Entertainment

BERLIN SYNDROME MOVIE REVIEW

CAST: Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt, Matthias Habich DIRECTION: Cate Shortland GENRE: Mystery DURATION: 1 hour 56 minutes Review Clare (Teresa Palmer) is an explorer in search of a new beginning. Andi (Max Riemelt), a mysterious and […]

Entertainment

CHARLIZE THERON WANTS TO DO ANOTHER MAD MAX MOVIE

Actress Charlize Theron wants to return for a ‘Mad Max’ movie based on her character Furiosa. The 41-year-old actress said she knows more of the character’s backstory, including how she lost her arm, but will wait for director George Miller […]

Entertainment

ANNE HATHAWAY TO STAR IN NEXT BARBIE MOVIE?

Anne Hathaway may be the next one to get behind the wheel of the pink dream convertible for a Barbie movie. The Oscar winner is in negotiations to star in the longin- the-works feature project, putting on the outfit that was originally going […]

Entertainment

RAAG DESH MOVIE REVIEW

CAST: Kunal Kapoor, Amit Sadh, Mohit Marwah DIRECTION: Tigmanshu Dhulia GENRE: History DURATION: 2 hours 17 minutes STORY Three officers of the Indian National Army are on trial for treason. An ailing lawyer must help them […]

Entertainment

PARINEETI CHOPRA DYING TO START NAMASTEY CANADA

Actress Parineeti Chopra said she is “dying” to start working on the film ‘Namastey Canada‘. “A desi film with a videsi heart! my kind of film! Dying to start ‘Namastey Canada’,” Parineeti tweeted on Tuesday. The film is directed by […]

Entertainment

ANUSHKA SAYS SHE INSTANTLY SAID YES TO JAB HARRY MET SEJAL

Actress Anushka Sharma said she wanted to work with filmmaker Imtiaz Ali since a long time and thats why she instantly agreed to be part of forthcoming film ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal’. “The first film he (Ali) offered to […]

Science & Technology

NEW 4D CAMERA TO BOOST ROBOT VISION, VIRTUAL REALITY

BOSTON (TIP): Stanford scientists have developed a first-of-its-kind camera which can generate information-rich four dimensional (4D) images that robots need to navigate the world. The camera, which captures nearly 140 degrees of information, can be better than current options for close-up […]

Science & Technology

Moon’s interior may contain water say researchers

NEW YORK (TIP): There may be substantial amounts of trapped water in the interior of the moon, researchers have said. By analysing satellite data, researchers at Brown University in the US discovered rich amounts of indigenous water within the volcanic deposits or […]

Science & Technology

Microsoft Paint brushed aside

SAN FRANCISCO (TIP): Microsoft has announced the end of days for its pioneering Paint application as it focuses on software for 3- D drawing. Paint drawing and image processing software that made its debut in 1985 with the Windows operating system was among the […]

Science & Technology

USER INTERACTIVE COLOR CHANGING ELECTRONIC SKIN DEVELOPED

BEIJING (TIP): Scientists have developed a user interactive colour changing electronic skin inspired by chameleons that could be used in robotics, prosthetics and wearables. While science has been able to replicate the ability of animals such as chameleons, octopus […]

Business & Economics

AXIS BANK BUYS SNAPDEAL’S FREECHARGE FOR RS 385 CRORE

Deal dynamics 􀂄 The sale price is huge markdown for Snapdeal, which acquired payment wallet FreeCharge for $400 m in 2015 􀂄 The deal will help the third largest private sector lender to double the customer base and address the digitally savvy people 􀂄 FreeCharge clocked revenues of Rs 80 […]

Business & Economics

JIO EFFECT TANKS 75% AIRTEL Q1 PROFIT

NEW DELHI (TIP): Country’s largest telecom company, Bharti Airtel today posted 74.89% decline in consolidated net profit to Rs 367 crore for the June quarter of the current fiscal, hit hard by the disruptive pricing of newcomer Reliance […]

Business & Economics

Diageo asks Vijay Mallya to return $40 m

LONDON/NEW DELHI (TIP): British liquor giant Diageo said it had asked beleaguered businessman Vijay Mallya to return $40 million paid to him as part of the $75 million (Rs 515 crore) sweetheart deal for his exit from United […]

Asia

26 Afghan soldiers killed in Taliban attack on Kandahar base says Defence ministry

KANDAHAR (TIP): At least 26 Afghan soldiers have been killed and 13 wounded in a Taliban attack on a military base in Kandahar province, the defence ministry said on July 26, the latest blow to struggling security forces. The militants “attacked […]

Asia

Myanmar insists no North Korea links as US envoy visits

YANGON (TIP): Myanmar has no military ties with North Korea, a Myanmar official said on Monday, as a US diplomat responsible for North Korea arrived for talks in which he is likely to seek assurances on efforts to […]

Asia

Sri Lanka allays India’s concerns renegotiates port deal with China

COLOMBO (TIP): Sri Lanka‘s cabinet has cleared a revised agreement for its Chinese-built southern port of Hambantota on July 24, the government said, after terms of the first pact sparked widespread public anger in the island nation. The […]

Asia

Pakistani council orders revenge rape of 16-year-old girl

ISLAMABAD (TIP): Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother’s alleged sexual assault of another girl. The Supreme Court also requested a report on […]

Asia

Pakistan SC’s verdict on Nawaz Sharif in Panamagate

ISLAMABAD (TIP): Pakistan’s Supreme Court is pronouncing its verdict on Nawaz Sharif in the Panamagate case in which he and his family are accused of corruption. Stay with us for latest updates. Meanwhile, interior minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali […]

World

Beijing sends conciliatory signals after Doval’s first meeting with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi

BEIJING (TIP): In the first official meeting between top Indian and Chinese officials since the Doklam stand-off+ became public, national security adviser Ajit Doval met state councillor Yang Jiechi here on July 27, offering the possibility of serious diplomatic efforts to deescalate […]

World

China steps up warning to Botswana over Dalai Lama visit

BEIJING (TIP): China stepped up its warning to Botswana on July 27 over a planned visit by exiled Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama next month, demanding the African nation respect China’s core interests. The Dalai Lama, reviled […]

World

Wildfires prompt 10,000 evacuations on French Riviera

  MARSEILLE (TIP): Firefighters evacuated thousands of campers and local residents after a wildfire broke out on France‘s tourist-thronged Riviera coast overnight. The blaze was the latest of several wind-whipped fires that are ravaging forest and scrubland on […]

World

Russia signs deal to use Syria air base for 49 years

MOSCOW (TIP): President Vladimir Putin has signed a law ratifying a deal with the Syrian government allowing Russia to keep its air base in Syria for almost half a century, official documents show. The original deal, signed in […]

World

Kremlin warns against harmful new US sanctions on Russia

MOSCOW (TIP): The Kremlin on july 28 warned that new US sanctions on Russia would hit the interests of both sides as Congress gears up to approved fresh punitive measures. “We consider such a continuation of the rhetoric of sanctions […]

India

THE DIGNIFIED PRESIDENT OF INDIA PRANAB MUKHERJEE

WHAT MAKES PRANAB MUKHERJEE’S TENURE AS PRESIDENT UNIQUE As Pranab Mukherjee exits the Rashtrapati Bhavan to hand over the reins to Ram Nath Kovind – India’s 14th president, it is an appropriate time to look back to steps and actions that […]