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Babylon 5 creator joins hands with Indian firm


Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczyns-ki and digital company Graphic India are collaborating to turn his upcoming graphic novel Titans into a feature film.

Maverick star James Garner dies at 86

James Garner, 86, star of the hit TV series Maverick and The Rockford Files, has died, Los Angeles the police said on Sunday.

New Captain America to be African American


An African American character will soon strap on the star emblazoned shield and step into the red, white and blue uniform of Captain America in the pages of Marvel Comics.

California court: Death penalty not constitutional

A federal US judge ruled Wednesday that the death penalty in California is unconstitutional, mainly because of the dysfunctional system which administers it.Opponents of capital punishment hailed the

Satya Nadella sacks 18,000 Microsoft staff

Satya Nadella

Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its history on Thursday, saying it will cut 18,000 jobs or 14 per cent of its workforce as it streamlines its Nokia mobile device business to focus on using

US Indian boy, 10, to play Mowgli in Disney film


Disney has found its Mowgli in 10-year-old Indian-American Neel Sethi for its live-action adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic tale about a boy who is raised by animals in The Jungle Book.

YouTube in talks to fund top content


YouTube has embarked on a new round of discussions with Hollywood and independent producers to fund premium content, two sources with knowledge of the talks told Reuters, a move that could bolster a t

Eva Mendes pregnant with Ryan Gosling’s baby?

Eva Mendes

Actress Eva Mendes is reportedly seven months pregnant with boyfriend Ryan Gosling’s baby.

Robert Downey Jr. is expecting a baby girl

Robert Downey Jr

Iron Man star Robert Do-wney Jr is set to become a father aga-in as his wife Susan is pregnant with a baby girl.

Dawn of Planet of Apes marks digital library

It’s not easy playing an ape, even a highly intelligent one, but if Andy Serkis succeeds in captivating moviegoers, he will be thanking the obscure world of “motion capture,” a digital technology that

The conscience of Justice Markandey Katju, dormant for over 10 years, erupted recently, throwing out allegations against everyone around him — mostly in the nature of ipse dixit. His targets — three former Chief Justices of India in the collegium (Justices R.C. Lahoti, Y.K. Sabharwal and K.G. Balakrishnan) that could have but did not select Justice Katju to the Supreme Court in 2004 or earlier.

If you care about India’s children, prepare to shed a tear now. If you care about Gujarat’s children, prepare to cry buckets now. Because Dinanath Batra, ace scholar, perfervid activist, slayer of Donigers, is a revered figure in the schools of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s motherland.