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YouTube to expand ties with ticketing providers

YouTube expand ties:After covering more than 90 per cent of the US ticketing market, YouTube now appears set to expand these partnerships globally to help artists engage directly with fans and sell tickets for upcoming tours. To allow fans the option of quickly purchasing tickets to upcoming shows across the US, the video-sharing platform on

South Africa opt to bat against India (Toss)

South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis won the toss and opted to bat against India in their World Cup fixture at the Rose Bowl on Wednesday.South Africa have brought in Hashim Amla and Tabraiz Shamsi whereas India have left out Mohammad Shami, Vijay Shankar, Ravindra Jadeja and Dinesh Karthik from their squad for this match.After

Spotify testing genre-specific podcast playlists

In order to help creators find a bigger audience, Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is beginning to test the creation of curated playlists of podcast episodes revolving around specific genres. Currently, Spotify does not have a way for people to discover new shows and the bigger goal of these tests is to improve podcast discoverability.As

‘Mere sohneya’ full of love, say composers

After “Bekhayali”, composers Sanchet-Parampara are all set to treat music lovers with “Mere sohneya“, their second song from “Kabir Singh”. They say it is full of love.Described as a soul-touching number, it is sung by Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur, and picturised on actors Shahid Kapoor and Kiara Advani. Its lyrics are penned by Irshad

Actor Dinyar Contractor is dead

Veteran model, comedian, theatre and films actor Dinyar Contractor passed away here on Wednesday morning, according to family sources.He was 79 and was suffering from old age related issues.Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Minister Smriti Irani condoled his death.”Dinyar Contractor was special because he spread lots of happiness. His versatile acting brought smiles on

HIV patients more likely to develop heart diseases

HIV patients are at a significantly higher risk of suffering from heart and blood vessel diseases as compared to those without the infection, according to a new scientific statement.In the statement, published in the Circulation journal, the researchers indicated that the heart disease risk among . HIV patients occurs due to interactions between traditional risk

Brat to being responsible, role model Kohli turns new leaf

With great power comes great responsibility and no one knows it better than India skipper Virat Kohli. Not just a national heartthrob, cricket fanatics across the world look to emulate Kohli. And the once angry young man is definitely cooling down with each passing day. Call it the additional responsibility of being a role model

Voices of dissent emerge in SP against Mayawati

Voices of dissent against Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati have started emerging from the Samajwadi Party after the BSP snapped its alliance with the SP on Tuesday.Senior party MP Ram Gopal Yadav said that the Samajwadi Party was bigger party than the BSP and if the Yadav community had not voted for BSP candidates, the

Robert Downey Jr’s green steps to clean the world

Actor Robert Downey Jr. of “Iron Man” fame has announced the launch of a new organisation committed to using advanced technologies for the good of the environment.”Between robotics and nanotechnology, we could clean up the planet significantly, if not totally, in 10 years,” Downey Jr. said, relaying that he had been given these insights a


How are you, Tim Apple? Indian student asks Cook

It was a dream come true for Delhi-based student Palash Taneja when he stood face to face with Apple CEO Tim Cook, along with 13 global students here and in that moment, came the witty question: How are you, Tim Apple?Before Tim Cook could answer that, the floor burst into laughter. “Yes, I am good

Modi pledges for cleaner planet on World Environment Day

On World Environment Day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterated his commitment to ensure a cleaner planet and said living in harmony with the nature will lead to a better future.”Our planet and environment is something we all cherish greatly. Today, on World Environment Day, we reiterate our commitment to ensure a cleaner planet.

Sports has been my constant companion: Neetu Chandra

Actress Neetu Chandra says she is passionate about acting, but also enjoys playing sports.According to sources, she is training in boxing from a well-known coach in Los Angeles for a strong role in her next film, which is yet to be announced.”It is my passion for acting that makes me thrive for the best. I

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Tripura offers subsidies to attract industries

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Tripura has decided to broaden subsidy and incentive packages to attract big, medium and small industries.”The state cabinet on Monday expanded and introduced new subsidy and incentive packages to boost big, medium and small industries in Tripura. The state has huge natural resources, including high quality gas,” Law

Remained calm and focused despite being questioned for 80 hours: Vadra

Robert Vadra, brother-in-law of Congress President Rahul Gandhi, on Tuesday appeared for questioning before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case and said he remained focused and calm despite being questioned for over 80 hours. The case relates to the ownership of 1.9 million pounds of overseas assets and undisclosed entities set up

Skoda To Launch Karoq Midsize SUV In Mid-2020

Karoq is based on the MQB platform, used by many cars in the VW Group. It looks like a scaled-down version of the Kodiaq. Available with three petrol and three diesel engine options globally. Will get features like Virtual Cockpit and LED headlamps. Expect it to be priced in the Rs 20-25 lakh range. The

Reliance model portfolio outperforms NIFTY 50 by 66 bps in May

Reliance Securities on Tuesday said its Model Portfolio has outperformed the benchmark index Nifty 50 by 66 bps in May 2019 led by superior stock selection and lower allocation to underperforming sectors like Automobiles, which is seeing significant volume pressure.Nifty target for December 2019 is 13,000 and its model portfolio is set to outperform the

Barry Jenkins to direct Alvin Ailey biopic

“Moonlight” writer-director Barry Jenkins will direct a biopic about late African-American iconic choreographer, Alvin Ailey.Film studio Fox Searchlight first announced the project in March 2018, saying it had the support of the Ailey Organisation. Singer-songwriter Alicia Keys is producing with Susan Lewis through her AK Worldwide production company, along with Judy Kinberg. Rachel Cohen and

Kerala youth tests positive for Nipah: Minister

Kerala Health Minister K.K.Shailaja on Tuesday confirmed that the youth being treated near Kochi has tested positive for Nipah virus (NiV). She also assured that elaborate arrangements have been made to tackle the emergency and there was no need for panic”The test results have come from the National Institute of Virology, Pune and its positive


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