Irfan Khan

Young artists make a connection in mariachi competition

Josie Borges sat facing a wall as she nervously ran through scales to warm up her voice ahead of performing in the Mariachi Nationals competition.<p>The 14-year-old from Las Vegas had just wrapped up a week of workshops at South El Monte High School, studying under one of the genre’s best.<p>José …

Women's News

Fanney Khan, Mulk and Karwaan are among the new Bollywood movies releasing this week

Fanney Khan, Mulk and Karwaan are among the new Bollywood movies releasing this week<p>The weekend is finally here and there’s a whole lot of things you …

Bollywood

Move over, Zac Efron: Noah Centineo is this summer's new teen heartthrob

No, you’re not seeing double. But if you’re getting your rom-com fix on Netflix this summer, you will see a lot of Noah Centineo.<p>The streaming platform believes that millions of young viewers are about to fall for Centineo, 22, in two major teen romances: “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before” (Aug. …

Celebrity News

Cranston fire in Idyllwild 29% contained

Firefighters battling a 13,100-acre wildfire in Riverside County continued to make steady progress Saturday against the stubborn blaze, which has forced the evacuation of thousands of residents in and around Idyllwild.<p>The Cranston fire was 29% contained as of Saturday evening, with more than 13,100 …

Riverside County

In Idyllwild, anxious residents keep a wary eye on the Cranston fire

Apart from the roar of a few generators keeping a handful of local businesses open, largely to serve firefighters but also residents who were waiting out evacuating, Friday morning was quiet in Idyllwild.<p>Outside the Chevron Idyllwild Garage, Rick Holmes, 73, mounted his motorcycle, alongside his …

Los Angeles

“Irrfan Khan is a fighter” - Mithila Palkar

Earlier this year, Hindi cinema fans woke up to the unfortunate news of Irrfan Khan suffering from neuroendocrine tumour. The actor is currently …

Bollywood

Scenes of destruction and salvation in path of raging Cranston fire

Just down from the Coffers’ Deer Foot Lane, smoke and ash lightly billowed off a few destroyed homes.<p>A large rock fireplace and the foundation were all that remained of one house. The former home was filled with scorched appliances, a burned bathtub and twists of metal pipe.<p>A handlaid rock path …

Los Angeles

Alec Baldwin heaps praise on Irrfan Khan’s Puzzle

Irrfan Khan starrer Puzzle has left Alec Baldwin impressed. The actor took to Instagram to express his appreciation for the film and the performances …

Entertainment (India)

Bystander killed, woman critically injured in L.A. street race

One man was killed and a woman was seriously injured when their sport utility vehicle was struck by a car involved in an illegal street race in Los Angeles early Sunday morning, police said.<p>The dead victim, who was not immediately identified, was pulling out of a driveway in the 5000 block of South …

Los Angeles

Man fatally shot by deputies after pursuit in Pico Rivera

Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies shot and killed a man in Pico Rivera on Thursday morning, officials said.<p>The shooting occurred in the 7100 block of Pico Vista Road just before 2 a.m. and the man was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.<p>According to KTLA, the shooting came at the end …

Los Angeles

Senate Democrats unveil bill to reunite immigrant families 'immediately'

Democratic senators on Tuesday unveiled a new family reunification bill that they said would “immediately” reunite the 2,600 immigrant children still separated from their parents as a result of the White House’s zero-tolerance enforcement policy.<p>The measure would “ensure that never again will the …

Immigration

Rapper's 110 Freeway antics may have financial consequences

It turns out that shutting down the 110 Freeway for a publicity stunt may not be a fiscally prudent idea.<p>In late June, underwear-clad rapper Alexander Dunn — whose stage name is Dephree — climbed up a downtown Los Angeles freeway sign with several large banners and a vape pen. He refused to come …

Los Angeles

Tour bus driving from Pala Casino crashes in L.A., injuring 25

A tour bus carrying 32 passengers crashed into a barrier and tipped over on the westbound 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday, injuring …

Los Angeles

25 injured as tour bus crashes on 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles

A tour bus carrying 32 passengers crashed into a barrier and tipped over on the westbound 10 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles early Saturday, injuring more than two dozen people, authorities said.<p>Twenty-five passengers were taken to area hospitals, according to Officer Roberto Gomez of the …

California

Three people found dead in Redondo Beach residence after report of shooting

Police are investigating the deaths of three people found in a home in Redondo Beach, after a reported shooting Wednesday night.<p>Officers were dispatched to the 700 block of the Esplanade at around 10:15 p.m., after a report of shots fired inside a residence, Redondo Beach police said in a news …

California

Griffith Observatory to remain closed through Friday after brush fire scorches parkland

Los Angeles’ Griffith Observatory will remain closed Wednesday after a 25-acre brush fire scorched hillsides in Griffith Park a day earlier.<p>The fire did not approach the famous observatory, said Mark Pine, deputy director of the observatory, but the observatory remained closed Wednesday to “enable …

Los Angeles

Free Members-Only Screening: Puzzle - Film Independent

Includes a conversation with director Marc Turtletaub and actors Kelly MacDonald and David Denman<p><i>Puzzle</i> is a closely observed portrait of Agnes, who …

Filmmaking

WhatsApp forwards may not be the way forward for India & opposition is making Modi nervy

<i>The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.</i><p><i>The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or</i> …

India News

Seven charged with assaulting police during L.A. street racing incident

Seven men have been charged with attacking Los Angeles police officers who were trying to chase a hit-and-run suspect during a street racing incident in South L.A., prosecutors said Monday.<p>Two officers saw a hit-and-run incident at a “street racing gathering” near Manchester and Western avenues in …

Crime

When Trump meets Putin, and the rising stash in Swiss banks

<i>The best cartoons of the day, chosen by editors at ThePrint.</i><p><i>The selected cartoons appeared first in other publications, either in print or online, or</i> …

India News

Father Demands Capital Punishment For Accused In Mandsaur Rape Case

The police made the first arrests on Wednesday night and caught Irfan Khan, the man spotted in a CCTV footage leading her away. Asif, the second …

Crime

Congress demands CBI probe into Mandsaur rape case

<b>Bhopal, June 30:</b> Opposition party on Saturday Congress demanded CBI probe into the rape of an 8-year-old girl in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. The …

India

BJP Lawmakers Visit Gang-Raped Child's Parents, Expect "Thanks" In Return

Mandsaur rape: "Manniye saansad ji aaye hain aap se milne, dhanyawaad boliye (The legislator has come to see you, say thank you)," the Indore …

India

Orange Coast crew reaches main draw at Henley Royal Regatta

The eight-man crew from Orange Coast College raced to one of its fastest times of the season on Friday, qualifying for the main draw at the Henley Royal Regatta.<p>As the only community college in the U.S. to maintain a high-level rowing program, Orange Coast traveled to the storied event in England …

Newport Beach

Youth rapes 8-year-old, slits her throat and leaves her for dead in Mandsaur; cops catch him in 24 hours

A 20-year-old youth was arrested in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur on Thursday for raping an 8-year-old girl and slitting her throat, leaving her for dead.<p>…

Crime

Orange Coast crew takes on sport's royalty at Henley regatta in England

The last few minutes were tough, the rowers going hard, finishing their early workout with a sprint.<p>Backs straight. Arms outstretched. Legs pumping with each clockwork stroke of the oars.<p>Their long, low boat cut through Newport Harbor on a morning that would be perfectly calm if not for their coach …

Los Angeles

Eight California housing complexes accused of not complying with lead-safety regulations

Federal regulators have accused eight federally-assisted apartment complexes in California of failing to ensure that children living there were not exposed to unhealthful levels of lead paint.<p>The violation notices issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development cite owners for failing to …

Business

Next step for L.A. public bank: Ask the voters for permission

The fate of a nascent effort to create a bank owned by the city of Los Angeles could be decided by voters this fall.<p>The City Council on Tuesday will vote on whether to start the process of placing a measure on the November ballot, asking voters to let the city create a “purely commercial …

Business

Meet the top-ranked American fencer who's also a male model

Things could get ugly — shouting, maybe cursing — if Race Imboden shows up late for his workout.<p>So he arrives well before 9 a.m. on a recent weekday morning, fiddling with switches on the wall as a few more banks of fluorescent lights sputter to life inside this storefront club beside a cell phone …

Summer Olympics

California vows immediate inspections of facilities housing children separated from parents

California regulators said Saturday they will immediately begin inspections at facilities where scores of immigrant children who were separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under a Trump administration crackdown are being held.<p>Michael Weston, a spokesman for the Department of Social …

Immigration