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  • BJP's Jat leaders meet Amit Shah over reservation issue 4 days ago

    New Delhi: Jat leaders of BJP from various states, including Ministers and MPs, on Monday met party president Amit Shah and apprised him of the situation in the wake of Supreme Court orders cancelling reservation granted to Jats under the OBC category. The delegation of leaders that included Union Ministers Birender...
  • Brendon McCullum has grown in stature over the years March 1, 2015

    How can you take someone who calls himself Baz seriously? Brendon McCullum has discovered, over the course of a decade-long career, that the best way to get respect is not ask for it. When he started off, no one quite understood exactly what this exotic animal was. A wicketkeeper who could...
  • Anthony Mackie convicted of driving under influence February 22, 2015

    New York: 'The Captain America: Civil War' actor Anthony Mackie has been convicted of driving under influence in November 2013. Mackie, 36, was found guilty of the violation and sentenced to complete a drunken driving program and pay fines after a bench trial in Manhattan Criminal Court, reported the New York...
  • Angelina Jolie to direct 'Captain Marvel'? February 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress-director Angelina Jolie is reportedly being considered to helm the upcoming film 'Captain Marvel', which is set for a 2018. A recent report suggests that people behind the female-led Marvel superhero movie are interested in Jolie, following her work in 'Unbroken' and have offered her USD 20 million for...
  • England captain Eoin Morgan victim of attempted blackmail January 22, 2015

    London: England's World Cup captain Eoin Morgan has been victim of an attempted blackmail over a former relationship, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday. According to the ECB, an Australian man had demanded a five-figure sum to prevent a story about one-day skipper Morgan and a previous...
  • Hope more women will join Army after seeing us on Republic Day: Captain Divya Ajith January 17, 2015

    New Delhi: As the Indian Army's all-women contingent prepares for its first-ever presence at the Republic Day parade, its commander expressed hope that seeing the officers march down the Rajpath will inspire more women to don the olive green uniform. Captain Divya Ajith, who scripted history by becoming the first woman...
  • Has ancient Indian science failed to get its due? January 5, 2015

    Aeroplanes existed 7000 years ago, surgery had its roots in India - the controversy surrounding these topics is overshadowing the Indian Science Congress in Kolkata. A paper on aviation by Captain Anand Bodas said, part of a session on 'Ancient sciences through Sanskrit'. ...
  • MS Dhoni retires: Tenure vindicated India's malaise of poor travellers December 30, 2014

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni, with all the success that he has got at the international level, always gave that guy next door feeling and from the streets of Ranchi to becoming the heartthrob of millions, he always had his own way of doing things. We might agree to disagree on a...
  • We had a good chance in Champions Trophy: Sardar Singh December 18, 2014

    Captain of the Indian hockey team, Sardar Singh feels that India had a good chance of winning the Champions Trophy but their aim was to acquire Olympic qualification and win an Asiad gold. ...
  • Australia will win but by what margin is a question: Ian Chappell December 6, 2014

    Adelaide: Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has no doubt that the home team will win the upcoming Test series against India but he feels the margin would depend on how the visiting batsmen tackle the pace and bounce. "The one thing we do know ? Australia will win. But by what...
  • Michael Clarke says no blame on Abbott over Hughes' death November 30, 2014

    Sydney: Australia cricket captain Michael Clarke says Sean Abbott, who bowled the bouncer that resulted in the death of Phillip Hughes, can't be blamed for the accident. Clarke, writing in News Corp. newspapers' Sunday edition, said "not one single person blames him ... he deserves our full support, he will absolutely...
  • Chris Hemsworth to shoot 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' in London November 29, 2014

    London: Actor Chris Hemsworth will join fellow co-stars Robert Downey Jr. and Tom Hiddleston here in January to film new scenes for 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'. Hemsworth (who plays Thor), Downey Jr (Iron Man), Hiddleston (Loki), Mark Ruffalo (The Hulk), Paul Bettany (The Vision), Scarlett Johansson (Black Widow) and Jeremy Renner...
  • India not among front-runners for 2015 World Cup: Fleming November 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Title holders India are not among the front-runners to win the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand, feels former Black Caps captain Stephen Fleming. Fleming's logic for leaving out India from his list of Cup favourites is simple. They won the coveted trophy four years ago at...
  • Embarrassing that we are not competing, laments Mathews November 13, 2014

    Kolkata: Battered and bruised after their embarrassing defeat to India, Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews said they need to tune up in all three departments of the game. Dismayed at the way they have surrendered 0-4 lead to India in the five-ODI series, an aghast Mathews said: "Everything seems to be...
  • Rahul Dravid backs Virat Kohli to take over Test captaincy from MS Dhoni November 12, 2014

    Former India skipper Rahul Dravid feels it will be a great opportunity for Virat Kohli to prove himself as a Test skipper in the first Test against Australia at Brisbane. Kohli has been named captain for the opening Test of the tour Down Under, starting December 4, in the absence...
  • Will continue with same intensity: Kohli November 12, 2014

    Kolkata: An unassailable lead has been achieved against Sri Lanka but Indian skipper Virat Kohli on Wednesday said his team would not let the intensity slip in the remaining two ODIs of the five-match series. Having already pocketed the series with a 3-0 rout, Kohli said they would continue to be...
  • South Korea ferry tragedy: Captain found not guilty of death of 300 people November 11, 2014

    The captain of the South Korean ferry which sank in April has been found not guilty of murder. He has been jailed for 36 years for negligence. Nearly 300 people, mostly students had died in the mishap. The captain had jumped off the ferry. ...
  • We kept repeating the same mistakes: Angelo Mathews November 9, 2014

    Hyderabad: After another crushing defeat to India and losing the series, Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews said his team kept repeating the mistakes and its batting flopped once again. "We can't keep repeating the same mistakes. We once again flopped in our batting," he told reporters after India defeated Lanka by...
  • 'If I lift this, will I get to rule Asgard?' Iron Man, Captain America, Hawkeye try to lift Thor's hammer in this new 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' teaser October 29, 2014

    In a casual conversation over beer, this bunch of superheroes tries to move Thor's hammer, which 'only the worthy' can lift. "It's a trick," mutters, Hawkeye, as all the superheroes try and fail to lift the hammer. But Captain America manages to move it an inch, which Thor finds disturbing.'Avengers:...
  • Haryana CM Khattar allocates portfolios, Captain Abhimanyu gets Finance October 29, 2014

    Chandigarh: Haryana Chief Manohar Lal Khattar late on Tuesday night allocated portfolios retaining charge of Home and some other key departments, making senior cabinet colleagues Captain Abhimanyu the Finance Minister and assigning Ram Bilas Sharma Transport and Education. Khattar will hold most departments including Home, Power, Town and Country Planning,...
  • Senzo Meyiwa murder exposes South Africa's scary gun violence October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: South Africa's national soccer goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa has been shot dead by burglars during a break-in, a killing that shocked the country and turned the spotlight once again on gun violence here. At an emotional news conference on Monday, Meyiwa's colleagues paid tribute to the 27-year-old, who was...
  • South Africa mourns slain soccer team captain Senzo Meyiwa October 28, 2014

    Johannesburg: The shooting death of the beloved captain of South Africa's national soccer team during an apparent house robbery stunned a country long accustomed to violent crime, and police launched a manhunt on Monday for the intruders. Charismatic goalkeeper Senzo Meyiwa was known for his athleticism and easy way with fans,...
  • 'Avengers: Age of Ultron' trailer: James Spader is a terrifying Ultron; Robert Downey Jr's Iron Man debuts the 'Hulkbuster Suit' October 23, 2014

    "I'm gonna show you something beautiful," says James Spader as the ruthless, metallic Ultron. The camera then pans to people staring in dismay at destruction, buildings collapsing, Hulk, sitting down, hugging his knees.The first look at Marvel's highly-anticipated sequel to 'The Avengers' is darker than its predecessor.Fans of 'Avengers: Age...
  • Decision on CM will be taken keeping Haryana's betterment in mind: Capt Abhimanyu Singh October 21, 2014

    Karnal MLA Manohar Lal Khattar, an RSS man, and a non-Jat, is emerging the frontrunner. The final decision will be taken by the legislative party which meets on Tuesday. ...
  • Caste equations to decide the next Haryana CM October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After a historic win, comes the challenge of government formation in Haryana. The BJP with 47 seats has a clear majority but once again it boils down to caste equations. Emulating Bhajan Lal's formula of mobilising non-Jats, the choice in the BJP may finally narrow down to Karnal MLA...
  • BJP's Captain Abhimanyu Singh frontrunner to be Haryana CM, Devendra Fadnavis for Maharashtra October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: After its massive victory in Maharashtra and Haryana Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party is now in a huddle to choose the chief ministers. The BJP will form the government on its own in Haryana, but in Maharashtra it needs allies as it is short of majority. The BJP...
  • Haryana BJP credits big win to Narendra Modi, result death knell for Chautalas October 19, 2014

    Chandigarh: For the first time ever the BJP will form the government in Haryana on its own. The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) could not live up to the claims it made of forming the government and will now be out of power for three terms- a long time span...
  • PM Modi's popularity made Haryana believe that BJP could deliver, says Captain Abhimanyu October 19, 2014

    Possible BJP CM candidate Captain Abhimanyu said that it was PM Modi's hardwork and Modi led government's credibility that made people of Haryana believe in BJP. "It is Modi's popularity as the PM which has created the faith amongst people that BJP can deliver," said Captain Abhimanyu. ...
  • Robert Downey Jr joins 'Captain America 3' cast October 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Robert Downey Jr. is reportedly set to reprise his "Iron Man" role in the upcoming 'Captain America 3'. The Oscar nominee is in final negotiations to bring billionaire Tony Stark and his superhero alter ego to the big screen once again for the third installment of the franchise,...