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A new star is born: Mahesh Bhatt on Anmoll Mallik

Singer Anmoll Mallik (WBRi File Photo)

Anmoll Mallik, the voice behind songs like Naagin Dance (Bajatey Raho) and Old School Girl (Tanu Weds Manu Returns), recently won the MTV Rising Star award The GIMA 2016 and has been receiving a lot of appreciation lately from industry legends.


Sonam Kapoor Vacations in Austria with Family

Sonam Kapoor at Filmfare Pre-Awards Party (WBRi File Photo)
Sonam Kapoor at Filmfare Pre-Awards Party (WBRi File Photo)

Sonam Kapoor took off to Austria on a two-week long family vacation with Anil Kapoor, Sunita Kapoor her sister Rhea and her brother Harshwardhan.


Akshay Oberoi visits Ghanteshwar Hanuman Temple for "Laal Rang" (2016) Film Co-Starring Randeep Hooda and Piaa Bajpai

Actor Akshay Oberoi
Akshay Oberoi

On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti on the 22nd of April, actor Akshay Oberoi visited the famous Ghanteshwar Hanuman Temple in Mumbai to seek blessings for his film Laal Rang that released on the same date and to pray for his co-star Randeep Hooda to get well soon.


The Uttarakhand Politico-Legal Battle: and Indian Media's Very Own Crisis of Credibility - Nirendra Dev

So immature reporting surfaced – almost in the manner 19-year-old Kanhaiya Kumar became a threat to India’s incumbent prime minister! Harish Rawat became instantly a chief minister. Even popular media organizations, supposed to thrive on credibility the vital C of A,B,C of journalism started addressing Harish Rawat as chief minister.



Hot Models at Birthday Party of Mac and Jude at Starline Productions

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Starline Productions – Mumbai’s biggest casting, talent and production house is known for casting a lot of artistes and actors for TV serials, TVC ads, print shoots and other projects.The company recently announced its plan to launch five film projects this year. CEO and Photographer of Starline Productions Jude Fernandes in an interview to news portal IndiaNewsNetwork.IN said, Starline Productions has very ambitious plans for the coming few months and plans to take the entire industry by storm.


Rev. Zenji Nio Wows Washington Elite With Rousing Speeches

A Greco-Buddhist statue, one of the first repr...

A Greco-Buddhist statue, one of the first representations of the Buddha, 1st-2nd century CE, Gandhara. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Rev. Zenji Nio who has been dubbed the “foremost Buddhist expert in the world and the only contemporary expert from the world’s oldest Buddhist lineage” by the Indian Express as well as “the most sought after chaplain of the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games” by the National Post is bringing his trademark style of combining soaring British motivational speaking with rare Buddhist expertise to America’s capital.


Shemaroo signs catalogue deal with Spuul

Amar Akbar Anthony

Amar Akbar Anthony (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Shemaroo Entertainment, an established content house in India signs yet another catalogue deal with Spuul, the popular online streaming service for Indian cinema. The two industry giants have been working closely to encourage legitimate consumption of Indian Cinema on digital media. Leveraging on their existing relationship, the companies have come together to create a larger library on the digital platform, in order to offer an enhanced viewing experience online.


Abhishek and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan: Nine Years of Man and Wife Togetherness

Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

We came across an adorable picture of Abhishek and Aishwarya that Junior Bachchan recently uploaded on social media. The image marks the couple celebrating 9 years of marital bliss.


Williamson County, Texas and AALDEF settle federal voting rights lawsuit on interpreters at polling places

Image courtesy of the Williamson County Commis...

Image courtesy of the Williamson County Commissioner's Court (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

In the settlement, Williamson County agreed to revise its Poll Worker Training Guide to allow voters to be assisted by a person of their choice inside the voting booth, consistent with the Voting Rights Act. The county also agreed to retrain poll workers to accept all interpreters, regardless of their registration status, and to maintain a file record of any written complaints received by the county.


Kangana Ranaut Accuses Hrithik Roshan of Hacking e-Mail Accounts

Actress Kangana Ranaut
Kangana Ranaut (WBRi File Photo)

Advocate Rizwan Siddiquee states that "My client Ms. Kangana Ranaut has alleged that Mr. Hrithik Roshan was continuously hacking her email accounts due to which she was forced to shut and abandon her two primary email accounts more than 8 months ago. These allegations was also contained in my counter notice cum reply dated 1st March 2016, to which Hrithik has still not replied to despite lapse of more than fifty (50 days).


Shaam-e-Ghazal: An Upcoming Evening of Ghazals and Nazms

Presented by Tushar Bhatia and evocatively sung by the accomplished vocal artist and musician Gaurav Chopra, ‘Shaam-e-Ghazal’ is a delightful presentation of popular ghazals of legendary artists like Mehdi Hasan, Farida Khanum and Jagjit Singh among others. The presentation will showcase some of the most loved and popular ghazals and nazms and also introduce listeners to unheard, fresh ghazal compositions by Gaurav Chopra and Tushar Bhatia.



Happydemic to Redefine Entertainment in India

A platform to bridge the gap between artists and customers, Happydemic, was launched with an open-air performance by Shaan and other artists on the streets of Mumbai

Shaan performing live at the launch of Happydemic, a venture by Radhika Mukherji, Mumbai's first big open music festival with artists like Payal Dev, Karan Tacker, Superbia band, Siddhant Bhosle
Shaan performing live at the launch of Happydemic, a venture by Radhika Mukherji, Mumbai's first big open music festival with artists like Payal Dev, Karan Tacker, Superbia band, Siddhant Bhosle

An open bus, bright façade, and live music —the spirit of Mumbai was in motion as Shaan along with various talented artists performed live on the city’s streets today. This was to launch Happydemic, a digital platform to bridge the gap between artists and end customers and getting live entertainment to their doorstep.


Kangana Ranaut - Hrithik Roshan Case: Cops not coming for Kangana - Lawyer

Hrithik Roshan (WBRi File Photo)
Hrithik Roshan (WBRi File Photo)

Advocate Rizwan Siddiquee states that "I have been receiving calls from media persons since last 2 hours. They have been told by Hrithik Roshan's PR team that Police is coming to meet Kangana today. That's a blatant lie as no one is visiting Kangana, as has been communicated by Hrithik's team. My client is not a coward to disappear suddenly. We have always been handling the matter legally and without any fear."


Raju Chadha wins Punjabi Icon Award

Raju Chadha wins Punjabi Icon Award

Raju Chadha, Chairman Wave Group, won the Punjabi Icon Award at a glittering ceremony with thousands of people in attendance at the Matoshree Lawns in Mumbai on the eve of Baisakhi. Prominent amongst the other awardees & special guests included Vivek Chand Burman of Dabur Group, senior journalist Prabhu Chawla, Actors Gulshan Grover, Randeep Hooda, Rohit Roy & Tiger Shroff, senior Supreme Court advocate KTS Tulsi, Adman Prahlad Kakar, congress leader Tejinder Singh Bittu, Surender Singh Kandhari, Canadian politician Ruby Dhalla, Donna & Tanya Chadha and filmmaker & CEO Wave Cinemas Rahul Mittra.


Children Welfare Centre High School & NGO Ekata Manch Free Health Check-up Camp Concludes Successfully

Free Health Check-up Camp organized by Ekata Manch & Children Welfare Centre High School concluded successfully

A huge Free Health Checkups and Blood Donation Camp which was organised at Children Welfare Centre High School,Yari Road, Andheri(W), Mumbai-61 on 14th April, 2016 by NGO Ekata Manch and Children Welfare Centre High School concluded successfully.

Corporator Devendra (Bala) Amberkar & NGO Ekata Manch’s President Mr. Ajay Kaul
Corporator Devendra (Bala) Amberkar & NGO Ekata Manch’s President Mr. Ajay Kaul