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Raleigh, N.C. — Dr. Jay Narayan, the John C. C. Fan Family Distinguished Chair Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the 2014 North Carolina Award in Science.
The back-office services unit of Indian information technology and consulting company Infosys allegedly overcharged U.S. technology giant Apple Inc. for work performed, resulting in the firing and the resignation of two senior Infosys executives, Reuters reported Nov. 20.
Washington — A key Senate committee has scheduled the confirmation hearing of Richard Rahul Verma as the U.S. ambassador to India for Dec. 2.
While training for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Bajirao Mastani," Ranveer Singh, who plays the role of Maratha warrior Bajirao, went through several health and fitness tests to help him prepare for the role physically and mentally. According to the tests Ranveer has very high levels of testosterone.
After Arjun Kapoor's introduction number "Superman," we have Sonakshi Sinha's "Radha Nachegi" from the film "Tevar."
The romantic song between Anushka Sharma and Sushant Singh Rajput "Chaar Kadam" from the film "PK" was shot in the Belgian city of Bruges. It was the first Hindi film to be shot in this romantic European city.
Panaji — Actor Rohit Roy says his elder brother Ronit is a “pot of talent” with the kind of work the “Udaan” star is doing in the film and television industries.
San Leandro, Calif. — After making his feature film debut as an aspiring hockey player in the 2011 crossover movie “Breakaway,” Indo-Canadian actor Vinay Virmani now plays doctor-turned-taxi driver alongside “The Big Bang Theory” star Kunal Nayyar in his latest release “Dr. Cabbie.”
The motion poster of "Doli Ki Doli" is out and the first look will follow soon. Produced by Arbaaz Khan, the film stars Sonam Kapoor, Rajkumar Rao, Varun Sharma and Pulkit Samrat.
Unless you live in the state, the California governor was not likely in your purview for the recently-held midterm elections. After all, there were few reasons to follow the race. Since Neel Kashkari clinched the nomination from the Republican Party, analysts have been calling the race in favor for his opponent, incumbent Democrat Jerry Brown, who managed to uphold predictions through a 59%-41% victory, earning a fourth term as governor of California. For Kashkari, the loss couldn’t have been a surprise, and it became clear that his campaign was in trouble for gaining traction, from both the media and California voters. Antics like going undercover as a homeless man and smashing toy trains didn’t make Kashkari a household name, but it did manage to highlight what could come from Kashkari’s political career should he choose to run for office in the future.
The Jammu and Kashmir assembly, probably, is the only elected house in the world that keeps 24 of its seats vacant in the name of one of its erstwhile regions that is now disputed territory – what is known as Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, or PoK. That is why voters in the state elect only 87 representatives in a house of 111 legislators.
You would be forgiven if you thought that Varanasi, one of the oldest cities known to man, which is now Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency, would be a sight for sore eyes. Sadly for me, what lies in "the city of Shiva" only managed to make the soreness worse.
Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri launched the Art Of Oiling for Parachute Advansed recently. The actress, who is the brand ambassador for the oil brand, was spotted demonstrating some quick and easy 'Do It Yourself' massage techniques to the media and health and fashion bloggers who were present at the event.
New Delhi — Khadi, once the dowdy sartorial symbol of India’s independence movement, has now turned trendy and is making the cash registers ring.
Alia Bhatt dons a radically different look on the latest anniversary special cover for the Femina magazine. Alia wears a pleated black dress, which she holds up in her hands, with puffed up hair and platform shoes with laces. The school girl meets glam diva meets Goth chick look is definitely cool.