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Zohra Sehgal never accepted last minute changes: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Once she memorized her lines she never looked back to the papers again, says Sanjay Leela Bhansali recalling his work association with the centenarian actress Zohra Sehgal.

Movie review: Alia and Varun's Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya is a fun-filled ride

Watch Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya for wonderful performances, Ashutosh Rana and smart screenplay. But do remember it's one of the dreamy, larger-than-life and low on logic Bollywood movies, writes Sweta Kaushal.

Texas killer tied up the children and shot them back of the head execution-style

The Texas man accused of slaughtering six members of his ex-wife's family, including four children, was charged with murder Thursday amid reports he had previously been arrested for domestic violence.

Good news for salaried class: Budget will give you more money in your hands

The finance minister raised the exemption limit in personal income tax from Rs. 2 lakh to Rs. 2.5 lakh. He also raised the tax exemption limit for investments to Rs. 1.5 lakh from the current Rs. 1 lakh under Section 80C of the Income Tax Act. FM Arun Jaitley promises higher growth | Full text of speech | Poll: Rate the budget on a scale of 0 to 5

Germany take 'tiki-taka' to another level

Germany have taken the 'tiki-taka' passing game so intrinsically used by Spain to another level at the World Cup in Brazil, by adding ruthless efficiency to the possession philosophy.

After 20 long years, Germany fan in Assam hopes to glug his buried Scotch

Bulgaria didn’t just send Germany packing in a quarterfinal match of the 1994 FIFA World Cup. It made Putul Borah bury a bottle of his prized Scotch in his courtyard, vowing never to touch whiskey until Germany lifts the trophy.

Wearable device may spell end of computer mouse

A thimble-like device that sits at the end of your finger and allows you to interact with the virtual world in three dimensions may render the indispensable computer mouse obsolete.

HT poll results: majority think Arun Jaitley's maiden budget is 'very good'

Finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his maiden Union Budget on Thursday. HT asked its readers to rate the budget, which is the first official road-map of the Modi-led dispensation for fiscal consolidation and growth strategies.

Is Shah Rukh replacing Salman Khan as Bigg Boss' new host?

That actor Salman Khan will not host the upcoming season of the TV ­reality show, Bigg Boss, is old news. What’s new, ­however, is that the 48-year-old, who has been hosting the controversy drama for the past four ­seasons, is most likely being replaced by the other big Khan — Shah Rukh.

Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor to come together for Bajrangi Bhaijaan

After the blockbuster Ek Tha Tiger, filmmaker Kabir Khan is all set to team up with Salman Khan for his next film titled Bajrangi Bhaijaan. Slated for Eid 2015 release, the movie will also feature Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Here's a challenge: Can you shun Facebook for 99 days?

What if you are asked to perform a different kind of fasting - to log out from Facebook for 99 days? Do not fret as this is a challenge set out by a Dutch creative agency, but that doesn't mean you can't try and control your social media addiction.

100 crore club: Jaitley bats out centuries this budget

As Arun Jaitley began reading out the budget for financial year 2014-2015, we couldn't help but notice a certain template in the fund allocation. In short, we present you the 100 crore club.

Bollywood reacts to Arun Jaitley's maiden budget

Even as finance minister Arun Jaitley presents his first Union Budget in the Lok Sabha, Twitter is abuzz with expectations and reactions to his speech. Filmmakers Kunal Kohli and Hansal Mehta are two of the most active celeb faces right now.

Brazil's nightmare deepens as Argentina reach final

Still agonizing over Brazil's 7-1 semi-final defeat to Germany, Brazilians will now have to watch their bitter rivals Argentina play for the trophy at the legendary Maracana Stadium on Sunday.

Top 10 budgets over the years and the finance ministers behind them

As India closes in on Union Budget 2014 and all eyes focus on Arun Jaitley, we take a quick look at the top ten budgets that made history, and the finance ministers who propelled them.
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