Pankaj Advani opens up about winning the World Billiards and Snooker Championships back-to-back in 2017

The first season of The Finish Line will consist of eight parts wherein a sporting legend will be invited to recreate a defining moment in Indian sports in each of the episodes. The eight legends who have been confirmed are Abhinav Bindra, Viswanathan Anand, Dinesh Karthik, Pankaj Advani, Smriti Mandhana, Leander Paes, Parul Parmar and […]

Chess: Even after over 150 games, Vladimir and I are exactly at the same score says Viswanathan Anand

When asked about what prompted him to go with something in which his opponent was very good, he said “Well it was a big risk to take for sure in such a scenario, I looked at my recent games with him where I found that I was finding it very difficult to land the punch […]

Three are dead and 147 infected after a coronavirus outbreak at a Maine wedding – including ten cases at church where pastor who officiated preaches

He said he had been on the receiving end of negative social media comments for officiating the wedding before quoting a Bible verse that reads: ’Blessed are ye, when men shall revile you. Rejoice, and be exceeding glad: for great is your reward in heaven.’  

Ram Temple ceremony | Confusion over invite to Advani

On the other hand, sources in the Trust said that arrangements were being made for Mr. Advani’s participation in the event via videoconference as his age and the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic made it risky for him to attend in person. “Phone calls were made on Saturday and an invitation from the general secretary of the […]

“Nobody is as cool and as warm as you are,” Mira Rajput wishes Pankaj Kapur on his birthday with an UNSEEN memory!

Pankaj Kapur turned a year older today and Mira Rajput wished her father-in-law with a cheerful throwback memory. The black and white click captured Shahid Kapoor, Supriya Pathak and Shahid Kapoor in a candid mood and had happiness written all over. “Happy Birthday Dad. Nobody is as cool and as warm as you are 😘 […]

We are Chief Facilitator Officers, says Tata Communications CFO Pratibha Advani

NEW DELHI: Pratibha K Advani, the newly appointed Chief Financial Officer of Tata Communications, is helping the loss-making company drive a lot more efficiencies in the organisation under its strategy 2.0, which aims to create sustainable and profitable business streams.In an interaction with ET’s Danish Khan, Advani talks about the company’s strategy, short-term goals, portfolio […]

Data spearheaded growth in EBITDA: Pratibha Advani, Tata Communications

In an interview to ET Now, Pratibha Advani, CFO, Tata Communications, spoke on aspects which propelled the growth pattern for the companyEdited Excerpts: ET Now: Now your business saw a strong growth in EBITDA going forward do you think this growth can continue. Do you have enough layers to improve your margins from the current […]

Kiara Advani’s OOTD for Laxxmi Bomb dubbing: Grey sweats, silver shoes and Rs 2 lakh Valentino bag

Kiara is starring alongside Akshay Kumar in Laxxmi Bomb, the remake of a South horror comedy. It is directed by Raghava Lawrence and is produced by Cape of Good Films, Tusshar Kapoor, Shabinaa Khan and Fox Star Studios. The film was initially set for an OTT release on Akshay Kumar’s birthday, on September 9, but […]

Pankaj Tripathi on nepotism: ‘Audience is very smart, they know who is talented and who is not’

Pankaj hails from a rather humble background in Bihar. While he has been doing small roles for a while, his first brush with recognition came in Anurag Kashyap’s Gangs of Wasseypur, where he played Sultan Qureshi. However, after a string of successful roles in films like Fukrey (2013, Masaan (2015), Bareilly Ki Barfi (2017), Newton […]

Acute Encephalitis Syndrome claims lives of 147 children in Bihar

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday refused to answer questions on deaths due to AES. He evaded the reporters by keeping the windows up and refusing to give any reply despite repeated requests by reporters. Deputy CM Sushil Modi also dodged a question on the issue stating that his press conference was only about […]