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Austin: India-US fighter jet engine deal revolutionary

THE India-US deal to jointly produce fighter jet engines for the Indian Air Force is revolutionary, US defence secretary Lloyd Austin told lawmakers on Wednesday. The landmark deal was announced last June during the historic official state visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to the US. The General Electric signed…

Bollywood’s plane problem

CLASSIC Bollywood films Sangam (1964) and Aradhana (1969) had two things in common. They were the highest grossing films of the respective years, and both had heroes who played Indian Air Force (IAF) officers. The super hit movies were game changers that made a major impact for multiple reasons, but…

Hrithik Roshan-starrer ‘Fighter’ lands on Netflix

After having a successful run at the box office, Hrithik Roshan-starrer Fighter is now streaming on Netflix. On the film's streaming release, Hrithik said, "Fighter is our tribute to the Indian Air Force and with it streaming on Netflix, I'm looking forward to the reactions and hope Fighter entertains and…

Prabhas to collaborate with director Maruthi for his next

Actor Prabhas is set to collaborate with Telugu director Maruthi for an upcoming feature film, the makers said on Friday. The movie, which will be the 24th film of Prabhas' career, was announced by the production banner People Media Factory on microblogging site X. The studio said the movie's title…

C295 aircraft production will be ‘game-changer’ for India: envoy

THE production of 40 Airbus C295 medium tactical transport aircraft in India will be a "game changer" as it would facilitate the creation of a world-class aerospace ecosystem in the country, Indian ambassador to Spain Dinesh K Patnaik said. The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the first C295 aircraft on…

The Vogue 25: Line-up of the powerhouse women of the…

The annual Vogue 25 list has been a platform to honour remarkable women who are driving British society forward since its establishment in 2018. According to British Vogue, this year's lineup is not only incredibly impressive but also features pioneering individuals achieving success on their own terms, including some renowned…

Hrithik and Deepika share official motion poster of ‘Fighter’

Hrithik Roshan and Deepika Padukone on Tuesday unveiled the official motion poster of their upcoming film Fighter on the occasion of the 77th Independence Day. Touted as India’s first aerial action magnum opus, the film is directed by Siddharth Anand. It is scheduled to be released in theatres on January…

Despite the tournament’s issues, Djokovic and Swiatek exhibit serenity

Wimbledon faced challenges on Wednesday (05), from both climate change protesters and persistent rainfall, causing additional difficulties for the organisers. But despite the mounting security and scheduling concerns, the reigning men's champion, Novak Djokovic, advanced smoothly to the third round of the tournament. Djokovic secured his 350th Grand Slam victory…

India’s Rafale jets to take part in Bastille Day parade

THREE Rafale fighter jets of the Indian Air Force will take part in the Bastille Day flypast over the Champs Elysees in Paris on July 14, people familiar with the matter said. Prime minister Narendra Modi will attend this year’s Bastille Day Parade as the guest of honour. A tri-services…

Airbus C295 built for India completes maiden flight in Spain

The first Airbus C295 aircraft built for India has successfully completed its maiden flight in Spanish city of Seville, in a significant milestone towards its delivery by the second half of this year. In September 2021, India sealed a nearly Rs 210 billion (£2.03 bn) deal with Airbus Defence and…

Three dead after MiG jet crashes in India

Three people on the ground died in India on Monday (8) when a Russian-made MiG-21 military aircraft suffered an "onboard emergency" and obliterated a house, authorities said. India's air force has seen a string of crashes in recent years, many of them linked to decades-old planes supplied by the former…

India rolls out Operation Kaveri to rescue its nationals from…

In response to the unrest in Sudan, India launched 'Operation Kaveri' on Monday (24) to evacuate its citizens from the region. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar confirmed that Indian ships and aircraft are ready to transport the stranded individuals back to India. In a tweet, he announced the start of…

UK defence sector turns up in force at India’s premier…

The UK defence sector has turned up in force at India's premier air show, Aero India, in a demonstration of the strong intent to accelerate collaboration with India across research, development and training. UK delegation supports 'Atmanirbharta' (self-reliant) at Aero India and over the course of the week, the delegation…

12 South African cheetahs to land in India on Saturday

After months of delay, 12 cheetahs from South Africa will finally arrive on February 18 in Madhya Pradesh’s Kuno National Park (KNP), where eight such spotted cats were brought from Namibia last year, a wildlife expert associated with India’s cheetah revival project has said. These big cats – seven males…

India-China border clash: Indian Air Force closely monitoring situation at…

The Indian Air Force scrambled fighter jets last week following China's increasing air activities on its side of the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Tawang sector of Arunachal Pradesh, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday (13). The deployment of some aerial platforms including drones by China…

Sex offender Zulquarnain Rafique jailed for breaching court order 12 times

A convicted sex offender was jailed for 12 months for breaching his Sexual Harm Prevention Order (SHPO) 12 times as he used a website designed for teenagers, according to reports. Zulquarnain Rafique, 24, of Hill Top Drive, Rochdale, previously appeared before the court in March after admitting to attempting to…

IAF receives over 94,000 applications under Agnipath scheme in four…

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has received 94,281 applications under the Agnipath recruitment scheme within four days of the registration process getting underway on Friday. After the scheme was unveiled on June 14, violent protests against it rocked several states for nearly a week and several opposition parties have been…

Outcomes in space domain will probably decide eventual victor in…

Space-based assets significantly enhance the potency of air power and outcomes in the space domain will probably decide the eventual victor in future conflicts, Air Chief Marshal Vivek Ram Chaudhari said on Tuesday.While traditional communication safeties with geosynchronous orbits have proved their worth due to longer service life and wide…

India steps up evacuation of its nationals from Ukraine

INDIA has stepped up efforts to evacuate its nationals from Ukraine as new Delhi confirmed on Tuesday (1) that a student had died in shelling in Ukraine.Prime minister Narendra Modi has directed the Indian Air Force to bring back stranded citizens, most of whom are students pursuing medicine in Ukraine’s…

IAF pulls out of multilateral air exercise in UK

THE Indian Air Force has decided not to deploy its combat jets in a multilateral air exercise in the UK next month in view of the situation in Ukraine. The announcement by the IAF to not send its aircraft for the 'Cobra Warrior' exercise came just three days after it…

Indian Air Force to take part in Exercise Cobra Warrior…

FIVE Tejas fighter aircrafts of the Indian Air Force will participate in a multi-nation air exercise named 'Ex Cobra Warrior 22' at Waddington in the UK from 6 March to 27 March. IAF's Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas will participate in the exercise along with fighter aircraft of the UK…

Arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari fighting for ‘unpaid cut from defence…

AN arms dealer wanted in India on money laundering and tax evasion charges is pursuing a separate legal battle of his own in France over an alleged unpaid cut from a large Indian defence contract dating back more than 10 years, according to a report.Sanjay Bhandari, 59, has filed a…

Lone survivor of Indian helicopter crash that killed defence chief…

THE only survivor of last week's helicopter crash that killed Indian defence chief General Bipin Rawat and 12 aboard succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday (15), the air force said. Group Captain Varun Singh was among the 14 people travelling in the Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopter that burst into…

Indian air force pilot and 2019 surgical airstrike hero gets…

INDIAN Air Force pilot Abhinandan Varthaman was on Monday (22) accorded the Vir Chakra by president Ram Nath Kovind in an investiture ceremony in New Delhi. He was honoured for shooting down a Pakistani F-16 fighter aircraft during an aerial combat on February 27, 2019, a day after the airstrikes…

Indians released after detention by Taliban earlier, reports say

A group of Indian nationals were learnt to have been stopped and taken to an unknown location near the Kabul airport on Saturday (21) for questioning and verification of travel documents, triggering some confusion and concerns in India. People tracking the developments in Kabul said there were no specific reports…

India airlifts ambassador and staff from Afghanistan

INDIA on Tuesday (17) brought back its ambassador and staff at the embassy in Kabul in an Indian Air Force's C-17 aircraft, after the situation became fluid with the Afghan capital falling to the Taliban insurgents. Earlier in the day, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi confirmed the news in…

Ajay Devgn: There are such great sacrifices that people don’t…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday (13). The film has received a mixed response from the critics as well as the audiences. The movie is set against the backdrop of Indo-Pak war of 1971, and Ajay plays the role of IAF…

Bhuj – The Pride Of India movie review: This Ajay…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride Of India has started streaming on Disney+ Hotstar. It is undoubtedly one of the biggest films to get a direct-to-release during the pandemic. The movie is set against the backdrop of the Indo-Pak war of 1971. During the war, Pakistan  attacks the Bhuj IAF…

Kajol watches Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India in…

Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of India is all set to premiere on Disney+ Hotstar on Friday (13). Recently, at a special screening Ajay’s wife and actress Kajol watched the film in a theatre and took to Instagram to inform her fans about it. She posted, “My theatre experience…

Release date of Ajay Devgn starrer Bhuj: The Pride of…

Abhishek Dudhaiya’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India stars Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Ammy Virk, and Sharad Kelkar in the lead roles. The movie was announced in 2019 and was slated to hit the big screens in August 2020. However, due to the pandemic, the film was…

Third seed Tsitsipas knocked out of Wimbledon in first round

THIRD SEED Stefanos Tsitsipas became the first big name to exit Wimbledon on the first day of play on Monday (28), losing 6-4, 6-4, 6-3 to Frances Tiafoe of the United States. It was quite a contrast in fortunes for the Greek who only a fortnight ago lost in five…

India probes suspected drone attack at Jammu air base

IN what was called a drone attack by Pakistan-based terrorists for the first time, two bombs were dropped at the Indian Air Force (IAF) station in Jammu airport in the early hours of Sunday (June 27), officials said. The airport where the blasts took place is used for VVIP movements…

Dhamaka to Satyanarayan Ki Katha: 5 upcoming films in Kartik…

Kartik Aaryan may have lost out on a few plum projects over the past few months, but his line-up of upcoming movies still remains as impressive as it was before he was reportedly booted out of the said films. The actor has a string of high-profile movies on his platter…

Bhuj – The Pride of India: Ajay Devgn to start…

Abhishek Dudhaiya’s Bhuj: The Pride of India stars Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, and Sharad Kelkar. The film was slated to release in 2020, but due to the pandemic, the shooting got delayed and the release date was postponed. Now, according to a report in Mid-day, the…

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Makers of Adipurush organise a vaccination drive for their team

Om Raut’s Adipurush is one of the most awaited films of 2022. The movie stars Prabhas, Kriti Sanon, Saif Ali Khan, and Sunny Singh in the lead roles. The shooting of the film was going on in Mumbai but was stalled due to the lockdown. There were reports that the…

Kartik Aaryan joins forces with Hansal Mehta; to play IAF…

By: Mohnish Singh According to reports, rising Bollywood star Kartik Aaryan is set to topline filmmaker Hansal Mehta’s next directorial venture. The two had been in talks for some time now, and if fresh reports are to be believed, the actor has finally signed the film on the dotted line.…

UK official caught Covid-19 during India visit aimed at securing…

A British government official, who visited India last month to secure vaccine supplies for the UK, has tested positive for COVID-19 on his return and is among those believed to have unwittingly carried the so-called Indian variant of the contagion to Britain, according to a media report on Sunday. David…

Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride Of India set to premiere…

By: Mohnish Singh It has been close to a year since Disney+ Hotstar announced the titles of the films it had acquired for a direct-to-digital premiere on the streaming service. While such films as Dil Bechara, Lootcase, Khuda Haafiz, Sadak 2, and Laxmii have already premiered on the streamer, all…

Amitabh Bachchan to be honoured with the 2021 FIAF Award

By Murtuza Iqbal Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will be honoured with the 2021 FIAF Award by The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF). The Paa actor’s name was nominated by the FIAF affiliate Film Heritage Foundation, founded by filmmaker and archivist Shivendra Singh Dungarpur. According to a report in Times of…

Coming soon: 40 exciting Bollywood films

FROM BIG BIOPICS AND REMAKES TO HUGE ACTION BLOCKBUSTERS, A LOOK AHEAD TO HOTLY ANTICIPATED HINDI CINEMA RELEASES AND WHAT TO EXPECT by ASJAD NAZIR THE Covid-19 pandemic may have halted Bollywood badly, but that isn’t stopping the most prolific film industry from powering ahead with more productions. With a…

Taapsee Pannu on 6 years of Baby: 7 minutes that…

By Murtuza Iqbal  Taapsee Pannu made her Bollywood debut with Chashme Baddoor, but it was her performance in Baby that gave her recognition in the Hindi film industry. It wasn’t a big role, but with just a few scenes, Taapsee had left a mark. Today, Baby completes six years of…

Kangana Ranaut to star in Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of…

By Murtuza Iqbal Kangana Ranaut starrer Manikarnika: The Queen Of Jhansi did reasonably well at the box office. The movie was directed by Krish and co-directed by Kangana Ranaut. Now, according to a report in IANS, the actress is all set to star in the second installment of the Manikarnika…

Janhvi Kapoor starts shooting for Aanand L Rai’s production venture…

By Murtuza Iqbal Janhvi Kapoor impressed one and all with her performance in last year’s release Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. The movie got a direct-to-digital release on Netflix and received a great response. Now, today Janhvi’s new film titled Good Luck Jerry has been announced. The shooting of the…

Top 10 films of 2020

By Murtuza Iqbal 2020 wasn’t a great year for the Bollywood industry. Only a few films got a theatrical release, few were premiered on OTT platforms, and few got postponed to 2021. But still, Bollywood tried to keep us entertained throughout the year. So, today, let’s look at the list…

Kangana Ranaut and the team of Tejas meet India’s Defence…

Murtuza Iqbal Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing the role of an IAF pilot in the film Tejas which will be directed by Sarvesh Mewara and produced by Ronnie Screwvala. The shooting of the film kickstarts this month and ahead of the shoot, Kangana and the team of the film…

Ajay Devgn and Sanjay Dutt to resume the shooting of…

Murtuza Iqbal Ajay Devgn, Sanjay Dutt, Sonakshi Sinha, Nora Fatehi, Sharad Kelkar, and Ammy Virk will be seen in Bhuj: The Pride of India. The movie, which is directed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, was slated to hit the big screens on 15th August 2020, but later the makers decided to release…

Kangana Ranaut completes workshops for Tejas; shooting begins in December

By: Mohnish Singh Kangana Ranaut, who was last seen in Fox Star Studios’ Panga (2020), currently has two high-profile films in her pocket – Thalaivi and Tejas. While Thalaivi is in the last leg of shoot, Tejas will begin production in the month of December. Tejas, which is being produced…

Bollywood films in which the Indian Air Force played a…

Today, India is celebrating Air Force Day. Indian Air Force was officially established on 8 October 1932 which means today it is the 88th anniversary of the Indian Air Force. In Bollywood, we have seen movies where the protagonist played the role of an Air Force pilot protecting the country.…

Vijay Deverakonda picks Abhishek Kapoor’s next on Balakot airstrike for…

Right after the Indian Air Force (IAF) had conducted an airstrike against a terrorist training camp in the disputed region of Kashmir and dropped several bombs in the vicinity of the town of Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan on 26 February, 2019, a number of Indian filmmakers had…

‘Lieutenant Colonel’ Dhoni hails Rafale jets induction into Indian Air…

FORMER India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday (10) hailed the induction of Rafale jets into the Indian Air Force, saying the "potent bird's lethality will only increase" in the hands of IAF pilots. Even if so for a brief while, cricket was meant to take a back seat for…

Indian Air Force inducts Rafale fighter jets amid border row…

FIVE Rafale fighter jets were formally inducted into the Indian Air Force on Thursday (10) at the Ambala air base, in a major boost to India's air power capability at a time the country was engaged in a tense border row with China. Indian defence minister Rajnath Singh, his French…

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl: Delhi HC refuses to…

Janhvi Kapoor starrer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl released on Netflix on 12th August 2020. The movie received a thumbs up from the critics and even audiences appreciated it. However, it faced a lot of controversies as many felt that the movie showed IAF in a bad light. A plea…

Will RoohiAfzana get a direct-to-digital release? Here’s what Janhvi Kapoor…

Janhvi Kapoor is currently busy garnering praises for her performance in Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl. The movie was earlier supposed to release in theatres but later the makers decided to release it on Netflix. Well, there have been reports that Janhvi’s other film RoohiAfzana which also stars Rajkummar Rao…

Dev Patel celebrates India from his Los Angeles front yard

QUARANTINE brought opportunities to Dev Patel’s front yard. From a safe distance, the British actor was able to enjoy both his birthday and his relationship with India without leaving his L.A. home. The first was courtesy of his girlfriend, Australian actress Tilda Cobham-Hervey, who arranged for Patel’s friends to drive…

Gunjan Saxena on controversy surrounding her biopic: This film has…

Former IAF officer Gunjan Saxena’s biopic titled Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl released on Netflix on 12th August 2020. The film starring Janhvi Kapoor in the lead role is getting a great response, but it has made Indian Air Force a bit upset. Indian Air Force has written a letter…

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl movie review: A perfect…

It’s 2020 and we are living in a world where women are there in every field proving that they are equally good as men and even better than them.  But this was not the case in the 80s and 90s. Gunjan Saxena, a 9-year-old girl from Lucknow, dreams to become…

5 films we are excited to watch on digital platforms…

We all know that due to the pandemic, the theatres are shut from the past four months and no one knows when they will reopen. So, many filmmakers are planning to release their films on digital platforms. Last month, films like Dil Bechara (Disney+Hotstar), Shakuntala Devi (Amazon Prime Video), Lootcase…

Here are five reasons why you should watch Janhvi Kapoor’s…

A few weeks ago, it was announced that Karan Johar’s production venture Gunjan Saxena: the Kargil Girl will get a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. Well, the film will be premiering on 12th August 2020, and a few days ago, the makers had released the trailer of the movie. The trailer…

India’s Serum Institute gets green signal for phase 2, 3…

INDIA's drugs authorities had allowed Serum Institute of India, the world's largest manufacturer of vaccines by volume, to conduct clinical trials of a vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca Plc. "Drugs Controller General of India has given approval to Serum Institute of India, Pune to conduct Phase II+III…

India uses arrival of new fighter jets to warn China

THE first five Rafale fighter jets bought from France in a multi-billion-dollar deal landed in India on Wednesday (29) and the defence minister used their arrival to launch a veiled warning to neighbouring China over territorial tensions. The five Rafales escorted by 02 SU30 MKIs as they enter the Indian…

First batch of French fighter jets head to India

THE first five of a batch of French Rafale fighter jets purchased by New Delhi in a controversial multibillion-dollar deal headed to India on Monday (27) for rapid deployment amid rising tensions with China. The deal, estimated to be worth $9.4 billion, has been shadowed by corruption allegations levelled by…

Janhvi Kapoor starrer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl gets a…

A few weeks ago, it was announced that Karan Johar’s production venture Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl will be getting a direct-to-digital release on Netflix. And now, the makers have announced the release date of the movie. The Janhvi Kapoor starrer will premiere on Netflix on 12th August 2020. Dharma…

Sonakshi Sinha quits Twitter citing negativity

Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is known for her memorable performances in such successful films as Dabangg (2010), Rowdy Rathore (2012) and Lootera (2013) among others, deactivated her Twitter account on Saturday in order to stay away from negativity. "The first step to protecting your sanity is to stay away…

Ajay Devgn turns action choreographer for his next Bhuj: The…

Starring Ajay Devgn in the lead role, Bhuj: The Pride of India is one of the most-awaited movies of 2020. While the film is almost complete, a few sequences are yet to be shot. The makers are planning to return to the shooting floor soon after all production activities remained…

Tejas is not a sequel to Uri, says producer Ronnie…

A few months ago, it was announced that Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing the role of an IAF officer in a movie titled Tejas. The film will be produced by Ronnie Screwvala and directed by Sarvesh Mewara. Recently, while talking to Mumbai Mirror, Ronnie Screwvala opened up about the…

Gunjan Saxena on her biopic: I sincerely hope everyone will…

Yesterday, it was announced that Janhvi Kapoor starrer Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl will release on Netflix soon. The film was made for a theatrical release, but due to the coronavirus outbreak, the makers have decided to release it directly on the OTT platform. The movie is a biopic on…

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl confirmed for premiere on Netflix

After weeks of speculations and countless media reports, it has finally been confirmed that Dharma Productions’ much-awaited outing Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl will skip its theatrical release and premiere directly on Netflix, one of the leading streaming media giants in the world.   View this post on Instagram  …

Priti Patel recalls advice to change surname as she rejects…

PRITI PATEL on Monday (8) recalled being "racially abused in the streets" as she dismissed the opposition's "lectures" on racism and inequality. The home secretary said in the House of Commons that a minority of protesters who were violent during the weekend's "Black Lives Matter" protests in Britain undermined the…

Salman Khan writing a love story amidst the lockdown?

Salman Khan is surely a multi-talented personality. He is an actor, a producer, a singer, and a writer. Well, in the past he has written stories of films like Baaghi (1990), Chandra Mukhi, Veer, and Dabangg 3, and now, according to a report in Mid-Day, the actor is writing a…

Makers in talks for a digital release for Ajay Devgn’s…

Starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha and Sanjay Dutt in lead roles, Bhuj: The Pride Of India is one of the highly anticipated movies of the year. Helmed by Abhishek Dudhaiya, the war action drama was earlier set to hit the marquee on 14th August, 2020. Later, the makers pushed it…

Ajay Devgn’s Bhuj: The Pride of India moves off to…

Ajay Devgn was set to release his much-awaited film Bhuj: The Pride of India on the occasion of Indian Independence Day 2020. However, that seems like a mission impossible because of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Moreover, the last schedule of the patriotic drama is pending, which cannot be completed before…

Salman Khan visits his Mumbai house after 60 days to…

From the day lockdown has been announced, Salman Khan along with a few family members and friends shifted to his Panvel farmhouse. But well, the actor’s parents are at his Mumbai house, and reportedly, Salman recently made a quick visit to meet his parents. According to a report in a…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui quarantined for 14 days at his house in…

Nawazuddin Siddiqui traveled from Mumbai to his native place Budhana in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. The actor had taken the travel pass and along with a few family members he traveled in a private car from Mumbai to UP. According to a report in IANS, Nawazuddin reached Budhana on 15th May…

Salman Khan’s father Salim Khan reveals that he goes for…

Salman Khan along with his few family members is staying at his Panvel farmhouse, and his father, Salim Khan is at his house in Bandra. A few days ago, Salman had posted a video in which he had revealed that he has not met his father from the past many…

Salman Khan makes his YouTube debut with a single titled…

Salman Khan is surely one of the most active celebs on social media. A few days ago, it was reported that the actor will start his own YouTube channel, and the report has turned out to be true. Salman’s first video on his YouTube channel is a song titled Pyaar…

Zoa Morani gets discharged from the hospital after recovering from…

A few days ago, it was revealed that producer Karim Morani and his daughters Zoa Morani and Shaza Morani have tested positive for COVID-19. Shaza was discharged a couple of days ago, and recently, even Zoa was discharged from the hospital after recovering from COVID-19. The actress took to her…

After daughters Zoa and Shaza, now producer Karim Morani tested…

A few days ago, Shaza Morani, daughter of producer Karim Morani was tested positive for COVID-19. Then her sister and actress Zoa Morani was tested positive, and now, Karim Morani has also been tested positive for coronavirus. Karim Morani’s brother, Mohomed told a tabloid, "Yes, we have been anticipating this…

Hrithik Roshan joins hands with an NGO to facilitate 1.2…

With each passing day, the situation is just getting dangerous as new cases of Coronavirus are coming to the fore in several parts of the country. Nobody knows that how long this battle against the Coronavirus is going to be. Thankfully, several Bollywood celebrities have come forward to do their…

Bollywood celebs take part in PM Modi’s #9pm9minutes initiative

A couple of weeks ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a Janta Curfew and had told the citizens of India to come in their windows and galleries and applaud all the doctors, police officers and other who are working during the coronavirus outbreak. Well, a lot of Bollywood celebs…

India says no plan to extend 21-day lockdown

INDIAN government on Monday (30) said that there is no immediate plan to extend the 21-day lockdown amid fears that shutdown of businesses across the country to counter the spread of coronavirus may trigger severe economic and social distress. The clarification by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba came after hundreds of…

Coronavirus outbreak: Varun Dhawan, Bhushan Kumar and other celebs donate…

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to announce the PM-CARES Fund where people can donate an amount and help the citizens. PM Modi tweeted, “The PM-CARES Fund accepts micro-donations too. It will strengthen disaster management capacities and encourage research on protecting citizens. Let us leave no stone unturned…

Janhvi Kapoor criticises her performance in Dhadak

Late Sridevi’s daughter Janhvi Kapoor made her Bollywood debut with 2018 release Dhadak. The film was a remake of Marathi film Sairat and received a mixed response from the critics as well as the audiences. While we are yet to see Janhvi on the big screen for the second time,…

Bollywood celebs take part in the applause of appreciation

A couple of days ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, had made an announcement that there will be Janta Curfew in India on 22nd March 2020 and at 5 pm everyone should come out in their galleries and clap for all the doctors, nurses and others who are working round the…

COVID-19: Dassault stops production of Rafale jets for India

THE production of Rafale fighter jets for India at the Dassault Aviation facility has been stopped on Friday (20) till March 31 in view of the French government's precautionary measures to contain coronavirus spread. However, Indian Air Force (IAF)said that this will have "no effect" on the arrival of the…

Birmingham pharmacy charges £19.99 for bottle of Calpol, sparks outrage…

A West Midlands-based pharmacy chain has been lambasted on social media for allegedly charging three times more than the normal price for a bottle of Calpol. Councillor for Bromford and Hodge Hill in Birmingham Majid Mahmood on Wednesday night posted on Twitter a photo that showed bottles of the liquid paracetamol…

Bollywood celebs urge everyone to support PM Modi’s appeal for…

Last night, Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a speech on the current scenario in India as well as the other countries around the world. He spoke about how it is important for everyone to be safe from the coronavirus. PM Modi announced that there will be a Janta Curfew in…

Robots join Kerala’s battle against coronavirus

THE South Indian state of Kerala’s moves to contain the cornonavirus outbreak have caught wide attention with two robots joining the ‘battle’. Parliamentarian Shahsi Tharoor was among the first to tweet about the new recruits. Robots dispensing sanitiser & #COVID2019 advice. In Kerala!! pic.twitter.com/TlBETlxXel — Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) March 17,…

Modi government’s efforts ‘very impressive’, says WHO official

THE World Health Organisation has lauded the Narendra Modi-led Indian government’s efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Speaking to the media after a meeting with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) on Tuesday (17), Henk Bekedam, the WHO representative to India, said: "I think the commitment of the Indian…

COVID-19 claims first victim in Mumbai

A 63-year-old man died on Tuesday (17) in Mumbai, India’s commercial capital and second larget populous city, due to coronavirus, health ministry said. This is the third death in India due to COVID-19 and the total number of positive cases rose to 137. Many states have reported their first cases…

India brings back 58 citizens from Iran

INDIA brought back 58 nationals from coronavirus-hit Iran in a military transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Tuesday (10). The aircraft, a C-17 Globemaster, was sent to Tehran from Hindon airbase near Ghaziabad on Monday evening. IAF spokesperson Group Captain Anupam Banerjee said the aircraft evacuated 25…

‘Sacred cow’ cartoon on Priti Patel rams into ‘Hinduphobia’, ‘racism’

A CARTOON on Priti Patel as a “sacred cow” to some, a “bull-y” to others has stirred social media, with tweeple finding it “racist”, “derogatory” and amounting to “a hate crime”. The cartoon by Steve Bell in the Guardian, featuring bovine caricatures of the home secretary and the prime minister,…

Coronavirus: Positive cases in India may rise

Twenty-one Italian tourists and three Indian tour operators have been sent to an ITBP quarantine facility in Delhi, India on Tuesday (3) for suspected coronavirus exposure. The foreigners include 13 women and eight men. They were in the same group of which an Italian and his wife have tested positive…

Top 50 films to look out for in 2020-2021 

  By Asjad Nazir THERE are a number of interesting movies from all over the world to cater to diverse audiences. While some will come straight out of places like India and Pakistan, others will be international films featuring South Asian talents. Eastern Eye’s annual preview looks at some of the…

Kangana Ranaut nails it as a fighter pilot in the…

We all know that Kangana Ranaut will be seen playing the role of IAF pilot in RSVP’s next production venture titled Tejas. Today, the makers have unveiled the first look of the actress as a fighter pilot and she has nailed it. The actress’ team took to Instagram to share…

Interesting box office clashes to look forward to

In the month of January, we saw two big box office clashes, Tahaji: The Unsung Warrior vs Chhapaak and Street Dancer 3D vs Panga. On Christmas 2020, it was supposed to be Aamir Khan vs Akshay Kumar as their respective films Laal Singh Chaddha and Bachchan Pandey were slated to…

Is Sonakshi Sinha set to plunge into the digital space?

The digital world is attracting actors like a magnet. Every now and then we see some or the other actor announcing their digital debut. After the likes of Saif Ali Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Akshay Kumar and Janhvi Kapoor, we hear that yet another popular actress is set to join the…

Has Sonakshi Sinha signed an action film?

Sonakshi Sinha, who started her acting career with the Salman Khan starrer cop-drama Dabangg (2010), has been a part of a few action films over the years. In such films as Force 2 (2016) and Akira (2016), we even saw her beat up goons, giving several actors a run for…

Biopics to look forward to this year

In 2019, we saw many biopics on the big screen like Thackeray, Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, Gully Boy, PM Narendra Modi, Super 30, Saand Ki Aankh and more. Well, 2020 won’t be an exception and we will get to watch some of the most interesting biopics this year. So,…

Nora Fatehi joins the cast of Bhuj: The Pride of…

According to fresh media reports, actress Nora Fatehi has been roped in to play a pivotal part in the upcoming Hindi film Bhuj: The Pride of India. Earlier Parineeti Chopra was cast to play the same role. However, she had to walk out of the project because of some other…

Janhvi Kapoor leaves Twitterati in awe with her performance in…

Newcomer Janhvi Kapoor, who made her silver screen debut with Dharma Productions’ Dhadak (2018), can be currently seen in the Netflix omnibus series Ghost Stories, which also marks her debut in the digital world. Helmed by distinguished Bollywood filmmakers Karan Johar, Zoya Akhtar, Anurag Kashyap and Dibakar Banerjee, the anthology…

I know I didn’t tick all boxes for some people…

Actor Janhvi Kapoor says she is aware there were people who felt she didn't tick all the boxes with her debut Dhadak but she has taken it in her stride. Janhvi made her debut in 2018 with the Hindi remake of Sairat. After a gap of a year, she will be seen…

It’s a wrap for Janhvi Kapoor starrer Gunjan Saxena –…

After making her debut with 2018 release Dhadak, Janhvi Kapoor will next be seen in Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl, a biopic on Gunjan Saxena who was the first female Flight Lieutenants to venture into the war zone. Recently, Janhvi Kapoor wrapped up the shooting of the film and…

Warburg Pincus to raise up to £1.16bn for first India-focused…

PRIVATE equity firm Warburg Pincus LLC is looking to raise up to $1.5 billion or £1.16bn for its first fund targeting deals in India, two people familiar with the matter told, betting on a surge in investment opportunities in Asia's third-largest economy. Warburg plans finish fundraising on its India-focussed fund,…

Saif Ali Khan starrer Jawaani Jaaneman gets a new release…

Saif Ali Khan starrer Jawaani Jaaneman was slated to hit the screens on 29th November 2019. But a few days ago, it was reported that the movie has been postponed to 2020. Today, the makers of the film have announced the new release date. Pooja Entertainment, who is co-producing the…

Kartik Aaryan starts shooting for Dostana 2

Dostana 2 is undoubtedly one of the most awaited films of 2020. After a long wait, Karan Johar finally announced the sequel a few months ago. The movie stars Kartik Aaryan, Janhvi Kapoor and Lakshya in the lead roles. The shooting of the film kickstarted recently in Chandigarh and Kartik…

Rajkummar Rao is all smiles as Shah Rukh Khan mouths…

Shah Rukh Khan is one actor who has always inspired the actors of the young generation. Mostly all the young actors are a big fan of SRK and one of them is Rajkummar Rao. Rajkummar recently posted a video of himself and SRK on Instagram in which the latter is…

Jawaani Jaaneman to now release in 2020

After Lal Kaptaan (2019), Saif Ali Khan was set to grace the silver screen with his next film Jawaani Jaaneman. However, the audience will have to wait a little longer for the film as its release date has been postponed. Earlier slated to enter theatres on 29th November, 2019, Jawaani…

Bollywood actors with the maximum number of films in their…

We have many stars in Bollywood who prefer to do one film a year or a maximum of two films a year. But then, there are also actors who don’t mind starring in more than one film a year. Especially, newcomers nowadays try to grab as many as good opportunities…

Rajkummar Rao reveals why he couldn’t star in Dostana 2

Karan Johar announced Dostana 2 a few weeks ago. The movie stars Kartik Aaryan, Janhvi Kapoor and debutant Lakshya. When the film was announced only Kartik and Jahvi were the part of the cast. Lakshya’s name was announced later. However, there were reports that Rajkummar Rao was offered the film…

Indian Air Force gets its first Rafale fighter jet from…

THE Indian Air Force on Tuesday (8) received its first Rafale fighter jet from a series of 36 aircraft purchased from France in presence of Defense Minister Rajnath Singh in Merignac. Singh attended the handover ceremony of the first Rafale fighter jet acquired by the IAF along with his French…

Ayushmann Khurrana starrer Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan gets a new…

Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednekar starrer Shubh Mangal Saavdhan released in 2017 and was a super hit at the box office. The film revolved a couple who are all set to get married but the man suffers from erectile dysfunction.  It was a few months ago when the makers announced…

Janhvi Kapoor to Gunjan Saxena: Thank you for teaching me…

We all know that Janhvi Kapoor will be seen as IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena on the big screen in the biopic which is titled as Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl. Saxena celebrates her birthday today and Janhvi took to Instagram to wish her with a sweet message. Along with…

Gunjan Saxena – The Kargil Girl first look posters: Janhvi…

We all knew that Janhvi Kapoor will be seen in IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena’s biopic. The actress’ look from the film was also leaked. However, the makers had not yet announced the film officially. Finally, the movie has been announced and the makers have unveiled first look posters of the…

Vivek Oberoi to produce a film based on Balakot airstrike

After Uri: The Surgical Strike, now we will get to witness the story of Balakot airstrike on the big screen. It was earlier this year when India did airstrike at Balakot in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan. Actor Vivek Oberoi, who was last seen on the big screen in PM…

A journalist’s perspective of the Kargil War  

  By Rehan Fazal ON MAY 8, 1999, Captain Iftekhar of the 6 Northern Light Infantry was sitting in an isolated post with a junior officer, Lance Hawaldar Abdul Hakim, and 12 other Pakistani soldiers. They noticed a few Indian shepherds grazing their animals some distance away. The soldiers went…

Karan Johar to rope in Ishaan Khatter and Janhvi Kapoor…

It was a couple of days ago when Karan Johar announced that he will be producing the Hindi remake of Vijay Deverakonda starrer Dear Comrade. The Telugu film will release on 26th July 2019 and even before its release, Karan decided to produce the remake. Well, we are now quite…

Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Dostana 2 to start…

Dostana starring Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra released in 2008. After a long wait, a few weeks ago, the makers finally announced the sequel to the film. Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor will be seen playing the lead roles in Dostana 2 and according to a report in…

Team Kargil Girl to head off to Georgia to shoot…

Janhvi Kapoor, who made her silver screen debut with Dharma Productions’ Dhadak in 2018, will be next seen in Kargil Girl, which again is a Dharma Productions’ film, produced by Karan Johar. Kargil Girl is a biopic on IAF officer Gunjan Saxena, the first woman combat aviator who entered the…

Janhvi Kapoor psyched up about Dostana 2

After years of speculations, ace filmmaker Karan Johar finally confirmed that Dharma Productions is gearing up to take the Dostana (2008) franchise forward. While the original movie had John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Priyanka Chopra headlining the cast, the sequel is going to feature Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in…

Air India losses Rs 4.91bn due to closure of Pakistan…

DUE to the closure of airspace by Pakistan, national carrier Air India lost Rs 4.91 billion till July 2, according to data presented by country's civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri in Rajya Sabha (lower house) on Wednesday (3). Private airlines SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir lost Rs 307.3 million, Rs…

Results from Tuesday’s first round Wimbledon Men’s Singles matches

Results from the Grand Slam, Wimbledon Men's Singles matches held on Tuesday (July 2, 2019). First Round Sam Querrey (USA)           beat  5-Dominic Thiem (AUT)    6-7(4) 7-6(1) 6-3 6-0 Andrey Rublev (RUS)         beat  Christian Garin (CHI)       4-6 6-4 7-5 6-4 John Millman (AUS)          beat  Hugo Dellien (BOL)          6-2 6-3 6-4 Laslo…

Confirmed: Emraan Hashmi to play IAF officer KC Kuruvilla in…

Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi, who is presently shooting for his upcoming suspense thriller, Chehre, with megastar Amitabh Bachchan, has bagged yet another interesting project. Last seen in T-Series Films’ unsuccessful offering, Why Cheat India, the actor has been roped in to play retired Air Commodore Kariyadil Cheriyan Kuruvilla in a…

Dostana 2 announced, Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor to play…

After Dostana, moviegoers have been waiting for the sequel to the film. While there were multiple reports about the sequel from the past few years, Karan Johar has finally officially announced Dostana 2. The movie will star Kartik Aaryan and Janhvi Kapoor in the lead roles and the makers will…

20 years of Kargil war: IAF turns Gwalior Air Base into…

COMMEMORATING 20 years of the Kargil War, the IAF Monday (24) turned the Gwalior air base virtually into a theatre of conflict with a dramatic reenactment of some milestones of the 1999 operation. In a symbolic recreation of the Tiger Hill attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Drass-Kargil area, the air…

Karan Johar wants Rajkummar Rao in Dostana 2?

Over the years, we have seen several sequels churned out by Bollywood. But one sequel that everyone has been waiting to watch for close to a decade now is yet to take off. We are talking about the sequel to Karan Johar’s 2008 comic-caper Dostana. Starring John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan…

Rajkummar Rao and Janhvi Kapoor starrer Rooh-Afza is now RoohiAfza

After the super success of Stree, Dinesh Vijan is all set to produce one more horror-comedy titled RoohiAfza. The film was announced a few months ago and at that time the title of the movie was Rooh-Afza. We wonder what made the makers change the title. Is it the brand…

Pakistan television advertisement draws flak for mocking IAF pilot Abhinandan…

A cricket Wold Cup advertisement by a Pakistani channel featuring a spoof using IAF Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman lookalike as a prop has not gone down well with the Twitterati in India, many of whom have termed the "mocking" act "cheap" and "shameful". The advertisement latches on to the conversation…

Navy joins search operation for missing Indian Air Force aircraft

A LONG-RANGE maritime reconnaissance aircraft of Indian Navy was deployed on Tuesday (4) as part of a massive search operation to trace an AN-32 transport aircraft of the Indian Air Force, a day after it went missing around thickly-forested Menchuka in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said. The Russian-origin transport aircraft, with…

Modi thanks election commission for giving permission for temple visit

AFTER spending the night in a cave near Uttarakhand's Kedarnath temple, prime minister Narendra Modi Sunday (19) thanked the Election Commission for granting him permission for the visit, saying he remained entirely cut-off from the outside world and got two days of "rest". Modi reached Kedarnath on Saturday and after…

Congress wants to separate Kashmir from India: Amit Shah

BJP chief Amit Shah on Thursday (2) claimed the Congress and National Conference wanted Kashmir's separation from India, and vowed to scrap Article 370 if his party is voted back to power. Shah addressed three rallies in Madhya Pradesh, where three phases of Lok Sabha polls are yet to be…

Kashmir: Pakistan did not lose F-16, says magazine

DOUBTS have been cast over India’s version of an incident involving a Pakistan fighter jet as US officials have been cited as saying that Pakistan's F-16s are all accounted for. India and Pakistan engaged in an aerial battle over Kashmir a day after Indian jets crossed over the de factor…

Janhvi Kapoor joins Rajkummar Rao on the cast of Rooh-Afza

After making her acting debut with Dhadak (2018), Janhvi Kapoor signed two new films – period drama Takht and a biopic on IAF pilot Gunjan Saxena titled Kargil Girl. All aforementioned films are backed by Karan Johar’s Dharma Productions. However, now it seems that the actress is ready to work…

JeM chief Masood Azhar ‘alive’, says Pakistani media report

INDIA’S most wanted terrorist and Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief   is “alive”, a Pakistani media report said on March 3, quoting unnamed sources close to his family. The media reports claiming that JeM leader is dead are false, Geo Urdu News reported. The report came amid speculation on social media that…

Boris Johnson: UK stands shoulder-to-shoulder with India in outrage over…

Britain stands shoulder-to-shoulder with India in outrage over the Pulwama terror attack, and in determination to work towards defeating terrorism that threatens both the countries, British MP and former foreign secretary Boris Johnson said on Saturday (2). Speaking at a India Today Conclave in New Delhi, Johnson said India and…

Modi: India will no longer be “helpless” in fighting terror

India prime minister Narendra Modi on Friday (1) declared that the country will no longer be "helpless" in the face of terror, saying a 'New India' will pay back terrorists with 'interest' and that their influence has been curtailed and will be curbed further Modi also accused some opposition parties…

Bollywood personalities hail India’s air strikes against Pakistan

Lata Mangeshkar, Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar are some of the Indian film personalities who hailed the Indian armed forces for carrying out air strikes on terror launch pads in Pakistan on Tuesday (26). The strike comes amid heightened tension between India and Pakistan following the February 14 suicide attack…

‘I don’t want to hide’ says Salman Rushdie, 30 years…

After decades spent in the shadow of a death sentence pronounced by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Salman Rushdie is quietly defiant. "I don't want to live hidden away," he told AFP during a visit to Paris. The novelist's life changed forever on February 14, 1989, when Iran's spiritual leader ordered Rushdie's…

Janhvi Kapoor in talks for a horror comedy opposite Rajkummar…

Janhvi Kapoor, the elder daughter of veteran actress Sridevi and filmmaker Boney Kapoor, impressed everyone with her impactful debut in Karan Johar’s Dhadak (2018), which was an official remake of Marathi blockbuster Sairat (2016). After tasting success with Dhadak, Janhvi signed Karan Johar’s next directorial venture Takht, which is a…

‘We don’t have the system in place to produce players,’…

Prajnesh Gunneswaran is the lone Indian in the singles main draw at the 2019 Australian Open and the 29-year-old rues the sorry state of the game back home, which he thinks will not improve even if he pulls off a miracle to reach the final in Melbourne. Cricket lords over…

British High Commission Official Meets UK Businessman Christian Michel

India’s external affairs ministry official confirmed on Friday (11) that a second secretary level official from the British High Commission has met UK businessman Christian Michel after a request the Indian government received from the high commission last month. Christian Michel is a British national, 57, arrested by the Indian…

British High Commission In India Gets Consular Access To Christian…

Indian government provided consular access to British High Commission to access UK businessman Christian Michel, alleged middleman in AgustaWestland chopper case who brought to India from UAE after extradition process on December 4. “Our staff are supporting a British man who is detained in India, and have visited him to…

Isha Ambani’s wedding was theme for party in Pakistan

Mukesh Ambani's daughter Isha Ambani's wedding was one of the biggest events of 2018, and a celebrity in Pakistan was so inspired by the event that she made it the theme for her party. Aliya Zaidi, a former Pakistani supermodel, decided to make the Ambani wedding the theme for her…

Janhvi Kapoor begins work on Gunjan Saxena biopic

After winning millions of hearts with her debut performance in Shashank Khaitan’s critically and commercially successful film Dhadak (2018), newcomer Janhvi Kapoor has now started work on her second Bollywood offering. In her second film, which is still untitled, Kapoor plays Gunjan Saxena, the first female IAF pilot who went…

AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper Case: India’s ED Arrests UK National Christian…

India’s federal law enforcement and economic intelligence agency, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday (22) arrested British businessman Christian Michel the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case. Earlier in the day, the accused was produced before Special Judge Arvind Kumar where the federal probe agency sought his 15…

India’s Top Court Rejects Pleas Seeking Probe Into Rafale Deal

In a big relief to Indian prime minister Narendra Modi and his government, country’s top court Supreme Court on Friday (14) dismissed all petitions seeking a probe into alleged irregularities in the Rs 580 billion Rafale deal signed by India and France. The apex court said that there is no…

Rafale Deal: Indian Court To Pronounce Verdict On Friday

India’s top court, Supreme Court on Friday (14) will pronounce its ruling on the petitions seeking a court-monitored investigation into India’s multi billion dollar Rafale fighter jet deal with France. Earlier, a bench headed by Supreme Court chief justice Ranjan Gogoi had reserved its judgement on a batch of petitions…

AgustaWestland Case: Indian Court Extends Custody Of British Businessman Christian…

An Indian court extended custody of British businessman, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland VVIP Chopper scam, Christian Michel to another five days on Monday (10). The court last week remanded Michel in the custody of India’s federal investigation agency, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI). The CBI informed the court…

British Businessman Sent To Five-Day Custody By Indian Court In…

British businessman, Christian Michel, alleged agent charge-sheeted in the Rs 36billion AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case was allowed by the Indian court for a five-day custodial interrogation by country's federal investigation agency, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday (5). The accused, UK national will be produced before the court again…

British National Christian Michel In AgustaWestland Scam Being Extradited To…

British national, the alleged middleman in the Rs 36 billion AgustaWestland chopper deal, Christian Michel is being extradited to India from the UAE, according to the official's sources on Tuesday (4). The official sources added that he was scheduled to be brought back to on Tuesday night from Dubai. Michel…

NITIN MUKESH PAYS TRIBUTE TO HIS LATE GREAT FATHER WITH SHOWS…

by ASJAD NAZIR. Keeping up a family tradition. ACCLAIMED singer Nitin Mukesh has been connected to music from a very young age. He has balanced a beautiful career delivering hit songs with keeping the legacy of his iconic father Mukesh alive with mesmerising live performances. The naturally-gifted singer returns to the UK this week with…

Prime Minister Modi To Unveil World’s Tallest ‘Statue Of Unity’…

Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, will dedicate the world’s tallest statue, the ‘Statue of Unity’, to the nation, at Kevadiya in the western state of the country, Gujarat on Wednesday (31). The 182-metre statue of freedom fighter, the first deputy prime minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, will be dedicated…

Modi: India believes in peace but not at cost of…

India staunchly believes in peace and is committed to taking it forward, but it would not be at the cost of compromising its self-respect and sovereignty, prime minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday (30) as he asserted that the armed forces will give a befitting reply to any attempt to…

India’s LCA Tejas Completes Key Mid-Air Refueling Trial

In a significant achievement and a major step towards final operational clearance (FOC) of India’s Light Combat Aircraft,  LCA Tejas, the mid-air refuelling of ‘wet contact’ trial for LCA Tejas MK-1 was successfully carried out on Monday (10) from an Indian Air Force (IAF) base. The trial was a part…

Janhvi Kapoor signs her third film with Dharma Productions

After the rapturous success of her debut film Dhadak, which also starred Ishaan Khatter, Janhvi Kapoor has become one of the most sought-after newcomers in Bollywood. However, the actress does not seem to be in any hurry to sign one project after another. After Dhadak, Janhvi signed Dharma Productions’ next…

Curran revives England against India after familiar collapse

Sam Curran marked his England return with a Test-best 78 as the hosts fought back on the first day of the fourth Test against India at Southampton on Thursday. It was a familiar story when Curran, primarily a left-arm swing bowler and playing just his fourth Test, came into bat with England…

India’s first manned mission to send three people: ISRO

India aims to spend less than £ 1.11 billion for its first manned mission to space scheduled to be launched by 2022, suggesting it is likely to be inexpensive than similar projects launched by the United States and China, said India’s Department of Space on Tuesday (28). India has been…

Ajay Devgn to play great philosopher and economist Chanakya in…

Superstar Ajay Devgn has announced his collaboration with filmmaker Neeraj Pandey for an upcoming movie based on the life and teachings of the 4th century BC Indian scholar, royal advisor, economist, philosopher and political strategist Chanakya. The two time National Film Awards winner will play the lead role of Chanakya…

India’s Narendra Modi posts video of his exercise routine

India's prime minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (13) posted online a video of his doing a series of exercises to "refresh and rejuvenate" himself. Modi posted this photo less than a month after accepting Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli's fitness challenge. Modi is an ardent yoga practitioner and the video…

Prime Minister Modi accepts Virat Kohli’s fitness challenge

India prime minister Narendra Modi has accepted cricketer Virat Kohli's fitness challenge. “Challenge accepted!” wrote Modi on Twitter as response to Kohli’s tweet and added that he would soon post his own fitness challenge video on social media. Indian skipper Kohli had challenged Modi, cricketer MS Dhoni and his wife Anushka…

American Comedian Gets Trolled for His Kashmir Tweet

American comedian Jeremy McLellan found himself in a controversy after he came out in support of Kashmir recently. Last week, McLellan tweeted about Indian state terrorism on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, and he found himself at the receiving end of a lot of backlash from Indians, who have…

India marks 69th Republic Day with grand parade

Marching contingents, strategic defence weaponry and colourful tableaux were on display as India celebrated its 69th Republic Day with a grand parade watched by thousands of people along with ten ASEAN leaders who attended the event as chief guests, in a historic first. Signifying India's fast growing strategic ties with…

India buys Israeli missiles ahead of Netanyahu visit

India is to buy 131 surface-to-air missiles from Israel in a $70 million deal, the defence ministry announced Tuesday ahead of a visit by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The Barak missiles made by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems are to be used for India's first aircraft carrier which is under construction. Netanyahu…

8 Proud Moments for India in 2017

1] ISRO creates World Record by successfully launching 104 Satellites History was created by Indian Space Research Organization when they launched 104 satellites in one single launch. This is a world record that ISRO has managed to bag. The previous record was made by Russia when they launched 37 satellites back in…

EYE SPY – BOLLYWOOD GOSSIP WITH ASJAD NAZIR

  PREETIKA RAO SET TO MAKE SINGING RETURN MULTI-TALENTED actress Preetika Rao, who excelled with her debut single Na Tum Humein Jano, has bowed to demand from fans by lending her voice to another song, releasing this month. Preetika said she received classical training in preparation. “Music is an intense…

India shows its air power at Pokhran

INDIA’S Thar desert on Friday (March18) witnessed a scintillating display of the might of the Indian Air Force with performance by air warriors and over 180 aircraft leaving spellbound the audience which included President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The thundering sound of finest fighter jets - Sukhoi,…

India to produce second line of fighter jets, says Air…

INDIA is mulling manufacturing one more line of fighter aircraft to replenish its dwindling fleet and a decision in this regard is likely to be taken in a year’s time, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha said on Friday (March 4). The Chief of Air Staff said the second line of…

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