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Anushka Sharma’s scare fest on the web: Pari trailer out

After a series of teasers, the trailer of Anushka Sharma's soon-to-be-released atmospheric horror film is out and this time the fear has...


All you need to know about registering as an NRI elector

In new developments regarding voting rights for NRIs, Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora questioned the Punjab election commission...


Ekta Kapoor, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari team up to create visionary tales

The two women will be co-producing the same under their respective banners, Balaji Motion Pictures and Earthsky Pictures.


Tricolour illuminates iconic buildings in UAE to mark Modi's two-day visit

Ahead of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the UAE, iconic buildings in the city were illuminated in the pattern of the Indian...


In pics: Indian PM Modi makes historic visit to Palestine

History was in the making as Narendra Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Palestine. He underlined India’s support for a...


India Union Budget 2018: What’s in it for NRIs?

The Indian Finance Minister, Mr. Arun Jaitley, unveiled the current government’s last full budget on February 1, 2018, before the general...

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Nagesh Kukunoor to bring political web series ‘City of Dreams”

Marking the first collaboration between Sameer Nair and Nagesh Kukunoor, ‘City of Dreams’ will showcase the dark underbelly of the...


Canada PM Justin Trudeau set to visit India from February 17-23

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced yesterday that he will travel to India for a five-day state visit from February 17 to 23.


Singapore's DASTAK plays in Mumbai’s Kala Ghoda Arts Festival

Singapore’s first Hindi Theatre festival DASTAK is set to travel to India. The troupe will be performing five of its Hindi short plays at...


Beijing welcomes Gokhale as Indian Foreign Secretary, looks to steer ties to the 'right track'

China has congratulated India on the appointment of Vijay Gokhale, the man behind defusing the Doklam crisis, as Foreign Secretary, saying...


Indian Home Ministry proposes ‘Singapore model’ of governance to counter radicalisation

Highlighting security threats, particularly from extremist sources, the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a note suggested the...


Padmaavat shines among critics after special screening, releases tomorrow

Amidst the raging protest by Rajput Karni Sena across many states in India, Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial Padmaavat is getting...


PM Lee to attend and co-chair ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will be attending and co-chairing the ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in New Delhi, which will run...


SRK gets Crystal Award for human rights, work for acid attack victims at WEF

Shah Rukh Khan has once again proved that he is the superstar. The Bollywood actor yesterday received an award at the World Economic Forum...


Dhoni bats for local coaches, teaching atmosphere for kids in his new academy

Indian cricket superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni inaugurated his second overseas cricket academy at St Patrick’s School in Singapore...


Tough IPL auction ahead for CSK, can't retain all former teammates, says Dhoni

Indian cricket superstar Mahendra Singh Dhoni at the launch of his academy at St Patrick's School on the East Coast Road in Singapore. Dhoni...


ASEAN cultural groups to stage Ramayana in Indian cities from January 20 to 25

After the two-day India ASEAN Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) in Singapore, cultural groups from the 10 member-nations of the Association of...


Mallya posts pics of Kingfisher Calendar Girls as final hearing in his extradition trial looms

Embattled liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya seemed to be unconcerned about his upcoming extradition hearing, posting snippets from the recently...


Bollywood’s most awaited wedding pushed by two weeks

The most awaited wedding of Bollywood has been pushed back by two weeks. Starring Kareena Kapoor Khan, Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhaskar and...


Emraan Hashmi to star in next production, titled ‘Cheat India’

Emraan Hashmi has tweeted about his new project titled Cheat India and said that his team-up with T-Series and Ellipsis Entertainment.


Proposed changes to Indian passport might make life tough for NRIs, travellers

In a new series of proposals that will mean a major status change for Indian passports, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs is...


Pongal: Ancient harvest festival to thank God for bounties of life

Pongal is one of the fascinating festivals celebrated with great enthusiasm in India and other parts of the world among people belonging to...


NRI cleans dead water reservoir, removes 35k tons of garbage

Taking Indian Prime Minister’s Swachch Bharat campaign to a next level, an NRI with local administration of Barmer, which is located in...

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Vidya Balan to play former Indian PM Indira Gandhi in adaptation of Sagarika Ghose’s book

National Award winner Vidya Balan is all set to play former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in a project based on journalist-author...