Tuesday, January 31, 2023


‘Better Call Saul’ creators seek end of Liberty Tax’s defamation lawsuit

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) - The creators of "Better Call Saul" on Tuesday asked a U.S. judge to dismiss Liberty Tax Service's lawsuit objecting to an episode of the hit crime drama,

Angela Bassett becomes Marvel’s first actor nominated for an Oscar

By Danielle Broadway LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Angela Bassett made history on Tuesday as the first Marvel Cinematic Universe star to be nominated for an acting Oscar for her “Black Panther: Wakanda

Armani spins harlequin patterns into ballgowns for haute couture lineup in Paris

PARIS (Reuters) - Giorgio Armani took to the haute couture catwalk in Paris Tuesday with evening wear spun from a traditional, diamond-patterned harlequin motif in pale pastels. Models moved steadily

Germany’s ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ revels in nine Oscar nods

By Claudia Doerries BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's reboot of the famous anti-war classic "All Quiet on the Western Front" landed nine Oscar nominations on Tuesday, including best picture, a haul that

Award-winning U.S. saxophonist heads to Cuba for rare collaborative performance

By Anett Rios and Alexander Frometa HAVANA (Reuters) - Grammy-winning U.S. jazz saxophonist-composer Ted Nash traveled to Cuba this week to perform with fellow musicians from the Caribbean island

Water spoils archaeological quest for ‘queen’ of Roman roads

By Alvise Armellini ROME (Reuters) - Italian archaeologists on Tuesday said they may never find the remains of the opening stretch of ancient Rome's first highway, the Appian Way, because underground

Taylor Swift concert fiasco leads to U.S. Senate grilling for Ticketmaster

By Diane Bartz and Moira Warburton WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. senators slammed Live Nation Entertainment's lack of transparency and inability to block bot purchases of tickets on Tuesday, in a

Box office hits ‘Everything Everywhere,’ ‘Elvis’ and ‘Avatar’ land Oscar nominations

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Dimension-hopping adventure "Everything Everywhere All at Once" topped the list of movies nominated on Tuesday for this year's Oscars as Hollywood's film

James Cameron, Tom Cruise, Viola Davis, women directors among major 2023 Oscar snubs

The Oscars have been criticised in years past for their lack of diversity among nominees, sparking a move to broaden Academy membership.

U.S. Senate panel probes competition after Taylor Swift ticketing fiasco

By Diane Bartz and Moira Warburton WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Live Nation Entertainment's president apologized to pop star Taylor Swift and her fans for a major fiasco involving ticket sales for her

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Rahul Gandhi in Srinagar, where the Bharat Jodo Yatra has culminated | Rahul Gandhi/Twitter

Bharat Jodo Yatra has worked more for Rahul Gandhi. Congress’ walk...

In such a buzz-creating yatra, not one new Congress leader was born. Pramod Mahajan, M. Venkaiah Naidu, Modi emerged from Advani's and Manohar Joshi’s yatras.
File photo of trade unions protesting the Modi government's labor codes in Bhubaneswar | ANI

Economic Survey says govt’s labour codes ‘in tune with market trends’....

Four labour codes, amalgamating 29 laws, were passed in 2019 & 2020. But central, state govts have yet to notify the laws that will cater to around 40 crore unorganised sector workers.


Representational image | Nuclear submarine INS Chakra | Indian Navy

Budget 2023: Defence eyes big boost for more firepower, submarines, drones

Private sector is also hoping for a high budgetary allocation for defence capital expenditure since it will translate into more acquisition programmes fructifying.

Return of the Muslim: From Modi ‘sermon’ to Pathaan to Bharat...

Most key Hindutva/RSS objectives have been achieved, and Modi & BJP now need social calm, at least till summer of 2024. A de-escalation of some sort is on.