Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez starerr Housefull 3’s shooting wrapped up

The shooting for filmmaker Sajid-Farhad Samji’s upcoming comedy film “Housefull 3” is over. The film features actors Akshay Kumar, Abhishek Bachchan, Riteish Deshmukh, Nargis Fakhri, Lisa Haydon and Jacqueline Fernandez. Riteish, who was shooting the last schedule in the capital, took to Twitter to mention that the shooting for the film has finished. ( ) “It’s a wrap: ‘Housefull 3’,” […]

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Google doodle celebrates the work of British bard William Shakespeare

Saturday’s Google doodle celebrates the incredible work of William Shakespeare, regarded as the most prolific writer in the English language. April 23 this year is the 400th death anniversary of the British bard. The Google doodle features the bard in the middle, with four illustrations from his plays on either side of him. The illustrations depict some of his most […]

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Transgenders make debut at Kumbh

he maiden entry of Kinnar Akhara, an institution representing transgenders, at the Kumbh drew maximum attention as devotees scrambled to seek their blessings when they arrived at Gandharv Ghat Friday evening. Handing over currency notes and getting “blessed coins” in return, hundreds of devotees lined up to touch their feet. “Paise do aur coins le jao (Give me notes and […]

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After voting, violence and murder: Two CPM workers killed in clashes with Trinamool

Simmering tension in a West Bengal village split in two political halves erupted on Thursday night when a CPI(M) worker and a polling agent of the party were allegedly hacked to death by TMC supporters, hours after voting ended in the third phase of Assembly elections in the state. According to police and residents of Lodhna village in the Khandaghosh […]

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UN Special Rapporteur on right to adequate housing: ‘No law or policy in place to ensure homeless have access to housing’

Calling for a national housing law that is based on national and international human right commitments, Leilani Farha, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, has asked for a moratorium on forced evictions and demolitions in India. Commenting on the frequency of forced evictions in India, a country that has the largest number of urban poor […]

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New aftershocks jolt Ecuador still reeling from quake; death toll over 600

New aftershocks rattled Ecuador and hopes of finding survivors in the rubble all but evaporated, nearly a week after a huge earthquake that killed more than 600 people and injured thousands. A 6.0-magnitude quake struck just off the coast of northwest Ecuador around 10:00 pm (local time) on Thursday, the US Geological Survey said. It was followed by smaller aftershocks […]

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