India-China tension: Soldier's death puts spotlight on Tibetans in India   

Nyima Tenzin, a Tibetan-Indian soldier, died on August 30 in a landmine blast near the Pangong Tso lake, which has become a site of dispute for Indian and Chinese militaries recently. The soldier, par...

Bollywood's Rhea Chakraborty arrest: Media sensationalism, misogyny criticized

Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty was arrested this week on alleged drug offenses, after months of a media frenzy that followed the death of her boyfriend and fellow actor, Sushant Singh Rajput. C...

India: Bollywood star gets tight security after criticizing Mumbai

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut arrived in Mumbai Wednesday, after being granted Y-category security by India’s Ministry of Home Affairs. Y-category security is granted to VIPs, and the security ...

Lockdown deaths in India ignite debate on police brutality

NEW DELHI (AP) — For two and a half minutes the popular Indian radio DJ described in graphic detail what she said was the torture and killing of a father and son in police custody. T...

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan recovers from coronavirus

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan was discharged from a Mumbai hospital on Sunday after undergoing three weeks of treatment for the coronavirus. His actor son, Ab...

'Whitening' creams undergo a makeover but colorism persists

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The world's biggest cosmetics companies have been selling a fairy tale that often goes something like this: If your husband's lost interest in you, if your colleague...

Death of young actor fuels debate on nepotism in Bollywood

NEW DELHI (AP) — The entertainment capital of India may be reeling under the coronavirus onslaught, but its celebrity inhabitants are being roiled by troubles of another kind. The su...

Ertugrul: 'Muslim Game of Thrones' grips Pakistani viewers

Kanwal K is a school teacher in the city of Rawalpindi in Pakistan's Punjab province. Kanwal tries to dedicate as much time as possible to her three children as she works around the clock to make ...

Indian leader's virus fund won't disclose donors, payments

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bejon Misra responded quickly to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal in March for donations to a new fund to strengthen the country's fight against the coronavirus. ...

The Latest: India IT hub Bangalore in lockdown as cases rise

NEW DELHI — India’s coronavirus caseload is nearing 850,000 with a record surge of 28,637 in the past 24 hours, prompting authorities to announce a weeklong lockdown in the key southern technology hub...

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan tests positive for COVID-19

On Saturday, Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan revealed that he had tested positive for COVID-19. His son, actor Abhishek Bachchan, has also tested positive for the virus. The actors, who are hospi...

Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan hospitalized with coronavirus

NEW DELHI (AP) — Amitabh Bachchan has tested positive for the coronavirus and is hospitalized in Mumbai, India’s financial and entertainment capital, the Bollywood superstar announced Saturday on Twit...

Top Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan dies at 71

NEW DELHI (AP) — Saroj Khan, a top Bollywood choreographer, died of cardiac arrest in a Mumbai hospital early Friday, her family said. She was 71. The three-time National Award winne...

Madame Tussauds Singapore Rolls Out The Red Carpet For Local Stars

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 28 June 2020 - On the 1st of July 2020 Madame Tussauds Singapore will roll out the red carpet again, for you! So glam up and take the spotlight alongside more than 80 ...

Popular Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, 34, found dead

MUMBAI, India (AP) — Popular Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput was found dead at his Mumbai residence on Sunday, police and Indian media reports said. Initial reports citing polic...