• Strait, Lambert lead winners at Academy of Country Music awards

    Reuters - Tue 8 Apr, 2014 12:53 AM IST

    By Robert Galbraith LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Country music veteran George Strait and singer Miranda Lambert led the winners at the 49th Academy of Country Music awards, while the genre's biggest names, including Blake Shelton, Lady Antebellum, Eric Church and Keith Urban, sang their hits. Strait, 61, won the night's top prize of Entertainer of the Year, beating out Lambert, Luke Bryan, Blake Shelton and Taylor Swift. More »Strait, Lambert lead winners at Academy of Country Music awards

  • Lost Fabergé Easter egg on show for first time in 112 years

    Reuters - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 10:38 PM IST

    By Brenda Goh LONDON (Reuters) - A Fabergé Imperial Easter Egg made for Emperor Alexander III of Russia and not seen in public for more than a century will go on show in London after being saved from the melting pot by an American scrap dealer who only accidentally realised its value. The Lost Third Imperial Easter Egg was made by Peter Carl Fabergé as a gift for Empress Maria Feodorovna for Easter 1887. Unable to find a buyer, he searched the Internet and realised that he may have found Empress Maria Feodorovna's lost Easter egg. London antiques dealer Wartski, which specialises in the work of Fabergé, bought the egg for an unidentified private collector who has permitted it to go on show in its small showroom near London's luxury shopping strip Bond Street. More »Lost Fabergé Easter egg on show for first time in 112 years

  • Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies at 93

    Reuters - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 10:00 PM IST

    Actor Mickey Rooney, who became the United States' biggest movie star while a brash teenager in the 1930s and later a versatile character actor in a career that spanned 10 decades, died on Sunday of natural causes, Los Angeles authorities said. Rooney, who developed a reputation as a hard-partying, off-screen brat in his heyday and married eight times, died at his home in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles County coroner's office said, citing information from the Los Angeles Police Department. There was nothing he couldn't do," said actress Margaret O'Brien, who recently worked with Rooney on a film adaption of Robert Louis Stevenson's "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde." Actress Rose Marie, a long-time friend of Rooney, said he was one of the greatest talents show business had ever had. Actor William Shatner described him as "one of the greats," and author Anne Rice said he was not only an actor but a legend. More »Mickey Rooney, versatile actor and master showman, dies at 93

  • U.S. TV journalist Barbara Walters announces retirement date

    Reuters - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 9:59 PM IST

    Pioneering American TV journalist Barbara Walters, who was the first woman to co-anchor an evening news program, will make her final television appearance on the morning talk show "The View" next month, the network ABC said on Monday. Walters' last day as a co-host on the all-women talk show she created in 1997 will be on May 16. The network, a unit of Walt Disney Co. , will also air a two-hour evening special focusing on her career and her life on the same day. "In this business there are legends, there are icons, and then there is Barbara Walters," Bob Iger, chairman and chief executive of The Walt Disney Company, said in a statement. More »U.S. TV journalist Barbara Walters announces retirement date

  • Alia Bhatt: I can't be like Sunny Leone!

    Glamsham - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 7:08 PM IST

    Alia Bhatt, who made an impressive entry into Bollywood with filmmaker Karan Johar's teenage rom-com STUDENT OF THE YEAR in 2012 followed by Imtiaz Ali's critically acclaimed HIGHWAY, is gearing up for her next flick, 2 STATES.Though Alia has worked with some of the ace directors from the industry already, one wonders when the Bhatt girl plans to work with her father-filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. Nothing has come my way yet. When has to happen it will. We will come together only when More »Alia Bhatt: I can't be like Sunny Leone!

  • Bappi Lahiri files nomination as BJP candidate

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 6:46 PM IST

    Kolkata, April 7 (IANS) Famed music composer Bappi Lahiri, contesting the Lok Sabha polls on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket, Monday filed his nominations from the Sreerampur parliamentary constituency in West Bengal. More »Bappi Lahiri files nomination as BJP candidate

  • AND launches line in natural fabric

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 6:30 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A new collection AND LIVA has been unveiled by westernwear brand AND in collaboration with Aditya Birla Group's fibre division - Birla Cellulose. It is said to be a "summer delight". LIVA is a natural fabric from the pulp and fibre business of Aditya Birla Group. "The collection is the perfect summer delight for all women who want to look effortlessly chic and feel soothingly comfortable. More »AND launches line in natural fabric

  • Rajshri Entertainment launches web channel

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 6:18 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Digital entertainment studio Rajshri Entertainment has unveiled Telly Masala - a Hindi language entertainment news channel on web and mobile platforms. More »Rajshri Entertainment launches web channel

  • Australian designer creates sari for Vidya Balan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 6:16 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has become Bollywood's quintessential ambassador of the sari, and when an Australian designer was asked to create an ensemble for her, she couldn't think beyond the six-yard wonder either. As part of the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2014, festival ambassador Vidya did a photoshoot with celebrated Australian designer Susan Dimasi. The handwoven textile was exhibited at the prestigious Melbourne Now arts exhibition at the iconic National Gallery of Victoria and then draped on Vidya as a sari, said a statement. Apart from Dimasi, Akira Isogawa, a prominent contemporary designer, was given a chance to dress the acclaimed actress. More »Australian designer creates sari for Vidya Balan

  • Is Genelia D’Souza Pregnant?

    Business of Cinema - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 6:01 PM IST

    If recent images of a certain Bollywood actress are anything but true, the stork may well be visiting Bollywood’s happy couple Riteish Deshmukh and his beautiful wife Genelia D’Souza! Images of Genelia D’Souza sporting a baby bump went viral last week. At an event last week, Genelia did her best to cover up said baby bump, but her efforts were in vain. When shutterbugs spotted the expanded belly of the otherwise svelte Mrs. Genelia D’Souza, they went agog. B’town is awaiting official confirmation from the happy couple, whether or not is Pregnant. More »Is Genelia D’Souza Pregnant?

  • 'Revolver Rani' is total pulp: Kangana

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 5:24 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut says her next movie "Revolver Rani" has the flavour of a pulp fiction novel by Hindi writer Ved Prakash Sharma. Talking about the movie, Kangana said: "This is actually a character of a neurotic and the woman who we are going to see and the film that we are going to see is very exciting just like Ved Prakash Sharma's novels that you find on railway stations. "Revolver Rani" is releasing April 25 and its promotions have not started yet. "We have consciously decided that a film like 'Revolver Rani' which is being made on small scale doesn't need a promotion of eight weeks. More »'Revolver Rani' is total pulp: Kangana

  • Suneel Sinha to enter 'Beintehaa'

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 5:22 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actor Suneel Sinha will soon be seen essaying a pivotal role in popular primetime show "Beintehaa". The show will feature a sequence where character Zain's parents Osman and Suraiyya will be seen on a mission solving the mystery surrounding the disappearance of their daughter, Barkat. Suneel will portray Osman's estranged friend Mir Khan, who holds the key to Barkat's secret and is the only one who can help Osman and Suraiyya to trace their daughter, said a statement. Suneel Sinha has previously played prominent roles in films like "Maachis", "Rudaali" and "Aamras : The Sweet Taste of Friendship". More »Suneel Sinha to enter 'Beintehaa'

  • Capital's fashion institute hosts show to encourage voting

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 5:18 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) As polling for India's general election started Monday, a fashion institute here organised a show to urge youths to participate in the voting. Fashionista, The School of Fashion Technology, held a fashion show on the theme of Vote India in the premises of the institute at Ansal Plaza Monday. Students designed t-shirts with slogans and portrayed their love for India by mostly using Indian flag colours. Captions like Make India Win, We Love Men Who Vote and Voters Rock were seen on the tees. More »Capital's fashion institute hosts show to encourage voting

  • BJP manifesto promises sanitation ratings

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:48 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) A BJP government will introduce 'sanitation ratings' where cities and towns will be ranked on the basis of their sanitation and cleanliness and the best performers rewarded, the party manifesto released here Monday said, while pledging to create an "open-defecation free India". "We will introduce sanitation ratings measuring and ranking our cities and towns on 'sanitation'; "Cleanliness and sanitation will be given priority - efficient waste and water management systems will be set up. More »BJP manifesto promises sanitation ratings

  • Why Pakistani Lawn designers make beeline towards Bollywood faces

    ANI - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:45 PM IST

    Karachi, Apr.7 (ANI): The appearance of several Bollywood beauties on promotional ads of Pakistani Lawn designers has raised questions about the need of using Indian celebs, like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Karisma Kapoor, to pivot people towards the collections. Crescent Lawn's owner Faraz Manan said that he relied on Indian faces with extensive planning and had a solid marketing strategy behind it and thus, the brand has became a well-known name in the region, the Express Tribune reported. More »Why Pakistani Lawn designers make beeline towards Bollywood faces

  • Varun Dhawan's MAIN TERA HERO collects 22.73 crore; turns newcomer with the highest opening weekend  …

    Glamsham - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:37 PM IST

    David Dhawan's MAIN TERA HERO HAS received a thumps up from both, critics and the audience! MAIN TERA HERO stars the Karan Johar's dashing 'Student', Varun Dhawan along with his sizzling leading ladies Ileana D'cruz and Nargis Fakhri! MAIN TERA HERO which is produced by Balaji Motion Pictures has made Varun Dhawan, the newcomer with the highest box office opening weekend in his second film! Despite of Team India making it to the semifinals and finals of the T20 More »Varun Dhawan's MAIN TERA HERO collects 22.73 crore; turns newcomer with the highest opening weekend collection

  • Akshay Kumar's ex-flames Shilpa Shetty and Raveena Tandon bond big time

    Glamsham - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:37 PM IST

    There are no permanent friends or enemies in Bollywood, an adage which perfectly suits in the case of Bollywood actresses Shilpa Shetty and Raveena Tandon. The pretty ladies, who once dated actor Akshay Kumar, shared bitter relationship with each other in the past and were reported to have public fallouts.Surprisingly, Shilpa and Raveena, accompanied by their respective spouses, were seen being cordial with each other at the red carpet of Satyug Gold party. In fact, Shilpa had More »Akshay Kumar's ex-flames Shilpa Shetty and Raveena Tandon bond big time

  • Goons attack Priyanka Chopra in Manali; MARY KOM shifts to Dharamshala!

    Glamsham - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:37 PM IST

    Please do not be baffled or shocked at reading our headlines as we will explain everything in detail. While we have been bringing our patrons exclusive updates as well as first hand report and pictures straight from the hill town of Manali, about Sanjay Leela Bhansali's biopic on MARY KOM, starring Priyanka Chopra, we have more tidbits and information regarding the same. After shooting all over Manali and its scenic suburbs like the heritage village Naggar, the shoot shift More »Goons attack Priyanka Chopra in Manali; MARY KOM shifts to Dharamshala!

  • Jeetendra turns 72, to be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award!

    Glamsham - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 4:36 PM IST

    With 'Mast Baharon Ka Main Aashiq (FARZ) and 'Ta Thaiya Ta Thaiya Ho' (HIMMATWALA), veteran star and film producer, Jeetendra, won the title of 'Jumping Jack'. The actor turns 72 today. Glamsham.Com wishes him birthday greetings and congratulates the actor for winning the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, which is regarded as India's most esteemed award for any actor for his contribution to Indian Cinema.Though it is heartening to know that Jeetendr More »Jeetendra turns 72, to be conferred with Dadasaheb Phalke Award!

  • If you love your country, then vote: R. Madhavan

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:56 PM IST

    Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actor R.Madhavan has urged citizens to be a responsible "aam aadmi" (common man) and to step out and vote for the love of their country. "This is most important election of our (country's) history and I would want everyone to go and vote," Madhavan said at an event here. "If you love your country, then do vote. More »If you love your country, then vote: R. Madhavan

  • Dancing Legend Jeetendra Is Bollywood’s Pride

    Business of Cinema - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:51 PM IST

    The image that is conjured when one thinks of dancing star Jeetendra is just that: a pristine white, yesteryear visual. Bollywood yesteryear actor and dancing legend Jeetendra is a man of many talents. In the good old days, Jeetendra was a top leading man, who had a fan following to be envied. The handsome superstar was in direct competition with heroes like Amitabh Bachchan, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna and others. More »Dancing Legend Jeetendra Is Bollywood’s Pride

  • What Cindy Crawford learned from being a `failed actress`

    ANI - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:44 PM IST

    Washington, Apr.7 (ANI): Cindy Crawford has revealed that her action-thriller flick 'Fair Game' might be a failure for the world but not for her. More »What Cindy Crawford learned from being a `failed actress`

  • Johnny Depp questions dependence of humans on tech

    ANI - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:44 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (ANI): Johnny Depp has questioned unreasonable dependence of humans on technology. Depp, who will be seen in the role of a technology-obsessed scientist in his next movie 'Transcendence,' said that people have been fighting wars over 'my god is better than your god' for thousands of years and in the 21st century, he thinks that it's appropriate to look at the way human beings worship technology and what that could mean for the future of humans, MVP Entertainment India reported. The 50-year-old actor said "Whether you're on the side of technology or ecology, a pacifist or an extremist, most people have very definite opinions, and the question of how far we should allow our dependence on computers to go is a question that needs to be asked." Johnny Depp's latest film has him portraying the role of Dr. Will Caster, an artificial intelligence researcher who strives to create a machine that possesses sentience and collective intelligence. Transcendence is directed by Wally Pfister and casts Johnny Depp in the lead with Morgan Freeman and Rebecca Hall. More »Johnny Depp questions dependence of humans on tech

  • 'Main Tera Hero' crosses Rs.20 crore mark

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:40 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Varun Dhawan-starrer "Main Tera Hero" has earned over Rs.20 crore in its opening weekend. The entertainer has collected a whopping net amount of Rs.22.73 crore in its opening weekend, said a statement. Directed by David Dhawan and produced by Balaji Motion Pictures, actor Tusshar Kapoor is happy with the figures as the movie performed well despite the World Twenty20 final between India and Sri Lanka in Bangladesh April 6. "So, 'Main Tera Hero' withstood the opposition of the two big T20 World Cup matches (with India playing) to safely collect a Rs.20 crore+ weekend, cheers," Tusshar, the brother of producer Ekta Kapoor, tweeted. More »'Main Tera Hero' crosses Rs.20 crore mark

  • Delhi Police turn designer to promote helmet-wearing

    IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News - Mon 7 Apr, 2014 3:40 PM IST

    New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) In a move to encourage the capital's young two-wheeler riders to wear helmets, Delhi Police are decorating their protective headgear in vivid patterns and designs for free. Speaking about the unique initiative, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Anil Shukla said the drive will be launched all over the city but will specially focus on areas like campuses thronged by youngsters. More »Delhi Police turn designer to promote helmet-wearing

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