• Goods and Service Tax (GST) to affect Tamil films?
Goods and Service Tax (GST) to affect Tamil films?

The rates - 5, 12, 18 and 28 per cent - are in line with those finalised for goods. Come July 1, you will have to spend more on your phone bills and to buy new mobile handsets as the government on Friday chose to impose on them goods & services tax ( GST ) of 18 per cent and 12 per cent, respectively, distressing the two industries anxious abou...

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  • J.R.R. Tolkien's new book published after 100 years
J.R.R. Tolkien's new book published after 100 years

After a century of remaining relatively unseen by the public, one of the works that inspired the world of Lord of the Rings is being released. It was edited by his son Christopher Tolkien , 92, and contains versions of a tale that became part of " The Silmarillion ".

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  • Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert
Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert

The "One Love Manchester" show will be held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground just under two weeks after a bomber killed 22 people at a Grande concert in Manchester. Proceeds from the concert will go to a fund set up to help the victims' families. Michael Dugher, chief executive of industry body UK Music, praised the efforts to clamp do...

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  • 'Wonder Woman' Banned In Lebanon Due To Gal Gadot's Israeli Heritage
'Wonder Woman' Banned In Lebanon Due To Gal Gadot's Israeli Heritage

Lebanon's Grand Cinemas chain announced the news on Twitter after the film had already been promoted around the country. It is the first of Gadot's films to be banned, as Fast and the Furious and Batman vs Superman were shown in Lebanon, despite the latter seeing protest from campaigners.

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  • Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Opening Wasn't Smooth Sailing
Pirates Of The Caribbean 5 Opening Wasn't Smooth Sailing

The box office has a clear victor. The actor has been chased over the past year by allegations of domestic abuse and a subsequent divorce ; a dispute with Australia over his dogs; and unusual revelations regarding his life behind the cameras.

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  • Coachella 2018: Festival dates announced and how to get advance tickets
Coachella 2018: Festival dates announced and how to get advance tickets

Queen Bey was supposed to take to the stage at the American festival this year, but due to her pregnancy had to postpone the performance until 2018. The two-weekend music and arts festival will take place from Friday, April 13, through Sunday, April 15, and Friday April 20 through Sunday, April 22, respectively.

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  • Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal
Official says Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

Olof Skoog, whose country is serving a two-year term on the U.N. Security Council, told reporters Wednesday that a USA pullout would also "fly in the fact of pleas from very friendly European nations". According to Axios and The New York Times , Trump has chose to exit the Paris agreement, in which all but two of the world's countries submitte...

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  • Darci Lynne, 12, Is
Darci Lynne, 12, Is "Uncommon" Ventriloquist on 'America's Got Talent'

And last year's victor, Grace VanderWaal, was another 12-year-old who sang. Best of luck, Darci (and Petunia)! Lynne didn't open her mouth, yet produced beautifully crafted vocals coming from her bunny in crime named Petunia. Clearly, this is the very beginning of Lynne's time on Season 2017 of AGT , seen as though she received the golden buzz...

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  • Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert
Ariana Grande to return to Manchester for benefit concert

Photos obtained by the New York Times show pieces of blue fabric found at the crime scene, along with a powerful battery and the detonator used to trigger the explosion. USA officials first caused outrage after they leaked the name of the attacker on Monday before Manchester police did so themselves. May raised the issue of the intelligence l...

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  • President Trump comes out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner
President Trump comes out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner

On Tuesday morning, Trump tweeted about the amount of coverage of the Russian investigation , making reference to "fake news ". Mr Trump, who participated in the annual Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington Ceremony on Monday, is said to be considering a shake-up of the White House administration, with a possible sidelining of press secretar...

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  • Kellyanne Conway Addresses Kushner Reports: Backchannels Are 'Regular Course of Business'
Kellyanne Conway Addresses Kushner Reports: Backchannels Are 'Regular Course of Business'

Dubke has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul amid intensifying inquiries into his campaign's dealings with Russian Federation. He floated the idea of using USA -based Russian diplomatic facilities to avoid monitoring by the US government. But his relationship with the media and leaked information has been co...

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  • Odette Annable Cast as 'Supergirl' Season 3 Villain
Odette Annable Cast as 'Supergirl' Season 3 Villain

Supergirl will be taking on a world killer in Season 3. Andrew Kreisberg, show-runner and executive producer, said this in a statement of having Annable joining the series. Protected and raised on Earth by her foster family, the Danvers, Kara grew up in the shadow of her foster sister, Alex (Chyler Leigh), and learned to hide the phenomenal powe...

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  • Chris Stapleton Postpones Some June Tour Dates, CMA Fest 2017 Appearance
Chris Stapleton Postpones Some June Tour Dates, CMA Fest 2017 Appearance

On his website, Stapleton apologized for the inconvenience and is advising fans to hold on to their tickets, and stay tuned for updates. His appearance at the sold out Watershed Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in George on July 28 is still on his schedule.

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  • You should be ashamed: Donald Trump to Kathy Griffin
You should be ashamed: Donald Trump to Kathy Griffin

The question was also raised of whether Griffin's photos would affect the comic's relationship with CNN; she has co-hosted the news network's New Year's Eve coverage with Anderson Cooper for years. Chelsea Clinton tweeted: "This is vile and wrong". After the 2009 show, there were rumors she would be fired after she said the F word on the air, but ...

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  • CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds
CNN sacks Kathy Griffin over Trump video as backlash builds

Franken said earlier in the interview that Griffin was "properly" denounced for her photo shoot . Kathy Griffin says she knew her new photo shoot with Tyler Shields would "make noise". Trump Jr had tweeted: "Disgusting but not surprising". Griffin, who helped with CNN's New Year's Eve coverage, has apologized , saying that the brief video...

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  • CNN, Other Companies Drop Kathy Griffin Over Trump Video
CNN, Other Companies Drop Kathy Griffin Over Trump Video

In a video posted on social media on Tuesday night, Griffin said she crossed the line and that the image was too disturbing. The images will be taken down and she has asked the photographer to take down the images, she continued. "I am sorry. I went too far". CNN said it was evaluating the matter and had made "no decisions at this point". In a ...

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  • Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team
Trump On Verge Of Making Big Changes To Communications Team

The White House announced Dubke's hiring March 6 after a rocky start for Trump's communications operation. Spicer pivoted to talking about a statement provided by Kushner's attorney that he had already referenced in the briefing and mentioned the dossier prepared by a former British spy that contained unverified claims about Trump's ties...

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  • Official Game Of Thrones Season 7 Trailer Released
Official Game Of Thrones Season 7 Trailer Released

HBO released the official Season 7 poster, followed by what we're apparently meant to call a motion poster - although if it's in motion, is it still a poster? Between all this Lord Baelish (Aiden Gillen) continues to poison Sansa Stark's ( Sophie Turner ) mind, and Arya (Maisie Willaims) is headed towards her home in the north, which is now rule...

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  • Adidas Signs Kendall Jenner
Adidas Signs Kendall Jenner

The ambassadorship is Jenner's first new deal since the Pepsi fiasco back in April. The 21-year-old may have hinted at her Adidas Originals partnership on Instagram a couple of weeks ago when she shared a throwback photo of her younger self in an Adidas logo T-shirt.

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  • At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast
At least 11 US citizens injured in Kabul blast

But the dead also included Afghan security guards at the facilities, including the U.S. Embassy, while 11 American contractors were wounded - none with life-threatening injuries, a U.S. The Taliban later Wednesday issued a statement denying any involvement and condemning all attacks against civilians. It "targets all of us - whether in Manchest...

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  • There's no life left in the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise
There's no life left in the 'Pirates of the Caribbean' franchise

Next you'll tell me Jack's about to be executed in a town square, or find himself stranded with crazies on a desert island. In cinemas today, Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Men Tell No Tales is the fifth film in the hugely successful series, and the first to be filmed here in Australia.

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  • Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself' after photo, Trump tweets
Griffin 'should be ashamed of herself' after photo, Trump tweets

In a post on his Twitter account Wednesday morning, Trump said , "My children, especially my 11-year-old son, Barron, are having a hard time with this". First lady Melania Trump weighed in on the graphic image, saying that she found the images "very disturbing". I went way too far. Cooper was quick to denounce his long-time pal, calling the i...

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  • Trump urges probe to hear Page testimony
Trump urges probe to hear Page testimony

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer in January claimed that Trump did not know Page at all. President Donald Trump on Wednesday morning continued his tradition of tweeting after he watches Fox & Friends. White House officials have insisted to reporters that Trump never met Page and that the energy consultant played a small role on the...

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  • Two more arrests over Manchester attack: British police
Two more arrests over Manchester attack: British police

British police have stopped sharing information on the suicide bombing in Manchester with the United States, the BBC reported on Thursday, because of fears that leaks in the USA media could hinder a hunt for a possible bomb-maker still at large.

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  • Melania Trump comments on Kathy Griffin photo
Melania Trump comments on Kathy Griffin photo

The first video showed a straight-faced Griffin slowly lifting the bloody head. Both tweets have since been deleted. Cooper said he was "appalled by the photo shoot ". "I'm a comic. I move the line and then I cross it". During her acceptance speech in 2007, Griffin said, "A lot of people come up here and they thank Jesus for this award".

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  • Activists investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factory are detained in China
Activists investigating Ivanka Trump shoe factory are detained in China

The activists took jobs between March and May at two factories run by the Huajian Group - one in Jiangxi and the other in Guangdong - in order to investigate labour practices at the company, Li said . Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Hua Chunying (華春瑩) said she did know anything about the situation and declined further comment. "T...

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  • Ariana Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims
Ariana Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry to top concert for Manchester victims

Grande will be joined by Justin Bieber, Coldplay, Katy Perry , Miley Cyrus , Pharrell Williams, Usher, Take That, Niall Horan, and others. Grande was unharmed but she later cancelled several concerts scheduled in London and Europe through June 5.

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  • Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal
Oakland to pay nearly $1 million to teen in police scandal

Her treatment at the hands of numerous police officers, and the resulting scandal due to the Oakland Police Department's effort to cover up an internal investigation of the incidents, led to the resignation of three police chiefs past year, and the filing of criminal charges against multiple current and former police officers from Oakland, a Liverm...

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  • Clinton says Trump campaign likely guided Russians before US election
Clinton says Trump campaign likely guided Russians before US election

Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) could get angry on the campaign trail, but she couldn't get angry because it would backfire for a woman to get angry or emotional. Blue collar, middle class voters in those states were not on Clinton's radar, and they knew it. "I think Jeff Bezos saved the Washington Post ", Clinton said.

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  • Trump Shames Comedian Kathy Griffin Over Severed Head Photo
Trump Shames Comedian Kathy Griffin Over Severed Head Photo

Griffin joked during the shoot with celebrity photographer Tyler Shields that she'd probably have to flee to Mexico when the image became public, according to TMZ . "Hey everybody, it's me, Kathy Griffin ". Chelsea Clinton called it "vile and wrong". "It is never amusing to joke about killing a president". "I went way too far", Griffin said .

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  • White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports
White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports

Trump's tweet came after Merkel told a meeting last Sunday that "the times in which (Germany) could fully rely on others are partly over", a reference to the U.S. "Stay focused. Ignore the noise", even when confronted with good news. "And he will do the same if he's contacted in or - and connected with any other inquiry".

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  • Eminem to release 15th anniversary edition of
Eminem to release 15th anniversary edition of "The Eminem Show" tonight

However odd it may seem, the comparison kind of makes sense. The 1998 film tells the prescient story of a man whose entire life is being broadcast as a reality television show. The album is RIAA certified Diamond and won the GRAMMY for Best Rap Album . Since the cassette reissue was released, fans have been going insane on Twitter.

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  • Former 'Bond Girl' Molly Peters Dies at 75
Former 'Bond Girl' Molly Peters Dies at 75

The retired British actress was famous for starring as nurse Patricia Fearing opposite former 007 Sir Sean Connery in 1965's " Thunderball ". Molly, who was one of many lovely women to appear in the James Bond franchise, has died at the age of 75.

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  • New Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer Features More Bumblebee Action
New Transformers: The Last Knight Trailer Features More Bumblebee Action

The simulation centres will enable guests to experience virtual versions of Transformers characters and interact with them through a variety of activities, including completing missions with Optimus Prime and Bumblebee . Using the help of an Enterprise rental vehicle, the children take down the evil Decepticons and save the day for the Transf...

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  • Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack
Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack

She said that the concert would raise money for the victims of the attack and their families. Grande plans to resume her "Dangerous Woman" tour in Paris on June 7. "From the day we started putting the Dangerous Woman Tour together", Grande wrote in her letter, "I said that this show, more than anything else, was meant to be a safe space for my fa...

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