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  • In diverse US, Santa Claus has many faces, races December 20, 2013

    In Atlanta, children of many races share their Christmas wish lists with a black Santa Claus. In Houston, Santa dons a red zoot suit and dances to jazz as he hands out gifts in Mexican-American neighborhoods. In Indian Country, Native American Santas add American Indian attire to their red snowsuits, visiting shops...
  • Shah Rukh, Farah are protective about me: Deepika Padukone December 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Actress Deepika Padukone does not regret being unable to make her Hollywood debut with 'Fast and Furious 7' and says she is open to doing films in the West even if the role is small. Deepika was offered to be a part of 'Fast and Furious 7' movie, but she...
  • 'Chennai Express' to 'Krrish 3': The biggest box office wins of 2013 December 30, 2013

    New Delhi: One of the major parameters to judge a film's appeal is its box-office performance. The Hindi film industry becomes a bunch of naive people when it comes to choose one between the critical acclaim and commercial success. The popular perception of Bollywood is still that it produces films...
  • We are keen to make 'Race 3': Ramesh Taurani December 4, 2013

    Mumbai: If things will turn out well, producer Ramesh Taurani will take the 'Race' franchise ahead and make the third part. The successful franchise started in 2008 and both 'Race' and 'Race 2' turned out to be successful attempts. Taurani told IANS: "We are still scripting for 'Race 3'. It's a very...
  • Race of Champions called off due to Thai protests December 2, 2013

    This month's Race of Champions motorsport event in Bangkok has been called off due to political upheaval in the Thai capital, organisers said on Monday. Formula One world champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher had been among the drivers due to participate in the December 14-15 event at the Rajamangala Stadium. Tens...
  • Ram Leela: Deepika's fourth film to enter the Rs 100 cr club in 2013 November 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Deepika Padukone has continued her dream run at the box-office with director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Ram Leela'. The film is set in Gujarat, and also features Ranveer Singh in the lead. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh tweeted about the film's business, "2013 has been a remarkable year for Deepika Padukone....
  • Telugu film industry to adopt new audio technology November 21, 2013

    Hyderabad: Telugu film industry will soon be adopting immersive audio technology Auro 11.1 by Barco sound, to give a new experience to the moviegoers. 'Race Gurram' will be the first Telugu movie to adopt the next-generation three-layer sound technology from Auro Technologies, powered by digital cinema pioneer Barco. The movie being produced...
  • Flashback 2013: The good, bad and ugly of Bollywood in Jan-Feb November 11, 2013

    It is the fag end of 2013 and as we look back at the films that were released this year. From thrillers to romance to satires, 2013 had an interesting palate of films. As we near to the end of the year, we present a series in which we...
  • Red Bull celebrate success with donuts at helipad October 31, 2013

    Dubai: To celebrate winning the Formula One Drivers' and Constructors' Championships for the fourth consecutive year, Red Bull Racing ran one of their cars at one of the most recognised locations on earth, the helipad of Burj Al Arab hotel. Perched 210 metres above the sea, on a helipad 24 metres...
  • '24' is drawing youngsters to TV: Anil Kapoor October 31, 2013

    Kolkata: Receiving compliments for his debut television production '24' is a pleasure for actor Anil Kapoor. He said that the biggest achievement of the thriller is that it has managed to hook youngsters. "The best thing is that youngsters who never used to watch TV are hooked to it. They have...
  • Supreme Court refuses to put a stay on Formula 1 race, adjourns case till Nov 1 October 25, 2013

    Supreme Court has refused to put a stay on Formula 1 race on Friday after a petition was filed to put the mega event on hold for alleged tax default. The court has adjourned the matter till November 1st which means the event will take place on Saturday as scheduled. Two...
  • Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan team up again for ROC October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: India will be representing in the Race Of Champions (ROC) for the second time after Karun Chandhok and Narain Karthikeyan signed up for ROC 2013, to be held at Bangkok's Rajamangala Stadium on the weekend of December 14-15. The former Formula 1 drivers joined forces for Team India at...
  • 2014 calendar 'beyond the limit' for Formula One teams October 4, 2013

    Yeongam: Formula One's record 22 race calendar for 2014 is 'beyond the limit' for teams but looks likely to be trimmed before it becomes definitive, according to Red Bull team principal Christian Horner. Three races on the calendar released last week have asterisks against them - South Korea, New Jersey and...
  • Hunt for India's next Formula One driver September 28, 2013

    Buddh International Circuit (BIC) is all set to host JK Racing this weekend. Chennai's Vishnu Prasad is leading the points table at the moment. ...
  • Murray, Djokovic, Nadal seal ATP Tour finals spot; Federer battling September 10, 2013

    London: Britain's Andy Murray joined world number one Novak Djokovic and newly-crowned US Open champion Rafael Nadal as definite qualifiers for the ATP World Tour finals on Tuesday but Roger Federer faces a battle to make the eight-man field. Despite falling at the quarter-final stage in his defence of the US...
  • Coaxed by daughters, Anil Kapoor joins Twitter August 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Bollywood actor Anil Kapoor is on Twitter. He says his daughters - actress Sonam and filmmaker Rhea - pushed him into joining the microblogging site. "So after all that coaxing by my digitally savvy daughters, I am finally on Twitter. Let's connect," Anil posted in his first tweet Tuesday. Both Sonam...
  • Nitish rules himself out of PM race, says he is not fit for it August 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has ruled himself out of the Prime Ministerial race for 2014 Lok Sabha polls but he did not rule not the formation of a Third Front like government. Speaking at Network18's Think India Dialogue, the Chief Minister said the Prime Ministerial post...
  • Milkha Singh's 'The Race of My Life' is a disappointing package deal August 2, 2013

    Milkha Singh's autobiography couldn't have found a more opportune time for its release but leaves you wondering what extra did it tell than shown in the movie on his life - Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The biopic has proved to be a kind of rebirth for India's most celebrated runner. He is...
  • World Supersport race called off after rider Antonelli dies July 22, 2013

    New Delhi: The World Supersport Race in Moscow was called off on Sunday after a fatal crash on the opening lap claimed the life of young Italian rider Andrea Antonelli. The 25-year-old Kawasaki rider fell in heavy rains and banged his head against the race course in the opening lap. Handicapped...
  • Interview: Milkha Singh on Milkha Singh - part II July 20, 2013

    (Continuing after Part I) Asian Games, Tokyo, 1958. I was itching to jump to that, but held myself back. It was equally important to know when did it all begin. That's how I continued. When did you realise that you can become an athlete? MS: The credit for that goes to the...
  • Race of Champions returning to Bangkok July 18, 2013

    The annual Race of Champions event, won by Germany's Formula One champions Sebastian Vettel and Michael Schumacher for the past six years, is returning to Bangkok in December. Organisers said in a statement on Thursday that Thailand had successfully bid to hold the event again at the Rajamangala stadium on December...
  • Rahul Gandhi is still in prime ministerial race, says Congress July 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress has on Saturday indicated that the party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is still in the prime ministerial race. The comments came in the wake of party General Secretary Digvijaya Singh sparked controversy on Friday saying that the party will not declare Rahul as its prime ministerial...
  • Is Deepika Padukone Bollywood's new muse? July 11, 2013

    Deepika Padukone is the new chosen one of Bollywood. After hits like 'Cocktail' and 'Race 2', the model turned actress nailed it with her monster hit 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani'. She will be next seen in Rohit Shetty's 'Chennai Express'. ...
  • Weekley, Bjorn among 10 to book British Open tickets July 8, 2013

    London: American Boo Weekley and Dane Thomas Bjorn are among 10 players who have booked their places in next week's 142nd British Open at Muirfield through the FedExCup and Race to Dubai standings. The Royal & Ancient organisers said in a news release on Monday that five Race to Dubai money-list...
  • Bollywood's mid-year report card: Top 21 songs of 2013 July 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The super success of Bhatt camp's 'Aashiqui 2' and Vikramaditya Motwane's 'Lootera' will help the Hindi film industry in going back to the era of melodious music. In our section of mid-year Bollywood report card, we have compiled a list of top 21 superhit songs of 2013 so...
  • HP aims to re-enter the global smartphone race July 1, 2013

    Beijing: Technology giant HP is looking at re-entering the smartphone race and is working on launching a new device, which will offer a "differentiated experience" to consumers. Without giving a timeline, HP Senior Director Consumer PC and Media Tablets Asia Pacific Yam Su Yin told PTI that the company is...
  • Yohan Blake not ruled out of world 100m title defence: Manager June 30, 2013

    Kingston: World 100 metres champion Yohan Blake has not been ruled out of defending his title in Moscow in August because of injury, his manager Cubie Seegobin said on Sunday, knocking down media reports that the Jamaican was to undergo surgery. "There is absolutely no discussions or plans for any surgery...
  • F1 boss waives Nurburgring entry fee June 27, 2013

    On-sale Nurburgring race track must have heaved a sigh of relief with Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone waiving the 14-million-euro entry fee, according to a report on iafrica.com. Nurburgring GmbH, the company that owns the track, has filed for insolvency and put the track up for sale since May 15. On...
  • F1 could lose European races, warns Ecclestone June 27, 2013

    Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has sounded warning bells for European races that face an axe "in favour of emerging markets" over the next couple of years. "It is possible that Europe will lose a couple of races in favour of emerging markets," Ecclestone said during an interview with the...
  • Mumbai: Congress corporator assaulted by Shiv Sena leaders June 26, 2013

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation on Tuesday was virtually converted into a battle-ground over the fate of the prestigious Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai. The deliberations turned ugly when a woman Congress corporator was assaulted by two Shiv Sena women colleagues and the matter reached the Azad Maidan Police Station...