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  • Meet the first 10 Sask. CBC Future 40 winners of 2020 02 Dec 2020 13:11 Meet the first 10 winners of 2020's CBC Future 40 in Saskatchewan. Each day from Dec. 2 to 6 we'll announce another batch. There are 40 finalists, or winners, in total. Each one is a Saskatchewan person aged 40 or under who is doing something …
  • The 50 Best Albums Of 2020 02 Dec 2020 13:06 At certain moments, 2020 felt like a year that might not ever come to an end. Now that it's mostly in our rear view, can a retrospective give a shape to that swarm of weeks and months? Can we make sense of layer upon layer of fear, anger, frustration, …
  • Whistler Film Festival aims for big audience across Canada with help from Colm Feore, Gabriel Byrne, and Rémy Girard 02 Dec 2020 11:33 Now entering its 20th year, the Whistler Film Festival is going national for the first time. And there’s another first—it’s also going to run for almost three weeks, from December 1 to December 20, rather than the weeklong event that it has been in the …
  • Being queer, sexual minority is not a choice, says Rainbow Lit Fest director Rangnekar 02 Dec 2020 09:50 Author and festival director Sharif D Rangnekar on Rainbow Lit Festival 2020. (Source: PR Handout)The Rainbow Lit Festival 2020: Queer and Inclusive is all set to hold its second edition, named ‘Digital and One’, on December 5-6. The online festival boasts …
  • Best festive alcohol to try this Christmas: limited-edition gin, vodka, whisky and champagne OLD 02 Dec 2020 04:40 The run-up to Christmas could be the only time of year where daily drinking isn’t just acceptable, but positively encouraged. Advent calendars have graduated beyond chocolate, nudging into the worlds of spirits, beer and wine. But while we love sampling …
  • The top young movers and shakers of 2021: Forbes reveals 30 under 30 01 Dec 2020 22:35 They are the brightest and the boldest giving everyone a reason to hope in 2021. Amid the gloom of the pandemic, Forbes has released its annual 30 under 30 list that showcases the United States and Canada's most important young movers and shakers ahead …
  • An international film festival on urban living makes us confront issues of death, separation and loss 01 Dec 2020 16:00 A still from the film The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger“I’ve never been able to fall in love, always, always acting,” says Olivia, protagonist in the film Olmo and the Seagull. A free-spirited theatre actor, she is in the wings for a …
  • Idyllic Italian town gives away homes for free after buildings left abandoned 01 Dec 2020 15:15 Another Italian town has resorted to giving away historic buildings for free in order to attract new residents and revive its fortunes. Cammarata in Sicily is the latest destination to lure inhabitants with the promise of complimentary housing after more …
  • AR Rahman: I was lucky enough to get best mentors 01 Dec 2020 14:51 By: PTI | Mumbai | December 1, 2020 6:27:00 pm AR Rahman on Monday was announced as the ambassador for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Breakthrough Initiative. (Photo: AR Rahman/Instagram)Music maestro A R Rahman says he was …
  • Streaming in December 2020: Black Widows, Durgamati, Coolie No. 1 and more 01 Dec 2020 03:25 Written by Arushi Jain | New Delhi | December 1, 2020 7:10:00 am Durgamati, Black Widows and Coolie No.1 will stream this month. The streaming platforms have plenty of options to keep everyone entertained in the festive month of December. To help you pick …
  • The Future of Indian Gaming is Digital Era 30 Nov 2020 20:20 Digicodes The growing selection of electronic devices and rising internet penetration are quickening the growth of the digital gaming market. Technological advancements related to new product development and the availability of free games are further …
  • This Week in Houston Food Events: Sip Festive Cocktails at a Holiday Pop-Up Bar 30 Nov 2020 19:40 Here's a look at this week's hottest culinary happenings: Tuesdays Roti Breakfast Taco Tuesdays at Phat Kitchen Phat Kitchen, the new ghost kitchen operating out of Blodgett Food Hall, 2616 Blodgett, has announced a weekly buy one-get one special …
  • AR Rahman, as the ambassador for the BAFTA ‘Breakthrough Initiative’! 30 Nov 2020 19:28 AR Rahman, an Academy Award-winning music composer, was announced as the ambassador for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts’ (BAFTA) ‘Breakthrough Initiative.’ The initiative, upheld by Netflix, intends to recognize, celebrate, and uphold five …
  • Singer Arya Dhayal on her new English single, ‘King of My Kind’ 30 Nov 2020 10:45 It was during the lockdown that Arya Dhayal took the social media by storm with her singing. Arya is now out with her new English single, ‘King of My Kind’, which she has written, composed and sung. A bundle of nerves prior to the before the release of the …
  • A R Rahman named ambassador for BAFTA 30 Nov 2020 08:47 Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman was  named the ambassador for the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' (BAFTA) in its 'Breakthrough Initiative'. The initiative, supported by Netflix, aims to identify, celebrate, and support up …
  • ‘It is heartening to make mass music for a heroine’: Music director Girishh Gopalakrishnan 30 Nov 2020 06:34 Express News Service Music director Girishh Gopalakrishnan shuttles between the UK and Chennai usually, when he’s making music. The young composer, whose work in the Nayanthara-starrer Mookuthi Amman, especially the background music, has come for …
  • AR Rahman becomes BAFTA Breakthrough India ambassador 30 Nov 2020 06:13 By: PTI | Mumbai | November 30, 2020 9:55:03 am AR Rahman is thrilled to work with BAFTA to discover talent that the country has to offer. (Photo: AR Rahman/Instagram)Academy Award-winning music composer AR Rahman on Monday was announced as the …
  • Meet the new and international Armaan Malik 30 Nov 2020 04:03 Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | November 30, 2020 7:51:01 am "How Many" is Armaan Malik's third English single. (Photo: PR Handout)Singer Armaan Malik, who is celebrating the success of his recent English track “How Many”, spoke to …
  • Associated Press Angry Indian farmers reject government offer for talks 29 Nov 2020 20:42 Benzinga In a four-day week where markets were on the rise, cannabis stocks proved to be big winners. Late Friday, stocks surged on news that a federal marijuana legalization bill will get a congressional vote next week.During the holiday week: * The ETFMG …
  • The hotel, restaurant and bar meals and drinks you can have delivered (including Christmas dinner) 29 Nov 2020 09:06 Times are tough for eating out - but luckily, Britain's hospitality industry truly delivers when it comes to dining, and drinking, at home. Talented chefs, cocktail makers and wine experts up and down the country have adapted to the lockdown and made …
  • ‘I just didn't see myself represented in the travel industry’: Ella Paradis of the Black Explorer 29 Nov 2020 07:39 I was around seven or eight years old, sitting in my plane seat as a giddy, unaccompanied minor. My brother and I were on an eight-hour flight to Kingston, Jamaica. I didn’t cry when we waved goodbye to our mum at the departure gate and walked off with the …
  • Not following a trend works best for music industry, says singer Himesh Reshammiya 29 Nov 2020 07:26 By PTI MUMBAI: Music composer Himesh Reshammiya, who is back as a judge on the 12th season of singing reality show "Indian Idol", believes the culture of following any kind of trend in the music industry should end and one must rather focus on …
  • Pune: From spirituality of Sufi music to the power of Matrix, Rahman shares views with FTII students 29 Nov 2020 03:21 AR Rahman during a session moderated by FTII Chairman Shekhar Kapur, on Saturday.How do background music and music complement each other in film? What are the principles of ragas and are they similar to principles of storytelling? Why have Indian …
  • Montage Of A Dream Deferred 28 Nov 2020 13:11 Rodney Carmichael and Sidney Madden are the hosts of Louder Than A Riot, a new podcast from NPR Music that investigates the interconnected rise of hip-hop and mass incarceration in America. The drive upstate from Brooklyn to Dannemora, N.Y., takes about …
  • With kiss, Netflix stirs India's tensions 28 Nov 2020 09:54 NEW DELHI -- On television, Lata and Kabir are clandestine lovers thwarted by faith and history. She is Hindu and he's a Muslim in India in the early 1950s, in the wake of bloody sectarian clashes that echo through the country to this day. At one point …
  • How to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month 28 Nov 2020 03:05 Not just home to Thanksgiving, November is also Native American Heritage Month (which, it shouldn't come as a surprise, wasn't officially designated until 1990). Though celebrating the contributions of Indigenous people is always important, this …
  • Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hyderabadi 28 Nov 2020 02:37 Express News Service HYDERABAD: If you’ve spotted a handsome, desi-looking man in the ad of an international airline or a computer firm, chances are he is Mahesh Sriram from Hyderabad. A Nizam College and OU campus management grad, Mahesh who grew up …
  • As employees struggle with WFH, IT companies roll out virtual perks 27 Nov 2020 06:58 Tech majors TCS, Infosys and Genpact are conducting online music concerts, stand-up comedy sessions, online leisure and wellness initiatives, and holding talks by inspirational leaders and mental health experts to keep their tag of being a cool workplace. …
  • ByteDance backed music streaming app Resso escapes Chinese app ban 27 Nov 2020 02:25 India's Chinese app ban still leaves out ByteDance backed music streaming app Resso from the list. Launched in March this year, Resso generated 1.8 million downloads across the App Store and Google Play Store in India between October 1 –November 23, as …
  • Hrithik Roshan on playing Aryan in Dhoom 2: Was inspired by Bruce Willis, Pierce Brosnan and Mr Bachchan  26 Nov 2020 06:06 Hrithik Roshan played Mr A in Dhoom 2. (Photos: YRF, Hrithik Roshan/Instagram)Hrithik Roshan says his 2006 blockbuster Dhoom 2 was his “induction into the school of how to be sexy.” The actor, in an Instagram post, recalled how he got into the skin of …
  • Meet the 2020 Power Leaders in Health Care 25 Nov 2020 20:08 By Jeff Zbar  – Correspondent, South Florida Business Journal Nov 25, 2020, 1:05pm EST Health care delivery in the best of times challenges even the best organizations. Stiff competition from others in the market, aligning insurance reimbursements with …
  • Armaan Malik talks about being in love, heartbreak and his new tracks: Exclusive 25 Nov 2020 12:44 Aaradhya Bachchan sings devotional song and it’s so surreal Armaan Malik is one of the youngest successful artists in the Indian music industry.  And is fondly referred to as the 'Prince of Romance,'  Hailing from a renowned musical family, …
  • Tables are ALREADY booked up at exclusive London restaurants for when lockdown ends 25 Nov 2020 11:28 Restaurants across London have been inundated with reservations as diners book up tables ahead of lockdown lifting next week.  Seats at many top restaurants in exclusive eateries across the capital have already been snapped up during prime dinner slots, …
  • Here's why the action against Zee5 is ill-advised and misguided 25 Nov 2020 09:02 Churrails A few weeks ago, at a pharmacist, I found out that a popular brand of digestive tablets had been banned in Pakistan. The tablets, along with some other medicines, were being imported from India, and, apparently, doing business with the …
  • Xiaomi Corporation (XIACF) CEO Lei Jun on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 24 Nov 2020 21:28 Xiaomi Corporation (OTCPK:XIACF) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call November 24, 2020 7:00 AM ET Company Participants Steve Lin - Director, Corporate Finance and Joint Company Secretary Lei Jun - Founder, CEO, and President Alain Lam - VP and CFO Conference …
  • Rowdy Baby to Rangamma Mangamma, Top 5 Most-watched South Indian Video Songs on YouTube 24 Nov 2020 19:27 South Indian songs have a special place in the hearts of the viewers across the globe. South Indian film industry has contributed some amazing songs that only add to the charm of the movies. They have been watched over and over again for its tune, dance …
  • The 87th UFI Global Congress welcomed a united and resilient industry 24 Nov 2020 11:09 MICE Tatiana Rokou / 24 Nov 2020 09:31 184 UFI’s first digital Global Congress draws biggest audience to date Most ambitious Congress programme ever, with 16 hours of live broadcast from Paris, London, Bogotá and Dubai. More than 1,200 connections …
  • ‘Delhi Crime’ wins best drama at International Emmy Awards 2020 24 Nov 2020 10:14 “Delhi Crime”, a Netflix series based on the 2012 gang rape and murder case of "Nirbhaya" in the Indian capital, has become the first Indian show to be awarded at the International Emmy Awards. The web series won the best drama category in a …
  • Masaba Gupta: Sustainable fashion needs time, effort and money 24 Nov 2020 07:19 Written by Shweta Sharma | New Delhi | November 24, 2020 12:30:42 pm I take too much pressure on myself, viewing everything as a personal problem or failure, which it is not, says Masaba Gupta. (Photo: Masaba Gupta/Instagram, Pixabay; design: Gargi …
  • Google in talks to buy social media platform ShareChat 24 Nov 2020 06:11 Google is in preliminary talks to acquire regional language social media platform ShareChat, according to two people privy to the development. The Bengaluru-based startup, which also counts Twitter as an early backer, could be valued at about $ 1.03 …
  • The Best Movies to Stream This Week 23 Nov 2020 21:21 Movie theaters are temporarily closed in accordance with new guidelines meant to slow the spread of the coronavirus, but Seattle's stalwart indie theaters are going strong with new movies to stream online each week. We've rounded up the latest …
  • The death rate in Bulgaria soars as hospitals struggle to cope and doctors fall ill. 23 Nov 2020 16:53 LiveUpdated  Nov. 23, 2020, 11:49 a.m. ET Nov. 23, 2020, 11:49 a.m. ET The coronavirus vaccine candidate was up to 90 percent effective, said the drugmaker, which became the third this month to report promising results. At the same time, the virus is …
  • A Muslim-Hindu Kiss Puts Netflix India in the Crosshairs 23 Nov 2020 16:51 NEW DELHI — On television, Lata and Kabir are clandestine lovers thwarted by faith and history. She is Hindu and he a Muslim in India in the early 1950s, in the wake of bloody sectarian clashes that echo through the country to this day. At one point, in a …
  • How Indian fashion designers are surviving 2020 23 Nov 2020 05:59 A few days ago, The New York Times shattered the rosy lens through which we’d seen designer Manish Arora. The first Indian designer to make it big in Paris, they said, “has been felled by business deals gone bad, unpaid wages lawsuits and vendor disputes …
  • INTERVIEW | We shifted the game in favour of women, says IIM-Kozhikode director Prof Debashis Chatterjee 23 Nov 2020 05:54 Express News Service KOZHIKODE: When Prof Debashis Chatterjee, landed at Kunnamangalam, then a small village near Kozhikode, from Singapore sometime in 2008 for the interview for the post of IIM-Kozhikode director, chairman of the selection board E …
  • I was astounded by the length an actor goes to: Atanu Ghosh on Soumitra Chatterjee 22 Nov 2020 02:17 November 22, 2020 6:15:23 am (from left) Soumitra Chatterjee, director Atanu Ghosh and actor Prosenjit Chatterjee during the shoot of the National Award-winning film Mayurakshi (2017)Atanu Ghosh Cinema, theatre, television – in his entire life, Soumitra …
  • #BigStory: How horror has evolved in B'wood 21 Nov 2020 06:08 Who doesn’t like a good scare ? According to a recent survey, horror is one of the most popular genres with audiences world wide. A research said that around 75 per cent people love a good scary movie and will prefer it over any other genre. Bollywood’s …
  • 5 Stocks That Will Press On 20 Nov 2020 23:37 In this episode of Rule Breaker Investing, Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner is joined by Motley Fool analyst Karl Thiel to check in on 5 Stocks That Got Trouble, to see if they are out of trouble and how they have performed against the wider market in …
  • National Geographic to Launch Companion Podcast to New Investigative Series Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller 20 Nov 2020 20:56 WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 20, 2020-- National Geographic announced today a companion podcast to the network’s new investigative series, TRAFFICKED WITH MARIANA VAN ZELLER. After each episode of the television series, the award-winning journalist …
  • JOZI FOOD SCENE #1: Blairgowrie springs to life 20 Nov 2020 20:32 The loaded cheese fries with sticky beer-burned ends. (Photo: Supplied) Blairgowrie hasn’t ever held any plinth place in the panoply of great restaurants and food places of Jozi. It’s said that people who don’t like surprises like to be in Blairgowrie …
  • Plucking out social media 20 Nov 2020 18:41 If you gave me one wish in 2014, I would have asked you to rip my eyebrows out. My North Indian genes gifted me with bushy eyebrows, but middle school taught me to hate them with all my being. In middle school, having an Instagram was a rite of passage. …
  • Jazz musician Jamie Cullum launches first Christmas album despite Covid-19, says Malaysian fans are ‘amazing’ (VIDEO) 20 Nov 2020 11:41 The award-winning British singer-songwriter wrote ‘The Pianoman At Christmas’ during lockdown. — Picture courtesy of Universal Music KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 20 — While the rest of the world spent their time under lockdown baking and gardening, British jazz …
  • Eagle Lake filmmaker Victoria Anderson-Gardner awarded grant 19 Nov 2020 23:05 Eagle Lake filmmaker Victoria Anderson-Gardner, one of five recipients of $2,000 grants from Inconvenient Indian director Michelle Latimer and three producers, recalls looking at Neskantaga’s water crisis in 2018 for the CBC documentary In Search of a …
  • Arts & Communication Alumna Enters Global Music Industry 19 Nov 2020 19:35 The path after graduation does not lead most Florida Tech graduates to the global music business, but in true Panther spirit, Sara Torabi ’14, ’17 M.S., is undeterred by following the path less traveled.  Having finished her humanities-prelaw bachelor’s …
  • Soumitra Chatterjee: I don't have much faith in awards 19 Nov 2020 13:31 'No other actor in India was as lucky as me,' Soumitra Chatterjee tells Indrani Roy/ Rediff.com   The brilliant actor Soumitra Chatterjee turns 80 today, January 19. On this occasion, we re-publish this interview, dated May 2012.   Fame rests …
  • Amarah-Jae St Aubyn: Working with Steve McQueen on Lovers Rock brought me back to my roots 19 Nov 2020 09:31 When Amarah-Jae St Aubyn sat down at the table read for Lovers Rock, Steve McQueen’s dizzying love letter to the blues party scene of Eighties London, her eyes were drawn to a familiar face. “They had this massive mood board, with pictures from that time,” …
  • Avneet Kaur 19 Nov 2020 06:42 One of the popular faces of the Indian television industry, Avneet Kaur started her journey with Dance India Dance L’il Masters at a very young age and was among the top 3. She then went on to do a few other reality shows like Dance Ke Superstars and …
  • Women have to work twice as hard for half the credit: Sudha Kongara 19 Nov 2020 05:34 Express News Service When you talk with another for a reasonable length of time, no matter the topic under discussion, they always end up spilling insights about themselves. During an exclusive hour-long conversation with director Sudha Kongara about …
  • The Changing Face of Fitness 17 Nov 2020 23:20 In this episode of Industry Focus: Wildcard, Jason Moser chats with Rory Carron, head analyst with MyWallSt, about the stay-at-home fitness space. They talk about companies which are leading right now and whether some big-name newcomers will be able to …
  • In McQueen's 'Small Axe,' an epic of West Indian heritage 17 Nov 2020 21:52 NEW YORK (AP) — For Steve McQueen, bringing back the London of his childhood began with remembering the scents of his youth.In “Small Axe,” McQueen’s ambitious five-film anthology about London’s West Indian community, the “12 Years a Slave” director …
  • How an online music festival is producing high-quality concerts in empty halls 17 Nov 2020 15:25 Sarod player Tejendra Narayan Majumdar has put together Swar Samrat Festival, one of the biggest online festivals of classical music and dance in the country at this point. With the pandemic not finding any repose, the Indian classical music industry has …
  • JOYY's (YY) CEO David Xueling Li on Q3 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript 17 Nov 2020 09:15 JOYY Inc. (NASDAQ:YY) Q3 2020 Earnings Conference Call November 16, 2020 9:00 PM ET Company Participants Jane Xie – Senior Manager-Investor Relations David Xueling Li – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bing Jin – Chief Financial Officer Conference Call …
  • Amaal Mallik: It is only now that composers and lyricists are getting their due 17 Nov 2020 03:27 Written by A. Kameshwari | New Delhi | November 17, 2020 8:45:41 am A still from "Tu Mera Nahi" song, which features Amaal Mallik. (Photo: Sony Music India/YouTube)Composer-singer Amaal Mallik, who has “Sooraj Dooba Hain,” “Main Hoon Hero …
  • Exclusive Excerpt: 'Sanskrit Non-Translatables' 17 Nov 2020 03:15 Sanskrit is one of the oldest living languages today. It's responsible for shaping many modern languages and even today, as the global narrative evolves to encompass every culture and absorb into it several Indian philosophies, Sanskrit helps add to …
  • KBC, Bigg Boss TRPs down 17 Nov 2020 02:11 Television rating points (TRPs) of both programmes stood at 1.5 against 2.5-3 a year ago, according to three people including media buyers and entertainment industry experts, down by about 50%. Broadcast Audience Research Council (Barc), the official …
  • TV Time: 11 new series debuting in November for your streaming pleasure 17 Nov 2020 01:42 click to enlarge The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special premieres Tuesday on Disney+ Ah, November. By the time you read this, ‘Merica could be in flames and under siege by obese militia rednecks while I’m stowed away on a flight to Any Other Damn Country in …
  • Scotland travel: Am I allowed to visit, and what restrictions are in place? 02 Nov 2020 13:55 Scotland offers some of the most beautiful surroundings for a staycation, from the wild Highlands and Hebrides to the city break charm offered by Edinburgh and Glasgow. But the current coronavirus pandemic means there are varying travel restrictions across …
  • The best new podcasts of 2020 20 Jun 2020 14:00 Podcasts are hitting different in 2020.  After coronavirus forced all of us into quarantine and the entertainment industry at large into indefinite hiatus, podcasting found new relevance. Offering entertainment, companionship, and basically the only new …
  • Carrie Fisher, child of Hollywood who blazed a path as ‘Star Wars’ heroine, screenwriter and author, dies at 60 27 Dec 2016 18:06 Carrie Fisher never tired of poking fun at “Star Wars,” starting with the instantly iconic buns her character, Princess Leia, wore on the sides of her head, which she once called “a hair-don’t instead of a hairdo.” It was just one example of the astringent …