Life & Style

  • People get defensive when presented with hard facts: Sonakshi Sinha
    New Delhi, August 2 (PTI) There is something wrong with the population explosion in India and "Khandaani Shafakhana" tries to raise awareness about it, says actor Sonakshi Sinha. The actor believes that films hold a mirror to the society but mere facts are not enough to convince people. "The human nature is such that if you attack someone with facts head on, and show them what is wrong, they always get defensive. But when you say it in a light hearted way, and lace it wit
  • #ForAssam: musical stars unite to rebuild Assam
    Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Singers Papon, Aditi Singh Sharma, Shilpa Rao, Benny Dayal, Akriti Kakar, Neeti Mohan, and Richa Sharma, along with the composer-singer duo of Vishal Dadlani and Shekhar Ravjiani, have initiated an effort to use the power of music to help rebuild life in flood-hit Assam. They have got together for #ForAssam, a fundraiser initiative to support victims of the Assam floods. "This is our contribution to revive the spirit of the land of the river and blue
  • #PMModiOnDiscovery takes Twitter by storm
    New Delhi: In this undated image provided by Discovery channel is seen Prime Minister Narendra Modi featuring in the channel's popular franchise ‘Man Vs Wild’ with world renowned survivalist and adventurer Bear Grylls. (PTI Photo)     New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The news of Prime Minister Narendra Modi making an appearance on popular Discovery Channel's show "Man Vs Wild" has taken the world of social media by storm. It all started with a tweet on July 29 by a
  • Tanishaa feels good films aren't being made in Hindi
    Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Tanishaa Mukerji claims that good films aren't being made in the Hindi film industry, which is why she has launched her production house.   "You think good films are being made?" Tanishaa countered, when a reporter asked her if she planned to make a comeback in Hindi films. "If I get a quality film offer, I will definitely do it. Nowadays, the web has become a great platform. I want to make films and, hopefully, I will start shooting for a film
  • Hubby Anand the best thing to happen to me: Sonam Kapoor
    Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) As her husband and businessman Anand Ahuja turned a year older on Tuesday, actress Sonam Kapoor penned a post for him, calling him the "kindest and noblest" person. "Happy happy birthday to the love of my life. To the kindest, noblest and most idealistic person I know. You are the best thing that happened to me. I hope you get to do all that you dream of. And contribute in all the ways you have always wanted to. You're simply the best, better than all the
  • How motherhood changed Lara Dutta's life
    Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta-Bhupathi says motherhood has been her "most fulfilling" role in life. "I don't know if there is any such thing as a transition into motherhood. No matter how much you prepare before the child is born, you get (a taste of) the reality the day your child is born," Lara told IANS. "However, I also think for me today, it is by far the most fulfilling role that I play in my life, regardless of everything else that I've done -- and it's
  • Fears arise as WhatsApp plans Pay feature in India
    New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) As Facebook-owned WhatsApp announced launching its Payments service in India later this year, the fears of data privacy came back to the fore, with the government reportedly asking the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) to ensure that users' data are not shared.   The NPCI is an umbrella organization for all retail payments in India. The RBI guidelines say that all digital payment firms such as WhatsApp, Google Pay and others must st