Wednesday, February 1, 2023


U.S. Senate panel grills Live Nation head 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

Tennis-Tsitsipas sends cheeky invite to actress Margot Robbie after reaching semis

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Stefanos Tsitsipas produced a blockbuster performance to reach the Australian Open semi-final on Tuesday then sent out an invitation to actress Margot Robbie to come and support

Factbox-Oscar nominations 2023: nominees for 95th Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominations on Tuesday for the 95th Academy Awards. Winners will be revealed in Hollywood on March 12 in Los Angeles.

Multiverse adventure ‘Everything Everywhere’ leads Oscar nominations

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -Dimension-hopping adventure "Everything Everywhere All at Once" topped the list of films nominated on Tuesday for this year's Academy Awards, securing 11

‘Elvis,’ ‘Everything Everywhere’ score Oscar best picture nods

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) -The splashy "Elvis" biopic, dark comedy "The Banshees of Inisherin" and multiverse adventure "Everything Everywhere All at Once" landed nominations for best

‘Elvis,’ ‘Everything Everywhere’ vie for Oscar nods on Tuesday

By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood's film academy will announce this year's Oscar nominees early on Tuesday, a field expected to range from biopic "Elvis" to dark comedy "The Banshees

‘Rust’ to be completed with Baldwin in lead role, lawyer says

By Andrew Hay (Reuters) - Western movie "Rust" will continue filming with Alec Baldwin in the lead role, a lawyer for the production said Monday, days after prosecutors said they would charge the

Live Nation CFO defends Ticketmaster, blames bots for Taylor Swift debacle

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Ticketmaster learned "valuable lessons" when the Taylor Swift concert tickets sale last year was disrupted by record bot traffic, the parent company will tell

Maison Rabih Kayrouz returns to haute couture runway in Paris

By Mimosa Spencer PARIS (Reuters) - Maison Rabih Kayrouz took to the runway on Monday for the first time in three years, showing an elevated collection that toyed with the boundaries of ready-to-wear

A glamourous Parisian’s haute couture wardrobe goes up for auction at Christie’s

By Michaela Cabrera PARIS (Reuters) - A wardrobe owned by a Parisian woman who rubbed elbows with Yves Saint Laurent and other famous French designers is up for online auction at Christie's as Haute

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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.