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Won't do any fairness ad again: Sonali Bendre

Actress Sonali Bendre, who has in the past endorsed a fairness cream, is now not willing to be a brand ambassador of any such products which promote bias on skin tone.

Vidya Balan's 'Begum Jaan' to release in January 2017

Actress Vidya Balan starrer "Begum Jaan", about the trauma faced by displaced women in a brothel during the Partition era, will hit the screens on January 6, 2017.

Kareena had rejected Saif's first proposal

They are known as Bollywood's 'royal' couple, but actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says she rejected Saif Ali Khan's proposal initially due to her career.

Not playing Pakistani journalist in 'Noor': Sonakshi Sinha

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha says she will not be playing a Pakistani journalist in the film "Noor", which is based on Pakistani author Saba Imtiaz's novel "Karachi, You're Killing Me".

Artistes, art must speak up against societal prejudice: Tannishtha

Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who is in news for slamming the "Comedy Night Bachao" team for accusing her of publicity-mongering with her anguish on being mocked at for her dark skin tone, says she hopes her reaction begins a movement against skin-tone racism.

Shocking that Western cinema doesn't reflect diversity: Mira Nair

Mira Nair is shocked that the big screen in the West doesn't reflect the diversity of the world and feels artistes of colour are "marginalised in the mainstream industry". The acclaimed Indian filmmaker, who is garnering plaudits for making "Queen of Katwe" with an all-black cast, however says her aim is not to propagate a colour.

Craze for Dhoni biopic more than any sportsman-based film'

The craze for Neeraj Pandey's "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story", a biopic on India's best known cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, is much more than any film based on any sportsman in the past, and this might help to break the biopic jinx at the box office, says a trade analyst.

Sharon Stone to watch Prakash Raj's 'Sila Samayangalil'

Hollywood star Sharon Stone will be watching Prakash Raj-starrer Tamil drama "Sila Samayangalil" when it will be screened on October 6 at Beverly Hills.

Australian percussionist Ben Walsh to perform in Delhi

Australian percussionist Ben Walsh is set to perform in the Indian capital in October.

Proud to have played a woman in 'Remo': Sivakarthikeyan

Actor Sivakarthikeyan didn't have any inhibitions playing a nurse in the forthcoming Tamil romantic comedy "Remo". He says he accepted the role, which features for about 60 per cent of the film, with pride and gusto.

YouTube launches new features in Pakistan

Eight months after YouTube was re-opened in Pakistan, officials of the video streaming website launched a plan to monetise the medium along with an offline feature for Pakistanis.

'Shivaay' makers deny featuring Pakistani actress

Ajay Devgn's upcoming Bollywood film "Shivaay" does not feature Pakistani actress Saba Qameer, the official representative of the movie said on Friday.

Hrithik Roshan meets online sensation Prajakta Koli

Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan surprised Prajakta Koli, who runs a channel called Mostly Sane, when he met the YouTube sensation at his residence here.

Sony Music acquires music rights of 'Dear Zindagi'

Sony Music Entertainment has acquired the music rights of Gauri Shinde directorial "Dear Zindagi".

India post 239/7 on opening day of second Test vs New Zealand

Riding on some disciplined bowling, New Zealand restricted India to 239/7 on the opening day of the second cricket Test at the iconic Eden Gardens here on Friday.

Udacity launches virtual reality developer programme

In collaboration with Google VR, HTC Vive and Upload, US-based educational institution Udacity on Wednesday launched its virtual reality (VR) Developer Nanodegree course in India.

Pre-book iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus on Flipkart

E-tailer Flipkart on Wednesday announced it will open the pre-booking of Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus from September 29.

LAVA launches A97 smartphone with 4G/VoLTE at Rs 5,949

Domestic mobile handset maker LAVA on Wednesday launched its A97 smartphone with VoLTE-enabled 4G for Rs 5,949.

Cabinet nod for Rs 2,300 cr CBEC project for GST integration

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved a Rs 2,256 crore IT project 'Saksham' of the Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC), designed to integrate CBEC systems with the GST.

American Express joins Uber for corporate card programme

American Express (AmEx) on Wednesday announced its collaboration with mobility solutions provider Uber to integrate the corporate card programme in India.

MoneyTap launches India's first app-based 'Credit Line'

 In a first, Bengaluru-based startup MoneyTap has launched India's first app-based "Credit Line", enabling consumers to get instant credit from partner banks at the tap of a button.

Women still trailing men, being penalised in corporate world: Study

Women in the corporate world are often being penalised for being perceived as too intimidating, aggressive or bossy, a new study revealed on Wednesday, adding that women in the US still hold staff roles rather than positions that will lead to CEO titles.

'Passwords sent via human body rather than air more safe'

A team of Indian-American engineers has devised a way to send secure passwords through the human body using smartphone fingerprint sensors and laptop touchpads -- rather than over the air where they're vulnerable to hacking.

Telangana inks MoU with ISRO to promote education

The Telangana government on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to improve services of its educational channel 'Mana TV'.

NetApp's all-flash business registers record growth

American data storage company NetApp all-flash business has grown 3.2 times faster than the market with a revenue of 300.6 per cent year over year, the company said on Thusrday.

Home automation to drive growth of connected devices in India: Survey

While India is still at an early adoption stage when it comes to connected devices, home automation is set to drive growth for Internet of Things (IoT) in India, a survey revealed on Wednesday.

Ola adds Siri and Maps integration for iPhone, iPad users

Car rental aggregator firm Ola Cabs has rolled out its latest update for digital assistant Siri and Apple Maps integration for iPhone and iPad users in India.

HP Labs turns 50, reveals 30-year plan for countries like India

Rapid urbanisation, changing demographics, hyper globalisation and accelerated innovation will shape the future of technology in the next 30 years for countries like India and HP is ready to address these with its advanced research centre HP Labs, a tops executive has said.

'Facebook At Work' to be launched globally soon: Report

Facebook is set to launch its enterprise communication and collaboration network "Facebook At Work" globally in a few weeks on a per seat pricing model for businesses to make it easier for employees to exchange ideas easily, a media report said on Wednesday.

Lenovo offers exciting deals this festive season

Chinese smartphone major Lenovo on Tuesday announced exciting offers on Lenovo products this festive season.

Over 50% Indian online daters face security issues

With the growing trend of online dating services and apps, three in five (59 per cent) Indian online daters are now facing security issues as these platforms have become hotbeds for cybercriminals, a new study revealed on Wednesday.

Infosys unveils modular e-commerce platform

Software major Infosys Ltd on Wednesday unveiled a mobile first and modular platform to drive e-commerce programmes across retail channels.

Are Google Glass, Note 7 tech failures of recent times?

As we enter a technology era where Next-Gen devices are launched every single day, some are bound to fail as they don't connect with consumers -- while a few will be remembered as being ahead of their time. So what exactly went wrong with two recent much-hyped devices: Google Glass and Samsung Galaxy Note 7?

US threatens to stop cooperating with Russia on Syria

US Secretary of State John Kerry told his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, on Wednesday that Washington would suspend bilateral cooperation with Moscow on Syria unless Russia took immediate action to end the offensive in Aleppo and restore a collapsed ceasefire.

US school shooting: 2 children, 1 teacher wounded, says official

Two children and a teacher were shot by a gunman at an elementary school in Townville, South Carolina, a spokesman for Anderson County Emergency Management told reporters on Wednesday afternoon.
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