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  • Gujarat: Woman kills husband over his dark complexion Yesterday

    Anand (Gujarat): A 22-year-old man was on Thursday killed allegedly by his wife who was unhappy with his dark complexion, following which she has been arrested. "Farzanabano (22), a resident of Sundarana village in Petlad taluka of Anand district, was arrested for killing her husband Farukh Malek today, because she was...
  • Viswanathan Anand held by Rauf Mamedov at Shamkir Chess Meet Yesterday

    Shamkir: Former World Champion Viswanathan Anand settled for an easy draw playing with black pieces against GM Rauf Mamedov of Azerbaijan in the 6th round of Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov. After beating erstwhile leader Wesley So of United States in the previous round, Anand's streak...
  • Viswanathan Anand crushes Wesley So in Shamkir Chess 3 days ago

    Five times world champion Viswanathan Anand scored a crushing victory against overnight leader Wesley So of the United States of America in the fifth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, being held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov. After four draws on the trot, Anand's chances finally came against the in-form So...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Vladimir Kramnik 4 days ago

    Shamkir: Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand drew with old foe Vladimir Kramnik of Russia in the fourth round of Shamkir Chess 2015, held in the memory of Grandmaster Vugar Gashimov. With his fourth straight draw in one of the strongest tournament of the year, Anand maintained a fifth per cent score...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Giri in Shamkir Chess 5 days ago

    Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Former world champion Viswanathan Anand was held to a draw by Anish Giri of the Netherlands after a combative game in the third round of Shamkir Chess on Sunday. On what turned out to be a tough day for the Indian ace after easier games in the first two...
  • Viswanathan Anand draws with Vachier-Lagrave in Shamkir Chess tournament 6 days ago

    Shamkir (Azerbaijan): Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out his second straight draw in the Shamkir Chess tournament, signing peace with Maxime Vachier-Lagrave of France quite easily with black pieces in the second round here today. After letting reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway off the hook in the first...
  • Yogendra Yadav reacts to AAP's show-cause notice against him, calls it a joke 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Aam Aadmi Party rebel leader Yogendra Yadav on Saturday reacted to the show-cause notice issued to him by his party on Friday and called it a joke. "That's a joke, I thought. Last evening, I had spoken to Mr Waghela, the Chair of Disciplinary Committee. He said he was...
  • Viswanathan Anand lets Carlsen off the hook, settles for draw 1 week ago

    Shamkir: Viswanthan Anand let a golden opportunity slip as he let reigning World Champion Magnus Carlsen off the hook and settled for a draw with the Norwegian in the first round of 2nd Vugar Gashimov Memorial chess tournament on Friday. Capitalising on an unforced error by Carlsen, five-time World Champion Anand...
  • Congress hits out at Modi for attacking opposition abroad, says PM demeaned India 1 week ago

    New Delhi: The Congress on Friday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for attacking the opposition during his address to Indian diaspora at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto. Senior Congress leader Anand Sharma said the Prime Minister demeaned India. Sharma has taken exception to Modi for criticising the previous UPA government...
  • The success story called #SupportIceHockey: all you want to know 1 week ago

    In a country like India, where cricket rules every sports roster, the success of #SupportIceHockey drive has been a heart-warming success story. The Ice Hockey Association of India (IHAI), a few weeks back, came up with an idea of crowd-funding via social media so that the Indian ice hockey team, consisting...
  • Viswanathan Anand to meet Magnus Carlsen in Shamkir opener 1 week ago

    Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand will meet reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway in the first round of Shamkir Chess, held in the memory of Vugar Gashimov. Drawing number '4' in the drawing of lots, Anand will not only have the advantage of playing white in the first game but...
  • All rules will be followed while acting against AAP rebels: Gopal Rai April 16, 2015

    AAP leadership has referred names of rebel leaders Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Ajit Jha and Anand Kumar to the disciplinary committee. The action comes after the rebel unit announced the formation of the Swaraj Abhiyan, a group within the party to campaign for internal democracy, and also named professor Anand...
  • Professor Anand Kumar will be national convenor of 'Swaraj Abhiyan', says Yogendra Yadav April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: After announcing the formation of the non-political group 'Swaraj Abhiyan' which will try to establish the concept of 'swaraj' and work for strengthening 'alternative politics', Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) rebel Yogendra Yadav has named professor Anand Kumar the national convenor of the group. "Swaraj Abhiyan will form a working...
  • Gujarat governemnt writes to Home Ministry to probe Teesta's NGO for misuse of funds April 15, 2015

    Ahmedabad: Training its guns against activist Teesta Setalvad, the Gujarat government has written to the Home Ministry to investigate possible violations under Foreign Exchange Management Act by her NGOs. The government has called Setalvad's NGOs proxy offices of Ford Foundation. The Gujarat government has accused Ford Foundation of direct interference...
  • 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' trailer: Kangana Ranaut steals the show with her rustic accent April 14, 2015

    Looks like Kangana Ranaut will nail this one perfectly. The actress, in a new avatar in Aanand L Rai's 'Tanu Weds Manu Returns' steals all the limelight from the film's leading man, R Madhavan. The actress plays a double role in the sequel of 'Tanu Weds Manu' and sports short...
  • Look of the day: Sonam Kapoor glides down the runway in this white embroidered Manish Malhotra creation April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: Sonam Kapoor took to the ramp for the annual Mijwan Fashion Show 2015 organised by Shabana Azmi wearing this white dress designed by Manish Malhotra. The dress made of embroidered fabric looks beautiful with the contrast of the golden starts on the top part of the dress. ...
  • 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy' review: A film that deserves to be watched April 3, 2015

    Director: Dibakar Banerjee Cast: Sushant Singh Rajput, Anand Tiwari, Swastika Mukherjee 'Detective Byomkesh Bakshy', directed by Dibakar Banerjee, is a moody thriller set in 1943 Calcutta that unravels at an unhurried pace. Loosely adapted from Bengali crime fiction writer Saradindu Bandopadhyay's enduring literary series, the film is intended as the origin story...
  • AAP War: Not new to Indian politics, nobody expected this in party of the 'common people' March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has proved that he is the only boss and he only matters in the party, which he calls a party of the people. In Saturday's National Executive meeting held in Delhi, the scene was chaotic. It...
  • AAP 'kicks' rebel leaders before kicking them out of National Executive, later denies assault charge March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: After being expelled from the party's National Executive, Aam Aadmi Party's founding members Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan alleged Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's supporters of using violence against them and their supporters inside the National Council meeting venue. "Arvind Kejriwal was provoking the workers, while ending his...
  • Amidst high drama, AAP National Council sacks rebels Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan March 28, 2015

    New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party National Council on Saturday passed resolution to oust Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan from the party's National Executive. Yadav's supporters Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha have also removed from the National Executive. Setting the stage for a major showdown, AAP's crucial National Council meet took...
  • Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari compete to solve the dumbest case in the world March 28, 2015

    Before our eyes are greeted by Byomkesh Bakshi, we first have to go through two of the dumbest detectives in the world. Presenting Sushant Singh Rajput and Anand Tiwari as 'Two Detectives' who compete to solve the dumbest case in the world.This 'East India Comedy' video makes you cry with...
  • I forget about my achievements to stay focused: Viswanathan Anand March 22, 2015

    Mumbai: He has seen more highs than lows in an illustrious career and Indian chess wizard Viswanathan Anand says one factor that has contributed immensely to this has been his habit of "forgetting" the achievements to keep the motivation intact. The five-time world champion says he likes to set new goals...
  • I will think about World Chess Championship next year: Viswanathan Anand March 20, 2015

    Mumbai: With the World Chess Championship slated for 2016, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand on Friday said he will start thinking about the Candidates tournament only next year. "I am not thinking about the Candidates at all, because I don't know who is playing. It may well be that I am...
  • Supreme Court extends stay on Teesta's arrest in Gulbarg Society funds embezzlement case March 19, 2015

    New Delhi: In a relief for Teesta Setalwad, Supreme Court has extended the stay on her arrest of as well as the arrest of her husband Javed Anand in the Gulbarg Society embezzlement case. The court has also referred the anticipatory bail filed by Teesta to a larger bench. The case...
  • Excited to be teaming up with Vikram: Kajal Aggarwal March 16, 2015

    Chennai: Actress Kajal Aggarwal, who has been teamed up with Vikram for the first time in a yet-untitled Tamil actioner, considers it an honour. She says she's excited to start working with him as she admires his work. "I'm super excited. I really admire Vikram's work and I'm looking forward to...
  • Goa government clarifies Gandhi Jayanti not cancelled from holiday list, CM calls it a printing mistake March 15, 2015

    Panaji: After dropping Gandhi Jayanti from the list of official holidays, the Goa government has clarified that the Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti holiday (October 2, 2015) has not been cancelled. Goa government's official calendar has already listed Gandhi Jayanti (October 15, 2015) as a holiday. Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar also rubbished...
  • BJP-led Goa government drops Gandhi Jayanti from list of official holidays March 15, 2015

    Panaji: The Bharatiya Janata Party Goa government is embroiled in a fresh controversy after it scrapped Gandhi Jayanti which is celebrated on October 2 from its list of official holidays. The Congress slammed the move saying that it is a national holiday and must be observed. Congress leader Anand Sharma said,...
  • Delhi HC refuses to lift ban on Nirbhaya documentary 'India's Daughter' March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to lift the ban to broadcast Nirbhaya Documentary 'India's daughter' on December 16, 2012 gangrape incident. The PIL filed by lawyer Vibhor Anand sought lifting of the ban on the telecast of the documentary. The High Court has re-notified the matter to...
  • Badminton: Srikanth, Sai Praneeth, Pawar in Swiss Open third round March 11, 2015

    Basel: Leading Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, B. Sai Praneeth and Anand Pawar reached the third round of the $125,000 Swiss Open Grand Prix Gold at the St. Jakobshalle stadium on Wednesday. World No.5 Srikanth defeated Germany's World No.60 Dieter Domke 21-10, 21-14 in 25 minutes. In the next round, the 23-year-old...
  • Ajay Jayaram, Anand Pawar progress in All England Championship March 3, 2015

    Birmingham: India's Ajay Jayaram and Anand Pawar registered straight game wins to progress to the second round of the men's singles qualifying round of the prestigious All England Championship badminton tournament on Tuesday. While Jayaram beat Chinese Taipei's Tzu Wei Wang 21-13, 21-14 in 32 minutes, Pawar took exactly the same...