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SRK Brand Ambassador for Rs 1000 cr Film City

Shah Rukh Khan is the Brand Ambassador for the Rs 1000-crore Prayag Film City, a

Mallika Sherawat bonds with Sharon Stone

Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat who acted in the Hollywood film Hisss is seen bonding with Basic

Vishal-Shekhar’s Mobile Music Concert

Now, enjoy music concerts on mobile phones. Hungama, South Asia’s largest digital entertainment company and Asia’s leading integrated telecom

Nepal to get a taste of Indian chef Sanjeev Kapoor

Kathmandu, Dec 29 (IANS) Indian celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor, acclaimed as much for his lip-smacking culinary skills as his flair for business, will be displaying both in a more distant playing field when his chain of The Yellow Chilli restaurants makes its debut in Nepal.

580 Chinese wanted for economic crimes at large abroad

Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) As many as 580 Chinese fugitives involved in economic crimes are at large in foreign countries, said a senior police officer.

Toll in Pakistan suicide attack rises to 46

Islamabad, Dec 26 (DPA) At least 46 people were killed and around 100 injured in Saturday’s suicide bombing carried out by a suspected female attacker in Pakistan’s restive tribal region, a government official said Sunday.

2010 worst year for Pakistani film industry

Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) The Pakistan film industry witnessed its worst year with only 12 movies, including regional language films, produced in 2010.

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber’s wine goes on sale

Hong Kong, Dec 10 (DPA) A wine collection owned by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is to be sold in Hong Kong and was expected to fetch up to $4.1 million, Sotheby’s said.

Sri Lanka to skip Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony

Colombo, Dec 8 (DPA) Sri Lanka is to skip the ceremony at which the Nobel Peace Prize is to be presented to Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, a government official in Colombo said Wednesday.

New US envoy to Pakistan savours ‘tikka’ and ‘lassi’

Islamabad, Dec 5 (IANS) In a rare public appearance by a foreign diplomat posted in Pakistan, the new US envoy to the terror-hit country, Cameron Munter, had ‘tikkas’, ‘halwa-puri’ and ‘lassi’ Sunday at a restaurant in Lahore.

Complete dinosaur fossil found in China

Beijing, Dec 2 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have found a complete fossil of a sauropod dinosaur that dates to the Jurassic era 150 million years ago.

Manisha Koirala denies divorce rumours

Kathmandu, Nov 23 (IANS) Bollywood diva Manisha Koirala, who triggered a storm of gossip about an impending divorce following a hasty online comment, says things were blown out of proportion and she is still happily married to her Nepali entrepreneur husband.

Pakistanis flock to see Bollywood movies this Eid

Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) With biggies like ‘Dabangg’, ‘Golmaal-3’ and ‘Guzaarish’ being screened and no new Urdu film being released, Indian movies were the big draw for Pakistani cineastes on Eid Wednesday with filmmakers admitting that the local industry just could not match up.

Asian Games hockey: Lacklustre Indian women go down to Japan 0-3

Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) A brittle defence let India down and led to their 0-3 loss to Japan in women’s hockey at the Asian Games here Tuesday.

Asian Games billiards: Lilly, Alok lose in cue sports

Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Veteran Dharminder Singh Lilly lost 8-40 to Joji Kai of Japan in the men’s carom 3 singles quarterfinals while compatriot Alok Kumar went down 4-9 to another Japanese Hisataka Kamihasha in a preliminary match of the men’s 9-ball pool singles at the Asian Games here Tuesday.