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Messenger of mayhem
Nothing can beat the colour and flamboyance of MSG: Messenger of God directed by Dera Sacha Sauda leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. Even the high drama involving the Central Board of Film Certification and the Modi government  over the film’s release paled before the masala overdose in its trailer. The cult leader wrote, co-directed and acted in the film, but failed to impress the censor...
CINEMA
Masters of make-believe
From pregnant tummies to severed arms, superhero masks and hyper-realistic animals, nothing is impossible for Bollywood's new breed of prosthetic artists
BEAUTY PAGEANT
Paulina Vega wins Miss Universe 2014
CENSOR BOARD
Proud to be a BJP person: Pahlaj Nihalani
BOLLYWOOD
'PK' makers now face plagiarism charge
INTERVIEW
Matters of the spirit
CONGRESS
Attempts to block book on Sonia only fuelled interest: author
OBITUARY
Cartoonist R.K. Laxman is no more
Pune: Legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic "Common Man", died in a private hospital here on Monday evening after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 94.Laxman, brother of late novelist R.K. Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha.He had been admitted to a private hospital around 10 days ago for a...
CINEMA
Snip and snap
STYLE
Gift of the garb
BOOK REVIEW
A treat for the senses
BOOKS
Lure of language
AIRLINE
Smooth take-off
SATIRE
We are not Charlie
CBFC ROW
Nine Censor Board members resign
MOVIE WORLD
Indians out of the race for 87th Academy Awards
ART
GuessWhodunnit
BOOKS
Finding the sweet spot
AWARDS
Sound technique
BOOKS
Fully booked
ART
Man and the maelstrom
GOLDEN GLOBE
'Boyhood' named Best Motion Picture—Drama
Los Angeles: "Boyhood", which was shot intermittently over 12 years to encapsulate the life of a boy from the tender age of five to 18, won the Best Motion Picture—Drama award at the 72nd Annual Golden Globe ceremony here on Sunday.The film's team including its director Richard Linklater, who won the Best Director—Motion Picture, went up the stage to accept the Golden...
CINEMA
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SOCIETY
Licence to wed
New-age matchmakers will help you find a partner based on your aspirations and outlook and not your caste or community
BOOK REVIEWS
The sound of silence
BOOK REVIEWS
Off the beaten path
FILM ROW
Bollywood, young India defend 'PK', protests continue
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Babu goes viral
Ecotrail Personal Care
GMAT please
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chef's choice  |  Hemant Oberoi
Frying the pan
They say pen is mightier than the sword, and, in most cases, it sure is true. Food critics across the globe have become extremely influential and have the capability to make or break the future of a restaurant. ...  »
freewheeling  |  Derek O'Brien
House games
While in school, my sport of choice was football. I was a goalkeeper of some reckoning in local and club-level tournaments. The only reason I made it to the school cricket team (as wicket keeper) was that my friend ...  »
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