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  • Manoj Tiwary to lead Rest of India in Irani Trophy March 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Batsman Manoj Tiwary was on Thursday made captain of the Rest Of India XI which will clash with Ranji Trophy champions Karnataka for the Irani Cup, beginning March 17 in Bengaluru. The 15-member ROI XI squad includes young batsmen Unmukt Chand, Aparajith Baba and Jiwanjot Singh. According to a BCCI release,...
  • After wrapping up Aishwarya Rai's 'Jazbaa' Sanjay Gupta to start filming 'Mumbai Saga' February 27, 2015

    Mumbai: The shooting of the upcoming multi-starrer 'Mumbai Saga' will start immediately after director Sanjay Gupta wraps up the filming of Aishwarya Rai-Irrfan Khan starrer action film 'Jazbaa'. "Immediately after we wrap 'Jazbaa' we will start 'Mumbai Saga'," Gupta posted on Twitter Friday. 'Mumbai Saga' stars actors Vivek Oberoi, Anil Kapoor,...
  • Government is working on a long-term plan for the railways: Manoj Sinha February 26, 2015

    Manoj Sinha told CNN-IBN that the government is working on a long-term plan for the railways. "We have introduced competitive element in railways which will give scope to better performance," he said. ...
  • Rail Budget 2015: Suresh Prabhu to unveil plans for raising resources February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: With Railway finances under terrible strain, all eyes will be focused on whether Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu will hike the fares and freight rates in the Rail Budget on Thursday which may contain proposals for 'Make in India' initiatives besides enhancing safety and security. Minister of State for Railway...
  • No possibility of reduction in train fares: MoS Railways February 19, 2015

    Bareilly (UP): Ahead of presentation of the Railway Budget in Parliament next week, government on Wednesday ruled out the possibility of reducing train fares, saying they were "already low". "It (fare reduction) will not be done. Fares are already low and government is giving subsidy," Minister of State for Railways Manoj...
  • 'If I were FM, I would increase the number of government medical colleges' February 18, 2015

    Dr Manoj Gumber, a nephrologist based in Ahmedabad, has worked in both the government sector as well as the private sector that delivers healthcare to people. He says the number of government medical colleges that have been set up over the past four decades is grossly low, medical insurance still...
  • Thrilled to work with Manoj Bajpayee in my next; will be a learning experience for me: Sharib Hashmi February 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor Sharib Hashmi, who will share screen space with critically acclaimed actor Manoj Bajpayee in his next film 'Adaab Dawood Ibrahim Bol Raha Hoon', says he is thrilled to be working with him. "My next film is with Manoj Bajpayee which is titled 'Adaab Dawood Ibrahim Bol Raha Hoon'. It's...
  • No proposal to hike rail fares, says MoS Railways Manoj Sinha February 7, 2015

    Lucknow: Ahead of the presentation of the Rail Budget in Parliament, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha on Saturday said there was no proposal at present to increase rail fares. Speaking on the sidelines of a function to flag off the tri-weekly Lucknow-Kathgodam Express, he said it was not...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: Rawat shines as Railways inch towards 1st innings lead January 30, 2015

    Kolkata: Skipper Mahesh Rawat's fluent half-century kept Railways with a bright chance of getting the first innings lead against hosts Bengal in a group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy on Friday. In reply to Bengal's first innings score of 268, Rawat's unbeaten 56 helped Railways reach 219 for six in...
  • Boxing India decides to boycott National Games January 29, 2015

    The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 8, Group A wrap: KL Rahul hits unbeaten ton as Karnataka dominate January 29, 2015

    Bangalore: Lokesh Rahul's good run of form continued as the young batsman struck an unbeaten 150 to guide Karnataka to a comfortable position in their Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match against Uttar Pradesh here on Thursday. At stumps on the first day, hosts Karnataka were strongly placed at 326 for...
  • Irrfan, Arshad, Manoj are better actors than me, says Naseeruddin Shah January 22, 2015

    Jaipur: The front lawn of the historic Diggi Palace was absolutely packed as stalwarts Girish Karnad and Naseeruddin Shah took center stage on the first day of the Jaipur Literature Festival. The two actors discussed cinema and Shah's recently released autobiography 'And Then One Day' in front of a packed,...
  • Amidst dissent over Kiran Bedi as BJP's Delhi chief ministerial candidate, party poll panel meets to take call January 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Amidst voices of dissent over former IPS officer Kiran Bedi being named as the party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee is meeting in Delhi headquarters on Monday. According to sources, a section of leaders are reportedly unhappy over the importance...
  • Ranji Trophy, Rd 6, Group A wrap: Manoj Tiwary's all-round show puts Bengal on top January 15, 2015

    Kolkata: An all-round show by Manoj Tiwary put Bengal in the driver's seat against Jammu & Kashmir on the third and penultimate day of their Ranji Trophy Group A cricket fixture at the Eden Gardens here on Thursday. The part-time legspinner Tiwary (2/19) claimed two wickets including that of J&K top...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal look to bounce back against Jammu and Kashmir January 12, 2015

    Kolkata: Boosted by Sourav Ganguly's pep talk and the return of Wriddhiman Saha, Bengal will look to bounce back by logging six points against a struggling Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) in their Ranji Trophy cricket Group A match at Eden Gardens. The former India captain and Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)...
  • BJP MPs stay at lavish hotel on taxpayers' money, bill may run into crores, reveals RTI January 12, 2015

    New Delhi: While the Narendra Modi government has repeatedly passed austerity diktats calling on its ministers to tighten their belts to set an example for the nation, an RTI report showed that many BJP MPs stayed at lavish hotels on taxpayers' money. According to the report till November 15,2014, 92 MPs,...
  • e Lounge unwind: Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpai on their latest movie 'Tevar' January 11, 2015

    Arjun Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha and Manoj Bajpai talk about their latest movie 'Tevar' and much more. ...
  • 'Tevar' music review : Calling this album Sajid-Wajid's best would be an exaggeration January 9, 2015

    Mumbai: Music scores of the composing duo Sajid Wajid has been part of many films that belong to the 100-crore club. Sajid-Wajid have been a permanent fixture in Salman films like 'Dabangg', 'Dabangg 2', 'Ek Tha Tiger' and then some more. Boney Kapoor's 'Tevar' also has the (for the...
  • 'Tevar' tweet review: The movie is great fun, full-to filmy and 100% desi January 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Boy meets girl. Boy saves girl. But then the boy and the girl are plunged into a thrilling chase around the Indian heartland, being chased by goons of all shapes and sizes. Amit Ravindernath Sharma's film 'Tevar' has already been generating a lot of buzz. A remake of the...
  • Ranji Trophy: Bengal to take on Tamil Nadu at Eden Gardens January 4, 2015

    Kolkata: After their disastrous show in two consecutive home matches, bottom placed Bengal will have their best chance to turn it around when they face an equally struggling Tamil Nadu in their Ranji Trophy group A fixture here on Monday. Bengal could make it count little in the last two home...
  • Manoj Bajpayee says the film industry has only used 25 percent of his talent till now January 3, 2015

    Two times National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee, who will soon be seen as the love struck antagonist in upcoming film 'Tevar', had a candid chat with IBNlive on Twitter recently. We asked him about his choice of films and his way of work. He talked about his 'bad boy'...
  • Manoj Tiwary upbeat about making India cut in ICC World Cup 2015 January 2, 2015

    Kolkata: Having already made India's World Cup probables list of 30, Bengal cricketer Manoj Tiwary is upbeat to make it to the last 15. "I feel I can make the cut this time around," Tiwary said at the unveiling of the ICC World Cup Trophy on Saturday. The quadrennial event will...
  • Arjun Kapoor: My father didn't allow me to joke with Sonakshi Sinha on the sets of 'Tevar' December 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Arjun Kapoor, who is working with Sonakshi Sinha in 'Tevar', says that his father, producer Boney Kapoor is very protective about the actress and treats her like his own daughter. "My father loves somebody else more than me. I always knew that somewhere because of the kind of person...
  • BJP forms 18-member core team for Delhi polls December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: The BJP on Tuesday set up an 18-member core committee for the Delhi assembly polls. The committee includes Rajya Sabha member Vijay Goel, and all seven Lok Sabha members from Delhi - Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari, Parvesh Verma, Udit Raj, Ramesh Bidhuri, Meenakshi Lekhi and Maheish Giri. Ashish Sood and...
  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer December 17, 2014

    Kolkata: Bengal's premier batsman Manoj Tiwary, who is one of India's 30 probables for the World Cup, had a close shave after being hit by an Abhimanyu Mithun rising delivery on the final day of his team's Ranji Trophy cricket match against Karnataka at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday. It was...
  • Biggest challenge for me was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, says 'Tevar' director Amit Sharma December 16, 2014

    Mumbai: Amit Sharma doesn't like to call his directorial debut 'Tevar' a remake. He says that it should be seen as an adaptation of the original film 'Okaddu' because it took him months to complete the script. "For me, the biggest challenge was to cast Manoj Bajpayee, I wanted only him...
  • No double-meaning comedy in 'Gun Pe Dance': Vijay Raaz December 10, 2014

    Mumbai: Vijay Raaz, who is known for his comic timing, will be next seen in 'Gun Pe Done' and the actor says there is no double-meaning comedy in the film and it is a clean family entertainer. "I said yes to this film the moment I read the script. There is...
  • Yes, the character is gay: Manoj Bajpayee on his new role in Hansal Mehta's next December 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee has confirmed that he will be seen playing a gay professor in Hansal Mehta's next, putting to rest all speculations. "Yes, the character is that of a 60-year-old professor who is gay. We are going to start shooting in January and the preparations have already started," said...
  • Change in technique and attitude is key to consistency: Manoj Tiwary December 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Tiwary is back in national contention with some impressive knocks in domestic cricket and the Bengal batsman attributes his recent form to a "change in technique" along with a "sea change in attitude". Tiwary's sequence of scores in the last five List A innings read as 57, 130,...
  • East Zone defeat West by 24 runs to regain Deodhar title December 3, 2014

    Mumbai: East Zone put up a sterling allround display to defeat West Zone by 24 runs in a keenly contested day-night final of the Deodhar Trophy, regaining the limited-over inter zonal title after a gap of ten seasons. East rode on crucial half century knocks from one-down Virat Singh (54), captain...