Best compliment to be called a commercial heroine: Jacqueline

Best compliment to be called a commercial heroine: Jacqueline

New Delhi, December 20 (IANS) She made her Bollywood debut in 2009 with “Aladin” and has been on a roll in Hindi filmdom ever since. Sri Lankan beauty Jacqueline Fernandez has no qualms of being called a “commercial heroine” and says it is the best compliment she’s received.   “That would be the best compliment […]

India’s tallest Christmas tree reaches up to the heavens

India’s tallest Christmas tree reaches up to the heavens

Mumbai, December 20 (IANS) Over 10,000 twinkling colourful fairy lights, cherubic angels and fairies, reindeer and snowmen, bells, streamers and festoons, tiny crosses, and a beaming paunchy Santa Claus waving from the “cotton snow” adorn this famous and majestic Christmas tree — said to be the tallest in India.   At a staggering 65 feet […]

Higher income can scarcely buy you happiness: Study

Higher income can scarcely buy you happiness: Study

New York, December 19 (IANS) Eyeing a new job for a better and higher income? While more money may improve health and life standard, it may not necessarily buy you happiness, researchers say.   People who earn more money tend to become proud and selfish, while those who earn less may be rich in compassion […]

Speech impairment not a subject but reality: Rani Mukerji

Speech impairment not a subject but reality: Rani Mukerji

Mumbai, December 19 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji, who attended the trailer launch of her upcoming film “Hichki” on Tuesday, says that “speech impairment” is not a subject but a reality that most people live with in real life.   When asked if talking about the speech impairment issue with the movie will help bring awareness, […]

5 smart resolutions for the New Year

5 smart resolutions for the New Year

New Delhi, December 19 (IANS) More than half of December is gone, and this is a good time to not just make a to-do list for 2018 but also stick to it and complete it. Here are five smart resolutions to make for the coming year — compiled by Patanjali Somayaji, Co-Founder of the Walnut […]

Films are still hero-centric: Juhi Chawla

Films are still hero-centric: Juhi Chawla

New Delhi, December 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla feels there is a lot of pressure on the girls on-screen today, and wonders if wearing shorter dresses and aiming for a “size-zero” frame is really an “expression of freedom”. The actress says a lot has changed for women in showbiz, but some aspects continue to remain the […]