November 26, 2004

Disney channels from December 17
STAR group to handle distribution

November 20, 2004

Bradford dreams
Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt is to turn his attention for the first time on the British Asian scene

Indian Telly Awards snubs Bollywood
'Television rocks! Why do we need Bollywood stars? Yes, it is true that we did not invite any Bollywood stars for this event,' Anil Wanwari said

November 17, 2004

Oscar winner sues Microsoft over Yoga
Hollywood screenwriter Roger Avary said Microsoft
stole his ideas for the game Yourself! Fitness

November 15, 2004

Bappi collaborates with beta Bappa
The Biggest B (literally!) of the music industry created a
buzz recently when he staked his claim over the song Kaliyon Ka Chaman, the remix version of which became an instant rage

November 14, 2004

Cary Grant

Ever more notorious

Gaming is the current craze among youths

After working shifts at a call centre in south Chennai, 22-year-old Vijay stops over at his favourite gaming parlour in Adyar — an upmarket suburb, to fight terrorism

The Blair Switch Project
Jayson Blair, the diminutive ex-journalist who shook up the mighty New York Times when his serial plagiarism was revealed last year, has all but evaporated from public view

PLO chief unhurt in Gaza shooting
Masked men open fire in Yasser Arafat mourning tent

John Kerry T-Shirt

I don't think this is real, but it could be

The trouble with fixers
Are you an editor who helps reporters or who frustrates them?

Urban Indians growing fatter

Heart attacks, diabetes on the rise

India's Child Geniuses meet President
Some of the country's brightest young minds participating in Britannia India's Child Genius on STAR World experienced the
meeting of a lifetime at a special interaction with President Dr A P J Abdul Kalam

FLASH: Shubham Prakhar (extreme right) is India's Child Genius

Bhopal 'faces risk of poisoning'

Thousands of Indians remain at risk 20 years after the disaster, an investigation by the BBC has revealed

Super Cartoon

...on Super Bush!
(New York Observer)

Rapper Ol' Dirty Bastard is dead

Russell Jones' criminal lifestyle and strange behavior overshadowed his work as one of the founding members of rap collective Wu-Tang Clan

November 13, 2004

Time lists Asian Heroes
Patna District Magistrate Gautam Goswami, who stopped an election rally of the then Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani earlier this year, and classical musician Anoushka Shankar are among 20 personalities recognised

Bloggers should be Time's People Of The Year
Each year around this time going all the way back to 1927 its editors sit down to debate and
select their Person or People of the Year

November 12, 2004

In search of a war
As Microsoft enters the internet search engine market, users find themselves overwhelmed with options. BBC compares the big players on five key areas

November 10, 2004

Now a 9/11 film, Bollywood ishtyle
andhak, a Hindi feature film about the 9/11 backlash in the US, will be released in December

November 09, 2004

Different Website, day and night
Making news websites more relevant by customizing content depending on the time of the day, a concept pioneered a few years ago

November 08, 2004

How technology failed in Iraq
The Iraq war was supposed to be a preview of the new US military: a light, swift force that relies as much on sensors and communications networks as on heavy armor and huge numbers. But once the shooting started, technology fell far short of expectations

November 05, 2004

Al Sharpton, wife announce separation
The Sharptons said they 'will remain on the best of terms'

Sikh students expelled for wearing turbans
Officials of the Louise Michel high school in Bobigny, northeast of Paris, decided to expel the three teenagers at disciplinary hearings ordered by a court

November 03, 2004

Lawyer to post list of accused priests
List compiled of 2,600 Roman Catholic priests nationwide who have been accused of sexual misconduct against children

Hindu or Muslim? Wear your badge
Anger after children at school in Gujarat were required to wear badges showing whether they were Hindu or Muslim

Charles Sobhraj's bid to escape
The Nepal police claimed to have unearthed an e-mail sent from the serial killer's laptop asking a friend to help drug prison guards

Time for smaller schoolbags
A textbook publisher has hit upon a rather simple way to reduce the weight of books for primary school children -- decreasing their number of books to practically one

BBC to air banned Indian documentary
Final Solution will have its first screening on BBC4. Covering the massacre of Muslims in Gujarat two years ago, it won awards elsewhere but was deemed too provocative for India

November 02, 2004

Landslide win for Kerry
World gives President George W Bush opponent 77.1 percent votes

My life is full of sadness: Adnan Sami
The singer says he has suffered a lot of emotional pain and much of it shows in his music videos

Liz, Arun plan Udaipur wedding
The couple has been spotted in Mumbai looking around for an apartment, fuelling speculation that they are about to take their wedding vows