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  • Ali Mostafa's 'From A To B' to open Abu Dhabi Film Festival 15 hours 31 minutes ago

    For the first time, 'From A To B', a film which has been locally produced will open the much-awaited Abu Dhabi Film Festival. The film has been directed by Ali Mostafa. Ali, popular for the award winning film 'City of Life', shows the life of three Western-educated Arab youths who...
  • Parineeti Chopra sports a leather jacket and a ruffled hairdo in the first look of 'Kill Dil' 16 hours 34 minutes ago

    The first posters of Ranveer Singh and Parineeti Chopra's much-awaited film 'Kill Dil' are out and the actress is seen sporting a different look in the poster. Wearing a bad-ass leather jacket and rugged-looking jeans, Chopra looks sleek as well as sultry.The title of the film has been inspired by...
  • J&K ministers meet PM Modi, want floods declared as national calamity 2 days ago

    New Delhi: A delegation of ministers from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and requested him to declare the recent floods in the state as "national calamity" and also ensure smooth supply of food grains and other essential items. The delegation, led by state's Finance...
  • Six England players receive first central contracts 4 days ago

    London: Six players have been awarded central contracts by England for the first time, indicating the scale of the upheaval in the national team since the Ashes whitewash by Australia around the turn of the year. Moeen Ali, Gary Ballance, Jos Buttler, Chris Jordan, Ben Stokes and Chris Woakes were among...
  • Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture to be held on October 19 5 days ago

    Kolkata: The third edition of the annual Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi Memorial Lecture will be held on October 19, on the eve of the India-West Indies fifth ODI. "Both the teams are expected to land here on October 18 and the next day would be ideal to host the lecture," CAB...
  • PCA chief apologises for his comments on Moeen Ali abuse 5 days ago

    London: The chief of England's Professional Cricketers' Association Angus Porter has profusely apologised for his comments that England cricketer Moeen Ali should have taken the abuse from the Indian fans during the one-off T20 International as a "compliment". In an interview on Tuesday with the Press Association, Porter said that it...
  • CLT20: Hafeez irked as Lahore Lions include former Pakistan player's son 1 week ago

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and Lahore City Cricket Association (LCCA) have included former Pakistan allrounder Manzoor Ellahi's son, Ali Manzoor in the Lahore Lions side, which reportedly hasn't gone down too well with captain Mohammad Hafeez. A well informed source told PTI that the board had without consulting or...
  • MS Dhoni keeps mum on booing of England players 1 week ago

    Birmingham: In no mood to be drawn into a controversy at the end of an exhausting tour, Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni steered clear of queries on England's cricketers, especially spinner Moeen Ali, getting booed on home turf during the one-off Twenty20 match. India's tour of England drew to a close...
  • A year after Muzaffarnagar riots, victims still await justice September 8, 2014

    Muzaffarnagar: Even a year after voilent clashes in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh that claimed 65 lives and left 50,000 homeless, the state government has been unable to bring the offenders to book. In fact, the police have even tried to convince victims to withdraw cases. A special cell of...
  • J&K: 8,000 people evacuated, says Brigadier Ali Adil Mahmood September 7, 2014

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, Brigadier Ali Adil Mahmood said that the army had already evacuated over 8,000 people in Kashmir. "Bad weather is hampering flying of sorties. Rescue operations are on," said Mahmood. ...
  • We badly needed to win, says Cook September 6, 2014

    Leeds: England captain Alastair Cook expressed satisfaction after his side's 41-run win over India in the fifth one-day international here, but was also concerned that this was yet another ODI series loss for them. India won the five-match series 3-1 despite the loss in the inconsequential match on Friday. "We badly needed...
  • Davis Cup: Novak Djokovic's presence will boost visitors, claims India coach September 6, 2014

    Bangalore: The presence of World No.1 Novak Djokovic definitely tilts the balance in favour of Serbia in their Davis Cup World Group playoff against India to be played on September 12-14, according to the home team's coach Zeeshan Ali. "Djokovic playing is obviously a huge boost for Serbia but more importantly...
  • 5th ODI: India lose to England but win series 3-1 September 5, 2014

    Riding on Joe Root's second ODI century and an improved performance by their bowlers, hosts England salvaged some lost pride by winning the inconsequential fifth ODI against India by 41 runs at Leeds on Friday, which ended the series 3-1 in favour of the visitors. Root's 113 at better than a...
  • Suresh Raina's attacking cricket inspires England's Moeen Ali September 5, 2014

    Leeds: England allrounder Moeen Ali said watching India's Suresh Raina had encouraged him to maintain an attacking approach to batting in one-day internationals. Ali's 67 - his team's first fifty of the series - was the lone highlight for England in their nine-wicket thrashing by world champions India in Birmingham on...
  • Moeen Ali adamant Cook has complete England backing September 4, 2014

    Moeen Ali insisted Thursday that the England team were fully behind Alastair Cook in his role as one-day international captain. Cook came through a tough examination of his leadership credentials during England's 3-1 Test series win at home to India. But he has been under renewed scrutiny during a one-day series...
  • 4th ODI: Rahane, Dhawan power India to series win against England September 2, 2014

    Ajinkya Rahane's maiden ODI ton and Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 97 helped India beat England by nine wickets in the fourth game at Edgbaston in Birmingham. England were restricted to 206 and India have chased it down in 30.3 overs. Dhawan finished the game with a handsome six as India now...
  • Shah Rukh Khan's security stepped up after gangster Ravi Pujari allegedly tries to get in touch with him August 26, 2014

    Mumbai Police has decided to heighten the security of superstar Shah Rukh Khan after gangster Ravi Pujari had allegedly tried to get in touch with him yesterday afternoon. Additional security for Shah Rukh Khan is a precautionary measure. Five rounds were recently fired by unidentified gunmen outside producer Ali Morani's...
  • Sonam Kapoor's stylist Pernia Qureshi to make Bollywood debut with Muzaffar Ali's 'Raqs - The Dance Within' August 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Stylist Pernia Qureshi says playing the lead in Muzaffar Ali's upcoming period film 'Raqs - The Dance Within' is a dream come true. Best known for styling Sonam Kapoor in Aisha, Pernia is making her debut as an actress and she is essaying the role of a revolutionary...
  • Confirmed! Saif Ali Khan's 'Happy Ending' to be released in November August 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Saif Ali Khan's Happy Ending is set to release in November this year. The much-awaited romantic comedy also starring Ileana D'cruz is set to release on November 28, a press release issued said. Earlier, actor Ranbir Kapoor's Bombay Velvet was scheduled to release on November 29 but now the...
  • Youth Olympics: Boxer Solanki loses in semis, to play for bronze August 24, 2014

    Nanjing: Boxer Gaurav Solanki will fight out for a bronze medal in men's flyweight (52kg) after he lost his semi-final bout against Ping Lyu of China in the second Youth Olympics on Sunday. Solanki lost 0-3 on points to his Chinese opponent and he will take on Muhammad Ali of Great...
  • Nawaz Sharif to meet Zardari on Friday in Islamabad amid protests August 22, 2014

    Islamabad: With anti-government protesters stepping up pressure on him to quit, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has invited former president and PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari for a luncheon meeting here tomorrow to discuss issues related to the political impasse. Sharif had a telephonic conversation with Zardari on Friday and invited...
  • Sussanne Khan's sister Farah Khan Ali requests Twitter users to not confuse her with filmmaker Farah Khan August 21, 2014

    The buzz around upcoming Bollywood movie Happy New Year directed by Farah Khan has left one person exasperated - jewellery designer Farah Khan Ali, who was mistaken as film director Farah Khan at an event held in Mumbai. Farah Khan Ali tweeted, "I did not direct HNY, neither do I...
  • 'Hurriyat leaders meeting Pak High Commission not genuine cause to call off talks' August 19, 2014

    Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani is in Delhi to meet Pakistan envoy Abdul Basit. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman Yasin Malik is scheduled to meet him on Wednesday. ...
  • India using military force to crush our basic rights: Geelani August 19, 2014

    India on Monday called off its Foreign Secretary-level talks with Pakistan, sending a strong message to the country after its envoy held an hour-long meeting with Kashmiri separatist leaders in Delhi despite a warning by India against it. Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani said, "India and Pakistan are not...
  • Geelani meets Pakistan envoy amidst protests outside embassy August 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Police officials on Tuesday tightened the security at Pakistan High Commission as some protesters were seen protesting against Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani ahead of the separatist leaser's meeting with the Pakistan envoy. Delhi Police detained some protesters as the they attempted to break the security barricades. Geelani is...
  • Snapshot: Kareena Kapoor celebrates Saif Ali Khan's birthday with daughter Sara in London August 19, 2014

    Saif Ali Khan ringed in his 44th birthday with wife Kareena Kapoor in London. The actress planned a surprise bash for hubby Saif which was attended by his school friends and elder daughter Sara. Kareena looked stunning in a black dress and jazzed up her look with ...
  • UP Police arrests suspected ISI agent in Meerut, recovers key Army documents August 16, 2014

    Meerut: The Special Task Force (STF) of the Uttar Pradesh Police on Saturday arrested a suspected ISI agent in Meerut. Asif Ali, who has been living in the city for some time now, is accused of handing over key information about the Indian Army to the Pakistan intelligence agency. The police...
  • Quick Quiz: Can you guess these lesser-known Saif Ali Khan movies? August 16, 2014

    Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan made his debut with 'Parampara' in 1992. And most of us have forgotten his past movies. On his birthday we bring to you a quick quiz on his lesser-known movies. Can you guess these movies? ...
  • A lot at stake for skipper Dhoni and coach Fletcher August 15, 2014

    London: Mahendra Singh Dhoni's continuance as captain in Tests after next year's World Cup and the retention of Duncan Fletcher as coach after the same event are at stake as India, trailing 1-2 in the series, lock horns with England in the fifth and final Test starting here on Friday. The...
  • Indian batsmen took me as an easy target: Moeen Ali August 14, 2014

    London: He has been one of England's finds in the ongoing Test series against India and off-spinner Moeen Ali feels that visiting team's batsmen took him lightly which ensured a bagful of wickets for him. Moeen currently has 19 wickets at a stellar average of 22.94 with two brilliant spells at...