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When Vajpayee pulled India back from the brink on Iraq

Hard to believe, but Mosul, currently in the news, would have been ours today had Atal Bihari Vajpayee not played spoilsport. After their invasion of Iraq in April 2003, Americans realized fairly early that a full- fledged occupation for an unspecified period was not possible without allies taking responsibility to administer large swathes of the

You look your best when you work with Karan Johar, says Anushka

Mumbai: Actress Anushka Sharma says one doesn’t need to pay attention to looks when working with filmmaker Karan Johar in a movie. “I am someone who don’t pay so much attention to how I am looking I get so involved in what I am doing so I over look that. When you’re working with Karan

When Priyanka Chopra felt powerful!

Mumbai:In her first appearance on “The EllenDeGeneres Show”, actress Priyanka Chopra said she loved playing the role of an FBI agent in her Hollywood TV debut “Quantico”.Priyanka, who promoted the second season of her US drama show “Quantico”, said she initially did not know how to announce herself in the show. When Ellen asked Priyanka

When Dunham cut her hair for first time

  Los Angeles:  Actress Lena Dunham says she will “never forget” when she cut her hair for the first time at the age of 12 as it left her with a buzz of “adrenaline” and feeling “more alive”. “I will never forget the first time I cut my own bangs: the power, the adrenaline. “I

How young adults decide when they are drunk ‘enough’

How young adults decide when they are drunk ‘enough’ New York: College students go on drinking until they attain a certain level of drunkenness, after which they adjust the pace of their drinking by sipping as opposite to gulping in the beginning, a study has found. Young people decide whether they’ve had enough to drink

Kangna dropped from film for demanding Rs. 11 crore,Gender pay gap in Bollywood

There are seasons and reasons when curves are celebrated: Kangana Ranaut

New Delhi: Her journey from being a girl from a small village with starry dreams to becoming Bollywood’s “Queen” has been full of twists and turns. Actress Kangana Ranaut, who has faced comments on her figure, her accent or even her brutal honesty, says “everybody, every shape or size” has their time of being celebrated like

Find ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ silly when I watch it today: Karan

Mumbai: Despite his debut film “Kuch Kuch Hota being a big hit, filmmaker Karan Johar says when he watches the movie today he finds it to be based on an “unusually silly theme”. Released in 1998, the romantic-drama starring Shah Rukh Khan was one of the blockbusters of the year. “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” chronicled

When 5-year-old turned showstopper for designer Varija Bajaj

New Delhi: Designer Varija Bajaj’s collection on the opening day of the India Runway Week on Friday was inspired by the uniforms of Super Heroes and was showcased with interesting headgear to match to the theme. However, the highpoint of the show was 5-year-old year old Shubham, who is battling Down syndrome, and his contagious

When Big B picked up a broom

Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Saturday picked up a broom here to acknowledge the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Maharashtra. According to a report, Amitabh led the way in the mission to clean up the area around Mumbai’s JJ Hospital. “At Maha Cleanathon to acknowledge the Swachh Bharat campaign in Maharashtra, and to work so many

When humanity and municipality failed in Shimla

When humanity and municipality failed in ShimlaShimla has got a bad name again. A four year old boy from the city was kidnapped two years ago and was allegedly murdered for ransom after some days. The child was tortured before he was allegedly done to death.What made it more ghastly was that the parts of

When will PM ‘wake up to crisis’ in Kashmir: Omar

Srinagar:  Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “silence” on the situation in the Valley which he termed as “heart breaking” and “worrying”. “Heart breaking & worrying in equal measure. At what point will the Centre (read Hon PM) wake up to the crisis here?” Omar wrote on