One Direction tell fans to end world poverty

The voices of 18 million young people speaking in unison would be a political force to be reckoned with. That’s how many followers One Direction can reach through Twitter alone, and now the boy band are calling on their fans to help end the suffering of the world’s poor. One Direction, Jessie J and Bastille […]

Real life Popeye doesn’t eat spinach

Bodybuilders in Brazil are risking death by injecting themselves with a potentially lethal cocktail of oil and alcohol to pump up their muscles. Arlindo de Souza has grown 29in biceps – the biggest in Brazil – after injecting the filler into his body, where it causes appearance of swollen muscles. But even he admits it […]

Fatwa issued against new blockbuster ‘Noah’

One of the world’s most respected Islamic institutions has issued a fatwa against a Hollywood epic about Noah’s Ark because it ‘contradicts the teachings of Islam’. Russell Crowe’s £75million film Noah has also been banned in three Arab countries after religious leaders complained that it depicted the Biblical figure – who is also a holy […]

Benedict Cumberbatch: I want a dumb role

‘Sherlock’ actor Benedict Cumberbatch insists he wants to play a dumb character after playing intellectuals. The ‘Sherlock’ actor, who has just completed ‘The Imitation Game’, a biopic of British cryptographer, Alan Turing, insists he’s ready for a less intellectual role. The 37-year-old star told T magazine: ‘’I always seem to be cast as slightly wan, […]

‘Animated films are not just for children’

The animated fantasy film Frozen has captured the hearts of many young mothers here in Korea,” So-yeon, a veteran voice actress, said in a recent interview with The Korea Times. She noted that “Frozen” has become the highest grossing animated film and the second-highest grossing foreign film in Korea, drawing more than 10 million viewers […]

It’s funny when people say I will be a great villain: Jolie

Hollywood star Angelina Jolie finds it funny when people say that her negative role in Disney`s upcoming film `Maleficent` would be great. The 38-year-old `Mr and Mrs Smith` actress, who appears as the titular wicked witch in `Maleficent`, said she was tempted to play the character from a very long time, reportedly. “It is really […]

Salman to marry Lulia Vantur by year end?

Superstar Salman Khan has hinted at a possibility of getting hitched by the end of this year as he is tired of being single for a long time. The 48-year-old Jai Ho star, who was at his funniest best at an event last evening, did not rule out the chances of marrying Romanian beauty lulia […]

‘Nothing but the kitchen sink!’Nigella 

Nigella Lawson asked for nothing but the contents of her kitchen after her bitter split from Charles Saatchi. The TV chef, 53, who divorced the art dealer last year, got her fishmongers to remove her cooking appliances according to friend Nathaniel Goldberg. In fact he says Nigella threw a party for those who helped her […]

Aamir files complaint with Mumbai police

Dhoom 3 star Aamir Khan is unhappy with the on-going malicious, slanderous and defamatory campaign against him on social media networks. According to the star, certain quarters have been attempting to spread lies and misinformation about his show Satyamev Jayate on Whatsapp, Twitter, and Facebook. In addition, this campaign’s been attempting to incite religious sentiments […]

U2 Stall New Album And Tour

The Irish rockers are reportedly delaying the release of their next album until 2015 just weeks after frontman Bono told USA Today he and his bandmates were hoping to release new material this summer (14). Reports suggest the band has also axed a planned tour that was to begin in September (14). The dates are […]

Nagaland fashion designer goes international

Model walks runway in an outfit from the Ikali Sukhalu collection, for the Northeast Indian Academy of the Performing Arts fashion show, during Couture Fashion Week Fall 2014, on February 15. (Photo by Shawn Punch)   Nagaland recently set footprints in the international fashion arena at the Couture Fashion Week, New York,  in a first […]

Chennai auto driver has India's most high-tech rickshaw

When working in the service industry, returning customers are king, and with all the extras that come with this bike-taxi ride, he should have them queuing up in no-time. G Annadurai has upgraded his rickshaw with amenities a passenger in a London black cab could only dream of, including magazines, a mobile phone charger and […]