30th Odisha State Film Awards announced
Hornbill Festival opens window to Nagaland culture
  • Hornbill Festival opens window to Nagaland culture(20:32)
    By Sugandha Rawal
    Kohima, Dec 10 (IANS) From diverse shades and forms of traditional attire, to different aromas from the platter of the northeast, to the rustic tunes from the hills, Hornbill Festival 2019 opened a window to the culture of Nagaland presenting a mosaic of colours.
Non-metros account for 63% of OTT viewing in India: Hotstar report
Shahid Kapoor to start shooting for 'Jersey' on Dec 13
Now, author Aparna Jain focuses on men who broke the mould (IANS Interview)
  • Now, author Aparna Jain focuses on men who broke the mould (IANS Interview)(19:58)
    By Vishnu Makhijani
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Aparna Jain is not only a certified Integral Master Coach but has also authored two female-centric books - one that takes a searching look at women in the workplace and the other showcasing role models for young girls, as also their parents - and a volume on family recipes. She has now turned her attention to men who broke the mould as males are also subject to partiarchy and tropes.
  • Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study(19:56)
    New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as they go through a devastating grieving process. But for some, Instagram has emerged as a tool to cope with such distress, a study says.
Ambedkar's life to be brought alive in TV series
  • Ambedkar's life to be brought alive in TV series(19:46)
    Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) A Hindi television series is all set to narrate the story of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, who is regarded as the architect of the Constitution of India. titled "Ek Mahanayak: Dr BR Ambedkar", the show features popular Marathi actors as Prasad Jawade, Neha Joshi and Jagannath Nivangune.
Union culture minister launches web portal
  • Union culture minister launches web portal(19:28)
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on Tuesday launched the Indian Culture web portal. Indian culture portal is the first government authorized portal where knowledge and cultural resources of various organizations of Ministry of Culture are now available in the public domain.
Sonakshi Sinha: I do get nervous before film's release
  • Sonakshi Sinha: I do get nervous before film's release(19:12)
    By Sugandha Rawal
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha understands that the fate of a film is not in one's hands and audience is the final judge, but that doesn't deter her from getting nervous before the release of a new project.
  • Our ancestors learnt to smile so that they can have sex(18:36)
    London, Dec 10 (IANS) Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it came to wooing the opposite sex for mating. According to a new study, Neanderthals learnt how to smile and make expressive faces in order to attract less-aggressive mates.
Banijay Asia to push action adventure genre in India
  • Banijay Asia to push action adventure genre in India(18:34)
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Paris-based independent content creation company Banijay Group, known for backing shows like "Survivor" and "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", is planning to expand operations in India and South East Asia by bringing high-profile slate of action adventure shows to the subcontinent.
Mohnish Bahl elated over praise for 'Panipat' role even as protests go on
Qatar and India, through each other's eyes
  • Qatar and India, through each other's eyes(18:20)
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Qatar Museums will present ‘Where Cultures Meet: A Photographic Encounter Between Qatar and India at India Habitat Centre in the national capital from December 17 to January 12. The participating photographers include Hamad Al Shamari and Aisha Al Sadah from Qatar, and Ajeesh Puthiyadath and Salim Abdulla from India.
Angad Bedi: Trying to bring back alpha male with 'MumBhai'
  • Angad Bedi: Trying to bring back alpha male with 'MumBhai'(18:14)
    Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Angad Bedi is not only aiming to get the look of a police officer right in upcoming series "MumBhai", but also trying to bring back the 1990s vibe. The actor says the series will try to bring back the "alpha male" prototype as well.
Dulquer Salmaan: My hands shake while doing intimate scenes
  • Nearly 1,500 artists to participate in Goa art festival(17:56)
    Panaji, Dec 10 (IANS) Nearly 1,500 Indian and international artists are lined up to participate in the state's biggest multi-disciplinary art gala, the Serendipity Arts Festival which will get underway at 12 different venues across Goa from December 15, organisers of the event said on Tuesday.
Deepika Padukone: Impact, longevity define a film's success
Merging border with dance
  • Merging border with dance(17:40)
    New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Rasaja Foundation, in collaboration with Business & Community Foundation (BCF) will organise a discussion 'Merging Border' with artists Lata Pada (Sampradaya Dance Creations, Canada), Dr I Wayan Dibia (scholar, author and dance choreographer, Indonesia), Shila Mehta (Nupur Zankar Academy of Performing Arts, New Jersey, Belgium and Mumbai) and Hema Rajagopalan (Natya Dance Theatre, Chicago) followed by 'Nimitta' a solo kathak performance by Shila Mehta, portraying "Shikhandi" from Mahabharat on December 12 at Sri Aurobindo Society in New Delhi.
  • Physical illness ups suicide risk in men, not women: Study(16:30)
    New York, Dec 10 (IANS) When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person's risk of suicide.
Bollywood movies get comicbook avatars
  • Bollywood movies get comicbook avatars(16:26)
    Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood films are painted on the big-screen canvas with myriad hues of drama, melodrama, music and dance, romance and violence. The genre that has wooed worldwide audience is now being reimagined in the pages of comic books, at ComiCon Mumbai 2019.
AR Rahman to open for U2 in India
  • AR Rahman to open for U2 in India(16:02)
    Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman will be opening for U2 when the Irish rock band performs in Mumbai on December 15. Rahman's performance will also feature his two daughters.
Kriti Sanon 'excited' to play surrogate mother in 'Mimi'