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Open to finite TV series, says Dia Mirza

New Delhi: Actress-producer Dia Mirza, who made her TV debut with non-fiction show “Ganga – The Soul of India” this year, says it is “impossible” for her to take out time for long fiction shows, but is willing to explore the television’s fiction genre through a finite series. The actress confronted her fears with “Ganga

In my family, no one is fan of each other, says Anil Kapoor

Mumbai: Despite working in the film industryfor nearly four decades and winning several accolades for his performances, actor Anil Kapoor has revealed that his three children are not fan of him or his work. In Kapoor’s family, his elder daughter Sonam is a popular actress, younger daughter Rhea is a producer and son Harshvardhan is

Reliance Group says shocked at ‘illegal phone tapping’

Mumbai: The Reliance Group said on Saturday it was shocked at news reports on the so called “Essar Tapes” that refer to “completely illegal and criminal” wiretap on some individuals in its group and asked for a thorough official probe into the matter. “We suspect that the purported conversations, as referred to in the media,

Don’t ban Sanatan Sanstha, says Mahatma’s great-grandson

Mumbai: Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandsonTushar Gandhi today opposed a ban on the Sanatan Sanstha, which is under scanner for the murder of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar, saying banning any organisation is “undemocratic”. “I am opposed to this culture of banning. Therefore, I oppose demand to ban Sanatan Sanstha. Banning any organisation is undemocratic,” Gandhi told PTI here.

Fashion is saturated these days, says Indian-American designer

New Delhi: Fashion has become saturated nowadays, and so it’s vital that new entrants in the industry have the right knowledge of the craft, business and potential consumers, says Indian-American designer Tina Tandon, who has clients of the likes of Hollywood celebrities Brooke Shields and Padma Lakshmi. Tandon, who has spent a decade working in

Making Punjabi compulsory in Delhi schools not linked to Punjab polls: AAP

New Delhi: The Delhi government’s decision to make Punjabi compulsory in government schools in Delhi had nothing to do with the coming assembly polls in the state, the AAP said on Friday. Aam Aadmi Party legislator Saurabh Bhardwaj said the development was just a “coincidence”. “I believe different states keep going for elections at different

AAP is a pack of unorganised people, says Shamsher Dullo

Rupnagar: Vetran Congress leader and Rajya Sabha Member of Parliament Shamsher Singh Dullo said that in the next assembly elections, the main contest will be between Congress and SAD-BJP combined, as people would reject Aam Aadami Party for doing nothing in Delhi. Criticising the Aam Aadami Party (AAP), Dullo said that the AAP has become

Modi govt has ditched farmers, says state Congress president

Mandi: Himachal Pradesh Congress Committee President, Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu on Sunday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA government for backtracking from the poll promise regarding doubling the income of farmers. He asked the Central government to implement the recommendation of Swaminathan Committee. Sukhu was addressing a public meeting at Drang under statewide campaign, ‘Modi

Your iPhone will expire in three years, says Apple

New York: US electronic giant Apple has said the iPhones have a life expectancy of three years and so does the Apple watch while AppleTV devices expire in four years. In a recent update to its environmental policy, Apple addressed the question of how long an Apple device is expected to remain in use. According

Four sequels of ‘Avatar’,  says James Cameron

Las Vegas: Filmmaker James Cameron, who previously planned three sequels for his American epic science fiction film “Avatar”, has announced that he and his creative team are adding another follow-up story to the franchise.”We have decided to embark on a truly massive cinematic process. We began to bump up against the limitations for our art