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Centre taking steps to formalise gold trade, says Arun Jaitley Centre taking steps to formalise gold trade, says Arun Jaitley
- October 17, 2017

At 1141 hours IST, the stock was trading at Rs. 1,140.35 per share, higher by 0.83 per cent on NSE. MCX has now launched a Gold Option contract, keeping Gold (1 Kg) futures as the underlying asset, with expiry on November 28, 2017 and January 29, 2018. (more...)
Riz Ahmed in talks to star as title character in Netflix's 'Hamlet'
- October 17, 2017

This announcement comes as Netflix reveals plans to boost its original film production . It seems Ahmed can use Hamlet as a way to further amplify his voice and help push projects with social impact to the forefront of Hollywood. Perchance, give thy role unto Ahmed. Last month, Ahmed became just the first male South Asian actor to win an Emmy, for his role in The Night Of . (more...)
Star Wars Han Solo movie has a name: Solo Star Wars Han Solo movie has a name: Solo
- October 17, 2017

It's not really a surprise to most Star Wars fans, as that title card leaked on Reddit a few months ago. The movie will focus on Han Solo's early days, well before the events of A New Hope . Solo: A Star Wars Story arrives in theaters on May 25, 2018 . In the wake of the departure of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller from the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars movie, Lucasfilm hired director Ron Howard ( A Beautiful Mind , The Da Vinci Code ) to take their place. (more...)
Why Kylie Jenner Wasn't in 'KUWTK' Christmas Special Set Photo Why Kylie Jenner Wasn't in 'KUWTK' Christmas Special Set Photo
- October 17, 2017

When do you think Kylie Jenner will finally come clean about her pregnancy? Now, people are reading into one of her mom's Instagram posts - where Kylie isn't pictured at all - for a sign that the reports are true. Kylie was there, but didn't ice skate. 'Conspiracy maybe Kylie isn't there because she doesn't want to show her BABY BUMP, ' read another comment. "Ice skating [.] is a little risky for a pregnant girl". (more...)
Lars von Trier Denies Bjork's Sexual Harassment Allegations Lars von Trier Denies Bjork's Sexual Harassment Allegations
- October 17, 2017

Although she didn't name anyone, she has starred in one film, Dancer In The Dark , which was directed by Von Trier . In the separate case of Weinstein, an avalanche of claims have surfaced since the publication of a report by the New York Times alleging a history of abusive behaviour by the USA producer dating back decades. (more...)
Halloween costume retailer removes Anne Frank costume Halloween costume retailer removes Anne Frank costume
- October 17, 2017

Otto Frank, Anne's father, was the only family member to survive the war. The costume's description called for people to learn more about history. Numerous complaints were posted on social media. Though removed on Holloween Costumes, the costume can still be found on Candy Apple Costumes and eBay , ranging in cost from $20 to $35. Many took to Twitter to express their disapproval of the Anne Frank costume, describing it as "inappropriate" and "horrifying". (more...)
Anupam Kher wins hearts at FTII, Pune over lunch with students Anupam Kher wins hearts at FTII, Pune over lunch with students
- October 17, 2017

In fact, he had a small interaction with students of 2016 batch who are protesting over academic issues and said that he would meet them and discuss the issue later in the day. He said he wanted to be a link between the students and the administration. Newly-appointed FTII chairman Anupam Kher reported to work in the Pune-based film school today. (more...)
Lawrence opens up about humiliating experience in Hollywood Lawrence opens up about humiliating experience in Hollywood
- October 17, 2017

Well before becoming the heroine of the sagaHunger Games, the pretty blonde has lived a hell during a casting. "One girl before me had already been fired for not losing enough weight fast enough", Jennifer said of an unnamed movie production. (more...)
'Trailer Park Boys' Actor John Dunsworth Dead at 71 'Trailer Park Boys' Actor John Dunsworth Dead at 71
- October 17, 2017

Dunsworth would like to let people know that our unbelievable husband, father and grandfather John Dunsworth has passed away". John was best known as the trailer park supervisor on the Trailer Park Boys , The Nemesis of Ricky, Julian and Bubbles, Robb Wells and Mike Smith. (more...)
Zuma announces yet another Cabinet reshuffle Zuma announces yet another Cabinet reshuffle
- October 17, 2017

Professor Hlengiwe Mkhize is the Minister of Higher Education and Training, replacing Blade Nzimande. The latter's Home Affairs portfolio will be taken up by Ayanda Dlodlo. He also wished the new members all the best in their new ministries. Nzimande has in recent months been incessantly vocal in calling for Zuma to go. (more...)
'Supergirl' Season 3: Lena Luthor's Devices and Desires 'Supergirl' Season 3: Lena Luthor's Devices and Desires
- October 17, 2017

Supergirl airs Mondays at 8 p.m. ET on The CW . Kara is just as moody as before, but interestingly Supergirl dives headfirst into that emotional trauma by introducing a villain that can manipulate and control minds. Unaware of her Kryptonian origin, she only discovers she has superhuman strength as she lifts a heavy metal rod to save Ruby. Ruby is aware that what her mother did - saving her at the waterfront attack from Bloodsport - wasn't normal. (more...)
Google celebrates the career of Selena Quintanilla with a new Doodle Google celebrates the career of Selena Quintanilla with a new Doodle
- October 17, 2017

In 1986, she was awarded the Tejano Music award for "Female Vocalist of the Year ". According to a 1995 New York Times report on Saldivar's conviction, the "jury here in Houston took less than two and a half hours to convict the defendant, Yolanda Saldivar, apparently rejecting the contention of her lawyers that the gun that killed Selena , who was 23, had gone off accidentally and that Ms. (more...)
Hema Malini shares 'warm' relation with stepson Sunny Deol Hema Malini shares 'warm' relation with stepson Sunny Deol
- October 17, 2017

However, when it comes to describing the one of most handsome actress the Indian film industry has ever had, the name of Bollywood's very own dream girl - Hema Malini - is hailed by all. Last night, actress Deepika Padukone launched the biography of senior actress and BJP Parliamentarian Hema Malini. At the event, Deepika read out a letter by Pamela Chopra, wife of late filmmaker Yash Chopra, where she wrote: "You are pristine and in your long career, you always showed grace and dignity, ... (more...)
Cher Is Returning to Big Screen in Mamma Mia! Sequel Cher Is Returning to Big Screen in Mamma Mia! Sequel
- October 17, 2017

The plot of the film is yet to be revealed, but it's set to feature flashbacks as Lily James has joined the cast to play a younger version of Donna, portrayed by Streep in the original. "Cher's our secret weapon". Cher hinted at the casting in a Twitter post this weekend and her casting has been confirmed by the site. "It'll spoil the fun if we give anything away", an executive on the film told The Daily Mail . (more...)
How Carrie Fisher stuck up for friend who was sexually assaulted How Carrie Fisher stuck up for friend who was sexually assaulted
- October 17, 2017

According to Ross, the producer forced himself on top of her during a meeting that she believed was planned to just discuss a project. The move left Heather stunned, partly because she didn't fit the industry's usual beauty standards - so she didn't think she would be at risk of sexual assault by a producer. (more...)
With another strong quarter, Netflix's share price hits all-time high With another strong quarter, Netflix's share price hits all-time high
- October 17, 2017

The fund owned 21,435 shares of the Internet television network's stock after selling 10,544 shares during the period. The stock has a market capitalization of $86.02 billion, a P/E ratio of 242.37 and a beta of 1.09. Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in NFLX . Shares of Netflix ( NASDAQ NFLX ) opened at 199.49 on Thursday. (more...)
Glee star 'tried to take his own life' after child porn bust Glee star 'tried to take his own life' after child porn bust
- October 17, 2017

On August 22, the 35-year-old actor cut both of his wrists in his L.A. area home, TMZ reports. He is said to have "freaked out" and called for his roommate, who found him and rang 911. Mark's arms are scarred, which is apparently why he's been wearing long sleeves in the Los Angeles heat. " Mark is physically fine and Mark is spending time atoning and working on himself", his lawyer said. (more...)
Tony Winner Roy Dotrice Passes Away at 94 Tony Winner Roy Dotrice Passes Away at 94
- October 16, 2017

Game Of Thrones actor Roy Dotrice has died aged 94, "surrounded by his family". Dotrice was known for his role as Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film " Amadeus " and his many theater and TV roles. Prior to his career as an actor, Dotrice was a wireless operator and air gunner with the Royal Air Force. His plane was shot down and he was held as a prisoner of war - where his first taste for the theatre took root, performing concerts to raise the spirits of his fellow inmates. (more...)
Melissa Etheridge arrested for marijuana possession and smiles in mug shot Melissa Etheridge arrested for marijuana possession and smiles in mug shot
- October 16, 2017

According to the report, drug-sniffing dogs detected her marijuana oil - which Etheridge says she uses to manage pain from cancer - as she was returning to the U.S. We have a feeling the family won't be vacationing to North Dakota anytime soon. "And it brings you much closer. I'd much rather have a smoke with my grown kids than a drink - oh, God, no". (more...)
Piers Morgan pokes fun at Charlotte Hawkins following Strictly exit Piers Morgan pokes fun at Charlotte Hawkins following Strictly exit
- October 16, 2017

Chatting to her co-hosts Piers Morgan and Susanna, Charlotte , 42, said: "You have this magical, sparkly world and you spend so much time in it, it gives you so much life and you feel so full of energy". Another agreed, posting: "Hope you stay for another series and give that Ballas woman hell" - perhaps referencing their infamous fall out over whether one routine had too much "rise and fall". (more...)
The Reason Jimmy Kimmel Won't Touch Harvey Weinstein Jokes The Reason Jimmy Kimmel Won't Touch Harvey Weinstein Jokes
- October 16, 2017

Since then, he has become a surprising health care advocate . "With that said, I do admire that he's very loyal to his father (US President Donald Trump)". When asked if he'd like to have him on, Kimmel replied, "Absolutely". "I think it's because I'm a comedian and because people have come to expect a certain thing from me", he said. (more...)
New Mutants May Start A New X-Men Horror Trilogy New Mutants May Start A New X-Men Horror Trilogy
- October 16, 2017

However, it's unclear how Boone will handle the film's more disturbing aspects, as the trailer features unsettling masks, faces and hands jutting from walls, and jump scares galore. I can't ... there's some things I can't talk about. "I can just say it is connected to and a part of the X-Men universe, and will continue to be a part of the X-Men universe and will be a part of that as it opens up in the next movies and all that". (more...)
Stranger Things 2 clip reveals how Eleven escapes the Upside Down Stranger Things 2 clip reveals how Eleven escapes the Upside Down
- October 16, 2017

And a darkness lurks just beneath the surface, threatening all of Hawkins. Stranger Things 2 stars Winona Ryder , David Harbour , Finn Wolfhard , Millie Bobby Brown , Gaten Matarazzo , Caleb McLaughlin , Natalia Dyer , Charlie Heaton , Joe Keery , and Noah Schnapp. (more...)
Mayim Bialik responds to backlash over sexual harassment op-ed Mayim Bialik responds to backlash over sexual harassment op-ed
- October 16, 2017

That is absolutely not what my intention was. "I really do regret that this became what it became because literally I was trying to speak about a very specific experience I've had in a very specific industry". "I dress modestly. I don't act flirtatiously with men as a policy", she added. She went on to note the choices she makes today that she deems to be "self-protecting and wise". (more...)
Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander have reportedly tied the knot in Ibiza Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander have reportedly tied the knot in Ibiza
- October 16, 2017

The pair also snuck in a kiss and cuddle here and there before boarding a sailboat for a sunset party. The lovely duo have been together three years and although they are yet to confirm their good news, there were some real tell-tale signs the pair were recently betrothed, namely the rings on their wedding fingers. (more...)