'Cannes nomination big boost for independent filmmakers'

 Chennai-based filmmaker Thamizhz Thiyagarajan, whose short film "Donna" has been selected for screening at the forthcoming Cannes International Film Festival, believes the coveted nomination is a big boost for independent filmmakers.

Kim K joins the list of honorees of Variety's 'Power Women' of NY
Kim K joins the list of honorees of Variety's 'Power Women' of NY

 Kim Kardashian was able to raise everyone's eyebrows again but not with another strip infact to join the list of honorees of Variety's 'Power Women' of New York.

Aditya Verma calls for N Srinivasan's recall from ICC chairman's post
Aditya Verma calls for N Srinivasan's recall from ICC chairman's post

Cricket Association of Bihar secretary Aditya Verma on Monday shot off a letter to BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya and secretary Anurag Thakur, asking the duo to "recall the nomination" of N Srinivasan from the powerful post of ICC chairman.

Academy considering return to five best picture nomination
Academy considering return to five best picture nomination

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is reportedly seriously considering a return to its former policy of having only five best picture nominees.

Jagmohan Dalmiya all set to return as BCCI president
Jagmohan Dalmiya all set to return as BCCI president

It's safe to assume that Jagmohan Dalmiya is the new president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). According to reliable reports, the veteran cricket administrator has filed his nomination for the plump post on Sunday.

One Direction thrilled by award nomination

British boyband One Direction are "over the moon" to be nominated for Favourite Music Group at the forthcoming Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

Jon Voight thinks Angelina Jolie deserves Best Director Oscar nomination for 'unbroken'
Jon Voight thinks Angelina Jolie deserves Best Director Oscar nomination for 'unbroken'

Jon Voight has revealed that daughter Angelina Jolie, who scored three nominations at the 87th Annual Academy Awards, but was ignored in the Best Director category, deserves more credit.

Delhi Assembly polls: AAP's Manish Sisodia files nominations from Patparganj

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Manish Sisodia on Monday filed his nomination papers for the Delhi State Assembly elections from the Patparganj constituency here.

Bigg Boss 8: Salman Khan questions Karishma's captaincy!
Bigg Boss 8: Salman Khan questions Karishma's captaincy!

`Bigg Boss 8`s 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode with host Salman Khan is always awaited by his fans.

Jennifer Aniston humbled by Golden Globes nomination
Jennifer Aniston humbled by Golden Globes nomination

Actress Jennifer Aniston has admitted that she is humbled by her Golden Globes nomination for 'Cake'.

Cong minister files nomination from Akhnoor, bats for Jammu CM

Seeking re-election from Akhnoor Assembly segment in Jammu district, Congress leader and state Minister Sham Lal Sharma on Monday filed his nomination papers here, while asserting that the Chief Minister of the state should hail from the Jammu region.

Manohar Parrikar lands in UP, to file RS nomination

 Newly inducted Union Minister and former Goa chief minister Manohar Parrikar arrived here on Sunday to file his nomination for Rajya Sabha.

Two BSP candidates file nomination for RS polls

 Two BSP candidates today filed their nomination papers for the biennial Rajya Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh.

Kailash Kher, Raju Srivastav humbly accept PM Modi's Clean India drive nomination
Kailash Kher, Raju Srivastav humbly accept PM Modi's Clean India drive nomination

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of visiting Varanasi—the city of temples, which also happens to be his Lok Sabha constituency, nominated nine people for 'Swachch Bharat Abhiyan'.

J&K polls: Three file nomination from Ganderbal constituency

Three candidates, including one from Congress on Monday filed their nomination papers from Ganderbal constituency of central Kashmir, which will go to polls in the first phase of the five-phase exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.

Maharashtra polls: NCP leader Ankush Kakde's nomination declared invalid

Senior NCP leader and spokesman Ankush Kakde's nomination as the party candidate for a city Assembly seat for October 15 elections was officially declared invalid during scrutiny on Friday.

Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination
Maharashtra Assembly polls: Over 7,000 candidates file nomination

As many as 7,401 candidates have filed nominations for the October 15 Maharashtra Assembly polls, which is set to witness a five-cornered contest in all the 288 constituencies.

12 candidates file nominations for Kairana assembly bypoll

A total of 12 candidates have filed nomination papers for the Kairana assembly bypoll here, the process for which ended on Saturday.

180 more file nominations for Maharashtra Assembly polls

As many as 180 candidates on Wednesday filed their nomination papers in Maharashtra for the October 15 Assembly elections, taking the total to 320, but major parties stayed away from the process due to bickering among them over allocation of seats in the 288-member House.

Rajasthan Assembly bypolls: No nomination filed so far

No nomination was filed for bypolls to four Assembly seats in Rajasthan till third day today, an Election Commission official said here.