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    Oscars 2018: Allison Janney wins Best Supporting Actress for ‘I, Tonya’

    New Delhi: Allison Janney is now an Academy Award winner. The actress took home her first Oscar for best supporting actress for ‘I, Tonya’ during 90th annual Academy Awards. In her acceptance speech, Janney joked “I did it all myself!” before going on to thank her collaborators on the film and as well as veteran actor Joanne Woodward, with whom she appeared in the 1993 TV movie Blind Spot.

  • CBSE class 10, 12 exams to begin today

    New Delhi: More than 28 lakh candidates will appear for class 10 and 12 examinations conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education from today, a CBSE official said. A total of 16,38,428 candidates have registered for class X examination, while 11,86,306 candidates have registered for class XII examination. The class X board examination has been reintroduced from this year after the government decided to do away with the Comprehensive and Continuous

  • Oscars 2018: “Coco”named as Best Animated Feature Film

    Los Angeles: “Coco” was named as Best Animated Feature Film at the Oscars 2018, and co-director Lee Unkrich dedicated the honour to the people and culture of Mexico, saying “representation matters”.

  • Prasar Bharati released Rs 208 crore for staff salaries from reserves, says CEO SS Vempati

    New Delhi: Prasar Bharati CEO S S Vempati tonight clarified that Rs 208 crore released by the public broadcaster towards staff salaries on February 28, 2018 were from its reserves. Earlier in the day, he had tweeted: “Noticed reports in sections of media on non-disbursal of salaries to DD & AIR staff. Rs 208 cr towards salaries were released on the 28th Feb 2018.

  • Oscars 2018: Guillermo Del Toro wins Best Director for ‘The Shape of Water’

    After an illustrious career of more than 25 years, Guillermo Del Toro has finally become an Oscar winner. The 53-year-old director beat out fellow nominees Christopher Nolan (‘Dunkirk’), Greta Gerwig (‘Lady Bird’), Jordan Peele (‘Get Out’), and Paul Thomas Anderson (‘Phantom Thread’).

  • Oscars 2018: Jimmy Kimmel addresses harassment in 90th Academy Awards’ opening monologue

    New Delhi: Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel returned to the Dolby Theatre to host the Hollywood’s biggest star-studded ceremony – The Academy Awards. The host started by mentioning the last year’s Best Picture goof-up and said, “Some of you will be going home tonight with an Academy Award. This year, when you hear your name called. Don’t get up right away,” he joked.

  • Lalu’s daughter Misa Bharti, husband granted bail in money laundering case

    New Delhi: A special court here today granted bail to RJD chief Lalu Prasad’s daughter Misa Bharti and her husband in a money laundering case. Special Judge Arvind Kumar granted the relief to Bharti and her husband Shailesh Kumar, who appeared before the court in pursuance to summons issued against them, on a personal bond of Rs two lakh with a surety of a like amount each and directed them not to

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    Oscars 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ wins Best Picture award

    Los Angeles: Guillermo del Toro’s inter-species fantasy drama “The Shape of Water” today won the Best Picture Oscar. The film also helped del Toro win his maiden Oscar in the directing category. The lyrical drama about a mute cleaning lady’s unique bond with a humanoid amphibian, who is a classified government secret, led the 90th Academy Awards, with 13 nominations.

  • ISSF World Cup: Manu Bhaker wins gold, bronze for Ravi Kumar

    New Delhi: India jumped to the top of the pecking order as young Manu Bhaker clinched a gold medal while Ravi Kumar bagged a bronze in the ISSF World Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico. Bhaker beat the host country’s Alejandra Zavala, a two-time World Cup Finals winner, with a 10.8 in the last shot of the 24 shot final, to come out on top with a score of 237.5. Zavala ended at 237.1

  • Indore: Careers orientation workshop @ St Paul Institute

    Indore: A free workshop on orientation in careers in modern management and business analytics was organised by Christ Institute of Management, LAVASA of Pune at St Paul Institute of Professional Studies in Lalaram Nagar Road area in city on Sunday. Institute’s Shyam Nair said that “Business analytics is a fast growing and high demand career option. The field is equally open to those willing to update their skills in programming, statistics and

  • Congress MP Rajiv Satav predicts big Karnataka win

    New Delhi: The Congress on Monday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is going to suffer huge defeats in the upcoming Assembly elections in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

  • Frances McDormand is the best actress at 2018 Oscars

    Los Angeles: Two decades after winning her first Academy Award for playing Marge Gunderson in “Fargo”, a police chief about to give birth, Frances McDormand today took home her second Oscar for her role of Mildred Hayes, a mother grieving the loss of her teenage daughter, in award season’s favourite “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”.