INDIA

  • India Indie Club: Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' 7 hours 24 minutes ago

    Film Critic Meenakshi Shedde reviews Malayalam film 'Njan Steve Lopez' directed by Rajeev Ravi. 'Njan Steve Lopez' explores the morally ambiguous relationship between the police and criminal gangs in keeping the peace, and is a coming of age story as well. It stars Farhaan Faasil, younger brother of star Fahadh...
  • Nirbhaya case documentary: It angered me that rape convict felt no guilt, says Sania Mirza 8 hours 4 minutes ago

    Tennis ace and UN Goodwill Ambassador to end violence against women Sania Mirza said that she was angry that the rape convict Mukesh Singh was able to give an interview where he did not show any remorse. During a special show on Women's Day 'She Rocks', Mirza said, "When I...
  • BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure to get interview of rapist Mukesh Singh inside Tihar Jail 8 hours 29 minutes ago

    In an interview to CNN-IBN, BBC filmmaker Leslee Udwin talks about the procedure that she followed to get the interview of 2012 Delhi gangrape convict Mukesh Singh inside the Tihar Jail. "The DG of Tihar Jail was thrilled and understood objectivity of documentary. Everyone has to understand what goes in...
  • Aaqib Javed compares Dhoni with Pakistan legend Imran Khan 8 hours 43 minutes ago

    "You can't have a team unless people have faith in each other and share secrets", said Javed. ...
  • Nirbhaya case: Inside the mind of a rapist 8 hours 47 minutes ago

    Two years after the violent rape that horrified the nation, one of the rapists Mukesh Singh who is on death row for the rape and murder of Nirbhaya, said, "Don't fight rape, allow it..." A chilling statement from a documentary by British filmmaker Leslee Udwin details portions of a 16...
  • Disappointed at lack of exciting games at World Cup: Michael Holding 9 hours 2 minutes ago

    "People carried away by ODIs, it's not that exciting; not all associates need exposure against the best", said Michael Holding. ...
  • Windies have batted well even without Gayle contributing: Clive Lloyd 9 hours 41 minutes ago

    "Whenever Gayle gets off, it gives the team impetus but we have got 300 when he hasn't got run", says Clive Lloyd. ...
  • World Cup 2015: Mohammed Shami fit to play against West Indies 10 hours 40 minutes ago

    Perth: India speedster Mohammed Shami has apparently recovered from his knee injury and is available for selection in team's next group league match against West Indies on March 6. Shami was rested in the UAE match as a precautionary measure but the Bengal pacer took part in the training activity at...
  • Tendulkar played against better bowlers than Kohli, says Mohammad Yousuf 11 hours 5 minutes ago

    Pakistan haven't had a good run at the 2015 World Cup so far and, back home, the criticism of the team has been severe, with former cricketers like Shoaib Akhtar mincing no words. Mohammad Yousuf, holder of the record for most Test runs - 1788, in 2006 - in a...
  • World Cup: All I wanted to do was play cricket, says Nawroz Mangal 11 hours 32 minutes ago

    Perth: It's a tale that is all too synonymous with Afghan cricket. Born in Kabul, early years spent in refugee camps in Pakistan following the Russian invasion of Afghanistan and the subsequent Civil War, and a return to the country and city of birth after the Taliban rule was put...
  • India Runway Week to begin from April 10 11 hours 42 minutes ago

    New Delhi: The Indian Federation for Fashion Development (IFFD) will celebrate fresh fashion with the India Runway Week here from April 10 to 12. The fashion event will see exhibitions and shows featuring young Indian designers. India Runway Week fashion director Kiran Kheva said in a statement that this year's dates...
  • PM Modi disapproves of J&K CM Mufti's remarks, says zero tolerance to terror 11 hours 59 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the People's Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir will run on Common Minimum Programme (CMP) and not on comments. The PM's remark was on the controversy generated by J&K Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's comment...
  • PCB chief to meet Jagmohan Dalmiya, seeks stamp on bilateral series 12 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: PCB chairman Shahryar Khan has welcomed the return of 'old friend' Jagmohan Dalmiya to the BCCI helm and said that he will be visiting India later in the week to seek confirmation from his counterpart on the planned series between the two countries from 2015 to 2023. Both Dalmiya...
  • IPL promoters face 'closer scrutiny' of transactions 12 hours 45 minutes ago

    Kochi: The newly-elected BCCI vice president on tuesday said there will be a "closer scrutiny" of financial transactions of IPL teams' promoters to make the "world's biggest cricket event" a transparent affair. A day after he was elected as BCCI vice president, IPL governing council member T C Mathew said all...
  • World Cup 2015: Virat Kohli abuses journalist over an article about Anushka 13 hours 3 minutes ago

    Perth: India's premier batsman and team's vice-captain Virat Kohli on Tuesday suddenly lost his cool after the training session as he hurled abuses at a journalist before the side's group league game against West Indies at the WACA on Friday. It didn't occur to anybody that something of this sort will...
  • ICC World Cup: Nabi hopes Afghanistan will push Australia 13 hours 48 minutes ago

    Perth: Mohammad Nabi took over as captain of Afghanistan's one-day international team just under two years back, and has led the team in 25 of their 48 ODIs to date. He has overseen their qualification to the World T20 in Bangladesh last year, and to the World Cup this year...
  • World Cup 2015: Amla, Du Plessis star as South Africa thump Ireland 13 hours 53 minutes ago

    Ireland came into the match at the Manuka Oval high on confidence after victories in their first two games. South Africa, one of the pre-tournament favourites, presented a far sterner test than West Indies and United Arab Emirates, however, and ruthless batting from Hashim Amla (159) and Faf du Plessis...
  • World Cup: India can celebrate Holi, we will celebrate win, says Sammy 14 hours 16 minutes ago

    Perth: Darren Sammy loves a laugh. He plays his cricket with a smile, and he seems never to take life seriously, except when his team is losing a game of cricket. At the Murdoch University ground on Tuesday (March 3), as his beloved West Indian side continued its preparations for Friday's...
  • India's online cab service Ola buys rival TaxiForSure for $200 million 14 hours 46 minutes ago

    Mumbai: App-based cab service Ola has bought rival TaxiForSure for $200 million as it eyes a bigger share in India's fast-growing online taxi services industry, where it competes with local players as well as Uber, the U.S. based online taxi-hailing company. The deal by Ola, backed by Japan's SoftBank Corp, is...
  • World Cup: Should India rest key players? Pick your India XI vs West Indies 15 hours 11 minutes ago

    With three wins in the bag and a place in the quarter-finals assured, should India captain MS Dhoni test the bench strength to keep every member of the squad ready for tougher battles ahead? Pick your XI for the match against West Indies on Friday. But remember, you can submit...
  • Had permission from MHA, Tihar Jail authorities to interview Delhi gangrape convict: British filmmaker 15 hours 35 minutes ago

    New Delhi: BAFTA award winning Director and Producer Leslee Udwin on Tuesday claimed that she had followed all instructions and had permission from Ministry of Home Affairs and Tihar Jail authorities to interview 2012 Delhi gangrape convict. As part of her documentary 'India's Daughter', Leslee had interview Mukesh Kumar, who...
  • Cricket World Cup: I am not at all surprised with India's turnaround, says Ravi Shastri 17 hours 1 minutes ago

    Perth: India's stunning turnaround of fortunes in the World Cup may have surprised many but not team director Ravi Shastri, who says the "script went on expected lines" as he had full faith in the players' abilities. India entered the quadrennial extravaganza following a winless tour Down Under and the defending...
  • ICC World Cup: Will Dhoni throw the Ashwin challenge at Gayle? 17 hours 2 minutes ago

    The media may be peeved at MS Dhoni the late-comer, but he's making all the right moves on the turf that matters. Three wins in three matches, and India's World Cup defence well on its way. India stayed in Perth after having UAE for an evening snack, awaiting West Indies, who...
  • Mr J goes to Islamabad 17 hours 54 minutes ago

    'The road to hell is paved with good intentions.' When Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, India's new foreign secretary sits down to formally begin negotiations with Pakistan after a break of over six months, he will do well to remember this old proverb. The Pakistanis will be the most generous hosts he has encountered,...
  • Biometric testing requisite for British tourists wanting to travel to India 18 hours 21 minutes ago

    London: British tourists wanting to travel to India will now have to turn up at an application centre and be fingerprinted in order to get a visa. The process will start from mid-March and is causing significant concern to travel agencies who offer holidays to India. Diana Syrett's agency "Kerala...
  • World Cup: What's the fuss about Dhoni turning up late 20 hours 12 minutes ago

    There have been some write-ups on how India's captain is insensitive towards international media, and Indian media in particular, by coming late for a press briefing and how he made them wait for hours. Media is rather touchy and seems to be taking out on the captain. If indeed there are...
  • Shah Rukh Khan pays tribute to showmnan Raj Kapoor on his TV show 20 hours 16 minutes ago

    Mumbai: Superstar Shah Rukh Khan paid tribute to late actor-filmmaker Raj Kapoor, popularly known as the 'Showman', on his reality TV show 'India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun?' Years back, Raj Kapoor narrated the life of a joker in a circus through his popular movie 'Mera Naam Joker', hinging on "The show...
  • Those who expelled me are now cheering for me, says Jagmohan Dalmiya 20 hours 49 minutes ago

    Kolkata: Having got the backing of both the N.Srinivasan and Sharad Pawar factions of the BCCI, the newly-elected cricket board chief Jagmohan Dalmiya said on Monday night that those who had once expelled him were now cheering for him. "Those who had once expelled me (from the cricket board) are now...
  • World Cup 2015: Pakistan look to continue winning momentum against UAE 21 hours 3 minutes ago

    Napier: When the going is good, there are few jobs in cricket that guarantee adulation as readily as that of captain of a team such as India or Pakistan. Such is the fervour among cricket fans in the two countries that share a border, that it is often said that...
  • Ceasefire violations, SAARC connectivity to top foreign secretary level talks with Pakistan today 22 hours 41 minutes ago

    Islamabad: It is a crucial day in the SAARC yatra as India's Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar is visiting Pakistan on Tuesday. The issue of repeated ceasefire violations is likely to top the agenda when he meets his Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhary. He is also likely to push for better connectivity...