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Granada Hills, Calif. — The India Association of Los Angeles (San Fernando Valley) held its 15th annual India Independence Day celebration at Granada Hills Charter High School here Aug. 16, which though centered in the San Fernando Valley area, saw throngs of people gathering for an evening of food, entertainment, and merriment.
Bangalore: Jnanpith awardee and renowned Kannada writer U.R. Anantha Murthy passed away here Friday. He was 82.
New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed regret for his comments on the December 16 gang rape and said he had no intention of trivializing the crime.
Mumbai — Vikramaditya Motwane, Imtiaz Ali, Vikas Bahl, Anand Gandhi, Anurag Kashyap, Anurag Basu, Anupama Chopra and others were present at the launch of “Shuruaat Ka Interval,” a short film festival touted as India’s largest in this category, Aug. 13 at the PVR Juhu.
Mumbai — Reacting to the arrest of the Central Board of Film Certification’s (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar in an alleged bribery case, filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj says it is high time the Information & Broadcasting Ministry “comes forward and aggressively helps” the film fraternity on various matters.
Thiruvananthapuram — Malayalam film actors Fahad Fazil and Nazriya Nazim tied the knot Aug. 21 in an intimate ceremony on the outskirts of the city.
Tanishaa Calls Sis Kajol Her ‘Best Friend’
Bangalore — Pakistani actress Humaima Malik, here for the promotion of her Bollywood flick “Raja Natwarlal” alongside Emraan Hashmi, Aug. 21 said the star is the most loved actor in Pakistan
New Delhi — Grammy-winning French DJ David Guetta is all set to entertain Indian music-lovers again with his dual-city tour in December.
New Delhi: Nearly two centuries after Lord Macaulay championed the introduction of English as a medium of education in India in 1835, a debate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a "foreign language" in a polyglot nation that has 22 official languages and over 350 dialects.
Narendra Modi seems to be following this precept for the elderly in the Bharatiya Janata Party, at least in terms of political ostracism though not in the form of banishment from the material comforts of life.
The arrival of Aug. 1 brings this year’s college admission process into full swing. The common application for private schools and UC application for the UC schools launched on Aug. 1, officially marking the first day college-ready students can submit their applications.
Mumbai — Actress Jacqueline Fernandez dazzled in a bridal lehenga as the showstopper for designer Anju Modi at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014 here.
Priyanka Chopra recently visited the sets of dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6" to promote her soon-to-release film "Mary Kom." The actress was seen in two monochrome looks at the shoot.
Panaji — Goa-born designer sisters Riddhi and Siddhi Mapxencar have styled the look of actress Shruti Hassan for an item number in upcoming Hindi movie “Tevar.”