I feel responsible: Karan Johar on Pandya, Rahul row

I feel responsible: Karan Johar on Pandya, Rahul row

Mumbai, January 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar feels “very responsible” about the repercussions that cricketers Hardik Pandya and K.L. Rahul have faced since they made some misogynistic remarks on his chat show but says he has no control over answers that come his way. Karan, who is currently at the World Economic Forum, spoke about […]

To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

To meet climate goals, world urged to reuse natural resources

Women recycle newspapers and magazines to create pieces of art and furniture in Amman, Jordan, November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed Only about a tenth of the nearly 93 billion tonnes of materials utilised annually – including minerals, metals, fossil fuels and biomass – are currently put back into service By Michael Taylor KUALA LUMPUR, January […]

People are waiting for me to fail: Kangana Ranaut

People are waiting for me to fail: Kangana Ranaut

Mumbai, January 22 (PTI) Kangana Ranaut has battled her way facing sexism, harassment and heartbreaks to emerge as one of the most powerful contemporary leading stars and the actor believes there are people waiting for her to fail. Kangana established herself by playing characters dealing with emotional turmoil in her earlier films like “Gangster”, “Woh […]

Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty

Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty

Mumbai, January 21 (IANS) Actress Shipa Shetty Kundra, who is known as a fitness icon in Hindi film industry, says she will launch her health app in a couple of months. Shilpa was interacting with the media at the first edition of Hindustan Times Palate Festival on Sunday here. Asked what initiatives she has taken […]

Hope to write more books in future: Manisha Koirala

Hope to write more books in future: Manisha Koirala

Mumbai, January 21 (IANS) Actress Manisha Koirala, who has authored the book “Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life”, hopes to pen more books in future. “I am very excited and happy that my book ‘Healed: How Cancer Gave Me a New Life’ has been appreciated by the audience. I am thankful for the […]

Health Notes: Natural ways to boost immunity in children

Health Notes: Natural ways to boost immunity in children

Protection from germs and other anti-bodies. (Representational Image: pixabay.com) IANS It is natural for parents to protect their children from any harm, including the endless array of germs they are exposed to every day. As children grow up, they are continuously exposed to various germs, especially in places such as daycare centres and preschool. Children […]

Women rarely get respect in India, says PV Sindhu

Women rarely get respect in India, says PV Sindhu

PV Sindhu said the #MeToo movement had brought lot of awareness about sexual harassment of women at workplace. Photograph: PV Sindhu/Instagram ‘There is lot of respect towards women in other countries, while in India, people actually tell us that we should respect women, but I think there are very rare people who actually practise it.’ […]

Teasing your partner playfully can make lasting relationship

Teasing your partner playfully can make lasting relationship

New York, January 19 (IANS) Are you always in a mood to tease your better half? Then there is good news. A new study suggests that couples who poke fun at each other, indicating humour, are more likely to stay together. The study showed that inside jokes are particularly important because they affirm ones relationship […]

Constant political interference will scare away filmmakers: Aahana Kumra

Constant political interference will scare away filmmakers: Aahana Kumra

New Delhi, January 18 (IANS) Hindi films with a political plot have always received flak in the country. Actress Aahana Kumra, whose latest outing “The Accidental Prime Minister” was termed a “propaganda film”, says constant interference of politicians will scare away filmmakers from making such movies. In the past too, movies like “Indu Sarkar”, “Rajneeti”, […]

I don’t regret anything: Jacqueline Fernandez

I don’t regret anything: Jacqueline Fernandez

IANS Photo New Delhi, January 17 (IANS) Jacqueline Fernandez credits her success and failure for keeping her balanced and calm. The actress says she doesn’t regret any of her decisions. “The journey (in Bollywood) has been very rewarding, I have been blessed with opportunities to deliver my best and work with some of the biggest […]

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

Thai universities tap into rising Chinese demand

Chinese national Cherry He Ting (L) teaches a student in a coffee shop in Bangkok, Thailand, November 18, 2018. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/Files BANGKOK, January 17 (Reuters) – Chinese national Cherry He Ting rattles off in fluent Thai as she presents her masters thesis ahead of graduating from a Bangkok university, where she has studied for […]