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Senior journalist Barkha Dutts new beginning, quits NDTV after 21 years Senior journalist Barkha Dutts new beginning, quits NDTV after 21 years
- January 16, 2017

Dutt had joined the network straight out of college in 1995 and had been hosting many shows for the English news channel NDTV . The organisation wished her luck for her future ventures. Barkha Dutt proudly stated that she had built the show from scratch won awards and being very proud of it. "As I move on after 21 great NDTV yrs, a team I'm so proud of, an Emmy nomination & many other awards to cap it all, I count on your wishes", she added. (more...)
Nitibha Kaul's journey in 'Bigg Boss 10' Nitibha Kaul's journey in 'Bigg Boss 10'
- January 16, 2017

That discomfort of befriending someone for convenience will be seen on my face. I have always been like that. I have just got a little makeover. She further added, "And I have no idea how the link-up stories between Manveer and me spread". (more...)
Weekend Box Office Report: 'Hidden Figures' Races To The Top Weekend Box Office Report: 'Hidden Figures' Races To The Top
- January 16, 2017

Hidden Figures , the inspirational true story of three black female mathematicians who helped NASA put the first men in space, soared into its second week on top of the weekend box office on Sunday. The film cost a stunning $125 million (£104 million) to make. There were three new movies in the top ten this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend, but none generated particular excitement. (more...)
Gautham Menon rubbishes reports of multi-starrer project with Vikram, Nivin Gautham Menon rubbishes reports of multi-starrer project with Vikram, Nivin
- January 16, 2017

Gautham Vasudev Menon's surprise release of Dhruva Natchathiram's teaser yesterday (14th January), featuring Chiyaan Vikram has went on to become a viral video on social media. Gautham Menon is directing and producing the film under his Ondraga Entertainment and Escape Artists Pictures. The cinematographer for the flick is Santosh Sivan and the editing is handled by Anthony. (more...)
Dana White claps back at 'uppity, 80-year-old lady' Meryl Streep Dana White claps back at 'uppity, 80-year-old lady' Meryl Streep
- January 16, 2017

Gosling went on to say, "If she hadn't taken all that on so that I could have this experience, it would surely be someone else up here other than me today". The ceremony was plagued by a number of autocue failures, leaving host Jimmy Fallon and a number of presenters red-faced. Streep also compared Trump to a bully. (more...)
Ryan Gosling has the most adorable childhood dance videos Ryan Gosling has the most adorable childhood dance videos
- January 16, 2017

Luckily, Emma and Ryan were able to recover, although we don't think she'll be doing any " Dirty Dancing lifts" anytime soon again. Norton cheerily went around the circle of stars to reminisce, remembering Miller's early modeling career and showing some goofy photos of Affleck and Stone as kids. (more...)
The final episode of Sherlock has been leaked online The final episode of Sherlock has been leaked online
- January 16, 2017

Fans of the BBC detective show are now waiting with bated breath for the conclusion to the fourth series, following the shocking revelation at the end of last week's episode , in relation to Sherlock's family. According to the BBC, a "Russian version" of what could be the show's final episode reached Torrent websites across the globe. Russian Federation could interfere with USA elections but leaking Sherlock was a different matter, users quipped. (more...)
Zoe Saldana: Trump Won Because Hollywood 'Got Cocky, Became Arrogant Bullies' Zoe Saldana: Trump Won Because Hollywood 'Got Cocky, Became Arrogant Bullies'
- January 16, 2017

Since he ran his primary campaign, Donald Trump has been called a bully. Zoe Saldana has apparently hopped on the Donald Trump apologist train (OMG, Nicole Kidman , I didn't know you'd be here, too!) after claiming Hollywood's "bullying" tactics emboldened the electorate into voting for the reality TV host-turned-president-elect. (more...)
Cargo plane crash: Turkish Airlines jet crashes into Kyrgyzstan homes Cargo plane crash: Turkish Airlines jet crashes into Kyrgyzstan homes
- January 16, 2017

Medical staff said that six children were among the victims. The country's Emergencies Ministry said the plane crashed in a dacha community - basic housing often located just outside major former-Soviet cities. Images on social media purporting to be of the crash site show fire and smoke rising from the rubble of destroyed buildings. First Vice Prime Minister Mukhammetkaly Abulgaziyev headed the crisis management center. (more...)
'Young Pope' star Jude Law learns what a meme is 'Young Pope' star Jude Law learns what a meme is
- January 16, 2017

While he admits that earlier in the week, "I didn't even know what a meme was", Law has come to embrace the Twitter fervor that his new role has prompted. The Young Pope looks great-the photography is lush and vivid-and I was as surprised as numerous people Pope Lenny encounters by his unpredictable behavior. (more...)
Gabon concede late in AFCON 2017 opener Gabon concede late in AFCON 2017 opener
- January 16, 2017

Gabon's Spanish coach Jose Antonio Camacho reacts during their 2017 Africa Cup of Nations Group A match against guinea-Bissau at the Stade de l'Amitie Sino-Gabonaise in Libreville on January 14, 2017. Bassogog, who plays for Danish side Aalborg, made the first attempt at goal with a shot that missed narrowly. Cameroon took the lead inside 35 minutes when Benjamin Moukandjo scored a stunning curling free-kick after in what would prove to be fascinatingly open game. (more...)
USA probe slams Chicago police for 'use of excessive force' USA probe slams Chicago police for 'use of excessive force'
- January 16, 2017

Department of Justice report released Friday. An official familiar with the report told The Associated Press that investigators found Chicago police violated constitutional rights over years, but he declined to offer details. The Chicago investigation comes as the city suffers through a terrifying spike in murders, and marks another stain on a force that has suffered through several scandals. (more...)
Tina Fey Channels Princess Leia on SNL Tina Fey Channels Princess Leia on SNL
- January 16, 2017

What's really charming, however, is this appears to be an oblique reference to the late Carrie Fisher's monologue on Saturday Night Live in November 1978, the height of the original Star Wars craze through the film's first re-release. (more...)
Game of Thrones Season 8 Not Officially Renewed, But Don't Worry Game of Thrones Season 8 Not Officially Renewed, But Don't Worry
- January 16, 2017

Though Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss previously told EW they had planned a mere six episodes for the final season, there is now a chance fans will be treated to more. "A prequel feels like it has less pressure on it [than a spin-off]", he said. That led many to conclude Season 8 would be six episodes long, but recent comments have suggested that's still up in the air. (more...)
Fake dossier against Donald Trump is laughable, says Russian Federation Fake dossier against Donald Trump is laughable, says Russian Federation
- January 16, 2017

The allegations were presented to Trump in a two-page document that came as an addition to a full report on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 election, CNN said , citing unnamed USA officials. "Intelligence agencies should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" to the public". President-elect Donald Trump's week was supposed to be filled with cabinet confirmation hearings and his first press conference since winning the election in November. (more...)
Victoria Beckham blocks Spice Girls reunion Victoria Beckham blocks Spice Girls reunion
- January 16, 2017

Posh Spice Victoria Beckham and Sporty Spice Mel C unfortunately won't be joining them. Victoria Beckham forced the cancellation of a planned £10m ($12m) Spice Girls reunion tour featuring her old band mates, it had been revealed. In an interview with Claudia Winkleman. who asked her whether she wished Gem good luck, the Essex-born star replied:"Of course, as a new group, I do". (more...)
Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dead At 63 Megachurch Pastor Eddie Long Dead At 63
- January 16, 2017

Long was the head of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church near Atlanta . The church said Long suffered from a particularly aggressive form of cancer. READ Open Forum: Is Bishop Eddie Long Guilty Of Sex Allegations? Long was known for both his accomplishments in building the church into a multi-million dollar religious and business empire and the shadow that fell over those works in 2010, when four men accused him of coercing them into sex while they were teenagers. (more...)
Billie Lourd & Taylor Lautner Head on Tropical Vacay Billie Lourd & Taylor Lautner Head on Tropical Vacay
- January 16, 2017

Billie has also posted a heartfelt throwback picture tribute to her late mother Carrie Fisher on social media. Absolutely attractive inside and out. "I'm lucky to know you @praisethelourd". Fisher's ashes were placed in a Prozac pill-shaped urn and carried by her brother, Todd Fisher. Taylor is spotted in the foreground, sporting a panda hat. (more...)
Hall of Fame wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dead at 73 Hall of Fame wrestler Jimmy 'Superfly' Snuka dead at 73
- January 16, 2017

In early December, it was reported that Snuka was living in Florida hospice care and had six months to live due to terminal illness. The news was announced by his daughter, WWE wrestler Tamina, on her Instagram . Snuka's career began tapering off in the mid-1990s, and by the 2000s he was only appearing in cameo and non-wrestling roles. In October 1983, he made for a memorable image when he dropped on rival Magnificent Muraco from the top of the steel cage at Madison Square Garden. (more...)
'Better Call Saul' Season 3 Debut Date Announced, First Footage Revealed 'Better Call Saul' Season 3 Debut Date Announced, First Footage Revealed
- January 15, 2017

A minute or two into the panel, however, the door to the hotel ballroom burst open, carts of hot Los Pollos Hermanos chicken rolled in, and actor Giancarlo Esposito a.k.a. "So I want to see where we go with it, and sometimes it's more exciting to have a character who's more mysterious". Determined to prevent his brother from practicing law, Chuck (Michael McKean) staged an elaborate con, secretly recording Jimmy's confession to a felony. (more...)
Prepare To Be Obsessed With Ryan Murphy's Juicy New Show 'Feud' Prepare To Be Obsessed With Ryan Murphy's Juicy New Show 'Feud'
- January 15, 2017

The core of the show is "what Hollywood does to women as they age, which is just a microcosm of what happens to women in general as they age", said Lange, making reference to Amy Schumer's infamous "Last Fuckable Day" skit. "You see the line being moved a little bit further". Lange and Sarandon are convinced the feud was partially caused by industry pressure. Each season will chronicle a different legendary feud , and FX exec John Landgraf confirmed this morning that he has already had ... (more...)
Golden Globes 2017: What You Need to Know Golden Globes 2017: What You Need to Know
- January 15, 2017

French actress Isabelle Huppert received best actress in drama for her work in " Elle ", which also won the best foreign film. "I'm in a daze now officially", said the director of La La Land , Damien Chazelle, as he accepted the directing award. (more...)
Mark Hamill Channels His Inner 'Joker' While Reading Donald Trump's Tweets Mark Hamill Channels His Inner 'Joker' While Reading Donald Trump's Tweets
- January 15, 2017

Expect these once a week for the next four, years, everyone. She must also remember what her candidate, Hillary Clinton, said (that half of Trump supporters were "deplorables.") Why I didn't see Streep's outrage then? "When the powerful use their position to bully others, we all lose". (more...)
Japanese Surfer Rescued After 16 Hours Lost At Sea Off NSW Coast Japanese Surfer Rescued After 16 Hours Lost At Sea Off NSW Coast
- January 15, 2017

It is understood that relatively warm overnight temperatures of 21 degress played a large part in the man's ability to remain healthy and alert. "He's a survivor", Netting said . Police confirmed no search party had been launched for the man as he was not reported missing. "He was transported [to hospital] as a precaution, because of the risk of exposure", Insp Rees said. (more...)
Trump may scrap Russian Federation sanctions Trump may scrap Russian Federation sanctions
- January 15, 2017

On Friday, several reports surfaced saying that Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, who will be Trump's national security adviser, got in touch with Sergei I. Quoting unsubstantiated intelligence reports, USA media also revealed Wednesday that Russian Federation might have owned compromising materials about Trump, who made a visit to Moscow in 2013. (more...)
Kidman says comments about Trump support weren't endorsement Kidman says comments about Trump support weren't endorsement
- January 15, 2017

When pushed on that stance by Access Hollywood of all media outlets, Kidman clarified that she just wants the people to accept that the least qualified candidate to ever run for the office Trump will be soon calling the shots. Kidman, 49, told BBC in her initial interview that she was "reticent to start commenting politically" and prefers to keep her views on Australian and American politics to herself. (more...)
Paris Jackson grateful for show axe Paris Jackson grateful for show axe
- January 15, 2017

People were upset to begin with when it was announced that Fiennes, a white man, would be playing the King of Pop, but when the trailer was released earlier this week it brought home what a nightmare the whole thing was overall. "They worked through blood sweat and tears for ages to create such profound and remarkable legacies". This will be unlike numerous other movies and biographies on the legendary musical artist, since the movie will be seen through the eyes of the security guards who ... (more...)
Vijay's Bairavaa to hit Kerala theatres tomorrow amid film crisis Vijay's Bairavaa to hit Kerala theatres tomorrow amid film crisis
- January 15, 2017

Those who have entered into agreement with Ms. Sayujyam Cine Release, Kottayam for screening of Tamil Film " BAIRAVAA ", since your association namely Kerala Film Exhibitors Federation have made a decision to close down the theatres on and from 12th January 2017 by forming a cartel by using your dominant position in the Exhibitors sector which is violate of competition Act 2002. (more...)
Australian Open 2017: Five possible storylines to watch at this year's tournament
- January 15, 2017

Djokovic managed to save five match points in the semi-final against Verdasco in Doha on-route to winning the Qatar Open, but will need to be at the very top of his game straight away to avoid a monumental upset. "I'm ready to start the tournament". The Scot, who was knighted in Britain's New Year Honours list, faces Ukraine's Illya Marchenko first up and could meet Japanese fifth seed Nishikori in the quarters and 2014 victor Wawrinka in the semis. (more...)
Paresh Rawal to play Sanjay Dutt's father in biopic Paresh Rawal to play Sanjay Dutt's father in biopic
- January 15, 2017

The shooting for Sanjay Dutt's biopic has begun, and everyone is quite excited. Later as soon as the first shot for the film was canned, Hirani took to his Twitter handle and wrote. It's a feel-good film about a father-son relationship with Paresh Rawal playing Sunil Dutt and Ranbir as Sanju. The film will also star "Masaan" actor Vicky Kaushal. (more...)
Obama unleashes NSA cache of your details Obama unleashes NSA cache of your details
- January 15, 2017

The problem, however, is that every intelligence agency takes different approaches to this kind of data, and there could be unforeseen consequences that stem from handing over data collected from innocent people. The new regulations have been opposed by privacy activists, some of whom have previously called for the outgoing administration to limit the U.S. government's surveillance powers before Donald Trump took office. (more...)
Texans season ends with playoff loss to Patriots Texans season ends with playoff loss to Patriots
- January 15, 2017

After the first quarter Saturday night, his team was on pace to beat the seemingly hapless Texans by a score of 52-12. Brady then ducked an enclosing pass rush to hit Lewis in the left flat, and the shifty back scooted past Benardrick McKinney for a 13-yard touchdown that staked the Pats to a 7-0 advantage. (more...)
How to Watch the Patriots-Texans NFL Playoff Game Live Stream Online How to Watch the Patriots-Texans NFL Playoff Game Live Stream Online
- January 15, 2017

What should you expect from Saturday night's New England Patriots divisional playoff matchup with the Houston Texans? The Patriots' run spans back to 2011. Had the New England Patriots not righted the ship and taken care of business against the Houston Texans on Saturday night, thousands of fingers around MA would be pointed directly at Eric Rowe. (more...)
Falcons fly past Seahawks, headed to NFC Championship Falcons fly past Seahawks, headed to NFC Championship
- January 15, 2017

And once again, Julio Jones (six receptions for 67 yards and one touchdown) served as Ryan's No. 1 option on a day when the Falcons didn't shy away from aggressive shots against Seattle's shorthanded secondary. Russell Wilson was relatively sharp to the tune of 225 yards and two touchdowns on 17-of-30 passing, but the Seahawks couldn't muster consistency in the running game to take the pressure off their signal-caller. (more...)
David Guetta to perform in Mumbai on Sunday, confirm organisers David Guetta to perform in Mumbai on Sunday, confirm organisers
- January 15, 2017

Other reasons cited are lack of security personnel because of preparations going on for the Republic Day parade. However, the city's police denied permission for the event citing security reasons. Amid this drama, on Thursday, the only relief for organizers came through a tweet, "Welcome to Hyderabad David Guetta". The police permission was issued on Saturday afternoon, confirmed sources. (more...)
Four suspects in Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery have been charged
- January 15, 2017

Filed criminal charges against the six other suspects include armed robbery in an organized gang, kidnapping, criminal association, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition, use of forged papers and a fake identity, and complicity. The diamond ring, much photographed and easily recognisable, would be especially hard to pass off, experts say. "It makes me so upset to think about it", Kim told her sisters Kourtney and Khloe about the incident during a preview of Keeping Up With the ... (more...)
Shraddha Kapoor-Aditya Roy Kapur's OK Jaanu Second Day Collection Shraddha Kapoor-Aditya Roy Kapur's OK Jaanu Second Day Collection
- January 15, 2017

But the movie seems like failed to impress the audience and looks like people don't want to start the new year with being OK with Ok Jaanu . Apart from the Bollywwod release the movie also faces tough competition from Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel starrer xXX: Return Of Xander Cage , which is set to release this evening. (more...)
Actress Trisha caught in Jallikattu firing line Actress Trisha caught in Jallikattu firing line
- January 15, 2017

The Jallikattu campaigners carried the poster that features Trisha wearing a Peta T shirt and raised the slogan against the actress who supported PETA that had cause the Supreme Court to ban on traditional sport of bull taming "Jallikattu". (more...)
Watchdog to probe justice department and Federal Bureau of Investigation in Hillary Clinton emails inquiry Watchdog to probe justice department and Federal Bureau of Investigation in Hillary Clinton emails inquiry
- January 15, 2017

The inspector general's review will not evaluate the merits of the now-closed criminal inquiry or challenge the conclusions not to prosecute Clinton. Trump assailed Clinton over the email issue throughout the 2016 election campaign, and crowds at his rallies often chanted "lock her up!" The DOJ's Office of the Inspector General announced Thursday a new probe into the Department of Justice and the FBI's investigation over Clinton, focusing on Comey and FBI leaks. (more...)
Charlie Sheen v. Rihanna: Again Charlie Sheen v. Rihanna: Again
- January 15, 2017

The Two and a Half Men alum, who was promoting his new film Mad Families , was asked by host Andy Cohen about a Twitter feud he had with Rihanna nearly three years ago. "I'm guessing you needed those precious 84 seconds to situate that bad wig before you left the restaurant", he wrote . Speaking of Jenny and Selma, who he has previously starred alongside, he said: "I would like to kind of mash those two up together and just kick them to the curb - they deserve each other". (more...)

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