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Oscars 2022: Billie Eilish's 'No Time To Die' deserves Best Original Song win for its legacy-defying casual cruelty
Entertainment

Oscars 2022: Billie Eilish's 'No Time To Die' deserves Best Original Song win for its legacy-defying casual cruelty

Billie Eilish brought a real sense of intimacy to 'No Time To Die,' stripping down her trademark playful vocalizations and her brother’s ingenious production trickery to deliver a haunting, moody ode to the burden of solitude.

Sooryavanshi, Eternals box office numbers show event films remain unscathed by streaming boom, pandemic shutdown
Entertainment

Sooryavanshi, Eternals box office numbers show event films remain unscathed by streaming boom, pandemic shutdown

When it comes to the theatrical experience, recent evidence only confirms what the lovers of cinema might consider is a crude simplification. That for the business of cinema to sustain, it needs to produce more blockbusters than Oscar-worthy contenders.

China property sector distress deepens as second company runs into financial troubles
World

China property sector distress deepens as second company runs into financial troubles

Fantasia Holdings missed the deadline to repay a $205.7 million loan

On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond actor Daniel Craig made Commander in the Royal Navy
Entertainment

On Her Majesty's Secret Service: James Bond actor Daniel Craig made Commander in the Royal Navy

The honour comes as Daniel Craig makes his final outing as 007 in No Time To Die, set for its world premiere on 30 September, after months of coronavirus delays.

US economic recovery slow but ready for Fed to start withdrawing financial support
World

US economic recovery slow but ready for Fed to start withdrawing financial support

Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell has signaled that the start of the taper process could begin before the end of the year, but an increase in the key borrowing rate would not come until later

Tanya Roberts, That '70s Show and Bond actress, in 'poor condition' after collapsing at home
Entertainment

Tanya Roberts, That '70s Show and Bond actress, in 'poor condition' after collapsing at home

Tanya Roberts’ publicist confirmed that the actress, known for her role in the James Bond film A View to a Kill, was hospitalised after falling at her home.

RBI holds OMO auction worth Rs 15,000 crore for liquidity in system; settlements to be done today
Business

RBI holds OMO auction worth Rs 15,000 crore for liquidity in system; settlements to be done today

While the notified amount was Rs 15,000 crore, total amount offered stood at Rs 39,529 crore but the central bank accepted only the notified amount.

Indian bonds gain as Fed's surprise move to limit coronavirus impact raises RBI rate-cut hopes
Business

Indian bonds gain as Fed's surprise move to limit coronavirus impact raises RBI rate-cut hopes

Indian bond yields fell sharply on Wednesday morning as a surprise rate cut by the US Federal Reserve to limit the coronavirus impact raised expectations of a similar move back home

Equity, forex, derivatives markets to remain shut on account of Maharashtra Assembly elections
Business

Equity, forex, derivatives markets to remain shut on account of Maharashtra Assembly elections

On Friday, the BSE benchmark Sensex closed 246.32 points or 0.63 percent higher at 39,298.38 while the NSE gauge Nifty too rose 75.50 points or 0.65 percent to settle at 11,661.85.

James Bond actress Nadja Regin, known for From Russia With Love and Goldfinger, passes away aged 87
Entertainment

James Bond actress Nadja Regin, known for From Russia With Love and Goldfinger, passes away aged 87

Nadja Regin was best known for her role as the mistress of Kerim Bey in James Bond movie From Russia with Love

Govt needs to step in when credit rating agencies do a lax job
Business

Govt needs to step in when credit rating agencies do a lax job

Credit rating agencies made their advent to aid small investors and others who do not have the wherewithal to carry out their own credit risk assessment.

Fever review: Real suspense is how Rajeev Khandelwal, Gauhar Khan chose this film
Entertainment

Fever review: Real suspense is how Rajeev Khandelwal, Gauhar Khan chose this film

Fever will not have you at the edge of the seat but keep you suspended -- in disbelief -- that stories like this get funding and actors

Brexit: Raghuram Rajan, Arun Jaitley say India well prepared for any eventuality
Business

Brexit: Raghuram Rajan, Arun Jaitley say India well prepared for any eventuality

In the wake of plunging markets, finance minister Arun Jaitley also tried to calm down the markets following the mayhem caused by the UK's exit from EU

Daniel Craig says it's fine if Kanye West plays James Bond
Entertainment

Daniel Craig says it's fine if Kanye West plays James Bond

Daniel Craig has said that he is fine if rapper-designer Kanye West plays the role of the fictional superspy.

Writing's On The Wall: Sam Smith's theme song for upcoming James Bond film is a forgettable one
Entertainment

Writing's On The Wall: Sam Smith's theme song for upcoming James Bond film is a forgettable one

The new James Bond theme song, Writing's On The Wall, is out and it might be one of the most forgetful one in recent memory.

Cautious SBI may delay $1.5 bn bond sale fearing Greek crisis spillover
Business

Cautious SBI may delay $1.5 bn bond sale fearing Greek crisis spillover

The bank raised $750 million with 5-year tenure at US treasury interest rate plus 205 basis points, while it priced the 10-year $500 million issue at 225 basis points over the treasury.

India's strong cash balance behind bond announcement delay: source
Business

India's strong cash balance behind bond announcement delay: source

Neither the central bank nor the finance ministry made an announcement on Monday about this week's bond auction, as is usually the case, creating confusion in markets.

Bond sales gain traction, jump 30% to $14.9 bn in Jan-Mar
Business

Bond sales gain traction, jump 30% to $14.9 bn in Jan-Mar

In total the rupee-denominated bonds touched Rs 76,820 crore in the January-March quarter, up 33.3 percent compared to the same period last year when it had stood at Rs 57,630 crore.

Cash-strapped Railways gets a lifeline: LIC offers to invest Rs 1.5 lakh cr over 5 years
Economy

Cash-strapped Railways gets a lifeline: LIC offers to invest Rs 1.5 lakh cr over 5 years

The investment would be done in bonds issued by various railway entities such Indian Railways Finance Corporation (IRFC), beginning next fiscal.