87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn

87% Indians say no to workplace harassment: LinkedIn

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A whopping 87 per cent of professionals in India say that harassment prevention at the workplace is a very important trend for the future of hiring and HR compared to 71 per cent globally, a new LinkedIn report said on Thursday. In India, 50 per cent of hiring professionals said that […]

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

Facebook joins GAME to train entrepreneurs in India

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Facebook and the Global Alliance for Mass Entrepreneurship (GAME) — a consortium of public and private organisations — on Tuesday announced a partnership to train entrepreneurs and create jobs across India. Phase one of this partnership, to be rolled out this year, will cover 10 states including Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, […]

Actresses slowly getting their monetary due: Kriti

Actresses slowly getting their monetary due: Kriti

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Pay disparity has been a concern in the Hindi film industry, but things are changing, believes Kriti Sanon. The actress says the situation is getting balanced out, with female actors also getting what they deserve monetarily. On male actors being paid more than their female counterparts in films, Kriti told IANS […]

Early detection of cancer is essential: Sonali Bendre

Early detection of cancer is essential: Sonali Bendre

Actress Sonali Bendre addresses at the 5th International Conference of Consortium of Accredited Healthcare Organizations (CAHOCON) 2019, in Mumbai on April 13, 2019. (Photo: IANS) Mumbai April 14 (PTI) Sonali Bendre, who was diagnosed with high grade cancer last year, said early detection and spreading awareness about the disease is essential. In July 2018, the […]

Musk and Zuckerberg: Destiny’s problem children

Musk and Zuckerberg: Destiny’s problem children

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Andrew Mason founded Groupon — an online platform that helps people find deals on local restaurants, goods and services — in 2008. As a CEO, he declined Google’s offer to buy his company for $6 billion in 2010. Mason, known for drinking beer at the company’s annual meetings, has been criticised […]

Meryl Streep or Madhuri Dixit for my biopic: Bobbi Brown

Meryl Streep or Madhuri Dixit for my biopic: Bobbi Brown

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Global make-up icon Bobbi Brown, who found global fame by following her passion to make women look beautiful in a natural way, finds the idea of her life story finding a way to the silver screen overwhelming. “That would be overwhelming,” Brown told IANS when asked about the idea of a […]

Sexual harassment had become norm with women: Priyanka

Sexual harassment had become norm with women: Priyanka

New York, April 12 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas says sexual harassment had become a norm with women, but people dont have the power to shut them down now. Priyanka opened up about the #MeToo movement, her career, her relationship with husband Nick Jonas, and gender equality during a conversation with Women in the World […]

Parineeti binging on Saina Nehwal’s badminton videos

Parineeti binging on Saina Nehwal’s badminton videos

Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra has been devoting two hours daily to watch match footage and public appearance videos of Saina Nehwal to get into the mind of the ace badminton player. The “Ishaqzaade” actress has been prepping intensely for the character to ensure she is able to get Nehwal’s mannerisms and body […]

History has been written by winners: Pallavi Joshi

History has been written by winners: Pallavi Joshi

Pallavi Joshi (Photo: facebook) Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Pallavi Joshi hopes her forthcoming film “The Tashkent Files”, which raises questions about then Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri’s mysterious death, starts a conversation on an important but ignored part of history. “History has always been written by the people who emerged victorious. The story of opposition, […]

American television continues to embrace Indian actors

American television continues to embrace Indian actors

New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Diversity in American television seems to be on the rise as actress Pallavi Sharda is the latest Bollywood actress to bag a show in the US. Pallavi, who has featured in Bollywood films like “Besharam” and “Hawaizaada”, has been chosen as the female lead opposite Mike Vogel in the ABC drama […]

Was tough to revisit my dark chapters: Sunny Leone

Was tough to revisit my dark chapters: Sunny Leone

Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone, who is gearing up for the final season of the web series “Karenjit Kaur – The Untold Story of Sunny Leone”, says she often broke into tears while filming it as she had to go down the memory lane and revisit some dark chapters of her life. “It was […]

China regions see birthrates decline in 2018 – China Daily

China regions see birthrates decline in 2018 – China Daily

Women play with children at a park in Jinhua, Zhejiang province, China November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo SHANGHAI, March 22 (Reuters) – Several Chinese regions, including the capital Beijing, saw birthrates decline again in 2018, the official China Daily reported, after a 2016 move to relax family planning controls failed to encourage couples to have […]