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  • OMG! Was that the Joker in the new trailer for 'Gotham'? August 5, 2014

    Seriously. How excited are you about 'Gotham'? The makers of 'Gotham' have released a latest trailer for the series, which is set to premier this September. Fans will now get a chance to glimpse into the world of Batman -- before Batman actually existed. And guess what? The Joker makes an...
  • Revealed: Batman's friendship with Catwoman, new character introduced just for 'Gotham' - cast shares new series details June 28, 2014

    Like, seriously. We can't wait for the series to begin, and therefore we're stalking all that is happening in the DC universe. A new video uploaded by DC Entertainment features small interviews with the cast amidst the shoot of the highly-anticipated series, 'Gotham'.Take a look: ...
  • Former Bank Manager, Assistant arrested for Rs 34 crore fraud June 3, 2014

    A former South Indian Bank manager and his assistant have been arrested for their alleged involvement in a Rs 34 crore fraud case two years ago. Uttarakhand Police and sleuths of Special Task Force, led by Senior Superintendent of Police DC Dhondiyal, arrested former SIB Manager Manoj Kumar Aar from Tamil...
  • Flash and Substance: DC's new TV series will reinforce its small-screen dominance May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The most highly anticipated small-screen event of the year is now well on course, with the trailer for TV series 'The Flash' airing recently. The series on the frontline DC superhero is expected to be groundbreaking in several ways. For the past several years, as we mentioned in our...
  • Don't blink! New trailer of the series 'The Flash' is here May 17, 2014

    Based on the DC Comics character 'Flash', a costumed crime-fighter who was created by Robert Kanigher, John Broome and Carmine Infantino, the new series 'The Flash' is all set to hit the screens in the US this fall.Starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton and Rick Cosnett in the leading roles, the...
  • Rajasthani folk music group 'Barmer Boys' on a two-week US trip April 19, 2014

    Keeping alive the centuries-old musical tradition of the Manganiyars, a hereditary caste of Muslim musicians in India's desert state of Rajasthan, the "Barmer Boys" are on a debut two week coast-to-coast US tour. Barely in their 30s and yet seasoned performers of Rajasthani folk and Sufi music, the group, during its...
  • Batman turns 75: Here are his best stories, handpicked for you April 11, 2014

    There have been thousands of Batman stories published in the last 75 years. To make your work easier for you, we recommend the best storylines. Year One. Arguably the greatest comic book story ever written, this is Frank Miller's re-imagination of how Bruce Wayne became the Bat. If you've seen the...
  • Batman nemesis: The good, the bad and the creepy April 11, 2014

    The Joker: No list is complete, or even begins, without him. The first great Bat-villain, and arguably the greatest comic book villain ever (Lex Luthor and Magneto fans, please stay your fists). Poison Ivy: Pamela Islay is an immortal femme fatale, and has had many love-hate run-ins with the Bat. Ra'as al-Ghul:...
  • Batman turns 75: From grim personal story to sinister villains - what is the secret of The Dark Knight's popularity? April 11, 2014

    Delhi: So Batman has entered his 75th year. For a creature born out of acute childhood trauma, nostalgia does not come easily, and we suspect Mr Wayne would take reminiscence as a kind of weakness, but we are not caped crusaders ourselves, so we can afford to look back on...
  • Singer Chris Brown turned over to federal marshals for DC trial April 4, 2014

    Reuters: R&B singer Chris Brown was taken from his Los Angeles jail cell by the U.S. Marshals Service and will be transported to Washington, D.C. for a hearing in a 2013 misdemeanor assault charge, federal authorities said on Thursday. Brown, 24, was jailed last month after violating his probation when he...
  • Auto Expo 2014: DC Design unveils Eleron SUV, Tia two-seater car February 6, 2014

    Greater Noida: Automotive design firm DC Design today unveiled two cars which will be available for sale in the country from 2016. While the Eleron is an open sports utility vehicle, the Tia is a two-seater car for town use. "We are looking to sell 500 units per annum of Eleron and...
  • Indian American couple arrested for killing husband's ex-wife October 16, 2013

    An Indian American couple in the US has been arrested on charges of killing husband's 49-year-old ex-wife, the police have said. Baldeo Teneja, 62, and his wife, Raminder Kaur, 63, have been charged with the first degree murder of Teneja's ex-wife, Preeta Paul Gabba in Germantown, a suburb of Washington DC. Gabba...
  • A female superhero? 'Wonder Woman' to get screen treatment October 8, 2013

    Los Angeles: DC's 'Wonder Woman' may break the dominion of male superheroes at the box office as Warner Bros have hinted that they may revive her on the screen. Warner Bros CEO Kevin Tusjihara hinted on the studio's next possible tentpole project recently, expressing his keen interest in making a new...
  • Watch: Video of US Navy Yard shooter released by FBI September 26, 2013

    The FBI has released the video of the Washington DC Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. The FBI has said that he didn't target specific individuals when he opened fire inside a building on September 16. The FBI has also confirmed that Alexis was delusional. Alexis shot down 12 people before...
  • Superman gets new logo for 75th birthday May 31, 2013

    New York: Superman, who turns 75 this year, might be the ultimate macho male but he too needs a birthday present and his creators have given him just that - a new spiffy logo. The Man of Steel is the man of the hour for a whole year of celebratory...
  • Chandigarh-born Srinivasan set to be first South Asian judge in US May 17, 2013

    Washington: Indian-American Srikanth Srinivasan inched closer to scripting history as the first South Asian judge after a key Senate committee confirmed his nomination to the DC Circuit Court, America's second highest. Described as "trailblazer" by US President Barack Obama, Chandigarh-born Srinivasan's nomination to the US Court of Appeals for the...
  • IAF to have mid-air refuelling capability on all combat aircraft December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major step to increase its operational reach, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has decided that all its aircraft and helicopters meant for combat and combat support will henceforth have the capability for mid-air refuelling. Disclosing this, the IAF vice chief, Air Marshal DC Kumaria, said at the...
  • Arab-Muslim to join 'Green Lantern' comic series September 4, 2012

    Detroit: When DC Comics decided to blow up its fabled universe and create a brave, diverse future, Geoff Johns drew from the past for a new character: his own background as an Arab-American. The company's chief creative officer and writer of the relaunched 'Green Lantern' series dreamed up Simon Baz, DC's...
  • IPL franchise Deccan Chargers up for sale? September 4, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian Premier League franchise Deccan Chargers is in danger of losing its place in the cash-rich league's set-up, throwing up the possibility of an eight-team IPL6 in 2013, sources told CNN-IBN on Monday. Deccan, the 2009 IPL champions, might lose their franchise as the owners are unable to sort...
  • Wait, Superman and Wonder Woman...did WHAT? August 28, 2012

    Philadelphia: Wonder Woman and Superman are an item, locking lips in a passionate embrace as the pair realize that there's no one out there like them. The couple's kiss is the culmination of a dramatic story in 'Justice League' No. 12, which marks the first full year since DC relaunched its...
  • A bulb in Britain glowing for 100 years July 14, 2012

    London: Defying the 1,000-hour life expectancy of a light-bulb, the one shining in a Briton's porch is believed to have been glowing for last 100 years. The 230-volt, 55-watt DC Osram bulb was reportedly made in July 1912, just months after the Titanic sank. "At this rate, it'll burn for...
  • Eastern US storms kill 12; millions lose power July 1, 2012

    Washington: Millions of people across the eastern United States baked in record heat on Saturday after deadly thunderstorms downed powerlines from Indiana to Maryland, killing at least 12 people and leaving over 3 million homes and businesses without power. Emergencies were declared in Washington DC, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia because...
  • Green Lantern relaunched as brave, mighty and gay June 1, 2012

    Philadelphia: Green Lantern, one of DC Comics' oldest and enduring heroes no matter what parallel earth he's on, is serving as a beacon for the publisher again, this time as a proud, mighty and openly gay hero. The change is revealed in the pages of the second issue of 'Earth 2'...
  • Sangakkara satisfied with Deccan performances May 20, 2012

    Hyderabad: Deccan Chargers finished the Indian Premier League just a place above wooden-spoon holders Pune Warriors, but their captain Kumar Sangakkara said it was a satisfying campaign from them as they performed well throughout the season. "Two back-to-back wins [against Rajasthan Royals and Royal Challengers Bangalore] feels good. The guys played...
  • Bangalore defeat puts Chennai into playoffs May 21, 2012

    Royal Challengers Bangalore faltered at the final hurdle, losing to Deccan Chargers by nine runs in Hyderabad on Sunday to leave them stranded on fifth and out of the IPL playoffs. Deccan, meanwhile, proved to be the saviours for Chennai Super Kings, winning their final two games against Rajasthan Royals...
  • Last-gasp Punjab pip Deccan in nailbiter May 14, 2012

    Mohali: David Hussey's heroics helped Kings XI Punjab register a thrilling four-wicket victory over Deccan Chargers in the 61st match of the Indian Premier League at Mohali in a last-ball finish on Sunday. With this win, Punjab are placed seventh in the points table with 14 points from 13 matches...
  • All-round team effort led to win: de Villiers May 7, 2012

    Bangalore: AB de Villiers might have turned out to be the hero for Royal Challengers Bangalore in their five-wicket win over Deccan Chargers, but the South African instead lavished praise on openers Tillakaratne Dilshan and Chris Gayle for setting up the platform for the run chase on Sunday. De Villiers, who...
  • Kohli credits de Villiers for RCB win May 7, 2012

    Bangalore: Royal Challengers Bangalore stand-in skipper Virat Kohli heaped praise on AB de Villiers for his whirlwind 47 off 17 balls, which helped his side beat Deccan Chargers by five wickets on Sunday and keep their hopes alive of making the play-offs in the ongoing fifth Indian Premier League. De Villiers'...
  • Deccan Chargers meet hungry RCB May 5, 2012

    With fingers crossed and hopes high, Deccan Chargers will be involved in a face-off with the Royal Challengers Bangalore on Sunday at Bangalore's Chinnaswamy Stadium. After losing seven of their 10 matches in IPL 5 so far, every match for DC from here on is a do-or-die encounter in race...