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  • Pistorius birthday visit may have bent prison rules: report 11 hours 12 minutes ago

    Pretoria: Oscar Pistorius, serving a five-year prison sentence for killing his girlfriend, received a long visit from his brother and sister for his 28th birthday that may have bent the rules of his incarceration, a South African newspaper reported on Sunday. Carl and Aimee Pistorius were able to visit the double-amputee...
  • Hollywood Film Awards honours Oscar hopefuls Reese Witherspoon, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne November 15, 2014

    Los Angeles: About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." "Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked facetiously, eliciting the first real laughter of the night from an otherwise restrained audience. The...
  • Brazil midfielder Oscar signs new deal at Chelsea November 10, 2014

    London: Brazil midfielder Oscar has signed a new contract at Chelsea that will keep him at the Premier League club until 2019. Oscar joined Chelsea from Brazilian team Internacional in 2012. The 23-year-old Oscar says "I am so happy because I love playing for Chelsea and living in England. I have enjoyed...
  • Oscar Pistorius' lawyers oppose verdict, jail sentence appeal November 7, 2014

    Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius' lawyers have formally opposed an appeal by the state against the South African athlete's culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down last month, prosecutors said on Friday. Pistorius was sentenced in the negligent killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after the state failed to convince judge...
  • South African prosecutors appeal Oscar Pistorius verdict and sentence November 4, 2014

    Johannesburg: The South African prosecution authority confirmed on Tuesday it would file an appeal against the culpable homicide verdict and five-year jail sentence handed down to paralympian Oscar Pistorius last month. Pistorius was absolved of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at the end of a seven-month trial after the...
  • Eden Hazard scores as Chelsea beat QPR 2-1 in Premier League November 1, 2014

    London: Eden Hazard converted a second-half penalty to keep Chelsea's perfect home record intact with a 2-1 win over Queens Park Rangers in the Premier League on Saturday. Hazard was fouled by Eduardo Vargas and took the spot kick himself in the 76th minute at Stamford Bridge as Chelsea provisionally moved...
  • News 360: Centre discloses names of 3 businessmen with alleged black money accounts in foreign banks October 27, 2014

    On a day when the Central Government filed an affidavit with the Supreme Court disclosing names of three people who have allegedly stashed black money abroad to evade tax, the NGO Association for Democratic Reforms in a major revelation claimed that an accused Timblo Private Limited had donated huge amounts...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 27, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 27, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • South Africa prosecution to appeal Pistorius conviction, sentence October 27, 2014

    South Africa's state prosecutors will appeal the culpable homicide conviction and five-year jail sentence handed down last week on Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said on Monday. "Oscar Pistorius judgement, NPA will be appealing both the conviction and sentence," NPA spokesman Nathi Mncube said...
  • Oscar de la Renta's private funeral to be held in New York October 25, 2014

    London: A private funeral for iconic fashion designer Oscar de la Renta will be held in New York on November 3. The designer passed away on October 20, after a long battle with cancer. He was 82. He will be laid to rest in a private ceremony at the Church...
  • Bullet News: Catch the day's top stories October 21, 2014

    Bullet News is CNN-IBN's non-stop prime time bulletin where we bring to you the day's top stories from around the world. Be it politics, sports, entertainment or business, catch it here, only in 30 minutes. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 21, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Help pours in for baby Twisha, mother collects nearly Rs 2 crore for treatment October 21, 2014

    This Dhanteras, as you step out to buy yourself something, spare a thought for a 3-and-a-half-year-old child, who urgently needs your help. Baby Twisha, born with an incomplete food pipe needs Rs 7.5 crore to undergo a complicated procedure in Boston to survive. Twisha has already undergone 20 surgeries but...
  • Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for culpable homicide October 21, 2014

    Oscar Pistorius was sentenced on Tuesday to five years in prison for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp by a South African judge who cited the "gross negligence" he showed when he shot her multiple times through a toilet cubicle door in his home. Judge Thokozile Masipa also sentenced the double-amputee Olympian to...
  • Fashion designer Oscar de la Renta dead at 82 October 21, 2014

    Reuters: Oscar de la Renta, one of the most sought-after fashion designers of the last half century, dressing American first ladies and Hollywood stars in his classic silhouettes, died on Monday at the age of 82. An individual taking calls at the designer's home in Connecticut on Monday night confirmed his...
  • Oscar Pistorius to be sentenced on Tuesday for girlfriend's killing October 20, 2014

    A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision could fuel controversy over the state of the country's justice system. The Olympic and Paralympic runner was convicted of culpable...
  • FTII student Sandhya Daisy Sundaram's short documentary wins at the Chicago International Film Festival; qualifies for 2016 Oscars October 20, 2014

    New Delhi: A breath-taking, snow-covered landscape was the canvas for an unlikely subject - love. Here, travelling in a train, interacting with people, architecture and culture through the lens of a video camera, FTII student Sandhya Daisy Sundaram and her team travelled across Russia. Sundaram's critically-acclaimed short documentary, which was a...
  • League leaders Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-1 in the EPL October 18, 2014

    London: Chelsea maintained their five-point lead at the top of the Premier League on Saturday with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace. Both teams were reduced to 10 men in a dramatic end to the first half that had earlier seen Oscar open the scoring. The Brazilian midfielder put the visitors ahead...
  • Neil Patrick Harris gears up for Oscars 2015 October 18, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actor Neil Patrick Harris, who will host the Oscars in 2015, is ready with a list of things for the ceremony. The 'How I Met Your Mother' fame actor shared his ideas during an interview with a radio channel, Sirius XM, reports contactmusic.com. "Gaga, Adele. That would be...
  • Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison, says prosecutor October 17, 2014

    Pretoria: South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, the state prosecutor said at the close of the athlete's sentencing hearing on Friday. Judge Thokozile Masipa adjourned the session until Tuesday, when she is...
  • Oscar Pistorius 'can't get away with this', Steenkamp's cousin tells court October 16, 2014

    Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius needs to go to jail for the killing of his 29-year-old girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, a cousin of the slain model told a South African court on Thursday. "I feel we need to send a message to society that you...
  • How I Met Your Oscar? Neil Patrick Harris to host Academy Awards October 16, 2014

    (Reuters) - Actor Neil Patrick Harris, popular with younger TV viewers as the star of the sitcom "How I Met Your Mother," has been tapped to host next year's Academy Awards ceremony, the organizers of Hollywood's biggest night said on Wednesday. Harris, 41, best known as Barney Stinson on the long-running...
  • 'Steenkamp family ruined by Pistorius shooting' October 15, 2014

    Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius "ruined" Reeva Steenkamp's family when he shot her dead, her cousin told a sentencing hearing on Wednesday. The 27-year-old double amputee, who was one of the biggest names in world athletics, was last month convicted of culpable homicide, the equivalent of manslaughter, for killing Steenkamp,...
  • Choosing films for Oscars? Young, visionary and dynamic people should do it: Ritesh Batra October 15, 2014

    Mumbai: Director Ritesh Batra, whose 'The Lunchbox' lost out to 'The Good Road' as India's foreign language Oscar entry last year, says the method for selecting entries for the Academy award in India is flawed. Last year, Gyan Correa's 'The Good Road' was picked over 'The Lunchbox'. The director along with...
  • Joan Fontaine's 1941 best actress Oscar up for auction October 15, 2014

    Reuters: Silver screen star Joan Fontaine's 1941 best actress Oscar statuette will go on the auction block, Christie's said on Tuesday in a rare sale of Hollywood's top prize. Fontaine, who died last year at age 96, won the honor for her role in Alfred Hitchcock's thriller "Suspicion" playing opposite Cary...
  • Oscar Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend's death after divisive trial October 12, 2014

    Pretoria: Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court on Monday to find out whether he will serve a long stretch behind bars for the negligent killing of his model girlfriend, or walk out a free man. After a six-month, on-off trial that captivated South Africa, and millions more...
  • 83 countries to compete at the Oscars for best foreign language film October 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: A record 83 countries have submitted films for consideration in the Foreign Language Film category for the 87th Academy Awards with Geetu Mohandas' 'Liar's Dice' representing India. Last year 76 films were submitted in the category, which has four new entrants --Kosovo with 'Three Windows and a Hanging', Mauritania...
  • Costa's 8th EPL goal gives Chelsea a 3-0 win over Aston Villa September 27, 2014

    London: Diego Costa scored his eighth goal in six Premier League games to help give Chelsea a 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday and consolidate top spot in the standings. Costa headed in the second goal in the 59th minute after Oscar had put Chelsea ahead in the seventh minute...
  • My acting instinct has got me this far; won't focus on image building or starry tantrums: Nawazuddin Siddiqui September 25, 2014

    Chicago: For an actor who has made his mark playing an arrogant Intelligence Bureau officer in "Kahani" and the villain with the heinous laugh in the recent blockbuster "Kick", one would expect Nawazuddin Siddiqui to project a larger than life image, or at least an air of entitlement that stars...