Daily Archives: October 8, 2019

White House blocks witness from speaking in impeachment inquiry

The Trump administration on Tuesday blocked the US ambassador to the European Union from giving testimony in the House of Representatives’ impeachment investigation of the Republican president. The impeachment probe is focusing on a whistleblower’s allegations that Trump used US military aid to secure a promise from Ukraine’s president to investigate Biden.

Photos: Ananya’s movie date with BFF Shanaya

Ananya Panday who marked her debut in Punit Malhotra’s ‘Student Of The Year 2’ will be next seen in ‘Pati Patni Aur Woh’. The young starlet often gets snapped in Mumbai on various occasions.

Not worried about market movement: LIC

With assets under management of Rs 31 lakh crore, Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) continues to expand and plans to hire 17,000 people this year, which will add to the headcount. In an interview with TOI, LIC chairman M R Kumar speaks about the focus areas for the corporation.

E-tailers generate $3 billion during six-day festive sales

Flipkart and Amazon India clocked an increase of 30% in their gross merchandise value (GMV) to $3 billion during the six-day festive sales. This was lower than the expected target of $3.7 billion pegged by the consultancy RedSeer. The numbers underline significant slowdown as the sales saw an increase in demand from tier-2 cities and metro customers stayed away.

Ganesh Acharya denies non-payment claims

​​Bollywood choreographer Ganesh Acharya has denied accusation levelled against him by members of Cine Dancer’s Association (CDA) that he did not pay dancers according to the standard rate fixed by the body.

Priyanka on a Bollywood film with Nick Jonas

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas have been giving major couple goals for a long time now. Pictures and videos of the international couple take over the internet in no time. Not to forget their social media PDA which will make you go ‘aww’!
And in a recent interview for her upcoming film ‘The Sky Is Pink’, the actress talked about having kids with her hubby Nick Jonas and more. PeeCee was also asked is she will do a Bollywood with her hubby.

Big sports events today

Here are the big sports events lined up for Wednesday (October 9) that comprise the action from Women’s World Boxing Championships and Vijay Hazare Trophy.

RDJ responds to Martin Scorsese’s comments

Robert Downey Jr. is the latest star to offer his perspective after Martin Scorsese remarks that Marvel movies are “not cinema”.

Movie Review: Gemini Man – 3/5

Despite its technological achievements combined with the best efforts of an otherwise charismatic Will Smith along with a capable cast, and a visionary director, ‘Gemini Man’ isn’t able to take off due to a dull script.

When ‘Joker’ was mired in controversies

Joaquin Phoenix’s one-man show as the menacing Joker might have won over the audience and critics but looks like the film has been mired in several controversies even after its release. From the Aurora shooting victims family raising concern over the film’s release to Gary Glitter’s song ‘Rock and Roll Part 2’ being used in the film, here are details of the controversies of that the film got mired in.