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  • Badminton: Saina, Srikanth enter semis at World Super Series Finals Yesterday

    Dubai: Badminton ace Saina Nehwal topped her group to march into the women's singles semifinals while Kidambi Srikanth reached the last four stage despite losing his last men's singles round robin match at the BWF World Super Series Finals here on Friday. World No.4 Saina clinched a pulsating three-game thriller against...
  • I never imagned Wiccans in Hogwarts: J K Rowling Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Author J K Rowling said the 'Harry Potter' school Hogwarts would have been home to all kinds of students. The 49-year-old author addressed the issue of why there were no Jewish students at the school in her books during a Twitter session, reported People magazine. She explained that this...
  • Gavaskar, Shastri, Srikkanth in BCCI's list of individuals with 'conflict of interest'; SC reserves verdict 3 days ago

    In a move that can shake the foundation of Indian cricket, the Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved the verdict on the issue of conflict of interest in Indian cricket after BCCI submitted a list in SC of its administrators with conflict of interest, which included the names of three former...
  • Filmmaker Balachander critical but stable 4 days ago

    Chennai: Legendary filmmaker K. Balachander, who was admitted to Cauvery hospital, has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). He is undergoing treatment for urinary infection. "Veteran film director K. Balachander has developed urinary tract infection and has been admitted to the ICU for further treatment. He is critical but...
  • Kamal Haasan wishes guru K Balachander a speedy recovery 4 days ago

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has wished his guru K. Balachander, who has been hospitalised due to fever and some age-related ailments, a speedy recovery. Meanwhile, the veteran filmmaker's health is improving, doctors have said. Balachander, 84, was admitted to Cauvery Hospital here Monday. Haasan is currently busy with the post-production work of...
  • Karan Johar relives the memories as his film 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' completes 13 years 5 days ago

    Mumbai: Karan Johar's 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham'(K3G) completed 13 years on Sunday and the filmmaker got nostalgic at the event. The family drama, which brought Bollywood big stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor together, was promoted with the tagline "It's All About...
  • Malaysia: Man chops off wife's hands, feet suspecting infidelity, commits suicide 6 days ago

    Kuala Lumpur: In a gruesome incident, a jobless man has chopped off his Indian-origin wife's hand and feet with a meat cleaver on suspicion of having an extra-marital affair before committing suicide in southern Malaysia. K Menaga, 44-year-old mother of three, is fighting for her life in the intensive care unit...
  • Is Ragini Dwivedi set to replace Ramya in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'? December 3, 2014

    Reports are abuzz that actress Ragini Dwivedi is set to play the leading lady in Vijaya Prasad's upcoming film 'Neer Dose'. It was earlier reported that actor Jaggesh and actress Ramya would be the lead pair in the film. The actress had even started shooting for the film, but later backed...
  • As Ranjit Sinha retires, next CBI Director likely to be announced today December 2, 2014

    New Delhi: As CBI chief Ranjit Sinha retires on Tuesday, a high powered committee of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Leader of Congress in Lok Sabha Mallikarjuna Kharge and Chief Justice of India HL Dattu will meet to decide on a new officer to head country's premier investigating agency. Amongst the main...
  • Telangana CM invited to China's Sichuan province November 29, 2014

    Hyderabad: China's Sichuan province has invited Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao to visit the region to strengthen friendly relations and promote business and cultural cooperation. In a letter to the Chief Minister, Zhang Tao, deputy director general of the foreign affairs office in Sichuan, said both the Chinese province and...
  • Director of 'Yaan' Ravi Chandran gets legal notice; makers claim it is a copy of British film 'Midnight Express' November 29, 2014

    Chennai: The makers of Tamil film 'Yaan' have sent a legal notice to its director Ravi K. Chandran, alleging that his work is a blatant copy of 1978 British film 'Midnight Express'. They discovered the similarities recently. Renowned cinematographer Chandran made his directorial debut with 'Yaan', which released worldwide last month. While the...
  • I believed I could beat Lin Dan: K Srikanth November 27, 2014

    Hyderabad: Having created history by defeating Lin 'super' Dan of China in his own backyard at the China Open Super Series Premier, K Srikanth has revealed that he always believed in his abilities and had backed himself to go all the way against the two-time Olympic gold medallist. Srikanth said he...
  • Hyderabad tycoon kidnap bid case solved, police arrest ex-CRPF constable November 21, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Hyderabad Police has solved the Banjara Hills firing case within 24 hours and declared a 37-year-old former CRPF constable Puli Obulesh as the main accused in the case. The police have seized an AK-47 with magazines, seven live rounds, 10 empty cartridges, rope, knife and a wig that...
  • Hyderabad: Police constable arrested in connection with attack on Aurobindo Pharma Director November 20, 2014

    Hyderabad: A Telangana Police constable has been arrested in connection with the failed abduction bid attack on Aurobindo Pharma Director K Nityananda Reddy. The police nabbed the accused by tracking a mobile signal. He was held while he was trying to flee on a bus to Bengaluru. Police is probing...
  • India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay November 19, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Palki S Upadhyay on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Night operation starts at Rampal's ashram in Hisar, death toll stands at 6 November 19, 2014

    Violence escalated in Hisar on Wednesday when several cars were set on fire near the self-styled godman Rampal's ashram. The local police is yet to identify the accused persons. Six people have lost their lives so far in clashes between the supporters of self-styled godman Rampal and the Haryana Police...
  • Honoured to get C K Nayudu award, says Dilip Vengsarkar November 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar said he was "honoured" to be chosen as the recipient of this year's Col. C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award instituted by the BCCI. "I feel honoured that I have been chosen for the C K Nayudu award which I guess, is the highest award...
  • China Open winners Saina and Srikanth eye Hong Kong titles November 17, 2014

    Hong Kong: Fresh from their sensational title triumphs in China, India's top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth will now train their guns on the USD 350,000 Hong Kong Open Super Series which gets underway with the qualifiers in Kowloon on Tuesday. Saina and Srikanth created history on Sunday by winning...
  • Sachin Tendulkar tweets the best gift he received on completing a year as an ex-cricketer November 17, 2014

    You can take a sportsperson out of sports but you can't take sports out of a sportsperson. And India's greatest ever cricketer is no exception. Sachin Tendulkar completed his first year away from cricket on Sunday, having retired on November 16, 2013, in what was a fortnight-long celebration ending in a...
  • Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa congratulate K Srikanth November 16, 2014

    New Delhi: India's top doubles badminton pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa congratulated compatriot Kidambi Srikanth for beating two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan in the final to clinch the China Open Super Series Premier men's singles title in Fuzhou Sunday. "My heartiest congratulations to Srikanth..well done...amazing victory," tweeted Jwala. Ashwini tweeted:...
  • Coach Gopichand elated at Saina and Srikanth's China Open success November 16, 2014

    Olympic bronze-medallist Saina Nehwal clinched the China Open Super Series Premier tournament after beating young Akane Yamaguchi of Japan. ...
  • Saina Nehwal, K Srikanth create history for Indian Badminton in China November 16, 2014

    Fuzhou: On a historic day for Indian badminton, top shuttlers Saina Nehwal and K Srikanth clinched the women's and men's singles title of the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier respectively on Sunday. While Olympic bronze-medallist Saina had to draw from her reservoir of experience to stave off the challenge...
  • K Srikanth stuns world and Olympic champion Lin Dan to win China Open November 16, 2014

    Fuzhou: Young Indian shuttler K Srikanth clinched his maiden Super Series title after defeating two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China in the men's singles events of the USD 700,000 China Open Super Series Premier on Sunday. The 21-year-old from Andhra Pradesh showed nerves of steel to produce a dominating performance...
  • Dubbed Telugu version of Balaji K Kumar's 'Vidiyum Munn' to release soon November 15, 2014

    Chennai: Debutant Balaji K Kumar-directed Tamil thriller "Vidiyum Munn", which has been dubbed in Telugu as "Oka Ratrilo Iddarammayilu", is being readied for release in the language soon. "It's an interesting film about a prostitute's efforts to save a 12-year-old girl over the course of a night. We are planning to...
  • Tamil Nadu: Another Congressman to launch party November 9, 2014

    Chennai: A former Congress legislator will launch a political party, "Dravida Makkal Congress" on Sunday. A Congress MLA (Tiruvottiyur) between 1984-88, "Kuralarasu" K Jayabarathi confirmed that he will be launching the party along with "several other party members and functionaries," on Sunday. The 68-year old former MLA was previously a...
  • Andhra Speaker misbehaves with Air India crew on-board, gets into a tiff November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker Dr Kodela Siva Prasada Rao allegedly misbehaved with cabin crew on an Air India flight from Hyderabad to Vijayawada on Wednesday. The scuffle erupted after the crew asked Mr Rao's acquaintance, who was sitting with him in executive class, to return to his seat....
  • Telangana government to set up 24-hour helpline for women's safety November 6, 2014

    Hyderabad: Setting up a 24-hour helpline, enhancing policing and effective implementation of IT Act are among measures being proposed by Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao for women's safety. The helpline should have the toll free number '181', he suggested during a review meeting on women's safety, as per a release...
  • School rape case: Karnataka Home Minister blames media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image November 6, 2014

    Bengaluru: Karnataka Home Minister KJ George on Thursday sparked a controversy by blaming media for tarnishing Bengaluru's image by focusing on rape cases. His statement came on the day when the school, where a 6-year-old was allegedly raped, reopened with stronger security. "Nowadays people in the media are playing only these kinds...
  • Telangana CM hails maiden budget; Opposition expresses disappointment November 5, 2014

    Hyderabad: Even as the ruling TRS hailed the maiden Budget of Telangana, the main opposition Congress and other parties expressed disappointment over it. Hailing the Rs 1,00,637 crore budget presented in the Legislative Assembly by Finance Minister E Rajender, Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao said that the budget reflected people's...