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  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 50 crore in two days 3 days ago

    'Kick' which marks the directorial debut of Sajid Nadiadwala, and stars Jaqueline Fernandez as Salman Khan 's love interest, has raked in a figure of over 50 crores in the first two days of its release. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted, "#Kick crosses ₹ 50 cr nett mark in...
  • Centre extends help to UP CM to ensure communal harmony in Saharanpur 3 days ago

    New Delhi/Saharanpur: The Centre has stepped in to control the situation after violence in Saharanpur killed two people. Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav to ensure communal harmony in the district. The Home Minister, who is personally monitoring the situation in Uttar Pradesh, also...
  • Salman Khan's 'Kick' earns over Rs 26 crore on the first day, the highest opening day figure for 2014 3 days ago

    If the film stars Salman Khan, it ought to break box office records, right? While it is too early to state if Salman Khan's recent release 'Kick' will emerge year's biggest grosser, it is true that the film has kicked off in a triumphant mode. 'Kick' which marks the directorial...
  • New Zealand's Kane Williamson banned from bowling 1 week ago

    Wellington: New Zealand batsman Kane Williamson has been banned from bowling his occasional off-spin in international cricket because of an illegal action, New Zealand Cricket said on Wednesday. Williamson was reported by the match officials during the second Test against West Indies in Port of Spain in June and independent analysis...
  • Dutch government agrees to assist in comprehensive plan for Yamuna July 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Centre plans to create mega reservoirs by dredging the bed of the Yamuna for which the Dutch government has agreed to facilitate an action plan. "To rejuvenate the river and meet the water requirements, a scheme has been worked out involving creation of mega reservoirs by dredging the...
  • J&K: Protest against Israel's Gaza action turns violent, 1 killed in police firing July 19, 2014

    Jammu and Kashmir: A youth named Suhail Ahmad was killed on Saturday in the police firing in the Qaimoh area of Kulgam district in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place as the protest against Israel's action against Palestine turned violent. The young Suhail Ahmad succumbed to his wounds. The...
  • Akhilesh Yadav suspends Mirzapur Forest Range officer over 'illegal mining' allegations July 17, 2014

    Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav suspended forest range officer of Mirzapur DN Singh with immediate effect and ordered a disciplinary action against him. Mirzapur District Magistrate had recommended action against Singh following illegal mining and transportation in Mirzapur forest area, an official spokesman said. Following recommendations of the DM of Mirzapur,...
  • Ajay Devgn returns as super cop in Singham 2, Kareena joins the action July 16, 2014

    Ajay Devgan is back in a blockbuster sequel with Singham 2 with Kareena Kapoor trying her hands in action too. "Kareena is always good with action, I think she is very confident and she can manage herself very well so, in Golmaal she's stood on a car and in this...
  • Rohtas bandh called by BJP, LJP to protest police firing at Akbarpur hits normal life July 10, 2014

    The 9-hour Rohtas district bandh, called by BJP and LJP to protest the police firing at Akbarpur in which two persons were killed on Tuesday, hit the normal life on Thursday. Shops were closed and vehicles did not ply. The protesters blocked traffic in various places in Sasaram town and adjoining...
  • Action is like choreographed dance, miss a punch and you are in ICU: Big B June 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has shot a few action scenes for his forthcoming fiction TV series titled 'Yudh' and he has compared it to "choreographed dance". The 71-year-old will be seen playing the role of construction company co-owner Yudhishthir Sikarwar in the TV series and he shared his experience of doing...
  • Congress MLA starts hunger strike, demands action against overloaded vehicles June 27, 2014

    Congress MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga on Thursday sat on a hunger strike demanding action against overloaded vehicles on the Agra-Mumbai Highway passing from the district. He began the strike outside the collectorate here. Malinga said he wants a check on the movement of overloaded trucks and stern action against them. The MLA told...
  • Emergency action plan to deal with drought-like situation in Chhattisgarh June 26, 2014

    The weak monsoon in Chhattisgarh is worrying the state government, with Chief Minister Raman Singh on Thursday issuing directives for preparing an emergency action plan to deal with any drought-like situation. Singh directed the agriculture, revenue and disaster management departments to start preparing for the action plan. Besides, he assured farmers of...
  • ICC to apply more scrutiny to suspect actions June 25, 2014

    The International Cricket Council says suspect bowling actions should be scrutinized more closely and plans to review its testing and reporting procedures. ICC general manager of cricket Geoff Allardice told a meeting of the ICC cricket committee in Melbourne on Wednesday that "there's enough bowlers with suspect actions that should be...
  • Lucknow calm two days after sectarian clashes broke out June 21, 2014

    The Uttar Pradesh capital was calm on Saturday, two days after sectarian clashes took place after a prayer meeting over Iraq, officials said. Both the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Rapid Action Force (RAF) have been deployed in the old city area after the clashes between Shia and Sunni groups...
  • Congress seeks report on two MLAs cross-voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll June 20, 2014

    Taking strong note of two MLAs indulging in cross-voting in Rajya Sabha bypoll in Bihar, the Congress High Command has sought a report from state unit for initiating disciplinary action against them, party sources said on Friday. "Bihar Congress on Thursday had informed the party central leadership over telephone about cross...
  • My films down South are instrumental in shaping my career: Yami Gautam June 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Bollywood actress Yami Gautam has starred in several films down south in the initial years of her career and she says those movies gave her much needed exposure and experience. The 25-year-old former TV actress, who made her Bollywood debut with Shoojit Sircar's romantic comedy 'Vicky Donor' in 2012,...
  • Action plan for beautification of Delhi launched June 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Aiming to change the face of Delhi in six months time, government on Monday launched an action plan promising enhancement of civic services and greenery in the capital city through coordinated efforts of all agencies including NDMC, MCD, CPWD and DDA. Construction of bio-digester public toilets, conversion of...
  • Sachithra Senanayake to undergo tests for suspect bowling action June 9, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lankan offspinner Sachithra Senanayake will undergo a biomechanical test after being reported by the ICC for a suspect action. He will be sent to the Cardiff Metropolitan University for bio-mechanical tests, Sri Lanka Cricket announced on Monday. Senanayake was reported for a suspect action by the on field umpires Marias...
  • ICC committee dwells on menace of suspect actions June 6, 2014

    Bangalore: Concerned about the growing menace of chucking, the ICC's cricket committee feels the current methods to detect illegal bowling actions are not adequate and umpires should be more confident in reporting violators. In a two-day meeting here, the committee, headed by former India captain Anil Kumble, felt more needs to...
  • 'Action Replayy' failed due to Akshay Kumar's geek look: Vipul Shah May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Producer-director Vipul Shah, who has teamed up with Akshay Kumar in five films so far, says their previous movie 'Action Replayy' failed at the box office because of the actor's 'geek look'. Shah and Akshay have collaborated in films like 'Waqt', 'Aankhein', 'Namastey London', 'Singh is King', besides 'Action Replayy'....
  • Tension grips Meerut again after death of youth who was shot during clashes May 13, 2014

    Tension prevailed in the city on Tuesday after the death of a youth who had suffered bullet injury in the head during the May 10 clash between two communities here. Shubham Rastogi (18) succumbed to his injuries at a medical college in Meerut where he was admitted after being grievously injured...
  • Open Mike: Does any party care for the rights of the disabled? April 30, 2014

    In the run up to the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits Centre for 'Action for Ability Development and Inclusion' (AADI) in New Delhi as a part of special series 'Open Mike' and asks the people with disability whether any party really do care for their...
  • Salman Khan fans mob the actor, 'Kick' crew in Warsaw April 22, 2014

    Warsaw: From being followed by fans everywhere to getting wide media coverage - the filming of Bollywood film 'Kick', which stars Salman Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez in the lead roles, has generated frenzy in the Polish capital. Director Sajid Nadiadwala, who is shooting the film's climax here, had no inkling people...
  • Emily Blunt to star in Denis Villeneuve's thriller, 'Sicario' April 4, 2014

    Los Angeles: 'The Devil Wears Prada' star Emily Blunt is in talks to star in Denis Villeneuve's 'Sicario'. The 31-year-old actress is lining up to star in the action thriller, reported Variety. The film will centre around a cop from Tucson, Arizona, who teams up with two mercenaries to cross the Mexican...
  • 'Khatron Ke Khiladi': Amitabh Bachchan lends his voice for the opening episode of the show March 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Amitabh Bachchan has lent his voice for the opening episode of the action-adventure show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'. The show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi - Darr Ka Blockbuster' starts tonight. Big B will be introducing director Rohit Shetty, who is the host of this season, sources said. Bachchan had done a special...
  • Legal action against those sending objectionable messages on cellphones during polls March 14, 2014

    Legal action will be taken against those who send objectionable or provocative messages on mobile phone during electioneering. "A helpline for informing authorities about objectionable messages has been started and swift action on complaints will be taken in view of the Model Code of Conduct ahead of the Lok Sabha elections,"...
  • Action Jackson: Ajay Devgn is a star with no attitude, says Yaami Gautam March 5, 2014

    Mumbai: 'Vicky Donor' actress Yaami Gautam, who is sharing screen space with senior actor Ajay Devgn in 'Action Jackson', says he may be a star but he works without giving any attitude. "The shooting for 'Action Jackson' is still going on and I had a great experience shooting with Ajay Devgn....
  • Sugar mill, distillery, dairy plant to be inspected if they discharge effluents into Ganga February 13, 2014

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Wednesday directed the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and its Uttar Pradesh unit to inspect a sugar mill, a distillery and a dairy plant on whether they were discharging effluents into the Ganga river. The NGT was inquiring into whether the Simbhaoli Sugar Mills and...
  • I have no idea: Ajay Devgn on 'Action Jackson' title controversy February 12, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Ajay Devgn, who shies away from dancing, says he couldn't escape 'Action Jackson' director Prabhudheva, who made him shake a leg in two songs. "Prabhu made me work really hard for the film. He made me dance, which I generally run away from," Ajay told IANS. "I have shot...