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  • Pitru Paksha 2017: Significance, tithi and all you need to know

    Pitru Paksha also spelt as Pitri Paksha is a 16-lunar day period when Hindus pay homage to their ancestors through shradh prayers and food offerings. It falls in the lunar month of Bhadrapada beginning on the full moon day or the day after full moon day. It is believed that performing rites helps liberate souls to attain salvation from the vicious circle of life and death. It is also known as Pitri Pokkho, Sola

  • Food helps Soni Singh explore different cultures

    Soni Singh considers herself a foodie and feels it helps her in exploring different cultures. “Food has many health benefits. Apart from satiating your hunger, it keeps you away from depression and physical ailments. It also helps me in exploring new cultures,” Soni said in a statement.

  • Additi Gupta is an avid learner

    On Teachers Day today, actress Additi Gupta says she likes to learn new things in life and is open to both success and failure. “I believe till we live we keep learning new things. It can be in any way, be it new technologies or certain situations. Every failure and success brings a new teaching to life,” Additi said in a statement.

  • Piyush Sahdev is a fitness freak

    Piyush Sahdev, best known for his roles in shows like “Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev”, “Sapne Suhane Ladakpan Ke” and “Beyhadh”, says despite his hectic work schedule, he hardly misses out his work-out.

  • ‘Crack’ to go on floors next year, ‘Baby 2’ to come in 2019

    Director Neeraj Pandey today said a sequel to his 2015 hit film “Baby” is being planned and his other movie “Crack” will go on floors next year. The spin-off of “Baby”, titled “Naam Shabana” and featuring Taapsee Pannu in the lead, released this year.

  • Watch! Official anthem of FIFA U-17 World Cup launched

    The official song of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup football tournament, ‘Kar Ke Dikhla De Goal’ was launched in Kolkata. The tournament kicks off on October 6, with the final scheduled for October 28. Written by Amitabh Bhattacharya the song has been composed by Pritam.

  • Important to keep a balance in biopics, feels Arjun Rampal

    Arjun Rampal, who has portrayed Arun Gawli, a real-life Mumbai don, in the upcoming film “Daddy”, says it is important to keep a balance while making biopics. Talking about the film, Arjun said here: “He (Gawli) is alive. I think this is the first time a film like this has been made, which is based on a gangster who is alive.”

  • Deepika, Irrfan once again!

    The makers of a new film featuring Irrfan Khan and Deepika Padukone have clarified that the project is fictional and yet untitled, contrary to earlier reports that it’s a biopic on mafia queen Rahima Khan aka Sapna Didi.

  • Ajay Devgn will begin shooting for his next in which he plays an income tax officer

    Ajay Devgn, who will be seen essaying the role of an income tax officer in “Raid”, will be shooting for the film in Lucknow. Ajay on Monday did a question and answer session with his fans on Twitter, where he was asked when he will visit Lucknow. “Coming soon! This month for ‘Raid’ shooting,” Ajay replied.

  • Gautam Gambhir to fund education of slain Jammu and Kashmir cop’s daughter Zohra

    Srinagar: Cricketer Gautam Gambhir today pledged to support the education of five-year-old Zohra, who lost her father, ASI Abdul Rashid, in a militant attack in Kashmir’s Anantnag district last month. Gambhir said he would help the young child realise her dreams and support her education for life.

  • Mumbai ‘local’ motorman stops train to save dog on tracks

    Mumbai: Time and Tide – and the Mumbai suburban trains — wait for none, but today was an exception. An alert motorman of a ‘local’ train (as suburban trains are known in Mumbai) did stop a train to save a dog which was about to get run over.

  • Is Richa Chadha and Ali Fazal are dating each other?

    Fukrey 2 trailer was hit among people, but the news are going round that Richa Chadha and his co-star Ali Fazal are dating each other. And this new picture from the Venice Film Festival is a proof of it. The 30-year-old actor recently flew to Venice to be with Ali at the premiere of the latter’s film Victoria and Abdul. They walked down the red carpet together at the event, thus confirming