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  • James Bond is back with 'Spectre'; new cast revealed

    Director Sam Mendes finally put fan speculation and the rumour mill to rest by revealing the cast and title for the next James Bond movie. Mendes made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday, streamed live from the 007 Stage at Pinewood Studios, Buckinghamshire. 

    Thursday, 4 December 2014 - 5:51pm
  • Shaan collaborates with band Superbia for new album 'Satrangi'

    Outside of Bollywood, mainstream popular music in India has become almost non-existent. Shaan who started his career as a pop music star is stepping back into this space in collaboration with the band Superbia. Banding together with music director Gourav Dasgupta and music producer Roshin Balu, the...

    Thursday, 6 November 2014 - 8:00pm
  • Interview: In conversation with Shonali Bose on 'Margarita with a Straw'

    Margarita with a Straw, directed by Shonali Bose, is a coming of age story of a teenage girl Laila, played by Kalki Koechlin. Living with cerebral palsy, the film follows Laila's journey as she explores her sexuality and falls in love. It was a comment from her cousin Malini Chib, who has cerebral...

    Friday, 31 October 2014 - 5:00pm
  • Tips on how to survive a zombie apocalypse

    Zombies have a rich history in comic books, in TV shows and in apocalyptic films. So, of course, it is inevitable that one shall be in our future. But fear not! We have you covered on tips to survive the age of the undead. Learn to recognise zombies

    Saturday, 11 October 2014 - 7:50pm
  • 'Howdy @MarsCuriosity': @MarsOrbiter is up and tweeting

    India became the first country to be successful on its maiden Mars mission on Wednesday. Within minutes of entering the Red Planet's orbit, ISRO's Mars Orbiter was on Twitter nonchalantly giving updates on its journey. What is red, is a planet and is the focus of my orbit? pic.twitter.com/...

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 11:49am
  • ISRO successfully places Mangalyaan in Mars' orbit; India makes space history

    ISRO's Mars Orbiter Insertion is a resounding success, making India the first country to be successful on its maiden Mars mission. Nicknamed 'Mangalyaan', the success of the Mars Orbiter Mission will boost India's five-decade-old space programme. Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated ISRO's...

    Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - 7:15am
  • The response to Deepika Padukone: Sexism, hypocrisy and lack of journalistic ethics flow

    The Times of India has come up with bizarre reasoning to defend their point of view in the ongoing tussle with Deepika Padukone regarding a controversial video. In an article titled, “Dear Deepika, Our Point of View”, TOI takes recourse to a two pronged strategy to defend themselves. 

    Monday, 22 September 2014 - 2:36am
  • Mehrab Irani outlines the path to financial freedom in 'Mad Money Journey'

    Crossword bookstore at Kemps Corner, Mumbai was surprisingly packed for a book launch that boasted of no A-list Bollywood star. The launch of Mehrab Irani's Mad Money Journey on Friday evening was attended by well known trader Rakesh Jhujhunwala and TV anchor and comedian Cyrus Broacha. 

    Sunday, 21 September 2014 - 6:00pm
  • Sandisk launches world's highest capacity SD card of 512 GB

    A decade after it released its first SD card with 512 MB storage capacity, Sandisk launched its latest SD card, SanDisk Extreme PRO SDXC UHS-I card, with a storage capacity of 512 GB on Friday. This is the highest storage space any SD card offers.

    Saturday, 13 September 2014 - 4:32pm
  • Game of Thrones casting for 'eclectic group of people' with 26 inch waist

    A casting call for season five of Game of Thrones posted on Project Casting has called for a specific physical characteristic and set off rumours about what to expect from the highly awaited show. The casting call reads as: "We are currently casting FEATURED EXTRAS roles for people of all ages 18...

    Friday, 12 September 2014 - 3:14pm