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Film editor T.E Kishore passes away

Chennai, March 6 (IANS) — National award-winning film editor T.E Kishore, who was undergoing treatment for a brain... (more...)

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Store your winter clothes right

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) — The summer season is setting in, and so it’s time to put the heavy woollens away!... (more...)

Action not glamourised in ‘NH10′: Director

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — Director Navdeep Singh says the action element in his movie “NH10″ is marked by... (more...)

Swine flu scare makes Juhi Chawla cancel Holi party

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — Actress Juhi Chawla says the scare of swine flu made her cancel her Holi plans this year,... (more...)

It’s a wrap on ‘ABCD 2′

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — The curtains have come down on the shooting of Remo D’Souza’s “AnyBody Can... (more...)

‘Rahasya’ team celebrates its six-week run

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — The cast and crew of Bollywood film “Rahasya” gathered at actress Tisca Chopra’s... (more...)

No violence, only fun: B-Towners’ wish on Holi

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — A string of Bollywood celebrities including Abhishek Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha... (more...)

My father is a die-hard Punjabi: Esha Deol (TV Snippets)

Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — Actress Esha Deol, who has taken on the role of a judge on “MTV Roadies X2″, says... (more...)

Child artist Gracy Goswami loves being new ‘Balika Vadhu’

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) — She’s all of 11, but knows the gravity of the social menace that is child marriage.... (more...)

Indian superhero, gangster drama by Dev Patel in offing

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) — After garnering kudos for his acting prowess, British actor of Indian descent Dev Patel... (more...)

What are Bollywood actors doing on Holi?

By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) — Spending a colourful day with family and friends and gorging on goodies... (more...)

‘Right script’ can bring Karisma, Kareena together on screen

New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) — Celebrity sisters Karisma and Kareena Kapoor are known for their acting skills and glamour... (more...)

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Ontario family files $12.5-million lawsuit against hospital over son’s suicide

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