Opening Ceremony

  • Snapshot: SRK pulls an all-nighter in Abu Dhabi; posts a photo on Twitter 15-04-2014 09:42 AM

    Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan and IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, has been very busy these days. Slated to perform at the opening ceremony of the seventh season of the Indian Premier League, Khan has been burning the midnight oil, rehearsing for the show. He posted a photo of himself...
  • IPL 7: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit to light up gala opening? 08-04-2014 03:07 PM

    The ICC World Twenty20 gripped Bangladesh for three weeks and now it's the turn of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that awaits the Indian Premier League's (IPL) debut in the gulf, with reports of Bollywood stars joining the gala opening. The Gulf News has reported that Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri...
  • 'IFFI 2013' begins in Goa, Czech director Jiri Menzel gets the Lifetime Achievement Award 20-11-2013 03:44 PM

    New Delhi: Bollywood bigwigs Rekha, Kamal Haasan, Asha Bhonsle and world cinema stalwarts like Susan Sarandon, Iranian director Majid Majidi, Czech helmer Jiri Menzel are attending the opening ceremony of the 44th International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Veteran actress Waheeda Rehman will be conferred with the first Centenary Award...
  • I don't see the IPL's status threatened by other leagues: Gaurav Kalra 05-04-2013 05:58 PM

    Can the IPL season six sustain public interest over the next four to six weeks? CNN-IBN's sports editor Gaurav Kalra joined IBNLive readers for an interaction on the issue. Q. The advertising of IPL has been criticised by everyone.Too much glamour quotient,How is it helping cricket. Mandeep singh/Bisla who did...
  • Coldplay to perform at 2012 Olympics? 09-04-2011 12:19 PM

    Rock band Coldplay might perform at the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympics to be held in London. The prestigious sports event is slated for July 27-Aug 12, 2012, and Coldplay is at the top of the organiser's wish-list of acts for the opening gala, reports contactmusic.com. "Coldplay are the...
  • SRK to perform on Tamil songs at IPL opening 08-04-2011 05:07 PM

    Mumbai: He may not comprehend the language but that's hardly a deterrent for Shah Rukh Khan. The star will get jiggy to Tamil tracks for his opening ceremony performance at the Indian Premier League 2011 tonight. As the setting is Chennai, a local flavour is being imparted to King Khan's...
  • The grand opening gala to help Kalmadi get away? 04-10-2010 10:04 PM

    New Delhi: After all the controversies and the criticism, has Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi proved a point with the spectacular opening ceremony of the Games? His opening speech received both cheer and jeer from the crowds, but the ceremony has received universal applause. But what does all of it...
  • Bollywood gives thumbs up to CWG opener 04-10-2010 03:40 PM

    The Commonwealth Games opening ceremony was stunning, sensational and spectacular - this is the verdict of the Indian film fraternity. Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Shekhar Kapur, Diya Mirza, Riteish Deshmukh and others have taken to social networking sites to cheer India for bringing alive a potpourri of Indian culture at...
  • South Korean channel secretly films opening ceremony practice 31-07-2008 10:31 AM

    Mumbai: England Twenty20 captain Eoin Morgan conceded that his side fell short by 10-15 runs after getting off to a blistering start in the lost opening Twenty20 international against India in Pune. "We got off to a fantastic start - Alex [Hales] and Luke [Wright] really came together as a...
  • Olympic village opens on Sunday morning 28-07-2008 10:48 AM

    New Delhi: Former skipper Sourav Ganguly on Sunday endorsed the idea of "split captaincy" and said Mahendra Singh Dhoni should not be leading the team in all the formats. "I am not saying just ship him off all the formats of the game because India are going into a transition...
  • Cannes' opening had all the makings of a movie 16-05-2008 02:55 AM

    New Delhi: South African Robin Peterson became an overnight sensation in IPL 5 after leading Mumbai Indians to victory with a stunning batting display. Peterson, 32, adopted the switch-hit made famous by his former countryman Kevin Pietersen after his team needed 32 off the last two overs against Kings XI...
  • US, Cuba, Venezuela not in favour of Olympic boycott 27-03-2008 02:06 AM

    Motera: The manner of their victories may have been unpredictable, but India are still on course for an expected series whitewash when they take on West Indies in the third one-dayer (ODI) here on Monday. India have not looked like the dominant force they have been at home this year,...
  • Anthem goof-up leaves Nepal stranded 03-12-2006 08:00 PM

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