Focus

Focus not on popular, but sound decisions: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Focus not on popular, but sound decisions: CBFC chief Prasoon Joshi

Prasoon Joshi, the newly appointed chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), believes there's a need for the censor body and filmmakers to have mutual understanding and appreciation of each one's roles and responsibilities. He says his focus will be on driving sound decisions which may or may not be "popular".

Sep 01, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
We're all focused on our own thing now: 'Game of Thrones' star

We're all focused on our own thing now: 'Game of Thrones' star

"Game of Thrones" -- a twisted tale about seven kingdoms entwined with sneaky ploys, nudity and bloodshed in a quest to claim the Iron Throne -- is gradually approaching its concluding episode. Irish child artiste Art Parkinson, who featured in the fantasy series as Rickon Stark, feels the team has already started to move on.

Aug 24, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Mozilla launches new iPhone ad blocker called Focus

Mozilla launches new iPhone ad blocker called Focus

Focus will only work with Safari until Apple opens up the system in the weeks ahead, allowing users to use the app with Firefox.

Dec 09, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Brain game sharpens focus, reduces anxiety

Playing a simple brain game that involves identifying shapes can sharpen your focus and reduce anxiety.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:49 PM IST
Phone notifications kill concentration: Study

Phone notifications kill concentration: Study

Mobile phone notifications can ruin your focus even if you do not actually pick up the phone to respond to them, a study says.

Jul 13, 2015, 12:37 PM IST

Gold up as dollar turns lower; focus on U.S. jobs data

Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar turned lower and global shares fell ahead of U.S. non-farm payroll data later in the week that could give clues as to when the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates.

May 06, 2015, 01:16 AM IST

Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2015 to focus on equality

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan today announced the return of Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM) which will run from August 14 this year with a theme of 'Equality' apart from raising funds for Royal Melbourne Children's Hospital.

Apr 10, 2015, 15:18 PM IST

Noah and the Whale split to focus on solo projects

English rock band Noah and the Whale are splitting up to focus on solo projects. The band issued a statement on Facebook thanking fans for an "incredible eight years together".

Apr 02, 2015, 09:07 AM IST
We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

We need to focus on domestic cricket: Shahid Afridi

Flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi has said that Pakistan need to focus and invest a lot in its domestic cricket in order to be able to compete in a rapidly changing game at the global level.

Mar 30, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

Our eyes 'see' what they want

Even when we need to focus on just one dimension of an object, our eyes tend to take not of several others like color, texture, and luminance, whether we want to or not, says a new research.

Mar 20, 2015, 10:51 AM IST
Idris Elba focus of new Nelson Mandela documentary

Idris Elba focus of new Nelson Mandela documentary

Actor Idris Elba's personal journey exploring the music of South Africa and Nelson Mandela, while coping with the death of his father, is the subject of the just-released documentary "Mandela, My Dad and Me".

Mar 11, 2015, 11:02 AM IST
Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?

Censors brake new Will Smith-starrer in India?

There is bad news for fans of Hollywood cinema and superstar Will Smith in India. Those holding their breath for his new "Focus" will have to wait longer.

Mar 04, 2015, 17:11 PM IST

Calorie counting may affect the ability to focus

 Counting calories may help you shed a few pounds but the habit may adversely affect your ability to focus when you need it the most, new research suggests.

Mar 02, 2015, 17:06 PM IST

`Focus` snatches US box office gold

Sexy con-artist flick "Focus" stole the top spot at North American box offices this weekend, vaulting over hit bondage film "Fifty Shades of Grey," industry estimates showed Sunday.

Mar 02, 2015, 04:12 AM IST
Werder Bremen's Ukrainian boss Viktor Skripnik fears for family in war-torn country

Werder Bremen's Ukrainian boss Viktor Skripnik fears for family in war-torn country

Werder Bremen`s Ukrainian coach Viktor Skripnik admits he struggles to focus on football amidst daily worries about his family in war-torn Ukraine.

Mar 01, 2015, 19:46 PM IST

Brain signals that help people focus identified

In a first, researchers from McGill University have identified a network of neurons in a particular area of the brain that helps people focus whether they are driving a car or performing a surgery.

Jan 07, 2015, 14:47 PM IST
Cult filmmaker Robert Altman in focus at MFF

Cult filmmaker Robert Altman in focus at MFF

Robert Altman, a cult figure from Hollywood who introduced new techniques and trends in the field of cinema, was in the spotlight at the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which screened a documentary chronicling his life.

Oct 21, 2014, 19:38 PM IST

Rajkummar Rao excited about film on road trip

The fact that Bejoy Nambiar`s next film ‘Focus’ is a based on a road trip, makes its lead actor Rajkummar Rao all the more excited about it.

May 15, 2014, 11:14 AM IST

Will Smith to star in `Brilliance`

Will Smith is in talks to star in a movie adaptation of Marcus Sakey`s novel `Brilliance`.

Feb 21, 2014, 16:06 PM IST