Saturday, 30th August 2014
Entertainment
  • Miss World to increase tourist arrivals
    2nd September 2013
    Bali governor I Made Mangku Pastika said the planned Miss World beauty contest on the island later this month would increase the number of forest tourists coming to the island. "I am convinced that Miss World would give a ...
  • Venice film festival gives lifetime award to Friedkin
    30th August 2013
    US filmmaker William Friedkin, who petrified cinema-goers with "The Exorcist", was awarded a lifetime achievement award by organisers of the Venice film festival on Thursday. Friedkin`s groundbreaking 1973 "Exorcist" won ...
  • S. Sumatra to host Islamic Fashion Festival
    22nd August 2013
    The South Sumatra provincial capital of Palembang will host an International Islamic Fashion Festival (IFF) on September 8 this year. "Palembang will be one of the four cities in the world to host the festival this year," ...
  • "Snowpiercer" surpasses 8 mln viewer mark
    19th August 2013
    South Korean filmmaker Bong Joon-ho`s English language debut film, "Snowpiercer," has attracted more than 8 million viewers in 19 days since opening, the national film promotion agency said. The film, starring top Korean ...
  • simon cowell tight-lipped amidts adultery allegations - (d)
    2nd August 2013
    US talent show `X Factor` judge, music producer Simon Cowell, has remained tight-lipped amidst media reports that claim he has fathered a child with Lauren Silverman, the wife of his friend, real-estate mogul Andrew Silverman, ...
  • Cameron to release three "Avatar" sequels
    2nd August 2013
    Canadian director James Cameron is making three sequels to his film "Avatar", which will be released between 2016 and 2018, Fox Studios announced Thursday. The 2009 film is the highest-grossing movie on record, having ...
  • Chinese director to stage Stefan Zweig`s Novella
    2nd August 2013
    A play adaptation of Austrian writer Stefan Zweig`s novella "Letter From an Unknown Woman" will be performed on the Chinese stage later this year, according to its director Meng Jinghui. The novella tells the story of an ...
  • Disney, Weinstein to adapt "Artemis Fowl" book series into film
    30th July 2013
    Young adult fantasy book series "Artemis Fowl" about a 12-year-old millionaire criminal mastermind will be adapted into a feature film, Walt Disney Studios and the Weinstein Company said on Monday. The film will cover the ...
  • `Glee` cast, producers hold private memorial for Cory Monteith
    26th July 2013
    "Glee" cast, crew and producers held a private memorial on Thursday for star Cory Monteith, the 31-year-old heartthrob who died this month from an overdose of heroin and alcohol. Fox Television said in a statement that ...
  • Lady Gaga to perform at MTV Awards for first time since surgery
    26th July 2013
    Pop star Lady Gaga will debut new music at the MTV Video Music Awards in August in her first performance following hip surgery, the network said on Thursday. Grammy-winning Lady Gaga, 27, will perform her first single from ...