Thursday, May 06, 2021
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Elnaaz Norouzi: It took years for me to set a foot in film industry

MUMBAI: Actress Elnaaz Norouzi, who started her Bollywood career with acclaimed series "Sacred Games", says she never knew if she could establish herself in the Hindi film industry given her outsider tag.

Sonnalli Seygall to spend birthday at Kalimpong bootcamp

MUMBAI:Actress Sonnalli Seygall will spend her birthday on May 1 at a bootcamp in Kalimpong, a scenic small town in her home state of West Bengal.

Farmer's son brings bride home in chopper to turn her dream into reality

JAIPUR: A groom in Rajasthan turned the dream of his bride into a reality by bringing her home in a helicopter post their wedding ceremony.

Ashwin takes break from IPL after family hit by Covid

CHENNAI: India off-spinner R Ashwin, who is representing Delhi Capitals (DC), has taken a break from the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) since he wants to be with his family during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Rashmi Agdekar requests all to look after strays during lockdown

MUMBAI: Actress Rashmi Agdekar feels strongly about animal welfare. She believes although Covid-19 doesn't affect stray animals, lockdown is bound to have its impact.

Rasika Duggal: If you're invested in your work, audience will be invested in your story

MUMBAI: Actress Rasika Duggal said she tries to avoid focusing on what people expect of her while bringing alive a role. She feels what matters is being invested in one's work.

Shilpa Shetty talks about lockdown stress in new post

MUMBAI:Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday opened up on the need to stay fit and healthy amid the stress caused by lockdown and other restrictions. The actress also highlighted the importance of keeping one's body safe from the effect of restricted movements.

BAFTA 2021: Priyanka says it's great time to be a cartoon in Covid era

LONDON: Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas was the first presenter at the 74th British Academy of Films and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards, for the category of Best Animated film.

The Kashmiri Spring

It's a wonderful World. Amidst the toings and froings of the Covid chaos, one good thing that has emerged is the luxury of time. Most days have gone by, reflecting the previous and a rough blueprint of the one to come. There is so much more of it to soak up the season, halt mid step, savour the air, smell the roses and experience the sound of silence. 

Param Singh is 'poles apart' from 'Ishk Par Zor Nahi' character

MUMBAI: Actor Param Singh, who plays the role of Ahaan in the show "Ishk Par Zor Nahi", says his ideas and beliefs in life are different from those of his character's.

Kajol shares funny post while wishing Ajay Devgn on his b'day

MUMBAI: Actress Kajol has shared a funny post while wishing her husband, actor Ajay Devgn, on his 52nd birthday on Friday.

Specially formulated food to bridge nutrition gaps

NEW DELHI: Malnutrition and HIV/AIDs are known to complement each other. Malnutrition compromises the immune system and reduces the capacity of the body to fight HIV infection. Specially formulated nutrition could go a long way in improving quality of life and better survival in HIV-infected patients, says an association of food manufacturers.

Don't know any cricketers: Urvashi Rautela's statement goes viral, spawns memes

MUMBAI:Actress Urvashi Rautela's assertion that she does not know any cricketer has gone viral, as have memes around the subject. In the past, she has been linked with cricketer Rishabh Pant.

Pandemic stress, boredom linked to increased smoking

NEW YORK: A US-based survey has revealed that stress, increased free time and feelings of boredom may have contributed to an increase in the number of cigarettes smoked per day during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

International Transgender Day of Visibility: 8 powerful stories in imagery

NEW DELHI: "You never know how strong you are till being strong becomes the only choice," echoes Razia who is a transgender.

Jackie Shroff is the coolest person I've met: Aadar Jain

MUMBAI:Actor Aadar Jain got a chance to work with veteran star Jackie Shroff in the upcoming film "Hello Charlie", and he cannot stop gushing about the senior actor.

Kriti Sanon woke up craving for chocolate

MUMBAI:Actress Kriti Sanon is craving for chocolates at wake-up time, going by her new post on social media.

Yami Gautam: Will always respect all my films as they gave me work

MUMBAI: Yami Gautam, who plays an IPS officer in the upcoming "Dasvi", says she will always respect all her films because these projects gave her work and sustained her through the years.

SAI Academy played positive hockey to win title: Coach

BHUBANESWAR: The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Academy head coach Prakhar Patel said the secret of his team winning the 1st Junior Women Academy National Championship was that it played with a positive mind.

Shilpa Shetty: Covid situation worrisome a year after Janta Curfew

MUMBAI: Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra on Monday expressed concern over the ongoing Covid pandemic a year after Janta Curfew, which was imposed on March 22 last year. Shilpa said, the situation continues to be worrisome.

On Holi, be careful if you wear contact lenses

NEW DELHI: The fun-filled Holi festival is around the corner and so are the celebrations usually filled with gulal, colours, water guns and water balloons. Amid all the excitement, we might just take in colours through various organs without realizing it. While generally we are more careful about our mouths and even noses, we often tend to think that the colours are only superficially affecting the surface of the eyes and not really getting inside.

World sleep awareness month: Why is sleep so important?

NEW DELHI: Sleep is an important part of our daily routine -- we spend about one-third of our lives sleeping. Quality sleep -- and getting enough of it at the right times -- is as essential to survival as food and water, says Sibasish Dey, Head, Medical Affairs, Asia and Latin America, ResMed.

Deepika Padukone on what fitness means to her

NEW DELHI: Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone believes that fitness is not just a person's physical appearance, but a balance of mind, body and soul.

Customized diets are essential to mental health

NEW YORK: Lifestyle changes and customized diets could be key to optimizing mental health, a new study suggests.

Main Betting Rules

Each bookmaker has its own conditions for accepting sports bets but in many respects they are similar. Even if they have any differences, they are usually insignificant. In this article we will look at the basic betting rules, focusing only on the key points. First of all, this will be interesting for beginners with no betting experience. 

How single thought or argument can turn into disease

NEW DELHI: When we break the word 'disease', it comes through as 'dis' and 'ease' -- something that is not at ease. Anything which makes you can cause you a disease. Anything that can cause you a problem and a normal human being can see it through normal naked eyes like a physical problem, for instance, high fever that can be seen through temperature, or cancer, or diabetes are all physical problems.

Malaika Arora shares her diet, fitness regime

NEW DELHI:Bollywood diva Malaika Arora advises her fans to follow a routine, eat right and work hard to bring balance between their body, mind and soul to the best of your abilities and become the ideal version of your own self.

Suniel Shetty: I worry for my kids in the industry in general

NEW DELHI: Actor Suniel Shetty is aware about the continuous discussion around star kids, their lifestyles and involvement of drugs in the film industry. While he is confident that his children actor Athiya Shetty and son Ahan are safe, he does worry about the wrong perception people have around 'star kids.

'Bombay Begums' to release on Women's Day

MUMBAI: The web series, Bombay Begums will release on March 8, on the occasion of International Women's Day. The show casts Pooja Bhatt, Shahana Goswam, Amruta Subhash and Rahul Bose in pivotal roles, and is created and directed by Alankrita Shrivastava of Lipstick Under My Burkha fame.

Rihanna & Fenty Beauty face global outrage on child labour issues

NEW DELHI: US pop star Rihanna is facing global outrage after an IANS newsbreak on her company Fenty Beauty under the lens in India for sourcing mica from mines in Jharkhand which use child labour.

Adapting to a green beauty routine

NEW DELHI: Avoiding beauty products that contain chemicals such as parabens, sulfates, phthalates can help you transition to a green beauty regime. In addition to this, using multi-purpose beauty products as well as committing to zero-waste beauty regime is a healthy way to make a change, suggests Naina Ruhail, Co- founder Vanity Wagon.

Kerala cinema halls open after 10 months of Covid shutdown

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The movie theaters in Kerala, which were shut for around ten months owing to Covid restrictions opened on Wednesday.

TN govt allows 100% occupancy in cinema halls

CHENNAI: Lending its ears to the demand of the owners, the Tamil Nadu government on Monday permitted 100 per cent occupancy in cinema halls in the state.

Shilpa Shetty's yoga tips to get back to grind after festive season

MUMBAI:The Christmas and New Year vacation period is over, and actress Shilpa Shetty on Monday suggested a few yoga moves that can help one get back to the daily grind after the festive season.

No entry to Delhi's CP for motorists on New Year's Eve

NEW DELHI: The Delhi Traffic Police has made elaborate arrangements throughout the city for smooth flow and regulation of traffic on New Year's Eve on Thursday.

Most Bengal players have experience of living in bio-bubble: Laxman

KOLKATA: Bengal players have the advantage of having spent time in a bio-secure bubble, thanks to the recent Bengal T20 Challenge, and they will find the same solitary confinement at the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy next month, says VVS Laxman, Bengal batting consultant and former India batsman.

Jewellery trends that won 2020, will rule 2021

NEW DELHI: While 2020 was all about mindful spending and investment, 2021 would see the return of jewellery as an adornment, as people would embrace back socialising with fervent, say experts.

Myntra sells 1.1 crore items to 32 lakh customers in 5 days

BENGALURU:Fashion ecommerce platform Myntra on Friday said it sold 1.1 crore items to more than 32 lakh customers during its 13th, five-day End of Reason Sale that ended on December 24.

Covid impact: New Year in Mumbai to be heralded at Thailand time

MUMBAI: In view of the night curfew implemented in all municipalities in Maharashtra, hoteliers plan to ring in the New Year at 10.30 p.m. on December 31 which will coincide with Thailand's time of stepping into 2021, officials said here on Wednesday.

Makeup artiste Namrata Soni launches beauty brand

NEW DELHI: Makeup artiste Namrata Soni has launched her vegan and sustainable beauty and cosmetic brand -- Simply Nam.

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