Aamir Khan on remaking Forrest Gump, career regrets and spending time with his kids

Aamir Khan on remaking Forrest Gump, career regrets and spending time with his kids

Aamir Khan with wife Kiran Rao on his birthday on March 14 in Mumbai.The Telegraph picture It’s become a tradition of sorts for Aamir Khan to spend the first half of his birthday with the media — cutting multiple cakes, posing for pictures and chatting with a handful of journalists. And his 54th birthday celebration in Mumbai last Thursday was no different. Aamir spent the morning at a football game with his youngest son Azad before interacting with the media. Aamir, who was last seen in the disastrous Thugs of Hindostan last year, took…

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Match made in business: Why self-employed people get more profile clicks on matrimonial sites

Match made in business: Why self-employed people get more profile clicks on matrimonial sites

Search databases show growing preference for self-employed as suitable matches on the back of the startup boom.  NEW DELHI: The boom in India’s startup sector may be having an unlikely outcome: a lot more people are now searching for entrepreneurs to say “I do”, say matchmaking websites. In India, matrimonial profiles of self-employed people have traditionally been preferred by the business community. But top executives of cyber services like Matrimony.comand Shaadi.com, which run searchable databases of matrimonial material, say entrepreneurs are garnering a lot more clicks across communities following the boom in the…

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4 great travel games to play on road trips

4 great travel games to play on road trips

Need to keep the kids busy on a trip? Here are 4 travel games for under $20 that can probably make your life a lot easier. 1. This card pack combines so many games it’ll make driving that bus full of children seem easy. Rubberneckers – A card game for cars Purchase here on Amazon – $12.99 2. Includes 12 classic board games easy to play in the car, you know, because of the magnets. Gamie magnetic board game set Purchase here on Amazon – $17.97 3. You know Mad…

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Delhi Fashion Designer’s Plea On “The Accidental Prime Minister” Rejected

Delhi Fashion Designer’s Plea On “The Accidental Prime Minister” Rejected

NEW DELHI:  The Delhi High Court on Monday disposed off a plea seeking a ban on the trailer of the movie “The Accidental Prime Minister”, saying it should be refiled at a public suit. Justice Vibhu Bakhru observed that the petitioner, Pooja Mahajan, a Delhi-based fashion designer, has no personal interest in the matter should refile it as PIL. The plea, filed by Ms Mahajan through her counsel Arun Maitri, said the trailer violated Section 416 of the Indian Penal Code as impersonation of a living character or living persons…

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Qatar Airways Buys Into Fast-Growing Chinese Market, With One Eye On The Future

Qatar Airways Buys Into Fast-Growing Chinese Market, With One Eye On The Future

Qatar Airways has taken a 5% stake in China Southern Airlines, the largest airline in China, in a potentially significant new development for the Gulf airline’s global investment strategy. The Qatari carrier announced the purchase on January 2, saying it had bought the shares just before the turn of the year. The deal gives it a useful foot-hold in what is expected to become the largest aviation market in the world in the coming decade. The International Air Transport Association (IATA), a trade body for the world’s airlines, predicts 1…

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ESA’s Mars probe captures image of 82-km-wide ice-filled crater on the Red Planet’s surface

ESA’s Mars probe captures image of 82-km-wide ice-filled crater on the Red Planet’s surface

There was a time when the news that scientists may have found water on Mars fascinated and awed the world. And now is the time when there are actual pictures that show a hint of a possibility that it might be true. The European Space Agency has revealed images captured by its Mars Express probe which show a giant crater called ‘Korolev’ on the surface of the Red Planet. The crater has been named after chief rocket engineer and spacecraft designer Sergei Korolev, who has been dubbed as the father…

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Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Morgan Stanley stays Overweight on India; ICICI Bank, Gail among top 4 stocks in focus list

Finally! Some good news for emerging markets which witnessed huge foreign money outflows thanks to the rise in the US Dollar. In 2018, a tricky handoff in growth, policy and inflation drove a rolling bear market. However, for 2019, Morgan Stanley expects a larger turning point in a number of multi-year trends. Emerging Markets (EM) assets should outperform. The global investment bank thinks that the bear market is mostly over for EM, has further to go in US credit and is about to begin for the US dollar. [“source=cnbc”]  

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Perfectly preserved £230,000 art deco home goes back on the market for the first time since it was sold on the outbreak of WWII… and even comes with the original furniture

Perfectly preserved £230,000 art deco home goes back on the market for the first time since it was sold on the outbreak of WWII… and even comes with the original furniture

A unique art deco house that was sold in the year the Second World War broke out and is still brimming with original features has gone on the market for £230,000. The keys to this time capsule home called Heol Bryngwili in Cross Hands near Llanelli, in Wales, were handed to the first owners in the autumn of 1939 – and it has remained in the same family until now. Even most of the furniture is original and can come with the property, which is the most distinctive on the street, if wanted….

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Apple Says US Tariffs on China Would Hit ‘Wide Range’ of Products

Apple Says US Tariffs on China Would Hit ‘Wide Range’ of Products

A “wide range” of Apple products including the Apple Watch would be affected by proposed US tariffs on Chinese goods, the company told US trade officials, but gave no sign of an impact on its iPhone cash cow. Apple did not disclose specific revenues for most of the affected products, but of those the Apple Watch may be the biggest seller. It brought in about $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 44,000 crores) in revenue last year, according to an estimate from analyst firm Bernstein. That represents a small portion of Apple’s $229 billion (roughly Rs….

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Snacking on almonds in the morning can help lower cholesterol, glucose

Snacking on almonds in the morning can help lower cholesterol, glucose

A morning snack of almonds may reduce total cholesterol, and improve the body’s ability to regulate blood sugar in breakfast-skipping college students, a study claims. Many college students tend to skip meals, mostly breakfast, while they transition to a more hectic independent lifestyle, said researchers from the University of California Merced in the US. According to the American Heart Association, daily breakfast consumption may decrease cardiometabolic risk factors including blood sugar and insulin metabolism, they said. “This study, the first among a college student population, shows that for those who…

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