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  • Jeff Goldblum, Emilie Livingston

    Jeff Goldblum, Emilie Livingston welcome baby boy

    Los Angeles: “Independence Day: Resurgence” actor Jeff Goldblum and his wife, Emilie Livingston, are the proud parents of a son named Charlie. The 62-year-old actor announced the arrival of the child on his official Facebook page. “We’re so excited to share the wonderful news of the birth of our son, Charlie Ocean Goldblum, born on the 4th of July. Independence Day,” the proud new father shared. Married since November 2014, Goldblum and Livingston, 32, confirmed their pregnancy

  • Paul Stanley, Kim Kardashian

    Paul Stanley slams Kim Kardashian over her Rolling Stone cover

    Los Angeles: Paul Stanley, a member of hard rock band KISS, slammed Kim Kardashian over her recent Rolling Stone cover. The rocker took to Twitter to Twitter to criticise the 34-year-old pregnant reality TV star. “#KimKardashian on the COVER of @RollingStone. Took us 40 years. Enough said.” The comment was accompanied by a snap of the magazine’s cover. Stanley is not the only one who feels unhappy with Kim being featured in the magazine’s recent issue.  Kim’s

  • Harry Shearer

    Harry Shearer returns to ‘The Simpsons’

    Los Angeles: Voice artist Harry Shearer, an integral part of the “The Simpsons”, is returning to the long-running animated series for its 27th season. Back in May, news emerged that Shearer, who voices a number of key Simpsons characters, was parting ways with the legendary series, reported Entertainment Weekly. According to a statement released by the Fox network, the 71-year-old voice artist and actor has reversed his decision and rejoined the team for the next two scheduled

  • Barack Obama

    Barack Obama, Vietnamese leader hold landmark Oval Office talks

    Washington: With an eye on increasing Chinese influence in the region, US President Barack Obama held historic talks with the Vietnamese Communist Party’s leader at the White House, marking a significant transition of former enemies into “comprehensive partners”. “Obviously, there has been a difficult history between our two countries in the 20th century. And, there continue to be significant differences in political philosophy and political systems between our two countries,” Obama said in his

  • Sensex Red down

    Sensex plunges 292 points on China equity crash, Greece fears

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex cracked the 28,000-mark by tumbling 292 points in early trade today on across-the-board selling by participants, tracking more heavy losses in Shanghai and on fears about Greece’s future in the Eurozone. The 30-share index dipped below the 28,000-mark by diving 291.65 points or 1.04 per cent to 27,880.04. The gauge lost 37.07 points in its last choppy session. All the sectoral indices, led by metal, banking and auto were trading in the

  • Alastair Cook

    Alastair Cook ready to change course in search of Ashes glory

    Cardiff (United Kingdom): England captain Alastair Cook has said he is willing to alter his leadership style if it helps get the best out of a new-look side during the Ashes. Cook has repeatedly been criticised for being an excessively cautious skipper since taking on the post of England captain three years ago. That ‘grinding’ approach saw England win the Ashes 3-0 on home soil in 2013 but was powerless to prevent Australia whitewashing Cook’s men ‘Down

  • Lady Gaga

    Lady Gaga falls onstage

    Los Angeles: Pop sensation Lady Gaga tripped over the train of her long dress and fell while she was performing with Tony Bennett in Monaco. The 29-year-old singer was performing a duet with her collaborator Bennett when she took a tumble in front of the crowd at Salle des Etoiles, reported Ace Showbiz. In a video taken during the show, Gaga’s seen rocking a long gown while singing “Anything Goes” alongside Bennett. She was walking on the

  • Ryan Reynolds

    Ryan Reynolds Twitter nerves

    London: Actor Ryan Reynolds has admitted he was “nervous” about signing up to Twitter when he created his account eight months ago. The “Green Lantern” star – who created an account on the microblogging site only eight months ago – said he thought he was “too late” to join the site, reported Contactmusic. “I was nervous. It was something that I saw as obviously a huge part of the zeitgeist, but after I’d gone five

  • David Lloyd, Younis Khan

    David Lloyd calls Younis Khan modern world great

    Karachi : Former England all-rounder David Lloyd has praised Pakistani batsman Younis Khan, dubbing him a ‘modern world great’ for his remarkable and invaluable contribution to cricket. Younis has been earning praise from the cricket fraternity after his unbeaten 171 run knock in the fourth innings of the final match against Sri Lanka, which helped his side to register a historic win by chasing down a target of 377 at Pallekele. Lloyd said that

  • shivraj-Singh-Chauhan

    Vyapam scam: MP HC to hold hearing on Chouhan’s recommendation today

    New Delhi : The Madhya Pradesh High Court is set to hold a hearing on state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan’s recommendation of a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam on Wednesday. Chouhan had yesterday said that he will request the High Court to order the CBI to conduct its inquiry into the Vyapam scam and added that he has complete faith in the judiciary. The Chief Minister further claimed that the Congress had

  • Modi

    PM Modi to reach Ufa today to take part in 7th BRICS summit

    Astana : After completing his visit to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday to participate in the 7th BRICS summit. The Prime Minister will also be participating in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO). The SCO summit is likely to see India, which is currently an observer of the grouping, acquire full membership. On July 8, the leaders are going to meet in an informal

  • Hema Malini, accident

    Hema Malini tweets to pay condolences to young accident victim

    New Delhi : Seems like Hema Malini is now pouring her condolences over Sonam, the minor girl, who died in the fatal car accident. Talking about the little girl, the 66-year-old actor-turned-politician, who came back to Mumbai after getting herself treated on July 6, tweeted, “My heart goes out to the child who unnecessarily lost her life and the family members who have been injured in the accident.” She added, “How I wish the

  • Bandaru Dattatreya

    Ensure social security benefits to every employee: Bandaru Dattatreya

    New Delhi : Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has reportedly written a letter to all the Chief Ministers and Lieutenant Governors asking them to ensure all benefits to outsourced staff in government departments. As per reports, Dattatraya said, it has been observed that various departments, Public Sector Undertakings, and other bodies working in the state are increasingly employing a large number of staff on outsourcing basis. The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has reported that

  • Rupee down

    Rupee down 13 paise to 63.59 against dollar in early trade

    Mumbai: The rupee weakened by 13 paise to 63.59 against the US dollar in early trade today, extending losses for the second day, due to appreciation of the American unit against other currencies overseas amid Greece’s crisis. Besides increased demand for the dollar from importers, a lower opening in the domestic equity market also weighed on the local currency, forex dealers said. The rupee had slipped by 6 paise at 63.46 in yesterday’s trade due

  • Uber Taxi

    Taxi For Sure driver faces charges of obscenity

    New Delhi : After web-based taxi service Uber came under fire over allegations that their driver forcibly tried to kiss a woman, another app based cab service TaxiForSure is facing similar charges. As per reports, a woman has accused TaxiForSure’s driver of indulging in a vulgar act while driving the cab last week. The woman, who was being driven from Saket to Faridabad, explained the episode on social networking sites a few days ago

  • Rahul Gandhi

    Rahul Gandhi to undertake two-day visit to Rajasthan

    New Delhi : Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will undertake a two-day visit of Rajasthan from July 16-17. The twitter account of Rahul Gandhi confirmed the news saying, “Rahul Gandhi will be in Rajasthan on a two day visit on 16th &17th of July.” His visit is likely to put pressure over the BJP, which has remained unmoved despite the growing clamour for the resignation of Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Raje has been in hot

  • Sensex

    Sensex tanks 265 points in early trade

    Mumbai: A benchmark index of Indian equities markets, the 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex), on Wednesday was trading at 264.79 points or 0.94 percent down during the morning session.  The wider 50-scrip Nifty of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) was also trading at 86.65 points or 1.02 percent down at 8,424.15 points.  The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 28,031.45 points, was trading at 27,906.90 points (at 9.17

  • Narendra Modi, Nawaz Sharif

    PM Narendra Modi likely to have pull aside with Nawaz Sharif in Russia

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a ‘pull aside’ with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on July 9, the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Summit (SCO) in Ufa, Russia. Media reports have speculated that the Prime Minister will also hold bilateral meetings with Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during his time in Ufa. Prime Minister Modi is also scheduled to attend a BRICS summits in

  • Dawood

    Shiv Sena challenges BJP to bring Dawood back to India

    Mumbai : The Shiv Sena has challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party to bring underworld don Dawood Ibrahim back to India if it has the ‘political will and courage’ to do so. An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece, Saamna, pointed to the fact that the BJP was in power both at the Centre and in Maharashtra, recalling that the late Gopinath Munde had vowed to put Dawood behind bars. The Shiv Sena also dismissed

  • Teesta Setalvad

    CBI registers case against Teesta for ‘illegal’ foreign aid

    New Delhi : The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against civil rights activist Teesta Setalvad for allegedly receiving funds from foreign entities without prior permission from the government. The FIR also names Teesta’s husband Javed Anand, businessman Gulam Mohammed Peshimam and Sabrang Communications and Publishing. The CBI is currently examining Sabrang’s documents and bank account details, with media reports speculating that the trio may soon be questioned by the agency.