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‘Craze for Dhoni biopic more than any sportsman-based film’

Mumbai: The craze for Neeraj Pandey’s “M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story”, a biopic on India’s best known cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is much more than any film based on any sportsman in the past, and this might help to break the biopic jinx at the box office, says a trade analyst. “Dhoni enjoys a

‘Parched’ is much more than a film

Film: “Parched”; Writer-Director: Leena Yadav; Cast: Tannishtha Chatterjee, Radhika Apte, Surveen Chawla, Lehar Khan, Adil Hussain; Rating: ****1/2 Long after “Parched” played out its poignant plot, I kept thinking about the four women at the forefront of Leena Yadav’s sparkling saga of patriarchal tyranny. The enduring grief and the brief bouts of buoyancy that Rani

Now say more in your tweet than 140 characters

New York: Although you will still type in 140 characters but from now, you can add photos, videos, GIFs and polls and these will not count against the 140-character limit. “Say more about what’s happening! Rolling out now: photos, videos, GIFs, polls, and ‘Quote Tweets’ no longer count toward your 140 characters,” Twitter said in

More than 10,000 cases enrolled under Mukh Mantri Hepatitis- C relief fund

Chandigarh: The Department of Health, Punjab marked success by enrolling more than 10,000 cases of Hepatitis-C on treatment. “Mukh Mantri Hepatitis-C Relief Fund” was launched by Chief Minister Punjab on 18th June in order to ensure free treatment facility to people suffering from Hepatitis-C . Under the initiative, drugs are provided free of cost to

No personality is bigger than party: Prabhat Jha

In an apparent reference to cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu who had resigned from Rajya Sabha seat, BJP on Sunday said the party was bigger than any personality and no one should think otherwise.BJP national vice president and in-charge of Punjab affairs, Prabhat Jha made the remarks on the concluding day of the party’s two-day brainstorming

Pedestrian deaths in India could be double than officially stated

Bengaluru: More than double the pedestrians die every day on Indian roads that what the official figures suggest, according to a new study. Police reports of the actual toll of road traffic injuries differ substantially from official statistics, the study, published online in the journal Injury Prevention, showed. India’s official statistics on road traffic injuries

Deregister diesel vehicles older than 10 years: NGT

New Delhi: Dubbing diesel as a “major cause of pollution”, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday ordered that all diesel vehicles that are 10 years old or more be banned from plying in the national capital with immediate effect. The tribunal ordered the Delhi Regional Transport Officer (RTO) to deregister all such old diesel