Race

  • Taking golf to the next level November 4, 2010

    The newly launched Race to Ireland could well be the giant step Indian golf was waiting to take. ...
  • F1 comes to India, first race on Oct 30, 2011 September 9, 2010

    Paris: India will get its inaugural Formula 1 race on October 30, 2011 after the sport's governing body - International Automobile Federation (FIA) - on Wednesday decided to have a record 20 races next year. The Indian Grand Prix will take place as soon as October next year if the circuit...
  • Abhishek replacing Saif? September 2, 2010

    Buzz is that Saif Ali Khan has opted out of Ramesh Taurani’s Race 2. The Chhote Nawab has no dates for the film, with his calendar blocked with Vishal Bhardwaj and Kunal Kohli’s next. Since the Race sequel is still in pre-production stages, Saif thought it would be wise to...
  • The Super Power debate: Race between India and China August 28, 2010

    Raghav Bahl's Super Power? is making waves. Watch the panel discussion that answers the crucial question - who's the next super power - is it India's tortoise or China's hare? ...
  • C'garh hit-and-run case: girl driver gets bail October 7, 2010

    Amanat Brar, the accused in Chandigarh hit-and-run incident which killed 2 persons, was granted bail by a local court on Wednesday....
  • C'garh drunken driving:19-year-old arrested October 7, 2010

    Chandigarh: The girl suspected to be driving the Honda Accord that killed two persons on a motorcycle on Tuesday evening in Chandigarh has surrendered. The accused, 19-year-old Amanat Brar, daughter of a retired Army officer, surrendered at Chandigarh's Sector 13 police station on Wednesday. Amanat has now been granted bail...
  • Kerala gears up for Nehru Trophy Boat Race August 8, 2010

    Hardly a week left for the Nehru Trophy boat race and the oarsmen are already out on the backwaters of Kerala practicing for the mega event, which happens to be the most prestigious boat race of Kerala. ...
  • Indians are biggest victim of race attacks in UK July 2, 2010

    London: Racial attacks on Indians abroad has been a reason for much concern lately and the nightmare is far from over. According to a new report Indians are a soft target in the UK, particularly in cities like London. According to the 2001 Census Indians are the single largest ethnic minority...
  • Force India sues Lotus over car design June 2, 2010

    New Delhi: The Vijay Mallya-owned Force India Formula One team has sued F1 rival Lotus in UK, accusing it of copying their VJM03 wind tunnel model. "The Force India F1 Team confirms it has instigated UK civil proceedings against 1Malaysia Racing Team SDN BHD (a Malaysian company), 1Malaysia Racing Team (UK)...
  • Katrina learns dirt biking for Zoya's next May 6, 2010

    Actress Katrina Kaif, who will be seen as a politician in her forthcoming release Raajneeti, is learning dirt bike riding for Zoya Akhtar's Running with the Bulls. The actress is said to be impressed with the script and is throwing herself into all sorts of stunt training to prepare for her...
  • Another Indian found dead in Sydney April 12, 2010

    Sydney: Another Indian has been found dead in Sydney. Dharmendar Singh, hailing from Nadampr village in Punjab, was found dead on Sunday on a roadside in Sydney. Singh had gone to Sydney with his wife about one-and-a-half year ago. His family back home at his native village is in a state...
  • $10 mn Dubai WC to held this weekend March 24, 2010

    Thousand horses from 23 countries will be competing, including one belonging to former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff. ...
  • Karun Chandhok enters F1 arena March 26, 2010

    Murcia (Spain): Karun Chandhok, the 26-year-old from Chennai, on Thursday signed up with Hispanic Racing and will participate in the 2010 Formula One Grand Prix series, according to a formal announcement here when the team unveiled its cars and livery. Chandhok becomes only the second Indian after Narain Karthikeyan to get...
  • Drunk men assault, abuse Asian couple in Melbourne March 2, 2010

    Melbourne: A Sri Lankan man and his Indian wife were attacked and racially abused by drunken men at their home in Melbourne A group of some 25 men beat up 60-year-old Ranjit Sahasranaman, who is married to Indian-origin Agalya Sahasranamn, outside the couple’s home in Carrams Down suburb on Sunday morning. Sahasranaman,...
  • Dick Francis, ex-jockey and racy crime writer, dies June 15, 2010

    London: Best-selling crime writer Dick Francis, who drew on his experience as a successful steeplechase jockey for his racing thrillers, has died aged 89, the BBC said on Sunday. Francis rode more than 350 winners, and was champion jockey before injury forced him to take up the pen, first writing for...
  • Are our people safe? India asks Australia to explain February 10, 2010

    Melbourne: India on Wednesday sought "credible answers" from Australia about the safety of its nationals who are studying in that country. "It is important to understand that there is anger and frustration in India over what is happening (in Australia)," said Indian High Commissioner Sujatha Singh in an article published in...
  • Aussie police delay releasing survey on racism February 10, 2010

    Melbourne: The release of a research paper providing evidence that Indian students in Melbourne feel racially targeted was delayed by the Australian police. The survey conducted by Victoria University will be reviewed by the police in 60 days and the paper will be released on February 16. It was earlier scheduled...
  • Don't visit Australia for now: junior foreign minister January 29, 2010

    New Delhi: Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur on Friday cautioned Indian students against visiting Australia for the moment following the string of attacks on Indian nationals. "We are doing all that we can. An advisory has been issued not to visit Australia...," Kaur told reporters, reiterating that Indian...
  • Eat Indian, love Indians: campaign in Australia January 29, 2010

    Canberra: Australians are being urged to eat Indian food in a campaign dubbed "Vindaloo Against Violence" to show their opposition to dozens of attacks on Indian students. Melbourne woman Mia Northrop, who organised the campaign, said she was encouraging people all over Australia to take part in the unusual protest on...
  • Suspect couple to be produced before Aus court January 29, 2010

    Sydney: An Indian couple was scheduled to appear on Friday in a Sydney court over the death of fellow fruit-picker Ranjodh Singh in a case that has helped stoke tension between Delhi and Canberra over the safety of Indians in Australia. Police allege Singh, 25, was still alive when he was...
  • Australia arrests two for Indian national's murder January 29, 2010

    Sydney: Australian police on Thursday arrested a couple for the murder of Indian national Ranjodh Singh. The married couple - a 23-year-old man and his 20-year-old wife - was arrested from Sydney's Sans Souci area in connection with Singh's death. "Today we have arrested a married couple in connection with Ranjodh Singh's...
  • Oz cops urge help in tracing Indian student's killers January 24, 2010

    Melbourne: Police in Melbourne believe “someone in the community knows” who murdered Indian student Nitin Garg. The police said this after releasing video clippings of the last moments of the victim and re-enacted his final steps on the spot. A team of detectives of Victoria police Saturday tried to trace clues across...
  • Foreign students at risk: Oz was warned 2 years ago January 23, 2010

    Melbourne: Two years ago, Australia's state and federal governments were warned about the possibility of foreign students facing attacks, but they "weren't interested in listening", a group that represents the country's universities said Saturday. Universities Australia chief executive Glenn Withers told The Age he was disappointed state and federal governments did...
  • Indians will skip Australia if attacks continue: Krishna January 20, 2010

    New Delhi: India has reacted strongly to the continued attacks on its citizens in Australia. External Affairs Minister SM Krishna virtually put Australia on notice on Wednesday warning that Indians will stop visiting the country if the attacks don't stop. Krishna said that that students and tourists inflow into Australia from India...
  • Devil's Advocate: Aus image has taken a beating January 11, 2010

    How effectively is Australia dealing with the rising spate of attacks on Indians in that country? That's the key issue Karan Thapar explored with the Australian High Commissioner, Peter Varghese. Karan Thapar: High Commissioner, let me start with the question that most people want to hear you answer. Why does the Australian...
  • Australia says attack on Indian not racist January 9, 2010

    Melbourne/New Delhi: A 29-year-old Indian was set ablaze by four unidentified attackers in Melbourne on Saturday. Jaspreet Singh was admitted to hospital, where his condition was described as "not critical". The Australian government condemned the incident but insisted that it was not racially motivated. The attack on Singh in the early hours...
  • Krishna fires fresh salvo at Aus High Commissioner January 8, 2010

    New Delhi: Two deadly attacks and several fiery statements later, External Affairs Minister SM Krishna fired the latest salvo at Australia in a private meeting with their High Commissioner in New Delhi for not doing enough to protect Indians like Nitin Garg and Ranjot Singh, both of whom were killed...
  • Worry for Indians in Oz not hysteria: Krishna January 7, 2010

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said Indian students must select their courses with care before they travel to Australia--advice given after the killings of two Indians in that country. “The kind of courses for which are students are going for (in Australia) are certainly not encouraging,”...
  • Figures prove fact: Oz doesn't impress Indian students January 7, 2010

    Melbourne: There has been a sharp fall in the number of Indians applying for visas to study in Australia, said a media report on Thursday. The development comes following a string of assaults, including two killings, on Indian students. The immigration department figures for the period from July to October 31...
  • New Year begins on a bad note for Indians in Australia January 6, 2010

    Barely a week into the New Year and the attacks on the Indian community have become more brutal and fatal. The latest victim appears to be 25-year-old Ranjot Singh who went missing on Christmas. His attackers poured acid on him, leaving his face beyond recognition. ...