Day: January 30, 2019

Patty Jenkins teases ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ sequence

Los Angeles : Patty Jenkins has said she is very excited about a particular scene in her upcoming directorial “Wonder Woman 1984”. In an interview with Variety, the director said the scene is equivalent to the “No Man’s Land” sequence of the 2017 original that saw Gal Gadot’s Wonder […]

Margot Robbie shares Harley Quinn look from ‘Birds of Prey’

Los Angeles :  Margot Robbie has shared her first look as Harley Quinn in the upcoming “Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”. The 28-year-old actor, who reprises her “Suicide Squad” breakout character in the female-led film, took to Instagram to post the photograph. “Miss […]

Overwhelming if I’m being compared to Ranbir, Ranveer: Rajkummar Rao

Mumbai : Rajkummar Rao says he feels overwhelmed that people are comparing him to Ranbir Kapoor and Ranveer Singh but the actor insists he never sees competition in any art form, especially acting. Rajkummar has been on a career high with consecutive commercial hits and critically acclaimed films since […]

HC discharges contempt rule against school service commission

Kolkata :  The West Bengal School Service Commission (SSC) has been discharged from contempt proceedings by the Calcutta High Court in connection with the publication of a merit list of candidates to recruit teachers for 12,905 vacancies. The contempt proceedings were initiated against the SSC on a petition alleging […]

SDMC shifting responsibility to trap, translocate monkeys, Delhi govt tells HC

New Delhi :  The AAP government told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that the South Delhi Municipal Corporation was shifting the responsibility of trapping and translocating monkeys from the city. The Chief Wildlife Warden (CWW) of Delhi government said the civic agency cannot abdicate its responsibility on the pretext […]

Why only ‘babus’ shortlisted for appointment as information commissioners, SC asks Govt

New Delhi : The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Centre as to why only retired or sitting bureaucrats were being shortlisted by the search committee for appointment as information commissioners. A bench of Justices A K Sikri and S Abdul Nazeer was told by the government that chief information […]

#MeToo: Court summons scribe Ramani in defamation case by M J Akbar

New Delhi :  A Delhi court Tuesday summoned scribe Priya Ramani as an accused in a defamation case filed by former Union minister M J Akbar after she levelled allegations of sexual misconduct against him in the #MeToo campaign. The court directed Ramani to appear before it on February […]

European stocks retreat as traders brace for China-US talks

London :  Europe’s stock markets slid Monday on jitters over looming high-level trade talks between China and the United States. Around 1115 GMT, Frankfurt and London each shed 0.2 per cent while Paris slipped 0.4 per cent. The pound dropped against the dollar ahead of Tuesday’s vote on British […]

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