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Diamonds, pearls, gowns rule Oscars

The red carpet fashion at the just concluded Oscars 2015 was a very expensive affair and has set the tongues wagging about Lupita Nyon-go’o’s 6000-pearls encru-sted gown and $7.2 million jewels worn b

American Horror Story actor Ben Woolf dies

Ben Woolf

American Horror Story: Freak Show star Ben Woolf has died following a head injury.

Love hormone can help drunks sober up soon

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When researchers tested Oxytocin on intoxicated lab rats, it helped them act as if they were sober

Celebrities rally for equal rights

 John Legend gives a high five to Oprah Winfrey after winning the best original song award for Glory from Selma.— AFP

Equality issues dominated the 87th Academy Awards with winners Alejandro G Inarritu, Patricia Arqu-ette, Common, John Lege-nd and Graham Moore calling for women, gay, immigrant and African-American ri

Birdman soars to Oscars glory with four wins

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Birdman — a showbiz satire about the dark side of fame — soared to Oscars glory on Sunday, taking four Academy Awards, including the coveted best picture prize on Hollywood’s biggest night.

Oscars 2015: Equality issues dominate Oscars

Best actress: Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Best actor: Eddie Redmayne (The Theory of Everything). (Photo: AP)

Birdman, Grand Budapest Hotel, Whiplash share honours

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has often mentioned that India enjoys a 3D advantage of democracy, demography and demand in the global economy.

If you were to ask Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s legion of admirers to draw up a list of Modi baiters, a typical one would probably lead with the BJP’s political foes, left-leaning liberals, a large