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Nokia 3310 makes a comeback, co lines up 3, 5, 6 next quarter

Barcelona: Finnish mobile device player Nokia is in reboot mode as it gets ready to bring to India a new version of its 17-year-old iconic Nokia 3310 handset for about Rs 3,500, along with its Android smartphones, next quarter. “All the products that we have announced Nokia 3310, Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 will be available in the second quarter of this year in India. Average global selling price for Nokia

Emma Stone wins best actress Oscar for La La Land

Los Angeles: Emma Stone danced her way to victory as she took home the best actress Oscar for her portrayal of Mia in Damien Chazelle’s soaring musical La La Land. The 28-year-old triumphed for the first time at Oscars defeating strong contenders like Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Ruth Negga (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie) and veteran actress Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins). Stone’s performance, as an aspiring actress working as a barista

Asghar Farhadi wins best foreign film Oscar

Los Angeles: Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi, who did not attend this year’s Academy Awards to protest against President Donald Trump’s travel ban against seven Muslim countries, won his career’s second best foreign film Oscar for The Salesman. Farhadi may have been absent but his strong worded, political speech took centre stage as it was read out by a representative of the film. Calling the win a ‘great honour’, Farhadi thanked

7 killed in prison bus attack in Sri Lanka

Colombo: At least seven persons, including an underworld don, were killed when a prison bus was attacked by unidentified men in southwestern Sri Lanka today, the police said. The attackers opened fire on the bus transporting prisoners from Kalutara prison to a magistrate court, police media spokesman Priyantha Jayakody said. He said seven persons were killed and four injured. The bus was attacked at Nagaha junction in Kalutara, ColomboPage reported. Among

Hollywood stars react to Moonlight, La La Land Oscars gaffe

Los Angeles: Hollywood stars were left shocked and surprised following one of the most bizarre mix-up during the best picture announcement at the 89th Academy Awards. La La Land, which won six trophies including best director and actress, was incorrectly declared the best picture winner by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway at the ceremony. However, during the their victory speech, the musical’s one of the producers, Jordan Horowitz, realised the mistake and

Oscar: Moonlight trumps La La Land for best picture

Los Angeles: Coming-of-age drama Moonlight won the best picture Oscar defeating strong favourite La La Land after a shocking mix-up in the announcement of the top award. La La Land which won six trophies, including best director and actress, was incorrectly declared the winner by Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. However, midway through their victory speech, the producers of the musical realised the error and John Horowitz announced that the award actually belonged to Moonlight. 

HP hammers Delhi at Vijay Hazare Trophy match

Bhubaneswar: Veteran India discard Gautam Gambhir scored a duck as Himachal Pradesh hammered Delhi into submission with an emphatic 185-run win in a Vijay Hazare Trophy group B encounter, here on Monday. This is second defeat in a row for young Rishabh Pant-led Delhi. Thy will have to win all their remaining matches in order to harbour hopes of qualifying for the knock-outs. Batting first, Himachal Pradesh piled up a