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  • Iranian football legend Ali Karimi hangs up boots 1 hour 50 minutes ago

    Tehran: Iranian football legend and international star Ali Karimi has decided to hang up his boots. The 35-year-old made the announcement in a letter published on his Instagram account, saying that "the fans will always stay in my heart", Xinhua quoted Tehran Times as reporting on Monday. Karimi joined Iran's Persepolis club...
  • Match-winner Ishant needed convincing to go short 4 hours 54 minutes ago

    London: Ishant Sharma's short-pitched barrage inspired India to victory at Lord's on Monday, but the tall right-arm seamer needed more than a little convincing from his captain to attempt the match-winning tactic. Sharma took career-best figures of 7 for 74 as India claimed a 95-run victory to go 1-0 up in...
  • 2nd Test: India beat England by 95 runs to break 28-year Lord's jinx 19 hours 21 minutes ago

    Team India registered a historic 95-run win over England on the fifth and final day of the second Test at Lord's here Monday. Led by a ferocious Ishant Sharma, who bounced out England's batsmen with some relentless short-pitched bowling, India bundled out England for 223 to pull off a huge...
  • We will bat to win, says England assistant coach Farbrace Yesterday

    London: England assistant coach Paul Farbrace has said that his side will be turning up on day five with the intention to win this second Test against India at Lord's. At stumps on day four, the hosts were struggling at 105 for 4 in a chase of 319 runs for victory. "You've...
  • Scoring a hundred at Lord's is amazing: Ballance 3 days ago

    London: England's century-maker on day two of the second Test versus India here, Gary Ballance on Friday said that his side needs to make use of the remaining wickets on day three and try to take a lead in the first innings. Ballance scored 110 runs and added to his century...
  • 2nd Test: Gary Ballance hundred cuts India's lead to 76 on Day 2 3 days ago

    Gary Ballance buried the criticism of his pre-match drinking binge with a fine century at Lord's on day two of the second Test against India, which took England within 76 runs of the visitors' first innings total of 295. Ballance scored 110 and added 98 in a fifth-wicket stand with Moeen...
  • Real life couple Aamir Ali, Sanjeeda Sheikh to work together in 'Ek Hasina Thi' 4 days ago

    Mumbai: Real life couple Aamir Ali and Sanjeeda Sheikh will be romancing on-screen as the former will be seen in a cameo in upcoming episodes of TV show "Ek Hasina Thi". Sanjeeda plays the lead character of Durga in the thriller show, aired on Star Plus. "Aamir will start shooting soon. He...
  • UP government clears Mohammad Ali Jauhar University (Amendment) Bill 4 days ago

    Mohammad Ali Jauhar University (Amendment) Bill, which had been pending for seven years, has been finally cleared by the outgoing Uttar Pradesh Governor Aziz Qureshi granting minority status to the varsity. The varsity is the dream project of senior Samajwadi Party minister Azam Khan, who often criticised Raj Bhawan for delaying clearance...
  • J&K: Minister's son storms police station, assaults complainant 5 days ago

    Srinagar: In a shocking incident from Jammu and Kashmir, the son of the state's Forest Minister on Wednesday stormed into a police station and allegedly assaulted a man who had filed a complaint against three of his men. Mohammad Sadiq had complained that three aides of Mehr Ali had beaten...
  • US court issues partial win to Osama Bin Laden assistant 1 week ago

    Washington: A US appeals court has set aside two of three convictions against a former personal assistant to Osama Bin Laden. The US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit issued the ruling in the case of Ali Hamza al-Bahlul, a Yemeni, who produced propaganda videos for al-Qaida...
  • England coach insists Cook will 'stay strong' 1 week ago

    London: England captain Alastair Cook will "stay strong" in the remainder of the home series with India, according to coach Peter Moores after the opening batsman's struggles continued in the drawn first Test at Trent Bridge. The latest in a run of a low scores came at Nottingham where the left-hander...
  • England, India search for positive spin after stalemate 1 week ago

    England and India will take a fresh look at their spin options for the second Test at Lord's after tail-enders exposed the limitations of both pace attacks in the drawn first Test at Nottingham. England's four-man seam battery and part-time spinner Moeen Ali failed to break the resilience of India's lower-order...
  • 1st Test: India lead England by 128 runs on Day 4, draw likely July 13, 2014

    Joe Root and James Anderson's world-record partnership earned England an unlikely slender lead and then two late Indian wickets in the evening turned day four of the first Test in England's favour, leaving the hosts as the only team with a chance to win on the final day. Middle-order batsman Root...
  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • Ali Fazal's parents can't watch 'Bobby Jasoos' in the holy month of Ramadan July 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ali Fazal is being praised by critics and viewers for his performance in 'Bobby Jasoos', but he's a tad disappointed as his parents haven't been able to watch the recently released movie due to Ramadan. Ali is 'super ecstatic' with the 'amazing response' he has received for the Vidya...
  • Government appoints retired judge as PCB chairman July 10, 2014

    Islamabad: The Pakistan government has appointed a retired judge as interim chairman of the country's cricket board to oversee fresh elections for chairman. Attorney General Salman Aslam Butt told the Supreme Court on Thursday that Jamshed Ali will conduct the election within a month under the new constitution of the PCB. Butt...
  • Criminal defamation case: Naqvi gets bail July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi was granted bail by a Delhi court in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against him by former JD(U) leader Sabir Ali for allegedly linking him with arrested Indian Mujahideen (IM) co-founder Yasin Bhatkal. Naqvi appeared before Metropolitan Magistrate Akash Jain in...
  • Naqvi to appear in defamation case filed by Sabir Ali July 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi is scheduled to appear in a Patiala House court on Wednesday for hearing on the defamation case filed against him by former Janata Dal United leader Sabir Ali, for calling the latter a terrorist. After the annulment of his membership by...
  • India pays $550 million in oil dues to Iran: Sources July 8, 2014

    New Delhi: India paid a second installment of $550 million in oil dues to Iran on Tuesday under an interim deal that has allowed Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds globally, two industry sources said. Asian buyers such as Japan and South Korea have already cleared some of the...
  • The 'Haider' effect: Here are the trailers for all the films directed by Vishal Bhardwaj July 8, 2014

    Are you psyched to see 'Haider'? Are you wondering what to expect from the latest Vishal Bhardwaj film? If you are to be advised by us, we'll tell you that you get exactly what you see in the trailer -- meaning, you can always judge a Bhardwaj film by its...
  • After Ustab Amjad Ali Khan's missing sarod, airline company now loses director Mira Nair's bags July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: After Indian classical musician Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's sarod went missing on a British Airways flight, it is now filmmaker Mira Nair's bags that have gone untraceable in its flight. The 56-year-old 'Salaam Bombay' director said that her bags have been missing for the last eight days and the...
  • Can't wait to shoot in Kashmir, says Ali Fazal July 6, 2014

    Mumbai: After the release of his latest Bollywood film 'Bobby Jasoos', actor Ali Fazal has something joyous to look forward to - shooting 'Khamoshiyan' in Kashmir, a destination he has been curious to explore. Ali would soon be shooting for 'Khamoshiyan', directed by newcomer Karan Dara. The young actor says he...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' major break for me as actor: Ali Fazal July 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Ali Fazal has featured in films like "3 Idiots", "Always Kabhi Kabhi" and "Fukrey", but he considers his latest release "Bobby Jasoos" as his "major break". The movie, starring Vidya Balan as the female lead, hit the screens Friday, and prior to its release, Ali was worried about being able...
  • 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' review: You will be bored out of your mind July 5, 2014

    Cast: Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth Director: Arif Ali Remember 'Saathiya', in which Vivek Oberoi and Rani Mukherjee played young sweethearts who elope and marry, only to find themselves constantly bickering and regretting their hasty decision? Now take that film and drain out the crackling chemistry of its leads, wipe out every...
  • 'Bobby Jasoos' review: Film disappoints, but Vidya shines once again July 5, 2014

    Cast: Vidya Balan, Ali Fazal, Supriya Pathak, Rajendra Gupta and Tanvi Azmi Director: Samar Shaikh From a bearded old maulvi in the film's opening scene, to a beggar, a bangle-seller, a giant-bosomed TV show producer, even a buck-toothed and balding palm reader, Vidya Balan assumes multiple disguises for her role as an...
  • BJP leader Trivendra files nomination from Doiwala seat for bypolls July 5, 2014

    BJP leader Trivendra Singh Rawat was among four candidates who filed their nomination papers on Friday for the Doiwala assembly seat where a bypoll is slated for July 21. Rawat was accompanied by by Pradesh BJP president Tirath Singh Rawat and former chief minister Ramesh Pokhariyal Nishank as he filed his...
  • 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' tweet review: This story of friends eloping is mildly cute, but not entertaining July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' marks the debut of Armaan Jain and Deeksha Seth. The expectations are really high from debutant Armaan Jain, who is taking the Kapoor legacy forward in Bollywood. The movie has been directed by Arif Ali, who is Imtiaz Ali's younger brother. This movie...
  • Is 'Lekar Hum Deewana Dil' realistic? Do urban couples still elope in circa 2014? July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Remember Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla's 1988 film 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'? The star-crossed lovers from warring families fall in love, and when their love is met with opposition, decide to run away and live happily ever after. Well, in the '80s that might have seemed like a logical...