Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher suffers heart attack

Carrie Fisher, who played Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, is in intensive care after suffering a heart attack during a flight, her brother says. Fisher, 60, went into cardiac arrest minutes before the end of the London to LA flight. Passengers attempted to revive her with CPR and she was taken to hospital when the plane landed after midday local time (20:00 GMT), … Continue reading Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher suffers heart attack

PM Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Maharashtra To Lay Foundation For Rs. 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

MUMBAI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on a day’s visit to Maharashtra today, where he will lay foundation stones for the grand memorial of Maratha warrior king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and the metro rail projects in Mumbai and Pune. PM Modi will inaugurate the newly-built campus of the National Institute of Securities Management in MIDC Patalganga in neighbouring Raigad district. He will then proceed … Continue reading PM Narendra Modi on a day’s visit to Maharashtra To Lay Foundation For Rs. 3,600 Crore Shivaji Memorial

The reason why Salman Khan threw Priyanka Jagga out of Bigg Boss 10

Better late than never. Foul-mouthed Priyanka Jagga, who left no stone unturned to become one of the most hated contestants in the history of Bigg Boss, is out of the show. Salman Khan was the one who ensured that Priyanka is asked to go and even said that he will never appear on Colors again if Priyanka continues on Bigg Boss 10. Earlier, it was … Continue reading The reason why Salman Khan threw Priyanka Jagga out of Bigg Boss 10

An Ebola vaccine which proves to be 100% effective in Guinea trial

An Ebola vaccine has proven to be 100 percent effective during test trials in Guinea. The shot has yet to be approved by a regulator, but Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has already committed $5 million so a stockpile of 300,000 doses can be produced. The results of the trial, which covered 11,841 citizens, were published in The Lancet medical journal this week. Of the 5,837 … Continue reading An Ebola vaccine which proves to be 100% effective in Guinea trial

Libyan hijackers agree to release 65 hostages from plane diverted to Malta

Hijackers who flew a Libyan plane to Malta have released 65 passengers, including most of the women and children on board, and are in negotiations about the fate of 63 other people still being held, the country’s prime minister said. The Airbus A320, operated by the state-owned airline Afriqiyah Airways, was hijacked on an internal route between the cities of Sabha and Tripoli. There were … Continue reading Libyan hijackers agree to release 65 hostages from plane diverted to Malta

This Tech may soon make Security checks at airports in India less intrusive

NEW DELHI: Fliers may soon be able to use biometric details for security checks at airports as the government works on putting in place such systems after receiving ‘good feedback’ for a pilot project. Giving strong indications, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that having biometric systems for passengers at airports appear to be a good idea. The innovative idea, close on the heels … Continue reading This Tech may soon make Security checks at airports in India less intrusive

Why Him? Movie review. Worth watching?

Bryan Cranston and Megan Mullaly supply some ballast to this silly, broad, moderately entertaining comedy on the Guess Who’s Coming to Dinnertheme from director and co-writer John Hamburg (who wrote for the Zoolanders and Fockers). They’re Ned and Barb, a married couple who own an old-fashioned printing company in Michigan, feeling the pinch in an increasingly digital, paperless world. To their horror, they discover that … Continue reading Why Him? Movie review. Worth watching?

Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya files for divorce from husband Ashwin?

If reports are to be believed, superstar Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya has decided to end her marriage of six years to Chennai-based industrialist Ashwin Ramkumar. According to news reports, the couple has moved the family court seeking divorce by mutual consent. While celebrity couples ending their marriage is not something unheard of, none of us would have expected it to happen to this couple. After a four-year … Continue reading Rajinikanth’s daughter Soundarya files for divorce from husband Ashwin?

ICC Awards: R Ashwin becomes Cricketer of the Year

NEW DELHI: India’s Ravichandran Ashwin capped off a sensational year by being adjudged the ICC Cricketer of the Year to win the prestigious Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy. He joins Rahul Dravid (2004) and Sachin Tendulkar (2010) as only the third Indian to take away the top individual honour. Ashwin picked up 72 wickets from 12 Tests this year, for which he was also named the … Continue reading ICC Awards: R Ashwin becomes Cricketer of the Year

Geeta Phogat and wrestler dad Mahavir Singh glorified in Aamir Khan’s Dangal

Bollywood’s increasing love for sporting subjects has now brought women’s wrestling under the spotlight and more importantly, how a family in Haryana grappled with social issues to produce a slew of champions. Amir Khan’s latest movie, Dangal, is based on the life of one of India’s finest woman wrestler, Geeta Phogat. Amir Khan plays the role of Geeta Phogat’s father, Mahavir Singh Phogat, an amateur … Continue reading Geeta Phogat and wrestler dad Mahavir Singh glorified in Aamir Khan’s Dangal