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  • India celebrates Diwali with traditional fervour 22 hours 41 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Diwali, the festival of lights, was celebrated with traditional fervour across the country with people exchanging sweets and gifts with friends and relatives, decking up their houses with earthen diyas and tiny lights and illuminating the evening sky with fireworks. Children and youths burst crackers and lit sparklers...
  • UP government seals agreement for construction of Buddha statue 2 days ago

    Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh government finalised an agreement with Maitreya Project for construction of 200-feet Lord Buddha statue in Kushinagar district. The decision in this regard was taken at the state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. As per the agreement, the proposed height the bronze statue has been...
  • San Francisco stations banish Lorde's 'Royals' song ahead of baseball World Series where they face rival Kansas City Royals 3 days ago

    San Francisco: At least two Northern California radio stations have pledged not to play New Zealand artist Lorde's song "Royals," in solidarity with the San Francisco Giants during their World Series matchup with the Kansas City Royals. The decision by San Francisco stations KOIT and KFOG to drop the song, which...
  • Watch: Unapologetic man torments his totally uninterested girlfriend with 'Lord of the Rings' quotes in this amusing video October 13, 2014

    You don't have to be a 'Lord of the Rings' fan to enjoy this video. This couple is just one of those odd ones you cannot believe are still together. From the kitchen to a holiday - a man annoys his girlfriend with Lord of the Rings quotes everywhere she...
  • Centre plans to launch AC train in Buddhist circuit from 2015 September 27, 2014

    Bodh Gaya: The Centre announced a slew of measures including launching an air-conditioned train in Buddhist circuit from next year and putting signboards in languages of different countries for non-English speakers to make Bodh Gaya and other places associated with Lord Buddha more attractive for visitors. All the electric poles...
  • Hinduja brothers presented Lifetime Achievement Award in UK September 25, 2014

    London: Leading NRI businessmen G P Hinduja and S P Hinduja have been honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Business at a ceremony in the House of Lords. The award, constituted by the Indo-European Business Forum (IEBF), was presented to the Hinduja brothers at the event which was hosted...
  • Vikram's beastly look in 'I' crafted by the same Academy Awardwinning studio who designed visual effects for 'Avatar', 'Lord of the Rings' September 17, 2014

    Chennai: A New Zealand based studio known for its stunning visual effects in Hollywood movies has done the make up for the hero in ace director Shankar's upcoming mega budget Tamil film "I." The hero, Vikram, also plays the role of an eyesorish man and makeup for the character was done...
  • Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations end in Tamil Nadu today September 7, 2014

    Chennai: Marking the end of 10day Vinayaka Chaturthi celebrations across Tamil Nadu, thousands of idols of Lord Ganesha were immersed in the sea at various places. Barring a stray incident of stone throwing at Muthupettai in Tiruvarur District, in which none was injured, the celebrations went off peacefully across the...
  • Tamil Nadu: Police seek information on 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja abroad September 6, 2014

    Chennai: Alerted about a 900yearold idol of Lord Nataraja, said to have been smuggled abroad and bought by an art gallery for a princely sum, Tamil Nadu police sought information from public as well as officials to help them trace it. Releasing a picture of the idol, police announced a...
  • 'Lord of the Rings' fans please take note: Someone just explained why legends have been unfair to Boromir and its awesome September 2, 2014

    Even among the hardcore Lord of The Rings fans, there won't be too many supporting Boromir, the High Warden of the White Tower, and a man born in nobility. His momentary weakness leading to his attempt to wrest the ring away from Frodo and the breaking up of the Fellowship...
  • Social activists file case against Ram Gopal Varma following his objectionable tweets on Hindu god Ganesh August 31, 2014

    Pune: Political and social activists Saturday filed police complaints against Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma for his series of objectionable tweets on Lord Ganesh, officials said. Sumit Khambekar, chief of the Mumbai unit of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena, and social activist Shahzaad Poonawala filed separate complaints against Varma in police stations...
  • Tour match: Clinical Indians beat Middlesex by 95 runs August 22, 2014

    London: Underfire batsman Virat Kohli finally came good and the bowlers delivered to help India beat Middlesex by 95 runs in the the 50over practice game at Lord's on Friday. Chasing a target of 231 runs, the hosts were bowled out for 135 runs (39.5 overs) with youngster Karn Sharma picking...
  • From allgirls' groups to Spanish contingents: 15 photos of the daredevil 'dahihandi' Janamashtami celebrations in progress August 18, 2014

    The birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated across India with huge enthusiasm. Krishna clearly wins hearts in India from his chubby avatar as a child who stole butter to the charming man who was always surrounded by 'gopis'. The daredevil 'dahihandi' celebrations in Mumbai on this festival are something that...
  • Lord's set to welcome ICC World Cup trophy August 17, 2014

    Dubai: The most coveted prize in cricket, the World Cup trophy is scheduled to arrive at Lord's on Monday and it will be welcomed by England ODI vicecaptain Eoin Morgan along with representatives of ECB, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the ICC. The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will commence on...
  • Greenery depleting in Lord Krishnas land Vrindavan August 17, 2014

    As lakhs of pilgrims throng Lord Krishna temples in Mathura and Vrindavan on Janmashtami, many are lamenting the dwindling green cover in the region. The Braj Mandal, spread over roughly 150 km and stretching from Bateshwar to Kosi and from Bharatpur to Aligarh, is facing both rapid construction activity and illegal...
  • Watch: Jada Pinkett Smith is perfect as the ruthless crime boss Fish Mooney in the new 'Gotham' teaser August 8, 2014

    This just keeps getting better and better! The makers of 'Gotham' have released a new teaser for the highlyanticipated show. Unlike the previous trailers that revolved around Bruce Wayne or Jim Gordon, this one focusses on the crime boss, Fish Mooney, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. Titled 'All hail the...
  • '22 Jump Street' review: The movie is wildly entertaining, hilarious and cleverly written August 1, 2014

    Cast: Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum Director: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill return as a pair of unlikely, bumbling cops in 22 Jump Street, one of those rare comedy sequels that succeeds in delivering even more laughs than its winning original. Returning directors Phil Lord and Christopher...
  • Watch: New trailer for 'Gotham' featuring 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 28, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: You must not miss this new trailer for 'Gotham' featuring the track 'Ticking Bomb' by Aloe Blacc July 27, 2014

    How excited are you about 'Gotham'? In the latest series, fans will now get a chance to get a glimpse into the world of Batman before Batman actually existed. With the San Diego ComicCon creating a lot of buzz around the series, Fox has released a new trailer for the...
  • Watch: New promo of 'Gotham' urges the residents to report criminal activities to Gotham Chronicle, not the police July 24, 2014

    In the new promo of 'Gotham', an American superhero television series created by Bruno Heller, a newspaper, which talks about the most dangerous criminals who walk on the streets freely, asks the residents to not depend on law enforcement if they witness any criminal activity. Instead, they should report the...
  • 2014 Lord's win more special than 1986 July 23, 2014

    Winning the second Test of the ongoing series in England, Indian cricket's only second triumph at Lord's, has brought back memories of India's first Test win at the Home of Cricket in 1986 when the visitors beat the Englishmen by five wickets. Ishant Sharma's spell of 7 for 74 on the...
  • India are lords of Lord's July 22, 2014

    Ishant Sharma picked up seven wickets in the second innings to take India to a 95run win and lead the fivematch series 10. ...
  • Ajinkya Rahane the standout player at Lord's: Graeme Swann July 22, 2014

    London: Ishant Sharma might be the one earning gushing praise from all quarters for his matchwinning seven for 74, but former England offspinner Graeme Swann picked Ajinkya Rahane as the standout player in India's historic win at Lord's. "Ajinkya Rahane was without a doubt the standout Indian player in the second...
  • Bob Willis calls England 'happy hookers' after Lord's surrender July 22, 2014

    London: Former England captain Bob Willis took potshots at the national cricket team after they slid to a 95run defeat to India at Lord's, calling them "happy hookers" for their meek surrender against shortpitched bowling and compared them with the ones who used to frequent a posh nightclub once famous...
  • Lord's win was a team effort, says Sandeep Patil July 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Selection panel chairman Sandeep Patil said the convincing 95run win over England has thrilled him and credited the whole team for the stupendous effort. India swamped England by 95 runs to post their first victory at Lord's in 28 years. "I'm thrilled by the victory like everyone else. But this is...
  • Stats from Lord's: Ishant's first fivefor in a winning cause and more July 22, 2014

    Statistical highlights from India's historic triumph on Monday that saw them beat England in a Test at Lord's for the first time since 1986 and second overall in 82 years. India have produced a victory after failing to register a single win in their previous fifteen Tests overseas. The win...
  • England won't miss Cook as captain, says Nasser Hussain July 22, 2014

    London: Former England captain Nasser Hussain urged Alastair Cook to stand down as skipper after a 95run defeat by India at Lord's on Monday condemned the side to its tenth Test without a win. Immediately after the match Cook said he had no intention of resigning and the England and...
  • Matchwinner Ishant needed convincing to go short July 22, 2014

    London: Ishant Sharma's shortpitched barrage inspired India to victory at Lord's on Monday, but the tall rightarm seamer needed more than a little convincing from his captain to attempt the matchwinning tactic. Sharma took careerbest figures of 7 for 74 as India claimed a 95run victory to go 10 up in...
  • Matt Prior to take a break, miss rest of India series July 22, 2014

    London: England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is taking a break from the game for the rest of the domestic season following the 95run defeat by India in the second Test at Lord's on Monday, he told the England and Wales Cricket Board website. Prior, under pressure for his place after a poor...