Colin Firth’s Indian connection

Pacino has been nominated eight times for an Oscar — The Godfather (Best Supporting Actor; 1972); Serpico (Best Actor; 1973), The Godfather Part II (Best Actor; 1974); Dog Day Afternoon (Best Actor; 1975); … And Justice for All (Best Actor; 1979); Dick Tracy (Best Supporting Actor; 1990); Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Supporting Actor; 1992).

Renowned Indian poet Rahat Indori passes away at 70

The poet said that he was admitted in a hospital and requested his fans to refrain from speculation and wait for him to provide update regarding his health.

COVID-19-positive former Indian president Mukherjee critical after brain surgery

“Former President of India Pranab Mukherjee was admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt at 12:07 on Aug. 10 in a critical condition. Workup at the hospital revealed a large brain clot for which he underwent emergency life-saving surgery,” reads a statement from the hospital published in local media.

Indian Non-profits can now accept donations via Donorbox

Fundraising at the global level has become popular lately and there has been a lot of research conducted to decode this. In the latest research conducted by Ankita Suri, a lot of questions regarding the donation at cross border level have been answered. The findings of the report suggest that 60% of the funding of […]

COVID-19: Former Indian President Pranab Mukherjee Critical After Lifesaving Surgery

Mukherjee’s political career started as deputy minister in the federal Ministry of Industry, Shipping and Transport and junior minister in the Finance Ministry between 1973-74 in a government headed by the late Indira Gandhi. He was also the deputy chairman of the federal Planning Commission from 1991-96.

#45YearsOfRajinismCDP: Mohanlal calls Rajinikanth’s contribution to Indian cinema as ‘magical and monumental’

Superstar Rajinikanth is completing 45 years in cinema on August 15th as his debut movie ‘Apoorva Raagangal’ was released on the same day, back in 1975. Indian cinema is honouring the talent by celebrating his work and the hashtag #45YearsOfRajinism is already trending on Twitter. Mollywood’s ‘Complete Actor’ Mohanlal, who is a huge admirer and […]

Indian craft brewer Bira in talks with foreign beer makers over possible stake sale

An investment from Kirin or other investors would help Bira which has made losses in recent years and been hit by the coronavirus pandemic, just like the rest of the beer industry. It has said it aims eventually to list on the stock market.

IPL 2020: CSK, KKR to carry 10 exclusive net bowlers to UAE

“On slow Dubai tracks, it will be important that teams stack up their line-up with more spinners especially for humid conditions. You will see a lot of left-arm spinners and wristspinners, who have played a decent level of cricket, being included apart from the pacers,” a senior talent scout of a franchise said.

Can’t do politics by selling false dreams: Shah Faesal

“While in detention I thought a lot about it. And I realised that I am not the person who can promise to people that I can undo these decisions,” Faesal, who was released after being kept under preventive detention and later booked under the draconian Public Safety Act, said from Srinagar.

Hockey training camp for men uncertain after six positive cases

Six Indian men’s team players – skipper Manpreet Singh, striker Mandeep Singh, defenders Surender Kumar, Jaskaran Singh, drag-flicker Varun Kumar and goalkeeper Krishan Bahadur Pathak – have tested positive after reaching Bengaluru for the national camp, scheduled to start on August 20. Of these, Mandeep has been hospitalised after his blood oxygen levels dropped on […]