Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was present at the launch of filmmaker Karan Johar's autobiography "An Unsuitable Boy" in Mumbai on Monday, said Karan is an intelligent and sensitive man with a gifted quality to understand human emotions.
As Michelle Obama prepares to leave the White House, she's been talking publicly about how eager she is to return to normal life. "I want to open my front door without discussing it with anyone -- and just walk," she told Oprah Winfrey in an interview last year.
Former Punjab Chief Minister Surjit Singh Barnala was today cremated with full state honours at his native village Barnala. His son and ex-MLA Gaganjit Singh and grandson Samarpratap Singh jointly lit the pyre. Once the bugle sounded, a pall of silence descended at the cremation ground before police personnel fired shots in air as a mark of respect to the departed leader.
William Peter Blatty's novel and later screenplay for the 1973 film about a demonic possession became a phenomenon and stirred fierce public debate about the occult. The Bethesda, Md., native has died at age 89.
Malala Yousafzai, Pakistani Nobel Laureate and education activist who aspires to become Prime Minister one day, has given an admission interview at the prestigious Oxford University for studying politics, philosophy and economics, media reports said today.
When billionaire investor Wilbur Ross salvaged two North Carolina textile mills from bankruptcy in 2003 and 2004, one of the first things he did was head to Washington to immerse himself in trade law and policy.
Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a wily political survivor and multimillionaire mogul who remained among the ruling elite despite moderate views, died on Sunday, state TV reported. He was 82.
Renowned sitar player Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan, - the last survivor of the 'Sitar Trinity' of India along with the late Pandit Ravi Shankar and Ustad Vilayat Khan - died in Mumbai today after a brief illness, a family member said. He was 88.