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Aanand L. Rai: 'Atrangi Re' is fiction, doesn't offer solution to mental illness (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) The success of 'Atrangi Re' has added another feather to filmmaker Aanand L. Rai's cap, who is known for helming films like 'Raanjhanaa' and the 'Tanu Weds Manu' franchise.
2022-01-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britney hits back at sis Jamie Lynn after her ABC interview
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Britney Spears has responded to her sister (and 'Steel Magnolias' star) Jamie Lynn Spears's recent ABC News interview, in which she spoke about their relationship and defended her role in the pop star's 13-year conservatorship.
2022-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ram Charan explains the importance of big-ticket releases for film industry (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Telugu superstar and producer Ram Charan, whose upcoming release 'RRR' has been postponed till further notice, states that big releases play a vital role in regulating the economy of the film industry.
2022-01-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Oppn unity a myth: Dilip Ghosh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Calling opposition unity a myth, BJP national vice president, Dilip Ghosh said that the opposition don't have a leader like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and there is a complete vacuum of leadership in the rival camp.
2021-12-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
From weathering political storms, rebellions to managing Covid, Ashok Gehlot is a doughty fighter (IANS Interview)
Jaipur, Dec 24 (IANS) The Congress government in Rajasthan recently completed three years in power. While it attracted many accolades for its Bhilwara model which helped check the corona spread, the state government equally drew criticism for infighting within its MLAs, rebellion among its workers and the ministers camping in five-star hotels to avoid toppling of the government. Further, the state also topped NCRB charts in rape cases.
2021-12-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kitchens are where I feel the happiest: Michelin Star Chef Rohit Ghai (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) His most vivid memories are of cooking with his mother from a very early age in Gwalior, where he was born, raised and studied.
2021-12-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Unique case of rabble-rouser being anointed chief minister' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The "unexpected" appointment of Yogi Adityanath as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister in 2017 was met with "outrage and disappointment in most quarters, other than the staunch right-wing groups that hailed the move to no end", writes veteran journalist Sharat Pradhan, a close observer of state politics for over four-and-a-half decades, who terms it a "unique case of a rabble-rouser suddenly being anointed" to the post.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Decoupled': Hardik Mehta and Manu Joseph open up on creative choices (IANS interview)
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) The R. Madhavan and Surveen Chawla-starrer 'Decoupled' has incited different reactions from critics and the audience.
2021-12-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Water crisis highlighting inequalities within cities, between nations' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Mridula Ramesh, a leading clean-tech angel investor with a portfolio of over 15 startups and who is involved in multiple initiatives to build climate entrepreneurship, ran out of water at her Madurai home in 2013.
2021-12-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Priyanka Chopra: I couldn't have survived had I listened to what everybody thought (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Ever since her acting debut in 2003, Priyanka Chopra Jonas has proved herself in every work that has come her way. The global star says she performs better when under pressure but does not take the stress from other people's expectations.
2021-12-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Upside of Goa's Liberation was introduction of English, American music: Remo Fernandes (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Iconic Goan musician Remo Fernandes views colonisation as "a totally illegal and criminal act perpetrated exclusively by European countries", and says the upside of the Liberation from Portuguese rule in 1961 "for a musically minded pre-teen was the introduction of English and American music".
2021-12-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Ayushmann Khurrana: Unfortunate that LGBTQ community is very invisible in our society (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) From playing a gay person on screen in the 2020 film 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan' to falling in love with a transgender woman in his latest release 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui', the poster boy of content-driven cinema Ayushmann Khurrana has made ends meet to spread awareness about the LGBT community.
2021-12-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britney's lawyer slams Jamie Spears for 'attacking' daughter over interview
Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) Earlier this week, pop-singer Britney Spears slammed Diane Sawyer for a sit-down interview that took place when she was 21 years old. And while the news anchor has remained silent on the criticism, in an interesting turn of events, her father Jamie has entered the fray, speaking up on the issue.
2021-12-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Racing another season in DTM will be great, says young driver Arjun Maini (interview)
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Arjun Maini is one of the top young motor race drivers in India, who in 2017 was associated with Haas F1 Team as a development driver. He has also participated in GP3 Series and FIA Formula 2 Championships. But now Maini has moved from single-seater cars to endurance racing and has participated in the Asian Le Mans Series.
2021-12-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Bert and Bertie talk about the importance of humanness in superhero stories (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Marvel Studios' mini series 'Hawkeye' released last month and has been getting audience appreciation for the portrayal of its characters, the approach to storytelling and taking the narrative forward in the post-blip New York.
2021-12-12
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Call Zoom session if the House has to be run one-sided: Suspended Cong MP (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Congress' Rajya Sabha member, Syed Naseer Hussain who has been suspended along with 11 other parliamentarians, has criticised the Central government, saying it does not want to give any opportunity to the Opposition to take part in discussions in the House.
2021-12-12
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
For growth to sustain, infra push, direct transfers must go hand-in-hand: former SBI Chairman (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) The infrastructural push, as well as direct benefit transfers into the hands of the people are key to keep the greenshoots and recent economic momentum sustainable and intact going ahead, said State Bank of India's former Chairman Rajnish Kumar.
2021-12-12
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Circumstances were very favourable for me: Malayalam author S. Sivadas (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Its a journey that began 50 years ago and over the years, along with teaching Chemistry at Kottayams CMS College, Professor S. Sivadas has authored over 200 books for children in the areas of popular science, contemporary ecology, short stories, novels and other fictional tales with an emphasis on a scientific outlook.
2021-12-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Circumstances were very favourable for me: Malayalam author S. Sivadas (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Its a journey that began 50 years ago and over the years, along with teaching Chemistry at Kottayams CMS College, Professor S. Sivadas has authored over 200 books for children in the areas of popular science, contemporary ecology, short stories, novels and other fictional tales with an emphasis on a scientific outlook.
2021-12-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
'Cub reporter' Manash Ghosh relives Bangladesh War 50 years on (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Fifty years on, crossing the mighty Padma river in a small rowboat with a nor'wester brewing still gives Manash Ghosh nightmares.
2021-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sushmita Sen: For 'Aarya', the camera was a fly on the wall (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Sushmita Sen found the perfect way to channelise her inner strength through her work in the Ram Madhvani directorial 'Aarya'.
2021-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Time to define partnership with AI and the resulting reality' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence already transcends human perception through chronological compression or 'time travel' and it's time to define both our partnership with the new frontier and the reality that will result, says a path-breaking book by three leading thinkers that offers an essential roadmap to our present and our future - an era unlike any that has come before.
2021-12-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
Alec Baldwin deletes Twitter account after interview about 'Rust' accident
Los Angeles, Dec 6 (IANS) Hollywood veteran star Alec Baldwin has deleted one of his two Twitter accounts following his tell-all interview about the shooting accident that took place on the set of the movie 'Rust'.
2021-12-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Akhilesh is daydreaming, we are sure to win: UP Dy CM (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya has said that Samajwadi Party chief and former Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is day dreaming of coming to power in the state. He said that the BJP will again get more than 300 seats in the next Assembly polls in the state.
2021-12-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Have no regret over Babri mosque demolition: Vinay Katiyar (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Vinay Katiyar, the firebrand BJP leader and former convener of Bajrang Dal, has said that he has no regret over demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Have no regret over Babri mosque demolition: Vinay Katiyar (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, Dec 5 (IANS) Vinay Katiyar, the firebrand BJP leader and former convener of Bajrang Dal, has said that he has no regret over demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Salute those who razed the disputed structure in 1992: Uma Bharti (IANS Interview)(Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Former Union Minister Uma Bharti is one BJP leader who has always been vocal about her views on the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, besides never shying away from making radical remarks on the demolition of the disputed structure on December 6, 1992.
2021-12-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
'Arunachal's Idu Mishmi people regard tigers as their elder brothers' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) The Idu Mishmi sub-tribe of Arunachal Pradesh's Dibang Valley believes that tigers are their elder brothers. Killing tigers is, for the Idu Mishmi, a taboo. While their beliefs support wildlife conservation, they also offer a critique of the dominant mode of nature protection, Ambika Aiyadurai, Assistant Professor in Humanities and Social Science at IIT-Gandhinagar, writes in "Tigers Are Our Brothers" (OUP).
2021-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Lara Dutta: An actor can create magic on sets (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Lara Dutta's digital debut 'Hiccups and Hookups', directed by Kunal Kohli, has set the stage for the entry of Lionsgate Play in India. The show revolves around a modern Indian family, who are quite open about talking about pretty much anything that is considered a taboo in our society, from their dating to their sex lives.
2021-12-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sukhmani Sadana: Habib Faisal's clarity of mind is comforting (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Habib Faisal's recently released web series 'Dil Bekaraar' tells the story of the Thakur family. Peppered with comedy, drama and love, it travels back in time to the era of the 1980s when India was witnessing tectonic shifts in its social, political and economical landscape.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Oberoi, Sahher Bambba go back in time with 'Dil Bekaraar' (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Akshay Oberoi and Sahher Bambba are currently enjoying the audience's love and attention with their freshly released Disney+ Hotstar series 'Dil Bekaraar' directed by Habib Faisal.
2021-11-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ronke Adekoluejo, Brenock O'Connor of 'Alex Rider' on upcoming season (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) British spy thriller 'Alex Rider' is set to return with its second season on December 3. The series, which is based on the novel series of the same name, follows the story of a teenager recruited by a subdivision of MI6 to spy on outlaws.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
John Abraham: I do not have fear of failure (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) With an 18-year career in Bollywood that is filled with some of unusual choices of films that hold strong recall value, John Abraham is trying to cater both sections of audience - urban and mass. The actor says, he does not have the fear of failure and that drives him to take risks.
2021-11-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'The lives of Sikh gurus, Granth Sahib represent a remarkable unity of thought' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Growing up in Sikkim, he had never learned to read Gurumukhi as a young man. The coming of age happened when he was pursuing graduate studies in the US and a series of "fortuitous encounters" with Sikhs inspired him to learn about his faith. And proof that faith can move mountains is evident from his book "The Story of the Sikhs - 1469-1708", a comprehensive account of the ten Gurus that intricately weaves in accounts from the Guru Granth Sahib, the Dasam Granth and epic Braj poetry.
2021-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Getting Cong re-elected my priority, will discharge any responsibility party assigns: Sachin Pilot (IANS Interview)
Jaipur, Nov 26 (IANS) The much-awaited cabinet expansion in Rajasthan has finally happened and former Deputy Chief Minister and state Congress chief Sachin Pilot is content, as his loyalists have been inducted. Two ministers Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, who were removed after last year's rebellion, have also made a comeback.
2021-11-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
'Banaras is endless, one book is not enough to capture it all' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Author and filmmaker Nilosree Biswas has shot various documentaries in Banaras since her first visit to the city in 1996. The idea of a book took root in 2013 and she was initially apprehensive whether she would come out "fully scathed or oblivious". The outcome of this true labour of love is a book that combines her rich prose with the powerful images of photographer Irfan Nabi that explores the fascinating nuances of the holy city.
2021-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rani Mukerji: Films portray women the way society sees them (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) She made her acting debut with the Bengali film 'Biyer Phool' in 1996 and entered Bollywood the same year with 'Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat'. Rani Mukerji, who has been in the industry for over 25 years, has talked about how in Bollywood the definition of a "heroine" has changed over the years.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India Global Competency Centre to become second largest for Volvo Global: Kamal Bali (IANS Interview)
Chennai, Nov 24 (IANS) With more and more high-end work assigned to its research and development (R&D) centre/Global Competency Centre (GCC) in Bengaluru, Swedish automotive major Volvo will be increasing its headcount, said a top official of Volvo Group India.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Violence in Tripura pre-planned by Prashant, Abhishek: MoS Pratima Bhoumik (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Pratima Bhoumik said that all the incidents of violence in Tripura are scripted and pre-planned by Prashant Kishor and TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee.
2021-11-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Don't see any rainbows on the horizon ahead: Nirupama Rao (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Sino-Indian border stand-off is set for a long haul as Beijing seems "to have lost the plot" and within China, nationalism and authoritarianism "make for a toxic cocktail" that is steadily raising levels of tension in the region, says Nirupama Rao, a former Indian Foreign Secretary who has served ambassadorial stints in Beijing and Washington.
2021-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Academia has created sharp divide among young Hindi writers (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Academia has negatively impacted contemporary Hindi literature, as there is no longer a discourse on universal and timeless issues such as empathy, moral dilemma, metaphysics, poetic merits, horror, humour, children, lingual confusion, says Prachand Praveer, a prominent New Age author whose works have inspired many young and aspiring writers and who has just published a three-volume magnum opus titled "Kal Ki Baat", which he describes as "a cry in a hypocritical world".
2021-11-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Michael C. Hall on coming back as Dexter Morgan after eight years (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Hollywood star Michael C. Hall has returned as Dexter Morgan in the crime drama miniseries 'Dexter: New Blood'.
2021-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Amid protests, interview of Vijayan's pvt secy's wife begins for teaching post
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) With complaints galore in the manner in which Kannur University in Kerala allegedly violated rules to "speed up the process of appointment" of the wife of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's private secretary as Associate Professor, the interview to the post began on Thursday morning amidst protests by the Youth Congress activists.
2021-11-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Mastery of the essay a key for Ivy League aspirants' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) With the essay commanding up to a hefty 25 per cent weightage for admission to a tony US college, aspirants must learn to master the craft, say two prominent educational consultants who have curated a book of 85 essays by students they have mentored that got them into an Ivy League University and Stanford -- with a recurring theme being "the mission to actualize knowledge and learning for a better world".
2021-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
'50 per cent of what makes someone exceptional is genetic' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) There are the achievers and there are the exceptionals.
2021-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
J&K polls to be held soon: Tarun Chugh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) All efforts are being made to hold elections in Jammu and Kashmir, after the delimitation process gets over, said BJP general secretary Tarun Chugh and in-charge of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh and Telangana in an exclusive interview with IANS.
2021-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Can't wait until children are vaccinated to open schools: UNICEF India Rep (Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Children in India are already losing out on educational opportunities and we cannot wait until they are vaccinated to reopen the schools, says UNICEF India representative Yasumasa Kimura.
2021-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
The Rock opens up about acting opposite Gal Gadot in 'Red Notice' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) He made his acting debut in 'The Mummy Returns' in 2001, and since then, WWE wrestler-turned-Hollywood superstar and producer Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has reprised the lead role in a series of global blockbusters, starting with 'The Scorpion King' in 2002.
2021-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'There is urgent need to flood the world with positive energy' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) What we hear from the news, social media and other media forums are events of disasters, conflicts, wars and violence. These events can have negative psychological impacts on us. Why not celebrate the good that is being done across the world?
2021-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Remarkable emphasis on empathy runs throughout Dale Carnegie's body of work' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) In yet another affirmation that old is gold, heres an amazingly easy-to-read book that sparkles with stories and simple super-tips, carefully selected for young readers from the best-selling works of American writer, lecturer and developer of courses in public speaking, self-improvement, interpersonal skills and corporate training Dale Carnegie (1888-1955).
2021-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books