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  • Ranji Trophy: Close shave for Manoj Tiwary after he is hit by bouncer Yesterday

    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 Yesterday

    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...
  • Manoj Bajpayee: I will work only when I'd get the money I demand December 2, 2014

    Mumbai: National Award winning actor Manoj Bajpayee compromised on remuneration for good roles, but says he will not do it any more. The actor, who rose to fame with his performance in 'Satya', a role that fetched him the National Award, later proved his mettle in films like 'Shool', 'Pinjar' and...
  • I wish to get a longer stint in the Indian team: Manoj Tiwary November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: He has been in and out of the team for some time now but Manoj Tiwary is hopeful that his consistent performances in domestic cricket will help him get a longer rope with the Indian team. "I believe that I will get an opportunity and hopefully, it will be a...
  • Manoj Tiwary takes East Zone to Deodhar Trophy final November 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Skipper Manoj Tiwary continued his blazing form in domestic competitions with a magnificent 151 that powered East Zone to a comfortable 52-run win over North in the Deodhar Trophy semi-final on Sunday. Courtesy Manoj's career-best one day knock that came off only 121 balls, East scored 273 for eight in...
  • IFFI 2014: Shekhar Kapur discusses the relationship between chaos and creativity with Manoj Bajpayee, Sudhir Mishra November 30, 2014

    "How many of you are creative? How many of you have thought of being creative?" These were a few questions with which noted filmmaker Shekhar Kapur started his masterclass on 'What is creativity? How do you describe the act of creation?' at IFFI 2014. "I'm asking you these questions because...
  • Gritty East Zone take on formidable North in Deodhar semis November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: A depleted East Zone squad led by Manoj Tiwary will take on a much-fancied North Zone side captained by Harbhajan Singh in the semi-final of the Deodhar Trophy on Saturday. On paper, North certainly are the favorites with bulk of the team comprising of Punjab players, who recently finished runners-up...
  • Tabu is a wonderful actress, I'm excited to work with her: Manoj Bajpayee November 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Manoj Bajpayee says he is looking forward to working with Tabu in his upcoming film and calls her a "wonderful actress". "I am excited to work with Tabu. she is a wonderful actress," the actor told IANS. "I will start shooting with her in my next which will be co-produced...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar finally receives Arjuna Award November 26, 2014

    After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial list of Arjuna Awards, Manoj filed a case in the Delhi High Court and won it, following which he received the award on Wednesday. ...
  • My name is Manoj Kumar, in case you don't know: Arjuna Awardee slams Kapil Dev November 26, 2014

    Commonwealth Games (CWG) gold medallist and now an Arjuna awardee, boxer Manoj Kumar on Wednesday didn't miss the opportunity to let former India cricket team captain Kapil Dev, who also headed the selection panel for this year's Arjuna Awards, know his credentials. After his name was allegedly deleted from the initial...
  • Arjun Kapoor motivated me to make 'Tevar': Boney Kapoor November 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Bollywood producer Boney Kapoor says his son Arjun's evolution over the last few years has motivated him to make his upcoming film 'Tevar', starring the actor. Boney, 59, has produced the action comedy, which also stars Sonakshi Sinha. He was all praise for Arjun and feels that his hard work is...
  • Hansal Mehta: I can't work without Rajkummar Rao; I see him in every film of mine, I'll always find a character for him November 26, 2014

    New Delhi: After 'Shahid' and 'CityLights', Hansal Mehta is producing and directing a movie inspired by the true story of a gay professor as he feels the debate on sexual orientation should be a part of mainstream. The film is based on an Aligarh Muslim University professor, who was suspended for...
  • Boxer Manoj Kumar to get Arjuna Award on Wednesday November 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Having taken the legal route after being denied the honour initially, boxer Manoj Kumar will be finally receiving the prestigious Arjuna Award from Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday. Manoj, a 2010 Commonwealth Games gold-medallist, will be bestowed with the honour at 1 pm in the afternoon. The boxer had...
  • Snapshot: Manoj Bajpayee takes on daddy duties at IFFI 2014 November 23, 2014

    Manoj Bajpayee may have been in Goa to attend IFFI, but that doesn't mean he wouldn't pay attention to his duties as a father. The actor, who had inaugurated the Panorama Section of the ongoing festival, was spotted with his daughter Ava Nayla. ...
  • IFFI 2014: Yes, I worked as an usher at IFFI to watch great films, wasn't interested in money, says Manoj Bajpayee November 21, 2014

    Panaji: Actor Manoj Bajpayee may have been invited as the chief guest to open Indian Panorama at IFFI this year, but he just can't forget the time when he worked as an usher for the prestigious film festival in Delhi. While addressing the gathering at Kala Academy, one of the...
  • IFFI 2014: Centenary Award for Rajinikanth came late, says Manoj Bajpayee November 21, 2014

    Panaji: Actor Manoj Bajpayee feels that the Centenary Award for Indian film personality of the year has come 'really late' to superstar Rajinikanth. "Rajinikanth is such a big star, and the contribution that he has made to Indian cinema is also huge. I think the award has come really...
  • Brilliant Manoj, Veer Pratap Singh take Bengal to Hazare semi-finals November 20, 2014

    Rajkot: Manoj Tiwary's belligerent 101-ball 130 followed by seamer Veer Pratap Singh's six-wicket haul enabled Bengal to beat a spirited Vidarbha by 17 runs and enter the semi-finals of the National One Day Championship for the Vijay Hazare Trophy on Thursday. Put into bat, Bengal scored a challenging 318 for five...
  • BJP will form majority government in Jharkhand: Manoj Tiwary November 20, 2014

    Jamshedpur: A strong wave in favour of BJP has been sweeping across Jharkhand before the five-phase assembly election, Bhojpuri actor and BJP MP Manoj Tiwary said on Thursday. "I have campaigned in seven assembly constituencies going to poll in the first phase including Garwah, Bhavnathpur, Panki, Daltongunj and the response has...
  • AIIMS gets new CVO for three months November 17, 2014

    New Delhi: Manoj Jhalani, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has been appointed as the Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO) of AIIMS till February 13. "In continuation of this Department's Office Memorandum dated 14.8.2014...the matter has been examined and with approval of Union Health Minister, it has been...
  • NRI billionaire pledges Rs 500 crore for Uttarakhand development November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: A charitable organisation founded by billionaire NRI entrepreneur Manoj Bhargava has pledged Rs 500 crore to fund development activities in Uttarakhand. On the occasion of its fifth anniversary, the Hans Foundation, which works closely with NGOs by providing them financial assistance in 25 states, announced the decision at...
  • Manoj Tiwary-led India A set to take on Sri Lanka in warm up tie October 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Fringe players will have a chance to prove their mettle when the Manoj Tiwary-led India A take on Sri Lanka in the only one-day warm up match, which will mark the beginning of the hastily scheduled ODI series on Thursday. The tour game, at the Cricket Club of India's Brabourne...
  • Upbeat East Zone take on South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final October 21, 2014

    Lahli: After registering an impressive come-from-behind win in their quarter-final against West Zone, a supremely confident East Zone side will take on a last edition's joint champions South Zone in the Duleep Trophy semi-final on Wednesday. It will be East that will start as favourites against South after their crushing 102-run...
  • India promises to look into UK-Gujarat direct flights October 19, 2014

    London: India has assured the diaspora that it will push for direct flights between the UK and Gujarat. "We had prepared a strong proposal for Air India to start direct flights between London and Ahmedabad but due to financial and logistics reasons it couldn't go forward," TK Manoj Kumar, Ministry...
  • Tiwary's ton takes East Zone to 278 against West Zone in Duleep Trophy quarter-final October 15, 2014

    Lahli: Skipper Manoj Tiwary led from the front with an unbeaten century as East Zone managed to score 278 all out against West Zone on the opening day's play of the four-day Duleep Trophy quarter-final on Wednesday. Put into bat, East lost early wickets but Tiwary (100 not out) batted well...