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  • Anil Kapoor to dub for American adult animated sitcom 'Family Guy' 3 days ago

    Mumbai: Bollywood star Anil Kapoor will be voicing a character on the popular American adult animated sitcom 'Family Guy'. Anil, 58, joins the stellar voice cast of the Emmy-winning comedy series that includes Seth MacFarlane, Alex Borstein, Seth Green and Mila Kunis. Filmmaker Farah Khan congratulated the actor on his latest...
  • Google's new program will develop family-friendly apps April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: Google Play has introduced a new program for developers to design apps which are family-friendly. The 'Designed for Families' program is Google's aim at developing apps that are focused on families and children. Developers will be required to carefully tailor their apps to provide high quality, age appropriate...
  • Delhi: Angry over cancelled marriage, man chops off nose of brother-in-law April 14, 2015

    New Delhi: A young man, enraged over his cancelled marriage, chopped off the nose of his would-be brother-in-law in northwest Delhi's Pitampura area, police said. The accused Raghu (24), along with his accomplice, went to his prospective in-laws' residence after his marriage scheduled for April 15 was called off on...
  • What would happen if Superman was adopted by the Waynes? April 13, 2015

    Imagine a comic world where Gotham City did not have Batman. Instead, they had Superman. Because the Waynes decided to adopt baby superman. That'd be weird like hell. ...
  • Only those Indians who opt for family planning should be allowed to vote: BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj April 13, 2015

    Unnao: Known for making controversial statements, BJP MP Sakshi Maharaj has demanded that a strict law for family planning be brought in for all to check population growth and those who do not follow it should be stripped of their voting right. "When Hindus go for sterilisation, Muslims should also opt...
  • WTA rankings out, Sania Mirza officially crowned World No. 1 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: Sania Mirza on Monday officially became the first Indian woman tennis player to be ranked world number one in doubles after WTA unveiled its latest list. The Indian ace has risen three rungs in the charts with 7660 points to dethrone Italy's Sara Errani (7640 points) The jump follows her...
  • I believed I can be No. 1, want to thank those who didn't: Sania Mirza April 13, 2015

    Sania Mirza never thought she can't be number one. On Sunday, that belief turned to reality. And Sania didn't forget to thank those who pushed her to achieve her goal - the detractors. On a pedestal no Indian woman tennis player had the privilege to stand on, the new world...
  • Tendulkar, Kohli congratulate Sania on becoming World No. 1 April 13, 2015

    New Delhi: India Prime Minister Narendra Modi has led an outpouring of praise for Sania Mirza after she became the country's first tennis player to be ranked No. 1 in women's doubles. Modi called the achievement "an excellent accomplishment" on his twitter page Monday after Mirza won the Family Circle title...
  • Angelique Kerber rallies past Madison Keys to win Family Circle Cup April 13, 2015

    Charleston: Angelique Kerber didn't really like playing on clay. That's changed in a big way on Sunday when the fifth-seeded German rallied past American Madison Keys to win the Family Circle Cup. The 27-year-old Kerber trailed 4-1 in the final set, yet took six of the last seven games to pull...
  • Sania Mirza delighted to become World No.1 in doubles April 13, 2015

    Speaking exclusively to CNN-IBN, Sania Mirza said that she is very proud and happy to achieve the feat and is looking forward for upcoming tournaments. ...
  • Celebrities praise Sania Mirza on twitter April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: A host of sports celebrities and politicians showered encomiums on tennis star Sania Mirza for becoming the first woman tennis player from the country to achieve the number one rank. Sania won the WTA Family Circle Cup with Swiss legend Martina Hingis to reach atop the ranking table. Mahesh Bhupathi,...
  • Sania Mirza becomes Women's doubles World No. 1 April 12, 2015

    Sania created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles. ...
  • Sania Mirza creates history, becomes World No. 1 player in doubles April 12, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza on Sunday created history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles, following her stupendous title win at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina Hingis. The top-seeded Indo-Swiss pair blew away the challenge of Casey Dellacqua...
  • Bhagat Singh's family alleged to be spied on by IB, demands declassification of documents April 12, 2015

    Freedom fighter Bhagat Singh's family have alleged that they were spied on by the Intelligence Bureau and have demanded that government should declassify all documents. Abhay Singh said, "We were also spied on by the Intelligence Bureau. The government should declassify all documents. We were spied on after independence." ...
  • Sania Mirza one win away from becoming No 1 doubles player April 12, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis survived a tough test to reach the final of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament on Saturday. The No.1 seeded Hingis and Mirza beat 6-4, 1-6, 10-7 Alla Kudryavtseva and Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova in a rain-affected semi-final. If they win the title, Mirza will be the new...
  • IB shared Subhas Chandra Bose's family details with Britain's MI5 in 1947: report April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: As Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Berlin on Sunday, a media report claimed that details of Bose's family had been shared by the Intelligence Bureau with Britain's MI5 earlier in 1947. According to Mail Today, the Intelligence Bureau intercepted...
  • Madison Keys to play for Family Circle title against Angelique Kerber April 12, 2015

    Charleston: Madison Keys hopes to show she can play championship tennis on any surface out there. The 20-year-old American reached the Family Circle Cup final with a dominating, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Lucie Hradecka on Saturday. It extended an unlikely run of success for the seventh-seeded Keys on what she's acknowledged...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis secure top spot on leaderboard for WTA Finals April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis secured the No.1 position on the doubles leaderboard for the end-of-season tennis championships after defeating Spain's Anabel Medina Garrigues and Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova in the quarter-finals of the Family Circle Cup. The No.1 seeded Hingis and Mirza battled Medina Garrigues and Shvedova for an hour...
  • Sania Mirza-Martina Hingis move into semis of Family Circle Cup April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis beat Anabel Medina Garrigues of Spain and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan to reach the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament's semi-finals. The No. 1-seeded Hingis and Mirza battled Medina Garrigues and Shvedova for an hour and 41 minutes for a 7-5, 4-6, 13-11 victory, fighting off...
  • Digvijaya Singh demands government to probe snooping allegations against Nehru April 11, 2015

    Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has demanded the government to set up a committee and initiate an investigation into the snooping charges against former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. He also accused the RSS and the BJP of conspiring to malign Nehru's image. He said, "I want MHA and PMO...
  • Will raise snooping issue with PM Modi, says Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew April 11, 2015

    Freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's grandnephew Surya is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the country. Surya will raise the issue of former prime minister Jawahar Lal Nehru spying on Bose's family for 20 years from 1948 to 1968. Surya said, "I have been...
  • Congress hits back over spying allegations against Nehru, asks if Sardar Patel, Shastri were part of it April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: An embarrassed Congress has hit back at the Narendra Modi government over snooping allegations against former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru. Senior party leader Digvijaya Singh pointed out that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Lal Bahadur Shastri were the home ministers when the alleged snooping on freedom fighter Netaji Subhas...
  • Modi will meet Subhas Chandra Bose's family during his visit to Germany: report April 11, 2015

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the family members of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose during his visit to Germany. The meeting comes a day after it was revealed that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on Bose's family for 20 years between 1948 and 1968. According to...
  • Madison Keys, Lucie Hradecka surprise semifinalists at Family Circle April 11, 2015

    Charleston: Madison Keys and Lucie Hradecka are finding their games on clay and are both surprise semifinalists at the Family Circle Cup. Keys, the seventh seed, put on a dominating show to beat fellow American and one-time training partner Lauren Davis, 6-2, 6-2. Hradecka, a qualifier from the Czech Republic, topped...
  • IB denies de-classifying files suggesting Nehru spied on Subhash Chandra Bose's family: sources April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: The Intelligence Bureau on Friday denied de-classifying files which indicated that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968, sources said. Nehru died on May 27, 1964 and spying continued for four years...
  • Andrea Petkovic improves to 10-0 at Family Circle Cup April 10, 2015

    Charleston: Defending champion Andrea Petkovic kept up her perfect run at the Family Circle, improving to 10-0 and advancing to the quarter-finals with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over American Madison Brengle on Thursday. The third-seeded Petkovic is the highest-ranked player left after No. 1 seed Eugenie Bouchard lost Wednesday night only...
  • IB reports made public, reveal Jawaharlal Nehru spied on Subhash Chandra Bose's family for 20 years April 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Two recently de-classified Intelligence Bureau files reveal that former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru spied on the family of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose for two decades from 1948 to 1968. Nehru died on May 27, 1964 and spying continued for four years even after his death. Apart from...
  • Lauren Davis beats top-seeded Eugenie Bouchard in Family Circle Cup April 8, 2015

    Charleston: Eugenie Bouchard knew she was pointed to bigger things at the Family Circle Cup last spring. After the top-seeded Bouchard fell to unseeded American Lauren Davis in her opening match this time around, the Canadian star isn't sure where she's heading. Bouchard, ranked seventh in the world, lost 6-3, 6-1...
  • Defending Champ Andrea Petkovic Advances at Family Circle April 8, 2015

    Charleston: Defending champion Andrea Petkovic opened play at the Family Circle Cup with a 1-6, 6-1, 6-2 victory over Chanelle Scheepers on Tuesday. Petkovic, seeded third, lost the opening set 6-1 before taking 12 of the next 15 games to advance. Others moving on were fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber, sixth-seeded Jelana...
  • Donna Vekic upsets Heather Watson in Family Circle Cup opening round April 7, 2015

    Charleston: Donna Vekic of Croatia upset Britain's Heather Watson 6-3, 4-6, 7-5 in the opening round of the Family Circle Cup on Monday. The 18-year-old Vekic raced out to a 6-3, 4-2 lead before Watson, the 16th seed, took seven of the next eight games to capture the second set and...