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  • Kranjcar's free kick gives QPR draw against Stoke in Premier League September 20, 2014

    London: Niko Kranjcar curled in a late free kick as Queens Park Rangers twice came from behind to draw 22 with Stoke in the Premier League on Saturday. Mame Biram Diouf headed Stoke in front from close range in the 11th minute after Peter Crouch held off defender Rio Ferdinand to...
  • Mark Hughes deserves a good reception at QPR, says Harry Redknapp September 18, 2014

    Stoke City boss Mark Hughes deserves a good reception from Queens Park Rangers fans despite being blamed for the club's relegation to the Championship in 2013, manager Harry Redknapp said on Thursday. The Welshman returns to Loftus Road on Saturday for the first time since he was sacked by Rangers chairman...
  • Facebook temporarily restores hundreds of deleted drag queen profiles September 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Facebook says it temporarily restored hundreds of deleted profiles of selfdescribed drag queens and others, but declined to change a policy requiring account holders to use their real names rather than drag names such as Lil Ms. Hot Mess and Sister Roma. The company restored the names on Wednesday...
  • QPR bank on Premier League survival as expulsion threat looms September 16, 2014

    Losing 40 to Manchester United was bad enough for Queens Park Rangers but if the worst comes to the worst they could find themselves playing at minor clubs like Southport, Forest Green Rovers or Dover Athletic next year. Instead of having to deal with British record signing Angel Di Maria in...
  • EPL: Manchester United thrash QPR 40 to register first win of season September 14, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United ended their winless start to the Premier League season in emphatic fashion on Sunday, beating Queens Park Rangers 40 to show just what a summer spending spree of 150 million pounds ($250 million) can deliver. Angel Di Maria and Ander Herrera scored their first goals for United, Wayne...
  • I no longer talk to John Terry, says Rio Ferdinand September 14, 2014

    London: Rio Ferdinand says he no longer talks to John Terry because his former England teammate has never apologized to him or his brother Anton over the racism scandal that scarred English football. Terry was banned for four matches and fined for a racial slur against Anton Ferdinand during a Premier...
  • Snapshot: Alia Bhatt reveals the first look of her upcoming film 'Shaandaar' with Shahid Kapoor September 10, 2014

    Awww! Don't Shahid Kapoor and Alia Bhatt look cute together? The actress recently posted a photo on Twitter, from the sets of their upcoming film 'Shaandaar'. Directed by Vikas Bahl of 'Queen' fame, the film is currently being shot in the UK. 'Shaandaar' is reportedly based on destination weddings and...
  • Queen Elizabeth II concerned over Scotland's independence from UK September 7, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II is very concerned that Scotland will vote for independence from the UK this month and is receiving daily updates on the situation, a media report said on Sunday. Buckingham Palace aides and ministers close to the 88yearold British monarch told 'The Sunday Times' that the prospect of...
  • Did 'Queen' and 'Dedh Ishqiya' win half the battle with their trailers? What a threeminute short says about your work September 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Today, a trailer can literally help or harm a film. Lakhs of rupees are spent in creating the perfect trailer before a film's release one that entices the viewers, creates adequate hype around the film and has the potential to go viral. While Hollywood has been making attractive...
  • Chelsea sign France forward Loic Remy from Queens Park Rangers August 31, 2014

    Chelsea have bolstered their attacking options by signing France forward Loic Remy from Premier League rivals Queens Park Rangers on a fouryear deal, the 2012 European champions announced on Sunday. The pacy Remy, 27, arrives at Stamford Bridge after Chelsea activated a 10.5 million pound buyout clause ($17.42 million) in the...
  • QPR sign midfielder Lassana Diarra August 31, 2014

    London: Queens Park Rangers have signed former Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra from Lokomotiv Moscow, said manager Harry Redknapp after his side beat visitors Sunderland 10 in the Premier League on Saturday. "He's signed. I think everything is agreed. He was down with the chairman (Tony Fernandes) last night and I'm...
  • Aston Villa, QPR humbled by lowly sides in League Cup August 28, 2014

    Premier League Queens Park Rangers and Aston Villa suffered humiliating 10 defeats against fourthtier Burton Albion and thirdtier Leyton Orient respectively in the second round of the League Cup on Wednesday. QPR sit bottom of the Premier League with two defeats from as many games but were expected to make light...
  • National Awardwinning actress Seema Biswas to make her debut on television with 'Maha Kumbh' August 27, 2014

    Kochi: Bollywood actress Seema Biswas, who rose to fame with her compelling performance in Shekhar Kapur's 'Bandit Queen', will soon make her television debut with 'Maha Kumbh'. Confirming her foray into the small screen, Seema told reporters here that it was a new medium for her which was basically a...
  • Harry Redknapp expects good reception on return to Tottenham August 22, 2014

    Queens Park Rangers manager Harry Redknapp is expecting a good reception on Sunday when his new club play away to Tottenham Hotspur, who sacked him two years ago despite finishing fourth in the Premier League. But he told the QPR website (www.qpr.co.uk) that he was only concerned about his newly promoted...
  • South Africa whitewash Zimbabwe 30 to win ODI series August 21, 2014

    Bulawayo: A scintillating 84 from 75 balls by opener Quinton de Kock led South Africa to a sevenwicket win over Zimbabwe on Thursday and a 30 whitewash in the oneday international series. Spurred on by De Kock, South Africa needed just 27.2 overs to reach 171 for 3 and easily chase...
  • Mysterious Thai woman is world's first selfie queen with over 12,000 selfies on social networking sites August 21, 2014

    Do you know who is the world's selfie queen? Forget Kim Kardashian, and rather meet a mysterious Thai woman who has posted over 12,000 selfies on various social media platforms and can be considered for the top post. Mortao Maotor, as she calls herself on the photosharing site Instagram, posts over...
  • LS Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurates a Rs 80 lakh cruise boat in Indore August 18, 2014

    Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan inaugurated the 'Malwa Queen', a cruise boat, in the Pipliya Pala pond situated in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Regional Park in Indore on Sunday. Built at a cost of Rs 80 lakh, the boat was launched by the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC). On the...
  • Glenn Hoddle returns to coaching at Queens Park Rangers August 12, 2014

    Former England coach Glenn Hoddle will return to football after an eightyear absence by joining the backroom staff of promoted Premier League team Queens Park Rangers. As firstteam coach, Hoddle will reportedly help with QPR manager Harry Redknapp's formation change to a 352 a style of play Hoddle adopted when...
  • Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria vandalised at Mathura museum August 9, 2014

    Three lifesize statues of Queen Victoria, the former queen of England, have been vandalised in a Mathura museum, officials said on Saturday. The 200yearold statues of the British ruler were kept in the backyard of the museum for installation in a Queen Victoria park, work on which is underway. Three men who...
  • Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar returns to QPR July 26, 2014

    Toronto: Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar has been recalled to newly promoted Queens Park Rangers after his loan to Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. The 34yearold Cesar joined Toronto in February after playing sparingly under Harry Redknapp at QPR. His return to the Premier League was announced on Friday. Cesar conceded nine...
  • Photo: Queen Elizabeth II photobombs Australian athlete's selfie at the Commonwealth Games July 25, 2014

    Queen Elizabeth II is not known for her grasp of social media, but she tapped into a trend when she inadvertently photobombed an Australian athlete's selfie at the Commonwealth Games on Thursday. Hockey player Jayde Taylor was posing for a photograph with a teammate when the 88yearold British monarch moved into...
  • CWG Scam: ED slaps forex charges against Suresh Kalmadi, 6 others July 24, 2014

    New Delhi: Five years after charges of alleged financial irregularities had hit the CommonWealth Games in Delhi, Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday slapped charges of Rs 4.64 crore forex violations in the Queen's Baton Relay (QBR) event against former CWG organizing committee chief Suresh Kalmadi and six others. The agency issued...
  • Commonwealth Games 2014 open tonight with glittering ceremony July 23, 2014

    The 20th edition of the Games will officially be opened by Queen Elizabeth II on Wednesday with a ceremony at the iconic Celtic Park, the home of Scotland's famous football club Glasgow Celtic. The Opening Ceremony to be produced by an international events company Jack Morton Worldwide involved in...
  • Zadran blasts Afghanistan to famous ODI win over Zimbabwe July 23, 2014

    Dawlat Zadran hit 24 runs from seven balls to help Afghanistan to a twowicket oneday international win over Zimbabwe on Tuesday, only the second time the wartorn country has beaten a Testplaying nation. The victory at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo followed a 32run victory over Bangladesh in the Asia Cup...
  • 1st ODI: Sean Williams stars as Zimbabwe beat Afghanistan by 6 wickets July 18, 2014

    A quickfire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable sixwicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo on Friday. Williams, who blasted eight fours and a six off his 65 balls, fell just before...
  • Former England defender Rio Ferdinand joins QPR July 18, 2014

    Former England defender Rio Ferdinand has joined Premier League Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer after he was released by Manchester United, the London club said on Thursday. Ferdinand, 35, has signed a oneyear contract with QPR who were promoted back to the top flight through the second tier playoffs...
  • Queen smashes whisky, gives her name to Britain's biggest warship July 5, 2014

    London: Queen Elizabeth II smashed a bottle of whisky against Britain's biggest warship on Friday as she gave her name to the new aircraft carrier at a ceremony in Scotland. The 65,000tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth is one of two carriers being built at a combined cost of 6.2 billion ($10.6...