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The mantra in Bollywood is no more about learning on the job, but coming prepared before the director calls “action”. Newcomers venturing into the industry believe they must have a sound understanding of their craft, even technically.
Raj Kumar Yadav, who played Adarsh in Dibakar Banerjee’s “Love Sex aur Dhoka”, said: “As competition is tough in […] Continue reading New but not raw – Bollywood newcomers come prepared

Google has violated the principle that “individuals should be able to control the use of their personal information”, say officials from 10 major nations. They have demanded to know how the internet giant will meet concerns about its use of public data in future.
Britain’s Information Commissioner Christopher Graham along with officials from Canada, France and […] Continue reading Google disregarding privacy, say officials from 10 nations

Self-styled godman Swami Nityananda, arrested from a Himachal Pradesh village, was Thursday taken to Chandigarh, from where he would be flown to Bangalore, police said.
The charges against the Karnataka-based Nityananda, who has been on the run since March 3, include obscenity, criminal intimidation, rape and hurting religious sentiments.
“Nityananda and his accomplice Nithya Bhaktananda alias Gopal […] Continue reading Nityananda on way to Bangalore via Chandigarh

“Songs of Blood and Sword” by Fatima Bhutto, niece of late Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, remains on top among non-fiction bestsellers this week while prize-winning author Rana Dasgupta’s “Solo” dominates the fiction list.
The top 10 in each category are:
1. “Songs of Blood and Sword”
Author: Fatima Bhutto
Publisher: Penguin Viking
Price: Rs.699.00
2. “The Big Short”
Author: Michael Lewis
Publisher: […] Continue reading Fatima Bhutto’s book stays on top

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Wednesday unveiled a box of new tools that he said will extend the social networking phenomenon to every corner of the internet.
The announcement came at a conference for Facebook developers called F8, in which Zuckerberg revealed that the world’s largest social networking site has 400 million registered users. These include 100 […] Continue reading Facebook unveils new tools