New Delhi, November 19 : Jennifer Lawrence has revealed that she has a strong connection with her character, Katniss Everdeen, in her upcoming movie 'The Hunger Games'.
The 23-year-old Oscar winner explained that the character an artist portrays eventually becomes a part of their personality and added that she shares a close bond with her character in terms of their personalities as well as the situations they have been through, Universal Pictures India reported.
New Delhi, Nov 19 : Sanjay Leela Bhansali-helmed film ' Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela' has earned a total of Rs 93.58 crores worldwide in it's opening weekend, according to Eros International Media Ltd.
The movie, which was released worldwide in over 3,500 screens, grossed Rs. 68.58 crores in India and Rs. 25 crores in the overseas markets, Pinkvilla. com reported.
The Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh starrer film has also become the highest gross ing first weekend film overseas, and currently stands on the ninth spot on the charts in the UK. (ANI)
New Delhi, Nov 19 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal today said he has tried several times to speak to the man he calls his "guru," Anna Hazare, but "intermediaries... people in the middle" don't allow him to.
"Intermediaries do not let me talk to Anna Hazare, have tried to talk to him, people in the middle don't allow me," Kejriwal said.
Kejriwal on Monday responded to Hazare's letter regarding misuse of funds collected for the Jan Lokpal Bill, and said that he would withdraw his candidature from the Delhi Assembly elections if there is any discrepancy in AAP accounts.
New Delhi, November 19 : Michael Douglas has revealed that he and his wife Catherine Zeta Jones are doing well and showered his "beautiful" wife with compliments.
The 69-year-old Academy award winner, who got the news of his reconciliation with his 42-year-old Welsh actress wife at the premiere of his new movie 'Last Vegas', was all praises for his better half and said that she is "more beautiful than ever, inside and out", Universal Pictures India reported.
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Nov 18 : Warning that bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh would lead to security concerns for the whole nation, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday urged the Group of Ministers (GoM) to reconsider the decision to carve out separate Telangana state.
The chief minister met the GoM in the national capital and strongly opposed bifurcation of the state saying a weak state would create new law and order problems.
Addressing a press conference after the meeting with the GoM, Kiran Reddy said he highlighted the problems which would arise as a result of bifurcation.
New Delhi, Nov 18 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is hiring people on a weekly payment of Rs. 5,000 to campaign in New Delhi constituency for the Dec 4 assembly polls, Aam Aadami Party leader Arvind Kejriwal said here Monday.
Kejriwal, who will contest from the constituency, said he did not know who are getting the money.
"This is going on in my constituency. BJP is hiring people for Rs. 5,000," he said.
"When we started door-to-door campaigning (in other constituencies), BJP also decided to campaign. They hired 30 people at the daily wage of Rs. 300 to do their campaigning," he added.
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Superstar Shah Rukh Khan says that while putting his children to sleep, he goes into slumber instead.
"I invariably fall asleep while trying to put my kids to bed. There has to be a connection between their hugs and restfulness," Shah Rukh tweeted Sunday night.
SRK's son Aryan recently turned 16. He also has a daughter named Suhana. He has another son by surrogacy, named AbRam.(IANS)
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is biting his nails because of tension as he gets back to film shooting after wrapping up TV game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC).
He shared his anxiety through a tweet that he posted Sunday.
"To bed today. Tomorrow (Monday) 'Bhootnath Returns'. 'KBC' over, film tension starts. May professionalism always bring that in us," he wrote.
The seventh season of KBC will end in December first week.(IANS)
New Delhi, Nov 18 : Social networking site Worldfloat has introduced free online movie watching service offering over 25,000 English and Hindi movies and plans to include films in other languages.
"We have introduced movie service. It is for free. Worldfloat movie feature is currently the largest free movie service in the world for both English and Hindi languages," Worldfloat founder Pushkar Mahatta said.
New Delhi, Nov 16 : Cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and eminent scientist C. N. R. Rao have been awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) said Saturday.
Tendulkar who bid farewell to international cricket Saturday, is the first sportsperson to receive the prestigious award.
The PMO described Tendulkar as a living legend who has inspired millions across the globe.
New Delhi, Nov 16 : Chinese companies at this year's 33rd India International Trade Fair hope to do business worth a $1 million in keeping with the country's status as a major exporter.
"We hope to do around a million dollars worth of business this time around in the way of orders," Richard, project manager at Zhejiang Broad International Convention and Exhibition Company and leader of the Chinese exhibitors here, told IANS.
New Delhi, Nov 16 : President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the people on Guru Nanak's birth anniversary here Saturday.
In his message President Mukherjee said, "On the auspicious occasion of Guru Nanak Devji's birth anniversary, I convey my heartiest greetings to all my fellow countrymen."
"Guru Nanak Devji was a symbol of love, tolerance and compassion. He preached universal brotherhood and the importance of rendering service to humanity," the president said.
New Delhi, Nov 15 : Mouth acidity, caused by sugary foods, fizzy drinks and other acidic food items, can damage the teeth by softening their roots, a study by leading oral hygiene brand Pepsodent said Friday.
"Acidity is not just something that occurs in the stomach during digestion; it begins in the mouth and causes the teeth to soften. Even a healthy diet can cause acid formation in mouth and help the growth of harmful bacteria," said the report released here.
New Delhi, Nov 15 : An Indian Army contingent has returned home after the "successful completion" of its 'Hand in Hand' joint training exercise with China.
A defence ministry release said the contingent reached Guwahati Thursday by a special Indian Air Force IL-76 heavy-life transport aircraft.
The exercise was conducted at the Miaoergang comprehensive training area, 130 km south of Chengdu in Sichuan province.
New Delhi, Nov 15 : Former Indian Army chief Gen. V. K. Singh, whose autobiography claims that a "very senior bureaucrat" in the PMO had orchestrated the row over his age, has said he does not know the name of the individual concerned.
His assertions about the official in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in his newly-released autobiography "Courage and Conviction" were based on the grapevine and information on how various things were happening.
New Delhi, Nov 15 : Defence Minister AK Antony will today embark on a four day visit to Russia to commission the Indian Naval Ship Vikramaditya.
Antony will also co-chair the 13th Meeting of the India - Russia Inter-Governmental Commission on Military Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) with his Russian counterpart Sergey Shoigu.
The commissioning ceremony will take place at Sevmash Shipyard, Severodvinsk on Saturday and the IRIGC-MTC meeting will take place in Moscow on Monday.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : India and Britain reviewed their bilateral ties, especially trade relations, and discussed international and regional issues when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh met his British counterpart David Cameron, official sources said Thursday.
"The meeting between the two prime ministers presented a useful opportunity to review progress in bilateral relations," said an official after the two leaders met at Manmohan Singh's official residence.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday said he respected Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's decision of not attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meet (CHOGM) in Sri Lanka and said both countries shared with Canada the "same approach" towards Colombo.
"I totally respect the decision of India," Cameron told CNNIBN news channel.
The Indian prime minister last week decided not to attend the CHOGM meet being held in Sri Lanka after opposition from Tamil Nadu parties and even members of his cabinet from the southern state.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : "There is no stay or injunction for release and exhibition of 'Goliyon ki Rasleela Ram-leela'," said R. M. Azim, head of the legal team of Eros International Media Ltd., co-producer and distributor of the movie.
"The film, which has been certified by the Central Board of Film Certification under the Cinematograph Act, 1952, can be released and exhibited throughout the world unobstructed," he said in a statement.
New Delhi, Nov 14 : British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday said he was open to meeting all elected leaders, including Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi who is the BJP's prime ministerial nominee for the 2014 polls.
"Entirely yes... I am open to meeting all elected leaders anyway," Cameron told CNN-IBN news channel when asked if he was open to meeting Modi.