Vodafone Idea shares slump 24% as Kumar Mangalam Birla exits
Shares of India's Vodafone Idea tumbled as much as 24% on Thursday, a day after the troubled telecom operator's board accepted billionaire-industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla's request to step down as non-executive chairman.
Riteish pens birthday note for baiko Genelia
Actress Genelia D’Souza is celebrating her birthday today. Her fans, friends and family members have flooded social media with warm wishes. Her husband and actor Riteish Deshmukh has also posted self-made beautiful digital art to wish on her special day.
Abhishek Chaubey remembers Dhyan Chand
While the country celebrates the Indian hockey team’s bronze medal at the Olympics, a film on the legendary hockey player Dhyan Chand is in the works. Writer-director Abhishek Chaubey is working on the script of the film to be produced by Ronnie Screwwala. Speaking about the film Chaubey and Indian hockey’s win he said, “This is a great moment. Indian hockey has the legendary Dhyan Chand's legacy. He gave the sport of hockey an Indian identity. Our script is a tribute to the man and Indian hockey.” Chaubey said he is still writing the script and added, “The film will go on the floors in 2022 and we are yet to cast the actor for the role. I am doing a series right now followed by this film. As soon as the script is done we will get ready to cast for it, too.
Film stars hail Indian men's hockey team for winning medal at Tokyo Olympics
Bollywood stars Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar and Anil Kapoor on Thursday celebrated the Indian men's hockey team's bronze medal win at the Tokyo Olympics, saying that they have made the country proud.
Covid-19: India records 42,982 new cases, 533 deaths in last 24 hours
India saw a single day rise of 42,982 new coronavirus infections taking the total tally of Covid-19 cases to 3,18,12,114, while the active cases increased to 4,11,076, according to the Union health ministry data updated on Thursday.
Sapna Bhavnani disapproves Lara Dutta's look
Lara Dutta stunned one and all with her look in ‘Bell Bottom’ where she plays the role of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. While her stunning transformation has garnered praise from all quarters, hairstylist Sapna Bhavnani is not impressed with it.
Surging tech salaries become a worry for startups
The fierce war for talent among the big IT and technology companies in India, and the resulting surge in salaries, is beginning to worry the ecosystem. While the worst hit are smaller startups, even well-funded ventures are taking note.
ED threatens Flipkart, founders with $1.35 billion fine: Report
India's financial-crime agency has asked Walmart's Flipkart and its founders to explain why they shouldn't face a penalty of $1.35 billion for alleged violation of foreign investment laws, three sources and an agency official told Reuters.
R Ashwin: World's best but not India's No. 1
Ravichandran Ashwin has been in the best overseas form of his life. He played a crucial part in India’s victory in Australia and even in the World Test Championship final against New Zealand, he was the one who threatened the Kiwis taking four wickets and stifling them with his spin and variations on a green track.
DIA’s Yebin’s father passed away
The father of singer Yebin from South Korean girl group DIA has left earth for his heavenly abode recently. Confirming the unfortunate news, Yebin’s agency PocketDol Studio told Soompi, “Yebin is currently at the funeral with her family. Due to COVID-19, the funeral will be held quietly with family members and close relatives.”
Honey Singh's wife seeks 10 cr compensation
Rapper-singer Yo Yo Honey Singh’s wife Shalini Talwar had recently filed a case of physical and mental abuse against him under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act. Now, the star wife has reportedly sought Rs 10 crore compensation from the rapper, stating that she felt like a farm animal being subjected to cruelty.