Lord's S

  • President greets nation on Ram Navami 07-04-2014 01:50 PM

    President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday extended his greetings on the occasion of Ram Navami, the Hindu festival that marks the birth of Lord Ram. "On the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, I convey my greetings and good wishes to all my fellow countrymen," the president said in his message. "Maryada...
  • Brett Lee, Pietersen, Murali confirmed for Lord's Bicentenary 04-04-2014 07:04 PM

    London: Retired Australian speedster Brett Lee has become the latest player to be named in the Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club XI which will take on Rest of the World XI in a Lord's Bicentenary celebration match on July 5. English swashbuckler Kevin Pietersen and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah...
  • Lorde admits to checking her Instagram page every hour 04-04-2014 05:08 PM

    London: Teen singing sensation Lorde says she is constantly checking her Instagram page for updates. The 17-year-old 'Royals' hitmaker has revealed her obsession with Instagram and that she checks the picture-sharing site every hour, reported Contactmusic. "I'm kind of cruising Instagram every hour or so, it's the one I check...
  • Andrew Strauss takes up Middlesex role 01-04-2014 08:19 AM

    London: Former Middlesex and England captain Andrew Strauss has joined the county's executive board with immediate effect, the Lord's-based club announced on Monday. The 37-year-old, who retired from all cricket in 2012, was one of England's most successful recent captains, leading the team to Ashes success at home in 2009...
  • Holi Unplugged: Catch all the celebrations from Vrindavan 17-03-2014 02:12 PM

    In this special show of Holi Unplugged, watch all the celebrations at the at the play ground of the Lord Krishna. ...
  • ISKCON to build world's tallest temple at Mathura from today 16-03-2014 09:21 AM

    Mathura: The International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is doing the ground breaking ceremony at Mathura, the birth place of Lord Krishna, to build the world's tallest temple. It will be a 700 feet high skyscraper spread over an area of 5.5 acres and also have 70 floors. The ISKCON...
  • Kerala: Temple where devotees offer chocolate bars to Lord Muruga 11-03-2014 02:33 PM

    Ever heard of a temple where mouth-watering chocolate bars are offered by devotees to the presiding deity? While devotees offer flowers, sandal paste and fruits to invoke divine blessing, the 'Thekkan Palani' Balasubramania temple differs as chocolate bars are offered in the sanctum sanctorum. Chocolate bars of a leading brand...
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match 18-02-2014 06:28 PM

    London: Adam Gilchrist will be behind the stumps to fellow Australia great Shane Warne one more time after his involvement in the Lord's bicentenary match was confirmed on Tuesday. Gilchrist will be a member of the Rest of the World team captained by Warne that will play Marylebone Cricket Club...
  • ICC revamp is retrograde step, money-minded: Lord Woolf 07-02-2014 01:18 PM

    London: Lord Harry Woolf, the former judge whose review of the ICC's governance structure was rejected, has lambasted the proposed revamp of the body which would cede executive decision-making to India, Australia and England, calling the controversial plan a "retrograde step". Lord Woolf, whose 2011 review of the ICC's governance...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead teams in Lord's bicentenary 06-02-2014 10:38 AM

    London: English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed on Wednesday as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th anniversary. Recently retired India batting star Tendulkar will lead Marylebone Cricket Club...
  • Lord Swraj Paul second richest person in British Midlands 28-01-2014 11:43 AM

    Soaring worldwide growth of Lord Swraj Paul's steel and engineering empire, the Caparo Group, has elevated the family's worth to the two billion pound mark to make him the second richest person in British Midlands and one of the wealthiest in the country. The family-owned company posted profits "in excess"...
  • Playlist: The winners of Grammy Awards 2014 27-01-2014 12:33 PM

    New Delhi: The biggest night for the music industry honoured best of the musicians and their work in 2013. Daft Punk, with 4 awards in their kitty won the Album Of The Year while new artistes like Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Kacey Musgraves got acknowledged for their work. Here...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Daft Punk dominate with 4 big wins, Lorde wins song of year 27-01-2014 10:35 AM

    Los Angeles: Daft Punk's electronic-funk grooves have won big at the Grammys. The French electronic duo's 'Random Access Memories' won album of the year and their infectious hit, 'Get Lucky,' won record of the year at the awards show. The song features Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers. Daft Punk, who...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Jay Z, Timberlake win best rap-sung collaboration for 'Holy Grail' 27-01-2014 09:50 AM

    Los Angeles: Rapper Jay Z and singer-song writer Justin Timberlake won the best rap-sung collaboration award for 'Holy Grail', while singer Lorde bagged the best pop solo performance trophy for her song 'Royals' at the 56th annual Grammy Awards. The gala event was held Sunday at the Los Angeles staples...
  • Grammy Awards 2014: Lorde's 'Royals' wins song of the year 27-01-2014 09:28 AM

    Los Angeles (AP): Precocious teenager Lorde is the Grammy Awards song of the year winner. Lorde's inescapable anti-swag anthem 'Royals' continued its unlikely run through pop music Sunday night, giving the New Zealander her second Grammy Award of the evening. 'Royals' was originally recorded by Lorde and Joel Little to...
  • Singapore to impose alcohol ban along Hindu festival route 15-01-2014 11:06 AM

    Singapore: Singapore will impose an alcohol ban in the area where the Hindu religious festival Thaipusam is to be celebrated on Friday, police said. The ban would be in force from 6 pm tomorrow to 6 am local time next Monday in the Little India precinct, where weekend alcohol ban...
  • Rajnath Singh compares Narendra Modi with Lord Rama 30-12-2013 10:51 AM

    BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday compared the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with Lord Rama. "As Manthara in the Ramayana hatched a conspiracy to prevent Rama from becoming the king of Ayodhya, similarly the Congress is hatching a conspiracy against Modi," Rajnath Singh told a public rally in...
  • BJP President compares Narendra Modi with Lord Rama 29-12-2013 05:21 PM

    Ranchi: BJP president Rajnath Singh on Sunday compared the party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi with Lord Rama. "As Manthara in the Ramayana hatched a conspiracy to prevent Rama from becoming the king of Ayodhya, similarly the Congress is hatching a conspiracy against Modi," Rajnath Singh told a public rally...
  • Brad Pitt to do a cameo in '21 Jump Street' sequel 28-12-2013 02:45 PM

    Los Angeles: Actor Brad Pitt will be seen in a cameo in the sequel to '21 Jump Street'. The actor will be playing himself in a comedy scene, reports contactmusic.com. "The scene is very funny and the guys had a great time doing it. Brad was a great sport and...
  • Mohit Raina credits 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for his success 21-12-2013 07:40 AM

    Mumbai: Small screen actor Mohit Raina credits mythological show 'Devon Ke Dev Mahadev' for the fame he got. He portrays Lord Shiva in the hit show on the telly. The show, which is about Lord Shiva's life, first went on air Dec 18, 2011, on Life OK and completed two...
  • What makes 'The Hobbit - The Desolation of Smaug' a smart film 10-12-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: Sleeping dragons, as we know from our childhood literature, eventually awaken. If they didn't, there wouldn't be a story. So it's hardly news that in the second installment of Peter Jackson's 'Hobbit' trilogy, the dragon rouses from his slumber. What IS news: the franchise wakes up, too. Die-hard...
  • Kerala: Sabarimala pilgrimage gets underway 16-11-2013 01:26 PM

    Sabarimala (Kerala): The holy hillock of Sabarimala has begun reverberating with the devotional chant of thousands of devotees as the two-month-long annual pilgrimage season of the Lord Ayyappa temple got underway today at the dawn of the auspicious month of 'Vrishchikam' in the Malayalam calendar. The first leg of the...
  • Puducherry: Lord Saneeswara temple to get golden car worth Rs 3 crore 15-11-2013 06:44 PM

    The famous Lord Saneeswara temple at nearby Tirunallar in Union Territory of Puducherry would soon get a Rs three crore golden car and three wooden cars, temple authorities said. The temple already has two wooden cars and its administration had decided to add three more wooden cars to be built...
  • Sabarimala Ayyappa shrine opens from Friday 14-11-2013 08:23 PM

    The famous Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabrimala, worshipped by millions of devotees every year, will open for the two-month 'Mandala-Makaravilakku' festival from Friday. Festival poojas would start from November 16, the first day of the 'Vrichikam' month of the Malayalam calendar, after the new head priest of the temple PN...
  • My Lord a symbol of slavery, should be prohibited, says SC 11-11-2013 08:40 PM

    Addressing judges as My Lord or Your Lordships in courts is a relic of colonial era and a sign of slavery, a petition filed in Supreme Court said, on Monday, and sought a ban on their use in the country. A PIL was filed on Monday by a 75-year-old lawyer...
  • First edition of Banaras Utsav begins 24-10-2013 11:35 PM

    Varanasi:Lok Sabha speaker Meira Kumar on Thursday inaugurated the first edition of the Banaras Utsav - a four-day cultural and art festival. Accompanied by singing exponents Rajan and Sajan Mishra, the inaugural session was followed by one on the mysticism of Lord Shiva in literature by author Amish Tripathi along...
  • Controversy over Lord's cricket ground overhaul 21-10-2013 09:27 PM

    London: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which owns the Lord's Cricket Ground, has become embroiled in allegations of "high-handedness" over a planned overhaul of the London-based stadium. A group of disaffected MCC members were unable to force the club to hold an independent inquiry into the collapsed "Vision for Lord's"...
  • Decided to retire with no chance to play for India again: Ajit Agarkar 17-10-2013 12:41 PM

    Ajit Agarkar, who called it a day on Thursday, was once considered the man who could play the role of a genuine allrounder India kept searching since Kapil Dev quit the scene. Though he didn't live up to that reputation, Agarkar went on to have a fairly satisfying career as...
  • Lord Paul praises handling of cyclone Phailin, to contribute Rs 25 lakh 13-10-2013 01:49 PM

    Lord Swraj Paul on Sunday praised the Indian authorities for their superb handling of Cyclone Phailin and announced a contribution of Rs 25 lakhs for relief and rehabilitation of the affected people. "The efforts of the state and central authorities, including the defence forces, to limit the casualties was truly...
  • Toonz coming out with animated film on Lord Ayyapa 04-10-2013 03:23 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Animation major Toonz has completed a full-length film on Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the famed Sabarimala temple in Kerala, which is to hit the big screen by mid-November, when the two-month long pilgrimage season of the hill shrine begins. Though the central character of the animated film...