pannu have successfully built alternate careers, thanks to their entrepreneurial spirit. For Taapsee, who started a wedding company called The Wedding Factory with her younger sister Shagun Pannu and close friend Farah Parvaresh earlier this year, it's a way of keeping herself occupied when she's not busy with her acting assignments. It makes me restless," said Tapsee, who has always been interested in planning events and weddings. More »Southern actors bitten by the entrepreneurial bug

  • Hang Tiger, not Yakub, says Salman

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sun 26 Jul, 2015 1:04 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has come out against the death penalty given to 1993 Mumbai serial bomb blasts convict Yakub Memon, saying he should not be punished for his brother's crime. Brother is being hanged for Tiger. Aarrre (Where) is Tiger? More »Hang Tiger, not Yakub, says Salman

  • Kabir Khan, journalist in verbal spat at 'Phantom' trailer launch

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Sat 25 Jul, 2015 9:54 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan got into a heated argument with a journalist, "offended" by certain comments of his, at the trailer launch of Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif-starrer "Phantom" here on Saturday. "People to people friendship can't happen as long as these extremist elements exist in either country. More »Kabir Khan, journalist in verbal spat at 'Phantom' trailer launch

  • Leaving runways behind, Delevingne finds spotlight in 'Paper Towns'

    Reuters - Sat 25 Jul, 2015 7:02 PM IST

    By Kara Warner LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As the lead of teen film "Paper Towns" and with a slew of upcoming high-profile roles under her belt, British supermodel Cara Delevingne is happy to leave the runway behind as she steps onto the big screen. Delevingne, 22, the striking face of fashion houses and brands from Chanel to Topshop, plays the mysterious Margo in a film adaptation of John Green's young adult novel "Paper Towns," out in U.S. theaters this week. When I was 18, I wasn't that clever or great, funny or smart, intelligent." "Paper Towns" follows high school teenager Quentin (Nat Wolff), who is enticed one night by Margo, his childhood crush whom he has drifted apart from, to play revenge-filled pranks on unsuspecting students. More »Leaving runways behind, Delevingne finds spotlight in 'Paper Towns'

  • Chris Brown leaves Philippines after three days over payment dispute

    Reuters - Sat 25 Jul, 2015 5:08 AM IST

    Philippines authorities on Friday allowed award-winning American singer and hip-hop star Chris Brown to fly out of the country, three days after he was barred from leaving due to a dispute over fraud allegations. Immigration and airport authorities said Brown secured emigration clearance showing he had no legal liability in the country, allowing him to fly out on Friday night. On Thursday, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said that a so-called lookout bulletin order that initially barred Brown from exiting the country was not enough to prevent him from leaving. More »Chris Brown leaves Philippines after three days over payment dispute

  • Karan Johar, Sajid, Anurag Kashyap at Shahid's private party

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 24 Jul, 2015 9:14 PM IST

    Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Newly married actor Shahid Kapoor held a private party for some friends from the industry and filmmakers Karan Johar, Sajid Nadiadwala and Anurag Kashyap were among those present. There were just about 12-15 people of us who had a good time." Eager journalists also asked him about the first look of his production, Saif Ali Khan and Katrina Kaif starrer "Phantom" but he wasn't too eager to reveal details about the film. More »Karan Johar, Sajid, Anurag Kashyap at Shahid's private party

  • 'Bangistan' producer 'shocked' at film's ban in Pakistan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 24 Jul, 2015 7:14 PM IST

    New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Producer Ritesh Sidhwani, whose forthcoming film "Bangistan" has been stalled in Pakistan, says he is "shocked and clueless" about the satire comedy being banned in the neighbouring country. A trailer will have to show a conflict (and) I cannot show you the entire film in my trailer...," Sidhwani told IANS. "But nowhere in the film does it say it's Pakistan," he added. More »'Bangistan' producer 'shocked' at film's ban in Pakistan

  • Most Amazing Ways To Get Rid Of Unwanted Facial Hair Naturally

    Bollywoodshaadis.com - Fri 24 Jul, 2015 6:20 PM IST

    It is a fact that women, have to deal with facial hair just like men. To some, facial hair not only looks unpleasant, but can also cause embarrassment. Unwanted facial hair, if in excess, can also make your face look darker than its natural shade. More »Most Amazing Ways To Get Rid Of Unwanted Facial Hair Naturally

  • 'India's first carbon neutral film captures simplicity of northeast'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Fri 24 Jul, 2015 5:40 PM IST

    Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) India's first carbon neutral film "Aisa Yeh Jahaan", which released on Friday, depicts the simplicity of people from the northeast and their connect to nature, says singer Palash Sen, who returns to acting with the movie. One can glimpse the lush greenery and pristine settings of Meghalaya's Barapani Lake and Golaghat district of Assam in "Aisa Yeh Jahaan". More »'India's first carbon neutral film captures simplicity of northeast'

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