Tuesday, March 21, 2023


‘Shazam!’ sequel pits superhero foster kids against formidable foes

By Danielle Broadway and Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Helen Mirren, the Oscar winning actor for "The Queen," wasn’t exactly a fan of superhero films, but then she saw "Shazam!" and felt a

Malaysia palm oil, rubber farmers file EU petition contesting deforestation law

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian palm oil and rubber smallholders on Wednesday filed a petition to the European Union to protest against a new law preventing imports into the bloc of commodities

Special prosecutor in Alec Baldwin ‘Rust’ shooting steps down

(Reuters) - The special prosecutor handling the case against actor Alec Baldwin in the 2021 "Rust" movie set shooting death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins announced on Tuesday she is stepping down

Are they for real? South Korean girl band offers glimpse into metaverse

By Hyunsu Yim SEOUL (Reuters) - Less than two months ago, the first music video by South Korean girl quartet MAVE: went viral, racking up nearly 20 million views on YouTube and setting the stage for

TV ratings for Sunday’s Oscars rise to 18.7 million

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy Awards telecast on Sunday attracted roughly 18.7 million U.S. television viewers to the film industry's highest honors, according to data released

Studio A24 captures Oscar spotlight with big wins for best picture, acting

By Dawn Chmielewski LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Independent studio A24 was the big winner at Sunday's Academy Awards, taking nine awards out of its 18 nominations, including best picture and all four

Jubilation as ‘pride of Malaysia’ Yeoh wins first Oscar

By Ebrahim Harris KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Family and friends of Malaysia's Michelle Yeoh responded with screams, jubilation and pride on Monday at her winning the Academy Award for best lead actress,

Factbox-Full list of winners at the 2023 Oscars

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The 95th Academy Awards took place at a ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday and were broadcast live on ABC television. The following is the full list of 2023 Oscar winners: BEST

Stars shimmer as Oscars abandon red carpet for champagne-like color

By Hanna Rantala and Rollo Ross LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Hollywood stars arrived at the Oscars on Sunday in shimmering column dresses, jewel-toned gowns and structured and voluminous attire, flaunting

Indie studio A24 emerges as big winner on Oscar night

By Dawn Chmielewski and Danielle Broadway LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Independent film studio A24 emerged as the big winner at Oscar night on Sunday, sweeping every major category, propelled by the quirky

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Representational image | Indian Army | ANI

Why Theatre Commands must be accompanied by a Uniform Military Code

The differences on justice delivery among the individual Services exist mostly as a legacy of the British Acts from which the existing laws were derived.
Credit Suisse is Switzerland's second-largest bank | Twitter: @CreditSuisse

Spying, cocaine, money-laundering, historic losses: The sordid tale of the fall...

Switzerland’s 2nd largest bank has been merged with country’s largest bank & its rival UBS for a lot lower than its market value. Regulators say this was the best way forward.


File photo of Indigenous Advanced Light Helicopter Dhruv| photo: ANI

Yet another ALH accident calls for independent & comprehensive review of...

Over the last two decades 18 to 22 incidents involving the ALH Dhruv have been reported. Experts say the malaise in the ALH fleet could be related to design & engineering issues.  
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

You’ve heard of jobless growth. But Tata, Birla, Ambani, Adani, have...

Modi govt's thrust on manufacturing is much-needed but it is pushing Indian manufacturing in the direction of outsourcing, same as our services industry.