Who is Robert Vadra?

Robert Vadra is an India Businessman who has a jewellery and handicraft exports business who is married to Priyanka Gandhi.

Robert Vadra is an India Businessman who has a jewellery and handicraft exports business.

He was born on 18 April 1969 to Rajendra Vadra and Maureen. His father is of Indian origin while mother is of Scottish origin. He has two siblings, Richard and Michelle. His father had a brass and wood handicrafts. Later Robert started his won small company specializing in jewellery and handicraft exports under the name Artex.

Robert met Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Rajiv Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi during their college time and married her in the year 1997. They have two children, Raihan and Miraya.

He and his mother Maureen owns Sky Light Hospitality Pvt Ltd and is a partner in a firm that owns Hilton Garden Inn in the South Delhi.

He and his wife Priyanka also have stakes in the parent company of IndiGo airlines.

There has many alleged reports and speculation that he is linked to DLF, one of the biggest Real Estate companies of India.

Perry-Pattinson spend time together, deny romance rumours

April 16, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry and actor Robert Pattinson were spotted together at the Coachella Music Festival, sparking rumours of romance, but Perry denied it.

Protest outside Subramanian Swamy's house

April 15, 2014 at 9:04 PM

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Congress workers Tuesday staged a protest outside BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's house demanding an "unconditional apology" for allegedly making derogatory remarks against Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and other party leaders.

BJP will probe allegations against Robert Vadra: Naqvi

April 15, 2014 at 4:48 PM

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Asserting that the "corrupt will not be spared" once a BJP government comes to power, party vice president Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said Monday that there will be a probe against Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.

Robert Downey Jr. joins Twitter

April 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

Los Angeles, April 13 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. has joined Twitter and managed to get almost one million followers in less than one day.

Maneka Gandhi hits back at Priyanka on Varun's path

April 13, 2014 at 1:32 PM

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) BJP leader Maneka Gandhi Sunday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi's sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra's comment on her son Varun Gandhi and said the country would decide who has gone on wrong path.

Rahul denies personal attack on Modi

April 12, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Amethi, April 12 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday said he did not make any "personal remark" about Narendra Modi, following criticism by BJP leaders over his "peeping into the private life" of the party's prime ministerial candidate.

Roses, family camaraderie mark Rahul's nomination

April 12, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Amethi, April 12 (IANS) Amid the showering of flower petals, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Saturday filed his nomination papers for the Lok Sabha polls from the Amethi constituency in Uttar Pradesh, accompanied by the Gandhi family members.

Robert 'Iron Man' Downey Jr. joins Twitter

April 12, 2014 at 2:04 PM

Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey, Jr., popularly known as 'The Iron Man', has joined social networking platform Twitter. He wants to know how thoughts could be restricted to 140 characters.

Mizoram votes for LS, assembly by-poll

April 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Aizawl, April 11 (IANS) Balloting began Friday for the lone parliamentary constituency and a by-poll for an assembly seat in Mizoram, officials said.

Serpentine queues as Delhi sees brisk polling

April 10, 2014 at 1:40 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Delhites thronged polling centres Thursday to elect seven Lok Sabha members in a high-voltage battle involving the BJP, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party.

Priyanka, Robert Vadra vote

April 10, 2014 at 12:31 PM

New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Priyanka Gandhi, daughter of Congress president Sonia Gandhi, and her husband Robert Vadra voted here Thursday in the Lok Sabha election.

Hertha Berlin striker Ramos to join Dortmund

April 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Berlin, April 9 (IANS) Colombian striker Adrian Ramos will join Borussia Dortmund in the summer from Hertha Berlin to fill the void left by outgoing Robert Lewandowski, the German Bundesliga football club said Wednesday.

Behind-the-scenes - Anupam talks of film on de Niro

April 8, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Veteran Indian actor Anupam Kher says his directorial "I Went Shopping For Robert de Niro" is a tribute to the Hollywood star, who has "something else" about his talent.

Modi attacks Vadra over land deals, targets Congress on poll promises (Roundup)

April 7, 2014 at 11:00 PM

Jhajjar (Haryana)/Jayal/Ratkudiya (Rajasthan), April 7 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Monday attacked Congress president Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over his alleged land deals and accused Congress of not fulfilling promises in its manifesto.

Modi attacks Vadra over Rajasthan land deals

April 7, 2014 at 6:36 PM

Ratkudiya (Rajasthan), April 7 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Monday attacked Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra over his alleged land deals in Rajasthan during the previous Congress government's stint.

Bayern lose, Dortmund win in German Bundesliga

April 6, 2014 at 7:49 AM

Berlin, April 6 (IANS) Augsburg's Sascha Moelders inflicted Bayern Munich the first loss after an unbeaten streak of 53 games while Dortmund came from behind to shock Wolfsburg 2-1 Saturday.

Anupam Kher to conduct acting workshop at IIFA 2014

April 5, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher has been appointed to conduct an acting workshop as part of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards in the US later this month. His directorial venture, a short film, will also be screened.

'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' distinct, but only for fans (IANS Movie Review)

April 4, 2014 at 3:41 PM

Film: "Captain America: The Winter Soldier"; Cast: Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford; Director: Anthony and Joe Russo; Rating: ***

Congress playing 'game of secularism', says Modi (Intro Roundup)

April 3, 2014 at 11:41 PM

Ghaziabad/Kurukshetra/Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday targeted Sonia Gandhi over her meeting with the Jama Masjid's Shahi Imam, saying the Congress's "game of secularism" was over and urged the Election Commission to take action in the matter.

Modi hits out at Rahul over Vadra land deal

April 3, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday took on Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi over his brother-in-law Robert Vadra's alleged land deal in Gurgaon.

Congress being communal to get votes, says Modi (Roundup)

April 3, 2014 at 7:17 PM

Ghaziabad/Kurukshetra/Gurgaon, April 3 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday accused the Congress of trying to polarise voters on communal lines.

Watch live telecast from moon in 2015

April 3, 2014 at 6:29 PM

Washington, April 3 (IANS) You may soon be able to watch live telecast from the moon, and closely see how it looks like from the surface that has fascinated young and old alike since ages.

Give us nothing less than 300 seats: Modi

April 3, 2014 at 5:41 PM

Kurukshetra (Haryana), April 3 (IANS) BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi Thursday called upon voters to give a decisive mandate of at least 300 seats to the party so that it could provide a stable government at the centre.

Real Madrid looking for revenge as Borussia return to Bernabeu

April 1, 2014 at 7:57 PM

Madrid, April 1 (IANS) Real Madrid will look to bury the ghosts of last season's Champions League failure when an injury-hit Borussia Dortmund travel to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium Wednesday night.

Popular teenagers at schools face greater bullying risk

April 1, 2014 at 4:53 PM

California, April 1 (IANS) Becoming more popular among classmates increases the risk of getting bullied and worsens the negative consequences of being victimised, research shows.

One Direction, Lawrence shine at Kids Choice Awards

March 30, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Los Angeles, March 30 (IANS) English-Irish band One Direction and actress Jennifer Lawrence were the top winners at the 27th Annual Nickelodeon's Kids Choice Awards.

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may boost your sex life too

March 30, 2014 at 1:09 PM

New York, March 30 (IANS) Those who take cholesterol-lowering statins to keep their heart health in shape can further chill as statins have now been linked with a significant improvement in erectile function.

J Law, Adam Sandler scoop big at Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards

March 30, 2014 at 10:29 AM

Washington, March 30 (ANI): Jennifer Lawrence and Adam Sandler have won the favorite movie actress and actor trophies at the recently held Nickelodeon's Kids' Choice Awards.

12 killed in Tanzania road accident

March 30, 2014 at 7:01 AM

Dar Es Salaam, March 30 (IANS) A total of 12 women died after a pickup in which they were travelling was hit by a lorry from behind Friday night in Tanzania, police said.

Slovaks vote in second round of presidential poll

March 29, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Bratislava, March 29 (IANS) The second round of Slovakia's presidential election kicked off Saturday.

Watch out for Mars-bound comet!

March 28, 2014 at 4:37 PM

New York, March 28 (IANS) The US space agency NASA has released an image of a comet that would pass Oct 19, 2014, within 84,000 miles or 1,34,400 km of Mars, less than half the distance between the Earth and the Moon.

The wisdom of being really stupid works for me (The Funny Side)

March 28, 2014 at 10:45 AM

These days, people overthink every decision they make. To compensate, more people need to underthink their decisions. Luckily, many people, including this writer, do this automatically.

Maradona wants to watch Pep Guardiola train 'Bundesliga champions' Bayern

March 27, 2014 at 1:10 PM

Johannesburg, Mar 27 (ANI): Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has said that he would like to watch how Pep Guardiola trains his Bayern Munich team and added that newly-crowned Bundesliga champions should get Lionel Messi to make themselves unbeatable.

Now, 'thinking cap' that increases brain's ability to learn from past mistakes

March 27, 2014 at 11:42 AM

Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Researchers from Vanderbilt University have created a "thinking cap" that electrically stimulates the brain to increase its ability to learn from mistakes.

Triangular contest in lone Mizoram Lok Sabha seat

March 25, 2014 at 2:13 PM

Aizawl, March 25 (IANS) Mizoram's lone Lok Sabha seat, for which voting will be held April 9, is expected to witness a triangular contest between incumbent C.L. Ruala of the state's ruling Congress, Robert Romawia Royte of the United Democratic Front (UDF) and M. Lalmanzuala of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

'Missing' hormone found in birds

March 25, 2014 at 1:41 PM

New York, March 25 (IANS) Know how can the Arctic tern, a sea bird, fly more than 128,000 km in its round-trip from north pole to south pole? Or how does the emperor penguin incubate eggs for months during the Antarctic winter without eating?

Researchers create first man-made 'living materials'

March 24, 2014 at 9:31 AM

Washington, March 24 (ANI): Inspired by natural materials like bone, engineers from MIT were able to coax bacterial cells to produce biofilms, which can incorporate nonliving materials, such as gold nanoparticles and quantum dots.

Charlie Sheen blasts John Mayer for suing friend over fake Rolex

March 21, 2014 at 4:51 PM

Washington, March 21 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has blasted John Mayer for suing his friend Robert Maron, who allegedly sold the singer a counterfeit Rolex watch.

Now, 360 degree view of Milky Way on your fingertips

March 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM

Washington, March 21 (ANI): NASA presented a zoomable, 360-degree mosaic of our galaxy at the TEDActive 2014 Conference in Vancouver, Canada.

Russia slaps tit-for-tat sanctions on US leaders

March 21, 2014 at 5:40 AM

Moscow, March 21 (IANS) Russia barred Thursday a number of US politicians from entering the country in a tit-for-tat move over Washington's sanctions.

Harley Pasternak: Jessica Simpsons has outstanding, toned legs

March 20, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Los Angeles, March 20 (IANS) Celebrity trainer and nutrition expert Harley Pasternak praises actress Jessica Simpson for her "toned" legs.

Congress party asks US court to respect India's sovereignty

March 20, 2014 at 11:31 AM

New York, March 20 (IANS) Asking a US court to respect India's sovereignty, India's Congress party has sought dismissal of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence filed by a US-based Sikh rights group.

NSA's overseas surveillance 'targeted' not 'bulk collection', claim US officials

March 20, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Washington, Mar. 20 (ANI): US officials have reportedly claimed that the National Security Agency's (NSA) overseas surveillance programmes are not 'bulk collection,' but 'targeted and narrow'.

IBM denies aiding NSA PRISM surveillance program

March 18, 2014 at 3:07 PM

Washington, March 18 (ANI): Denying any involvement with the US National Security Agency's surveillance programs, IBM has reportedly claimed that it has never handed over any client data to governmental bodies.

Catching a yawn linked to age, says study

March 16, 2014 at 8:59 PM

London, March 16 (IANS) As one grows older, one is less likely to yawn when others do, a recent study has found

Alejandro Canizares leading in European Tour's Trophee Hasan II

March 16, 2014 at 9:07 AM

Johannesburg, Mar 16 (ANI): Spanish golfer Alejandro Canizares has grabbed the lead after the third round of the Trophee Hasan II on Saturday with a three under par 69 for a 17 under par total of 199, to close in on his first European title since 2006.

'Bewakoofiyaan': Frothy fun but thought-provoking (IANS Hindi Film Review)

March 14, 2014 at 11:55 PM

Film: "Bewakoofiyaan"; Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Ayushmann Khurrana, Sonam Kapoor; Directed by Nupur Asthana; Rating:*** 1/2 (three and a half stars)

Court allows Tarun Tejpal to meet his ailing mother

March 14, 2014 at 1:47 PM

Panaji, March 14 (IANS) A court here Friday granted Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal permission to meet his ailing mother.

Bitcoin giant Mt. Gox continued operating exchange despite knowledge of large-scale theft

March 14, 2014 at 1:31 PM

Washington, March 14 (ANI): Mt. Gox has reportedly revealed in its U.S. bankruptcy filing that the company was well aware that a vast number of bitcoins had gone missing.

Monroe's 'threesome' sex tape with Kennedy brothers could go up for $1m

March 13, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Washington, March 13 (ANI): A popular infidelity-promoting dating site is offering to buy a never-before-seen sex tape of Marilyn Monroe, former US President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy for 1 million dollars.

Woodley Slams 'Twilight Series' calling it unhealthy

March 13, 2014 at 4:03 AM

Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) Actress Shailene Woodley slammed "Twilight Series" saying that the story is all about an unhealthy and toxic relationship.

Sindhu enters second round of Swiss Open

March 12, 2014 at 6:43 PM

Basel, March 12 (IANS) World No.9 shuttler P.V. Sindhu won her women's singles opener at the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at St. Jakobshalle here Wednesday.

Another big year for Julianne Moore

March 11, 2014 at 1:07 PM

Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Four-time Oscar nominee actress Julianne Moore had delivered some amazing performances in 2013, and this year too may turn out no different for her.

In poll year, Hooda faces desertions, detractors (Election Special)

March 11, 2014 at 12:44 PM

Chandigarh, March 11 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda had acquired a reputation as one of the most powerful Congress chief ministers who could get away with just about anything with the party high command. Now, however, the world around Hooda seems to be crumbling.

Drew Barrymore believes she isn't a 'good actor'

March 11, 2014 at 11:47 AM

Washington, March 11 (ANI): Drew Barrymore has revealed that she feels she isn't a good actor.

Gates believes Russia will not let Crimea slip out of its hands

March 10, 2014 at 12:43 PM

Washington, March 10 (ANI): Robert Gates, former secretary of defense has reportedly said that he does not believe that Russia will lose out on Crimea.

Protein synthesis can be studied in adult stem cells: Research

March 10, 2014 at 12:17 PM

In a latest research, it has been shown that an essential biological process known as protein synthesis can be studied in adult stem cells. The ground-breaking findings also demonstrate that the precise amount of protein produced by blood-forming stem cells is crucial to their function.

Stem cell study sheds new light on disease formation

March 10, 2014 at 11:16 AM

New York, March 10 (IANS) For the first time, researchers have shown that an essential biological process known as protein synthesis can be studied in adult stem cells.

US sanctions will not deter Russia: Ex- Pentagon chief

March 10, 2014 at 5:48 AM

Washington, March 10 (IANS) As the US considers implementing additional sanctions against Russia over the latter's recent moves in Ukraine's Crimea, former US Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Sunday that such measures will not deter Russia.

Bayern Munich cruise, Leverkusen drop points in Bundesliga

March 9, 2014 at 1:53 PM

Berlin, March 9 (IANS) Bayern Munich continued their relentless run with a goal fest at Wolfsburg while third placed Leverkusen shared the spoils with Hannover in the 24th round of Bundesliga football Saturday.

Proposed Crimea referendum worrying, serious development: UN

March 8, 2014 at 2:17 PM

United Nations, March 8 (IANS/WAM) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has emphasised the need for peace and stability in Ukraine's Crimea region where the announcement of a referendum on joining Russia constitutes a "worrying and serious" development.

Device that makes smart phone an eye doctor!

March 8, 2014 at 11:53 AM

New York, March 8 (IANS) What about a smart phone that can click high-resolution pictures of the front and back of the eye that can help specialists sitting in metros advise you in places where health care is less accessible?

UN envoy to leave Ukraine after mission cut short

March 8, 2014 at 8:01 AM

United Nations, March 8 (IANS) UN special envoy to Ukraine Robert Serry will leave Kiev Saturday even as he continued his "consultations with Ukrainian and diplomatic interlocutors" in the Ukrainian capital Friday, a UN spokesperson said.

Congress challenges US court jurisdiction in 1984 riots case

March 7, 2014 at 9:13 PM

Washington, March 7 (IANS) Challenging the extraterritorial jurisdiction of US courts, India's Congress party has sought dismissal of a human rights violation case relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh violence filed by a US-based Sikh rights group.

US army's senior sex assault prosecutor suspended for 'groping'

March 7, 2014 at 11:29 AM

Washington, Mar. 7 (ANI): The U.S. Army is investigating sexual abuse allegations against its top prosecutor of abuse cases.

'UN envoy seriously threatened in Crimea'

March 6, 2014 at 3:45 AM

United Nations, March 6 (IANS) UN special envoy to Ukraine Robert Serry, who was "seriously threatened" and his car blocked by a group of armed men in Crimea, Ukraine, fled on foot and was last reported "in good shape," Deputy UN Secretary General Jan Eliasson told reporters Wednesday.

US genome whiz plans to treat age-related diseases

March 5, 2014 at 5:05 PM

Johannesburg, March 5 (ANI): American scientist Craig Venter, who raced the US government to map the human genome over 10-years ago, is now on a quest to treat age-related diseases.

UN urges for diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis

March 5, 2014 at 5:29 AM

United Nations, March 5 (IANS) UN Deputy Secretary General Jan Eliasson Tuesday stressed the need for a diplomatic solution to the ongoing Ukraine crisis in his meetings with the country's acting leaders, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

Tejpal bail hearing adjourned to Friday

March 4, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Panaji, March 4 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Tuesday adjourned Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's bail hearing to Friday, his lawyer said.

Upcoming Hollywood movies for March 2014

March 4, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Here we introduce the upcoming Hollywood movies for March 2014.

Auction of Marilyn Monroe's 'threesome' sex tape with Kennedy Brothers canceled

March 4, 2014 at 3:05 PM

Washington, March 4 (ANI): The auction of supposedly real and never-before-seen sex tape of Marilyn Monroe, former US President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy has been called off.

Soon, headband that will tell if brain is overloaded

March 4, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new headband is being developed that could tell you when your brain is on mental overload and help offload some of your work to another person.

Oscars mix up Penelope Cruz with Salma Hayek on Instagram

March 4, 2014 at 2:01 PM

London, March 4 (ANI): The 86th Annual Academy Awards couldn't differentiate between Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek, as they took the wrong name on Instagram.

Tejpal bail hearing in-camera

March 4, 2014 at 1:13 PM

Panaji, March 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has allowed former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal's plea to conduct the hearing on his bail application in-camera.

Brad Pitt wore jewellery designed by Angelina Jolie to Oscars

March 4, 2014 at 12:58 PM

Washington, March 4 (ANI): Brad Pitt, who looked dapper in a tuxedo when he arrived on the red carpet at the 86th Annual Academy Awards, had worn fiance Angelina Jolie's jewelry designs.

Unicef appoints soccer star Lewandowski as goodwill ambassador

March 4, 2014 at 5:13 AM

Warsaw, March 4 (IANS) Robert Lewandowski, who played for the Polish national team and for Borussia Dortmund, Monday joined the elite group of Unicef Goodwill Ambassadors.

Gold glimmers at Oscar red carpet this year

March 3, 2014 at 9:05 PM

Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Gold jewellery in both classic and innovative designs made an impact on the 86th Oscar red carpet with many style icons flaunting it in the best possible way.

Diabetes, obesity more common in poor regions: Study

March 3, 2014 at 4:01 PM

Berlin, March 3 (IANS) The place where you live can increase the risk of developing diabetes and obesity with the risks being more if you are living in socio-economically deprived regions, claims a new research.

Your grandma's poor diet could up your colon cancer risk

March 3, 2014 at 2:33 PM

Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): What grandmother ate might increase your risk of colon cancer, a new study suggests.

'Frozen' wins Oscar for original song

March 3, 2014 at 10:33 AM

Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) After winning the best animated feature film Oscar, 'Frozen' bagged another Academy award for best original song at the function here Sunday.

'Frozen' wins 'Best Original Song' Oscar

March 3, 2014 at 10:25 AM

Washington, March 3 (ANI): Disney's 'Frozen' has won the Oscar for 'Best Original Song' at 86th Annual Academy Awards.

AAP will win 100 seats, says Kejriwal

March 2, 2014 at 8:49 PM

Kanpur, March 2 (IANS) AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal asserted Sunday that his year-old party will win around 100 seats in the Lok Sabha election and its support will be indispensable in government formation.

Modi hits out at Samajwadi, Mulayam blames him for 2002 riots (Campaign Roundup)

March 2, 2014 at 8:25 PM

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh was the scene of hectic political campaigning Sunday with BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi taking on the ruling Samajwadi Party while Mulayam Singh Yadav in a counter-attack blamed him for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

Kejriwal says political parties dividing people

March 2, 2014 at 6:33 PM

Kanpur, March 2 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal Sunday accused all political parties of dividing people on religious lines to seek votes.

Robert De Niro teases Penn and Scorsese at charity event

March 2, 2014 at 1:05 PM

New York, Mar.2 (ANI): Robert De Niro recently teased his close friends Sean Penn and Martin Scorsese at a Hollywood charity event this Thursday.

Sex tape featuring Marilyn Monroe and Kennedy brothers up for sale

March 1, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Washington, March 1 (ANI): A supposedly real and never-before-seen sex tape of Marilyn Monroe, former US President John F. Kennedy and his brother Robert F. Kennedy is all set to be auctioned off.

A handshake can tell cancer survival rates

February 27, 2014 at 2:57 PM

New York, Feb 27 (IANS) Can a simple handshake predict survival rates in cancer patients? Yes, asserts research.

Dortmund beats Zenit St Petersburg 4-2 in Champions League

February 26, 2014 at 9:08 PM

Johannesburg, Feb 26 (ANI): German stars Borussia Dortmund have moved a step closer to the Champions League quarter-finals after beating Russian side Zenit St Petersburg 4-2 in their last-16 first-leg clash on Tuesday away at Petrovsky Stadium.

Dortmund beat Zenit 4-2 in Champions League first leg

February 26, 2014 at 2:24 PM

St.Petersburg, Feb 26 (IANS) The 2013 UEFA Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund begun the knockout phase of the 2014 edition with a 4-2 away win over Russian club Zenit here.

Gordon-Levitt to star in 'To Walk the Clouds'

February 25, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt will feature in filmmaker Robert Zemeckis' big screen adaptation of documentary "Man on Wire".

Call to add depression as risk factor for heart disease

February 25, 2014 at 10:17 AM

Washington, Feb. 25 (ANI): An extensive review of scientific literature indicates that depression should be added to the list of risk factors associated with heart disease risk.

Zimbabwe NGOs urge EU to lift sanctions on Mugabe

February 25, 2014 at 5:12 AM

Harare, Feb 25 (IANS) A Zimbabwean association of voluntary organisations Monday called on the European Union (EU) to lift the sanctions on Zimbabwe's president and his wife, while urging the government to carry on with political reforms and address governance issues that led to the fallout between the two.

Ben Kingsley joins cast of 'James Dean' film

February 24, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Oscar winning British actor Ben Kingsley joins Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan in photographer-turned-filmmaker Anton Corbijn's much-anticipated movie "James Dean".

Sir Ben Kingsley cast in James Dean film

February 24, 2014 at 6:48 PM

Washington, February 24 (ANI): Sir Ben Kingsley has been cast in photographer-turned-filmmaker Anton Corbijn's much-anticipated James Dean movie.

Tourists stranded as taxis go off road in Goa

February 24, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) Thousands of tourists were stranded in Goa Monday, after tourist taxis went off the roads for a day to protest against the entry of a private radio taxi operation here.

Relentless Bayern Munich pull away in German Bundesliga

February 24, 2014 at 8:48 AM

Berlin, Feb 24 (IANS) Pep Guardiola's team seems unstoppable as the Bavarians remain unbeaten at their 47th match after a 4-0 win at Hannover, meanwhile Frankfurt and Bremen shared points to close the 22nd round of Bundesliga .

Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday

February 24, 2014 at 5:20 AM

Harare, Feb 24 (IANS) Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe Sunday celebrated his 90th birthday with tens of thousands of Zimbabweans, a milestone that no other founding fathers of African nations has achieved in office, Xinhua reported.

Kejriwal targets BJP, Congress at first election rally

February 23, 2014 at 6:32 PM

Rohtak (Haryana), Feb 23 (IANS) The AAP launched its Lok Sabha campaign here Sunday, with former Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal launching a bitter attack on the BJP and the Congress.

Kim wishes father on birthday

February 23, 2014 at 2:32 PM

New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian wished her late father Robert Kardashian on his 70th birth anniversary.

Jolie is Hollywood's top-earning actress

February 22, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Los Angeles, Feb 22 (IANS) Angelina Jolie is the highest-paid movie actress in Hollywood. She is said to have earned $33 million in 2013.